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Derek Ward

Derek Ward

Part Time Tutor

Barbados Community College

Saint James, Barbados

Principal Consultant at Serenity Empowerment Services





Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic

Part Time Tutor

Teaching Drug Abuse Course

Barbados Community College

Part Time Tutor

Teach an elective entitled Drug Use and Abuse in the Community

Serenity Empowerment Services

Principal Consultant

Training and Development seminars/ workshops; Personal and Corporate Coaching; Crisis intervention, personal and corporate counselling.

As a consultant, Derek works with many organisations focusing on leadership and staff development, team building and motivation as well as to provide Counselling and crisis intervention along with corporate and personal coaching.

As a trainer, he conducts training needs assessments and subsequently design and deliver training.

Career medium 04
Career medium 04

Royal Barbados Police Force


I joined the Police Force as a Bands Man playing the trumpet and subsequently the French Horn. I later transferred to the Traffic Division where I served as a Motorcycle Cop.

My last appointment was with the Juvenile Liaison Scheme where I offered counselling services to teenagers who committed petty crimes. This service prevented the youngsters from entering the Criminal Justice System


National Council on Substance Abuse

Peer Support Consultant

Developed a peer support programme within 18 of the 22 public secondary schools. The programme brought positive alternatives to negative behaviours and empowered students to become models within their school environments

Career medium 01

Child Care Board

Peripatetic Houseparent

As Peripatetic Houseparent I worked primarily with teenage boys and girls living in residential care homes.

Church of God of Prophecy

Pastor / Bishop

Served as mission pastor, Associate Pastor and Senior pastor respectively to three churches in Barbados.

Ordained as Bishop in 2009 and currently serves as director of National Men's Ministries.

Has also served on the National Oversight Committee and as Administrative Assistant to the Regional Overseer of the Windward Islands region.

Career medium 01

University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Social Work

Barbados Community College

Associate's degree, Social Work

Erdiston Teachers College

Certificate, Counselling

St. James Secondary School