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I have been working with young people for the last 20 years in various contexts including the areas of trauma, child protection, protective behaviours and preventative education group work. I have a strong rapport with young people and aim always to have them at the centre and forefront of my interventions. I am dynamic, knowledgeable, funny and interesting.

In more recent years I have focussed my attentions on earlier intervention and group work in schools. It has been my experience that young people learn best together in a safe and facilitated environment. My groups have extended in schools throughout Northern Rivers with new requests for my consent workshops in Sydney in 2020.

I am a conduit for kids voices, using a collation of 20 years experience and anonymous stories to create connection to important learnings from each other, particularly in the areas of consent, protective behaviours and bystander awareness.

I love my work, it continues to inspire and excite me when I see young people come together in a safe, creative environment to learn and share knowledge which they carry into their safer and more insightful future.

Formal qualifications

Social Worker Graduate, Sydney University 1996,

20 years’ experience working in the fields of trauma, sexual violence, mental health

Group work for at risk teens

                                  Preventative Education workshops focussing on Consent for teenagers

Sexuality and Relationship Education Program for Yr5 and Yr6 individual counselling for children, teens and adults

Current employment also includes Child Protection Counsellor at Northern NSW Local health District

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