Josie is a social worker and clinical practice supervisor with experience in mental health, counselling and crisis, health and human rights. She has a passion for improving mental health literacy, increasing early intervention, community support and proactive and collective help seeking.
Josie works with yourtown, in a role to support the training and development needs of clinical and client facing staff. yourtown operates a range of services in employment, parenting, school based mental health, early childhood development, lived experience and family and domestic violence. The most well-known service is Kids Helpline. Josie has trained Kids Helpline counsellors since 2019 and is particularly driven by supporting the growth of empowering, respectful, collaborate and passionate mental health professionals.
She is particularly motivated to work with TIACS to see further services and access to telehealth and early intervention support for vulnerable and isolated populations.