Social Worker . Case Manager . Support Coordinator
Qualifications: Bachelor Social Work / Bachelor Behaviour Studies
Amy graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of Behavioral Studies in 2004. She has been employed as a Social Worker working with a diverse group of client group both within the Australian and the United Kingdom focusing on the biopsychosocial needs of individual and families. Amy has worked within the health care setting including inpatient wards such as acute stroke unit, neurosurgical, respiratory, general medical, and palliative care ward. Further, Amy has worked within the Emergency Department providing psychological first aid to individuals and families who have experienced sudden and traumatic injuries, along with grief and bereavement support to families where their loved one has an unexpected trauma resulting in sudden death. Amy has extensive knowledge of grief and loss, trauma, adjustment counselling, catastrophic injury management, child development, family, and relationship issues, including Domestic and Family Violence. In 2018, Amy moved into the private practice sector as a Social Worker and Case Manager specializing in acquired disability, complex rehabilitation, and catastrophic injury management. Amy has been a Registered Provider for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) since 2018 and is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and a member of the Australia Association of Social Workers (membership number 469056). Amy is passionate about working with individuals and their families in the disability sector, as she understands grief and loss, trauma, adjustment, and recovery. Amy adopts a person-centred approach and has excellent skills to manage crises with individuals with complex presentations.
Area of specialty
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Complex Psychosocial Disability
- Adjustment Counselling
- Catastrophic Injury management