Phone: 08 8901 1313
Cally has been working with in the community services sector for the past nine years. Originally from WA, Cally has a range of experience in case management, project management, learning and education, working with youth and adults specifically in mental health and suicide prevention. She has also worked with young people in care, the LGBTI community and homelessness prevention.
Cally has worked in remote communities in both WA and NT and has significant experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Cally is passionate about raising awareness and implementing preventative action to reduce rates of mental health issues and suicide in communities.
Amanda has over 10 years’ experience working with young people and holds expertise in employing strengths-based approaches to her work. She has worked as a teacher in a program for Koori teenagers in Melbourne’s North East, Wellbeing Coordinator of a South East Melbourne Secondary College with over 2000 students, and managed a Department of Education program in Darwin.
Amanda has worked in the Territory for the past six years, most recently as a generalist and school counsellor after having completed her Masters in Social Work. She is an accredited Safe Talk and ASIST facilitator, delivering training in suicide intervention and awareness across the Top End including to many remote Aboriginal communities.