Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Clare Wood

Phone

0438859727

Accreditations

Youth MHFA

Location Information

Margaret River
Margaret River WA 6285
Australia

States Available In

  • Northern Territory
  • Western Australia

Bio

Clare is a Mental Health Clinician and her speciality area is in Child and Adolescent Mental health in rural and remote settings. Clare has worked in the mental health area for the past 15 years in both government and non-government agencies across regional, rural and remote settings in WA. Clare has significant experience in working with young people with complex trauma who may be involved with Youth Justice and Child protection systems. Clare is passionate about increasing the mental health literacy of rural and regional communities in particular equipping parents and workplaces to respond to mental health concerns. Clare currently works on a number of suicide prevention projects and capacity building programs in the remote Kimberley region of WA, supporting remote Aboriginal communities to increase their capacity in responding to mental health problems concerns experienced by young people.