Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Karen West




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Location Information

Caboolture QLD 4510

States Available In

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia


Karen West

Qualifications: • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – Current Accredited Instructor of ATSI Mental Health First Aid Course • Advanced Diploma of Business (Human Resources) • Diploma of Business • Cert IV Trainer & Assessor

I am a proud Palawa woman from Tasmania and have worked extensively within my own community for many years. Over the past 10 years I have worked across the NT and WA mostly in remote areas and communities. I have worked in employment services – CDEP, CDP etc., training, housing support, Transitional Housing to name a few. In my down time I love boating, fishing, gardening and spending time with family. I know firsthand the effects of mental health issues and how it can impact on your life along with those close to you and now treasure the positive impact of enjoying the things you love. I still have extended family in Tasmania and love returning home when I can particularly now with little ones coming into our lives. I now live in Queensland but travel extensively for work and pleasure.