Daniel Roy is a proud Wiradjuri Kamilaroi descendent, with an extensive background in community services, youth development and mental health; having worked in Aboriginal communities throughout the Northern Territory and Western Australia for the past decade.
Daniel previously worked alongside Elder, Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr in Nauiyu supporting the Malak Malak youth combat mental health, drug and alcohol addicition and high suicide rates as the Team Leader at Australian Red Cross managing the Save-A-Mate (SAM) program and Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs).
Daniel's career led to Western Australia working promidently with Noongar children and young people in residential care and then for the Department of Education as an Aboriginal Education Officer, in Perth, Western Australia.
Daniel is now currently the Community Services Lecturer at North Regional TAFE in Karratha, Western Australia. After moving to the Pilbara Region to support the strategic development of the Pilbara Aboriginal Youth Council, establish the Youth Development Program at Robe River Kuruma Aboriginal Corporation and draft the first Pilbara Youth Strategy Plan.
Daniel is qualified to deliver a number of strength based programs including ANZs MoneyMinded and Money Business, SDERA's Keys4Life, SHQ's 'Nut's and Bolts' and ATSI Mental Health First Aid.
Daniel studied a Bachelor in Youth Work, with a minor in Psychology at Edith Cowan University and is a former Board Director at the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia.
In addition to his Bachelor, Daniel has completed formal qualifications in Community Services, Financial Services, Education Support and Training and Assessment.
For more information regarding upcoming Mental Health or Community Services Training, please contact North Regional TAFE on 08 9159 6779