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Current and emerging peer worker webinar
The Peer Workforce is a unique discipline providing a valuable contribution to the mental health sector for consumers and carers.

For current and emerging peer workers, we are very pleased to bring you insights from Heather Nowak, one of Australia’s leading advocates in peer workforce design, planning, and training in Certificate IV Mental Health Peer Work.

Heather will explore aspects of the Peer Workforce to support you in your crucial role of working with consumers, families and carers with lived experience.

Dec 6, 2021 12:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Heather Nowak
SA Mental Health Commissioner, Consumer Advocate and Lecturer Cert IV in Mental Health Peer Work
Heather has been a consumer of mental health services during the past 37 years, Heather has experienced many of the difficulties faced by consumers residing in both metropolitan and particularly regional areas. Heather is currently employed at TAFE SA as the coordinating Lecturer Cert IV Mental Peer Work and SA Mental Health Commissioner. Heather has gained extensive experience in the peer role and has gained valuable knowledge around some of the issues and challenges that workers face.