Positive Behaviour Support Plan and Mental Health Clinician.
Masters of Social Work
Professional Associations: Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
Damien brings a wealth of experience working within mental health, psychosocial therapeutic case management approaches, working with a diverse age range. Damien has completed his Masters of Social Work continuing to work towards Mental Health accreditation.
Damien has extensive experience providing specialist behaviour support with people experiencing a variety of complex needs, including intellectual disability, offending history and mental health. Working in collaboration with Occupational Therapists and Psychologists, Damien helps to develop and implement care plans, reviewing Positive Behaviour Support Plans, (PBSB’s), and advise functional capacity assessments.
Damien’s special interests in his field include; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing, Narrative strengths based approaches.
Damien has a warm friendly clam manner and is passionate about utilising therapy with empathy to meet a person where they are in their journey. Damien enjoys working with peoples of various age. He focuses on a collaborative supportive approach fostering choice and change.