Communications and Programs Officer
Case Review Specialist
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Program CoordinatorRegistered Psychologist
Hillary has over 15 years’ experience working as a psychologist with children, adolescents and families, including in the areas of mental health, early intervention, multi-disciplinary teams and interagency child protection. She has a Masters in Family Therapy.
Since starting with CAPS almost two years ago, Hillary has expanded the Safe Children Safe Families program across regional Australia. She has a passion for delivering evidence-based prevention programs and is a keen advocate for services meeting their obligations through the CAPS Child Safe Leaders program.
As Communications and Programs Officer at CAPS, Sophie works to expand community outreach and engagement. She is also involved in work with CAPS frontline programs, particularly Safe Arrival.
Sophie has a degree in Education and Child Studies, and experience working hands-on with children and families. Prior to joining the CAPS team, she worked with vulnerable youth and mothers in a variety of ways, including work in a shelter for families escaping domestic violence, as part of a child abuse case management team at her local children’s advocacy center, and in classroom settings. Her work and experiences have led her to be passionate about domestic and family violence prevention, and working to stop the harmful effects of child abuse and maltreatment.
Angela joined CAPS in January 2021 as Case Review Specialist with the responsibility for providing clinicalsupport and working with the CEO and project partners in establishing the ongoing directions for the development of the national case review system, SAFE.
Angela is a social worker who has had extensive experience working with NSW Health and DCJ in the fields of child and adolescent mental health and child protection as a clinician, manager and researcher, and has undertaken strategic roles in project roll-out and policy development. Highlights of this work have included leading the NSW Parenting Program for Mental Health to promote the uptake of evidence based parenting programs across NSW as well as the development of research papers for DCJ, including The Assessment of Parenting Capacity (2006). Angela has a particular interest in risk assessment research and practice methodologies within child protection services.
As the Program Administrator at CAPS, Alison helps to organise the delivery of all CAPS programs, collect and report program data, and contributes to website and resource development.
Alison has a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Psychology from the University of Western Australia. She is currently completing her Honours year in psychological science, with an endeavour to one day complete her Masters in Clinical Psychology. She has a passion for working with children and families, shown through her previous volunteering work with Ronald McDonald House Charities and Spectrum Space.