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Tag - Social Work

Creating pathways for students to forensic mental health

Forensicare has initiated the Allied Health Pre-Qualifiication Program to attract soon-to-be-qualified students to a career in forensic mental health. Soon we will welcome six final year universty students enrolled in social work, occupational therapy and psychology to our service.

Celebrating social workers in forensic mental health

For Forensicare’s Lead Social Worker Sarah Harvey, it’s all about supporting people with their mental health recovery. Whether that’s helping people set goals, or helping them navigate the often complex forensic mental health system, or even something as simple as lending an ear—Sarah is there. “I want to help consumers feel heard, and support them to achieve their goals,” she said. Working in mental health at the Ravenhall Correctional Centre Sarah works as a Lead Social Worker in Forensicare’s forensic mental health service at the Ravenhall [...]