Simon joined Everymind in January 2018, as Senior Project Officer with the Suicide Prevention team, and is currently involved in the delivery of the Life in Mind project.
He has a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Sydney, Graduate Certificate International and Community Development from Deakin University and holds a Conjoint Lecturer – Social Work with the University of Newcastle.
Simon has a keen interest in best practice in mental health and suicide prevention/postvention. Prior to joining Everymind, Simon managed the development of the counselling service for the Forensic Medicine Branch – Newcastle. He has provided consultancy and education in evidence-based bereavement and postvention to government and non-government sector.
Simon has also worked in hospital settings, supervision of clinical field education and University lecturing.