Location: NSW: Mid North Coast, Hunter, New England
Kerry is a highly vivacious and supportive practitioner who thrives on new challenges and innovative initiatives. Kerry is a rights and values driven ‘can do’ change agent who enjoys stretching expectations about what is possible. Her approach has resulted in ground breaking projects and extensive networks across many fields. She is an Art of Hosting practitioner and has worked for more than 20 years in the areas of community capacity building, working with young people, and people with disabilities. Some of her most recent work has been around: reframing leadership based on emotional intelligence; exploring options for navigating the criminal justice system for people with disabilities; supporting people and organisations to navigate the NDIS; creating sustainable communities and developing conflict resilient workplaces. She has hosted drumming workshops in schools and communities and through her life experience has interests in working with children and young people, and exploring sustainable models of community living. One of her current passions is around creating space to host conversations around doing death and dying well.
Kerry holds a Graduate Certificate Social Science, Bachelor of Social Science (Welfare), Diploma Disability, Cert IV in Training and Assessment. She is a member of the Australian Association of Community Workers and the National Disability Practitioners.