Acknowledgements – Health Professional Modules

Collaboration has been fundamental to the development of our e-learning resource. 3DN gratefully acknowledges the contribution of:

  • Staff from the NSW Ministry of Health, including the Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office
  • Current and former staff from Ageing, Disability and Home Care, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, including Annette Elias, Tanya Brunette, Tara Carthy, Alison Hart, Sue Day, Matt Frize, Monika Kaatze-McDonald, Lesley Whaston, Tracey Harkness, Carol Hannaford, Peter Goslett, Alison Chung, and David Coyne
  • Members and staff from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
  • Staff from the NSW Institute of Psychiatry
  • Mr Michael Bartels, Ms Fiona McKenzie, and the late Kim Walker, New South Wales Council for Intellectual Disability
  • Melanie Oxenham, Public Guardian, Department of Justice and Attorney General
  • Professor Rhoshel Lenroot, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Neuroscience Research Australia
  • NSW Health, who funded the development of the allied health modules (1-5) under the ‘Livable Communities’ grant scheme
  • All members of the ‘Get Healthy!’ steering committee who contributed time and expertise to the funding application: Dr Jackie Curtis; Prof Katherine Samaras; A/Prof Philip Ward; Dr Simon Rosenbaum; Andrew Watkins; Jessica Bellamy; Dr Liz Evans; Chris Tzarimas; Michelle Hsu; Renae Reid

Expert review of content was provided by:

  • Dr Sophie Kavanagh, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District , NSW Ministry of Health
  • Dr Nadir Hafiz, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District , NSW Ministry of Health
  • Dr Linda Mann, GP, Your Doctors
  • Dr Jane Tracy, Educational Director, Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria
  • Dr Jenny Torr, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Psychiatrist, Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria
  • Professor Gregory O’Brien, Senior Staff Specialist in Psychiatry, Mental Health Assessment and Outreach Team & Statewide Forensic Disability Service, Department of Communities, Queensland and Emeritus Professor, Northumbria University, UK
  • Kathryn McKenzie, Director, Systemic Reviews, NSW Ombudsman
  • Jim Simpson, Senior Disability Advocate, NSW Council for Intellectual Disability
  • Dr Adrian Keller, Clinical Director at NSW Justice Health
  • Professor Keith McVilly, Professor of Disability & Social Inclusion, The University of Melbourne, School of Social & Political Sciences
  • Michelle Henwood, Manager, Statewide Behaviour Intervention Service, Ageing, Disability and Home Care, NSW Department of Family and Community Services
  • Dr Shirley Alexander, Head – Children’s Hospital Institute of Sports Medicine and Weight Management Services, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
  • Dr Nora Shields, Professor- Physiotherapy, La Trobe University and Northern Health; Honorary Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • Dr Fiona Arrowsmith, Nutrition and Dietetics- The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
  • Jessica Bellamy, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, NDIS certified
  • Renae Reid, Accredited Dietitian and Nutritionist, NDIS registered provider
  • Scott Teasdale, Accredited Dietitian – Keeping Body in Mind, SESLHD
  • Dr Simon Rosenbaum, NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, School of Psychiatry, UNSW Sydney