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
  • 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 Whatson, 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