We have a dedicated Allied Health and Therapeutic Solutions team made up of multi-disciplinary professionals who have a strong reputation for providing quality behaviour supports for people with complex support needs and/or mental health. We work from a Human Rights based model, using the least restrictive methods. Our team are here to support you to live the life you want to live and achieve your goals and dreams!
Our team provides various supports under the NDIS, including Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and Community Nursing.
Sam is one of our Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners. His roles and responsibilities include monitoring, reporting and analysing behaviours within PBS plans and functional behavioural analyses for CLO participants of whom have PBS funding available in their NDIS plans. The majority of participants Sam works with are transitioning from forensic facilities such as James Nash House or general mental health facilities like the Glenside Health Services campus. Sam has had many roles within CLO, starting as a person centred support worker and then spending time as a service coordinator before joining the clinical team. Sam’s tertiary background is criminology and psychology, which has certainly helped his more recent roles and is a great interest and passion of his.
Erin is one of our Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners. She provides comprehensive and person-centred support to individuals with challenging behaviours. Erin has over 20 years of experience within various roles in the community services sector in Australia, Canada, and the UK. She has recently completed her Bachelor of Psychology with Honours and a Masters of Professional Psychology. Erin has a passion for the biopsychosocial framework and has a strong human rights focus.
Renata is one of our Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners. She provides provide specialist developmental assessment and intervention programs to address complex issues for people living with disabilities, including mental health. Renata completed her Master of Social Work placement with CLO in November 2020, worked as a Therapy Assistant and Person Centred Support Worker from December 2020 to September 2021 and joined the Clinical Team as a PBS Practitioner in October 2021. Renata has also completed her Bachelor of Psychology and has nine years of experience as a Clinical Psychologist in Brazil.
Languages: English, Portuguese
Fred works with both adults and children. He develops and implements behaviour support plans and interventions for improving quality
of life and minimising behaviours of concern. Fred is a graduate of Flinders University, he holds a Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education
and has full membership with the Developmental Educators Australia Inc.
Fred has a passion for helping people and is enthusiastic about using positive behaviour support practices to improve the quality of life of individuals
who experience complex disabilities and/or mental health conditions by using a collaborative approach with the individuals, their support networks and their natural environment. The CLO value that aligns most with Fred is quality. He believes that all people should enjoy a good quality of life, engaging in the things that are most meaningful to them.
Jake is a graduate of Flinders University, holding a Bachelor of Disability and
Developmental Education. Jake has worked and studied in the Disability industry for 4 years.
Jake has previously worked in Early Intervention programs and thoroughly enjoys working with children,
adults and their families/support teams to ensure they reach their best potential.
Jake aims to support individuals to ensure every person has choice and control over their decisions by using
positive behaviour support strategies through a collaborative approach to improve their quality of life.
Jake believes that all people should enjoy a good quality of life, engaging in the things that are most
meaningful to them. In his spare time, Jake enjoys cooking food for his family and friends. Especially when he is making his favourite
Thai Green curry. Jake enjoys walking his dog to the park, playing board games, watching sports and kicking the football.
Lisa works as a Positive Behaviour Support Assistant in the PBS team. She provides Individual Social Skills Development support and assists with implementing Positive Behaviour Support Plans for participants.
Lisa completed her Bachelor of Management and Master of Social Work at Flinders University. She had more than 2 years of working experience as a therapeutic youth work and disability support worker providing person-centred support to children, young people and adults with complex needs to improve their quality of life. Her goal is to support people by using positive behaviour support practices to improve their quality of life.
Languages: English, Mandarin