Cate Steere utilises her lived experience as a carer to inform the delivery of training in mental health peer work. She has more than ten years’ experience as a trainer and facilitator for MHCC, TAFE NSW, and delivering Mental Health First Aid.
Cate is able to draw on a wealth of experience working in the community sector including Coordinating the Compeer Friends (St Vincent de Paul) and Carer Support (ARAFMI) programs. She was also Community Participation Coordinator for Wingecarribee Health Service and carer representative on a number of committees in NSW.
Cate was also a carer representative on the Mental Health Connect project reference group for MHCC. She holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, a Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work and a Diploma of Community Services.