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Lorna Downes

Lorna Downes

Lorna Downes has worked supporting carers in the community mental health and disability sectors since 2002. She is an experienced and passionate trainer of Cert IV Mental Health Peer Work and of a range of short courses in recovery-oriented practice, trauma informed care and advocacy. Lorna holds Cert IV Mental Health Peer Work, Cert IV Training and Assessment and Diploma of Counselling and Communication. Her work is informed by lived experience of growing up in a family affected by mental health problems and substance use.