Carolyn Cousins, MSW, MEd (Adult), Dip Mgt, MACSW

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Carolyn Cousins holds Masters Degrees in both Social Work and Adult Education, and has a Diploma of Management. She has published in relation to children at risk, domestic violence and also the quality of service provision and management. She reviews articles and books for a number of journals in the United Kingdom.

In 2013 she undertook a Creswick Foundation Fellowship at the Tavistock and Portman NHS in North London, where she furthered her research and interest in the specialist areas of Group Supervision, Infant Observation and Worker Self Reflection.

With a strong background in the fields of child protection, domestic violence and mental health - and having held frontline, specialty and management posts in both Australia and the United Kingdom - she is passionate about equipping workers and services to deliver the highest quality and to utilise the most up to date research and approaches. She provides clinical supervision to a range of teams including Domestic Violence Police Teams, Adult, Child, and Perinatal Mental Health Teams, Aboriginal Infant and Family Health teams, and a range of government and non-government family support services. She also undertakes independent Court assessments for Community Services.

Simon Ashley-Binge, MBA, Dip Youth & Community

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Simon holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Diploma in Youth and Community Work. While working in London he specialised in the fields of Youth Justice and Child Protection, and then senior management and consultancy posts. He became a specialist consultant for the ‘Centre for Excellent Outcomes’ (C4EO) United Kingdom government program and undertook Service Evaluations and Reviews across the country in partnership with the Social Care Insitute for Excellence (SCIE), Research in Practice and the National Children’s Bureau. Services he previously managed were acknowledged as 'best practice' by the UK government's Green Paper Review and later formed the basis of the Targeted Youth Support Model.

Simon relocated to Australia in 2010 to manage a headspace young peoples' mental health service. He joined Tuned In Consulting in 2014 and brings a wealth of management, coaching and consultancy experience.

Simon provides focussed and goal orientated management development (mentoring / coaching) to managers and organisational business development services, and is able to develop strategic intervention plans to bring about organisational change / organisational culture shifts.


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