Jen holds a Master of Social Work (Qualifying) and a Bachelor of Social Science Human Services. Jen is a Senior Social Worker with Queensland Health as well as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker operating her own private practice. Most recently, she has established a social enterprise stream of private practice that offers non-clinical, flexible, innovative mental health support to vulnerable women experiencing homelessness and recovering from domestic and family violence. Jen has worked with young people, young women, Indigenous communities, women experiencing homelessness, and both adults and adolescents experiencing mental ill-health and going through the criminal justice system. With a background in community, NGOs and government, Jen brings skills in program development and management, grants and funding initiatives, leadership, community development, direct client case management and therapeutic work. Jen is a passionate Feminist in all areas of her life and a strong advocate for social change.