Authors: Jemima Isbester
Event: 2019 TheMHS Conference
Subject: FEATURED SYMPOSIUM: Innovations in Community Services
Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers
Abstract: Jemima Ibester is a Senior Peer Worker in the Sydney Local Health working in the Community Mental Health teams. As a Senior peer worker Jemima supports people with lived experience to maximize their abilities and create adaptive supportive relationships with leaders to ensure the success of her team.
Jemima is a strong believer in leadership through lived experience and leads a committee of consumers and carers that directly influence service delivery in the LHD.
A self confessed self help addict Jemima is trained in hearing voices group facilitation, intentional peer support and purposeful self disclosure.
Jemima looks forward to a future in mental health centered around self determination and social justice.
Peer worker clinicians; people with lived experience working in community mental health and acute care. Presented by Jemima Ibester