Professional Boundaries in the Peer Workforce Training

November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ACON Building
414 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills

Training for peer workers and volunteers — Training for peers facilitated by peers

Being a peer worker or volunteer is important work. NUAA’s Professional Boundaries Training will give you the tools needed to feel confident when setting professional boundaries. You will learn:

• What boundaries are and why they are important

• How to navigate peer boundaries in your role.

• Techniques for self-reflection and self-care


Gina Bell joined NUAA in June 2019 as a Coordinator of DanceWize NSW as a peer to the festival community .

Gina has a background in social work, currently studying a Masters in Social Work at the University of Sydney. She has held roles in disability, mental health and suicide prevention since 2012, working with caseloads of individuals and families to promote well being and empowerment, within a range of challenges including domestic violence, trauma, disability, homelessness, suicide and other challenges.

Melanie Joyce volunteered on the board of NUAA before joining the team in 2017 Melanie’s current role is Peer Support Coordinator. Before coming to NUAA, Melanie worked in the community sector at Lou’s Place as team leader and Dual Diagnosis Case Worker, working to meet women at their point of need, such as being homeless, escaping domestic violence or wanting a shower and something to eat. Melanie also has experience working in a Drug and Alcohol residential setting.

For more information, please call Melanie at 8354 7300 or email