Qualifications: BA (Hons) Social Work, Diploma in Social Work, PG Diploma in Social Work.
Organisation: Emma has recently undertaken the Director of Rehabilitation role at ABI Rehabilitation for the intensive inpatient and residential services in Wellington, New Zealand.
Brief Biography: Emma graduated in the UK in 2001 as a Social Worker. After working predominantly in the intellectual and disability field Emma moved to New Zealand and joined ABI Rehabilitation as the Social Worker for the Auckland residential and inpatient service in 2003.
Emma completed a post-graduate diploma in Social Work with Auckland University in 2014. Emma progressed into a Therapy Team Leader position and in 2015 was appointed as the Director of Rehabilitation for ABI Rehabilitation in Wellington. Emma maintains full membership of the Aoteraoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers.
Involvement with INSWABI: Emma was appointed as an Executive Committee Member of INSWABI in 2010 at The 6th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Heath in Dublin and since then has regularly attended on line meetings and face to face meetings at further international conferences in LA and Singapore.
Emma co-authored with fellow INSWABI committee members and presented on their behalf on the benefits of the e-network at The 8th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Heath Singapore in June 2016.