Ramona is a new employee at SASS having recently finished a Master of Social Work. She is also a post-graduate qualified Naturopath and has worked in the Health industry for over ten years. For six years she lectured in Nutrition at Endeavour College, and more recently has begun tutoring in the Health Science department at Flinders University. Ramona has a passion for working towards community rehabilitation for clients with disabilities and criminal justice histories. She recognises the need for a holistic approach to clients with complex histories, and strives to help them achieve rich and fulfilling lives. She is currently helping SASS prepare for the NDIS and is excited to be working with such an innovative and dedicated organisation.
Manager of Client Services
Sue Lacey has an extensive background working in the child protection and disability sectors. In her 35 years of experience she has worked in a variety of areas including:
Social Skills Group worker with HETA (Handicapped Employment Training Assistance) ,
Youth Worker at Magill Training Centre working with adolescent young men,
Youth worker for 15 years in Families SA within the Adolescent Team (now Department Child Protection Services),
Establishment and facilitating the Return to Country to APY Lands and cross border groups
setting up of the Anangu women’s group
Most recently she has worked at the Exceptional Needs Unit for the last 7 years before moving to SA Living Solutions.
Clinical Service Manager
Amanda is a new addition to our team employed as a Clinical Service Manager. She has brought with her twenty years of experience as a social worker in a range places both interstate and overseas with extensive experience in government sectors. Amanda has worked in child protection both here and in the UK as well as government Disability Services in SA and Victoria. Most recently she was the Clinical Lead Social Worker in Disability SA which was a state wide position for 5 years. She is passionate about working with clients from a forensic disability background particularly with a positive behaviour support focus. Amanda is helping SASS get prepared for NDIS and putting in place a therapeutic model of practice that is best practice in South Australia. Through the work that Amanda is engaging in, SASS has developed strategic partnerships with other organisations that will place SASS at the forefront of forensic disability practice. With Amanda’s vision, leadership and experience, SASS is moving from strength to strength to improve lives for people who have complex forensic histories.
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