Thomas Connell

Project Officer

Thomas is a mental health accredited social worker with broad practice experience across several fields and sectors.

He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne Master of Social Work (MSW) program and has since acquired experience supporting people with mental health and drug and alcohol challenges in various roles and settings with different client groups, including with refugees and asylum seekers, with First People living in remote communities, with adults and young people in contact with criminal and youth justice system, and with children, young people, and families who are in engaged with Child Protection services. Thomas has further gained experience as a sessional teacher of the University of Melbourne MSW course, which combined with his practice experience attracted him to the Interprofessional Student Placement Mental Health and AOD Settings project.