Training Qualifications and Experience
Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD),
Certificate 4 – through OXFAM
Combat Stress Response TOT – IDF CSR Training Unit
TRAININGS DEVELOPED and /or FACILITATED
1989- 1990: Australian Pilots Federation- Stress Management Training for pilots involved in the Pilots’ Dispute.
1990 – 1994- Malaysian Airline System
Crew Resource Management Training for Aircrew (various)
Quality Management Training for MAS Staff
1994-1995- Stress Management Training for CARE staff- Kigali
1995- 1998- Royal Australian Navy:
Selected, trained and lead Navy CISM team in Northern Defense Area.
Combat Stress Response Training for RAN Social Workers.
1998- NCCK, Nairobi- training of counselors/outreach workers for LWF/NCCK responders in US Embassy Bombing aftermath.
1999- 2001 – Kosovo
Developed and facilitated training for IRC staff and community volunteers in counseling, group work, community development, stress management and GBV.
Developed and Facilitated “Handling of Mass Psychological Casualties “training program for USKFOR.
2001- 2004 Russian Federation –CARE
Counseling, Group Work, Community Development and GBV training programs for CARE staff, teachers and doctors in Ingushetia/Chechnya and North Ossetia.
Developed and facilitated training in Teamwork for CARE staff and later for local NGOs.
Stress Management Program developed and facilitated for UNICEF and NGOs in North Caucasus (North Ossetia).
Trainer in European Union Stress Management training for Chechen Government members.
Developed and facilitated first Combat Stress Response and CISM training program for Russian Forces in Chechnya at their request – funded USG.
Developed and facilitated IOM Stress Management training for IOM staff in Moscow.
2004- UNHCR Malaysia
GBV training programs facilitated for Malaysian Police, UN Staff and Local NGOs
Community Development, Counseling and Group Work trainings facilitated for UN Staff and NGO partners.
2005- Azerbaijan- Community Development trainings developed for WVI Urban development team and local Community partners.
2005 – 2006 – Mission East Iraq
Community Based Programming training developed and facilitated for ME staff.
Teamwork training for ME staff.
2007- UNICEF Sri Lanka- Kilonochi
Developed and facilitated training for UN staff in Program Management, Assessment/Monitoring/Evaluation, GBV, Stress Management, and Community Based Programming.
Developed and facilitated Resilience training for Annai Illam Counselors.
2008- UNICEF Sudan/Darfur
Adapted UNICEF GBV training GBV training program for police, community volunteers, NGO medical and community workers, and government social workers.
2010 CARE Jordan
SEA Training for CARE staff
Developed and facilitated GBV training for CARE staff and local NGO partners in Aquba
Developed training program for youth in disaster response for UNICEF.
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016- Humanitarian Expert Trainer on Australian Command Defence College JEX3 Exercise for DFAT Australian Civilian Corps.
2016 - Associate Trainer Hostage Survival