Nothing about us without us , working in mental health advocacy and peer work.

In this week’s episode, Matthew Jackman shares with listeners some of his experiences being a social worker and service user. Matthew has been in the out of home care system and the foster care system as well as having psychiatric mental health services involved in his life. 

Matthew encourages us to rethink how we work with clients, to think systemically, and to continue to challenge ourselves as professionals.

What’s the most recent book you’ve read?

Feminsit therapy by Bonnie

What’s the last tv show you binge watched?

Ozark 

What’s one dish you cook well?

Lean cuisine ?

Uber eats 

Pad thai 

Favourite things to do on a day off?

Tennis

Drive and day trips 

Back up career? What did you want to be when you were a kid?

Journalist

Paramedic

Singer 

A quote or mantra that resonates with you?

Nothing about us without us 

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