Clinical Psychology team leader Alex

From the heart: A values-centred approach to mental health support

By Alexandra Crawford, Clinical Psychology Team Leader Over the last 12 months, children from rural and remote Australia have experienced unprecedented community traumas such as the 2019-2020 summer bushfires and COVID-19, on top of the ongoing drought and the floods that followed the fires in many regions. At RFW, these events have been associated with…

Fitzroy Crossing Community Visit

What does “community led” really mean?

To create effective and sustainable social change, we believe the services and programs we provide should harness existing community energy and enthusiasm, supplement existing community capacity, and eventually become embedded within the community itself. Australian social history is littered with “top down” interventions of one sort or another, that have not only failed in their…

Meet the Team Rachel

Meet the team: Rachel

Hi there. My name’s Rachel, and I’m an Occupational Therapist (OT) for the Telecare and Windmill programs at Royal Far West. As an OT, I support kids who are having difficulty with everyday activities. This could be anything from learning to play with friends and siblings, following directions, sitting still for learning, getting dressed, climbing…