Sandra Della, known as the Inspirational Technologist, is an accredited Mental Health First Aid Australia instructor and Calm Care Suicide Prevention Trainer amongst other titles, who is dedicated to raising awareness through education whilst reducing the stigma of mental health and suicide prevention in the most holistic and optimistic environment.
Sandra holds formal qualifications and past employment roles such as a Lecturer for multiple career paths within the Community Services ranging from Certificate II – Diploma level in addition to teaching a range of expertise workshops spanding for over 20 years.
Sandra’s most recent achievement was that she was an active committee member for 18 months for the Ministerial Taskforce into Public Mental Health Services for Infants, Children and Adolescents aged 0 – 18 in Western Australia. This role had her advocate and represent children and youth who have been diagnosed or experienced a mental health crisis throughout Western Australia.
In 2023 she was privilege to be part of the Target 120 program which was developed as a 2017 McGowan Government election commitment aimed at piloting an early intervention for at-risk young people aged between 10 and 14 years, and their families, to reduce rates of juvenile reoffending. The program emerged from evidence indicating that individualised intervention at an early stage can decrease long-term involvement with the justice system.
Fun Fact: Achieving something you didn’t know you could do, is motivating.🙂.
Chief of Inspiration
Anthony has joined The Wright way ahead as a Training Facilitator, Training Support Person, and Business Developer. He knows how important it is to ensure that all participants and trainers have access to professional and welcoming support while in the classroom.
Anthony Cloutman is an experienced Mentor, Counsellor, and Community Support Worker. He has a Diploma in Counselling and is a facilitator of Personality Dimensions, CALM suicide Prevention and Calm Care.
For the past 10 years, he has worked alongside Aboriginal communities and organisations to advocate and support youths in out of home care facilities returning to country regularly and engaging in their culture. Anthony’s extensive knowledge and experience with intergenerational trauma and the implications on a young person’s connection to self and their community helps him to connect, understand, and assist with their navigation through these impacts and support them to become the best they can be – for themselves and their community.
Anthony has previously worked within the Department of Justice and as a Residential Youth Worker for reputable organisations in out-of-home care settings. More recently, Anthony coordinated the Target 120 Program in Bunbury WA – a program aimed at young people who are at risk of becoming repeat offenders, aiming to improve community safety and achieve better outcomes for at-risk young people by connecting them and their families with relevant services and supports that meet their individual needs.
Anthony was driven to pursue a career in Training after working with Sandra in a Youth Engagement position where he used his Counselling and Mentoring background to help many families affected by mental health issues that would have benefited from targeted education and prevention skills. Now a qualified Suicide Prevention trainer and many other related qualifications that compliment this field, he aims to equip others with full toolkits of knowledge, compassion, and confidence to know when their peers need a helping hand.
As long as Anthony is helping others feel supported to heal, learn and grow, he is in his happy place.