With an extensive background in obstetric social work, women and children’s health and the justice sector, Genevieve has moved towards specialising in parent education and mentoring and assisting parents with the passage into parenthood for the first time, or the with the added demands of a growing family. In addition, Genevieve has her own four children who have allowed her learn first hand the challenges of raising kids today. Genevieve has a Bachelor of Social work (BSW) at UNSW and is a certified Circle of Security Facilitator. “I am passionate about continuing my own education and am currently studying a graduate diploma in grief and bereavement as I believe that grief is a part of all of us, no one escapes grief and we are not great as a society at dealing with it. It is often a part of birth as well where women can be grieving the birth they didn’t get to have, the living grief of loosing your ‘old self’ and many, many other forms of grief” In the past she has worked in Mental Health, Local Government, Community Health, a role as a Social Worker at Concord Hospital, and a role at Legal Aid NSW managing The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Program.