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Olivia Hatfield, Anglicare

Outstanding New Talent

Liv started with Anglicare in March 2017 working as a Youth Worker in two programs, The Junction Youth Health Service and Y-Engage. As a Youth Worker, Liv has hit the ground running facilitating Health Support Groups in schools, and supporting young people emotionally and practically with information to help them in their decision making processes. Liv has professionally, respectfully and passionately engaged young people experiencing poor mental health and drug and alcohol dependency.

Liv’s enthusiasm is fierce and unstoppable. She has recently developed a group called “Word Jam” which is designed to assist young people explore their identity through story. Through workshops, young people have the opportunity to reflect on their life story and express that through rap and poetry.

Liv approaches her work with passion and confidence. She always has the needs of the young people at the forefront of her thinking, and supports them with respect, integrity and humour.

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