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Model of Care

Lillian's has drawn from Bruce Perry's six (6) core strengths to frame its therapeutic care model for the young women in our program.

  • Attachment - making relationships

  • Self-regulation - containing impulses

  • Affiliation - being part of a group

  • Attunement - being aware of others

  • Tolerance - accept differences

  • Respect - finding value in differences

Each of these core strengths is a building block in a child's development.

By incorporating these core strengths into areas of assessment and achievement, Lillian's can help to build the capacity of each young woman.

Lillian's Staff Members


All of the staff at Lillian's are fully qualified and have a combined work experience of 30+ years in the sector. Their qualifications are varied and include Certificate IV and Diploma of Youth Work, Diploma of Community Services, Bachelor of Social Work (Honours), Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Psychology and Psychotherapy and with further training in Trauma Informed Care, Mental Health First Aid, Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention,  Indigenous Mental Health Assessment and training in LGBTQIA+ awareness and support.


Current volunteers are also qualified in Community Services, Psychotherapy, Counselling and Teaching (or completing qualifications). Lillian's also supports and supervises students undertaking field placements while completing their Certificate IV, Diploma in Youth Work, Community Services, or Bachelor of Social Work degrees.    

Lillian's staff undertake frequent clinical supervision to assist with resident's care and further psychoeducation to build upon their professional knowledge and to inform their work practice. 

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