Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Mookai Rosie offers a wrap-around model of care that incorporates social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) support.

Social and Emotional Wellbeing Services

Our SEWB team offer:

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Program,
  • Playgroup,
  • Parenting Programs,
  • Legal Advocacy,
  • Services Australia Support (including Medicare, Centrelink, and Housing) and, 
  • Social and Emotional Wellbeing.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families from rural and remote communities requiring support with their social or mental health can access our SEWB Social Workers and SEWB Support Workers through a Mental Health Treatment Plan. These plans can be created with our doctors through the Mookai Medical program.

We have developed individualised and group therapy programs to support our clients’ wellbeing and mental health. In addition to this support, our wellbeing team can assist people with Centrelink, Medicare, parenting program attendance, legal advocacy, identification and housing department support.


Meet our SEWB Social Workers

Josie King (SEWB Team Leader)

Growing up in Wujal Wujal, Josie is a passionate ally for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. She has extensive experience in remote communities having worked across Cape York Peninsula for over 15 years. This work helped her develop a strong professional foundation in community work, later specializing in social work.

Her work embodies a commitment to Close the Gap principals, in particular the First 1000 Days of Life Framework which supports families to nurture positive environments in a child’s early years.

Josie joined the Mookai team in 2022. As Team Leader, she is committed to workforce development and mentoring. She facilitates ongoing personal and professional capacity building, actively supporting the team towards further learning and development.

Meet our SEWB Support Workers

Rhonda Brim

Rhonda is a proud Djabugay woman from the Kuranda area. She is a leader in the community, known for her extensive volunteer work in rugby league fundraising and coordination. Fittingly, Rhonda’s background is in community services.

Joining the Mookai team created an opportunity for professional development, and she is now studying mental health. She is passionate about supporting survivors of domestic abuse, providing trauma-informed care towards effective intervention and treatment approaches. Committed to work, learning, volunteering, and raising 8 children, Rhonda also acts as a powerful role model for our clients.

Tracey Izumi

Profile coming soon!

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