Board Member, Vice President since 2019 / Western Australian Association for Mental Health
Shannon Calvert's expertise lies in collaborating with clinicians, researchers, and organisations that champion wellbeing through education, training, and supervision. She has worked for both government and non-government organisations as a consumer consultant, peer worker and mental health trainer.
With a renowned dedication for mental health reform, Ms Calvert has presented papers and workshops at national and international conferences on topics such as the importance of compassion in treatment interventions; consumer and carer engagement in the design of policy and education; as well as her own lived experience with physical and mental health challenges.
Ms Calvert completed the Cert IV in Mental Health Peer Work, and graduated as a Lived Experience Educator from the Valuing the Lived Experience Project.