ABOUT US

NDIS registered Social Work practice in the ACT. NDIS Provider No.4050029754

Making Connections Together (also known as MCT) has been open since 7 July 2015 and is owned and run by Michel Hansen (BSocWK MAASW Acc.)

Michel has a wealth of knowledge & experience. Michel is an AASW Accredited Social Worker
 
Making Connections Together has been a vision of Michel's since 2012 with the aim of supporting vulnerable people within the community. With the advent of the NDIS, Michel saw a way of expanding the business model.

Michel welcomes all members of the community as clients and is able to work with anyone and not only with NDIS Participants.

Michel is a strong believer in ongoing learning and will continue to attend training each year (as per AASW Guidelines for Accredited Mental Health Social Workers - minimum of 70 hours per year) Michel has interests in Transcultural Mental Health and supporting the LGBTIQ community.

Michel offers natural therapies options as a holistic approach to the practice, these include Emotional Freedom Tapping (EFT), Reiki, Essential Oils and a Drumming Circle.

Michel has
ACT "Working with Vulnerable People"
Victorian "Working with Children Check"
NSW "Working with Children Check"

Training in:
SoSAFE program
Kids Central Program
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Emotional Freedome Tapping (EFT)
Reiki
Drumming Facilitator

Michel maintains her First Aid, Mental First Aid and ASIST Certificates as per requirements

During 2020 Making Connections Together will have the assistance of Helen Hopper to support clients. Helen has extensive experience as a social worker and working in Disability.