Nadine McKillop has extensive experience counselling both victims
and offenders in Australia and abroad. Nadine's qualifications
include a BA(Criminology and Criminal Justice), Bachelor of
Behavioural Science and Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). For the
past decade her practice has focused predominantly on child sexual
assault. Nadine worked for Bravehearts as a psychologist until
January 2010. Dedicated to continued research in this area, Nadine
is a currently completing a Doctorate of Philosophy examining
developmental and situational risk factors associated with the
onset of child sexual assault, with a focus on informing primary
Carol Ronken worked as a researcher and Associate Lecturer at Griffith University in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice before joining Bravehearts in early 2003. With a BA(Psych) and Masters in Social Research, Carol is the Research Manager for Bravehearts and is passionate about ensuring the organisation's active involvement in research, policy and legislative development that aims to prevent, respond to, and ultimately reduce the incidence of child sexual assault in the community.
Sam Vidler is a qualified counsellor who has been supporting children and families affected by sexual assault for several years. Sam's qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Diploma in Counselling. She is currently undertaking a postgraduate degree in psychology. In addition to working therapeutically with children, young people and parents, Sam was employed as the as Bravehearts' Therapeutic Services Manager until November 2010.