Katie Cummins

Katie Cummins

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Katie is a passionate advocate for human rights and social justice, dedicating her professional career to empowering individuals with disabilities. As a NDIS Positive Behavioural Support Practitioner, Katie’s work is deeply rooted in her commitment to fostering equitable and supportive environments. Her extensive experience spans public health, disability support, and health promotion, reflecting her dedication to improving the quality of life for her clients. A mother of four, Katie balances her professional pursuits with a vibrant family life, enjoying travel and cherished moments with her partner.

Katie’s academic journey is a testament to her commitment to professional development and expertise. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health (Health Promotion) and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Nursing. Her educational accomplishments are further enriched by a Certificate in Positive Behaviour Support, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Counselling and numerous other certifications in areas such as immunisation, adolescent sexual health, and trauma-informed care. Currently, she is pursuing further expertise through the Practice Leadership in Positive Behaviour Support program at BILD based in the UK to enhance her ability to support individuals through a holistic approach.

Katie has recently completed “ARMIDILO” training to allow her to undertake Forensic risk assessments. The assessment of risk and manageability is for individuals with borderline or mild intellectual disabilities who have displayed sexual offending behaviours or general criminal behaviours and assesses the risk of reoffending and outlines manageability of the offender with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To consolidate her skills, she is currently completing a micro-credential in PBS: Specialist Forensic Disability Practice at Melbourne University.

In her professional career, Katie has held various pivotal roles that highlight her leadership and dedication to positive behavioural support. As a Behaviour Support Practitioner and Consultant, she has coached practitioners and support workers across rural and remote areas, specialising in assisting children and young people with dual diagnoses. Her role in the Best Life Independent Living Skills Program involved developing and managing a comprehensive training program aimed at building capacity among adolescents and young adults accessing the NDIS. Katie’s work with The Play Project further underscores her ability to integrate evidence-based practices into service delivery, ensuring high-quality support for therapists, support staff, and their families.

Katie’s professional journey is complemented by her active engagement in training and facilitation. She is a certified Mandt System Facilitator, Zones of Regulation School Trainer, and a Triple P Parenting Program facilitator, among other qualifications. Her participation in various workshops and conferences, including those focused on acquired brain injury, family violence, and neuroplasticity, reflects her commitment to staying abreast of the latest developments in her field.

Beyond her professional achievements, Katie is known for her approachable and fun-loving nature, which allows her to build strong connections and inspire others. Her strengths in communication, leadership, and strategic thinking have been pivotal in her roles, enabling her to effectively manage teams and develop innovative solutions. Katie’s personal interests in travel, sports, and community activities enrich her life, making her a well-rounded and dynamic professional dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of those she serves.


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