Ms Teresa Scott

Teresa is a social worker with 35 years of experience, mainly in the fields of child protection, family violence prevention, mental health and education.

She taught social work at Griffith University for 14 years and continues to convene online courses as a casual academic. Teresa has a particular interest in raising awareness of ways to prevent family violence and child abuse.

She has been Board President of the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) since 2003. This voluntary role has enhanced her skills in advocacy, community engagement, public speaking, social media messaging and behavioural change.