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Alma-Jane O’Donnell

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Specialist, SA

Alma-Jane O’Donnell is the National Manager of the Child and Family Service for Goodstart Early Learning. Alma is a Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Specialist, with a Masters Degree in Perinatal & Infant Mental Health.

Alma has over 30 years’ experience working nationally and internationally within IMH early intervention research, project development, infant mental health clinical supervision, infant mental health clinical lecturer, published author on enhancing infant mental health outcomes for children with trauma in Early Learning Services and also contributing to the national roll-out of trauma-informed programs, policies and procedures within Goodstart Early Learning.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.