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Courtney Schuurman

Social Worker, Emerging Minds

Courtney Schuurman is a qualified social worker, with over 10 years experience in a range of settings including hospital system, migrant and refugee and integrated   family services.

Courtney is passionate about providing early life intervention with children and their families and has significant experience in supporting high risk, vulnerable infants and their families as a practitioner, mentor and manager of programs.

Her passion for making a difference for children’s early years, contributed to her pursuing post graduate studies in child and family practice, neurosequential model of clinical problem solving (trauma-informed practice) and infant mental health.

Courtney is currently the senior child mental health workforce consultant for Emerging Minds – Victoria and Tasmania.


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.