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Jane Pool

Mental Health Social Worker, SA

Jane Pool is a Clinical and Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. She provides consultation to practitioners about a range of veteran mental health and specialist family issues.

Jane has 27 years’ experience in the field of mental health, trauma, and working with families. She has held numerous senior positions within VVCS and non government organisations providing mental health services. Jane has a passion for working with veterans and military personnel and their families. She has worked as a VVCS centre-based counsellor for seven years and specialised in working with sons and daughters of Vietnam veterans. Other roles include acting as Deputy Director of South Australia and National Group Program Co-ordinator. Upon leaving VVCS to begin private practice Jane was contracted by VVCS to provide outreach counselling and group programs. VVCS clients remain the majority of Jane’s clients within her Adelaide Hills based private practice. Jane also has extensive experience working with families, especially adolescents. She was the mental health clinician in Doctor On Campus program at Victor Harbor High School which won a South Australian Mental Health Award for Innovation in 2015. Jane is a clinician committed to providing effective, efficient, evidenced-based clinical interventions to the clients with whom she works.

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.