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Tileah Drahm-Butler

Social Worker, Qld

Tileah Drahm-Butler is a Kullilli & Yidinji woman, and with Respect to Darumbal.

Tileah has over 20 years of experience working across Indigenous Health and Social and Emotional wellbeing, including the past eight years working as an Emergency Department Social Worker at the Cairns Hospital.

Tileah is on the Dulwich Centre International Teaching Faculty where she leads the teaching of Narrative Therapy and Community Work through an Aboriginal lens and is a Dulwich Centre Co-Chair of Feminisms, Intersectionality and Narrative Practice.

She is currently undertaking a PhD through the University of Melbourne which intends on transforming the Cairns Emergency Department to a place of cultural safety, bringing together her passion for Aboriginal Narrative practice, community work and Emergency care.

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.