BA Psych, BA Anthropology, DIPL Applied Psych
David has over 30 years of experience in the development, review, and application of human service standards. He has a background in Psychology, Anthropology, Service Reform, and Quality Management which has provided a sound basis for the development of his career.
He is currently a key advisor to government and organisations within Australia and overseas on service development and quality frameworks. David provides advice to small, medium and large not for profit and for-profit organisations and government across Australia and overseas.
David is passionate about people being accepted for who they are and enabling them to lead the best life possible, particularly for the most vulnerable and disadvantage. He advocates against discrimination of any form and works to help people be included as valued members of society. He also provides personal support to homeless men and pro bono support to developing countries in the Commonwealth on the development of services for people with disabilities and older people through Commonage.
David has been described by others as being able to find practical solutions to complex problems, often working with a diverse range of clients across different fields, but keeping focused on the deliverables and with a collaborative, professional and decisive approach.
David’s qualifications include
- National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
- Quality Improvement Council (QIC) Health and Community Service
- Standards 7th Edition
- Human Service Standards (HSS) Vic
- Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS)
- Australian Service Excellence Standards
- Rainbow Tick Standards 2nd Edition
- Home Care Common Standards
- Commonwealth Aged Care Standards
- Gambling Help Service Standards