Laura Smith Recognised at 2021 Going the Extra Mile Awards
16 August 2021
CCI’s Laura Smith Recognised at 2021 Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Awards
We are delighted that CCI staff member Laura Smith(Senior Clinical Psychologist) was recognised with an Honourable Mention at the recent Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Awards. These awards celebrate high achieving staff who exemplify the North Metropolitan Health Service values of Care, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork and Integrity in their service. Laura was recognized for her recent development and publication of a measure to evaluate people's confidence in managing their Bipolar illness; this measure has now been utilized by other services internationally. The GEM award acknowledged Laura’s coordination and leadership of the treatment program for Bipolar Disorder at CCI as well as her 20 years of experience working in this field. Laura’s positive attitude was highlighted, as well as her talent for establishing rapid rapport with consumers.
You can find out more about Laura Smithand CCI’s treatment programsand resourcesfor Bipolar Disorder on our website.