Lola is an accredited Social Worker who works as a Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker at Aboriginal Community Connect.
Lola earned her Bachelor of Arts from Covenant University. She holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Salford, Manchester and a Master of Social Work from the University of South Australia. Lola has been trained in the area of Narrative Therapy.
Lola is passionate about providing meaningful support and making a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities.
One of Lola’s distinctive qualities is her cultural background, lived and work experiences across three different cultures.
Lola has over 7 years of experience providing social and emotional wellbeing support to children and families; she started her career with ‘Save the Children’ where she provided psychosocial support to indigenous women and children affected by Domestic Violence in communities In West Africa, after which she worked with the British Red Cross UK in supporting and re-uniting refugee families torn apart by conflict and natural disaster.
Lola is passionate about assisting the community to lead a better life free of Drug & Alcohol and a more social and emotional wellbeing while guiding them to reach for their full potentials.