Cristal has worked in the not-for-profit and community mental health sector for a number of years across a variety of roles in research, direct support work and marketing.
She completed a Bachelor of Social Work with RMIT gaining experience at Burnet in a 3 month fieldwork placement with the Alcohol and Other Drugs team. She has recently joined the AOD team as a Research Assistant working on the VMAX and SuperMIX cohort studies.
Cristal also works as a Research Assistant at Neami National, a community mental health organisation, where she has predominantly focused on bringing about the completion of a smoking cessation pilot study.
Cristal has an interest in qualitative research, co design and communicating research outcomes to bring about effective and positive change for high risk and vulnerable populations.
2018: Bachelor of Social Work RMIT
Neami National – Research Assistant, Consumer Centred Tobacco Management Project