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Dr Robyn Williams

Dr Robyn Williams is a Nyoongar woman with extensive experience as a FASD trainer, advocate and researcher.   This expertise includes International FASD training in North American/Canada and many years’ experience working with families.   Since 2008, Robyn has worked in an advocacy role supporting families caring for children with FASD. In 2014, Robyn presented at International conferences on FASD in Canada and North America.  This trip also included an intensive five-week study tour where she was trained and continues to be mentored by leading international experts in FASD.  Robyn completed her PhD on FASD in the South West region of WA, and has developed a FASD training package for professional development and families caring for children with FASD.  This training has been rated highly by participant feedback and evaluations from participating agencies.   Robyn’s professional roles have included working at various health agencies, among them Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service, Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service, Edith Cowan University and the Office of Aboriginal Health (Western Australia). She currently works at Curtin University’s Centre for Aboriginal Studies.