Cat Ward

Cat Ward, BSC, Bachelor of Social Work

Cat is a qualified Social Worker with full membership of the Social Workers Registration Board and is a member of the Aotearoa New Zealand Association for Social Workers. Cat has over 20 years’ experience working with children, youth, adults and families in a range of sectors including disability, community and mental health. Cat believes in taking a holistic, strengths-based approach, harnessing the strengths in individuals whilst addressing their underlying needs. Over the last 6 years Cat has specialised in the areas of trauma-informed practice and resilience building.  She has worked in partnership with other community services in Nelson and Tasman, to facilitate access to services that meet the individual’s needs.