BSW, B.Ed, Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment, Cert. Performance Coach.
Training Facilitator, Vocational Educator, Social Worker, Performance Coach specialising in: workplace wellbeing, mental health, cross cultural communication and diversity management.
Founder/Director - Ella Lopresti Training and Mentoring - personal and professional skills development and workplace wellbeing training, coaching and mentoring, specialising in human and client services sectors.
Co-Founder/Facilitator - Friends for Recovery (FFR) - a community based mental health awareness program promoting non-judgement, connection and mutual support around mental health and wellbeing.
Vocational Educator/Lecturer - TafeSA - design and delivery of units of competency for the Diploma Community Services Work and Cert IV Mental Health programs.
Tutor- School of Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia.
Student Counsellor- University of South Australia.
Consultant Human Resource Services - University of South Australia, Human Resources Unit - Established and co-ordinated the University’s pilot youth employment program; co-ordinated the recruitment of a cohort of youngTrainees and monitored their success; established, and facilitated the University’s youth employment advisory groupand conducted training programs on equal opportunity and anti-discrimination legislation for academic staff.
Community Educator - Global Education Centre of South Australia - Developed and delivered the 'Think Global - ActLocal' training program for schools and communities.
Tutor/ Field Education- University of South Australia, School of Social Work and Social Policy - Student placement and supervision across human service organisations.
Socio-Cultural Skills Trainer - Flinders University of South Australia - developed and delivered training program:'Developing socio-cultural competencies for adjustment to living and studying in Australia'.
Social Worker - Australian Agency for International Development - Cross cultural counselling, training and culturally inclusive program development in the tertiary education sector.
Social Worker - Department of Immigration, Local Government & Ethnic Affairs - cross cultural case management and advocacy for newly arrived migrants and refugees.