Jade Purtell

Jade Purtell

Senior Research Officer
Australian Institute of Family Studies
MSocWk (RMIT), BSocSc(Hons) Swinburne

Jade began working at AIFS on the Beyond 18 project in 2017. She has previously worked in both practitioner and researcher roles with children and young people with out of home care experiences.

Most recently Jade has worked with the CREATE Foundation, the Bounce Project at Orygen Youth Health and with leaving care researchers at Monash University.

She is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Social Work at Monash University supervised by Philip Mendes and Bernadette Saunders.