Lauren Peacock

Institute of Capacity Building

Lauren has worked in the employment and community services industry for eighteen years. Working across frontline, operational leadership and strategic roles has given her a broad understanding of the challenges of working as a job coach, especially when working with people with disabilities. In her time in the sector Lauren has contributed to strategic committees on workforce development, and designed and delivered training for a number of organisations including Disability Employment Australia and the Institute of Employability Professionals. She is a prolific writer and is publishing a book later this year on job coaching called “Progress is Everything”. Her practical and tested strategies for engaging clients has helped hundreds of practitioners better coach clients into work.