Carolyn Watts

Head of Vocational Programs
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation

Carolyn has 30 years of experience working across education, employment services, social services, and sport with a particular focus on young people. Her key roles have been at both the management and executive management and board level in various not for profits and federal government.

Carolyn has spent the past 9 years at headspace developing innovative ways to support young people with employment and education. Carolyn is responsible for the leadership and management of Work and Study programs and services across the headspace network, including;
• IPS program across 50 headspace Centres
• Work and Study Online
• Career Mentoring
• Work and Study online resources and communities
These headspace programs provide over 4,000 young people each year with personalised, strength based and clinically integrated support.