Our team

Dovetail provides clinical advice and professional support to workers, services and communities who engage with young people affected by alcohol and other drug use. We offer free training, resources, and telephone advice to any Queensland-based professional who works with young people.

Cameron Francis - Social Worker (Team Leader)

Cameron is a Social Worker with seventeen years' experience in the youth alcohol and other drug sector in roles spanning individual counselling, outreach and peer education. Commencing with Dovetail at the project's inception in 2010, Cameron combines his systems-approach to understanding work vulnerable young people to support the workforce to better respond to complex youth alcohol and drug problems.

Cassie Davis - Psychologist

Cassie is a Psychologist with over 12 years' experience working in the alcohol and drug sector. She has worked across government and community roles including child safety, opiate replacement, NSP, inpatient detox as well as youth and adult counselling. She has a particular interest in working with young people who identify as LGBTIQ+.

Clare Mason - Social Worker

Clare is a Social Worker with over 15 years’ experience working with young people experiencing problematic substance use. She has worked extensively in residential youth alcohol and other drug programs, mental health, youth justice and facilitated a range of day programs for young people both in Brisbane and London. Clare’s career has also included service improvement and program development projects.

Jade Phillips - Social Worker

Jade Phillips is a Social Worker from Dovetail with several years' experience working in the youth alcohol and other drug sector in South-East Queensland. She has worked in outreach and individual counselling settings and has a strong interest in engagement and working with young people using alcohol and other drugs in a problematic manner.