Associate Professor Leah Bromfield
Associate Professor Leah Bromfield
Associate Professor Leah Bromfield is the Deputy of the Australian Centre for Child Protection at the University of South Australia.
Dr Martien Snellen
Dr Martien Snellen
Martien Snellen is a perinatal psychiatrist who consults at a metropolitan obstetrics hospital and also works in private practice.
Dr Richard Fletcher
Dr Richard Fletcher
Dr Richard Fletcher is currently Leader of the Fathers and Families Research Program at the Family Action Centre, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle and Convenor, Australian Fatherhood Research Network.
Gowrie Victoria
Gowrie Victoria
Gowrie Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation providing services to support and enhance the development of excellence in early childhood education.
Ms Helena Deacon-Wood
Ms Helena Deacon-Wood
Helena works as a psychologist with Relationships Australia, Victoria. She has worked in the areas of intellectual disability, community health and postnatal depression.
Professor Vicki Anderson
Professor Vicki Anderson
Professor Anderson is Director, Department of Psychology, Royal Children’s Hospital, Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne and Director, Critical Care & Neuroscience Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.
Dr Jan Backhouse
Dr Jan Backhouse
Dr Backhouse has completed a PhD at Southern Cross University. Her research topic investigated the ‘lived experiences’ of Australian grandparents who are raising their grandchildren due to their own adult children's inability to take on the parenting role.
Associate Professor Anne Bardoel
Associate Professor Anne Bardoel
Dr Anne Bardoel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and currently heads the Work Life Research Program which is part of the Australian Centre for Research in Employment and Work (ACREW).
Dr Justin Bilszta
Dr Justin Bilszta
Dr Bilszta is a Research Fellow with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, and Austin Health, and Lecturer with the Medical Education Unit, University of Melbourne.
Associate Professor Anne Graham
Associate Professor Anne Graham
Professor Anne Graham is Director of the Centre for Children & Young People at Southern Cross University, Lismore, and Director of Research for the School of Education.
Associate Professor Marilyn Campbell
Associate Professor Marilyn Campbell
Dr Marilyn Campbell is an associate professor in the school of Learning and Professional Studies, Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology.
Ms Rhonda Brown
Ms Rhonda Brown
Dr Rhonda Brown is a family therapist and nursing educator with a background in family therapy, counselling, community and mental health nursing, academic and community education
Dr Frances Gibson
Dr Frances Gibson
Frances is a developmental psychologist who is based at the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University in Sydney.
Dr Vicki Cowling
Dr Vicki Cowling
Dr Cowling, OAM, is a social worker and psychologist who has worked with children and families in various settings for many years. Dr Cowling has conducted extensive research into children of parents with mental illness and their families.
Ms Amber Dunlop
Ms Amber Dunlop
Amber is a psychologist who currently works for the Sexual Health Service in Cairns, Queensland.
Dr Susana Gavidia-Payne
Dr Susana Gavidia-Payne
Dr Gavidia-Payne's research interests include development in young children with and without disabilities; problem behaviour; stress, coping and support in families or children with and without disabilities.
Dr Joy Goodfellow
Dr Joy Goodfellow
Joy Goodfellow has been involved in early childhood education for many years as a practitioner, an educator and a researcher.
Dr Stefan Gruenert
Dr Stefan Gruenert
Dr Gruenert is currently the Executive Manager of Research and Program Evaluation at the Odyssey Institute of Studies.
Associate Professor Christine Johnston
Associate Professor Christine Johnston
Christine Johnston is the convenor of special education programs within the School of Education, University of Western Sydney.
Dr Virginia Schmied
Dr Virginia Schmied
Virginia is currently Manager Research of the NSW Centre for Parenting and Research in the NSW Department of Community Services.
Ms Nicoline Kovatseff
Ms Nicoline Kovatseff
Nicoline is the program coordinator of Talking Realities, a young parenting peer education program.
Associate Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker
Associate Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker
Associate Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker is an Aboriginal Western Australian who identifies strongly with the Wadjuk, Ballardong and Yued people.
Dr Catherine McMahon
Dr Catherine McMahon
Dr McMahon’s research focuses on adjustment for parents and children during the transition to parenthood.
Dr Lyndall Strazdins
Dr Lyndall Strazdins
Dr Strazdins is a Fellow (PhD psychology, M Clinical Psych) at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, the Australian National University.
Dr Rachel Mayes
Dr Rachel Mayes
Rachel graduated from the University of Sydney with a B.App.Sc (Occupational Therapy) and Class 1 Honours in 1997.
Ms Rosalie Pattenden
Ms Rosalie Pattenden
Rosalie is a psychologist and is the Clinical Practice Manager for Centacare Catholic Family Services.
Dr Emma Pearson
Dr Emma Pearson
Emma Pearson is a lecturer at the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University, teaching in the areas of child development and social context.
Dr Andrea Reupert
Dr Andrea Reupert
Dr Reupert is a therapist, teacher and researcher. She has authored or co-authored over 40 publications, delivered 30 conference presentations, and successfully acquired 15 research grants totalling over $600,000 in the specialised area of parental mental illness.
Associate Professor Judy Ungerer
Associate Professor Judy Ungerer
Judy Ungerer is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University.
Professor Pat Preedy
Professor Pat Preedy
Professor Pat Preedy (PhD, Med, Bed (Hons)) is Executive Principal of GEMS Sherfield School (IBD qualified) and Chief Education Officer for GEMS UK, having joined the company in 2002 as a member of the GEMS Advisory Board.
Dr Damien Riggs
Dr Damien Riggs
Damien Riggs is a lecturer in social work at Flinders University, where he teaches on topics including child protection, research methods, and working with families and children.
Ms Kerri Thorne
Ms Kerri Thorne
A graduate of Macquarie University (NSW), Kerri's academic interests focus on child and adult development, disability, loss and grief, narrative therapy, psychological issues confronting marginalised groups in society, and qualitative research.
Dr Zoe Hazelwood
Dr Zoe Hazelwood
Dr Zoe Hazelwood is a lecturer in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology.
Tracy Smith & Deb Pattrick
Tracy Smith & Deb Pattrick
Tracy Smith, RM, and Deb Pattrick, RM, are midwives and Core of Life program managers working at Peninsula Health, Melbourne.
Dr Sophie Xenos
Dr Sophie Xenos
Dr Sophie Xenos is a psychology lecturer, teaching undergraduate psychological theory and postgraduate clinical skills at RMIT University.
Professor Ruth Webber
Professor Ruth Webber
Professor Ruth Webber is a founding director of the Quality of Life and Social Justice Research Centre.