Research Projects

Recognising and Responding to Domestic Violence: A Scaffolded Approach to Training Under-graduate Dentistry Students

The primary aim of this initiative is to address the identified gap in Dentistry curriculum content concerning appropriately recognising and responding to domestic violence presented in clinical practice.

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Grandparents Matter: Optimising the Inclusion of Grandparents After Child Protection Intervention

In this current Partnership Grant project, the research question is: What are the ways that the inclusion of grandparents can be optimised in relation to child protection intervention, out of home care and related services.

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Social Work Student Suitability/ Unsuitability Model

This research project will engage with James Cook University social work field education stakeholders, namely Field educators, Social Work academic staff and students, to further explore their understanding of ‘social work student suitability for practice.

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The Impact of Low Levels of Income on the Life and Study Success of Australian Social Work Students

The primary aim of this larger study was to further explore the impact of low or insufficient income on the lives and study success of a national cohort of current social work students.

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National Field Education Research Project

This national survey was undertaken during 2015/ 2016 to provide an overview of how field education is currently delivered in Australia and what field education staff perceived as challenges in field education.

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