AASP 2019 Scientific Program

Townsville Venue: 025.001 - Map

Cairns Venue (Video Conference - 10am-5pm): A4.105 - Map

Singapore Venue (Video Conference - 8am-3pm Singapore time): A3.01 - Map

ZOOM link information:

Telephone:

  • +61 8 7150 1149 (AU Toll)
  • +61 2 8015 2088 (AU Toll)
  • +65 3165 1065 (SG Toll)
  • +65 3158 7288 (SG Toll)
  • International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aYckweoB
  • Meeting ID: 233 130 753

Day 1 - 28 June, 2019

Time

Activity

09:00-10:00

Registration

10:00-10:15

Japanese Taiko Drumming by St Mary Margarete College, Townsville, Australia

10:15-10:30

Conference Opening Address

Professor Dean Jerry; James Cook University, Singapore

10:30-11:15Keynote Address

From everyday life to social change: The role of the scholar activist.

Professor Darrin Hodgetts, University of Massey, New Zealand.

11:15-11:45MORNING TEA
11:45-12:15

Presentation 1

The effect of work stressors, stress recovery and work-family conflict on employee wellbeing and burnout. 

Martina Mae Schlittler & Doctor Divjyot Kaur, James Cook University, Singapore.

12:15-12:45

Presentation 2

Testing the newly developed Relationship Self-Sabotage Scale on a sample of English-speaking Asians.

Raquel Peel, Associate Professor Nerina Caltabiano, Doctor Beryl Buckby, & Doctor Kerry McBain, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

12:45-13:45LUNCH
13:45-14:15

Presentation 3

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of risk factors of the forgotten parent.

Doctor Jasleen Chhabra, Associate Professor Wendy Li, Professor Brett McDermott, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

14:15-15:00

Keynote Address

Positive psychology for the underprivileged: Lessons from the tropics.

Professor Annalakshmi Narayanan, Bharathiar University, India.

15:00-15:30AFTERNOON TEA
15:30-16:00

Presentation 4

Exploring Explicit & Implicit Attitudes towards Mental Illness-A Study of Psychology and Non-psychology students.

Sri Valli C & Doctor Smita Singh, James Cook University, Singapore.

16:00-16:30

Presentation 5

Keeping our relationship blooming in adversity: Interpretative phenomenological study of socio-political stressors and long-term relationship resilience in gay men in Singapore.

Muhamad Alif Bin Ibrahim & Doctor Joanna Barlas, James Cook University, Singapore.

16:30-17:00

Presentation 6

Understanding Chinese Dying in North Queensland: Developing a Chinese Palliative Care Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit.

Quan Zhou, Townsville Hospital & Flinders University, Australia.

17:00CONFERENCE CLOSE

Day 2 - 29 June, 2019

Time

Activity

9:00-10:00

Registration and Morning Tea
10:00-12:00

Community Forum

Community Resilience and Unity in Disasters: Townsville Intercultural Conversations 2019.

Acknowledgement: Townsville Mayor’s Community Assistance Fund.

Chair: Ms Donna-Maree Maxwell

10:00-10:15 Chinese lion dancing

10:15-12:00 Community Presentations:

  • Townsville Multicultural Support Group
  • Townsville Islamic Society
  • Townsville Pasifika Community
  • Townsville Chinese Club

Discussants:

  • Professor Annalakshmi Narayanan, Bharathiar University, India.
  • Professor Darrin Hodgetts, University of Massey, New Zealand.
12:00-13:00LUNCH
13:00-13:45

Keynote Address

Refugee mental health and community attitudes towards refugees.

Associate Professor Wendy Li, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

13:45-14:15

Presentation 7

Understanding the Underserved through an Action Learning Project.

Renee Ericksen, Megan Balgue & Danielle Smallacombe, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

14:15-14:45

Presentation 8

A Literature Review – The Challenges Faced by International University Students: Retention, Mental Health, and Related Factors.

Doctor Timothy Leow, Townsville Hospital, Australia.

14:45-15:15AFTERNOON TEA
15:15-15:45

Presentation 9

University Wellbeing Programme - Positive Psychology Interventions integrated into University Classes.

Tarli Young, The University of Queensland, Australia.

15:45-16:15

Presentation 10

Non-Fatal Deliberate Self-Harm in three remote Indigenous communities of Far North Queensland.

Chris Rouen, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.

16:15-16:25Best Student Paper Award
16:25-17:10

Conference Closing Address

A population-based approach to Mental Health: the Townsville Mentally Healthy City Project.

Professor Brett McDermott, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

17:10CONFERENCE CLOSE