- $449,340 (Australian Childhood Foundation)- As part of a successful tender bid, SCU (Dr Lynne McPherson & Myself) have been awarded $449,340 over three years to develop and implement a program of research, which in turn will inform and directly impact upon the practice of the therapeutic care of young people in NSW. Research priorities will be determined by three governance bodies including an evidence review panel featuring international experts, a cultural governance panel featuring key Indigenous advisors and a stakeholder advisory group. This partnership between SCU and ACF will produce research and innovation that solves complex problems and creates a more highly skilled workforce.
- $50,000 (Australian Childhood Foundation) - This study aimed to establish whether ‘trauma informed’ interventions, which form the basis of The Treatment and Care for Kids (TrACK) program, make a difference to the life trajectory for children and young people with complex trauma. It investigated children and young people’s experiences of the TrACK program, with a focus on demonstrated outcomes for the growing child.
- $80,000 - PhD scholarship award to Conduct an original research investigating how African women with incontinent bodies negotiate the vaginal fistula diagnosis.