Supervision of student research

Honours Research Supervision: University of the Sunshine Coast – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons) 2014-15

Mc Laughlin, K.  Investigating the Role of Service Dogs Amongst People with Combat-Related PTSD.

Reinbott, A. Digital literacy among Australian occupational therapy practitioners: Current digital literacy levels, barriers, motivators, and strategies for improvement.

Honours Research Supervision: University of the Sunshine Coast – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons) 2013-14

Hume, S.  A multi-purpose e-portfolio for occupational therapy: A delphi study.

Nord, B. Perceptions of Volunteering for Pets for Life: Motivations, Benefits and Barriers.

Parkes-Moller, J. Exploring the effects of maintaining pet ownership through involvement with the Pets for Life program: Examining social isolation and Quality of Life

Honours Research Supervision: University of the Sunshine Coast – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons) 2012-13

Esplin, N.  Exploring the motivational drives and experiences of volunteer puppy-raisers.

Rankin, C.  The influence of assistance dogs on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.

OCCTH 900 – Directed Final Project Supervisor  MScOT Class of 2012 Students March 2011 – June 2012

Boyce, A. Exploring the potential of adventure therapy in stroke rehabilitation: A scoping study.  Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitative Medicine, Department of Occupational Therapy.

Chan, F.  Exploring Second Life® for People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Scoping Review of the Literature.

Fong M. Use of Logic Modelling and Knowledge Translation to Facilitate Skill retraining in Acquired Brain Injury Survivors and Reduce Strain in their Caregivers.

Hainsworth, A.  The Use of Self-Awareness Interventions to Increase Functional Performance for Persons with an Acquired Brain Injury: A Critical Review.

Meyer, J. Trading Privacy for Social Connection: The Use of Skype and Facebook by Individuals with ABI.

Smith, M.  Mental Health First Aid: A review of the literature.

Tang R. Survey: Exploring Caregiver Education and Support Needs of Families Caring for a Person with an Acquired Brain Injury.

OCCTH 900 – Directed Final Project Supervisor  MScOT Class of 2011 Students March 2010 – June 2011

Anstey, N.  Effectiveness of delivering ‘Managing Fatigue’ programs by distance.

Kabool, A.  Comparing the Effectiveness of Two Structured Activity-Based Play Interventions on the Social Skill Development of Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Kent, A. The Maternal Outcomes of School-Based Parenting Programs for Adolescent Mothers: A Critical Review of the Literature.

Mayberry, S. Reducing Eating Disorder Risk in Adolescent Female Athletes through Primary Prevention Programs: Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy. 

Walsh, B. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for the Treatment of Adults with Binge-Eating Disorder: A Critical Review.

OCCTH 900 – Directed Final Project Supervisor  MScOT Class of 2010 Students March 2009 – June 2010:

Anwar, R. Using mainstream mainstream computer technologies to enhance school-related task performance in students with autism spectrum disorder: A critical review of the literature.

Chapman, L. Effectiveness of online support groups in reducing the psychosocial impact of cancer: A review of the literature.

DeSouza , L. Virtual reality in post-coronary artery bypass graft surgery rehabilitation.

Hudani, M.  Investigating the therapeutic effect of online technology in managing anxiety.

Kossowan, A. Critical Review: What is the effectiveness of using virtual environments for treating and assessing persons with unilateral neglect as a result of stroke.

Pang, S.  Does Music Therapy Improve the Social Behaviour of Children Diagnosed with Autism?

Roper, D. Evaluating the effectiveness of face-to-face breast cancer caregiver support groups in comparison to Internet-based support groups.

OCCTH 900 – Directed Final Project Supervisor  MScOT Class of 2009 Students March 2008  – May 2009:

Hung, Y.  Evidence highlighting the involvement of occupational therapy for adult and adolescent women with eating disorders.

Sorensen, D.  Efficacy of modified constraint induced movement therapy for persons with unilateral neglect post CVA.

Yang, Y. Efficacy of OT interventions with clients living with Fibromyalgia syndrome.

Jamieson, B. Exploring the importance of acupuncture on osteoarthritis: Is there evidence to show improvements in function? A critical review.

Wilson, C.  The effectiveness of supported employment programs in achieving work for adults with schizophrenia.

Honours Research Supervision: Deakin University – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons).

Naughton, A. (2007).  The impact of curriculum on attitudes by first year occupational therapy students towards people with a disability. (Principal supervisor)

Blair, E. (2007).  Exploring role change in parents who have a child diagnosed with cancer. (Principal supervisor)

Dowling, J. (2006).  Social networks in Supported Employment for adults with schizophrenia.  (Principal supervisor)

Noveloso, N. (2005).  Schizophrenia, health and work: The relationship between self-perceived health and work performance among people with schizophrenia in supported employment.  (Co-supervisor)

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