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Addressing the mental health nurse shortage: undergraduate nursing students working as assistants in nursing in inpatient mental health settings (with Graeme Browne, Iain W. Graham, and Dean Warren Shaw), International Journal of Nursing Practice (2013)

The population of mental health nurses is ageing and in the next few years we...

 

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Advancing advanced practice: clarifying the conceptual confusion (with Helen Stasa, Thomas Buckley, and Judith Donoghue), Nurse Education Today (2013)

Background: In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of nurses...

 

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Nurse practitioner prescribing practices: the most frequently prescribed medications (with Thomas Buckley, Meg Stuart, Graeme Browne, and Sandra V. Dunn), Journal of Clinical Nursing (2013)

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To explore which medications Australian nurse practitioners most frequently prescribe.

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Although...

 

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Nurses and Twitter: the good, the bad, and the reluctant (with Rhonda Wilson, Jamie Ranse, and Paul McNamara), Collegian (2013)

Nurses and other health professionals are adopting social media to network with health care professionals...

 

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Released potential: a qualitative study of the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program in Australia (with John Hurley, Graeme Browne, Richard Lakeman, and DoRhen Angking), International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (2013)

The Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program (MHNIP) is a Commonwealth Government funded scheme that supports...

 

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The therapeutic relationship and the mental health nurse: it is time to articulate what we do! (with Graeme Browne and Iain Graham), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2012)
 

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Advanced nursing practice hours as part of endorsement requirements for nurse practitioners in Australia: a definitional conundrum (with Andrew Scanlon, Ngaire Watson, and Julianne Bryce), Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2012)

Purpose: To define what can be considered to be nursing practice, time that can be...

 

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Autism and the cognitive processing triad: a case for revising the criteria in the diagnostic and statistical manual (with Hilary Gallagher, Claire Newman, and Mark Hughes), Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2012)

TOPIC: The next iteration of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is...

 

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Autism in Vietnam: the case for the development and evaluation of an information book to be distributed at the time of diagnosis (with Ko Chung Ying, Graeme Browne, Marie Hutchinson, and Bui Vu Binh), Issues in Mental Health Nursing (2012)

Autism is not generally well understood by the community in the West or in Asia....

 

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Case management of young children with behaviour and mental health disorders in school (with Graeme Browne and Iain W. Graham), Australasian Journal of Early Childhood (2012)

When young children with behaviour and mental health disorders do not receive appropriate specialised support...

 

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Child and adolescent psychiatric nursing and the 'plastic man': reflections on the implementation of change drawing insights from Lewin's Theory of Planned Change (with Denise Elizabeth McGarry and Cathrine Fowler), Contemporary Nurse (2012)

Abstract Child and adolescent psychiatric nursing (CAPN) as a discipline has been remarkably slow in...

 

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Children with behavioral/mental health disorders and school mental health nurses in Australia (with Graeme Browne and Iain Graham), Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2012)

TOPIC: This review of the literature addresses Australian school mental health nursing is an...

 

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Models of case management for working with young children: implications for mental health nurses (with Graeme Browne and Iain Graham), International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (2012)

The care of children with behavioural disorders/mental illnesses is an important and emerging role for...

 

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The effectiveness of narrative therapy with young people with autism (with Graeme Browne, Joanne Bradbury, and Ann M. Mulder), Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nursing (2012)

Problem The aim of this pilot study was to be the first step toward empirically...

 

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'Coming ready or not' high fidelity human patient simulation in child and adolescent psychiatric nursing education: diffusion of innovation (with Denise McGarry and Cathrine Fowler), Nurse Education Today (2011)

This paper is the first to address high fidelity human patient simulation (HFHPS) as a...

 

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Marketing mental health nursing on Australian schools of nursing websites: is mental health nursing positioned 'between the flags?' (with D McGarry and C Fowler), Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 37th International Conference: mental health nursing: swimming between the flags? (2011)

Marketing has become a staple expression to distinguish unique and preferable features of a great...

 

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Nurse practitioner preparation: is it time to move beyond masters level entry in Australia? (with Lea-Anne Tuaoi, Marie Hutchinson, and Iain W. Graham), Nurse Education Today (2011)

Nurse Practitioner education in Australia currently requires a post graduate qualification at masters level for...

 

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Nurse practitioners in academic nurse managed centres: a new and emergent opportunity for Australian nurses (with Lea-Anne Tuaoi, Marie Hutchinson, and Iain W. Graham), Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal (2011)

Nursing traditionally has split the career paths of practice, teaching and research. This has limited...

 

Nursing knowledge: practice and practical knowing (with Michael Carey and Cheryl Waters), Evidence-based practice in nursing informatics: concepts and applications (2011)

What is nursing knowledge? Is it scientific knowing or practical thinking? This chapter discusses what...

 

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The development of a parenting program for incarcerated mothers in Australia: a review of prison-based parenting programs (with Claire Newman and Cathrine Fowler), Contemporary Nurse (2011)

The increasing population of children with an incarcerated parent is a significant public health issue....

 

Word power and linguistic constructs in nursing, Evidence-based practice in nursing informatics: concepts and applications (2011)
 

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Survey of a videoconference community of professional development for rural and urban nurses (with Claire Newman, Elizabeth Martin, and Denise E. McGarry), Rural and Remote Health (2010)

INTRODUCTION: Videoconferencing technology has the potential to increase opportunities for healthcare professionals in rural and...

 

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A modified hermeneutic phenomenological approach toward individuals who have autism (with Claire Newman and Cheryl D. Waters), Research in Nursing & Health (2010)

Individuals with autism have a unique cognitive processing style characterized by impaired abstraction, impaired theory...

 

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An ethnographic study of forensic nursing culture in an Australian prison hospital (with Claire Newman, M Eason, A Thorpe, and C O'Discoll), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2010)

Accessible summary Forensic nurses are faced with unique challenges in their attempt to deliver nursing...

 

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Nurse practitioner prescribing practice in Australia (with Sandra V. Dunn, Thomas Buckley, and Claire Newman), Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2010)

Purpose: In Australia, nurse practitioner (NP) services are a relatively new development with little being...

 

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The evaluation of a 12-month health service manager mentoring program in a corrections environment (with Claire Newman), Journal for Nurses in Staff Development (2010)

Mentoring programs are believed to positively influence the professional development of nurses where a system...

 

Advanced nursing practice and advanced practice nursing in acute care settings: What is the future? (Presentation), Emergency Nursing: Balancing the Art and Science: 7th International Conference for Emergency Nurses (2009)
 

Advanced nursing practice and advanced practice nursing in mental health: things get interesting, Proceedings of Today's challenges - tomorrow's solutions: 1st Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Winter Sunshine Symposium (2009)

As the human endeavour of healthcare delivery faces varied crisis across the planet, in Australia...

 

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An evaluation of nurse engagement in emancipatory practice development: the diary of a critical companion (with Claire Newman and Amanda Downie), Practice Development in Health Care (2009)

There is a paucity of research in the area of nurse engagement in the process...

 

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Application of a model for the development of a mental health service delivery collaboration between police and the health service (with Robert Laing, Rebecca Halsey, David Donohue, and Claire Newman), Issues in Mental Health Nursing (2009)

Changing societal trends have revealed an increased prevalence of mental illness and diminished health resources...

 

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Autism in the criminal justice detention system: a review of the literature (with Claire Newman), Journal of Forensic Nursing (2009)

Little is known about the experience of people with autism in custody. A review of...

 

Building video conferencing communities of professional practice: extending the exploration of success (with Denise E. McGarry, Kim Foster, Elizabeth Martin, and Claire Newman), Proceedings of Mind to care: 35th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (2009)
 

Can caring be simulated? An examination of the literature related to application of high fidelity simulation to mental health nursing preparation (with Denise E. McGarry and Catherine Fowler), Proceedings of Mind to care: 35th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (2009)
 

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Nurse practitioner provision of patient education related to medicine (with Thomas Buckley, Claire Newman, and Sandra V. Dunn), Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (2009)

Objective: To describe the perceptions of Australian NPs and NP candidates (student NP and NPs...

 

Potential nurse practitioners roles in co-located professional practices?, Creating a comprehensive primary healthcare system: Inaugural GP Super Clinics Conference (2009)
 

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Preferences for continuing education through existing electronic access for Australian Nurse Practitioners and its implication in prescribing potential (with Claire Newman, Thomas Buckley, and Sandra V. Dunn), Collegian (2009)

Background: Little is known about Australian Nurse Practitioners (NPs) perceptions of the importance of continuing...

 

The person with a diagnosis of autism, Textbook of psychiatric and mental health nursing: the craft of caring (2009)
 

The place of narrative therapy, Northern Sydney Central Coast Health Service Symposium Psychosocial Interventions (2009)
 

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The triad of impairment in autism revisited (with Philip Barker), Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2009)

TOPIC: The triad of impairment referred to at present in the autism-related literature is a...

 

The triad of impairment in autism revisited., Southern Cross University Professorial Series (2009)
 

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Ultimate doctor liability: a myth of ignorance or myth of control? (with Michael Carey, Ngaire Watson, Greg Clark, Claire Newman, and Cheryl D. Waters), Collegian (2009)

Ultimate medical doctor responsibility for the care delivered to patients by all professionals is a...

 

Advanced mental health nursing practice, NSW Nurses Association Mental Health Forum (2008)
 

Advance nursing practice in the real world, Proceedings of Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Private Practice Special Interest Group: Inaugural National Conference (2008)
 

An ethnographic study of forensic nursing culture: where to from here? (with Michelle Eason and Claire Newman), Mental health nursing: a broad canvas: the art of mental health nursing in the age of technology and science: 34th international conference Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (2008)
 

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Assessing nursing competency in the correctional environment: the creation of a self-reflection learning and development tool (with Mary Chiarella, Donna Waters, and Emily Potter), Journal for Nurses in Staff Development (2008)

The authors discuss the development and implementation of the Justice Health (JH) Core Competencies Survey....

 

Building community across geographic boundaries: new brushstrokes on a broad canvas (with Elizabeth Martin and Denise McGary), Mental health nursing: a broad canvas: the art of mental health nursing in the age of technology and science: 34th international conference Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (2008)
 

Continuing professional competence for nurse practitioner prescribers (with Sandra V. Dunn, Debra Anderson, Thomas Buckley, Rosie McShane, Roger Rumble, Helen Rysavy, Meg Stuart, and Karen Cook), Proceedings of National Medicines Symposium (2008)
 

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Examining the role of nursing in (youth) drug court programs (with Emily Potter, Helen Andriotis, and Robyn Rosina), Journal of Addictions Nursing (2008)

There is a paucity of literature examining the role of nursing and nurse practice models...

 

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Exciting times for nursing and nurse practitioners, Australian Nursing Journal (2008)

The author reflects on the state of play for nurse practitioners (NPs) in Australia in...

 

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Fit for prison: special population health and fitness programme evaluation (with Emily Potter, Warren Stevens, Kerri Davidson, and Diane Muldoon), International Journal of Prisoner Health (2008)

Objective. To evaluate a health and fitness programme conducted within a New South Wales, Australia...

 

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Moving and thinking behind bars: the effectiveness of an exercise and health education program on psychological distress of incarcerated people with, or at risk of developing, a chronic illness (with Emily Potter, Warren Stevens, Kerri Davidson, and Diane Muldoon), Australian Journal of Primary Health (2008)

Rates of chronic illness within the New South Wales, Australia, prison population are alarmingly high....

 

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Narrative therapy: a psychotherapeutic approach in the treatment of adolescents with Asperger's disorder, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2008)

TOPIC: The conundrum of how to carry out psychotherapy with an adolescent whose primary currency...

 

Nurse practitioner prescribing: continuing professional competence celebrating collaboration (with Sandra V. Dunn, Debra Anderson, Thomas Buckley, Rosie McShane, Roger Rumble, Meg Stuart, A Sherratt, and Karen Cooke), 5th International Council of Nurses International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network (INP/APNN) Conference (2008)
 

One, two, three diagnose me: a critical analysis of the concept of dual diagnosis as employed in mental health and psychiatric services, Co morbidity and mental health: Australian College of Mental Health Nurses GWS Mental Health Conference (2008)
 

Remote by distance: exploring distance education in nurse practitioner prescribing: Quality Use of Medicines for Nurse Practitioners Project (with Sandra V. Dunn, Debra Anderson, Thomas Buckley, P Browne, R Nash, Roger Rumble, Meg Stuart, A Sherratt, and Karen Cook), 26th Annual Conference of the Council Remote Area Nurses (2008)
 

Sexual health and education findings: lessons in intervention from the juvenile justice environment for clients of mental health services, Macquarie Hospital and NSCC Mental Health Services Speakers Symposium: Mental illness and physical illness co-morbidities (2008)
 

The changing focus of health care: the challenges for nurses providing primary care, Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Awards, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin Univsersity of Technology (2008)
 

The concept of dual diagnosis, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Northern Territory Branch 4th annual conference (2008)
 

The first national study of prescribing practices (Poster) (with Sandra V. Dunn and Thomas Buckley), Proceedings of National Medicines Symposium (2008)
 

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The relationship between exercise and hopelessness in prison (with Emily Potter and Tony G. Butler), Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2008)

This paper reports on the relationship between the levels of self-reported physical exercise and mental...

 

Use of distance technologies in APN education (with Sandra V. Dunn, Debra Anderson, Thomas Buckley, Rosie McShane, Roger Rumble, Helen Rysavy, Meg Stuart, and Karen Cook), 5th International Council of Nurses International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network (INP/APNN) Conference (2008)
 

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Young offenders in New South Wales, Australia and the need for remedial sexual health education (with Grant Mistler, Kristie Kirkwood, and Emily Potter), Sex Education (2008)

The 2005-2008 Australian National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy identifies young people as a key target...

 

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An innovative model of an aged care hostel in the prison setting: process of benchmarking and evaluation (with Yun-Hee Jeon, Emily Potter, and Lynne Chenoweth), Geriaction (2007)

The Australian prison population, like the population in general, is ageing. Services in both areas...

 

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Clinical initiative nurses and nurse practitioners in the emergency department: what's in a name? (with Cheryl D. Waters, Jane O'Connell, Luke Christofis, Anne Lentakis, Monica Rossi, and Diane Crelin), Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal (2007)

Background: The clinical initiative nurse in the emergency department is a role that is gaining...

 

Nurse practitioner prescribing: continuing professional competence at the eye of the storm: prescribing program delivery partnerships collaboration, Changes, choices and challenges: 3rd Annual Conference of Australian Nurse Pratitioners Association (2007)
 

The core capabilities of Justice Health nurses (with Emily Potter), School of Health and Human Sciences Papers (2007)
 

The effect a collaborative exercise and health education program conducted between NSW Justice Health and the NSW Department of Corrective Services on the level of psychological distress experienced by incarcerated people, Proceedings of Mental health nursing: Making waves: 33rd Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (2007)
 

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The healthcare of older inmates in the correctional setting (with Emily Potter, Lynn Chenoweth, and Yun-Hee Jeon), International Journal of Prisoner Health (2007)

Australia, like other western nations, is experiencing a new trend within its prison population -...

 

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Work force redesign and nurse practitioners: a case of oozing possibilities, Change Champions: Skill Mix and Workforce Development: sharing the lesson learnt (2007)
 

Build it and they will come: or will they? Evaluation of the trans Tasmen mental health nurse practitioner online collaborative site after the first six months of operation (with Mark Smith), Proceedings of Mental Health at the Centre: Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses 32nd Annual International Conference (2006)

The development of Nurse Practitioner roles in mental health has been slowed by the nature...

 

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Extreme nursing: forensic adolescent mental health nursing in Australia, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2006)
 

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Intellectual disability in the New South Wales inmate population (with Tony G. Butler, Michael Levy, and Emily Potter), International Journal of Prisoner Health (2006)

Between July and November 2001, a health survey of New South Wales (NSW) inmates was...

 

Key note address, Stories from the field: 2nd National Conference of the Australian Nurse Practitioner Association (2006)
 

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Research and evaluation of clinical nurse mentoring: implications for the forensic context (with Emily Potter), Journal of Forensic Nursing (2006)

The impact of mentoring programmes was examined in this extensive literature review. The effectiveness of...

 

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The first private practice as a registration authority authorised nurse practitioner in Australia, Australian Journal of Primary Health (2006)

The first private practice conducted, owned by and advertised as an authorised nurse practitioner practice...

 

The impact of systemic over regulation on nurse mental health well being in a prison hospital (with Michelle Eason, Angela Thorpe, Martin Cassidy, Erika Ballance, and Colman O'Driscoll), Proceedings of Mental Health at the Centre: Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses 32nd Annual International Conference (2006)

Nursing Care delivered to patients in a prison hospital is delivered in the context of...

 

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The undervalued role of over-regulation in autism: chaos theory as a metaphor and beyond (with Cheryl D. Waters), Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2006)

TOPIC: A triad of impairment that consists of impaired communication, impaired social skills and over-regulated...

 

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Two terms - one meaning: the conundrum of contemporary nomenclature in autism, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2006)

TOPIC: Autism as a diagnostic construct in the last decade has undergone a process of...

 

Autism a very human experience, Australian College of Educators regional conference (2005)
 

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Autism: understanding conceptual processing deficits, Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services (2005)

The repetitive behaviors associated with autism, such as spinning, may be difficult to understand, but...

 

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Dealing with difference, Choosing a School for Your Child New South Wales (2005)
 

Overview of nursing in Justice Health, Justice Health Custodial Care conference (2005)
 

The experience of parenting children with autism, Autism Spectrum Australia National Conference (2005)
 

When health priorities collide: diabetes and depression, Australian Diabetic Educators Association NSW Conference (2005)
 

Adjusting the gaze: early work on the conceptualisation of a mental health ED nurse practitioner liaison role with Central Coast Health, The many faces of mental health consultation liaison nursing: NSW and ACT Consultation Liaison Nurses Forum, 4th annual conference (2004)
 

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Autism: the added element, Choosing a School for Your Child New South Wales (2004)
 

Narrative therapy a psychotherapeutic approach of merit in the treatment of adolescents with Asperger’s Disorder, Proceedings of Mental health nursing: a changing landscape: 30th Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses International Conference (2004)
 

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Painting the vortex: the existential structure of the experience of parenting a child with autism, International Forum of Psychoanalysis (2004)

The experience of parenting a child with autism is one of change to the parent's...

 

Support of the child with a Pervasive Development Disorder in the context of home and school, Central Coast Health Child and Family Health, Autism, Professional Forum (2004)
 

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A hermeneutic phenomenological study of the lived experience of parenting a child with autism, PhD thesis, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW (2003)

It was identified that there was little published research into the lived experience of parenting...

 

The psychiatric intensive care unit (with Cheryl D. Waters), Textbook of psychiatric and mental health nursing: the craft of caring (2003)
 

The psychiatric intensive care unit: coercion, control or care (with Cheryl D. Waters), Textbook of psychiatric and mental health nursing: the craft of caring (2003)
 

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Seclusion: the quest to determine effectiveness, Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services (1996)
 

A study of seclusion: the quest to determine effectiveness, Masters thesis, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW (1994)