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These expert collaborators focus on topics that impact on mental health experience from prevention, to detection, to intervention, and monitoring, including mental health literacy, school interventions, parental interventions, individual differences and non-responders identification, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and refugee and at-risk community groups.

Vicki Anderson

Professor Vicki Anderson BA (Hons), MA (Clin Neuropsych), PhD, FAPS, FASSA, FAAHMS, FASSBI. Dr Anderson is Director, Clinical Sciences Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Head, Psychology, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Her research and clinical interests are in developmental and acquired disorders, impacting the child’s brain. Her recent work has focussed on translating her early career findings into clinical practice to optimise child outcomes from brain injury. Her achievements include publication of the Test of Everyday Attention for Children which is now adopted worldwide and development of parent-focused psychosocial treatments, including novels and digital health tools to support screening and diagnosis of childhood conditions.

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Mark Bellgrove

Professor Mark Bellgrove - is a Senior Research Fellow (Level B) of the NHMRC, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Director of Research for the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University. He is Founder and President of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA). Mark is an international authority on the neurobiology of attention and attention deficit and Federation Secretary General of the World ADHD. His work spans studies of genetics, pharmacology, brain imaging and neuropsychology.

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Ngiare Brown

Professor Ngiare Brown (BMed, MPH (TM), FRACGP (hon.)) is a Yuin nation woman from the south coast of NSW. She is a senior Aboriginal medical practitioner with qualifications in medicine, public health, and primary care and an experienced Aboriginal health researcher with skills around child and adolescent health, mental health, and primary health care. She is currently member of the Indigenous Advisory Council to the Prime Minister; National Mental Health Commissioner; board member of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth; and founding director of Ngaoara. Her understanding of, and respect for Aboriginal perspectives and her commitment to cultural responsibilities strongly influences her priorities and practices as a clinician, researcher and academic. She will provide overall leadership around this project and ensure its translation both locally and nationally.

Indigenous, At-Risk And Marginalised Populations

Warren Cann

Warren Cann is a clinically trained psychologist and has been CEO of the Parenting Research Centre, for over 18 years. He is founding director of the raisingchildren.net.au, previous honorary professor at the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health at Deakin University and currently sits on the Victorian Children’s Council and National Mental Health’s Commission’s Advisory Committee. Warren’s career focus has been on engaging and supporting parents in raising their children through design and development of multiple parenting programs and practice frameworks. Warren is frequently called upon by government and non-government organisations for advice on evidence-based practice in parenting support, and is an experienced trainer, speaker and media spokesperson.

Mental Health Literacy And Action

Vaughan Carr

Professor Vaughan Carr - is Adjunct Professor at the Universities of New South Wales, Newcastle and Monash, Senior Principal Research Scientist at Neuroscience Research Australia and senior consultant psychiatrist in Monash Health. He has held positions as Area Director of Hunter New England Mental Health Services, Founding Director of the Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research, national president of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research and CEO and Scientific Director of the Schizophrenia Research Institute. He initiated and led the national Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank and designed and initiated the NSW Child Development Study (NSW-CDS). His extensive career publications span genetic, neurobiological, cognitive, clinical, and psychosocial studies of schizophrenia, as well as research in child psychiatry, psychotherapy, substance abuse, health service evaluation, epidemiology and health economics.


Mark Dadds

Professor Mark Dadds is a Principal Research Fellow of the NHMRC of Australia, Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Child Behaviour Research Clinic at the University of Sydney. His works is on developing state-of-the-art treatments for children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems. He has authored 4 books and over 250 papers on child and family psychology. His treatment methods were the subject of the 2014 ABC TV documentary Kids on Speed? for which he was awarded the Inaugural APS Award for Media Engagement with Science.


Kimberlie Dean

Professor Kimberlie Dean is the Head of the Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health and Chair of Forensic Mental Health at the University of New South Wales. She works clinically as a Forensic Psychiatrist with Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network, where she also holds the position of Research Lead for Forensic Mental Health. She leads epidemiological and clinical research focused on improving the mental health of those in contact with the criminal justice system.

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Blake Dear

Dr Blake Dear is an NHMRC Leadership fellow and senior Clinical Psychologist. He is a co-founder and a Director of the eCentreClinic at Macquarie University; a specialist research clinic, which develops, evaluates and implements innovative remotely-delivered psychological treatments for common mental health and chronic physical health conditions. He is also a part of the Senior Leadership Team of the MindSpot Clinic and he has developed and co-developed numerous remotely-delivered treatment programs. Two of his most significant achievements are the development of the Wellbeing Course and the Pain Course, which have been used by more than 20,000 Australians to date.

Rural And Remote Health

Louisa Degenhardt

Substance Use

Frances Doyle

Dr Frances Doyle is a Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at Western Sydney University. She is a researcher, educator, and clinical psychologist focussed on improving child and family wellbeing. Her research examines the early detection, prevention, and treatment of mental health problems in young people with the aim to promote wellbeing across the lifespan.

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Valsamma Eapen

Professor Valsamma Eapen - is Professor and Chair of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UNSW; Head, Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry and the Director of BestSTART Child Health Academic Unit at South Western Sydney Local Health District. She is a Program Director of Autism Cooperative Research Centre and Stream Director of Early Life Determinants of Health Clinical Academic Group within SPHERE, a NHMRC accredited Advanced Health Research Translational Centre and she is working to establish a national children and young people hub for Consumer and Community Involvement. As a clinician researcher, she has consistently demonstrated the ability to translate research findings into direct practice or policy applications, including developing service delivery frameworks for early identification and intervention of developmental disorders. Her work has been shared with global bodies such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, World Vision, UNICEF child’s rights taskforce and Centre for Disease Control.

Physical Health in Mental Health Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Daryl Efron

Dr Daryl Efron is a consultant paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Senior Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), and Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne. He has a 25 year record in child neurodisability research, and is a recognised clinical and academic leader in developmental paediatrics in Australia. He has long-standing interest in psychopharmacology trials and developing innovative models of care for children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Physical Health in Mental Health Externalising Disorders

Elizabeth Elliott

Professor Elizabeth Elliott is an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, Professor of Paediatrics (University of Sydney), Consultant Paediatrician (Children’s Hospital Westmead) and was Co-Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (2016-2021). Her focus is dissemination/translation of knowledge into policy and practice. She developed the Australian Guide to FASD Diagnosis; led development of the FASD Australia Hub and FASD Register, developed NHMRC and WHO guidelines on alcohol use in pregnancy and has contributed to the National FASD Action Plan.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Rural And Remote Health

Jacqueline Emery

Jacqueline Emery - is the Chief Executive Officer at Royal Far West, Australia. She is an experienced leader and executive with a demonstrated history of success across media, education and not for profit sectors. Prior to joining Royal Far West she held leadership roles in some of Australia’s most well-known organisations including The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD); Australian Financial Review Group and Reader’s Digest. Jacqui also sits on the Board of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA).

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Rural And Remote Health

Melissa Green

Professor Melissa Green is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales (UNSW, Sydney) and Group Leader at Neuroscience Research Australia. She holds an honorary appointment at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Her research is focused on determining modifiable social and biological risk factors for the development of severe mental illness, and she brings expertise in epidemiology, genetics and clinical neuropsychiatry, with particular interest in psychotic disorders.

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Laura Hart

Dr Laura Hart - is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on developing, evaluating and disseminating training programs for the public to improve prevention, awareness and help-seeking for mental illness. She has been recognized with multiple awards, including for her work Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA). She has authored 4 books and presented professional development workshops across Australia, Europe and the USA.

Mental Health Literacy And Action

David Hawes

Professor David Hawes is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and Co-Director of the Child Behaviour Research Clinic at the University of Sydney. His research focuses on the family-based treatment of child conduct problems (e.g., defiance and aggression), including innovations in parenting interventions. He has published over 150 journal articles and chapters/books on parenting and child mental health, including treatment manuals and international handbooks, and is a Director of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy.”

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Caroline Hunt

Professor Caroline Hunt is a Professor of Psychology and leads the Clinical Psychology Unit at the University of Sydney. She has been Chair of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, President of the NSW Psychology Council, and is currently a Board member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association. She has developed and implemented several school-based intervention programs targeting emotional problems, and more recently bullying and victimisation. Her expertise and interests are in the assessment and prevention of peer victimisation in schools, and emotional problems in youth.

School-Based Interventions

Beth Johnson

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Individual Differences and Non-Responders

Anthony Jorm

Professor Anthony Jorm - is Professor Emeritus at the Uni of Melbourne and NHMRC Leadership Fellow. His expertise is in building the capacity of the community to take action for prevention and early intervention with mental disorders. He is Editor-in-Chief of Mental Health & Prevention, and Assoc Editor of the Aust NZ J Psychiatry. His major area of practical impact has been with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training, which he co-founded. This form of training has been received by over 900,000 Australians and over 4 million globally. He has received numerous awards, including Outstanding Academic Mentor Award (2017) and NHMRC Australia Fellow (2009).

Mental Health Literacy And Action

Justin Kenardy

Professor Justin Kenardy is Emeritus Professor at University of Queensland. His work is primarily with trauma and its consequences in children. His focus in this area is on early intervention, traumatic injury, and disaster-related trauma. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia.

Physical Health in Mental Health Internalising Disorders

Eva Kimonis

Professor Eva Kimonis is a Professor of Psychology University of New South Wales and Director of the UNSW Parent-Child Research Clinic that specialises in providing cutting-edge assessment and treatment for children with externalising disorders. She is Fulbright award winner, former president President-Elect of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy, and Associate Editor for the journal Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. She is an international authority in the developmental psychopathology, assessment, and treatment of childhood externalising disorders and psychopathic traits.

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Michael Kohn

Dr Michael Kohn – MBBS, FRACP, FACPM, PhD, is a paediatrician with over 30 years’ experience in the assessment and management of conditions affecting the health and development of children, adolescents, and young adults. He has been strongly involved in advocacy, trans-diagnostic neuro-science research and clinical practice. His research work has contributed to the assessment and management of ADHD, nutrition and eating disorders. He is presently a Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Westmead Hospital, Area Director for AYA Services in Western Sydney , Chair of ADHD Australia and research Director of the Centre for Research into Adolescent’s Health (CRASH).

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Nick Kowalenko

Dr Nick Kowalenko - is Deputy Chair, Emerging Minds and Senior Clinical Adviser to the Digital National Workforce Centre for Children’s Mental Health (0-12 years), Vice President, International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (IACAPAP) and a child psychiatrist. He has co-led a range of national and state mental health practice initiatives to better integrate primary and specialist health care, to promote mental health and well being in the early years. His academic publications span his interests in multi-disciplinary mental health workforce development, translational research and practice, information development for routine mental health outcome measurement, early intervention, and family focussed care.

Perinatal Interventions

Kristin Laurens

Professor Kristin Laurens is ARC Future Fellow and A/Prof of Psychology at Queensland University of Technology, Adjunct A/Prof of Psychiatry at University of New South Wales, and Visiting Researcher in Psychosis Studies at King’s College London, UK. She conducts longitudinal epidemiological and cognitive neuroscience investigations with children to identify developmental pathways to adolescent and adulthood mental disorders. With UK clinical collaborators, she designed and trialled the first CBT intervention for children with distressing psychotic-like experiences in UK Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Psychosis School-Based Interventions

Amy Morgan

Dr Amy Morgan - is a Senior Research Fellow and CR Roper Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on increasing the mental health literacy of the community, reducing stigma, and preventing common mental disorders and suicide. Her mental health literacy research has informed evidence guides for depression and anxiety published by Beyond Blue. Among other accolades, she is the recipient of the 2015 Rising Star award from the Association for Psychological Science, and currently has leadership roles as a Board Member of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions and Secretary of the Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders (APMD).

Mental Health Literacy And Action

Louise Newman

Professor Louise Newman (AM) - is Professorial Fellow in Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Newcastle University and Monash University. She is a practising Consultant in infant and perinatal psychiatry at Albert Rpad Clinic Melbourne. With expertise in the area of disorders of early parenting and attachment difficulties in infants. She is recognised as Australia’s lead researcher in the areas of infant and early child development, disturbances of early parenting and parent-infant interventions and she has research collaborations with several international infant research groups.

Perinatal Interventions

Angela Nickerson

Angela Nickerson – is a Professor at the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales, and Director of the Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program. Her research focuses on understanding psychological mechanisms underlying refugee mental health, with the ultimate aim of informing the development of effective psychological therapies for refugees and refugee policy.

Refugee Families

Jaimie Northam

Dr Jaimie Northam is a Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at the University of Sydney. She works clinically at the Child Behaviour Research Clinic and is leading the first flagship trial for Growing Minds Australia, the Growing Minds Check-Up. Dr Northam has over 15 years of experience working with children, young people and their families. She specialises in externalising disorders, with a special interest in conduct problems and youth substance use.

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Frank Oberklaid

Professor Frank Oberklaid is a developmental/behavioural paediatrician at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and Co-Research Group Leader at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI). He was the Founding Director of the Centre for Community Child Health, and he is currently Chair of the Victorian Children’s Council and co-chair of the national Child Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy. He is a consultant for the WHO and UNICEF and his work has been characterised by leadership in setting up strong collaborations and the conceptualisation, development and implementation of successful and enduring national initiatives. He has worked with state and federal governments around policy and service reform, especially in the areas of early childhood, mental health, and prevention/early intervention.

School-Based Interventions

Mark Porter

Dr Mark Porter is a Clinical Psychologist from Fremantle, Western Australia, with 20 + years of experience implementing and managing unique interventions in mental health. He implemented and managed the first complex AOD therapeutic community in W.A. where he completed his doctorate analysing opiate and methamphetamine treatment. He has managed the first successful implementation of the Multisystemic Therapy (MST) program in Australian mental health for children and adolescents with conduct disorders since 2006.

Externalising Disorders

Ronald Rapee

Professor Ron Rapee – Ronald M. Rapee, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Macquarie University, in Sydney, Australia and Director of the University's Centre for Emotional Health. He is best known for his theoretical models of the development of anxiety disorders and his creation of empirically validated intervention programs (such as Cool Kids) that are widely used internationally.

School-Based Interventions

Matthew Sanders

Professor Matthew Sanders is considered a world leader in the field of evidence-based parenting and family interventions and is founding chair of the Parenting and Research Alliance (PAFRA). As founder of Triple P-Positive Parenting Program, his work has had a major international impact on child and parenting research, policy and practice. He is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and the Academy of Social Sciences, a Queensland of the Year and in 2020 Order of Australia (AO). He is a strong advocate for policies that increase access of parents to evidence-based parenting support, and actively promotes positive parenting strategies throughout his local community through regular appearances in local, national and international media including radio, television, print media and podcasts “Parenting in a Pandemic” and “Families under Pressure”.

Parenting And Family Interventions

Michael Sawyer

Professor Michael Sawyer, OAM, MBBS, PhD, Dip Child Psych., FRANZCP, FRCPC is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Adelaide. Prior to retiring in 2019 he was Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Adelaide and Head, Research and Evaluation Unit at the Women's and Children's Hospital in South Australia. During his academic career he also held appointments as Head, Department of Paediatrics and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Michael is currently the Honorary Medical Advisor for Australian Rotary Health. In 2008, he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the field of child and adolescent mental health as a researcher and educator.

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Emma Sciberras

Emma Sciberras is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Deakin University and a Team Leader in Health Services research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI). She currently holds a Medical Research Future Fund Investigator Grant (2021-25). She leads the ADHD research lab and Mental Health care research stream in the Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) at Deakin University. She had published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in the area of ADHD and children’s mental health.

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Dianne Shanley

Dianne Shanley, Associate Professor at Griffith University, established and co-leads the Changing Health Systems (CHESS) research group within the Menzies Health Institute of Queensland (MHIQ). She held key leadership roles in health services over the past 10 years, including Director of Griffith University’s Allied Health and Psychology Clinic. She conceptualized and led the progression of 3 multi-million dollar research projects integrating primary health care with specialist systems, using community-driven solutions for health system challenges. She represented 1 of 12 consortiums re-developing the Australian Guide to the Diagnosis of FASD. She has received over $22M in research funding.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Indigenous, At-Risk And Marginalised Populations

Tim Silk

Associate Professor Tim Silk is a cognitive neuroscientist specializing in paediatric neurodevelopmental imaging in order to understand the brain-behaviour interface; when and where that goes awry. Leading the Brain and Cognitive Developmental lab in the School of Psychology, Deakin University, his comprehensive research program applies a range of neuroimaging techniques to identify neuroimaging markers that can be used to distinguish children with neurodevelopmental disorders, monitor progression, and predict likely outcome or treatment response.

Physical Health in Mental Health Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Bruce Tonge

Professor Bruce Tonge – Prior to retirement in 2012, Bruce was Foundation Head, School of Psychology and Psychiatry and Head of Discipline of Psychological Medicine at Monash University and Senior Clinical Advisor of the Mental Health Program of Monash Health at Monash Medical Centre. He established the Monash University Centre for Development Psychiatry and Psychology. Bruce continues to have clinical research, and teaching interests in developmental psychiatry with focus in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and behavioural and emotional disturbance in children and adolescents with intellectual disability and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as parent education and skills training public mental health interventions, and treatment outcome studies in childhood anxiety and depressive disorders.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Perinatal Interventions

Lucy Tully

Dr Lucy Tully is a researcher, psychologist and Senior Lecturer at the Child Behaviour Research Clinic, School of Psychology, University of Sydney. She has over 20 years of research experience focussed on enhancing the reach and access of interventions to improve the mental health and well-being of children and families. She has managed several large and complex studies in government and university settings in UK and Australia and has a unique mix of experience in industry and academia.

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Stacy Tzoumakis

Dr Stacy Tzoumakis - is an ARC DECRA Research Fellow with the Griffith Criminology Institute at Griffith University. Her work adopts an interdisciplinary approach (i.e., criminology, social work, developmental psychology, and health sciences) to understanding children’s behavioural development over the life-course. She has extensive experience working with large longitudinal studies, including administrative record linkage data.Dr Stacy Tzoumakis - is an ARC DECRA Research Fellow with the Griffith Criminology Institute at Griffith University. Her work adopts an interdisciplinary approach (i.e., criminology, social work, developmental psychology, and health sciences) to understanding children’s behavioural development over the life-course. She has extensive experience working with large longitudinal studies, including administrative record linkage data.


Philip Ward

Professor Philip Ward is a Professor in the Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health at UNSW Sydney and Director of the Schizophrenia Research Unit at Liverpool Hospital, in south-western Sydney. He has been listed as a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher is Psychiatry and Psychology since 2019. Over the past decade he has overseen evaluation of evidence-based lifestyle interventions to address poor physical health among youth with first-episode psychosis, adolescent inpatients, and adults with severe and enduring psychotic disorders.

Physical Health in Mental Health

Allison Waters

Professor Allison Waters is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University and the Director of the Griffith University Childhood Anxiety Disorders Research Program, in which she oversees research on mechanisms underlying anxiety disorders and developing and testing treatments. Professor Waters is Deputy Head of School (Research), Associate Editor of Behaviour Research and Therapy, a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts and the Research Advisory Committee of Australian Rotary Health. She has authored over 148 books, chapters and research papers and has received numerous research awards from Griffith University and the Australian Psychological Society.

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Katrina Williams

Professor Katrina Williams - is a paediatrician and public health physician who is currently the Head of Department, Paediatrics Education and Research at Monash University and Director of Research & Developmental Paediatrician at Monash Children’s Hospital. She holds Honorary appointments at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the University of Melbourne. Having trained at locations across Australia and in London, her research is in clinical and population epidemiology including evidence synthesis, prevalence estimate and prognosis, diagnosis, and intervention studies. Her vision is to deliver best care for children and their families by embedding research and training in health care.

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Marie Yap

Dr Marie Yap - is an Associate Professor at Monash University and founder of the award-winning Parenting Strategies Program, which translates research evidence into actionable parenting guidelines that underpin individually tailored online parenting interventions to prevent and reduce the impact of MH problems in children and adolescents. As a World Expert in parent-child relations, she has extensive experience developing and implementing scalable parenting programs that have improved parenting and child outcomes. One of her online interventions, Partners in Parenting, has been rolled out nationally, and adopted in the UK and Malaysia. The impact of her work has been recognised by a Young Tall Poppy Award and Australian Rotary Health Mental Health Impact Award.

Mental Health Literacy And Action

Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck

Dr Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck is a developmental psychologist and Professor at Griffith University. She is director of the Family Interaction Program, a member of Menzies Health Institute QLD, and co-lead of Dynamics of Youth Development research group. Her work has provided effective services reducing abuse notification rates, reunited families, built closer family relationships, and helped child safety workers acquire new skills. In her research on youth mental health, she conducts RCTs of behavioural interventions for emotional disorders. She concentrates on basic research on rejection and bullying, social media use, stress and coping, and emotion regulation.

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