Yooralla 2014/15 research and conference contributions

Successful research grants

  • Gaskin, C., Stone, K., Chan, J. (2015, February). TAC Small Grants Application: My Life Keys – Producing a Rights and Self-Advocacy Training Program for People with Acquired Brain Injury Living in Victoria.
  • Hill, N., (2015, June). Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board Capacity and Innovation Fund – Building Meaningful Pathways for Learners with Disabilities.

Research journal publications

  • Chan, J. (2015).  Challenges to realising the CRPD in Australia for people with intellectual disability and behaviours of concern. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, DOI:10.1080/13218719.2015
  • Chan, J., & Nankervis, K. (2015). Stolen voices: Facilitated communication is an abuse of human rights, Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, DOI:10.1080/17489539.2014.1001549
  • Miller, M., Hagillassis, N., Prain, M., & Wilson, J. (2014). Dysphagia support in disability services: Stakeholder perspectives.  Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, 16(3), 133-138.
  • Brooker, J., Webber, L., Julian, J., Shawyer, F., Graham, A., Chan, J., & Meadows, G. (2014). Mindfulness-based training shows promise in assisting staff to reduce their use of restrictive interventions in residential services. Mindfulness, 5(5), 598-603.  

Book chapters

  • Chan, J., Webber, L., & French, P. (2014). The importance of safeguarding rights and the role of legislation: The Australian perspective. In S. Karim, (Ed.). A human rights perspective on reducing restrictive practices in intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. Birmingham: British Institute of Learning Disabilities.
  • Webber, L., Chan, J., & French, P. (2014). Best practices in Australia in the use of restraint reduction practices for people with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. In S. Karim, (Ed.). A human rights perspective on reducing restrictive practices in intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. Birmingham: British Institute of Learning Disabilities.

Conference presentations

  • Chan, J. (2015, January). Exploring potential solutions to key challenges facing persons with disabilities and the disability sector in Singapore. Invited seminar at the National Institute of Education, 21st January, Singapore.
  • Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., Hornsey, M., Gavidia-Payne, S., & Chan, J. (2015, July). Profiling the parenting experiences of parents of children with disabilities – Preliminary findings. Paper presented at the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.
  • Chan, J. (2015, March). Key challenges and potential solutions for people with acquired brain injury and behaviours of concern. Invited presentation to the WorkSafe Victoria and Transport Accident Commission Health & Disability Strategy Group, 5th March, Melbourne.
  • Chan,J. (2015, April). What has the CRPD got to do with research? Invited seminar presentation at the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health Seminar Series, 1st April, Melbourne.
  • Nankervis, K., Vassos, M., & Chan, J. (2015, May). What can be done to make clinical governance a reality in the disability sector? Paper presented at the IASSID Americas Congress, 21-22 May, Hawaii, United States of America.
  • Chan, J. (2015, May). Organisational approach to abuse prevention: Yooralla’s experience and learning. Invited paper at the Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney’s Senior Management and Board seminar, 28 May, Sydney.
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