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Researcher: Doherty, BT (Dr Theresa Doherty)

Fields of Research

Social policy
Health policy
Health and community services
Public policy
Health promotion
Health services and systems
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Causes and prevention of crime
Sociology of health
Primary health care
Physical education and development curriculum and pedagogy
Mental health services
Family care
Community child health

Research Objectives

Health education and promotion
Public services policy advice and analysis
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Government and politics
Other health
Families and family services
Health policy evaluation
Health inequalities
Crime prevention
Workforce transition and employment
Preventive medicine
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Neonatal and child health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Other law, politics and community services
Evaluation of health and support services
Mental health services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Move Well Eat Well: Case study of a successful settings-based approach to health promotion; Health and wellbeing in childhood
Building evaluation capacity in micro community organisations—more burden than benefit?; Evaluation of Journal of Australasia
Destruction, Creation and Immortality: Discourse, Public Policy and Nascent Human Life; APSA Conference
Evaluation of the ‘Trial of Alcohol Interlocks’: final Report
Healthy Work: Process Evaluation
Lead Support Coordinator Service (LSCS) Evaluation Report
People and Place: Understanding a Research Program for Understanding and Addressing Place-based Health Inequities in Tasmania
Settings - Based Health Promotion; Health & Wellbeing in Childhood
Thriving Communities Healthy Families: Final Evaluation Report
Thriving Communities Healthy Families: Mid-Project Evaluation Report

Research Projects

Anticipatory Care Action Learning Research
CatholicCare E.counselling Project
Evaluation of Intensive Family Engagement Services Trial - Strong Families, Safe Kids Project
Lead Support Coordinator Service (LSCS) Evaluation
Social Return on Investment for Centacare Evolve Housing's delivery of Better Housing Futures
Tasmanian Community Fund Key Indicators
Thriving Communities Healthy Families Evaluation
Youth Entrepreneurial Services (YES) Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision