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Researcher: Stephens, MJ (Ms Miranda Stephens)

Fields of Research

Mental health services
Health and community services
Behavioural neuroscience
People with disability
Community child health
Psychology of ageing
Clinical sciences
Primary health care

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Disability and functional capacity
Evaluation of health and support services
Rural and remote area health
Health inequalities
Neonatal and child health
Mental health
Learner and learning
Other health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A pilot study of social inclusion and quality of life for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder; Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability
Circadian variation in Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia; Sixth Australasian Psychophysiology Conference
Counselling with People Who Have an Intellectual Disability: Issues and Challenges
Early intervention for children with an autism spectrum disorder: a rural huband-spokes model and the NDIS; 13th National rural health conference
Early intervention for children with autism: An Australian rural hub and spokes model; Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Early intervention helping children with autism and their families in rural Tasmania
Evaluating engagement with ReThink Autism in Tasmania; International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) 10th Scientific Meeting
Evaluating Engagement with ReThink Autism in Tasmania
Evaluating the effects of mindfulness-based interventions for informal palliative caregivers: A systematic literature review; Palliative Medicine
Psychology Training for Rural Tasmania: Process, Progress and Potential!; Allied Health Professionals Symposium
Sustainable teaching of mental health in a rural setting; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
Teaching mental health in a rural setting: A teaching and service model for medical students in a rural area; The 14th WONCA World Rural Health Conference
Utilisation of evidence-based practices by ASD early intervention service providers; Autism

Research Projects

Evaluating Engagement with Rethink Autism in Tasmania; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Assessing the readiness of mainstream childhood education and care centres to provide ASD early intervention
Autism-readiness in mainstream community childcare
Evaluating Care Outcomes of the Burnie Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre (ECO-ASELCC)

Research Candidate Supervision