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Researcher: Stephens, MJ (Ms Miranda Stephens)

Fields of Research

Health and Community Services
Mental Health
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Care for Disabled
Community Child Health
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Clinical Sciences
Primary Health Care
Architecture

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Disability and Functional Capacity
Health and Support Services
Rural Health
Child Health
Health Inequalities
Carer Health
Learner and Learning
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
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
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
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