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Researcher: Prehn, J (Dr Jacob Prehn)

Fields of Research

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curriculum and pedagogy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sociology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander information and knowledge management systems
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge management methods
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifecourse
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men's health and wellbeing
Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges, histories, culture, country, perspectives and ethics in education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community governance and decision making
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural determinants of health
Sociology of education
Higher education
Studies of men and masculinities

Research Objectives

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status and outcomes
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander development and wellbeing
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander determinants of health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community service programs
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge
Pedagogy
Other culture and society
Other Indigenous
Criminal justice
Expanding knowledge in human society
Public services policy advice and analysis
Families and family services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture

Career Best Publications

Academic self-concepts of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children; The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education

Research Publications

''We've always done it. Country is our counselling office'': masculinity, nature-based therapy, and the strengths of Aboriginal men
'If it was a different person each year, I probably wouldn't do it': Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research administration officers and operationalising Indigenous data sovereignty; Indigenous Health Symposium: Data Sovereignty Translation and Health Tools Assessment
'Learning her culture and growing up strong’: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander fathers, children and the sharing of culture; 2020 Virtual ANZSWWER Symposium & NFEN workshop: 'Social Work in a Climate of Change'
'Learning her culture and growing up strong’: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander fathers, children and the sharing of culture; Journal of Sociology
'We've always done it, country is our counselling office': Aboriginal men's health and bush adventure therapy; Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Conference, Challenging Inequality through Social Work Research
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander fathering discourses: what does the data tell us about educational involvement with their children?; Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues
Aboriginal fathering discourses: What does the data tell us about educational involvement with their children?; AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference
Aboriginal fathering discourses: what does the data tell us about educational involvement with their children?; AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference
Aboriginal masculinities: A Tasmanian social worker’s perspective
Aboriginal the Indigenous Cultural and Educational Exchange
Academic self-concepts of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children; The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education
Bush Adventure Therapy; Australian Fatherhood Research Network Bulletin
Colony 47 Young Indigenous Achievement Award
Decolonising the health and well-being of Aboriginal men in Australia; Journal of Sociology
How social work can improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal men; Our Voices: Aboriginal Social Work
IDSov and IDGov in Australia: history, key concepts, principles and operation; The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) 2021 Summit: Footprints for the future| Tracking our journey together
Improving the social and emotional well-being of Aboriginal men with bush adventure therapy; Indigenous health conference: Walking together
Improving the Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal men with Bush Adventure Therapy; World Indigenous Research and Education Conference
Indigenous data sovereignty in the era of Big Data and Open Data; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Indigenous fellowship recipients welcome the chance to study in London
Intersectionality, Indigeneity, Gender, and Violence; Global Dialogue
Island of Ideas: public lecture series, #BlackLivesMatter; 2020 Social Sciences Week Forum
Knowledge and power: the tale of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander data; Australian Aboriginal Studies
Mothers and sportsmen: the gendered and racialised nature of role model selection for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander youths; The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) 2021 Summit: Footprints for the future| Tracking our journey together
Social work and Aboriginal health worker
Successful indigenous student transition to secondary education; Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Annual Meeting2017
Successful Indigenous student transition to secondary education; AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2017
The effects Bush Adventure Therapy has had on the well-being of Aboriginal men in Southern Tasmania
The effects of Bush Adventure Therapy for Aboriginal men in Southern Tasmania; Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019
The effects of Bush Adventure Therapy on the well being of Aboriginal men in Southern Tasmania; Healing Our Spirit Worldwide
The effects of Bush Adventure Therapy on the well-being of Aboriginal men in Southern Tasmania; Festival of Health Research for Indigenous PhDs and Post-Docs: The Future of Indigenous Health Leadership
The effects of Bush Adventure Therapy on the well-being of Aboriginal men in Southern Tasmania; Festival of Health Research for Indigenous PhDs and Post-Docs: The Future of Indigenous Health Leadership
The importance of Aboriginal Education Workers for decolonising and promoting culture in primary schools: an analysis of the longitudinal study of Indigenous children (LSIC); Australian Journal of Indigenous Education
The intersectionality of indigeneity and gender in Australian social work; Aboriginal Fields of Practice
The intersectionality of Indigeneity and gender in Australian social work; 2020 Virtual ANZSWWER Symposium & NFEN workshop: 'Social Work in a Climate of Change'
Unique benefit of bush adventure therapy for Aboriginal men; 2017 National Forum Bush Adventure Therapy
Upholding heightened expectations of Indigenous children? Parents do, teachers do not; Australian Journal of Indigenous Education
UTAS HDR Aboriginal Presentation; 3rd NATSIHEC Caucus Meeting
Virtual tours of Country: creating and embedding resource-appropriate Aboriginal pedagogy at Australian universities; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
What are the strengths of Aboriginal Dads? Interview with Joel Rheinberger
‘It opens up experiences that I would most probably never encounter’: digital placed-based learning; Teaching Matters

Research Projects

What are the strengths and barriers for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people enacting collaborative leadership in health and wellbeing sphere?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Ya pulingina Social Work; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision