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Researcher: Grattidge, LA (Mrs Laura Grattidge)

Fields of Research

Mental health services
Health and community services
Health promotion
Health informatics and information systems
Rural and remote health services
Migration
Epidemiology
Adolescent health
Other Indigenous studies
Health services and systems
Psychology of ageing
Multicultural education (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Maori and Pacific Peoples)
Allied health and rehabilitation science
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism

Research Objectives

Evaluation of health outcomes
Mental health
Health policy evaluation
Rural and remote area health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Evaluation of health and support services
Mental health services
Multicultural services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander development and wellbeing
Other culture and society
Neonatal and child health
Health related to specific ethnic groups
Health education and promotion
Communication across languages and culture
Social class and inequalities
Pacific Peoples community services
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Disability and functional capacity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2009–10: Report on the National Minimum Data Set
Developing 'Best practice guidelines for youth suicide prevention in rural communities'; 41st Annual Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) Conference
Developing ‘Best Practice Guidelines for Youth Suicide Prevention in Rural Australian Communities’
Factors Affecting the Resettlement of Former Refugees in Regional Australia; Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia’s biennial conference
Factors shaping the lived experience of resettlement for former refugees in regional Australia; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Health and resilient communities evaluation
Impacts of community resilience on the implementation of a mental health promotion program in rural Australia; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Local Evaluation of the Tasmanian Component of the National Suicide Prevention Trial (NSPT) - Preliminary learnings; Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium
Local Evaluation of the Tasmanian Component of the National Suicide Prevention Trial (NSPT) - Preliminary learnings; Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium
Local evaluation of the Tasmanian component of the National Suicide Prevention Trial - preliminary learnings; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Local evaluation of the Tasmanian component of the National Suicide Prevention Trial—Preliminary learnings; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Mental health of former refugees in Launceston: A qualitative study; 10th Annual Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
National suicide prevential trial, Tasmania. Local evaluation: Synopsis of the last 12 months; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Participatory action research in suicide prevention program evaluation: opportunities and challenges from the National Suicide Prevention Trial, Tasmania; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
The 4Cs and suicide: Prevention for Indigenous youth in rural Australian communitites; Indigenous Suicide Prevention Virtual Forum
The coding workforce shortfall
The Evaluation of the CORES Devonport and Launceston Networks
The LifeSpan systems approach: A Community-Based Suicide Prevention Trial in Tasmania; Invited speaker for national webinar. Mental Health Commission of Canada
The mental health of former refugees in regional Australia: a qualitative study; Australian Journal of Rural Health
The resettlement experiences of former refugees in Launceston: A qualitative study; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium

Research Projects

Tackling the Real Tassie Devil: Towards Best Practice for Youth Suicide Prevention in Regional and Rural Tasmania; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
Evaluation of the CORES Devonport and Launceston Networks
Evaluation of the LGBTI training program
Evaluation of the Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Trial

Research Candidate Supervision