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Researcher: Grattidge, LA (Mrs Laura Grattidge)

Fields of Research

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

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Lifeline Tasmania awarded for regional suicide postvention research through UTAS Centre for Rural Health' interview by Clancy Balen
'Reaching those who don’t reach out’ in rural areas - defining and building community-based suicide prevention
Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2009–10: Report on the National Minimum Data Set
Communities preventing suicide in rural areas; 10th International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) Asia Pacific Conference
Community-based suicide prevention for youth in rural areas: the missing piece of the puzzle?; 42nd Annual Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) conference
Developing 'best practice guidelines for youth suicide prevention in rural Australian communities’; Australian Rotary Health - Meet the Researcher
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’
Evaluation of the ' Providing an Inclusive Practice and Community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer/Questioning (LGBTIQ+) People' training program
Evaluation of the National Suicide Prevention Trial in Tasmania
Exploring rural communities and their role in suicide prevention; 10th International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) Asia Pacific Conference
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
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

Carefarming as a Rural Mental Health Prevention Strategy: Evaluation of the Grumpy Goat Farm's Veteran Community Connections and Wellbeing Program; Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)
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