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Experiences of Australian Adult Mental Health Clinicians Who Work with Parents with a Mental Illness

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posted on 30.07.2019 by PHILLIP TCHERNEGOVSKI
When a parent has a mental illness, it can impact negatively on their family members, including their children. This PhD was conducted to examine the experiences of clinicians who work with parents in the Australian adult mental health sector. This involved three qualitative studies and one mixed methods study. The findings highlighted the specialised and emotionally complex nature of working with parents. Organisational factors were also identified as having a considerable impact on the practices that clinicians employed with parents. Recommendations were made to enhance the capacity of clinicians to respond to the needs of parents and families.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Andrea Reupert

Additional supervisor 1

Darryl Maybery

Year of Award

2019

Department, School or Centre

Education

Course

Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)/Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Education

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