Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
I am currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine (Psychology) under the supervision of Dr Catia Malvaso and Dr Rhiannon Pilkington. My PhD research focuses on understanding the barriers and facilitators of optimal support for young people living in out-of-home care who also experience Youth Justice system supervision.
In addition to my PhD research, I am currently employed as a Youth Support Worker in a residential out-of-home care environment for Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS). In this role, I work directly with care-experienced young people under the guardianship of the Chief Executive; providing care and supporting the development of social and living skills, as well as emotional regulation.
Date Position Institution name 2023 - ongoing Academic Tutor School of Public Health, University of Adelaide 2023 - ongoing Academic Tutor School of Psychology, University of Adelaide 2023 - ongoing PhD Candidate University of Adelaide 2022 - ongoing Academic Mentor Wirltu Yarlu, University of Adelaide 2021 - ongoing Youth Support Worker Aboriginal Family Support Services
Date Institution name Country Title 2023 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychological Science 2018 - 2021 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychological Science
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