School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
I am passionate about working on topics related to Indigenous people and culture. I am m of Kokatha/Wirangu descent from the West Coast of SA and have lived in Adelaide on Kaurna country for many years. I am a Clinical Psychologist who has had extensive experience working with local Aboriginal people in various settings. As an academic my main research interests include racism, lateral violence, children and adolescents.
2013-2016: PhD, Lateral violence within the Aboriginal community in Adelaide, South Australia: from dilemmas to strategies.
Date Position Institution name 2008 - ongoing Lecturer University of Adelaide 2005 - 2008 Senior Clinical Psychologist Child and Adolescent Mental Health 1997 - 2005 Psychologist/ Principal Cultural Advisor/ Reviewer Families SA
Date Institution name Country Title 2004 - 2004 Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre Australia Advanced Diploma in Indigenous Leadership 1995 - 2007 University of Adelaide Australia Masters in Clinical Psychology 1994 - 1994 University of Adelaide Australia Honours in Psychology 1988 - 1993 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts
Date Title Institution Country 2013 PhD University of Adelaide Australia
Date Title Institution name Country 2012 Graduate certificate in Health Science (Research methodologies) University of South Australia -
Year Citation 2011 Dudgeon, P., Darleston-Jones, D., & Clark, Y. (2011). Changing the lens: Indigenous perspectives on psychological literacy. In J. Cranney, & D. Dunn (Eds.), The Psychologically literate citizen: Foundations and global perspectives (pp. 72-90). New York: Oxford University Press.
2008-2011: AIATSIS grant ($31,410), Fourth CI (with Prof Bernard Guerin, Dr Pauline Guerin, Ms Deidre Tedmanson), Indigenous Mental Health in remote communities.
2008-2011: ARC Discovery grant (115,000) Fourth CI (with Prof Bernard Guerin, Dr Pauline Guerin, Ms Deidre Tedmanson), Indigenous Mental Health in remote communities: Applying a contextual movel of community research and intervention.
PSYCHOL 3605: Interviewing and Intervention (Summer School teaching and coordination)
PSYCHOL 2005: Foundations in health and lifespan development (Mental health 5 lectures)
PSYCHOL 2007: Psychology in society (Intercultural psychology 4 lectures)
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 1997 - ongoing - the Psychology Board of Australia Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency -
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2009 - ongoing Member Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Psychology interest group Australian Psychological Society Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2008 - ongoing Member Australian indigenous Psychology Association Australia
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