Dr Julie Robinson

Position/s:Academic Staff
School of Psychology
Phone: +61 8 82012395
Email:
Location: Social Sciences North (345)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Qualifications

B.A. (Hons) (Newcastle), M.A. (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA), Ph.D. (Newcastle)

Teaching

Topic Coordinator:

  • PSYC2021  Human Development
  • PSYC3009  Lifespan Perspective on Human Development in Cultural Context

Topic Lecturer:

Research and supervision

Research expertise

  • Psychology

Research interests

I am a developmental psychologist with a special interest in development and well-being in contexts of adversity. Most of my current research concerns the well-being of child and adolescent refugees and migrants. I also conduct research to support the well-being of adults with a terminal illness, and on individual and community recovery from disaster.

Supervisory interests

  • Development psychology
  • Disaster response health and community focus/resilience
  • Maternal and child health
  • Migration and public health
  • Palliative care
  • Refugees

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor: Psychology (2);

Associate supervisor: Public Health (1);

Completion

Principal supervisor: Psychology (5);

Associate supervisor: Education (1); Disability Studies (1); Medicine (1);

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Ghasemipour, Y., Robinson, J. and Ghorbani, N. (2013). Mindfulness and integrative self-knowledge: Relationships with health-related variables. International Journal of Psychology, 48 pp. 1030-1037. [10.1080/00207594.2013.763948]
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J. (2011). Mental health issues among refugee children and adolescents. Clinical Psychologist, 15(2) pp. 51-62. [10.1111/j.1742-9552.2011.00024.x]
  • Robinson, J. (2011). Sudanese heritage and living in Australia: Implications of demography for individual and community resilience. The Australasian Review of African Studies, 32(2) pp. 25-56. [Link]
  • Robinson, J.A. and Crawford, G.B. (2010). Do palliative patients and carers agree about patients' psychological functioning? Palliative and Supportive Care, pp. 69-74. [doi:10.1017/S1478951509990721]
  • Crawford, G.B., Robinson, J.A., Hunt, R.W., Piller, N.B. and Esterman, A.J. (2009). Estimating survival in patients with cancer receiving palliative care: is analysis of body composition using bioimpedance helpful? Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(11) pp. 1009-1014. [doi:10.1089/jpm.2009.0093]
  • Robinson, J.A., Alexander, D. and Gradisar, M.S. (2009). Preparing for Year 12 examinations: predictors of psychological distress and sleep. Australian Journal of Psychology, 61(2) pp. 59-68. [doi:10.1080/00049530701867821]
  • Crawford, G.B. and Robinson, J.A. (2008). The geriatric depression scale in palliative care. Palliative and Supportive Care, 6(3) pp. 213-223. [doi:10.1017/S1478951508000357]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Wright, H.R., Robinson, J.A., Paine, S. and Gamble, A. (2008). Adolescent napping behavior: Dysfunctional cognitions and negative affect. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(4) pp. 260-263. [doi:10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00368.x]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R., Robinson, J.A., Paine, S. and Gamble, A. (2008). Adolescent napping behavior: Comparisons of school week versus weekend sleep patterns. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(3) pp. 183-186. [doi:10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00351.x]
  • Robinson, J.A. (2008). Health, adjustment and well-being in the African diaspora: trends in research December 2007 to June 2008. The Australasian Review of African Studies, 29 pp. 119-132.

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Refereed journal articles
  • Ghasemipour, Y., Robinson, J. and Ghorbani, N. (2013). Mindfulness and integrative self-knowledge: Relationships with health-related variables. International Journal of Psychology, 48 pp. 1030-1037. [10.1080/00207594.2013.763948]
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J. (2011). Mental health issues among refugee children and adolescents. Clinical Psychologist, 15(2) pp. 51-62. [10.1111/j.1742-9552.2011.00024.x]
  • Robinson, J. (2011). Sudanese heritage and living in Australia: Implications of demography for individual and community resilience. The Australasian Review of African Studies, 32(2) pp. 25-56. [Link]
  • Robinson, J.A. and Crawford, G.B. (2010). Do palliative patients and carers agree about patients' psychological functioning? Palliative and Supportive Care, pp. 69-74. [doi:10.1017/S1478951509990721]
  • Crawford, G.B., Robinson, J.A., Hunt, R.W., Piller, N.B. and Esterman, A.J. (2009). Estimating survival in patients with cancer receiving palliative care: is analysis of body composition using bioimpedance helpful? Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(11) pp. 1009-1014. [doi:10.1089/jpm.2009.0093]
  • Robinson, J.A., Alexander, D. and Gradisar, M.S. (2009). Preparing for Year 12 examinations: predictors of psychological distress and sleep. Australian Journal of Psychology, 61(2) pp. 59-68. [doi:10.1080/00049530701867821]
  • Crawford, G.B. and Robinson, J.A. (2008). The geriatric depression scale in palliative care. Palliative and Supportive Care, 6(3) pp. 213-223. [doi:10.1017/S1478951508000357]
  • Robinson, J.A. (2008). Health, adjustment and well-being in the African diaspora: trends in research December 2007 to June 2008. The Australasian Review of African Studies, 29 pp. 119-132.
  • Gradisar, M.S., Wright, H.R., Robinson, J.A., Paine, S. and Gamble, A. (2008). Adolescent napping behavior: Comparisons of school week versus weekend sleep patterns. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(3) pp. 183-186. [doi:10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00351.x]
  • Gradisar, M.S., Dohnt, H.K., Wright, H.R., Robinson, J.A., Paine, S. and Gamble, A. (2008). Adolescent napping behavior: Dysfunctional cognitions and negative affect. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 6(4) pp. 260-263. [doi:10.1111/j.1479-8425.2008.00368.x]
  • Ellis, G.K., Robinson, J.A. and Crawford, G.B. (2006). When symptoms of disease overlap with symptoms of depression. Australian Family Physician, 35(8) pp. 647-649.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Crawford, G.B. (2005). Identifying palliative care patients with symptoms of depression: an algorithm. Palliative Medicine, 19(4) pp. 278-287. [doi:10.1191/0269216305pm1021oa]
Book chapters
  • Robinson, J. (2013). No place like home: Resilience among adolescent refugees resettled in Australia. In Chandi Fernando and Michel Ferrari, ed. Handbook of Resilience in Children of War. New York: Springer, pp. 193-211. [10.1007/978-1-4614-6375-7]
  • Robinson, J. (2013). People of Sudanese Diaspora in Global Contexts. In Jay Marlowe, Anne Harris and Tanya Lyons, ed. South Sudanese Diaspora in Australia and New Zealand: Reconciling the past with the present. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 12-48.
  • Robinson, J.A., Witenberg, R. and Sanson, A. (2001). The development of tolerance. In Understanding Prejudice, Racism and Social Conflict. Thousand Oaks, USA: Sage Publications, pp. 73-88.
Refereed conference papers
  • Robinson, J. (2011). The importance of personal and inter-group relations for adjustment among child and adolescent refugees and voluntary migrants resettled in Australia. In Gery C Karantzas, Rebecca J Bale, ed. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 11th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Adelaide, SA. Nov 2011, pp. 42-49.
  • Dempsey, B. and Robinson, J.A. (2006). Cognitive strategies in survival estimation for terminally ill cancer patients. In Mary Katsikitis, ed. Proceedings of the 2006 joint conference of the APS and NZPsS: psychology bridging the Tasman: science culture and practice. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. Psychology bridging the Tasman: science, culture and practice - 2006 Joint Conference of the Australian Psychological Society and the New Zealand Psychological Society. Auckland, NZ. Sep 2006, pp. 95-99.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Henley, J. (2006). Self-reported and teacher-reported emotional and behavioural problems in newly resettled adolescent refugees. In Katsikitis, M, ed. Proceedings of the 2006 Joint Conference of the APS and NZPsS. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. Psychology bridging the Tasman: science, culture and practice: the 2006 Joint Conference of the Australian Psychological Society and the New Zealand Psychological Society. Auckland, NZ. Sep 2006, pp. 360-364. [Link]
  • Robinson, J.A. and Guy, S. (2005). Prejudice in Australian adolescents: Factors associated with individual differences. In Mary Katsikitis, ed. Proceedings of the 40th APS annual conference. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 40th Australian Psychological Society (APS) Conference. Melbourne, VIC. Sep 2005, pp. 278-282.
  • Farhadi, S. and Robinson, J.A. (2004). The wellbeing of child refugees: detention, exposure to stressful events and parental distress. In Mary Katsikitis, ed. Proceedings of the 39th APS Annual Conference. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. Psychological Science in Action. Sydney, NSW, pp. 108-112.
Journal articles
  • Robinson, J.A. and Henley, J. (2005). Refugees, community relationships and well-being. Balance: Journal of the Queensland Mental Health Association, 2005/2006(Spring/Summer) pp. 29-33.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Farhadi, S. (2005). The mental health of child refugees from the Middle-East and their parents: Refugee status and immigration detention. Australian Journal of Psychology, 57(Supp) pp. 169-170. [doi:10.1080/00049530600940009]
Conference publications
  • Oliver, M. and Robinson, J. (2013). Surviving and thriving: Stressors and coping strategies among Australian young people from refugee backgrounds. 18th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association. Queensland, Australia. Jul 2013.
  • Robinson, J. (2013). When are the children of migrants happy, healthy and smart? Untangling processes influenced by mothers' migration experience, education and language proficiency. 16th European Conference on Developmental Psychology. Lausanne, Switzerland. Sep 2013.
  • Robinson, J. (2012). Raised in refuge: A comparison of developmental contexts and adaptation among the children of resettled refugees and voluntary migrants. In 21st Conference of the International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 21st Conference of the International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology. Stellenbosch, South Africa. Jul 2012.
  • Robinson, J. (2012). Raised in refuge: A comparison of developmental contexts and adaptation among the chldren of resettled refugees and voluntary migrants. In 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa. 30th International Congress of Psychology. Cape Town, South Africa. Jul 2012.
  • Robinson, J. (2012). A fresh start? Using parent and teacher reports to understand the impact of parents' forced migration on young children's development in a country of resettlement. In Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Edmonton, Canada. Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development. Edmonton, Canada. Jul 2012.
  • Oliver, M. and Robinson, J. (2012). Resilience in resettlement: Young people from refugee backgrounds discuss coping strategies. Australian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy. Brisbane, Australia. Oct 2013.
  • Robinson, J. and Henley, J. (2011). Young people in transition: Adjustment among refugee and other migrant children and adolescents who are newly arrived in Australia. In 2011 Migration Update: South Australia and Beyond. 2011 Migration Update Conference. Adelaide, SA. Jun 2011.
  • Robinson, J. and Elwan, F. (2011). Surviving high stakes academic assessment: Predictors of mental health in Egytpian and Australian adolescents preparing for matriculation examinations. In 17th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association, Dunedin, New Zealand. 17th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association. Dunedin, New Zealand. Nov 2011.
  • Robinson, J. (2011). Theoretical approaches to the study of resilience in children and adolescents in developing in contexts of adversity. In International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) 9th Africa Regional Workshop, Lagos, Nigeria. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) 9th Africa Regional Workshop. Lagos, Nigeria. Nov 2012.
  • Robinson, J. (2011). On the way to nowhere: Context of development and relationships for child refugees in a country of first asylum. In 15th European Conference in Developmental Psychology, Bergen, Norway. 15th European Conference in Developmental Psychology. Bergen, Norway. Aug 2011.
  • Oliver, M. and Robinson, J. (2011). Surviving and thriving: Strategies in young people from refugee backgrounds. In 2011 Migration Update Conference, Adelaide, Australia. 2011 Migration Update Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Jun 2011.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2011). Strengthening Africa's contributions to child development research: The next steps. In Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Montreal, Canada. Mar 2011.
  • Gradisar, M., Dohnt, H., Gardner, G., Short, M., Robinson, J., Elwan, F., et al. (2011). A cross-cultural meta-analysis of sleep patterns and problems during adolescence. In 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation, Kyoto, Japan. 6th World Congress of the World Sleep Federation. Oct 2011.
  • Henley, J., Robinson, J.A. and Gradisar, M.S. (2010). Universal school-based interventions for child and adolescent students from migrant and refugee backgrounds: Effectiveness of a CBT-based and narrative-based intervention. In 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Boston, USA. Jun 2010.
  • Elwan, F. and Robinson, J.A. (2010). Psychosocial risk and protective factors, gender and psychological distress among Egyptian high school students preparting for high stakes academic assessment. In XXTH International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. XXTH International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. Jul 2010.
  • Oliver, M., Robinson, J.A. and Henley, J. (2010). Resilience and acculturation: Adolescents newly arrived in Australia. In XXth International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. XXth International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. Melbourne, Australia. Jul 2010.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2010). The tree of life: An intervention to promote resilience in children facing adversity. In The traces teachers leave in the universe of children: A national conference training kindergarten teachers to promote development. The traces teachers leave in the universe of children: A national conference training kindergarten teachers to promote development. Cluij, Romania. Apr 2010.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2010). Lost in transition: The wellbeing of young Iraqi and Sudanese refugees in a country of first asylum. In XXtth International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. XXtth International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. Melbourne, Australia. Jul 2010.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2010). Growing apart: Challenges to key relationships for resettled refugees. In 10th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. 10th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society's Psychology of Relationships Interest Group. Brisbane, Australia. Nov 2011.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2010). Growing apart: Working with children from transnational and institutional backgrounds. In The traces teachers leave in the universe of children: A national conference training kindergarten teachers to promote development. The traces teachers leave in the universe of children: A national conference training kindergarten teachers to promote development. Cluj, Romania. Apr 2010.
  • Crawford, G.B., Robinson, J.A., Hunt, R.W., Piller, N.B. and Esterman, A. (2009). Can psychological parameters (eg depression) improve treating clinicians' ability to more accurately predict patient survival? In Palliative Care Australia Conference. Palliative Care Australia Conference. Perth, Western Australia. Sep 2009.
  • Hedrick, K., Wenzel, M. and Robinson, J.A. (2009). Human rights violations and resilience in refugees: The protective role of social identity. In 2009 ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop. 2009 ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop. Adelaide, Australia, pp. 38-38.
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J.A. (2009). Wellbeing in child and adolescent refugees recently resettled in Australia. In 16th Biennial AHDA Conference. 16th Biennial AHDA Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2009.
  • Hunt, R.W., Robinson, J.A., Piller, N.B., Esterman, A. and Crawford, G.B. (2009). The value of prognostic indicators varies over the trajectory of illness. In International Palliative Care Conference 2009. International Palliative Care Conference. Perth, Western Australia. Sep 2009.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Achieving research career goals. In 2009 ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop. 2009 ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2009.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Psychological perspectives on the ethics of advertising to children. In 16th Biennial AHDA Conference. 16th Biennial AHDA Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2009, pp. 81-81.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Lessons from the past: Christmas on Christmas Island. In MARRC Forum. MARRC Forum. Adelaide, South Australia. Dec 2009.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Career planning. In International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) African Workshop. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) African Workshop. Maseno, Kenya. Dec 2009.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Adaptation in a new country: A comparison between child and adolescent refugees and their immigrant peers. In 2009 ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop. 2009 ISSBD Asia-Pacific Workshop. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2009, pp. 53-53.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Adaptation among refugee and other migrant children and adolescents who are newly arrived in Australia. In 1st Australasian Refugee Health Conference. 1st Australasian Refugee Health Conference. Perth, Western Australia. Sep 2009.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2009). Adaptation among internationally displaced children and adolescents who are newly arrived in a western country. In 14th European Conference on Developmental Psychology. 14th European Conference on Developmental Psychology. Vilnius, Lithuania. Aug 2009, pp. 76-76.
  • Crawford, G.B. and Robinson, J.A. (2008). The Geriatric Depression Scale in palliative care. In Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Conference. Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Conference. Darwin, Australia. Sep 2008.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Henley, J. (2008). Wounded "winners": Emotional distress in child and adolescent refugees newly resettled in Australia. In 11th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration Conference. 11th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration Conference. Cairo, Egypt. Jan 2008.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Farhadi, S. (2008). Well-being of child refugees from the Middle-East two and five years after their release from immigration detention. In 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the study of Behavioural Developement. 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the study of Behavioural Developement. Wurzburg, Germany. Jul 2008.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Farhadi, S. (2008). Mandatory detention of "asylum seekers" to Australia: The well-being of refugee children and their parents two and five years after their release. In 11th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Force Migration (IASFM) 11th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Force Migration (IASFM) Cairo, Egypt. Jan 2008.
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J.A. (2008). Refugee adolescents in Adelaide: Levels and predictors of life satisfaction and emotional and behavioural problems. In 31st AACBT National Conference. 31st AACBT National Conference. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2008.
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J.A. (2008). A follow-up study of wellbeing in child and adolescent refugees recently resettled in Australia. In ISSBD 2008 Program and Abstracts. 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development. Wurzburg, Germany. Jul 2008, pp. 83-83. [Link]
  • Fogarty, P. and Robinson, J.A. (2007). An examination of the relationship between recent iodine nutrition and cognitive performance in Australian school children. In Combined Abstracts of 2007 Australian Psychology Conference. Australian Journal of Psychology. 15th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association. Sydney, Australia. Jul 2007, pp. 171-171.
  • Farhadi, S. and Robinson, J.A. (2007). A longitudinal study of the well-being of refugee children who have experienced immigration detention. In AHDA 2007: 15th Biennial AHDA Conference. University of Sydney. Australasian Human Development Association 2007. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2007, pp. 168-168. [Link]
  • Henley, J., Robinson, J.A. and Wallace, A. (2007). A longitudinal study of emotional and behavioural problems and acculturation style in refugee children and adolescents. In Combined Astracts of 2007 Australian Psychology Conferences. Australian Journal of Psychology. 15th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2007, pp. 176-176.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2007). Ethical research using guided investigations in Stage 1 and Stage 2 Psychology. In SASTA Psychology Summer Conference. SASTA. SASTA Psychology Summer Conference. Adelaide, SA. Jan 2008.
  • Robinson, J.A., Henley, J. and Wallace, A. (2007). Factors Influencing the Emotional Well-Being of Child and Adolescent Refugees Recently Resettled in Australia. In Programme: 13th European Conference on Developmental Psychology. 13th European Conference on Developmental Psychology. Jena, Germany. Aug 2007, pp. 79-79.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Alexander, D. (2007). What influences adolescents' perceptions of discrimination towards others? In Combined Abstracts of 2007 Australian Psychology Conferences. Australian Journal of Psychology. 15th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association. Sydney, NSW. Aug 2007, pp. 150-150. [Link]
  • Robinson, J.A., Henley, J. and Wallace, A. (2007). Emotional and Behavioural Problems in Child and Adolescent Refugees Newly Arrived in Australia. In SRCD 2007: Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. 2007 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Boston, USA. Mar 2007.
  • Robinson, J.A., Henley, J. and Wallace, A. (2007). Emotional and behavioural problems among child and adolescent refugees newly arrived in Australia. In Australian Journal of Psychology. 15th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2007, pp. 196-197.
  • Robinson, J.A., Henley, J. and Wallace, A. (2007). Emotional and behavioural problems in child and adolescent refugees newly arrived in Australia. In 15th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. 15th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2007.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2007). Inclusive teaching practice in developmental topics with a culturally diverse enrolment. In Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting 2007 . 2nd Biennial SRCD Development Science Teaching Institute. Boston, USA. Mar 2007. [Link]
  • Esterman, A.J., Piller, N.B., Robinson, J.A., Crawford, G.B. and Hunt, R.W. (2006). A prospective study of terminally ill patients aimed at determining factors that predict time left to live. In 15th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association. 15th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Epidemiological Association. Melbourne, VIC. Sep 2006.
  • Dempsey, B. and Robinson, J.A. (2006). Medical experts working within bounded rationality. In 33rd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. 33rd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Brisbane, QLD. Apr 2006.
  • Esterman, A.J., Piller, N.B., Robinson, J.A., Crawford, G.B. and Hunt, R.W. (2006). The objective assessment of the trajectory of course of illness of terminal diseases. In Australian Statistical Conference / New Zealand Statistical Association Conference. Australian Statistical Conference / New Zealand Statistical Association Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. May 2007.
  • Toubia, C.L. and Robinson, J.A. (2006). Age differences during adolescence in the relationship between 'developmental assets' and school engagement. In 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2006.
  • Robinson, J.A., Brown, L. and Wilksch, S. (2006). Perceived discrimination and harassment among refugees from the Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan who have settled in Australia. In 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2006.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Guy, S. (2006). Age differences in the factors associated with individual differences in expressed prejudice in Australian adolescents. In 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2006.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2006). Teaching the levels of explanation at Stage 1 and Stage 2. In SASTA Psychology Summer Conference. SASTA Psychology Summer Conference. Adelaide, SA. Jan 2006.
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2006). Predicting resilience among elderly people facing the challenge of providing care to terminally ill family members. In 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Beahvioral Development. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2006.
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J.A. (2006). Age differences in the predictors of emotional and behavioral problems in newly resettled refugee children. In 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development. 19th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2006.
  • Henley, J. and Robinson, J.A. (2006). Emotional and behavioural problems in newly arrived child and adolescent refugees. In 17th International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Congress. 17th International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Congress. Melbourne, VIC. Sep 2006.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2006). Factors affecting the well-being of newly arrived child and adolescent refugees. In Professional Development Conference for Teachers in Intensive English Centres. Professional Development Conference for Teachers in Intensive English Centres. Fremantle, WA. May 2006.
  • Fisher, J.A., Robinson, J.A. and Clark, M. (2004). Predicting coping among lay-caregivers of patients receiving community-based pallative care. In Psycho-Oncology. Chichester, UK: John Wiley and Sons. 7th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Fisher, J.A. (2004). A longitudinal study of change in the well-being of elderly caregivers. In Australian Journal of Psychology. Carlton, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 13th Biennial Human Development Conference.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Wyld, B.K. (2004). Associations between the quality of sibling and peer relationships and social competence in young children [Abstract] In Australian Journal of Psychology: Combined abstracts of 2004 Australian Psychology Conferences. Carlton, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 13th Biennial Human Development Conference, pp. 28-28.
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2003). Change and continuity in the coping process of lay-caregivers for terminally ill individuals. In Time to Reflect: 7th Australian palliative care conference. Wayville, SA: SAPMEA Conventions. 7th Australian Palliative Care Conference. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2003.
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2003). Family Caregivers for the Terminally Ill: A Longitudinal Study of Coping and Well-Being (Abstract) In Programme and Abstracts - Them and Us. 2003 Conjoint Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, SA. Jun 2003.
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2002). Elderly caregivers: predictors of level of coping and quality of life [abstract] In 2002 Conjoint scientific meeting: You can't always get what you want. Adelaide, SA: Australian Association of Gerontology SA/NT Division. The 2002 Conjoint Scientific Meeting - "You can't always get what you want" Adelaide, SA. May 2002, pp. 17-17.
  • Page, S.M. and Robinson, J.A. (2002). Predictors of coping with breakthrough pain during the palliative phase of disease. In Star 2002: 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference: Under the Southern Cross. Melbourne, VIC: Deakin University Press. Star 2002: 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference: Under the Southern Cross. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2002, pp. 141-141.
  • Webber, S. and Robinson, J.A. (2002). The impact of friendship on primary school children's ability to effectively collaborate with peers: learning outcomes on two scientific reasoning tasks. In Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) 2002 Conference Papers. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Association for Research in Education. Australian Association for Educational Research Conference 2002. Brisbane, QLD. Dec 2002. [Link]
  • Webber, S. and Robinson, J.A. (2002). The role of friendship in peer collaborations between children. In Australian Journal of Psychology. Carlton, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 8th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australian Social Psychologists. Adelaide, SA. Apr 2002, pp. 133-133.
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2002). Determinants of level of coping and well-being in carers of individuals diagnosed with a terminal illness. In STAR 2002: 23rd stress and anxiety research society conference: under the Southern Cross: abstracts. Melbourne, VIC: Deakin University Press. 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2002, pp. 91-91.
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2001). Primary Caregivers' Physical and Psychological Well-Being as a Function of their Coping Process: A Model to Inform Clinical Practice. In Slaidins, L, ed. Palliative Care: Learning to Live. Sandy Bay Tas: Palliative Care Australia. 6th National Palliative Care Conference. Hobart, TAS. Sep 2001.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Page, S.M. (2001). A Model of Adaption to Breakthrough Pain in Cancer Patients Receiving Palliative Care. In Slaidins, L, ed. Palliative Care: Learning o Live. Sandy Bay, Tas: Palliative Care Australia. 6th Australian Palliative Care Conference. Hobart, TAS. Sep 2001.
  • Robinson, J.A. and Crawford, G.B. (2001). The Evaluation of a Brief Screening Instrument for Identifying Depressive in Palliative Care Patients. In Slaidins, L, ed. Palliative Care: Learning o Live. Sandy Bay, Tas: Palliative Care Australia. 6th Australian Palliative Care Conference. Hobart, TAS. Sep 2001.
  • Robinson, J.A. (2001). Australian Children's Preferences and Attitudes Towards Peers from Different Ethnic and Racial Backgrounds. In Noble, W, ed. Australian Journal of Psychology. Carlton, Vic: Australian Psychological Society. 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2001.
Other public research outputs
  • Fisher, J.A. and Robinson, J.A. (2003). A longitudinal study of change and continuity in the well-being of elderly care-givers.

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Professional and community engagement

  • Development and delivery of
    • Cross-cultural training programs
    • Programs providing orientation to service providers working with clients from refugee backgrounds.
  • Research capacity building in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Africa (via my involvement with The International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development)
  • Capacity building for maternal and child health in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Africa (via AusAID-funded training grant).

Expertise for media contact

  • well-being of child and adolescent refugees and immigrants

Subject/s

  • Children/Youth
  • Palliative Care
  • Refugees

Further information

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