Position

Casual Academic
School of Social & Policy Studies

Biography

Michele is a mature age student currently studying her second year of a PhD in Social Work.

Qualifications

BSW (Hons), BSP

Teaching interests

Michele currently is a tutor for the topics SOAD2007 Social Policy Practice, SOAD3103 Social Work with Diverse Populations and SOAD1008 Reasons for Social Work.

Research interests

To date, Michele's primary research interest has been with women suffering multiple levels of oppression in areas such as substance use problems, mental health problems and intimate partner violence. She has also conducted research into addictions and the 'therapeutic alliance'. Her topic for her PhD is on the effects of stigma and oppression on offenders in South Australia.

Journal Articles

Jarldorn, M. (2014) The politics of research ethics in social work: reflections from a first time researcher. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 11(2). forthcoming

Reports

Fraser, H. Jarldorn, M. & Fraser, W. (2011) A Pilot Study: The Stages of Change Model and the use of therapeutic alliances in worker-client interactions at DASSA's Northern and Western clinics.

Book Chapters

Fraser, H & Jarldorn, M. (forthcoming) Research and Resistance: A Cautionary Tale, in Susan Strega and Leslie Brown Eds. Research as Resistance: Critical, Indigenous and Anti-oppressive Approaches, 2nd Edition, Canadian Scholars Press, Toronto 

Publications

  • Michell, D., Beddoe, L., Fraser, H.M. and Jarldorn, M.K. (2017). Solidarity and support: feminist memory work focus groups with working-class women studying social science degrees in Australia. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE STUDIES IN EDUCATION, 30(2) pp. 175-189.
    [10.1080/09518398.2016.1242804] [10.1080/09518398.2016.1242804] [Scopus]
  • Fraser, H.M., Michell, D., Beddoe, L. and Jarldorn, M.K. (2016). Working-class women study social science degrees: remembering enablers and detractors. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA) 35(4) pp. 684-697.
    [10.1080/07294360.2015.1137885] [10.1080/07294360.2015.1137885] [Scopus]
  • Jarldorn, M.K. (2016). Picturing creative approaches to social work research: Using photography to promote social change. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 28(4) pp. 1-12.
    [Web Link]
  • Jarldorn, M.K., Beddoe, L., Fraser, H.M. and Michell, D. (2015). Planting a seed: encouraging service users towards educational goals. Social Work Education, 34(8) pp. 921-935.
    [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Michell, D., Beddoe, L., Fraser, H.M. and Jarldorn, M.K. (2017). Solidarity and support: feminist memory work focus groups with working-class women studying social science degrees in Australia. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE STUDIES IN EDUCATION, 30(2) pp. 175-189.
    [10.1080/09518398.2016.1242804] [10.1080/09518398.2016.1242804] [Scopus]
  • Fraser, H.M., Michell, D., Beddoe, L. and Jarldorn, M.K. (2016). Working-class women study social science degrees: remembering enablers and detractors. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA) 35(4) pp. 684-697.
    [10.1080/07294360.2015.1137885] [10.1080/07294360.2015.1137885] [Scopus]
  • Jarldorn, M.K. (2016). Picturing creative approaches to social work research: Using photography to promote social change. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 28(4) pp. 1-12.
    [Web Link]
  • Jarldorn, M.K., Beddoe, L., Fraser, H.M. and Michell, D. (2015). Planting a seed: encouraging service users towards educational goals. Social Work Education, 34(8) pp. 921-935.
    [Scopus] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

2013, Invited speaker, Southern DVAG AGM. Research as resistance: a cautionary tale

2012, Invited speaker, South Australian Country Social Workers seminar, 'Building Alliances with Women on Welfare'.

Michele has been a long term volunteer at Kirinari Community School, where she is currently the Convenor of the management committee.

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