Ms Kathy Boschen

Casual Professional

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

PhD Candidate with the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University - researching the experiences of NDIS Participants with a primary psychosocial disability who are dying, exploring the gaps in service systems around them.

Research Assistant with Flinders Research Centre for Palliative Care, Death and Dying COMPASS Research Project - mapping community palliative care patients’ assistive equipment needs and the impact of NDIS, MAC and APER on occupational therapy interventions to optimise function.

Previously I have worked for the NDIS Ready Project with the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia; the Flinders University Transition Support Project, NDIS Commission, with the NDIA’s Administrative Appeals Tribunal Team and the National Access Team as a mental health access subject matter expert. I have worked in the mental health in various roles for government and non-government organisations and as a support coordinator for an NDIS Provider.

Qualifications

Current - Doctor of Philosophy - College of Medicine and Publich Health

Bachelor of Psychological Science
Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)

Master of Social Work (Paused)

Honours, awards and grants

Police Minister's Excellence in Communication Award (2010)