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Dr Kylie Burke
  – Senior Research Fellow

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Dr Kylie Burke
Dr Burke is a researcher and psychologist with twenty years’ experience working with parents and families. Her work focuses on supporting parents and children experiencing adversity, including parenting adolescents, supporting parents of children with life-threatening child illnesses and the intergenerational effects of social disadvantage. She has extensive experience in training other professionals to better support parents and is co-author on several programs for parents. She has extensive experience in training other professionals to better support parents and is co-author on several programs for parents, including: • The ‘Take A Breath Parent Intervention’ – a program for parents who have a child with a life-threatening illness • The “ABCD Parenting Young Adolescents Program” – a group based program for parents of 10-14 year olds • The “Parenting Support Toolkit for Alcohol and Other Drug Workers” Dr Burke is the currently the Director of a population-based trial of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program multilevel system of evidence-based parenting support. This project represents the largest ever population trial of Triple P and will target some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable families in Australia.
Room:
S219
Email:
Phone:
+61 7 3365 7306
Fax:
+61 7 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

Research Area:
Applied/Professional Psychology
Synopsis:

I am interested in research relating to supporting parents who are parenting in vulnerable or complex circumstances. 

In 2017 I have an honours project investigating the use of text messaging as a parenting intervention.

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