Dr Deborah Walsh

Lecturer

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
d.walsh1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53342
+61 7 338 11505

Overview

Dr Deborah Walsh is a domestic and family violence specialist practitioner and researcher. She developed one of Australia’s first risk assessment frameworks for use in family violence work and continues to provide training and consultancy to the health and welfare sector in Australia. Deborah conducted a landmark Australian study on the level, extent and nature of violence against women during pregnancy. Her continued interest in domestic and family violence research has expanded to include issues associated with companion animal welfare and the impact women's decision making.

Research Interests

  • Domestic and family violence

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Walsh, Deborah (2014). Domestic Violence and Companion Animal Welfare: The Issues, Risks and Implications for Practice. In Thomas Ryan (Ed.), Animals in social work: why and how they matter (pp. 215-228) New York, United States: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137372291.0021

  • Tiplady, Catherine, Walsh, Deborah and Baulch, Moo (2013). Human/animal abuse. In Catherine Tiplady (Ed.), Animal abuse: helping animals and people (pp. 93-103) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing. doi:10.1079/9781845939830.0000

  • Tiplady, Catherine and Walsh, Deborah (2013). Mental health issues working with animal abuse. In Catherine Tiplady (Ed.), Animal abuse: helping animals and people (pp. 117-127) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing. doi:10.1079/9781845939830.0000

  • Walsh, Deborah (2009). Journal Submission. In Alison Perry, Meg Morris and Sue Cotton (Ed.), Handbook for allied health researchers (pp. 89-95) East Melbourne: The Menzies Foundation.

  • Walsh, Deborah (2009). Qualitative research: Naturalistic/observational. In Alison Perry, Meg Morris and Sue Cotton (Ed.), Handbook for allied health researchers (pp. 19-24) East Melbourne: The Menzies Foundation.

  • Walsh, Deborah and Weeks, Wendy (2005). Violence against women during pregnancy: Issues, risks and intervention. In Tuula Heinonen and Anna Metteri (Ed.), Social work in health and mental health: Issues, developments and actions (pp. 147-169) Toronto, Canada: Canadian Scholar's Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • O'Connor, M., Kezelman, C., Walsh, D. and Hegarty, K. (2015). Where are you in the fight against family violence?. In: RANZCP Abstract Book, 2015. RANZCP 2015 Congress, Brisbane, QLD Australia, (42-43). 3-7 May 2015. doi:10.1177/0004867415578344

  • Tiplady, Catherine, Walsh, Deborah and Phillips, Clive (2013). How companion animal behaviour is impacted upon by living with domestic violence. In: Future solutions to animal behaviour and welfare problems: 2013 ISAE Regional Meeting Abstract Booklet. 2013 ISAE Regional Meeting, Ruakura, Hamilton, NZ, (11-11). 31 October 2013.

  • Al Fazari, Manal, Sullivan, B., Walsh, D. and Newcombe, P. (2011). Qualitative research helps explore attitudes towards domestic violence in Oman. In: 6th Qualitative Research Convention Conference Papers. 6th International Qualitative Research Convention, Putrajaya, Malaysia, (1-7). 14-15 November 2011.

Other Outputs

  • Tiplady, C., Walsh, D. and Phillips, C. J. C. (2011, January 01). Domestic violence and pets.. Ipswich Womens’ Centre Against Domestic Violence Newsletter, p.4-5.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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