Dr Kylie Burke

Senior Research Fellow

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
k.burke1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57306

Overview

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 will target some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable families in Australia.

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Child Psychology, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Master of Applied Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor