Associate Professor Alina Morawska

Deputy Director (Research)

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
alina@psy.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 59186
+61 7 336 57304

Overview

A/Prof Alina Morawska is the Deputy Director (Research) at the Parenting and Family Support Centre, The University of Queensland. Her research focuses on behavioural family intervention as a means for promoting positive family relationships, and the prevention and early intervention for young children at risk of developing behavioural and emotional problems. In particular, her focus is on improving the health and overall wellbeing of children and families. She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland in 2004, for which she received the Australian Psychological Society's Excellent PhD Thesis in Psychology Award. She has published extensively in the field of parenting and family intervention and has received numerous grants to support her research. She is a Director of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy Ltd.

Qualifications

  • Masters of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychology, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Morawska, Alina and Sanders, Matthew (2011). Disorders of childhood. In Elizabeth Rieger (Ed.), Abnormal psychology: Leading researcher perspectives 2nd ed. (pp. 379-418) North Ryde, NSW, Australia: McGraw-Hill Australia.

  • Sanders, Matthew R. and Morawska, Alina (2010). Prevention: the role of early universal and targeted interventions. In Rachael C. Murrihy, Antony D. Kidman and Thomas H. Ollendick (Ed.), Clinical handbook of assessing and treating conduct problems in youth (pp. 435-454) New York, United States: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-6297-3_17

  • Morawska, Alina and Sanders, Matthew R. (2008). Disorders of Childhood. In Rieger, E. (Ed.), Abnormal Psychology: Leading Researcher Perspectives (pp. 380-420) Australia: McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Ltd.

  • Sanders, M. R. and Morawska, A. (2005). Can changing parental knowledge, dysfunctional expectations and attributions, and emotion regulation improve outcomes for children?. In Richard E. Tremblay, Ronald G. Barr and Ray de V. Peters (Ed.), Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development 1 ed. (pp. 1-12) Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence of Early Childhood Development.

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision