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_14

  • 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.

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor