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

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Burke, Kylie, Haslam, Divna and Butler, Keny (2018). Policies and services affecting parenting. Handbook of parenting and child development across the lifespan. (pp. 551-564) edited by Matthew R. Sanders and Alina Morawska.Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94598-9_24

  • Sanders, Matthew R. and Burke, Kylie (2018). Towards a comprehensive, evidence-based system of parenting support over the lifespan. Handbook of parenting and child development across the lifespan. (pp. 777-798) edited by Matthew R. Sanders and Alina Morawska.Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94598-9_34

  • Haslam, Divna M. and Burke, Kylie (2018). Work, poverty, and financial stress. Handbook of parenting and child development across the lifespan. (pp. 495-510) edited by Matthew R. Sanders and Alina Morawska.Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94598-9_21

  • Burke, Kylie (2017). Supporting parents of children with serious mental health problems. The power of positive parenting. (pp. 135-144) edited by Matthew R. Sanders and Trevor G. Mazzucchelli.Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/med-psych/9780190629069.003.0010

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor