BA, Grad Dip Psych, PG Dip Psych, MPsych (Ed & Dev)
c/o- Dr Helen Watt
Faculty of Education, Bldg 6
Monash University, Clayton Campus
Melbourne VIC 3800 AUSTRALIA
Caroline has Provisional Registration by the Psychology Board of Australia since 2008. Most recently she worked as a Counsellor/Case Manager:
- Client’s barriers: Health and psychological problems including depression, bi-polar, schizophrenia, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, agoraphobia, trauma and torture, sexual and spousal abuse, drug and alcohol issues, financial difficulties, gambling issues, adjustment to the general community after being in prison, lack of family support, language barriers, literacy/numeracy barriers, low self esteem, self harm.
- Client groups: Clients were referred from Centrelink due to being ‘highly disadvantaged’ and unable to participate in employment. Clients were between the ages of 18 and 60 years old, and received two years of counseling and case management funded by the federal government. Clients included refugees from Iraq, Iran, Macedonia and Vietnam.
MPsych (Ed & Dev) thesis topic: Socio-motivational influences on adolescent girls' mathematics engagement.
Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Helen Watt & Dr. Leonie Kronborg
I would like to gain experience in working with children in an educational setting. Further I am interested in supporting families on a range of issues including managing developmental challenges with children, relationship issues, conflict resolution, supporting co-parenting, self-esteem and motivation.
- Findlay, C., Watt, H. M. G., & Kronborg, L. (2011, Dec.). How mathematics motivations and their social antecedents impact girls’ senior high school and career choices related to mathematics. Paper to be presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education annual conference in Symposium titled "Measuring motivations and motivation-related trajectories among Australian and International students in Australia", Hobart, Nov 27 - Dec 1.
- Findlay, C. (2008, Apr.). Does marital status affect how gender role conflict and perceived social support influence men’s intentions to seek help from a variety of helpers? 13th National Health Outcomes Conference, Canberra, 30 April.
Caroline is associated with the STEPS program of research