Institution: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, University of Queensland, Australia.
Supervisory team: Professor Robert Bland and Dr John Drayton.
Position: PhD Student.
Current research: My research study seeks to understand how, when, with whom, why or even why not trained suicide prevention peer workers navigate and manage disclosure in their workplaces. I am also an ECR for the Lived Experience Special Interest Group (SIG) of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), and member of the Suicide Prevention Australia’s Research Advisory Committee.
- Suicide prevention and mental health
- Lived experience and peer workers
- Lived experience workforce
- Discrimination and stigma
- Hawgood, J., Rimkeviciene, J., Gibson, M., McGrath, M., & Edwards, B. (2020). Reasons for living among those with lived experience entering the suicide prevention workforce. Death Studies, 1-6.
- Hawgood, J., Gibson, M. & McGrath, M. (2018). Evaluation of the Roses in the Ocean Lived Experience Training Programs. Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University, Brisbane.
Can help with: Happy in the first instance to start connecting and discussing work in various countries.
What’s essential to your well-being? Outside of work: my photography and heading off in my car on the weekend to a coast with camera gear and no fixed plans, I love cooking and it is a form of self care, coffee or brunch with friends, yoga and meditation.
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