Faculty of Education and Arts

Mary Randall

Name: Mary Randall
Location:
Gippsland Campus, Churchill
Email:
m.randall@federation.edu.au

Qualifications

Cert IV Training and assessment, Federation Training, 2014

Graduate Diploma in Education, Monash University, 1994

Graduate Diploma in Media, Canberra University, 1987

Master in Clinical Psychology, Australian National University, 1986

Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1984

Bachelor of Science (Hons), Monash University, 1979

Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, 1977

Biography

Mary is a psychologist and teacher, who is doing her PhD candidacy under the Inner Gippsland Child and Youth Area Partnership Research Collaboration with Federation University.  For the last 18 years, Mary worked with families in the Specialist Children’s Services Program in state government.  She also taught VCE Psychology and Health for three years at Federation Training.  Mary has previously worked in counselling and child mental health in Canberra and Portland, and has done marking for various universities.

PhD Topic Summary

This PhD focuses on why families experiencing vulnerability engage and/or disengage with family services in Inner Gippsland. It will address targeted services for disadvantaged groups in the context of voluntary service delivery.  Aspects of engagement such as receptivity, buy-in, working relationship and trust will be examined. Issues regarding assessment of needs and risks will be explored with a view to improving the system and policy to enable better access and service experience by families.

Publications

Randall, M. and Scott, W.A. (1988) Burnout, job satisfaction and job performance. Australian Psychologist. Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 335-347

Randall, M. (2012) The Complexities of Autism.  In Women in Community (eds) Achieving with Autism Traralgon: LV Printers pp27-34

Associations

Psychologist registration AHPRA

Australian Association of Family Therapists

Victorian Institute of Teaching Registered Teacher