AsPr Keith Mcvilly

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Visitor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, University of Tasmania, 1991
Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of Tasmania, 1992
Master of Psychology (Clinical), University of Tasmania, 1998
Certificate IV Assessment & Workplace Training, , 2002
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2005

Contact

keith.mcvilly@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46257

Research interests

Intellectual and other developmental disabilities (adults)

Relationships for adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities

Positive Behaviour Support for adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities

Quality of Life for adults with disabilities, their families and support staff

Forensic Disability

Organisational development and staff education in disability services

Associate Professor McVilly appeared on the 7.30 Report (Tuesday 17 May around 15 minutes into the show), and was featured on ABC breakfast radio (Wednesday 18 May, AM with Peter Cave, 16 minutes into the recording) commenting on the inappropriate use of physical interventions on children wtih autism.

Affiliations

American Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disability

Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability

Australian Psychological Society (& member of the APS Clinical College)

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability

Psychologists in Developmental Disability

Teaching interests

Associate Professor Keith McVilly delivers occasional lectures in the areas of intellectual and other developmental disabilities, including social, clinical, organisational and policy issues impacting the lives of people with disability, their families and support staff.

Units taught

HPS976 - Issues in Professional Psychology (Unit Chair)

Conferences

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability, Singapore 2009 'Beyond seclusion and restraint in disability services. '

Australian Community Service Organisation Bi-annual Forensic Disability Conference, Melbourne 2009, 'Risk-related measures on incarcerated intellectually disabled offenders'

Australian Psychological Society, Darwin 2009, 'Restrictive interventions: past practices and future directions'

Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, Hobart 2009 Symposium: 'The Australasian Collaboration Seeking Better Ways to Support People with Intellectual Disability Who Exhibit Behaviours of Concern'

Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, Hobart 2009 'Risk assessment and support of people with intellectual disability in the criminal justice system'

Awards

Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability National Research Prize, 2000 in reference to research conducted for the degree Master of Psychology (Clinical) and subsequently published: McVilly, K., Burton-Smith, R. & Davidson, J. (2000). 'Concurrence between subject and proxy ratings of quality of life for people with and without intellectual disability', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 25, 19-38.

Australian Post-graduate Award (APA) Scholarship (2000 to 2003) for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Medicine at University of Sydney.

Australian Psychological Society Thesis Award (Relationships), 2005 in reference to research conducted for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Medicine at Sydney University.

Projects

Convenor of the Australian Psychological Societys (APS) Special Interest Group on Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities.

Co-Vice-President (Asia Pacific) of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID)

Board Member of the Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability (ASSID)

Editorial Consultant to: Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability; Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities; Journal of Policy & Practice in Intellectual Disabilities.

Publications

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2016

Examples of individual supported living for adults with intellectual disability

Prof Errol Cocks, Dr Stian Thoresen, Patricia O`Brien, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Allyson Thomson, Friederike Gadow, Ms Jenny Crosbie, Dr Meredith Prain

(2016), Vol. 20, pp. 100-108, Journal of intellectual disabilities, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Looking for a needle in the haystack: arsonists with intellectual disability in Australia

Dr Ashlee Curtis, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Andrew Day

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 444-452, Psychiatry, psychology and law, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Diabetes in people with an intellectual disability : a systematic review of prevalence, incidence and impact.

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Ashlee Curtis, J Lehmann, Miss Lucy Morrish, Prof Jane Speight

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 897-904, Diabetic Medicine, England, London, C1

journal

Sentencing offenders with mental impairment: the case of arsonists with intellectual disability

Dr Ashlee Curtis, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Andrew Day

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 78-87, Journal of intellectual disabilities and offending behaviour, Bingley, England, C1

journal
2013

The content validity of the behaviour support plan quality evaluation tool (BSP-QEII) and its potential application in accommodation and day-support services for adults with intellectual disability

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Dr Lynne Webber, Mr Gideon Sharp, M. Paris

(2013), Vol. 57, pp. 703-715, Journal of intellectual disability research, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Reliability and utility of the behaviour support plan quality evaluation tool (BSP-QEII) for auditing and quality development in services for adults with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Dr Lynne Webber, M. Paris, Mr Gideon Sharp

(2013), Vol. 57, pp. 716-727, Journal of intellectual disability research, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Parental factors associated with obesity in children with disability: a systematic review

Prof Jane McGillivray, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Helen Skouteris, Mrs Cecile Boganin

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 541-554, Obesity Reviews, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Iniatives to reduce the use of seclusion and restraints on people with developmental disabilities: a systematic review and quantitative synthesis

Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Jane McGillivray

(2013), Vol. 34, pp. 3946-3961, Research in developmental disabilities, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2012

Interacting with adults with congenital deafblindness : the experiences of disability support workers

Meredith Prain, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Paul Ramcharan

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 27-34, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, London, U. K., C1

journal

Being reliable : issues in determining the reliability and making sense of observations of adults with congenital deafblindness?

Meredith Prain, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Paul Ramcharan

(2012), Vol. 56, pp. 632-640, Journal of intellectual disability research, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Arson treatment programmes for offenders with disability : a systematic review of the literature

Dr Ashlee Curtis, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Andrew Day

(2012), Vol. 3, pp. 186-205, Journal of learning disabilities and offending behaviour, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal
2011

Factors influencing quality of behaviour support plans and the impact of plan quality on restrictive intervention use

Dr Lynne Webber, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Tarryn Fester, Jeffrey Chan

(2011), Vol. 1, pp. 24-31, International journal of positive behavioural support, London, England, C1

journal

Staffing numbers and active support : a case study

Roger J. Stancliffe, Anthony D. Harman, Sandy Toogood, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

(2011), Vol. 16, pp. 21-30, Tizard learning disability review, Kent, England, C1

journal

A preliminary investigation of the utility of the "Behavior support plan quality evaluation guide II" for use in Australia

Dr Lynne Webber, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Tarryn Fester, Telly Zazelis

(2011), Vol. 36, pp. 273-277, Journal of intellectual & developmental disability, London, England, C1

journal

Restrictive interventions for people with a disability exhibiting challenging behaviours : analysis of a population database

Dr Lynne Webber, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Jeffrey Chan

(2011), Vol. 24, pp. 495-507, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, Oxford, England, C1

journal
2010

The use of restrictive interventions in Victoria, Australia : population data for 2007-2008

Dr Lynne Webber, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Elaine Stevenson, Jeffrey Chan

(2010), Vol. 35, pp. 199-206, Journal of intellectual & developmental disability, London, England, C1

journal

Observing the behaviour and interactions of adults with congenital deafblindness living in community residences

Meredith Prain, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Paul Ramcharan, Sally Currie, John Reece

(2010), Vol. 35, pp. 82-91, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, London, United Kingdom, C1-1

journal

Active support, participation and depression

Roger J. Stancliffe, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Gary Radler, Louise Mountford, Mr Paul Daniel Tomaszewski

(2010), Vol. 23, pp. 312-321, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, Malden, Mass., C1

journal
2009

Quality of life of Australian family carers : implications for research, policy and practice

Rosanne M. Burton-Smith, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Marie Yazbeck, Trevor Parmenter, Takako Tsutsui

(2009), Vol. 6, pp. 189-198, Journal of policy and practice in intellectual disabilities, Malden, Mass., C1

journal

Service and support needs of Australian carers supporting a family member with disability at home

Rosanne M. Burton-Smith, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Marie Yazbeck, Trevor Parmenter, Takako Tsutsui

(2009), Vol. 34, pp. 1-9, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2008

Remaining open to quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method designs : an unscientific compromise, or good research practice?

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Roger J. Stancliffe, Trevor Parmenter, Rosanne M. Burton-Smith

(2008), Vol. 35, pp. 151-203, International review of research in mental retardation, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Staff behaviour and resident engagement before and after active support training

Roger J. Stancliffe, Anthony D. Harmon, Sandy Toogood, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

(2008), Vol. 33, pp. 257-270, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal
2007

Contextualizing risk in the assessment of intellectually disabled individuals

Douglas P. Boer, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Frank Lambrick

(2007), Vol. 2, pp. 1-5, Sexual offender treatment - journal of the international association for the treatment of sexual offenders, Lengerich, Germany, C1-1

journal

Australian implementation and evaluation of active support

Roger J. Stancliffe, Anthony D. Harmon, Sandy Toogood, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

(2007), Vol. 20, pp. 211-227, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, Clevedon, England, C1-1

journal
2006

Attitudes towards people with intellectual disability : an Australian perspective

Marie Yazbeck, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Trevor Parmenter

(2006), Vol. 15, pp. 97-111, Journal of disability policy studies, Austin, Tex., C1-1

journal

'I get by with a little help from my friends' : adults with intellectual disability discuss loneliness

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Roger J. Stancliffe, Trevor Parmenter, Rosanne M. Burton-Smith

(2006), Vol. 19, pp. 191-203, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, Clevedon, England, C1-1

journal

Self advocates have the last say on friendship

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Roger J. Stancliffe, Trevor Parmenter, Rosanne M. Burton-Smith

(2006), Vol. 21, pp. 693-708, Disability and society, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal
2004

Ethics guidelines for international multi-centre research involving people with intellectual disabilities

Arthur J Dalton, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

(2004), Vol. 1, pp. 57-70, Journal of policy and practice in intellectual disability, Malden, Mass., C1-1

journal

Friendship activities of adults with intellectual disability in supported accommodation in northern England

Eric Emerson, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

(2004), Vol. 17, pp. 191-197, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, Clevedon, England, C1-1

journal

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Quality and outcomes of individual supported living arrangements for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Prof Errol Cocks, Dr Stian Thoresen, Ms Rosemary Lawn, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Mrs Alicia Eugene, Dr Patricia O'Brien, Mrs Anne Bryce, Gordon Duff, Mr Daniel Leighton, Dr Greg Lewis

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2015: $87,199

Other Public Sector Funding

Development of a risk assessment and planning tool to inform services for people with intellectual disabilities who exhibit severe behaviours of concern (ARMIDILO)

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2009: $77,125

DHS - Office of the Senior Practioner (OSP) Research & Development Partnership

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $76,070

Behaviour Support in Respite Services for People with an Intellectual Disability - Jewish Care

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $9,750

Restraint and Restrictive Practices

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $983

Positive Behaviour Support in Family Centred Teams

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $79,938

An Investigation in to the demographic profiles and projected support needs of persons with multiple and complex disability

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $23,700

Marte Meo - its effectiveness in staff training and client outcomes

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $81,818

Review of the Corrections Victoria Disability program

Dr Lesley Hardcastle, Prof Jane McGillivray, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2013: $79,552
  • 2012: $48,315
  • 2011: $33,637

Impact of Professional Development in positive behaviour support on outcomes for people with a disability who show behaviours of concern

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2014: $11,264
  • 2013: $73,135

Developing an evidence-based 'best practice' approach to support life goal exploration with people with an intellectual disability and other dognitive impairments who are formal communicators

A/Prof Goetz Ottmann, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, A/Prof Erin Wilson

  • 2013: $25,406
  • 2012: $101,625

NDIS: Disability Workforce Ready PDF Project

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2014: $127,800

Factors predicting the use of mechanical restraint: What needs to be done to reduce and prevent its use?

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Dr Ben Richardson

  • 2015: $20,250
  • 2014: $82,750
  • 2013: $32,000

Supporting respite services to develop high quality support: Scoping the development of a prototype of a behaviour support plan App.

Dr Ben Richardson, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2014: $50,152

Implementation of Behaviour Support Plans in Out of Home Care - Literature Review

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2014: $9,600

My Life Keys ¿ Producing a Rights and Self-Advocacy Training Program for People with Acquired Brain Injury Living in Victoria

Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, Prof Jane McGillivray, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2015: $21,109

Industry and Other Funding

Specialist Services (Behaviour Support) Review

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $6,750

Active Support - Uniting Care West

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2014: $10,000
  • 2013: $10,000
  • 2012: $10,000
  • 2011: $12,000
  • 2010: $21,910

Active Support - CARA Inc

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $5,430

Active Support - Leveda Inc

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2010: $16,473

Behaviour Support Plan Quality Evaluation and Development Project

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2013: $16,800

Yooralla Research Fellow - NDIS Readiness Project

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, Prof Joe Graffam

  • 2014: $54,545

Picture My Future Photo Library

A/Prof Goetz Ottmann, A/Prof Erin Wilson, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Ms Jenny Crosbie, Ms Julie Anderson

  • 2014: $10,000

Goal Mastery - an investigation of service implementation and client outcomes in an Australian community based disability service

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly

  • 2015: $38,763
  • 2014: $27,063

Yooralla Research Project - Anticipating demand for products under the NDIS

Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Prof Jane McGillivray

  • 2014: $27,272

"Yooralla 21": Social Enterprise as a means to promote the social and economic participation of people with disability in the community

A/Prof Keith Mcvilly, Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, Prof Jane McGillivray, Prof Joe Graffam, Prof Tony LaMontagne

  • 2016: $39,545
  • 2015: $15,000

Supervisions

Data will be available in 2017