Dr Patsie Frawley

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer In Disability And Inclusion

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, 2008

Contact

Research interests

Disability and sexuality

Gender and disability

Disability and violence and abuse prevention.

Rights and self advocacy

Social Inclusion

Inclusive research methodologies

Current research, reports and recent publications

What does it take? Developing informed and effective tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities in Australia. Funded by Australia's National Research Organisation on Women's Safety

Overivew https://anrows.org.au/what-does-it-take-developing-informed-and-effective-tertiary-responses-for-women

Reports State of Knowledge report https://anrows.org.au/publications/landscapes-0/what-does-it-take-developing-informed-and-effective-tertiary-responses

 

 

 

 

Wilson, N.J., MacDonald, J., Hayman, B., Bright, A.M., Frawley, P., Gallego, g. (in press) A narrative review of the literature about people with intellectual disability who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or questioning. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities

 

https://dro.deakin.edu.au/view/DU:30090437

Units taught

HDS 731    Planning for Inclusion across the lifecourse

HDS 732   Determinants of health and wellbeing in the lives of people with disabilities

Conferences

Frawley, P "I just want to get on with it" Reframing sexuality and sexual health education for people with an intellectual disability. Otago University New Zealand, General Practice Symposium, March 2017

Frawley, P Benefits and challenges of inclusive research (keynote). National Disability Services Research to Action conference, Melbourne, February 2017

Frawley, P & Wilson, N Gendered messages in sexuality education: What young men and young women with intellectual disabilities 'hear'. IASSID, Melbourne, 2016. In Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. Vol, 60 No. 7-8 p 668)

Frawley, P., & Rosengrave, J Hearing the voices of women with disability in research and practice. Australia's National Research Organisation on Women's Safety Inaugral National Research Conference, February 2016, Melbourne

Frawley, P When rights go wrong (plenary). National strenghtening advocacy conference Melbourne, September 2016

Frawley, P Loving and living: beyond the rules. (Keynote) ASID NZ National Conference, Hamilton NZ, April, 2014

Frawley, P & Wilson, N.  Becoming the sexual person I want to be: an analysis of young adults’ with intellectual disabilities’ experience, understanding and use of  sexuality and relationship education and information . IASSID Europe Regional Congress, Vienna 2014

Wilson, N & Frawley, P. “Accidental Counsellors”: transition staff supporting the sexuality of young adults with intellectual and disability, IASSID Europe Regional Congress, Vienna 2014

Frawley, P., Bigby, C., Ramcharan, P. “The thing is I believe in fighting for rights of people with an intellectual disability”: Understanding self-advocacy through the eyes of Victoria’s first generation self advocates. ASID Wellington, New Zealand, November 2012

Frawley, P Sexuality and relationship education for people with an intellectual disability: Changing the focus - changing the appraoch (Invited Keynote). Gender, sexuality and disability conference. University of Gothenburg, Sweden, December 2012

Frawley, P., Bigby, C & Ramcharan, P. Understanding the development of self advocacy in Victoria, Australia: the early years.. IASSID World Congress, North America, Jan. 2012.

Frawley, P., & O'Shea, A. Relationship education by people with an intellectual disability: An Australian peer educator model. IASSID World Congress, North America, 2012.

Bigby, C., Frawley, P., & Ramcharan, P. A Collaborative Group Model as a Method of Inclusive Research. IASSID World Congress,, North America, Halifax 2012.

Frawley, P., Slattery, J., & O'Shea, A (2011) Shifting the power in relationship education: Findings from a peer education model from Australia. 11th Nordic Network on Disability Research Conference: Reykjavik, Iceland

Frawley, P., & Bigby, C. (2009) Research mentoring with researchers with an intellectual disability: reflections on support and meaningful inclusion. IASSID ,2nd Asia Pacific Regional Congress: Singapore

Frawley, P., & Bigby, (2009) Citizen participation: What people with an intellectual disability bring to this role. IASSID ,2nd  Asia Pacific Regional Congress: Singapore

Frawley, P (2006) A case for participation principles. Supporting equal and meaningful civic participation for people with an intellectual disability. Preliminary findings of an Australian study. NDA : University College: Dublin

Frawley, P., & Slattery, J (2012) Invited keynote address. Relationship education by people with an intellectual disability: An Australian peer educator model. Mycket Snack & Mycket Verstad. Utvecklingscentrum Dubbelt Utstat. Gothenburg, Sweden, December, 2012

Research groups

Centre for Population Health Research - Disability and Inclusion

Awards

Finalist Victorian Disability Awards (2016) Living Safer Sexual Lives: Respectful Relationships sexuality peer education for people with an intellectual disability.

ASID Research Grant 2012 (with Nathan Wilson University of Sydney) "Sexuality during transition to adulthood: framing the tension between unwanted risk and promoting a healthy sexuality"

ASID Research to practice award  (2010) with Professor Chrstine Bigby

Inaugral DHS PhD scholarship (2004 - 2007)

Ethel Temby Study Scholarship (2002)

Publications

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2016

Transition staff discuss sex education and support for young men and women with intellectual and developmental disability

P Frawley, N Wilson

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 209-221, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Young people with intellectual disability talking about sexuality education and information

P Frawley, N Wilson

(2016), Vol. 34, pp. 469-484, Sexuality and disability, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

A narrative review of the literature about people with intellectual disability who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or questioning

N Wilson, J Macdonald, B Hayman, A Bright, P Frawley, G Gallego

(2016), Vol. In Press, pp. 1-26, Journal of intellectual disabilities, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Reflections on being a first generation self-advocate: belonging, social connections, and doing things that matter

P Frawley, C Bigby

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 254-264, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, London, Eng., C1

journal

Conceptualizing inclusive research a participatory research approach with people with intellectual disability paradigm or method

C Bigby, P Frawley

(2015), pp. 136-160, Participatory qualitative research methodologies in health, London, Eng., B1

chapter
2014

A collaborative group method of inclusive research

C Bigby, P Frawley, P Ramcharan

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 54-64, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

"I'm in their shoes": Experiences of peer educators in sexuality and relationship education

P Frawley, C Bigby

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 167-176, Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Conceptualizing inclusive research with people with intellectual disability

C Bigby, P Frawley, P Ramcharan

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 3-12, Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2011

Inclusion in political and public life: the experiences of people with intellectual disability on government disability advisory bodies in Australia

P Frawley, C Bigby

(2011), Vol. 36, pp. 27-38, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2010

Reflections on doing inclusive research in the 'making life good in the community' study

C Bigby, P Frawley

(2010), Vol. 35, pp. 53-61, Journal of intellectual and developmental disability, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2002

Living safer sexual lives: research and action

K Johnson, P Frawley, L Hillier, L Harrison

(2002), Vol. 7, pp. 4-9, Tizard learning disability review, Brighton, England, C1

journal

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

What does it take? Developing informed and effective tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities in Australia.

A/Prof Suzanne Dyson, Keran Howe, Fiona Boyle, Dr Patsie Frawley

Australia?s National Research Organisation for Women?s Safety

  • 2017: $180,766
  • 2015: $109,898

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluation of the OVAL project

Prof Susan Balandin, A/Prof Erin Wilson, Dr Patsie Frawley, Ms Joanne Watson

  • 2016: $64,586

Industry and Other Funding

SL&RR Program

Dr Patsie Frawley

  • 2017: $262,017

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report