Dr Rebecca Patrick

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Promotion), Deakin University, 1995
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009

Contact

Research interests

Rebecca has three broad research interests:

  • Social health and welfare research issues including family violence and womens health, child support and welfare policy.
  • Scholarship of tertiary education including experiential learning, reflective practice and work integrated learning.
  • Health-related education for sustainability; climate change, social vulnerability and health; health promotion and environmental sustainability.



 

Affiliations

Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability

Climate Action Network Australia

Australian Health Promotion Association (VicBranch)

Health, Nature & Sustainability Research Group, Deakin University

Nature & Society Network

International Union for Health Promotion & Education


 

Teaching interests

Unit Chair, HSH303 Public Health - Health Promotion Practicum
Unit Chair, HSH736 Community Consultation & Participation
 

Conferences

Patrick R, 2013, ‘Best Investments for Health when Addressing Climate Change’ sub-plenary for the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Pattaya, Thailand.


Patrick R, and Capetola, T, 2012, ‘Promoting Health, Social and Environmental Justice in the context of Health Care Practice’, at the Interdisciplinary. Net Environmental Justice & Global Citizenship Conference, Oxford, England.


Patrick, R, Capetola,T & Nuttman, S, 2010 ‘Education for Health and Sustainability’, American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Denver, Colorado.


Patrick R, Thoms, A & Capetola, T, 2011, ‘Health Promotion and Sustainability report: creating healthy and sustainable futures launch’, Public Health Association of Australia Annual   Conference, Brisbane, Australia.


Capetola, T, Patrick, R & Nuttman, S, ‘Having it all – creative, interdisciplinary teaching and learning while saving the planet’, Deakin Teaching & Learning Conference, Burwood, Australia.


Patrick R, Holland, D & Lamaro, G, ‘Engaged, Enabled and Enacting – Work Integrated Learning for Workforce Ready Graduates, Australian Health Promotion Association's Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.


Patrick R, Capetola, T & Nuttman, S, 2009 ‘Greening the public health /health promotion workforce: implications for the higher education sector, Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability, Sydney, Australia.


Patrick R & Moore, J, 2008, ‘Transferring learnt knowledge to practice: An example from the health promotion field,’ WACE / ACEN Asia Pacific Conference, Manly, Australia
 

Research groups

Health, Nature and Sustainability research group

Awards

2010 Vice Chancellors Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching & Learning

2010 Jim and Alison Leslie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching & Learning.

2010 School of Health & Social Development Research Commendation

Projects

Patrick, Rebecca, Noy, Sue and Capetola Teresa (2011) Health Promotion and Sustainability: Towards a healthy and sustainable future, Research Report for Department of Health and Sustainability Victoria and endorsed by AHPA, PHAA, Climate & Health Alliance.



Nuttman, Sonia, Patrick, Rebecca, Capetola, Teresa, Noy, Sue and Freeman, Laura (2010) Education For Sustainability: A cross-faculty, interdisciplinary curriculum development initiative, Research & Project Report for Deakin University Strategic Teaching and Learning Grants.



Patrick, Rebecca, Capetola Teresa, Nuttman Sonia (2009) Population Health & Climate Change; Professional Development CD and workshop. Professional development program developed and implemented for Australian Health Promotion Australia (VicBranch).

Publications

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2016

Urbanisation, climate change and health equity: how can health promotion contribute?

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Sue Noy, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson

(2016), Vol. 54, pp. 34-49, International journal of health promotion and education, London, Eng., C1

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2015

Exploring ecosystems and health by shifting to a regional focus: perspectives from the Oceania EcoHealth Chapter

Mr Yotti Kingsley, Dr Rebecca Patrick, Dr Pierre Horwitz, Margot Parkes, Aaron Jenkins, Charles Massy, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, Kerry Arabena

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 12706-12722, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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2013

Promoting health, social and environmental justice in the context of health care practice

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola

(2013), pp. 140-153, Looking within: finding an environmental justice and global citizenship lens, Oxford, England, B1-1

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2012

A participatory action research project at the nexus of health promotion and sustainability in higher education

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola, Ms Sonia Nuttman

(2012), Vol. 14, pp. 67-80, Focus on health professional education: a multi-disciplinary journal, Adelaide, SA, C1-1

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2011

Incorporating sustainability into community-based healthcare practice

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola, A/Prof Mardie Townsend, Dr Lisa Hanna

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 277-289, Ecohealth, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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'Out there gain' : an education for sustainability work integrated learning case study

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola

(2011), pp. 1-27, Australasian journal of university-community engagement, Lismore, N.S.W., C1

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It's here! Are we ready? Five case studies of health promotion practices that address climate change from within Victorian health care settings

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 61-67, Health promotion journal of Australia, Maroochydore, Qld., C1

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Core health promotion competencies in Australia : are they compatible with climate change action?

Dr Rebecca Patrick, James A. Smith

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 28-33, Health promotion journal of Australia, Maroochydore, Qld., C1

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Health promotion and climate change : exploring the core competencies required for action

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Teresa Capetola, A/Prof Mardie Townsend, Ms Sonia Nuttman

(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 475-485, Health promotion international, Oxford, England, C1

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2009

Climate change in the kitchen and on the public health agenda

Ms Teresa Capetola, Dr Rebecca Patrick, Ms Sonia Nuttman

(2009), pp. 16-18, Health issues, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2008

Transferring learnt knowledge to practice : an example from the health promotion field

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Dr Jan Moore

(2008), pp. -, WACE 2008 : Work integrated learning (WIL) : transforming futures : Proceedings of the 2008 WACE Asia Pacific Conference, Perth, Western Australia, E1

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Domestic violence and the exemption from seeking child support : providing safety or legitimizing ongoing poverty and fear

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Dr Kay Cook, Dr Hayley Mckenzie

(2008), Vol. 42, pp. 749-767, Social policy and administration : an international journal of policy and research, Oxford, U.K., C1

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2007

Multiple barriers to obtaining child support : experiences of women leaving violent partners

Dr Rebecca Patrick, Dr Kay Cook, Prof Ann Taket

(2007), Vol. 45, pp. 21-29, Just policy : a journal of Australian social policy, Collingwood, Vic., C1

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