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Dr Mildred is a Senior Clinical Academic in a collaborative appointment between the School of Psychology and Eastern Health Mental Health Program. She is the Director of the Psychology Clinic which is a training, research and consultancy service for our post graduate students. She teaches on the post graduate Doctorate courses and supervises higher degree students.
Unit Chair for:
HPS976 Professional Issues in Psychology
Dr Mildred's research interests in clude: deliberate self harming behaviours; the mental health of young people; homeless/disaffiliated young people; collaborative working partnerships in mental health.
Australian Psychological Society – College of Clinical Psychologists
Registered Psychologist, Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria
VicChamps Management Committee (program for Children of Parents with a Mental Illness)
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Mental Health Collaborative Project Reference Group – Department of Human Services
Project I reference group member (International research into homeless young people)
HYPE reference group (research into randomized control trial of cognitive analytic therapy for adolescents with borderline personality traits compared with manualised standardized treatment.
Dr Mildred has been on a number of Regional and State Working Parties aimed to improve mental health outcomes for vulnerable young people, parents with a mental illness, survivors of domestic violence and children in care.
Mildred, H.& Harte, D. Who Are the Young Homeless in the Outer Eastern Region of Melbourne? Third International Conference on Child & Adolescent Mental Health. Brisbane, June 2002
Mildred, H. Suicidality and Self-Harming Behaviours in Homeless Young Women and Men. Borderline Personality Disorder: Successes in Treatments. Melbourne July 2004
Cuff, R., Edan, V., Pearson, K., & Mildred, H. Parents in Partnerships. First National Conference for all Involved in Meeting the Challenges for Children & Families Where Parents Have a Mental Illness. Melbourne, April 2002
Cuff, R. & Mildred, H. Tough Stuff – Talking with Children about Their Parents’ Self-Harming Behaviours. Borderline Personality Disorder, Insights, Innovations, Advances. Melbourne, April, 2002.