Staff profile - Patsie Frawley

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Dr Patsie Frawley

Position: Senior Lecturer In Disability And Inclusion
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Health & Soc. Dev.
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 78353 +61 3 522 78353
Email: patsie.frawley@deakin.edu.au

Academic

Subjects and units currently teaching

HDS 101


Conferences and seminars

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

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., 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, 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., Bigby, C & Brett, J (2008) Participation in Government Disability Advisory Bodies: Experiences of People with an intellectual disability. IASSID: Cape Town ,South Africa

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 (2000) Living Safer Sexual Lives: 11th International IASSID Conference, Seattle, USA.

Keynote: Frawley, P (2014) Loving and Living: Beyond the rules. ASID NZ National  Hamilton,  April 9 – 10, 2014


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


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

Australia
Bigby, C., Frawley, P., Hiscoe, A,. Slattery, J Conceptualising inclusive research with people with intellectual disability: Paradigm or method? Disability inclusive research collaboration conference; University of Sydney, 13 – 14 June, 2012


Frawley, P., Ramcharan, P., Banfield, D., Blythman, N., Hauser, J., Slattery, J., Bigby, C., Speaking up through Self Advocacy – Telling stories and making a difference about our rights. Having a Say Conference, Geelong, February 2012

Bigby, C., Frawley, P., Slattery, J., Hiscoe, A. Symbolic, tokenistic or value added? Inclusive research with people with intellectual disabilities. Invited Keynote presentation. ASID Adelaide, November 2011

Research

Research interests

Disability and sexuality

Gender and disability

Disability and violence and abuse prevention.

Rights and self advocacy

Social Inclusion

Inclusive research methodologies


Research grants

Grants

Cateogry 1 Grants – Australian Competitive Grants Register

2014 Frawley, P. Dyson, S & Roberston, S. What does it take? Developing informed and effective tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities in Australia. Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) (Category 1 Grant Australian Competitive Grants register)
$353 618

2012 – 2014 Frawley, P & Bigby, C.  Adopting a mainstream approach: Effective violence and abuse prevention strategies for people with an intellectual disability Vic Health $200 000 (Category 1 grant Australian Competitive Grants register)

Other grants and project funding

2014 Frawley, P. Women with Disabilities: Our Right to Respect. Peer educator and co-facilitator program development, training and evaluation. Women with Disabilities Victoria $24 082

2014 Frawley, P. Living Safer Sexual Lives program establishment CoHealth Footscray
$18 350

2013 Bigby, C., Douglas, J., Frawley, P & Fossey, E Stakeholder Engagement Strategy – Victoria, Evaluation of the NDIS. FaCHSIA $120 000

2012 Frawley, P & Wilson, N. Sexuality during transition to adulthood framing the tension between unwanted risks and promoting a healthy lifestyle. ASID Research Grant $5 000

2012  Bigby C & Frawley, P. Developing cultures of respect in residential services for people with an intellectual disability. Disability Donations Trust $50 000

2012 Frawley, P & Naylor, B. Human rights in  Closed environments – Monash University (sub contract position) ARC Linkage research grant Disability facilities component $10,000

2012 – 2014 Frawley, P. Making Rights a Reality– sexual assault services for people with a cognitive impairment. Evaluation. Federation of Community Legal Centres  $36,987

2011 Frawley, P. Leadership in reorientation of Day Services. Department of Human Services – Eastern Region $37 000

2011 Faculty Research Grant, Living Safer Sexual Lives: Respectful Relationships La Trobe University Faculty of Health Sciences, $3 000

2009 Frawley, P & Dyson, S. Living Safer Sexual Lives: Respectful Relationships. Development and piloting of a peer education relationships program for people with an intellectual disability. FaHCSIA  $399 575


Publications

Publications

Frawley, P., Bigby, C., Banfield, D., Blythman., Rosengrave, J., Hiscoe, A., & Slattery, J (2013) Reinforce self advocacy: Speaking up over the years.

Bigby, C & Frawley, P (2010). Social work and intellectual disability: Working for change. London: Palgrave MacMillan

Frawley, P & Naylor, B. Human rights and people with disabilities in closed environments. Law in Context 31, p 48 -84

Frawley, P., & Bigby, C. “I’m in their shoes”: Experiences of Peer Educators in Sexuality and Relationship Education Journal of intellectual and developmental disability 39, 2 167-176.

Bigby, C., Frawley, P., & Ramcharan, P. (2014) Conceptualizing Inclusive Research with People with Intellectual Disability Journal of Applied Intellectual Disability Research, 27, 3-12 

Bigby, C., Frawley, P., & Ramcharan, P. (2014)  A Collaborative Group Method of Inclusive Research. Journal of Applied Intellectual Disability Research, 27, 54-64 

Frawley, P., & Bigby, C. (2011) Inclusion in political and public life: The experiences of people with intellectual disability on government disability advisory bodies in Australia. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 36, 1, 27-38 

Bigby, C., & Frawley, P.  (2010) Reflections on doing inclusive research in the 'Making Life Good in the Community' study. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 35, 2 , 53-61 

Frawley, P., Bigby, C & Forsyth, H (2006) Why are conferences “Sometimes about us, without us”? Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, Vol 31 (4) 249-251

Johnson, K., Frawley, P., Hillier, L & Harrison, L. (2002) Living Safer Sexual Lives: Research and Action. Tizard Learning Disability Review Vol 7 (1) 4-9 

Frawley, P & Bigby B 2014 ‘Molly is just like me’ - Peer education and life stories in Sexuality and Relationship Programs in Australia in Chapman, R ., Ledger,S. and Townson , L & Docherty, D  (eds) Sexuality and relationships in the lives of people with intellectual: Standing in my shoes

Frawley, P., & Anderson, S. (2015) Adopting mainstream approaches: Taking account of and including people with an intellectual disability in violence and abuse prevention. Melbourne: VicHealth

Frawley, P (2014) Making rights reality: Final evaluation report. A pilot project for sexual assault services with a cognitive impairment.

Bigby, C., Frawley, P & Phillips, L (2014) “Well hang on, that’s sort of not right” : family and staff perspectives on ‘Cultures of respect’ in supported accommodation services for people with intellectual disability.

Frawley, P., Barrett, C & Dyson, S (2012) Real people, core business. Living Safer Sexual Lives: Respectful Relationships. ARCSHS, LaTrobe University

Frawley, P., & Bigby, C., (2012) Developing capacity to self direct? It's a day to day thing. A report to the Eastern Disability Services Network.

Frawley, P., Slattery, J., Stokoe, L,Houghton, D., & O’Shea, A. (2011) Living Safer Sexual Lives: Respectful Relationships: Peer educator and co-facilitator manual. 

Robertson , A., Frawley, P.,Bigby, C (2008) Making life good in the community. When is a house a home? Looking at how homely community houses are for people with an intellectual disability who have moved out of an institution.

Frawley, P., Johnson, K., Hillier, L., & Harrison., L. (2003) Living Safer Sexual Lives. A training and resource pack for people with learning disabilities and those who support them. Pavilion Publishing. Brighton,.UK

Frawley, P (1997) Human Relations & Sexuality: Knowledge and awareness assessment for People with an Intellectual Disability. Family Planning Victoria, Melbourne


Link to publications

https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=CAWth0QAAAAJ&hl=en


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