Dr Rebecca Patrick
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Health|
|Department:||School of Health & Soc. Dev.|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 92446500 +61 3 92446500|
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Promotion), Deakin University, 1995
- Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009
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
Unit Chair, HSH303 Public Health - Health Promotion Practicum
Unit Chair, HSH736 Community Consultation & Participation
Conferences and seminars
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
Awards and prizes
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
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).
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.
Rebecca Patrick, Dr Justin Lawson, Assoc Prof. Mardie Townsend, Dr Claire Henderson-Wilson, Sonia Nuttman, Dr Kimberley James, Dr Fiona McKay 2013 Climate Change & Health Evaluation Indicators project
Teresa Capetola, Rebecca Patrick, Dr Claire-Henderson Wilson 2013 Employability: Investigation into the competencies required for effective practice in Health & Sustainability
Rebecca Patrick, Teresa Capetola, Mardie Townsend 2010 Health promotion & sustainability case study research project
Rebecca Patrick, Teresa Capetola, Sonia Nuttman, Mardie Townsend,
Janine McBurnie Prof. Tania Castleman, Dr Colin Long, Dr Kimberley James 2009 Education for Sustainability: Inter - disciplinary cross faculty curriculum research project
Rebecca Patrick, Teresa Capetola, Sonia Nuttman, Mardie Townsend 2009 Out There Gain’: A work integrated learning and education for sustainability participatory action research project
Rebecca Patrick, Teresa Capetola, Sonia Nuttman, Mardie Townsend 2008 Climate Change, Equity & Social Health research project
Health, Nature and Sustainability research group