Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie



Lecturer/Manager, Research


Faculty of Health


School of Psychology


Geelong Waterfront Campus



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Effects of Family Violence Exposure on Adolescent Academic Achievement: A Systematic Review

M Supol, L Satyen, M Ghayour-Minaie, J Toumbourou

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 1042-1056, Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, United States, C1

journal article

Family, cultural diversity, and the development of Australian adolescent substance use

M Ghayour-Minaie, R King, D Skvarc, L Satyen, J Toumbourou

(2019), Vol. 54, pp. 382-390, Australian psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

A review of alcohol and drug education and early intervention programs in Australian government schools

Bosco Rowland, Michelle Benstead, Matin Ghayour Minaie, Heidi Renner, R Smith, John Toumbourou

(2019), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Student survey trends in reported alcohol use and influencing factors in Australia

J Toumbourou, B Rowland, M Ghayour-Minaie, S Sherker, G Patton, J Williams

(2018), Vol. 37, pp. S58-S66, Drug and Alcohol Review, Australia, C1

journal article

Impact of the Resilient Families intervention on adolescent antisocial behavior: 14-month follow-up within a randomized trial

F Shaykhi, M Ghayour-Minaie, J Toumbourou

(2018), Vol. 93, pp. 484-491, Children and youth services review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Migrant health in the workplace: a multi-country comparison

L Satyen, J Toumbourou, D Mellor, I Secer, M Ghayour-Minaie

(2016), pp. 479-507, Globalisation, migration and health: challenges and opportunities, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Evaluation of the "no brainer" youth alcohol and drug prevention program

M Ghayour Minaie, J Toumbourou, D Skvarc

(2016), [Melbourne, Vic.], A6

research report/technical paper

Parenting style and behavior as longitudinal predictors of adolescent alcohol use

M Ghayour Minaie, K Hui, R Leung, J Toumbourou, R King

(2015), Vol. 76, pp. 671-679, Journal of studies on alchohol and drugs, New Brunswick, N.J., C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

SAFER: Successful and Family-oriented, Enculturated Responses

A/Prof Lata Satyen, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie, Prof John Toumbourou

1-6 Victorian Department of Families Fairness and Housing - Family Safety Victoria - Family Violence Research Grant - Phase 2

  • 2023: $140,981

Other Public Sector Funding

Reducing alcohol-related harm in Wodonga: A collective impact and systems approach

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie, Dr Bosco Rowland, Dr Elizabeth Clancy

City of Wodonga

  • 2017: $19,000
  • 2016: $6,000

Resilient Families Program impact on secondary school student social and emotional competence.

Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie, Prof John Toumbourou

Alpine Community Health Centre (Alpine Health)

  • 2018: $6,800

A study to determine if and how the education system engages with students in prevention and early intervention approaches related to alcohol and drug use.

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Bosco Rowland, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie

Department of Health - Commonwealth

  • 2018: $121,421

Industry and Other Funding

Resilient Families and Parenting education for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie

Caroline Chisholm Catholic College

  • 2017: $6,600
  • 2016: $6,600

Strengthening prevention and early intervention services for families into the future

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie

Family and Relationship Services Australia

  • 2017: $7,000
  • 2016: $13,000

Resilient Families program impact on disadvantaged secondary school student academic achievement and social emotional competence

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie

Evidence for Learning

  • 2019: $58,520
  • 2017: $41,480

Resilient Families Program impact on primary and secondary school student social and emotional competence.

Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie

South West Primary Care Partnership C / - Lyndoch Living

  • 2018: $5,000

Evaluation of support program for parents with intellectual disability.

Prof John Toumbourou, Prof Jane McGillivray, Dr Michelle Benstead, Dr Keri Little, Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie, Dr Rebecca Sheils

Barwon Child, Youth & Family

  • 2023: $85,000


No completed student supervisions to report