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Biography

Carole is an early career researcher. Her research opportunities as a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Occupational Health and Safety at the University have included supervising honours projects (in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational Health and Safety at bachelor and masters level), RHD students in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Health and Safety and research related to Functional Capacity Evaluations, Work and Occupation. She has been involved with a research team investigating occupational rehabilitation of NSW nurses, a team studying biomechanical analysis of musculoskeletal injury risk in an industrial setting, a team investigating health professional interventions for patient weight managemen and musculoskeletal injuries in academics. She is also engaged in a team investigating mental health in the coal mining industry. Carole has published in each of these areas. Carole was instrumental in the development of a Masters Program in Workplace Injury Management in 2006 and in the development of a Master of Workplace Health and Safety which commenced in 2013 and has been Program Convening the Post Graduate Programs in Occupational Health and Safety since 2006.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Occupational Therapy), University of Newcastle, 05/08/2011
  • Master of Health Science (Occupational Therapy), University of South Australia, 30/04/1999
  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy), Curtin University of Technology, 25/08/1993
  • Diploma of Occupational Therapy, College of Occupational Therapists - London, 22/01/1987

Research

Research keywords

  • Functional capacity evaluations
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Mental health and work
  • Occupational Science
  • Occupational health
  • Occupational rehabilitation
  • Workplace Injury Management

Research expertise

Carole has experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methodology.

Carole has expertise in the following research areas:

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Ergonomics
  • Occupational Rehabilitation and Workplace Injury Management
  • Injury risk assessment and occupational health
  • Implementing healthy lifestyle interventions in patients treated by allied health professionals
  • Mental health and work
  • Languages

    • English

    Fields of Research

    CodeDescriptionPercentage
    110300Clinical Sciences50
    111705Environmental And Occupational Health And Safety30
    130200Curriculum And Pedagogy20

    Memberships

    Body relevant to professional practice.

    • Member - Australian association of Occupational Therapy

    Collaboration

    Current research interests are in the areas of Functional Capacity Evaluations, Ergonomics, Occupational Rehabilitation and Workplace Injury Management, Injury Risk and Occupational Health, Mental health and work, and Healthy Lifestyles. Carole is currently working on several research teams on topics including health professional interventions for patient weight management, occupational rehabilitation of injured nurses and mental health and work, andhealthy work.

    Carole is a member of the Physical Activity and Nutrition Priority Research Centre.

    Administrative

    Administrative expertise

    Carole is currently program convenor for the Post graduate programs in Occupational Health and Safety (Grad Cert / Masters of Occupational Health and Safety, Masters of Workplace Injury Management and Occupational Rehabilitation and Grad Cert / Masters in Workplace Health and Safety). She has expertise in the administration that program convening entails and is also course coordinator for courses within these programs. She is Deputy Chair of the School of Health Sciences Teaching and Learning Committee and represents the SHS at Faculty Teaching forums.

    Carole is a member of Academic Senate and a member of the Faculty of Health & Medicine marketing committee

    Carole has expertise in the administration of research grants.

    Teaching

    Teaching keywords

    • Ergonomics
    • Occupational Rehabilitation
    • Occupational Science
    • Research methodology
    • Workplace Injury Management

    Teaching expertise

    Carole works as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences. As a senior lecturer her role comprises teaching, research and service (governance and community). Her key teaching is in the areas of Occupational rehabilitation and workplace injury management, ergonomics and occupational therapy in the work setting. She coordinates the post graduate programs in Occupational Health and Safety, Workplace injury management and Workplace health and Safety.

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    Highlighted Publications

    For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

    YearCitationAltmetricsLink
    2006Harley A, James CL, 'Fire-fighters' perspectives of the accuracy of the Physical Aptitude Test (P.A.T) as a pre-employment assessment', Work, 26 29-35 (2006) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 3

    2005Sager L, James CL, 'Injured workers' perspectives of their rehabilitation process under the New South Wales Workers Compensation System', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 52 127-135 (2005) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2005.00477.x

    Citations: Scopus - 9

    2007James CL, Mackenzie LA, Higginbotham HN, 'Health professionals' attitudes and practices in relation to functional capacity evaluations', Work, 29 81-87 (2007) [C1]

    Co-authors: Nick Higginbotham

    2008Lee F, Mackenzie L, James CL, 'Perceptions of older people living in the community about their fear of falling', Disability and Rehabilitation, 30 1803-1811 (2008) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1080/09638280701669508

    Citations: Scopus - 13 | Web of Science - 10

    2009James CL, Mackenzie LA, 'Health professional's perceptions and practices in relation to functional capacity evaluations: Results of a quantitative survey', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 19 203-211 (2009) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1007/s10926-009-9174-3

    Citations: Scopus - 5 | Web of Science - 5

    2009James CL, Mackenzie LA, 'The clinical utility of functional capacity evaluations: The opinion of health professionals working within occupational rehabilitation', Work, 33 231-239 (2009) [C1]

    DOI: 10.3233/wor-2009-0871

    Citations: Scopus - 3 | Web of Science - 3

    2010James CL, Mackenzie LA, Capra M, 'Test-retest reliability of the manual handling component of the WorkHab functional capacity evaluation in healthy adults', Disability and Rehabilitation, 32 1863-1869 (2010) [C1]

    DOI: 10.3109/09638281003734466

    Citations: Scopus - 3 | Web of Science - 3

    2011James CL, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Inter- and intra-rater reliability of the manual handling component of the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation', Disability and Rehabilitation, 33 1797-1804 (2011) [C1]

    DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2010.548896

    Citations: Scopus - 1 | Web of Science - 1

    2011James CL, Southgate E, Kable AK, Rivett DA, Guest M, Bohatko-Naismith J, 'The Return-To-Work Coordinator role: Qualitative insights for nursing', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 21 220-227 (2011) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1007/s10926-010-9270-4

    Citations: Scopus - 2 | Web of Science - 3

    Co-authors: Ashley Kable, Darren Rivett, Erica Southgate, Maya Guest

    2012Ashby SE, James CL, Plotnikoff RC, Collins CE, Guest M, Kable AK, Snodgrass SJ, 'Survey of Australian practitioners' provision of healthy lifestyle advice to clients who are obese', Nursing & Health Sciences, 14 189-196 (2012) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 5 | Web of Science - 5

    Co-authors: Ashley Kable, Clare Collins, Maya Guest, Ron Plotnikoff, Samantha Ashby, Suzanne Snodgrass

    Publications

    For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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    Chapter (2 outputs)

    YearCitationAltmetricsLink
    2012Southgate E, James CL, Guest M, Kable AK, Rivett DA, Bohatko-Naismith J, 'Organisational factors influencing the return to work process for injured workers: Using social theory to inform practice', Workplaces: Safety, Social Implications and Expectations, Nova Science Publishers, New York 1-19 (2012) [B1]

    Citations: Scopus - 0

    Co-authors: Ashley Kable, Darren Rivett, Erica Southgate, Maya Guest

    2011James CL, 'Occupational analysis and occupational rehabilitation', Occupation Analysis in Practice, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex 232-245 (2011) [B2]

    Journal article (27 outputs)

    YearCitationAltmetricsLink
    2014Snodgrass SJ, Carter AE, Guest M, Collins CE, James C, Kable AK, et al., 'Weight management including dietary and physical activity advice provided by Australian physiotherapists: a pilot cross-sectional survey.', Physiother Theory Pract, 30 409-420 (2014) [C1]
    2014James C, Southgate E, Kable A, Rivett DA, Guest M, Bohatko-Naismith J, 'Return-to-work coordinators' resourcefulness and the provision of suitable duties for nurses with injuries.', Work, 48 557-566 (2014)
    2014Macdonald-Wicks LK, Gallagher LM, Snodgrass SJ, Guest M, James C, Ashby S, et al., 'Difference in perceived knowledge, confidence and attitudes between dietitians and other health professionals in the provision of weight management advice', Nutrition and Dietetics, (2014)
    2014Bohatko-Naismith J, James C, Guest M, Rivett DA, 'The Role of the Australian Workplace Return to Work Coordinator: Essential Qualities and Attributes.', J Occup Rehabil, (2014)

    DOI: 10.1007/s10926-014-9527-4 | Author URL

    Citations: Scopus - 0

    Co-authors: Darren Rivett, Maya Guest

    2013James C, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Quantification of the Safe Maximal Lift in Functional Capacity Evaluations: Comparison of Muscle Recruitment Using SEMG and Therapist Observation', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 23 419-427 (2013) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1007/s10926-012-9407-8 | Author URL

    Citations: Scopus - 0

    2013Haracz K, Ryan S, Hazelton M, James C, 'Occupational therapy and obesity: An integrative literature review', AUSTRALIAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JOURNAL, 60 356-365 (2013) [C1]
    2013Lang J, James C, Ashby S, Guest M, Kable A, Collins C, et al., 'The provision of weight management advice: An investigation into occupational therapy practice', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60 387-394 (2013) [C1]
    2013Ashby SE, Ryan S, Gray M, James C, 'Factors that influence the professional resilience of occupational therapists in mental health practice', AUSTRALIAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JOURNAL, 60 110-119 (2013) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1111/1440-1630.12012 | Author URL

    Citations: Scopus - 5 | Web of Science - 3

    Co-authors: Mel Gray, Samantha Ashby, Susan Ryan

    2013Melino NL, James C, Snodgrass SJ, 'The effect of load in a floor-to-bench lift during the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation.', Work, (2013)

    DOI: 10.3233/WOR-131698 | Author URL

    Citations:

    Co-authors: Suzanne Snodgrass

    2012Allen JL, James CL, Snodgrass SJ, 'The effect of load on biomechanics during an overhead lift in the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation', Work: a journal of prevention, assessment & rehabilitation, 43 487-496 (2012) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 1 | Web of Science - 1

    Co-authors: Suzanne Snodgrass

    2012Ashby SE, James CL, Plotnikoff RC, Collins CE, Guest M, Kable AK, Snodgrass SJ, 'Survey of Australian practitioners' provision of healthy lifestyle advice to clients who are obese', Nursing & Health Sciences, 14 189-196 (2012) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 5 | Web of Science - 5

    Co-authors: Ashley Kable, Clare Collins, Maya Guest, Ron Plotnikoff, Samantha Ashby, Suzanne Snodgrass

    2012Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, James CL, Guest M, 'A review of the role and training of Return to Work Coordinators in Australia', Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 28 173-190 (2012) [C1]
    2011James CL, Southgate E, Kable AK, Rivett DA, Guest M, Bohatko-Naismith J, 'The Return-To-Work Coordinator role: Qualitative insights for nursing', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 21 220-227 (2011) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1007/s10926-010-9270-4

    Citations: Scopus - 2 | Web of Science - 3

    Co-authors: Ashley Kable, Darren Rivett, Erica Southgate, Maya Guest

    2011James CL, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Inter- and intra-rater reliability of the manual handling component of the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation', Disability and Rehabilitation, 33 1797-1804 (2011) [C1]

    DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2010.548896

    Citations: Scopus - 1 | Web of Science - 1

    2011Southgate E, James CL, Kable AK, Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, 'Workplace injury and nurses: Insights from focus groups with Australian return-to-work coordinators', Nursing & Health Sciences, 13 192-198 (2011) [C1]
    2010James CL, Mackenzie LA, Capra M, 'Test-retest reliability of the manual handling component of the WorkHab functional capacity evaluation in healthy adults', Disability and Rehabilitation, 32 1863-1869 (2010) [C1]

    DOI: 10.3109/09638281003734466

    Citations: Scopus - 3 | Web of Science - 3

    2010Ashby SE, Richards K, James CL, 'The effect of fear of movement on the lives of people with chronic low back pain', International journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 17 232-243 (2010) [C1]

    Co-authors: Samantha Ashby

    2010Kable A, James C, Southgate E, Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, 'Return to work coordinators - contributions to the occupational rehabilitation process for injured nurses.', Australian Epidemiologist, 17 105-106 (2010) [E3]
    2009James CL, Mackenzie LA, 'The clinical utility of functional capacity evaluations: The opinion of health professionals working within occupational rehabilitation', Work, 33 231-239 (2009) [C1]

    DOI: 10.3233/wor-2009-0871

    Citations: Scopus - 3 | Web of Science - 3

    2009James CL, Mackenzie LA, 'Health professional's perceptions and practices in relation to functional capacity evaluations: Results of a quantitative survey', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 19 203-211 (2009) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1007/s10926-009-9174-3

    Citations: Scopus - 5 | Web of Science - 5

    2009Langfield J, James CL, 'Fishy tales: Experiences of the occupation of keeping fish as pets', The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72 349-356 (2009) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 0

    2008Lee F, Mackenzie L, James CL, 'Perceptions of older people living in the community about their fear of falling', Disability and Rehabilitation, 30 1803-1811 (2008) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1080/09638280701669508

    Citations: Scopus - 13 | Web of Science - 10

    2007James CL, Mackenzie LA, Higginbotham HN, 'Health professionals' attitudes and practices in relation to functional capacity evaluations', Work, 29 81-87 (2007) [C1]

    Co-authors: Nick Higginbotham

    2006Harley A, James CL, 'Fire-fighters' perspectives of the accuracy of the Physical Aptitude Test (P.A.T) as a pre-employment assessment', Work, 26 29-35 (2006) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 3

    2006Brown K, James CL, Mackenzie LA, 'The practice placement education experience: An Australian pilot study exploring the perspectives of health professional students with a disability', British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69 31-37 (2006) [C1]

    Citations: Scopus - 4

    2005Sager L, James CL, 'Injured workers' perspectives of their rehabilitation process under the New South Wales Workers Compensation System', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 52 127-135 (2005) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2005.00477.x

    Citations: Scopus - 9

    2004James CL, Prigg AM, 'A self-directed fieldwork program to provide alternative occupational health placements for undergraduate occupational therapy students', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 51 60-68 (2004) [C1]

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2004.00422.x

    Citations: Scopus - 10

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    Conference (46 outputs)

    YearCitationAltmetricsLink
    2014Ashby SE, Ryan S, James C, 'Prioritising Professional Resilience In Mental Health Practice - Introducing the PRIOrity Model', 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Abstracts, Yokahama, Japan (2014) [E3]
    2014James CL, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Safe maximal lift: Comparison of muscle recruitment and observation in functional capacity evaluations', 16th World Federation of Occupational Therapists Conference, Yokohama, Japan (2014)
    2014James CL, Lupton B, Ashby S, Haracz K, 'An investigation into mental health participants¿ experience of a community street soccer program: a grounded theory study', NSW & ACT Conference - Occupational Therapy: A life practice, Sydney, Australia (2014)
    2014James CL, Ashby S, Melman S, 'The role of supervision in transitioning into occupational therapy practice', NSW & ACT Conference - Occupational Therapy 2014, Sydney (2014)

    Co-authors: Samantha Ashby

    2014Ashby SE, Ryan S, James C, 'The influence of psychological theories on occupation-based practices in mental health - A socio-ecological analysis', 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Abstracts, Yokahama, Japan (2014)
    2014James CL, Williams N, Haracz K, Robson E, Roach I, Edwards E, 'Mental health service-users¿ perspectives of support in an IPS supported employment program. A qualitative study', NSW & ACT Conference - Occupational Therapy: A life practice, Sydney, Australia (2014)

    Co-authors: Kirsti Haracz

    2014James CL, Thomas K, Brady T, 'Exploring manual handling practices by informal carers: describing carer experiences', NSW & ACT Conference - Occupational Therapy: A life practice, Sydney, Australia (2014)
    2013James C, Haracz K, Hazelton M, Ryan S, 'Addressing a global epidemic: a review of the evidence for occupational therapy practice in managing the causes and consequences of obesity', Special Issue: Occupational Therapy Australia, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013Brady J, James C, Guest M, Kable AK, Rivett DA, 'Physical and Psychological Injury: Differences of Injury Management for NSW Nurses', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, eSupplement Occupational Therapy Australia 25th National Conference, Adelaide, Australia (2013) [E3]
    2013James C, Ashby S, Ryan S, Agillias K, 'Developing and Maintaining the professional resilience of occupational therapists in mental health practice', Special Issue: Occupational Therapy Australia, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013James C, Frith J, Warren-Forward H, Hubbard I, 'Driving after Stroke: Knowledge and use of legislation and guidelines by Australian Health Practitioners', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal,, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013James C, Lang J, Ashby S, Kable A, Guest M, Snodgrass S, et al., 'An Investigation into Current Occupational Therapy Practice in the Provision of Weight Management Advice', Special Issue: Occupational Therapy Australia, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013James C, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Functional Capacity Evaluation: content Validity of the WorkHab', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal Special Issue, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013James C, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Physiological Correlates of Functional Capacity Evaluations: Finding the Safe Maximal Lift', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal Special Issue, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013Antoine M, James C, Guest M, Kable AK, Rivett D, 'Injury Management for Injured NSW Nurses: Best Practice Return to Work?', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, eSupplement 25th National Conference and Exhibition, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013James C, Haracz K, Hazelton M, Ryan S, '¿Doing as much as I can¿: Experiences of Living with the ¿Double Whammy¿ of Schizophrenia and obesity: Implications for Occupational Therapy Practice', Special Issue: Occupational Therapy Australia, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013James CL, Frith JLT, Warren-Forward H, Hubbard IJ, 'Return to driving post stroke: What should be happening and who should be doing it?', International Journal of Stroke, Adelaide (2013) [E3]
    2013Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, James C, 'The role of the Australian Return to Work Coordinator: Essential Qualities and Attributes. Presented at the 3rd Australasian Compensation Health Research Forum. Sydney, Australia. 2013.', 3rd Australasian Compensation Health Research Forum. Sydney, Australia. 2013. (2013)
    2012James CL, Mackenzie L, Capra MF, 'Content validity and the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation', Book of Abstracts. The Second Scientific Conference on Work Disability Prevention and Integration, Groningen, Holland (2012) [E3]
    2012James CL, Southgate E, Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Kable AK, Guest M, 'Return to work: Suitable duties for injured nurses', Book of Abstracts. The Second Scientific Conference on Work Disability Prevention and Integration, Groningen, The Netherlands (2012) [E3]
    2012Frith J, Hubbard IJ, James CL, Warren-Forward H, 'Returning to driving after stroke: A systematic review investigating adherence to legislation and guidelines', International Journal of Stroke, Darling Harbour, Sydney (2012) [E3]
    2012Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, James CL, Guest M, 'Sink or swim? The perceptions of Return to Work coordinators', Injury Prevention, Wellington, New Zealand (2012) [E3]
    2012Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, James C, 'The experiences and perceptions of workplace Return to Work Coordinator: An Australian perspective on the role and current training.', International Journal of Disability Management, London, England (2012)
    2012James C, Southgate E, Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Kable A, Guest M, 'Necessity, the mother of invention: suitable duties for injured nurses.', Poster presentation, London, UK (2012)
    2011James CL, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Clinical reasoning used in determining safe maximal lift as part of the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation', Proceedings of the 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Gold Coast, QLD (2011) [E3]
    2011Frith JLT, Hubbard IJ, Parsons MW, Vyslysel G, Burgman I, James CL, 'Shifting Gears: Resuming driving after stroke', Proceedings of the 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Gold Coast, QLD (2011) [E3]
    2011James CL, Mackenzie L, Capra M, 'Evidence for Functional Capacity Evaluations - the intra and inter rater reliability of the WorkHab FCE', Proceedings of the 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Gold Coast, QLD (2011) [E3]
    2011Collins CE, Snodgrass SJ, Kable AK, James CL, Ashby SE, Plotnikoff RC, 'The Community Healthy Adults Project: A survey of health professionals knowledge and practice in client weight management', 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) eProceedings, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E3]
    2010James CL, Guest M, Snodgrass SJ, 'Quantifying risk assessment: Biomechanical analysis of musculoskeletal injury risk in an industrial setting', 15th World Federation of Occupational Therapists Conference, Santiago, Chile (2010) [E3]
    2010James CL, 'Evidence for functional capacity evaluations - the test-retest reliability of the WorkHab FCE', 15th World Federation of Occupational Therapists Conference, Santiago, Chile (2010) [E3]
    2009James CL, Southgate E, Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, Kable AK, 'Return to work co-ordinators: Contributions to the occupational rehabilitation process for injured nurses', Inaugural Conference for OT Australia NSW-ACT 2009: Conference Abstract Handbook, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
    2009James CL, Guest M, Snodgrass SJ, Wilkinson R, Viljoen D, 'Biomechanical analysis of musculoskeletal injury risk in an industrial setting', Queensland Safety Conference 2009, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E3]
    2009Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, James CL, Kable AK, Southgate E, 'The occupational rehabilitiation of NSW nurses', 2nd Passionate about Practice Conference 2009, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E3]
    2009Snodgrass SJ, Guest M, James CL, Wilkinson R, Viljoen D, 'Comprehensive evidence-based assessment of musculoskeletal injury risk in the industrial setting', APA Conference Week Abstracts, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
    2009James CL, Guy S, Snodgrass SJ, 'The effect of load on kinematics of the waist to shoulder lift during the WorkHab Functional Capacity Evaluation', Inaugural Conference for OT Australia NSW-ACT 2009: Conference Abstract Handbook, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]

    Co-authors: Suzanne Snodgrass

    2009Bohatko-Naismith J, Rivett DA, Guest M, James CL, Kable AK, Southgate EL, 'The occupational rehabilitation of NSW nurses. Poster presented at the 2nd Passionate about Practice Conference (p. Poster 3). Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Health. 29-30 July 2009.', Poster presented at the 2nd Passionate about Practice Conference (p. Poster 3). Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Health. 29-30 July 2009. (2009)
    2009Guest M, James CL, Snodgrass SJ, Viljeon D, Wilkinson R, 'A novel evidence-based risk assessment tool for quantifying musculoskeletal injury risk', NSW Minerals Council Occupational Health and Safety Conference, Hunter Valley, NSW (2009)
    2008James CL, Mackenzie LA, 'The clinical utility of functional capacity evaluations: The opinion of health professionals working within occupational rehabilitation', OT Australia 23rd National Conference & Exhibition 2008 Program, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
    2006James CL, Mackenzie LA, Capra MF, 'Health professionals attitudes and practices in relation to functional capacity evaluations', WFOT 2006: 14th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists: Congress Program Handbook, Sydney, NSW (2006) [E3]

    Citations: Scopus - 6

    2006James CL, Hubbard IJ, 'Inter-professional practice development: A challenge in knowledge transfer', ANZAME: Setting the Standards of Medical Education: Conference Proceedings: Abstracts & Program, Newcastle, NSW (2006) [E3]

    Co-authors: Isobel Hubbard

    2004James CL, Beazley HE, 'A new educational development in workplace injury management and occupational rehabilitation', OT Australia NSW Transforming Communities Conference: Book of Abstracts, Sydney, NSW (2004) [E3]
    2003James CL, Mackenzie L, Schmid T, O'Toole G, 'Occupational therapy education ¿ leading change in considering occupation and heath in international contexts', National conference of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapy., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (2003)
    2002Mackenzie LA, Mason L, James CL, 'Introducing first year occupational therapy students to occupational science', Action for health in a new millenium, Stockholm, Sweden (2002) [E3]
    2001James CL, Gibbons J, Berghout AE, Baines S, Ferguson A, 'Critical thinking: Processes and outcomes in education', Evidence and innovation: Proceedings of the 2001 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (2001)
    1997James CL, Holman F, 'Task Analysis and its application to the mining industry', Queensland Health and Safety Mining Conference, Rockhampton, Queensland (1997)
    1994James CL, 'The Effects of Backcare education on Back injuries in NSW Underground Coal Mines', World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress, London, England (1994)
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    Report (1 outputs)

    YearCitationAltmetricsLink
    2011Guest M, James CL, Rivett DA, Kable AK, 'The Outcome of Occupational Rehabilitation of Injured NSW Nurses: Study Report', NSW Nurses' Association, 156 (2011) [R1]
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    Grants and Funding

    Summary

    Number of grants13
    Total funding$187,897

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    Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.

    2014 (1 grants)

    International FCE Research Conference (2nd October 2014) In conjunction with the 3rd WDPI Conference: Implementing Work Disability Prevention Knowledge, Toronto Canada, 28 September - 2nd October 2014$2,000
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $2,00020142014
    GNo:G1400680

    2013 (1 grants)

    OT Australia 25th National Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, 24 - 26 July 2013$1,295
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $1,29520132013
    GNo:G1300565

    2012 (1 grants)

    Work Disability Prevention and Integration "Healthy ageing in a working society" - Netherlands, 22-24 October 2012$2,000
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $2,00020122012
    GNo:G1200734

    2011 (2 grants)

    Adult lifestyle incentives for vitality and energy (ALIVE): Supporting health professionals to assist clients with weight management through lifestyle changes$20,000
    Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

    Project Team
    Doctor Suzanne Snodgrass, Professor Clare Collins, Doctor Carole James, Associate Professor Ashley Kable, Doctor Maya Guest, Ms Samantha Ashby, Professor Ronald Plotnikoff, Doctor Patrick McElduff
    SchemeRole
    Project GrantInvestigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $20,00020112011
    GNo:G1001025

    Occupational Therapy Australia 24th National Conference, Gold Coast, 29/6/11 - 1/7/2011$950
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $95020112011
    GNo:G1100391

    2010 (1 grants)

    World congress of Occupational Therapists, Chile, 3-7 May 2010$2,000
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $2,00020102010
    GNo:G0190651

    2009 (3 grants)

    The outcome of occupational rehabilitation of NSW nurses$114,050
    Funding Body: WorkCover Authority of New South Wales

    Project Team
    Doctor Maya Guest, Doctor Carole James, Professor Darren Rivett, Associate Professor Ashley Kable
    SchemeRole
    WorkCover Assist Applied Research ProjectsInvestigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $114,05020092009
    GNo:G0188284

    Evaluation of the Workhab Functional Capacity Evaluation Tool - Validity component$14,915
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle

    Project Team
    Professor Darren Rivett, Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Equity Research FellowshipInvestigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $14,91520092009
    GNo:G0189841

    Evaluation of the Workhab Functional Capacity Evaluation Tool - Validity component$4,000
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Equity Research FellowshipChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $4,00020092009
    GNo:G0189367

    2008 (2 grants)

    Hydro Aluminium Biomechanical Study of the Carbon Plant$14,446
    Funding Body: Newcastle Innovation

    Project Team
    Doctor Maya Guest, Doctor Carole James, Doctor Suzanne Snodgrass
    SchemeRole
    Administered ResearchInvestigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $14,44620082008
    GNo:G0189032

    OT Australia 23rd National Conference, Sofitel, Melbourne, Australia, 11/9/2008 - 13/9/2008$745
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $74520082008
    GNo:G0189356

    2007 (1 grants)

    Evaluation of the Workhab Functional Capacity Evaluation Tool - Reliability component$9,996
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Early Career Researcher GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $9,99620072007
    GNo:G0187308

    2006 (1 grants)

    14th Congress of the: World Federation of Occupational Therapists, 25-28 July 2006$1,500
    Funding Body: University of Newcastle

    Project Team
    Doctor Carole James
    SchemeRole
    Travel GrantChief Investigator
    Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
    $1,50020062006
    GNo:G0186227
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    Research Supervision

    Number of current supervisions5
    Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.85

    For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

    Current Supervision

    CommencedProposed
    Completion
    ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
    20142018PhD (Occupational Therapy)Co-SupervisorShifting Gears: Returning to Driving After Stroke
    20142020PhD (Occupational Therapy)Principal SupervisorAn Investigation into Mental Health Consumers' Experience of Participation in a Community Soccer Program
    20132018PHD Occupational Therapy
    University of Sydney
    Co-SupervisorPredicting the amount of domestic assistance required by a person who has sustained a musculoskeletal injury.
    20102015PhD (Environ & Occupat Hlth)Co-SupervisorThe Perceptions and Experiences of the Return to Work Coordinator in Relation to Their Role and Training
    20072016PhD (Occupational Therapy)Principal SupervisorHow do Women Living with Schizophrenia Perceive and Perform activities to Manage Their Bodyweight and Promote Their Own Health?

    Past Supervision

    YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
    2013PhD (Occupational Therapy)Co-SupervisorAn Exploration of the Different Forms of Theoretical Knowledge Valued and Used by Occupational Therapists in Mental Health Practice
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    Dr Carole James

    Work Phone(02) 4921 6632
    Fax(02) 4921 7053
    Email
    PositionSenior Lecturer
    School of Health Sciences
    Faculty of Health and Medicine
    The University of Newcastle, Australia
    Focus AreaOccupational Health and Safety
    Office
    HC32A,
    Hunter Building,
    Callaghan
    University Drive
    Callaghan NSW 2308
    Australia
    URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/carole-james