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Biography

Dr Teresa (Teri) Stone RN, RMN, BA, MHM, PhD FACMHN is Professor of International Nursing at Yamaguchi University, Japan. She is Conjoint Professor at the University of Newcastle and visiting professor at Wuhan University, China. Previosly she was programme convenor for the Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Newcastle.

Teri is Editor in Chief of Nursing and Health Sciences a premier international journal focusing on the exchange of knowledge in nursing and health sciences, particularly between the East and West.

She was awarded the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Annual Research Award in 2008 and is involved in research in Japan, China, Korea and Australia. She has published widely in her field of mental health nursing and teaches into the undergraduate and post graduate mental health programmes. In 2009 she was awarded a NSW Quality Teaching Award.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 24/06/2009
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of New England, 28/03/1996
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle, 11/12/2009
  • Master of Health Management, Charles Sturt University, 08/05/2002

Research

Research keywords

  • aggression
  • health beliefs
  • swearing
  • teaching and learning
  • therapeutic interaction
  • verbal aggression

Research expertise

Teri's research interests include verbal aggression, education, clinical supervision, and mental health.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111000Nursing85
170100Psychology15

Administrative

Administrative expertise

I have extensive management experience in the mental health field including service manager of the Newcastle Mental Health Service with a responsibility for community and inpatient services. I taught management and coached senior managers and ran organisational development activities as part of my role as Management Development coordinator of Hunter New England Mental Health. Both DOCS and the library services at the University of Newcastle contracted our service to run management programmes.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • International nursing
  • clinical supervision
  • health beliefs
  • health services management
  • mental health
  • nursing
  • suicide prevention

Teaching expertise

I have extensive teaching experience over a period of 20 years in the health context and at University level. ! have been responsible for coordinating and teaching the management development suite of courses for Hunter Health and won a Baxter award for excellence for this programme. I have taught in several areas of mental health including child and adolsecent nursing; I have taught University of Newcastle medical students counselling and sexuality skills and have taught into and written several post graduate courses. I have the Certificate IV workplace Training and Assessment qualification.

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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Stone TE, McMillan MA, Hazelton MJ, 'Swearing: Its prevalence in healthcare settings and impact on nursing practice', Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 528-534 (2010) [C1]
2008Stone TE, Hazelton MJ, 'An overview of swearing and its impact on mental health nursing practice', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 17 208-214 (2008) [C1]

Publications

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Chapter (5 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Stone TE, McMillan MA, 'Warning - This job contains strong language and adult themes: Do nurses require thick skins and broad shoulders to deal with encounters involving swearing?', (Re)thinking violence in health care settings : A critical approach, Ashgate, Farnham, England 259-279 (2012) [B1]
2012Stone TE, 'Leading, managing and delegating', Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW 588-600 (2012) [B2]
2012Levett-Jones TL, Stone TE, 'Writing for publication: Turning the conference paper into publishable works', Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex 145-161 (2012) [B2]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2011Stone TE, Taylor A, 'Nursing care of clients with problems of substance abuse', Medical Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW 107-135 (2011) [B2]
2010Stone TE, 'Leading, managing and delegating', Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW 546-559 (2010) [B2]
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Journal article (14 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Stone TE, Levett-Jones T, 'A comparison of three types of stimulus material in undergraduate mental health nursing education', NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 34 586-591 (2014)
2014Stone T, Rossiter RC, 'Making the Most of Conference Attendance', Nursing and Health Sciences, . .-. (2014)
2013Stone TE, Ajayi C, '"There comes a time when silence is betrayal": Racism and nursing', Nursing and Health Sciences, 15 407-409 (2013) [C3]
2012Joyce T, Higgins IJ, Magin PJ, Goode SM, Pond CD, Stone TE, et al., 'The experiences of nurses with mental health problems: Colleagues' perspectives', Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 26 324-332 (2012) [C1]
2011Stone TE, McMillan MA, Hazelton MJ, Clayton EH, 'Wounding words: Swearing and verbal aggression in an inpatient setting', Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 47 194-203 (2011) [C1]
2011Joyce TA, Higgins IJ, Magin PJ, Goode SM, Pond CD, Stone TE, et al., 'Nurses' perceptions of a mental health education programme for Australian nurses', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20 247-252 (2011) [C1]
2010Stone TE, Levett-Jones TL, Harris MA, Sinclair PM, 'The genesis of 'the Neophytes': A writing support group for clinical nurses', Nurse Education Today, 30 657-661 (2010) [C1]
2010Stone TE, McMillan MA, Hazelton MJ, 'Swearing: Its prevalence in healthcare settings and impact on nursing practice', Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 528-534 (2010) [C1]
2010Stone TE, Francis LM, 'What's the bloody law on this? Nurses, swearing, and the law in New South Wales, Australia', Contemporary Nurse, 34 248-257 (2010) [C1]
2010Kepreotes EA, Keatinge DR, Stone TE, 'The experience of parenting children with chronic health conditions: A new reality', Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, 2 51-62 (2010) [C1]
2010Spencer S, Stone TE, McMillan MA, 'Violence and aggression in mental health inpatient units: An evaluation of aggression minimisation programs', HNE Handover. For Nurses and Midwives, 3 42-48 (2010) [C2]
2009Stone TE, Levett-Jones TL, Harris MA, 'The genesis of 'The neophytes': A writing support group for clinical nurses', HNE Handover for Nurses and Midwives, 2 32-36 (2009) [C2]
2009Stone TE, Francis LM, Levett-Jones TL, 'Profanity, expletives, swearing and offensive language: All in a day's work?', HNE Handover for Nurses and Midwives, 2 12-15 (2009) [C2]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2008Stone TE, Hazelton MJ, 'An overview of swearing and its impact on mental health nursing practice', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 17 208-214 (2008) [C1]
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Conference (15 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Spencer S, Stone TE, McMillan M, Hanstock T, 'When life unravels: Adolescent mental health therapeutic interventions', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Darwin (2012) [E3]
2012Stone TE, Turale S, 'Changing our social and cultural fabric: Experiences of two ex-pat mental health professors in Japan', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Darwin (2012) [E3]
2011Hartog CY, O'Brien LM, Stone TE, 'That's not my job! Well...whose job is it to place the flags in caring for mentally disordered offenders?', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing: Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 37th International Conference Abstracts, Gold Coast (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Louise OBrien

2011Stone TE, Kirby DM, Dluzewska T, 'Turning the tide: Promoting nursing student mental health and wellbeing for academic success', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Gold Coast, QLD (2011) [E3]
2011Stone TE, McMillan MA, 'When patients use bad language: The therapeutic implications for nurses', 8th International Nursing Conference: INC2011 Abstracts, Seoul (2011) [E3]
2010Stone TE, 'Warning: This job contains coarse language: Dilemmas preparing nurses for real world practice', Healthcare Communication Symposium 2010, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2010Joyce TA, Higgins IJ, Magin PJ, Goode SM, Stone TE, Pond CD, et al., 'Up the creek without a paddle', 36th International Conference 2010: Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Abstracts, Hobart, Tas (2010) [E3]
2010McCauley-Elsom K, Goodwin V, Stone TE, Cross W, 'Mothers or mad women: Media portrayal of maternal filicide', 36th International Conference 2010: Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Abstracts, Hobart, Tas (2010) [E3]
2010Rossiter RC, Stone TE, Levett-Jones TL, 'One oar or two? Enhancing mental health undergraduate education', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Hobart, Tas (2010) [E3]
2009Harris MA, Stone TE, Levett-Jones TL, Sinclair PM, 'The genesis of 'the neophytes': A writing support group for clinical nurses', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Stone TE, 'The impact of bad language on the therapeutic relationship', Asia-Pacific Alliance for Health Leaders (APAHL): Developing Health Leaders for the Future, Yamaguchi, Japan (2009) [E3]
2009Hazelton MJ, Stone TE, 'Leadership skills across cultures and communities', Asia-Pacific Alliance for Health Leaders (APAHL): Developing Health Leaders for the Future, Yamaguchi, Japan (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Michael Hazelton

2009Stone TE, ''Mind' the gap: The impact of swearing and its effects on the therapeutic relationship between nurse and patient', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
2009Stone TE, Sharples J, 'The filth and the fury: Caring on the margins of care', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Sydney, NSW (2009) [E3]
2008Stone TE, Hazelton MJ, ''Delete as appropriate': Language and conduct in mental health nursing practice', 34th Annual International Conference of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses: Presenters Abstracts, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: Michael Hazelton

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants5
Total funding$52,630

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2011 (1 grants)

Nursing Education: New Paradigm for Global Environment, Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel, Soeul Korea, 27-28th October 2011$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Teri Stone
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020112011
GNo:G1100965

2010 (1 grants)

HORATIO Congress Prague 2010, Hotel Pyramida - Prague Czech Republic, 15 - 17 April 2010$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Teri Stone
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020102010
GNo:G1000097

2009 (1 grants)

International Conference College of Australian Mental Health Nurses, Sydney, 29 September - 2 October 2009$840
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Teri Stone
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$84020092009
GNo:G0190475

2008 (1 grants)

Healing the healer - a peer based mentorship intervention$47,443
Funding Body: Beyond Blue Ltd

Project Team
Professor Dimity Pond, Doctor Teresa Joyce, Conjoint Professor Parker Magin, Professor Isabel Higgins, Conjoint Professor Teri Stone, Mrs Susan Goode
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$47,44320082009
GNo:G0188948

2007 (1 grants)

Mental Health Nursing - Making Waves 33 International Conference, Cairns, 8/10/2007 - 12/10/2007$1,347
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Teri Stone
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,34720072007
GNo:G0188060
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.5

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
20132018PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorStory Telling in Mental Health Nursing: Clinical and Educational Purpose
20122016PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorWhat Responses, Engagement Strategies and Interventions do Adolescent Mental Health Clients and Nurses Believe are Most Helpful on an Inpatient Unit in a Crisis

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Nursing)Principal SupervisorA Critical Ethnography: The Parental Impact of Diagnosed Rare Diseases of Childhood
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Conjoint Professor Teresa (Teri) Stone

Work Phone(02) 4921 7043
Fax(02) 4921 6301
Email
PositionConjoint Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaNursing
Office
RW1-19,
Richardson Wing,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/teresa-stone