Dr Meaghan Katrak
School of Humanities and Social Science (Social Work)
- Phone: (02) 4921 5765
Meaghan joins the school of Humanities and Social Sciences with an extensive social work background of practice spanning counselling, group work, program development, capacity building, community development and academia. Meaghan has particular interest in and commitment to social work with Indigenous communities, and has spent over 25 years working alongside her local (Victorian) Aboriginal community.Research Expertise
Meaghan's research interests span community development and capacity building, particularly the lived experiences of Indignenous communities in relation to social work practice.
Ethics Social work interpersonal skills Group work
Meaghan has particular interest in communities, particularly the lived experiences of strength and resilience within Aboriginal communities in contemporary society.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University
- Bachelor of Social Work, La Trobe University
- Master of Social Work, Monash University
- Social Work Education
- Community Capacity Building
- Social Work Interpersonal Skills
- Indigenous research methodologies
- Ethical Decision Making in Social Work
- Indigenous communities and social work
Fields of Research
|160799||Social Work not elsewhere classified||100|
For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.
Book (1 outputs)
Howard A, Katrak M, Blakemore T, Pallas P, Rural, Regional and Remote Social Work : Practice Research from Australia, Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon, 129 (2016) [A1]
Conference (1 outputs)
Wubishet BL, Harris M, Abbas SS, Lang D, Acharya S, Byles J, 'COSTS OF MAJOR COMPLICATIONS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW', VALUE IN HEALTH (2017)
Grants and Funding
|Number of grants||1|
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20141 grants / $9,091
Funding body: Department of Family and Community Services
|Funding body||Department of Family and Community Services|
|Project Team||Doctor Amanda Howard, Doctor Tamara Blakemore, Doctor Meaghan Katrak, Mrs Miriam Bevis|
|Scheme||NSW Organisation Transition Fund|
|Type Of Funding||Other Public Sector - State|