Mrs Tenielle Thwaites

Mrs Tenielle Thwaites

Lecturer Speech Pathology

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Tenielle Thwaites graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and University Medal in 2003. She went straight from university into a position as the sole speech pathologist with Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) in Grafton in 2004. Whilst working as a speech pathologist with ADHC, Tenielle went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) via distance education through the University of Newcastle in 2008. Tenielle is currently working as an associate lecturer two days a week with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health (based in Coffs Harbour) and 3 days in private practice. The areas of that Tenielle is particularly passionate about are rural and remote health, clinical education, working with adults and children with a disability, speech pathologists working in schools, and innovate service delivery models.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours), University of Newcastle
  • Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary), University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • speech pathology
  • clinical education
  • interprofessional learning
  • key word sign
  • developmental disability
  • dysphagia and mealtime management
  • rural health

Languages

  • English (Mother)

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer Speech Pathology University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
30/03/2015 - 3/06/2016 Senior Speech Pathologist

Northern NSW

NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
12/01/2004 - 3/06/2016 Speech Pathologist NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Mackenzie JE, Little A, Thwaites T, 'Rural clinical placements in speech pathology: An emerging evidence base about their impact on career intentions', Adelaide (2018)
Co-authors Alexandra Little, Jane Mackenzie
2018 Mackenzie JE, Little A, Thwaites T, 'Innovate to Proliferate: Establishing regional and rural academic positions to increase student placements', Adelaide (2018)
Co-authors Jane Mackenzie, Alexandra Little
2017 Joseph KJ, Mackenzie J, Thwaites T, Wakely L, 'Public¿Private Partnership: A model for allied health student clinical placement in a regional area', Adelaide (2017)
Co-authors Luke Wakely, Kay Joseph
2004 Begg TL, Ferguson AJ, 'Student Clinical Performance: Relationships between Methods of Assessment', 2004 IALP Congress Proceedings, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, QLD AUST (2004) [E1]
Co-authors Alison Ferguson
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Mrs Tenielle Thwaites

Position

Lecturer Speech Pathology
Department of Rural Health
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email tenielle.thwaites@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 0428 360 736
Mobile 0418 239 679

Office

Location Coffs Harbour

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