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Cameron, Jacqui Dr

School of Health and Society, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities


Dr Jacqui Cameron is a social worker with over twenty years practice and research experience. Her research reflects her teaching interest with a focus on vulnerable populations and combining practice with evidence.

With a social work lens her research combines practice experience and research evidence to engage frontline practitioners working in alcohol, drugs, and mental health services as well as vulnerable populations and most recently the knowledge translation of domestic violence research. In all these areas she uses a range of tools to disseminate research to maximise impact and reach target audiences including blogs, twitter, peer review publications and conference presentations. 

Jacqui completed a PhD at The University of Melbourne on the knowledge translation of domestic violence research which resulted in a realist review combined with survey results to develop an adapted Integrated Knowledge Translation model for Safer Families.

In 2004, she completed a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Social Science Research at the University of Glasgow after a successful career as a Social Worker. She has a Diploma in Project Management, combining her research and project management skills to maximise the successful completion of projects.

Highlights of her research career include being awarded the inaugural Allens Arthur Robinson Research to Practice Fellowship and the publication of over 50 peer review journal articles. She expertise in systematic reviews having published nineteen systematic reviews, including two NHMRC reviews, one Australian Council on Drugs review a Cochrane Review  and more recently a qualitative meta-synthesis series that explored health practitioners barriers to addressing domestic and family violence including survivors expectations from health services, as well as high impact-highly cited systematic reviews on alcohol, drugs and mental in the workplace.

She is an Associate Editor for Advances in Dual Diagnosis and reviewer for a number of peer review journals. With her UoW colleague Dr Julaine Allan she is co-editing a special issue on the intersection of substance use, mental health and social work. She was lead author on Take Note! A practical guide to writing case notes, which she wrote and delivered as a training package. She has extensive experience in training and workshop facilitation in clinical settings.

Jacqui is a qualitative researcher with extensive experience in qualitative data methods, collection and analysis. She has been a registered trainer with QSR International.

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