Dr. Julia Rudolph

Congratulations to Dr. Julia Rudolph. She graduated last night, 11 Dec 2018, at the Gold Coast Griffith University ceremony!  It was such a wonderful experience working with Julia to help her achieve this success. Looking forward to future collaborations, too.

Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck will be the opening Keynote Speaker at the PCIT Conference 17-18 Oct 2018 in Davis, California

Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck will be the opening keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Conference on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Traumatized Children to be held in Davis, California, USA.  Her presentation is titled: PCIT, Child Welfare, and the Road Ahead. See: https://pcit.ucdavis.edu/training/events-and-conferences/

PhD 3-minute thesis competition entries!

Victoria Hambour and Shawna Mastro Campbell are entering the 3-minute PhD thesis competition. Good luck! Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that challenges Higher Degree Research (HDR; i.e. PhD) candidates to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. The 3MT is held at many universities across Australia, New Zealand and … More PhD 3-minute thesis competition entries!

Emmy Project focuses on teaching child protective behaviors: A collaboration of Griffith University, James Cook University, Queensland University of Technology, and Act for Kids

Pictured, left to right: Sam Melching (Act for kids), Katrina Lines (Act for kids), Kaye Pickering (Act for kids), Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck (Griffith University), Dianne Shanley (Griffith University), Codi White (Griffith University) Today we celebrated all the successes of our collaborative Griffith University – James Cook University – Queensland Uni of Technology – Act for Kids … More Emmy Project focuses on teaching child protective behaviors: A collaboration of Griffith University, James Cook University, Queensland University of Technology, and Act for Kids

What explains children’s responses to a lure from a stranger?

New paper from the Zlab and the Act for Kids Research project: White, C., Shanley, D., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Walsh, K., & Hawkins, R. (2018). “Tell, tell, tell again”: The Prevalence and correlates of young children’s response to and disclosure of an in-vivo lure from a stranger. Child Abuse & Neglect, 82, 134-143. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.06.001. Despite … More What explains children’s responses to a lure from a stranger?

New paper from the Zlab on eating, emotion regulation and mindfulness (Kerin et al., 2018)

Kerin, J. L., Webb, H. J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mastro, S. (2018). Resisting the temptation of food: A new measure of regulating overeating and associations with emotion regulation and mindfulness. Australian Journal of Psychology, 70, 167-178. doi:10.1111/ajpy.12169 Abstract Objective: The ability to regulate overeating has been recognised as integral to healthy weight management and … More New paper from the Zlab on eating, emotion regulation and mindfulness (Kerin et al., 2018)