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PhD Candidate: Bree Wagner


PhD Title: The Alert Program® Study: development and evaluation of an intervention to improve the self-regulation and executive functioning skills of Australian Aboriginal primary school children with a focus on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)


Summary
This project aims to:

  • Modify, implement and evaluate a school curriculum version of the Alert Program®.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of an eight-week Alert Program® curriculum to improve the self-regulation and executive functioning skills of children attending primary school in the Fitzroy Valley.
  • Document a sustainable and culturally appropriate method of implementing the Alert Program® in Fitzroy Valley schools.


Supervisors

  • Professor Jonathan Carapetis: Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia
  • Professor Donna Cross: Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia
  • Dr James Fitzpatrick: Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia
  • Dr Martyn Symons: FASD Research Australia Centre for Research Excellence

 

For more information about this PhD contact Bree Wagner

Page last updated 22 May 2018
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