Rachel is a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy within the School of Exercise and Health Sciences.
Bachelor of Science, Curtin University of Technology.
MSocSc (Master of Social Science), Edith Cowan University, 2013.
Recent Research Grants
Identifying factors that influence the well-being of grandparents who are primary caregivers of their grandchildren., Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 2),
2014 - 2016, $110,427.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Taylor, M., Marquis, R., Batten, R., Coall, D., (2015), Understanding the occupational issues faced by custodial grandparents endeavoring to improve scholastic outcomes for their grandchildren. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, and Early Intervention, 8(4), 319-335, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, DOI: 10.1080/19411243.2015.1105169.
Henderson, P., Batten, R., Richmond, J., (2015), Perceptions of the role of occupational therapy in community child and adolescent mental health services. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 31(2), 155-167, Philadelphia, USA, DOI: 10.1080/0164212X.2015.1035475.
Scanlan, J., Pepin, G., Haracz, K., Ennals, P., Webster, J., Meredith, P., Batten, R., Bowman, S., Bonassi, M., Bruce, R., (2015), Identifying educational priorities for occupational therapy students to prepare for mental health practice in Australia and New Zealand: Opinions of practicing occupational therapists. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(5), 286-298, Richmond, VIC, DOI: 10.1111/1440-1630.12194.