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Ms Rachel Batten

Ms Rachel Batten

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 3657, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.261A
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3657  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.261A  


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)

Journal Articles

  • Papageorgiou, N., Marquis, R., Dare, J., Batten, R., (2016), Occupational Therapy and Occupational Participation in Community Dwelling Older Adults: A Review of the Evidence. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 34(1), 21-42, DOI: 10.3109/02703181.2015.1109014.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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