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Associate Professor Julie Ann Pooley

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5591, Email: j.pooley@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO30.209
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5591  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5834  
Email: j.pooley@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO30.209  

 

Julie is the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science, and an Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology and Social Science.

Current Teaching

  • Methods In Psychology

Background

  • Academic (Edith Cowan University and Notre Dame University)

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2011 - Recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
  • 2011 - Recipient of a Vice-Chancellor’s Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (VC Citations).
  • 2003 - Recipient of the Australian National Award for Excellence in Teaching.
  • 2003 - Recipient of the Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Other

  • 2002, 2006 - Nomination for Excellence in Postgraduate Supervision, awarded by the Edith Cowan University Postgraduate Association.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Resilience- Individual, Family and Community.
  • Community and Environmental Psychology.
  • Scholarship or learning and Teaching.
  • Resilience as an aid to personnel vetting.
  • Cyclone Preparedness.
  • Development of Resilience Scales

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2005 .
  • Master, Edith Cowan University, 1998 .
  • Post Grad Dip in Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, 1990 .
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Curtin University of Technology, 1989 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • The Arest-CF Early Surveillance Program for Infants and Children with Cystic Fibrosis: What do Parent Experience and How do They Cope?,  Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust,  CF WA Mid Term Top Up Scholarship,  2011 - 2013,  $30,000.
  • Regional and Rural Services for Social Inclusion,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2013,  2013,  $96,514.
  • A multidisciplinary team approach to improving long term outcomes in sarcoma survivors,  Hollywood Functional Rehabilitation Clinic,  Johanna Sewell Sarcoma Research Grant,  2013 - 2014,  $10,909.
  • Mandurah Family Relationship Centre,  Anglicare WA,  Grant,  2007 - 2011,  $4,000.
  • Family Relationship Centre - Joondalup (North Metropolitan Family Relationship Centre Consortium,  Anglicare WA,  Grant,  2006 - 2011,  $120,000.
  • Scale Development: Individual and Family Resilience,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $29,558.
  • Posttraumatic growth and its relationship to resilience and wellbeing in the experience of stressful/adverse events in adults,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $22,500.
  • Promoting positive relationships after divorce and separation,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Health Promotion Research Project Grant,  2006 - 2009,  $23,137.
  • Resilience: What is it and what are the Skills used by Families Affected by Mental Illness?,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $55,466.
  • Ascertaining the Perceived Risks in the City of Perth,  City of Perth,  Grant,  2007,  $14,070.
  • Health and wellbeing assets map City of Joondalup,  City of Joondalup,  Grant,  2004,  $12,500.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Books

  • Bernstein, D., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., Goldthorpe, B., Provost, S., Cranney, J., Penner, L., Clarke-Stewart, A., Roy, E., (2013), Psychology: An International Discipline in Context: Australian and New Zealand Edition., 960, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., O'Connor, M., (2010), Indicators of Community Resilience: A Study of Communities Facing Impending Natural Disasters., 256, Germany.

Book Chapters

  • Tan, WZ., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., (2013), The Relationship between Physical Activity and Cognition and its Application to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Enhancing Human Performance, 22-43, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
  • Ferguson, C., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., Guilfoyle, A., (2012), The Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) and speeding behaviour of young drivers. In Advances in Traffic Psychology, 149-156, London.
  • Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., (2012), A Team Teaching Approach to Teaching Undergraduate Psychology. Teaching Psychology around the World: Volume 3, 42-54, London, UK.

Journal Articles

  • Judd, M., Pooley, JA., (2013), The Psychological Benefits of Participating in Group Singing for Members of the General Public. Psychology of Music, n/a(n/a), n/a, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1177/0305735612471237.
  • Titlestad, A., Pooley, JA., (2013), Resilience in Same-Sex-Parented Families: The Lived Experience of Adults with Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Parents. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, n/a(n/a), n/a, DOI: 10.1080/1550428X.2013.833065.
  • Tan, WZ., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., (2013), Physical Activity: Its implication on Attention Span and Quality of Life in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Law and Social Sciences, 2(2), 108-116, Singapore, DOI: 10.5176/2251-2853_2.2.121.
  • Dawson, M., Pooley, JA., (2013), Resilience: The Role of Optimism, Perceived Parental Autonomy Support and Perceived Social Support in First Year University Students. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 1(2), 38-49, United States of America.
  • Maassen, K., Pooley, JA., Taylor, M., (2013), You get forced to live with randoms ... and that makes you stronger as a person?. Homeless Western Australian teenagers? perspectives on their experiences of residing in crisis accommodation. The Austalian Community Psychologist, 25(2), 53-73, Melbourne.
  • Taylor, M., Edwards, M., Pooley, JA., (2013), Nudging them back to reality: Toward a growing public acceptance of the role dogs fulfill in ameliorating contemporary veterans' PTSD symptoms. Anthrozoos: a multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals, 26(4), 593-611, DOI: 10.2752/175303713X13795775535896.
  • Balmer, G., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., (2013), Psychological resilience of Western Australian police officers: relationship between resilience, coping style, psychological functioning and demographics. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, n/a(n/a), n/a, online.
  • Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., O'Connor, M., Taylor, M., (2012), Posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth and their relationship to coping and self-efficacy in Northwest Australian Cyclone communities. Psychological Trauma , 2012(30 April), 1-8, DOI: 10.1037a0028046.
  • Ferguson, C., Harms, C., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., Tomlinson, S., (2012), Crime Prevention: The Role of Individual Resilience within the Family. Psychiatry Psychology and Law, 1-8, Oxon, UK, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2012.707971.
  • Doyle, J., Pooley, JA., Breen, L., (2012), A Phenomenological Exploration of the Childfree Choice in a Sample of Australian Women.  , 18(3), 1-11, DOI: 10.1177/1359105312444647.
  • Stambulich, D., Pooley, JA., Gately, N., Taylor, M., (2012), Some of my children are worth more than others: Perceptions of non-residential fathers with second families as to the fairness of the Australian Child Support Agency's handling of first family child support financial arrangements. Marriage and Family Review, 48(8), 769-791, DOI: 10.1080/01494929.2012.714721.
  • O'Brien, K., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., Taylor, M., (2012), Lifting the domestic cloak of silence: Resilient Australian women's reflected memories of their childhood experiences of witnessing domestic violence. Journal of Family Violence, 28(1), 95-108, DOI: 10.1007/s10896-012-9484-7.
  • Soto, R., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., Taylor, M., (2012), Students with ASD in mainstream primary education settings: Teachers' experiences in Western Australian classrooms. Austalasian Journal of Special Education, 36(2), 97-111, DOI: 10.1017/jse.2012.10.
  • Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., Ferguson, C., Harms, C., (2011), Psychologists? understanding of resilience: implications for the discipline of psychology and psychology practice. The Australian Community Psychologist, 23(2), 7-22.
  • Cohen, L., Ferguson, C., Harms, C., Pooley, JA., Tomlinson, S., (2011), Family systems and mental health issues: A resilience approach. Journal of Social Work Practice, 25(1), 109-125, DOI: 10.1080/02650533.2010.533754.
  • Griffiths, N., Pooley, JA., (2011), Resilience in Families with Same-Sex Parents. The Australian Community Psychologist, 23(2), 50-67.
  • Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., O'Connor, M., (2010), Bushfire Communities and Resilience: What can they tell us?. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 25(2), 33-38, Canberra.
  • Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., (2010), Resilience: A Definition in Context. The Australian Community Psychologist, 22(1), 30-37.
  • Branch-Smith, C., Pooley, JA., (2010), Women firefighters? experiences in the Western Australian volunteer bush fire service. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 25(3), 12-18, Canberra.
  • Munro, B., Pooley, JA., (2009), Differences in Resilience and University Adjustment between School Leaver and Mature Entry University Students. The Australian Community Psychologist, 21(1), 50-61.

Conference Publications

  • Tan, WZ., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., (2013), The Implication of Physical Activity on Attention Span and Quality of Life in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Study. 2nd Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology previous papers, 40-49, Singapore, DOI: 10.5176/2251-1865_CBP13.29.
  • Brooks, D., Corkill, J., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., Ferguson, C., Harms, C., (2010), National security: A propositional study to develop resilience indicators as an aid to personnel vetting. Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 35-43, Perth.
  • Ferguson, C., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., Guilfoyle, A., (2009), Elicitiing the beliefs of young drivers about driving risks: An analysis of two methodologies. Proceedings of the 2009 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference : Smarter, Safer Directions, 826-838, Sydney, New South Wales.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Psychology,  Post-traumatic Growth In Carers Of People With A Mental Illness..
  • Doctor of Psychology,  Self Reported Stress And Posttraumatic Growth Following The Transition To Motherhood: Investigating The Role Of Social Support And Self Efficacy..

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Improving Community Water Conservation Behaviour In Chachoengsao, Thailand.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Exploration Of The Social Construction Of Ageing Based On Lived Experiences: Perspectives From The Western Australian And Welsh Community.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Exploration Of The Relationship Between Attitudes To Driving And Driving Behaviour In Young Novice Drivers..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Transition Experience To Boarding School For Male Aboriginal Secondary School Students From Regional And Remote Communities Across Western Australia.
  • Doctor of Psychology,  The Construction Of Wellbeing For Sole Mothers: An Exploration Of The Relationship Between Work, Welfare, Social Justice And Wellbeing For Sole Mothers..
  • Doctor of Psychology,  Childhood Obesity: Investigating Factors That Influence Weight Loss Success Among Obese And Overweight Sevel To Twelve Year Olds..
  • Doctor of Psychology,  The Relationship Between Residential Satisfaction, Sense Of Community, Sense Of Belonging And Sense Of Place In Western Australia Urban Planned Community..
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