Cath is an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Arts and Humanities.
Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2009.
Graduate Diploma in Education, Murdoch University, 2004.
Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Cl 2A) in Psychology, Edith Cowan University, 2000.
Recent Research Grants
Factors Affecting Travel Behaviour Change, Planning and Transport Research Centre, PATREC - Grant,
Travel behaviour change research, Planning and Transport Research Centre, PATREC - Grant,
Scale Development: Individual and Family Resilience, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,
2010 - 2011, $29,558.
Staff Climate Survey 2010, Department of Corrective Services WA, Grant,
Department of Corrective Services Literature Review on Risk Assessment Tools, Department of Corrective Services WA, Grant,
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Corkill, J., Brooks, D., Pooley, JA., Cohen, L., Harris, K., Ferguson, C., Harms, C., (2017), The use of resilience indicators to assist in the selection of personnel for employment in classified and covert environments. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience, 436-450, Abington, Routledge.
Cooper, T., Ferguson, C., Chapman, B., Cucow, S., (2015), Success Stories from Youth Suicide Prevention in Australia: The Youth Work Contribution. Youth and Inequality in Education, 71-93, New York, United States, Routledge.
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, Ashgate Publishing Limited.
Gately, N., Ferguson, C., Ellis, S., Cock, R., (2017), The Prisoners Review Board of Western Australia: What Do the Public Know about Parole?. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 28(3), 293-310, Sydney, NSW, Sydney Institute of Criminology.
Ferguson, C., (2016), Prediction tool for parole breach: Testing the U.S. salient factor score in a population of Western Australian parolees. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 23(6), 941-955, Online, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2016.1168275.
Ferguson, C., (2015), Parole in Western Australia: An analysis of parole cancellations of female offenders. Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, June 2015(501), 7p., Canberra, ACT, Australia, Australian Institute of Criminology.
Ferguson, C., Robson, R., (2015), A legal and social analysis of one punch cases in Western Australia. University of Western Sydney Law Review, 18(2014/15), 19-45, Penrith, NSW, University of Western Sydney.
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, 20(3), 423-430, Oxon, UK, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2012.707971.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Psychology, Work-related Exposure To Child Exploitation Material: The Experiences Of Western Australian Digital Forensic Officers And Their Spouses
Doctor of Philosophy, The Role Of Resilience In Individual Innovation