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Cassy Dittman

Senior Lecturer/Head of Course (Undergraduate Psychology), CQUniversity Australia

Dr Cassy Dittman is the Head of Course (Undergraduate Psychology) and a Senior Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences. She is a Research Fellow with the Manna Institute, and holds an Honorary Research Fellowship at the Parenting and Family Support Centre at The University of Queensland. Dr Dittman is also a member of the Cluster for Resilience and Wellbeing within the Appleton Institute.

Dr Dittman is a registered psychologist researching in the field of child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing. Her research focuses on the impact of parenting and parent-child relationships on children and adolescents. She has particular expertise in the field of evidence-based parenting programs and their capacity to promote mental health and wellbeing in children and parents. Dr Dittman’s research has had real-world impact in its evaluation of innovative ways to improve the reach and accessibility of evidence-based parenting programs by investigating the benefits of online programs and brief, targeted parenting support, as well as applying parenting programs in different contexts, such as junior sport and early childhood education.


  • 2020–2022
    Lecturer, CQU