Dr Michel Edenborough is a Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Western Sydney University, teaching into the Social Work and Community Welfare programs. Michel shares unit coordination for Community and Social Acton and Family Violence Policy and Practice. Michel is adept in diverse research methodologies for quantitative and qualitative paradigms. She is an experienced Higher Degree Research supervisor and research mentor. Michel’s primary research interests focus on working with inclusive communities, promoting social change and social resilience; the role of digital technology, particularly for children and young people; refugees and asylum seekers; women and family violence. has a Bachelor of Arts degree (Humanities with distinction), and Social Science (Hons first class). Michel’s PhD was conferred in 2008, a mixed methods study titled Prevalence, experience and nature of child-to-mother violence in a high-risk geographical area.