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Roberto H Parada

Senior Lecturer In Adolescent Development, Behaviour, Well-Being & Paedagogical Studies, Western Sydney University

Dr Roberto Parada ’s research and academic interest focus on school bullying, child and adolescent mental health, Australian Aboriginal youth wellbeing, positive learning environments, school mental health, and the application of cognitive and behavioural interventions in schools. Dr Parada has held various academic appointments in Australian universities. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Adolescent Development, Wellbeing, Behaviour and Pedagogical Studies at the University of Western Sydney where he coordinates the Positive Learning Environments post-graduate course. He has also held appointments at the University of Notre Dame-Australia as a Lecturer in Counselling where he lectured in Counselling Children and Adolescents; Bereavement and Loss; and on Counselling Theory. Dr Parada is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society, The Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy, and the Bullying Research Network (USA). As a registered psychologist with two decades in active clinical practice he has special interest in child, adolescent and young adult mental health. Dr Parada is an invited reviewer for major scientific journals in child and adolescent mental health and educational psychology. He has published book chapters, scientific papers and presented at international and national scientific conferences in the areas of psychometrics, population based interventions, bullying, and child and adolescent mental health.


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    Senior Lecturer In Adolescent Development, Behaviour, Well-Being & Paedagogical Studies, Senior Education, Western Sydney University