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Dr Bethany Devenish is a research fellow at Krongold, Monash University. Her research focus has been on programs that effect broader community and cultural change, to develop inclusive communities that promote positive outcomes for children and adolescents with disability, and/or from low socioeconomic homes or communities.

Bethany has collaborated with multidisciplinary teams both locally and globally, and led a range of research and research translation activities across AllPlay Learn, AllPlay Footy and AllPlay Dance, including delivery of culturally responsive, strengths- and evidence-based resources for children, adolescents, families, schools, and other formal and informal community actors. She has strong experience in knowledge translation and developing a program of research in child voice and system change.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Evaluation of a World Vision intervention to address the psychosocial outcomes of children and adolescents in poverty, Deakin University

Award Date: 19 Jun 2018

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Deakin University

Award Date: 27 Nov 2014

Research area keywords

  • Inclusion
  • Inclusive Education
  • Children With Developmental Disabilities

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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