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Jenny Advocat, PhD is a clinician-researcher with expertise in qualitative methods.

Jen is a Research Fellow in the School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Monash University. He research spans many areas of primary care and General Practice with a focus on behaviour change, inter-disciplinary care and models of care. She has additional interests in mental health, refugee health and mindfulness for chronic illness. With collaborations across many years with primary care organisations, Jen has interest and expertise in engagement for real-work impact.

In addition to over a decade of research experience, Jen is a practicing Social Worker in youth mental health, working with adolescents and families to improve well-being.

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 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Social Work, Masters of Social Work

Award Date: 1 Aug 2021

Anthropology, B.A.

Award Date: 18 Dec 1999

External positions

Social Worker, Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd

2021 → …

Research area keywords

  • social work
  • General practice
  • Sociology of Health and Medicine

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