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Personal profile

Biography

Linda has been working in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University as a Lecturer since 2008. Linda's PhD was an exploration of social and community participation following spinal cord injury. Linda has been involved in developing curriculum and has taught extensively in both the occupational therapy under graduate and Masters by Practice degrees in Occupational Therapy. Linda has extensive clinical experience working with people with acquired disability, in particular spinal cord injury. Other research interests include examining health and well being outcomes following spinal cord injury rehabilitation, impact of peer mentoring on community participation for people with spinal cord injury, facilitation of return to work following spinal cord injury, inclusion of people with lived experience of disability in currculum design and delivery, use of online learning platforms for occupational therapy education, and the value of hospital-based occupational therapy services for older people being discharged from acute wards. She has recently been successfully awarded a number of research grants by the TAC, including investigation of community integration models for people with SCI, and development of an integrated framework for spinal cord injury peer support in collaboration with industry partners AQA SPIRE.

Research interests

Facilitation of social participation and community integration following spinal cord injury, including return to work and study.

Collaboration with people with lived experience of disability in curriculum design and implementation.

Peer-led interventions for people with spinal cord injury.

Impact of occupational therapy on discharge and readmission of older people with chronic medical conditions.

 Use of online learning platforms in occupational therapy education.

Monash teaching commitment

OCC4010, OCC4030, OCC4040

Keywords

  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Participation
  • Qualitative methodology

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Projects 2011 2019

Research Output 2002 2018

The experiences of social and community participation of people with non-traumatic spinal cord injury

Barclay, L., Lentin, P., Bourke-Taylor, H. & McDonald, R., 29 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Facilitators and barriers to social and community participation following spinal cord injury

Barclay, L., McDonald, R., Lentin, P. & Bourke-Taylor, H., 2016, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 63, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exploring the experience of clients with tetraplegia utilizing assistive technology for computer access

Folan, A., Barclay, L., Cooper, C. & Robinson, M., 2015, In : Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 10, 1, p. 46 - 52 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Education Seed grant, School of Primary and Allied Health

Linda Barclay (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Monash Education Academy Small Grant

Linda Barclay (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

School of Primary Health Care Seeding Grant 2016

Linda Barclay (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)