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Professor David Vicary

Professor David Vicary

David Vicary has extensive clinical, policy, management, research and evaluation experience in a range of sectors including the resource, health, education, welfare and not for profit. David holds the position of Adjunct Professor at the School of Psychology and Speech Pathology at Curtin University and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families at the University of Western Australia. Dave has a PhD from Curtin University of Technology where he studied engagement methods for use by non-Aboriginal practitioners working therapeutically with West Australian Aboriginal clientele. Since receiving his doctorate Dave has also been involved in a number of research grants that have investigated the mental health of Aboriginal children across Western Australia. Dave is a member of a number of state and national research teams that are investigating the mental health of indigenous children, engaging children and youth, the enhancement of mental health, disability and welfare services to "at risk clientele".