Janelle Weise (née Govett)

Lecturer

Janelle Weise is a Project Officer working on a range of initiatives to enhance the capacity of the health and mental health workforce to deliver accessible, effective and efficient healthcare to people with an intellectual disability. She was recently awarded her PhD and has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) (Hons) and a Masters of Public Health and has worked across clinical, service delivery and managerial roles within the disability and health sectors. Janelle is passionate about addressing the inequitable access to healthcare and poor health outcomes experienced by people with an Intellectual Disability.

 

Publication Summary – peer reviewed

Davies, K., Eagleson, C., Weise, J., Cvejic, R. C., Trollor, J. N. (2019). Clinical Capacity of Australian and New Zealand Psychiatrists who work with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Australasian Psychiatry, in press

Weise, J., Fisher, K. R., Turner, B., & Trollor, J. N. (2019). What is the capability of the Australian mental health workforce to meet the needs of people with an intellectual disability and co-occurring mental ill health?. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, Accepted for publication

Weise, J., & Trollor, J. N. (2019). Inclusive and collaborative practice: The key to accessible mental health services for people with an intellectual disability and co-occurring mental ill health. New Paradigm. Summer 2018-2019.

Eagleson, C., Cvejic, R. C., Weise, J., Davies, K., & Trollor, J. N. (2019). Subspecialty training pathways in intellectual and developmental disability psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand: Current status and future opportunities. Australasian Psychiatry, in press

Reppermund, S.; Weise, J.; Cvejic, R.; and Trollor, J. (2019). How Can We Provide Better Healthcare for People With An Intellectual Disability? Frontiers for Young Minds

Weise, J., Fisher, K. R., & Trollor, J. N. (2018). What makes generalist mental health professionals effective when working with people with an intellectual disability? A family member and support person perspective. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(3), 413-422. doi: 10.1111/jar.12420

Weise, J., Fisher, K. R., Whittle, E., & Trollor, J. N. (2018). What Can the Experiences of People With an Intellectual Disability Tell Us About the Desirable Attributes of a Mental Health Professional? Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 1-20. doi:10.1080/19315864.2018.1469700

Cvejic, R. C., Eagleson, C., Weise, J., Davies, K., Hopwood, M., Jenkins, K., & Trollor, J. N. Building workforce capacity in Australia and New Zealand: a profile of psychiatrists with an interest in intellectual and developmental disability mental health. Australasian Psychiatry, doi:10.1177/1039856218781018

Weise, J., & Trollor, J. N. (2017). Preparedness and training needs of an Australian public mental health workforce in intellectual disability mental health. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 1-10. doi:10.3109/13668250.2017.1310825

Weise, J., Fisher, K. R., & Trollor, J. N. (2017). Establishing core mental health workforce attributes for the effective mental health care of people with an intellectual disability and co‐occurring mental ill health. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30(S1), 22-33. doi:10.1111/jar.12407

Weise, J., Pollack, A., Britt, H., & Trollor, J. N. (2017). Primary health care for people with an intellectual disability: an exploration of consultations, problems identified, and their management in Australia. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61(5), 399-410.doi:10.1111/jir.12352

Weise, J., Pollack, A. J., Britt, H., & Trollor, J. N. (2017). Who provides primary health care for people with an intellectual disability: General practitioner and general practice characteristics from the BEACH dataset. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 42(4), 416-421. doi:10.3109/13668250.2016.1250252

Trollor, J. N., Eagleson, C., Weise, J., & McKay, R. (2017). Development and dissemination of a core competency framework. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 12(4), 237-248. doi: 10.1108/JMHTEP-04-2017-0028

Weise, J., Fisher, K. R., & Trollor, J. (2016). Utility of a Modified Online Delphi Method to Define Workforce Competencies: Lessons from the Intellectual Disability Mental Health Core Competencies Project. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 13(1), 15-22. doi: 10.1111/jppi.12142

Weise, J., Pollack, A., Britt, H., & Trollor, J. N. (2016). Primary health care for people with an intellectual disability: an exploration of demographic characteristics and reasons for encounters from the BEACH programme. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(11), 1119-1127. doi: 10.1111/jir.12301

Jeon, Y. H., Conway, J., Chenoweth, L., Weise, J., Thomas, T. H., & Williams, A. (2015). Validation of a clinical leadership qualities framework for managers in aged care: a Delphi study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(7-8), 999-1010. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12682

Jeon, Y., Govett, J., Low, L., Chenoweth, L., Fethney, J., Brodaty, H., & O'Connor, D. (2014). Assessment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in the era of the aged care funding instrument. Internet Journal of Psychiatry, 3(1), 1-9.

Jeon, Y.-H., Govett, J., Low, L.-F., Chenoweth, L., McNeill, G., Hoolahan, A., . . . O’Connor, D. (2013). Care planning practices for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential aged care: A pilot of an education toolkit informed by the Aged Care Funding Instrument. Contemporary Nurse, 44(2), 156-169. doi:10.5172/conu.2013.44.2.156

Jeon, Y.-H., Black, A., Govett, J., Yen, L., & McRae, I. (2012). Private health insurance and quality of life: perspectives of older Australians with multiple chronic conditions. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 18(3), 212-219. doi:https://doi.org/10.1071/PY11059

 

Conference Presentations

Eagleson, C., Weise, J., Birch, R., & Trollor, J.N. (2017). Equipping psychiatrics to meet the mental health needs of people with an intellectual disability. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Congress.

Trollor, J.N., Livingstone, A., Salomon, C., Weise, J., Eagleson, C., Walsh, J. & Birch, R. (2017). Initiatives to build workforce capacity in intellectual disability mental health. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Congress.

Mohan, A., Weise, J., & Trollor, J.N. (2014). A historical perspective in intellectual disability mental health (IDMH) services in New South Wales. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Congress.

Govett, J., Howlett, S., Kremser, T., & Trollor, J.N. (2013). Meeting the needs of marginalised population groups in the health system: People with intellectual disability and co-occurring mental illness. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Congress

Govett, J., Howlett, S., Kremser, T., & Trollor, J.N. (2013). Building mental health workforce capacity in the area of intellectual disability mental health. The Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability Annual Conference

Jeon Y-H, Black A, Govett J, Yen L & McRae I (2011). ‘To be or not to be ...’ covered by private health insurance: Perspectives of older Australians with multiple chronic conditions. PHC Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Govett J & Chapparo C (2006). The performance of typical preschoolers on a contemporary clinical observation of posture, movement and finger control. World Federation Occupational Therapy Conference, Sydney, Australia.

 

Final Reports

Cvejic, R., Eagleson, C., Weise, J. & Trollor, J. (2019). A scoping study of the need for a tertiary intellectual disability mental health service in New South Wales. Final Report

Eagleson, C., Weise, J., Cvejic, R.  & Trollor, J. (2019). The implementation of the Intellectual Disability Mental Health Core Competency Framework: Final Report

Cvejic, R.; Weise, J.; & Trollor, J.N. (2018). A scoping study of the need for a tertiary intellectual disability mental health service in New South Wales: Consultation with family members and carers. Final Report

Weise, J.; Eagleson, C.; & Trollor, J. (2015) Core Competencies for Intellectual Disability Mental Health Project. Final Report

 

Other Research Outputs

2019      Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of improving mental health to support economic participation and enhancing productivity and economic growth.

2018       Submission to the Legislative Council, NSW Government in response to the Inquiry into the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the provision of disability services in New South Wales

2018       Submission to NSW Ministry of Health on the consultation draft of the NSW Strategic Framework and Workforce Plan for Mental Health 2018-2022

2017       Intellectual Disability Mental Health Core Competency Framework: A Practical Toolkit for Mental Health Professionals.

2017       Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the inquiry into the provision of services under that national disability insurance scheme for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition

2016       The Intellectual Disability Mental Health Core Competency Framework: A Manual for Mental Health Professionals.

2016       Submission to the Australian Government, Department of Health on the Fifth National Mental Health Plan Suicide Prevention

2016       Submission to the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council in response to the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council standards consultation paper

2014       Submission to the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council on the review of the accreditation standards for program of study in psychology

2014       Submission to Health Workforce Australia on the draft National Mental Health Core Capabilities