Janelle Weise (née Govett)

Lecturer

Dr Janelle Weise was awarded her PhD in 2018 and is a Lecturer, Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, University of New South Wales (UNSW; 2019-), an Occupational Therapist, Public Health professional.

As a researcher she has worked 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.

 

Peer reviewed journal articles

  1. Walsh, J. A., Weise, J., Eagleson, C., Trollor, J. N., & Cvejic, R. C. (2021). Expert consensus on the operation of an adult tertiary intellectual disability mental health service in New South Wales, Australia. Australasian Psychiatry. Accepted for publication.
  2. Weise, J., Srasuebkul, S. Trollor, J.N. (2021). Potentially preventable hospitalisations for people with intellectual disability in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia. Accepted for publication
  3. Weise, J., Mohan, A., Walsh, J., Trollor J.N. (2021). Salutary Lessons from the Delivery of Mental Health Services to People with Intellectual Disability – A Historical Perspective from Intellectual Disability Mental Health Experts in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 14(1), 70-88, doi: 10.1080/19315864.2020.1856243
  4. Weise, J., Cvejic, R. C., Eagleson, C., Trollor, J. N. (2020). A Scoping Study of a Tertiary Intellectual Disability Mental Health Service: A Family Member and Support Person Perspective, Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, DOI: 10.1080/19315864.2020.1753268.
  5. Weise, J., Fisher, K. R., Turner, B., & Trollor, J. N. (2020). 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, 45(2), 184-193, DOI: 10.3109/13668250.2019.1622659
  6. 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, https://doi.org/10.1177/1039856219859286.
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. 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, 27(5), 513-518. doi.org/10.1177/1039856219839468
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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 cooccurring mental ill health. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30(S1), 22-33. doi:10.1111/jar.12407
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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.
  22. 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
  23. 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

*Govett was my maiden name

 

Conference Presentations

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

 

Other Research Outputs

I have co-authored a range of other research outputs which are summarized below

2020       Submission to the National Preventive Health Strategy Consultation Paper (1st author)

2020       Submission to the National Disability Strategy Position Paper (1st author)

2020       Position statement on access to COVID-19 prevention, screening and treatment of people with intellectual or developmental disability (join author)

2020       Disability Health COVID-19 Family and Support Person Advice Sheet – for Department of Health

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 (1st)

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