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Contact Details

  Street address:
Level 11, KGV Building
Missenden Road
CAMPERDOWN NSW 2050
 
Postal address:
Post Office Box M30
Missenden Road NSW 2050

Phone: (02) 9515-6111
Fax: (02) 9515-9610

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Speech Pathology - Community Health

Our Research

The Speech Pathology department in Child and Family Health Services undertakes a number of research projects independently and in partnership with other external organisations, such as the Primary Health Network, the Australian Stuttering Research Centre or differing universities. The department is currently actively engaged in two research projects, namely:

  • The realities of implementing the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk program in SLHD and SWSLHD
  • Cost analysis of public-private partnership in Speech Pathology

Key Achievements

The realities of implementing the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk program in SLHD and SWSLHD: Project conducted in partnership with SWSLHD Speech Pathology Departments and The University of Sydney. This project is the first large-scale community-based translational research project conducted on the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk Project. Cost analysis of public-private partnership in Speech Pathology: Successful delivery of a new Model of Care in partnership with the former Inner West Sydney Medicare Local.

Research Staff

  • Ms Carissa Louwen, Allied Health Manager & Speech Pathology Team Leader

Publications and Presentations

Publication Details:
  1. Short, K., Beckett, S., Earley, J., Louwen, C., Bogaardt, H (in review). 'Parent training of early language facilitation skills in a clinical population: child and parent outcomes'. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders

Contact details for department

Head of Department: Ms Carissa Kleiman

Department/Unit: Speech Pathology - Community Health
Address:
Other
Camperdown Community Health Centre, 142 Carillon Ave
Camperdown NSW 2050
Telephone: 0425 293 262
Facsimile: (02) 9515-9610
Web: http://www.slhd.nsw.gov.au/research/
Email: carissa.louwen@sswahs.nsw.gov.au