Dr Lynn Roarty

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Lynn Roarty works within the Prevention, Early Intervention & Inequality Team at NDRI. Her professional background includes working in various positions in the public sector, as a teacher/tutor at secondary and tertiary levels, and in research. Recent research includes a quantitative/qualitative evaluation of the 2006 Census enumeration in discrete Indigenous communities in WA, and an evaluation of services to CALD women with co-existing drug and alcohol and mental health issues. She has particular research interests in issues relating to women's reproductive health.

  • PhD, Murdoch University
  • BA (Hons) Women's Studies, School of Media Communication & Culture, Murdoch University
  • Grad Dip Secondary Education, University of Canberra
  • BA Professional Writing, Canberra College of Advanced Education
  • Social determinants of health, women’s health
  • Epistemology
  • Interdisciplinarity/cross-disciplinary studies, feminist studies of science

Roarty, L. (2014). FASD PosterMaker: A creative response to providing health resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. [UJ199]

Roarty, L., Frances, K., Allsop, S., O'Leary, C., M., McBride, N. and Wilkes, E., T. (2014). Alcohol, Pregnancy and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Resources for health professionals working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care settings. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. [T228] Download PDF

Roarty, L., Wildy, H., Saggers, S., Wilson, M. and Symons, M. (2014). What difference does treatment make? Developing a qualitative measure of young people's progress in residential rehabilitation: final report. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA. [T230] Download PDF

Saggers, S., McBride, N., Roarty, L. and Rechichi, V. (2014). NDRI submission to the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory select Committee on action to prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder. National Drug Research Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University. [R272]

Roarty, L., Wildy, H., Saggers, S., Conigrave, K., Wilson, M., Di Nicola, K., Webb, J. and Faulkner, J. (2012). 'My Journey Map': Developing a qualitative approach to mapping young people's progress in residential rehabilitation. Contemporary Drug Problems, 39, (4), pp. 715-733. [RJ834]

Roarty, L. (2011). Mapping progress: Young people in residential treatment. CentreLines, 35, pp. 2-4. [UJ184]

Roarty, L. and Saggers, S. (2010). Evaluation of services to culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) women with comorbid mental health and drug and alcohol issues. National Drug Research Institute, Perth, WA. [T201] Abstract

Breen, L., Saggers, S., Roarty, L. and Green, M. (2008). Towards embedding wellness approaches to health and disability in the policies and practices of allied health providers. Journal of Allied Health, 37, (3), pp. 173-179. [RJ606]

Hopkins, L. and Roarty, L. (2010). Among the chosen. The life story of Pat Giles. Fremantle Press, Perth, WA. ISBN: 9781921696022 [M] Abstract

Breen, L., Saggers, S., Wildy, H., Millstead, J., Roarty, L., Raghavendra, P., Murchland, S., Crowley, M., Re, M. and Hurwood, A. (2008). Towards embedding a wellness approach in the polices and practices of allied health professionals within childhood health and disability settings. Centre for Social Research, Edith Cowan University, Perth. [T]

Hopkins, L., Roarty, L. and Saggers, S. (2008). Patricia Giles as a critical actor within the trade union movement of the 1970s. Women's Studies International Forum, 31, pp. 400-412. [RJ]

Roarty, L., Saggers, S., Nelson, C., L., Atkinson, D. and Green, M. (2008). Local evaluation of ABS Census Indigenous Census count, Kimberley region, Western Australia, 2006. Centre for Social Research, Edith Cowan University, Perth. [R]