Institute of Child Protection Studies
BSc Psych (Hons) USyd, M.Psych USyd
Phone: (02) 6209 1331
Dr Tracey Bullen is a clinical psychologist whose doctoral thesis examined body image disturbance and adjustment in colorectal surgery patients. Dr Bullen is currently working in the Institute for Child Protection Studies as Project Manager for an ARC Linkage grant study investigating models of contact between children in out of home care and their birth parents.
Previously, Dr Bullen worked as a Research Associate for the Calvary Centre for Palliative Care Research since June 2011 and She has also investigated the psychosocial predictors of the onset of breast and ovarian cancer in women at high risk of developing these diseases.
Peer reviewed journal articles
Bullen, T., Taplin, S., McArthur, M., Humphreys, C. Kertesz, M. (2016). Interventions to improve supervised contact visits between children in out of home care and their parents: A systematic review. Child and Family Social Work.
Bullen, T., Rosenberg, J. P., Smith, B., & Maher, K. (2015). The Use of Emergency Medication Kits in Community Palliative Care An Exploratory Survey of Views of Current Practice in Australian Home-Based Palliative Care Services. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 32(6), 581-587.
Heiniger, L., Butow, P., Coll, J., Bullen, T., Wilson, J., Baylock, B., Meiser, B., Price, M. (2015). Long-term outcomes of risk-reducing surgery in unaffected women at increased familial risk of breast and/or ovarian cancer. Familial Cancer, 14(1), 105-115.
Rainsford, S., Bullen, T. & Rosenberg, J.P. (2015). Challenges of recruiting hospice patients with advanced cancer to research: experience from a delirium screening study. Progress in Palliative Care, 23(1), 24-28.
Rosenberg, J.P., Bullen, T., & Maher, K. (2015). Supporting family caregivers with palliative symptom management: a qualitative analysis of the provision of an emergency medication kit in the home setting. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 32(5), 484-489.
Taplin, S., Bullen, T., McArthur, M., Humphreys, C., Kertesz, M., & Dobbins, T. (2015). kContact, an enhanced intervention for contact between children in out-of-home care and their parents: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 15, 1134.
Bullen, T., Maher, K., Rosenberg, J.P., & Smith, B. (2014). Establishing research in a palliative care clinical setting: Perceived barriers and implemented strategies. Applied Nursing Research, 27(1), 78-83.
Rainsford, S., Rosenberg, J., & Bullen, T. (2014). Delirium in Advanced Cancer: Screening for the Incidence on Admission to an Inpatient Hospice Unit. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17(9), 1045-1048.
Bullen, T., Sharpe, L., Lawson, C., Patel, D., Clarke, S., Bokey, L. (2012). Body image as a predictor of psychopathology in surgical patients with colorectal disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 73(6), 459-63.
Price, M.A., Butow, P.N., Charles, M., Bullen, T., Meiser, B., McKinley, J.M., McLachlan, S-A., Phillips, K-A., kConFab Psychosocial and Clinical Follow-Up groups on behalf of the kConFab Investigators. (2010). Predictors of breast cancer screening behavior in women with a strong family history of the disease. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 124, 509–519.
Bullen, T., Taplin, S., Kertesz, M., Humphreys, C & McArthur, M. (2015). Literature review on supervised contact between children in out-of-home care and their parents. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.
Bullen, T., Taplin, S., & Barry, E. (2015). Supporting quality contact visits for children in out-of-home care. Research to Practice Series, Issue 10. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.
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