Senior Lecturer | Academic Coordinator, Field Education
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PhD Candidate (Monash), BSW (Honours)(University of Melbourne), BA (Anthropology and Advanced German)(University of Melbourne), Grad Dip Ed (Outdoor Education)(LaTrobe University) is a Senior Lecturer and the Academic Coordinator, Field Education for both the undergraduate and postgraduate social work courses. Prior to her academic career, Shelley worked as a practitioner, clinical manager and senior policy officer in youth justice for around fifteen years in Victoria and New South Wales. Her direct practice experiences and interests include: case management and working with children and young people ‘at risk' and in the youth justice system; reflexive and inter-professional practice and supervision in health and human services; therapeutic jurisprudence, drug and problem-solving courts. Shelley also worked as a consultant and contract researcher and is currently completing her doctoral study examining youth justice clients' understanding and experiences of case management. She is engaged in a range of collaborative, national and international research networks and projects, focused on correctional practice and social work field education.
Refereed journal articles
Evans, P, Turner, S & Trotter, C (2012), ‘The effectiveness of family and relationship therapy: a review of the literature’, Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia, PACFA, Melbourne.
Turner, S (2011), ‘The New South Wales Youth Drug and Alcohol Court Program – a decade of development’, Monash University Law Review, vol. 37, no. 1, pp.280-297.
Baidawi, S, Turner, S, Trotter, S, Browning, C, Collier, P, O’Connor, D, & Sheehan, R (2011), ‘Older prisoners – a challenge for Australian corrections’, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, no. 426, pp.1-8.
Turner, S (2010), 'Case management in corrections: evidence, issues and challenges', in F McNeill, P Raynor & C Trotter (eds), Offender Supervision: New directions in theory, research and practice, Willan Publishing, Abinton.
Turner, S and Burgess, A (2015) ‘Systematic literature reviews in social work research’, Higher Degrees by Research Conference, Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Department of Social Work, Melbourne, Australia, 2-3 February 2015.
Turner, S (2011) ‘Consulting the case managed: case management and juvenile justice clients’, paper presented at Pushing the Boundaries of Case Management, 14th Case Management Society of Australia (CMSA) National Conference, Sydney, Australia, 26-27 July 2011.
Turner, S (2010) ‘Case management in corrections: evidence, issues and challenges’, paper presented at Collaboration of Researchers for the Effective Development of Offender Supervision (CREDOS) Annual Meeting, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2-3 September 2010.
Turner, S (2010) ‘NSW Youth Drug & Alcohol Court Program: interagency partnerships in action’, paper presented at Non-Adversarial Justice: Implications for the Legal System and Society Conference, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration and Monash University Faculty of Law, Melbourne, Australia, 4-7 May 2010.
Turner, S (2010) ‘Case management in juvenile justice: clients’ perspectives’, paper presented at Crime and Social Institutions, American Society of Criminology (ASC), Annual Meeting 2010, San Francisco, USA, 17-20 November 2010.
Appearances in the media
Carney, M 2009 ‘Kids Doing Time’, Four Corners, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 24 Aug 2009