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Ali Fogarty is an early career researcher within the Intergenerational Health Group. In 2019, she completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology with Swinburne University and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. Her PhD explored resilience in children exposed to family violence.
Ali's current research is focused on understanding ways to promote the health and wellbeing of children and families experiencing adversity. She is currently working on several projects within the Strengthening Families Stream evaluating community based clinical interventions for families experiencing adversity such as family violence and child maltreatment concerns.
Ali also has experience working with adults, young people and families within a range of clinical, community and forensic settings. Ali is a registered psychologist and is currently completing her clinical psychology registrar program within a private practice setting.
Australian Postgraduate Award
Swinburne University Conference Support
Ali's research vision is to promote the health and wellbeing of children and families exposed to early life adversity such as child maltreatment and family violence. She is particularly interested in working with community and clinical organisations to develop and/or improve interventions for families experiencing adversity. Ali's research also aims to understand what factors on an individual, community and service level can assist families to actively engage with services during periods of adversity.
- Stronger Futures CRE in Intergenerational Trauma and Social Inequity
- Working Out Dads Randomised Controlled Trial
- Family Foundations projects - Reducing parental conflict in the perinatal period and early years
- Restoring Childhood projects - Relational intervention for women and children who have experienced family violence
- Pilot Evaluation of a Residential Parenting Education Support Program for Families Receiving Child Protection Services: A Mixed Methods Study
Giallo, R., Seymour, M., Fogarty, A., Feinberg, M., Christensen, D., Gartland, D., Wood, C., Brown, S., & Cooklin, A. (2021). Trajectories of interparental conflict and children's emotional-behavioural functioning at 10-11 years: An Australian population-based study. European Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-020-01700-7.
Giallo, R., Gartland, D., Seymour, M., Fogarty, A., Conway, L., Skinner, L., Mensah, F. & Brown, S. (2020) Maternal childhood abuse and children's emotional-behavioural difficulties: Intergenerational transmission via birth outcomes and psychosocial health. Journal of Family Psychology, 34(1), 112-121. doi:10.1037/fam0000623.
FOGARTY A, Treyvaud K, Savopoulos, P., Jones, A., Cox, A., Toone, E., Giallo R. (2020) Facilitators to engagement in a mother-child therapeutic intervention following Intimate Partner Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2020. Doi: 10.1177/0886260520926316.
Giallo, R., Rominov, H., Fisher, C., Evans, K., Fogarty, A. (2020) Preservation and reunification for families of young children: Case file review of a home-visiting program. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2020.1836335
Fogarty, A., Woolhouse, H., Giallo, R., Wood, C., Kaufman, J., & Brown, S (2019). Mothers' Experiences of Parenting within the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: Unique Challenges and Resilience. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Retrieved from: https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.swin.edu.au/10.1177/0886260519883863
Fogarty, A., Woolhouse, H., Giallo, R., Wood, C., Kaufman, J., & B, S.(2019) Promoting Resilience and Wellbeing in Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence: A Qualitative Study with Mothers. Child Abuse and Neglect, 95.
Fogarty, A., Giallo, R., Wood, C., Kaufman, J., & Brown, S. (2019). Emotional Behavioural Resilience and Competence in Preschool Children Exposed and not Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence in Early Life. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 44(2), 97-106.
Fogarty, A., Wood, C., Giallo, R., Kaufman, J., Hansen, M. (2019). Factors Promoting Emotional and Behavioural Resilience and Adjustment in Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Review. Australian Journal of Psychology, 71(4), 375-389.
Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare Learning Systems Grant
MCRI Population Health Theme Postdoctoral funding
Stronger Futures CRE