Kelada

Dr Lauren Kelada

BA(Hons), PhD

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
UNSW Sydney

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Lauren Kelada is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Behavioural Sciences Unit, School of Women’s and Children’s Health at UNSW Sydney and the Sydney Children’s Hospital. Lauren is currently working on several projects which aim to improve quality of life for children with chronic illnesses and their families. She completed her PhD in psychology at Monash University. Her PhD examined adolescent self-injury and recovery, and how this relates to parent- and adolescent-reported family functioning. Lauren is particularly interested in research which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families. Her main research interests include suicide prevention, family violence and child health.

Research areas:
  • Children or young people
  • Target groups (CALD, LGBTI, Rural/remote, Lived experience)
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Mental health, mental ill health
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Connecting with post-graduate candidates
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
Kelada
Dr Lauren Kelada

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
UNSW Sydney

Learn more