Dr Catherine   Spooner
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Catherine Spooner

PhD, MPH, BA (Hons Psych)

medicine-health
Centre for Primary Health &Eq

My disciplinary background is in psychology and public health and my current work focuses on the how primary health care can reduce health inequities. I am currently conducting research with others at CPHCE aims to improve preventive health care for physical health of people with a severe mental illness (PWSMI).

Broad Research Areas    

  • Health Services Research
  • Primary Health Care
  • Health risk behaviours, including drug use, diet and physical activity
  • Prevention and management of chronic disease
  • Physical health of people with severe mental illness
Phone
(02) 9385 1505
Location
AGSM Building Level 3

Publications

  • Books | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Spooner C; Hermiz O; El-Haddad N; Liaw ST; Lloyd J; Lymer S; Caterson I, 2016, Weight management for patients in general practice tailored to health literacy. Report prepared for the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Centre for Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care, Canberra, http://aphcri.anu.edu.au/aphcri-network/research-completed/weight-management-patients-general-practice-tailored-health
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Lewis V; Scott C; Dahrouge S; Haggerty J; Russell G; Dionne E; Stocks N; Harris M, 2022, 'Improving access to primary health care: a cross-case comparison based on an a priori program theory', International Journal for Equity in Health
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Howard J; Spooner C; Sherab K; Pant S; Upadhyaya S; Bista B, 2021, 'Substance use, suicidality, and sexual activity among secondary school adolescents from Bhutan and Nepal', Journal of Public Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10389-021-01514-0
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Russell G; Kunin M; Harris M; Levesque JF; Descôteaux S; Scott C; Lewis V; Dionne É; Advocat J; Dahrouge S; Stocks N; Spooner C; Haggerty J, 2019, 'Improving access to primary healthcare for vulnerable populations in Australia and Canada: Protocol for a mixed-method evaluation of six complex interventions', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e027869, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027869
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Dao J; Spooner C; Lo W; Harris MF, 2019, 'Factors influencing self-management in patients with type 2 diabetes in general practice: A qualitative study', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 25, pp. 176 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY18095
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Dougherty L; Parker S; Harris-Roxas B; Taggart J; Spooner C; Wong V; Harris MF, 2019, 'Provider-focused interventions in primary healthcare improving outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes: A rapid review', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. Online early publication, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/phrp29121903
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Jayasinghe UW; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Harris MF, 2018, 'Predictors of weight stigma experienced by middle-older aged, general-practice patients with obesity in disadvantaged areas of Australia: a cross-sectional study', BMC Public Health, vol. 18, pp. 640 - 640, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5556-9
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Gray J; Hoon EA; Afzali HHA; Spooner C; Harris MF; Karnon J, 2017, 'Is the Counterweight Program a feasible and acceptable option for structured weight management delivered by practice nurses in Australia? A mixed-methods study', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 23, pp. 348 - 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY16105
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    McDonald J; Ward B; Lane R; Kearns R; Davies GP; Fuller J; Dennis S; Spooner C; Russell G, 2017, 'How are co-located primary health care centres integrating care for people with chronic conditions?', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTEGRATED CARE, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.3163
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Lavey L; Mukuka C; Eames-Brown R, 2017, 'Multi-institution Research Centers: Planning and Management Challenges', Journal of Research Administration, vol. 47, pp. 32 - 48, http://srainternational.org/publications/journal/volume-xlvii-number-2/multi-institution-research-centers-planning-and
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Spooner CJ; Faruqi N; Denney-Wilson E; Harris M, 2016, 'Readability and content analysis of lifestyle education resources for weight management in Australian general practice', BMC Obesity, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40608-016-0097-1
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Stocks N; Spooner C; el Haddad N; Harris MF, 2015, 'Research protocol: Management of obesity in patients with low health literacy in primary health care', BMC Obesity, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40608-015-0036-6
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Saktiawati AMI; Lazuardi E; Worth H; Subronto YW; Padmawati RS, 2015, 'Impacts of stigma on HIV risk for women who inject drugs in Java: a qualitative study', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 26, pp. 1244 - 1250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.07.011
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Spooner C; Joshi C; Lloyd J; Dennis S; Stocks N; Taggart J; Harris MF, 2015, 'Primary health care-level interventions targeting health literacy and their effect on weight loss: A systematic review', BMC Obesity, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40608-015-0035-7
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris MF; Spooner CJ, 2014, 'Weight loss options in general practice: A positive approach, using the 5AS, is required when helping obese patients manage their weight', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 201, pp. 184 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja14.00922
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Saktiawati AMI; Worth H; Lazuardi E; Spooner C; Subronto YW; Padmawati RS, 2013, 'I Just Trust Him: The Notion of Consideration as a Barrier to Condom Use amongst Women Who Inject Drugs in Central Java', World Journal of AIDS, vol. 03, pp. 298 - 304, http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/wja.2013.34038
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Flatau P; Conroy E; Spooner C; Edwards R; Eardley T; Forbes C; Australian Housing ; UWA Research Centre ; UNSW-UWS Research Centre ; Monash University Research Centre , 2013, 'Lifetime and intergenerational experiences of homelessness in Australia', AHURI Final Report
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Lazuardi E; Worth H; Saktiawati A; Spooner C; Padmawati R; Subronto Y, 2012, 'Boyfriends and injecting: The role of intimate male partners in the life of women who inject drugs in Central Java', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 14, pp. 491 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2012.671960
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Brener L; Spooner CJ; Treloar C, 2010, 'Preventing transitions to injecting amongst young people: What is the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes?', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 21, pp. 160 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2009.03.003
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Purcal C; Thomson CM; Spooner CJ, 2010, 'The Facilitating Partner Model in the Communities for Children Program: Feasibility and early lessons', Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Limited, vol. 16, pp. 51 - 67, http://search.informit.com.au/fullText;dn=201008109;res=APAFT
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Dadich A, 2010, 'Issues for sustainability of non-government organisations in the alcohol and other drugs sector', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 29, pp. 47 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00084.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Flatau P; Spencer M; Eardley T; Edwards R; Conroy EJ; Spooner C; Forbes C, 2010, 'Intergenerational Homelessness and Lifetime Experiences of Homelessness in Australia: Evidence for the Need for Early Interventions', Parity, vol. 23, pp. 47 - 48, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=617423117225736;res=IELHSS
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Redmond G; Spooner CJ, 2009, 'Alcohol and other drug related deaths among young people in CIS countries: Proximal and distal causes and implications for policy', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 20, pp. 38 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2007.10.005
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ, 2009, 'Social determinants of drug use – barriers to translating research into policy', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 20, pp. 180 - 185
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Flaxman S; Murray C, 2008, 'Participatory research in challenging circumstances: Lessons with a rural Aboriginal program', Evaluation Journal of Australia, vol. 8, pp. 28 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035719X0800800204
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Dadich A; Spooner CJ, 2008, 'Evaluating playgroups: an examination of issues and options', The Australian Community Psychologist, vol. 20, pp. 95 - 104
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Freeman K; Jones CG; Weatherburn D; Rutter S; Spooner CJ; Donnelly N, 2005, 'The impact of the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) on crime', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 24, pp. 173 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595230500167460
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C, 2005, 'Structural determinants of drug use - A plea for broadening our thinking', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 24, pp. 89 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595230500102566
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; McPherson M, 2004, 'Police contribution to illicit drug harm minimisation', Australian Police Journal, vol. 58, pp. 146 - 149
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Vimpani G; Spooner C, 2003, 'Minimizing substance misuse by strategies to strengthen families', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 22, pp. 251 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0959523031000154382
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Hall WD, 2002, 'Public policy and the prevention of substance-use disorders', Current Opinion in Psychiatry, vol. 15, pp. 235 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001504-200205000-00002
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ, 2002, 'Preventing drug misuse by young people: we need to do more than `just say no`', Addiction, vol. 97, pp. 478 - 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1360-0443.2002.00034.x
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Hall W; Mattick RP, 2001, 'An overview of diversion strategies for Australian drug-related offenders', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 20, pp. 281 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595230120079594
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Mattick RP; Noffs W, 2001, 'Outcomes of a comprehensive treatment program for adolescents with a substance-use disorder', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, vol. 20, pp. 205 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0740-5472(01)00166-0
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Mattick RP; Noffs W, 2000, 'A study of the patterns and correlates of substance use among adolescents applying for drug treatment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 24, pp. 492 - 502, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.2000.tb00499.x
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ, 1999, 'Causes and correlates of adolescent drug abuse and implications for treatment', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 18, pp. 453 - 475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595239996329
    Journal articles | 1997
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Bishop J; Parr J, 1997, 'Research methods for studying injecting drug users in a rural centre', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 16, pp. 349 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595239700186731
    Journal articles | 1997
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Bishop J; Parr J, 1997, 'Research methods for studying injecting drug users in a non-metropolitan setting', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 16, pp. 349 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595239700186731
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Bishop J; Parr J, 1996, 'Unsafe injecting practices and risk reduction in a non- metropolitan setting', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 6, pp. 54 - 56, http://www.healthpromotion.org.au/journal
    Journal articles | 1995
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C, 1995, 'Preschoolers and substance abuse: Strategies for prevention and intervention - Lecca,P, Watts,T', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, vol. 14, pp. 417 - 418, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1995TU01800012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 1995
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    SPOONER C, 1995, 'ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE-ABUSE - A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THEORY AND PRACTICE - KAMINER,Y', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, vol. 14, pp. 137 - 138, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1995RZ42500021&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 1993
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    SPOONER CJ; FLAHERTY BJ; HOMEL PJ, 1993, 'Illicit drug use by young people in Sydney: results of a street intercept survey', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 12, pp. 159 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595239300185591
    Journal articles | 1993
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Flaherty B, 1993, 'Comparison of three data collection methodologies for the study of young illicit drug users', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 195 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.1993.tb00135.x
    Journal articles | 1992
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Donnelly N; Oldenburg B; Quine S; Macaskill P; Flaherty B; Spooner C; Lyle D, 1992, 'Changes in reported drug prevalence among New South Wales secondary school students, 1983 to 1989', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 16, pp. 50 - 57
    Journal articles | 1992
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Donnelly N; Quine S; Oldenburg B; Macaskill P; Lyle D; Flaherty B; Spooner C, 1992, 'Prevalences and perceptions of licit and illicit drugs among New South Wales secondary school students, 1989', Australian Journal of Public Health, vol. 16, pp. 43 - 49
    Journal articles | 1992
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spark R; Binns C; Laughlin D; Spooner C; Donovan RJ, 1992, 'Aboriginal people's perceptions of their own and their community's health: Results of a pilot study', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 2, pp. 60 - 64
    Journal articles | 1991
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Hall WD; Carless JM; Homel PJ; Flaherty BJ; Reilly CJ, 1991, 'The characteristics of cocaine users among young-adults in Sydney', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 155, pp. 11 - 14
    Journal articles | 1990
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Homel P; Flaherty B; Reilly C; Hall W; Carless J, 1990, 'The drug market position of cocaine among young-adults in Sydney', British Journal of Addiction, vol. 85, pp. 891 - 897, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.1990.tb03719.x
    Journal articles | 1988
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Reilly C; Homel P, 1988, 'Teenage drug use - a study of drug use patterns and attitudes of a subgroup of Sydney adolescents', Australian Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 7, pp. 167 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09595238880000351
    Journal articles | 1988
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Reilly CJ; Homel PJ, 1988, 'Awareness of AIDs in young high-risk drug-abusers', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 149, pp. 164 - 164
  • Reports | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Fatema K; Spooner C; Harris-Roxas B; Mahimbo A; Barr M; Sitas F, 2019, Review of effectiveness of certain healthy lifestyle interventions to reduce alcohol consumption, increase levels of physical activity and healthy eating and reduce overweight and obesity (2014-2019). An Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the Cancer Institute NSW, Sax Institute, Sydney
    Reports | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Thomas L; Findlay T; Parker S; Harris-Roxas B; Taggart J; Spooner C; Wong V; Harris MF, 2017, Diabetes management in the community: an Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation, Sydney, https://www.aci.health.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/351429/Consumer_enablement_evidence_check.pdf
    Reports | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Gray J; Karnon J; Spooner C; Harris MF, 2016, Improving implementation of the 5As of obesity management in general practice. Report prepared for the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Centre for Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care, Canberra, http://aphcri.anu.edu.au/aphcri-network/research-completed/weight-management-patients-general-practice-tailored-health, https://rsph.anu.edu.au/research/projects/improving-implementation-5as-obesity-management-general-practice
    Reports | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris MF; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Spooner CJ; Hermiz O; El-Haddad N; Liaw T; Lloyd J; Lymer S; Caterson I, 2016, Weight management for patients in general practice tailored to health literacy, http://aphcri.anu.edu.au/files/Weight%20management%20for%20patients%20in%20general%20practice-Full%20report%20FINAL.pdf
    Reports | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    McDonald J; Lane R; Kearns R; Ward B; Powell Davies G; Fuller J; Dennis S; Spooner C; Walker C; Russell G, 2015, Emerging models of integrated primary health care centres: how they optimise access and integration and the influence of characteristics and organisational factors, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW and Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Sydney, http://aphcri.anu.edu.au/aphcri-network/research-completed/emerging-models-integrated-primary-health-care-centres-their
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ, 2014, Substance Use and Young People Framework, NSW Ministry of Health, Sydney, http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/mhdao/Pages/substance-use-and-young-people-framework.aspx
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Flatau P; Conroy E; Spooner CJ; Edwards R; Eardley T, 2014, How significant is parental influence in explaining homelessness in Australia?, AHURI, Perth, AHURI Research & Policy Bulletin, 172, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_rap_issue_172
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Flatau P; Conroy E; Spooner C; Edwards R; Eardley T; Forbes C, 2013, Lifetime and intergenerational experiences of homelessness in Australia (AHURI Final Report No. 200), Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/downloads/publications/EvRevReports/AHURI_Final_Report_No200_Lifetime_and_intergenerational_experiences_of_homelessness_in_Australia.pdf
    Reports | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Saktiawati A; Lazuardi E; Worth H; Subronto Y; Padmawati R, 2010, Women who inject drugs in central Java and HIV risk, International HIV Research Group, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Women who inject drugs in central Java and HIV risk, http://www.med.unsw.edu.au/SPHCMWeb.nsf/resources/Indonesia_Report.pdf/$file/Indonesia_Report.pdf
    Reports | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Saktiawati AMI; Lazuardi E; Worth H; Subronto YW; Padmawati RS, 2010, Women who inject drugs and HIV risk in central Java, Indonesia, International HIV Research Group, University of New South Wales, Sydney, http://www.sphcm.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/sphcm/Centres_and_Units/Women_Drugs_Indonesia.pdf
    Reports | 2009
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Dadich A, 2009, Non-government organisations in the alcohol and other drugs sector: issues and options for sustainability (ANCD Research Report No. 17), Australian National Council on Drugs, Canberra, http://www.ancd.org.au/images/PDF/Researchpapers/rp17_non-government_orgs.pdf
    Reports | 2009
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Flatau P; Eardley T; Spooner C; Forbes C, 2009, Intergenerational homelessness and the intergenerational use of homelessness services (AHURI Positioning Paper No. 119 - peer reviewed), Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute; AHURI Western Australia Research Centre; AHURI UNSW-UWS Research Centre, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_80516_pp
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Brener L; Spooner C; Treloar C, 2008, Prevention of transition to injecting among young people: the role of the needle and syringe program, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Davidson RT; Spooner CJ; Fisher KR; Newton B; Dadich A; Smyth C; Tudball J; Flaxman S, 2008, Indigenous Research Strategy: Working better with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 14/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report14_08_SPRC_Indigenous_Strategy.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Purcal C; Thomson CM; Flaxman S; Abello D; Spooner CJ; Muir K; Chan SE, 2008, National evaluation (2004-2008) of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2004–2009, Appendix G: CFC Fieldwork Report, Prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA internal report), Sydney, SPRC Report
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Abello D; Chan SE; Cortis N; Flaxman S; Longden TA; Purcal C; Spooner CJ; Thomson CM; Katz I, 2008, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy National Evaluation Baseline Report on Communities for Children Process Evaluation, SPRC, UNSW, Sydney, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy National Evaluation: Baseline Report on Communities for Children Process Evaluation, Report 1/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report1_08_SFSC_Baseline_Report.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Thompson D; Newton BJ; Patulny R; Rowling L, 2008, Early intervention for students with drug use problems. Report prepared for the Department of Education and Training, New South Wales, New South Wales Department of Education and Training, Sydney, http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/media/downloads/schoolsdrug/learning/yrk12focusareas/druged/yr2010/earlyintervent.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Davidson B; Spooner C; Fisher KR; Newton BJ; Dadich A; Smyth C; Tudball J; Flaxman S, 2008, Indigenous Research Strategy: Working better with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities (SPRC Report 14/08), Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report14_08_SPRC_Indigenous_Strategy.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; McDermott S, 2008, Monitoring and evaluation framework for Waverley Action for Youth Service, SPRC Report 16/08, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report16_08_WAYS_EvalFrwk.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Katz I; Abelló D; Chan S; Cortis N; Flaxman S; Longden T; Purcal C; Spooner C; Thomson C, 2008, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy: National Evaluation Baseline Report on Communities for Children Process Evaluation, SPRC Report 1/08, report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report1_08_SFSC_Baseline_Report.pdf
    Reports | 2006
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Katz I; Spooner C; valentine K, 2006, What interventions are effective with complex multi-problem families in relation to improving outcomes for their children? (ARACY Topical Paper), Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, West Perth, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/6_Report_ARACY_ComplexProblems.pdf
    Reports | 2006
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Katz I; Spooner CJ; valentine K, 2006, What interventions are effective in improving outcomes for children of families with multiple and complex problems?, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, Evidence into Action topical papers
    Reports | 2006
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Gray D; Shaw G; d’Abbs P; Brooks D; Stearne A; Mosey A; Spooner C, 2006, Policing, volatile substance misuse, and Indigenous Australians (NDLERF Monograph No. 16), National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund, Adelaide, http://www.ndlerf.gov.au/pub/Monograph_16.pdf
    Reports | 2005
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Hetherington K, 2005, Social determinants of drug use (NDARC Technical Report No. 228), National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/ndarc/resources/TR.228.pdf
    Reports | 2004
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; McPherson M; Hall WD, 2004, The role of police in preventing and minimising illicit drug use and its harms, National Drug law Enforcement Research Fund, SYDNEY, Original
    Reports | 2004
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Siggins Miller Consultants ; Spooner C, 2004, A Head Start for Australia: An Early Years Framework, NSW Commission for Children and Young People and QLD Commission for Children and Young People, Sydney, http://www.ccypcg.qld.gov.au/resources/publications/headStart04.html
    Reports | 2004
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; McPherson M; Hall W, 2004, The role of police in preventing and minimising illicit drug use and its harms (NDLERF Monograph Series No. 2), National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund, Canberra, http://www.ndlerf.gov.au/pub/prevent_illicit_drug.pdf
    Reports | 2003
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Siggins Miller Consultants ; Catherine Spooner Consulting , 2003, Diversion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth from juvenile detention (ANCD Research Paper No. 6), Australian National Council on Drugs, Canberra, http://www.ancd.org.au/images/PDF/Researchpapers/rp6_diversion_atsi_youth.pdf?phpMyAdmin=rGQ2XkOOsKjMp24r2sFwuVc5ibb
    Reports | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Hall W; Lynskey M, 2001, The structural determinants of youth drug use (ANCD Research Paper No 2), Australian National Council on Drugs, Canberra, http://www.ancd.org.au/images/PDF/Researchpapers/rp2_youth_drug_use.pdf
    Reports | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Hall WD; Lynskey MT, 2001, Structural determinants of youth drug use, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, Randwick, NSW, Original
    Reports | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Mitchell P; Spooner CJ; Copeland J; Vimpani G; Toumbourou JW; Howard J; Sanson A, 2001, The role of families in the development, identification, prevention and treatment of illicit drug problems, NHMRC, Canberra, Original, http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/_files_nhmrc/publications/attachments/ds8.pdf
    Reports | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; McPherson M, 2001, In what ways do police contribute to the prevention and management of alcohol-related problems in NSW? An overview. (NDARC Technical Report No. 123), National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/what-ways-do-police-contribute-prevention-and-management-alcohol-related-problems-nsw
    Reports | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Mitchell P; Spooner C; Copeland J; Vimpani G; Toumbourou J; Howard J; Sanson A, 2001, The role of families in the development, identification, prevention and treatment of illicit drug problems. A literature review prepared for the National Illicit Drug Strategy Working Committee and the National Health and Medical Research Council, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications/ds8
    Reports | 2001
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; McPherson M, 2001, In what ways do police contribute to the prevention & management of alcohol-related problems in NSW? An overview. Technical report no. 123, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, Randwick, NSW, Original
    Reports | 2000
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Hall WD; Mattick RP, 2000, A strategic overview of the diversion of drug-related offenders in NSW, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, Randwick, NSW, Original
    Reports | 2000
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Hall W; Mattick R, 2000, A strategic overview of the diversion of drug-related offenders in NSW (NDARC Technical Report No. 96), University of NSW, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/resource/strategic-overview-diversion-drug-related-offenders-nsw
    Reports | 1999
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Mattick RP; Noffs W, 1999, The nature and treatment of adolescent substance abuse: supplement to Monograph No. 26, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, Randwick, NSW, Original
    Reports | 1999
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Mattick R; Noffs W, 1999, The nature and treatment of adolescent substance abuse: Supplement to NDARC monograph No. 26 (NDARC Monograph No. 40), University of New South Wales, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/ndarc/resources/Mono.40.pdf
  • Working Papers | 2021
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Thorburn K; Harris M; Spooner C; Fisher K, 2021, Mental Health Consumers and Primary Care Providers Co-designing Interventions and Services - A Scoping Review Protocol, OSG, http://dx.doi.org, https://osf.io/2h7b8/?view_only=3b6464270fa7496c90a5cf3b2930302a
    Conference Posters | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Bolton A; Spooner C; Ezard N; Harris M, 2019, 'Caring for methamphetamine users in General Practice: interim results', Adelaide, presented at GP19, Adelaide
    Conference Posters | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Bolton A; Spooner C; Ezard N; Harris M, 2019, 'Barriers and enablers to the provision of healthcare to people who regularly use methamphetamine in general practice: a qualitative study (in progress)', presented at APSAD 2019
    Conference Posters | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Bolton A; Spooner C; Harris M; Ezard N, 2019, '"Ice" in general practice. Barriers & enablers to care in GP for people who regularly use methamphetamine: a protocol for a qualitative study (Poster)', Adelaide, presented at Australian Association for Academic Primary Care (AAAPC), 12 July 2019
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Bolton A; Spooner C; Ezard N; Harris M, 2019, 'BARRIERS AND ENABLERS TO THE PROVISION OF STRUCTURED HEALTHCARE TO PEOPLE WHO REGULARLY USE METHAMPHETAMINE IN GENERAL PRACTICE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY', in DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, WILEY, Vol. 38, pp. S30 - S30, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000494890100075&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Bolton A; Harris M; Spooner C; Ezard N, 2019, 'Caring for people who regularly use methamphetamine in general practice: barriers and enablers to the provision of structured healthcare', in AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PRIMARY HEALTH, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Vol. 25, pp. IX - X, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000474928700010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Lewis V; Scott C; Harris MF; Spooner C; The IMPACT team , 2019, 'Using theory-based evaluation approaches to make sense of planned and unexpected impacts of 4 related access interventions in two countries', presented at North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, Toronto, 16 November 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Spooner C; Lewis V; Scott C; The IMPACT team , 2019, 'Lessons from four interventions that aimed to improve access to primary health care for vulnerable patients in two countries', presented at North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, Toronto, 16 November 2019
    Other | 2019
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Bolton A; Spooner C; Harris M; Ezard N, 2019, Caring for methamphetamine users in General Practice (Poster), Sydney
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Saito S; Moretti M; Milosevic D; Prince A; Liaw T; Spooner C, 2018, 'IMPACT in SW Sydney: Development and implementation of an innovative pathway for information and referral for patients with type 2 diabetes in general practice', presented at Health Beyond: Research & Innovation Showcase, Sydney, NSW, 07 June 2018 - 07 June 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Harris MF; Lewis V; Russell G; Stocks N, 2018, 'Properties of a provider questionnaire of access to primary health care by vulnerable groups', presented at North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, Chicago, 09 November 2018 - 13 November 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Carruthers K; Dionne E; Beaulieu C; Lau J; Harris M, 2017, 'Data sharing in multi-site, multi-country trials', presented at NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Montreal, 17 November 2017 - 21 November 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner CJ; Carruthers K; Harris M, 2017, 'Multi-site research and data sharing', presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, 07 August 2017 - 09 August 2017, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/2017/
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris MF; Faruqi N; Spooner C; Hermiz O; Stocks N, 2017, 'Implementing the 5As for management of obesity in Australian general practice', presented at NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Montreal, 17 November 2017 - 21 November 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Jayasinghe U; Faruqi N; Hermiz O; Stocks N; Harris MF, 2017, 'Predictors of weight stigma experienced by patients with obesity in disadvantaged areas of Australia', presented at NAPCRG Annual Meeting, Montreal, 17 November 2017 - 21 November 2017
    Conference Posters | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Spooner C; Faruqi N; Harris M, 2016, 'Readability and content analysis of lifestyle education resources for weight management in Australian general practice (poster)', Canberra, presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, http://compare-phc.unsw.edu.au/node/481
    Conference Posters | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Spooner C; Faruqi N; Harris M, 2016, 'Readability and content analysis of lifestyle education resources for weight management in Australian general practice (poster)', Melbourne, presented at Dietitians Association of Australia 33rd National Conference, http://compare-phc.unsw.edu.au/node/459
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Spooner C; Hermiz O; Stocks N; Harris M, 2016, 'Relationship of health literacy with diet and physical activity of obese patients attending general practice in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas (poster)', presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, http://compare-phc.unsw.edu.au/node/465
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Faruq N; Spooner C; Hermiz O; Stocks N, 2016, 'Obesity and health literacy in general practice', presented at NAPCRG Annual Meeting
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Faruqi N; Hermiz O; Stocks N; Harris M, 2016, 'Self esteem and public distress experienced by of obese patients attending general practice in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas', presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, - , http://compare-phc.unsw.edu.au/node/466
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Harris M; Spooner C; Faruqi N, 2015, 'Readability and content analysis of lifestyle education resources for weight management in Australian general practice', Melbourne, Vol. 3, presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, 15 October 2015 - 17 October 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/S40608-016-0097-1
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    McDonald J; Lane R; Kearns R; Ward B; Powell Davies G; Fuller G; Dennis S; Spooner C, 2015, 'The influence of context and organisational factors on the level of integration in primary health care co-location models', presented at HSRAANZ, Melbourne, 07 December 2015 - 09 December 2015
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Laws R; Milat A; Denney-Wilson E; Harris M, 2015, 'How can knowledge translation & exchange be supported by a multi-institution research centre? (Poster)', Sydney, presented at 4th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Lavey L; Spooner C; Mukuka C, 2015, 'Research Administration Managers and Research Project Managers – playing a key role in establishing and managing multi-institutional collaborations', presented at The 17th Australasian Research Management Society 2015 Conference “Research Management in a Global Context”, http://www.arms2015.org.au/
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris MF; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Hermiz O; Spooner C; El-Haddad N, 2015, 'Obesity management in middle age adults with low health literacy in general practice: the better weight management in general practice trial (poster)', Melbourne, presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 15 October 2015 - 17 October 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Gray J; Hunter-Riviere V; Afzali HHA; Harris M; Spooner C; Ross H; Bell-Higgs A; Karnon J, 2015, 'Engaging practice nurses in obesity management—a clinical academic partnership to pilot the Counterweight Program', presented at 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Hermiz O; Powell K; El-Haddad N; Spooner C, 2015, 'Limitations experienced by GPs and nurses relating to health literacy and obesity management in primary health services (oral presentation)', presented at 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, http://www.plevin.com.au/hsraanz2015/
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Stocks N; Hermiz O; Powell K; Spooner C; Harris M, 2015, 'Provision of preventive care activities for primary cardiovascular disease: results from a general practitioner clinical audit', Adelaide, presented at 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Lavey L; Mukuka C, 2015, 'Lessons from establishing and managing multi-institution centres of research excellence', presented at 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Harris M; Spooner C; Faruqi N, 2015, 'Readability and content analysis of educational resources related to weight management in general practice (poster)', Adelaide, presented at 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Faruqi N; Stocks N; Hermiz O; Powell K; Spooner C; El-Haddad N, 2015, 'Managing health literacy for weight loss in primary health care', presented at 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Stocks N; Denney-Wilson E; Liaw ST; Spooner C; Lloyd J; Laws R; El-Haddad N; Hermiz O; Harris M, 2014, 'Better management of weight in general practice - study protocol', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, http://anzos-2014.p.asnevents.com.au/schedule/abstract/20445%20http://compare-phc.unsw.edu.au/node/307
    Conference Posters | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Faruqi ; Spooner ; Denney ; Harris , 2014, 'Improving health literacy for weight management in overweight or obese non-English speaking migrants in primary health care: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative data', Sydney, presented at Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), Sydney, 16 October 2014 - 18 October 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2014.10.053
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Caterson I; Stocks N; Denney-Wilson E; Wittert G; Spooner C, 2014, 'Implementation of NHMRC Obesity guideline recommendations', presented at GP14 The RACGP Conference for General Practice, http://www.gpconference.com.au/
    Conference Posters | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    El-Haddad N; Faruqi N; Spooner C; Denney-Wilson E; Harris MF, 2014, 'The role of ethnicity in health literacy for weight management in migrants in primary health care (poster)', Canberra, presented at 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference, 23 July 2014 - 25 July 2014, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7868
    Conference Posters | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Joshi C; Spooner C; Lloyd J; Taggart J; Dennis S; Askew D; Harris M, 2014, 'Weight loss interventions targeting knowledge and/or skills of overweight or obese patients in primary healthcare settings: a systematic review (poster)', Canberra, presented at 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, 23 July 2014 - 25 July 2014, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7883
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Caterson I; Stocks N; Denney-Wilson E; Wittert G; Spooner C, 2014, 'Implementation of NHMRC Obesity guideline recommendations', presented at GP14, http://www.gpconference.com.au/
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Harris M; Spooner C; Stocks N; Denney-Wilson E; Faruqi N, 2014, 'Obesity prevention and management: Identifying needs and tailoring strategies in Medicare Locals and practices (Workshop)', presented at 2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, 23 July 2014 - 25 July 2014, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7773
    Conference Posters | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Harris MF; Denney-Wilson E, 2013, 'Centre for Obesity Management & Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care', Melbourne, presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 16 October 2013 - 18 October 2013, http://www.anzos2013.org/assets/ANZOS/ANZOS-abstracts12102013.pdf
    Conference Posters | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Joshi C; Dennis S; Lloyd J; Taggart J; Spooner C; Harris M, 2013, 'What health literacy interventions are effective in the primary healthcare settings in weight loss management – a systematic review. In: . Australia.', Melbourne, VIC, presented at Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Annual Scientific Meeting: Poster Presentation, Melbourne, VIC, -
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Faruqi N; Joshi C; Dennis S; Lloyd J; Taggart J; Spooner C; Harris M, 2013, 'What health literacy interventions are effective in the primary healthcare settings in weight loss management – a systematic review', presented at Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 16 October 2013 - 18 October 2013, http://www.anzos2013.org/2013-program/
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Spooner C; Lavey L, 2013, 'Establishment of Multi-Institution Centres of Research Excellence- tips for new players', presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7658&spindex=3&catid=1503&page=1&subcat=all&search=spooner%20http://webcast.gigtv.com.au/Mediasite/Play/11d0c5fdec09483bb8e09228c37db7141d?catalog=1c9aec18-e7a9-4c8c-a4d2-3bb6a1f68777
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Dr Catherine Spooner
    Lazuardi E; Worth H; Padmawati R; Saktiawati A; Subronto Y; Spooner CJ, 2010, 'Boyfriends and Injecting: the role of intimate male partners in the life of women who inject drugs in Central Java', presented at ASHM, Sydney, 20 October 2010 - 22 October 2010

Awards

Grants

Pathways to Preventive Care for People with Severe Mental Illness: grant from Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW

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