Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
Senior Research Officer

Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera

MA University of Vienna

Arts,Design & Architecture
Social Policy Research Centre

Sandra Gendera is a Senior Researcher at UNSW. She works with the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) and the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH). Her research focuses on the lived experience of people and the support they receive, including disability and mental health services, drug and alcohol and housing support. Sandra's background is in social and cultural anthropology and social sciences. Her work encompasses qualitative in-depth methodologies, participatory research methods and mixed method program evaluation. 

Phone
+61 2 9385 7642
Location
208 Goodsell Building

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2012
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Pe-Pua R; Katz I, 2012, 'Social cohesion and social capital: the experience of Australian Muslim families in two communities', in Mansouri F; Marotta V (ed.), Muslims in the West and the challenges of belonging, edn. Original, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 89 - 113
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S, 2011, 'Gaining an insight into Central European transnational care spaces: migrant live-in care workers in Austria', in Bommes M; Sciortino G (ed.), Foggy social structures: irregular migration, European labour markets and the welfare state, edn. Original, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, pp. 91 - 115
    Books | 2009
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Jandl M; Hollomey C; Gendera S; Stepien A; Bilger V, 2009, Migration and Irregular Work in Austria. A Case Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Irregular Foreign Employment in Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century, Original, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, http://www.aup.nl/do.php?a=show_visitor_book&isbn=9789089640536&l=2
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Hollomey C; Bilger V; Gendera S, 2008, 'Changing dynamics in irregular migrant employment in Austria: results of a Delphi-Study', in Drbohlav D (ed.), Migrants` irregular economic activities: the Czech Republic in a European context, edn. Original, Karolinum, Prague, pp. 247 - 262
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Reilly R; Gendera S; Treloar C; Roe Y; Conigrave K; Azzopardi P; Ward J, 2020, 'Identifying risk and protective factors, including culture and identity, for methamphetamine use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities: Relevance of the ‘communities that care’ model', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113451
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Fisher K; Gendera S; Robinson S; Graham A; Johnson K; Neale K, 2018, 'Disability and support relationships: What role does policy play?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 78, pp. 37 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12351
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Fraser S; Treloar C; Gendera S; Rance J, 2017, '‘Affording’ new approaches to couples who inject drugs: A novel fitpack design for hepatitis C prevention', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 50, pp. 19 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.07.001
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Robinson S; Fisher KR; Gendera S, 2016, 'Can case management squeeze hope from small self-directed support packages?', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 10, pp. 268 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12095
    Journal articles | 2015
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Fisher KR; Lutz D; Gadow F; Robinson S; Gendera S, 2015, 'A transformative framework for deinstitutionalisation', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 2, pp. 60 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2015.1028089
  • Reports | 2021
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Fisher KR; Alexander J; Robinson S; Fraser-Barbour E, 2021, Road to Employment Projects: Short Baseline Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney
    Reports | 2020
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Katz I; O'Shea P; Bates S; Gendera S, 2020, Final Report Part A (Summary) Implementing the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the development and trialling of the InnoWell Platform, as part of Project Synergy (Phase 2, 2017–2020)
    Reports | 2020
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Katz I; O'Shea P; Bates S; Gendera S, 2020, Project Synergy (Phase 2) Implementation Evaluation: Final Report Part B (Full Report)
    Reports | 2020
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Pearson-Gotting M; Fisher KR; Kayess R; Stensel A; Rahman T; Wiseham L, 2020, Enable In Action Research: Final Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5f3b2a74768de
    Reports | 2019
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Giuntoli G; Fisher KR; Kayess R, 2019, Human Rights protection frameworks for people being treated involuntarily for a mental illness: Literature review, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5dc39989281e5
    Reports | 2019
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Giuntoli G; Stewart V; Wheeler A; Gendera S; Ryan C; McAuliffe D; Fisher KR, 2019, Human Rights protection frameworks for people being treated involuntarily for a mental illness: Study findings, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5dc3992dec4e0
    Reports | 2019
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Jops P; Broady T; valentine K; Breckenridge J, 2019, Evaluation of the technology trial (Keeping Women Safe in Their Homes), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d894c6128880
    Reports | 2019
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Katz I, 2019, ASELCC Research Synthesis Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d6867d737b32
    Reports | 2017
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Purcal C; Fisher K; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2017, Skilled to Thrive: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, Project research plan, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Skilled_to_Thrive_research_project_plan.pdf
    Reports | 2017
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Smyth CA; Gendera S; Giuntoli G; Hill T; Katz I; Asante D, 2017, Evaluation of Settlement Grants - Final report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5a370bda48d3c, https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/10_2017/compliance_guidelines-pdf_evaluation_of_se.pdf
    Reports | 2016
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Vizel I; Laragy C; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S; Hill T; Finch K; Shaw W; Bridge C, 2016, Addressing the housing needs of participants is critical to NDIS success, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Research and Policy Bulletin, 205, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_rap_issue_205
    Reports | 2015
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Vizel I; Laragy C; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S; Hill T; Finch K; Shaw W; Bridge C, 2015, Moving to my home: housing aspirations, transitions and outcomes of people with disability, AHURI, Melbourne, 246, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/projects/p71040
    Reports | 2014
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Fisher KR; Clements N; Rose G, 2014, Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 20/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_of_the_Time_Out_House_Initiative_in_Queensland_Final_Report_2014.pdf
    Reports | 2014
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Fisher KR; Gendera S; Purcal C; Hill T, 2014, Evaluation of outcomes for people nominated to the Integrated Services Program Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 2/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/ISP_Evaluation_Plan.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Hilferty F; Muir K; Katz I; Wong M; Eastman C; Gendera S; Griffiths A, 2013, Independent evaluation of the headspace program: Stage 1 Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
    Reports | 2013
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Fisher KR; Gendera ; Gadow ; Lutz ; Kayess ; Meltzer A; Robinson , 2013, Closure of Grosvenor, Peat Island and Lachlan Large Residential Centres: post implementation review summary report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 17/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/PIR_public_Report_26_8_13.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Katz I; Powell A; Gendera S; Deasy T; Okerstrom E, 2013, The experiences of Irregular Maritime Arrivals detained in immigration detention facilities: Final report for the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a636399a059, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/IMAexperiencesIDF.pdf
    Reports | 2012
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera ; Fisher KR; Clements N; Rose G, 2012, Evaluation of the Time Out House initiative in Queensland, 14/2012, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2012_14_TOHI_Evaluation_Progress_Report.pdf
    Reports | 2012
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N, 2012, Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland Baseline Report, SPRC, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 3/12
    Reports | 2012
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Robinson S; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Clements N; Eastman C; Ramia I, 2012, Evaluation of the Self Directed Support Pilot Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 9/12, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Final_SDS_Evaluation_report_Aug_2012.pdf
    Reports | 2011
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N, 2011, Evaluation Plan of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 7, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_plan_of_the_Time_Out_House_Initiative_in_Queensland_2011.pdf
    Reports | 2011
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Powell A; Muir K; Adamson E; Flaxman S; Gendera S; Heese K; Oprea I; Zhu A; Vespignani J; Behrend Z; Malins T; Lind L; Williams B; Holmes J, 2011, A Picture of NSW Children, NSW Commission for Children and Young People, Sydney, A Picture of NSW Children, http://picture.kids.nsw.gov.au/
    Reports | 2011
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Parker S; Parker S; Gendera S; Katz I; Goldblatt BA, 2011, Early Intervention Regarding Economic and Social Participation for Disability Benefit Recipients: an international review
    Reports | 2011
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N; Eastman C, 2011, Evaluation of the Self Directed Support Pilot for Children and Young Adults with a Physical Disability. Baseline Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 6
    Reports | 2010
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Pe-Pua R; Gendera S; Katz I; O'Connor A, 2010, Meeting the Needs of Australian Muslim Families: Exploring Marginalisation, Family Issues and ‘Best Practice’ in Service Provision, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 9, 2010, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report9_10_Muslim_Families.pdf
    Reports | 2010
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N, 2010, Evaluation of the Self Directed Support Pilot for Children and Young Adults with a Physical Disability: Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 10/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2010_10_Report10_10_SDS_Evaluation_Plan.pdf
    Reports | 2009
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Muir K; McDermott SC; Gendera S; Flaxman S; Patulny RV; Abello D; Katz I, 2009, Independent evaluation of headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation: interim evaluation report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, Report 5/09, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report5_09_headspace_interim_evalreport.pdf
    Reports | 2009
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Muir K; Powell A; Patulny RV; Flaxman S; McDermott SC; Gendera S; Abello D; Katz I, 2009, Headspace Evaluation Report Independent Evaluation of headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 19/09, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report19_09_headspace_EvalReport.pdf
    Reports | 2008
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Muir K; McDermott SC; Katz I; Patulny RV; Flaxman S; Gendera S, 2008, Independent evaluation of headspace: evaluation plan, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Report prepared for headspace, SPRC Report 20/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report20_08_headspace_EvalPlan.pdf
  • Conference Presentations | 2010
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S, 2010, 'Meeting the Needs of Muslim Families in Australia: Exploring marginalisation, informal and formal support needs', presented at Diversity in Health Conference, Melbourne, 07 June 2010 - 09 June 2010
    Theses / Dissertations | 2007
    Ms Sandra Patrizja Gendera
    Gendera S, 2007, Transnational Care Space Central Europe. Working and Living Conditions of Migrants Irregularly Employed in Domestic Care Provision

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