Pamela Snow is a Professor and Head of the Rural Health School at the Bendigo campus of La Trobe University. Pamela has taught a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate health professionals and also has experience in teacher education. Pamela is a registered psychologist, having qualified originally in speech pathology. Her research has been funded by nationally competitive schemes such as the ARC Discovery Program, ARC Linkage Program, and the Criminology Research Council, and spans various aspects of risk in childhood and adolescence:
Pamela has research links with the education, welfare and justice sectors, and her research has been published in a wide range of international journals. She is frequently called upon to address education, health, welfare, and forensic audiences. She is a Fellow of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia and is a past Victorian State Chair of the Australian Psychological Society. She has over 120 publications, comprising refereed papers, book chapters, monographs and research reports.
Judith is currently a senior lecturer with the Queensland University of Technology after an extensive career with state schooling in Queensland. She has worked as a teacher, guidance counsellor, and behaviour support specialist. She has held both regional and state positions with the Queensland Department of Education and Training overseeing policy development and implementation, staff development, school, student and family support programs (all in the area of student behaviour management and support). Judith oversees pre-service teacher education at QUT, regarding student behaviour support and classroom management and (more recently) trauma-informed schooling. Judith’s main research interests include the impact of complex trauma on the developing child, primary and secondary school behaviours, and the well-being and resiliency of educators. She is currently involved in a research project investigating the requirements for a state-wide framework for trauma-informed schooling. Through her research, training seminars and consultancy with educators, she continues to encourage schools to adopt a neuroscience informed approach to the behaviour management of trauma surviving students. She is the author of the popular teacher resource/book: “Distressed or Deliberately Defiant: Managing Challenging Student Behaviour due to Trauma and Disorganised Attachment”.