DR Lisa McKay-Brown

DR Lisa McKay-Brown




  • Dr. Lisa McKay-Brown is a Lecturer in Learning Interventions at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne. Prior to this, Lisa was a Leading Teacher at Travancore School, a mental health focussed special education setting. In this role she worked with teachers to develop support plans for students with mental health disorders, including those with challenging behaviours. Lisa has extensive experience working in education and health settings and has published in both national and international journals. Lisa is currently involved in projects focusing on helpseeking by young people for alcohol and drug use, re-engaging severe school refusers, and including the voice of students with mental health diagnoses in their education.   


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Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2011
  • MEd, University of Melbourne 2000
  • BA, Monash University 1993
  • DipT, Victoria College 1988

Awards and honors

  • Excellence and Prevention in Education for the MakingtheLink project, Alcohol and Drug Foundation, 2017


Available for supervision

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