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Dr

Stella Koritsas

Honorary
Social And Political Sciences
intellectual disability
inclusion
health and wellbeing
behaviour
mental health
outcomes associated with disability services
disability services
humans
male
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Dr

Stella Koritsas

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Disability
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Dr

Stella Koritsas

 

Dr Stella Koritsas has expertise in developmental disability, particularly in relation to inclusion, health, mental health, behaviour, and outcomes measurement (of service provision). She has held research positions in both University and community services settings.

Since 2012, she has worked in disability services in research leadership roles and is currently the Manager of Strategic Research at Scope where she oversees Scope’s research program. Dr Koritsas is the Deputy Chair of Scope’s Human Research Ethics Committee and a member of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Human Research Ethics Committee. Dr Koritsas worked at the Department of General Practice (Monash University) as part of a Commonwealth-funded initiative to build research capacity in primary health care. Whilst at the Department of General Practice she was involved in a number of studies focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in various cohorts, and research about work-related violence towards primary care professionals. She also worked at the Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria (Monash University) on research about the health and wellbeing of adults with developmental disability, including mental health and challenging behaviour in adults with disability, the use of restrictive interventions, and ‘burnout’ in disability support workers. Dr Koritsas is currently involved in a number of research projects, including a project on measuring outcomes of service provision, and the identification and management of pain in adults with intellectual disability. Scope was recently recognised on the Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Most Innovative Companies list for her working into outcomes measurement.Dr Stella Koritsas is on the Steering Committee for the University of Melbourne-Scope partnership.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 23 most recent scholarly works by Stella Koritsas.

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Social And Political Sciences

Education


Predictors of Challenging Behaviour in People with Intellectual Disability

Monash University

Psychology

Monash University

Disability Studies

Deakin University

Science

Monash University