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Dr Yosheen Pillay

Dr Yosheen Pillay
Name Yosheen Pillay
Position Lecturer (Educational Counselling)
Section School of Education
Office A251B
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4320
Extension 4320
Email
Qualifications BMusic Natal , BSc(Hons) USQ , MMusic Natal , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Educational Counselling ( 130305 )
  • Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences ( 179900 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education ( 130300 )
  • Education not elsewhere classified ( 139999 )
  • ( 390404 )
  • ( 390400 )
  • ( 399999 )
  • ( 529900 )

Research interests
Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Lifespan
Mental Health and Well-being in Young Adults
Transition to Adulthood in Marginalised Populations and Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Professional memberships
Member of the Australian Psychological Society
APS Special Interest Group: College of Counselling Psychologists
Autism CRC Sylvia Rodgers Alumnus
Critical Autism Studies

Industry affiliations
Member of the Queensland Guidance Counsellor's Association
Associate Member Disability Employment Services (Ipswich)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)

Currently teaching courses/programs
EDU8332 Introduction to Counselling In Education Contexts
EDU8333 Advanced Counselling in Education
EDU8507 Counselling Theory and Practice
EDU8336 Guidance and Counselling Professional Experience

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
5 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
25 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Specialisation Convenor Guidance and Counselling
Deputy Chair USQ Human Research Ethics Committee

Research most recent
Pillay, Y., Brownlow, C., & March, S. (2021). Transition services for young adults on the Autism Spectrum in Australia. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 56(1), 101-111. http://www.daddcec.com/etadd.html

Pillay. Y., Brownlow, C., & March, S. (2020) Autism and inclusive practices: mothers speak out, International Journal of Inclusive Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2020.1842521

Pillay, Y., & Brownlow, C. (2017). Predictors of Successful Employment Outcomes for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: a Systematic Literature Review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4, 1-11.DOI:10.1007/S40489-016-0092-Y


Research most notable
Pillay, Y., & Brownlow, C. (2017). Predictors of Successful Employment Outcomes for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: a Systematic Literature Review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4, 1-11.DOI:10.1007/S40489-016-0092-Y


Publications in ePrints

Pillay, Yosheen and Brownlow, Charlotte and March, SonjaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8425-7126 (2021) Transition Services for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum in Australia. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 56 (1). pp. 101-111. ISSN 2154-1647

Pillay, Yosheen and Brownlow, Charlotte and March, SonjaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8425-7126 (2020) Autism and inclusive practices: mothers speak out. International Journal of Inclusive Education. ISSN 1360-3116

Pillay, Yosheen (2018) Transition experiences of young adults on the autism spectrum in Australia: a mixed-methods analysis. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Pillay, Yosheen and Brownlow, Charlotte (2017) Predictors of successful employment outcomes for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: a systematic literature review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4 (1). pp. 1-11. ISSN 2195-7177

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Educational Counselling ( 130305 )
  • Education not elsewhere classified ( 139999 )