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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 )
  • Educational Counselling ( 390404 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Other Education not elsewhere classified ( 399999 )
  • Other Psychology ( 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

Hickey, Andrew ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9862-6444 and Davis, Samantha and Farmer, Will and Dawidowicz, Julianna and Moloney, ClintORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2520-1506 and Lamont-Mills, Andrea and Carniel, Jess and Pillay, Yosheen and Akenson, David and Bromdal, Annette and Gehrmann, Richard and Mills, Dean and Kolbe-Alexander, TracyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5025-3204 and Machin, Tanya and Reich, Suzanne and Southey, Kim and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Watanabe, Taiji and Davenport, Josh and King, Helena and Williams, Lucy and Timmins, Kurt and Thompson, Michael and Eacersall, Douglas and Maxwell, Jacinta (2021) Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes. Journal of Academic Ethics. ISSN 1570-1727

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 )
  • Educational Counselling ( 390404 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Other Education not elsewhere classified ( 399999 )
  • Other Psychology ( 529900 )