Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Jozette Dellemain

 Jozette Dellemain

Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Social Work, Master in Social Work

Profile

Jozette Dellemain migrated from the Netherlands and grew up in a large family in a small town. After qualifying as a registered nurse completed a degree majoring in Psychology through the University of New England while simultaneously undertaking qualifications in Social Gerontology (Melbourne), Audiometry (Sydney), Family Therapy (Melbourne) and Women's Health (Sydney). She later completed a Bachelor of Social Work and a Master in Social Work at La Trobe University.

Jozette has had an eclectic employment history including a submission writer, homelessness project manager, community development officer, disability advocacy, coordinator of rehabilitation services, palliative care case manager, a provider of clinical supervision for case management field staff, HACC Services Manager in local government, a social worker at Centrelink and community development in the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). Jozette has authored a number of CSU subjects including in leisure and health, Facilitating Positive Behaviours, dementia, gerontological research and palliative care. Apart from her part time role at CSU Jozette works at La Trobe University where she is involved in online subject delivery and design.

Jozette is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of rural case management. Jozette is married and has three children.

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Teaching

Jozette teaches in the following areas:

  • Facilitating Positive Behaviours (at undergraduate level)
  • Gerontological Research (at undergraduate level)
  • Dementia (post graduate level)
  • Palliative Care (post graduate level)

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Research

Jozette's research interests are in:

  • Rurality
  • Case Management
  • Grounded theory and Delphi research methodologies

She is currently undertaking a PhD through the John Richards Initiative, situated at the Wodonga campus of La Trobe University where she is completing research into rural case management practice. She has published the following journal articles on rural case management:

Dellemain, J., & Warburton, J. (2013). Case management in rural Australia: Arguments for improved practice understandings. Australian Social Work. 66(2), 297-310. doi: 10.1080/0312407X.2012.675345

Dellemain, J., Hodgkin, S., & Warburton, J. (2017). Time, terrain and trust: Impacts of rurality on case management in rural Australia. Journal of Rural Studies doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.11.006

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Publications

Parer, J., Harley, K., Aird, R., Collyer, F., Cook, P.S., Dellemain, J., Hart, B., Rodriguez L., & Short, S. (2013). Teaching Health Sociology in Australia. Nexus 25(3), 12-18.

Dellemain, J., & Warburton, J. (2013). Case management in rural Australia: Arguments for improved practice understandings. Australian Social Work. 66(2), 297-310. doi: 10.1080/0312407X.2012.675345

Dellemain, J., Hodgkin, S., & Warburton, J. (2017). Time, terrain and trust: Impacts of rurality on case management in rural Australia. Journal of Rural Studies doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.11.006

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Professional activities

Jozette has coordinated a regional and border social work interest group of 172 local and regional social workers for approximately 20 years.

  • Member of Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG)

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