Publications

McLean, S. (2016). Children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care. CFCA practice paper, Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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Winsor, T., & McLean, S. (2016). Residential group care workers' recognition of depression: Assessment of mental health literacy using clinical vignettes Article reference: CYSR3013 Journal title: Children and Youth Services Review 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.06.028

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Lewig, K., & McLean, S. (2016). Caring for our frontline child protection workforce - an organisational perspective. CFCA Issues.

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McLean, S (2016). Trauma and brain development in children in out of home care: An overview of the evidence and principles that support recovery, CFCA Issues Paper, Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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Berry, M., & McLean, S. (2015). An overview of family preservation. In: Mallon, G, P., & Hess, P. (2015). Child Welfare for the 21st Century: A Handbook of practices, policies, and programs (2nd ed.).  New York: Columbia University Press.

McLean, S., & McDougall, S. (2014). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Current issues in awareness, prevention and intervention. CFCA Issues Paper, Australian Institute for Family Studies.

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McLean, S., McDougall, S., & Russell, V (2014). Supporting children living with FASD: practice principles. CFCA Practice Paper, Australian Institute for Family Studies.

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Octoman, O., & McLean, S. (2014). Challenging behaviours in foster care: what supports do foster carers want? Adoption and Fostering, 38, 2, 149-158.

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Octoman, O., & McLean, S. & Sleep. J. (2013). Children in foster care: What behaviours do carers find challenging? Clinical Psychologist, 16,2, 72-81 * Special Issue: Working with Challenging Behaviours in Children and Adolescents.

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McLean, S. (2013). Attachment: from concept to support in out of home care. In: Scott, D., & Arney, F. Eds. Working with vulnerable children and families: A partnership approach. Cambridge University Press. pp. 194-212.

DeGregorio, L., & McLean, S. (2013). The cognitive profiles of maltreated children in care and their educational needs: supporting good outcomes. Children Australia, 38, 1, 28-35. DOI: 10.1017/cha.2012.47.

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Iannos, M., McLean, S., McDougall, S. & Arney, F (2013). Maintaining connectedness: family contact for children in statutory residential care in South Australia. Children, Families and Communities Australia, 7 (1), 63-74.

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McLean, S. (2013). Self-care and challenging trauma based behaviour: organisational and personal factors that support the helping role. Counselling and Psychotherapy Quarterly. November, 6-13.

Parkinson, S., & McLean, S. (2013). Social Cognition in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Children Australia, Sept, 38, 4, 40-45.

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Parkinson, S. & McLean, S. (2013). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in children: implications for Judicial Administration. Journal of Judicial Administration, 22, 3, 138-145.

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Smith, L., & McLean, S. (2013). Issues and challenges for service agencies in monitoring educational outcomes for children in out-of-home care. Children Australia, 38, 4, 1-6.

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McLean, S. (2013). Residential care workers' managing challenging behaviour: unique stressors. Child and Family Social Work. doi:10.1111/cfs.12083

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McLean, S., Price-Robertson., & Robinson, E. (2011). Therapeutic Residential Care in Australia. Taking stock and moving forward. National Child Protection Clearinghouse Issues Paper, 35, Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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McLean,S., Riggs, D., Kettler, L., & Delfabbro, P. (2012) Challenging behaviour in out-of-home care: use of attachment ideas in practice. Child and Family Social Work doi:10.1111/j.1365-2206.2012.00825.x 

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McLean, S., Kettler, L., Delfabbro, P., & Riggs, D. (2011). Frameworks for understanding challenging behaviour in out-of-home care. Clinical Psychologist. doi:10.1111/j.1742-9552.2011.00037.x

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McLean, S. (2011). Barriers to collaboration on behalf of children with challenging behaviours: a large qualitative study of five constituent groups. Child and Family Social Work.DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2011.00805.x

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McLean, S., Wade, T., & Encel, J., (2003). The contribution of therapist beliefs to psychological distress in therapist: An investigation of vicarious traumatization, burnout and symptoms of avoidance and intrusion. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 31, 417-428.

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Emery, S., Wade, T., & McLean, S. (2009). Associations among therapist beliefs, personal resources and burnout in Clinical Psychologists. Behaviour Change, 26, 2, 83-96.

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McLean, S., Wade, T., & Encel, J. (2008) The Therapist Belief Scale (Revised)

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Geffen, G., Mason, C., Butterworth, P., McLean, S., & Clark,R. (1996). Tactile simultaneity thresholds within and between hemispheres: The effects of hemispace. Cognitive Neuropsychology, Vol 13 (2), 257-276.

McLean, S., Clark, C.R., & Geffen, G. (1991) Perception of simultaneity depends upon hand placement. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Vol 13, 1.