CCDE Publications 2016

The details provided below are provisional. Some citations are still to be finalised, and in many cases publications are in train in both electronic and paper formats.


  • Buckley, J., Stevens, M., Midford, R., (2016) Developing a Place-based Alcohol Indicators Framework to Monitor and Evaluate Alcohol Management Plans and Other Alcohol Initiatives in the Northern Territory: Results from the Community Alcohol and Wellbeing Survey 2nd Interim Report. Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research.

  • D'Aprano A, Silburn S, Johnston V, Bailie R, Mensah F, Oberklaid F, Robinson G.  Challenges in monitoring the development of young children in remote Aboriginal health services: clinical audit findings and recommendations for improving practice. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2016; 16: 3852. Available: (Accessed 24 August 2016)

  • Du Plessis, S. (2016). Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System: Indigenous Australian Adaptation Model (ABAS: IAAM). European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences 15(181), 1999-2013.
  • Geng, G., Midford, R. (2016) Investigating Stress Levels in Male Pre-service Teachers in Teacher Education Programs, The International Journal of Diversity in Education. 16,2: 27-39.
  • Harper, Helen , The story of Old Man Frank: A narrative response to questions about language shift in northern Cape York Peninsula. In Land and Language in Cape York Peninsula and the Gulf Country, Edited by Jean-Christophe Verstraete and Diane Hafner.  (pp. 409–432) John Benjamins  DOI 10.1075/clu.18.19har
  • Midford, R., Cahill, H., Geng, G., Leckning, B., Robinson, G.W., Te Ava, A. (2016) A pilot study of social and emotional education with Australian Year 7 and 8 middle school students. Health Education Journal. Early Online: 1-11. Retrieved [18 November 2016] from

  • Midford, R., McKenzie, J., Mayhead, R. (2016). “It fits the needs of the community”: Long-term evaluation of the Norseman Voluntary Liquor Agreement. Canberra: Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.
  • Midford, R., Shakeshaft, A. (2016) Community-focused approaches to the prevention of alcohol-related harms: from past experiences to future possibilities. In Kolind, T., Thom, B., Hunt, G., (eds.)The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies: Social Sciences Approaches.pp 213-237. SAGE Reference, Los Angeles.

  • Robinson G, Leckning B, Midford R, Harper H, Silburn S, Gannaway J, Dolan K, Delphine T, Hayes, C. (2016) Developing a school-based preventive life skills program for youth in a remote Indigenous community in north Australia. Health Education Vol. 116 Iss 5
  • Silburn, Sven. Strengthening the Foundations of Learning: Investing in Early Childhood Development. In A Lian, K Yew Lie & P Kell (Eds) Challenges in Global Learning: international contexts and cross-disciplinary responsesNewcastle-on-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (22 pages - accepted for publication November 2015).
  • Simpson S, D'Aprano A, Tayler C, Toon Khoo S, Highfold R. Validation of a culturally adapted developmental screening tool for Australian Aboriginal children: Early findings and next steps.

    Early Human Development. 2016 Aug 18;103:91-95. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2016.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]