Dr Delanie Woodlock, BA (Hons), MSW, PhD
Delanie has an honours degree in Women’s Studies, a Master of Social Work and a PhD in Sociology. Her post-graduate studies focused on the impact of trauma on women’s mental health. She has worked in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault for over 15 years, providing support and referral to victim-survivors, as well as conducting community research at the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria. Recently, she has conducted research and evaluations with a number of universities and organisations, including Monash University, Queensland University of Technology, InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, WAYSS Women's Integrated Services and WESNET.
Delanie’s research has focused on violence against women with disabilities, the medicalisation of women’s trauma, the use of technology in domestic violence, and violence against women in rural and regional Australia. Her work has been published in journals, books, and in the media.
Delanie is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). She has trained in feminist approaches to domestic violence & sexual assault, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness-based therapies. Delanie has trained in providing trauma support via telehealth. She has completed an AASW approved course in social work supervision.