Dr Belinda Kenny

PhD (Communication Sciences & Disorders) Sydney MAppSc. (Speech Pathology) Sydney BAppSc (Speech Pathology) Cumberland College
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

C43S - S Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9337
Fax +61 2 9351 9173

Website Communication Sciences and Disorders
Brain Injury

Biographical details

Dr Belinda Kenny is an experienced speech pathologist and clinical educator with research interests in professional ethics and communication issues following traumatic brain injury.

Dr Kenny completed her doctoral studies in 2010 with a research program that investigated ethical dilemmas and ethical reasoning in the profesion of speech pathology. She was employed as a lecturer in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Sydney University between 2002-2010, teaching Professional Development Units of Study with students from undergraduate and graduate entry masters speech pathology programs.

Prior to 2002, Dr Kenny was employed as a speech pathologist and clinical educator in various Sydney hospitals.

Research interests

Professional ethics and communication issues following traumatic brain injury.

Dr Kenny is a member of the following research teams:

Brain injury
Communication sciences and disorders


Themes

Disability and Community

Selected grants

2008

  • Communicating effectively with indigenous people: An interprofessional resource for health care students to learn culturally sound interviewing practices; McCabe P, Bandler L, Farrington S, Kenny B, Mackenzie L, Bradford V, Cass A, Gerzina T, Morrison S, Brown L; Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)/Competitive Grants Programme.

2006

  • Becoming a reflective practitioner: Undergraduate preferences for reflective tasks; McCabe P, Kenny B; Internal Research Grant Allocations/Cumberland.

2003

  • Learning to make ethical decisions : do models of ethical reasoning help?; Kenny B; University of Sydney/Internal Research Grant Allocations - Cumberland.
  • Ethics education in speech pathology; Kenny B, Lincoln M, Reed V; Faculty of Health Sciences/Teaching and Learning Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • McCabe, P., Kenny, B. (2013). Indigenous Issues - A Practical example: The Byalawa Project. In S Loftus, T Gerzina, J Higgs, M Smith and E Duffy (Eds.), Educating Health Professionals: Becoming a University Teacher (Practice, Education, Work and Society 8), (pp. 287-296). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Journals

  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M. (2012). Sports, scales or war? Metaphors speech-language pathologists use to describe caseload management. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (previously known as Advances in Speech-Language Pathology), 14(3), 247-259. [More Information]
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2010). Experienced Speech-Language Pathologists' Responses to Ethical Dilemmas: An Integrated Approach to Ethical Reasoning. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 19(2), 121-134.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Blyth, K., Balandin, S. (2009). Ethical perspective on quality of care: the nature of ethical dilemmas identified by new graduate and experienced speech pathologists. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 44(4), 421-439. [More Information]
  • Kenny, B. (2008). Ethics in clinical decision making. Acquiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Hearing, 10(1), 4-7.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2007). A dynamic model of ethical reasoning in speech pathology. Journal of Medical Ethics, 33(9), 508-513.

Conferences

  • Bogart, E., Togher, L., Power, E., Kenny, B. (2012). Reporting on TBI Bank: A revolutionary clinical tool. 2012 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Hobart.
  • Bogart, E., Togher, L., Kenny, B., Power, E. (2012). Systematic review of communication recovery after traumatic brain injury (TBI). 15th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Melbourne.
  • Lee, C., Madill, C., Kenny, B. (2012). What self-reported individual factors influence practice of a voice motor task in tertiary students? 2012 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Hobart.
  • Kenny, B., McAllister, L., Wilson, C. (2012). Working and communicating as an ethical practitioner: A presentation of a framework and tools to assist participants in proactive problem solving in their workplace. 2012 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Hobart.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2008). Experienced speech pathologists' ethical reasoning. From Cell to Society 6, Sydney: Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • McCabe, P., Kenny, B. (2007). Reflective practice in speech pathology: effective use of peer feedback and reflection in year 2 undergraduate students. 4th University of Sydney Faculties of Health Ed Health Conference 2007, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T. (2007). When professional issues become ethical dilemmas: a study of ethical dilemmas identified by speech pathologists. 2007 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Sydney, Australia: Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2005). Ethical reasoning by new graduate speech pathologists. The University of Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences Research Colloquium 2005 - Research for a healthy future, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T. (2005). Ethical reasoning in speech pathology: How do new graduates manage ethical dilemmas? National Conference Speech pathology Australia, Melbourne: Speech Pathology Association of Australia.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T., Grono, K. (2005). What are the ethical dilemmas faced by new graduate speech pathologists? National Conference Speech pathology Australia, Melbourne: Speech Pathology Association of Australia.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Reed, V. (2004). Building Students Ethical Reasoning Skills: Does a Model of Ethical Decision Making Help? 26th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), Brisbane, Australia: Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T. (2004). Ethical Dilemmas Experienced by New Graduate Speech Pathologists. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • McCabe, P., Drevensek, S., Kenny, B. (2002). Starting with adults: The experiences of beginner clinicians with adult clients. Journey from the Centre: National Conference of Speech Pathology Australia, Melbourne, Victoria: Speech Pathology Australia.

2013

  • McCabe, P., Kenny, B. (2013). Indigenous Issues - A Practical example: The Byalawa Project. In S Loftus, T Gerzina, J Higgs, M Smith and E Duffy (Eds.), Educating Health Professionals: Becoming a University Teacher (Practice, Education, Work and Society 8), (pp. 287-296). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

2012

  • Bogart, E., Togher, L., Power, E., Kenny, B. (2012). Reporting on TBI Bank: A revolutionary clinical tool. 2012 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Hobart.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M. (2012). Sports, scales or war? Metaphors speech-language pathologists use to describe caseload management. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (previously known as Advances in Speech-Language Pathology), 14(3), 247-259. [More Information]
  • Bogart, E., Togher, L., Kenny, B., Power, E. (2012). Systematic review of communication recovery after traumatic brain injury (TBI). 15th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Melbourne.
  • Lee, C., Madill, C., Kenny, B. (2012). What self-reported individual factors influence practice of a voice motor task in tertiary students? 2012 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Hobart.
  • Kenny, B., McAllister, L., Wilson, C. (2012). Working and communicating as an ethical practitioner: A presentation of a framework and tools to assist participants in proactive problem solving in their workplace. 2012 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Hobart.

2011

  • McCabe, P., Sheepway, L., Farrington, S., Kenny, B., Bandler, L., Pont, L., Holliday, V., Mackenzie, L., Morrison, S., Brown, L. (2011), Communicating effectively with Indigenous people: A resource for health science students to learn culturally safe interviewing practices. , , , 1-17.

2010

  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2010). Experienced Speech-Language Pathologists' Responses to Ethical Dilemmas: An Integrated Approach to Ethical Reasoning. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 19(2), 121-134.

2009

  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Blyth, K., Balandin, S. (2009). Ethical perspective on quality of care: the nature of ethical dilemmas identified by new graduate and experienced speech pathologists. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 44(4), 421-439. [More Information]

2008

  • Kenny, B. (2008). Ethics in clinical decision making. Acquiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Hearing, 10(1), 4-7.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2008). Experienced speech pathologists' ethical reasoning. From Cell to Society 6, Sydney: Faculty of Health Sciences.

2007

  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2007). A dynamic model of ethical reasoning in speech pathology. Journal of Medical Ethics, 33(9), 508-513.
  • McCabe, P., Kenny, B. (2007). Reflective practice in speech pathology: effective use of peer feedback and reflection in year 2 undergraduate students. 4th University of Sydney Faculties of Health Ed Health Conference 2007, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T. (2007). When professional issues become ethical dilemmas: a study of ethical dilemmas identified by speech pathologists. 2007 Speech Pathology Australia National Conference, Sydney, Australia: Speech Pathology Australia.

2005

  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Balandin, S. (2005). Ethical reasoning by new graduate speech pathologists. The University of Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences Research Colloquium 2005 - Research for a healthy future, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T. (2005). Ethical reasoning in speech pathology: How do new graduates manage ethical dilemmas? National Conference Speech pathology Australia, Melbourne: Speech Pathology Association of Australia.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T., Grono, K. (2005). What are the ethical dilemmas faced by new graduate speech pathologists? National Conference Speech pathology Australia, Melbourne: Speech Pathology Association of Australia.

2004

  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Reed, V. (2004). Building Students Ethical Reasoning Skills: Does a Model of Ethical Decision Making Help? 26th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), Brisbane, Australia: Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Kenny, B., Lincoln, M., Croft, T. (2004). Ethical Dilemmas Experienced by New Graduate Speech Pathologists. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.

2002

  • McCabe, P., Drevensek, S., Kenny, B. (2002). Starting with adults: The experiences of beginner clinicians with adult clients. Journey from the Centre: National Conference of Speech Pathology Australia, Melbourne, Victoria: Speech Pathology Australia.

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