Associate Professor Vivienne Riches

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Northern Clinical School
Centre for Developmental Disability Studies (CDDS)

Telephone +61 2 9036 3604
Fax +61 2 9036 3613

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International links

Singapore

(Movement for the Intellectually Disabled Singapore (MINDS)) Clinical support

Singapore

(Social Services Training Institute (SSTI)) Development and delivery of Diploma in Disability Studies, offered by the Centre for Disability Studies in partnership with the Social Service Training Institute, Singapore

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2014). I-CAN: The classification and prediction of support needs. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(2), 97-111. [More Information]
  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2014). Support needs predict funding need better than adaptive behaviour. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 352. [More Information]
  • Chan, J., Arnold, S., Webber, L., Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. (2012). Is it time to drop the term 'challenging behaviour'? Learning Disability Practice, 15(5), 36-38.
  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2011). Intelligence is as intelligence does: Can additional support needs replace disability? Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 36(4), 258-262. [More Information]
  • Riches, V. (2011). Preventing social isolation in adulthood: A discussion around four vignettes. Down Syndrome Quarterly, 13(1&2), 14-19.
  • Riches, V., Harman, A., Keen, D., Pennell, D., Harley, J., Walker, M. (2011). Transforming staff practice through active support. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 36(3), 156-166. [More Information]
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2009). I-CAN: A New Instrument to Classify Support Needs for People with Disability: Part I. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 326-339.
  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. (2009). The I-CAN: Using e-Health to get People the Support they Need. Electronic Journal of Health Informatics, 4(1), 1-7.
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2009). The Reliability, Validity and Practical Utility of Measuring Supports using the I-CAN Instrument: Part II. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities.
  • Riches, V., Wiese, M., Pye, N. (2008). Evaluating a transition model for people with intellectual disability and complex behaviour: What works and what doesn’t (Abstract). Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52(8/9), 666.
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2008). I-CAN: A New Instrument to Classify Support Needs for People with Disability: Part I. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 326-339. [More Information]
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2008). The Reliability, Validity and Practical Utility of Measuring Supports using the I-CAN Instrument: Part II. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Riches, V. (2008). Unrecognised and Unsupported: Grief Among People with Intellectual Disability. Grief Matters, 11(2), 48-53.
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Wiese, M., Stancliffe, R. (2006). Intellectual disability and mental illness in the NSW criminal justice system. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 29, 386-396. [More Information]
  • Wiese, M., Parmenter, T., McVilly, K., Riches, V., Yazbeck, M., Stancliffe, R., Atkinson, N. (2005). S3-4 Teaching and Research: A Partnership between Australia and Singapore. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(3/4), 181-181.
  • Wiese, M., Parmenter, T., McVilly, K., Riches, V., Yazbeck, M., Stancliffe, R., Atkinson, N. (2005). Teaching and research: A partnership between Australia and Singapore (Abstract). Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(3/4), 181.
  • Riches, V. (2003). Classification of support needs ina residential setting. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 28(4), 323-341.
  • Riches, V., Green, V. (2003). Social integration in the workplace for people with disabilities: An Australian perspective. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 19(3), 127-142.

Conferences

  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2014). Support needs predict funding need better than adaptive behaviour. IASSIDD-Europe Conference, Vienna: IASSIDD-Europe Conference.
  • Arnold, S., Devyver, V., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2013). I-CAN measure Active Support outcomes: Does support change and activity increase through Active Support training? 48th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID), Sydney: Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID).
  • Riches, V., Llewellyn, G., Parmenter, T., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2005). I-CAN: An instrument to classify and assess support needs of people with disability. Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability - 40TH Annual Conference, Auckland: ASSID.
  • Llewellyn, G., Parmenter, T., Riches, V., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2005). ICAN: A tool to assess support needs of people with ID, based on the WHO's international classification of functioning disability & Health (ICF). 1st International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) Asia-Pacific Regional Congress 2005, United States: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Report

  • Riches, V., Wiese, M., Pye, N. (2008). Evaluation of the innovative support and housing pilots for Disability Services Queensland. Final Report. Sydney: Centre for Developmental Disability Studies, University of Sydney, Australia.

2014

  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2014). I-CAN: The classification and prediction of support needs. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(2), 97-111. [More Information]
  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2014). Support needs predict funding need better than adaptive behaviour. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 352. [More Information]
  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2014). Support needs predict funding need better than adaptive behaviour. IASSIDD-Europe Conference, Vienna: IASSIDD-Europe Conference.

2013

  • Arnold, S., Devyver, V., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2013). I-CAN measure Active Support outcomes: Does support change and activity increase through Active Support training? 48th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID), Sydney: Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID).

2012

  • Chan, J., Arnold, S., Webber, L., Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. (2012). Is it time to drop the term 'challenging behaviour'? Learning Disability Practice, 15(5), 36-38.

2011

  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Stancliffe, R. (2011). Intelligence is as intelligence does: Can additional support needs replace disability? Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 36(4), 258-262. [More Information]
  • Riches, V. (2011). Preventing social isolation in adulthood: A discussion around four vignettes. Down Syndrome Quarterly, 13(1&2), 14-19.
  • Riches, V., Harman, A., Keen, D., Pennell, D., Harley, J., Walker, M. (2011). Transforming staff practice through active support. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 36(3), 156-166. [More Information]

2009

  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2009). I-CAN: A New Instrument to Classify Support Needs for People with Disability: Part I. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 326-339.
  • Arnold, S., Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. (2009). The I-CAN: Using e-Health to get People the Support they Need. Electronic Journal of Health Informatics, 4(1), 1-7.
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2009). The Reliability, Validity and Practical Utility of Measuring Supports using the I-CAN Instrument: Part II. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

2008

  • Riches, V., Wiese, M., Pye, N. (2008). Evaluating a transition model for people with intellectual disability and complex behaviour: What works and what doesn’t (Abstract). Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52(8/9), 666.
  • Riches, V., Wiese, M., Pye, N. (2008). Evaluation of the innovative support and housing pilots for Disability Services Queensland. Final Report. Sydney: Centre for Developmental Disability Studies, University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2008). I-CAN: A New Instrument to Classify Support Needs for People with Disability: Part I. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 326-339. [More Information]
  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2008). The Reliability, Validity and Practical Utility of Measuring Supports using the I-CAN Instrument: Part II. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Riches, V. (2008). Unrecognised and Unsupported: Grief Among People with Intellectual Disability. Grief Matters, 11(2), 48-53.

2006

  • Riches, V., Parmenter, T., Wiese, M., Stancliffe, R. (2006). Intellectual disability and mental illness in the NSW criminal justice system. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 29, 386-396. [More Information]

2005

  • Riches, V., Llewellyn, G., Parmenter, T., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2005). I-CAN: An instrument to classify and assess support needs of people with disability. Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability - 40TH Annual Conference, Auckland: ASSID.
  • Llewellyn, G., Parmenter, T., Riches, V., Hindmarsh, G., Chan, J. (2005). ICAN: A tool to assess support needs of people with ID, based on the WHO's international classification of functioning disability & Health (ICF). 1st International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) Asia-Pacific Regional Congress 2005, United States: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Wiese, M., Parmenter, T., McVilly, K., Riches, V., Yazbeck, M., Stancliffe, R., Atkinson, N. (2005). S3-4 Teaching and Research: A Partnership between Australia and Singapore. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(3/4), 181-181.
  • Wiese, M., Parmenter, T., McVilly, K., Riches, V., Yazbeck, M., Stancliffe, R., Atkinson, N. (2005). Teaching and research: A partnership between Australia and Singapore (Abstract). Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2(3/4), 181.

2003

  • Riches, V. (2003). Classification of support needs ina residential setting. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 28(4), 323-341.
  • Riches, V., Green, V. (2003). Social integration in the workplace for people with disabilities: An Australian perspective. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 19(3), 127-142.

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