Associate Professor Jennifer Fraser

RN RM, PhD Griffith
Associate Professor Nursing

M02A - 88 Mallett Street - Building A
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9114 4063
Fax +61 2 9351 0779

Biographical details

Jennifer Fraser is experienced in leading research programs in maternal and child health, child development, and paediatric nursing. She supervises higher degree research students across a range of maternal and child health, paediatric nursing, and related topic areas.

Keywords

Child injury; Health psychology; Community health; Maternal health; Child health

Selected grants

2013

  • Identifying and responding to child abuse and neglect in paediatric emergency departments in Vietnam; Fraser J; UBS Optimus Foundation/Research Support.

2011

  • Evaluation of a brief parenting intervention for parents of children suffering asthma or eczema; Morawska A, Fraser J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Fraser, J., Stasa, H. (2013). Practice Integrity: Advocacy, ethics and legal issues. In M Barnes and J Rowe (Eds.), Child, Youth and Family Health: Strengthening communities, (pp. 71-90). Sydney: Elsevier.
  • Fraser, J. (2008). Practice integrity: advocacy, ethics and legal issues. In Margaret Barnes, Jennifer Rowe (Eds.), Child, Youth and Family Health: Strengthening Communities, (pp. 59-73). Australia: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Dadds, M., Fraser, J. (2003). Prevention Programs. In Cecilia Essau (Eds.), Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Treatment, (pp. 193-224). United States: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

Journals

  • Dunne, C., Fraser, J., Gardner, G. (2014). Women's perceptions of social support during labour: Development, reliability and validity of the Birth Companion Support Questionnaire. Midwifery, 30(7), 947-852. [More Information]
  • van der Ham, J., Berry, K., Hoehn, E., Fraser, J. (2013). A collaborative approach to perinatal and infant mental health service delivery in Australia. Australasian Psychiatry, 21(4), 371-375. [More Information]
  • Fraser, J. (2013). Responsible use of child welfare and administrative datasets to build the capacity of child abuse and neglect prevention research internationally. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37(2-3), 87-89. [More Information]
  • McKenzie, K., Scott, D., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2012). Assessing the concordance of health and child protection data for 'maltreated' and 'unintentionally injured' children. Injury Prevention, 18(1), 50-57. [More Information]
  • Fraser, J. (2012). Baby whisperers - knowing when to stay quiet and when to intervene. Journal of Child Health Care, 16(3), 209-210. [More Information]
  • Lee, P., Dunne, M., Chou, F., Fraser, J. (2012). Development of the child abuse and neglect reporting self-efficacy questionnaire for nurses. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 28, 44-53. [More Information]
  • Saravanan, S., Turrell, G., Johnson, H., Fraser, J., Patterson, C. (2012). Re-examining authoritative knowledge in the design and content of a TBA training in India. Midwifery, 28(1), 120-130. [More Information]
  • Seib, C., Daglish, M., Heath, R., Booker, C., Reid, C., Fraser, J. (2012). Screening for alcohol and drug use in pregnancy. Midwifery, 28(6), 760-764. [More Information]
  • McLaughlin, M., Fraser, J., Young, J., Keogh, S. (2011). Paediatric Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Related to Breastfeeding and the Hospitalised Infant. Breastfeeding Review, 19(3), 11-22.
  • Mitchell, A., Fraser, J. (2011). Parents' self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and self-reported task performance when managing atopic dermatitis in children: Instrument reliability and validity. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48(2011), 215-226. [More Information]
  • Saravanan, S., Turrell, G., Johnson, H., Fraser, J., Patterson, C. (2011). Traditional birth attendant training and local birthing practices in India. Evaluation and Program Planning, 34(3), 254-265. [More Information]
  • Saravanan, S., Turrell, G., Johnson, H., Fraser, J. (2010). Birthing Practices of Traditional Birth Attendants in South Asia in the Context of Training Programmes. Journal of Health Management, 12(2), 93-121.
  • Fraser, J., Mathews, B., Walsh, K., Chen, L., Dunne, M. (2010). Factors influencing child abuse and neglect recognition and reporting by nurses: A multivariate analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47(2), 146-153. [More Information]
  • Tones, M., Pillay, H., Fraser, J. (2010). The influence of demographics and work related goals on adaptive development for work related learning amongst private hospital employees. Contemporary Nurse, 36(1-2), 143-158. [More Information]
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2009). Attitudes and subjective norms: determinants of parents' intentions to reduce childhood fever with medications. Health Education Research, 24(3), 531-545.
  • Saravanan, S., Johnson, H., Turrell, G., Fraser, J. (2009). Social roles and birthing practices of traditional birth attendants in India with reference to other developing countries. Asian Journal of Women's Studies, 15(4), 57-89.
  • Tones, M., Fraser, J., Elder, R., White, K. (2009). Supporting mature-aged students from a low socioeconomic background. Higher Education: the international journal of higher education and educational planning, 58(4), 505-529.
  • Scott, D., Tonmyr, L., Fraser, J., Walker, S., McKenzie, K. (2009). The utility and challenges of using ICD codes in child maltreatment research: A review of existing literature. Child Abuse and Neglect, 33(11), 791-808.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2008). Parents' childhood fever management: community survey and instrument development. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63(4), 376-388.
  • Mathews, B., Fraser, J., Walsh, K., Dunne, M., Kilby, S., Chen, L. (2008). Queensland nurses' attitudes towards and knowledge of the legislative duty to report child abuse and neglect: results of a state-wide survey. Journal of Law and Medicine, 16(2), 288-304.
  • Crowe, L., Chang, A., Fraser, J., Gaskill, D., Nash, R., Wallace, K. (2008). Systematic review of the effectiveness of nursing interventions in reducing or relieving post-operative pain. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 6(4), 396-430.
  • Fraser, J., Barnes, M., Biggs, H., Kain, V. (2007). Caring, chaos and the vulnerable family: Experiences in caring for newborns of drug-dependent parents. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44(8), 1363-1370. [More Information]
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2007). Influences on parents' fever management: beliefs, experiences and information sources. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16(12), 2331-2340.
  • Lee, P., Fraser, J., Chou, F. (2007). Nurse Reporting of Known and Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in Taiwan. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 23(3), 128-137.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2007). Over-the-counter medication use for childhood fever: A cross-sectional study of Australian parents. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(9), 601-606. [More Information]
  • Forster, E., Fraser, J. (2007). Turning Around Talipes: Nursing Considerations. Neonatal, Paediatric and Child Health Nursing, 10(1), 27-32.
  • Dadds, M., Fraser, J. (2006). Fire interest, fire setting and psychopathology in Australian children: a normative study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(6-7), 581-583. [More Information]
  • Mathews, B., Walsh, K., Fraser, J. (2006). Mandatory reporting by nurses of child abuse and neglect. Journal of Law and Medicine, 13(4), 505-517.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2006). Predictors of parents' intentions to reduce childhood fevers. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 13(Supplement), 124.
  • Dadds, M., Fraser, J., Frost, A., Hawes, D. (2005). Disentangling the underlying dimensions of psychopathy and conduct problems in childhood: A community study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(3), 400-410. [More Information]
  • Creedy, D., Collis, D., Ludlow, T., Cosgrove, S., Houston, K., Irvine, D., Fraser, J., Moloney, S. (2004). Development and Evaluation of an Intensive Intervention Program for Children With a Chronic Health Condition: A Pilot Study. Contemporary Nurse, 18(1-2), 46-56.
  • Dadds, M., Whiting, C., Bunn, P., Fraser, J., Charlson, J., Pirola-Merlo, A. (2004). Measurement of Cruelty in Children: The Cruelty to Animals Inventory. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 32(3), 321-334. [More Information]
  • Dadds, M., Maujean, A., Fraser, J. (2003). Parenting and Conduct Problems in Children: Australian Data and Psychometric Properties of the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire. Australian Psychologist, 38(3), 238-241. [More Information]

Conferences

  • McKenzie, K., Scott, D., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2010). Quality of Child Abuse Information for Measurement and Surveillance : Linking Hospital and Child Welfare Data. 10th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Safety 2010, United Kingdom: BMJ Publishing Group.
  • Scott, D., McKenzie, K., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2010). Quality of Child Abuse Information in Emergency Department Injury Surveillance Records: Linking Hospital and Child Welfare Data. 18th International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN 2010, United States: International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2009). Parents who alternate antipyretics for childhood fever: are they more fever phobic than those using mono-therapy. General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference GP & PHC 2009, Australia: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2009). Predictors of Queensland parents fever management intentions. General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference GP & PHC 2009, Australia: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Scott, D., McKenzie, K., Walker, S., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2008). Using Hospital Data for Child Abuse Surveillance. 17th International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN 2008, United States: International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2007). Over-the-counter medication use in childhood fever management: health professionals working with parents. General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference GP & PHC 2007, Australia: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Fraser, J., Walsh, K., Mathews, B., Dunne, M., Kilby, S., Farrell, M., Butler, D. (2007). Professional Responses to Changes in Mandatory Reporting Legislation: Cross-disciplinary Studies of Queensland Nurses and Teachers. Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Conference ACCAN 2007, Australia: Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.
  • Fraser, J., Walsh, K., Dunne, M. (2006). Nurses Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect: The Case for Empirical Research. 16th International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN 2006, United States: International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Fraser, J. (2004). Meeting Family Needs during Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. ACMI - The Australian College of Midwives.

Report

  • Fraser, J. (2009). The University of South Australia Bachelor of Midwifery Curriculum Review Report.
  • Fraser, J., Elder, R., White, K., Tones, M. (2007). The retention of mature-age students in the faculty of health project.
  • Schweitzer, R., Walsh, K., Fraser, J., Farrell, A. (2006). Psychological Adjustment and Caregiver Attributes in Children Referred to Contact House: QUT Abused Child Trust Collaborative Study.

2014

  • Dunne, C., Fraser, J., Gardner, G. (2014). Women's perceptions of social support during labour: Development, reliability and validity of the Birth Companion Support Questionnaire. Midwifery, 30(7), 947-852. [More Information]

2013

  • van der Ham, J., Berry, K., Hoehn, E., Fraser, J. (2013). A collaborative approach to perinatal and infant mental health service delivery in Australia. Australasian Psychiatry, 21(4), 371-375. [More Information]
  • Fraser, J., Stasa, H. (2013). Practice Integrity: Advocacy, ethics and legal issues. In M Barnes and J Rowe (Eds.), Child, Youth and Family Health: Strengthening communities, (pp. 71-90). Sydney: Elsevier.
  • Fraser, J. (2013). Responsible use of child welfare and administrative datasets to build the capacity of child abuse and neglect prevention research internationally. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37(2-3), 87-89. [More Information]

2012

  • McKenzie, K., Scott, D., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2012). Assessing the concordance of health and child protection data for 'maltreated' and 'unintentionally injured' children. Injury Prevention, 18(1), 50-57. [More Information]
  • Fraser, J. (2012). Baby whisperers - knowing when to stay quiet and when to intervene. Journal of Child Health Care, 16(3), 209-210. [More Information]
  • Lee, P., Dunne, M., Chou, F., Fraser, J. (2012). Development of the child abuse and neglect reporting self-efficacy questionnaire for nurses. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 28, 44-53. [More Information]
  • Saravanan, S., Turrell, G., Johnson, H., Fraser, J., Patterson, C. (2012). Re-examining authoritative knowledge in the design and content of a TBA training in India. Midwifery, 28(1), 120-130. [More Information]
  • Seib, C., Daglish, M., Heath, R., Booker, C., Reid, C., Fraser, J. (2012). Screening for alcohol and drug use in pregnancy. Midwifery, 28(6), 760-764. [More Information]

2011

  • McLaughlin, M., Fraser, J., Young, J., Keogh, S. (2011). Paediatric Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Related to Breastfeeding and the Hospitalised Infant. Breastfeeding Review, 19(3), 11-22.
  • Mitchell, A., Fraser, J. (2011). Parents' self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and self-reported task performance when managing atopic dermatitis in children: Instrument reliability and validity. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48(2011), 215-226. [More Information]
  • Saravanan, S., Turrell, G., Johnson, H., Fraser, J., Patterson, C. (2011). Traditional birth attendant training and local birthing practices in India. Evaluation and Program Planning, 34(3), 254-265. [More Information]

2010

  • Saravanan, S., Turrell, G., Johnson, H., Fraser, J. (2010). Birthing Practices of Traditional Birth Attendants in South Asia in the Context of Training Programmes. Journal of Health Management, 12(2), 93-121.
  • Fraser, J., Mathews, B., Walsh, K., Chen, L., Dunne, M. (2010). Factors influencing child abuse and neglect recognition and reporting by nurses: A multivariate analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47(2), 146-153. [More Information]
  • McKenzie, K., Scott, D., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2010). Quality of Child Abuse Information for Measurement and Surveillance : Linking Hospital and Child Welfare Data. 10th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Safety 2010, United Kingdom: BMJ Publishing Group.
  • Scott, D., McKenzie, K., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2010). Quality of Child Abuse Information in Emergency Department Injury Surveillance Records: Linking Hospital and Child Welfare Data. 18th International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN 2010, United States: International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Tones, M., Pillay, H., Fraser, J. (2010). The influence of demographics and work related goals on adaptive development for work related learning amongst private hospital employees. Contemporary Nurse, 36(1-2), 143-158. [More Information]

2009

  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2009). Attitudes and subjective norms: determinants of parents' intentions to reduce childhood fever with medications. Health Education Research, 24(3), 531-545.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2009). Parents who alternate antipyretics for childhood fever: are they more fever phobic than those using mono-therapy. General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference GP & PHC 2009, Australia: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2009). Predictors of Queensland parents fever management intentions. General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference GP & PHC 2009, Australia: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Saravanan, S., Johnson, H., Turrell, G., Fraser, J. (2009). Social roles and birthing practices of traditional birth attendants in India with reference to other developing countries. Asian Journal of Women's Studies, 15(4), 57-89.
  • Tones, M., Fraser, J., Elder, R., White, K. (2009). Supporting mature-aged students from a low socioeconomic background. Higher Education: the international journal of higher education and educational planning, 58(4), 505-529.
  • Fraser, J. (2009). The University of South Australia Bachelor of Midwifery Curriculum Review Report.
  • Scott, D., Tonmyr, L., Fraser, J., Walker, S., McKenzie, K. (2009). The utility and challenges of using ICD codes in child maltreatment research: A review of existing literature. Child Abuse and Neglect, 33(11), 791-808.

2008

  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2008). Parents' childhood fever management: community survey and instrument development. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63(4), 376-388.
  • Fraser, J. (2008). Practice integrity: advocacy, ethics and legal issues. In Margaret Barnes, Jennifer Rowe (Eds.), Child, Youth and Family Health: Strengthening Communities, (pp. 59-73). Australia: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Mathews, B., Fraser, J., Walsh, K., Dunne, M., Kilby, S., Chen, L. (2008). Queensland nurses' attitudes towards and knowledge of the legislative duty to report child abuse and neglect: results of a state-wide survey. Journal of Law and Medicine, 16(2), 288-304.
  • Crowe, L., Chang, A., Fraser, J., Gaskill, D., Nash, R., Wallace, K. (2008). Systematic review of the effectiveness of nursing interventions in reducing or relieving post-operative pain. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 6(4), 396-430.
  • Scott, D., McKenzie, K., Walker, S., Fraser, J., Dunne, M. (2008). Using Hospital Data for Child Abuse Surveillance. 17th International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN 2008, United States: International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

2007

  • Fraser, J., Barnes, M., Biggs, H., Kain, V. (2007). Caring, chaos and the vulnerable family: Experiences in caring for newborns of drug-dependent parents. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44(8), 1363-1370. [More Information]
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2007). Influences on parents' fever management: beliefs, experiences and information sources. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16(12), 2331-2340.
  • Lee, P., Fraser, J., Chou, F. (2007). Nurse Reporting of Known and Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in Taiwan. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 23(3), 128-137.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2007). Over-the-counter medication use for childhood fever: A cross-sectional study of Australian parents. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(9), 601-606. [More Information]
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2007). Over-the-counter medication use in childhood fever management: health professionals working with parents. General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference GP & PHC 2007, Australia: Primary Health Care Research and Information Service.
  • Fraser, J., Walsh, K., Mathews, B., Dunne, M., Kilby, S., Farrell, M., Butler, D. (2007). Professional Responses to Changes in Mandatory Reporting Legislation: Cross-disciplinary Studies of Queensland Nurses and Teachers. Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Conference ACCAN 2007, Australia: Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.
  • Fraser, J., Elder, R., White, K., Tones, M. (2007). The retention of mature-age students in the faculty of health project.
  • Forster, E., Fraser, J. (2007). Turning Around Talipes: Nursing Considerations. Neonatal, Paediatric and Child Health Nursing, 10(1), 27-32.

2006

  • Dadds, M., Fraser, J. (2006). Fire interest, fire setting and psychopathology in Australian children: a normative study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(6-7), 581-583. [More Information]
  • Mathews, B., Walsh, K., Fraser, J. (2006). Mandatory reporting by nurses of child abuse and neglect. Journal of Law and Medicine, 13(4), 505-517.
  • Fraser, J., Walsh, K., Dunne, M. (2006). Nurses Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect: The Case for Empirical Research. 16th International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN 2006, United States: International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Walsh, A., Edwards, H., Fraser, J. (2006). Predictors of parents' intentions to reduce childhood fevers. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 13(Supplement), 124.
  • Schweitzer, R., Walsh, K., Fraser, J., Farrell, A. (2006). Psychological Adjustment and Caregiver Attributes in Children Referred to Contact House: QUT Abused Child Trust Collaborative Study.

2005

  • Dadds, M., Fraser, J., Frost, A., Hawes, D. (2005). Disentangling the underlying dimensions of psychopathy and conduct problems in childhood: A community study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(3), 400-410. [More Information]

2004

  • Creedy, D., Collis, D., Ludlow, T., Cosgrove, S., Houston, K., Irvine, D., Fraser, J., Moloney, S. (2004). Development and Evaluation of an Intensive Intervention Program for Children With a Chronic Health Condition: A Pilot Study. Contemporary Nurse, 18(1-2), 46-56.
  • Dadds, M., Whiting, C., Bunn, P., Fraser, J., Charlson, J., Pirola-Merlo, A. (2004). Measurement of Cruelty in Children: The Cruelty to Animals Inventory. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 32(3), 321-334. [More Information]
  • Fraser, J. (2004). Meeting Family Needs during Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. ACMI - The Australian College of Midwives.

2003

  • Dadds, M., Maujean, A., Fraser, J. (2003). Parenting and Conduct Problems in Children: Australian Data and Psychometric Properties of the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire. Australian Psychologist, 38(3), 238-241. [More Information]
  • Dadds, M., Fraser, J. (2003). Prevention Programs. In Cecilia Essau (Eds.), Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Treatment, (pp. 193-224). United States: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

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