Since 2012, Dr. Erin Kelly has been a PreVenture trainer in Australia and is currently a Research Fellow at The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney. Her area of focus is on implementing brief intervention programs in schools to prevent substance use and mental disorders. With over 30 published papers on bullying, substance use, and mental health, Erin has a keen interest in preventing substance use and mental disorders, intervening in bullying situations, and studying the mental health impacts of climate change. Erin has conducted a trial in Australia that showed PreVenture’s effectiveness in protecting youth from the mental health consequences of bullying experiences. In addition to her research work, Erin is also a practicing Clinical Psychologist and works in private practice.
Her recent presentation on bullying is available here:
Dr. Erin Kelly’s Presentation on Bullying