Dr Hollie Wilson
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BiographyDr. Hollie Wilson, MAPS has worked for over 10 years in research and clinical positions in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) intervention field. She is a registered psychologist (non-practicing) and currently holds the position of Associate Lecturer in CARRS-Q, postdoctoral research fellow with the Young & Well CRC arm of QUT and coordinates the 'Interventions for Addictive Behaviours' unit in the School of Psychology and Counselling. Hollie manages the 'Steering Clear First Offender Drink Driving Program' - a brief, tailored online intervention for low and mid range drink driving offenders. This program was developed from the findings of her research projects to date at CARRS-Q including her PhD research. She also manages the CARRS-Q Education and Intervention Platform, a CMS built for designing programs and intervention research.
During the last 7 years at CARRS-Q, she has worked on numerous projects relating to drink driving, including profiling offenders, working with offence and crash data, and evaluating drink driving interventions such as the ‘Under the Limit’ program. Hollie’s PhD was entitled ‘reducing recidivism by first time drink driving offenders’. Hollie demonstrates a high level of knowledge of current drink driving literature and countermeasure research. Hollie is an experienced investigator and has managed four projects relating to drink driving, including as Chief Investigator for an NRMA-ACT Trust grant on ‘the development of a brief intervention program for first time drink driving offenders’.
She is the current secretary and a committee member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) ePsychology national committee, and member of the APS Substance Use and Psychology committee.
Drink driving, First offender, Alcohol, Risk, Drugs, Behaviour change, Theory, HAPA, Recidivism, Prevention
Public Health and Health Services, Transportation and Freight Services
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (Queensland University of Technology)