Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Community participation


Kirk Reed

Phone: +64 9 921 9156



The aim of this cluster of research is to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged and marginalised communities.  Additionally this cluster focuses on developing research to inform teaching and learning.


  1. Applied research that focuses on knowledge development about the occupations of the targeted groups
  2. Research and development that is collaborative and seeks partnerships with organisations, communities, families and individuals to make a difference to social, and health and well-being outcomes
  3. Generating new knowledge of environments, resources and capacities that enable people to do the things that they want or need to do
  4. Focus  on participation in the ordinary everyday things that people do
  5. Applying new knowledge to well populations and those challenged by health conditions
  6. Translating knowledge to practice and vice versa

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