Professor Cadet-James is passionate about empowering people to gain the confidence and skills to set and achieve their goals. Over the years she has been successful in mentoring many people to fulfil their dreams.

  • IA5119: Empowerment and Change (Level 5; TSV)
  • Empowerment Research Program
  • Alcohol and drug abuse in Indigenous Communities
  • History and language of the Gugu Badhun People
  • 2001 to present - Academic, Teaching, Research, Community Engagement, Professional Engagement, James Cook University
  • 2001 to present - Academic, University of Queensland
  • 1998 to 2001 - Academic, Queensland University of Technology
  • 1990 to 1998 - Academic, Northern Territory University
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2009 - National Australian Learning and Teaching Council Award for Programs that enhance learning - Award for School of Indigenous Australian Studies Post Graduate Education.
  • 2009 - James Cook University Excellence Award for Post Graduate Education Program.
  • Member, Queensland Indigenous Education Consultative Committee
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing
  • Member, National Health and Medical Research Council
  • Traditional Owner Gugu Badhun Nation, Valley of Lagoons, Queensland

These are the most recent publications associated with this author. To see a detailed profile of all publications stored at JCU, visit ResearchOnline@JCU. Hover over Altmetrics badges to see social impact.

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 66+ research outputs authored by Prof Yvonne Cadet-James from 2001 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Familial suicides; learnings from families and kinship about the healing journey. (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Strong Parents: The Role of Adaptive Parenting to Support Parental Self-Efficacy among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Parents (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • How can Cultural Resilience Enhance Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Experiencing Grief and Loss during Chronic Illness? (Masters , Secondary Advisor)

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  • 1 collaboration
  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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