PUBLICATIONS

 

2019

Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., Gavidia-Payne, S., &Chan, J. (2019). Using common determinants of out-of-home care to profile parents of children and adolescents with a disability: An exploratory study. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. http://doi.org./10.1007/s41252-019-00108-y

Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., &Chan, J. (2019). Clinical governance climate within disability organisations. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 16(1), 67-77. DOI:10.1111/jppi.12281.

Singh, N.N., Lancioni, G.E., Karazsia, B.T., Myers, R.E., Kim, E., Chan, J., Jackman, M.M., McPherson, C.L., & Janson, M. (2019). Surfing the Urge: An informal mindfulness practice for the self-management of aggression by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Contextual Behavioural Science, 12, 170-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2018.10.003 .

Riches, V., O’Brien, P., Chan, J., Manokara, V., & Hong, C.P. (2019). Family Quality of Life Among Caregivers of People with ID in Singapore. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(7), 844.

Riches, V., O’Brien, P., Chan, J., Manokara, V., & Hong, C.P. (2019). Supporting families in Singapore through the MINIDS Caregiver Support Service. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(7), 752.

Riches, V., Hogan, L. &Chan. J. (2019). Developing an Australian Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework in the Context of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(7), 678.

 

2018

Davis, E., Young, D., Gilson, K.M., Swift, E., Chan, J., Gibbs, L., Tonmukayakul. U., Reddihough, D., Williams, K. (2018). A rights-based approach for service providers to measure the quality of life of children with a disability. Value in Health, 21(12),1419–1427.

Smith, P., McVilly, K., McGillivray, J., &Chan, J. (2018). Developing open employment outcomes for people with an intellectual disability. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 48, 59-77. DOI:10.3233/JVR-170916.

Singh, N., Lancioni, G.E., Medvedev, O., Chan, J., McPherson, C.L., Jackman, M.M., & Kim, E. (2018). Comparative Effectiveness of Caregiver Training in Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Support (MBPBS) and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) in a Randomized Controlled Trial. Mindfulness, https://doi/10.1007/s12671-018-08952-2

 

2017

Chan, J. (January, 2017). Making Mindfulness Real in Organizational Practice: Reflecting on a personal journey. Invited paper at the Singapore Management University’s Mindfulness Conference 13th – 14th 2017, SMU, Singapore.

Chan, J. (February, 2017). Approaches, Principles and Practice in Working with Persons with Disabilities: The Application of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Invited paper at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, Office of the Director of Social Welfare’s 5th Workshop Mining Deep & Scaling Heights, 3rd February, 2017, Social Service Institute, Singapore.

Loh, E., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). An organisation-wide approach to implementing Key Word Sign among disability support workers in Singapore. Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Manokara, V., Chan, J., Lim, H., & Penchaliah, S. (May, 2017). Exploring Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) in professionals within the disability sector in Singapore. Paper presented at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities’ 8th International Positive Behaviour Support International Research and Practice Conference, 4th – 5th May 2017, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Manokara, V., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). The characteristics of sustained open employment for people with disabilities: The views of persons with disabilities, their caregivers and employers. Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Manokara, V., Lee, Y., Kishore, M., Penchaliah, S., Lim, H., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). Development of the Work Support Profile (WSP): An Instrument to Assess Support Needs of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Employment. Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

McVilly, K., Smith, P., McGillivray, J, &Chan, J. (November, 2017). Social Enterprise as a Means of Promoting Vocational Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities.Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Wang, T., Manokara, V., &Chan, J. (November, 2017). Exploring the views of students with moderate intellectual disability in special education settings on their quality of life.Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chan, J., MacPherson, C.L., & Singh, N. (November, 2017). A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Caregiver Training in Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Support (MBPBS) vs. Positive Behavior Support (PBS).Paper presentation at the 4th IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress, 11th – 13th November, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Singh, N.N., Lancioni, G.E., Karazsia, B.T., Chan, J., & Winton, A.S.W. (2016). Effectiveness of caregiver training in mindfulness-based positive behaviours (MBPBS) vs. Training-as-Usual: A Randomized Control trial. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1549. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01549

Chan, J., & Singh, N. (2016). Reducing 1:1 Observations through Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Supports (MBPBS) Training for Caregivers. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 655.

Davis, E., Young, .D, Gilson, K., Tonmukayakul, U., Chan J, Carter, R., Reddihough, D., Williams, K., Tracy, J., McDonald, R., Reynolds, J., Gibbs, L. & Morgan, J. (2016). Measuring the Quality of Life of Children with a Disability: Choosing an Outcome Measure for Service Providers. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 647.

Nankervis, K., Vassos, M., & Chan, J. (2016). Clinical governance: A relevant clinical practice framework to prevent the use of restrictive practices. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 714.

Morgan, J., & Chan, J. (2016, August). An organizational approach to safely eliminating the use of restrictive practices. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 800.

Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., & Chan, J. (2016). How do Australian disability support organisations describe the disability support worker position? Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 757.

Vassos, M., Nankervis, K., Gavidia-Payne, S., & Chan, J. (2016). Profiling the psychosocial experiences of parents of children with disabilities on factors related to out-of-home care. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 757.

Young, D., Davis, E., Gilson, K-M., Gibbs, L., Chan, J., Reddihough, D., Williams, K., Tracy, J., McDonald, R., Carter, R., Reynolds, J., Tonmukayakul, U., Morgan, J. (2016). ‘Developing a new service model for children with a disability: What do parents want?’ Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(7,8), 765.

Smith, P., McVilly, K., McGillivray, J., & Chan, J. (2016, August). Social Enterprise as a Driver of Open Employment Outcomes for People with an Intellectual Disability. Additional Congress Abstracts, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD), 15th World Congress, 14th – 19th August, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Chan, J. (2015). Challenges to realising the CRPD in Australia for people with intellectual disability and behaviours of concern. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, DOI:10.1080/13218719.2015.1039952

Chan, J., & Nankervis, K. (2015). Stolen voices: Facilitated communication is an abuse of human rights, Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, DOI:10.1080/17489539.2014.1001549

Brooker, J., Webber, L., Julian, J., Shawyer, F., Graham, A., Chan, J., & Meadows, G. (2014). Mindfulness-based training shows promise in assisting staff to reduce their use of restrictive interventions in residential services. Mindfulness, 5(5), 598-603.

Chan, J., Webber, L., & French, P. (2014). The importance of safeguarding rights and the role of legislation: The Australian perspective. In S. Karim, (Ed.). A human rights perspective on reducing restrictive practices in intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. Birmingham: British Institute of Learning Disabilities.

Webber, L., Chan, J., & French, P. (2014). Best practices in Australia in the use of restraint reduction practices for people with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. In S. Karim, (Ed.). A human rights perspective on reducing restrictive practices in intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. Birmingham: British Institute of Learning Disabilities.

Rickard, E.D., Chan, J., & Merriman, B.(2013). Issues emanating from the implementation of policies on restraint use with people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(3), 252-259.

Chan, J., & Webber, L. (2013). Key strategies that lead to restraint and seclusion reduction: A four year study of the use of restrictive interventions in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, Abstracts for the 3rd IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Conference, 10(2), 110.

Nankervis, K., & Chan, J. (2013). Safeguarding the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities: A case study of the Queensland model. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, Abstracts for the 3rd IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Conference, 10(2), 155.

Poon, K., Andrea-Barron, D., & Chan, J. (2013). Exploring perceptions toward the employment of restrictive practices in Singapore. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, Abstracts for the 3rd IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Conference, 10(2), 163.

Brooker, J., Julian, J., Webber, L., Chan, J., & Meadows, G. (2013). Evaluation of an occupational mindfulness program for staff employed in the Australian disability sector. Mindfulness, 4(2), 122-136.

Chan,J., Webber, L., & Hayward, B.(2013). Examining the use of restrictive interventions in respite services in an Australian jurisdiction. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, DOI:10.1080/13218719.2013.770357.

Chan, J., Merriman, B., Parmenter, T., & Stancliffe, R. (2012). Rethinking respite policy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 9(2), 120-126.

Chan, J., LeBel, J., & Webber, L. (2012). The dollars and sense of restraints and seclusion. Journal of Law and Medicine, 20, 73–81.

Webber, L., Brooker, J., Julian, J., Chan, J., & Meadows, G. (2011). Mindful staff can reduce their use of restrictive interventions in residential services. Manuscript submitted for publication consideration.

Brooker, J., Julian, J., Webber, L., Chan, J., & Meadows, G. (2012). Evaluation of an occupational mindfulness program for staff employed in the Australian disability sector. Mindfulness 4(2), 122-136.

Chan, J., Arnold, S.R.C., Webber, L., Riches, V.C., Parmenter, T.R., & Stancliffe, R.J. (2012). Is it time to drop the term ‘challenging behaviour’? Learning Disability Practice, 15(5), 36-38.

Chan, J., French, P., Hudson, C., & Webber, L. (2012). Applying the CRPD to safeguard the rights of people with a disability in contact with the criminal justice system. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 19(4), 558-565.

Donley, M., Chan, J. & Webber, L. (2011). Disability support workers’ knowledge and education needs about psychotropic medication. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, DOI:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2011.00707

Webber, L., McVilly, K., Fester, T., & Chan, J. (2011). Factors influencing the quality of behaviour support plans and the impact of quality of BSPs on the use of restrictive interventions in disability services in Australia. International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support, 1(1), 24-31.

Chan, J., French, P., & Webber, L. (2011). Positive behavioural support and the UNCRPD. International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support, 1(1), 7-13.

Webber, L., McVilly, K., & Chan, J. (2011). Restrictive interventions for people with intellectual disability exhibiting challenging behaviours: analyses of a population database. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 24(6), 495-507.

Webber, L., McVilly, K., Stevenson, E., & Chan, J. (2010). The use of restrictive interventions in Victoria, Australia: Population data for 2007-2008. . Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 35(3), 199-206.

French, P., Chan, J., & Carracher, R. (2010). Realising human rights in clinical practice and service delivery to persons with a cognitive impairment who engage in behaviours of concern. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 17(2), 245-272.

Webber, L., Lambrick, F., Donley, M., Buchholtz, M., Chan, J., Carracher, R., & Patel, G. (2010). Restraint and seclusion of people on compulsory treatment orders in Victoria, Australia in 2008-2009. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 17(4), 562-573.

Webber, L., McVilly, K. & Chan, J. (2010). Restrictive intervention experiences of high risk clients. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23, (5), Abstracts from the 3rd IASSID International Conference – Europe, October 20th -22nd ,Rome, Italy.

Chan, J., Parmenter, T., & Stancliffe, R. (2009). The impact of traumatic brain injury on the mental health outcomes of individuals and their family carers. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 8(2),

Riches, V.C., Parmenter, T.R., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., & Chan, J. (2009). I-CAN: A new instrument to classify support needs for people with disability: Part I. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22, 326-339.

Riches, V.C., Parmenter, T.R., Llewellyn, G., Hindmarsh, G., & Chan, J. (2009). The reliability, validity and practical utility of measuring supports using the I-CAN instrument: Part II. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22, 340-353.

Webber, L., Chan, J., & McVilly, K. (2009). Beyond seclusion and restraint in disability services: The Victorian perspective. Finding better ways to support the inclusion of people with behaviours of concern. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 6, (2), 157. Abstracts from the 2nd IASSID Asia Pacific Regional Conference, June 24 – 27, Singapore.

Chan, J. (2008). A profile of respite service providers in New South Wales. International Journal of Disability, Development & Education, 55, (4), 289-302.

Chan, J. (2008). What do people with acquired brain injury think about respite?. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 31, 3-11.

Chan, J. (2007). Carers’ views on respite for persons with acquired brain injury. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 30, (2), 137-146.

Mott, S., Chau, A., & Chan, J. (2007). Meeting the health needs of community-dwelling people with disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 32 (1), 51-53.

Chan, J., Hudson, C., & Parmenter, T. (2004). An exploratory study of crime and brain injury: Implications for mental health management. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health 3(1).

Chan, J., Hudson, C., & Vulic, C. (2004). Services for adults with intellectual disability and mental illness: Are we getting it right? Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 3(1).

Parmenter, T.R., Llewellyn, G., Chan, J., & Riches, V. (2003). Support classification and assessment of needs instrument. In Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, ICF Australian User Guide, Version 1.0 Disability Series (pp. 106-109). Canberra: AIHW. http:/www.aihw.gov.au/disability/icf_ug/iindex.html.

Chan, J., Hudson, C., & Sigafoos, J. (2003). A preliminary study of offenders with intellectual disability and psychiatric disorder. Mental Health Aspects in Developmental Disabilities, 6, (4), 1-6.

Hudson, C., & Chan, J. (2002). Individuals with intellectual disability and mental illness. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 37, (1), 31-50.

Chan, J., & Sigafoos, J. (2001). Does respite care reduce parental stress in families with developmentally disabled children? Child & Youth Care Forum, 30, (5), 253-263.

Chan, J., & Iacono, T. (2001). Gesture and word production in children with Down syndrome. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 17, 73-87.

Chan, J., Sigafoos, J., Watego, N., & Potter, G. (2001) Adults with intellectual disability in long-term respite care: A qualitative study. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 26, (4), 339-344.

Chan, J. B., & Sigafoos, J. (2000). A review of child and family characteristics related to the use of respite care in developmental disability services. Child and Youth Care Forum, 29, 27-37.

Chan, J., & May, D. (1999). The impact of leisure options on the frequency and spontaneous communication production of a young child with multiple disabilities. The British Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 45 (1), 26-37.

Iacono, T., Chan, J., & Waring, R. (1998). Efficacy of a parent-implemented early language intervention based on collaborative consultation. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 33 (3), 281-303.

Iacono, T., Waring, R., & Chan, J. (1996). Sampling communicative behaviours in children with intellectual disability in structured and unstructured situations. European Journal of Disorders of Communication, 31, 106 – 120.

Chan, J., Carter, S. & McAllister, L. (1994). Sources of anxiety related to clinical education in undergraduate speech-language pathology students. Australian Journal of Human Communication Disorders, 22(1), 57-73.

Chan, J., & May, D.T. (1995). The use of leisure options to enhance the communicative development of a young child with multiple disabilities. Proceedings of the Second Australian Conference on Technology for People with Disabilities (pp. 109-111). Adelaide, South Australia: The Crippled Children’s Association of SA Inc.

Chan, J., & Wright, B. (1995). The use of communication training to treat multiply-determined self-injurious behaviours. Proceedings of the Second Australian Conference on Technology for People with Disabilities (pp. 106-108). Adelaide, South Australia, Australia: The Crippled Children’s Association of SA Inc.