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Dr Aude Etournaud

Level 1, Building 1a, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University

Professional biography

Aude graduated from Bond University in 2011. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology) and a Double Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Behaviour Management. Aude investigated best practice intervention models for delivering group-based support to parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as part of her PhD.

Aude is a clinical researcher at the Centre for Autism Spectrum Disorder (CASD), she has been involved in working on methods for identifying and measuring anxiety in children with an autism condition as part of a wider multi-university project on this topic. Aude is currently involved in a research project mapping associations between EEG patterns with social responses and sensory sensitivities in children and adolescents with ASD.

Aude initiated a partnership with the Autism Institute ISA in New-Caledonia in August 2018 to offer training to professionals who work with children with ASD. This initiative has been approved by the Minister of education and handicaps in Noumea. Aude will offer her services on a voluntary basis to the ISA for the next three years, she will also be the main speaker at public talks organised by the ISA to inform people on Autism.

Professional appointments

  • Clinical Researcher - The Centre for Autism Spectrum Disorder (CASD)
  • Teaching fellow in Counselling and Behaviour Management (FSD)

Teaching expertise

Australian Counselling Association (ACA), level 3

Subjects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology), Bond University
  • Postgraduate Degree in Counselling, Bond University
  • Postgraduate Degree in Behaviour Management, Bond University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Bond University