BA (Hons), MSW and PhD.
Christine Bigby is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Bundoora. She has extensive experience as a social work practitioner in both direct service and policy development. Her primary research and practice interest for the last 10 years has been older carers and ageing people with intellectual disability. Her doctoral research examined the informal and formal sources of support for middle-aged and older people with intellectual disability and the nature of their transition from parental care in mid-life.
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