Stephen Zubrick

Dr, FASSA, FAAMHS, BSc Ohio, MSc MA PhD Michigan

  • The University of Western Australia (M560), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 6550 Citations
  • 43 h-Index
1982 …2020
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Personal profile


Steve Zubrick holds a Professorial appointment in the Centre for Child Health Research at the University of Western Australia and is a Senior Principal Research Fellow based at the Telethon Kids Institute. Prior to joining the University of Western Australia, he spent 12 years as Head of the Division of Population Science at the Telethon Kids Institute. His qualifications are in the fields of clinical psychology, neuropsychology and speech and hearing science. Steve had a lengthy career in Western Australia as an Assistant Principal Clinical Psychologist and was based at the Neurosciences Unit, where he assessed and managed children with complex developmental disorders. Steve now specialises in creating and executing large-scale state and national cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of child and family development. From 2001 through 2018 he chaired the Consortium Advisory Group responsible for the ongoing conduct of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, and is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children. In 2017 he became a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Medicine and Health Sciences.

External positions

Head, Brain and Behaviour, Telethon Kids Institute

1 Jan 1993 → …


  • Children and Young People
  • Health
  • Social and Welfare Issues
  • Child Development
  • Research Methods
  • Language Development
  • Sociology Of Education
  • Mental Health

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Research Output 1982 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Association between psychotic experiences and non-accidental self-injury: results from a nationally representative survey of adolescents

Hielscher, E., Connell, M., Lawrence, D., Zubrick, S. R., Hafekost, J. & Scott, J. G., Mar 2019, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 54, 3, p. 321-330

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Isolation
Feeding Behavior
Open Access
Mental Health
21 Citations (Scopus)

Child Health CheckPoint: cohort summary and methodology of a physical health and biospecimen module for the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

Child Hlth CheckPoint Team, 4 Jul 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, p. 3-22 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

International Comparisons of Emotionally Reactive Problems in Preschoolers: CBCL/1½–5 Findings from 21 Societies

Rescorla, L. A., Genaro, B., Ivanova, M. Y., International ASEBA Consortium, ASEBA. C. & Zubrick, S., 28 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple risk exposures for reading achievement in childhood and adolescence

Taylor, C. L., Zubrick, S. R. & Christensen, D., 13 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. p. 427-434

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Child Development
Health Policy

Projects 2000 2020