Jessica Smart

Jessica Smart

Senior Research Officer
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BA (University of Melbourne), Dip. Community Development (Swinburne)

Jessica Smart joined the Institute in 2016 in the Practice Evidence and Engagement Team contributing to the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) Information Exchange and Expert Panel projects.

Her previous work has been in the not for profit sector, developing, delivering and evaluating community development and population health projects. Recent projects have been in the area of sexual health and respectful relationships with people with intellectual disability, with a focus on engaging people with intellectual disability as partners in research, program delivery and evaluation.

Jessica is currently completing a Master of Public Health at University of Melbourne.

Selected publications

Smart, J. (2017). Collective impact: Evidence and implications for practice. (CFCA Paper No. 45). Melbourne: Child Family Community Australia information exchange, Australian Institute of Family Studies.