Senior Fellow, ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies

Aino SuomiDr Aino Suomi was appointed Senior Fellow of ACU in 2022. Aino is a clinically trained psychologist and has been conducting research with vulnerable populations, with a family-specific focus, since 2006. She contributed to numerous research projects in her former role as Research Fellow at the Institute, including kContact , an ARC-funded study that developed and trialled an enhanced model of managing and supporting contact between children in care and their birth parents; research on the lived experience of gamblers who seek help while living with gambling-related harms and mental ill health; and gambling harm experienced by children of gamblers. Aino is now Director of the Centre for Gambling Research in the Centre for Social Research and Methods, Australian National University.

Selected Publications

View a selection of publications by Dr Aino Suomi on her ORCID profile

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