Professor Andrew Cashin

RN, MHN, NP, Dip App Sci (Distinction), BHSC (Distinction), Grad Cert Tertiary Teaching, MN (Thesis), PhD, FACMHN, FCN, FACNP

Professor of Nursing

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

Andrew Cashin is currently the Professor of Nursing, School of  Health and Human Sciences, at Southern Cross University, and private practice authorised, endorsed and credentialed Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Professor Andrew Cashin is discipline lead for nursing at SCU.

Andrew also conducts a Nurse Practitioner clinic for people with autism, their families and those that work with people with autism at the SCU health centre.

Andrew is a fellow of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and the College of Nursing.

He is Adjunct Professor at Charles Darwin University and the University of Technology Sydney.

Publications

Journal Articles

Cashin, A. and Newman, C. (2009). 'Autism in the criminal justice detention system: A review of the literature'. Journal of Forensic Nursing,  5(2), 70-75.

Cashin, A. and Barker, P. (2009). 'The triad of impairment in autism revisited'. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing,  22(4), 189-193.

Cashin, A, Carey, M,  Watson, N., Clark, G., Newman, C. (2009). 'Ultimate doctor liability: A myth of ignorance or myth of control?' Collegian, 16(3), 125-129.

Cashin, A., Eason, M., Newman, C., Thorpe, A. and O’Driscoll, C.(2010).' An ethnographic study of a forensic nursing culture in an Australian prison hospital'. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17(1), 39-45.

Donohue, D., Cashin, A., Laing, R., Newman, C. and Halsey, R.  (in press). 'The NSW Mental health Intervention Team: An innovation in community policing and the logical evolution of existing court diversion projects'. Australian Police Journal.

Dunn, S., Cashin, A., Buckley, T. and Newman, C. (2010).'Nurse Practitioner Prescribing Practice in Australia'. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 22(3), 150-155.

Newman, C., Buckley, T., Dunn, S. and Cashin, A. (2009). 'Australian Nurse Practitioner preferences for continuing education and existing access to electronic resources'. Collegian, (16)2, 79-83.

Newman, C., Cashin, A., and Downie, A. (2009). ‘An evaluation of the nurse engagement process in Emancipatory Practice Development using qualitative content analysis: diary of a critical companion’. Practice Development in Healthcare, 8(2), 77-86.

Cashin, A. and Newman, C. (2010). 'The evaluation of a twelve month health service manager mentoring programme in a corrections environment'. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 26(2), 56-63.

Laing, R., Cashin, A., Halsey, R., Donohue, D., and Newman, C. (2009). The mental health intervention team. 'Issues in mental health nursing', 30(5),337-341.

Newman, C., Martin, E., McGarry, D., and Cashin, A. (2009). 'Survey of a videoconference community of professional development for rural and urban nurses'. Rural and Remote Health (online), 9: 1134.

Cashin, A. 'Exciting times for nursing and Nurse Practitioners'. Australian Nursing Journal, 16(5), 42.

Cashin, A. (2008). Narrative Therapy a psychotherapeutic approach of merit in the treatment of adolescents with Asperger’s Disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 28(1), 48-56.

Cashin, A., Potter, E. and Butler, T. (2008).'The relationship between exercise and hopelessness in prison'. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 15, 66-71.

Cashin, A., Potter, E., Stevens, W., Davidson, K., & Muldoon, D.  (2008). 'Moving and thinking behind bars: The effectiveness of an exercise and health education programme on psychological distress of incarcerated people with a chronic illness or at risk of developing one'. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 14(1), 2-16.

Cashin, A., Potter, E., Stevens, W., Muldoon, D., Davidson, K. (2008). 'Fit for Prison – Special Population Health and Fitness Program Evaluation'. International Journal of Prisoner Health,4(4), 208-216.

Cashin, A., Waters, D., Chiarella, C. Potter, E.  (2008). 'Assessing nursing competency in the correctional environment: Creation of a self-reflection learning and development tool'. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 24(6), 267-27.

Mistler, G., Kirkwood, K., Potter, E.  and Cashin, A. (2008). 'Remedial sexual health education requirements for young people in custody'. Sex Education, Sexuality, Society and Learning, Volume 8 Issue 4, 439-449.

Potter, E., Cashin, A., Andriotis, H. and Rosina, R. (2008). 'The nurse role in drug court'. Journal of Addiction Nursing. 19(4), 182 – 187.

Cashin, A.(2007). Issues and challenges in advancing the nurse practitioner role. Collegian,14(4), 4-5.

Cashin, A., Chenoweth, L., Jeong, Y., & Potter, E. (2007). 'An Innovative Model of an Aged Care Hostel in the Correctional Environment'. Geriaction, 25(3),15-20.

Potter, E., Cashin, A., Chenoweth, L. and Jeong, Y. (2007). 'Evaluation of Aged Care Hostels in prisons a review of the literature'. International Journal of Prisoner Health,3(3),204-213.

Cashin, A., waters, C., O’Connell, J., Christofis, L., Lentakis, A., Rossi, M. and Crellin, D. (2007).' Clinical initiative nurses and nurse practitioners in the emergency department: What's in a name?', Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal,10,73-79.

Cashin, A. (2007). 'Package deal answers to big questions:  the need for nurses to reclaim their role in facilitating people's quest to find meaning'. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 20(2),71-73.

Cashin, A. and Potter, E. (2006)' Research and evaluation of Clinical Nurse Mentoring: Implications for the Forensic Context'. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 2(4), 189-194.

Cashin, A. (2006). 'Autism – Letter to the editor'. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 19(4), 168-169.

Cashin, A., Butler, T., Levy, M. and Potter, E. (2006) ' Intellectual disability in the New South Wales inmate population'. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 1(2), 115-120.

Cashin, A.(2006). 'The first private practice as a registration authority Authorised Nurse Practitioner in Australi'a. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 12 (3), 20-25.

Cashin, A. (2006).'Extreme nursing: Forensic adolescent mental Health nursing in Australia'. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 19(3), 99 – 102.

Cashin, A. (2006) 'Two terms- one meaning: The conundrum of contemporary nomenclature in autism'. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 19(3), 137-144.

Cashin, A. (2005). 'Autism: Understanding conceptual processing deficits'. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 43(4), 22-30.

Cashin, A. (2004). 'Painting the vortex: The existential structure of the experience of parenting a child with autism'. International Forum of Psychoanalysis,13(3), 164-174.

Cashin, A. (1996). 'Seclusion: The quest to determine effectivenes's'. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 34(11), 17-21.

Cashin, A., Buckley, T., Newman, C. and Dunn, S. (2010). 'Nurse Practitioner provision of patient education related to medicine'. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(2), 12.

Articles Under Review

Fowler,C., Cashin,A. And Newman,C. 'Children of incarcerated parents: a growing public health issue'.(accepted pending changes)

Cashin, A. and Mistler, G. 'Cognitive profile of adolescents in custody in New South Wales'. Criminal Justice and Behaviour.

Cashin, A. and Mistler, G. 'Cognitive profile of adolescents in custody in New South Wales'. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

Other Publications

Magazine articles

Cashin, A. (2004).  'Autism: The added element. Choosing a school for your child'. 
Universal Magazines, issue 20.

Cashin, A. (2005). 'Dealing with difference. Choosing a school for your child'. Universal Magazines, issue 21.

Book Chapters

Cashin, A. (2009). 'Autism Spectrum Disorders'. In Barker, P. (Ed.), Textbook of psychiatric and mental health nursing: The craft of caring (2nd ed.). London: Edward Arnold Publishers.

Waters, C. and Cashin, A. (2009). The psychiatric intensive care unit. In Barker, P. (Ed.), Textbook of psychiatric and mental health nursing: The craft of caring (2nd ed.). London: Edward Arnold Publishers.

Waters, C. and Cashin, A. (2003). The psychiatric intensive care unit. In Barker, P. (Ed.), Textbook of psychiatric and mental health nursing: The craft of caring. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Monographs.

Cashin, A. and Potter, E. (2007). 'The core capabilities of Justice health Nurses'. State Health Publication No (JH)07038, ISBN:978-1-74187-061-9.

Reports

Cashin, A. and Kumar, S. (2007). 'The Justice Health Mentoring Programme'. Unpublished report.

Cashin, A. (2002). Nurses Registration Board category 5 scholarship report: 'A hermeneutic phenomenological study of the lived experience of parenting a child with autism'.

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Contacts

Address : School of Health & Human
                   Sciences 

                   Southern Cross University
                   PO Box 157
                   Lismore NSW 2480
                   Australia
T
: 02 6620 3156
E: andrew.cashin@scu.edu.au