B. App. Sc. Speech Pathology
Having graduated from Speech Pathology at Sydney University in 1991, Marijke has since had a long career as a practicing paediatric speech pathologist working mostly in the community health sector. She has combined her clinical work with providing a variety of clinical education opportunities, particularly in regional and rural communities. Having collaborated in a number of academic projects over the years, she has recently joined the Charles Sturt University Speech Pathology Program to focus on the continued delivery of a high quality workplace learning program.
2002 – 2019
Albury Wodonga Health - Albury Community Health - Senior Speech Pathologist, Student Educator / Clinical Education Coordinator
Health service’s coordinator of fieldwork experience placement collaborations between Charles Sturt University, Dpt. of Education, and Health, including Schools Project and SpICE (Specialist Integrated Community Engagement).
2002 - 2018
Charles Sturt University - Adjunct Associate Lecturer – Speech Pathology Program
2012 – 2014
Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), Rural Research Capacity Building Program. Research project “Student Mentoring Using the SpICE Model – Exploring Inter-Professional Mentors’ Experiences Using Narrative Inquiry.”
Practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia, and participant in the Association's Professional Self-Regulation Program.
Denton M. Attitudes of Hope, Care and Joy: Stories of Collaborative Learning Mentors. Health Education Training Institute, 2014. https://www.heti.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/438838/M-Denton-Final-Report.pdf
Clarke K, Denton M. Red dirt thinking on child wellbeing in Indigenous, rural and remote Australian communities: The SpICE Model ―I just don't want my kid to struggle like I did at school. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. 2013;42(Special Issue 02):136-44.
Beecham, R. & Denton, M. (2010). Collaborative engagement in fieldwork education: The schools project. In L. McAllister, M. Paterson, J. Higgs & C. Blithell (Eds.), Innovations in allied health fieldwork education: A critical appraisal. (pp.111-119). Rotterdam Netherlands: Sense Publishers. Denton, M. (2009). Speech Pathology in Schools. Building regional and other partnerships for health. In Education horizons - journal of excellence in teaching. Vol.10 No. 5. pp10-13.