Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Karl Wiener

Dr Karl Wiener

BSc (Auckland University), Diploma Applied Psychology (Flinders University), MClin. Psych. (University of Queensland), PhD (University of Canberra)

Profile

Karl started his working career as a Registered Nurse working in Germany, New Zealand and Australian hospital systems. Since 1985 Karl has been working as a psychologist in forensic, organisational and clinical settings as both coordinator/manager and clinical service provider. Karl has gained numerous managerial and clinical experiences from working in different professional employment settings. He worked in both public and privately managed prisons in NSW and Queensland, and worked for both the Victorian Health Services and Queensland Health as Clinical Psychologist. Most recently he worked as a Mental Health Services Coordinator with the Murrumbidgee General Practice Network (MGPN).

Currently Karl works full time as a Lecturer in the School of Psychology at CSU Wagga Wagga campus, and manages a part-time after hours and Saturday private practice in Wagga Wagga.

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Teaching

  • PSY404  Psychological Assessment
  • PSY420  Ethics and Current Issues in Psychology
  • Supervision of research students (Honours, Masters, Doctorate and PhD)

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Research

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Change Management
  • Organizational Behaviour

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Publications

PhD Thesis
Refereed Conference Paper
  • Wiener, K., & Griffin, M., (2003). The type of change is important for understanding readiness for change: A comparison of IT change and organisation restructure. In A. Brown (Ed.). Surfing the Waves: Management Challenges; Management Solutions, Proceedings of the 17th ANZAM Conference. 2-5 December, Fremantle.
Published articles
  •  McIntyre, E., Wiener, K. K. K., & Saliba, A. J. (2015). Compulsive Internet use and relations between social connectedness, and introversion. Computers in Human Behavior, 48(July), 569-574.
  • Waddell, L. P. & Wiener, K.K.K. (2014) What's driving illegal mobile phone use? Psychosocial influences on drivers' intentions to use hand-held mobile phones. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 22(1), 1-11. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2013.10.008
  • Wiener, K.K.K., Oei, T.P.S., & Creed, P.A. (1999) Predicting job seeking frequency, psychological well being and self-efficacy in the unemployed, Journal of Employment Counseling , 36, 67-81.
  • Creed, P.A. & Wiener, K.K.K. (1999), Use of the Shipley Institute of Living Scale and the Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices with unemployed populations, Journal of Applied Health Behaviour ,1(1), 22-26.
  • Wiener K.K.K. & Oei T.P.S. (1995) The Relationship of General Self Efficacy in Job Seeking Behaviour in the Unemployed in; Hicks, R., Creed, P., Patton, W., and Tomlinson, J, Unemployment: Developments & Transitions. Australian Academic Brisbane.
  • Drury, B. & Wiener, K.K.K. (1994), The Conflict Management Workshop. in: Hicks, R., Creed, P., Keogh, D., and Tomlinson, J., Unemployment Challenges and Solutions, Proceedings of the 1994 National Conference on Unemployment, Australian Academic Brisbane.
  • Drury, B. & Wiener, K.K.K. (1994), Problems of the Older Unemployed Person in the South East Corner of Queensland, in: Hicks, R., Creed, P., Keogh, D., and Tomlinson, J., Unemployment Challenges and Solutions, Proceedings of the 1994 National Conference on Unemployment, Australian Academic Brisbane.
Master Thesis
  • Wiener K.K.K. (1995) The relationship of Psychological Health, General self-efficacy, and Job Seeking Behaviour in the unemployed, Department of Psychology, University of Queensland, Freyer Library.

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Memberships

  • Registered Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
  • Endorsed Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
  • Endorsed Forensic Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
  • Endorsed Organisational Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • APS College of Forensic Psychologists
  • APS College of Organisational Psychologists

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