- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Auckland, 2010.
- Diploma in Psychology (Comm), University of Waikato, 2000.
- Master of Social Science, University of Waikato, 1997.
- Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Wintec.
- Bachelor of Social Science, University of Waikato, 1993.
- Registered General Nurse, United Kingdom, 1975.
- Registered M Nurse, United Kingdom, 1972.
Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements
- 20+ years of experience in hospital and community nursing, in both general and psychiatric contexts.
- Tertiary teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Worked as a community psychologist and counsellor prior to working at Wintec.
Areas of Expertise and Research
- Supervision of research projects and dissertations.
- Families with two maternal figures.
- Evaluation research and qualitative research around teaching and development.
‘A unique approach to succession planning for diabetes nurses: Evaluation of an emerging programme’. Poster presented at the New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellington, 2015.
‘Utilising a psychosocial research approach to understand the intrapersonal and interpersonal factors that contribute to a ‘successful’ relationship between maternal dyads’. Presented at the New Zealand Applied Psychology Conference: Tikarohia Te Marama, Hamilton, 2014.
‘Maternal dyads and the value of mentalizing capacity: A pilot study’. Presented at the New Zealand Applied Psychology Conference, University of Waikato, 2014.
Evaluation of the nurse internship programme for the Waikato Regional Diabetes Centre. Commissioned by the Waikato Regional Diabetes Centre, 2014, with Fyers, K.
‘Pedagogical approaches to fostering reflexivity in cultural safety education’. Poster presented at the Australian Nurse Educators Conference, Wellington, 2013, with Fyers, K.
‘Pedagogical approaches to fostering reflexivity in cultural safety education: A pilot study’. Unpublished report, Wintec, Hamilton, 2013, with Beaton, A.
‘What are the intrapersonal and interpersonal factors that contribute to a ‘successful’ open adoption relationship between the two mothers? A pilot study’. Hamilton, 2013.
Evaluation of the happy ‘n’ healthy programme offered by Waimarie Community House. Commissioned by Waimarie Community House, 2012.
‘Pilot project to explore aspect of successful co-mother relationships’. Unpublished report, Wintec, Hamilton, 2012.
Greenwood, S. (2015). Sex, gender and sexual orientation. In D. Wepa (Ed.), Cultural safety (2nd ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press.
Greenwood, S. (2014). The invisibility of maternal dyads. Dynamics of Human Health, 1(1).