B.A. (SW) (US) M.S.D. (UP), N.E.C. (UNISA), A.H.S. (UNISA), D.Phil. (US), Ph.D. (NWU), Ph.D. (UCT), Ph.D. (UNISA), Reg. M. (UNSW).
Registered Master of Forensic Mental Health (School of Psychiatry) from the University of NSW, Sydney.
Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice from the University of South Africa.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work from the University of Cape Town.
Doctor in Social Work from the North-West University.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work from the University of Stellenbosch.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of South Africa.
Magister Socialis Diligentiae (Cum Laude) in Social Work from the University of Pretoria.
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Stellenbosch.
Prof Robinson majored in social work, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice and has clinical and forensic practice experience. She is a passionate academic and has obtained her 4th PhD in Criminal Justice. Tanya is an Extraordinary Associate Professor (NWU) and an Honorary Research Fellow (KZNU). She takes on Court-appointed work and is a specialist in family assessments and forensic investigations where children are involved.
Prof Robinson has worked for many years in Africa and she now operates both in Africa and in South Australia, being the Director and Founder of The Green Duck International Institute. Prof Robinson has been appointed in many Court cases with an international component to facilitate decision-making processes serving the best interests of children. She has vast experience in victimology and specialises in investigating violent crimes committed against children. She is the author and co-authors of various research-based scientific papers and books. She has been in private practice for over two decades.