Jeanie joined the School in 1998 as a postdoctoral fellow and then as a lecturer/research fellow lecturing in the postgraduate clinical psychology program. Her research focuses on: 1) adolescent mental health - assessment, treatment, developing and evaluating interventions to reduce mental health problems, and developing and evaluating approaches to build resilience and well-being; and 2) development of measures to assess quality of life in children with chronic health conditions and their parents, and the relevance to Indigenous communities.
BA, PhD(Clin) Qld., MAPS
Depression in adolescents - etiology, presentation, evaluation of prevention approaches and early intervention.
Building resilience and wellbeing in adolescents using a strengths-based approach.
Clinical eating disorders and disordered eating behaviours in adolescents.
Mental health literacy and help seeking amongst adolescents.
The application of ACT approaches to specific population groups.
Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.