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Professor Jenny Sharples


Email: jenny.sharples@vu.edu.au




Ph.D.,  M Psych (Clinical), BBSc.

Membership of relevant professional associations
Clinical College, APS
Community College, APS
Registered Psychologist, Victoria
Member, Australian Evaluation Society
Member, Society for Community Research and Action (Division 27, American Psychological Association)

Research interests
Cross cultural issues, women's health, chronic illness, evaluation research, mental health, lifespan development

Areas of postgraduate research supervision
Cross cultural issues, Clinical and community psychology, women's health, chronic illness

Selected publications (last 4 years only)

Sharples, J. (2006). The use of psychological theories of development and adjustment in the broader culture to support the political agenda: A critical view. The Australian Community Psychologist, 18 (3), 80-84.

Externally funded research grants and projects (last 4 years only)
'Don't go there': young people's perspectives on community safety and policing. Victoria Police
Evaluation of Community Kitchens, Bethany, Geelong
Evaluation of Life Care Skills Program, Incolink
Mental health benefits of singing in groups, VicHealth