Jenny Jim

Dr Jenny Jim

Deputy Programme Director (Clinical)

Paediatric Neuropsychology

, School of Psychology

Jenny Jim is Deputy Programme Director (Clinical) in the School of Psychology.

Jenny has interests in integrating brain and behaviour relationships with a holistic understanding of a child and young person's context and family. She practises at The Children's Trust, the UK's leading charity for children and young people with brain injury. Jenny is committed to improving the lives of children, young people and families whose lives have been affected by acquired brain injuries.

Areas Of Interest

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  • Paediatric Neuropsychology
  • Neurorehabilitation of Severe Acquired Brain Injury
  • Biopsychosocial Integrative Formulation Models
  • Family Therapy
  • Clinical Psychology Practice Skills
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OVERVIEW

Dr Jim is the Deputy Programme Director (Clinical) of Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She also practises at the UK's leading charity for children and young people with brain injuries, The Children's Trust.

She is an Honorary Lecturer at University College London (UCL) teaching on their Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme and at the Institute for Child Health (UCL) Masters in Clinical and Applied Paediatric Neuropsychology Programme. She has over a decade of post-doctoral qualified experience working with children, young people and families.

Dr Jim has interests in integrating brain and behaviour relationships with a wholistic understanding of child and young person's context and family. She considers herself a biopsychosocial scientist-practitioner. She has sought post-doctoral qualifications in Family Therapy and Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology.

External roles

  • Honorary Lecturer at University College London (UCL)

CURRENT RESEARCH

July 2014, "SYNAPX": a unique synthesis of neuropsychology, Serious Games and technology for rehabilitating adolescents with acquired brain injuries - £1million bid submitted to NIHR Invention for Innovation funding

This a partnership between UEL, UCL and Murdoch University (Aus.) involving Serious Games developers and world leading paediatric neuropsychologists.

PUBLICATIONS

2016

EUROPEAN ACADEMY FOR CHILDHOOD DISABILITY (EACD), STOCKHOLM

2 Poster Presentations:

  • (1) Empowering parents to be parents using the Neuropsychological Integrative Formulation model "NIF-TY" (Jim & Liddiard)
  • (2) Using the Systematic Neuropsychological Assessment Profile 2 to enhance activity and participation in severe acquired brain injuries (Liddiard & Jim) 

INTERNATIONAL BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION, 11TH WORLD CONGRESS, THE HAGUE

3 Poster Presentations:

  • (1)  "SPECS": Seeing brain injury clearly - A Psychosocial training package for staff (Jim & Norton)
  • (2)  "SNAP" 1 & 2: Systematic Neuropsychological Assessment Profiles in Paediatric and Adult Neurorehabilitation (Liddiard & Jim)
  • (3)  "NIF-TY": Neuropsychological Integrative Formulation Model for Intervention Planning in Paediatric and Adult Neurorehabilitation (Jim & Liddiard)

SOCIETY FOR REHABILITATION RESEARCH, ROYAL HOSPITAL PUTNEY, UK

1 Poster Presentation:

  • (1)  "SNAP" 1 & 2: Systematic Neuropsychological Assessment Profiles in Paediatric and Adult Neurorehabilitation (Liddiard & Jim)

2015

BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY, DIVISION OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE, UK

2 Poster Presentations:

  • (1)  "SPECS": Seeing brain injury clearly - A Psychosocial training package for staff (Jim & Norton)
  • (2)  "SNAP" 1 & 2: Systematic Neuropsychological Assessment Profiles in Paediatric and Adult Neurorehabilitation (Liddiard & Jim)

INTERNATIONAL PAEDIATRIC BRAIN INJURY SYMPOSIUM (IPBIS), LIVERPOOL

  • Invited speaker: "Empowering parents to be parents in post-acute neurorehabilitation for severe acquired brain injury" (Jim)

EUROPEAN ACADEMY FOR CHILDHOOD DISABILITY (EACD), COPENHAGEN

  • Lecture: "SPECS": Seeing brain injury clearly - A Psychosocial training package for staff (Jim)
  • Poster Presentation: "Munch Your Lunch" - An innovative interdisciplinary intervention for eating problems in severe acquire brain injury (Jim, Hitchen & Wallace)

MUSIC THERAPY ADVANCES CONFERENCE, ROYAL HOSPITAL PUTNEY

  • Poster Presentation: "Munch Your Lunch" - An innovative interdisciplinary intervention for eating problems in severe acquire brain injury (Jim, Hitchen & Wallace)

EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR REHABILITATION RESEARCH (EFRR), HELSINKI

  • Poster Presentation: "SPECS": Seeing brain injury clearly - A Psychosocial training package for staff (Jim & Norton)

TEACHING

Prof Doc Clinical Psychology

The Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych) course provides a comprehensive training programme comprising concurrent academic teaching (on average two days per week) and clinical work placements based mainly in the NHS (on average three days per week). The overarching purpose of the training course is to supply highly competent clinical psychologists for the NHS and related settings.

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MODULES

  • C11: Working with Children, Young People and Families