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Dr Jenny Jim

Deputy Programme Director (Clinical)

Jenny has interests in integrating brain and behaviour relationships with a wholistic 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.

  • AE 1.11, Stratford Campus
    School of Psychology
    The University of East London
    Stratford Campus
    London
    E15 4LZ
  • j.jim@uel.ac.uk +442082234411

    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.



    • Member of the British Psychological Society
    • Member of Health and Care Professions Council
    • Member of Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology
    Honorary Lecturer at University College London (UCL)

    Overview




    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.


    Collaborators

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    Research

    Publications

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



    Interests




    C11: Working with Children, Young People and Families
    Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

    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