A/Prof. Jade Sheen



Associate Professor


Faculty of Health


School of Psychology


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 925 17634

Research interests

Clinical simulation in teaching practice

Parenting and mental illness

Carer burden and mental illness

Managing the impacts of divorce on families

Teaching interests

Unit chair and lecturer in:

HPS708/908 Psychological Interventions 2

HPS916 Psychological Interventions 4

Units taught

HPS916 Psychological Interventions 4

HPS705/905 Advanced Psychological Assessment

HPS708/908 Psychological Interventions 2

HPS714/914 Studies in Psychopathology


Invited keynote addresses:
     Sheen, J. (2016). Developing and integrating SBE. Monash University education showcase. 20th May. Clayton, Victoria.
     Sheen, J. (2015). Integrating multi-modal SBE into a postgraduate psychology curriculum. Monash University education showcase. 18th August. Newborough, Victoria.

Sample of conference presentations (last five years):
     Sheen, J., Sutherland-Smith, W., Dudley, A., Boyd, L., & McGillivray, J. (2016). Enhancing psychology students’ clinical competence in risky environments through SBE. 26th-28th October. Dublin, Ireland.
     Sheen, J., Gurtman, C., & McGillivray, J. (2014). Objective Structured Clinical Examinations: The new frontier. Deakin T & L Conference 2014. 26th November. Burwood, Victoria.
     Sheen, J., Gurtman, C., & McGillivray, J. (2014). Deakin Psychiatric Simulation Program. Deakin T & L Conference 2014. 26th November. Burwood, Victoria.
     Sheen, J., Hooke, G., & Boyd, L. (2012). Optimizing student learning in Moodle: reflections from the Middle East. Moving forward with Moodle. 6th-7th December. Caulfield, Victoria.
     Sheen, J. (2012). Pedagogical principles informing the Monash Health Science Curriculum: examples from Psychology. Fatima College of Health Sciences Curriculum Conference. 2nd-6th September. Abu Dhabi, UAE.
     Sheen, J. (2012). Assessment and learning in the health sciences: Introduction to constructive alignment and enquiry based learning. Fatima College of Health Sciences Curriculum Conference. 2nd-6th September. Abu Dhabi, UAE.


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Emergency ambulance demand by older adults from rural and regional Victoria, Australia

T McManamny, R Dwyer, K Cantwell, L Boyd, J Sheen, K Smith, J Lowthian

(2022), Vol. 41, pp. e74-e81, Australasian Journal on Ageing, Australia, C1

journal article

Health initiatives to reduce the potentially preventable hospitalisation of older people in rural and regional Australia

T McManamny, L Boyd, J Sheen, J Lowthian

(2022), Vol. 33, pp. 553-565, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Australia, C1

journal article

Promoting Self-Determination in Parents With Mental Illness in Adult Mental Health Settings

M Goodyear, B Allchin, M Burn, H von Doussa, A Reupert, P Tchernegovski, J Sheen, R Cuff, A Obradovic, T Solantaus, D Maybery

(2022), Vol. 28, pp. 129-141, Journal of Family Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

"Did You Bring It Home with You?" A Qualitative Investigation of the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Victorian Frontline Healthcare Workers and Their Families

J Sheen, E Clancy, J Considine, A Dwyer, P Tchernegovski, A Aridas, B Lee, A Reupert, L Boyd

(2022), Vol. 19, pp. 1-20, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

'It's like they're learning what it is for the very first time': Clinician's accounts of self-compassion in clients whose parents experience mental illness

A Dunkley-Smith, A Reupert, J Sheen

(2022), pp. 1-16, Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Interventions for Adolescents With ADHD to Improve Peer Social Functioning: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

S Morris, J Sheen, M Ling, D Foley, E Sciberras

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 1479-1496, Journal of Attention Disorders, United States, C1

journal article

Evaluating the impact of simulation-based education on clinical psychology students' confidence and clinical competence

J Sheen, W Sutherland‐Smith, E Thompson, G Youssef, A Dudley, R King, K Hall, N Dowling, C Gurtman, J McGillivray

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 271-282, Clinical Psychologist, C1

journal article

A Scoping Review of Self-compassion in Qualitative Studies About Children's Experiences of Parental Mental Illness

A Dunkley-Smith, J Sheen, M Ling, A Reupert

(2021), Vol. 12, pp. 815-830, Mindfulness, C1

journal article

Experiences and perspectives of self-compassion from young adult children of parents with mental illness

Addy Dunkley-Smith, Andrea Reupert, Mathew Ling, Jade Sheen

(2021), Vol. 89, pp. 183-193, Journal of adolescence, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Variation in latent social profiles of adolescent ADHD and related clinical features

S Morris, M Ling, J Sheen, E Sciberras

(2021), Vol. 302, Psychiatry Research, Ireland, C1

journal article

The Interteacher Reliability of Assessments of Adolescents

Sarah Morris, Mathew Ling, Jade Sheen, Emma Sciberras

(2021), Vol. 33, pp. 904-910, Psychological Assessment, Arlington, Va., C1

journal article

Assessing clinical competencies using the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in psychology training

K Yap, J Sheen, M Nedeljkovic, L Milne, K Lawrence, M Hay

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 260-270, Clinical Psychologist, C1

journal article

A New Reality: The Role of Simulated Learning Activities in Postgraduate Psychology Training Programs

J Paparo, G Beccaria, D Canoy, A Chur-Hansen, J Conti, H Correia, A Dudley, C Gooi, S Hammond, P Kavanagh, M Monfries, K Norris, M Oxlad, R Rooney, A Sawyer, J Sheen, S Xenos, K Yap, M Thielking

(2021), Vol. 6, Frontiers in Education, C1

journal article

The utility of threshold concepts for clinical psychology education programmes

T Laing, J Sheen, K Nicola-Richmond, G Pépin, M O’Shea

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 316-328, Clinical Psychologist, C1

journal article

Investigating the Impact of Isolation During COVID-19 on Family Functioning - An Australian Snapshot

J Sheen, A Aridas, P Tchernegovski, A Dudley, J McGillivray, A Reupert

(2021), Vol. 12, Frontiers in Psychology, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Paramedic involvement in health education within metropolitan, rural and remote Australia: a narrative review of the literature

T McManamny, P Jennings, L Boyd, J Sheen, J Lowthian

(2020), Vol. 44, pp. 114-120, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article

Occupational risks during clinical placement: key stakeholder perceptions

J Sheen, E Graj, A Dudley, B Wallace, W Sutherland-Smith, V Kavadas, R Roberts, M Proeve, S Littler, G Clark, D Dunstan

(2020), Vol. 55, pp. 73-88, Australian psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Training maternal and child health nurses in early relational trauma: An evaluation of the MERTIL workforce training

E Clancy, J McIntosh, A Booth, J Sheen, M Johnson, T Gibson, R Bennett, L Newman

(2020), Vol. 89, Nurse Education Today, Scotland, C1

journal article

Immediate Attention Enhancement and Restoration From Interactive and Immersive Technologies: A Scoping Review

A Barton, J Sheen, L Byrne

(2020), Vol. 11, Frontiers in Psychology, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Enhancing student competency in risky clinical environments: evaluating an online education program

E Graj, J Sheen, A Dudley, W Sutherland-Smith, J McGillivray

(2019), Vol. 54, pp. 68-79, Australian psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

A mixed method evaluation of an intervention for parents with mental illness

Darryl Maybery, Melinda Goodyear, Andrea Reupert, Jade Sheen, Warren Cann, Brendan O'Hanlon, Rose Cuff

(2019), Vol. 24, pp. 717-727, Clinical child psychology and psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Adverse health events associated with clinical placement: a systematic review

Ella Graj, Jade Sheen, Amanda Dudley, Wendy Sutherland-Smith

(2019), Vol. 76, pp. 178-190, Nurse education today, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Measuring Recovery in Parents Experiencing Mental Health Problems

E Thompson, J Sheen, D Maybery

(2019), Vol. 25, pp. 219-259, Journal of Family Nursing, United States, C1

journal article

Mental health simulation with student nurses: a qualitative review

L Alexander, J Sheen, N Rinehart, M Hay, L Boyd

(2018), Vol. 14, pp. 8-14, Clinical simulation in nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The role of television in perceptions of dangerousness

L Alexander, J Sheen, N Rinehart, M Hay, L Boyd

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 187-196, Journal of mental health training, education and practice, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Sex differences in the prevalence of oppositional defiant disorder during middle childhood: a meta-analysis

D Demmer, M Hooley, J Sheen, J McGillivray, J Lum

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 313-325, Journal of abnormal child psychology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Developing an Australian-first recovery model for parents in Victorian mental health and family services: A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

D Maybery, M Goodyear, A Reupert, J Sheen, W Cann, K Dalziel, P Tchernagovski, B O'Hanlon, H von Doussa

(2017), Vol. 17, BMC Psychiatry, England, C1

journal article

Graduate nurses' experience of feedback, support and anxiety: a pilot study

I Gardiner, J Sheen

(2017), Vol. 35, pp. 6-15, Australian journal of advanced nursing, South Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Graduate nurse experiences of support: A review

I Gardiner, J Sheen

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 7-12, Nurse Education Today, C1

journal article

Enhancing students' clinical competence in risky environments through a blended simulation-based learning program

J Sheen, W Sutherland-Smith, A Dudley, L Boyd, J McGillivray

(2016), pp. 316-320, Fifth International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector : Broadening our View - Responding Together, Dublin, Ireland, E1


Mixed methods and its application in prehospital research: a systematic review

T McManamny, J Sheen, L Boyd, P Jennings

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 214-231, Journal of mixed methods research, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal article

Assessing the clinical competence of psychology students through Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs): student and staff views

J Sheen, J McGillivray, C Gurtman, L Boyd

(2015), Vol. 50, pp. 51-59, Australian psychologist, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Self-practice and self-reflection in training of psychological interventions and therapist skills development: A qualitative meta-synthesis review

J Mc Gillivray, C Gurtman, C Boganin, J Sheen

(2015), Vol. 50, pp. 434-444, Australian psychologist, St. Lucia, Qld., C1

journal article

The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards requirements for orientation and induction within Australian healthcare: a review of the literature

Boyd, L, J Sheen

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 31-37, Asia Pacific journal of health management, North Ryde, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Occupational risks in undergraduate student paramedic clinical placements

T McManamny, L Boyd, J Sheen

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 35-50, Journal of health, safety and environment, North Ryde, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Student perceptions of adverse health events during ambulance clinical placements

J Sheen, L Boyd, K Eastwood, F Archer, S Leaf

(2012), Vol. 2, pp. 6-10, Education, Rosemead, Calif., C1-1

journal article

The role of absorption in women's sexual response to erotica : a cognitive-affective investigation

J Sheen, E Koukounas

(2009), Vol. 46, pp. 358-365, Journal of sex research, Mt. Vernon, V.I., C1

journal article

The effect of age and female's clothing on male's perception of sexual intent

J Sheen, E Koukounas

(2002), pp. 128-137, Relationships: at home and abroad: proceedings of the 2nd Australasian Psychology of Relationships Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Developing an Australian-first recovery model for parents in Victorian mental health and family services (MIRF)

A/Prof Darryl Maybery, Dr Andrea Reupert, A/Prof Jade Sheen, Brendan O'Hanlon, Rose Cuff, Melinda Goodyear, Warren Cann, Dr Robyn Mildon, Dr Kim Dalziel

Mental Illness Research Fund

  • 2017: $4,143
  • 2016: $7,993
  • 2015: $7,426
  • 2014: $3,576
  • 2013: $6,645

Risk Aware: Enhancing students¿ clinical competence in risky environments through blended simulation- based learning.

A/Prof Jade Sheen, Prof Jane McGillivray, A/Prof Wendy Sutherland-Smith, Ms Amanda Dudley, Dr Sue Littler, Dr Rachel Roberts, Dr Michael Proeve, Prof Reg Nixon, A/Prof Carmela Pestell, Dr Katie Bunch, Ms Louise Alexander, Mr Matthew Johnson

OLT Innovation and Development Grants - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2016: $180,222

Other Public Sector Funding

Investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Victorian healthcare workers and their families.

A/Prof Jade Sheen, Prof Craig Olsson, Prof Jane McGillivray

Eastern Health

  • 2020: $518,016


Principal Supervisor

Addy Jean Dunkley-Smith

Thesis entitled: Self-Compassion for Children of Parents with Mental Illness: Theory and Practice

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology


Louise Alexander

Thesis entitled: Impacts of simulation-based education on students' attitudes towards mental illness

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

Rachel Elizabeth Waller

Thesis entitled: An Examination of Adolescent Sexual Behaviour, Knowledge and Education

Doctor of Psychology (Health), School of Psychology

Associate Supervisor

Tara Laing

Thesis entitled: Threshold Concepts in Clinical Psychology Education

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology


Sarah Morris

Thesis entitled: Challenges to Assessment and Intervention of Social Functioning in Adolescents with ADHD

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology