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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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, pp. 1-7, Nurse Education Today, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 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

(2020), pp. 1-18, Journal of attention disorders, London, England, 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

(2020), pp. 1-12, Clinical psychologist, Chichester, Eng., 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, pp. 1-14, Frontiers in Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal article

A scoping review of self-compassion in qualitative studies about children's experiences of parental mental illness

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

(2020), Mindfulness, New York, N.Y., 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

Emma Thompson, Jade Sheen, Darryl Maybery

(2019), Vol. 25, pp. 219-259, Journal of family nursing, London, Eng., 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, pp. 1-7, BMC psychiatry, London, Eng., 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

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, Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, C1

journal article

Student Perceptions of Adverse Health Events During Ambulance Clinical Placements

Jade Sheen, Leanne Boyd, Kathryn Eastwood, Frank Archer, Sinead Leaf

(2012), Vol. 2, pp. 6-10, Education, 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, 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

  • 2020: $518,016


Principal Supervisor

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