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

Stress and wellbeing amongst health professionals

Management of acute mental health conditions in the prehospital environment

Parenting and mental illness

Carer burden and mental illness

Teaching interests

Unit chair and lecturer in:

HPS 915 Etiology of Couple of Family Disorders

HPS 916 Treatment of Couple and Family Disorders


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. Bath, T., Boyd, L., & Sheen, J. (2011). Occupational Risks on Undergraduate Paramedic Clinical Placements. Australian Paramedics Australiasia. 5th-8th Oct. Sydney, Australia. Johnson, M., Boyd, L., Sheen, J., & Colquitt, S. (2011). What is the undergraduate paramedic students perspective on the acceptability, realism, and effectiveness of Simulated Patients? SimHealth Conference. 12th-15th September. Sydney, Australia. Boyd, L. Sheen, J. Johnson, M. Eastwood, K. (2010). Developing a Multidisciplinary Education Program: Challenges and Incentives. International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. 15th-17th November. Madrid, Spain. ICERI2010 Boyd, L., Sheen, J., & Johnson, M. (2010). Multidisciplinary responses to mental health crisis within the community setting. Chisholm Centre for Integrated Health & Community Well-being. Mornington Peninsula. October 12-13 Boyd, L., Sheen, J., Johnson, M., & Eastwood, K. (2010). Multidisciplinary responses to mental health crises in the pre-hospital setting. Australian College of Ambulance Professionals (ACAP) Conference, Perth, 14 to 16 October Murcott, P., Sheen, J., Eastwood, K., Boyd, L., & Johnson, M. (2010). Mental health crises in the prehospital sector. Australian College of Ambulance Professionals (ACAP) Conference, Perth, 14 to 16 October


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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

(2018), pp. 1-7, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1


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


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


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


Graduate nurse experiences of support: A review

I Gardiner, J Sheen

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


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


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


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


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


Occupational risks in undergraduate student paramedic clinical placements

T McManamny, L Boyd, J Sheen

(2013), Vol. 29, Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, C1


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


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


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


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