Joanne Williams

 

 


 

I am a developmental psychologist with research interests in child and adolescent health and mental health, the development of health concepts, and developmental disabilities. I completed a BA(Hons) in Psychology followed by a PhD in Developmental Psychology at the University of Strathclyde.

My career in the University of Edinburgh commenced in 1993 with a research fellowship to examine psychological factors associated with child and adolescent injuries. This post was based jointly in Psychology and a The Research Unit in Health and Behavioural Change, Public Health Sciences.

In 1996, I took a two-year lectureship in Psychology, and from 1998 to 2012 I was lecturer in psychology, then senior lecturer in psychology, in Moray House School of Education.

In 2012, I started my current post in Clinical Psychology to contribute to child and adolescent psychology teaching and research. I coordinate the Edinburgh Child and Adolescent Research Network (ECAP), which brings together child psychologists based in Clinical Psychology, Psychology and Moray House School of Education.

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May 18th 2015

The course will cover the basic guiding principles of the Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People and illustrate how theories of psychological development can be applied in understanding children and young people's mental health and well being within a wider societal and cultural context. We will also discuss current psychological models of prevention and treatment for Children and Young People.

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