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Associate Professor Jane Shakespeare-Finch

Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling

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Name
Associate Professor Jane Shakespeare-Finch
Position(s)
Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling
IHBI Member
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - HHWB
Discipline *
Psychology
Phone
+61 7 3138 4932
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress (ASTSS) – Secretary
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) – Internationale Affiliate – Trauma division (56)
  • Editorial Board - Traumatology: The International Journal
  • Editorial Board – Journal of Loss and Trauma
Keywords

coping, posttraumatic growth, resilience, stress, trauma

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Completed PhD Supervision

  • The role of distal and proximate culture on post-trauma outcomes: African and Australian populations (Alicia Copping, University of Tasmania, 15.08.10)
  • Correlates of mental health in detained youth and comparison populations (Elysia Cunningham, University of Tasmania, 15.08.10)
  • Posttraumatic Growth in cancer patients: A longitudinal study (Bronwyn Morris, University of Tasmania, 15.08.09)
  • Examination of the Coping Mechanisms and Daily Experiences of Police Officers (Karena Burke, University of Tasmania, 15.08.09)
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Jane Shakespeare-Finch.

Teaching

  • Paramedic Communication Skills (PYB111)
  • Foundation Psychology (PYB100)
  • Individual Differences and Assessment (PYB309)
  • Research Methods (graduate) (PYN021)
This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Jane Shakespeare-Finch.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2004
Details
Editorial board and reviewer for Traumatology, The International Journal; Reviewer for Journal of Traumatic Stress, Psychology & Health, BMD Emergency Medicine and the Australasian Journal for Disaster and Trauma Studies
Type
International Collaboration
Reference year
2003
Details
I was also the only Australian contributor to an international collaborative research project in (2003) examining the universality of the Five Factor Model of personality across 50 cultures. The collaboration was headed by Prof. Robert R. McCrae (NIH, USA). It resulted in 3 publications one of which was in Science. I have just completed data for a second collaboration examining personality and age with 35 countries form this original group.
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2005
Details
Invited speaker at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC presenting "Posttraumatic Growth: Similarities and differences between American and Australian populations.
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2006
Details
Invited to Chair a symposium at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies titled "Posttraumatic Growth in cancer survivors: Three diverse studies from three nations".
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2008
Details
Invited conference presentation for the American Psychological Society, Boston, 2008 regarding Posttraumatic growth across cultural contexts.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Promoting Resilience In Employees Working In High-Stress Occupations.
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0883444
Start year
2009
Keywords
Occupational Stress, Mental Health Promotion, Resilience