Psychology SupervisionBoard Approved Supervisor and Endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Psychology Board of Australia Board Approved Supervisor
I am a Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor for provisional psychologists and psychologists seeking endorsement for Educational and Developmental Psychology. I am an experienced Supervisor and have had over 25 years of experience practising as a Psychologist.
Intellectual Disability, ASD and Language Disorders
My areas of particular interest are working with children and their families. I have worked for many years with children with disabilities in particular children with developmental delay, intellectual disability and autism. I have a long interest in children with language disorders and the impact of communication delays on development and emotional regulation.
I have experience in the assessment of specific learning disorders and in treating a wide range of emotional and behavioural issues in children.
Positive Behaviour Support
I am very familiar with positive behaviour support as well as family-centred approaches to best practice when working with children. For many years I co-ordinated and lead specialist behaviour intervention and intensive family support teams in South Australia. I have a particular interest in children with disabilities who are in alternative care including foster care.
I enjoy supervising and have had many years of experience supervising both provisional and registered psychologists and am very familiar with the requirements for Board registration in Australia. I am also a Supervisor with the College of Professional Psychology.
I am available for supervision online. Please feel free to email me to discuss your supervision requirements.
Feel free to make contact to discuss your professional Supervision requirements
Dini J ‘Foster Care’ in Rubin, I.L, Merrick, J (eds) Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan 3 edition Graydanus, D.E Patel D.R., Springer International Switzerland 2016 pp103-110.
ASSID Australasian Association of Study of Intellectual Disability National Conference, Melbourne November 2008
Paper: Alternative Care Disability Support Program. A specialist intervention program for children with disabilities and their foster carers in South Australia.
Foster Family-Based Treatment Association Annual Conference
Houston, Texas July 2008
Paper: Alternative Care Disability Support Program. A specialist intervention program for children with disabilities and their foster carers in South Australia
Disability SA Annual Conference Adelaide Nov 22nd 2007
Paper: Abnormal Eating Behaviour in Foster Children
National Parenting Conference Child and Youth Health. Adelaide 6th September 2004
Paper: Evaluation of Parent training program for Parents with children with Developmental Delay and Challenging Behaviour
Co-nominated for National Investment in The Early Years SA Award (NIFTY) 2004