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Dr Will Shield CPsychol

Dr Will Shield CPsychol

Child and Educational Psychologist

 5985

 +44 (0) 1392 725985

 North Cloisters NC110

 

North Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

 Office hours:

Wednesday and Thursday

Overview

I am an Academic and Professional Tutor on the DEdPsych programme and a Senior Educational Psychologist for Bristol City Council. 

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Psychology, Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, Doctorate in Educational, Child and Community Psychology.

I am currently studying for a Post-Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP) which leads to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and a MSc Mental Health in Children and Young People: Psychological Approaches.

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Research

Research interests

My research and teaching areas of interest include: children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs; alternative provision and inclusion; trauma and attachment; challenging behaviour linked to childhood adversity; critical incident stress management; dynamic assessment and mediated learning environments; group dynamics; widening participation in education; personal construct psychology and learner self-efficacy.

I supervise Doctoral research projects on the Doctorate in Educational, Child and Community Psychology and the EdD Education Professional Doctorate programmes.

Research projects

I am currently involved in a rapid response research project with the Social Mobility Centre at Exeter University: The Educational Impact of School Closure.

I am also involved in research bid applications through the Exeter University Centre for Special Educational Needs and Disability.

External Engagement and Impact

Member of British Psychological Society DECP Training Committee

Editorial board member for Educational Psychology in Practice Journal

Peer reviewer for Educational and Child Psychology Journal

Teaching

My research and teaching areas of interest include: children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs; alternative provision and inclusion; trauma and attachment; challenging behaviour linked to childhood adversity; critical incident stress management; dynamic assessment and mediated learning environments; group dynamics; personal construct psychology, and learner self-efficacy.

Supervision / Group

Postgraduate researchers

  • Pippa Harris - DEdPsych
  • Georgia Lovell - DEdPsych
  • Amy Mumford - DEdPsych
  • Owayne Ovenstone - DEdPsych

Alumni

  • Sarah Salem S. Alqahtani - EdD
  • Ruth Arnell - DEdPsych
  • Samuel Bougourd - DEdPsych
  • Kate Gribble - DEdPsych
  • Adam McCartney - DEdPsych

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