Jenni Tremewen

PSD Evaluator

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Jennifer is both a Clinical and Educational and Developmental psychologist with over 40 years’ experience working with children and families in the welfare sector, schools and mental health settings.

Initially a special education teacher, Jennifer worked with children in out-of-home care both in schools and in the care setting. Jennifer was a consultant, a vice principal, then a psychologist in specialist and mainstream schools for children with severe behaviour disorders.  She was responsible for teaching, assessment, developing programs for children, liaising with mainstream schools and providing parenting programs.

Jennifer was the manager for some years of Kalparrin, a large early childhood intervention service for children with a range of disabilities. Whilst there, she successfully tendered for an autism-specific program, expanded the inclusion program into preschools, and developed an intensive transition program for children entering mainstream schools.

In more recent years, Jennifer has worked as a school counsellor in primary and secondary schools in NSW, assessing children and writing applications for funding.  She became a senior clinical psychologist at CAMHS in the South-East region of NSW before developing a private practice for children and adults.

Since returning to Melbourne, Jennifer has worked with children in private practice providing therapy as well as cognitive and autism assessments.

She has worked at AHA as an evaluator for the PSD program since 2014 and also worked as a participant interviewer on AHA’s NDIS evaluation project.

Her qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Welfare
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master of Psychology (Educational & Developmental)
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Member of College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists
  • Member of College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Registered Psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia (PBA)
  • Specialist endorsement in Educational and Developmental Psychology with the PBA
  • Specialist endorsement in Clinical Psychology with the PBA
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education.
Jenni has been an evaluator for the PSD program since 2014