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Personal profile

Biography

Nerelie is a psychologist, researcher and teacher. She spent ten years working as a psychologist in Catholic, independent and Government schools in Melbourne with children and adolescents, their families, teachers and allied health professionals. Nerelie has worked as a researcher in a number of organisations in Western Australia and Victoria including the Drug and Alcohol Office (WA), Department of Health (WA), Melbourne Health and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne. Prior to coming to Monash University, she worked as a lecturer at the University of Melbourne in the Graduate School of Education.

Research interests

* Developmental psychopathology in typically developing children and children with developmental disabilities

* Working memory in typically developing and developmentally delayed children

* Effectiveness of interventions in school settings

Community service

Lifeline Melbourne

Lifeline Perth

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behaviour problems in children
  • Children
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • School-based interventions
  • Translational Research

Research Output 2005 2018

Development of a pictorial semi-structured Child Anxiety and Coping Interview (CACI): preliminary analysis with school children aged 5–7 years

Ruocco, S., Freeman, N. C. & McLean, L. A., 22 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Children Australia. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Learning to cope: a CBT evaluation exploring self-reported changes in coping with anxiety among school children aged 5–7 years

Ruocco, S., Freeman, N. C. & McLean, L. A., 16 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : The Educational and Developmental Psychologist. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Preservice psychology training about (specific) learning differences

Sadusky, A., Freeman, N. C., Jacobs, K. E. & Reupert, A. E., 1 Dec 2018, In : The Educational and Developmental Psychologist. 35, 2, p. 51-66 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review