Nicky Jacobs

Assoc Professor

20052019
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Nicky Jacobs is an Associate Professor in Psychology and Counselling in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. Nicky co-ordinates the Master of Counselling program which is delivered in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong and has published and lectured extensively on a variety of topics related to psychology and education. Areas of research and clinical speciality include: tele Mental Health; bullying, trauma, academic achievement and counselling with a focus on quantitative analyses. Nicky has extensive clinical experience. She has AHPRA endorsements in Clinical and Counselling psychology, as a supervisor (4+2; 5+1) and is a member of the APS Clinical and Counselling Colleges. Nicky also has a strong background in Education and Developmental psychology which resulted from her work as a special education teacher of socially and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. Nicky was made a Fellow of the Monash Education Academy in 2015 and was one of three recipients of the Monash Education Academy's Teaching Accelerator Awards in 2015.

Research interests

GROUP PROJECT:

Evaluating digital technology including Apps; Factors that impact on Childhood aggression including self-control; attitudes; self-esteem; self efficacy; and social skills. 

INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS:

Digital technology and e-learning; Apps in Therapy; Impact of Social media and Smartphones; Bullying; Attitudes and expectationsl; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Critical Incident Management (debriefing, PTSD etc); Couples Therapy.

Research area keywords

  • Attitudes and expectations
  • Motivation
  • Locus of Control
  • Academic achievement
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Critical Incident Management (debriefing, PTSD etc)
  • Mediation and Counselling

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Projects 2007 2019

Research Output 2005 2019

Development of the psychologist and counsellor self-efficacy scale

Watt, H. M. G., Ehrich, J., Stewart, S. E., Snell, T., Bucich, M., Jacobs, N., Furlonger, B. & English, D., 2019, In : Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning. 9, 3, p. 485-509 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dignity during work-integrated learning: what does it mean for supervisors and students?

King, O., Davis, C., Clemans, A., Coles, J., Crampton, P., Jacobs, N., McKeown, T., Morphet, J., Seear, K. & Rees, C., 14 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Studies in Higher Education. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Examining the mediating effect of self-efficacy on approval of aggression and proactive aggression

Hadley, J. C., Mowbray, T. & Jacobs, N., 2017, In : Journal of School Violence. 16, 1, p. 86-103 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Lived Experience of Companion-animal Loss: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies

Kemp, H. R., Jacobs, N. & Stewart, S., 30 Dec 2016, In : Anthrozoos. 29, 4, p. 533-557 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review