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Wan Hua Sim is an educational and developmental psychologist and researcher who has worked and trained in Melbourne and Singapore. Her current appointments at Monash University include Research Fellow at the Department of Paediatrics, and the School of Psychological Sciences and Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health. She also works as a Senior Psychologist at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. Wan co-supervises psychology students undertaking research projects and clinical placements. 

Shaped by her interests and experience of working with children and families in educational and clinical settings, Wan's current research includes parenting interventions, family-school partnerships, child mental health and inclusive interventions. She strives to develop support for neurodivergent children and their families, and to promote their wellbeing and community participation. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, Doctor Of Philosophy, Development And Evaluation Of A Tailored Online Parenting Intervention To Prevent Clinical Anxiety And Depression In Children, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Educational Psychology, Masters, University of Melbourne

External positions

Senior Psychologist, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

Research area keywords

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Parents
  • Parenting
  • Neurodiversity
  • Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Online Interventions

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