The Sound Thinking team...
have extensive experience working
in educational psychology

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Julia Jennings
BSc(Hons) PGCE MEd

Chartered Educational Psychologist
M: 07527 655574

Julia has a proven record of achievement in working within nurseries, schools and colleges with children and young people as an Educational Psychologist. Her experience and skills are based on 35 years of working with children and young people, not only as an Educational Psychologist but also as a teacher, teaching assistant and residential support worker.

Julia began her professional career teaching in Herefordshire and Cheshire before training as an Educational Psychologist in 1990. Julia has worked at a senior level, as an Educational Psychologist for 10 years within the local authority. She is well respected for her psychological skills which she can apply to both strategic work and individual assessment. Julia has been involved in innovative practice which has been recognised at national level and published in professional journals.

Julia's experience includes:

•  Development, play-based assessment for very young children
•  Individual assessment of children and young people (psychometric and dynamic assessment)
•  Assessment of children/young people for examination concessions
•  Writing detailed psychological reports for tribunals, school, colleges and parents
•  Development and implementation of parenting programmes
•  Development of training packages and conference organisation
•  Presentation of training packages within schools and colleges
•  Systemic work with schools to support their special educational provision
•  Strategic multi-agency work (health, social services, local authority and voluntary services)

Julia works alongside the parents or the referrer to understand children and young people's perception of the world, with a view to identifying strategies which will give them better opportunities to succeed in life.

#Your knowledge and skills have helped all the staff and me to ensure that we have a better understanding of our children's needs and how best to meet them.#
Head teacher

For more information please contact the Sound Thinking Team on 01935 862329

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