Ms Jennifer Ericksen
Previous Manager Perinatal Mental Health Services and Training
Jennie Ericksen was the Coordinator of the Infant Clinic of the Parent-Infant Research Institute. She is a psychologist specialising in antenatal and postnatal depression assessment and management, early childhood assessment, parent support and skills training, cognitive behaviour therapy, service planning and implementation. Jennie worked in a variety of specialist children’s services with families during the child’s first two years of life. She has a strong interest in training other health professionals, and was project manager on a number of the Parent-Infant Research Institute research studies, playing a key role in the beyondblue projects and leading a multidisciplinary team of parent-infant specialists. She has published a number of articles and contributed to improving awareness in the media of the needs of mothers, fathers and infants.