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Dr Sandra Dunsmuir

Co-Director of the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology


Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7679 5930
Email: s.dunsmuir@ucl.ac.uk
Location: Room BW 217, 26 Bedford Way, University College, London.



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Research Interests

Her research interests include early literacy development, and in particular the factors at home and school that influence children's attainment and progress in writing.

Publications

    2013

    • Ahmed-Husain, S., Dunsmuir, S. (2013). An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Comic Strip Conversations in Promoting the Inclusion of Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Schools. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Kratochwill, T. (2013). From Research to Policy and Practice: Perspectives from the UK and the USA on Psychologists as Agents of Change. Educational and Child Psychology 30(3), 60-71
    • Fuggle, P., Dunsmuir, S. M. (2013). Working with schools and children's wider social environment. In Graham, P., Reynolds, S. (Eds.). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Families (3rd ed. ). Cambridge Cambridge University Press.
    • Fuggle, P., Dunsmuir, S. M., Curry, V. (2013). CBT with Children, Young People and Families. London Sage Publications.
    • Rodgers, A., Dunsmuir, S. (2013). A controlled evaluation of the ‘FRIENDS for Life’ emotional resiliency programme on overall anxiety levels, anxiety subtype levels and school adjustment. Child and Adolescent Mental Health , n/a-n/a doi:10.1111/camh.12030.
    • Stringer, P., Dunsmuir, S., MacKay, T. (2013). Editor of: Perspectives on Sir Cyril Burt and 100 years of professional educational psychology. Educational and Child Psychology. Educational and Child Psychology 30(3) Leicester, UK

    2012

    • Dunsmuir, S., Stringer, P. (2012). Editor of: Psychological Perspectives on Transition: Theory and Practice (Part Two). Educational and Child Psychology 29(3).
    • Laughlan, F., Gibbs, S., Dunsmuir, S. (2012). Editor of: Teachers' Well-being. Educational and Child Psychology 29(4).
    • Robertson, C., Dunsmuir, S. M. (2012). Teacher Stress and Pupil Behaviour Explored Through a Rational-Emotive Behaviour Therapy Framework. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology 32(7), 1-18
    • Stringer, P., Dunsmuir, S. (2012). Psychological Perspectives on Transition: Theory and Practice (Part One). Educational and Child Psychology 29(1).

    2011

    • Dunsmuir, S. M., de Sausmarez, E. (2011). Factors associated with overweight and obese children’s weight-related behaviours and cognitions: assessment and intervention. Educational and Child Psychology 28(3), 14-22
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Leadbetter, J. (2011). Professional Supervision: The development of guidelines and competency frameworks. Assessment and Development Matters 3(3), 35-37

    2010

    • Roffey, S., Tew, M., Dunsmuir, S. (Eds.) (2010). In-school relationships and their outcomes. Educational and Child Psychology 27(1).
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Leadbetter, J. (2010). Professional Supervision: Guidelines for Practice for Educational Psychology. British Psychological Society.
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Robinson, M. (2010). Multi-professional assessment and intervention of children with Special Educational Needs in their Early Years: the contribution of Educational Psychology. Educational and Child Psychology 27(4), 10-21
    • Roffey, S., Tew, M., Dunsmuir, S. M. (2010). In-school relationships and their outcomes. Educational and Child Psychology 27(1).
    • Squires, G., Dunsmuir, S. M. (2010). Embedding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy training in Practice: facilitators and barriers for trainee educational psychologists (TEPs). Educational Psychology in Practice 27(2), 117-132

    2009

    • Adams, K., Dunsmuir, S. M. (2009). Functional Behaviour Assessment: Addressing Severe, Complex and Enduring Needs. Educational and Child Psychology 26(4), 146-160
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Brown, E., Iyadurai, S., Monsen, J. (2009). Evidence-based Practice and Evaluation: from insight to impact. Educational Psychology in Practice 25(1), 53-70
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Fuggle, P. (2009). Distress. In Frederickson, N., Dunsmuir, S. (Eds.). Measures of Children’s Mental Health & Psychological Wellbeing ( ). Chiswick, London GL Assessment.
    • Frederickson, N., Dunsmuir, S. (2009). Measures of Children’s Mental Health & Psychological Wellbeing: A Portfolio for Education and Health Professionals. London Granada Learning.
    • Frederickson, N., Dunsmuir, S. M. (2009). Measures of Children’s Mental Health & Psychological Wellbeing. Chiswick: London GL Assessment.

    2008

    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Lang, J. (2008). E-learning in Educational Psychology Training: An Evaluation of the Psychological Testing in Education Course. DECP Debate 127, 10-19
    • Dunsmuir, S., Thomas, C., May, R., Monroe, J., Roiter, T., Wellman, S. (2008). Developing an intervention for pupils with writing difficulties: conceptualisation and analysis. Educational and Child Psychology 25(1), 146-160

    2006

    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Iyadurai, S. (2006). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Effectiveness, Expertise and Ethics? DECP Debate 122, 15-20
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Rowland, K. (2006). The Workings of Government and the Changing Context: Contributing to the Debate. DECP Debate 120, 6-22
    • Dunsmuir, S., Clifford, V., Took, S. (2006). Collaboration between Educational Psychologists and Speech and Language Therapists: Barriers and Opportunities. Educational Psychology in Practice 22(2), 125-140

    2005

    • Dunsmuir, S. M. (2005). Cross-university collaboration and psychological testing in education. DECP Debate 113, 5-6
    • Dunsmuir, S. M., Thomas, C. (2005). A survey of provision to meet the needs of pupils with dyslexia. DECP Debate 114, 16-22

    2004

    • Dunsmuir, S., Blatchford, P. (2004). Predictors of writing competence in four to seven year old children. British Journal of Educational Psychology 74(3), 461-483
    • Dunsmuir, S., Frederickson, N., Lang, J. (2004). Building home-school trust. Educational and Child Psychology 21(4), 110-128
    • Frederickson, N., Dunsmuir, S., Lang, J., Monsen, J. (2004). Mainstream special school inclusion partnerships: Pupil, parent and teacher perspectives. International Journal of Inclusive Education 8(1), 37-57

    2003

    • Dunsmuir, S. C., V, (2003). Children’s Writing and the use of ICT. Educational Psychology in Practice, 19 (3), 171-187.

    1999

    • Dunsmuir, S., Turner, M. (1999). Memory and Listening Comprehension. In Frederickson, N. and Cameron, S. (Eds.) Psychology in Education Portfolio. NFER-Nelson. ( ).

    1998

    • Frederickson, N., Cameron, R. J., Dunsmuir, S., Graham, B., Monsen, J. (1998). Professional Training in Educational Psychology: Then, Now and in the New Millenium. Educational and Child Psychology, Special edition on professional training in educational psychology: The next 50 years, 2-16