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Tara Crandon

PhD Student

Child & Youth Mental Health

tara.crandon@qimrberghofer.edu.au

CAREER HISTORY

Tara Crandon is a PhD Student in the Child & Youth mental health group at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Tara has a Master’s degree on Psychology and practices as a Psychologist with children, adolescents and young adults. Her clinical and research interests are in supporting children and adolescents experiencing mental health concerns.

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

PhD Student – Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland

ORCID number

0000-0002-5915-7040

CURRENT AREA OF RESEARCH

As younger generations are more vulnerable to climate change over their lifetime, Tara is currently investigating the impact this will have on their mental health. In particular, Tara’s area of interest is the experience of climate anxiety in adolescents.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

General Registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA

Member, Australian Psychological Society

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2019: Master of Psychology, The University of Queensland

2017: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Hons 1), The University of Queensland, Thesis titled “How can I tell you this?” The impact of communication on the transmission of trauma

2015: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), The University of Queensland