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Jennifer Clegg

Honorary Associate Professor,

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Biography

April 2015- date Honorary Associate Professor University of Nottingham

1989- March 2015 Associate Professor University of Nottingham & Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist: Head of Intellectual & Developmental Disability Psychology Service, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

2004-15 Lead for Psychological Research, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham/Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Teaching Summary

Dr Clegg occasionally teaches on postgraduate modules at the University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester. She teaches intellectual disability policy, ethics and clinical practice… read more

Research Summary

History of ID clinical psychology in Britain

Conceptual and empirical analyses/accounts of a relational approach to practice in ID, informed by Deleuze' philosophy and systemic psychotherapy.

Currently supervising a PhD into the impact of Heijkoop's Discovery Awareness videoanalysis technique

Recent Publications

  • SCHUENGEL, C, CLEGG, J., DE SCHIPPER, J.C. and KEF, S., 2016. Adult attachment and care staff functioning.. In: FLETCHER, H., FLOOD, A. and HARE, D., eds., Attachment in Intellectual and Developmental Disability: A clinician’s guide to practice and research John wiley. (In Press.)
  • 2015. Rights, relationships and imagination Research and practice in intellectual and developmental disabilities. 2(1), 1-5
  • CLEGG J. A. and JONES, J., 2015. 17. Intellectual disabilities: Expanding the field of vision. In: JOHN SADLER, BILL FULFORD and CORNELIUS WERENDLY VAN STADEN, eds., Oxford Handbook of Psychiatric Ethics 1. Oxford University Press.
  • 2015. Intellectual Disability: making sense and making a difference. In: JOHN HALL and DAVID PILGRIM, eds., Clinical psychology in Britain: historical reflections Oxford University Press. (In Press.)

Dr Clegg occasionally teaches on postgraduate modules at the University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester. She teaches intellectual disability policy, ethics and clinical practice informed by systemic family therapy, attachment theory and qualitative research methods.

Past Research

Dr Clegg's recent work gathered data from a variety of sources on transition from child to adult services, with particular attention to ideas that drive services and how people and systems co-operate in the delivery of services. She is particularly interested in the influence of human interaction in the construction and delivery of services. Her publications include both empirical and conceptual research.

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University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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