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Dr Helen Marwick

Senior Lecturer

Education

Personal statement

Helen Marwick is a developmental psychologist in the School of Education, who lectures on child development and on autism, and has researched extensively on social interactions, communicative development and interpersonal understanding. She is currently involved in research on intersubjectivity and social engagement, and on conceptual development within autism spectrum disorders, and has developed the Joint-Play Intersubjectivity Assessment Method (JPIAM), also known as  ‘Playboxes’, which promotes and assesses active interpersonal engagement and communication, and which is being used in a number of school settings across Scotland and internationally. Helen is a member of international research groups investigating neurodevelopmental disorders and social communication, and is a regular invited addressee and keynote speaker at international conferences.

Publications

Philosophy with Children, self-regulation and engaged participation for children with emotional-behavioural and social communication needs
Cassidy Claire, Marwick Helen, Deeney Lynn, McLean Gillian
Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, pp. 1-38, (2017)
Fostering citizenship in marginalised children through participation in Community of Philosophical Inquiry
Cassidy Claire, Marwick Helen, Deeney Lynn, McLean Gillian, Rogers Kirsten
Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, (2017)
Action on Autism Research in Scotland : an advanced international multidisciplinary, multi-agency research seminar series held between November 2013 and November 2014
Dunlop Aline-Wendy, McGregor Evelyn, Marwick Helen, Ravet Jackie, Robinson Anna, Rydzewska Ewelina, Somerville Alan, Stanfield Andrew
(2016)
Using workshop materials summarising evidence-based classroom approaches to support student teachers in responding effectively to issues of diversity and inclusion
McCartney Elspeth, Marwick Helen
Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) Annual Conference, Birmingham, UK, Nov 2014., (2014)
Using workshop materials summarising evidence-based classroom approaches to support student teachers in responding effectively to issues of diversity and inclusion
McCartney Elspeth, Marwick Helen
British Educational Research Association (BERA) Copnference, London, UK, Sept 2014, (2014)
Supporting use of evidence-based classroom approaches by early years' educators in responding effectively to issues of diversity and inclusion
Marwick Helen, McCartney Elspeth
European Early Childhood Educational Research Association Conference, Crete, Greece, Sept 2014, (2014)

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Professional activities

International Conference: Action on Autism Research in Scotland
Organiser
7/11/2014
Marwick, H (2014) Developments in symbolic play and expressive language of children with autism through the use of ‘Playboxes’: The Joint-Play Intervention Method. Autism Network Scotland Learning Event.February, 2014
Invited speaker
2014
International Seminar Series: Action on Autism Research
Organiser
11/2013
Internarnational Seminar Series, Action on Autism Research
Invited speaker
2013
Sure Start National Speech and Language Therapy Conference.
Keynote/plenary speaker
2004

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Projects

Action on Autism Research seminar series
Robinson, Anna (Co-investigator) Dunlop, Aline-Wendy (Principal Investigator) Marwick, Helen (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Apr-2013 - 16-Jun-2014
Developing workshop materials summarising evidence-based classroom approaches to support student teachers in responding effectively to issues of diversity and inclusion
Marwick, Helen (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Jan-2014 - 31-Dec-2014
Action on Autism Research seminar series
Dunlop, Aline-Wendy (Principal Investigator) Marwick, Helen (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Apr-2013 - 31-Oct-2015
Support for Learning Programme - Autism Toolkit
Dunlop, Aline-Wendy (Principal Investigator) Marwick, Helen (Co-investigator)
Period 26-Mar-2008 - 30-Sep-2008

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