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Professor Simon Crowe Professor, Psychology

Simon Crowe is Professor of Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He was Chair of the Academic Board of La Trobe University (2012-2014) and was Vice President of the Board for 2010-2011. From 2000 to 2007 he was the Head of the School of Psychological Science at La Trobe University, and in 2005 he was the Chair of the Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology in Australia. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (USA), the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Honorary Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). He is a College member (APS) and endorsed specialist (Psychologist Board of Australia: PsyBA) in Clinical Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology and Clinical Psychology. He was President (2010-2012) of the Australian Psychological Society, and was Vice President and Director of the APS from 2006-2009. He was also president of the Alcohol Related Brain Injury Assessment and Support Service (ARBIAS) from 1995-1999 and was Vice President from 1993-1994. He was awarded life membership of ARBIAS for his contribution in 2000. He was the recipient of the Award of Distinction of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists in 2008 in recognition of "the importance and significance" of his contribution to his specialist field and was awarded the David Myers medal by La Trobe University in 1984 as the top honours graduate. He was the Chief Examiner for the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority for Year 12 Psychology 2002-2005.

The Exercise of Professional Skill:
Private practice in clinical neuropsychology focussing on medico-legal aspects of acquired brain injury and the neuropsychology of psychiatric disorders, 1990-2014.
Consultant Neuropsychologist, Western Hospitals, Footscray and Sunshine, 1991-1997.
Independent Assessor (Section 112) Victorian Work Cover Authority, 1994-2014.

The exercise of professional skill in a way that contributes to community life:
Member, Committee convened to undertake a review of the Neuropsychological Service at the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, 2002-2004.
Chief examiner, VCE Psychology: 2003-2004.
Panel member ,VCE Psychology Examination, 2005.
Vetter, VCE Psychology Examinations, 2002.
Member of expert Panel to review the VCE Psychology Curriculum, 2002-2003.
President: Alcohol Related Brain Injury Assessment and Support Service (ARBIAS): 1994-1999.
Vice-President: ARBIAS: 1993-1994.
Committee Member: ARBIAS: 1992-1994.


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