Dr Gideon de Jong is a Senior researcher and lecturer (PhD) in mental health nursing and public/community mental health issues within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
NCS2102 Mental Health and Illness.
Senior researcher (PhD) in medicine and social sciences, and more in particular in (public) mental health issues.
- February 2016 - onwards. Senior researcher and lecturer at Edith Cowan University, School of Nursing. Subject: research in (public/community) mental health issues in Western Australia.
- September 2014 - September 2015. Researcher and lecturer at the VU University Medical Center (Vrije Universiteit medisch centrum) in Amsterdam, Department of Medical Humanities, EMGO+. Subject: Process and outcomes of Family Group Conferencing in public mental health care.
- September 2013 - onwards. Research fellow at the University of San Gil (UNISANGIL), Colombia. Improving the research capabilities of teachers of UNISANGIL. Setting up a research project on financial inclusion of young people in the region of Santander, Colombia.
- September 2014 - onwards. Mental health nurse at Arkin in Amsterdam. Working at different units for mental health care and addiction care.
- Past: Researcher at both the University of Groningen (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) from 2008 to 2011 and Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanzehogeschool Groningen) from 2009 to 2013. Working in different mental health care units of GGZ Drenthe as a nurse from 2004 until 2013.
- From 2008 to 2015 - I was the supervisor of around 200 bachelor and master students completing their theses. These students came from various studies (Nursing, Social Work, Educational Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Earth and Life Sciences) of the Hanze University of Groningen (Hanzehogeschool Groningen), University of Groningen (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) and the VU University Medical Centre (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam).
- 2014 - PhD Doctoral Degree, Netherlands.
- 2008 - Studied Master of Educational Sciences (M.Sc. with honours), Netherlands.
- Reviewer for Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Research Areas and Interests
- Public/community mental health issues
- Family Group Conferecing
- Supported decision-making
- Family and carers involvement.