School of Education

Dr. Jennifer Deanne Ford


Dr. Jennifer Deanne Ford
Title: Temporary Lecturer in Psychology & Education
Department: School of Education
Additional Titles: Counselling/Educational Psychologist
  • Certificate in University Level Teaching and Learning (CUTL)  
    • University of the West Indies – Instructional Development Unit, 2011
  • Managing and Facilitating Online Instruction (MFOI)         
    • UWI Open Campus, 2011
  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology        
    • The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. - The School of Education, Faculty of Humanities & Education, 2010
Contact: Telephone: (246) 417 4818
Email Address:
Teaching Areas:
  • Psychology
  • Education
Dr Ford has been an educator for the past 47 years. She has taught from Nursery School to the University level. She started with a Teacher’s diploma and now currently holds a Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) qualification along with credentials for online teaching which completes her journey into the field. She is in the process of publishing papers and research on Ageing and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as deviance among young people. She intends to conduct additional research about families of persons with Albinism in the near future.  Teaching for Dr Ford is a God-given talent which she is happy to share in all spheres.
Research: Research Interests and Achievements:
  • Albinism and the impact on life and learning
  • Adolescent behaviour and learning
  • Domestic Violence; Alzheimer’s disease in the Caribbean – age, gender and race
  • Behavioural disorders in Caribbean secondary schools
  • Perception of families of persons with Albinism

Main Research Projects:
  • Project of Albinism - 300 persons were surveyed on their attitudes towards persons with albinism , and fifteen (15) persons with albinism were interviewed. The Hermansky Pudlack Syndrome in Albinism was identified in the Caribbean for the first time in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Domestic Violence - The project surveyed 90 third-form students on accessibility to intervention for and the identification of domestic violence. 

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