Occupational Therapy

Sharnee Jacobs

MOT Prac (OT), B Social Sci (Hons)(Psych)

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
Albury / Wodonga
Building 673 Room 324

Sharnee joined the Occupational Therapy team at Charles Sturt University in July 2017, after 12 years within the occupational and vocational rehabilitation sector. Sharnee has worked with a diverse range of people with compensable and non-compensable conditions. Her specialist rehabilitation experience is working with adults with long-term, complex workers compensation claims, with both physical and psychological conditions. For ten years, Sharnee worked for a large, privately-owned, self-insured company, in various rehabilitation and management roles, including National Account Manager – Self Insurance. During this time, Sharnee developed a special interest in the impact of organisational leadership and policy development on the safety, injury management and human resource culture within a workplace.

Sharnee holds a Masters of Occupational Therapy Practice from LaTrobe University, Bundoora. Additionally, Sharnee holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Degree in Psychology from Macquarie University, Sydney. Sharnee is qualified in PRINCE2 project management certification.

Sharnee grew up in Albury-Wodonga, and relocated back to the area in 2014. She is currently the subject co-ordinator for third and fourth year subjects, and undertakes lecturing duties across multiple subjects.

Sharnee has been a Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at Charles Sturt University since July 2017.

Sharnee is currently completing a Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education through Charles Sturt University.

Subjects Delivered
  • OCC404 Enabling Strategies – Advanced Practice
  • OCC300 Enabling Strategies – Working with Individuals (Consolidation)

Sharnee has an interest in occupational and vocational rehabilitation, including leadership / strategic policy development and project management.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Australian Occupational Therapy Association member
  • AHPRA registration
  • Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors member

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