Janene is an educational and developmental psychologist, supervisor and teacher. During her career in psychology, Janene has combined professional practice with lecturing, supervising and coaching developing professionals. She has worked in early childhood services, in schools, in universities, in private practice and has been the past state & national president of the Early Childhood Intervention Association (ECIA). Janene has recently lead the establishment of the Psychologists in Early Childhood Intervention Interest Group in the Australian Psychological Society. In 2011 with ECIA, Janene brought Professor Hemmeter and the Pyramid Model to Australia. She has been researching its implementation in Australia since 2015.