A caregiver digital intervention to support shared decision making in child and adolescent mental health servicesDownload the open access paper
Digital interventions are increasingly being used to support care and treatment in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). In light of calls for more transparency, this paper aims to describe the development of an evidence-based, theoretically informed digital decision support intervention for parents and caregivers of young people accessing CAMHS. Authors: Liverpool, S., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
A school-based mobile app intervention for enhancing emotion regulation in children: exploratory trialRead the abstract
This study investigates the use of a new app-based intervention designed to support children’s emotion regulation in schools. The aim is to optimise the usability, acceptability and utility of the app and explore its scope for implementation with the target user in the school context. Authors: Moltrecht, B., Patalay, P., Deighton, J., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
Parent/carer-reported experience of shared decision making at child and adolescent mental health services: a multilevel modelling approachDownload the open access paper
Shared decision making (SDM) has been associated with positive outcomes at child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). However, implementing SDM is sometimes challenging. This study aimed to explore the frequency of parent/carer-reported experience of SDM and examine possible associations between SDM and clinician's perceptions of the (a) children's and young people's psychosocial difficulties, (b) additional complex problems, and (c) impact of the psychosocial difficulties. Authors: Liverpool, S., Hayes, D., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
What treatment outcomes matter most? A Q-study of outcome priority profiles among youth with lived experience of depressionDownload the open access paper
Interest in youth perspectives on what constitutes an important outcome in the treatment of depression has been growing, but limited attention has been given to heterogeneity in outcome priorities, and minority viewpoints. This study used Q-methodology to identify outcome priority profiles among youth with lived experience of service use for depression. Authors: Krause, K. R., Edbrooke‐Childs, J., Bear, H. A., Calderón, A. & Wolpert, M. (2021).
The role of mental health symptomology and quality of life in predicting referrals to special child and adolescent mental health servicesDownload the open access paper
This study examined longitudinal association between a young person’s self-perceptions of quality of life and mental health difficulties and referral to specialist CAMHS service using a population cohort study (Targeted Mental Health in Schools service data) nested within a large-scale linkage between school (National Pupil Data base) and child mental health service administrative data (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust children and adolescent mental health services health records). Authors: Yoon, Y., Deighton, J., Wickersham, A., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Osborn, D., Viding, E., Downs, J (2021).
Applying behaviour change theory to understand the barriers to implementing routine outcome monitoringRead the abstract
The aim of this study was to develop a self-report measure of practitioner attitudes to ROM in order to better understand the barriers to successful implementation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Authors: Bear, H., Dalzell, K., Edbrooke-Childs, J. and Wolpert, M. (2021).
Characteristics of young people accessing recently implemented Community Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (F:CAMHS) in England: insights from national service activity data.Download the open access paper
Children and young people in contact with forensic child and adolescent mental health services present with more complex needs than young people in the general population. This research examines the characteristics of children and young people referred to recently commissioned Community Forensic Child and Adolescent Services (F:CAMHS) and service activity during the first 24 months of service. Authors: Lane, R., D’Souza, S., Singleton, R., Hindley, N., Bevington, D., White, O., Jacob, J., Wheeler, J., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
Adaptation of a school-based mental health literacy curriculum: from Canadian to English classroomsDownload the open access paper
School-based mental health literacy (MHL) interventions are increasingly trialled outside of the country in which they were developed. However, there is a lack of published studies that qualitatively explore their cultural adaptation. This study investigated the reasons for adaptations made and suggested to a Canadian MHL curriculum (The Guide) within the English school context. Authors: Mansfield, R., Humphrey, N., Patalay, P., Moore, A., & Stapley, E. (2021).
A scoping review of the factors that influence families’ ability or capacity to provide young people with emotional support over the transition to adulthoodDownload the open access paper
We conducted a scoping review to identify the factors that influence families’ ability or capacity to provide young people with emotional support during the transition to adulthood, and to understand the gaps in this research area. Authors: Stapley, E., Vainieri, I., Li, E., Merrick, H., Jeffery, M., Foreman, S., Casey, P., Ullman, R. & Cortina, M. (2021).