Trust me, we can sort this out: a theory-testing case study of the role of epistemic trust in fostering relationshipsDownload the open access paper
Here, a theory-testing single case study methodology, adapted from an approach developed in the field of psychoanalysis, is presented. Authors: Sprecher, E., Li, E., Sleed, M., Midgley, N. (2022).
Service- and practitioner-level variation in non-consensual dropout from child mental health servicesDownload the open access paper
The objective of this study was to examine whether there were service- and practitioner-level variation in non-consensual dropout in child mental health services. Authors: Edbrooke-Childs, J., Boehnke, J.R., Zamperoni, V., Calderon, A., Whale, A. (2019).
A scoping review and assessment of essential elements of shared decision-making of parent-involved interventions in child and adolescent mental healthDownload the open access paper
The overall aim of this review is to identify and examine the existing decision support interventions available for parents. Authors: Liverpool, S., Pereira, B., Hayes, D., Wolpert, M., Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2020).
Chronic illness in childhood and early adolescence: a longitudinal exploration of co-occurring mental illnessRead the abstract
This study suggests that chronic illness may impact on functioning and social development in early adolescence, and consequently lead to increased rates of mental illness. Examining rates of school absenteeism and peer victimisation may be key to identifying children at risk over time. Authors: Brady, A.M., Deighton, J., & Stansfeld, S. (2020).
A comprehensive mapping of outcomes following psychotherapy for adolescent depression: the perspectives of young people, their parents and therapistsDownload the open access paper
This study mapped the types of change described by three key stakeholder groups following psychotherapy for depression, and compared the salience of these outcomes with the frequency of their measurement in recent quantitative treatment effectiveness studies for adolescent depression. Authors: Krause, K., Midgley, N., Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2022).
Counselling for young people and families affected by child sexual exploitation and abuse: a qualitative investigation of the perspective of young people, parents, and professionalsRead the abstract
The aim of this study was to explore the experience of counselling for young people and parents affected by child sexual exploitation and abuse, with a view to examining what facilitates progress, from the perspective of young people, parents and professionals. Authors: Farr, J., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Town, R., Pietkiewicz, D., Young, I., & Stapley, E. (2021).
An affective-appraisal approach for parental shared decision making in Children and young people's mental health settings: a qualitative study.Download the open access paper
The majority of existing shared decision making (SDM) models are yet to explicitly account for emotion as an influencing factor to the SDM process. This study aimed to explore the role of parents' and carers' emotional experiences as a concept that has implications for SDM in children and young people's mental health (CYPMH) settings. Authors: Liverpool, S., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
Feasibility and acceptability of a digital intervention to support shared decision-making in children’s and young people’s mental health: mixed methods pilot randomised controlled trialDownload the open access paper
This paper reports the findings from a feasibility and acceptability study of Power Up for Parents, an intervention to promote shared decision-making (SDM) and support parents and caregivers making decisions regarding children’s and young people’s mental health. Authors: Liverpool, S., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
Associations between child mental health, carer worry and help-seekingRead the abstract
Carers may not always express child mental health concerns to health professionals. Therefore, identifying factors delaying help-seeking is important. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between carer affect and help-seeking. Authors: Liverpool, S., Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).