The Parenting & Family Support Research programme brings together researchers with expertise in a range of disciplines, including psychology, sociology, social work, public health and nursing.

Current studies:

SMYLE: Supporting Mental health services for Young peopLE. Engaging services: Understanding barriers and facilitators to engagement with specialist mental health services for young people.

Please contact Dr Kerri McPherson, kerri.mcpherson@gcu.ac.uk

 

Psychosocial determinants of wellbeing of military families in the UK

Please contact Dr Kareena McAloney-Kocaman, Kareena.mcaloney@gcu.ac.uk

 

Improving Outcomes for Children and Families affected by PATERNAL Substance Misuse: A Feasibility Study of the PARENTS UNDER PRESSURE( PuP) Programme for Fathers

Please contact Professor Lawrie Elliott, lawrie.elliott@gcu.ac.uk

 

Social and Emotional Education and Development (SEED): a Stratified, Cluster Randomised Trial of a Multi-component Primary School Intervention that follows the Pupils’ Transition into Secondary School

Please contact Professor Lawrie Elliott, lawrie.elliott@gcu.ac.uk

 

Global Early Adolescent Study: the effects of gender socialisation and gender norms on adolescent sexual and mental health and well-being

Please contact Professor Candace Currie, Candace.currie@gcu.ac.uk