Michael Tarren-Sweeney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are foster parents reliable informants of children's behaviour problems?
    M J Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 30:167-75. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Principles for development of multi-disciplinary, mental health learning modules for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:204-12. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental health of children in foster and kinship care in New South Wales, Australia
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:89-97. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Patterns of aberrant eating among pre-adolescent children in foster care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Education, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:623-34. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of problematic sexual behavior among children with complex maltreatment histories
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Child Maltreat 13:182-98. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The mental health of children in out-of-home care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Educational Studies and Human Development, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:345-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Are foster parents reliable informants of children's behaviour problems?
    M J Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 30:167-75. 2004
    ..Yet the reliability of these reports is not adequately established. The present study examines one indicator of reliability for foster parent checklist reports: interrater agreement between foster parents and teachers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Principles for development of multi-disciplinary, mental health learning modules for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:204-12. 2004
    ..CONCLUSION: In contrast to traditional diagnostic-focussed psychiatry training, the model directly addresses the mental health training needs of health and welfare professionals using a multi-disciplinary, problem-based approach...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental health of children in foster and kinship care in New South Wales, Australia
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    Discipline of Psychiatry, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:89-97. 2006
    ..To report baseline mental health measures from the Children in Care study, a prospective epidemiological study of children in court-ordered foster and kinship care in New South Wales, Australia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patterns of aberrant eating among pre-adolescent children in foster care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Education, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8020, New Zealand
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:623-34. 2006
    ..The paper includes recommendations for clinicians working with pre-adolescent children in care...
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of problematic sexual behavior among children with complex maltreatment histories
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Child Maltreat 13:182-98. 2008
    ..The findings emphasize the significance of cumulative risk among children exposed to multiple adversities. The findings generated several hypothesized mechanisms involving attachment disturbances...
  6. doi request reprint The mental health of children in out-of-home care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Educational Studies and Human Development, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:345-9. 2008
    ..To review the scale, symptomatology and determinants of mental health problems of children in alternate care, and to consider the need for specialized knowledge and clinical competence for assessment and treatment of these problems...