Research Topics

Geraldine Macdonald

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint THE SAAF STUDY: evaluation of the Safeguarding Children Assessment and Analysis Framework (SAAF), compared with management as usual, for improving outcomes for children and young people who have experienced, or are at risk of, maltreatment: study protocol
    Geraldine Macdonald
    School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen s University, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK
    Trials 15:453. 2014
  2. pmc First steps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) program compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse
    Jacqueline Barnes
    Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Trials 14:285. 2013
  3. pmc Protocol for CONSORT-SPI: an extension for social and psychological interventions
    Paul Montgomery
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Implement Sci 8:99. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural interventions for children who have been sexually abused
    Geraldine Macdonald
    Director, Institute of Child Care Research, School of Sociology, Social Policy and SocialWork, Queen sUniversity Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001930. 2012
  5. pmc Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials
    Evan Mayo-Wilson
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 14:242. 2013
  6. pmc An evaluation of the parents under pressure programme: a study protocol for an RCT into its clinical and cost effectiveness
    Jane Barlow
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, UK
    Trials 14:210. 2013

Collaborators

  • Jane Barlow
  • Paul Montgomery
  • Evan Mayo-Wilson
  • Sean Grant
  • Jacqueline Barnes
  • David Moher
  • Sally Hopewell
  • Stavros Petrou
  • Joshua Pink
  • Diana Elbourne
  • Susan Michie
  • Paul Harnett
  • Helen Parsons
  • Dipti Aistrop
  • Sharon Dawe
  • Claire Snowdon
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Frances Gardner
  • Elizabeth Allen
  • Helen Spiby
  • Sukhdev Sembi
  • Jane Stuart
  • Joanna Sturgess

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint THE SAAF STUDY: evaluation of the Safeguarding Children Assessment and Analysis Framework (SAAF), compared with management as usual, for improving outcomes for children and young people who have experienced, or are at risk of, maltreatment: study protocol
    Geraldine Macdonald
    School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen s University, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK
    Trials 15:453. 2014
    ..The Department for Education wants to know if the use of a structured decision-making tool can improve child protection assessments of risk...
  2. pmc First steps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) program compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse
    Jacqueline Barnes
    Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Trials 14:285. 2013
    ..Each group comprises 8 to 12 women with similar expected delivery dates and their partners. Its implementation has been established but there is no evidence of its effectiveness...
  3. pmc Protocol for CONSORT-SPI: an extension for social and psychological interventions
    Paul Montgomery
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Implement Sci 8:99. 2013
    ..We aim to develop an extension of the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials Statement for Social and Psychological Interventions (CONSORT-SPI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural interventions for children who have been sexually abused
    Geraldine Macdonald
    Director, Institute of Child Care Research, School of Sociology, Social Policy and SocialWork, Queen sUniversity Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001930. 2012
    ..This review updates the first Cochrane review of cognitive-behavioural approaches interventions for children who have been sexually abused, which was first published in 2006...
  5. pmc Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials
    Evan Mayo-Wilson
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 14:242. 2013
    ..We invite readers to participate in the project by visiting our website, in order to help us reach the best-informed consensus on these guidelines (http://tinyurl.com/CONSORT-study). ..
  6. pmc An evaluation of the parents under pressure programme: a study protocol for an RCT into its clinical and cost effectiveness
    Jane Barlow
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, UK
    Trials 14:210. 2013
    ..An evaluation of the PuP programme in Australia with parents on methadone maintenance of children aged 3 to 8 years found significant reductions in child abuse potential, rigid parenting attitudes and child behaviour problems...