Christine is a research associate at Imperial College London Centre for Mental Health. Her primary research area is infant mental health and early intervention. She currently works on the Healthy Start, Happy Start trial investigating a video-feedback based parenting intervention and she previously worked on the Preparing for Life home visiting trial at University College Dublin. Related research interests include parental wellbeing, school readiness, and children’s understanding of mental health services.
Christine O’Farrelly and Jane Iles post their debut blog about a cutting-edge RCT of video-feedback given to parents for infants at risk of autism. The study makes use of the ViPP technique (Video-feedback Intervention to Promote Positive Parenting) and concludes that this is a promising intervention.[read the full story...]