Jennifer Hanratty is a research fellow in Queen's University Belfast. She is currently writing a number of systematic reviews on child health topics including measuring outcomes in autism, psychosocial interventions for maltreated children and interventions to improve emotion/self-regulation in children and young people. She has a background in psychology and is interested in emotion/self-regulation and children's emotional health and wellbeing.
Jennifer Hanratty summarises the recent Campbell review on mindfulness-based interventions for improving cognition, academic achievement, behaviour and socioemotional functioning in schools. She considers what school leaders, researchers and policy makers should do next, considering the current uncertainty around mindfulness in schools.[read the full story...]