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The COPMI national initiative's research article hub aims to promote the sharing of research and project evaluations in the area of families where a parent has a mental illness.
Providing this information aims to coordinate efforts, promote collaboration and ultimately avoid the duplication of services and projects being conducted throughout Australia.
Research provided via the COPMI Clearinghouse is submitted by clinicians, researchers and students and is ethics approved or has been conducted ethically with the informed consent of participants.
- Gaining knowledge about parental mental illness: does it empower children?
- Intervention programs for children whose parents have a mental illness: a review
- 'It's not that straight forward': When Family Support Is Challenging for Mothers Living With Mental Illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. See abstract and link to article on PsycNet.
- The experiences of parents with an eating disorder
- The Father's Information Resource: A mixed-method website evaluation
- Obstetric and neonatal outcomes of pregnant women with severe mental illness at a specialist antenatal clinic
- Lives unseen: unacknowledged trauma of non-disordered, competent Adult Children Of Parents with a Severe Mental Illness (ACOPSMI)
- Goal setting in recovery: families where a parent has a mental illness or a dual diagnosis
- Goal setting within family care planning: families with complex needs
- Investigating programs for building resilience in children and families living with parental mental illness.
- “Family Focus": An evaluation of an e-learning resource for professionals working with families where a parent has anxiety and/or depression
- Mental health consumer and carer participation: why bother
Programs for Parents
- Enhancing parenting skills for parents with mental illness: the Mental Health Positive Parenting Program.
- An Evaluation: Use of the Circle of Security Handouts within the Women and Children's Program.
Programs for Young people
- The clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based interventions aimed at improving or maintaining quality of life in children of parents with serious mental illness: a systematic review. - International review including COPMI programs in Australia.
- Outcomes of the On Fire peer support programme for childen and adolesents in families with mental health problems
- Experiences of peer support for childen and adolescents whose parents and siblings have mental illness
- 'SMILES' program evaluations: A peer-supported program for children whose parent or sibling has a mental illness
- Taz Kids Club Evaluation Report - University of Tasmania
Submit COPMI-related research
The clearinghouse aims to facilitate access to research and project evaluations. However if your work is of a general nature and/or of interest to an Australian audience, we encourage you to contribute.