Prof Sinéad McGilloway

Psychology, ALL Institute, Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI)

Director, Centre for Mental Health and Community Research

John Hume Building
SF16
(01) 708 6052
https://cmhcr.eu/

Biography

Professor Sinéad McGilloway is Founder Director of the Centre for Mental Health and Community Research (formerly the Mental Health and Social Research Unit), which is located in Maynooth University Department of Psychology. She leads a large and diverse team of almost 20 research staff, postgraduate students and affiliates. She is a member of the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI) and one of its Principal Investigators.

Professor McGilloway is a research innovator/leader, educationalist, public health/community psychologist and health services researcher, with many years’ experience in undertaking applied health and social care research in the community, with a particular focus on mental health and well-being across the lifespan.She is also a member of many national and international learned societies and organisations and she has led/is leading a number of large-scale cross-institutional and interdisciplinary research programmes.

She has won significant research funding from a wide range of prestigious sources, including the Health Research Board, the Irish Research Council, the Health Service Executive and the National Institute of Health Research (UK). She has authored (and co-authored) over 250 publications to date including: peer-reviewed papers; systematic reviews; books and volumes; book chapters; research, technical and policy reports; conference proceedings papers; and other scholarly publications.  



Books

  Year Publication
2001 An evaluation of an initiative for young adults with disability in Northern Ireland.
Taylor, B., McGilloway, S. and Donnelly, M. (2001) An evaluation of an initiative for young adults with disability in Northern Ireland. : Queen's University Belfast. [Details]
1998 On the way to work: an evaluation of ACCEPT.
McGilloway, S. and Donnelly, M. (1998) On the way to work: an evaluation of ACCEPT. UK: European Horizon. [Details]
1994 Opening New Doors: An Evaluation of Community Care for People Discharged from Psychiatric and Mental Handicap Hospitals.
Donnelly, M., McGilloway, S., Mays, N., Perry, S., Knapp, M., Kavanagh, S., Beecham, J., Fenyo, A. and Astin, J. (1994) Opening New Doors: An Evaluation of Community Care for People Discharged from Psychiatric and Mental Handicap Hospitals. : HMSO. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2007 'Mental Disorders'
Donnelly, M. and McGilloway, S. (2007) 'Mental Disorders' In: Epidemiology and Prevention: a System-Based Approach. London: Oxford University Press. [Details]
2002 'Experience of psychiatric inpatient care: a teenage perspective'
McGilloway, S., Scott, D. and Donnelly, M. (2002) 'Experience of psychiatric inpatient care: a teenage perspective' In: The Challenge of Change: Aspects of Policy and Best Social Work Practice in the Fields of Mental Health and Learning Disability, Vol. 59. Belfast: Social Services Inspectorate. [Details]
2002 'Mentally Disordered Offenders: an inter-agency approach to assessment, referral and treatment'
McGilloway, S. and Donnelly, M. (2002) 'Mentally Disordered Offenders: an inter-agency approach to assessment, referral and treatment' In: The Challenge of Change: Aspects of Policy and Best Social Work Practice in the Fields of Mental Health and Learning Disability, Vol. 60. Belfast: Social Services Inspectorate. [Details]
2001 'Assessing and managing risk among mentally disordered offenders in Northern Ireland'
S.McGilloway and M. Donnelly (2001) 'Assessing and managing risk among mentally disordered offenders in Northern Ireland' In: Sex and Violence: the psychology of crime and risk assessment. London: Routledge. [Details]
1998 ''Homing in' on mental health'
McGilloway, S., and Donnelly, M. (1998) ''Homing in' on mental health' In: Social Work Mental Health in Ireland. Belfast: Social Services Inspectorate. [Details]
1998 'Quality improvement in mental health care'
Donnelly, M and McGilloway, S. (1998) 'Quality improvement in mental health care' In: Social Work Mental Health in Ireland. Belfast: Social Services Inspectorate. [Details]
1997 'Mental health education and promotion for staff working in hostels for the homeless'
McGilloway, S., Bayles, T. and Donnelly, M. (1997) 'Mental health education and promotion for staff working in hostels for the homeless' In: Promotion of Mental Health: Volume 6, 1996. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2014 'Emotional and behavioural difficulties in young, school-going children in Ireland: prevalence and teacher response'
Hyland, L., Ní Mháille, G., McGilloway, S. & Lodge, A. (2014) 'Emotional and behavioural difficulties in young, school-going children in Ireland: prevalence and teacher response'. School Psychology International, 35 :516-529 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2014 'Life after the emergency services: An exploratory study of well being and Quality of Life in emergency service retirees'
Bracken-Scally, M., McGilloway, S., Gallagher, S. and Mitchell, J. (2014) 'Life after the emergency services: An exploratory study of well being and Quality of Life in emergency service retirees'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH, 16 :44-51 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'An exploratory study of bicycle helmet wearing in a sample of urban disadvantaged primary school children living in Ireland'
Quirke, M.B., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C.M., Wynne, C., OSullivan, K. and Hollywood, E. (2013) 'An exploratory study of bicycle helmet wearing in a sample of urban disadvantaged primary school children living in Ireland'. To be added, 106 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'How effective are Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion services for offenders with mental disorder? A systematic review of international evidence'
Scott, D., McGilloway, S., Dempster, M. and Donnelly, M. (2013) 'How effective are Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion services for offenders with mental disorder? A systematic review of international evidence'. PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES, 64 :843-849 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'The role and contribution of philanthropy to the lives of older people in Ireland'
Cochrane, A., McGilloway, S., Furlong, M. and Donnelly, M. (2013) 'The role and contribution of philanthropy to the lives of older people in Ireland'. To be added, 2 :13-23 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'Enhancing the academic and social learning of Irish undergraduates through emotional and social skills development'
Carthy, A., McCann, C., McGilloway, S. and McGuinness, C. (2013) 'Enhancing the academic and social learning of Irish undergraduates through emotional and social skills development'. The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 5 :1231-12311 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'A qualitative study of Irish First Year undergraduate students reasons for non-engagement with the provision of emotional competency coaching'
Carthy, A., McCann, C and McGilloway, S. (2012) 'A qualitative study of Irish First Year undergraduate students reasons for non-engagement with the provision of emotional competency coaching'. The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 4 :75-83 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'A Parenting Intervention for Childhood Behavioral Problems: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Disadvantaged Community-based Settings'
McGilloway, S., Ni Mhaille, G., Bywater, T., Leckey, Y., Kelly, P., Furlong, M., Comiskey, C. and Donnelly, M. (2012) 'A Parenting Intervention for Childhood Behavioral Problems: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Disadvantaged Community-based Settings'. JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 80 :116-127 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'Baseline results of the first healthy schools evaluation among a community of young, Irish, urban, disadvantaged children and a comparison of outcomes with international norms'
Comiskey, C., OSullivan, K., Quirke, M., Wynne, C. and McGilloway, S. (2012) 'Baseline results of the first healthy schools evaluation among a community of young, Irish, urban, disadvantaged children and a comparison of outcomes with international norms'. JOURNAL OF SCHOOL HEALTH, 82 :508-511 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Living in an electronic age: Cyberbullying in a sample of Irish adolescents'
Cotter, P. and McGilloway, S. (2011) 'Living in an electronic age: Cyberbullying in a sample of Irish adolescents'. To be added, 39 :44-56 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'The use of dependency and prioritisation tools by Clinical Nurse Specialists working in Specialist Palliative Care: An exploratory study'
Bracken, M., McLoughlin, K., McGilloway, S and McMahon, E. (2011) 'The use of dependency and prioritisation tools by Clinical Nurse Specialists working in Specialist Palliative Care: An exploratory study'. 17 :599-606 [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'Behavioural/cognitive-behavioural group-based parenting interventions for children aged 3-12 with early onset conduct problems [PROTOCOL]'
Furlong M., McGilloway S., Bywater T., Hutchings, J., Donnelly, M. and Smith S.M. (2010) 'Behavioural/cognitive-behavioural group-based parenting interventions for children aged 3-12 with early onset conduct problems [PROTOCOL]'. COCHRANE DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS, 1 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'The voices of mothers bereaved by suicide: ‘This leaves a scar on my soul forever’'
Sugrue, J. and McGilloway, S. (2010) 'The voices of mothers bereaved by suicide: ‘This leaves a scar on my soul forever’'. To be added, 12 :16-25 [Details]
2006 'Managing children with special needs in the Irish education system: a professional perspective'
Scanlon, G. and McGilloway, S. (2006) 'Managing children with special needs in the Irish education system: a professional perspective'. REACH: JOURNAL OF SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION IN IRELAND, 19 :81-93 [Details]
2002 'On the way to work: a vocational training project for people with mental health problems'
S.McGilloway and M.Donnelly (2002) 'On the way to work: a vocational training project for people with mental health problems'. A LIFE IN THE DAY, 6 :13-19 [Details]
2002 '‘Out of home, out of mind’ - the health and service needs of homeless family members'
McGilloway, S. and Donnelly, M (2002) '‘Out of home, out of mind’ - the health and service needs of homeless family members'. Irish Journal of Psychology, 23 :52-61 [Details]
2001 'Young people’s experience of adult in-patient psychiatric care: a Northern Ireland case study'
D. Scott, S.McGilloway and M. Donnelly (2001) 'Young people’s experience of adult in-patient psychiatric care: a Northern Ireland case study'. JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE AND LEARNING DISABILITIES, 41 :305-308 [Details]
1999 'Quality assessment and improvement in mental health services: a qualitative study'
McGilloway, S., Donnelly, M., Mangan, B. and McClelland, R. (1999) 'Quality assessment and improvement in mental health services: a qualitative study'. Journal of Mental Health, 8 :489-498 [IR Link] [Details]
1999 'Patterns of service use among people with learning disabilities discharged from long-stay hospital care in Northern Ireland'
McGilloway, S. and Donnelly, M. (1999) 'Patterns of service use among people with learning disabilities discharged from long-stay hospital care in Northern Ireland'. IRISH JOURNAL OF PYSCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE, 16 :109-113 [IR Link] [Details]
1998 'Service utilisation by former long-stay psychiatric patients in Northern Ireland'
McGilloway, S. and Donnelly, M. (1998) 'Service utilisation by former long-stay psychiatric patients in Northern Ireland'. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 44 :12-21 [Details]
1998 'Mental health and social security: the case of the Incapacity Benefit in Northern Ireland'
Prior, P., McGilloway, S., Herron, S. and Donnelly, M. (1998) 'Mental health and social security: the case of the Incapacity Benefit in Northern Ireland'. HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE IN THE COMMUNITY, 2 :71-77 [IR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2008 'Taking steps toward inclusion: assessing the attitudes of schoolchildren toward their peers with Down Syndrome'
Gannon, S. and McGilloway, S. (2008) 'Taking steps toward inclusion: assessing the attitudes of schoolchildren toward their peers with Down Syndrome' Frontline of Learning Disability, 71 :12-14. [Details]
2007 'Under Pressure: The personal experiences of Critical Incident Stress amongst ambulance workers'
Gallagher, S. and McGilloway, S. (2007) 'Under Pressure: The personal experiences of Critical Incident Stress amongst ambulance workers' Ambulance, :47-53. [Details]
2006 'Managing children with special needs in the Irish education system: a professional perspective'
Scanlon, G. and McGilloway, S. (2006) 'Managing children with special needs in the Irish education system: a professional perspective' Frontline, . [Details]
2006 'Critical Times Ahead'
Gallagher, S. and McGilloway, S. (2006) 'Critical Times Ahead' Ambulance, :25-31. [Details]
2006 'Study stresses Critical Incidents'
Gallagher, S. and McGilloway, S. (2006) 'Study stresses Critical Incidents' Ambulance, :49-53. [Details]
2006 'Caregiver strain and coping in parents of children with intellectual disabilities in Dublin'
Kenny, K. and McGilloway, S. (2006) 'Caregiver strain and coping in parents of children with intellectual disabilities in Dublin' Frontline of Learning Disability, :42-46. [Details]
2005 'Work-related stress among flight attendants'
Kelleher, C. and McGilloway, S. (2005) 'Work-related stress among flight attendants' Flight Safety Foundation (Cabin Crew Safety), 40 . [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2009
Dr Dan Casey (2009) [Visiting and guest lecturers hosted], Critical Incident Stress Management for Emergency Services Personnel, University of Minnesota, Science and Engineering, Psychology [Details]