Yvonne Leckey

Psychology

Researcher

Education House
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(01) 708 6657
https://cmhcr.eu/

About

Yvonne Leckey is a Senior Research Assistant/Fieldwork Coordinator on a HRB-funded research programme led by Dr Sinéad McGilloway.  She holds a BA and MA in Anthropology and a Certificate in Local and Community Development (NCI Certificate). Yvonne has over eight years postgraduate experience working on a variety of studies primarily in the area of child mental health and well-being and effects of substance misuse on adults.

Research Interests

  • Child development and mental health
  • Early intervention and evidence-based practices
  • Substance misuse and related health outcomes

Publications

Journals

  • McGilloway, S., Leckey, Y., Hyland, L., Ni Mháille, G., Kelly, P., Lodge, A., Bywater, T., Comiskey, C. & Donnelly, M. A mixed-methods evaluation of the longer-term utility and implementation of a teacher classroom management training programme in Irish Primary Schools. In Submission.
  • Ni Mhaille, G., McGilloway, S., Hyland, L., Leckey, Y., Kelly, P., Lodge, A., Donnelly, M. & O’Neill, D. The Effects of a teacher training intervention on conduct problems in the classroom: A Group Randomised Controlled Trial and Cost Analysis. In Submission.
  • McGilloway, S., Ni Mhaille, G., Bywater, T., Leckey, Y., Kelly, P., Furlong, M., Comiskey, C. and Donnelly, M. Reducing child conduct disordered behaviours and improving parent mental health in disadvantaged families: A 12-month follow-up and costs analysis of a parenting intervention. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, In Press.
  • 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: 10.1037/a0026304
  • Doyle C., Nicholl H. & Leckey Y. (2011). Technology used by children with complex needs at home, European Journal of Palliative Care, Supplement , p122 – 122.

Reports

  • McGilloway, S., Ni Mhaille, G., Leckey, Y., Kelly, P. & Bracken, M. (2013). Proving the power of positive engagement: The effectiveness of psychosocial behavioural training interventions for children with symptoms of ADHD. A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of the Incredible Years Basic Parent Training and Small Group Dina programme. Dublin: Archways.
  • McGilloway, S., O’Brien, M., Ni Mhaille, G., Leckey, Y., Devlin, M., Donnelly, M., & Stern, E. (2013). A Process Evaluation of youngballymun (Final report). Dublin: youngballymun
  • Ni Mhaille, G., McGilloway, S., Leckey, Y., O’Brien, M., Devlin, M., Donnelly, M. & Stern, E. (2012). A Process Evaluation of a Community-based Bursary Scheme (Final report). Dublin: youngballymun.
  • McGilloway, S., Ni Mhaille, G., Leckey, Y., Kelly, P., Bywater, T., & Donnelly, M., (2012). The Effectiveness of Psychosocial Behavioural Training Interventions for Children with Symptoms of ADHD: A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of the IY BASIC Parent-Training and Small Group DINA Programmes. Dublin: Archways.
  • McGilloway, S., Ni Mhaille, G., Leckey, Y., Hyland, L., Kelly, P., Lodge, A., Bywater, T., Comiskey, C. & Donnelly, D. (2012). An Evaluation of the Longer-term Utility and Implementation of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management (IYTCM) Programme in Irish Primary Schools. Dublin: Archways.
  • Ni Mhaille, G., McGilloway, S., Leckey, Y., O’Brien, M., Devlin, M., Donnelly, M. & Stern, E. (2011). A Process Evaluation of Literacivic (Interim report). Dublin: youngballymun
  • McGilloway, S., Leckey, Y., Ni Mhaille, G., Furlong, M., Kelly, P., Bywater. T., Comiskey, C., O’Neill, D. Donnelly, M. (2011).  Proving the Power of Positive Parenting: 12 months on:  An Evaluation of the Longer-term Effectiveness of the Incredible Years BASIC Parent-training Programme in Ireland.  Dublin: Archways.
  • McGilloway, S., O’Brien, M., Ni Mhaille, G., Leckey, Y., Devlin, M., Donnelly, M., & Stern, E. (2011). A Process evaluation of Youngballymun (interim report). Dublin: youngballymun
  • McGilloway, S., Hyland, L., Ni Mhaille, G., Lodge, A., O’Neill, D., Kelly, P., Leckey, Y., Bywater, T., Comiskey, C. & Donnelly, M. (2010). Positive Classrooms, Positive Children: A Randomised Controlled Trial to Investigate the Effectiveness of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme in an Irish Context.  Summary Report.  Dublin: Archways.
  • McGilloway, S., Bywater, T., Ni Mhaille, G., Furlong, M., O’Neill, D., Comiskey, C., Leckey, Y., Kelly, P. & Donnelly, M. (2009).  Proving the Power of Positive Parenting: A Randomised Controlled Trial to Investigate the Effectiveness of the Incredible Years BASIC Parent-training programme in an Irish context (short-term outcomes). Summary Report. Dublin: Archways.
  • Comiskey, C., Kelly, P., Leckey, Y., McCullagh, L., O’Duill, B., Stapleton, R. & White, E. (2007).  The ROSIE Study: Drug Treatment Outcomes in Ireland.  Dublin: National Advisory Committee on Drugs

Conference presentations

  • Y. Leckey, S. McGilloway, G. Ni Mhaille, L. Hyland P. Kelly, A. Lodge, T. Bywater, C. Comiskey & M. Donnelly  The role of teacher classroom management strategies in tackling child behaviour problems.  A Global Gathering for Early Childhood – Early Childhood Ireland, Dublin Ireland, 2013.  (Oral Presentation)
  • L. Hyland, S. McGilloway, & A. Lodge Teachers’ experiences of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme: A longitudinal qualitative analysis. Psychological Society of Ireland Conference, Salthill, Co. Galway, Ireland, 2011. (Oral Presentation)
  • Y. Leckey, S. McGilloway, G. Ni Mhaille, M. Furlong, L. Hyland and P. Kelly.  Incredible Years Ireland Study: Effective research, context, communities and collaboration. Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, 2010. (Oral Presentation)