Associate Research Fellow CATCh-uS Study
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Anna Price is an Associate Research Fellow and PhD student working on the Children and adolescents with ADHD in transition between children’s services and adult services (CATCh-uS) study at the University of Exeter Medical School. The project focuses on what happens to young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) when they are too old to stay within children’s services. Anna's role includes recruitment, data collection, coding and analysis. Anna leads the mapping study and is working with the team on all elements of CATCh-uS, which aims to find out what services are currently available for young people with ADHD. Dr. Astrid Janssens is Anna's primary PhD supervisor and Project Manager for CATCh-uS. Professor Tamsin Ford is the Principle Investigator for this project.
Anna also works as a Problem Based Learning group facilitator for year one undergraduate medical (BMBS) students.
Previously Anna worked on the 'Supporting Teachers and childRen in Schools (STARS)' project at the University of Exeter Medical School. STARS is a large cluster randomized controlled trial examining the impact of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Course on child and teacher wellbeing.
Anna has wide interests in schools and other educational contexts, with personal experience of home education and flexi-schooling. She is interested in the use of early interventions to promote health and wellbeing in children and families.
Anna has experience of working with a range of evidence based psychological therapies designed to address depression in adults and peri-natal mothers. These include Mindfulness, Behavioral Activation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Previously, Anna has been involved with teams supporting individuals and families with complex and enduring difficulties. This includes working as an assistant psychologist with the STEP (Specialist Team for Early Psychosis) team, which offers coordinated care alongside a range of interventions, and assisting with delivery of Systemic Family Therapy.
Broad research specialisms
- Promoting child health
- Expanding the evidence base for and promoting early interventions
- Treating recurrent depression with evidence based psychological therapies
- Building links between research, clinical practice and the wider community
- Facilitating 'Problem Based Learning'
- BSc Psychology (University of Exeter)
- Anna has been an Associate Research Fellow and PhD student on the Children and adolescents with ADHD in transition between children’s services and adult services (CATCh-uS) study at the University of Exeter Medical School since April 2016.
- Anna was an Associate Research Fellow for the Supporting Teachers and childRen in Schools (STARS) project at the University of Exeter Medical School between August 2013 and April 2016.
- She was an Associate Research Fellow for the Helping Children Achieve (HCA) study which is based at the Peninsula Medical School and Kings College London, between August 2012 and July 2013.
- Anna also worked as an Honorary Assistant Psychologist for the Devon Partnership Trust, NHS. She worked with the Exeter Perinatal Team mental health service in 2013/14. In 2011/12 she fulfilled various roles included assisting in Systemic Family Therapy, working with the Specialist Team for Early Psychosis and assisting within Adult Mental Health.
- Anna has ongoing interests in mindfulness and other holistic approaches to health. She worked as a therapeutic dance group facilitator between 2007 and 2013.
Publications by category
Publications by year
Highly Commended paper in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.“Routine outcome monitoring of evidence based parenting programmes: Indications of effectiveness in a community context” published in Journal of Children's Services
Winner of the Emanuel Miller Research Poster Competition prize, March 2013
Davies CR, Price A, Hurst A, Ford T. Evaluating Evidence Based Parenting Programmes: Routine Outcome Measures as Evidence of Effectiveness in A Community Context. Poster session presented at: Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and National Conference; 2013 Mar 15; London, UK
Co-presenter and invited panel member at the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) 42nd Annual Conference, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 22nd – 25th July 2014.
Symposium on school based mental health: Price, A. & Allen, K. Supporting teachers and children in schools: a trial of the incredible years teacher classroom management programme
- Anna has been a Problem Based Learning group facilitator for year one undergraduate medical (BMBS) students at the University of Exeter Medical School since September 2015.