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Dr Gretchen Bjornstad

Postdoctoral Research Associate

6041

01392 726041

South Cloisters 1.01

I completed my D.Phil. in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford in 2009. My postdoctoral work has been focused on the evaluation of interventions for reducing emotional and behavioural problems in children. I specialise in trials and systematic reviews of interventions. I also have experience working with children in residential treatment settings and as a family counsellor.

Qualifications

  • MSc
  • DPhil

Research

Research interests

I am interested in the evaluation, implementation, and development of evidence-based interventions for improving the health and well-being of children and families.

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Clarkson S, Axford N, Berry V, Edwards RT, Bjornstad G, Wrigley Z, Charles J, Hoare Z, Ukoumunne OC, Matthews J, et al (2016). Effectiveness and micro-costing of the KiVa school-based bullying prevention programme in Wales: study protocol for a pragmatic definitive parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Axford N, Farrington DP, Clarkson S, Bjornstad GJ, Wrigley Z, Hutchings J (2015). Involving parents in school-based programmes to prevent and reduce bullying: what effect does it have?. Journal of Children's Services, 10(3), 242-251.
Lee S, Drake E, Pennucci A, Bjornstad G, Edovald T (2012). Economic evaluation of early childhood education in a policy context. Journal of Children's Services, 7(1), 53-63.
Bjornstad GJ, Ramchandani P, Montgomery P, Gardner F (2009). Child-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for children who have been physically abused. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(2).
Gardner F, Bjornstad GJ, Ramchandani P, Tao X, Montgomery P (2009). Family therapy for children who have been physically abused. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(2).
Montgomery P, Bjornstad G, Dennis J (2008). Cochrane review: Media-based behavioural treatments for behavioural problems in children. Evidence-Based Child Health: a Cochrane Review Journal, 2(4), 1154-1190.
Montgomery P, Bjornstad G, Dennis J (2006). Media-based behavioural treatments for behavioural problems in children. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)(1).
Bjornstad GJ (2005). Family therapy for attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(2).
Underwood MK, Scott BL, Galperin MB, Bjornstad GJ, Sexton AM (2004). An Observational Study of Social Exclusion Under Varied Conditions: Gender and Developmental Differences. Child Development, 75(5), 1538-1555.
Underwood MK, Bjornstad GJ (2001). Children’s emotional experience of peer provocation: the relation between observed behaviour and self-reports of emotions, expressions, and social goals. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 25(4), 320-330.

Reports

Axford N, Barlow J, Coad J, Schrader-McMillan A, Bjornstad G, Berry VL, Wrigley Z, Goodwin A, Ohlson C, Sonthalia S, et al (2015). Rapid review to update evidence for Healthy Child Programme 0-5. London, Public Health England. Full text.

Publications by year


2016

Clarkson S, Axford N, Berry V, Edwards RT, Bjornstad G, Wrigley Z, Charles J, Hoare Z, Ukoumunne OC, Matthews J, et al (2016). Effectiveness and micro-costing of the KiVa school-based bullying prevention programme in Wales: study protocol for a pragmatic definitive parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2015

Axford N, Farrington DP, Clarkson S, Bjornstad GJ, Wrigley Z, Hutchings J (2015). Involving parents in school-based programmes to prevent and reduce bullying: what effect does it have?. Journal of Children's Services, 10(3), 242-251.
Axford N, Barlow J, Coad J, Schrader-McMillan A, Bjornstad G, Berry VL, Wrigley Z, Goodwin A, Ohlson C, Sonthalia S, et al (2015). Rapid review to update evidence for Healthy Child Programme 0-5. London, Public Health England. Full text.

2012

Lee S, Drake E, Pennucci A, Bjornstad G, Edovald T (2012). Economic evaluation of early childhood education in a policy context. Journal of Children's Services, 7(1), 53-63.

2009

Bjornstad GJ, Ramchandani P, Montgomery P, Gardner F (2009). Child-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for children who have been physically abused. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(2).
Gardner F, Bjornstad GJ, Ramchandani P, Tao X, Montgomery P (2009). Family therapy for children who have been physically abused. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(2).

2008

Montgomery P, Bjornstad G, Dennis J (2008). Cochrane review: Media-based behavioural treatments for behavioural problems in children. Evidence-Based Child Health: a Cochrane Review Journal, 2(4), 1154-1190.

2006

Montgomery P, Bjornstad G, Dennis J (2006). Media-based behavioural treatments for behavioural problems in children. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)(1).

2005

Bjornstad GJ (2005). Family therapy for attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(2).

2004

Underwood MK, Scott BL, Galperin MB, Bjornstad GJ, Sexton AM (2004). An Observational Study of Social Exclusion Under Varied Conditions: Gender and Developmental Differences. Child Development, 75(5), 1538-1555.

2001

Underwood MK, Bjornstad GJ (2001). Children’s emotional experience of peer provocation: the relation between observed behaviour and self-reports of emotions, expressions, and social goals. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 25(4), 320-330.

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