Academic Publications And Conference Papers

  

Academic Publications


Clarke, A., Hindley, N., Kennedy, P. J.& Allen, K. (2019) The Role of Community FCAMHS in Supporting Young People Placed Out of Area – Guidance Document. NHSE.


Kennedy, P. J.,Sinfield, P., Tweedlie, L., Nixon, C., Martin, A., & Edwards, K. (2018). Brief Report: Using the Social Communication Questionnaire to Identify Young People Residing in Secure Children’s Homes with Symptom Complexes Compatible with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-6.


Kennedy, P., Mason, C., Lengua, C., & Rundle-Smith, S. (2015) An Evaluation of a Community Forensic Children and Young People’s Outpatient Service (CF-CYPS-OP). Forensic Update, 118, 15-25.


Kennedy, P.J, Rundle-Smith, S., Mason, C. & Wood, F. (2015) Positive Modifications to Youth Offending and Mental Health Pathways. Forensic Update, 188, 9-14.


Kennedy, P.J., Kelly, T.P., Grigor, J., Vale, E.L.E., Mason, C.L. & Caiazza, R. (2015) Personality Features of an Adolescent Female Offending Population. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2015.1007515


Kennedy, P.J. & Mason, C.L. (2015) Evaluating a Fire Safety Programme. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 17, 1, 20-29. http://dx.doi:1057/cpcs.2014.15


Kennedy, P.J., Vale, E.L.E., Khan, S.J. & McAnaney, A. (2006) Factors Predicting Recidivism in Child and Adolescent Fire setters: A Systematic Review of the literature. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 17(1), 151-164.


Christodoulides, T. E., Richardson, G., Graham, F., Kennedy, P.J., & Kelly, T.P. (2005) Risk assessment with adolescent sex offenders. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 11, 37-48.


Kennedy, P.J. & Vale, E.L.E., (2004) Adolescent Drug Trafficking Trends in the United Kingdom: A 10-Year Retrospective Analysis. Journal of Adolescence, 27, 749-754.


Kennedy, P.J.,Richardson, G.R., Dixon, L., & Kelly, T.P. (2003) Intellectual Ability in Adolescents with Conduct Disorders. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 97, 1089-1090.


Kennedy, P.J., Christodoulides, T., & Andrews, R. (2002) Working with young people with learning disabilities who set fires. In Care and Treatment of Offenders with a Learning Disability. Colin Dale & Lee Storey (Eds). Nursing Praxis International: Bournemouth, UK, 125-128.


McCusker, C.G., Kennedy, P.J., Anderson, J., Hicks, E.M., Hanrahan, D. (2002) Adjustment in Children with Intractable Epilepsy: The Importance of Seizure Duration and Family Factors. Journal of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 44: 681-687.


Conference Papers / Poster Presentations

Kennedy, P.J., Edwards, K., Barron, T.J., Nixon, C., Martin, A., Johnson, r. & Lisle, R. (2019, January) Using Accelerometers to measure young peoples sleep and wake activity within secure children’s homes (SCH) – Preliminary findings. Paper presented at the PORSCH Forensic Aspects of Sleep: Research & Service Developments Conference, Middlesbrough, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. & Burgess, K. (2018, July) FCAMHS – Case complexity by numbers. Paper presentation at the NHSE Health and Justice Children’s Assurance Group, London, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J., Edwards, K., Sanderson, D., Nixon, C., Martin, A., Sinfield, P. & Hall, C. (2018, May) IQ profiles of young people detained in a Local Authority Secure Children’s Home. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Research & Development Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J., Edwards, K., Sanderson, D., Nixon, C., Martin, A., Sinfield, P. & Hall, C. (2018, June) IQ profiles of young people detained in a Local Authority Secure Children’s Home. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 

Kennedy, P.J., Nixon, C., Martin, A. & Barron, T. (2018, June) Children in secure: The young person’s evaluation of an F-CAMH service provided in two secure children’s homes. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 

Kennedy, P.J., Nixon, C., Martin, A., Barron, T., Edwards, K. & Johnson, R. (2018, June) Using accelerometer to measure young people’s sleep and wake activity within Secure Children’s Homes (SCH). Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J. & Burgess, K. (2018, June) FCAMHS – Case complexity by numbers. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J., Martin, A., Nixon, C. & Edwards, K. (June, 2018) An evaluation of staff responses to biopsychosocial case formulation workshops within Secure Children’s Homes. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J., Sinfield, P.,Tweedlie, L., Nixon, C., Martin, A., & Edwards, K. (2018, June) Using the Social Communication Questionnaire to identify young people residing in Secure Children’s Homes with symptom complexes compatible with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J., Wood, F., Nixon, C., Paterson, M.,Tweedlie, L. & Edwards, K. (2018, June) Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing with children and adolescents who have been sexually abused. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK.  


Kennedy, P.J. & Burgess, K. (2018, June) FCAMHS – Case complexity by numbers. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust FCAMHS Launch Event, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 


Nixon, C., Kennedy, P.J., Cavanagh, L., Martin, A., & Sinfield, P. (2018, June) Self-harm (SH) within the children’s secure home: An evaluation of the demographics and prevalence of SH over the last four years.  Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 


Martin, A., Nixon, C., Kennedy, P.J., Howell, J., Edwards, K. & Burgess, K. (2018, June) Improvements in self-esteem, anger and behaviour within young people residing in a Secure Children’s Home. Poster Presentation at the Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust Psychological Services Conference, Gateshead, UK. 


Lengua, C. & Kennedy, P.J. (2016, May) Evaluation of a child & adolescent forensic mental health service into secure settings in the North East of England. Paper presentation at the 5th European Association for Forensic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychology, Porto, Portugal.


Kennedy, P.J. & Sinfield, P. (2016, February) Autistic Spectrum Disorder within the secure children’s estate: outcomes from the CHAT assessment using the Social Communication Questionnaire. Poster presentation at the NTW Annual Research Conference,Gosforth Marriott Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., Kelly, T.P., Grigor, J., Vale, E.L.E., Mason, C.L. & Caiazza, R. (2015, June) Personality Features of an Adolescent Female Offending Population. Poster presentation at the 15th Annual Meeting and Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services: Risks-Rights-Responsibilities: Innovations on Forensic Mental Health Services, Manchester, UK.


Kennedy, P.J, Rundle-Smith, S., Wood, F. & Mason, C.M. (2015, June) Positive Modifications to Youth Offending and Mental Health Pathways. Poster presentation at the 15th Annual Meeting and Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services: Risks-Rights-Responsibilities: Innovations on Forensic Mental Health Services, Manchester, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., & Mason, C.L. (2015, June) Evaluating a Fire Safety Programme. Poster presentation at the 15th Annual Meeting and Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services: Risks-Rights-Responsibilities: Innovations on Forensic Mental Health Services, Manchester, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., Mason, C., Lengua, C., & Rundle-Smith, S. (2015, June) An Evaluation of a Community Forensic Children and Young People’s Outpatient Service (CF-CYPS-OP). Poster presentation at the 15th Annual Meeting and Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services: Risks-Rights-Responsibilities: Innovations on Forensic Mental Health Services, Manchester, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. & Mason, C.M. (2015, April) Evaluating a Fire Safety Programme.Paper presented at the National Autistic Societies 14thInternational Conference on the Care and Treatment of Offenders with an Intellectual and / or Developmental Disability, Leeds, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., Kelly, T.P., Grigor, J., Vale, E.L.E., Mason, C.L. & Caiazza, R. (2015, March) Personality Features of an Adolescent Female Offending Population. Poster presented at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Forensic Faculty Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary.


Kennedy, P.J. (2008) The Future of Adolescent Sex Offender Services in Forensic CAMHS. Invited paper presented at Forensic Adolescent Network: Innovations and Thoughts for the Future. St Andrews Hospital, Northampton, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. (2004, December) The use of psychometrics in the assessment of risk with sexually abusive adolescents. Invited paper presented at NOTA conference Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. (2004, December) The assessment of ‘risk’ in adolescent sex offenders. Invited paper presented at the Newcastle Clinical Psychology Advisory Group (CPAG) Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 


Kennedy, P.J., Kelly, T.P., & Hall, R. (2003, November) Recognition of Facial Expression and Response to Emotional Imagery in Adolescent Offenders. Invited paper presented at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. (2002, December) Facial Recognition Deficits in Children with ADHD and Beyond: Implications for the Future. Invited paper presented to the Association of Child Psychologists and Psychiatrists. Flemming Nuffield Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. (2002, October) An Assertive Service Response to Homicide and Sexual Violence Committed by Children and Adolescents. Invited paper presented at the North East of England Expert Witness Special Interest Group. Flemming Nuffield Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., Palombella, J., Kelly, T.P., & Hall, R. (2002, September) Recognition of Facial Expression and Response to Emotional Imagery in Adolescent Offenders. Invited paper presented at the British Psychological Society (BPS) Annual Conference, BPS Developmental Section. University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. (2002, August) Risk Assessment in Sexually Abusive Adolescents – A Developing Area. Paper presented at the Faculty of Children and Young People (BPS) Conference. University Of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.


Richardson, G., Kennedy, P.J., Hall, R. & Kelly, T.P. (2002, July) What Works, What Helps and What Hinders. A Five-Year Evaluation of a Behaviour Modification Protocol in a Local Authority Secure Children’s Home. Paper presented at the Faculty of Children and Young People (BPS) conference. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. (2002, July) The Assessment and Management of High Risk or Dangerous Behaviour in Young People. Workshop presented at the British Association for Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Conference. University Of Warwick, Warwick, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., Gilbert, B., Andrews, R. (2001, September) An Erotic Form of Hatred: What is Perversion and how can a Psychodynamic Formulation Assist in Understanding the Development and Maintenance of such Behaviour in a Male Adolescent with Learning Disability. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on the Care and Treatment of Offenders with a Learning Disability. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.


Kennedy, P.J., Christodoulides, T., Andrews, R. (2001, September) Working with Young People with Learning Disabilities who Set Fires. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on the Care and Treatment of Offenders with a Learning Disability. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.


Kennedy, P.J. & Christodoulides, T. (2001, September) A Cognitive Behavioural Treatment Intervention Programme for Adolescent Fire Setters. Paper presented at the Special Interest Group Children & Young People (BPS) & British Association for Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapies Conference. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.


Christodoulides, T. & Kennedy, P.J. (2001, September) Applicability of Cognitive Behavioural Models of Treatment for Adolescent Sexual Offending. Paper presented at the Special Interest Group Children & Young People (BPS) & British Association for Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) Conference. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.






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