Manager of Research

Qualifications:

PhD (Clinical Psychology), 2017

M.A. (Psychology), 2010

B.A. (Hons.) Psychology, 2008

Areas of interest:

Parenting, couple and child relationships; Project management; Early intervention; Evidence-based interventions; Research and evaluation; Chronic illness; Improving outcomes for individuals with disabilities.

Contact: ALohan@raq.org.au

Publications:

Journal Articles

Lohan, A., Morawska, A., & Mitchell, A. E. (2018). Development and Validation of a Measure Assessing Child Diabetes Behavior: The Diabetes Behavior Checklist. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 41(2), 111-127. doi:10.1080/24694193.2017.1323978

Lohan, A., Morawska, A. & Mitchell, A. (2017). Associations between parental factors and child diabetes management-related behaviours. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 38(5), 330-338. doi:10.1097/DBP.0000000000000447

Lohan, A., Mitchell, A.E., Filus, A., Sofronoff, K. & Morawska, A. (2016). Positive parenting for healthy living (Triple P) for parents of children with type 1 diabetes: protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics, 16 (1), 158. doi :10.1186/s12887-016-0697-4. Full-text available at: http://rdcu.be/nfCp

Lohan, A., Morawska, A. & Mitchell, A.E. (2015). A systematic review of parenting interventions for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Child: Care, Health & Development, 41(6), 803-817. doi:10.1111/cch.12278

Book Chapters

Sharma, R. & Lohan, A. (2016). Psychosocial Interventions for Individuals with Intellectual Disability. In Handbook of Research on Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Intellectual Disabilities (pp. 262-282). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0089-6.ch014

Conference Presentations

Lohan, A., & Milic, J. (2018, July). How do we measure the success of Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) in parenting matters? Preliminary findings from Relationships Australia’s FDR Outcomes Study. Paper presented at the Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference:  Melbourne, Australia.

Morawska, A., Mitchell, A., Lohan, A., Filus, A., Sofronoff, K. & Batch, J. (2018, March). Positive Parenting for Healthy Living (Triple P): Preliminary findings from a Randomised Controlled Trial of a brief group program for parents of children with Type 1 Diabetes. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Helping Families Change Conference: California, USA.

Milic, J., & Lohan, A. (2017, November). Evaluating the effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing in a community Gambling Help Service. Paper presented at the 27th National Association for Gambling Studies Annual Conference: Melbourne, Australia.

Mitchell, A., Morawska, A., Lohan, A., Filus, A., Sofronoff, K. & Batch, J. (2016, 22-25 June). Randomised controlled trial of Positive Parenting for Healthy Living (Triple P) for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Paper presented at the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies: Melbourne, Australia.

Morawska, A., Lohan, A. & Mitchell, A. (2016, February). What influences diabetes behaviour in children? Paper presented at the 18th Annual Helping Families Change Conference: Banff, Canada.

Mitchell, A., Lohan, A. & Morawska, A. (2015, 7-10 October).The role of parenting interventions in the management of children with type 1 diabetes.(Poster). Joint Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes and Australasian Pediatric Endocrine Group, Brisbane, Australia.

Lohan, A., Morawska, A. & Mitchell, A. (2015, February). Triple P for parents of young children with type 1 diabetes. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Helping Families Change Conference: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Lohan, A., Morawska, A. & Mitchell, A. (2014, October). The effects of parenting intervention on multiple child, parent and family outcomes. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy Conference: Perth, Australia.

Morawska, A., Lohan, A. & Mitchell, A. (2014, February). Parenting challenges related to diabetes management and preferences for accessing parenting support. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Helping Families Change Conference: Sydney, Australia.

Lohan, A., Morawska, A. & Mitchell, A. (2013, July). Parenting interventions for parents of children with type 1 diabetes: A review. Paper presented at the 18th Australasian Human Development Association Conference: Gold Coast, Australia.

Lohan, A., Morawska, A. & Mitchell, A. (2013, February). Parenting interventions for parents of children with type 1 diabetes: A review. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Helping Families Change Conference: Los Angeles, USA.