Wormald, C. & Melia, Y. (2021). How effective are interventions for enhancing empathy in service users with an Intellectual Disability who engage in sexually abusive behaviour? A Review of the Literature. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Accepted for publication on 3rd March 2021.
Balmain, N. Melia, Y. John, C. Dent, H. & Smith, K. (2021). Experiences of receiving Cognitive Analytic Therapy for those with complex secondary care mental health difficulties. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice (in press)
Vandewalle, K. & Melia, Y. (2020). Psychosocial and behavioural factors associated with self injurious behaviour (SIB) in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, (in press), to be published in Volume 81, March 2021
Balmain, N. Melia, Y. Dent, H. & Smith, K. A systematic review of service user’s experience of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT). Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. Accepted for publication on 12th August 2020.
Woodward, K. Melia, Y. & Combes, H. (2020). Exploring Carers’ Experiences and Perceptions of Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs) over Time, from the Point of Applying to Now. The British Journal of Social Work, published 4th August. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa086
Carlson, L. Hutton, S. Priest, H. & Melia, Y. (2020). Reunification of looked-after children with their birth parents in the United Kingdom: A literature review and thematic synthesis. Child & Family Social Work, 25(1), 192-205. First published 27th June 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12663
Melia, Y. (2016). Feminine and masculine personality traits: reflections on opportunities and challenges to a career in clinical psychology, Clinical Psychology Forum, 285, 20-24.
Worthington, A. Matthews, S. Melia, Y. and Oddy, M. (2006) Cost-benefits associated with social outcome from neurobehavioural rehabilitation. Brain Injury. 20(9) 947-57.
Worthington, A. and Melia, Y. (2006) Rehabilitation is compromised by arousal and sleep disorders: Results of a survey of rehabilitation centres. Brain Injury. 20(3), 327-32.
Contributoring author to:
Brain and Spine Foundation (2004). Headstrong. All about brain tumours. London: Brain and Spine Foundation.
Melia, Y. (2001). Research and consultation with children and young people. Considerations for good practice in projects involving children with brain tumours. London: Brain and Spine Foundation.
Workshop presentation: Children and Mental Health Nursing Conference, 16th August 2019, Staffordshire University ‘Working with hard-to-engage young people: insights from Attachment Theory’
Panel member, Special Event: Fostering Focus “Team Parenting for Children in Foster Care: A Model for Integrated Therapeutic Care by Jeanette Caw & Judy Sebba” An exploration of this book and the issues raised. Northern LAC Forum, Leeds, 23rd May 2014.
Melia, Y. & Nattrass, A. Routine Evaluation and Research in Practice: experiences in a LAC CAMHS Service, Northern LAC Forum, Leeds, 15th February 2013.
Melia, Y. & Eaden, T. ‘Preventing Placement Breakdown among Looked After Children with Complex Mental Health Needs,’ Looked After Children Matter. Delivering Excellent Services for Children in Care, 3rd July 2012, ICO Conference Centre, London.
Melia, Y. & Nattrass, A. ‘Case study: Improving Mental Health Services for Looked After Children – Developing a New Model of Care,’ Inside Government Conference: Looked After Children: Improving the Outcomes for Young People in Care, 14th March 2012, 1 Wimpole Street, London.
Callaghan, A. Melia, Y. Rutterford, N. Hussain, I. and Worthington, A. (2003) Ascertaining needs and levels of psychological symptoms of family members of brain injured individuals in a residential setting: implications for service development (conference poster), Brain Injury – the Quality Agenda, The Jury’s Inn, Birmingham, 27-28 February 2003.