Jean Morrissey
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Biography

Dr Jean Morrissey is a lecturer in mental health nursing at the School of Nursing & Midwifery in Trinity College University of Dublin. She has worked for many years in mental health nursing and education in the UK and Hong Kong. She is a registered therapist and clinical supervisor with the Irish Association Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). Her area of interest includes clinical supervision, adolescent mental health, self-harm and suicidal behaviour, eating disorders and ethics in practice.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Morrissey, J., Doyle, L., & Higgins, A. , Self-harm: From risk management to relational and recovery-orientated care, Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice , 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Downes, C., Morrissey, J., Costello, P.,Brennan, M & Nash, M., There is more to risk and safety planning than dramatic risks: mental health nurses' risk assessment and safety management practice., International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 25, (2), 2016, p159 - 170 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Morrissey, J., Downes, C., Gill, A. & Bailey, J., Documentary analysis of risk assessment and safety planning policies and tools in a mental health context. , International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 25, (4), 2016, p385 - 395 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Downes, C., Gill, A., Doyle, L., Morrissey, J. & Higgins, A. , Survey of mental health nurses' attitudes towards risk assessment, risk assessment tools and positive risk. , Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing., 23, (3-4), 2016, p188 - 197 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Doyle, L., Higgins,A., Nash, M., Morrissey, J., Brennan, M., Gill, A., Costello P. & Downes C.,, Assessment and Safety Planning in Mental Health Nursing Services , International Journal of Mental Health Nursing , 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference , School of Nursing & Midwifery , Trinity College, 4-5th Nov. 2015, 2015 Meeting Abstract, 2015

Self-care:Professional and Personal Considerations in, editor(s)Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J. , Working with Self-Harm & Suicidal Behaviour, London, UK, Pagrave Macmillan, 2015, pp86 - 99, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Understanding and Responding to Self-Harm in, editor(s)Doyle,L., Keogh,B. & Morrissey,J. , Working with Self-Harm & Suicidal Behaviour , London, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp56 - 68, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Morrissey J. & Emilion J. , Deciding what to do best? Clinical scenarios, Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice , Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists:An important part of Civic and Community Engagement, University of East London, UK, 17th July 2015 , Bruner Routledge , 2015, pp322 - 334 Meeting Abstract, 2015

Tribe R. & Morrissey J., Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists , 2nd, Hove, UK, Routledge, 2015, 1-360pp Book, 2015

Communicating with people who are suicidal in, editor(s)Doyle L., Keogh B. & Morrissey J. , Working with Self-Harm and Suicidal behaviour , London , Palgrave , 2015, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Clinical vignettes and reflective questions in, editor(s)Tribe R. & Morrissey J. , Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists , London, UK, Brunner Routledge , 2015, pp322 - 334, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Six Category Intervention Analysis in, editor(s)Callaghan, p. & Gamble C. , Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing 2nd edn, Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, 2015, pp138 - 139, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J. , Working with self-harm and suicidal behaviour. , London, Palgrave McMillan, 2015 Book, 2015

Training supervision:professional and ethical considerations: in, editor(s)Tribe R. & Morrissey J , Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists 2nd edn , Hove UK, Brunner Routledge, 2015, pp283 - 295, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Keogh,B. . Higgins,A DeVries, J.. Morrissey,J. Callaghan, P. Ryan,D. Gijbels H; Nash M, 'We have got the tools': Qualitative evaluation of a mental health Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) education programme in Ireland, Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 21, (3), 2014, p189 - 196 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Higgins A., Callaghan, P. de Vries, J., Keogh, B., Morrissey, J. Nash, M., Ryan, D. Gijbels, H. & Carter, T. , Evaluation of mental health recovery and Wellness Recovery Action Planning education in Ireland: a mixed methods pre-post evaluation. , Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68, 2012, p2418 - 2428. Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Morrissey, J. & Higgins, A. , The Darkness of Hope? A study of Nurses' responses to clients with suicidal behaviour, Annual International Research Conference, School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD, Dublin, 4-5 Nov , 2011 Meeting Abstract, 2011

Morrissey, J & Callaghan, P, Communication Skills for Mental Health Nurses, Berkshire, UK, Open University, McGraw Hill, 2011, 183pp Book, 2011

Interpersonal Communication - Heron's Six Category Intervention Analysis in, editor(s)P. Callagha, J.Playle & L.Cooper , Mental Health Skills, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009, [J.Morrissey] Book Chapter, 2009

Psychotherapeutic Approaches and Mental Health Nursing in, Morrissey, J., Keogh, B.& Doyle, L. , (Eds) , , Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing - Concepts, Application, Challenges & Reflections: An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2008, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2008

Clinical Supervision and Mental Health Nursing in, editor(s)Morrissey, J., Keogh, B.& Doyle, L. , Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L. (Eds) , Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing - Concepts, Application, Challenges & Reflections: An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2008, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2008

Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L. (Eds) , Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing - Concepts, Application, Challenges & Reflections: An Irish Perspective,, Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2008 Book, 2008

Chien,WT, Chan, SWC, & Morrissey, J., The Perceived Burden among Chinese Family Caregivers of People with Schizophrenia, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 16, 2007, p1151 - 1161 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J (ed.), Emergency Department Nurses' Educational Needs When Caring for Patients who present with Suicidal Behaviour, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, 21-22 February 2007 , 2007 Proceedings of a Conference, 2007

Keogh, B., Doyle, L. & Morrissey, J. , Suicidal Behaviour A study of emergency nurses' educational needs when caring for this patient group, Emergency Nursing, 15, (3), 2007, p30 - 35 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Doyle, L. Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J, Caring for patients with suicidal behaviour: an exploratory study, British Journal of Nursing, 16, (19), 2007, p1218 - 1222 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Chien, W.T., Chan, S.W.C. & Morrissey, J , Effectiveness of mutual support psychoeducation group interventions for family caregivers of patients with schizophrenia., Hong Kong Medical Journal, 13, (4), 2007, p17 - 20 Journal Article, 2007

Critical incident analysis for assessment in, editor(s)Carless, D. Joughin, G. & Ngar-fun, Liu , Assessing for Learning in Higher Education: Learning-Oriented Assessment in Action , Hong Kong, Hong Kong Press, 2006, pp32 - 35, [Jean Morrissey] Book Chapter, 2006

Lai Wah, L., Chang, A.M., Morrissey, J, Parents' experiences of participation in the care of hospitalised children: A qualitative study , International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43, 2006, p535 - 545 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Six Category Intervention Analysis, in, editor(s)P. Callaghan & C. Waldcock , Oxford Handbook of Mental Health Nursing, Oxford , Oxford University Press, 2006, pp176 - 177, [Jean Morrissey] Book Chapter, 2006

Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L., Final Year mental health student nurses' experiences of caring for clients with suicidal behaviour, 7th Annual International Research Conference, School of Nursing & Midwifery, TCD, 8-10th Nov 2006, 2006 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Supervision: Professional and Ethical considerations in, editor(s)R.Tribe, & J. Morrissey , Handbook of Professional and Ethical Issues for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists, London, Bunner-Routledge, 2005, [Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2005

Tribe, R. & Morrissey, J., Interpreters in Mental Health, Breaking Down the Barriers: A Team Effort, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 19th-21st March 2005, 2005 Meeting Abstract, 2005

Chien, WT, Chan, SWC, Morrissey, J & Thompson, D, Effectiveness of a Mutual Support Group for Chinese Family Caregivers of People with Schizophrenia, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 51, (6), 2005, p595 - 608 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Tribe, R. & Morrissey, J., Handbook of Professional and Ethical Issues for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists, London, Bunner-Routledge, 2005 Book, 2005

J.Morrissey, Critical Incident Analysis: challenges and opportunities for students and lecturers, 5th Annual International Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 3-5th November, 2004 Meeting Abstract, 2004

The Use of Critical Incident Analysis as an educational tool: An exploratory study in, editor(s)Chan, SWC, Lopez, V, Wong, AM & Wong, FKY , Evidence-based Nursing Education and Related Issues, Hong Kong, The Hong Society for Nursing Education, 2004, pp131 - 146, [Jean Morrissey] Book Chapter, 2004

Tribe, R. & Morrissey, J., Good Practice Issues in Working with Interpreters in Mental Health, Intervention, 2, (2), 2004, p129 - 142 Journal Article, 2004 TARA - Full Text

J. Morrissey, Critical Incident Analysis - Challenges and Opportunities, Useful Practices Website, Learning Oriented Assessment Project (LOAP) -The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China, 7th Oct, 2003 Meeting Abstract, 2003

'The Role of Interpreters in Particular Contexts - Refugees in, editor(s)R. Tribe, and H. Raavel , Working with Interpreters in Mental Health, London, Brunner- Routledge, 2003, [Tribe, R. and Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 2003

J. Morrissey, Therapeutic Communication for Clients with Emotional Problems in , The Second Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, 8-10th Nov, 2002 Meeting Abstract, 2002

J. Morrissey, Working with Distressed Relatives,, 4th Hong Kong Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, 12-13th Apr., 2002 Meeting Abstract, 2002

J. Morrissey, The Use of Critical Incident as an Educational Tool with Student Nurses in Hong Kong, 2nd International Conference in Nursing Research, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 28-31 Oct, 2002 Meeting Abstract, 2002

Chien, W.T, Chan, S.W.C. & Morrissey, J., The use of learning contracts in mental health nursing: an action research, International Journal Nursing Studies, 39, 2002, p685 - 694 Journal Article, 2002 DOI

Morrissey, J. & Tribe, R., Parallel process in supervision, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 14, (2), 2001, p103 - 110 Journal Article, 2001 DOI

J. Morrissey, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in Helping Depressed Clients, The Hong Kong Centre for Evidence Based Nursing, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 9th Dec., 2001 Meeting Abstract, 2001

R. Tribe., J. Morrissey, Explanatory Cultural Health Beliefs, How They can Inform One Another to Provide Bridges Linking People Across the Millennia, XV International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Pultusk, Poland, 16-21stJuly, 2000 Meeting Abstract, 2000

Morrissey, J., Contracting and supervision, Counselling Psychology Review, 13, (1), 1998, p13 - 17 Journal Article, 1998

Community Mental Health Nursing in, editor(s)G. Wilson , Community Care, London, Chapman & Hall, 1995, [Simmons, S., Morrissey, J.] Book Chapter, 1995

Callaghan, P., Morrissey, J., Social Support and Health: A Review, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18, 1993, p203 - 210 Journal Article, 1993 DOI

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Monahan M, Holme I, Stacey G, Morrissey J, De Vries J, McKenna H, Nash M, Higgins A., Report of the Scoping Exercise on the Introduction of Graduate Entry Mental Health Nursing in Ireland, Dublin, DoH, 2017 Report, 2017

Doyle, L., Keogh, B., Morrissey, J., Holme, I., Brennan, M. & Higgins, A. , Promoting Our Wellness and Recovery (POWER) Peer Prisoner Mentoring Evaluation Study., Trinity College Dublin, 2017, p1 - 100 Report, 2017 TARA - Full Text

Kavanagh, S. & Morrissey J., Mental Health Therapists' Understanding of Mindfulness:A qualitative inquiry. , 13th Annual International Research Conference , School of Nursing & Midwifery TCD, Dublin.Ireland, 4-5th Nov , 2012 Meeting Abstract, 2012

Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J., Suicide: Facing the challenges, World of Irish Nursing, 15, (9), 2007, p50 - 51 Journal Article, 2007

Research Expertise

Description

Self-harm, Suicidal Behaviour, Eating disorders, Clinical supervision and Ethics in clinical practice.

Projects

  • Title
    • NMPDU risk project: Stepping up to Therapeutic Risk in a mental health context: the development and Evaluation of a Risk Framework and education programme for clinical staff Higgins A; Doyle L (Joint PIs); Nash M; Brennan M; Costello P; Morrissey J
  • Funding Agency
    • Nursing Midwifery Professional Development Unit
  • Date From
    • Oct 2013
  • Date To
    • June 2015
  • Title
    • An evaluation of POWER (promoting our own wellness & recovery) a peer prisoner mentoring programme (Doyle, L., Higgins, A., Keogh,B., Brennan ,M. & MorrisseyJ.)
  • Funding Agency
    • Suicide or Survive
  • Date From
    • Feb 2015
  • Date To
    • Oct 2016
  • Title
    • An Evaluation of Mental Health Recovery and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) education programme on participants' knowledge, attitude and skills of mental health recovery and the WRAP approach .
  • Summary
    • Evaluation of a 2 and 5 day Training Programme. A mixed methods design
  • Funding Agency
    • IMREC -The Irish Mental Health & Recovery Education Consortium.
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • Developing Interprofessional Clinical Supervision and End of Life Care Professional Training for Supervisors
  • Summary
    • Co-Researcher: Dr Creaner M., Dr Delaney, S. Hayes, A. Dr Connaire, K. & Morrissey,J. Evaluation of Training
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Hospice Foundation
  • Date From
    • Feb 2011
  • Date To
    • May 2012

Recognition

Memberships

BACP,IACP, 1993, 2006 – Currently

Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC UK) – Currently