Dr Tuuli Kuosmanen

B.Sc., MA., M.Phil, Phd

Contact Details

Postdoctoral Researcher
E: tuuli.kuosmanen@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Tuuli Kuosmanen works as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research (HPRC). Her research to date has focused on mental health promotion among adolescents and young people. She has particular interest in promoting the mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable young people. She has worked on several international projects and evidence reviews regarding the promotion of youth mental health. 

Dr. Kuosmanen also works as an Academic Tutor at the Discipline of Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences. She coordinates the Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Promotion and is involved in teaching for the MA in Health Promotion.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Promoting adolescents’ mental health and wellbeing: evidence synthesis'
Kuosmanen, T., Clarke, A. M., Barry M. M. (2019) 'Promoting adolescents’ mental health and wellbeing: evidence synthesis'. Journal Of Public Mental Health, 18 (1):73-83 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'The implementation of SPARX-R computerized mental health program in alternative education: Exploring the factors contributing to engagement and dropout'
Kuosmanen, T., Fleming, T. M., Barry, M. M. (2018) 'The implementation of SPARX-R computerized mental health program in alternative education: Exploring the factors contributing to engagement and dropout'. Children And Youth Services Review, 84 :176-184 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Using Computerized Mental Health Programs in Alternative Education: Understanding the Requirements of Students and Staff'
Kuosmanen, T;Fleming, TM;Barry, MM (2018) 'Using Computerized Mental Health Programs in Alternative Education: Understanding the Requirements of Students and Staff'. Journal Of Health Communication, 33 :753-761 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'A pilot evaluation of the SPARX-R gaming intervention for preventing depression and improving wellbeing among adolescents in alternative education'
Kuosmanen, T; Fleming, TM; Newell, J; Barry MM (2017) 'A pilot evaluation of the SPARX-R gaming intervention for preventing depression and improving wellbeing among adolescents in alternative education'. Internet Interventions, 8 (June 2017):40-47 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'A Systematic Review of Online Youth Mental Health Promotion and Prevention Interventions'
Clarke, AM; Kuosmanen, T; Barry MM (2015) 'A Systematic Review of Online Youth Mental Health Promotion and Prevention Interventions'. Journal Of Youth And Adolescence, 44 (1):90-113 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Case Study: Implementation of SPARX Computerized Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme for Adolescents in New Zealand'
Fleming, T. Lucassen, M., Kuosmanen, T. (2019) 'Case Study: Implementation of SPARX Computerized Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme for Adolescents in New Zealand' In: Implementing Mental Health Promotion. Cham: Springer. [DOI] [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2020) A Framework for Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the European Youth Sector.
Kuosmanen, T; Dowling, K; Barry MM (2020) A Framework for Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the European Youth Sector. World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research, National University of Ireland Galway. [Details]
(2020) Practice Brief: A Framework for Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the European Youth Sector.
Kuosmanen, T; Dowling, K; Barry MM (2020) Practice Brief: A Framework for Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the European Youth Sector. World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research, National University of Ireland Galway. [Details]
(2017) Implementing effective interventions for promoting adolescents’ mental health and wellbeing and preventing mental health and behavioural problems: A review of the evidence in the WHO European Region.
Barry, MM; Kuosmanen, T; Clarke, A (2017) Implementing effective interventions for promoting adolescents’ mental health and wellbeing and preventing mental health and behavioural problems: A review of the evidence in the WHO European Region. World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research, National University of Ireland Galway. [Details]
(2014) Bridging the Digital Disconnect: Exploring Youth, Education, Health and Mental Health Professionals’ Views on Using Technology to Promote Young People’s Mental Health.
Clarke, AM; Kuosmanen, T; Chambers, D; Barry, MM (2014) Bridging the Digital Disconnect: Exploring Youth, Education, Health and Mental Health Professionals’ Views on Using Technology to Promote Young People’s Mental Health. Young & Well Cooperative Research Centre, Australia. [Details]
(2013) Bridging the Digital Disconnect for Parents: Exploring Parents’ Views on Using Technology to Promote Young People’s Mental Health.
Clarke, A. M., Kuosmanen, T., Chambers, D., & Barry, M. M. (2013) Bridging the Digital Disconnect for Parents: Exploring Parents’ Views on Using Technology to Promote Young People’s Mental Health. Young & Well Cooperative Research Centre, Australia. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2019) Health Promotion Annual Conference 2019,
Barry, MM; Kuosmanen, T; Dowling, K (2019) Why implementation matters in promoting mental health and wellbeing in educational settings?. [Oral Presentation], Health Promotion Annual Conference 2019, NUI Galway , 20-JUN-19 - 20-JUN-19. [Details]
(2017) ISRII 9th Scientific Meeting 2017,
Kuosmanen, T., Fleming, T., Barry, M. M. (2017) An evaluation of the SPARX-R serious game for preventing depression and improving wellbeing among adolescents in alternative education. [Poster Presentation], ISRII 9th Scientific Meeting 2017, Berlin , 01-OCT-17. [Details]
(2016) Technology for Wellbeing International Conference,
Kuosmanen, T. (2016) Computerised mental health promotion in alternative education: The requirements of Youthreach students and staff. [Oral Presentation], Technology for Wellbeing International Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 01-SEP-16. [Details]
(2014) 8th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders,
Kuosmanen, T. (2014) The evaluation of online mental health promotion interventions. [Oral Presentation], 8th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders, London, UK , 01-SEP-14. [Details]