Caroline Rawdon, B.A., Ph.D.Research Associate
Caroline joined the ERC as a Research Associate in May 2019. She currently works on a project which aims to develop a framework for the evaluation of teachers’ professional learning (TPL), with a specific focus on TPL in the area of student wellbeing. Prior to commencing work at the ERC, Caroline held Post-doctoral Researcher roles at the School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCU (2016-2019) and the School of Psychology, UCD (2014-2015). At DCU, Caroline worked on a Health Research Board funded project investigating parent-adolescent communication and negotiation of self-management responsibilities for adolescents living with type 1 diabetes using mixed methods. At UCD, Caroline worked on an Irish Research Council funded RCT investigating the effectiveness of cognitive bias modification training for adolescents experiencing social anxiety symptoms. Caroline also worked as a Research Assistant on the Preparing for Life evaluation team at UCD (2013-2014). Caroline holds a B.A. (Hons) in Psychology from UCD and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Maynooth University. Her research interests include child and adolescent wellbeing, youth mental health, and family communication.