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Conjoint Associate Professor Richard ClancyRichard Clancy is a Conjoint Associate Professor with the School of Nursing. His substantive position is with Hunter New England Health, based at the Mater Campus within the Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental health. As Nursing Research Fellow for Hunter New England Mental Health, Richard chairs the Mental Health Nursing Research & Practice Development Unit.

Richard began his nursing career in the Hunter in 1979, specialising in Mental Health and Substance Use between 1992 and 2012. Richard's work as a Nursing Research Fellow involves promoting a clinical culture informed by research and pursuing his current research into synthetic cannabis as part of a PhD program of study.

Qualifications

  • Master of Medical Science (Clinical Epidemiology), University of Newcastle, 31/12/1997
  • Bachelor of Social Science, University of Newcastle, 31/12/1993
  • Registered Nurse, 31/12/1981

Research

Research keywords

  • Comorbidity
  • Substance Use
  • Translational Research T3

Research expertise

Translational research in Mental Health Clinical Practice.

Nursing.

Substance Use

Motivational Interviewing

Comorbidity (Mental Health & Substance Use)

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111700Public Health And Health Services65
170199Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified35

Collaboration

Richard is currently involved in several studies exploring the use of synthetic cannabinoids by people seeking treatment for mental health conditions and people seeking treatment for other substance use issues.

Tobacco Use by people with mental health problems is another area of current study.

Richard is involved in several small clinical projects including the role of mental health service clinicians in addressing physical health issues for people who access mental health services, the role of clinicians in involving primary carers in treatment for people admitted to mental health services and post training supervision for clinicians learning motivational interviewing.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Comorbidity
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Substance Use

Teaching expertise

Translational research in Mental Health Clinical Practice.

Mental Health.

Substance Use

Motivational Interviewing

Comorbidity (Mental Health & Substance Use)

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Publications

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Book (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Hungerford C, Hodgson D, Clancy Richard, Monisse-Redman M, Bostwick R, Jones T, Mental Health Care:an Introduction for Health Professionals 2E, Wiley, Milton, 608 (2014)
2012Hungerford C, Hodgson D, Clancy RV, Jones T, Harrison A, Hart C, Mental Health Care: An introduction for health professionals, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, 511 (2012) [A2]

Journal article (19 outputs)

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2014Metse AP, Bowman JA, Wye P, Stockings E, Adams M, Clancy R, et al., 'Evaluating the efficacy of an integrated smoking cessation intervention for mental health patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.', Trials, 15 266 (2014) [C3]
2014Clancy R, Hodgson R, Terry M, Dadd L, Kendurkar A, Clancy D, et al., 'Old school cannabis and the shape of future cannabis', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, 23 6-6 (2014)
2014Stockings EA, Bowman JA, Baker AL, Terry M, Clancy R, Wye PM, et al., 'Impact of a postdischarge smoking cessation intervention for smokers admitted to an inpatient psychiatric facility: a randomized controlled trial.', Nicotine Tob Res, 16 1417-1428 (2014)
2014Stockings EA, Bowman JA, Prochaska JJ, Baker AL, Clancy R, Knight J, et al., 'The impact of a smoke-free psychiatric hospitalization on patient smoking outcomes: a systematic review.', Aust N Z J Psychiatry, 48 617-633 (2014)
2014Clancy R, Than CC, Mearrick A, Steele J, Skinner S, Lymbury D, et al., 'Honouring the role of primary carers in shaping consumers' present and future', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, 23 7-7 (2014)
2014Clancy R, Taylor A, 'Improving future practice by consolidating past training in motivational interviewing', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, 23 6-7 (2014)
2013Stockings E, Bowman J, McElwaine K, Baker A, Terry M, Clancy R, et al., 'Readiness to quit smoking and quit attempts among Australian mental health inpatients.', Nicotine Tob Res, 15 942-949 (2013) [C1]
2012Stockings EA, Clancy RV, Bowman JA, Terry MA, Wye PM, 'A randomised controlled trial linking mental health inpatients to community smoking cessation supports: Preliminary findings and discussion', HNE Handover, 5 12-17 (2012) [C3]

Co-authors: JENNY BOWMAN

2011Stockings EA, Bowman JA, Wiggers JH, Baker AL, Terry M, Clancy R, et al., 'A randomised controlled trial linking mental health inpatients to community smoking cessation supports: A study protocol', BMC Public Health, 11 570 (2011) [C3]
2010Wye PM, Bowman JA, Wiggers JH, Baker AL, Carr VJ, Terry MA, et al., 'An audit of the prevalence of recorded nicotine dependence treatment in an Australian psychiatric hospital', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34 298-303 (2010) [C1]
2010Wye PM, Bowman JA, Wiggers JH, Baker AL, Knight JJ, Carr V, et al., 'Total smoking bans in psychiatric inpatient services: a survey of perceived benefits, barriers and support among staff', BMC Public Health, 10 372-383 (2010) [C1]
2010Wye P, Bowman JA, Wiggers J, Baker AL, Carr V, Terry M, et al., 'Providing nicotine dependence treatment to psychiatric inpatients: the views of Australian nurse managers', Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 319-327 (2010) [C1]
2009Wye PM, Bowman JA, Wiggers JH, Baker AL, Knight JJ, Carr VJ, et al., 'Smoking restrictions and treatment for smoking: Policies and procedures in psychiatric inpatient units in Australia', Psychiatric Services, 60 100-107 (2009) [C1]
2008Cleary M, Walter G, Hunt GE, Clancy RV, Horsfall J, 'Promoting dual diagnosis awareness in everyday clinical practice', Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 46 43-49 (2008) [C1]
2006Mueser KT, Meyer P, Penn DL, Clancy RV, Clancy DM, Salyers M, 'The Illness Management and Recovery Program: Rationale, Development, and Preliminary Findings', Schizophrenia Bulletin, 32 S32-S43 (2006)
2006Clancy R, 'Motivating substance abusers to enter treatment: Working with family members', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, 25 291-291 (2006)
2004Clancy R, 'Addiction and change: How addictions develop and people recover', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, 23 130-130 (2004)
2002Baker AL, Lewin TJ, Reichler HM, Clancy R, Carr VJ, Garrett R, et al., 'Motivational interviewing among psychiatric in-patients with substance use disorders', ACTA Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 106 233-240 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: AMANDA BAKER

2002Baker AL, Lewin TJ, Reichler HM, Clancy R, Carr VJ, Garrett R, et al., 'Evaluation of a motivational interview for substance use within psychiatric in-patient services', Addiction, 97(10) 1329-1337 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: AMANDA BAKER

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Conference (9 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013O'Brien AP, Giles M, Parker V, Higgins I, Keatinge D, Guest E, Clancy R, 'Growing a nursing and midwifery research future in the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD)', HNE Handover, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]
2010Stockings EA, Bowman JA, McElwaine KM, Moore LH, Terry MA, Clancy RV, et al., 'Do Mental Health Inpatients Want To Quit Smoking?', 12th Annual Meeting of the SRNT Europe Programme, Bath, UK (2010) [E3]
2009Stockings EA, Bowman JA, Wiggers JH, Baker AL, Carr VJ, Terry MA, et al., 'An integrated smoking cessation intervention for mental health inpatients: From hospital to community', Oceania Tobacco Control 2009, Darwin, NT (2009) [E3]
2009Bowman JA, McElwaine KM, Moore LH, Terry MA, Clancy RV, Knight JJ, et al., 'Do mental health inpatients want to quit smoking?', Oceania Tobacco Control 2009, Darwin, NT (2009) [E3]
2008Wye PM, Bowman JA, Wiggers JH, Baker AL, Knight JJ, Carr VJ, et al., 'Smoking care and policies in mental health services in Australia: Healthcare provision or behaviour management?', SRNT 14th Annual Meeting. Annual Meeting Proceedings, Portland, OR (2008) [E3]
2007Bowman JA, Baker AL, Wiggers JH, Foster C, Terry MA, Knight JJ, et al., 'Attitudes, knowledge and skills: providing smoking cessation care for mental health inpatients', Oceania Tobacco Control Conference: From Vision to Reality. Programme and Presentations, Auckland, New Zealand (2007) [E3]
2007Foster C, Wye PM, Bowman JA, Baker AL, Wiggers JH, Terry M, et al., 'Using smoke free workplace policy to mediate smoking cessation care in Mental Health services (Poster)', Oceania Tobacco Control Conference: From Vision to Reality. Programme and Presentations, Auckland (2007) [E3]
2006Clancy RV, Clancy D, Mueser K, Carr VJ, Lewin (Ext) T, Hazelton MJ, Sly K, 'The Illness Management and Recovery Program: an international effectiveness study', Acta Neuropsychiatrica, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: MICHAEL HAZELTON

2006Mueser KT, Meyer PS, Penn DL, Clancy R, Clancy DM, Salyers MP, 'The Illness Management and Recovery program: Rationale, development, and preliminary findings', SCHIZOPHRENIA BULLETIN, Bern, SWITZERLAND (2006)
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Grants and Funding

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Number of grants1
Total funding$21,300

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2010 (1 grants)

Pilot of an intervention to increase the provision of nicotine dependence treatment in mental health inpatient settings$21,300
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Doctor Paula Wye, Professor John Wiggers, Associate Professor Jennifer Bowman, Professor Amanda Baker, Ms Megan Freund, Ms Jenny Knight, Ms Margaret Terry, Conjoint Associate Professor Richard Clancy
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$21,30020102010
GNo:G0900190
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.

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Conjoint Associate Professor Richard Clancy

Cell / Mobile Phone0408656166
Email
PositionConjoint Associate Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaNursing
Office
Mater Mental Health ,
Mater Hospital,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/richard-clancy