Brianna Jackson, MScN, RN, CPMHN(C)

Adolescent/emerging adult mental health and biobehavioral development; intersectionality, health inequities, and structural violence; resilience and post-traumatic growth; mixed-methods and community-engaged research approaches

Check out why Brianna decided to obtain her PhD in nursing from Yale.

 

Hometown/Country

Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Undergraduate Education 

BScN, University of Western Ontario

Graduate Education 

MScN, University of Western Ontario

Research Interests

Adolescent/emerging adult mental health and biobehavioral development; intersectionality, health inequities, and structural violence; resilience and post-traumatic growth; mixed-methods and community-engaged research approaches

Publications and Presentations 

Publications:

Jackson, B., & Sadler, L. (2021). Structural Violence: An Evolutionary Concept Analysis.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, Under Review.

Jackson, B., Booth, R., & Jackson, K. T. (2021). The Good, the Bad, and the Vision: Exploring the Mental Health Care Experiences of Transitional-Aged Youth Using the Photovoice Method.  Qualitative Health Research, In Press.

Jackson, B., Jackson, K. T., & Booth, R. (2021). “I Fell Through the Cracks”: Navigating the Disjointed Transition from Paediatric to Adult Psychiatric Services. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, In Press.

Jackson, B. (2021). A Paradoxical Problem: Expanding Collective Consciousness While Preventing Participant Burden in Research Involving Racialized Communities. Public Health Nursing, In Press.

Jackson, B. (2021). Language Matters: How ‘Behavioral Health’ Perpetuates Stigma and Misinformation. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. doi: 10.1177/1078390321999785

Condon, E. M., Londono Tobon, A., Jackson, B., Holland, M. L., Slade, A., Mayes, L., & Sadler, L. S. (2021). Maternal Experiences of Racial Discrimination, Child Indicators of Toxic Stress, and the Minding the Baby® Early Home Visiting Intervention. Nursing Research.  doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000529

Zhang, T., Shen, N., Booth, R., LaChance, J., Jackson, B., & Strudwick, G. (2021). Supporting the Use of Patient Portals in Mental Health Settings: A Scoping Review.  Informatics for Health and Social Care. doi: 10.1080/17538157.2021.1929998.

Presentations: 

Crossing the Chasm: A Review of Mental Health Care Services for Transitional-Aged Youth. (2021). Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses (CFMHN) Annual Conference, Online. 

Strategies for the Recruitment, Retention, and Engagement of Marginalized Youth in Mental Health Intervention Research. (2021). Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Biennial Convention, Indianapolis (IN). 

Supporting the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Adolescents Diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Urgent Need for Trauma-Informed Self- and Family-Management Interventions. (2021). American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Annual Conference, Online. 

Defining Trauma-Informed Care: A Concept Analysis. (2021). International Mental Health Nursing Research Conference, Online. 

Oral Paper Presentation: 

PATH: Promoting Attachment Through Healing, Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI) Annual Conference (2018)

Awards & Extracurricular Activities

Doctoral Foreign Study Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

James Leitner Nursing Doctoral Scholarship, Yale University

Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

​Alexander Hotson Memorial Award for Highest Academic Achievement, University of Western Ontario

Master’s Student Award of Excellence, Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (COUPN)

​Research in Mental Health Nursing Award, Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario 

Extracurricular Activities

McDougal Graduate Student Life Fellow

Graduate Student Assembly

Yale Health Graduate Student Advisory Council

Graduate & Professional Student Title IX Advisory Board