Publications, Books & Awards

Publications

El‐Khani, A., Maalouf, W., Baker, D. A., Zahra, N., Noubani, A., & Cartwright, K. (2019). Caregiving for children through conflict and displacement: a pilot study testing the feasibility of delivering and evaluating a light touch parenting intervention for caregivers in the West Bank. International Journal of Psychology.

Abu Baker, D., El-Khani, A &. Calam, R., (2019). Protective factors in the face of political violence: The role of caregiver resilience and parenting styles in Palestine. (under review).

El-Khani, A., Ulph, F., & Calam, R. (2018). Syria: Refugee parents’ needs and experiences of parenting information in refugee camps. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies 13:1, 19-29

El-Khani, A., Cartwright, K., Ang, C., Henshaw, E., Tanveer, M., & Calam, R. (2018). Testing the feasibility and acceptability of delivering a child mental health recovery programme enhanced with parenting sessions for families displaced by the Syrian conflict. Peace Journal

El-Khani, A., Ulph, F., & Calam, R. (2017). Syria: Refugee parents’ needs and experiences of parenting information in refugee camps. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies.

El-Khani, A., Cartwright, K., Redmond, A. D., & Calam, R. (2016). Daily bread: a novel vehicle for dissemination and evaluation of psychological first aid for families exposed to armed conflict in Syria. Global Mental Health.

El-Khani, A., & Calam, R. (2016). Giving families a chance of peace in war. British Psychological Society, 108-113. Publication link: 85a659f9-db00-48ee-a8ea-4a4f3c0c90b2

El-Khani, A., Ulph, F., Peters, S., & Calam, R. (2016). Syria: the challenges of parenting in refugee situations of immediate displacement. Intervention,14(2), 99-113.

El-Khani, A., Ulph, F., Peters, S., & Calam, R. (2016). Syria: Coping mechanisms utilised by refugee parents caring for their children in preresettlement situation. Intervention, Nov 2016.

Cartwright, K., El-Khani, A., Subryan, A., & Calam, R. (2015). Establishing the feasibility of assessing the mental health of children displaced by the Syrian conflict. Global Mental Health, 2, e8.

El-Khani, A., Ulph, F., Redmond, A. D., & Calam, R. (2013). Ethical issues in research into conflict and displacement. The Lancet, 382(9894), 764-765.

 Book chapters

1-Changing children’s lives through competent parenting: A comprehensive guide to population change.

Chapter title: The role of values and religious beliefs in positive parenting (El-Khani & Calam) Oxford University Press

2-In An International Perspective on Disasters and Children’s Mental Health

Chapter title: Promoting Mental Health Strategies for Children and their Caregivers amidst the Conflict in Syria (El-Khani & Calam). In An International Perspective on Disasters and Children’s Mental Health (pp. 301-322). Springer, Cham.

Awards

Manchester Doctoral College Award, The University of Manchester, UK. Feb 2016

Susan Fielder Memorial Prize for outstanding academic achievement (Doctoral Thesis), The University of Manchester. Dec 2015

Making a Difference Awards for Social Responsibility, The University of Manchester, UK. June 2015