Dr Arlen Rowe


Dr Arlen Rowe
NameDr Arlen Rowe
Email Addressarlen.rowe@unisq.edu.au
Job TitlePostdoctoral Research Fellow (Digital Mental Health Engagement)
QualificationsBPsych(Hons) USQ, PhD USQ
DepartmentCentre for Health Research (Research)
AffiliationsSchool of Psychology and Wellbeing
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1880-8513
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Biography

Arlen's core research interests are adherence and engagement behaviours within youth online mental health programs and chronic health populations. She is keenly interested in using technology and adaptive interventions to improve health outcomes for vulnerable groups, including rural populations.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Research Associate, Digital Mental Health (Part-Time)University of Southern Queensland20192020
Research Fellow, Digital Mental Health (Fulltime)University of Southern Queensland2020

Expertise

adherence and engagement behaviours, digital mental health, adaptive technology, chronic health populations, cancer survivorship

Fields of Research

  • 420302. Digital health
  • 420313. Mental health services
  • 420603. Health promotion
  • 420606. Social determinants of health
  • 520304. Health psychology

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Queensland Mental Health Symposium Steering Committee
BPsych(Hons)
USQ
2017
PhD
USQ
2020

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Digital Mental Health ImplementationAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Understanding adolescent engagement in an online cognitive-behavioural intervention for anxietyAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2020
Project titleDetailsYear
Finding the right balance of ‘support’: Testing a new digital model of care for child and adolescent anxiety in regional communities. HCF Health Services Research Grants2022
A Staged Mental Health Care Plan for Children integrating child and parent assessment in Education settings: A feasibility randomised control trial Australian Rotary Health Healthy Children, Bright Futures: Improving the mental health of 0-12 year old’s2020
Physical activity advice on the internet for cancer survivors: A systematic content analysis Institute for Resilient Regions Q1 Challenge Internal Grants 20182018
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2017Advance Queensland PhD ScholarshipAdvance Queensland
2021Australian Psychological Society College of Health Psychology Award for Excellent Higher Degree Thesis in Health PsychologyAustralian Psychological Society

Short Research Article: Changes in life functioning in a self-help, online program for child and adolescent anxiety

Rowe, Arlen K., Evan, Jocelyn L., Donovan, Caroline L., Spence, Susan H. and March, Sonja. 2023. "Short Research Article: Changes in life functioning in a self-help, online program for child and adolescent anxiety." Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 28 (4), pp. 565-572. https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12637

Mental health symptoms in children and adolescents during COVID-19 in Australia

Sicouri, Gemma, March, Sonja, Pellicano, Elizabeth, De Young, Alex C., Donovan, Caroline L., Cobham, Vanessa E., Rowe, Arlen, Brett, Simon, Russell, Jeremy K., Uhlman, Laura and Hudson, Jennifer. 2022. "Mental health symptoms in children and adolescents during COVID-19 in Australia ." Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 57 (2), pp. 213-229. https://doi.org/10.1177/00048674221090174

Survivorship care plans and information for rural cancer survivors

Rowe, Arlen, Crawford-Williams, Fiona, Goodwin, Belinda C., Myers, Larry, Stiller, Anna, Dunn, Jeff, Aitken, Joanne F. and March, Sonja. 2023. "Survivorship care plans and information for rural cancer survivors." Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 17 (2), pp. 441-448. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-022-01204-0

Establishing a Working Definition of User Experience for eHealth Interventions of Self-reported User Experience Measures With eHealth Researchers and Adolescents: Scoping Review

Newton, Amanda S., March, Sonja, Gehring, Nicole D., Rowe, Arlen K. and Radomski, Ashley D.. 2021. "Establishing a Working Definition of User Experience for eHealth Interventions of Self-reported User Experience Measures With eHealth Researchers and Adolescents: Scoping Review." Journal of Medical Internet Research. 23 (12), pp. 1-27. https://doi.org/10.2196/25012

Cancer-related help seeking in cancer survivors living in regional and remote Australia

Goodwin, Belinda C., Chambers, Suzanne, Aitken, Joanne, Ralph, Nicholas, March, Sonja, Ireland, Michael, Rowe, Arlen, Crawford-Williams, Fiona, Zajdlewicz, Leah and Dunn, Jeff. 2021. "Cancer-related help seeking in cancer survivors living in regional and remote Australia." Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer. 30 (7), pp. 1068-1076. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5643

Trajectories of Change in an Open-access Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Program for Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: Open Trial

March, Sonja, Batterham, Philip J., Rowe, Arlen, Donovan, Caroline, Calear, Alison L. and Spence, Susan H.. 2021. "Trajectories of Change in an Open-access Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Program for Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: Open Trial." JMIR Mental Health. 8 (6). https://doi.org/10.2196/27981

Are National Cancer Control Indicators for patient experiences being met in regional and remote Australia? A cross-sectional study of cancer survivors who travelled for treatment

Dunn, Jeff, Goodwin, Belinda, Aitken, Joanne F., March, Sonja, Crawford-Williams, Fiona, Ireland, Michael, Ralph, Nicholas, Zajdlewicz, Leah, Rowe, Arlen and Chambers, Suzanne. 2021. "Are National Cancer Control Indicators for patient experiences being met in regional and remote Australia? A cross-sectional study of cancer survivors who travelled for treatment." BMJ Open. 11 (2), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042507

Online physical activity and sedentary behavior information for cancer survivors

Goodwin, Belinda C., Crawford-Williams, Fiona, Castro, Oscar, Rowe, Arlen and De Cocker, Katrien. 2020. "Online physical activity and sedentary behavior information for cancer survivors." Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 14 (5), pp. 677-688. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-020-00881-z

Geographical Disparities in Screening and Cancer-Related Health Behaviour

Goodwin, Belinda C., Rowe, Arlen K., Crawford-Williams, Fiona, Baade, Peter, Chambers, Suzanne K., Ralph, Nicholas and Aitken, Joanne F.. 2020. "Geographical Disparities in Screening and Cancer-Related Health Behaviour." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17 (4), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17041246

The journey of regional people living with cancer: an examination of health behaviours and engagement in follow-up care in the post-treatment phase

Rowe, Arlen Kate. 2020. The journey of regional people living with cancer: an examination of health behaviours and engagement in follow-up care in the post-treatment phase. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/998t-zc85

Geographical Variations in the Clinical Management of Colorectal Cancer in Australia: A Systematic Review

Crawford-Williams, Fiona, March, Sonja, Ireland, Michael J., Rowe, Arlen, Goodwin, Belinda, Hyde, Melissa K., Chambers, Suzanne K., Aitken, Joanne F. and Dunn, Jeff. 2018. "Geographical Variations in the Clinical Management of Colorectal Cancer in Australia: A Systematic Review." Frontiers in Oncology. 8, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2018.00116

Attitudes Toward e-Mental Health Services in a Community Sample of Adults: Online Survey

March, Sonja, Day, Jamin, Ritchie, Gabrielle, Rowe, Arlen, Gough, Jeffrey, Hall, Tanya, Yuen, Chin Yan Jackie, Donovan, Caroline Leanne and Ireland, Michael. 2018. "Attitudes Toward e-Mental Health Services in a Community Sample of Adults: Online Survey." Journal of Medical Internet Research. 20 (2). https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.9109