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Education

2014 – 2018. PhD-student, University of Bergen, Norway

2000 – 2004 Training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Supervision, The Norwegian Associatiaon for Cognitive Therapy

1992 –1999  The Clinical study of Psychology, University of Tromsø
                                                         

Work

2018 – 2019 Researcher at a project developing and evaluating a school based group program for anxious children in Baerum, financed by The Norwegian Health Directory

2018 – 2019  Project leader in developing “The Happy Helping Hand App”, financed by Innovation Norway. Collaborators: Gyldendal (Norway), Attensi (Norway), The Syrian American Medical Association, Lebanon and MultiAid Programs, Lebanon

2017 – 2019 Project leader in developing and implementing The Helping Hand Program in Arabic. Collaborators: Dar El Fatwa Relief, Lebanon, The Syrian American Medical Association Lebanon and MultiAid Programs, Lebanon

2014 – 2017 Researcher II, Uni Research Health, Bergen

2011 – 2013 Project leader for ”The Psychological First Aid Kit in Children´s House”, and ”Spreading and Evaluation of the Psychological First Aid Kit”, Uni Research Health, Bergen         

2007 – 2010 Project leader “Developing The Psychological First Aid Kit”, Voss, Norway

2001 – 2013 Clinical Psychologist, Voss Hospital

1999 – 2001 Clinical Psychologist, Sør-Trøndelag Psychiatric Hospital 

Selected lectures/workshops

2009 2019  Lectured extensively in all parts of the health- and school-system in Norway; more than 300 workshops for clinical psychologists, GPs, psychiatric nurses and teachers.

2017 – 2018  Many workshops given about The Helping Hands Program for Arabic refugees, arranged by The Syrian American Medical Association, MultiAid Programs, Doctors without Borders and Dar El Fatwa Relief in Lebanon

2017 Helping Hands – Happy Kids. Workshop, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, USA

2017 Lecture for The Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs. “Edutainment: Entertainment in education”

2015 Evaluation of a Low Threshold, Brief Intervention for Traumatized Adolescents. 45th Annual EABCT Congress CBT: A Road to Hope and Compassion for People in Conflict, Israel

2014 Self-help Material for Children. The 4th International Conference for International Association of Muslim Psychologists, Jakarta, Indonesia

2014 Psychology to the people: A Norwegian Psychological First Aid Kit. The Eighth World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioral Disorders, London, England

2014 Low-intesity for Youths who Dare. EABCT congress, Marracesh, Marocco.

2011 Psychological First Aid Kit as prevention: Low-threshold cognitive self-help approach for children, adolescents, and families. EABCT congress in Reykjavik, Iceland


Published scientific work

Raknes, S. (2018). Anxious Adolescents:?Prevalence, Correlates, and Preventive Cognitive Behavioural Interventions. Dissertation for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD) at the University of Bergen,Norway

Raknes, S., Pallesen, S., Himle, J., Bjaastad. J. F., Wergeland, G. J., Hoffart, A., Dyregrov, K., Håland, Å. T., & Haugland, B. S. M. (2017). Quality of life in anxious adolescents. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 11:33,1-11.

Raknes, S., Pallesen, S., Bjaastad, J. F., Wergeland, G. J., Hoffart, A., Dyregrov, K., Håland, Å. T., & Haugland, B. S. M. (2017). Negative life events, social support and self- efficacy in anxious adolescents. Psychological Reports, 0(0) 1-18.

Raknes, S., Dyregrov, K., Pallesen, S., Hoffart, A., Stormyren, S., & Haugland, B. S. M. (2017). A pilot study of a low threshold, low intensity CBT intervention for traumatized adolescents. Scandinavian Psychologist 4,e8.

Haugland, B., Raknes, S., Haaland, A., Wergeland, G., Bjaastad, J., Baste, V., . . . Hoffart, A. (2017). School-based cognitive behavioral interventions for anxious youth: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 18(100).

Raknes, S, Johansen, K.W, Tørnes, H. & Håvardstun, T. (2016). Psykologisk kunnskap for barnehagebarn. Psykologi i kommunen, 1,45-53.

Haugland, Mauseth, & Raknes (2013). Psykologisk førstehjelp i førstelinjetjenesten. Implementering og evaluering. Rapport til Helsedirektoratet. RKBU Vest og R-BUP Øst og Sør.

Tilden, T. og Raknes, S. (2010). Psykologisk førstehjelpsskrin i par- og familieterapi. Fokus på familien, 3,212-225.

Raknes, S. (2008). Åtferdseeksperiment som metode. I Berge og Repål (red.) Håndbok i kognitiv terapi, kap 4, 111-131.

Raknes, S. (2007). Åtferdseksperiment som metode i behandling av sosial fobi. Tidsskrift for norsk psykologforening, 2,139-147.

Selected popular science

Raknes, Hansen, Cederkvist & Nordgaard (2017). Psykologisk førstehjelp i skole og skolehelsetjeneste. I Kvarme (red). Sårbare skolebarn.Bergen: Fagbokforlaget.

Repål, A & Raknes, S (2015). Islamifisering av psykoterapi. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening 52,141-144

Raknes, S. (2015). Atferdseksperimenter og hjemmeoppgaver. I Berge og Repål (red). Håndbok i kognitiv terapi 2. utgave. s 71-81,Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.

Raknes, S (2014) Grønne tanker om helsesøsterarbeid. Tidsskrift for helsesøstre, 3,54-56

Neumer, Raknes, Martinsen, Haugland, Matre, Dahl (2013). Tre KAT-baserte forskningsprosjekter for barn og unge. Tidsskrift for kognitiv terapi, 4,6-19

Raknes, S & Haugland, B (2013): Psykologisk Førstehjelp. Veiledning for bruk i førstelinjen.Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.

Raknes, S (2014). Grønne tanker – glade barn.Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.?

Raknes, S (2014). Sint og glad i barnehagen.Oslo: Gyldendal.?

Raknes, S. (2010a). Psykologisk førstehjelp. Barn.Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.

Raknes, S. (2010b). Psykologisk førstehjelp. Ungdom.Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.

 

Apps and digitalized learning programs

Digitalized learning program for kids, Grønne tanker i Salaby

The app "Glade Maur"  

Digitalized learning program, "Selvsnakk" for kids, teachers and parents.  

Honors/Grants/Fundraising

2018  Nominated to “Romsdaling of the year, 2018”

2018 – 2019  Grant from Innovation Norway

2017 – 2019  Fundraiser for school and health services for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

2018 – 2019  Grant fromThe Norwegian Health Directory

2016 – 2017  Personal Overseas Scholarship from The Norwegian Research Council

2014 – 2017  PhD grant from The Norwegian Research Council

2014 – 2015  Grant from Extrastiftelsenfor developing mental health technology

2014  The app “Helping Hand” won second prize in Klin IKT

2014  Personal grant from Kavlifondet

2011 – 2013  Grant from The Norwegian Health Directory

2013 The Aasa Gruda Skard´s honor. The Norwegian Psychology Association 

2012 Health West´s and Bergen University Hospital´s prize for Innovation

2010 Grant from The Norwegian Associatiaon for Cognitive Therapy

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