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  • Implementation and evaluation of health promotion interventions among children and adolecents 
  • Social -emotional learning in school
  • Physical activity in children and adolescents
  • Mental health promotion in schools
  • Health promoting nursing
  • Cancer rehabilitation

Public health and health promotion

Academic article
  • 2020. Salutogenesis as a Theoretical Framework for Psychosocial Rehabilitation: The Case of the Clubhouse Model. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being.
  • 2019. “Finally, I Belong Somewhere I can be proud of” – Experiences of Being a Clubhouse Member in Norway. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 11 pages.
  • 2019. “Back on Track”: A longitudinal mixed methods study on the rehabilitation of young adult cancer survivors. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. 339-360.
  • 2019. Young adult cancer patients’ experiences of private social network support during cancer treatment. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN). 2953-2965.
  • 2019. Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Loneliness in Upper Secondary School in Norway: Effects of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research.
  • 2019. Mental well-being among students in Norwegian upper secondary schools: the role of teacher support and class belonging. Norsk Epidemiologi. 49-58.
  • 2019. Indicators of positive youth development can be maladaptive: The example case of caring. Journal of Adolescence. 1-9.
  • 2018. “I Got My Diagnosis on a Yellow Post-it Note”: Young Adult Cancer Patients' Experiences of the Process of Being Diagnosed With Cancer. Cancer Nursing. E1-E10.
  • 2018. COMPLETE - a school-based intervention project to increase completion of upper secondary school in Norway: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 1-12.
  • 2017. “Back on Track”: A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study on the Rehabilitation of Young Adult Cancer Survivors. Journal of Mixed Methods Research.
  • 2017. The Five Cs of Positive Youth Development in a school context; gender and mediator effects. School Psychology International. 3-21.
  • 2017. School mental health promotion and intervention: Experiences from four nations. School Psychology International. 343-362.
  • 2017. Psychometric properties of the five-item version of the Mindful Awareness Attention Scale (MAAS) in Norwegian adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 373-380.
  • 2017. Pre- to post-season differences in empowering and disempowering behaviours among youth football coaches: a sequential mixed-methods study. Sports Coaching Review. 30 pages.
  • 2017. Coping with changes and uncertainty: A qualitative study of young adult cancer patients’ challenges and coping strategies during treatment. European Journal of Cancer Care. 1-10.
  • 2017. Barriers in Implementing Coach Education in Grassroots Youth Football in Norway. International Sport Coaching Journal. 162-176.
  • 2016. The Five Cs of positive youth development in Norway: Assessment and associations with positive and negative outcomes. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 559-569.
  • 2016. Shifting towards positive youth development in schools in Norway – challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 8-20.
  • 2016. Evaluating the implementation of the Empowering Coaching™ programme: Balancing fidelity and adaptation. Health Education. 238-258.
  • 2016. Enjoyment in youth soccer: its portrayals among 12- to 14-year-olds. Soccer and Society. 827-842.
  • 2016. Comparison of coaches' perceptions and officials guidance towards health promotion in French sport clubs: A mixed method study. Health Education Research. 328-338.
  • 2015. ‘passed and cleared’-former tobacco smokers’ experience in quitting smoking. Global Health Promotion. 57-65.
  • 2015. Exploring the importance of peers as leaders in the Dream School Program: from the perspectives of peer leaders, teachers and principals. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion. 4-16.
  • 2015. Evaluation of the Coaches Educators training implementation of the PAPA project: A comparison between Norway and France. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. e539-e546.
  • 2015. Creating a supportive environment among youth football players: A qualitative study of French and Norwegian youth grassroots football coaches. Health Education. 570-586.
  • 2014. Working toward a good life as a cancer survivor: A longitudinal study on positive health outcomes of a rehabilitation program for young adult cancer survivors. Cancer Nursing. 3-15.
  • 2014. Praksisnær undervisning i legemiddelregning i arbeidet med å redusere testangst og styrke selvoppfattelse hos sykepleierstudenter. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. 106-120.
  • 2014. Participating in life again: a mixed-method study on a goal-orientated rehabilitation program for young adult cancer survivors. Cancer Nursing. E48-E59.
  • 2014. 'It is the situation that makes it difficult': Experiences of nursing students faced with a high-stakes drug calculation test. Nurse Education in Practice. 350-356.
  • 2013. Physical activity in schools: A qualitative case study of eight Norwegian schools’ experiences with the implementation of a national policy. Health Education. 52-63.
  • 2013. Meeting reality: young adult cancer survivors' experiences of reentering everyday life after cancer treatment. Cancer Nursing. E17-E26.
  • 2012. The importance of teachers' feelings of self efficacy in developing their pupils' social and emotional learning: A Norwegian study of teachers' reactions to the Second Step program. School Psychology International. 631-645.
  • 2012. Culture crash regarding nursings students`experience of implementation of EBP in clinical practice. Vård i Norden. 55-59.
  • 2011. Understanding barriers to implementing the Norwegian national guidelines for healthy school meals: a case study involving three secondary schools. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 315-327.
  • 2011. Implementation of national guidelines for healthy school meals: The relationship between process and outcome. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 357-378.
  • 2010. The role of physical structures in implementing the Norwegian guidelines for healthy school meals. Health and Place. 93-100.
  • 2010. The relationship between nursing students’ mathematics ability and their performance in a drug calculation test. Nurse Education Today. 697-701.
  • 2010. The relationship between nursing students` mathematics ability and their performance in a drug caclulation test. Nurse Education Today. 697-701.
  • 2010. Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice. 73-95.
  • 2009. A fifteen year follow-up study of Health Promoting Schools in Norway: School leaders’ perceptions of conditions influencing sustainability. The Open Education Journal. 54-64.
  • 2008. Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teaching and Teacher Education : An International Journal of Research and Studies.
  • 2008. Sustaining comprehensive Physical Activity Practice in Elementary School: A Case Study applying mixed Methods. Teaching and Teacher Education : An International Journal of Research and Studies.
  • 2008. Facilitating the implementation and sustainability of second step. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 187-204.
  • 2008. Facilitating the implementation and sustainability of second step. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 187-204.
  • 2007. Implementing second step: Balancing fidelity and program adaptation. Journal of educational and psychological consultation. 1-29.
  • 2007. Implementing Second Step: Balancing Fidelity and Program Adaptation. Journal of educational and psychological consultation. 1-29.
Report
  • 2019. Andre delrapport fra COMPLETE-prosjektet - Kortversjon. .
  • 2019. ANDRE DELRAPPORT FRA COMPLETE-PROSJEKTET Hovedrapport. Gode psykososiale læringsmiljø bedrer gjennomføring i videregående skole. .
  • 2017. Delrapport fra Complete-prosjektet. -. -. .
  • 2016. PILOTEVALUERING II AV DRØMMESKOLEN 2014-2016 EN EFFEKT OG PROSESSEVALUERING I TRE VIDEREGÅENDE SKOLER DEL A . .
  • 2016. PILOTEVALUERING II AV DRØMMESKOLEN 2014- 2016 ELEVMENTORENE I DRØMMESKOLEN BETYDNING, ERFARINGER OG UTFORDRINGER DEL B . .
  • 2016. Helse og trivsel blant barn og unge. Resultater fra den landsrepresentative spørreundersøkelsen «Helsevaner blant skoleelever. En WHO-undersøkelse i flere land». 1/2016. 1/2016. .
  • 2013. Pilotevaluering av Drømmeskolemodellen. .
  • 2008. Evalueringsrapport II “Fysisk aktivitet og måltider i skolen”. .
  • 2008. Evalueringsrapport 2. Fysisk aktivitet og måltider. .
  • 2006. Forebyggende innsatser i skolen: Rapport fra forskergruppen, oppnevnt av Utdanningsdirektoratet og Sosial og helsedirektoratet, om problematferd, rusforebyggende arbeid. læreren som leder og implementeringsstrategier. .
  • 2006. Evalueringsrapport fysisk aktivitet og måltider. .
  • 2006. Evaluering av Fysisk aktivitet og måltider i skolen. .
Lecture
  • 2013. Pilotevalering av Drømmeskolen.
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2007. Hvordan lykkes med implementering (av Kunnskapsløftet og Rammeplanen).
Academic lecture
  • 2018. Balansekunst - Hvordan håndtere ulike idealer i samarbeidsdrevne randomiserte kontrollerte innovasjonsstudier.
  • 2016. From theory to practice – barriers for implementation in real life.
  • 2013. The experiences from Peer led work; a mixed method pilot study.
  • 2013. The RE-AIM framework as a tool for addressing fidelity: A comparison of expert coach training in Norway and France.
  • 2013. Pilotevalueringen av Drømmeskolen.
  • 2013. Implementation fidelity – exploring delivery of the Empowering Coaching program through the use of an observation grid.
  • 2013. A pilot study of the Dream school program; results, revision and future development.
  • 2007. Presentasjon av prosjektet. Fysisk aktivitet og måltider Presentasjon av hovedresultater.
  • 2007. Presentasjon av prosjektet :Fysisk aktivitet og måltider Presentasjon av hovedresultater.
  • 2007. Presentasjon av prosjektet : Evaluering av Fysisk aktivitet og måltider. presentasjon av hovedresultater.
  • 2006. Viktige forutsetninger for en god implementering av Kunnskapsløftet.
  • 2005. Larsen,T.: Evaluating Principals and Teachers implementation of Second Step. A case study of four Norwegian primary schools. Presenting the results from the doctoral thesis at an international workshop for Second Step Coordinators in Seattle, October 2005.
  • 2005. Larsen, T, : Evaluating Principals and Teachers implementation of Second Step. A case study of four Norwegian primary schools; The Norwegian Psychology Congress, Oslo September 2005.
Book review
  • 2008. Kronisk syke har nytte av selvhjelpskurs. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2085-2086.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2018. Helsefremmende sykepleie- teori og praksis. Fagbokforlaget.
  • 2012. Helsefremmende sykepleie: teori og praksis. Fagbokforlaget.
Academic monograph
  • 2013. Evaluating Principals and Teachers implementation of Second Step. A case study of four Norwegian primary schools.
Masters thesis
  • 2013. "Fight or Flight?" Norwegian Young Adult Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Coping with Cancer.
Feature article
  • 2008. Kronisk syke har nytte av selvhjelpskurs. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2085-2086.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2017. Evaluating the implementation of the Empowering Coaching™ program in Norway.
  • 2005. Evaluating principals and teachers implementation of second Step. A case study of four norwegian primary schools.
  • 2005. Evaluating Principals and Teachers implementation of Second Step. A case study of four Norwegian primary schools.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2012. Helsefremming, rehabilitering og brukermedvirkning. 13 pages.
  • 2012. Helsebegrepet i helsefremmende arbeid. 12 pages.
Poster
  • 2015. Training of youth football coaches.
  • 2012. Culture crash regarding nursing students’ experience of implementation of EBP in clinical practice.
  • 2006. Strategier og prinsipper for implementering.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2007. Viktige forutsetninger for implementering av forebyggende innsatser i skolen. Forebygging.no.
  • 2007. Hovedresultater fra :Fysisk aktivitet og måltider i skolen. Kroppsøving.

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1. Vice president in the International Alliance for Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Schools Society. 2012- 2013

2. Research network for intervention research among children and adolescents’. Member from 2007

3. Social Influence Processes in Adolescent Health (SIPA) research group at the Department of Health   Promotion and Development at the University of Bergen. Member from 2002

4. Member of the Norwegian PAPA team from 2010-

4. Advisor for program developers at the NGO- Voksne for barn (Adult for children) from 2009

 5. Member of the Health Directorate’s advisory group for mental health in schools. Member from 2010

 6. Directorate of Educations research network for Social emotional learning and behavioral problems. Member from 2004

 7. Member of the core development team for developing the international SMHILE (School Mental Health International Leadership Exchange) network  launched at the 8th World Congress on Mental Health Promotion in London in September 2014

2011-2012: Pilot evaluation of the Dream School Program on behalf of the NGO -Voksne for barn, and the Directorate of Health.

2013- 2016: Project leader: Effect evaluation of the Dream School Program on behalf of the NGO -Voksne for barn, and the Directorate of Health.