Positions

Overview

  • Dr. McGuinness' research scholarship has focused on vulnerable youth who have been internationally adopted from orphanages; additionally, she has studied risk and protective factors for children in U.S. foster care. Additionally, her teaching scholarship involves increasing psychiatric nursing workforce, especially as it pertains to Veterans' mental health. Since 2013, she has served as co-director of the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency, a joint program between the Birmingham VAMC and the UAB School of Nursing. This program educates new psychiatric nurse practitioners in Veteran-centric care. Dr. McGuinness' scholarship is now focused on quality improvement of U.S. Veterans' mental health via use of measurement-based behavioral health care.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Residents Improve Quality and Mental Health Outcomes for Veterans Through Measurement-Based Care 2019
    2019 Engagement in psychotherapy improves outcomes for veterans 2019
    2017 Measurement-based care in psychiatry 2017
    2017 Clinical residency training: Is it essential to the Doctor of Nursing Practice for nurse practitioner preparation? 2017
    2017 Improving quality outcomes in veteran-centric care 2017
    2016 Irritability in childhood and adolescence 2016
    2016 Suicide in childhood 2016
    2016 Transforming veterans health care through academic-practice partnerships 2016
    2016 Update on anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence 2016
    2016 Adolescents who self-injure 2016
    2016 Improvements in Depression and Changes in Fatigue: Results from the SLAM DUNC Depression Treatment Trial 2016
    2015 The effect of antidepressant treatment on HIV and depression outcomes: Results from a randomized trial 2015
    2015 Problem behaviors of children adopted from the former Soviet Union in mid-adolescence 2015
    2015 Improvements in depression and changes in quality of life among HIV-infected adults 2015
    2015 Adverse childhood experiences and the mental health of veterans 2015
    2015 Improvements in depression and changes in quality of life among HIV-infected adults 2015
    2015 Mental health of young refugees 2015
    2015 Problem behaviors of children adopted from the former soviet union 2015
    2015 Psychiatric comorbidity in depressed HIV-infected individuals: Common and clinically consequential 2015
    2015 Update on autism spectrum disorder: Vaccines, genomes, and social skills training 2015
    2014 Improving communication in distance accessible advanced practice nursing courses via instructor presence. 2014
    2014 Gender dysphoria and children 2014
    2014 Protective factors against relapse for practicing nurse anesthetist in recovery from anesthetic opiate addiction. 2014
    2014 Adolescents at risk, pain pills to heroin: Part i 2014
    2014 Improving communication in distance-accessible advanced practice nursing courses via instructor presence 2014
    2014 Protective factors against relapse for practicing nurse anesthetists in recovery from anesthetic opiate dependency 2014
    2013 Mobile apps for psychiatric nurses 2013
    2013 Motivational interviewing: A tool for increasing psychotropic medication adherence for youth 2013
    2013 Update on adolescent motherhood and postpartum depression 2013
    2012 Treating depression within the HIV medical home: A guided algorithm for antidepressant management by HIV clinicians 2012
    2012 Socio-cultural factors surrounding mental distress during the perinatal period in Zambia: a qualitative investigation 2012
    2012 Opioid abuse among nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologists 2012
    2012 The nursing process 2012
    2012 Gender differences in adolescent depression 2012
    2012 Human trafficking: What psychiatric nurses should know to help children and adolescents 2012
    2012 Mental health considerastion in pediatric enuresis 2012
    2012 Neuropsychology and cognitive health in healthy older adults: A brief overview for psychiatric nurses 2012
    2012 The relationship between addictions and bariatric surgery for nurses in recovery 2012
    2012 The relationship between addictions and bariatric surgery for nurses in recovery 2012
    2012 Treatment of alcohol-dependent college students 2012
    2011 Successful aging and the epidemiology of HIV 2011
    2011 Advanced practice psychiatric nurses legislative update: State of the states, 2010 2011
    2011 Are Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome the Same Syndrome? 2011
    2011 Simulation in psychatric nursing education 2011
    2011 Telepsychiatry: For children and adolescents 2011
    2011 Update on energy drinks and youth 2011
    2011 Update on international adoption: Focus on Russia 2011
    2010 The future of cognitive remediation training in older adults 2010
    2010 How neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve protect cognitive functioning 2010
    2010 Drinking Games and College Students. 2010
    2010 How neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve protect cognitive functioning 2010
    2010 Seven habits of highly effective psychiatric nurse authors 2010
    2010 Update on autism and vaccines 2010
    2009 Almost invisible: Rural youth in foster care 2009
    2009 Update on marijuana. 2009
    2009 Aging with HIV: Key psychosocial factors 2009
    2009 Alabama's nurse monitoring programs: The nurse's experience of being monitored 2009
    2009 Guest editorial: Another civil right 2009
    2009 Mental health needs in a post-disaster environment 2009
    2009 Pediatric bipolar disorder 2009
    2009 Response 2009
    2009 Youth in the mental health void: Wraparound is one solution 2009
    2008 Communication and academic challenges in early adolescence for children who have been adopted from the former Soviet Union 2008
    2008 Parental Methamphetamine Abuse and Children 2008
    2008 Hate crime 101. Making the world (and school) safe for GLBT youth. 2008
    2008 Reducing HIV risk among people with serious mental illness 2008
    2008 The Habit of Writing 2008
    2008 Update on early intervention in schizophrenia 2008
    2007 Catchers in the rye: Treatment foster parents as a system of care 2007
    2007 Poverty, child maltreatment, and foster care 2007
    2007 A CRASH course in cultural competence for nurses. 2007
    2007 Commentary on Iraqi health and culture. 2007
    2007 How young is too young for psychotropic medication? 2007
    2007 Problem Behaviors of Children Adopted From the Former Soviet Union 2007
    2007 Update on autistic spectrum disorders. 2007
    2007 The culture of adversity: youth in foster care. 2007
    2006 A short history of methamphetamine 2006
    2006 International Adoption as a Natural Experiment 2006
    2006 Teens & body art. 2006
    2006 Hyper-anxiety in early sobriety: Psychopharmacological treatment strategies 2006
    2006 Marriage, divorce, and children 2006
    2006 Methamphetamine abuse 2006
    2006 Response [3] 2006
    2006 Update on conduct disorder 2006
    2005 Protective influences of families for children adopted from the former Soviet Union 2005
    2005 Family history as a tool for psychiatric nurses 2005
    2004 Top 10 reasons to take your graduate program in psychiatric nursing online. 2004
    2004 Retrospective resilience: The power of the patient-provider alliance in disenfranchised persons with HIV/AIDS 2004
    2002 Becoming responsible teens: Promoting the health of adolescents in foster care 2002
    2001 Promoting exercise and stress management in acute care settings 2001
    2001 Theoretical strategies for health promotion 2001
    2000 A quiet migration: cultural influences impacting children adopted from the former Soviet Union. 2000
    2000 Competence of children adopted from the former Soviet Union 2000
    2000 Risk and protective factors in children adopted from the former Soviet Union. 2000
    1999 Optimism and its relationship to depression, coping, anger, and life events in rural adolescents 1999
    1999 Speech and language problems in international adoptees [2] (multiple letters) 1999
    1996 Resilience: Analysis of the concept 1996
    1992 The art of therapeutic drawing. Helping chronic trauma survivors. 1992
    1987 Treating the job-hopping syndrome 1987
    1986 Dealing with delusional patients: Discovering the distorted truth 1986
    1981 Assessment and nursing intervention of tardive dyskinesia 1981

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2012 Psychiatric Nursing (6th edition) 2012
    2011 Psychiatric Nursing (7th edition) 2011

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2012 Child and adolescent mental health 2012
    2012 Models for working with psychiatric patients 2012
    2012 Stress, anxiety, coping, and crisis 2012
    2012 Working with the aggressive patient 2012
    2011 Child and adolescent mental health 2011
    2011 Models for working with psychiatric patients 2011
    2011 Stress, anxiety, coping, and crisis 2011
    2011 The nursing process 2011
    2011 Working with the aggressive patient 2011
    2001 Immunization recommendations 2001

    Research Overview

  • Veterans' mental health, advanced practice psychiatric nursing, mental health of internationally adopted children, health of children in U.S. foster care.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Advanced practice psychiatric nursing courses.
    Mental health nurse practitioner residency seminar.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Learning Proj Dev (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN692L - Residency: Family Psych NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR368 - Honors Seminar I/SL (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR486 - Honors Seminar III/SL (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR368 - Honors Seminar I (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR484 - Honors Sem II: Proj Developmen (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR486 - Honors Seminar III (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR484 - Honors Sem II: Proj Developmen (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NPN622 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing II (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NPN621 - Adv Psychiatric Nursing I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NPN685 - Practicum I: Family Psych NP (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR385 - Psychiatric Mental Health (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR386L - Psychiatric Mental Hlth Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR601 - Role Dev for Adv Nursing Pract (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR472 - Nursing Mental Health Client (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Teena McGuinness