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Prof. Dr. Nina Heinrichs

Prof. Dr. Nina Heinrichs

Prof. Dr. Nina Heinrichs is Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy and Assessment in the Institute of Psychology at Technical University of Braunschweig. She has extensive expertise in surveying families and stakeholders for tailoring programs to the needs of families (e.g., International Parenting Survey, IPS) and conducting large prevention and treatment trials focusing on parents and children. Prof. Heinrichs has been principal investigator on three controlled trials involving couple and parenting interventions in Germany. She was also involved as co-principal investigator (Co-PI) on two randomised controlled trials delivering treatment services to anxious children. Finally, she is Co-PI on a project focusing on the development and testing of a prevention program to strengthen mother/father-child relationship with 24-36 months old children with different delivery formats. In all these trials, empowering parents to support raising healthy children is a primary goal.

WP: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
Organization: Technical University Braunschweig

Relevant publications:
  1. Frantz, I., Stemmler, M., Hahlweg, K., Plück, J., & Heinrichs, N. (2015). Experiences in disseminating evidence-based prevention programs in a real-world setting. Prevention Science, 16, 789-800.
  2. Heinrichs, N. (2006). The effects of two different incentives on recruitment rates of families into a prevention program. Journal of Primary Prevention, 27, 345-365.
  3. Heinrichs, N., Kliem, S. & Hahlweg, K. (2014). Four Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Triple P Group for Parent and Child Outcomes. Prevention Science, 15, 233-245.
  4. Frantz, I., & Heinrichs, N. (2014). Effects of a media campaign for selected evidence-based prevention programs. Kindheit und Entwicklung (Childhood & Development), 24, 20-27.
  5. Frantz, I., & Heinrichs, N. (2015). Implementation of in research investigated prevention programs in practice. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie (Journal for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy), 44, 56-61.