Farrell, Sarah P.
PO Box 800782
Treatment issues for individuals with mental illness, Medicaid funded programs for indigent populations & disabled, client connectedness to community, telehealth and innovative uses of technology.
Three related areas of study currently comprise her research: exploring innovative
uses of emerging technology in the application of screening, educating
and treating mental disorders, improving mental health outcomes and developing
the subsequent policy and procedural implications for action. She supervises
doctoral students in dissertations related to health care technology. She also
supervises masters and doctoral students in creating technology projects for a
variety of health related situations including childhood obesity and children
and mental health. For four years, Dr. Farrell has implemented a Teaching Technology
Support Program (TTSP) for faculty at the School of Nursing while serving on University
and Health System committees related to technology.
In her practice, Dr. Farrell has focused her practice on the care of young adults
and families experiencing crisis and transitions as well as policy for persons
with serious mental illness. Her participation in the International Society of
Psychiatric Nursing (ISPN) on the governing board and local boards has integrated
her interests in education and technology for improving mental health outcomes.