AHL’s Stephanie Craig, Ph.D., and Rajan Hayre, B.A. (hons) Graduate!

  Congratulations to Stephanie G. Craig and Rayan Hayre who are graduating from Simon Fraser University on October 5th, 2017, earning a Ph.D. and B.A. (hons), respectively. Please see below for Dr. Craig’s dissertation abstract! Abstract Background: Research on youth with callous-unemotional features (CU features; e.g., lack of empathy) has …

AHL’s Tania Bartolo, PhD and Mari Del Casal, BA Graduate!

Tania Bartolo and Mari del Casal have graduated from Simon Fraser University, earning a PhD and BA, respectively. Please see below for Dr. Bartolo’s dissertation abstract! Developmental antecedents of sadness and anger rumination: Examining the roles of attachment and affect regulation The role of rumination in the development and maintenance …

Dr. Patti Ranahan will be presenting at the Quebec Committee for Youth with Behavioural Difficulties (CQJDC) Conference in April 2018

Dr. Patti Ranahan will be presenting at the 7th Biennial Conference of the Quebec Committee for Youth with Behavioural Difficulties (CQJDC) this upcoming April, 2018. Please see below for the presentation abstract: Authors: Ranahan, Patti, Concordia University, Canada N. Auclair, A. Polisois-Keating , M. Moretti Title: Enhancing attachment security in parent-youth relationships: The …

Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health lists Connect in their Evidence In-Sight report

The Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health has listed The Connect Parent Group under their “Evidence In-Sight: Attachment based therapy for children, youth and families (ages 6-18)” report. The Evidence In-Sight report covers existing, evidence-informed interventions targeting parents of adolescents that focus on attachment principles. To …

AHL presents at the Maples Research Day

The Adolescent Health Lab presented research at the Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre. Click the links to view the posters presented! Bartolo, T., & Moretti, M. M. (2011). Rejection sensitivity and aggression in adolescence: Examining the role of anger rumination. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research …

Two-Year Findings from a National Effectiveness Trial: Effectiveness of Behavioral and Non-Behavioral Parenting Programs

Högström, J., Olofsson, V., Özdemir, M. et al. (2016). Two-Year Findings from a National Effectiveness Trial: Effectiveness of Behavioral and Non-Behavioral Parenting Programs. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. doi:10.1007/s10802-016-01780 Abstract Long-term follow-up studies of selective parent training (PT) programs are scarce, particularly in the case of effectiveness trials conducted within regular care …

New Leader & Participant Statistics from Connect

Between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016, Connect facilitated the following, province-wide: 5 leader training workshops (Oct 2015, Jan 2016, Feb 2016, Mar 2016, Mar 2016) 90 trained leaders 80 Connect Parent Groups 991+ participants 818+ of whom completed the groups, representing 757+ families, with 1,527+ children/youth Click here …