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 …

Dr. Marlene Moretti Named Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

In February 2016, Simon Fraser University named seven new Canada Research Chairs as part of the $260-million in support for Canada’s post-secondary institutions. “Since its establishment in 2000, the Canada Research Chairs program has helped SFU boost its research and innovation capacity,” says SFU’s research vice-president Joy Johnson. “Today’s investment …

Connect Wins the BC Premier’s Award for Innovation

Last Fall, Connect was chosen as the provincial recipient of the 2015 Premier’s Award in Innovation! Click here to see the full video of The Connect Story. Developed in collaboration between the Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre and Simon Fraser University, the Connect Parent Group addresses a critical gap in services …