Adolescent Health Lab

Dr Marlene Moretti was an Invited Keynote Presenter at the 2020 OVC Applied Research & Best Practice Symposium

Dr Marlene Moretti was an Invited Keynote Presenter at the 2020 OVC Applied Research & Best Practice Symposium taking place virtually on May 6th. The theme of the conference was Attachment After Adversity: Building Resilience Through Relationships. Click here to view the presentation Connect – Implementing an Attachment Based Program for …

Recent Research Evaluating Connect for Kinship and Foster Parents Published in Child Welfare

Research evaluating the Connect for Kinship and Foster Parents program has been published in a recent special issue of Child Welfare Journal (Vol. 97, No. 5)! This special issue delves into the challenges facing older teens and young adults as they navigate the foster care system, age out, and prepare …

Dr Marlene Moretti Presents Reclaiming Connections at the Resilience 2020 Conference, March 6th & 7th 2020

Dr Marlene Moretti presented Attachment, trauma, and adolescent health within the circle of culture: Reclaiming connections at the Resilience 2020 Conference, taking place on March 6th & 7th 2020 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Watch this video for more information about the 2020 Resilience conference:

We will be Presenting a Paper at the upcoming meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence

Rajan Hayre, Natalie Goulter, Emily Thornton, and Dr Marlene Moretti’s paper entitled Do parents and youth report distinct associations between parenting behaviors and youth substance use? has been accepted to be presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence taking place in San Diego, CA from March …

International Attachment Conference 2019 Highlights

Science & Practice Over the Lifespan Cutting edge research for clinicians, practitioners, teachers, and researchers. The International Attachment Conference showcases national and international leaders in the field of attachment and its application to understanding and promoting child, adolescent and adult health and well being and translating knowledge into evidence based …

Dr. Marlene Moretti will present a Section Keynote Address at the 29th Annual International Congress of Applied Psychology

Dr. Marlene Moretti is presenting a section invited keynote address at the 29th Annual International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP) taking place June 26-30th in Montreal, Canada. Please see below for the presentation abstract:   Author: Dr. Marlene Moretti Keynote Address: From Research to Practice: Attachment, Trauma and Intervention Abstract: The fundamental importance …

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 …