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 …

AHL Students Attend WPA in Long Beach, CA & CPA in Victoria, BC

Rachelle Yu, the AHL’s senior research assistant and lab coordinator, attended the 96th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, California in April. She presented a poster on attachment, affect dysregulation and ODD/depressive symptoms in a sample of high-risk youth. To see the program for WPA 2016, …

Letter of Intent for CIHR Pathways funding approved

The Adolescent Health Lab is pleased to announce that our Letter of Intent for the CIHR Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal Peoples funding opportunity was approved! We will now be preparing a full 3 year funding application in order to support the continued adaptation of the Connect Parent Group …