Adolescent Health Lab

The Adolescent Health Lab presents at the International Attachment Conference 2017

The Adolescent Health Lab presented at the 2017 International Attachment Conference in London. Dr. Marlene Moretti presented on Connect; please see below for her talk title and abstract. To see other presentations, click here!           CONNECT: I: UPDATE & MECHANISMS OF CHANGE II: ATTACHMENT, TRAUMA & …

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 Presented at the Prairie Child Welfare Symposium on October 26, 2016

  On Wednesday October 26th, 2016 Dr. Moretti presented at the 8th Biennial Prairie Child Welfare Symposium in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Reclaiming Connections Workshop also took place all day (9 am – 3:30 pm). Please see below for the workshop description! Reclaiming Connections Workshop The development of culturally sensitive and …

AHL will present at the Heart-Mind 2016: Cultivating Resilience Conference

The Adolescent Health Lab will be presenting at the 4th annual Heart and Mind Conference on October 22, 2016 at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey, BC. Abstract: Resilience through Relationships: Promoting Attachment Security in Adolescence A sense of security in relationships is a profound source of resilience. This is especially …

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 …

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 …

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, …