Faculty and Labs
Research Interests: peer victimization, aggression, bullying, emotion regulation, coping strategies, maltreatment, witnessed violence, risk & protective factors, evidence-based assessment, prevention & intervention.
Research Interests: developmental change in alcohol involvement as it relates to personality development, drinking motives, acquisition of adult roles, and genetic and environmental factors.
Research Interests: suicide risk and prevention among high-risk individuals, such as individuals with severe mental illness and individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Research Interests: Cognitive-behavioural assessment, case formulation, and treatment planning; ideographic assessment; multivariate time series models.
Research Interests: understanding the interactions between cognitive abilities, neurobiology, and psychosocial environment on positive development, particularly among justice-involved youth and youth experiencing traumatic brain injuries.
Research Interests: pediatric psychology, health psychology, positive psychology, obesity/weight-management interventions, physical activity promotion, and sleep medicine.
Research Interests: non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicide, factors that increase risk for these problems across people, and intra-individual factors that contribute to short-term changes in self-harm risk in daily life.
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