Centre for School Mental Health

Journal Articles

Claire Crooks

Crooks, C.V., Exner-Cortens, D., Burm, S., Lapointe, A., & Chiodo, D. (2016). Two years of relationship-focused mentoring for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit adolescents: Promoting positive mental health. Journal of Primary Prevention.

Crooks, C.V., Jaffe, P. G., & Rodriguez, A. (2016). Increasing knowledge and self-efficacy through a pre-service course on Safe Schools: The crucial role of reducing moral disengagement. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion. DOI: 10.1080/1754730X.2016.1249383

Crooks, C.V., Burleigh, D., & Sisco, A. (2015). Promoting First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Youth Wellbeing through Culturally-Relevant Programming: The Role of Cultural Connectedness and Identity. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience, 3, 101-116.

Snowshoe, A., Crooks, C. V., Tremblay, P. F., Craig, W. M., & Hinson, R. E. (2015). Development of a cultural connectedness scale for First Nations youth. Psychological Assessment, 27, 249-259. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037867.

Crooks, C.V., Burleigh, D., Snowshoe, A., Lapp, A., Hughes, R. & Sisco, A. (2015). A case study of culturally relevant school-based programming for First Nations youth: Improved relationships, confidence and leadership, and school success. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion. DOI: 10.1080/1754730X.2015.1064775

Morris, M., & Crooks, C. V. (2015). Structural and cultural factors in suicide prevention: The contrast between mainstream and Inuit approaches to understanding and preventing suicide. Journal of Social Work Practice. DOI: 10.1080/02650533.2015.1050655

Crooks, C. V., Scott, K. L., Broll, R., Zwarych, S., Hughes, R., & Wolfe, D. A. (2015). Does an evidence-based healthy relationships program for 9th graders show similar effects for 7th and 8th graders? Results from 57 schools randomized to intervention. Health Education Research. DOI: 10.1093/her/cyv014

Crooks, C. V., Chiodo, D., Zwarych, S., Hughes, R., & Wolfe, D. A. (2013). Predicting implementation success of an evidence-based program to promote healthy relationships among students two to eight years after teacher training. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 32, 125-138.

Crooks, C. V., Snowshoe, A., Chiodo, D., & Brunette-Debassige, C. (2013). Navigating between rigour and community-based research partnerships: Building the evaluation of the Uniting Our Nations health promotion program for FNMI youth. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 32, 13-25. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7870/cjcmh-2013-016

Chiodo, D., Crooks, C. V., Wolfe, D. A., McIsaac, C., Hughes, R., & Jaffe, P. G. (2012). Longitudinal prediction and concurrent functioning of adolescent girls demonstrating various profiles of dating violence and victimization. Prevention Science,13, 350-359. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-011-0236-3

Wolfe, D. A., Crooks, C. V., Chiodo, D., Hughes, R., & Ellis, W. (2012). Observations of adolescent peer resistance skills following a classroom-based healthy relationship program: A post-intervention comparison. Prevention Science, 13, 196-205. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-011-0256-z

Crooks, C. V., Scott, K., Ellis, W., & Wolfe, D. A. (2011). Impact of a universal school-based violence prevention program on violent delinquency: Distinctive benefits for youth with maltreatment histories. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35, 393-400. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2011.03.002

Shannon Stewart

Armiento, J., Hamza, C.A., Stewart, S.L., & Leschied, A. (2016). Direct and indirect forms of childhood maltreatment and nonsuicidal self-injury among clinically-referred children and youth. Journal of Affective Disorders, 200, 212-217. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.04.041

Stewart, S.L. & Hirdes, J. P. (2015). Identifying mental health symptoms in children and youth in residential and inpatient care settings. Healthcare Management Forum, 28, 150-156. doi: 10.1177/0840470415581240

Baiden, P., Stewart, S.L., & den Dunnen, W. (2014). Childhood abuse and cannabis use among adolescents with mental health needs in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Substance use, 19, 18-24. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/14659891.2012.727522

King, G., Specht, J., Petersen, P., Servais, M., Stewart, S.L., Young, G., & Brown, H. (2014). The development of expertise in children's mental health therapists and teachers: Changes in perspective and approach. Educational Research, 56, 277-294. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00131881.2014.934553

Ninan, A., Stewart, S.L., Theall, L. A., Katuwapitiya, S., & Kam, C. (2014). Adverse effects of psychotropic medications in children: Predictive factors. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Journal De l'Académie Canadienne De Psychiatrie De l'Enfant Et De l'Adolescent, 23, 218-225.

Reid, G., Stewart, S.L., Zaric, G. S., Carter, J. R., Neufeld, R. W. J., Tobon, J. I., . . . Vingilis, E. R. (2014). Defining episodes of care in children’s mental health using administrative data. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10488-014-0609-6

Stewart, S.L., Baiden, P., & Theall-Honey, L. (2014). Examining non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents with mental health needs in Ontario, Canada. Archives of Suicide Research, 18, 392-409. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2013.824838

den Dunnen, W., Stewart, S.L., Currie, M., Willits, E., & Baiden, P. (2013). Predictors of out-of-home placement following residential treatment. Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 518-524. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2012.12.023

Stewart, S.L., Baiden, P., & den Dunnen, W. (2013). Prescription medication misuse among adolescents with severe mental health problems in Ontario, Canada. Substance use & Misuse, 48, 404-414. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10826084.2013.765482

Stewart, S.L., Leschied, A., den Dunnen, W., Zalmanowitz, S., & Baiden, P. (2013). Treating mental health disorders for children in child welfare care: Evaluating the outcome literature. Child & Youth Care Forum, 42, 131-154. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10566-012-9192-8

den Dunnen, W., St. Pierre, J., Stewart, S.L., Johnson, A., Cook, S., & Leschied, A. W. (2012). Predicting residential treatment outcomes for emotionally and behaviorally disordered youth: The role of pretreatment factors. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 29, 13-31. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0886571X.2012.642268

Hamza, C.A., Stewart, S.L., & Willoughby, T. (2012). Examining the link between nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal behaviour: A review of the literature and an integrated model. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 482-495. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2012.05.003

Cuthbert, R., St. Pierre, J., Stewart, S.L., Cook, S., Johnson, A. M., & Leschied, A. W. (2011). Symptom persistence in seriously emotionally disordered children: Findings of a two-year follow-up after residential treatment. Child & Youth Care Forum, 40, 267-280. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10566-010-9137-z

Noftle, J. W., Cook, S., Leschied, A., St. Pierre, J., Stewart, S.L., & Johnson, A. M. (2011). The trajectory of change for children and youth in residential treatment. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 42, 65-77. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10578-010-0200-7

Peter Jaffe

Hamilton, L. H. A., Jaffe, P. G., & Campbell, M. (2013). Assessing children’s risk for homicide in the context of domestic violence. Journal of Family Violence, 28(2), 179-189. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-012-9473-x

Olszowy, L., Jaffe, P. G., Campbell, M., & Hamilton, L. H. A. (2013). Effectiveness of risk assessment tools in differentiating child homicides from other domestic homicide cases. Journal of Child Custody: Research, Issues, and Practices, 10(2), 185-206. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15379418.2013.796267

Jaffe, P. G., Campbell, M., Hamilton, L. H. A., & Juodis, M. (2012). Children in danger of domestic homicide. Child Abuse & Neglect, 36, 71-74. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2011.06.008

Chiodo, D., Crooks, C. V., Wolfe, D. A., McIsaac, C., Hughes, R., & Jaffe, P. G. (2012). Longitudinal prediction and concurrent functioning of adolescent girls demonstrating various profiles of dating violence and victimization. Prevention Science,13(4), 350-359. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-011-0236-3

Jaffe, P. G., Berman, H., & MacQuarrie, B. (2011). A Canadian model for building university and community partnerships: Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children. Violence Against Women, 17(9), 1159-1175. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1077801211419097

Alan Leschied

Rodger, S., Hibbert, K., Leschied, A., Pickel, L., Stepien, M., Atkins, M-A., Koenig, A., Woods, J., & Vandermeer, M. (2014). Shaping a mental health curriculum for Canada’s teacher education programs: Rationale and brief overview. Physical & Health Education Journal, 80(3), 28-29.

Vesely, A. K., Saklofske, D. H., & Leschied, A. D. W. (2013). Teachers—The vital resource: The contribution of emotional intelligence to teacher efficacy and well-being. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28(1), 71-89. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573512468855

Stewart, S. L., Leschied, A., den Dunnen, W., Zalmanowitz, S., & Baiden, P. (2013). Treating mental health disorders for children in child welfare care: Evaluating the outcome literature. Child & Youth Care Forum, 42(2), 131-154. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10566-012-9192-8

Leschied, A. D. W., Flett, G. L., & Saklofske, D. H. (2013). Introduction to the special issue—Renewing a vision: The critical role for schools in a new mental health strategy for children and adolescents. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28, 5-11. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573512468854

den Dunnen, W., St. Pierre, J., Stewart, S., Johnson, A., Cook, S., & Leschied, A. W. (2012). Predicting residential treatment outcomes for emotionally and behaviorally disordered youth: The role of pretreatment factors. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 29, 13-31. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0886571X.2012.642268

Craig, K., Bell, D., & Leschied, A. (2011). Pre-service teachers' knowledge and attitudes regarding school-based bullying. Canadian Journal of Education, 34(2), 21-33.

Noftle, J. W., Cook, S., Leschied, A., St. Pierre, J., Stewart, S. L., & Johnson, A. M. (2011). The trajectory of change for children and youth in residential treatment. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 42, 65-77. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10578-010-0200-7

Cuthbert, R., St. Pierre, J., Stewart, S. L., Cook, S., Johnson, A. M., & Leschied, A. W. (2011). Symptom persistence in seriously emotionally disordered children: Findings of a two-year follow-up after residential treatment. Child & Youth Care Forum, 40(4), 267-280. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10566-010-9137-z

Susan Rodger

Rodger, S., Hibbert, K., Leschied, A., Pickel, L., Stepien, M., Atkins, M-A., Koenig, A., Woods, J., & Vandermeer, M. (2014). Shaping a mental health curriculum for Canada’s teacher education programs: Rationale and brief overview. Physical & Health Education Journal, 80(3), 28-29.

Schwean, V., & Rodger, S. (2013). Children first: It’s time to change! Mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment informed by public health, and resiliency approaches. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28, 136-166. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573513475773

Flynn, S., Brown, J., Johnson, A., & Rodger, S. (2011). Barriers to education for the marginalized adult learner. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 57(4), 43-58.

Wendy Ellis

Ellis, W.E. & Wolfe, D.A. (2015). Bullying predicts reported dating violence and observed qualities in adolescent dating relationships. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30(17), 3043-3064. doi: 10.1177/0886260514554428

Liu, J., Chen, X., Coplan, R. J., Ding, X., Zarbatany, L., & Ellis, W. (2015). Shyness and unsociability and their relations with adjustment in Chinese and Canadian children. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46(3), 371-386. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022114567537

Ellis, W. E., Chung-Hall, J., & Dumas, T. M. (2013). The role of peer group aggression in predicting adolescent dating violence and relationship quality. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(4), 487-499. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-012-9797-0

Ellis, W. E., Dumas, T. M., Mahdy, J. C., & Wolfe, D. A. (2012). Observations of adolescent peer group interactions as a function of within‐ and between‐group centrality status. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 22(2), 252-266. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-7795.2011.00777.x

Dumas, T. M., Ellis, W. E., & Wolfe, D. A. (2012). Identity development as a buffer of adolescent risk behaviors in the context of peer group pressure and control. Journal of Adolescence, 35(4), 917-927. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2011.12.012

Wolfe, D. A., Crooks, C. V., Chiodo, D., Hughes, R., & Ellis, W. (2012). Observations of adolescent peer resistance skills following a classroom-based healthy relationship program: A post-intervention comparison. Prevention Science, 13(2), 196-205. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11121-011-0256-z

Crooks, C. V., Scott, K., Ellis, W., & Wolfe, D. A. (2011). Impact of a universal school-based violence prevention program on violent delinquency: Distinctive benefits for youth with maltreatment histories. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35(6), 393-400. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2011.03.002

Vicki Schwean

Brady, D. I., Saklofske, D. H., Schwean, V. L., Montgomery, J. M., McCrimmon, A. W., & Thorne, K. J. (2014). Cognitive and emotional intelligence in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder without an accompanying intellectual or language disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8(9), 1016-1023. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2014.05.009

Brady, D. I., Schwean, V. L., Saklofske, D. H., McCrimmon, A. W., Montgomery, J. M., & Thorne, K. J. (2013). Conceptual and perceptual set-shifting executive abilities in young adults with Asperger's Syndrome. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(12), 1631-1637. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2013.09.009

Schwean, V., & Rodger, S. (2013). Children first: It’s time to change! Mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment informed by public health, and resiliency approaches. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28, 136-166. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573513475773

McCrimmon, A. W., Schwean, V. L., Saklofske, D. H., Montgomery, J. M., & Brady, D. I. (2012). Executive functions in Asperger's Syndrome: An empirical investigation of verbal and nonverbal skills. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders,6, 224-233. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2011.05.003

Mastoras, S. M., Climie, E. A., McCrimmon, A. W., & Schwean, V. L. (2011). A C.L.E.A.R. approach to report writing: A framework for improving the efficacy of psychoeducational reports. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 26(2), 127-147.

Don Saklofske

Siegling, A. B., Vesely, A. K., Petrides, K. V., & Saklofske, D. H. (2015). Incremental validity of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire–Short form (TEIQue–SF). Journal of Personality Assessment, 97(5), 525-535.

Siegling, A. B., Vesely, A. K., Saklofske, D. H., Frederickson, N., & Petrides, K. V. (2015). Incremental validity of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire-Adolescent Short Form (TEIQue-ASF). European Journal of Psychological Assessment. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000267

Smith, M. M., Saklofske, D. H., Yan, G., & Sherry, S. B. (2015). Perfectionistic strivings and perfectionistic concerns interact to predict negative emotionality: Support for the tripartite model of perfectionism in Canadian and Chinese university students. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 141-147. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.09.006

Saklofske, D. H., Austin, E. J., Yan, G., & Smith, M. M. (2015). Factor structure and correlates of the Mandarin version of the Managing the Emotions of Others (MEOS) scale. International Journal of Psychology. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12147

Miller, J. L., Weiss, L. G., Beal, A. L., Saklofske, D. H., Zhu, J., & Holdnack, J. A. (2015). Intelligent use of intelligence tests: Empirical and clinical support for Canadian WAIS–IV norms. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 33(4), 312-328. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0734282915578577

Brady, D. I., Saklofske, D. H., Schwean, V. L., Montgomery, J. M., McCrimmon, A. W., & Thorne, K. J. (2014). Cognitive and emotional intelligence in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder without an accompanying intellectual or language disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8(9), 1016-1023. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2014.05.009

Vesely, A. K., Saklofske, D. H., & Nordstokke, D. W. (2014). EI training and pre-service teacher wellbeing. Personality and Individual Differences, 65, 81-85. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.01.052

Vesely, A. K., Saklofske, D. H., & Leschied, A. D. W. (2013). Teachers—The vital resource: The contribution of emotional intelligence to teacher efficacy and well-being. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28, 71-89. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573512468855

Janzen, T. M., Saklofske, D. H., & Das, J. P. (2013). Cognitive and reading profiles of two samples of Canadian First Nations children: Comparing two models for identifying reading disability. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28(4), 323-344. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573513507419

Brady, D. I., Schwean, V. L., Saklofske, D. H., McCrimmon, A. W., Montgomery, J. M., & Thorne, K. J. (2013). Conceptual and perceptual set-shifting executive abilities in young adults with Asperger's Syndrome. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(12), 1631-1637. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2013.09.009

Leschied, A. D. W., Flett, G. L., & Saklofske, D. H. (2013). Introduction to the special issue—Renewing a vision: The critical role for schools in a new mental health strategy for children and adolescents. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 28, 5-11. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573512468854

McCrimmon, A. W., Schwean, V. L., Saklofske, D. H., Montgomery, J. M., & Brady, D. I. (2012). Executive functions in Asperger's Syndrome: An empirical investigation of verbal and nonverbal skills. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders,6, 224-233. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2011.05.003

Saklofske, D. H., Austin, E. J., Mastoras, S. M., Beaton, L., & Osborne, S. E. (2012). Relationships of personality, affect, emotional intelligence, and coping with student stress and academic success: Different patterns of association for stress and success. Learning and Individual Differences, 22(2), 251-257. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2011.02.010

Li, T., Saklofske, D. H., Bowden, S. C., Yan, G., & Fung, T. S. (2012). The measurement invariance of the Wong and Law Emotional Intelligence Scale (WLEIS) across three Chinese university student groups from Canada and China. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 30(4), 439-452. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0734282912449449

Bremner, D., McTaggart, B., Saklofske, D. H., & Janzen, T. (2011). WISC-IV GAI and CPI in psychoeducational assessment. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 26(3), 209-219. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0829573511419090

Lynda Hutchinson

Oborne, D., Hoh, Y., & Hutchinson, L.R. (2014). A teacher based checklist for the assessment of student learning and development. International Journal of Educational Policy & Leadership, 1-15.

Perry, N. E., Thauberger, C., & Hutchinson, L. R. (2010). gStudy traces of children’s self-regulated learning in the Lifecycles Learning Kit. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 52, 432-453. 

Shannon Sibbald

Sibbald, S., & Graham, R. (2016). Why Hospitals Can, and Should, Do More to Help With Public Health. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 22, 433-435.

Kothari, A., McPherson, C., Gore, D., Cohen, B., MacDonald, M, & Sibbald, S. (2016). A multiple case study of intersectoral public health networks: experiences and benefits of using research. Health Research Policy and Systems, 14, 1-12.

Marika Morris

Morris, M., & Crooks, C. V. (2015). Structural and cultural factors in suicide prevention: The contrast between mainstream and Inuit approaches to understanding and preventing suicide. Journal of Social Work Practice. DOI: 10.1080/02650533.2015.1050655