Katreena Scott

Professor

Profile

Katreena Scott is a Professor, clinical psychologist, and incoming Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children at Western University. She held the Canada Research Chair in Family Violence Prevention and Intervention between 2008 and 2018. Dr. Scott leads an applied research program aimed at ending violence in family relationships, with specific expertise on addressing violence perpetration in men. The Caring Dads program that she developed is currently running across Canada as well as in the US, UK, Australia and a number of European countries. She is a co-investigator in the DV@Work Network and the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative for Vulnerable Populations and a collaborator on the Safer Families Centre of Excellence in Australia.

Recent Publications

Names of students working under my direct research supervision are underlined.

Refereed papers

Scott, K. L., Bambrah, V., Dyson, A. & Lishak, V. (under revision). Co-parenting in fathers: Examining the role of childhood maltreatment and adult antisocial behaviors. 

Dyson, A., David, R. & Scott, K. L. (under revision). Recruiting domestically violent fathers and their families: What does it take?

Lishak, V., Scott, K. L., Dyson, A., & Milovanov, A. (2019). General criminality as a marker of heterogeneity in domestically violent men: Differences in trauma history, psychopathology, neurocognitive functioning, and psychophysiology. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 0886260519858065. Available online.

Mastorakos, T., & Scott, K. L. (2019). Attention biases and social-emotional development in preschool-aged children who have been exposed to domestic violence. Child abuse & neglect, 89, 78-86.

Leef, J. H., Brian, J., VanderLaan, D. P., Wood, H., Scott, K., Lai, M. C., ... & Zucker, K. J. (2019). Traits of autism spectrum disorder in school-aged children with gender dysphoria: A comparison to clinical controls. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 7, 383.

Scott, K. L., Thompson-Walsh, C., & Nsiri, A. (2018). Parenting in fathers who have exposed their children to domestic violence: Identifying targets for change. International Journal on Child Maltreatment: Research, Policy and Practice, 1(1), 51-75.

Thompson-Walsh, C. A., Scott, K. L., Dyson, A. & Lishak, V. (2018). Are we in this together? Post separation co-parenting of fathers with and without a history of domestic violence. Child Abuse Review, 27,137-149.

Klopfer, K. M., Scott, K., Jenkins, J., & Ducharme, J. (2017). Effect of Preservice Classroom Management Training on Attitudes and Skills for Teaching Children with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Randomized Control Trial. Teacher Education and Special Education, 0888406417735877.

Crooks, C., Scott, K., Broll, R., Zwarych, S., Hughes, R., & Wolfe, D. (2015). A preliminary evaluation of an 8th grade healthy relationships program: Promising evidence of changes in knowledge, awareness and coping strategies, Health Education Research, 30, 513-519. doi: 10.1093/her/cyv014.

Stewart, L. L. & Scott, K. L. (2014). Who are these guys? An exploration of patterns of parenting problems among fathers who have maltreated their children. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 33(2), 67-83, DOI: 10.7870/cjcmh-2014-016.

Jenney, A., Mishna, F., Alaggia, R., & Scott, K.L. (2014). Doing the right thing? (Re) Considering risk assessment and safety planning in child protection work with domestic violence cases. Children and Youth Services Review. Available online August 23, 2014 DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.07.015.

Scott, K.L., Heslop, L., Kelly, T. & Wiggins, K. (2013). Intervening to prevent repeat offending among moderate to high-risk domestic violence offenders.  International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, December, doi: 10.1177/0306624X13513709.

King, C. B. & Scott, K. L. (2013). Why are suspected cases of child maltreatment referred from the education system so often unsubstantiated? Child Abuse and Neglect, 38, 1-10, doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.06.002

Scott, K. L. & King, C. G. (2013). The (dubious) benefits of second chances in batterer intervention. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28, 1657-1671.

Scott, K. L. & Lishak, V. (2012). Evaluation of an intervention program for maltreating fathers: Statistically and clinically significant change. Child Abuse and Neglect, 36(9), 680-684.

Crooks, C. V., Scott, K. L., 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 and Neglect, 35(6):393-400.

Scott, K. L., King, C., McGinn, H. & Hosseini, N. (2011). Effects of motivational enhancement on immediate outcomes of batterer intervention. Journal of Family Violence, 26, 139-149.

Scott, K. L. (2011). Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter. National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women.

Scott, K. L. (2011). Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter. National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women.

2009 and 2010

My lack of publications results from leaves for pregnancy and for a death in my immediate family. 

Earlier

Scott, K. L. & Copping., V. E. (2008). Promising Directions for the Treatment of Complex Childhood Trauma: The Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model. The Journal of Behavior Analysis of Offender and Victim - Treatment and Prevention, 1, 273-283.

Scott, K. L. & King, C. B. (2007). Resistance, reluctance and readiness in perpetrators of abuse against women and children. Trauma, Violence and Abuse: A Review Journal, 8, 401-417.

Scott, K. L. & Crooks, C. V. (2007). Preliminary evaluation of an intervention program for maltreating fathers. Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, 7, 224-238.

Scott, K. L. & Straus, M. (2007). Denial, minimization, partner blaming, and intimate aggression in dating partners. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22, 851-871.

Crooks, C. V., Scott, K. L., Wolfe, D. A., Chiodo, D. & Killip, S. (2007). Understanding the link between childhood maltreatment and violent delinquency: What do schools have to add? Child Maltreatment, 12, 269-280.

Scott, K. L. & Crooks, C. V. (2006). Intervention for abusive fathers: Promising practices in

court and community responses. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 57(3), 29-44.

Crooks, C.V., Scott, K. L., Francis, K., Kelly, T., & Reid, M. (2006). Eliciting change in

maltreating fathers: Goals, processes, and desired outcomes. Cognitive and

            Behavioral Practice, 13, 71-81.

Scott, K. L. (2004). Predictors of change among male batterers: Application of theories and review          of empirical findings. Trauma, Violence and Abuse: A Review Journal, 5, 260-284. 

Scott, K. L. (2004). Stage of change as a predictor of attrition among men in a batterer treatment

program. Journal of Family Violence, 19, 37-47.

Scott, K .L. & Crooks, C. V. (2004).  Effecting change in maltreating fathers. Clinical

Psychology: Science & Practice, 11, 95-111.

Wolfe, D. A., Wekerle, C., Scott, K., Straatman, A-L., & Grasley, C. (2004). Predicting Abuse

In adolescent dating relationships over 1 year: The role of child maltreatment and trauma. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 113, 406-415.

Saltzman- Benaiah, J., Scott, K. & Smith, M. L. (2003). Factors associated with atypical speech

representation in children with intractable epilepsy. Neuropsychologia, 41, 1967-1974.

Scott, K. L. & Wolfe, D. A. (2003).  Readiness to change as a predictor of outcome in batterer

treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71, 879-889.

Scott, K. L., Wolfe, D. A., & Wekerle, C. (2003) Maltreatment and trauma: Tracking the connections in adolescence.  Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 12, 211-230.

Wolfe, D. A., Wekerle, C., Scott, K. L., Straatman, A-L, Grasley, C., Reitzel-Jaffe, D. (2003).

Dating violence prevention with at-risk youth: A controlled outcome evaluation.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71, 279-291.

Scott, K, L. (2002).  Book Review: Suffer the little children: The inside story of Ireland’s

            industrial schools. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17, 806-808.

Saltzman, J., Smith, M. L. & Scott, K. L. (2002). The impact of age at seizure onset on the likelihood of atypical language representation in children with intractable epilepsy. 

           Brain & Cognition, 48, 517-520.

Wolfe, D. A., Scott, K., Wekerke, C., & Pittman, A. (2001). Child maltreatment: Risk of adjustment problems and dating violence in adolescence. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40, 282-289.

Wolfe, D. A., Scott, K., Wekerle, C., & Reitzel-Jaffe, D. (2001).  Development and Validation of the Conflict in Adolescent Dating Relationships Inventory. Psychological Assessment, 13, 277-293.  

Scott, K., & Wolfe, D. A. (2000). Change among batterers: Examining men’s success stories.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 15, 827-842. 

Books

Jaffe, P., Scott, K. L., & Straatman, A. L. (Eds.) (accepted). Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies. Elsevier.

Augusta-Scott, T., Scott, K. L. & Tutty, L. (Eds.) (2017). Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice.  Routledge.

Scott, K., Kelly, T., Crooks, C.V., & Francis, K. (2014). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value their children, 2nd edition. Createspace Publishers.

Scott, K. L. (2010).  Caring Dads Theory Manual.  Currently published by London UK: London Probation Trust.

Bradey, D. & Scott, K. L. (2010). Caring Dads Management manualLondon, UK: London Probation Trust.

Scott, K., Francis, K., Crooks, C., & Kelly, T. (2006). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value their children. Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing.

Wolfe, D. A., Wekerle, C. & Scott, K. (1996).  Alternatives to Violence:  Empowering

            Youth to Develop Healthy Relationships.  Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Book Chapters

Scott, K. L. (in press). Fathering in the Context of Domestic Violence and Abuse. In J. Devaney, C. Bradbury-Jones, S. Holt, R. Macy & C. Øverlien (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Domestic Violence and Abuse.  Routledge.

Scott, K. L., Olszowy, L. Saxton, M. & Reif, K. (2020). Child homicide in the context of domestic violence: When the plight of children is overlooked. In P. Jaffe, K. Scott & A.L. Straatman (Eds.). Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies. Elsevier.

Scott, K. L., Oliver, C. & Cheng, P. (2020). Perpetrator mental health: Depression and suicidality as risk factors for domestic homicide. In P. Jaffe, K. Scott & A.L. Straatman (Eds.). Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies. Elsevier.

MacQuarrie, B., Scott, L. K., Lim, D., Saxton, M. D., MacGregor, J., & Wathen, N. (2019). Understanding Domestic Violence as a Workplace Problem (pp. 93-114). In R. Burke and A. Richardsen (Eds.) Increasing occupational health and safety in workplaces: Research and practice. Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, MA.

Scott, K. L., Heslop, L., David, R. & Kelly, T. (2017). Justice-Linked Domestic Violence Intervention Services:  Description and Analysis of Practices Across Canada.  In Augusta-Scott, T., Scott, K. L. & Tutty, L. (Eds.). Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice.  Routledge.

Scott, K. L. (2014). Violence against children in families. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime, edited by R. Gartner and B. McCarthy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Scott, K. L., Francis, K. J., Crooks, C. V., Paddon, M., & Wolfe, D. A. (2006). Accountability guidelines for intervention with abusive fathers (pp. 102-117). In O. Williams, & J. Edleson, (Eds.) Parenting by men who batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Scott, K. L., & Eliav, J. (2005). Stress and trauma in the lives of girls and teens. In K. Kendall-

Tackett (Ed.) The Handbook of Women, Stress and Trauma. (pp. 9-32).  New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge Taylor Francis and Group.

Scott, K. L., Finkelhor, D., & Ormrod, R. (2005). Juvenile victims of intimate partner violence.

In K. Kendall-Tackett & S. M. Giacomoni (Eds.). Child Victimization: Maltreatment,

Bullying and Dating Violence, Prevention and Intervention (pp. 14-1 to14-17). Kingston, New Jersey: Civic Research Institute, Inc.

Scott, K., Stewart, L. & Wolfe, D. (2005). Dating relationships among at-risk adolescents: An

opportunity for resilience? In R. DeV. Peters, B. Leadbeater, & R. J. McMahon (Eds.), Resilience in children, families, and communities: Linking context to practice and policy (pp. 83-100). New York, NY: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Wolfe, D. A., Scott, K. L., & Crooks, C. (2005). Abuse and Violence in Adolescent Girls' Dating Relationships. Chapter in D. J. Bell, S. L. Foster, & E. J. Mash (Eds.), Handbook of Emotional and Behavioral Problems in Girls (pp. 381-414). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Scott, K. & Wolfe, D. A. (2000).  What works in the treatment of male batterers?  In M.

            Kluger, G. Alexander & P. A. Curtis (Eds.).  What Works in Child Welfare (pp. 105-112).  Washington, DC: CWLA Press.

Technical Reports and Policy Papers

Scott, K. L., Lim, D., Kelly, T., Holmes, M., MacQuarrie, B. J., Wathen, C. N., MacGregor, J. C. D. (2017). Domestic Violence at the Workplace: Investigating the Impact of Domestic Violence Perpetration on Workers and Workplaces. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto.

Heslop, L., Kelly, T., David, R. & Scott, K. L. (2016). Programming Responses for Intimate Partner Violence, Department of Justice Canada. Available at http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/cj-jp/cjr-rjp.html

Jaffe, P., Scott, K., Jenney, A., Dawson, M., Straatman, A. L., & Campbell, M. (2014). Risk factors for children in situations of family violence in the context of separation and divorce. Ottawa: Department of Justice.

Scott, K. L. & Lishak, V. (2011). Caring Dads Report. Report prepared for Madame Vanier Family and Children’s Services, London, ON.

 Scott, K. L. & Lishak, V. (2010). Caring Dads Report. Report prepared for Burlington Family and Child Services, Burlington, ON.

Scott, K. L. & Stewart, L. (2008). Caring Dads Report - March 2008. Report prepared for the Huron County Child Abuse Prevention Committee.

Scott, K. L. & Root, J. (2007) Building teacher capacity to respond to child abuse. In C. Rolheiser (Ed.) Transformation of Teacher Education (pp. 15-17). Toronto, ON: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.

Scott, K. L. (2006). Attitudinal Change in Participants of Parent Assault Response (PAR) Programs: Phase II. Ministry of the Attorney General, Ontario, Canada.  Not publicly available.

Scott, K. L., & Stewart, L. L. (2005).  Attitudinal Change in Participants of Parent Assault

Response (PAR) Programs.  Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada.

Scott, K. L. (2004).  Do batterer intervention programs work? (And why there is no simple answer). Professional Education for Community Practitioners: Technical Paper Series. User-Report 2004:1.

Scott, K. L. (2003). Final Report: Pilot Implementation of the Caring Dads Program for Abusive

and At-Risk Fathers.  Published report for the University of Western Ontario Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children.

International Refereed Conference Contributions

Scott, K. L. & Zamfir, D (2020). Effects of the Caring Dads program: Less conflict, anger, distress and more child-centred. Paper presented at the 6th Canadian Domestic Violence Conference, March 2020, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Jenny, A., Scott, K. L., Lim, D. & Ferreira, M. (2020). Engaging vulnerable parents in programming: Low rates of referral, mediocre uptake. Paper presented at the 6th Canadian Domestic Violence Conference, March 2020, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Colasanto, M. Lim, D., Jenney, A. & Scott, K. L. (2019) How Social Workers Conceptualize Cases of Domestic Violence in Child Protection Work. Paper presented at the European Domestic Violence Conference, September, 2019, Oslo, Norway.

Thompson-Walsh, C., Scott, K. L., & Vasudeva, A. (2019). Co-parenting in separated fathers with and without a history of perpetrating domestic violence and its implications for children. Paper presented at the European Domestic Violence Conference, September, 2019, Oslo, Norway.

Colasanto, M. & Scott, K. L. (2019). Effect of professional training on child protection workers’ conceptualization and self-efficacy in domestic violence cases. Poster presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference, June 2019, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Scott, K. & Thompson-Walsh, C. (2018). Understanding post-separation co-parenting of fathers with and without a history of domestic violence – fathers’ perspectives. Paper presented at the British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN) 10th International Congress, April 2018, Coventry, United Kingdom.

Scott, K. L. & Jenney, A. (2018). Safe and Understood CRCT: Effect on Worker Conceptualization and Self-Efficacy. Paper presented at the International Domestic Violence and Health Conference: Sustainable Change in the Health Sector. Nov 20-21, Melbourne, Australia.

Scott, K. L. (2018). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value thier children. Presentation at the 6th Annual Safe & Together Conference, Oct. 4-5, San Antonio, Texas.

Jenney, A., Wilson, J. & Scott, K. (2017). Incorporating Teachings:  What the Cultural Adaptation Process can teach Mainstream Organizations about Trauma-Informed Practice.  European Conference on Domestic Violence, Porto, Portugal, September 8, 2017.

Mastorakos, T. & Scott, K., (2017, November). Attentional biases among preschool-aged children exposed to domestic violence. Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Bambrah, V., Narain, N., Dyson, A., Lishak, V. & Scott, K. (2015, August). Childhood maltreatment and co-parenting in fathers: Examining a constellation of antisocial mediators. Poster presented at American Psychological Conference (APA), Toronto, Ontario.

Narain, N., Bambrah, V. & Scott, L. K. (2015, August). The impact of child polyvictimization on depressive and anxious symptomatology in adulthood. Poster presented at American Psychological Conference (APA), Toronto, Ontario.

Dyson, A., & Scott, K., (2015, March) Father’s Empathy and Narcissism as Mediators of Child Outcomes in Domestically Violent Families. Poster presented at the Society for Research and Child Development Conference (SRCD).

Bambrah, V., Narain, N. & Scott, K. L. (2015, August). Child maltreatment and coparenting in male adults:  Potential psychological mediators examined. Poster presented at American Psychological Conference (APA), Toronto, Ontario.

David, R., Jayakumar, N. & Scott, K. L. (2015, August).  Differences between domestically violent and nonviolent fathers’ perception of their children. Poster presented at American Psychological Conference (APA), Toronto, Ontario.

Narain, N., Bambrah, V., Dyson, A., Lishak, V. & Scott, K. (August 2015). The impact of polyvictimization history on depressive and anxious symptomology in adulthood: Comparing CTQ and JVQ. Poster presented at American Psychological Conference (APA), Toronto, Ontario.

Thompson-Walsh, C.,Dyson, A., & Scott, K. (August 2015). The Parenting Alliance in the Context of Separation and Domestic Violence. Poster presented at American Psychological Conference (APA), Toronto, Ontario.

Javam, L., & Scott, K. (2015, August). Trauma and Parenting Alliance: Can We Get Along If You Regulate My Emotions? Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON

Scott, K. L. (2015, September).  Intervening with fathers who have maltreated their children and/or exposed them to domestic violence: The Caring Dads Model, Symposium with D. Brady, D. Jerwood, N. McConnell, T. Holdsworth, M. Barnard and J. Taylor.  European Conference on Domestic Violence, Belfast, Ireland.

Swall, L., Scott, K. L. & Swall, L., Frederick, L. & Davis, G. (May, 2015). Working with fathers to improve the safety and well-being of children exposed to violence.  Paper presentation at the American Association of Family and Conciliation Courts,

Scott, K., & Kelly, T. (2014, April). Understanding and intervening with fathers who have been abusive in their families. Symposium presented at the biannual Society for Research in Child Development Special Topics Meeting – Strengthening Connections among Child and Family Research, Policy, and Practice, Alexandria, VA.

Scott, K., McGinn, H., Dyson, A., Thompson-Walsh, C., David, R., & Kelly, T. (2014, April). “Child-centeredness” as an important concept in understanding and intervening with fathers who have been abusive in their families. Symposium presented at the biannual Society for Research in Child Development Special Topics Meeting – Strengthening Connections among Child and Family Research, Policy, and Practice, Alexandria, VA.

Scott, K., David, R., Lishak, V., Keithley, J., & Goodman, D. (2014). Individual and systems perspectives on change associated with intervention for abusive fathers. Symposium presented at the biannual Society for Research in Child Development Special Topics Meeting – Strengthening Connections among Child and Family Research, Policy, and Practice, Alexandria, VA.

Crooks, C., Scott, K., Ellis, W., & Wolfe, D.A. (2012; April). Impact of a universal school-based prevention program on violent delinquency: Distinctive benefits for youth with maltreatment histories. Presented at the British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BAPSCAN) biannual congress. Belfast, UK.

King, C.B. & Scott, K.L. (2010). Comparing child abuse referrals received from educators to other professionals.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Kelly, T., Adams, D. & Scott, K. L. (2009). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value their children. Presentation at Bridging Perspectives: Intervening with Men who Batter, Minneapolis, MN, May 14.

King, C.B. & Scott, K.L. (2008, August). Characteristics associated with suspected cases of maltreatment referred by educators.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Scott, K.L., King, C.B., McGinn, H., & Hosseini, N. (2008). Improving intervention outcomes for highly resistant male batterers.  Poster presented at the Communities Working Together to End Violence against Women: A Provincial Conference, Kitchener, ON.

Stewart, L. & Scott, K. (2008, August). Exploration of Patterns and Predictors of Father-Child Maltreatment. Poster presented at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association: Boston, MA.

Woodin, E., Rosenbaum, A., Taft, C. T., Murphy, C. M, Musser, P. H. Scott, K. L., King, C.McGinn, H., Hosseini, N., O’Leary, K., Ting, L, Jordan, L., Winters, J. J. (2008, November), Motivational Interviewing for Partner Violence: Reducing Treatment Dropout and Improving Outcomes. Symposium presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, Florida, USA, Nov. 16.

King, C.B. & Scott, K.L. (2006, July). Process-oriented versus traditional programming for

         treatment-resistant male batterers: Efficacy in improving men’s motivation to change. Paper presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH, July 11. 

Barotas, K., Stewart, L.L., & Scott, K.L. (2004, May) Evaluation of Denial of Paternal    Responsibility and Impact of Distressing Parenting Strategies on Children. Poster            presentation at the Society for Prevention Research, Quebec, Quebec, May 25-28. 

Eliav, J., Scott, K.L., & Coolbear, J. (2004, May). Characteristics of child maltreatment cases

referred to a hospital consulting service and implications for psychosocial risk assessment. Poster presentation at the Society for Prevention Research, Quebec, ON, May 25-28. 

Stewart, L., Barotas, K., & Scott, K. (2004, May).  The Balance of Needs Measure: Evaluation of

Fathers' Prioritization of Needs within the Father-Child Relationship. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, May 25-28.

Scott, K. L. & Crooks, C. C. (2003). Critical directions for assessment and intervention with

fathers who abuse or neglect their children. Presentation at the IXth Regional European Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Warsaw, Poland, August 29-31, 2003.

Scott, K. L. (2002). Program development and preliminary results of Caring Dads: A program

 to end abusive fathering and support healthy parent-child relationships.  Symposium

organized at the International Research Conference on Victimization of Children and Youth, Aug. 4-7, New Hampshire, USA.

Scott, K. L., Finkelhor, D., & Ormrod, R. (2002) Juvenile victims of intimate partner violence.

Paper presentation at the International Research Conference on Victimization of Children and Youth, Aug. 4-7, New Hampshire, USA. 

Scott, K., Peters, R. DeV. & Evans, W. (2001).  Comparison of individual and

community level risk factors for child psychopathology.  Poster presentation at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, April 2001, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Pittman, A. & Scott, K. (2000).  Implementing and evaluating a prevention program for

youth in the community.  Paper presentation at Victimization of Children and Youth: An International Research Conference, June 2000, Durham, New Hampshire.

Scott, K. (2000).  The advantages of cluster analysis and nonparametric techniques in predicting

outcome among heterogeneous groups of clients.  Paper presentation at Victimization of Children and Youth: An International Research Conference, June 2000, Durham, New Hampshire.

Scott, K., Wolfe, D., Wekerle, C., & Pittman, A. (2000).  Reducing abuse and improving

relationship skills in adolescent dating relationships.  Paper presentation at Victimization of Children and Youth: An International Research Conference, June 2000, Durham, New Hampshire.

Wolfe, D. A., Wekerle, C., Scott, K., & Pittman, A. (2000).  The Youth Relationship

Project: Preliminary findings.  Paper presentation at Victimization of Children and Youth: An International Research Conference, June 2000, Durham, New Hampshire.

Scott, K. (1998). Understanding Change in Abusive Behavior. Paper presented at Program

Evaluation and Family Violence Research: An International Conference, May, 1992, New Hampshire.

Wolfe, D.A., Wekerle, C., Scott, K., Grasley, C., & Pittman, A. (1998).  Conflict in

Relationships Questionnaire: Development of a Self-Report Measure for Adolescent Dating Relationships.  Paper presented at Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research: An International Conference, New Hampshire.

Wolfe, D.A., Wekerle, C., Reitzel-Jaffe, D., Pittman, A., Grasley, C., & Scott, K. (1998).

         The Youth Relationships Project: Evaluating a Prevention Program Aimed at High-Risk Youth.  Paper presented at Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research: An International Conference, New Hampshire.

Peters, R. DeV., Scott, K., Duke, K. A. (1997).  An Empirical Approach to Identifying

Protective Factors in Children’s Externalizing Problems: Where’s the Risk?  Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C.

Scott, K., Wekerle, C., & Wolfe, D. A. (1997).  Considered Sex Differences in Youth’s Self

 Reports of violence and their Implications for the Development of Violent Relationships.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C.

Scott, K., Wekerle, C., & Wolfe, D. A. (1997).  Considered Sex Differences in Youth’s Self

Reports of violence and their Implications for the Development of Violent Relationships.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C.

National Refereed Conference Contributions

Colasanto, M. Lim, D., Jenney, A. & Scott, K. L. (2019) How Social Workers Conceptualize Cases of Domestic Violence in Child Protection Work. Paper presented at the European Domestic Violence Conference, September, 2019, Oslo, Norway.

Thompson-Walsh, C., Scott, K. L., & Vasudeva, A. (2019). Co-parenting in separated fathers with and without a history of perpetrating domestic violence and its implications for children.  Paper presented at the European Domestic Violence Conference, September, 2019, Oslo, Norway.

Jenney, A., Scott, K. L., Tomlinson, L. & Sura-Liddell, L. (2018). Safe & Understood: Developing collaboration between children’s mental health and child protection services. Paper presented at the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 5, March 20-23, 2018, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Scott, K. L. & Jenney, A. (2018). Safe and Understood: Recherche concertée sur les interventions parentales intégrées visant les mères et les pères. Presentation at the Domestic Violence Group Meeting, September, 2018, Trios Rivière, Québec.

Jenney, A. & Scott, K. (2017). Safe & Understood Cluster Randomized Control Trial of Embedded Parenting Intervention to Prevent Recurrence and Reduce Impairment in Young Children Exposed to Domestic Violence.  Poster presentation at Children’s Mental Health Ontario Conference, Toronto, ON, November 14th, 2017.

Mastorakos, T. (2017, June). Trauma and Dissociation among Southern Sudanese People: A culturally sensitive approach to counselling. Paper session presentation given at the 9th annual meeting of the Critical Multicultural Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Mastorakos, T., Scott, K., & Schiralli, J. (2017, June). Reports on child functioning after exposure to violence: Level of agreement among children, parents, and laboratory observers. Oral presentation given at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Scott, K. L., (2017, October 12). Schools as a Critical Environment for Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Children and Youth. Conceptualizing Children and Youth Conference, St. Catharines, ON.

Heslop, L., Scott, K. L., Kelly, T. & Wiggins, K. (2017, October 19). Creating a Common Understanding of Risk.  Canadian Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Conference, London, ON

Javam, L., & Scott, K. (2016, June). The Beneficial Role of Perceived Emotion Co-regulation on Co-parenting Alliance: Findings from a Clinically Recruited and Community Recruited Sample of Participants. Poster presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.

Scott, K. L., David, R., Bambrah, V., Manalo, P. & Colasanto, M. (2015, June). Parenting in domestically violent and non-violent fathers: Findings across three studies.  Paper presentation at the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 4, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K. (2013, June). Intervening with men at high-risk for perpetrating violence in their families.  Round-table conversation session at the attitudes, and skills in managing child emotional and behavioural difficulties in the classroom.  Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 74th Annual Convention, Quebec, QC, Canada.

Lishak, V. & Scott, K. (2013, June). Psychophysiological and neuropsychological profiles of men with a history of domestic violence perpetration. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 74th Annual Convention, Quebec, QC, Canada.

Dyson, A. & Scott, K. (2013, June).  Maternal abuse as a moderator of the effectiveness of an abuse intervention program. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 74th Annual Convention, Quebec, QC, Canada.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2012, April). Engaging men as fathers. Presentation at the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference, Toronto, ON.

Hosseini, N. & Scott, K. L. (2011, June). How acculturation affects the attitude toward violence among Muslim students? Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association's 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

McGinn, H. & Scott, K. (2011, June). The role of paternal emotion socialization in the development of children's emotion regulation skills in the context of parental physical aggression. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association's 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K., King, C., McGinn, H., & Hosseini, N. (2011, June). Effects of motivational enhancement on immediate outcomes of batterer intervention. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association's 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario.

Kelly, T. & Scott, K. L. (2011, March). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value their children. Workshop presentation at the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 2: The next wave of conversations from today’s top innovators, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K. L., King, C. B., McGinn, H. & Hosseini, N. (2009, June 15). Efficacy of motivational interviewing with highly resistant male batterers. Presentation at the 1st Annual Canadian Conference on the Prevention of Domestic Homicide, London, ON, Canada.

Kelly, T. & Scott, K. (2009). Caring Dad’s Intervention Program. Presentation at Supervised Visitation Network Celebrating Diversity in Supervised Visitation conference, Niagara Fall, ON, May 28.

Copping, V. E., Scott, K. L., Crosbie, L., Bruce, R. & Rittich-Haber, E. (2008, June). Across the miles: The Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model. Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) Annual Conference Inspiring our Youth, Toronto. June 3.

King, C.B., & Scott, K.L. (2007). Motivational enhancement group psychotherapy for resistant male batterers: Initial results in dropout rates and therapy processes in comparison to traditional group programming. Poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, London, ON.

McGinn, H., & Scott, K. (2007). Treatment Behaviours of Male Batterers: An Exploration of Counsellor Reports. Poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: London, ON, Canada.

Barotas, K., King, C.B., Eliav, J., Stewart, L., & Scott, K.L. (2005). Teacher education on

Recognizing and responding to child abuse and neglect: Rationale and key curriculum elements. Paper presented at the Teacher Education for “The Schools We Need”: An International Conference, Toronto, ON.

King, C.B., & Scott, K.L. (2005). Psychotherapy for male batterers: An investigation of

Processes related to change. Poster presented at the 66th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, PQ.

Scott, K. L. (2004). Attitudinal Change in Participants of Partner Assault Response Programs.

Presentation at the Canadian Society of Criminology 2nd International Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada, April 2.

Scott, K.L., Crooks, C. C., Francis, K. J., Kelly, T., & Reid, M. (2004). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value their children. Seminar paper presentation at the Society for Prevention Research, Quebec, Quebec, May 25-28.

Scott, K. & Coolbear, J. (2001). Psycho-social risk for child abuse and neglect: Development of

a theoretically based assessment instrument.  Poster presentation at the International Conference on Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, June 2001, London, Ontario.

Saltzman, J. Smith, M. L. & Scott, K. (2001).  The impact of age at seizure onset on the

             likelihood of atypical language representation in children with intractable

             epilepsy.  TENET XII, June 2001, Montreal, Quebec.

Scott, K., Evans, W., & Peters, R. (2000).  Policy Responsible Risk Calculations: Relative Risk

and Attributable Risk in Single and Multiple Variable Models. Poster presented at the XXXII Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science, Resilience:  Children, Families, and Communities, March, 2000.    

Keresztes, C., Berman, H., & Scott, K. (1997).  Assessing “Chilly Climate” in Co-Ed

University Residences.  Poster presented at the meeting for the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA and at the annual convention of the Ontario Public Health Association, Kingston, ON.

International Invited Talks

Feder, G., Scott, K. L., Gilchrist, G., Gallant, D. (2018). Plenary Panel: Working with Fathers who use Violence. International Domestic Violence and Health Conference: Sustainable Change in the Health Sector. Nov 20-21, Melbourne, Australia.

Scott, K. L., (2017, February 24). Evidence base for Caring Dads. Invited presentation to the municipality of Leeds, Leeds, UK. 

Scott, K. L. (2017, June 15). Intervention at the Intersection of Fathering and Domestic Violence.  Invited presentation to the planning committee or the state government of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Scott. K. L. (2017, September 22). Caring Dads: Helping fathers value their children. Invited keynote at Safe and Together 5th Annual Symposium, San Antonio, Texas.

Scott, K. L (2016, May). Caring Dads: Program description and research support.  Invited presentation sponsored by Salvation Army, Tasmania.

Scott, K. L. (2016, April).  Involvement of domestically violent fathers in the lives of their children. Invited talk. University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Scott, K. L. (2015, November).  DV Perpetration: An initial look at workplace impact and response.  Invited address the DV@Work Network meeting, Brussels, Belgium.

Scott, K. L. (2012, March). Old Principles, New Developments. Invited talk at the London Probation Conference Caring Dads Conference, London, UK.

Scott, K. L. (2010, April 15). Responsible Intervention with Fathers who have been Violent in their Families: The Caring Dads Model. Invited lecture at the Kingston University Lecture Series. Kingston University, London UK.

Scott, K. L. (2010, May 27). The impact of the father-child relationship and the implications for intervention with children and families. Invited presentation at the conference of the Nordic Research Network on Children Exposed to Violence, Stockholm, Sweden.

Scott, K. L. (2010, October 25). The Caring Dads Model for Responsible Intervention with Fathers who Have Been Violent in their Families, Invited Address, International Symposium, Dusseldorf, Germany.

Scott, K. (2009, September). Understanding the effects of domestic violence on children. Invited address at A New Direction for a Safer Tomorrow, San Diego, CA.

Scott, K. (2009, April 23). Fatherhood, BIPs and Courts. Muskie School Series: Batterers and Intervention Strategies Audio Conference on Violence Against Women: Researcher/Practitioner Discourse, Online.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2009, January). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Invited presentation to the Japanese Senate, Tokyo, Japan, January 26.

Scott, K. L., (2007) Responsible Intervention with Fathers who Have Been Violent in their Families.  Invited presentation to the Vermont Senate, by conference call, Nov. 7. 

Scott, K.L. (2006). Abusive Fathers: What can we do to help?  Invited Keynote Address for the Children and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence Conference, Seattle Washington, November 14.

Scott, K.L. (2006). Parenting by Men who Batter. Invited panel discussion with M. Adams and S. Ellner, Address for the Children and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence Conference, Seattle Washington, November 14.

Scott, K. L. & Crooks, C. V. (2006). Providing effective intervention to abusive fathers: Strategies and lessons from the Caring Dads program. Invited workshop for the 38th Banff International Conference on Behavioural Science, Banff, AB, March 19-22.            

Scott, K. L. (2004). Why (and How) Working with Abusive and At-Risk Fathers can Improve

The Safety and Well-Being of Women and Children. Invited workshop, September 27, 2004, Waterloo, Iowa.

National Invited Talks

Jenney, A.& Scott, K. (2019). The Importance of Trauma and Violence-Informed Practice in Conducting Research and Evaluation. Presentation to the Family violence Initiative Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group Meeting (50 members), February 25, Ottawa, ON.

Scott, K. L., Tutty, L., Crocker, D. & Singer, V. (2018). Plenary Address: Innovations in interventions with intimate partner violence: Research & Practice. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 5, March 20-23, 2018, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Scott, K. L., (2018). What educators and mental health professionals need to know about the impact of domestic violence on children: Trauma-informed interventions for children and their parents. Invited address at Western University, Oct. 16, London, ON.

Scott, K. L. (2017, May 30).  Mind the Gap: Schools and Our Mental Health System. Invited speaker, Jackson Lecture, OISE University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Scott, K. L. (2017, March 2). Why working with men is an essential part of ending violence against women and children. Invited presentation hosted by Woods Homes and the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

Scott, K. L (2016, October). Emerging Evidence of Best Practices in Intervention with Men to End Violence Against Women and Children.  Invited Keynote address at the Collaborating Across Systems: Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence against Women and Children co-sponsored by the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Province of British Columbia and the Child Welfare League of Canada.

Scott, K. L., (2015, February).  Why working with men is an essential part of ending violence against women and children and How we might start doing it.  Invited keynote at the VAW CAS forum, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K. L. (2015, October).  Why working with men is an essential part of ending violence against women and children. Invited Keynote address for the community DV conference, Pembroke, Ontario.

Scott, K. L. (2015, April).  Why working with men is an essential part of ending violence against women and children. Invited talk at Children's exposure to domestic violence: International conversations for innovative research and practices, Ottawa, Ontario.

Scott, K. L. (2015, June).  Working with men as an essential part of ending violence against women and children.  Invited keynote at Practice and Research Together, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K. L. & Sinclair, D. (September, 2013).  Identifying the risk factors that should inform assessment practices.  Invited keynote at Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Reducing harm and preventing tragedies. London, ON.

Scott, K. L. (2012, February). How Important are Fathers to Ending Violence in Families? Invited talk at the Women’s Scholar Speaker Series, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Scott, K. L. (2011, October). Involving fathers in our efforts to end violence in families. Invited  Panel Presentation for Toronto Public Health, North York Civic Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K. L. & Russell, B. (2011, April). Working with Fathers. Invited presentation at the Make Room for Daddy: Clinical Considerations and Legal Challenges for Fathers in the Family Justice System conference, Toronto, Ontario.

Scott, K. L. (2011, March). Child Exposure to Domestic Violence: Update from the Research. Invited presentation at the Child Victims to Domestic Violence Conference, Toronto, ON.

Scott, K. L. (2011, February). Research Update: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going. Invited half day presentation to the Eastern Ontario PAR programs, Kingston, ON.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2009, June 16).  Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children.  Presentation at the 1st Annual Canadian Conference on the Prevention of Domestic Homicide, London, ON, Canada, June 14-16.

Scott, K. (2009, June 11).  Gender Symmetry. Invited talk to the London Coordinating

Committee to End Violence Against Women, London, ON, June 11.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2008, October). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children, Evaluation of Four Ontario Programs for Fathers Panel at the Father Involvement Research Conference, Toronto, ON, Oct 23.

Scott, K. L. (2007). Responsible Interventions for Abusive Fathers. Invited address for the 3rd International Conference on Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, London, Ontario, May 11.

Scott, K. L. (2007). Violent Women?  Invited workshop at the Northern Partner Assault Response Training, Sudbury, ON, May 3.

Scott, K. L., (2007). Violent Women? Invited presentation at the DV Crown Conference, Toronto, ON, November 28.

Scott, K. L. (2007). Violent Women: An update on current research. Invited presentations in four different communities:

      - July 12, 2007, Toronto

      - September 28th, 2007, Smith Falls

      - October 9th, 2007, Hamilton

      - November 17th, 2007, Milton

Scott, K. L. (2005). Resources for Parents: What to do about Dad?  Invited address at the

Ontario Women’s Directorate, Finding Common Ground: Working Together to Reduce Domestic Violence conference, Toronto, November 28-30.

Scott, K.L. (2004).  Attitudinal Change in Participants of Partner Assault Response Programs.

            Invited address at the Annual Partner Assault Response meeting, Toronto, Dec. 6, 2004.

Scott, K. L. (2004). Why working with at-risk and abusive fathers can improve the safety and

well-being of women and children. Invited Keynote address at the. Intersections Between Domestic Violence & Childhood Maltreatment: Making Women & Children Safer by Working with Abusive Fathers, October 4, Toronto, ON.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2004). Innovative Initiatives in Domestic Violence Programs – Panel

Presentation.  Invited presentation at Family Service Ontario 2004 AGM and Conference, May 14, 2004.

Workshops - Selection

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2016, May). Collaboration in fathering intervention: Lessons learned from Caring Dads. Two-day workshop co-sponsored by No To Violence, the Child Protection Society and Berry Street.  Melbourne.

Scott, K.L., & Kelly, T. (2013, October).  Advanced Train-the-trainer for Caring Dads. Invited four-day training, London, UK.

Scott, K. L., Kelly, T. & Zweep, D. (2011, September). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children, Two day invited training, Boulder Colorado, USA.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2011, March) Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children, Two day invited training, Ottawa, ON.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2010, Mary 6 and 7). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children, Two day training. Rinkeby, Sweden. 

Kelly, T. & Scott, K. (2009, May 21, 22). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children.  Two day advanced training workshop, London, ON.

Kelly, T. & Scott, K. (2009, February). Engaging Fathers. Three-day invited training workshop for the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Feb 12, 13 and May 11.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2009, January). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Two day invited training workshop, Tokyo, Japan, January 24 & 25.

Scott, K. L. (2009, March). Considering the intersection of fathering and domestic violence: When and how to intervene. Workshop presented at the LAMP OEYC and FII-ON Strategies for Working with Fathers conference, Toronto, ON, March 5.

Kelly, T. & Scott, K. L. (2008, May). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Two day invited training workshop, Denver Colorado, USA.

Kelly, T. & Scott, K. L. (2008, June). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Two day invited training workshop, London, England.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2008, September). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Two day invited training workshop, Grande Prairie, Alberta, September 18 and 19.

Scott, K. L & Kelly, T. (2008, September). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Workshop presentation at the Family Supports Institute Ontario (FSIO) Conference, Toronto, ON, September 20.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2007). Responsible Intervention with Fathers who Have Been Violent in their Families, Invited workshop, Thunder Bay, ON, May 10-11. 

Scott, K. L. (2007). The Caring Dads Intervention Program for Fathers who have Maltreated their Children. Invited Workshop at International Family Violence and Child Victimization Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 8.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2005). Facilitating the Caring Dads Program. Invited workshop for

London Probation Services, UK, December 13 &14.

Scott, K. (2004).  Working effectively with resistant clients: Part 1. Invited workshop. September

            3, Changing Ways, London, ON.

Scott, K. (2004).  Working effectively with resistant clients: Part 2. Invited workshop. October 1,

            Changing Ways, London, ON.

Scott, K. L. & Kelly, T. (2004). Caring Dads: Helping Fathers Value their Children. Invited

workshop. June 2-3, Thunder Bay, ON.

Teaching and Supervision

Primary Supervision on Successfully Completed PhD Theses

Brent Mulrooney

2020

Using Multiple Theoretical Frameworks to Develop a Model for a Multi-System Intervention with Domestic Offenders at High Risk to Re-Offend

Jasmine Eliay

2008

Comprehensive evaluation of a three-component psychosocial protocol used to guide decision-making for child maltreatment concerns, developed for medical settings

Laura-Lynn Stewart

2011

Maltreatment in the Father-child Relationship: An Exploration of Problematic Relational Dynamics

Colin King

2012

Understanding Reports to Child Welfare from the Education System: Challenges and Opportunities for Supporting Vulnerable Children

Ardith Baerveldt

2015

Intergenerational transmission of alcohol use in adolescents: Drinking motives as a potential mediator in a child welfare sample

Narges Hosseini-Sedehi

2016

Listening to unheard voices: Muslim Canadian immigrants perceptions and experiences of domestic violence and seeking help

Victoria Lishak

2017

Antisociality in Men Who Perpetrate Domestic Violence: Heterogeneity, Psychophysiological and Neurocognitive Factors

Amanda Dyson

2019

Fathering: Increasing their Visibility In Research and as Influencers of Child Development

Jake Keithley

2019

Exploring the Role of the School in the Development and Course of Problem Behaviour in Adolescence

Kristina Klopfer

2020

An Exploration of Implicit Attitudes toward Indigenous Peoples in Canada and Managing Settler Biases through Mindfulness

Primary Supervision on Successfully Completed MA Theses

Jasmine Eliav

2003

Examination of the SCAN Psychosocial Interview as a child abuse risk assessment instrument

Laura-Lynn Stewart

2004

Prioritizing in father-child relationships and its relationship to child maltreatment

Katherine Barotas

2004

Father’s appreciation of their responsibility for and the impact of their actions and its relationship to child maltreatment

Colin King

2005

Effective counseling strategies for highly resistant clients

Holly McGinn

2006

Counsellor judgments of change in a batterer program

Victoria Lishak

2011

Evaluation of an intervention program for maltreating fathers: Statistically and clinically significant change

Amanda Dyson

2013

Maternal history of abuse as a moderator of effectiveness in a parenting intervention program for abused women

Kristina Klopfer

2013

Pre-Service teacher education and classroom management: An evaluation of EDU5572

Randal David

2014

Differences between domestically violence and non-violent fathers’ perception of their children in a three minute interview

Adira Winegust

2015

Pass it On: An evaluation of a sexualized violence prevention program for middle school and high school students

Leyla Javam

2015

Child maltreatment & parenting alliance: Can we get along if you regulate my emotions?

Jake Keithley

2015

Understanding maltreatment: A secondary analysis of the 2008 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect

Catherine Thompson-Walsh

2016

Are we in this together? Post-Separation co-parenting of fathers with and without a history of domestic violence

Tessie Mastorakos

2017

Effect of professional training on child protection workers' conceptualization and self-efficacy in domestic violence cases

Marlena Colasanto

2018

The relative contribution of mental illness in intimate partner violence recidivism

Lisa Heslop

2018

Attention biases among preschool-aged children exposed to domestic violence: An eye-tracking study

Committee Membership on Successfully Completed PhD Dissertations

Simon Williams

2003

Build-a-Person Technique: An examination of the validity of human-figure features as evidence of childhood sexual abuse

Kevin Runions

2004

Social and temperamental antecedents of young children's maladaptive social information processing in the development of internalizing and externalizing tendencies

Graham Bean

2005

Risk factors for eating disorders in a representative population.

Gaylene McCutcheon

2005

Rigidity in mother-infant dyads: A state space analysis of emotion regulation

Nezihe Elik

2006

Promoting pro-social change in teachers attitudes towards students with behaviour problems

Tara Smith

2006

Siblings of children with autism: An investigation of sibling and parent contributions to positive and negative psychosocial outcomes

Tracey Vieira

2007

Matching court-ordered services with youths’ clinically- identified treatment needs: Predicting treatment success for young offenders

Rachel Nobel

2007

Perfectionism in school-age children who are experiencing depressive and anxious symptoms: Characterization and relationship to treatment

Monique Costa

2007

Participation rights of youth in care

Julia Broeking

2008

Parental involvement in youth justice proceedings

Della Knoke

2008

Exploring the Use of Subtypes to Understand Differences in the Severity and Nature of Child Physical Abuse

Jesmen Mendoza

2009

Exploring a multi-integrated model of gay male partner abuse

Julia Broeking

2009

Parental involvement in youth justice proceedings

Calvin Langton

2009

Personality traits and dynamic variables associated with types of aggression in high security forensic psychiatric inpatients

Angelique Jenney

2009

For whose own good? The construction of risk and safety in domestic violence cases within child protection services

Mariko Lui

2009

Effects of anxiety on children’s working memory

Glynn Sharpe

2010

Behind the closed door: Exploring the extent of bullying by teachers, characteristics of the bully, and the impact on students

Ashley Stirling

2011

How is emotional abuse initiated and sustained in the coach- athlete relationship? Towards a critical ecological model

Teresa Grimbos

2011

Examining the relationship between changes in parent-child communication across family-based treatment

Kim Ceurstemont

2011

The process of change in adolescents undergoing Supportive Expressive Therapy for depression and/or anxiety

Devita Singh

2012

A follow-up study of boys with gender identity disorder

Alexandra Lysova

2015

Dynamics of violence between intimate partners in the narratives of incarcerated women in Canada: A violent events perspective

Megan Smith

2014

Investigation of the relationship between ADHD and bodyweight in a sample of Canadian children

Aarti Kumar

2014

Trajectories of depressive symptoms in an ethnically diverse sample of immigrants

Alexandre Lysova

2015

Dynamics of violence between intimate partners in the narratives of incarcerated women in Canada: A violent events perspective

Megan Smith

2015

Investigation of the relationship between ADHD and bodyweight in a Canadian sample of children

Terra DaFoe

2016

The role of social-emotional learning skills in bullying behaviour

Faria Kamal

2018

Bordered lives: Ethnic identity development and acculturation patterns among undocumented adolescents

Laura Weinheimer

2018

A mixed method exploration of suicidality in clients with intellectual disability

Ellen Drumm

2019

Protecting myself and my child: A grounded theory of parents’ journey through diagnostic feedback for autism

Sasha Reid

2019

A perfect storm: Mapping the life course trajectories of serial killers

Other

Major Awards

Canada Research Chair in Family Violence Prevention and Treatment, Tier II renewal

    June 2013 to June 2018, $500,000

Canada Research Chair in Family Violence Prevention and Treatment, Tier II

    June 2008 to June 2013, $500,000

Early Researcher Award, Government of Ontario

    Nov. 2006 to Nov. 2009, $150,000

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship,

    Nov. 2001 to Aug. 2002

University of Toronto Awards

Divisional Merit Pool Award in recognition of excellence in academic progress, May, 2015

Divisional Merit Pool Award in recognition of excellence in academic progress, May, 2003

Graduate Awards

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship,

    May 1997 to April 2000

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, May 1996 to 1997

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, May 1995 to 1996