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Toward a Strength-Based Approach to Risk Assessments: An Examination of the Measurement and Clinical Use of Information about Youth Strengths
This dissertation consists of three studies concerning the measurement and clinical use of youth strengths in assessments of adolescents’ risk to reoffend. The first chapter provides a review of the theoretical frameworks ...
A Program Evaluation of Toronto's Mental Health Court for Youth
In recent years there has been growing concern regarding the mental health needs of young people involved with the criminal justice system. As a result, the Ontario Court of Justice opened its first mental health court for ...
The Experience of Mindfulness for Children with Autism: An Examination of Self-Report and Electrodermal Response
Little is known about how children with autism respond to mindfulness activities within cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). As many children with autism also struggle to report their emotional experience, this study ...