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Biopsychosocial Predictors of Conduct Problems in Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Research has consistently found an association between prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and the development of conduct problems (CP); however, there are numerous biopsychosocial risk factors that often co-occur with PAE and ...
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 ...
Theory of Mind, Language, Cognition, and Symptoms of Autism in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Abstract The purpose of the current study was to explore the development of theory of mind (ToM) as measured by the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test-Children (RMET-C) in youth with autism, and to determine evidence for ...