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Lise Milne

Lise Milne is a fourth-year Ph.D. student at McGill University, the recipient of SSHRC and FQRSC scholarships. She has been an instructor for a McGill Masters level course on Youth Justice for three years and will be co-instructing a BSW course, Introduction to Practicum, in 2015. She also has been invited to guest lecture on a variety of topics on several occasions. Over the past six years she has worked at the McGill University Centre for Research on Children and Families on several projects including Evidence-Based Management in Child Welfare, Attachment, Regulation, Competency, and more recently, Building Research Capacity with First Nations and Mainstream Youth Protection Services in Quebec. Lise completed her Masters Degree at McGill University, where her award-winning thesis focused on adolescent victims of sexual abuse in residential child protection care. She received both a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and a Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Manitoba. Lise has 13 years of experience in child welfare in both Manitoba and Quebec as a child protection worker, supervisor and trainer. She has been a member, chairperson, and consultant of specialized groups on child sexual abuse and is presently a co-chair for a clinical integration group at Batshaw Youth and Family Centres, where she has also provided training to staff. For her doctoral research, she plans to explore traumatic experiences and symptoms among youth in out-of-home care in Quebec and Ontario.

Contact Information

McGill University, School of Social Work
3506 University St.
Montreal, PQ, H3A 2A7
tel #: 514 398-4864
fax #: 514 398-4760
e-mail: lise [dot] milne [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Peer-reviewed publications:

Milne, L., & Collin-Vézina D. (accepted, 2014). Assessment of children and youth in Child Protective Services out-of-home care: An overview of trauma measures. Psychology of Violence.

Milne, L., & Collin-Vézina D. (2014). Sexual abuse disclosure among youth in residential treatment care: A multi-informant comparison. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10538712.2014.896841.

Collin-Vézina, D. & Milne, L. (2014). Adolescents en centre de réadaptation: Évaluation du trauma. Criminologie, 47, 213-245.

Trocmé, N., Milne, L., Esposito, T., Laurendeau, C., & Gervais, M.-J. (2014). Supporting evidence based management in child welfare: A Canadian university-agency collaboration. In A. Shlonsky & R. Benbenishty (Eds.) From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader. Oxford University Press, 171-188.

Milot, T., Collin-Vézina, D. & Milne, L. (2013). Coup d’œil sur les traumatismes complexes. Source : http://observatoiremaltraitance.ca/Pages/Coup_d'oeil_sur_le_traumatisme_complexe.aspx

Collin-Vézina D. & Milne, L. (2012). Child sexual abuse: An overview. MacMillan, H. (topic ed.). In: Tremblay, R. E., Boivin, M., Peters, R. DeV., (eds.). Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development and Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Child Development; 2012:1-6. Source:  http://www.child-encyclopedia.com/documents/Collin-VezinaMilneANGxp1.pdf.

Collin-Vézina, D., Coleman, K., Milne, L., Sell, J., & Daigneault, I. (2011). Trauma Experiences, Maltreatment-Related Impairments, and Resilience Among Child Welfare Youth in Residential Care. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9, 577-589.

Milne, L. & Trocmé, N. (2010). Premières leçons tirées de trois initiatives de mobilisation des connaissances.  Association des Centres Jeunesse de Montreal . D. Lafortune, M. Cousineau & C. Tremblay (Eds.). Pratiques innovantes auprés des jeunes en difficulté. Montréal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

Trocmé, N., Esposito, T. Laurendeau, C. Thomson, W., & Milne, L. (2009). Knowledge Mobilization in Child Welfare. Criminologie, 42, 33-59.

Other Publications

Milne, L. (2014). Sexual abuse among youth in residential care: A multiple source comparison. In-the-Know, 3(2), 3-4.*

Milne, L., Bogossian, A., & Weightman, P. (2013). Academic functioning of children receiving Batshaw Services. In-the-Know, 3(1), 4-5.*

Trocmé, N., Milne, L., Laurendeau, C. & Gervais, M. (2011). Evidence-based management in child welfare: A process and outcome evaluation. McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families. https://secureweb.mcgill.ca/crcf/sites/mcgill.ca.crcf/files/ebm_evaluati...

Milne, L. & De La Sablonnière-Griffin. (2010). Studies in two countries find continued support for the use of the NICHD protocol in interviewing young alleged victims of child sexual abuse. Journal Watch cwrp.ca. A synthesized review of: (1) Lamb, M., Sternberg, J., Aldridge, J. et al. (2009). Use of a structured investigative protocol enhances the quality of investigative interviews with alleged victims of child sexual abuse in Britain. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23, 449-467; and (2) Cyr, M. & Lamb, M. (2009). Assessing the effectiveness of the NICHD investigative interview protocol when interviewing French-speaking alleged victims of child sexual abuse in Québec. Child Abuse & Neglect, 33(5), 257-268.

Milne, L. & Laurendeau, C.(2010). Clinical Integration Group on Sexual Abuse. In-the-Know, 2(3).

Collin-Vézina, D., Coleman, K. & Milne, L. (2010). Attachment Regulation, Competency (ARC) Study. In-the-Know, 2(2).*

Coughlin, L., Esposito, T., Milne, L., & Trocmé, N. (2010). School Delay. In-the-Know, 1(5).*

Trocmé, N., Esposito, T., Milne, L., Chabot, M. & Coughlin, L. (2009). Court Use. In-the-Know, 1(4).*

Milne, L. (2009). Québec research on attachment. In-the-Know, 1(2), 4.*

Trocmé, N., Esposito, T. & Milne, L. (2009). National Child Welfare Outcomes Indicator Matrix (NOM). In-the-Know, 1(2).*

*In-the-Know publications available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/crcf/projects/outcomes/ebm/itk/