Students:  Hend AlqawasmaMonica BatacZoé Caravecchia-PelletierKathryn ChadwickKatrina Cherney; Emmanuel Chilanga; Phillipa ChownYanina ChukhovichLiam Curren; Matt Danbrook; Mireille De La Sablonnière-Griffin; Tianyu (Jessy) DiMelanie Doucet; Damyan EdwardsGeneviève Gates-PannetonMarie-Ève Grisé Bolduc; Roxanne Guyon; Alexandra HoltomJingyi HuangAmanda KellerMert KimyaciKaty KonykJoshua LaffRusan LateefEunyoung Lee; Ash LowenthalNatalia Manay-Quian; Jeff McCrossin; Andrea Mertens; Karen MétayerSusan Mintzberg; Lyn MorlandAnthony Musiwa; Elaine NevaresRodney NkrumahAnne-Marie ParentYeram Ryu; Sophia SiedlikowskiOriane Simion; Kharoll-Ann SouffrantNicole Withers

  Members Research Interest
Hend Alqawasma Child and family health and wellbeing, refugee children, resettlement
Monica Batac

Youth development; immigrant youth and families; immigration and settlement; settlement work; community-based practice

Zoé Caravecchia-Pelletier  Sexual violence against women, LGBTQIA2S issues, trauma and resilience, child education, intersectional feminism

Kathryn Chadwick

  Child and family health and wellbeing, Social policy, Service disparities

Katrina Cherney Child education and poverty

Emmanuel Chilanga

Child welfare and child maltreatment; Child and family health and wellbeing; Food and nutrition security and Participatory action research 

Phillipa Chown Child and family health and wellbeing, trauma and resilience, social-determinants of health
Yanina Chukhovich

Trauma and resilience; Poverty; Child maltreatment

Liam Curran
Child and family social work, disability, maltreatment & neglect
Neurodevelopmental disorders related to FASD
Matt Danbrook

Child maltreatment; Suicidal behaviour; Trauma and resilience; Childhood disability; Treatment

Mireille De La Sablonnière-Griffin Indigenous child welfare; Disclosure; Sexual abuse
Tianyu (Jessy) Di Trauma and resilience; Access to services and service disparities; Anti-oppression and Anti-racism; Intergenerational transmission of family violence; Trauma-informed care
Melanie Doucet
Child welfare; Foster care; Child protection services; Youth in care; Aging out; Transition to adulthood; Trauma and resilience; Youth engagement; Social policy; Legislative reform; Youth advocacy; Youth Justice
Damyan Edwards Child maltreatment; Childhood sexual abuse; Child health and well-being; Neurotrauma

Geneviève Gates-Panneton

Child welfare and child maltreatment; Child and family health and wellbeing

Marie-Ève Grisé Bolduc Child welfare; Trauma; Trauma-informed care; Implementation research; Maltreatment and Neglect
Roxanne Guyon Trauma and resiliency; Childhood sexual abuse; Interpersonal violence; Qualitative research
Alexandra Holtom

Social determinants of health; Harm reduction and youth; Substance use; Anti-poverty and anti-oppression; Decolonization; Structural and critical social work; Community and participatory based research; Community mobilization and activism; Trauma and resilience

Jingyi Huang Child Education and Wellbeing; Sociology of Childhood; Children and young people's right to participation; non-formal learning; Inclusive education
Amanda Keller

Trauma and resilience; Transition to adulthood; Participatory action research; Best practices in child welfare; Best practices in institutionalized care; Client directed mental health care

Mert Kimyaci Trauma and resilience
Katy Konyk  Trauma and resiliency; Occupational mental health; Social policy; Mixed methods research
Joshua Laff Child welfare and child maltreatment; Trauma and resilience; Sexual abuse
Rusan Lateef

Sexual abuse, Trauma and resilience, Child welfare and child maltreatment

Eunyoung Lee 

Societal stigmatization of older adults, caregivers of older adults with dementia, health and social care service utilization, psychological well-being in later life, and cultural competency

Ash Lowenthal Child welfare and child maltreatment; attachment and child/youth development; parenting; trauma and resilience; cycles of intergenerational and collective trauma; decolonization and nature connection; social and environmental justice; organizational development; program evaluation; social policy
Natalia Manay-Quian
Child welfare and child maltreatment; Trauma and resilience
Andrea Mertens Participatory research and evaluation; 2SLGBTQ+ youth health and well-being; trauma and violence informed care; youth education
Karen Métayer

Resilience and well being of Black youth and their families; BIPOC youth resilience and well being; BIPOC Families; Trauma and resilience; Best practices with racialized families; Training and development of the cultural skills/competencies of social intervention workers

Jeff McCrossin Child and family health and wellbeing; Paediatric neurodisability; Couple and Family Psychotherapy; Psychotherapy Supervision
Lyn Morland

Child and family health and wellbeing; Child education; Trauma and resilience

Anthony Musiwa

Child health and wellbeing; Child poverty; Child maltreatment; Child rights; HIV/AIDS impacts mitigation; Social protection; Mixed–methods; Implementation research; Program evaluation

Elaine Nevares Child welfare and child maltreatment; Child and family health and wellbeing; Child education; Trauma and resilience; Forensic social work; Clinical social work and psychotherapy
Rodney Nkrumah

Child welfare; social protection services; social and development policy 

Anne-Marie Parent

Child and family health and wellbeing; Resilience; LGBTQ+ youth and their families; Discrimination; Parent-child relationships; Self-determination

Yeram Ryu

Child and family health and wellbeing; Service disparities; Social policy; and Community-based practice

Sophia Siedlikowski Childhood Ethics; child agency; moral experience
Oriane Simion

Complex trauma; dissociation disorders; personality disorders; and mixed method

Kharoll-Ann Souffrant Sexual violence against women, responses to disclosure of sexual violence by women, feminist theories, mental health
Nicole Withers

Child protection reform; Child and family health and wellbeing, Social Determinants of Health, Social Policy, Trauma and resilience

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