Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck will be the opening keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Conference on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Traumatized Children to be held in Davis, California, USA. Her presentation is titled: PCIT, Child Welfare, and the Road Ahead. See: https://pcit.ucdavis.edu/training/events-and-conferences/
Victoria Hambour and Shawna Mastro Campbell are entering the 3-minute PhD thesis competition. Good luck! Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that challenges Higher Degree Research (HDR; i.e. PhD) candidates to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. The 3MT is held at many universities across Australia, New Zealand and … More PhD 3-minute thesis competition entries!
Pictured, left to right: Sam Melching (Act for kids), Katrina Lines (Act for kids), Kaye Pickering (Act for kids), Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck (Griffith University), Dianne Shanley (Griffith University), Codi White (Griffith University) Today we celebrated all the successes of our collaborative Griffith University – James Cook University – Queensland Uni of Technology – Act for Kids … More Emmy Project focuses on teaching child protective behaviors: A collaboration of Griffith University, James Cook University, Queensland University of Technology, and Act for Kids
New paper from the Zlab and the Act for Kids Research project: White, C., Shanley, D., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Walsh, K., & Hawkins, R. (2018). “Tell, tell, tell again”: The Prevalence and correlates of young children’s response to and disclosure of an in-vivo lure from a stranger. Child Abuse & Neglect, 82, 134-143. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.06.001. Despite … More What explains children’s responses to a lure from a stranger?
The International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development biennial conference and meetings were just held on the Gold Coast from 15-19 July 2018. The mission of ISSBD is to promote scientific research on human development throughout the lifespan and application of relevant findings in the world. ISSBD currently has more than 1000 members … More ISSBD 2018 on the Gold Coast
Kerin, J. L., Webb, H. J., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mastro, S. (2018). Resisting the temptation of food: A new measure of regulating overeating and associations with emotion regulation and mindfulness. Australian Journal of Psychology, 70, 167-178. doi:10.1111/ajpy.12169 Abstract Objective: The ability to regulate overeating has been recognised as integral to healthy weight management and … More New paper from the Zlab on eating, emotion regulation and mindfulness (Kerin et al., 2018)
Codi was awarded the PhD months ago, but she will finally appear at the official graduation ceremony this month (July 2018) at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Congratulation to you, Codi, and here are some references to the work Codi did towards the PhD degree (and beyond!): White, C., Shanley, D., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Walsh, … More Congratulations Dr. Codi White!
Congratulations on this important book just published – edited by Sarah Coyne and Jamie Ostrov! Also, thanks to Amanda Duffy, Sam Ferguson and Alex Gardner for being such great co-authors on Chapter 16 – Relational Aggression in Dating and Romantic Relationship.
Abstract: Due to the high incidence, and widespread detrimental health consequences, of child sexual abuse (CSA), effective prevention remains at the forefront of public and mental health research, prevention and intervention agendas. To date much of the focus of prevention has been on school-based education programs designed to teach children skills to evade adult sexual … More New Publication from the ZLab: Reviewing the focus: A summary and critique of child-focused sexual abuse prevention. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi:10.1177/1524838016675478