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Christine Wekerle - Recent Publications

Research Summary Articles

"Deprogramming Abuse" by Sarah Anderson, International Innovation (pp. 26-28)

Mapping adolescent pathways” by Josh Gabbatiss, International Innovation (pp.89-91)

 

2015

Hudson, A., Wekerle, C., & Stewart, S. H. (2015). Associations between personality and drinking motives in adolescents involved in the child welfare system. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 84-89.

Ellenbogen, S., Trocme, N.,Wekerle, C., & McLeod, K. (2015). An exploratory study of physical abuse-related shame, guilt and blame in a sample of youth receiving child protective services: Links to maltreatment, anger, and aggression. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 24(5), 532-551.

Waechter, R., & Wekerle, C. (2015). Promoting Resilience Among Maltreated Youth Using Meditation, Yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong: A Scoping Review of the Literature. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 32, 17- 31.

 

2014

Tanaka, M., & Wekerle, C. (2014). Dating violence among child welfare-involved youth: Results from the Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathway (MAP) Longitudinal Study. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2, 29-31.

ML McPhie, JA Weiss, C Wekerle. (2014). Psychological distress as a mediator of the relationship between childhood maltreatment and sleep quality in adolescence: results from the Maltreatment and sleep quality in adolescence: Results from the Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways (MAP) Longitudinal Study. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.07.009.

A Hudson, C Wekerle, SH Stewart. (2014). Associations between personality and drinking motives in adolescents involved in the child welfare system Personality and Individual Differences, DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.008.

B Faulkner, AL Goldstein, C Wekerle. (2014). Pathways From Childhood Maltreatment to Emerging Adulthood Investigating Trauma-Mediated Substance Use and Dating Violence Outcomes Among Child Protective Services–Involved Youth. Child maltreatment, 19 (3-4), 219-232. DOI: 10.1177/1077559514551944.

DA Wolfe, C Wekerle. (2014). Strategies for Evaluating Dating Violence Prevention Program. Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research.

S Ellenbogen, B Klein, C Wekerle. (2014). Early childhood education as a resilience intervention for maltreated children. Early Child Development and Care, 6, DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2014.916076.

C Strike, A Vandermorris, K Rudzinski, K Mozygemba C. Wekerle, P. Erickson. (2014). Emergency departments and street-involved youth: factors influencing utilization. Journal of Social Distress, 23(1), 42-50.

RL Waechter, C Wekerle. (2014). Promoting Resilience Among Maltreated Youth Using Meditation, Yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong: A Scoping Review of the Literature. Child and Adolescent Social Work, DOI: 10.1007/s10560-014-0356-2.

International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience
C Webber - (2014). International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience Editor-in-Chief: Christine Wekerle,
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University. Guest Editor: Tara Black, Factor-Inwentash Faculty
of Social Work, University of Toronto. Volume 2, Number 1.

 

2013

Wekerle, C. (2013). Resilience in the context of child maltreatment: Connections to the practice of mandatory reporting. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 37(2-3), 93-101. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145213412002451)

Longman-Mills, S., Gonzalez, W.Y., Melendez, M.O., Garcia, M.R., Gomez, J.D., Juarez, C.G., Martinez, E.A., Penalba, S.J., Pizzanelli, E.M., Solorzano, L.I., Wright, M.G.M., Cumsille, F., De La Haye, W., Sapag, J., Khent, A., Hamilton, H.A., Erickson, P.G., Brands, B., Flam-Zalcman, R., Simpson, S., Wekerle, C., & Mann, R.E. (2013). Exploring child maltreatment and its relationship to alcohol and cannabis use in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 37(1),77-85. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145213412002414)

Goldstein, A., Faulkner, B., & Wekerle, C. (2013). The relationship between internal resilience, smoking, alcohol use, and depression symptoms in emerging adults transitioning out of child welfare. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 37(1), 22-32.
( http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145213412002219
)

Rhodes, A.E., Boyle, M.H., Bethell, J., Wekerle, C., Tonmyr, L., Goodman, D., Leslie, B., Lam, K. & Manion, I. (2013). Child maltreatment and repeat emergency department presentations for suicide-related behaviors. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 37(2-3), 139-149.(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145213412002256)

Wekerle, C., & Wolfe, D. (2013). Risk and resilience in the context of child maltreatment: The way forward. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 37, 90–92.

Goldstein, A. L., Wall, A-M., Krank, M., & Wekerle, C. (2013). The impact of perceived reinforcement from alcohol and involvement in leisure activities on adolescent alcohol use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22(4), 340-363.

Jacobson, D., Niec, A. & Wekerle, C. (2013). Clinician’s Corner: Multiple bruises in an infant. Pediatrics & Child Health. 18(5), 231-233.

Ellenbogen, S., Trocmé, N., & Wekerle, C. (2013). The relationship between dimensions of physical abuse and aggressive behavior in a Child Protective Services involved sample of adolescents. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6(2), 91-105.

Rhodes, A.E., Khan, S., Boyle, M.H., Tonmyr, L., Wekerle, C., Goodman, D., Bethell, J., Leslie, B., Lu, H. & Manion, I. (2013). Sex differences in suicides among children and youth – the potential impact of help-seeking behaviour. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 58(5), 274-282.

Tonmyr, L., & Wekerle, C. (2013). Risk and resilience in association with child maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 37(1), 1-3.

 

2012

Goldstein, A.L., Vilhena-Churchill, N., Stewart, S.H., & Wekerle, C. (2012). Coping motives as moderators of the relationship between emotional distress and alcohol problems in a sample of adolescents involved with child welfare. Advances in Mental Health, 11, 67-75.

Hamilton, H., Wekerle, C., Paglia-Boak, A., & Mann, R. (2012). The role of school connectedness and the link between family involvement with child protective services and adolescent adjustement. Advances in Mental Health, 11, 25-34. doi: 10.5172/jamh.2012.11.1.25

Fernandez, L., Wekerle, C. & Goldstein, A. (2012). Measuring adolescent dating violence: Development of Conflict in Adolescent Dating Relationships Inventory (CADRI) Short Form. Advances in Mental Health, 11, 25-34.

Rhodes, A. E., Boyle, M.H., Bethell, J., Wekerle, C., Goodman, D., Leslie, B., Tonmyr, L., Lam, K., & Manion, I. (2012). Child maltreatment and onset of emergency department presentations for suicide-related behaviors. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 36(6), 542-551.

Ellenbogen, S., Trocmé, N., & Wekerle, C (2012). Self-generated outcome expectancies of violence in intimate relationships: A comparison of aggressive and nonaggressive adolescents in a sample of Child Protective Services users. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 44(4), 300-307.

Flett, G. L., Goldstein, A. L., Hewitt, P.L. & Wekerle, C. (2012). Predictors of deliberate self-harm behaviour among emerging adolescents: An initial test of a self-punitiveness model. Current Psychology, 31(1), 49-64.

Flett, G.L., Druckman, T., Hewitt, P.L., & Wekerle, C. (2012). Perfectionism, coping, social support and depression in maltreated adolescents. Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 30(2), 118-131.

2011

Wekerle, C. (2011). Commentary: Emotionally maltreated: The under-current of impairment? Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 35, 899-903.

Wekerle, C.
(2011). The violence and addiction equation re-visited. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(4), 335-342.

Wekerle, C.
(2011). The dollars and senselessness in failing to prioritize child maltreatment prevention. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 35(3), 159-161.

Zahradnik, M., Stewart, S.H., Sherry, S.B., Stevens, D., & Wekerle, C. (2011). Posttraumatic stress hyperarousal symptoms moderate the relationship between childhood exposure to violence and substances misuse in Mi’kmaq youth. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 566-574.

Rhodes, A.E., Boyle, M.H., Tonmyr, L., Wekerle, C., Goodman, D., Leslie, B., Mironova, P., Bethell, J., & Manion, I. (2011). Sex differences in childhood sexual abuse and suicide-related behaviors. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 41(3), 235-254.

Weiss, J.A., Waechter, R. & Wekerle, C. (2011). The impact of emotional abuse on psychological distress among Child Protective Services-Involved adolescents with borderline-to-mild intellectual disability. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 4 (2), 142-159.

Waechter, R., Leung, E., Bennett, M., Wekerle, C. & The MAP Research Team (2011). Cannabis use among Aboriginal youth in the non-Aboriginal child protection services system. First Peoples Child & Family Review, 6(1), 114-125.

Tanaka, M., Wekerle, C., Schmuck, ML., & A. Paglia-Boak & The MAP Research Team (2011). The linkages among child maltreatment, adolescent mental health, and self-compassion in child welfare adolescents. Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 35, 887-898.

Leung, E., Wekerle, C., Waechter, R., Engelstaff, J., & Bennett, M. (2011). Child protective services workers’ utilization of the Maltreatment and Adolescent Pathways Knowledge translation (MAP-KT) Portal: A report on the usability statistics and usability gaps of Aboriginal best practice materials. First Peoples Child and Family Services Review, 6(2), 10-16.

Tanaka, M., Wekerle, C., Leung, E., Waechter, R., Gonzalez, A., Jamieson, E., & MacMillan,
H. (2012). Preliminary Evaluation of the Childhood Experiences of Violence Questionnaire Short Form. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 396-407.

Flett, G.L., Druckman, T., Hewitt, P.L. & Wekerle, C. (2011). Perfectionism, coping, social support, and depression in maltreated adolescents. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 29(1), 1 – 14.

Fallon, B, Ma, J, Black, T, & Wekerle, C. (2011). Characteristics of young parents investigated and opened for ongoing services in child welfare. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(4), 365-381.

Tonmyr, L., Wekerle, C., Zangeneh, M. & Fallon, B. (2011). Childhood maltreatment, risk, and resilience. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(4), 343- 346. (http://www.springerlink.com/content/g74324kn462j4775/)

Vettese, L., Dyer, C.E., Li, W.L., & Wekerle, C. (2011). Does Self-Compassion Mitigate the Association Between Childhood Maltreatment and Later Emotion Regulation Difficulties? A Preliminary Investigation.International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(5), 480-491. (http://www.springerlink.com/content/71774q2111xn7371).

Longman-Mills,S., González,W.Y., Meléndez,M.O., García,M.R., Gómez,J.D., Juárez,C.G., Martínez,E.A., Peñalba, S. J., Pizzanelli,E.M.,Solórzano, L.I.,Wright,M.G., Cumsille,F., Sapag, J.C., Wekerle,C., Hamilton,H.A., Erickson, P.G.,& Mann, R.E. (2011). Child maltreatment and its relationship to drug use in Latin American and the Caribbean: An overview and multinational research partnership. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(4), 347-364.

Mann, R., Paglia-Boak, A., Adlaf, E.M., Beitchman, J., Wolfe, D.A., Wekerle, C., Hamilton, H., & Rehm, J. (2011). Estimating the Prevalence of Anxiety and Mood Disorders in an Adolescent General Population: An Evaluation of the GHQ12. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(4), 410-420.

Hamilton, H., Paglia-Boak, A., Wekerle, C., Danielson, A.M., & Mann, R. (2011). Psychological distress, service utilization, and prescribed medications among youth with and without histories of involvement with child protective services. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(4), 398-409.

Weiss, J.A., MacMullin, J., Waechter, R., Wekerle, C., & The MAP Research Team (2011). Child maltreatment, adolescent attachment style, and dating violence: Considerations in youths with borderline-to-mild intellectual disability. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(5), 555-576.(http://www.springerlink.com/content/1557-1874/preprint/).

Goldstein, A.L., Wekerle, C., Tonmyr, L., Thornton, T., Waechter, R., Pereira, J., Chung, R., & The MAP Research Team (2011). The Relationship Between Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms and Substance Use Among Adolescents Involved with Child Welfare: Implications for Emerging Adulthood. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(5), 505-524.(http://www.springerlink.com/content/1557-1874/preprint/).

Hovdestad, W.E., Tonmyr, L, Wekerle, C., & Thornton, T. (2011).Why is childhood maltreatment associated with adolescent substance abuse? A critical review of explanatory models. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(5), 525-542.(http://www.springerlink.com/content/1557-1874/preprint/).

Stewart, S., McGonnell, M., Wekerle, C., Adlaf, E., & The MAP Longitudinal Study Research Team (2011). Associations with personality with alcohol use behaviors and alcohol problems in adolescents receiving child welfare services. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(5), 492-506.(http://www.springerlink.com/content/1557-1874/preprint/).

Mironova, R., Rhodes, A.E., Bethell, J.M., Tonmyr, L., Boyle, M.H., Wekerle, C., Goodman, D., & Leslie, B. (2011). Childhood physical abuse and suicide-related behavior: A systematic review. Vulnerable children and youth studies: An international interdisciplinary journal for research, policy, and care, 6(1), 1-7.

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