• Jukes, Tara

    Titles

    Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Psychologist, Medical Psychology & Neuropsychiatry Clinic, BC Children's Hospital

    Degrees / Designations

    PhD, MSc, BA (Hons)

    Primary Area of Research
    Brain, Behaviour & Development
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    Phone
    604-875-2345 ext. 7150
    Fax
    Lab Phone
    Mailing Address
    BC Children's Hospital, Mental Health Building 

    4500 Oak Street
    Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

    Affiliate Websites
    Research Areas
    • Psychological assessment and treatment for children with tics and other neurodevelopmental disorders
    • Psychological assessment and treatment for children with medical conditions and associated psychological challenges
    Summary
    Current Projects

    Tic Busters Group Project: 
    This project involves the development and evaluation of a group treatment program for children with tics. Group content is grounded in Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for Tics (CBIT), an empirically-validated treatment typically delivered as individual therapy. The present study involves an examination of outcomes with regard to tics and associated impairment when CBIT is administered in a group format.

    Selected Publications
    • Morley T., Cataudella, D., Fernandez, C., Johnston, D, Sung, L., & Zelcer, S. (2014). Development of the Pediatric Advanced Care Quality of Life Scale (PAC-QoL): Evaluating Comprehension of Items and Response Options, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 61(10), 1840-1845.

    • Cataudella, D., Morley T., Nesin, A., Fernandez, C., Johnston, D, Sung, L., & Zelcer, S. (2014). Development of a Quality of Life Instrument for Children with Advanced Cancer: The Pediatric Advanced Care Quality of Life (PAC-QoL) Scale, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 61(10), 1835-1839.

    • Morley, T. & Moran, G. (2011) The Origins of Cognitive Vulnerability: Mechanisms Linking Early Attachment to Later Depression. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 1071-1082.

    Grants
    • Mental Health and Concurrent Disorders Clinical Translational Research Award ($14,500)

    • Student Bursary Award, Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario ($325)

    Honours & Awards
    • 2012 Outstanding Contribution by a Psychology Student, London Regional Psychological Association

    • 2012 Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($15,000)

    • 2011 Outstanding Psycho-Social Student Poster, Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) ($250)

    Research Group Members