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The Child & Family Research Institute is committed to the education and training of our research community including full-time trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research trainees), summer students, and clinical research coordinators.
First established in 2003, the Research Education Office at the Child & Family Research Institute organizes education and networking events for trainees, coordinators and the public, including the annual Mini Med School series; administers trainee funding competitions; and manages the institute's summer student research program for undergraduate and medical students.
For more information on the education and training opportunities at CFRI and to access the Research Education Program event calendar visit the CFRI Training website.
Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Psychologist, Medical Psychology & Neuropsychiatry Clinic, BC Children's Hospital
PhD, MSc, BA (Hons)
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1
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.
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.
Mental Health and Concurrent Disorders Clinical Translational Research Award ($14,500)
Student Bursary Award, Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario ($325)
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)