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Amy Shapiro

  • Program: Human Development
  • Research Interests: mental health in schools, stress management, stress and coping
  • E-mail address: amy.shapiro@mail.mcgill.ca

Awards

  • 2015 Jackie Kirk Fieldwork Support Fund Fellowship (Departmental Nominee)
  • 2014-2017 – Fonds Québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture, Bourse de doctorat en recherche (FQRSC, $20,000/year; Held)
  • 2014 – Stansfield Award for Classroom-Based Research ($1000)
  • 2014 – Human Development Article of the Year – Honorable Mention ($100)
  • 2014 – Early Research Promise ($250)
  • 2014 – Graduate Excellence Fellowship ($1,500)
  • 2013 – Graduate Excellence Fellowship ($7,500)

Publications

Carsley, D., Mettler, J., Shapiro, A. J., Mills, D., Bloom, E. L., & Heath, N. L. (Submitted). Evaluation of an educator-delivered school-based stress management program for adolescents. McGill Journal of Education.

Shapiro, A. J., Heath, N. L., & Carsley, D. (2015). Pilot evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of StressOFF Strategies: a single-session school-based stress management program for adolescents. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 1-17. doi: 10.1080/1754730X.2015.1110494

Shapiro, A. J., & Heath, N. L. (2014). Teen Stress in Our Schools: A single-session program to improve coping skills. Education Canada, 54(2), 18-21.

Shapiro, A., Heath, N. L., & Roberts, E. F. (2013). Treatment of non-suicidal self-injury: Critical review and implications for school applications. School Psychology Forum7(4), 121-135.

Conferences

*Shapiro, A. J., Heath, N. L., & Carsley, D. (2016, April). Pilot evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of StressOFF Strategies: A single-session school-based stress management program for adolescents. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual Human Development Conference, Montreal, QC.

*Carsley, D., Mills, D. J., Shapiro, A. J., Bloom, E., Roberts, E., & Heath, N. L. (2015, October). Evaluating an educator delivered mindfulness-based stress management program for adolescents. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the International Association for Youth Mental Health, IAYMH, Montreal, QC.

*De Riggi, M. E., Gholamrezaei, M., Mills, D. J., Shapiro, A. J., & Heath, N. L. (2014, August).Changes in adolescent negative coping strategies: Do you have to get worse before you get better? Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, APA, Washington, DC.

*Mills, D. J., Shapiro, A. J., Sornberger, M. J., & Heath, N. L. (2014, August). Differences in Self

Perception Associated with Alternative Measures of Video Game Use. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, APA, Washington, DC.

*Mills, D. J., Heath, N. L., Sornberger, M. J., & Shapiro, A. J. (2014, June). Gender differences in the relationship between measures of video game use and self-perception. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, CPA, Vancouver, BC.

*De Riggi, M. E , Shapiro, A. J., Gholamrezaei, M., & Heath, N. L. (2014, May). Supporting students with depression and anxiety in the classroom: Perceived challenges and barriers. Poster session presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, CSSE, St. Catharines, ON.

*Mills, D. J., Joly, M., Shapiro, A. J., Mettler, J., Heath, N. L. (2014, May).  Early adolescent attachment and pathological video game use.  Poster session presented at the Development 2014 Conference, Ottawa, ON.

*Plint, G., Shapiro, A. J., & Moumne, S. (2014, May). The role of stress, parent attachment and peer relationships in NSSI use in LBGQ and non-LBGQ youth. Poster session accepted for presentation at the Development 2014 Conference, Ottawa, ON.

*Mills, D. J., Heath, N. L., Sornberger, M. J., & Shapiro, A. J. (2014, March).  Measures of video game use and self-perception:  Differences in gender. Paper session presented at the annual Education Graduate Student Society conference, EGSS, Montreal, QC.

*Shapiro, A. J., Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Hu, T., & Heath, N. L. (2014, March). Impact of a brief school intervention on adolescents’ understanding of and willingness to use stress management strategies. Poster session presented at the annual Education Graduate Student Society conference, EGSS, Montreal, QC.

*Shapiro, A. J., Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Hu, T., & Heath, N. L. (2014, March). Adolescents’ perspectives on stress management strategy use following a brief school intervention. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Societe Quebecoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, SQRP, Montreal, QC.

*Shapiro, A. J., Roberts, E., De Riggi, M., & Heath, N. L. (2013, November). Effective stress management instruction for teens: What teachers should know. Workshop presented at the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers annual Convention, QPAT, Montreal, QC.

*Shapiro, A.  J., Hu, T., Joly, M., Emery, A., & Heath, N.  L. (2013, June). Effectiveness of a brief school-based stress management program for adolescents. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, CPA, Quebec, QC.

*Noble, R. N., Shapiro, A. J., Emery, A., Gholamrezaei, M., Duggan, J. M., Baxter, A. L., & Beettam, E. (2012, July).  New e-mental health initiatives by new school psychologists. In N. L. Heath (Chair), School psychologists and e-mental health: Virtual peaks and pitfalls. Symposium presented at the annual International School Psychology Association conference, Montreal, QC.

Workshops

Shapiro, A. J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, January). Adolescents and stress: What school psychologists need to know. Invited Talk. Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Heath, N. L., & Shapiro, A. J. (2013, November). Teens and stress: What parents need to know. Invited Talk. Beaconsfield High School Home & School Association, Beaconsfield, QC, Canada

Heath, N. L. & Shapiro, A. J. (2013, May). Anxiety in children: Supporting our children. Workshop presented at Saint Edmund’s School, Beaconsfield, QC.

Heath, N. L. & Shapiro, A. J. (2013, March, April). R&R: Roots of Resilience. Workshop presented at the Lester B. Pearson School Board, Dorval, QC.

Heath, N. L., & Shapiro, A. J. (2013, February). StressOFF Strategies: A stress management program for teens. Workshop presented at a graduate class [EDPI 667, Behavioral and Emotional Problems], Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

 
 

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