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Melissa Stern, MA

  • Program: School/Applied Child Psychology
  • Research Interests: non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents, emotion dysregulation, coping strategies, risk factors, positive emotions
  • E-mail address: melissa.stern@mail.mcgill.ca

Awards


  • 2012 – Leila Klinger Kurtzman Memorial Scholarship ($500)
  • 2012-2013 – McGill Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Award ($200)
  • 2012- 2015 – Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) Doctoral Award ($20,000/year;Held)
  • 2012 – EGSS Master’s Research Excellence Award ($500)
  • 2011-2012 – McGill Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Award ($400)
  • 2012 – McGill Graduate Excellence Fellowship ($4000)
  • 2010-2011 – McGill Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Award ($500)
  • 2010 – Irene Brand Lieberman Scholarship
  • 2010 – McGill Provost’s Graduate Fellowship ($1500)
  • 2010 – McGill Principal’s Graduate Fellowship ($1500)

Publications


Shaw, S. R., Glaser, S. E., Stern, M., Sferdenschi, C., & McCabe, P. (2010). Responding to chronic illness in the schools: Keeping ahead of the curve. Principal Leadership.

Shaw, S. R., Khing, S., Chiu, T., Stern, M., & Rezazedeh, S. M. (2009). Misuse and abuse of prescription medications: Prevalence, risk, and effects. Journal of Early Childhood and Infant Psychology, 5, 101-120.

Conferences

Stern, M., Goldberg, D., Adirim, Z., Claro, A., Chalupa, A., & Shaw, S. R. (2012, June). Emotion regulation and risky behaviours: An investigation in at-risk youth. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

Stern, M., Goldberg, D., Ouimet, T., & Shaw, S. R. (2011, August). Initiations of gestures among children with developmental disabilities: Evidence of gender differences. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Stern, M., Glaser, S., Goldberg, D., Moumne, S., & Shaw, S. R. (2011, August). Socio-emotional competence and gestures in children with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Stern, M., & Shaw, S. R. (2011, June). Expressive language and pretend play in children with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Association of Psychologists, Toronto, ON.

Stern, M., Goldberg, D., Ouimet, T., & Shaw, S. R. (2011, June). Adaptive behaviour and socio-emotional competence in children with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Association of Psychologists, Toronto, ON.

Stern, M., Goldberg, D., & Shaw, S. R. (2011, June). Receptive and expressive language abilities in children with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Association of Psychologists, Toronto, ON.

Stern, M., Ouimet, T., & Shaw, S. R. (2011, February). Socio-emotional competence and pretend play in children with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Stern, M., & Shaw, S. R. (2010, November). Socio-emotional competence and language abilities in children with autism spectrum disorder. Poster session presented at the biennial convention of the Geneva Center for Autism, Toronto, ON.

 
 

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