Invited Presentations

Invited Scholarly Presentations

Le Mare, L. (2012). Research on Children Adopted from China: Evidence on Attachment, Language Development, and Behavioral Adjustment. (Discussant). In K. Marfo (Chair) Symposium held at biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Edmonton, AB.

Le Mare, L. & Neufeld, P. (2012, March). Fit4School: The cognitive, academic, and social benefits of physical fitness in school-aged children. Webinar hosted by the British Columbia Youth Health Excel Knowledge Exchange Network.

Le Mare, L. & Neufeld, P. (2011, May). Fit4School: The impact of an aerobic exercise intervention on executive functioning in elementary school children. SFU Health Research Day, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (2010, September). Attachment and intercountry adoption. In J. Palacios (chair), Psycho-social research and interventions in intercountry adoption. Intercountry Adoption Summit, Stratford, ON.

Le Mare, L. & Harkey, T. (2007, November) The Aboriginal HIPPY Documentation Project. Paper presented at the 2007 CHILD Forum, Translating Early Child Development Research into Policy and Practice, Vancouver, BC.

Hymel, S., Le Mare, L., & McKee, W. (2006, May). The Early Development Inventory (EDI): An examination of validity. EDUDATA Canada’s Research Forum, Vancouver, BC.

Hymel, S., Le Mare, L., & McKee, W. (2005, January). The Early Development Inventory (EDI): An examination of validity. Invited presentation to the Human Early Learning Partnership, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (2004, September). Support for families of post-institutionalized adoptees: Lessons from the Romanian Adoption Project. Poster presented at Early Child Development Research: Partnerships to Help Make Better Decisions, a forum sponsored by the Minister of State for Early Childhood Development & the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2003, October). An overview of results from the Romanian Adoption Project. Invited presentation to the Human Early Learning Partnership, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2003, September). The Romanian Adoption Project: The impact of severe early deprivation and effects of subsequent adequate rearing environments. Invited presentation at The Adopted Child: Understanding the Past; Forging the Future, Bellingham, WA.

Le Mare, L. (2003, January). HIPPY: The Vancouver Project. Invited presentation at the Intersectoral Forum on Early Child Development, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2002, June). Longitudinal findings from Phase 3 of the Romanian Adoption Project. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the Adoptive Parents Association of British Columbia, Surrey, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2001, June). Academic and social development of Romanian orphans 10 years after being adopted in Canada. Presentation at Sunnyhill Health Centre, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2001, May). HIPPY in the context of a model of development and risk. Paper presented at the World Community Education Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2001, April). Development, risk, and intervention. British Columbia Ministry of Children and Families, Victoria, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2000, October). HIPPY: An early intervention program for low income families with preschoolers. Another Look at Human Development Lecture Series. UBC Child and Family Project. Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2000, October). The implications of early attachment status for later social relationships. UBC Counseling Services. Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2000, October). New developments on the Romanian Adoption Project. Psychology Department, SFU, Burnaby, BC.

Le Mare, L. (1989) A three factor model of shyness in childhood. Paper presented to the MacArthur Foundation Study Group on Temperament, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Invited Applied Presentations

Le Mare, L. (2009, November). Working with Children in Middle Childhood. Presentation sponsored by The City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Middle Years Matter Steering Committee, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. & Harkey, T. (2007, November). The Aboriginal HIPPY Documentation Project. Paper presented at the 2007 CHILD Forum, Translating Early Child Development Research into Policy and Practice, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2007, April/May). What community members think about good programming for First Nations children and families: Links with Prilleltensky’s SPEC model. Response to Isaac Prilleltensky, “Promoting Child and Family Well-Being: Linking Organizational and Community Change”. The Fifth Annual HIPPY International Conference, Vancouver, BC.

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