Refereed Conference Presentations

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (accepted). Adolescent mental health in post-institutionalized adoptees from Romania.  Paper for presentation at the International Conference on Adoption Research (ICAR) 5, Aukland, New Zealand, January 7-11, 2016.

Roberts, N., Le Mare, L., Iarocci, G., & Birmingham, E. (2015, May). Conceptualizing a mentorship program for university students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT.

Le Mare, L., Kurytnik, K., & Audet, K. (2015, June). Adoptive family processes and resilience over time in early-deprived adoptees from Romania. Paper presented at the Pathways to Resilience III, Halifax, NS.

Le Mare, L., Beatch, M., & Vandenborn, E. (2015, January) A qualitative study of teachers’ perspectives on full day kindergarten.  Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education.  Honolulu, HI.

Le Mare, L. & Bay, L. (2014, June). Mental Health in Post-institutionalized Adoptees from Romania: Associations with Gender and Duration of Deprivation.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. (2013, November). Behaviour Problems in Post-institutionalized Romanian Adoptees: Explanatory Parameters in the Adoptive Home. In L. Le Mare (Chair), Explorations of family processes in adoptive families from childhood to adulthood. Symposium for presentation at the 8th annual conference of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Le Mare, L. & Neufeld, P. (2013, May). The impact of an aerobic exercise intervention on children’s executive functioning, academic performance and classroom behaviour.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Le Mare, L. & Lepine, H. (2012). Parental responses to autistic-like behaviour in post-institutionalized Romanian adoptees.  Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Edmonton, AB.

Le Mare, L. & Neufeld, P. (2012, April). Fit for School: Links among Physical Fitness, Executive Functions and Classroom Performance in Students in Elementary Students. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. & Hammerman, H. (2012, April). Links among temperament, play styles, and classroom adjustment in boys and girls in kindergarten and grade 1. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L., Neufeld, P., Menzies, M., Vandenborn, E., & Lepine, H. (2011, October). Fit4School: The cognitive, academic, and social benefits of physical fitness in school-aged children. Symposium presented at the BC Quality Daily Physical Education Conference, New Westminster, BC.

Le Mare, L. & Zhou, S. (2011, April). Teachers’ judgments of scholastic performance: A study of post-institutionalized inter-country adoptees from Romania. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, QC.

Kurytnik, K. & Le Mare, L. (2010, September). Resilience in adolescents adopted from Romanian orphanages: A multiple case study analysis. Paper presented at the Intercountry Adoption Summit, Stratford, ON.

Le Mare, L. (2010, July). Peer relationships of Romanian adoptees in Canada: Associations with duration of deprivation, parent-child relationships, and behaviour problems. In F. Juffer and J. Palacios (Chair), Social Competence in Adopted Childre. Symposium presented at the third International Conference on Adoption Research, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (2009, June). Early deprivation experience and features of the adoptive environment as predictors of behavioural adjustment in post-institutionalized Romanian adoptees. Paper presented at 39th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Park City, UT.

Le Mare, L. (2008, June). The impact of early deprivation on development: Lessons from the Romanian Adoption Project and other studies of post-institutionalized children. Paper presented at the 69th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

Le Mare, L., &, Audet, K. (2008, July). Early Adversity, Behaviour Problems and Parent-Child Relationships in Adopted Romanian Adolescents. In L. Le Mare (Chair), Early Adversity and Social-emotional Development in Post-institutionalized Internationally Adopted Children. Symposium presented at the 20th biennial conference of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Wurzberg, Germany.

Kurytnik, K., Audet, K., & Le Mare, L. (2007, June). Resilience in adolescents adopted from Romanian orphanages. Poster presented at the 68th annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Ottawa, ON.

Audet, K., Kurytnik, K., & Le Mare, L. (2006, August). Behaviour difficulties in postinstitutionalized children. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention (APA) New Orleans, LA.

Kurytnik, K., Audet, K., & Le Mare, L. (2006, August). Self-Worth and Self-Concept in Post-Institutionalized Children. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention (APA), New Orleans, LA.

Hymel, S., Le Mare, L., & McKee, W. (2006, April). The Early Development Inventory (EDI): An examination of validity. In M. Guhn (Chair), Translating School Readiness Assessment into Community Actions and Policy Planning: The Early Development Instrument Project. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Le Mare, L., Kurytnik, K., Audet, K., & Beatch, M. (2005, June). What is the Romanian Adoption Project and why do we consider the Romanian orphans to be an “at risk” group? In L. Le Mare (Chair), Individual, family, and community factors that relate to resilience: Lessons from the Romanian Adoption Project. Symposium conducted at Pathways to Resilience: An International Conference, Halifax, NS.

Kurytnik, K., Le Mare, L., Audet, K., & Beatch, M. (2005, June). Is temperament a risk/protective factor or an outcome? In L. Le Mare (Chair), Individual, family, and community factors that relate to resilience: Lessons from the Romanian Adoption Project. Symposium conducted at Pathways to Resilience: An International Conference, Halifax, NS.

Beatch, M., Le Mare, L., Audet, K., & Kurytnik, K. (2005, June). Do differences in “good” parenting make a difference? In L. Le Mare (Chair), Individual, family, and community factors that relate to resilience: Lessons from the Romanian Adoption Project. Symposium conducted at Pathways to Resilience: An International Conference, Halifax, NS.

Audet, K., Le Mare, L., Kurytnik, K., & Beatch, M. (2005, June). The impact of service availability on child outcomes. In L. Le Mare (Chair), Individual, family, and community factors that relate to resilience: Lessons from the Romanian Adoption Project. Symposium conducted at Pathways to Resilience: An International Conference, Halifax, NS.

Kurytnik, K., Audet, K., & Le Mare, L. (2005, April). A longitudinal study of service use in families of children adopted from Romanian orphanages. In L. Le Mare (Chair), Psychosocial Growth of Post-institutionalized Adoptees: Findings from UK, Canadian, and America Longitudinal Studies. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.

Le Mare, L., Audet, K., & Kurytnik, K. (2005, April). Temperament in children adopted from Romanian orphanages. In L. Le Mare (Chair), Psychosocial Growth of Post-institutionalized Adoptees: Findings from UK, Canadian, and America Longitudinal Studies. Symposium conducted at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA.

Audet, K. & Le Mare, L. (2004, September). The relationship between rearing environment and executive functioning: Findings from a longitudinal study of Romanian Adoptees. Poster presented at Executive Functioning and Social Interaction: A Conference on the Developmental Relations between Executive Functioning, Social Understanding, and Social Interaction, Vancouver, BC.

Le Mare, L. & Kurytnik, K. (2004, July). Parenting practices, child behaviour, and parenting stress in families with children adopted from Romania. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society of the Study of Behavioral Development, Ghent, Belgium.

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (2004, July). A longitudinal study of the physical growth and health of post-institutionalized Romanian adoptees. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society of the Study of Behavioral Development, Ghent, Belgium.

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (2003, May). The Vancouver HIPPY project: Preliminary evaluation findings from a multicultural program. Poster presented at the 3rd Child and Youth Health Congress.

Le Mare, L., & Vaughan, K. (2002, August). Parenting stress and marital breakdown in parents of children adopted from Romanian institutions. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society of the Study of Behavioral Development, Ottawa, ON.

Le Mare, L. & Audet, K. (2002, August). Attentional abilities of Romanian orphans 10 years after being adopted to Canada. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ottawa, ON.

Fernyhough, L., Audet, K. & Le Mare, L. (2002, August). Attachment of Romanian orphans 10 years after being adopted to Canada. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society of the Study of Behavioral Development, Ottawa, ON.

Le Mare, L., Warford, L., & Fernyhough, L. (2001, April). Peer relationships of Romanian orphans 10 years after being adopted to Canada. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.

Le Mare, L., Vaughan, K., Warford, L. & Fernyhough, L. (2001, April). Intellectual and academic performance of Romanian orphans 10 years after being adopted to Canada. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.

Le Mare, L. (1999, April). Temperament and socio-emotional adjustment in the early childhood classroom. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM, April 15-18.

Andison, C. & Le Mare, L. (1999) Learning disabilities and peer victimization in schools. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM.

Le Mare, L.J. (1998, August). Self and teacher reports of children's help-seeking behavior: Relations with ability, self-concept, and shyness. Poster presented at the 106th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

de la Ronde, M. and Le Mare, L.J. (1998, August). Factors relating to remedial service delivery preference in childhood. Poster presented at the 106th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Geary, L.R. and Le Mare, L.J. (1998, April). Relations between dimensions of temperament and styles of play in five- and six-year-olds. Paper presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Le Mare, L.J. & Sohbat, E. (1997). A qualitative study of children's perceptions of teachers who encourage or inhibit academic help seeking. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Symposium of The Jean Piaget Society, Santa Monica, CA.

Le Mare, L.J. & Henry, S. (1997). Children's preference of helper in math class: The roles of age, sex, and socio-emotional characteristics. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz, D. & Le Mare, L.J. (1997). Relations between girls' weight control attitudes and behavior and those of their friends: A study of peer influence. Poster presented at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC.

Le Mare, L.J. (1996). Behavioural solitude and internalizing problems in childhood. Paper presented at the 14th Biennial International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development Conference, Quebec City, QC.

Le Mare, L.J. (1993). Situational and dispositional factors in childhood shyness. Paper presented at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Orleans, LA.

Le Mare, L. (1990). The development of a parent questionnaire for assessing wariness, sociability, and self-consciousness. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial University of Waterloo Conference on Child Development, Waterloo, ON.

Hymel, S., Woody, E., & Le Mare, L. (1989). Self-concept in childhood: Coping in the face of failure. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Kansas City, MO.

Hymel, S., Woody, E., Ditner, E., & Le Mare, L. (1988). Children's self perceptions in different domains: Are children consistent across measures, and do they see what others see? Paper presented at the 5th Biennial University of Waterloo Conference on Child Development, Waterloo, ON.

Le Mare, L., Ross, H., and Harris, M. (1987). Reciprocity and complementarity in toddler-peer and toddler-adult interactions. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

Woody, E., Le Mare, L., & Ditner, E. (1987). Importance of self-concept domains; Its relation to socialization influences and self-esteem. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Rubin, K., Hymel, S., Le Mare, L., & Rowden, L. (1986). Is it time to reject sociometric neglect? Paper presented at the 4th Biennial University of Waterloo Conference on Child Development, Waterloo, ON.

Le Mare, L. & Rubin, K. (1985). Structure and content in perspective-taking. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial Meetings of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Tours, France.

Le Mare, L., Bream, L., & Rubin, K. (1985). Social withdrawal in childhood: A case study approach. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

Le Mare, L. & Rubin, K. (1984). Structure and content in social cognition: Further empirical analyses. Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial University of Waterloo Conference on Child Development, Waterloo, ON.

Cohen, J., Darvill, D., Bream, L., Le Mare, L., Rubin, K., & Krasnor, L. (1983). Do children who like one another play together (and vice versa)? Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB.

Le Mare, L. & Krebs, D. (1983). Perspective-taking and styles of prosocial behaviour in elementary school children. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of CPA, Winnipeg, MB.

Le Mare, L. (1982). On the construct validity of role-taking. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

 

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