Amy Shapiro, M.Ed.

Program: Human Development

Email: amy.shapiro@mail.mcgill.ca

Research Interests: mental health in schools, stress management and test anxietystudent stress and coping, non-suicidal self-injury

Awards:

  • 2014 - Human Development Article of the Year - Honorable Mention ($100)
  • 2014 - Early Research Promise ($250)
  • 2014 - Graduate Excellence Fellowship ($1,500)
  • 2012 - Graduate Excellence Fellowship ($7,500)

 

 

Publications:

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

Shapiro, A., Heath, N. L., & Roberts, E. F. (2013). Treatment of non-suicidal self-injury: Critical review and implications for school applications. School Psychology Forum, 7(4), 121-135.

Conferences:

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 accepted for presentation 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.

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 accepted for presentation 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 accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the Societe Quebecoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, SQRP, Montreal, QC.

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 accepted for presentation at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, CSSE, St. Catharines, ON.

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 accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, CPA, Vancouver, BC.

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 accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, APA, Washington, DC.

Shapiro, A. J., Roberts, E., De Riggi, M.E, & Heath, N. L. (2013, November). Effective stress management instruction for teens: What teachers should know. Workshop accepted for presentation 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., 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:

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.

Revised 25/02/2014


 

 

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