PUBLICATIONS

  1. Travers, A., McDonagh, T., Elklit, A. (2018). Youth Responses to School Shootings: a Review. Current Psychiatry Reports. 20: 47.
  2. Vallières, F., Hyland, P., Murphy, J., Hansen, M., Shevlin, M., Elklit, A., Ceannt, R., Armour, C., Wiedemann, N., Munk, M., Dinesen, C.,  O’Hare, G., Cunningham, T., Askerod, D., Spitz, P., Blackwell, N., McCarthy, A., O"Dowd, L., Shirley, S., Reid, T., Mokake, A., Halpin, R.,  Perera, C., Gleeson, C., Frost, R., Flanagan, N., Aldamman, K., Tamrakar, T., Vang, M.L., Sherwood, L., Travers, Á., Haahr-Pedersen, I., Walshe, C., McDonagh, T. & Bramsen, R.H. (2018). Training the next generation of psychotraumatologists: COllaborative Network for Training and EXcellence in psychoTraumatology (CONTEXT), European Journal of Psychotraumatology9(1), 1421001. doi:10.1080/20008198.2017.1421001
  3. Vang, M. L., Shevlin, M., Karatzias, T., Fyvie, C., & Hyland, P. (2018). Dissociation fully mediates the relationship between childhood sexual and emotional abuse and DSM-5 PTSD in a sample of treatment-seeking adults. European Journal of Trauma & Dissociationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejtd.2018.02.004

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. Aldamman, K., Bramsen, R. H., Hansen, M., Wiedemann, N., Munk, M., and Vallières, F. (June 2017). Caring for Volunteers: Ensuring The Psychosocial Wellbeing Of Humanitarian Volunteers In Conflicts. Poster presented at the 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  2. Flanagan, N., Vallières, F., Halpin, R., & Elklit, A. (2017, June). Intergenerational Trauma Among Refugees: Preventing The Transmission of Trauma From Parent To Child. Poster session presented at the 15th Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Odense, Denmark.
  3. Frost, R., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., McCarthy, A., & Murphy, J. (2017, June). Is PTSD a sufficient diagnosis for refugees? Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among Refugees who are victims of sexual violence. Poster session presented at the 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  4. Frost, R., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., & Murphy, J. (February 2018). Evaluating the validity of Complex PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder in a U.S. general population sample with a history of sexual violence. Awarded best poster at the 10th UKPTS conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh.
  5. Gleeson, C., Hyland, P., Halpin, R., and Shevlin, M. (2017, June). Measuring the Psychosocial Vulnerability of Newly Landed Asylum Seekers. Poster presented at the The 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  6. Haahr-Pedersen, I., Bramsen, R.H., Hansen, M., Spitz, P., Hyland, P., and Vallières, F. (2017, June). Investigating Polyvictimization in Child Abuse Cases. Poster session presented at the 15th Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Odense, Denmark.
  7. Haahr-Pedersen, I., Bramsen, R.H., Hansen, M., Spitz, P., Hyland, P., and Vallières, F. (2017, September). Multiple Adversities: Investigation of Polyvictimization in Child Abuse Cases. Poster presented at the 8th Hindsgavl Conference of The Research Network against Child Abuse, Middelfart, Denmark.
  8. Haahr-Pedersen, I., Bramsen, R.H., Hansen, M., Spitz, P., Hyland, P., and Vallières, F. (2017, October). A Backpack of Burdens - Investigating Polyvictimization in a multidisciplinary Child Protection Context. Poster presented at the 15th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  9. McDonagh, T., Armour, C., O'Hare, G., Elklit, A. (2017, June). Why do offenders stop? Developmental, psychosocial and trauma related factors that influence offender desistance. Poster presented at the The 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  10. Perera, C., Holm Bramsen, R., Hansen, M., Wiedemann, N., Vallières, F. (2017, May). Where there are no therapists: A mixed-methods feasibility study of a scalable psychological intervention for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Awarded best poster at the 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark. 
  11. Perera, C., Scott, T., Wiedemann, N., Vallières, F. (2017, November). Scalable psychological interventions for reducing psychological distress in migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: a systematic literature review. Poster session at the 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, Dublin, Ireland.
  12. Sherwood, L., Reid, T., Murphy, J., Hyland, P. and Vallières, F. (2017, May). Identifying Context-Specific RiskFor Discrete Trauma Exposed PSNI Officer Populations. Poster presented at the The 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  13. Tamrakar, T., Murphy, J., Reid, T., Elklit, A. (2017, June). Police Officers and PTSD: Preventable or Inevitable? Poster session presented at the 15th European Conference on Traumatic Stress Studies. Odense, Denmark.
  14. Travers, A., Armour, C., O'Hare, G., Elklit, A. (2017, June). Why do hurt children become violent perpetrators? Childhood trauma and related mental health outcomes in an offender population. Poster presented at the The 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  15. Vang, M.L., Hansen, M., Bramsen, R.H., Askerod, D., Lund, L., and Shevlin, M. (2017, June). Helping the Helpers: Preventing secondary traumatisation and burn-out amongst professionals working with survivors of child-abuse. Poster presented at the The 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.
  16. Vang, M.L., Hansen, M., Bramsen, R.H., Askerod, D., Lund, L. & Shevlin, M.  (September 2017). The professionals in focus: How do we prevent negative mental health effects amongst professionals working with survivors of child-abuse? Poster presented at the 8th Hindsgavl Conference of The Research Network against Child Abuse, Middelfart, Denmark.
  17. Vang, M.L., Hansen, M., Bramsen, R.H., Askerod, D., Lund, L., and Shevlin, M. (2017, October)Employee well-being in cross-sectoral child-protection -Operationalising the importance of cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary collaboration for employee well-beingPoster presented at the 15th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  18. Vang, M.L. Shevlin, M., Karatzias, T., Fyvie, C., & Hyland, P. (2018, February). Modelling dissociation as a mediator between childhood adversity and PTSD in female treatment-seeking adults. Poster presented at the 10th UKPTS Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  19. Walshe, C., Vallières, F., Hyland, P., McCarthy, A. & Armour, C. (2018, February). Breaking the Silence: Gender Specific Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Rape and Sexual Assault Services. Poster session presented at the 10th UKPTS conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh.
  20. Walshe, C., Vallières, F., Hyland, P., McCarthy, A. & Armour, C. (2017, June). Breaking the Silence: Gender Specific Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Rape and Sexual Assault Services. Poster presented at the The 15th European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

  1. Aldamman, K., Bramsen, R. H., Hansen, M., Wiedemann, N., Munk, M., and Vallières, F. (November 2017). Managerial Practices to Ensure the Wellbeing of Humanitarian Volunteers. Oral Presentation given at the Red Crescent Red Cross Research Network on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Annual Meeting. Copenhagen, Denmark. 
  2. Aldamann, K. (October, 2017). Mental Health in the Workplace: Humanitarian First Responders. Oral Presentation given for Ulster University's Annual World Mental Health Day. Derry, Northern Ireland. 
  3. Frost, R., Hyland., Shevlin, M., & Murphy, J. (February 2018). The complexity of trauma exposure and response; Investigating competing formations of PTSD and CPTSD among a refugee sample. Oral presentation at the 10th UKPTS conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh.
  4. Haahr-Pedersen, I. (April, 2018). Polyvictimization in Child Abuse Cases: A Danish Study. Oral Presentation given for The JanusCentre, Psychological Clinic for Children with sexual Behaviour Problems. Copenhagen, Denmark. 
  5. Haahr-Pedersen, I(May, 2018)Research in the Danish Children Centres: Investigating Polyvictimization in Child Abuse CasesOral Presentation given at a workshop on new and ongoing Barnahus Research, The Nordic Network for Barnahus Research. Oslo, Norway.
  6. Perera, C., Scott, T., Wiedemann, N., Vallières, F. (2017, November). Scalable psychological interventions for reducing psychological distress in migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: a systematic literature review. Oral Presentation given at the Red Crescent Red Cross Research Network on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Annual Meeting. Copenhagen, Denmark. 
  7. Sherwood, L. (October, 2017). Mental Health in the Workplace: Police Officers. Oral Presentation given for Ulster University's Annual World Mental Health Day. Derry, Northern Ireland. 
  8. Vang, M.L. (October, 2017). Mental Health in the Workplace: Individuals working with children exposed to trauma. Oral Presentation given for Ulster University's Annual World Mental Health Day. Derry, Northern Ireland. 
  9. Vang, M.L. (November, 2017) Secondary trauma and burn-out in professionals working with survivors of child-abuse: Introduction to a survey. Oral Presentation given at the Annual Theme-day for Social Workers. Middelfart, Denmark.
  10. Vang, M.L. (May, 2018). Investigating Burn-out and secondary Traumatisation in Professionals working with Survivors of Child-abuse. Oral Presentation given at a workshop on new and ongoing Barnahus Research, The Nordic Network for Barnahus Research. Oslo, Norway.

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