|Position Title||Research Opportunity Program (ROP299/399) Student — Fall/Winter 2017-2018|
|Project Code||LTE 15|
|Project Title||Safe and Understood: Intervening with Families to Promote Healthy Child Outcomes and Prevent Abuse Recurrence for Young Child Victims of Domestic Violence Exposure|
|Number of Positions||3|
- Mothers in Mind promotes the social, emotional, and developmental health of young children who have been exposed to domestic violence. Using a trauma-informed approach, it acknowledges the impact of violence and trauma on people’s lives, and focuses on client safety and empowerment, and on increasing maternal sensitivity.
- Caring Dads engages fathers in group settings to develop positive parenting skills, break cycles of violence, and support children’s healing and development.
- Attend intervention groups as part of recruitment efforts
- Conduct interviews with child protection workers
- Work with senior students to conduct assessments of mothers, fathers, and young children.
This is an exceptional opportunity for students with an interest in graduate studies and/or a career in clinical psychology, social work, or mental health related fields. More detailed information on the project and application process can be found here: http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/course/rop/courses. This position is under the Applied Psychology and Human Development section (Project Code: LTE 15).