Publications and Presentations

 

  Invited Book Chapters

 

  1. Bornstein, M. H., Bohr, Y. & Hamel, K. (2020). Immigration, Acculturation, and Parenting. In R. E. Tremblay, M. Boivin, & R. DeV Peters (Eds.),Encyclopedia of Early Childhood Development, Ottawa, Canada: Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Development, 2020.
  2. Muir, N., Bohr, Y., Shepard, M., Warne, D & Healey, G. (2019). Aboriginal Parenting. The Handbook of Parenting, 3rd edition, NY: Routledge, Marc Bornstein, Editor. 
  3. Bohr, Y. (2018). Social Justice. Entry for SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. M. Bornstein, Editor. SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.
  4. Bohr, Y., Liu, C., Chen, S. & Wang, L. (2018). Satellite Babies: Costs and benefits of culturally driven parent-infant separations in North American immigrant families. In de Guzman, M.R.T., Brown, J. & Pope Edwards, C. (Editors). Parenting From Afar: The Reconfiguration of the Family Across Distance (pp. 304-320). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  5. Bohr, Y., Hynie, M. & Armour, L. (2015). Focusing on Resilience in Canadian Immigrant Mothers’ Mental Health. In Khanlou N & Pilkington B.(Editors). Women’s Mental Health: Resistance and Resilience in Community and Society.  Advances in Mental Health and Addiction (Series Editor:Masood Zangeneh). 233-245. New York: Springer.
  6. Hynie, M., Umubyeyi, B., Gasanganwa, M.C., Bohr, Y., McGrath, S. & Umuziga, P. (2015). Community Resilience and Community Interventions forPost-Natal Depression: Reflecting on Maternal Mental Health in Rwanda. In Khanlou N & Pilkington B. (Editors). Women’s Mental Health: Resistanceand Resilience in Community and Society. Advances in Mental Health and Addiction (Series Editor: Masood Zangeneh). New York: Springer.
  7. Bornstein, M. H., & Bohr, Y. (2011). Immigration, Acculturation, and Parenting. In R. E. Tremblay, M. Boivin, & R. DeV Peters (Eds.), Encyclopediaof Early Childhood Development, Ottawa, Canada: Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Development, 2011.

 


 

  Peer Reviewed Papers

 

  1. Cerezo, M.A., Abdelmaseh, M., Trenado, R. M., Pons-Salvador, G. & Bohr, Y. (Revised & resubmitted). The temporal dimension in the understanding of Maternal Sensitivity in caregiver-infant interactions: The ‘Early Mother-Child Interaction’ Coding System. Special Issue, Infant Behavior and Development.
  2. Bohr Y, Bimm M, Bint Misbah K, et al. (2020). The Crying Clinic: Increasing accessibility to Infant Mental Health services for immigrant parents at risk for peripartum depression. Infant Mental Health Journal. 2020;1–17. https://doi.org/10.1002/imhj.21879
  3. Madigan, S., Eirich, R., Racine, N., Borland‐Kerr, C., Cooke, J. E., Devereux, C., Plamondon, A.R., Tarabulsy, G.M., Cyr, C., Haltigan, J.D., Bohr, Y., Bronfman, E. & Lyons‐Ruth, K. (2020). Feasibility of training service providers on the AMBIANCE-Brief measure for use in community settings. Infant Ment Health J. 2020; 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1002/imhj.21898
  4. Ahmad, F., El Morr, C., Ritvo, P., Othman, N., Moineddin, R., & MVC Team. (2020). An Eight-Week, Web-Based Mindfulness Virtual Community Intervention for Students’ Mental Health: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR mental health7(2), e15520.
  5. El Morr C, Ritvo P, Ahmad F, Moineddin R, MVC Team (2020). Effectiveness of an 8-Week Web-Based Mindfulness Virtual Community Intervention for University Students on Symptoms of Stress, Anxiety, and Depression: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mental Health 7 (7). https://doi.org/10.2196/18595
  6. Bornstein, M., Putnick, D., Bohr, Y., Abdelmaseh, M. & Lee, Y. (2020). Maternal Sensitivity and Language in Infancy Promote Child Core Language Skill in Preschool. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 51, 483-489.
  7. Ahmad F, El Morr C, Ritvo P, Othman N, Moineddin R, MVC Team (2020). An Eight-Week, Web-Based Mindfulness Virtual Community Intervention for Students’ Mental Health: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mental Health, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.2196/15520
  8. Mehra, V., Keethakumar, A., Bohr, Y., Abdullah, P. & Tamim, H. (2019). The Association between Alcohol, Marijuana, Illegal Drug Use and Current Use of E-cigarette Among Youth and Young Adults in Canada: Results from Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 2017. BMC Public Health 19(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7546-y
  9. Bohr, Y., Putnick, D. L., Lee, Y., & Bornstein, M. H. (2018). Evaluating Caregiver Sensitivity to Infants: Measures Matter. Infancy23(5), 730-747.
  10. Bohr, Y., Dhayanandhan, B., Kanter, D., Holigrocki, R., Armour, L., & Baumgartner, E. (2018). Mapping the attributions of parents: a client-centered dynamic approach to assessing vulnerable caregivers and their young children. Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies, 17(1), 54-69.
  11. Myers, K., Cummings, J. R., Zima, B., Oberleitner, R., Roth, D., Merry, S. M., Bohr, Y. & Stasiak, K. (2018). Advances in Asynchronous Telehealth Technologies to Improve Access and Quality of Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science3(2), 87-106.
  12. Liu, C.H., Chen, S.H., Bohr, Y., Wang, L., & Tronick, E. (2017). Exploring the assumptions of attachment theory across cultures: The practice of transnational separation among Chinese immigrant parents and children. Meaning and methods in the study and assessment of attachment. Contextualizing Attachment: The Cultural Nature of Attachment. In H. Keller and K.A. Bard (Eds). Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 22, J. Lupp, series editor (pp. 171-192) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  13. Smarandache, A., Kim, T. H., Bohr, Y., & Tamim, H. (2016). Predictors of a negative labour and birth experience based on a national survey of Canadian women. BMC pregnancy and childbirth16(1), 1.
  14. Dhayanandhan, B., & Bohr, Y. (2016). The role of identity development in moderating stress and promoting dyadic sensitivity in adolescent mothers. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement48(1), 39.
  15. Muir, N., & Bohr, Y. (2014). Raising Healthy Aboriginal Children: A Review on Aboriginal Parenting Values and Practices. First Peoples Child & Family Review, 9 (1), 66-79.
  16. Dhayanandhan, B., Bohr, Y. & Connolly, J., (2015). Developmental task attainment and child abuse potential in at-risk adolescent mothers. Journalof Child and Family Studies, 24 (7), 1987-1998.
  17. Viecili, M., Weiss, J. & Bohr, Y. (2015). Parenting Stress as a Correlate of CBT Responsiveness in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders andAnxiety. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088357614547808.
  18. Bohr, Y. & BinNoon, N. (2014). Enhancing sensitivity in adolescent mothers: Does a standardized, popular parenting intervention work withteens? Child Care in Practice, 20(3), 286-300. https://doi.org/10.1080/13575279.2014.905454
  19. Connolly, J., Heifetz, M., & Bohr, Y. (2012). Pregnancy and Motherhood Among Adolescent Girls in Child Protective Services: A Meta-Synthesis ofQualitative Research. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 6(5), 614-635.
  20. Laghi F., Baumgartner E., Riccio G., Bohr Y., Dhayanandhan B. (2012). The role of romantic involvement and social support in Italian adolescentmothers’ lives. Journal of Child and Family Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-012-9669-y
  21. Riccio, G., Baumgartner, E., Bohr, Y., Kanter, D. & Laghi, F. (2012). Dual vulnerability of being both a teen and an immigrant parent: Illustrationsfrom an Italian context. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13(3), 518–25.
  22. Shulman, S., Zlotnik, A., Shachar-Shapira, L., Connolly, J., & Bohr, Y. (2012). Adolescent daughters’ romantic competence: The role of divorce,quality of parenting, and maternal romantic history. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41(5), 593-606.
  23. Bohr, Y. & Whitfield, N. (2011). Transnational mothering in an era of globalization: Chinese-Canadian immigrant mothers’ decision-making whenseparating from their infants. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (Special Issue on Mothering andMigration: (Trans)nationalisms, Globalization and Displacement), 2(2), 162-175.
  24. Al-Sahab, B., Heifetz, M.,Tamim, H., Bohr, Y., Connolly, J. (2012). Prevalence and characteristics of teen motherhood in Canada. Journal ofMaternal and Child Health, 16(1), 2228-234. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-011-0750-8
  25. Bohr, Y. (2010). Transnational infancy: a new context for attachment and the need for better models. Child Development Perspectives, 4(3), 189-196.
  26. Bohr, Y., Halpert, B., Brightling, L., Chan, J., Ellenbogen, B., Lishak, V. (2010). How Effectively do Customized Evidence-Based Programs ImproveParent-Infant Interactions? An exploratory evaluation of Community-Based Parenting Training. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 28(1), 55-68.
  27. Holigrocki, R., Crain, R., Bohr, Y., Young, K. & Bensman, H. (2009). Interventional use of the Parent–Child Interaction Assessment–II enactments:Modifying an abused mother's attributions to her son. Journal of Personality Assessment, 91(5), 397-408.
  28. Bohr, Y. & Tse, C. (2009). Satellite Babies in Transnational Families: a Study of Parents’ Decision to Separate from Their Infants. Infant MentalHealth Journal, 30(3), 1–22.
  29. Bohr, Y., Dhayanandhan, B., Armour, L., Sockett di Marco, N., Holigrocki, R. & Baumgartner, E. (2008). Mapping parent-infant interactions: a briefcognitive approach to the prevention of relationship ruptures and infant maltreatment (the MAP method). IMPrint, The Bulletin of the Infant MentalHealth Promotion Project, 49, 2-7. (invited article).
  30. Bohr, Y. (2005). Infant Mental Health Programs: Experimenting with innovative models. Infant Mental Health Journal, 26(5), 407-422.

 


 

   Manuscripts Under Review 

 

  1. Hamel, K., Bohr, Y., Abdelmaseh, M. & de la Mora, F. (Under review). The Role of Parenting Style and Cultural Values in Child Development among Latin American immigrants. Journal of Child and Family Studies.
  2. Bohr, Y., Litwin, L. & Lucassen, M. (Under review). Combatting Depression with SPARX: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Computerized Intervention Program with Canadian Inuit Youth. International Journal of Circumpolar Health.
  3. Litwin, L., Bohr, Y., Nadjiwon, M. & Barnhardt, J. (Under review). Addressing Mental Health Risks With a Focus on Resilience: Inuit Youth Discuss Wellness. First People’s Child and Family Review.
  4. Jang, H., Bimm, M. Bohr, Y. & Grigore, M. (Under review). Effects of attachment style on young adults’ capacity to resist smartphone distraction during infant care. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology.

 


 

   Other Publications

 

  1. Khanlou, N., Bohr, Y., V. Sage, N. Rollings, N. Pandalangat, A. Khan and L. Vazquez (2020). "Information Sheet 14: Gender-based violence and refugee youth: Towards trauma-informed practices", York University, Toronto.
  2. Khan, A., Khanlou, N., Bohr, Y.,  L. Vazquez, N. Alamdar and V. Sage (2019). "Applying an intersectionality lens to Gender-Based Violence against refugee youth: Findings from a review and a round table discussion. 14th Annual Refugee and Migration Studies Student Conference", York University , Toronto, 2019.
  3. Holigrocki, R., Bohr, Y., & Kaminski, P. (2019). Development of parenting interventions from direct observation assessment: Twenty-year update on the PCIA-II and MAP dynamic assessment protocols. APA Committee on Children, Youth and Families (CYF) News. https://www.apa.org/pi/families/resources/newsletter/2019/05/parenting-interventions-observation

 


 

   Research Reports And Other Publications

 

  1. Bohr, Y., Litwin, L., Flett, G., Rawana, J., G., Healy, G. & Dion, S. (2016). Making SPARX fly in Nunavut: Pilot testing an innovative computer-based intervention for reducing youth depression as a preamble to the development of a culturally specific, community led prevention program. (Research report No. 2016-1 prepared for the Department of Health, Government of Nunavut).  http://www.isparx.ca.
  2. Bohr, Y. & Armour, L. (2014).  Planning Guide: Community Mental Health Promotion. Prepared for the Government of Nunavut.
  3. Bohr, Y., Hynie, M., Shih, C., Whitfield, N., & Zafar, S. (2011). Parent-Infant Separation in Immigrant Families: Risk, Resilience, and Implications for Social Policy. A report to the Centre of Excellence for Research in Immigration and Settlement at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
  4. Bohr, Y., Shih, C., Kanter, D., Whitfield, N., Dhayanandhan, B., Chan, J., Bick, K., & Hermanto, N. (2011). The Mapping Attributions of Parents (MAP) method: Evaluation of a brief assessment andintervention for families at risk. Report to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Ontario.
  5. Bohr, Y., Summers, J. & Williams, J. (2008). Effectiveness VS efficacy of a community based group treatment program for childhood anxiety. Final outcome evaluation; report to the Provincial Centre ofExcellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO. http://www.onthepoint.ca/GAI/.
  6. Bohr, Y., Halpert, B., Chan, J., Lishak, V. Mullen, N. (2007). Songs, Rhymes and More: a program to enhance parental sensitivity: Final outcome evaluation; report to the Provincial Centre of Excellencefor Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO. http://www.onthepoint.ca/GAI/.
  7. Bohr, Y., & Holigrocki, R. J. (2005; 2007). PCIA-II/MAP Treatment Manual: Modifying Attributions of Parents intervention. Unpublished manuscript, York University and the University of Indianapolis.
  8. Bohr, Y. (2002). Socio-emotional needs of gifted children. Newsletter of the UTSPA, Feb 2002, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
  9. Bohr, Y. (2001). Helping our children through disastrous times. Newsletter of the UTSPA, Nov 2001, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

 


 

   Conference Presentations

 

Invited:

  1. Bohr, Y. (2017, April). Discussant for Examining Effects of Transnational Separation on the Development of Chinese Immigrant Children. (Fu, R.,Liu, X., Chen, L., An, D., & Chen, X.;  Wang, L.; Liu, C. & Zhang, X. , Presenters). Symposium, the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
  2. Bohr, Y., Armour, L., Sockett diMarco, N., Shih, C., Lee, Y., Hamel, K. & Perrier, R. (2015, April). The Crying Clinic: An Innovative, Accessible Walk-in Service for New Parents from Diverse Backgrounds. Presentation made at the Expanding Horizons for the Early Years Conference of the Infant Mental Health Promotion Project, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON.
  3. Bohr, Y. (2014, April). Using Community and Academic Partnerships to Examine Effects of Contemporary Migration on Asian Immigrant Families. Invited Roundtable participant. Presented at a SpecialTopic Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD): Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice, Alexandria, VA.
  4. Bohr, Y. & Litwin, L. (June, 2014). The effects of inter-generational trauma in the context of Aboriginal parenting. Presentation at the 2014 Pederson, Moran & Goldberg Attachment Symposium. London, ON.
  5. Hynie, M., Umubyeyi, B., Bohr, Y., Cechetto, D., Gasanganwa, C., King, R. McGrath, S., & Rioux, M. (2013, October). A Community-Based Mental Health Intervention for Maternal Mental Health in Rwanda. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Grand Challenges Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  6. Bohr, Y. & Litwin, L. (June, 2013). Attachment enhancing sensitivity in high-stress parenting contexts: Could an Adaptive Stress Calibration Model add to our understanding? Home County AttachmentConference and Scientific Meeting, Ottawa, ON.
  7. Bohr, Y. & Hynie, M. (2012, February). Reflecting on assumptions in immigrant mental health research. Presentation for the Ontario Multicultural Health Applied Research Network (OMHARN), Toronto,ON.
  8. Bohr, Y. & Whitfield, N. (2012, February). Transnational mothering in an era of globalization: Chinese-Canadian immigrant mothers’ decision-making when separating from their infants. Presentation at the Mother Outlaws Speakers Series: Mothering, Migration and Transnationalism, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, ON.
  9. Bohr, Y., Whitfield, N., Zafar, S., Shih, C. & Hynie, M. (2012, January). Parent-Infant Separation in Trans-national Families: Risk, Resilience, and the Needs of Young Immigrant Parents. Seminar presentedat Metropolis/ CERIS-CRS, York University, Toronto, ON.
  10. Bohr, Y. & Connolly, J. (2011, October). Teen Mothers and Their Babies: A Case of Developmental Asynchrony. Workshop presented at the A Developmental Perspective on Adolescent Mothers:Adolescents, Infants and Relationships conference, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, October 13 & 14, 2011.
  11. Bohr, Y. (2011, February). Reading Hearts and Minds: Assessing and Intervening to Support Parental Reflectivity, Sensitivity, and Positive Attributions. Pre-conference address presented at the Best StartResource Centre Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  12. Bohr, Y. (2009, October). Satellite Babies in Transnational Families: Existing in dual cultural and geographic contexts. Keynote address presented at The Ripple Effect of Early Separation conference,University Settlement Centre, New York, NY.
  13. Bohr, Y. & Whitfield, N. (2009, March). Meeting the Needs of Chinese Immigrant Families - the case of Satellite Babies. Presented at the public seminar on Immigrant and Refugee Mothers' Health, the Centre of Excellence for Research in Immigration and Settlement, The Ontario Metropolis Centre, Toronto, March 6, 2009.
  14. Bohr, Y., (2008, October). Infant Mental Health in Canada: Current Issues and Challenges. Invited Presentation, Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and the Canada Prenatal NutritionProgram (CPNP) CAPC/CPNP Conference, Minnett, Ontario, October 6, 2008.  

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations:

  1. Abdelmaseh, M., Lee, Y., Bohr, Y., & Stevenson, C.R. Continuity and stability of maternal sensitivity across developmental periods: an examination of three popular measures. Abstract submitted for presentation at the World Association for Infant Mental Health, 17th World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, June 23-27, 2021. 
  2. Bimm, M., Bint Misbah, K., Bohr, Y., Lee, Y., & Abdelmaseh, M. (Submitted). Using Logic Models to support clinical-research partnerships: Evaluating an infant mental health service for immigrant mothers at risk for depression [Poster]. 17th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH), Brisbane, Australia. 
  3. Massey, M., Oskalns, M., Barnhardt, J., & Bohr, Y. Review of mental health interventions for American Indian youth. Abstract submitted for presentation at the International Council of Psychologists, 78th Annual Conference, Virtual, December 11-13, 2020.
  4. Litwin, L., Bohr, Y., Abdelmaseh, M., Stevenson, C., Oskalns Nadjiwon, M. & Singoorie, C. (2020). Addressing Mental Health Risks With a Focus on Resilience: Inuit Youth Discuss Wellness. Abstract accepted for presentation at the 81st Annual National Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.
  5. Abdelmaseh, M., Lee, Y., Bohr, Y., Putnick, D.L., Bornstein, M.H., Stevenson, C.R. (2020, July). Continuity and stability of maternal sensitivity across developmental periods: an examination of three popular measures. Presentation at the 22nd Biennial Congress of the International Congress of Infant Studies, Glasgow, Scotland, July 6-9, 2020. 
  6. Khanlou, N., Bohr, Y., Filler, T., Khan, A., Vazquez, L.M., Alamdar, N. (2019, June). Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee Youth: A Scoping Review of Approaches and Interventions. 45nd Annual Harvey Stancer Research Day, University of Toronto.
  7. Khanlou, N., Bohr, Y., Khan, A., Filler, T., & Vazquez, L.M., Alamdar, N. (2019, June). A Scoping Review on Approaches and Interventions that Target Gender-Based Violence Amongst Refugee Youth. North American Refugee Health Conference. University of Toronto.
  8. Mehra, VM, Keethakumar ABohr YB, Abdullah P,  and Tamim H (2019, May). Prevalence and Factors Associated with E-cigarette Use Among the Canadian Youth and Young adults: Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2015. Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Carlton University, Ottawa (Oral presentation). 
  9. Bohr, Y., Lee, Y., Armour, L., Abdelmaseh, M., Manion, I., Pavelich, A., Litwin, L. & Singoorie, C. (2019, March). I(nuit)-SPARX: Design of a Culture Specific Mental Health e-Intervention by Nunavut Youth for Nunavut Youth. Paper presented at the International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health, Calgary, AB.
  10. Putnick, D., Bornstein, M. H., Wei, C., Lee, Y. & Bohr, Y. (2019, March). Maternal Sensitivity in Infancy Promotes Child Language Skill in Preschool. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.
  11. Jang, H., Lee, Y., Bimm, M., & Bohr, Y. (2019, March). The Distracting Effects of Smartphone Notifications on Young Caregiver Sensitivity. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.
  12. Lee, Y., Bohr, Y., Putnick, D. L., & Bornstein, M. H. (2018, June). Sensitive mother one minute, insensitive the next: Can we be confident in the measures we use to assess maternal sensitivity? A case study analysis.Poster session to be presented at the 2018 International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, QC.
  13. Bohr, Y., Khourochvili, M., Lee, Y., Cole, E., Armour, L., & Misbah, K. B. (2018, June). Mental Health Services for Immigrant and Refugee Parents of Infants: Systemic Considerations. Workshop to be presented at the 16th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Rome, Italy.
  14. Khourochvili, M., Bohr, Y., & Jang, H. (2018). Usefulness of dynamic systems in the analyses of caregiver-infant interactions in the context of caregiver cell phone distraction. Poster to be presented at the 16th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Rome, Italy.
  15. Hamel, K., Shih, C., Bohr, Y., Fanos, M., de la Mora, F. & Chiacchia, (2018, June). Defining the roles of parenting and culture in promoting healthy child development in immigrant families in Toronto. Poster submitted to the World Association of Infant Mental Health World Congress, Rome, Italy. 
  16. Bohr, Y., Cole, E., Lee, C. & Khourochvili, M. (2017, June). New Parents in a New Country: Systemic Considerations when Planning Services for Immigrants and Refugees. Workshop presented at the 78th Annual Canadian Psychological Association National Convention, Toronto, ON.
  17. Hamel, K., Litwin, L., & Bohr, Y. (2017, June). Resilient Parenting in Canadian Aboriginal and Latin American Communities: A Qualitative Study of the Role of Culture. 2017 Pathways to Resilience IV Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.
  18. Lee, Y., Putnick, D. L., Bornstein, M. H., & Bohr, Y. (2017, Dec). Agreement and disagreement between measures of maternal sensitivity. Poster to be presented at the 2017 ZERO TO THREE’s Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
  19. Bohr, Y., Khourochvili, M. & Lau, Z. (2017, April). Technology and caregiver-child interaction: An exploration of the effects on infants of mobile technology involved parents, in  Digitally Divided Attention: Patterns and impacts of media among parents of young children, symposium at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
  20. Litwin, L. & Bohr, Y. (2017, April). Working with Parents to Enhance Attachment Relationships: Program Evaluation of Circle of Security in a Mental Health Agency. Poster at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
  21. Kanter, D. & Bohr, Y. (2017, April). The Importance of Examining Evidence of Positive Relationships in Risk Assessment for Young Children With Antisocial Behaviour. Poster at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
  22. Bohr, Y., Armour, L., Sockett-DiMarco, N. & Khourochvili, M. (2016, October). The Crying Clinic: An Innovative, Accessible Walk-In Service For New Parents From Diverse Backgrounds. Presentation made at Symposium Lab SL9: Building a High Quality Continuum of Services for Children 0-6, the Annual Meeting of Children’s Mental Health Ontario, Toronto, ON.
  23. Bohr, Y., Lucassen, M. & Merry, S. (2016, October). Asynchronous e-therapy for Inuit youth: experiences from Nunavut, in Clinical Perspectives on Asynchronous Technologies: Kathleen Myers, Chair. Accepted for presentation at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  24. Khourochvili, M., Bohr, Y., Litwin, L., Lucassen, M. & Merry, S. (2016, October). Pilot Testing a Computerized CBT Program in a Remote Arctic Region: Nunavut Youth and Youth Workers Reflect on SPARX. Poster to be presented at the 50th annual convention of the American Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY. 
  25. Bohr, Y., Litwin, L., Lee, Y. & Hamel, K. (2016, June). SPARX -Nunavut: An innovative computer based intervention for boosting resilience against youth depression in Nunavut - Process and Outcome. Presentation at the 77th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.
  26. Lee, Y. & Bohr, Y. (2016, June). Are popular caregiver sensitivity measures consistent in their assessment of caregiver sensitivity in North America? Poster presented at the 77th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.
  27. Bohr, Y., Lee, Y., Armour, L., Sockett diMarco, N. Khourochvili, M. (2016, May). The crying clinic: evaluation of an innovative mental health service for new immigrant parents at risk for depression. Paper presented at the 15th World Congress of the World Association of Infant Mental health, Prague, Czech Republic.
  28. Litwin, L. & Bohr, Y. (2016, May). Culture, Maternal Sensitivity, and Infant Emotional Development: Protective factors of an urban Canadian Aboriginal population? Poster to be presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.
  29. Bohr, Y., Armour, L., Sockett diMarco, N., Lee, Y. K. Hamel, K., Perrier, R. (2015, June). The Crying Clinic: Process Evaluation Of Mental Health Services For New Parents At Risk For Depression And Their Infants. Presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association's 76th Annual Convention, Ottawa, ON.
  30. Bohr, Y., Lee, Y.K., Hamel, K., Armour, L., Shih, C. & Farwaha, S. (2015, June). Pilot Testing An Innovative Computer Based Intervention For Boosting Resilience Against Youth Depression In Nunavut. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association's 76th Annual Convention, Ottawa, ON.
  31. Bohr, Y., Shih, C., Litwin, L., Lee, Y., Hamel, K. (2015, March). Culture as Protective Factor when Considering Stress Calibration in Vulnerable Families. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of theSociety for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Philadelphia, PA.
  32. Litwin, L. & Bohr, Y. (2015, March). The Protective Role of Culture and Social Support on Positive Parenting and Child Outcomes in a Canadian Aboriginal Population. Poster presented at the BiennialMeeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Philadelphia, PA.
  33. Shih, C. & Bohr, Y. (2015, March). Parent and Grandparent Perceptions of Immigrant Chinese-Canadian Grandparents’ Caregiving Roles. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society forResearch in Child Development (SRCD), Philadelphia, PA.
  34. Dhayanandhan, B., & Bohr, Y. (2014, November). The Role of Identity Achievement in Supporting Adolescent Mothers in Stress Calibration and Adaptation to Parenthood: Reframing High RiskParenting. Poster to be presented at a Special Topic Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD): New Conceptualizations in the Study of Parenting-At-Risk. San Diego, California.
  35. Litwin, L. & Bohr, Y. (2014, November). Adaptive stress calibration: how cultural affiliation and social support can lead to new conceptualizations in understanding positive parenting in an urban CanadianAboriginal population. Poster to be presented at a Special Topic Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD): New Conceptualizations in the Study of Parenting-At-Risk. San Diego,California.
  36. Bohr, Y. & Shih, C. (2014, April). Conceptualizing Transnational Parent-Child Separation as Allostatic Stress Calibration: Clinical Pilot and Policy Implications. Poster presented at a Special Topic Meetingof the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD): Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice, Alexandria, VA.
  37. Dhayanandhan, B., & Bohr, Y. (2014, June). The role of social support and perceived stress in predicting maternal attributions in a sample of adolescent mothers. In Bohr, Y (Chair), Family Functioningand Child-Rearing Practices in Diverse Contexts. Paper presented at the 74th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, QC, June 2013.
  38. Chan, J., Shih, C. & Bohr, Y. (2013, June). Perceptions of maternal sensitivity and multiple caregivers in Chinese Canadian Immigrant Families. In Bohr, Y (Chair), Family Functioning and Child-RearingPractices in Diverse Contexts. Paper presented at the 74th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, QC, June 2013.
  39. Kanter, D. & Bohr, Y. (2013, June). The effect of parenting stress and parenting competence on the relationship between maternal depression and child behaviour problems. In Bohr, Y (Chair), FamilyFunctioning and Child-Rearing Practices in Diverse Contexts. Paper presented at the 74th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, QC, June 2013.
  40. Litwin, L. & Bohr, Y. (2013, June). Resilience in mother-infant dyads in a highly vulnerable sample. In Bohr, Y (Chair), Family Functioning and Child-Rearing Practices in Diverse Contexts. Paperpresented at the 74th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, QC, June 2013.
  41. Bohr, Y., Shih, C., Hynie, M., Whitfield, N., & Zafar, S. (2013, April). Transnational Parent-Child Separation Conceptualized as a Coping and Health-Seeking Strategy in Three Distinct Communities.Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, WA.
  42. Kanter, D. & Bohr, Y. (2013, April). Linking Maternal Depression, Behavioural Rigidity, and Child Externalizing Behaviour in Mother-Child Interactions. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of theSociety for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, WA.
  43. Bohr, Y., Hynie, M., Shih, C., Whitfield, N., & Zafar, S. (2012, February). Understanding Risk and Resilience in Transnational Parent-Child Separations: A Community-Based Participatory ActionApproach. Poster presented at: Positive Development of Minority Children, a Themed Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Tampa, FL.
  44. Chan, J.,Bohr, Y., & Muir, N. (2012, February). Enhancing parental sensitivity in diverse cultural contexts. Poster presented at: Positive Development of Minority Children, a Themed Meeting of theSociety for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Tampa, FL.
  45. Armour, L. & Bohr, Y. (2012, October). Innovation and collaboration: enhancing infant mental health services & mobilizing knowledge for immigrant families. Presentation made at the On New ShoresConference 2012, Toronto, ON.
  46. Riccio, G.,Bohr, Y., Dhayanandhan, B., Kanter, D. (2011, September). La maternita’ nelle adolescenti immigrate: uno studio esplorativo. Poster presented in XXIV Congresso Nazionale della SezionePsicologia dello Sviluppo e dell’Educazione. Associazione Italiana di Psicologia (AIP). Genova.
  47. Armour, L. & Bohr, Y. (2011, April). Culture-specific issues in infant mental health: Parent-infant separations in transnational families. Workshop presented at Expanding Horizons for the Early Years:Making Relationships Work for Infants and Toddlers. Toronto, ON.
  48. Bohr, Y. & Armour, L. (2011, April). Promoting resilience, addressing needs, and building relationships: Infant mental health intervention and research with First Nations communities. Workshoppresented at Expanding Horizons for the Early Years: Making Relationships Work for Infants and Toddlers. Toronto, ON.
  49. Baumgartner, E.,Bohr, Y., Riccio, G., Kanter, D., Summers, J., & Dhayanandhan, B. (2011, June). Early motherhood among Italian Adolescents of Roma descent: A qualitative interview study. In J.Connolly (Chair), Motherhood in Adolescence: Risks and Vulnerabilities, symposium conducted at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  50. Bohr, Y., Dhayanandhan, B., & Summers, J. & Kanter, D. (2011, March). A Phenomenological Approach to Understanding the Experience of Developmental Asynchrony among Adolescent Mothers andFathers. In N. DeGenna (Chair), Developmental Asynchrony in Teen Parents and Offspring: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives From the US, Canada, and Italy. Symposium presented at the BiennialMeeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  51. Chan, J. & Bohr, Y. (2011, March).The Influence of Acculturation on Parenting Among Chinese Canadian Immigrant Mothers. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research inChild Development, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  52. Halpert, B. A., Bohr, Y., & L. Brightling (2010, August). Modifying evidence-based programs and monitoring their effectiveness along the way. Poster presented at the American PsychologicalAssociation Annual Convention in San Diego, CA.
  53. Bensman, H., Holigrocki, R. & Bohr, Y. (2010, August). Modifying Attributions, Affect, and Relational Functioning of Women Victims of Domestic Violence: A Study of the PCIA-II/MAP Intervention.Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention in San Diego, CA.
  54. Bohr, Y., Kwong, K. & Whitfield, N. (2010, June). Transnational families and their infants: examples, conceptual issues and clinical implications. Presentation at the12th World Congress of the WorldAssociation for Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany.
  55. Baumgartner, E. & Bohr, Y. (2010, June). Mapping Parental Attributions in Diverse Contexts: Italian and Canadian Case Illustrations of the MAP intervention. Presentation at the12th World Congress ofthe World Association for Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany.
  56. Bohr, Y., Chan, J., Dhayanandhan, B., Halpert, B. & Whitfield, N. (2010, June). The utility of the NCAST coding system for documenting mother-infant interactions in diverse contexts. Poster workshoppresented at the12th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany.
  57. Chan, J., & Bohr, Y. (2010, July). Child-rearing strategies and caregiver-infant interaction among Chinese Canadian and European Canadian mothers: A cross-cultural study. Poster presented at the 12th World congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany.
  58. Chan, J., & Bohr, Y. (2010, July). Using the NCAST in different cultural contexts: A comparison of Chinese-Canadian and European-Canadian mothers. Poster workshop presented at the 12th Worldcongress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany.
  59. Dhayanandhan, B., & Bohr, Y. (2010, July). An Exploration of Interaction Patterns Among Adolescent Mothers and their Young Children: Risk Factors for Child Maltreatment. Poster workshoppresented at the 12th World Congress of the World Association of Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany, July 2010.
  60. Whitfield, N., Shih, C., Bohr, Y. (2010, July). The MAP intervention: Addressing maternal attributions using the NCAST. Poster workshop presented at 12th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Leipzig, Germany.
  61. Kwong, K. & Bohr, Y. (2010, June). Transnational Families and their Young Children: Trends, Practices, and Clinical and Policy Implications. Paper presented at the 2010 Joint World Conference onSocial Work and Social Development, Hong Kong, China.
  62. Baumgartner, E., Sette, S. & Bohr, Y. (2010, June). Links among socio-emotional competence, teacher-child relationships and peer acceptance in early childhood. Saba Ayman-Nolley, Chair. Paperpresented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society: Exploring Social, Developmental, and Educational Currents of Human Conduct, St. Louis, MI.
  63. Weiss, J.A., Viecili, M.A., MacMullin, J.A., Summers, J., & Bohr, Y. (2010, May). A Pilot Study of Group CBT Targeting Anxiety in Children with Asperger Syndrome. Poster presentation at theInternational Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.
  64. Summers, J., Bohr, Y. & Connolly, J. (2010, March). Giving Teen Fathers a Voice: Young Fathers Share their Experiences Balancing Adolescence and Parenthood. Poster presented at the BiennialMeeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.
  65. Dhayanandhan, B., Bohr, Y. & Connolly, J. (2010, March). Understanding the link between developmental tasks and child abuse potential among adolescent mothers living below the poverty line. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.
  66. Bohr, Y. & Whitfield, N. (2009, August). Infants and Parents in Transnational Families: New Contexts for Family Relationships. In W. Pickren (Chair), Coping Strategies for Recent Migrants---Cultural,Social, and Personal Strengths. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention in Toronto, ON.
  67. Bohr, Y, Armour, L., Dhayanandhan, B. (2009, August). Addressing negative parental attributions in high-risk Canadian dyads. In Y. Bohr (Chair), Mapping Parent-Child Interactions --A Brief CognitiveIntervention for High-Risk Dyads. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention in Toronto, ON.
  68. Baumgartner, E. & De Luca, D, & Chan, J. (2009, August). Using MAP in different cultural contexts: An Italian case study. In Bohr, Y. (Chair), Mapping Parent-Child Interactions --A Brief CognitiveIntervention for High-Risk Dyads. Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention in Toronto, ON.
  69. Chan, J. & Bohr, Y. (August, 2009). Parenting strategies and caregiver-infant interaction: A cross-cultural comparison. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the AmericanPsychological Association, Toronto, ON.
  70. Halpert, B. A., Bohr, Y. (2009, August). An evidence-based parenting program modified for use in a community mental health centre. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the AmericanPsychological Association, Toronto, ON.
  71. Dhayanandhan, B. & Bohr, Y. (2009, June). An examination of the relationship between poverty, adolescent parenting, and child abuse potential: Predictors of resilience. Poster presented at the annualconvention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.
  72. Halpert, B. A., Bohr, Y. (2009, June). Atypical Maternal Behaviour and its Association with Maternal Confidence, Maternal Depression and Familial Demographic Variables. Poster session presented atthe annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.
  73. Whitfield, N. & Bohr, Y. (2009, June). The Impact of Parent-Child Separation on Chinese Canadian Immigrant Mothers: A Qualitative Analysis. Poster presented at the Canadian PsychologicalAssociation Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  74. Bohr, Y., Whitfield, N. & Chan, J. (2009, April). Transnational Parenting: A New Context for Attachment and the Need for Better Models. In M. Kia-Keating (Chair): Socio- Ecological and ContextualParadigms: Guiding Clinicians in Culturally Meaningful Work with Children from Diverse Backgrounds. Paper presented at The Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver,CO.
  75. Bohr, Y., Armour, L. & Dhayanandhan, B. (2009, April). Bridging the Science-Practice Divide: Building Community Clinical Research on Knowledge Exchange. In J. Symonds (Chair): New Approachesto Researching Child and Adolescent Development. Symposium conducted at The Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.
  76. Summers, J. & Bohr, Y. (April 2009). Does group CBT for childhood anxiety remain effective when conducted in a community mental health centre? Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of theSociety for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO.
  77. Whitfield, N. & Bohr, Y. (2009, April). The Impact of Mother-Child Separation on Chinese Canadian Immigrant Families: A Mixed Methods Analysis. Poster presented at the 2009 Society for Research inChild Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, CO.
  78. Summers, J. & Bohr, Y. (2008, November). Community-Based group Treatment for Childhood Anxiety: Quantitative and Qualitative Effectiveness. In Y. Bohr (Chair): Cognitive Behavior Approacheswith Children and Youths: From Research Trials to Community Based Adaptations. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association of the American Association of Behavioral andCognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
  79. Whitfield, N., & Bohr, Y. (2008, November). Worlds apart: The experience of mother- child separation in Chinese Canadian families. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual On New Shores Conference,Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  80. Bohr, Y. (2008, November). Chair: Cognitive Behavior Approaches with Children and Youths: From Research Trials to Community Based Adaptations. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association of the American Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.
  81. Bohr, Y. & Armour, L. (2008, November). Building Partnerships: Bringing Research to Children’s Mental Health in Ontario. Paper presented at the Children’s Mental Health Ontario AnnualConference, Toronto, ON.
  82. Bohr, Y., Armour, L. & Sockett di Marco, N. (2008, August). Modifying Risky Parental Attributions: A Brief Cognitive Approach to the Prevention of Relationship Ruptures and Infant Maltreatment (theMAP method). Workshop presented at the11th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Yokohama, Japan.
  83. Bohr, Y. (2008, August). Models for Working with Infants from Transnational Immigrant Families: Questions, Dilemmas and Case Illustrations. Clinical Teach-In, presented at the 11th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Yokohama, Japan.
  84. Bohr, Y., Sockett di Marco, N., Armour, L. (2008, June). Mapping positive infant-parent interactions: a brief cognitive approach to the prevention of relationship ruptures and infant maltreatment (theMAP method). Workshop presented at the 2008 Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.
  85. Bohr, Y. & Mullen-Whitfield, N. (2008, June). Practicing infant mental health in a trans- cultural context: the case of satellite babies. Workshop presented at the 2008 Annual Convention of theCanadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.
  86. Whitfield, N., & Bohr, Y. (2008, June). “Satellite Babies”: Parent-infant separation and child socioemotional functioning in Chinese Canadian immigrant families. Poster presented at the AnnualConvention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  87. Bohr, Y., Sockett di Marco, N., Armour, L. (2008, April). Exploring Hearts and Minds: A Parent-Infant Intervention to Address Negative Parental Attributions in a Context of Attachment. Paper presentedat Expanding Horizons for The Early Years: Practice, Research & Promoting Change, national conference of the Infant Mental Health Promotion Project (IMP), Toronto, ON.
  88. Bohr, Y. & Armour, L. (2008, April). Building Bridges – Bringing Research into Community Clinical Practice with Infants and Preschoolers. Poster presented at Expanding Horizons for The Early Years:Practice, Research & Promoting Change, national conference of the Infant Mental Health Promotion Project (IMP), Toronto, ON.
  89. Bohr, Y. & Mullen-Whitfield (2008, April). Satellite Babies: Parent-infant separation in Chinese Canadian immigrant families. Poster presented at Expanding Horizons for The Early Years: Practice,Research & Promoting Change, national conference of the Infant Mental Health Promotion Project (IMP) Toronto, ON.
  90. Bohr, Y. & Armour, L. (2007, November). Building Bridges – Bringing Research and Evidence-Based Practice to Children’s Mental Health, Poster presented at Designing Our Future, Children’sMental Health Ontario 2007 Conference, Toronto, ON.
  91. Bohr, Y. (2007, October). The effects of trans-nationalism on infant development: are we meeting the mental health needs of our youngest victims of globalization? Paper presented at Transculturalmental health in a changing world: Building a global response, World Federation for Mental Health Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  92. Bohr, Y., Armour, L., Sockett di Marco, N., Halpert, B., Mullen, N. & Chan, J. (2007, July). Modifying risky parental attributions: a brief cognitive approach to the prevention of relationship ruptures andchild maltreatment. Workshop presented at the World Congress of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Barcelona, Spain.
  93. Bohr, Y., Sockett di Marco, N., Armour, L., Halpert, B., Mullen, N. & Gates, S. (2007, July). Addressing parental cognitions in the context of Attachment: an intervention to reduce risk for maltreatment. Poster presented at, International Attachment Conference, Braga, Portugal.
  94. Bohr, Y., Armour, L., Sockett di Marco, N. & Halpert, B., Mullen, N. (2007, May). Putting themselves in their children’s shoes: an intervention to address negative parental attributions in a context ofattachment. Workshop presented at the 2007 Child Psychotherapies and Development conference, Department of Psychiatry, the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON.
  95. Summers, J. & Bohr, Y. (2007, April). Does a community-based, empirically grounded CBT intervention for childhood anxiety generalize to social and classroom functioning? Six diverse casestudies. Poster presented at Hand in Hand: Anxiety Disorders and Co- morbid Conditions, Third National ADAC/ACTA Conference, Montréal, QC.
  96. Bohr, Y. (2007, March). Satellite Babies and the Globalization of Infancy: Examples from the Chinese Canadian Community. In Y. Hsueh, (Chair): Across Regions and Cultures: Chinese Parenting,Early Childhood Development and Education. The Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
  97. Bohr, Y. & Armour, L. (2007, March). Bridging the Great Divide: Bringing Research into Community Clinical Practice with infants and pre-schoolers. Poster presented at The Biennial Meeting of theSociety for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
  98. Summers, J. & Bohr, Y. (2006, November). Does CBT for Childhood Anxiety Generalize to Social and Classroom Functioning in a Diverse Group of Children? The Challenges of bringing anEmpirically Grounded Intervention to a Community Setting. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  99. Bohr, Y. & Tse, C. (2006, July). Satellite Babies: Transnationalism and the globalization of infancy. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the World Association of Infant Mental Health, Paris, France.
  100. Bohr, Y. and Holigrocki, R. J. (2006, June). Modifying negative parental attributions through play: A first step in preventing maltreatment? The Annual Meeting of the Society for PsychotherapyResearch, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  101. Holigrocki, R. J., Hudson Crain, R., & Bohr, Y. (2006, March). When direct observation assessment becomes treatment: Modifying the negative attributions of women victims of domestic violence.In C. T. Fischer (Chair): Collaborative Feedback. The Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA.
  102. Bohr, Y. (2005, April). Infant Mental Health Programs: Experimenting With Innovative Models. Paper Presented at Expanding Horizons For The Early Years, national conference of the InfantMental Health Promotion Project, (IMP) conference, Toronto, ON.
  103. Bohr, Y. (2004, July). Play, Attachment, and Negative Parental Attributions: an Innovative Intervention. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association,Honolulu, HI.
  104. Bohr, Y. (2004, June). Visits to the Zoo and Infant Mental Health: Experimenting with Innovative Models of Treatment for the Very Young. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of theCanadian Psychological Association, St. John’s, ND.
  105. Bohr, Y. (1999, April). Children with physical disabilities; friendship, self-concept and the role of social attributions. Poster presented at The Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in ChildDevelopment, Albuquerque, NM.

Invited Community Presentations:

  1. Bohr, Y. (2020). Models and Strategies for Helping Families with Young Children Navigate the Uncertainties of a Pandemic. Workshop for the Fondazione Uniroma 1 (University of Rome ). Delivered virtually (2020, September).
  2. 2. Bohr, Y. (2020). Single Session Brief Intervention. Workshop for the York University Psychology Clinic. Delivered virtually (2020, June).
  3. Armour, L., Sockett-DiMarco, N., Bohr, Y., & Khourochvili, M. & Lee, Y. (2017, May). Extending Walk-in Services to our Youngest Clients: The Crying Clinic as a Counselling Resource for New Parents from Diverse Communities. Workshop presented at the Ontario Walk-in Counselling Clinic Symposium, Windz Institute, Oakville, ON.
  4. Bohr, Y. (2013, July). Usefulness of the Allostastic Calibration Model of Stress Regulation in Addressing Parenting in High Risk Contexts: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations. Invited talkpresented at the Dipartimento di Psicologia dei Processi di Sviluppo e Socializzazione Centro, University of Rome, La Sapienza.
  5. Bohr, Y. (2013, July). Assessing maternal sensitivity, reflectivity and cognitive schemas in view of providing empirically supported infant mental health interventions. Workshop presented at the Dipartimentodi Psicologia dei Processi di Sviluppo e Socializzazione Centro, University of Rome, La Sapienza.
  6. Bohr, Y., Hynie, M. & McGrath, S. (2012, December). Maternal Mental Health And its Links to Infant Health and Mental Health. Invited 3-Day workshop by the Canadian Mental Health team for theMaternal, Newborn & Child Health in Rwanda project (CIDA funded, PI: David Cechetto); Presentation to be made in Kigali, Rwanda, December 5-7, 2012.
  7. Bohr, Y. (2011, October). An Intervention for Teen Mothers and Their Babies: The MAP tool to support parental reflectivity, sensitivity and positive attributions. Workshop presented at the A DevelopmentalPerspective on Adolescent Mothers: Adolescents, Infants and Relationships conference, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, October 13 & 14, 2011.
  8. Bohr, Y., Chan, J. & Bornstein, M. (2011, June). Attachment and Culture. Maternal sensitivity: a cultural phenomenon in the eye of the beholder? Presentation at the Home County National AttachmentWorkshop, Glendon College, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  9. Bohr, Y, Armour, L., Sockett diMarco, N., Shih, C. & Chan, J. (2009, September). Training course in the Mapping the Attributions of Parents (MAP) method. Algoma Children’s Aid, Garden River Reserve,Algoma Child and Family Services. September 22 & 23, 2009, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
  10. Bohr, Y. (2009, July). Teen Parents: Risks, Resilience and Developmental Asynchrony Invited seminar, the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, July 1, 2008.
  11. Bohr, Y. (2009, June). Clinical Interviewing strategies. Invited workshop, the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, June 29, 2009.
  12. Bohr, Y. & Whitfield, N. (2009, March). Meeting the Needs of Chinese Immigrant Families - the case of Satellite Babies. Presented at the public seminar on Immigrant and Refugee Mothers' Health, theCentre of Excellence for Research in Immigration and Settlement, The Ontario Metropolis Centre, Toronto, March 6, 2009.
  13. Bohr, Y., (2008, October). Infant Mental Health in Canada: Current Issues and Challenges. Invited Presentation, Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and the Canada Prenatal NutritionProgram (CPNP) CAPC/CPNP Conference, Minnett, Ontario, October 6, 2008.
  14. Bohr, Y., (2008, August). Infant Mental Health in Ontario: Current Issues. ResearchImpact Presentation to the Strategic Policy and Planning Division, Ontario Ministry of Child and Youth Services, Toronto,August 27, 2008.
  15. Bohr, Y., (2008, May). Linking parental attributions with cognitive schemas related to trauma: lessons learnt from clinical interventions aimed at maltreatment risk. Invited presentation, Home CountyAttachment Workshop, Quebec, QC, May 21-23, 2008.
  16. Bohr, Y. (2008). Cognitive behavioural intervention for childhood anxiety: opportunities and challenges. Invited workshop, the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, May, 2008.
  17. Bohr, Y. (2008). Methods in infant mental health: Linking parental attributions with cognitive schemata related to trauma. Invited seminar, the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, May, 2008.
  18. Bohr, Y. (2007). Modifying risky parental attributions: a brief cognitive approach to the prevention of relationship ruptures and child maltreatment. Invited seminar, the University of Rome, La Sapienza,Roma, June 6, 2007.
  19. Bohr, Y. (2006). Implementation of Evidence-based Practice in Ontario: Practical Issues, Lessons Learned. Panel moderator and discussant. Policy, Partners and Practice: from Evidence to Action,2006 Children’s Mental Health Ontario Conference, Toronto, Ontario, November 2006.
  20. Bohr, Y., Brown, D., Schmidt, F. & Totten, M. (2006). Evidence-based practice: communities of practice in violence prevention. Workshop presented at the Joint Conference of the OntarioAssociation of Children's Aid Societies (OACAS) and Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO), June 2006, Toronto, Ontario.
  21. Bohr, Y. (2005). Models of community-based children’s mental health in Canada: Overview and Illustration. Invited Lecture, Freie Universitaet Berlin, June 29, 2005.
  22. Bohr, Y. (2003). What Does a Trip to the Zoo Have to Do with Infant Mental Health? Invited presentation at On The Right Track, Children’s Mental Health Ontario Annual Conference, Toronto,Ontario, May 2003.
  23. Bohr, Y. (1995). Social skills and friendship in children with physical and learning disabilities. Presentation at the Annual meeting, The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC, Ontario Chapter),Toronto, June 1995.
  24. Bohr, Y. (1994). Social-emotional Issues for the adolescent with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Presentation at the Annual Meeting, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC, Ontario Chapter),Toronto, Ontario, June 1994.
  25. Bohr, Y. (1992). A social skills training program for neurologically impaired and learning disabled students. Presentation at the Annual Meeting, Council for Exceptional Children, (CEC, Ontario chapter),Toronto, June 1992.

Community Presentations:

  1. Khourochvili, M., Fanos, M., Bohr, Y., Pillai Riddell, R., Perrier, R., Lee, Y., & Sockett-DiMarco, N. (2017, June). The Crying Clinic: An innovative, accessible mental health service for new parents and infants who may be at risk. Poster presented at the LaMarsh Graduate Student Symposium, York University, Toronto, ON.
  2. Bohr, Y. & Litwin, L. (2017, March). Making SPARX fly in Nunavut: Inuit Youth Test a Video Game Intervention. Presentation made at Science on Ice, community conference, York University.
  3. Bohr, Y., Bailey, H., Armour, L., McLean, H., Lee, Y. & Redden, E. (June, 2015). In search of a more comprehensive assessment of the quality of caregiver-infant relationship: can we do better at evaluating risk? Presentation at the 2015 Pederson, Moran & Goldberg Attachment Symposium. Quebec, QC.
  4. Bohr, Y. (2006). Evidence based practice in children’s mental health: Current issues and future directions. La Marsh Centre for Research on Violence & Conflict Resolution, January 30, 2006.
  5. Bohr, Y. (2002). The Caring Community; an intensive violence prevention/intervention project in a Toronto District School Board school. Invited presentation at the Safer Schools, Safer Communitiesconference, Waterloo Education Foundation, Waterloo, Ontario, May 11, 2002
  6. Bohr, Y. (2002). Cognitive behavioural treatment for children and families: a 5-session course for children's mental health clinicians. Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre, Toronto, Ontario,October 2001; Tri-Hospital Committee, Trillium Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, April 2002.
  7. Bohr, Y. (1999). ADHD: current research and recommended classroom modifications. Two presentations, at Frankfurt International School, Frankfurt, Germany.
  8. Bohr, Y. (1999). Gifted students: social-emotional needs and curriculum modifications. Three presentations, at Frankfurt International School, Frankfurt, Germany.
  9. Bohr, Y. (1998). Stress in academic environments. Two presentations at Frankfurt International School, Frankfurt, Germany, November 1998.
  10. Bohr, Y. (1996). Confidentiality and university and college counselling centres. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of The Canadian Association of College and University Student Services, June1996, Vancouver, BC.
  11. Bohr, Y. (1995). Your child’s self-esteem and behaviour management, presentation to parents, Toronto Board of Education, April 1995.
  12. Bohr, Y. (1994). Social-emotional Issues for the adolescent with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, presentation: Bloorview MacMillan Rehabilitation Centre, Toronto, March 1994.
  13. Bohr, Y. (1986). Topics on Women's and Children's Mental Health, presenter in a series of 10 television programs for CBC, Radio Canada's L'Art de Vivre.