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Elizabeth Levin


Elizabeth Levin

Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Laurentian University Campus
935 Ramsey Lake Road 
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada 
Phone:   705-662-7250
Fax: 705-675-4858
Email: elevin@nosm.ca

Current Position


Division Head, Human Sciences Division, Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)

Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Laurentian University

Accredited:          Ph.D. - Human Studies

                           M.A. - Psychology

                           M.A./M.Sc. – Human Development

Education


Ph.D.                  Psychology, 1986, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

M.A.                   Psychology, 1978, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

B.Sc. (Hon.)        Psychology, 1975, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada  
   

Profile


Elizabeth Levin has been teaching chid development and clinical child psychology to undergraduate and graduate students for over thirty years.  She also developed the course in health psychology which incorporates problem based learning based on her experience with CBL facilitation at NOSM. She supervises graduate students in the Psychology, Human Development and Interdisciplinary Human Studies program and has supervised more than 50 graduate theses at Laurentian University.


Levin’s research interests focus on parenting styles and children’s conceptions of parenting.  She speaks frequently to the media and the public on parenting and child development issues. She is interested in many areas related to development and is currently working in the area of youth mental health.


Levin is the editor of the Canadian Clinical Psychologist and an associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Psychology Practice.


Elizabeth Levin served as the chairperson of the Psychology Department at Laurentian University for twelve years and was also the Vice Dean of Social Sciences. She has also served as coordinator of the graduate program in Human Development and the Psychology Graduate program. She brings a strong record of accomplishment in university administration to the position of Division Head.

Levin graduated from McGill University with an Honour’s Bachelor of Science degree, and obtained her master’s and doctorate in child psychology from the University of Waterloo. Levin is also registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario; as a registered clinical child psychologist, Levin consults to several agencies and institutions providing services to children and families.


Current Research


Research in the area of youth mental health – incidence, awareness of and treatment strategies

Bullying

Parenting Conceptions  

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations

Levin, E., (in press). Maternity homes. In L. Cousins Ed.). Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. Sage.


Levin, E., & Bohler, H. (in press). Medicine: Diversity in the workforce. In L. Cousins Ed.). Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. Sage.


Sattler, J., & Levin, E. (2014).   Adaptive behavior.  Chapter 11.  In J. Sattler (Ed.), Foundations of Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Assessment of Children. 6th ed. J.M. Sattler Publishers.


Pettalia, J., Levin, E., & Dickinson, J. (2013). Cyberbullying: Eliciting harm without consequence. Computers in Human Behavior, (6), 2758-2765.


Djivre, S., Levin, E., Schinke, R., & Porter, E. (2012).  Five residents speak: The meaning of living with dying in a long-term care home.  Death Studies, 36(6), 487-518.


Nuno, M., Levin, E., & Whissell, C. (2012).  Impact of parental divorce on trust and loneliness in young adults.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, June. 


Levin, E., Garg, R., & Tremblay, L. (2012).  The roles of emotional intelligence, adjustment to university, parenting style, and problem behaviors in post-secondary academic achievement.  Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Vancouver.


Levin, E. (2011). Assessment.  In S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.).  Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development.  New York, NY: Springer Science, 1, 152-153.


Falcioni, J., Levin, E., Managhan, T., Whissell, C., & Watson, S. (2011).  The progress of children diagnosed with autistic disorder who received intensive behavioural intervention.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, June.


Ouellette, S., Levin, E., Persi, J., & Garg, R. (2011).  A retrospective study of child and adolescent psychiatric and multidisciplinary teleconsultations.  Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Halifax, May.


Levin, E. (2008).  School initiatives to prevent obesity. In K. Keller (Ed.)  Encyclopedia of Obesity, 918-923.  Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.


Urajnik, D., Levin, E., & Garg, R. (2008).  Child development. In Y. Zhang (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Health, Volume 1, 385-389.  Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.


Levin, E. (2008).  Learning disorders. In Y. Zhang (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Health. Volume 3, 999-102. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.


Levin, E., & Bonder, L. (2008).  Child behavior disorders.  In Y. Zhang (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Health. Volume 1, 383-384. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications.  

 

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