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Dr. Frédérique Vallieres

Assistant Professor/CoOrdinator Indigo (Psychology)


Frédérique Vallières is a Lecturer in Global Health and Psychology and the Director of the International Doctorate in Global Health Programme (INDIGO). Based in the Centre for Global Health and the School of Psychology, Frédérique's research focuses on the application of Psychology to Global Health, with a focus on Global Mental Health and Organisational Psychology. Over the last decade, Frédérique has conducted and led global health research in Canada, China, Kenya, Lebanon, Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. Frédérique received her BSc in Psychology from McGill University in 2006, and her MSc in Global Health (2010) and PhD in Public Health and Primary Care (2014) from Trinity College Dublin. She is currently the Principal Investigator for CONTEXT (the Collaborative Network for Training Excellence in Psychotraumatology).
  Global Health   IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH   Organizational Behavior and Psychology   POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS   PSYCHOLOGY   Social Psychology
 CONTEXT - The Collaborative Network for Training and Excellence in Psychotraumatology
 SMSB-CGH Partnership
 Coordinator Support Grant
 Validating the ICD-11 Trauma Questionnaire for use with Syrian Refugees

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Deputy Editor, BMC Globalization and Health (Impact Factor: 2.540) 2014-Present
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Hyland, P., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Vallières, F., McElroy, E., Elklit, A., Christoffersen, M., & Cloitre, M. , Variation in post-traumatic response: The role of trauma type in predicting ICD-11 PTSD and CPTSD symptoms. , Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52, (6), 2017, p727 - 736, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Elklit, A., Murphy, J., Vallières, F., Garvert, D. W., & Cloitre, M. , An assessment of the construct validity of the ICD-11 proposal for complex posttraumatic stress disorder. , Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy., 9, (1), 2017, p1 - 9, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Vallières, F., McAuliffe, E., Galligan, M., Hyland, P. & Ghee, A. , Measuring Work Engagement Among Community Health Workers in Sierra Leone: Validating the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale., Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology., 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Oltean, H-R., Hyland, P., Vallières, F. & David, D.O. , An empirical assessment of REBT models of psychopathology and psychological health in the prediction of anxiety and depression symptoms., Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 2017, p1 - 16, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Perera, C., Holm-Bramsen, R., Hansen, M., Wiedemann, N., & Vallières, F. , Scalable psychological interventions for reducing psychological distress in migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: a systematic literature review. , 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, Dublin, Ireland, 2017, Oral Presentation, ACCEPTED
Abu Agla, A., Vallières, F. and Badr, E. , Strengthening Research Capacity and Supervision for MD students: A new partnership between the Sudan Medical Specialization Board and the Centre for Global Health. , 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, Dublin, Ireland , 2017, Poster, ACCEPTED
Flanagan, N., Vallières, F., Halpin, R., & Elklit, A. , Transgenerational trauma among refugees: Preventing the Transmission of Trauma from Parent to Child. , ESTSS 15th Annual Meeting , Odense, Denmark, 2017, Poster, PUBLISHED
Aldamman, K., Hom-Bramsen, R., Hansen, M., Wiedemann, N., Munk, M., & Vallières, F. , Caring for Volunteers: Ensuring the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Humanitarian Volunteers in Conflicts. , ESTSS 15th Annual Meeting , Odense, Denmark, 2017, Poster, PUBLISHED
Haahr-Pedersen, I., Holm-Bramsen, R., Hansen, M., Spitz, P., Hyland, P., & Vallières, F. , Investigating Poly-Victimization in Child Abuse Cases. , ESTSS 15th Annual Meeting , Odense, Denmark, 2017, Poster, PUBLISHED
Sherwood, L., Reid, T., Murphy, J., Hyland, P., & Vallières, F. , Identifying Context-Specific Risk for Discrete Trauma Exposed PSNI Officer Population. , ESTSS 15th Annual Meeting , Odense, Denmark, 2017, Poster, PUBLISHED

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Award Date
Young Woman of Merit, YWCA Montréal 2013
Appreciation Award, Sudan Medical Specialization Board 2017
Châtelaine, Finalist, Young Woman of the Year Award 2011
Kevany Award 2010
Organisational Psychology | Health System Strengthening | Task Shifting for Global Health (Community Health Workers) | Global Mental Health (Psychological Impact of Trauma) | Scale Development and Validation