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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 Human Resources for Health Management. 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 (www.psychotraumanetwork.com) and the TCD Lead Investigator for Perform2Scale (www.perform2scale.org).
  Global Health   IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH   Organizational Behavior and Psychology   POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS   PSYCHOLOGY   Social Psychology
 CONTEXT - The Collaborative Network for Training and Excellence in Psychotraumatology
 Perform2Scale
 How Community Conversations influence behavior change communication for health: A realist evaluation in Marsabit, Kenya.
 Improving the Psychological Treatment of Refugees and Asylum Seekers who have experienced torture and other forms of extreme trauma.
 Strengthening Post-graduate Health Education and Research in Sudan

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Deputy Editor, BMC Globalization and Health (Impact Factor: 2.540) 2014-Present
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Member, Red Cross Red Crescent Research Network on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support 2017 Present
Member, European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS) 2017 Present
Member, Mental Health Innovations Network 2016 Present
Member, Canadian Society for International Health 2016 Present
Member, Health Systems Global 2016 Present
Power, J., Gilmore, B., Vallières, F., Toomey, E., Mannan, H. and McAuliffe, E. , Adapting Health Interventions for Local Fit when Scaling-up: A Realist Review Protocol. , BMJ Open, 9, (1), 2019, pe022084 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Perez, S. and Vallières, F. , How Do Religious People Become Atheists? Applying a Grounded Theory Approach to Propose a Model of Deconversion, Secularism and Nonreligion, 2019, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Njoroge Karuga, R., Mireku, M., Muturi, K., McCollum, R., Vallières, F., Kumar, M., Taegtmeyer, M. and Otiso, L. , Supportive supervision of close-to-community providers of health care in Kenya: findings from a context analysis and quality improvement intervention in two counties. , PLOS ONE, 2019, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Hyland, P., McGinty, G., Karatzias, T., Murphy, J., Vallières, F., McHugh Power, J., Can the REBT theory explain loneliness? Theoretical and clinical applications, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 48, (1), 2019, p39 - 51, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
McVeigh, J., MacLachlan, M., Vallières, F., Hyland, P., Stilz, R., Cox, H., Fraser, A., Identifying Predictors of Stress and Job Satisfaction in a Sample of Merchant Seafarers using Structural Equation Modelling, Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 2019, p70-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gilmore, B., Yishak, Y., Mutunga, N.Z., Maina, M.E., Omollo, W., Mugu, C., Gahan., Vallieres, F. , Innovation in Methodology - Thinking Outside the Black Box by Using Realist Evaluations to Study Social Behaviour Change Interventions, Africa Social & Behaviour Change Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, February 19-21, 2019, 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Vallières, F., Hyland, P., Murphy, J., Hansen, M., Shevlin, M., Elklit, A., Ceannt, R. Bramsen, R.H. , Training the next generation of Psychotraumatologists: A New Collaborative Network for Training and Excellence in Psychotraumatology (CONTEXT). , European Journal of Psychotraumatology., 9, (1), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Hyland, P., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Carey, S., Vallieres, F., Murphy, D., & Elklit, A. , Correlates of a General Psychopathology Factor within a Clinical Sample of Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors., Journal of Affective Disorders, 232, 2018, p109 - 115, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Vallières, F., Hyland, P., McAuliffe, E., Mahmud, I., Tulloch, O., Walker, P. & Taegtmeyer, M. , A new tool to measure approaches to supervision from the perspective of community health workers: a prospective, longitudinal, validation study in seven countries, BMC Health Services Research, 18, (1), 2018, p806-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Hyland, P., Ceannt, R., Daccache, F., Abou Daher, R., Sleiman, J., Gilmore, B., Shevlin, M., Murphy, J. and Vallières, F. , Are Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex- PTSD Distinguishable within a treatment seeking sample of Syrian Refugees Living in Lebanon?, Global Mental Health, 5, 2018, pe14-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
  

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Vallières, F., Ceannt, R., Daccache, F., Daher, R., Sleiman, J., Gilmore, B., Byrne, S., Shevlin, M., Murphy, J., and Hyland, P. , Validation and clinical utility of Complex PTSD diagnosis for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRCRC) Research Network on Mental Health Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Annual Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22-23, 2017, Oral Presentation, ACCEPTED
Vallières, F., Hyland, P., McAuliffe, E., Mahmud, I., Tulloch, O., Walker, P. & Taegtmeyer, M. , Validation of the Perceived Supervision Scale to measure supervision of community health workers, International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRCRC) Research Network on Mental Health Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Annual Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22-23, 2017, Oral Presentation, ACCEPTED
Aldamman, K., Bramsen, R. H., Hansen, M., Wiedemann, N., Munk, M., and Vallières, F. , Managerial Practices to Ensure the Wellbeing of Humanitarian Volunteers. , International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRCRC) Research Network on Mental Health Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Annual Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22-23, 2017, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Perera, C., Scott, T., Wiedemann, N., Vallières, F., Scalable psychological interventions for reducing psychological distress in migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: a systematic literature review. , International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRCRC) Research Network on Mental Health Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Annual Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 22-23, 2017, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Haahr-Pedersen, I., Bramsen, R.H., Hansen, M., Spitz, P., Hyland, P., and Vallières, F., Multiple Adversities: Investigation of Polyvictimization in Child Abuse Cases. , 8th Hindsgavl Conference of The Research Network against Child Abuse, Middelfart, Denmark, September 2017, Poster, PUBLISHED

  

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Canadian Women Leaders in Global Health 2018
Appreciation Award, Sudan Medical Specialization Board 2017
Young Woman of Merit, YWCA Montréal 2013
Châtelaine, Finalist, Young Woman of the Year Award 2011
Kevany Award 2010
Organisational Psychology | Health Management | Health System Strengthening | Task Shifting for Global Health (Community Health Workers) | Global Mental Health (Psychological Impact of Trauma) | Scale Development and Validation