GABRIELLE HESELTON, EDMONTON, AB

Master of Counselling

Thesis Topic — The experiences of childhood adversity and resilience in autistic individuals

PEER-REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

 

Heselton, G., Rempel, G. R., & Nicholas, D. (2021). “Realizing the problem wasn’t necessarily me”: The meaning of childhood adversity and resilience in the lives of autistic adults. Abstract for poster presentation May 5-8, 2021 at International Society for Autism Research, Virtual Conference. [Abstract ID 38990. Accepted March 2, 2021]

 

Heselton, G. (2020, October 17). Moving beyond researching ON to researching WITH: Lessons from the autism community. Paper presented at Athabasca University Graduate Student Research Conference, Virtual Conference.

 

Heselton, G. (2020, May). Exploring childhood adversity and resilience with autistic clients: Why it matters. Abstract accepted for Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association National conference, Edmonton, AB. Conference cancelled.

 

Heselton, G. (2019, October). Understanding childhood adversity and resilience: Perspectives of autistic adults. Research proposal presented at Athabasca University Graduate Student Research Conference, Edmonton, AB.

RACHEL LAVERY

Master of Counselling (2019)

Thesis Topic — Parental perceptions of behaviour change: A Circle of Security Parenting™: A qualitative study

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LISA M. GRAY

Master of Counselling (2018)

Thesis Topic — Considering shifts in parenting after the 8-week Circle of Security© Parenting program

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Current PhD Student, University of Alberta

 

Recent Award: Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal See story

 

Gray, L., Wong, G., Rempel, G. R., & Cook, K. (2020). Expanding qualitative research interviewing strategies: Zoom video communications. The Qualitative Report, 25(5), 1292-1301. Link

 

Gray, L., Rempel, G. R., Wong, G., & Cook, K. (2020, Sept). The boom of Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic: Moving qualitative research online. Presentation for NVivo Virtual Conference: Qualitative Research in a Changing World, Virtual Conference.

 

Gray, L., Rempel, G. R., & Wong, G. (2018, May). The use of video teleconferencing as a qualitative method of data collection. Paper presented for presentation at the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology 16th Qualitative Methods Conference, Banff, AB.

SARAH PARFENIUK

Master of Nursing (2018)

Program Manager, Living Donor & Transplantation, Canadian Blood Services

 

Parfeniuk, S., Petrovic, K., MacIsaac, P., Cook, K. A., & Rempel, G. R. (2020). Transition readiness measures for emerging adults with chronic disease: A systematic review. Journal of Transition Medicine, 2(1), 1-16. Link

MONICA DE ROO

Master of Counselling (2016)

Thesis Topic — Reflective functioning: An analysis of measures and the 18-item parent reflective functioning questionnaire

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De Roo, M., Wong, G., Rempel, G. R., & Fraser, S. (2019). Advancing optimal development in children: Examining the construct validity of a parent reflective functioning questionnaire. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, 2(1), e11561. Link

LAURIE SCHMIDT

Master of Health Science (2012)

Current PhD Candidate, University of Regina

 

“We have this saying, you do what you can”: A qualitative description of physical activity among older adults in rural Saskatchewan Link

 

Schmidt, L., Rempel, G., Murray, T., McHugh, T., & Vallance, J. (2016). “We have this saying, you do what you can”: Exploring perceptions of physical activity among older adults in rural Canada. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health Well-being, 11. Link

Education

  • Ph.D. (Nursing) University of Alberta
  • MSN (Clinical Specialization) University of British Columbia
  • BSN University of British Columbia

Teaching & Learning Interests

  • Relationship-based parenting – Circle of Security ParentingTM
  • Philosophical foundations of nursing
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research methods

Scholarship and Research Interests

  • Parenting children with complex health issues
  • Resilience and attachment
  • Transition from pediatric to adult care

Professional Associations

  • College and Association of Registered Nurses
  • Society for Pediatric Cardiovascular Nurses
  • Women and Children’s Health Research Institute
  • International Institute of Qualitative Methodology (IIQM)

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“Realizing the problem wasn’t necessarily me”: the meaning of childhood adversity and resilience in the lives of autistic adults

2022

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Authors: GA Heselton, GR Rempel, DB Nicholas

Publisher: International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being 17 (1 …

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