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Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Adolescent development
  • Resilience processes
  • Program evaluation
  • Transition from secondary to tertiary

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About Laurie Chapin

Laurie's research experience relates to resilience of young people from various populations. Laurie’s current research interests are in the resilience of youth, investigating outcomes like leadership, psychological wellbeing, and academic engagement, as well as youth programs to build resilience and promoting positive outcomes.

Laurie is also interested in the needs and potential vulnerability of first-in-family (FIF) university students. She has developed VU Kick Start, a program aimed at building the resilience of FIF students in their first year of study.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Colorado State University, 2010
  • MS, Colorado State University, 2005
  • BA, Colorado State University, 2000

Key publications

Year Citation
2018 Parkhill, A., Deans, C. L., & Chapin, L. A. (180501). Pre-leadership processes in leadership training for adolescents. Children and Youth Services Review, 88 (375-379).

doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.03.033

2018 Chapin, L. A. (180101). Australian university students' access to web-based lecture recordings and the relationship with lecture attendance and academic performance. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 34(5), (1-12).

doi: 10.14742/ajet.2989

2015 Chapin, L. A. (150601). Mexican-American Boys Positive Outcomes and Resilience: Importance of Social Support and Individual Attributes. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(6), (1791-1799).

doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-9982-8

2014 Chapin, L. A. (140527). Mexican-American Boys' Positive Outcomes and Resilience: Importance of Social Support and Individual Attributes. Journal of Child and Family Studies,

doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-9982-8

2010 Chapin, L. A., & Altenhofen, S. (100901). Neurocognitive perspectives in language outcomes of early head start: Language and cognitive stimulation and maternal depression. Infant Mental Health Journal, 31(5), (486-498).

doi: 10.1002/imhj.20268

2010 Chapin, L., & Altenhofen, S. (100101). Neurocognitive perspectives in language outcomes of Early Head Start. Infant Mental Health Journal, 31(5), (486-498).
2009 Chapin, L., & Yang, R. (090101). Perceptions of Social Support in Urban At-Risk Boys and Girls. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 15(1), (1-7).
2009 Henry, K. L., Stanley, L. R., Edwards, R. W., Harkabus, L. C., & Chapin, L. A. (090101). Individual and contextual effects of school adjustment on adolescent alcohol use. Prevention Science, 10(3), (236-247).

doi: 10.1007/s11121-009-0124-2

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Benefits of participation in arts-based education transition programs
From: Polyglot Theatre Company Grant
Investigators: Dr Carolyn Deans
For period: 2017-2019
Not disclosed

Supervision of research students at VU

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Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Associate supervisor

Careers

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