Yuanyuan Jiang

Dr. Yuanyuan Jiang, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Assistant Professor and Registered Clinical Psychologist

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Education

Postdoctoral Fellow (Clinical Psychology), School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2017

Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Vanier Scholar, Faculty of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2016

Predoctoral Intern (Clinical Psychology), School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2016

Trainee, Summer Treatment Program, Florida International University, 2011

M.A. (Clinical Psychology), Green College, Faculty of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2010

Research Scholar, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 2008

Honours B.Sc. (Psychology Research Specialist), Victoria College, Faculty of Science, University of Toronto, 2007

Current Courses

IPA8106/IPA8506: Doctoral Seminar / Séminaire de doctorat

IPA5146: Professional Ethics

IPA6138: Internal Clinical Practicum in Individual Counselling and Psychotherapy III (Part 1 of 2)

IPA6139: Internal Clinical Practicum in Individual Counselling and Psychotherapy III (Part 2 of 2)

Recent Research Funding

2023-present: New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), Detecting emotion activation using wearable biosensors and developing an application to promote emotion regulation using smartwatch feedback: Promoting effective parenting for children with ADHD, Role: Nominated Principal Investigator (NPI)

2021-present: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Understanding and mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families in Canada, Role: Nominated Principal Investigator (NPI)

2022-2023: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research Priority Announcement, Role: Co-Investigator (Co-I)

Advisory, Editorial, and Advocacy Positions

Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD), Editorial Advisory Board

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA), Research Committee

School Mental Health, Journal Editorial Board

Canadian Psychological Association's (CPA) Educational and School Psychology (ESP) Section, Chair-Elect

Recent Publications

(Articles available below are for non-commercial research or educational use only)

Refereed

Gowans, L., Ritchie, T., Rogers, M.A., Jiang, Y., Climie, E.A., Mah, J.W.T., Corkum, P., Krause, A., & Paranova, M. (2024). The association between the impact of COVID-19 and internalizing problems among children and adolescents with ADHD: The moderating role of parental anxiety. Child Psychiatry & Human Development. Advance online publication.

*Adams-Sadiqi, G., & Jiang, Y. (2023). COVID-19 stress in relation to parent emotional intelligence and child mental health among a Canadian Sample. Canadian Journal of Family and Youth, 15, 31-50.

Jiang, Y., Delucchi, K., Kaiser, N., Hinshaw, S., McBurnett, K., & Pfiffner, L. (2022). The two-factor structure of the Parent Cognitive Error Questionnaire: A measure of parental cognitive errors in relation to child problems. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 50, 1249-1260.

Jiang, Y., Capriotti, M., Beaulieu, A., Rooney, M., McBurnett, K., & Pfiffner, L. J. (2019). Contribution of the Behavioral Observation of Students in Schools to ADHD assessment. School Mental Health, 11, 464-475.

Takeda, T., Burns, G. L., Jiang, Y., Becker, S., & McBurnett, K. (2019). Psychometric properties of a sluggish cognitive tempo scale in Japanese adults with and without ADHD. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 11, 353-362.

Haack, L. M., Meza, J., Jiang, Y., Araujo, E., & Pfiffner, L. J. (2018). Influences to ADHD problem recognition: Mixed-method investigation and recommendations to reduce disparities for Latino youth. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 45, 958-977.

Pfiffner, L. J., Rooney, M., Jiang, Y., Haack, L. M., Beaulieu, A., & McBurnett, K. (2018). Sustained effects of school-home intervention for ADHD symptoms and impairments. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57, 245-251.

Jiang, Y., Haack, L. M., Delucchi, K., Rooney, M., Hinshaw, S. P., McBurnett, K., & Pfiffner, L. J. (2017). Improved parent cognitions relate to immediate and follow-up treatment outcomes for children with ADHD-Predominantly Inattentive Presentation. Behavior Therapy, 49, 567-579.

Jiang, Y., & Johnston, C. (2017). Controlled social interaction tasks to measure self-perceptions: No evidence of positive illusions in boys with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45, 1051-1062.

Haack, L. M., Jiang, Y., Delucchi, K., Kaiser, N., McBurnett, K., Hinshaw, S., & Pfiffner, L. J. (2016). Parental cognitive errors mediate parental psychopathology and inflated ratings of child inattention. Family Process, 56, 716-733.

Jia, M., Jiang, Y., & Mikami, A. (2016). Positively-biased self-perceptions in children with ADHD: Unique predictor of future maladjustment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 575-586.

Jiang, Y., Gurm, M., & Johnston, C. (2014). Child impairment and parenting self-efficacy in relation to mothers’ views of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder treatments. Journal of Attention Disorders, 18, 532-541.

Jiang, Y., & Johnston, C. (2014). Co-occurring aggressive and depressive symptoms as related to overestimations of competence in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 17, 157-172.

Jiang, Y., & Johnston, C. (2012). The relationship between ADHD symptoms and competence as reported by both self and others. Journal of Attention Disorders, 16, 418-426.

Non-refereed

*Peracha, H., & Jiang, Y. (in press). What factors are related to sleep challenges for children with ADHD? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, August.

Jiang, Y. (in press). ADHD and college: Experiences and supports. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, June.

*Debinski, I., & Jiang, Y. (2023). Understanding ADHD from a strengths-based perspective. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, April.

*Debinski, I., & Jiang, Y. (2023). Can physical exercise help manage ADHD symptoms and mental health in adults with ADHD? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, February.

*Debinski, I., & Jiang, Y. (2023). School-based interventions for adolescents with ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, December.

Jiang, Y. (2023). ADHD and stigma. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, October.

Jiang, Y. (2023). Mindfulness interventions for ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, August.

*Ciccarelli, J., & Jiang, Y. (2023). Physiological and emotional awareness for individuals with ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, June.

Jiang, Y., & *Ciccarelli, J. (2023). Is ADHD related to eating difficulties? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, April.

*Cho, M., & Jiang, Y. (2023). The experience of hyperfocus in university students with ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, February.

Jiang, Y. (2022). Is adult ADHD related to challenges with sleep? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, December.

Jiang, Y., & *Billings, M. (2022). Is involvement in household chores related to executive functioning? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, August, 6-7.

Jiang, Y., & *Cho, M. (2022). Remote learning for children with ADHD during COVID-19. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, June, 8-9.

Jiang, Y. (2022). Screen time and sleep for youth with ADHD during COVID-19. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, April, 3.

Jiang, Y., *Montazeralsedgh, P. (2022). Key challenges of youth with ADHD during the pandemic. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, February, 6-7.

Jiang, Y., *Cho, M. (2021). ADHD and social connectedness. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, December, 6-7.

Jiang, Y., *Adams-Sadiqi, G. (2021). Resilience during the pandemic for adolescents and young adults with ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, October, 6-7.

Jiang, Y., & *Cho, M. (2021). ADHD and healthy lifestyle behaviour. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, August, 8-9.

Jiang, Y., *Cho, M. (2021). Is ADHD related to creativity? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, June, 6-7.

Jiang, Y., & *Aranas, K. (2021). Does exercise improve ADHD and related challenges? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, April, 8-9.

Jiang, Y., *Manoiu, R. (2020). Is exposure to nature related to ADHD symptoms? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, February, 10-11.

Jiang, Y., *Cho, M. (2020). What predicts use of school-based services for children with ADHD? Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, December, 10-11.

Jiang, Y., Haack, L. (2020). Video games in assessing and treating ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, October, 36-37.

Jiang, Y., & *Montazeralsedgh, P., *Blair, C. (2020). Home-school collaboration: It’s important for children with ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): Attention Magazine, April, 6-8.

Jiang, Y., & *Aranas, K. (2019). Focusing on thoughts to improve how we support children with ADHD. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD):Attention Magazine, April, 14-15.

Jiang, Y., Jia, M., Mikami, A., & Johnston, C. (2015). Improving interactions between teachers and parents of children with ADHD: Family research and teacher recommendations. Perspectives on Language and Literacy, Winter 2015, 17-20.

Johnston, C., Jiang, Y., & Miller, N. (2011). Now why did he do that? How parents’ explanations for child behaviour are related to parenting and child outcomes. Family Connections: The BC Council for Families Magazine, 15, 10-13.

Jiang, Y., & Johnston, C. (2010). Parents’ dilemmas in choosing empirically supported treatments for child Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The ADHD Report, 18, 5-9.

Recent Presentations

Refereed

*Ciccarelli, J., Jiang, Y., & Armstrong, L. (accepted). The role of interoceptive awareness in the link between ADHD and intuitive eating. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

*Murray, N., Rinaldi, C., & Jiang, Y. (accepted). Impact of a cognitively-enhanced Behavioural Parent Training program for parents and teachers of children with ADHD. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., Climie, E., & Mah, J. (accepted). Parent cognitions between 2021 to 2023 during and after COVID-19 and their associations with parent-child relationships and well-being. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Ford, L., Schanding, T., Cloth, A., Jiang, Y., Kassan, A., Lisaingo, S., & Nelson, M. (2023, November). School and applied child psychology at UBC: The next generation and a commitment to diversity and social justice. Poster presentation for the British Columbia Association of School Psychologists (BCASP) conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jiang, Y., Delucchi, K., Kaiser, N., Hinshaw, S., McBurnett, K., & Pfiffner, L. (2023, November). Measurement of the parent cognitions of parenting self-efficacy and attributions to improve child mental health. In S. Hightower (Chair), Parenting thought traps: Maladaptive cognitions impacting parents raising youth with disruptive behavior problems. Symposium for the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Seattle, Washington.

Chen, C. Rogers, M., Jiang, Y., Climie, E., & Mah, J. (2023, September). Children with ADHD during the COVID-19 pandemic: A life course theory perspective. Poster presentation for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, Montreal, Quebec.

Parvanova, M., Rogers, M., Jiang, Y., Climie, E., & Mah, J. (2023, September). Parental involvement in children's learning and learning behaviours throughout the pandemic in children with and without ADHD. Poster presentation for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, Montreal, Quebec.

Jiang, Y., Paradis, H., Schachar, R., Boivin, M., & Robaey, P. (2023, May). Factorial structure and item information function of the Strength-Based Interview for Behavior for parents (SIB-P) in an epidemiological sample. Poster presentation for the 9th World Congress on ADHD, Amsterdam, Holland.

Upreti, A., Krause, A., Rogers, M., Ritchie, T., Jiang, Y., & Climie, E. (2023, June). Factors related to school absenteeism in Canadian students: An individual and system level analysis. Talk for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Gowans, L., Ritchie, T., Rogers, M., Climie, E., Corkum, P., & Jiang, Y. (2023, June). The association between the impact of COVID-19 and internalizing problems among children and adolescents with ADHD: The moderating role of parental anxiety. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Jiang, Y., *Billings, M., *Ciccarelli, J., *Montazeralsedgh, P., Rogers, M., Climie, E., & Mah, J. (2023, June). Changes in parent COVID-19 stress, parent self-efficacy, and parent mental health between 2021 and 2022 during the pandemic. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

*Montazaeralsedgh, P., Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., Climie, E., & Mah, J. (2023, June). Longitudinal associations between COVID-19 stress and the parent-child relationship. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

*Ciccarelli, J., Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., Climie, E., & Mah, J.  (2023, June). Parent and child mental health in relation to parent-ratings of child well-being during COVID-19. Poster presentation for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Rogers, M., Ritchie, T., Jiang, Y., Krause, A., Mah, J., Corkum, P., & Climie, E. A. (2022, November). Risk factors and protective factors for mental health problems in children and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Talk for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York City, New York.

Jiang, R., Rogers, M., *Montazeralsedgh, P., & *Manoiu, R. (2022, September). Trajectories of parent and child ADHD symptoms, parent cognitions, and parent-teacher relationship quality across three timepoints. Poster for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, St. John's, Newfoundland.

Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., Climie, E. A., Corkum, P., Mah, J., Krause, A., Ritchie, T., & Bernhardt, H. (2022, September). How is COVID-19 continuing to impact children with and without ADHD?: A longitudinal study across Canada. Senior research talk for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, St. John's, Newfoundland.

Curry, C., Climie, E.A., Corkum, P., Jiang, Y., Krause, A., Mah, J., Ritchie, T., & Rogers, M. (2022, June). Physical activity and mental health in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder during COVID-19. Poster for Development: A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Calgary, Alberta.

Ritchie, T., Rogers, M., Mah, J., Krause, A., Jiang, Y., Corkum, P., & Climie, E. A. (2022, June). Risk factors for mental health problems in children and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Talk for Development: A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Calgary, Canada.

Jiang, Y., & *Odenigbo, O. (2022, June). Parenting sense of competence in relation to religious support and coping. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

*Montazeralsedgh, P., & Jiang, Y. (2022, June). The trajectories of parenting behaviour and various life domains of child competence across three timepoints in context of the pandemic. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

*Manoiu, R., & Jiang, Y. (2022, June). The trajectory of parenting stress and household chaos over three time-points in two school years in context of the pandemic. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., *Montazeralsedgh, P., & *Manoiu, R. (2022, June). Pathways over three time-points for parent cognitions and parent-teacher relationships across the school year. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

*Odenigbo, O., & Jiang, Y. (2022, June). Connections between religiosity, spirituality, religious support, and child impairment. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

*Adams-Sadiqi, G., & Jiang, Y. (2022, June). Examining the associations between COVID-19 stress, emotional intelligence, and child anxiety and depressive outcomes. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

Krause, A., Rogers, M., Ritchie, T., Climie, E.A., Corkum, P., Jiang, Y., Mah, J.W.T (2022, May). The impact of COVID-19 and the role of parental involvement factors in school absenteeism. Oral presentation for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, virtual.

Bedard, A., Butt, D., Callahan, B., Climie, E.A., Corkum, P., Hechtman, L., Jiang, Y., Katzman, M., Miller, C., Rogers, M., Sengupta, S., & Toplak, M. (2021, October). “Unravelling the puzzles in ADHD”: Research challenges and opportunities across Canada. Research panel discussion for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, virtual.

Rogers, M., Krause, A., Ritchie, T., Corkum, P., Climie, E., Jiang, Y., & Mah, J. (2021, October). Parenting children and youth with ADHD during the Covid-19 pandemic: A pan-Canadian survey. Research presentation for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, virtual.

Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., *Montazeralsedgh, P., & *Manoiu, R. (2021, June). Parent self-efficacy and attributions in longitudinally predicting the relationship between parents and teachers. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, virtual.

*Montazeralsedgh, P. & Jiang, Y. (2021, June). How have parenting and child externalizing behaviour changed in the last school term during the COVID-19 pandemic? Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, virtual.

Jiang, Y., Hudson, B., Bahraini, S., Miao, Q., Wang, Y., Li, F., Li, F., & Robaey, P. (2021, June). Self-efficacy and role attributions of general practitioners in Shanghai regarding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) assessment and treatment across time. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, virtual.

*Manoiu, R. & Jiang, Y. (2021, June). The continuity of parenting stress and household chaos across time during COVID-19. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, virtual.

Hudson, B., Bahraini, S., Jiang Y., Wang, Y., Li, F., Li, F., & Robaey, P. (2021, May). International ADHD training for implementing a shared-care pathways project between Canada and China. Poster for the 8th World Congress on ADHD, virtual.

*Cho, M., & Jiang, Y. (2021, June). The associations between child-responsible and parent-causal attributions with parent self-efficacy. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, virtual.

Jiang, Y., *Pirraglia, C., *Cho, M., *Labonte, C., *Carlson, E., & Rinaldi, C. (2021, June). Developing a cognitively-enhanced support program for parents and teachers of children with ADHD. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Convention, virtual.

Jiang, Y., *Chazan, D., & *Cho, M. (2020, November). Parent and child characteristics related to parental perceptions of treatment strategies for ADHD. In H. Kil (Chair), The role of parenting cognitions for maximizing engagement in parent training. Symposium for the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), virtual.

*Cho, M., & Jiang, Y. (2020, November). Child self-perceptions of competence in five life domains as related to helpless attributions and depressive symptoms. Abstract only for the Women & Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day, virtual.

Jiang, Y., Rogers, M., *Montazeralsedgh, P., *Manoiu, R., *Morin, S., *Wood, A., & *Robert, D. (2020, October). Parent cognitions of teachers as related to future parent-teacher relationship quality. Poster for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, virtual.

*Manoiu, R. & Jiang, Y. (2020, October). Parenting stress and household chaos before and after COVID-19 school restrictions among families. Poster for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, virtual.

*Montazeralsedgh, P. & Jiang, Y. (2020, October). The associations between child ADHD symptoms and impairment with parenting practices at two timepoints across the school year. Poster for the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance ADHD Research Day, virtual.

*Manoiu, R., *Montazeralsedgh, P., & Jiang, Y. (2020, July). Parenting behaviour before and after COVID-19-related school closures. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s 81st Annual National Convention, Montreal, Quebec, virtual.

Jiang, Y., *Chazan, D., *Cho, M., *Iqbal, N., *Varma, P., *Brooks, A., *Forest, E., *Fanous, M., *Del Colle, R., & *Xu, L. (2020, July). Parent and child psychological difficulties as uniquely associated with parenting behaviour. Poster for the Canadian Psychological Association’s 81st Annual National Convention, Montreal, Quebec, virtual.

Non-Refereed

*Ciccarelli, J., Jiang, Y., & Armstrong, L. (2024, March). ADHD, intuitive eating, interoceptive awareness, and meaning-making: Are they inter-related? Poster presentation for the Saint Paul University Graduate Poster Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.

Jiang, Y. (2023, October). Building community through understanding cognitions. Talk for the University of British Columbia Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education Graduate Student Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jiang, Y. (2023, October). ADHD assessment and intervention. Talk for the British Columbia School and Applied Psychology Residency Programme, Richmond, British Columbia.

Jiang, Y.(2018, September). Attentional difficulties in school-aged children. Talk for the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital's Autism Research Centre's Parent Information Day, Edmonton, Alberta.

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