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The Scott Research Lab is a research group within The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE | University of Toronto).

The lab is made up of a diverse team of researchers, volunteers and other contributors who are currently working on a range of projects. Some of the main research topics explored within the lab include:

  • Prediction, prevention and treatment of child abuse and maltreatment
  • Tracing the transmission of abuse from parent-child relationships to adolescent and adult intimate relationships and on identifying patterns of resilience and vulnerability
  • Investigation of alternative methods of measuring abuse in relationships
  • Development  and evaluation of group intervention programs for men who are abusive towards their children and their intimate partners

To find out more information about our current and ongoing projects and research initiatives, please visit our Research section.


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