Refereed Conference Presentations

International

Redlich, D., Taylor, L., & Larsen, D. (2017, June). Mothers’ experiences of hope alongside adult children struggling with mental illness. Thinking Qualitatively: International Institute of Qualitative Methods. Edmonton, Alberta.

Domene, J. F., Larsen, D., & Arsenault, C. (2017, May). Career-life support for accompanying partners of international students: The SHARP-AP program. Paper presented at the 5th annual Asia Pacific Career Development Association conference, Quezon City, Philippines.

Redlich, D., Larsen, D., Taylor, L. (2016). Making hope visible: Occupational therapists inquiring together. OT4OT, Online Conference of OT4OT, October 27 & 28.

King, R., Murdoch, K., & Larsen, D. (March, 2016). A hope and strengths group for people with chronic pain: The group structure and qualitative findings. American Counseling Association/Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Annual Conventions. Montreal, Quebec.

Redlich-Amirav, D., Larsen, D. & Armijo-Olivo, S. (March, 2015). Evaluation of original hope scales: A critical review. 1st Global Meeting of the Happiness Project and 7th Global Meeting of the Hope Project. Lisbon, Portugal.

Ewasiw, J. F., Yohani, S.C., & Larsen, D. J. (July, 2014). Older Adults’ Experiences and Understandings of Meaning and Purpose in Life and Hope.The Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Egeli, N., Brar, J., Larsen, D., Yohani, S. (May, 2014). Clients’ experiences of vulnerability when participating in the reflecting team process as part of couple therapy. International Counselling Association Convention. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Brintnell, S., Austin, W.,  Goble, E., Kagan, L., Kreitzer, L., Larsen, D.J., Leier, B. (2013, August). Compassion Fatigue: A Risk to Health Professionals, OTARG (World Federation of Occupational Therapists), Harare, Zimbabwe, August 19-23. (Authors alphabetical following presenter.)

Ewasiw, J. F., Larsen, D. J., & Yohani, S. C. (June, 2013). Exploring experiences of meaning and purpose in life and hope. International Conference on Life Design and Career Counseling: Building Hope and Resilience, Padova, Italy.

Li, Y., & Larsen, D. (2013, January). Exploring the Motivating Role of Hope with Two Newcomer Chinese High School Students in Canada: A Narrative Inquiry. Eleventh Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hawaii, January 6-9.

Egeli, N., Larsen, D., & MacMillan, P. (2012, March). Hope Support In Intimate Partnership. International Family Therapy Association’s 20th World Family Therapy Congress, Vancouver, BC.

Larsen, D., Stege, R., & Flesaker, K. (2011, Oct.). “I was promising myself and him that we would keep looking at hope”: Psychotherapists' in-session experiences of hope. Qualitative Health Research Conference, International Institute for Qualitative Methods, Vancouver, BC.

Egeli, N., & Larsen, D. (Sept. 2011). Client experiences during hope-focused therapeutic activities in a chronic pain group. North America Society for Psychotherapy Research, Banff, AB.

Kagan, L., Leier, B., Kreitzer, L., Larsen, D., Austin, W., Goble, E., Brintnell, S. (2010, September). Compassion fatigue as experience by health care workers. World Psychiatric Association International Congress, Beijing, China.

Austin, W., Brintnell, S., Goble, E., Kagan, L.,  Kreitzer, L., Larsen, D. Leier, B. (2010, August). The compassion fatigue of health professionals. Human Science Research Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Kreitzer, L., Austin, W., Larsen, D., Brintnell, S., Kagan, L., Leier, B., Goble, E., Erfani, N. (2010). Compassion fatigue: How health workers experience it. Presented at the 2010 Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development. Hong Kong, June 10-14.

Goble, E., Austin, W., Brintnell, S., Kagan, L., Kreitzer, L., Larsen, D., & Leier, B. (2010). NVIVO, habits of mind, & the split-mind effect: Using CADAS for phenomenological research. Computer Assisted Qualitative Research Europe Conference. Lisbon, Portugal. October 7-8, 2010.

Kreitzer, L., Austin, W., Larsen, D., Britnell, S., Kagan, L., Leier, B., Goble, E., & Erfani, N. (2010). Compassion fatigue: How health workers experience it. International Association of Schools of Social Work, International Council on Social Welfare, International Federation of Social Workers Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development. Hong Kong. June 2010.

Li, Y., & Larsen, D. (2009). Making hope visible through narrative inquiry: Stories of two newcomers learning English in high school. 2009 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 9, 2009.

Larsen, D., Flesaker, K., & Stege, R. (2008). Using interpersonal process recall to explore the role of hope in healthcare conversations. The 5th Nordic Interdisciplinary Conference on Qualitative Methods in the Service of Health. Stavanger, Norway, May 19, 2008.

Flesaker, K., Larsen, D., & Stege, R. (2007). Laying the foundation: Practicalities and technicalities in conducting interpersonal process recall interviews. Advances in Qualititative Methods: Conference of the International Institute of Qualitative Methods, Banff, AB, Sept. 22, 2007.

Larsen, D., Flesaker, K., & Stege, R. (2007). Employing interpersonal process recall:  A window into client experiences during professional healthcare interactions. Advances in Qualitative Methods: Conference of the International Institute of Qualitative Methods, Banff, AB, Sept. 22, 2007.

Larsen, D., Stege, R., & Flesaker, K. (2007). Interpersonal process recall interviews: Offering new views on common clinical dilemmas. Advances in Qualitative Methods: Conference of the International Institute of Qualitative Methods, Banff, AB, Sept. 22, 2007.

Larsen, D. (2007). Believing that it’s possible: The power of student and teacher narratives of hope. I Congresso International da ABRAPUI, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 4, 2007.

Larsen, D. (2007). Inspiring student hope: An analysis of hope in helping conversations. I Congresso International da ABRAPUI, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June 4, 2007.

Larsen, D., & Miller, D. (2006). Hearing it slant: Stories of hope from counsellor educators and teacher educators. A paper presented at the Narrative Matters Conference, Wolfville, NS, May 26, 2006.

Larsen, D., Vogler, C., Foster, H., Fortunaso, T., & Pranke, D. (2005). Watching hope grow: Making hope visible in healthcare settings. A paper presented at the International Society for the Arts in Healthcare Conference, Edmonton, AB, June.

Larsen, D. (2004). Nurturing hope in the face of loss. A paper presented at the International Sudden Infant Death Conference, Edmonton, AB, July.

Larsen, D. (2003). Is there a relationship between epistemology and experience?: What adolescents’ autobiographical metaphors reveal. A paper presented at the International Society for Educational Biography, Toronto, ON, October 17, 2003.

Larsen. D. (2002). Our life in our work: Intimacies of the personal in the professional in academic life. A paper presented at the International Society for Educational Biography Conference, San Antonio, TX, April.

Larsen, D. (1996). Eclecticism: Psychological theories as interwoven stories. Presented at the International Round Table for the Advancement of Counselling, Vancouver, BC, May.

National

Murdoch, K., & Larsen, D. (2017). Hope for Youth Workers Engaging At-Risk Youth: Applications to the Field of Counselling Psychology. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, St. John’s, NF, May 16-19.

Sandham, T., & Larsen, D. (2016). Hope and Hopelessness in the successful early career transitions of elite amateur ballet dancers. LEAP Together: Career and Life Transitions in Dance and Sport, Toronto, ON, Nov. 11-12.

Redlich, D., Taylor, L., & Larsen, D. (2016).  A narrative inquiry into Palestinian and Israeli mothers’ experiences of hope alongside adult children struggling with mental illness. Mothers, Mothering, Motherhood in Today’s World, with an embedded conference on Mothers and Mothering in Canada. Toronto, ON, Oct. 14-16. 

Larsen, D., Domene, J., & Arsenault, C. (2016). Building on Hope: Taking the Next Steps: A Program for Accompanying Partners of International Students and Knowledge Translation Case Study. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Research Conference, St. Alberta, AB, Oct. 14-16

Murdoch, K., & Larsen, D. (2015). Experiences of hope for youth workers engaging at-risk youth: An interpretive qualitative study. Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, ON, June 4-6, 2015.

Sandham, T., & Larsen, D. (2015). Hope in the successful early career transitions of elite amateur ballet dancers. Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, ON, June 4-6, 2015.

Sandham, R., & Larsen, D. (2015). Hope in the successful Hope in the successful early career transitions of elite amateur ballet dancers. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, Niagara Falls, ON, May, 2015.

Larsen, D., King, R., Stege, R., & Egeli, N. (2015). Hope in a positive psychology group intervention for individuals with chronic pain .Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, Niagara Falls, ON, May 19-23.

Redlich, D., Taylor, L., & Larsen, D. (2014). Mothers in armed conflicts. Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVIR) Research Forum 2014. Toronto, ON, Nov 24-26.

Larsen, D., & Iaboni, K. (2014). Working intentionally and explicitly with hope in counselling and psychotherapy. Canadian Positive Psychology Conference, Ottawa, ON, July 16-18.

Iaboni, K., & Larsen, D. (2014). Qualitative literature on hope in psychotherapy: A systematic review. Canadian Positive Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, ON, July, 16-18.

Jonas, J., Gulayets, M., & Larsen, D. (2014). Hope and risk: Two sides of the same coin. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Iaboni, K., & Larsen, D. (2014). Mapping the nature, process, and value of hope in childhood. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

King, R., Larsen, D. (2014). Understanding the experience of hope for early adolescent girls: A qualitative study. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Larsen, D. (2014). Compassion and hope: Contributions to child and youth resilience. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Iaboni, K., & Larsen, D. (2014). The neurobiological mechanisms of hope and their implications for therapy. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Iaboni, K., & Larsen, D. (2014). Systematic review of hope in counselling. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Larsen, D., King, R., Stege, R., & Egeli, N. (2014). Clients’ experiences of hope in a positive psychology focused group intervention for individuals with chronic pain: An interpersonal process recall study. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Larsen, D. (2014). Relational ethics in psychology: A CPA 75th anniversary ethics symposium. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Larsen, D. (2014). Examining hope: Understanding and applying hope in the context of positive psychology. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Larsen, D., Stege, R., Edey, W., & Ewasiw, J. (2014). Working ethically with unrealistic or unshared hope in the psychotherapy session. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC, Jun 5-7.

Larsen, D. (2014). Working intentionally with hope in counselling. CANNEXUS 14 National Career Development Conference, Ottawa, ON, January 20-22. (invited)

Redlich, D., Taylor, L, & Larsen, D. (2013). Mental Illness in the face of war and socio-political conflict: Understanding hope in Palestinian and Israeli mothers of mentally ill patients. Military and Veterans’ Health Research Forum. Edmonton, AB, November, 2013.

Kreitzer, L., Austin, W., Brintnell, S., Kagan, L., Kreitzer, L., Larsen, D., Leier, B., & Goble, E. (2013). Compassion fatigue within the health care profession: A growing and disturbing issue. Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Victoria, B.C. June 3-6, 2013

Larsen, D. (2013). Exploring the relational elements of compassion fatigue as experienced by Canadian health professional. Pre-conference workshop: Relational ethics in Health Care. Canadian Bioethics Society 24th Annual Conference. Banff, AB, May 29-31, 2013.

Jacobson, R., Howell, A., & Larsen, D. (2013). Effectiveness of hope-focused group psychotherapy for chronic pain. Canadian Psychological Association 74th Annual Convention. Quebec City, QC, June 13-15, 2013.

Larsen, D., & Stege, R. (2013). Client hope in early psychotherapy sessions. Canadian Psychological Association 74th Annual Convention. Quebec City, QC, June 13-15, 2013.

Larsen, D., Stege, R., Ewasiw, J., & King, R. (2013). Working with unshared hope in the psychotherapy session: A qualitative study. Canadian Psychological Association 74th Annual Convention. Quebec City, QC, June 13-15, 2013. 

Larsen, D., & Stege, R. (2013). Psychologists’ experiences of hope in-session. Canadian Psychological Association 74th Annual Convention. Quebec City, QC, June 13-15, 2013.

Brar, N., Egeli, N., Larsen, D., & Yohani, S. (2012). Hope and vulnerability in reflecting teams. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Conference, Calgary, AB., May 24-27, 2012.

Lakhani, S., McElerhan, J., Larsen, D., & Yohani, S. (2012). Examining hope across diverse counselling issues. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Conference, Calgary, AB, May 24-27, 2012.

Yohani, S., & Larsen, D. (2012). The cultivation of hope in trauma-focused counselling. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Conference, Calgary, AB, May 24-27, 2012.

Larsen, D., & Austin, W. (2010). “Being Fully Present”: Compassion Fatigue and the Relational Ethics of Practicing Psychology. 71st Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Winnipeg, MB, June, 2010.

Larsen, D., & Stege, R. (2010). Inspiring Hope: An Analysis of Therapeutic Interventions Intended to Target Hope. 71st Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Winnipeg, MB, June, 2010.

Larsen, D., & Flesaker, K. (2007). Connecting with clients through hope: Practical approaches for effectively fostering hope. A paper presented at the Canadian Counselling Association Conference, Vancouver, AB, May 12, 2007.

Larsen, D., & Antonucci, S. (2006). “It gives me a kind of grounding”: Hope in counsellor educator worklife. A paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Calgary, AB, June 8, 2006.

Larsen, D., & Vogler, C. (2006). Making hope visible: Watching hope grow. A workshop presented at the Providence Spirituality Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 2, 2006.

Larsen, D., & Parkins, S. (2005). Something beautiful is found: Exploring hope with refugee and Canadian youth. A paper presented at the Canadian Counselling Association National Conference, St. John’s, NL, May.

Larsen, D. (2004). Adolescent self-understandings: An exploration of the relationship to narrative therapy. A poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference, St. John’s, NF, June 11, 2004.

Larsen, D. (2003). Shedding pretence: Ethics in qualitative research. A paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Halifax, ON, June 14, 2003.

Larsen, D. (2002). In touch with the soul through journaling. A paper presented at the Canadian Counselling Association Conference, Ottawa, ON, May.

Morhart, C., & Larsen, D. (2002). Burnout prevention and self-care. A paper presented at Family Service Canada’s National Conference, Saskatoon, SK, October 18, 2002.

Larsen, D. (2000). Narrative approaches to career and counsellor education: Methodology and findings. Presented at the Canadian Counselling Association Annual Conference, Charlottetown, PEI, May.

Larsen, D., Priebe, D., Boisvert, J., & Lock, J. (1999). Real-life: Making a place for professional mentorship and support. A paper presented at the “Section for Women and Psychology Institute”, Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax, NS, May.

Larsen, D. (1997). Past, present, and future directions in counselling psychology: A research presentation. Presented at Canadian Psychologists’ Association Convention, Toronto, ON, June.

Local

Redlich-Amirav, D., Taylor, L., & Larsen, D. (2017). In the face of conflict: Mothers’ experiences of hope alongside adult children struggling with mental illness. Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, June 9, 2017.

King, R. & Larsen, D. (2013). Small laughs: Exploring hope in early adolescent girls. Women’s and Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day, November 6, 2013.

Jacobson, R., Howell, A., & Larsen, D. (2013). Effectiveness of Hope-focused group psychotherapy for chronic pain. Psychologists’ Association of Alberta Biennial Conference. Edmonton, AB., May 30-31, 2013.

Egeli, N., Brar, J., Larsen, D., Yohani, S. (2013). Hope and the reflecting team process. Psychologists’ Association of Alberta Annual Convention. Edmonton, AB, May 30-31, 2013.

Austin, W., Gobel, E., Kagan, L., Kreitzer, L., & Larsen, D. (2011) Compassion fatigue: The experience of Canadian healtcare professionals: A panel presentation and discussion. Presented at the Dosster Centre for Health Ethics Annual Symposium, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, June 7, 2011. (presenters listed alphabetically)

Larsen, D., & Li, Y. (2008). Imagining Canada: High school ESL students’ hope. Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention Association. Edmonton, AB, March 3, 2008.

Larsen, D. (2001). Teacher-scholar: Personal dimensions of the academic life. A paper presented at the “What is a Teacher-Scholar?” Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, November.

Larsen, D., Boivert, J., Lock, J., Percy, T., Priebe, D., & Vaudan, L. (2001). Women’s professional mentorship in psychology and the academy: One group’s stories of quilting and life. Presented at “The Lived Environments of Girls and Women: An Interdisciplinary Conference”, Women’s Studies Research Unit, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, July.