Dr. J-F

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Dr. J-F Associate Professor of Education
Developmental Specialist (Forensic Psychology/Psychiatry)

Ph: 506-858-8970 Ext. 203
Email: jf@crandallu.ca

Dr. J-F is a developmental specialist in child/adolescent mental health, psychological and psychiatric disorders, with a focus on adult and child psychopathology/deviancy. He has worked in maximum security prisons, at-risk schools, hospitals, and universities, as a university professor, research director for a drug rehabilitation center, registered school teacher, private consultant as a criminologist for juvenile justice/corrections, doctor, mental health specialist, guidance officer, counselor, a forensic psychologist and policy advisor for local and federal governments. His current research is primarily in the area of child/adolescent mental health, psychiatric and psychological disorders.

Courses Taught

  • Pediatrics
  • Developmental Studies
  • Psychological and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Psychopathology
  • Criminology
  • Forensics
  • Counseling
  • Educational Psychology
  • Autism Spectrum & Emotional & Behavioral Disorders
  • Instructional and Learning Processes: Secondary
  • Inclusive Education

Books

  • J-F., Pullen, D., Lombard, S., & Opoku, M. (Eds). (2020). Lifespan Human Development for Educators 1st Edition, (Edited Book). Cengage, ISBN: 9780170456807.
  • J-F., Pullen, D., Swabey, K., Carroll, A., Heath, A., Lombard, S., Yael, I-C, O’Grady, P., & Garate, M. P. (Eds.). (2017). Lifespan Development in an Educational Context: (Edited Book). Wiley.
  • J-F, Pullen, D., & Carroll, A. (Eds.) (2013). Adolescent Wellbeing: Trends, Issues and Prospects. Publisher: ACYS. Hobart. The University of Tasmania.

Book chapters

  • Opoku, M., J-F. (2020). Inclusive Education Without Resources: A Policy Approach for Sub-Sahara Africa. Developing Teaching & Learning in Africa: Decolonising PerspectivesPublisher: SUN Pross, Pg. 59-74. DOI: 10.18820/9781928480716/04
  • Pullen, D., J-F., & Bown, A. Swabey, K. (2017). Human development and health promotion. In J-F et al. Lifespan Development in an Educational Context: Edited Book. Wiley.
  • Heath, A., J-F., Swabey K, (2016). A framework to explore common incidents in secondary schools guided by content analysis’, What is Next in Educational Research? Sense Publishers, S Fan, J Fielding-Wells (ed), The Netherlands, pp. 223-232. ISBN 9789463005227
  • J-F., Pullen, D., & Carroll. (2013). Conceptualizing Adolescent Wellbeing within an Education Context. In J-F; P. Darren, P and C. Annemaree, Adolescent Wellbeing: Trends, Issues and Prospects. Publisher: ACYS. Hobart. The University of Tasmania.
  • Pullen, D., & J-F. (2013). Adolescent Physical Health and Nutrition. In J-F; P. Darren, P and C. Annemaree, Adolescent Wellbeing: Trends, Issues and Prospects. Publisher: ACYS. Hobart. The University of Tasmania.

Book Reviews

  • McDevitt, M. (2011). Human Development. Electronic Database and Assessment Update: Pearson Publishers
  • McDevitt, M. (2011). Child Development and Education: Pearson Publishers.

Journals

  • Pullen, D., Collette, S., Dao, L., & J-F., (2019). Student Evaluations of Teaching: Is There a Relationship between Student Feedback on Teaching and the Student Final Grade? Frontiers in Education Technology, 2, 3, pp 124-140.
  • J-F., Swabey, K., Pullen, D., Getenet, S., & Dowden, T. (2018). Teenagers’ perceptions of teachers: A developmental argument, The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43 (2) pp. 26-38. doi:10.14221/ajte.2018v43n2.2 ISSN 1835-517X
  • Geberew, T., Tigist, T., and J-F., Pullen, D., & Swabey, K. (2018). English language achievement among Ethiopian public secondary school students: associated factors, Education Research and Reviews, 13 (12) pp. 503-510. doi:10.5897/ERR2018.3503
  • Opoku, M. P., J-F., Swabey, K., Pullen, D., & Dowden, T. (2018). Poverty alleviation among persons with disabilities via United Nations’ sustainable development goals in Ghana: Voices of stakeholders with disabilities, Sustainable Development, pp. 1-8. doi:10.1002/sd.1899
  • Tulu, G., Tolosa, T., & J-F. (2018). The nature of classroom assessment in Ethiopian public secondary schools: subject teachers’ views, Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, 26 (3) pp. 1-11. doi:10.9734/JESBS/2018/43233
  • Opoku, M. P., Agbenyega, J., J-F., Mprah, W.K., McKenzie, J., & Badu, E. (2017). Decade of inclusive education in Ghana: perspectives of special educators, Journal of Social Inclusion, 8 (1) pp. 4-20. ISSN 1836-8808
  • J-F., Pullen, D., & Swabey, K. (2017). Teachers often the first respondents to student anxiety, Education HQ News, Education HQ Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, 24 April 2017, p. 38957
  • J-F., Pullen, D., & Swabey, K., (2017). Student-driven violence is a hidden and growing problem: What can be done about it? Education HQ News, Education HQ Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 2017, 24 May 2017, p. 39572.
  • Lombard, S., J-F., Pullen, D., Swabey, K. (2017). Conceptualizing Trauma for Children of Drug-Addicted Mothers: A Developmental Mapping. Journal of Trauma and Treatment, 6:352. doi:10.4172/2167-1222.1000352
  • Lombard, S., J-F., Swabey, K., & Pullen, D. (2017). Endogenous and exogenous problems in children of addicted mothers, Paediatric Dimensions, 2, (2),1-6. doi:10.15761
  • J-F., & Yu, J. (2015). First delinquent behavior among prepubescent children: A development paradigm alongside family SES. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 1-4, DOI: 10.1177/0306624X15581456
  • Gyamtsho, S., J-F., Getenet, S., Pullen, D., & Swabey, K. (2015). School dropout and associations with anti-social behaviours: A Bhutanese study, Bhutan Journal of Research and Development, 3, (2) pp. 1-12. ISSN 2072-9065
  • Pullen, D., J-F., Swabey, K., Abadooz, M., & Sing, T, K, R. (2015). Pre-service teachers’ acceptance use of mobile learning in Malaysia. Australian Educational Computing, 30, (1) pp. 1-14. ISSN 1443-833X
  • J-F., Swabey, K., & Pullen, D. (2014). Pre-Service Teachers’ Perception of Age Through a Developmental Lens, SAGE Open, 1-7, 10.1177/2158244014545457
  • J-F., Pullen, D., & Swabey, K. (2014). Adolescent use of mobile phones: A developmental framework. Australian Educational Computing, 29, 1, 1-10.
  • J-F (2014). Drug Addiction: Therapeutic Communities Breaking the Cycle of Addicted Mothers. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 2, 1, 164-174.

Conferences

  • J-F., Pullen, D., Swabey, K., Belmar, C., & Garate, P. (2018, December). An investigation of the relationship between educational performance and psychological resilience among engineering students: A Chilean Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Educational Innovation, Designing the Future of Education, December 10-12th at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.
  • J-F., Pullen, D., Swabey, K., & Wicking, A. (2017, June). Paper Presented at the Pathways to Resilience IV International Conference, 14-17 June, Century City, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Garate, P., J-F., Alarcon, H., Johns, E., Dombrovskaia. L., & Teresita Arenas, T. (2017, June). Resilience and educational achievement: A Chilean study. Paper Presented at the Pathways to Resilience IV International Conference, 14-17 June, Century City, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • J-F., Fuller, A., Pullen, D., Swabey, K., Wicking, A., & Wicking, P. (2016, November). Intentionally Building Resilience: A Tasmania study. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November-1st of December, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.
  • J-F., Darren, P., & Swabey, K. (2016, November). Resilience and its relationship to delinquent behaviours: A South Australian Study. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November-1st of December, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.
  • J-F., Fuller, A., Swabey, K., Pullen, D., O’Grady, P., Adams, K., Wicking, A., & Wicking, P. (2016, November). Resilience: A report on 100,000 Australian school students. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November-1st of December, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.
  • J-F., Gillies, R., Caroll, A., Swabey, K., Pullen, D. (2016, November).  The role of employment/training and its relationship to crime-free living through the voices of former Australian inmates, Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November – 1 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia,
  • J-F., Swabey, K., Pullen, D. (2015). Teenagers’ perceptions of teachers: A developmental argument, 3rd Annual Chicago International Conference on Education (ICE 2015), Swissotel, Chicago. Illinois.
  • J-F., Gyamtsho. S, & Swabey, K., & Pullen, D. (2015). Capturing the voices of school dropouts in Bhutan. The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western.
  • Lombard, S., J-F., Swabey, S., Pullen, D. Developmentally classifying the endogenous and exogenous problems of children of addicted mothers. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia.
  • J-F., Fuller, A., Swabey, K., Pullen, D., Wicking, A., & Wicking, P. Resiliency among Australian school students: a report on 34,000 students. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia.
  • J-F., Gillies, R., Carroll, A., Swabey, K., Pullen. D., Fluck, A. & J, Yu. (2014). The role of post-secondary education among ex-inmates living crime-free. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) Conference, Kelvin Grove Campus, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Birch, D., J-F., Swabey, K., Pullen, D., & J, Yu. (2014). A teacher’s experience of supporting young asylum seekers in detention. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) Conference, Kelvin Grove Campus, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Health, A., Swabey, K., & J-F. (2014). Content and Leximancer analysis as methodological tools to study formal school grievances: An archival study. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) Conference, Kelvin Grove Campus, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Bartlett, K., & J-F. (2013). Children’s Voices: Capturing the Experience. Paper presented at the International Conference of The Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association, Mercure Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland.
  • J-F. , Bartlett, K., & Bartlett, J. (2014). Fostering mother and child relationship as part of drug rehabilitation: A follow-up study. Paper presented at Australasian Therapeutic Communities Conference 2014, Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach, Sydney.
  • J-F. (2012). The influence of culture on perceptions of age among young Australians. Paper presented at the Youth Cultures, Belongings and Transitions: Bridging the Gaps in Youth Research Conference. Griffith Center for Cultural Research and The Australian Sociological. Association Sociology of Youth Thematic Group. The Australian Sociological Association (TASA). South Bank Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • J-F., & Baker, L. (2012). Therapeutic Community addressing rehabilitation and recidivism: FBU operated by PFNZ. Paper Presented at the ATCA Symposium Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, Tasmania.
  • J-F., Bartlett, K., & Curtis, W. (2012, October). Fresh Hope: A therapeutic community assisting mothers with children to break the cycle of addiction. Paper Presented at the ATCA Symposium, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, Tasmania.
  • J-F. (2011). Conceptualization of treatment logic. A Response to FBU evaluation by the Department of Corrections, New Zealand (Published September 2010). Report to PFNZ National Office, Wellington.
  • J-F., Gillies, R., Carroll, A. (2011). Education and Ex-inmates. Paper Presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), Hobart, Tasmania.
  • J-F., (2011). Conference Chair for Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), Hobart, Tasmania.
  • J-F., (2011). Faith and crime-free living. Paper Presented at the Hope, Forgiveness, Restoration, Freedom, Toronto, Canada.
  • J-F., (2010). Male ex-inmates living crime-free: A phenomenological study. University of Queensland, Brisbane.
  • J-F., (2010, September), Ex-inmates living crime-free: A phenomenological study. Building Bridges: Educational Research and Knowledge Pathways. Paper presented at the School of Education Postgraduate Research Conference, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
  • J-F., (2010, June), Ex-inmates living crime-free in the community: A phenomenological study, Innovation through Collaboration and Inclusion. Paper presented at the 6th Reintegration, Puzzle Conference, Innovation through Collaboration and Inclusion, Hobart, Tasmania.
  • J-F., (2009, September), Pathology of offending to living crime-free: A phenomenological study. Paper presented at the Education Revolution: Global Issues, Local Impacts, National Solutions, School of Education Postgraduate Research Conference, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

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