Publications

  • Lyons, A., Thurm, A., Apling, G., & Grant, K. Gender Differences in Risk for Depression during Childhood. Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. May 2006
  • Lyons, Aoife “Self Esteem and Learning Disabilities” Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois, Scope, Spring 2004
  • Grant, Kathryn E; Finkelstein, Jo-Ann S; Lyons, Aoife L. Integrating psychological research on girls with feminist activism: A model for building a liberation psychology in the United States. [References]. [Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal] American Journal of Community Psychology. Vol 31(1-2) Mar 2003, 143-155
  • Grant, Kathryn E; Lyons, Aoife L; Finkelstein, Jo-Ann S; Conway, Kathryn M; Reynolds, Linda K; O’Koon, Jeffrey H; Waitkoff, Gregory R; Hicks, Kira J. Gender Differences in Rates of Depressive Symptoms Among Low-Income, Urban, African American Youth: A Test of Two Mediational Hypotheses. [References]. [Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal] Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Vol 33(6) Dec 2004
  • Grant, Kathryn; Lyons, Aoife; Landis, Dana; Cho, Mi Hyon; Scudiero, Maddalena; Reynolds, Linda; Murphy, Julie; Bryant, Heather. Gender, body image, and depressive symptoms among low-income African American adolescents. [References]. [Journal; Peer Reviewed Journal] Journal of Social Issues. Vol 55(2) Sum 1999, 299-315
  • Lyons, A., Thurm, A., Dawid J., Ruiz, R. (1999). Stress and depression in young urban school children. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.
  • Grant, K. E., Lyons, A., L., Finkelstein, J. S., & Conway, K. M. (April, 2001). Gender differences in rates of depressive symptoms among low-income urban youth: A test of two competing hypotheses. Poster presentation at the biennial convention of the Society for Research on Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Grant, K. E., Lyons, A., L., Finkelstein, J. S., & Conway, K. M., Reynolds, L. K., & Rodriguez, V. O. (May, 2001). Current sexual stressors as mediators of the relation between past sexual abuse and current psychological symptoms in urban youth. Poster presentation at the convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Ferrari, J., Lyons, A., Curtin, C., Nelson, R. (1997). Parental stress amongst recovering alcoholic women. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

Presentations and Lectures

  • Graduation Speech – Commencement speech for 8th grade graduating class – May 2009 – The Lexington School in Lexington, KY click here for speech
  • Professional Development – Ideas for Young Practitioners and Graduate Students. – November 2007 – Lecture at DePaul University.
  • Techniques for Behavioral Assessment of Childhood Disorders- (October 2007, November 2006.) Lecture for graduate level students, DePaul University
  • Negotiating Friendships, Relational Aggression and Respect – (May 2007) Lecture for Teen Mothers – The Family Care Center, Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Cyber Bullying and how the Internet has changed Childhood Friendships (May 2007) Lecture for Teachers – Providence School , Nicholasville Kentucky.
  • Negotiating Parent/ Teacher conferences. Approaches and Techniques for success. (October 2006) Lecture for Teachers in the Chicago Archdiocese.
  • Depression: Why more women? (November 2003, November 2004, November 2005, November 2006, November 2007). Loyola University, Chicago IL. Lecture for graduate level students.
  • Autism – The State of Current Research and New Directions (April 2006) Lecture for graduate students, Loyola University, Chicago
  • Relational Aggression and Bullying: Tips for Teachers and Staff. (March 2006) Lecture for faulty and staff. The Lexington School, Lexington Kentucky.
  • Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder – Developmental Considerations and Practical Solutions for Teachers in the Chicago Archdiocese (March 2006) Lecture for Archdiocese of Chicago elementary school teachers.
  • Treating Attention Deficient Disorder – Techniques for practitioners working with parents of children with ADHD (May 2005) Day workshop for Personal Solutions Counseling, Frankfort Illinois.
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse – Implications for Childhood Development and Strategies for Interventions (April 2004) Lecture for graduate students, University of Minsk, Belarus
  • Treating Childhood Sexual Abuse – (April 2004) Lecture, University of Minsk, Belarus.
  • Distinguishing between normative preschool behavior and an attention disorder (November 2004) Lecture for the Archdiocese of Chicago preschool teachers.
  • Cliques: the importance and power of childhood friendships (November 2002). Chicago City Day School, Chicago, IL. Lecture for parents and teachers.
  • “Mean Girls” and “Bullying Boys” – Why your kids act like they do (and what you can do about it.) (October 2002.) Presbytery of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Lecture for youth workers
  • School-aged burn out? : negotiating the balance between an enriched childhood and an overscheduled childhood. (March 2002). Chicago City Day School, Chicago IL. Lecture for parents and teachers.
  • Learning Disabilities and Psychological Testing (September 2001, November 2001, February 2002, April 2002). Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. Lecture series for medical residents.
  • An Ecological Approach to Case Conceptualization (January 2001). Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. Lecture for multidisciplinary team.
  • Learning Disabilities and Mental Retardation (February 2001). DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Lecture for psychology undergraduate students.