Selected Presentations

Invited

  • Invited Keynote. Beyond Behavior: Adolescent and Young Adult Sexual Development. July 2016. International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Vilinius, Lithuania.
  • Invited Keynote and Mentor/Seminar Series (one week of presentations and working with a selected group of 20 postgraduate students from around the world). June 2014. Society for Research on Adolescence/European Adolescent Research Association Developmental Psychology Student Summer School, Amsterdam/Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Invited Keynote. 6 December 2013. Adolescent Sexual Health. Utrecht Conference on Adolescent Romantic and Sexual Relationships, Utrech University, The Netherlands.
  • Invited Seminar. 22 October 2013. Adolescent Relationships and Mental Health: Searching for Cognitive and Emotional Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience. Melbourne University.
  • Invited Seminar. 30 April 2013. Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA, Social Relationships, Social Information Processing, and Well-being during Childhood and Adolescence.
  • Symposium discussant, March 2012: Sexual Subjectivity in late adolescence and emerging adulthood in Australia, Belgium and the United States: An examination of cultural and gender specificities (M-A Boislard-P, organizer). Paper symposium presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Invited Seminar. 8 October 2010. Josephine Wale seminar, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia, Relationship and Well-being during Childhood and Adolescence.
  • Symposium discussant, April 2009: Antecedents and Consequences of Maternal Socialization of Coping in Stressful Contexts (Organizers Jamie Abaid and Karen Rudolph). Paper symposium to be presented at the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver.
  • Symposium discussant, March 2008: Sexuality in adolescence (L. Rankin, organizer). Paper symposium presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago.
  • Adolescent sexual behavior: Review of longitudinal studies in the last 10 years. Invited keynote presentation at the annual meeting of the Queensland Sexual Health Society, Brisbane, August 2007.
  • Adolescence Romantic Relationships Pre-conference invited panel member, topic New Directions in the Study of Adolescent Romantic Relationships, March 2006. Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Symposium discussant, March 2006: Is three a crowd?: Cultural variations in parental involvement in adolescent romantic relationships (S. Madsen, organizer). Paper symposium presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco.
  • The Family Interaction Research Program: Purpose, Research Directions and Evidence for Effective Parent-Child Interventions. Rotary Club, Gold Coast, Queensland, June 2007.
  • Linfield College invited colloquium, November 2005. The Family Interaction Centre and Research Program: Maltreated Children with Behaviour Problems, Maternal Depression, Peer Relations, and Evidence-Based Practice, McMinnville, Oregon, USA.
  • Mater Hospital Grand Rounds, August 2005. The Family Interaction Program and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Symposium discussant, July 2003: Peer relations (H. Chipuer, organizer). Paper symposium presented at the Australasian Human Development Conference, Waihene Island, NZ.
  • Invited address and facilitated symposium, April 2003: Connolly, J., Furman, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Romantic relationships in adolescence. Invited Symposium presented at the Society for Research in Child Development - Peer Relations Preconference, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations and Posters

  • O’Dwyer, Moyle, Zimmer-Gembeck, & De Leo.. (November 2012). Suicide risk in family carers of people with dementia: A pilot survey. Paper to be presented at the National Dementia Forum, Canberra, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Lees, D., & Skinner, E. A. (March 2012). Anticipated coping with interpersonal problems: Associations with the emotional reactions of sadness, anger, and fear. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Pronk, R. (July 2011). Depression and anxiety in adolescents: The peer context, popularity with peers, and self-reported versus peer-reported relational aggression. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Australasian Human Development Association, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Boislard, M., Poulin, F., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. Adolescent sexuality: a 10-year prospective study of adult virginity. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Australasian Human Development Association, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Ducat, W., & Boislard-P., M. (June 2011). A short-term prospective study of young females sexual subjectivity: Associations with age, sexual behavior, and romantic status. Paper presented at the World Congress of Sexual Health, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Boislard-P., M, Kelly, M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (June 2011). The influence of gender and sexual attractions on youth’s dating goals. Paper presented at the World Congress of Sexual Health, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (May 2011). When children have been maltreated: Parent reports, teacher reports and cross informant discrepancies about children's behavior. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research biennial conference, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Ducat, W., & Boislard-P., M. (March-April 2011). A prospective study of young females sexual subjectivity: Associations with age, sexual behavior, and dating. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Boislard, M., Poulin, F., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (March 2011). Childhood predictors of adulthood virginity: A 10-year prospective study. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Thomas, R., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., McGregor, L., Avdagic, E., & Klag, S. (November 2010). Parents and Toddler Together – an attachment-based intervention. Workshop presented at the Australian Psychological Society Psychology of Relationships Interest Group conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Nesdale, D. (November 2010). Two emotions of rejection sensitivity as correlates of responses to inplied rejection and attachment insecurity. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society Psychology of Relationships Interest Group conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Ducat, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (November 2010). What's love got to do with it? Need fulfillment as a mechanism connecting romantic partner behaviours and well-being in emerging adult couples. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society Psychology of Relationships Interest Group conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (November 2010). ???. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society Psychology of Relationships Interest Group conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • McGregor, L., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Creed, P. A. (July 2010). Divorce and family relationships as correlates of children’s optimism and pessimism about their future relationships. In G. Karantzas (organizer). Upacking relationships: Contexts, processes and outcomes. Symposium presented at the International Conference of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2010). Socioemotional problems, social prominence and motivations associated with relational aggression, connected victimisation and isolated victimisation. Symposium presented at the International Conference of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Farrell, L., Waters, A. M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (May 2010). An examination of cognitive biases associated with OCD: The role of parental cognition and accommodation to symptoms. Paper presented at the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Boston, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Waters, A., & Kindermann, T. A. (March 2010). A social relations analysis of liking for and by peers: Associations with depression, social worry anKarantzas (organizer). d gender. In S. Branje (organizer). Individual characteristics moderate associations between depressive symptoms and interpersonal relationships in adolescence. Symposium presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Ducat, W. (Nov 2009). One relationship, two perspectives, six romantic qualities: Age and relationship length as correlates of agreement and bias. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society Psychology of Relationships Interest Group conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Ducat, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Sept 2009). Romantic partner behaviours, psychological need fulfillment and individual well-being in young Australian couples. Paper to be presented at the Australian Psychology Society Conference, Darwin, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Kindermann, T., & Waters, A. (July 2009). A social relations analysis of preadolescents’ views of their peers: Gender, depression, and anxiety matter. Paper to be presented at the 16th Biennial Australasian Human Development Association, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2009). The emotional reactions and coping capacity of socially competent children. Paper to be presented at the 16th Biennial Australasian Human Development Association, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (May 2009). Accumulating evidence for best practice: The case of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and child maltreatment. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC.
  • McGregor, L., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Creed, P.A. (April 2009). Development and validation of the Children’s Optmistic and Pessimistic Expectations of Relationships Scale (COPER). Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO, USA.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 2009). Accumulating evidence for best practice: The case of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and child maltreatment. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Sept 2008). Ten years of longitudinal research on adolescent sexual behaviour: Identifying pathways and the importance of age, gender and ethnic background. In R. B. Wilkinson (Symposium organizer). Adolescent relationships: Sex, aggression, and attachment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Australian Psychological Society, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Sept 2008). Relational aggression in early adolescents. In R. B. Wilkinson (Symposium organizer). Adolescent relationships: Sex, aggression, and attachment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Australian Psychological Society, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2008). Romantic experiences and depressive symptoms: Testing the intensifying roles of rejection sensitivity and relationship commitment. In S. Walper (symposium organizer). Romantic relationships and well-being during adolescence and emerging adulthood. Paper resented at the International Society for Behavioral Development, Wurtzberg, Germany
  • Lees, D., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Bradley, G. (July 2008). An empirical investigation of the motivational theory of coping in middle to late childhood. Poster presented at the International Society for Behavioral Development, Wurtzberg, Germany.
  • Bocquee, A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Morrissey, S. (Mar 2008). Testing the traumatogenic and affect regulation models of self-injury in an adolescent university sample. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Mar 2008). Romantic experiences and depressive symptoms: Testing the intensifying roles of rejection and relationship commitment. In S. Shulman (organizer). The association between romantic involvement and depressive symptoms: The search for underlying mechanisms. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Mar 2008). Early adolescents’ views on relational aggression: Experience, motivation, interpretation and gender. In R. Pronk (organizer). Distinguishing forms and functions of relational aggression to understand sex differences, social interactions and mental health. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Mar 2008, Organizer). The emotional in the social and the social in the emotion: Unifying emotional and social worlds across age and domain. Poster symposium organized for the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Waters, A. M., & Joyce, J. (Dec 2007). The interrelationships of parenting and children’s temperament: Implications for emotional and social problems. Paper presented at the Conference of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Waters, A. M., & Joyce, J. (Dec 2007). The interrelationships of parenting and children’s temperament: Implications for emotional and social problems. Paper presented at the Conference of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Nov 2007). Romantic experiences and depressive symptoms: Testing the intensifying roles of rejection sensitivity and relationship commitment. Paper presented at the APS Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Gallaty, K., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Nov 2007). Interpersonal sensitivity: Are adolescents’ maltreated by their partners more affectively reactive to interpersonal events than non-maltreated adolescents? Paper presented at the APS Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Hughes, N. L., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Nov 2007). Measuring intimacy and self-focused identity dating goals in late adolescence: A revision of the Social Dating Goals Scale. Poster presented at the APS Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Ward, N., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Nov 2007). The association of parental psychological control and rejection sensitivity in the context of traditional parenting dimensions. Poster presented at the APS Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Skinner, E. A. (Sept 2007). The development of coping across childhood and adolescence: An integrative review and critique of research. Paper presented at the 42nd Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Hunter, T. A., Waters, A. M., & Pronk, R. (Sept 2007). Depression as a longitudinal outcome and antecedent of young adolescents’ peer acceptance and peer-relevant cognition. Paper presented at the 42nd Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Hunter, T. A., Waters, A. M., & Pronk, R. (July 2007). Depression as a longitudinal outcome and antecedent of young adolescents’ peer acceptance and peer-relevant cognition. Paper to be presented at the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Ducat, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2007). A model of romantic partner behaviours, psychological need fulfillment and well-being in emerging adulthood. Poster to be presented at the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Pronk. R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2007). Relational aggression and depressive symptoms among young adolescents. Poster to be presented at the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2007). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Triple P – Positive Parenting Program. Poster to be presented at the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Ducat, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (May 2007). A model of romantic partner behaviours, psychological need fulfillment and well-being in emerging adulthood. Poster to be presented at the Biennial Meeting on Self-Determination Theory, Canada.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Van Dulmen, M., & Collins, W. A. (Feb 2007). Romantic relationships, sexual behavior, and externalizing problems: Age as a moderator, individual differences, and multidimensional romantic experiences. Paper presented at the 3rd Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
  • Ducat, W., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Feb 2007). Self-determination theory, romantic relationships and well-being. Poster presented at the 3rd Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Van Dulmen, M., Collins, W. A., & Egeland, B. (July 2006). Romantic relationships, sexual behavior, and externalizing problems: Age as a moderator, individual differences, and multidimensional romantic experiences. In M. Kerr & M. J. Zimmer-Gembeck (organizers). Romantic and sexual relationships in adolescence: How and why are they linked to adjustment? Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Creed, P. A., Chipuer, H. M., Hanisch, M., & McGregor, L. Relationships at school and environmental fit as resources for adolescent engagement and achievement. In T. Walls (organizer). Belief-based influences on school adjustment in adolescence. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2006) Relational aggression, peer relationships and social-emotional functioning. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2006). The impact of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy on maternal sensitivity. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2006). The effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with families at risk of maltreatment. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Scholes, M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2006). Female caregiver depression in a parenting program: Identification, change, and moderation of treatment outcomes. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mortimer, J. T. (March, 2006). Selection processes and vocational development: A mulit-method approach. In J. T. Mortimer (organizer). Modes of transition to adulthood and adaptive outcomes, Paper symposium presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco.
  • Horne, S. & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (March, 2006). The role of past sexual experiences on changing patterns of sexual subjectivity, sexual agency and psychosocial well-being. In a poster symposium presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco.
  • Bocquee, A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (March, 2006). Diaries of mood, daily hassles and coping strategies in self-injurying adolescents and a control group. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco.
  • Pronk, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (March, 2006). Relational aggression, peer relationships and social-emotional functioning: A cross-gender examination amongst early adolescents. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, San Francisco.
  • Kleinknecht, E., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Bauer, P. J. (August 2005). Apples or Oranges? A linguistic analysis of women’s and men’s emotion understanding. Paper to be presented at the Western Psychological Association meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Conlon, E., Norris, K., Zimmer-Gembeck, M & Creed P. (April 2005). Rapid sequencing skills in skilled and poor readers: The impact of stimulus parameters, subject characteristics, and ‘cut-off’ points. Paper presented at the Experimental Psychology Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Geiger, T. C., Crick, N. R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 2005). The influence of mutual friendships on trajectories of children's peer victimization. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J, Hunter, T. A., & Pronk, R. (April 2005). Negative affect in childhood and early adolescence: A vulnerability model of peer rejection, social cognitions, and behavior. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  • Conlon, E., Zimmer-Gembeck, & Creed, P. A. (April 2005). An integrated model of neurological, cognitive, psychosocial and environmental influences on literacy and engagement in school. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Vickers, C. T. (April 2005). Individual vulnerabilities, romantic experiences and depressive symptoms in late adolescence. Poster and paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development as part of a symposium on Romantic Relationships and Well-Being (Jennifer Connolly, organizer), Atlanta, GA, USA.
  • Dacre, K. & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (February 2005). Diaries of romantic and friendship experiences, fluctuating affect and functioning four months later. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference on Emerging Adulthood as part of a symposium on Romance in adolescence and emerging adulthood: The impact on individual development and romantic relationship competency (Lela Rankin and Stephen Russell, organizers), Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Sept 2004). Emotional availability ion families at risk of child maltreatment. Paper presented at the International Congress of Child Abuse and Neglect, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Dacre, K. (Apr 2004). The changing association between romantic support and well-being from adolescence to emerging adulthood. In W. Furman & A. Rose (organizers). The development and significance of romantic relationships from preadolescence to early adulthood. Paper and poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Petherick, J. (Apr 2004). Social dating goals, identity achievement, and relationship satisfaction in late adolescents. In J. Connolly & C. Feiring. Positive and negative processes within romantic relationships. Paper and poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Thomas, R. (Nov 2003). The effectiveness of parenting programs in Australia: Comparing and contrasting Triple-P and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. Paper to be presented at the Ninth Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Sydney, Aus.
  • Thomas, R., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (Nov 2003). Parent-Child Interaction Therapy in Families at Risk of Child Maltreatment. Paper to be presented at the Ninth Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Sydney, Aus.
  • Hunter, T. A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2003). Social cognitions and interpersonal stress as predictors of depressive symptoms in children In H. Chipuer (symposium organizer). Peer relations. Paper presented at the Australasian Human Development Conference, Waihene Island, NZ.
  • Anthonysamy, A., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2003). Behavior problems and peer rejection in pre-school and early elementary school children. In H. Chipuer (symposium organizer). Peer relations. Paper presented at the Australasian Human Development Conference, Waihene Island, NZ.
  • Horne, S., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2003). A model of female adolescent healthy sexuality: Theoretical foundation and test of four elements. In M. Zimmer-Gembeck (symposium organizer). Sexual behavior and conceptions of sexuality among adolescents: Theoretical developments and important predictors, patterns, and elements. Paper presented at the Australasian Human Development Conference, Waihene Island, NZ.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2003). Sexual partners and contraceptive use in adolescence: A prospective study predicting abstinence and risky behavior. In M. Zimmer-Gembeck (symposium organizer). Sexual behavior and conceptions of sexuality among adolescents: Theoretical developments and important predictors, patterns, and elements. Paper presented at the Australasian Human Development Conference, Waihene Island, NZ.
  • Petherick, J., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (July 2003). Dating as a context for the late adolescent life tasks of identity and intimacy, and the role of gender. Poster presented at the Australasian Human Development Conference, Waihene Island, NZ.
  • Crick, N., Geiger, T., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April, 2003). Relational vulnerability: A model for understanding girls, aggression, and depressive symptoms. In G. Downey & N. Crick. Relational and regulatory vulnerabilities: Implications for a gender-sensitive approach to psychopathology. Symposium presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL.
  • Hunter, T., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April, 2003). Social cognitions and interpersonal stress as predictors of depressive symptoms in children. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL.
  • Thomas, R., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. et al. (October 2002). Parent-child interaction therapy: Strengthening the bond between parents and children. Paper presented at the Australian Psychology Society, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
  • Thomas, R., Anthonysamy, A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., White, K., McCarthy, K., Scholes, M., & Pithers, W. (June 2002). A randomised controlled trial of Parent-Child Interation Therapy in families at risk of child maltreatment. Poster presented at the Annual Parent-Child Interaction Therapy conference, Sacramento, California, USA.
  • Thomas, R., Anthonysamy, A., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., White, K., McCarthy, K., Scholes, M., & Pithers, W. (June 2002). A Randomised Controlled Trial of Parent-Child Interation Therapy in Families at Risk of Child Maltreatment. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Crick, N. R., Geiger, T., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (May 2002). Relational vulnerability: A model for understanding girls, aggression, and adjustment. Paper presented at the Vancouver Conference on Aggression and Violent Girls: Contributing Factors and Intervention Strategies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Furrer, C., & Skinner, E. A. (April 2002). A dynamic systems perspective on arenas of comfort, the self-system, and motivation. In K. T. Call (symposium organizer). Balancing arenas of comfort and challenge in adolescence. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Geiger, T., & Crick, N. R. (April 2002). Peer status in early adolescence: A longitudinal study of relational aggression, physical aggression and prosocial behavior. In A. J. Rose & N. R. Crick (symposium organizers). Relational aggression among early adolescents: New implications for social status and personal adjustment. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Mortimer, J. T. (May 2001). Prospective and retrospective study of career choice processes: Methodological and substantive implications. Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Methodology Section, American Sociological Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Boelcke, K. (April 2001). A 14-year prospective study of changes in self-evaluations and influences on internalizing symptoms. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of The Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Roberts, J., & Aguilar, B. (April 2001). Combining variable- and person-oriented analytic approaches to investigate behavior problems during childhood and adolescence. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of The Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  • Collins, W. A., Hyson, D. M., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Siebenbruner, J, & Foo, G. (July 2000). Middle-childhood correlates of adolescent autonomy: Longitudinal perspectives. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Beijing, China.
  • Mortimer, J. T., Holmes, M., & Zimmer-Gembeck, M. (June 2000). The process of occupational decision-making: Patterns during the transition to adulthood. Paper presented at the 7th Biennial Conference of the Association for Research on Adolescence. Jena, Germany.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 2000). Antecedents and outcomes of adolescents’ involvement with romantic partners. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (March-April, 2000). Is popularity and low family involvement a risky combination? Experiences of Dating Aggression among Adolescent Females. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Collins, W. A., Hyson, D., Meyer, S.E., Zimmer-Gembeck, M.J., & Foo, G. (March-April, 2000). Are We All in This Together? Relational and contextual correlates of autonomy during early and late adolescence. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Melucci, N., Davis, S., Johnson, E., Truhon, S., Zimmer-Gembeck, M., & Weisskirch, R. (March-April, 2000). Teaching adolescence and teaching adolescents. Innovative Program Session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Doyle, L., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Daniels, J. (November 1999). Can contraceptive practices be improved by dispensing on-site in School-Based Health Centers? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Daniels, J., & Doyle, L. (June 1999). Can dispensing hormonal contraceptives on-site in School-Based Health Centers improve the use of contraceptives among young females? A research study and discussion. Paper and Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 1999). Changes in social network involvement as a consequence of physically aggressive romantic relationships during high school. Poster presented at the conference of The Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 1999). Individual differences in females' involvement with romantic partners and best female friends during high school. Poster presented at the conference of The Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Nystrom, R.J. (June 1997). Facilitation of data gathering and evaluation by state agencies: Combining YRBS data with SBHC questions. Paper presented at the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care: Joining Hands for Success, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 1997). The emergence of heterosexual relationships in the lives of female adolescents and their reorganization of peer relationships. Poster presented at the 1997 conference of The Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J. (April 1997). Using hierarchical linear modeling to investigate launch, change-to-change, and ambient level relationships. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of The Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Skinner, E., Connell, J. (May 1996). A longitudinal profile of American children's (ages 8-13) perceived control. Poster presented at the International Society of Behavioral Development, Québec City, Québec, Canada.
  • Skinner, E., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Connell, J. (Aug 1995). Individual trajectories of perceived control across three years: Relations to context, action, and outcomes. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society of Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., & Helfand, M. (May 1995). Variation in antepartum test use, diagnosis, and pregnancy outcomes. Paper presented at the International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Zimmer-Gembeck, M., & Helfand, M. (Aug 1994). Birth outcome: Effects of psychosocial, behavioral, and intervention factors. Paper presented at Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Women's Health: Creating an Agenda for the 21st Century, Washington, D.C., USA.
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