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2011

Ball, J. (2011). Promoting Equity and Dignity for First Nations Children. Keynote address to the Three Nations Education Council, First Nations Education Initiative Inc., and Early Childhood Centre, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, October 5.
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Ball, J. (2011). Cultural Safety in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Services for Aboriginal Children and Families. Annual convention of the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Montreal, April 28.

Ball, J. (2011). Indigenous language in education in Canada: Risk and protective factors. (Session 424). Comparative and International Education Society Conference, Montreal, May 4. (7.1 MB)

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Ball, J., & Janyst, P. (2011). Culturally-based, community-operated, multi-service hubs for Indigenous children and families. International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health: Securing our Future by Advancing Circles of Caring. Canadian Paediatric Society/American Academy of Pediatrics, Vancouver, March 4, 2011. (4 MB)

Ball, J., & Peltier, S. (2011). Cultural safety, relevance and effectiveness of speech and language services to Indigenous young children. International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health: Securing our Future by Advancing Circles of Caring. Canadian Paediatric Society/American Academy of Pediatrics, Vancouver, March 5, 2011. (4.9 MB)

Ball, J. (2011). Cultural Safety in Practice with Aboriginal Children, Youth and Families. Vancouver Island Child Psychologists' Conference, Victoria, May 20.

2010

Ball, J. (2010). Community-based research in rural and remote communities. Professional development workshop for BC Rural and Remote Health Research Network and BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Network, Victoria, January 21. (3.1 MB)

Ball, J. (2010). As if communities mattered: Re-imagining leadership education in early childhood development. Comparative and International Education Society, Chicago, March 1-5. (1.9 MB)

Ball, J. (2010). New approaches to multilingual education: Mother-language based multilingual education in the early years of schooling. Keynote for International Mother Language Day, UNESCO, Paris. February 23. (3.2 MB)

Ball, J. (2010). Cultural safety in clinical and community practice with Indigenous children and families. Keynote and workshop. Canadian Association of Speech and Language Pathologists. Whitehorse, Yukon, May 19-22.

Ball, J. (2010). Cultural safety in outreach and delivery of services to Aboriginal people affected by HIV and AIDS. Keynote for annual conference of the Pacific Network of HIV and AIDS Service Organizations. Richmond, B.C. October 7.

Ball, J. (2010). Promoting children's rights to use their mother tongue in early education. International Conference on Language, Education, and the Millenium Development Goals: Education and Health Section, Bangkok, Thailand, November 10. (2.1 MB)

Ball, J. (2010). Promoting gender equity through mother tongue based early education and transitions to school. International Conference on language, Education, and the Millenium Development Goals: Gender Equity Section, Bangkok, Thailand, November 9. (15.5 MB)

Ball, J. (2010). Improving early childhood education for Indigenous children: Using the mother tongue as a resource. Keynote for symposium organized by the Foundation for Applied Linguistics, Payap University, Chaing Mai, Thailand.

Ball, J. (2010). Promoting educational equity for Indigenous children in Canada through quality early childhood programs. Invited presentation to symposium on Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada, Concordia University, Montreal, March 12-13.

Ball, J. (2010). Ensuring cultural safety in services for children and families. Invited presentation to the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, 2010 Conference, May 20-22.

Ball, J. (2010). Culturally safe practices with First Nations children, families and community organizations. Invited presentation to the Preschool Communication Services Organization, Thunder Bay, ON. September 30-October 1.

Ball, J. ( 2010). Where are these kids dads?! Involving Aboriginal fathers. Invited presentation to the Alberta Early Years 2010 Conference. Edmonton, October 4-5.

Ball, J. (2010). Supporting Indigenous Fathers' Involvement. Keynote for the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada. Ottawa: February 6. (comprehensive w speaker notes) (2.8 MB)

2009

Ball, J. (2009). Cultural safety in health care for Aboriginal Peoples. Presentations to the British Columbia Public Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Fall, Vancouver. (2.9 MB)

Ball, J., & O’Brien, S. (2009). Mapping service delivery for children with needs for additional supports. Professional development workshop at 2nd National Conference of First Nations Health Managers, Vancouver, January 27-29.

Ball, J. (2009). Please mind the gaps: What we don't know about young Aboriginal children's language and literacy development and how to get over it. Presentation to the Third Triennial Aboriginal Policy Research Conference: Research Panel on Lifecourse Development with M. Cooke and C. Aman, Ottawa, March 9-11. (1.4 MB)

Ball, J. (2009). Best of the West: Perils of exporting western science of ECD in non-Western contexts.. Paper presented to the Comparative and International Education Society, Charleston, NC, March 22-26. (2.5 MB)

Ball, J. (2009). Cultural safety in services to Aboriginal children, youth and families. Poster presentation to Vancouver Island Health Authority Pediatrics Conference on Culture and ethics - Living in two worlds. Duncan BC, April 27. (305 KB)

Ball, J. (2009). Steps towards a negotiated social justice in community-university partnership research. Poster presented to the 3rd biannual conference of the Living Knowledge Network, Belfast, August 28. (692 KB)

Ball, J. (2009). Equity in pre-primary education for Indigenous children: The challenge of simultaneously improving access, quality and inclusion. Invited presentation to McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy Conference, Montreal, May 2. (5.3 MB)

Ball, J. (2009). Demonstrating a resolution to inequitably distributed power in community-based research: First Nations fatherhood research. Poster presented to the 3rd biannual conference of the Living Knowledge Network, Belfast, August 29.

Ball, J. (2009). Tools for ensuring equity in community-university partnered research on Aboriginal health. Network Environments for Aboriginal Research and the Center for Aboriginal Health Research Conference on Pathways to Health and Healing, Victoria, September 24-25.

Manahan, C., & Ball, J. (2009). Involving fathers in promoting optimal health and development of First Nations children. Presentation at the 2nd Annual Conference of the BC Rural and Remote Health Research Network, Research to Action: Improving Health in Rural and Remote BC, September 29.

Ball, J. (2009). What programs can do to involve Indigenous fathers. Paper presented at the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children. Honolulu, October 9.

Ball, J. (2009). A bicultural model for developing leadership capacity in Indigenous early childhood services. Paper presented at the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children. Honolulu, October 10.

George, R., & Ball, J. (2009). First Nations fatherhood. Presentation at the First Nations Fatherhood Symposium with Native American Faterhood and Families Association, National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ottawa, May 25.

Ball, J. (2009). Fathering in the Shadows: Indigenous Fathers and Canada's Colonial Legacies. Fathering Across Diversity and Adversity: International Perspectives and Policy Interventions. Symposium at University of Pennsylvania, April 4.

Ball, J., Cooke, M., & Aman, C. (2009). Lifecourse approach to well-being. Research Panel presentation at the Third Triennial Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Ottawa, March 9-11.

Ball, J. & Manahan, C. (2009). Understanding Indigenous fathers' contributions to children's health and development. Presentation at the 5th International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference on Spirituality and Healing (Canadian Research Institute on Spirituality and Healing): Working together for optimal health. Calgary, AB, September 24-26.

2008

Ball, J. (2008). Promoting cultural safety in child and family services. Poster presentation at The Biennial Early Years Interprofessional Conference, Vancouver, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2. (305 KB)

Ball, J. (2008). Understanding and supporting Indigenous fathers’ roles with their young children. The Biennial Early Years Interprofessional Conference, Vancouver, Jan. 31-Feb. 2. (1 MB)

Ball, J. (2008). Involving Aboriginal families in screening and assessment of young children. The Biennial Early Years Interprofessional Conference, Vancouver, Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

Ball, J. (2008). The reconstruction of fathering after cultural disruption. Invited paper presented to the American Academy of Political and Social Science. University of Pennsylvania, April 14-15.

Ball, J. (2008). The reproduction of fatherhood after disrupted inter-generational transmission: Indigenous fathers’ stories. Child and Youth Care in Action: Connecting Across Contexts Conference. Victoria, April 25.

Ball, J. (2008). “Do it in a good way.” Community-campus partnership research with Indigenous communities. Paper presentation to the Community-University Research Partnerships: Connecting for Change. CU Expo. Victoria, May 4-7. (1.1 MB)

Ball, J. (2008). Reconceptualizing masculinity and caregiving in Aboriginal families: Father’s roles. Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education Conference. Victoria, June 5.

Ball, J. (2008). Research and policy supporting fathers roles in reconstituting circles of care for Aboriginal children and youth. Paper presentation at the Meetings of the Canadian Sociological Association. Vancouver, June 3-6.

Ball, J., Fletcher, R., George, R., Hodgins, D., Johnson, S. (2008). Supporting Indigenous Father’s Journeys. Panel presented at the Fathers Involvement Research Conference: Diversity, visibility, community. Toronto, October 23.

Manahan, C. & Ball, J. (2008). Indigenous fathers: Breaking the cycle. Paper presented at the Fathers Involvement Research Conference: Diversity, visibility, community. Toronto, October 24.

Dienhart, A., Lawford, H., Ball, J. & Pratt, M. (2008). The generative legacy of fathering: Examining themes of future concern, progress and audience among Indigenous and other fathers. Paper presented at the Fathers Involvement Research Conference: Diversity, visibility, community. Toronto, October 24.

Hodgins, D. Outreach to prospective and new Indigenous young fathers using comic book print media. Presentation to the Canadian Fathers Involvement Research Conference, Toronto, October 23, 2008. (942 KB)

Ball, J. (2008). Vulnerable children in Canada: Research insights and policy options. Symposium and podcast hosted by the Institute for Research on Public Policy, Toronto, April 14. (5.1 MB)

Ball, J. (2008). A crescendo of voices: Creating networks of networks in research on fathers' involvement. Presentation to the Community-University Research Partnerships Expo: Connecting for Change (CU Expo). Victoria, May 5. (3.2 MB)

2007

Ball, J. (2007). "All intertwined and diamond": Community-university partnerships for Indigenous research and education in Canada. Keynote address, Canadian Studies Scholars Program, University of Western Oregon. (2.4 MB)

Ball, J. (2007). Screening and assessment of young children: Consideration of mainstream approaches. Presentation to Aboriginal Head Start programs in British Columbia. (147 KB)

Ball, J. (2007). Aboriginal men’s journeys to become involved fathers. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Men’s Health, Victoria, BC, March 5.

Ball, J. (2007). Impacts of positive fathers’ involvement on fathers’ and children’s health and development. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Men’s Health, Victoria, BC, March 5. (7.1 MB)

Ball, J., Bernhardt, B. & Lewis, M. (2007). Facilitating Aboriginal children’s language development through culturally informed pedagogy and assessment. Poster presented at the BC Aboriginal Education Association Conference, Abbotsford, BC, March 18.

Roberge, C. & Ball, J. (2007). Engaging Aboriginal fathers in child health promotion. Poster presented at the Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Prince George, BC, March 28.

Ball, J. (2007). Examining the roles of developmental monitoring, screening, and assessment procedures for promoting ethnic minority children’s development: Guidelines for involving Indigenous populations. Paper delivered at the 19th World Congress on Health Promotion and Education, Vancouver, BC, June 10-15.

Ball, J. (2007). Promoting fathers’ involvement in child care to improve child health outcomes: What is the connection? Paper presented at the 19th World Congress on Health Promotion and Education, Vancouver, BC, June 10-15.

Ball, J. (2007). Indigenous learners online: The future isn’t what it used to be. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Indigenous Education: Asia/Pacific, Vancouver, BC, July 19-22. (8.9 MB)

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Ball, J. & Hawkins, L. (2007). On the road from community based research to a national policy agenda: Seeking the impossible? Living Knowledge Conference: Civic Engagement in Science Policy Decision-Making, Paris, August 31. (445 KB)

Ball, J. (2007). Are we there yet?On the road to meaningful community-campus engagements for research. Living Knowledge Conference: Civic Engagement in Science Policy Decision-Making, Paris, August 31.

Ball, J. (2007). Roles for speech language pathologists in supporting Aboriginal children’s development. Poster presented at the BC Healthy Child Development Alliance Forum, Vancouver, BC, November 20-21.

Ball, J. (2007). Implications of First Nations English dialects for screening, assessment and treatment of language disorders. Poster presented at the BC Healthy Child Development Alliance Forum, Vancouver, BC, November 20-21.

Ball, J. & Janyst, P. and Indigenous Child Project Team (2007). Developmental monitoring, screening and assessment: Issues and guidelines from First Nations perspectives. Workshop delivered at the University of BC Interprofessional Symposium on Early Childhood Development and Assessment. Vancouver. (1.1 MB)

Bernhardt, B., & Ball, J. (2007). First Nations English dialects: Implications for supporitng language development - Focus on Manitoba. Presentation to the Manitoba Ministry of Education, Winnipeg. (937 KB)

Hodgins, D. Father involvement content in parent education programs in British Columbia, Canada. Unpublished M.Ed. Thesis presentation. (266 KB)

Ball, J. (2007). The best of both worlds: Cultural and research-based knowledge in preschool and post-secondary education to support young children's development. Keynote delivered to the Greenland Department of Education, Nuuk, Denmark, November 15.

Ball, J. (2007). Integrating Aboriginal language and culture into post-secondary courses for early childhood development practitioners. Keynote delivered at the Conference of Aurora College and Department of Education, Culture and Employment of the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife, NT, March 15.

Ball, J. (2007). Conceptual model for research linking fathers' involvement and children's health outcomes. Keynote delivered to the Fathers Involvement Initiative – Ontario Network, Toronto, ON, May 1.

Ball, J. (2007). Where are these kids' dads? Opening doors to Aboriginal fathers. Keynote delivered to Aboriginal Head Start Provincial Training Conference, Richmond, BC, October 14.

Ball, J. (2007). Cultural safety in clinical service delivery. Keynote delivered to B.C. Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Whistler, BC, October 25.

2006

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. (2006). Supporting early language development of First Nations children: Views of speech-language pathologists, First Nations Elders and parents. Paper presented at The Early Years Conference: Child Development Practices: A Decade of Change. Vancouver, February 2-4, 2006.

Ball, J. & George, R. (2006). Policies and practices affecting Aboriginal fathers’ involvement with their young children. Paper presented at the Second Tri-Annual Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Ottawa, March 22.

Ball, J. & Bernhardt, B. (2006). Implications of First Nations English dialects for supporting First Nations children’s language development. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Research Meeting of the Human Early Learning Partnerships program, Vancouver, May 20.

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. (2006). What is our role? Supporting early language development of First Nations children. Paper presented at the B.C. Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists: Celebrating Research and Practice on the Westcoast. Victoria, October 14.

Bernhardt, B.M., & Ball, J. (2006). First Nations English dialects in Canada: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists’ Practice. Workshop presented at the B.C. Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists: Celebrating Research and Practice on the Westcoast. Victoria, October 14. (477 KB)
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Vilches, S. & Ball, J. (2006). Coordinated action to promote child health and development: Promising practices in small rural Indigenous communities. Paper presented at the Canadian Rural Health Research Conference, Prince George, BC, October 20.

Ball, J. (2006). Community Driven Development of Child and Family Services: Promising Practices in First nations Communities. Keynote address at the second Tri-Annual Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Ottawa, March 21.

Ball, J. (2006). Are we there yet? Signposts on the road to community partnerships. Keynote address at the first Bi-Annual Child & Youth Care in Action Conference. Victoria, May 26.

Ball, J. (2006). Aboriginal fathers: Creating positive relationships with your children and partners. Keynote address at The Healing Journey: Family Violence Prevention in Aboriginal Communities. Fredericton, NB, October 5, 2006.

2005

Ball, J. (2005). Indigenous men learning fatherhood. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Santa Fe, NM, February 23-27.

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. M. (2005). First Nations Elders’ and parents’ views on supporting young children’s language development. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Regina, SA, May6.

Ball, J., Bernhardt, B., & Deby, J. (2005). First Nations English dialects: Implications for supporting children’s language development. Poster and presentation at the Third Annual Research Meeting of the Human Early Learning Partnerships program, Vancouver, May 20. (2.9 MB)

Ball, J. (2005). Aboriginal Men Learning Fatherhood. Paper presented at the Third Annual Research Meeting of the Human Early Learning Partnerships program, Vancouver, May 20.

Ball, J. & Bernhardt, B. (2005). Implications of First Nations English dialects for supporting children’s language development. Paper presented at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Hamilton, Aotearoa New Zealand, November 27-December 1. (346 KB)

Ball, J. & McIvor, O. (2005). Learning about teaching as if communities mattered: Strengthening capacity through partnerships. Paper presented at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Hamilton, Aotearoa New Zealand, November 27-December 1. (253 KB)

Ball, J. (2005). Hook and hub: Coordinating programs to support Indigenous children’s early learning and development. Paper presented at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Hamilton, Aotearoa New Zealand, November 27-December 1. (392 KB)

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. (2005). Talking points: Supporting Indigenous children’s language development in community contexts. Poster and presentation at the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Hamilton, Aotearoa New Zealand, November 27-December 1. (319 KB)

Ball, J. & Daly, K. Fathers' involvement with their children: Presentation on the first Canadian national study of fatherhood. Presentation at the University of Victoria, April 14, 2005.

Fathers' Involvement Research Alliance of Canada: Overview (495 KB)

Aboriginal Fathers Learning Fathering: Overview of project in progress (402 KB)

The Effects of Father Involvement: A Summary of the Research Evidence (98 KB) (feel free to distribute widely)

Ball, J. (2005). Integrated early childhood care and education for holistic development. Keynote address to the International Conference on Child Care. Tainan, Taiwan. May 29.

Ball, J. (2005). Harnessing ecologies of child development to improve outcomes. Keynote address to the Taiwan Child Care Teacher Training Conference, Taijung, Taiwan, July 9.

2004

Ball, J. (2004). Principles and protocols for research about First Nations children and communities in Canada. Paper presentation as part of a symposium on researching children at risk. 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, San Jose, California, February 22.

Ball, J. (2004). Characterizing child-environment impacts on the development of Indigenous children in Canada: Research as if Indigenous communities mattered. Paper presentation as part of a symposium on children in extremely difficult circumstances. 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, San Jose, California, February 22.

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. (2004). Speech-language services to Indigenous children: Critical reflections and recommendations. Poster presented at the Early Childhood Development Forum: How Research Influences Public Policy, Vancouver, September 7.

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. (2004). Speech-language partnerships with Indigenous children, families, and communities: Recommendations from experienced practitioners. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Ottawa, May 6.

Ball, J. & Sones, R. (2004). First Nations early childhood care and development programs as hubs for intersectoral service delivery. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Local and Regional Health Programmes. Quebec City, October 10.

Ball, J. Principles and protocols for research about First Nations children and communities in Canada. (712 KB)

Ball, J. & Lewis, M. Culturally appropriate practices for facilitating early language development of indigenous children. CASLPA Conference. Ottawa, Canada, May 5-7, 2004. (3.6 MB)

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Ball, J. & Sones, R. Early childhood care and development programs as hubs for inter-sectoral service delivery supporting Aboriginal population health. The Early Years Conference. Vancouver, Canada, February 6-7, 2004. (587 KB)

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Ball, J., Lewis, M., & Peltier, S. Culturally appropriate practices for facilitating early language development of indigenous children. The Early Years Conference. Vancouver, Canada, February 6-7, 2004. (3.6 MB)

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2003

Ball, J. (2003). Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Programs as Social, Organizational and Educational Hubs for Promoting Child Well-Being and Community Development: Preliminary Research Findings. Poster presented at the First Annual Conference of the National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ottawa, January 22.

Ball, J. (2003). Early childhood development as ‘hook’ and ‘hub’ for multisectoral service delivery in Aboriginal communities. Institute on ‘Strengthening Communities While Reorienting Health Services and Building Healthy Public Policy; Centre for Community Health Promotion Research, Victoria, May 6.

Vilches, S. & Ball, J. (2003). Women in First Nations Administration: Generating the Development of Holistic Services for Child and Family Well-being. Presentation at the 14th International Congress on Women’s Health Issues, Victoria, Canada, June 17, 2003.

Ball, J. & Vilches, S. (2003). Policy and contextual factors in health care service delivery in rural and First Nations communities. Presentation at the Fifth International Symposium on Future of Rural Peoples: Rural Economy, Healthy People, Environment, Rural Communities.

Ball, J., McIvor, O., Frank, J., Louie, M., & Tomma, D. Making a difference: Factors that affect successful transitions from training to work in Aboriginal child and youth care. International Child and Youth Care Conference. Victoria, Canada, August 20-23, 2003.

Ball, J., Vilches, S., & Frank, J. Early childhood programs as sites for integrated services and community development in rural, remote and indigenous communities. International Child and Youth Care Conference. Victoria, Canada, August 20-23, 2003.

Vilches, S., & Ball, J. Women in First Nations administration: Generating the development of holistic services for child and family well-being. 14th International Congress on Women's Health Issues. Victoria, Canada, June 15-18, 2003.

Ball, J. Incorporation of indigenous knowledge in early childhood development programs. Human Early Learning Partnerships Research Symposium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, May 8, 2003. (454 KB)

Ball, J. The roles of early childhood development in multi-sectoral service delivery in Aboriginal communities. Institute on 'Strengthening communities while reorienting health services and building healthy public policy: Creating conditions for health.' University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, May 2-7, 2003.

Ball, J. Supporting Aboriginal communities' goals for young children: Studies in indigenous knowledges, developmental assessment, and inter-sectoral service delivery. Human and Social Development Faculty Research Symposium, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, April 11, 2003. (202 KB)

Ball, J. Consideration of principles and protocols for ethical practice in research involving indigenous people. Human Early Learning Partnership Seminar, Vancouver, Canada, April 11, 2003.

Ball, J., Mcgougan, D., Stein, J., & Thompson, C. The importance of the Romanow Report for rural, remote and Aboriginal health. Community-University Panel, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, March 28, 2003. (119 KB)

Ball, J. Aboriginal early childhood development programs as social, organizational and educational hubs for promoting child well-being. National Aboriginal Health Organization Conference and Health Fair. Ottawa, January 21-23, 2003.

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Ball, J., & Pence, A. (2003). Aboriginal children and youth at risk: Promising practices, challenges and opportunities. Address to a Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Children and Youth at Risk, Ottawa, April 9.

Ball, J. (2003). Implications of child care policy in B.C. for Aboriginal early childhood development programs. Invited Address to Health Canada, Aboriginal Head Start Cultural Studies Group, Vancouver, April 29.

2002

Ball, J., & Pence, A. (2002). Promoting social inclusion and cultural continuity in communities. Paper presented at The Early Years: Building Family Capacity and Supportive Communities. Vancouver, February 1-2.

Ball, J. & McIvor, O. (2002). Strengthening community capacity to support children’s development: A First Nations example. Paper presented at The Early Years: Building Family Capacity and Supportive Communities. Vancouver, February, 1-2.

Ball, J., & Pence, A. (2002). As if communities mattered: Social impacts of innovative education partnerships with Aboriginal communities in Canada. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Educational Research Association (Division G: Social Context of Education), New Orleans, April 2.

Ball, J., & Pence, A. (2002). Innovations in generative education: Reports of three post-secondary program initiatives incorporating indigenous knowledge. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Educational Research Association (Division J: Post-Secondary Education), New Orleans, April 2.

Vilches, S., Roberts, A., & Ball, J. (2002). Training as if communities mattered. Children, Families, Communities Health and Well-Being Conference, Prince George, BC, June 2.

Ball, J. (2002). Beyond the books: Generating new knowledge about child development in indigenous and majority world contexts through innovative pedagogy. Paper presented at the Conference on International Human Science Research, Victoria, Canada, June 21.

Ball, J. (2002). A generative curriculum model of child and youth care training through First Nations-university partnerships. Workshop presented at the 12th National Child & Youth Conference, St. John's, NL, October 24. (1.2 MB)

Ball, J., & Vilches, S. (2002). Exploring key determinants of success in using a capacity development model to enhance delivery of culturally appropriate early childhood care and community wellness promotion for families in First Nations. Paper presented at the Conference on Health Research in Rural and Remote Canada, Halifax, October 25.

Ball, J. (2002). Strengthening Aboriginal capacity for Aboriginal early childhood development initiatives. Poster presented at the Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Indian and Northern Affairs/University of Western Ontario, Ottawa, November 26-28.

Ball, J. (2002). Cultural variations in beliefs, goals and trajectories for children’s language development: Implications for research and practice. Paper presented at the Human Early Learning Project: Early Language Retreat, Vancouver, November 25.

Ball, J. (2002). The challenge of creating an optimal learning environment in childcare: Cross-cultural perspectives. Symposium on Enhancing Caregiver Language Facilitation in Childcare Settings, Centre for Language and Literacy Research Network, Toronto, October 18.

2001

Schwartz, C., & Ball, J. (2001). Evaluation of an effective post-secondary program in Canadian Aboriginal communities: Students’ perspectives on support. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division J. (Post-secondary Education), Seattle, April 13.

Ball, J., & Pence, A. (2001). Constructing knowledge and training curricula about early childhood care and development in Canadian Aboriginal communities. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Division I (Education in the Professions). Seattle, April 12.

Ball, J., & McIvor, O. (2001). Creating programs of training to meet service needs in Aboriginal communities. Paper presented at the First Annual Symposium on Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education: Access, Retention, and Completion. Vancouver, May 3, 2001.

Ball, J. (2001). Family participation, community supports, and integration of services to promote child well-being in Aboriginal communities. Inaugural conference of the Canadian Rural Health Consortium: Health Research in Rural and Remote Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, October 18-21.

Young, R., Ball, J., Valach, L., & Turkel, H. (2001). The family career development project in Chinese-Canadian families. Poster presented at the 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, August, 25.

2000

Ball, J. (2000). Generative Curriculum: A global paradigm for supporting local constructions of ECCD. Paper presented at “Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education: Research, theory and practice around the world” Conference. July 2, Brisbane.

Ball, J. (2000). Supporting communities in early childhood care and development initiatives. Paper presented at “Community-based program and policies for rural development” Conference, July 7, Yangon, Myanmar.

Ball, J. & Pence, A. (2000). Reproduction, revitalization, and reconstruction of culture in community-involving Early Childhood Care and Development training programs. Paper presented at the 16th Biennial Meetings of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, July 13, Beijing.

Ball, J. (2000). Factors affecting identity formation of Chinese adolescents in Singapore. Paper presented at the 16th Biennial Meetings of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, July 11, Beijing.

1999

Ball, J., Pierre, M., & Pence (1999). Honouring the knowledge that resides in communities: The “Generative Curriculum Model.” Early Childhood Educators Conference of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, April 23.

Ball, J., Pence, A., & Pierre, M. (1999). Bringing culture and community into focus in training Early Childhood Educators. Paper presented at the World Forum on Early Care and Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 7.

Young, R., Ball, J., & Valach, L. (1999). Chinese and Anglo Canadian families’ career development projects: An action theoretical analysis. Paper presented at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, August.

Ball, J., Definney, S., & Pence, A. (1999). Evaluation of community-involving ECCD training in seven First Nations communities. Canadian Child Care Federation Conference on Linking Research to Practice, Ottawa, November 27.

Ball, J., Pence, A., & Definney, S. (1999). Evaluating impacts of community interventions to support children's well-being. L'Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Equipe de Recherche surdeveloppement de L'Enfant Dans sa Communaute-Laboratorie de Recherche en Ecologie Humaine et Sociale et Laboratoire d'Etudes sur le Nourrisson. November 29.

1998

Ball, J. & Leo, C. (1998). Community development through partnerships: Integration of traditional knowledge. Arctic Institute Conference on Community Development from the Inside Out in the Circumpolar North. University of Calgary, Canada, July 9.

Ball, J. (1998). Ensuring cultural relevance of mental health service training and development through collaborative community-drive consultation. Paper presented at the International Multicultural Conference, Edmonton, Canada, July 28.

Ball, J. (1998). Promoting healthy environments for children and youth through participatory, bicultural, community-based training partnerships. Paper presented at the International Multicultural Child and Youth Conference, Edmonton, Canada, July 29.

Ball, J., Pierre, M., & Pence, A. (1998). Evaluation of a community-based, bicultural partnership approach to ECE training using a ‘Generative Curriculum Model.’ Workshop at Canadian Child Care Federation Forum: Linking Research to Practice, Banff, Canada, October 25.

Ball, J. (1998). The quality equation: Components of child care quality. Invited panel presentation at ‘Advancing early childhood care and education in Canada, the United States, Britain and Australia: Exchanging knowledge and strategies across borders.' Ontario Child Care Resource and Research Unit, Toronto, Canada, November 17.

1997

Ball, J., Leon, B., & Golar, J. (1997). Community-based delivery of an innovative post-secondary program for Early Childhood Educators: Tl’azt’en Nation - University of Victoria partnership. First Nations Education Steering Committee Conference, Kamloops, Canada, March 18.

McCallum, M., Iron, F., & Ball, J. (1997). Community-wide impacts of an innovative, bicultural program for training in Early Childhood Care and Development at Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. First Nations Daycare Conference, Vancouver, December 10-11.

Ball, J., Johnnie-Stark, A. (1997). Innovation of a preventive intervention for First Nations children: University of Victoria - Tl’azt’en Nation Partnership Program . First Nations Daycare Conference, Vancouver, December 10-11.

Ball, J. (1997). Culturally-appropriate, community-based child care training for First Nations. Aboriginal Head Start Conference, Winnipeg, February 24-25.

1996

Ball, J. (1996). Identity formation in Confucian heritage societies: Implications for theory, research, and practice. Paper presented at the XXVI International Congress of Psychology, Montreal, August 17-21.

Ball, J. (1996). Intra-familial stress, performance anxiety, and somatization among young adults in Singapore. Paper presented at the XXVI International Congress of Psychology, Montreal, August 17-21.

Ball, J. (1996). Islamic principles reflected in Malay approaches to resolving psychological distress. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada, June 12-14.

1995

Ball, J. (1995). Years of living dangerously: Health risk behaviours of adolescents in Singapore, Canada, and the United States. Invited address to the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Asian Workshop, Singapore, June 10.

Ball, J., Moselle, K., & Fraser, B. (1995). A study of school climate and teacher burnout. Paper presented at the Meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, April 18.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1995). Health risk behaviours among adolescents: Cross-national comparisons. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Charlottetown, Canada, June 16.

Ball, J. (1995). Religion and counselling: Challenges to Eurocentrism encountered with Islamic clients. Presentation to the Section on Psychology and Religion, Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Charlottetown, Canada, June 16.

1994

Jacobs, G., & Ball, J. (1994). An investigation of the structure of group activities in English language coursebooks. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, November 26.

Chia, J., & Ball, J. (1994). Profiling and records of achievement: Let's sit down together. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, November 26.

Moselle, K., Ball, J., & Rodgers, T. (1994). Psychosocial correlates of high health risk behaviour patterns among international high school students. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, November 25.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1994). Health risk behaviours among adolescents in Singapore. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, November 25.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1994). Psychosocial correlates of health risk behaviours among Singaporean adolescents. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, November 25.

Ball, J., Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa, & Moselle, K. (1994). Stress among Malay college students. Paper presented at the Third Afro-Asian Psychological Congress, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, August 25.

Ball, J., Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa, & Moselle, K. (1994). Help-seeking for psychological problems among Malay college students. Paper presented at the Third Afro-Asian Psychological Congress, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, August 24.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1994). Expressions of culture in efforts to cope with psychological distress. Paper presented at the Tenth Biennial Conference of the Association of Psychologists and Counsellors in Asia, Singapore, September 30.

Ball, J. (1994). Processes and aims of development East and West: Implications for psychotherapy for Chinese youth. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Psychotherapy for the Chinese, Chinese University, Hong Kong, November 23.

1993

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1993). Prevalence of health risk behaviours among secondary school students: A cross-national study. Invited address to the Southeast Asia Teachers and Counselors Conference, Kuala Lumpur, November 18.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1993). High risk lifestyles among international high school students: Epidemiological findings and implications for educators. Invited address to the East Asia Regional Conference of Overseas Schools, Singapore, November 20.

Ball, J. (1993). Achieving integration of language arts and pastoral care goals through appropriate text selection and use. Paper presented at the Fourth National Reading Conference, Society for Reading and Literacy, Singapore, September 4.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1993). Ensuring cultural relevance and accessibility of counselling services for students. Paper presented at the International Conference on "Towards Education For All," Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Negara Brunei, September 21.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1993). Psychosocial adjustment and perceptions of school life among Singaporean secondary school students. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, September 24.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1993). Burnout and perceptions of school environment among Singaporean teachers. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association, Singapore, September 24.

1992

Ball, J. (1992). School-based approaches to helping students meet the psychosocial challenges of international living. Invited address to the Near East/Southern Asia Council of Overseas Schools Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 22.

Moselle, K., & Ball, J. (1992). A neurodevelopmental perspective on the emergence of learning disabilities. Paper presented at the Third Malaysian Conference on Psychological Medicine, Pangkor Island, Malaysia, January 18.

Ball, J., Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa, & Moselle, K. (1992). Self-reported stress and value conflicts among Malaysian young adults. Paper presented at the Third Malaysian Conference on Psychological Medicine, Pangkor Island, Malaysia, January 18.

Ball, J., Moselle, K., & Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa (1992). Cultural influences on help-seeking for emotional problems: A study of Malay college students. Paper presented at the First Asian Conference in Psychology, Singapore, October 30, p. 46-47.

Ball, J., Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa, & Moselle, K. (1992). Phenomenology and prevalence of self-reported stress among Malay college students. Paper presented at the First Asian Conference in Psychology, Singapore, October 29, p. 29-30.

1991

Moselle, K., & Ball, J. (1991). Effort skill, effort pathology: A neuropsychological perspective. Paper presented at the Third ASEAN Congress on Psychiatry and Mental Health/7th ASEAN Forum on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22-23, 1991. Published in Psychiatry in the 90's: ASEAN Perspectives, Malaysian Psychiatric Association, 1991.

Ball, J. (1991). Brief strategic family therapy. Paper presented at the Third ASEAN Congress on Psychiatry and Mental Health/7th ASEAN Forum on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22.

Ball, J. (1991). Identity formation and psychosocial needs of internationally mobile children and adolescents. Paper presented at the Southeast Asia Teachers and Counselors Conference Overseas, Singapore, November 18.

Ball, J., Norma Mohamed Noor, & Moselle, K. (1991). Predictors of academic success: The relationship of socio-economic variables to British O- and A-Level performance. Paper presented at the Institut Teknologi Mara/Pusat Pendidikan Persediaan Conference, Kuantan, Malaysia, December 19.

1990

Moselle, K., & Ball, J. (1990). Assessment of disturbances in language functioning in an English As a Second Language population. Paper presented at the Southeast Asia Teachers and Counselors Conference, Jakarta, Indonesia, November 20.

Ball, J., & Anderson, D. (1990). Psychological needs of international students. Paper presented at the East Asia Regional Conference of Overseas Schools, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 16.

1988

Moselle, K., & Ball, J. (1988). A case for the concept of possession in Western psychological theory and clinical practice. Paper presented at the 46th International Congress of Psychology, Singapore, September 12.

Moselle, K., & Ball, J. (1988). A family systems perspective on academic performance problems. Paper presented at the Southeast Asia Teachers and Counselors Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, November 13.

1985

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1985). The paradox of "insightless change" in brief strategic therapy. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA., April 16.

Ball, J. (1985). Gender differences in experiences of marital conflict. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA., April 15.

Thorne, A., & Ball, J. (1985). Participants' accounts in cross cultural and cross personal research. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA., August 23.

Ball, J., & Moselle, K. (1985). Returning home a foreigner: Report of a longitudinal study of re entry experiences of "third culture children." Paper presented at the Southeast Asian Teachers and Counselors Conference Overseas, Kuala Lumpur, November 21.

1984

Ball, J. (1984). Understanding problem solving in couple relationships. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA., August 23.

1983

Ball, J. (1983). Marital problem solving processes: Development of a grounded theory. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA., April 16.

Ball, J. (1983). Psychosocial needs of Samoans and the role of community mental health services. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA., April 16.

1981

Cowan, P.A., & Ball, J. (1981). Impact of a first child on couple communication and problem solving. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA., August 23.

1980

Ball, J., & Waddell, K.J. (1980). Parental knowledge of normal and abnormal development in infancy. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, August 26.