UBC Department of Psychology
1904 - 2136 West Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Phone: (604) 822-3245
Fax: (604) 822-6923
Mikami, Amori |
Core Area(s): Clinical, Developmental
My work focuses on ways in which a supportive classroom or home environment can help children to make friends. I have a special interest in designing and evaluating interventions that train teachers or parents in strategies to assist children with peer problems.
PSYC 217 Thinking Straight about Psychology, PSYC 531 Assessment: Clinical Implications
Mikami, A.Y., Griggs, M.S., Reuland, M.M., & Gregory, A. (in press). Teacher
practices as predictors of children's classroom social preference. Journal
of School Psychology.
Mikami, A.Y., & Lorenzi, J. (in press). Gender and conduct problems predict
peer relationships among youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Mikami, A.Y., Gregory, A., Allen, J.P., Pianta, R.C., & Lun, J. (2011).
Effects of a teacher professional development intervention on peer
relationships in secondary classrooms. School Psychology Review, 40.
Mikami, A.Y. (2010). The importance of friendship for youth with
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Clinical Child and Family
Psychology Review, 13, 181-198.
Mikami, A.Y., Jack, A., Emeh, C.C., & Stephens, H.F. (2010). Parental
influences on children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: I.
Parental behaviors associated with children's peer relationships. Journal of
Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 721-736.
Mikami, A.Y., Lerner, M.D., Griggs, M.S., McGrath, A., & Calhoun, C.D.
(2010). Parental influences on children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Disorder: II. A pilot intervention training parents as friendship coaches
for their children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 737-749.
Mikami, A.Y., Lerner, M.D., & Lun, J. (2010) Social context influences on
children's rejection by their peers. Child Development Perspectives, 4,