Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention

Invited Presentations

Publications

Malti, T. (2017, November). How children navigate social conflict: Empathy, conscience, and inclusive caring. Keynote presented at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, Cleverginga Seminar, Cairo, Egypt.

 

Malti, T. (2017, November). Social-emotional development in young children: Pathways to health and well-being. Keynote  presented at the 2nd International Conference of the Institute for Human Development (IHD), Aga Khan University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 

Malti, T. (2017, July). Educating the mind and the heart: Why kindness matters. Keynote presented at the XVIII International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) Conference, Hofburg, Vienna, Austria.

 

Malti, T. (2017, June). Building kindness: Why children and adolescents help and harm others. Paper presented at the Department of Psychology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

 

Malti, T. (2017, June). On the life course, for a lifetime. Keynote presented at the symposium in honor of Marlis Buchmann, Marbach Castle, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2017, May). Emotions, mind, and morality: A view from social-emotional developmental theory. Keynote presented at the Workshop on Morality, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milano, Italy.

 

Malti, T. (2017, May). Toward better evidence: Preventing violence, nurturing prosocial development. Keynote presented at the Conference in Honor of Gian Vittorio Caprara, Sapienza University Rome, Italy.

 

Malti, T. (2017, May). Emotional development and social behaviour. Keynote presented at the Department of Psychology, Sapienza University Rome, Italy.

 

Malti, T. (2017, April). Child mental health: Nurturing social-emotional development. Paper presented at the Department of Psychology, Schiller University, Jena, Germany.

 

Malti, T., Peplak, J., Colasante, T., & Sette, S. (2016, July). Physiological and affective responses to peer exclusion. Paper presented at the 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD), Vilnius, Lithuania.

 

Malti, T. (2016, June). Social exclusion and the development of fairness orientations in childhood and adolescence. Paper presented at the Conference on Tolerance and Radicalization in Times of Social Diversity, Sir Peter Ustinov Institute, Vienna, Austria.

 

Malti, T. (2016, March). Children’s emotional experiences: Exploring mechanisms and consequences. Paper presented at the Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.

 

Malti, T. (2015, November). The development of children’s emotions and behaviors in contexts of moral conflict. Keynote presented at the Workshop on Communicative and Social Competencies within Development and Learning in Early Childhood, University of Leipzig, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2015, July). Navigating moral conflict: Children’s and adolescents’ emotions and behavior in peer relations. Keynote presented at the Workshop on Moral Behavior, Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2015, June). Holistic Student Assesssment: Preventing problem behaviors, promoting socioemotional development in schools. Public lecture presented at the University of Applied Sciences, School of Applied Health, Linz, Austria.

 

Malti, T. (2015, May). Why we (don’t) care: Evil, empathy, and moral development. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Roots of Empathy Research Symposium, Toronto, Canada.

 

Malti, T. (2015, March). Healthy social-emotional development and peer exclusion. Paper presented at the Pre-Conference on Peer Relations, Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Philadelphia, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2015, March). Reducing victimization, increasing morality: A developmental frame. Paper presented at the Pre-Conference on Moral Development, Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Philadelphia, USA.

 

Malti, T., Cui, L., Dys, S., & Buchmann, M. (2014, June). Developmental and social antecedents of civic competence. Paper presented at the Volkswagen conference entitled Challenges in the Third Decade of Life – Individual Development and Health, Social Opportunities and Inequalities, Castle Herrenhausen, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2014, March). Mind, emotions, and morality. Paper presented at the Department of Philosophy, Cognitive Science Group, York University, Canada.

 

Malti, T. (2014, March). Children’s emotions, morality, and aggression. Paper presented at the Department of Psychology, Brock University, Canada.

 

Malti, T. (2014, January). Is empathy the key? Social-emotional development and interventions for aggression in children and adolescents. Paper presented at the School of Education, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

 

Malti, T. (2013, November). Children’s moral emotions, moral cognition, and prosocial behaviour. Keynote presented at the conference entitled Cognition and Cooperation, University of Tuebingen, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2013, October). Children’s emotional and moral development. Discussant of the Plenary Address by Nancy Eisenberg at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Association for Moral Education (AME), Montreal, Canada.

 

Malti, T. (2013, October). Children’s externalizing behavior: Developmental antecedents, assessment, and intervention. Paper presented at the Clinical Area Brown Bag Series, University of Buffalo, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2013, October). Children’s moral emotions and morally relevant behavior. Paper presented at the Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Italy.

 

Malti, T. (2013, September). Translating developmental psychology into practice: Challenges in prevention and clinical interventions. Participant of a round table to be presented at the European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2013, September). Chair and Discussant of the symposium entitled Morality, emotions, and the development of antisocial behavior. European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T., Beelmann, A., & Noam, G.G. (2013, August). Introduction to the second Jacobs Foundation conference entitled Methodological dilemmas in developmental intervention research. Jacobs Foundation Conference Series entitled Good enough: When are evidence-based interventions ready for dissemination. Marbach Castle, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2013, July). Moral emotions: A developmental perspective. Keynote presented at the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Chateau de Bossey, Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2013, June). Children’s emotions in situations involving social exclusion. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society (JPS), Chicago, USA.

 

Malti, T., Noam, G.G., & Beelmann, A. (2013, May). Introduction to the first Jacobs Foundation conference entitled Translation of evidence-based knowledge into real-world settings. Jacobs Foundation Conference Series entitled Good enough: When are evidence-based interventions ready for dissemination. Marbach Castle, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2013, April). Discussant of the symposium entitled Social-emotional assessment and intervention for reducing aggression: Integrating developmental theory and research. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2013, April). Chair of the symposium entitled The role of cognitive and affective moral development in children’s prosocial behavior. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, USA.

 

Buchmann, M., Malti, T., & Titzmann, P. (2013, January). Design and measurement issues in cross-national research on child migration. Paper presented at the Comparison-Comparability Workshop, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2012, November). Children’s emotions, morality, and social exclusion. Paper presented at the Faculty of Educational Psychology and Evaluation, University of Vienna, Austria.

 

Malti, T. (2012, November). Children’s and adolescents’ social emotions: Development, assessment, and interventions for aggressive behaviour. Keynote presented at the Building Bridges Through Education conference, University of Applied Sciences, School of Applied Health, Linz, Austria.

 

Malti, T. (2012, September). Emotions and children’s mental health: Development and interventions for early antisocial behaviour. Paper presented at the Connaught Global Challenge International Symposium, Toronto, Canada.

 

Malti, T. (2012, June) Emotions, morality, and bullying. Paper presented at the Workshop for Morality and Bullying, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2011, October). Emotions and morality in children. Paper presented at the Social-Personality Group, York University, Canada.

 

Malti, T., & Eisner, M.P. (2011, July). Which programme components matter? A mediator analysis of the Zurich PATHS study. Paper presented at the Conference on Evidence-based Developmental Prevention of Violence and Bullying, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 

Malti, T. (2011, April). Effectiveness of a universal school-based social competence program: The role of child development and economic factors. Paper presented at the Prevention Research Center, Penn State University, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2011, April). Life-skills for youth development. Paper presented at the PEAR Annual Leadership Conference, Boston, MA, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2011, February). The role of moral emotions in the development of children’s morally relevant behavior. Keynote presented at the International Conference on Developmental Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Malti, T. (2010, July). Developing life skills in youth. Paper presented at the Jacobs Foundation Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluating Life Skills for Youth Development, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Rubin, K.H., Malti, T., & McDonald, K.L. (2010, April). The development of civic engagement in adolescence: The role of social relationships and social competence. Paper presented at the Jacobs Conference, Marbach Castle, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2009, November). Development through tumultuous experiences: Moral emotions and developmental prevention. Keynote presented at the XIVth Workshop Aggression, Free University Berlin and Technical University Berlin, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2009, October). Evaluating the short- and long-term effects of a universal prevention program to reduce children’s externalizing behavior and increase social competence: A cluster randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the Workshop Zurich Study on the Social Development of Children, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 

Malti, T. (2009, July). Development of resilience in childhood. Paper presented at the Summer Academy Conference for the Promotion of Child- and Youth Development, Engelberg, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2009, June). Development of moral emotions and relations to children’s and adolescents’ pro- and antisocial behavior. Paper presented at the Faculty of Educational Psychology and Evaluation, University of Vienna, Austria.

 

Malti, T. (April, 2009). Discussant of the symposium entitled Bully/victim problems in children and adolescents: Associations with moral disengagement and moral values. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Denver, USA.

 

Malti, T., Noam, G. & Petersen, S. B. (2008, September). Crossing contexts to develop resiliency: Reinventing roles for school coordinators, practitioners, and clinicians. Paper presented at the PEAR Annual Leadership Conference, Boston, MA, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2008, June). Measuring social competence in large-scale longitudinal studies. Paper presented at the German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD), Wiesbaden, Germany.

 

Malti, T. (2008, June). Moral emotion expectancies and children’s pro- and anti-social behaviors. Poster presented at the International Symposium Foundations of Human Social Behavior, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2007, September). Moral motivation, sympathy, and prosocial behavior in childhood. Paper presented at the Center for Character and Citizenship, University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA.

 

Malti, T. (2007, August). Contextual and individual antecedents of aggressive problem behaviors in childhood. Paper presented at the Swiss Commission for Children and Adolescents, Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T., & Kriesi, I. (2007, April). Measuring children’s social development in large-scale studies: Methodological challenges. Paper presented at the Swiss Federal Office of Statistics (BFS), Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2006, October). First results of the Swiss Survey of Children and Youth. Paper presented at the Association for Child Care, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2005, November). Depression and giftedness in children and youth: What parents and teachers can do. Paper presented at the Parental Association for Gifted Children, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2002, May). Clinical-developmental assessment of children with aggressive problem behaviors. Paper presented at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Malti, T. (2001, November). Introduction to structural equation modeling. Paper presented at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

 

 

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