Book Chapters

Gervais, C., Johnston, M. S., Dastouri, S., McGowran, L., & Romano, E. (2020). Beyond judgment: How parents and professionals negotiate in/exclusion and [in]security among youth who sexually offend. In C. Côté-Lussier, D. Moffette, & J. Piché (Eds.), Contemporary Criminological Issues: Beyond Insecurity and Exclusion (pp. 119-144). Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa Press.

Saini, M. A., Romano, E., Weegar, K., Zak, S., & Gallitto E. (2019). Treating children exposed to intimate partner violence within the context of child custody disputes. In L. R. Greenberg, B. J. Fidler & M. A. Saini (Eds.), Evidence-Informed Interventions for Court-Involved Families (pp. 303-324). New York: Oxford University Press.

Romano, E., & De Luca, R. V. (2014). Men sexually abused as children. In L. Grossman & S. Walfish (Eds.), Translating Psychological Research into Practice. United States: Springer


Refereed Journal Articles

Gallitto, E. Romano, E., & Whitaker, D. (in press). Investigating the impact of the SafeCare program on parenting behaviours in child welfare-involved families. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.

Stenason, L., Romano, E., & Cheung, C. (2020). Using Research within Child Welfare: Reactions to a Training Initiative. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 1-21.

Romano, E., Stenason, L., Weegar, K., & Cheung, C. (2020). Improving child welfare’s use of data for service planning: Practitioner perspectives on a training curriculum.Children and Youth Services Review110.

Stenason, L., Moorman, J., & Romano, E. (2020). The experiences of parents and facilitators in a positive parenting program.Qualitative Report,25, 1-13.

Romano, E., Weegar, K., Gallitto, E., Zak, S., & Saini, M. (2019). Meta-analysis on interventions for children exposed to intimate partner violence. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1-11.

Romano, E., Moorman, J., Bonneville, V., Newton, C., & Flynn, R. (2019). Adolescent males in out-of-home care: Past adversity and current functioning. Developmental Child Welfare, 1, 199-216.

Gallitto, E. Veilleux, G., & Romano, E. (2019). How do knowledge and attitudes about children’s rights influence spanking attitudes? Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Published online on June 10, 2019

Gervais, C., & Romano, E. (2019). Parental perspectives on the emotional, relational and logistical impacts on siblings of youth who sexually offend Children & Society, 33, 524-539.

Weegar, K. & Romano, E. (2019). Child maltreatment knowledge and responses among teachers: A training needs assessment. School Mental Health. Published online on March 19, 2019.

Lyons, J., & Romano, E. (2019). Childhood sexual abuse profiles and psychological functioning in adult males. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. Published online on January 24, 2019.

Lyons, J., & Romano, E. (2019). Childhood sexual abuse profiles and and psychological functioning in adult males. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 

Romano, E., Moorman, J., Ressel, M., & Lyons, J. (2019). Men with childhood sexual abuse histories: Disclosure experiences and links with mental health. Child Abuse & Neglect, 89, 212-224.

Romano, E., & Gervais, C. (2018). ‘He wasn’t falling apart … We were falling apart’ Understanding the mental health impacts on parents of youth who sexually offend. Journal of Family Violence, 33, 491-505.

Romano, E., Weegar, K., Babchishin, L., & Saini, M. (2018). Cross-informant agreement on mental health outcomes for children with maltreatment histories: A systematic review. Psychology of Violence, 8, 19-30.

Weegar, K., Guerin-Marion, C., Frechette, S., Romano, E. (2018). Child physical punishment, parenting, and school readiness. Infant and Child Development, 27, e2050.

Ressel, M., Lyons, J., Romano, E. (2018). Abuse characteristics, multiple victimization experiences and resilience of young males with histories of childhood sexual abuse. Child Abuse Review, 27, 239-253.

Gervais, C., & Romano, E. (2018). Safeguarding child rights and enhancing caregiver responsibilities among Canadian parents of youth who sexually offend. Child Abuse & Neglect, 76, 502-514.

Weegar, K., Moorman, J., Stenason, L., & Romano, E. (2018). Perspectives on the implementation of an evidence-based neglect program within child welfare. Children and Youth Services Review, 93, 474-483.

Gallitto, E., Romano, E., & Drolet, M. (2017). Caregivers' perspectives on the SafeCare programme: Implementing an evidence-based intervention for child neglect. Child & Family Social Work, 1-9.

Frechette, S., & Romano, E. (2017). How do parents label their physical disciplinary practices? A focus on the definition of corporal punishment. Child Abuse & Neglect, 71, 92-103.

Bell, T., & Romano, E. (2017). Permanency and safety among children in foster family and kinship care: A scoping review. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 18, 268-286.

Afifi, T. O., & Romano, E. (2017). Ending the spanking debate. Child Abuse & Neglect, 71, 3-4.

Gallitto, E., Lyons, J., Weegar, K., & Romano, E. (2017). Trauma-symptom profiles of adolescents in child welfare. Child Abuse & Neglect, 68, 25-35.

Romano, E., Weegar, K., Babchishin, L., & Saini, M. (2016). Cross-informant agreement on mental health outcomes in children in maltreatment histories: A systemic review. Psychology of Violence.

Romano, E.,Babchishin, L., & Wong, S. (2016). Victimization exposure and psychosocial functioning among school-aged children: The role of moderating and mediating variables. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 9(4), 329-340.

Romano, E., Lyons, J., & St. John, E. (2015). Male childhood sexual abuse, self-compassion, and trauma symptoms. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience, 3(1), 34-51.

Gosselin, J., Babchishin, L., & Romano, E. (2015). Family transitions and children's well-being during adolescence. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 56(7), 569-589.

Bell, T., & Romano, E. (2015). Child resilience in out-of-home care: Child welfare worker perspectives. Children & Youth Services Review, 48, 49-59.

Bell, T., & Romano, E. (2015). Permanency and safety among children in foster family and kinship care. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. Online publication.

Frechette, S., & Romano, E. (2015). Corporal punishment over time in a representative sample of Canadian parents. Journal of Family Psychology, 29(4), 507-517.

Bell, T., Romano, E., & Flynn, R. J. (2015). Profiles and predictors of behavioural resilience among children in child welfare. Child Abuse & Neglect, 48, 92-103.

Fréchette, S., Zoratti, M., & Romano, E. (2015). What is the link between corporal punishment and child physical abuse? Journal of Family Violence, 30(2), 135-148.

Lyons, J., Bell, T., Fréchette, S., & Romano, E. (2015). Child-to-parent violence: Frequency and family correlates. Journal of Family Violence, 30(6), 729-742.

Romano, E., Babchishin, L., Marquis, R., & Frechette, S. (2014). Childhood maltreatment and educational outcomes. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 16(4), 418-437.

Babchishin, L., & Romano, E. (2014). Evaluating the frequency, co-occurence, and psychosocial correlates of childhood multiple victimization. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 33, 47-65.

Romano, E., Bell, T., & Norian, R. (2013). Corporal punishment: Examining attitudes toward the law and factors influencing attitude change. Journal of Family Violence, 28, 265-275.

Babchishin, L., Weegar, K., & Romano, E. (2013). Early child care effects on later behavioural outcomes using a Canadian nationwide sample. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 3(2), 15-29.

Bell, T., Romano, E., & Flynn, R. (2013) Multilevel correlates of behavioural resilience among children in child welfare. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(11), 1007-1020.

Czincz, J., & Romano, E. (2013). Childhood sexual abuse: Community-based treatment practices and predictors of use of evidence-based practices. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 18(4), 240-246.

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