Professeure agrégée
École de psychologie, Université Laval


natalia.varela-pulido@psy.ulaval.ca

Formation universitaire
Ph.D en psychologie, Université Laval (2016)

Intérêts de recherche
Développement de l’enfant en contexte à risque, protection de l’enfance, développement social, émotionnel et cognitif de l’enfant, attachement et régulation émotionnelle, environnement familial, intersectionalité, interventions et politiques publiques, droits des enfants et développement international

Projets en cours

Publications

Katz, C., Glucklich, T., Attrash-Najjar, A., Jacobson, M. A., Cohen, N., Varela, N., ... & Werkele, C. (2023). The global impact of COVID-19 on child protection professionals: a scoping review and thematic analysis. Child Abuse & Neglect, 106347.

Gadais, T., Varela, N. V., Vinazco, S., & Garzón, M. (2023). Marchando desde una comunidad en Bogotá hasta los Juegos Olímpicos: experiencias de un programa de deporte para el desarrollo y la paz. Revista Latinoamericana, Estudios de la Paz y el Conflicto, 4(7), 29-46.

Gadais, T., Varela Pulido, N., Soto, V., Vinazco, S., & Garzon, M. (2023). How sport changed my life? Description of the perceived effects of the experiences of young Colombians throughout a sport for development and peace program. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 5, 1046937.

Katz, I., Priolo-Filho, S., Katz, C., Andresen, S., Bérubé, A., Cohen, N., McConell, C., Collin-Vézina, D.,Fallon, B., Fouche, A., Fujiwara, T., Haffejee, S., Korbin, J.E., Maguire-Jack, K., Massarwe, N., Munoz, P.,Tarabulsy, G. M., Tiwari, A., ...Yamaoka, Y. (2022). One year into COVID-19: What have we learned about child maltreatment reports and child protective service responses? Child Abuse and Neglect, 105473.

Katz, C., Varela, N., Korbin, J.E., Najjar, A.A., Cohen, N., Bérubé, A., Bishop, E., Collin-Vézina, D., Desmond, A., Fallon, B., Fouche, A., Haffejee, S., Kaawa-Mafigiri, D., Katz, I., ... Wekerle, C. (2022). Child protective services during Covid-19 and doubly marginalized children: International perspective. Child Abuse and Neglect. (105634).

Katz, I., Katz, C., Andresen, S., Bérubé, A., Collin-Vezin, D., Fallon, B., Fouché, A., Haffejee, S., Masrawa,N., Muñoz, P., Priolo, S. R., Tarabulsy, G., Truter, E., Varela, N., Wekerle, C. (2021). Child maltreatment reports and child protection service responses during CoViD-19: Knowledge exchange among Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Israel, and South Africa. Child Abuse and Neglect, 116, 105078.

Katz, C., Priolo Filho, S. R., Korbin, J., Bérubé, A., Fouché, A., Haffejee, S., Kaawa-Mafigirig, D.,MaguireJack, K., Muñozi, P., Spilsbury, J., Tarabulsy, G.,Tiwari, A., Thembekile Levine, D., Truter,E., Varela, N. (2021). Child Maltreatment in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Proposed Global Framework on Research, Policy and Practice. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104824.

Poitras, K; Tarabulsy, G. M.; Varela, N. (2021). Contact with biological parents following placement in foster care: Associations with preschool child externalizing behavior. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Varela, N., Tessier, R., Tarabulsy, G. M., & Pierce, T. (2018). Cortisol and blood pressure levels decreased in fathers during the first hour of skin-to-skin contact with their premature babies. Acta Paediatrica, 107(4):628-632.