Researcher

Ethics


Transgender Health


Creative Arts


Publications
Conference Papers
Invited Talks
Publications

Ethics

  • *Clark, B. A., Virani, A., & Saewyc, E. (under review) Parallel process hormone therapy initiation for transgender youth with complex family situations: An empirical ethical analysis.
  • Clark, B. A., Preto, N., Everett, B., Young, J. M., & Virani, A. (2018). An ethical perspective on the use of secure care for youth with severe substance use. CMAJ. Retrieved from http://www.cmaj.ca/content/ethical-perspective-use-secure-care-youth-severe-substance-use (letter to the editor)
  • Clark, B., & Preto, N. (2018). Exploring the concept of vulnerability in health care. CMAJ, 190(11), E308-9. doi:10.1503/cmaj.180242 (invited commentary)
  • *Clark, B. A. (2016). Ethics in child and youth care practice with transgender youth. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 7(3-4), 74-96. doi: 10.4135/9781412963909.n409

 

Transgender Health

  • *Clark, B. A., Veale, J., Townsend, M., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Saewyc, E. (2018). Non-binary youth: Access to gender affirming primary health care. International Journal of Transgenderism, 19(2)158-169. doi:10.1080/15532739.2017.1394954
  • *Clark, B. A., Veale, J. F., Greyson, D., & Saewyc, E. (2017). Primary care access and foregone care: A survey of transgender adolescents and young adults. Family Practice, 35(3), 302-306. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmx112
  • *Greyson, D., Clark, B., & Saewyc, E. (2017). Information needs, seeking, and assessment of parents of transgender and gender creative children and youth. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 54(1),1-3.
  • *Frohard-Dourlent, H., Dobson, S., Clark, B. A., Duoll, M., & Saewyc, E. M. (2016). “I would have preferred more options”: Accounting for non-binary youth in health research. Nursing Inquiry, 24(1), 1-9. Advance online publication. doi:10.111/nin/12150
  • Veale, J., Saewyc, E., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Dobson, S., & Clark, B. (2015). Being safe, being me: Results of the Canadian trans youth health survey. The University of British Columbia. Funding Sources: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - MOP 119472.
  • *Clark, B. A., Marshall, S., & Saewyc, E. (under review), “That’s their choice, not mine”: Transgender youth hormone therapy decision making.
  • *Clark, B. A., Marshall, S., Virani, A., & Saewyc, E. (under review). Conditions for shared decision-making in the care of transgender youth.
  • *Watson, R. J., Veale, J. F., Gordon, A. R., Clark, B. A., & Saewyc, E. M. (under review). Risk and protective factors for transgender youth’s substance use.

 

Creative Arts

  • *Clark, B. A., Holsti, L., & Siden, H. (2017). Pediatric palliative music therapy: Pain, distress and contentment in children with developmental delays associated with life-threatening severe neurological impairment. Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, 23, 22-39.
  • *Clark, B. A., Siden, H., & Straatman, L. (2015). Paediatric palliative care: Program report on the role of technology-assisted music therapy. Music Therapy Today, 11(1), 20-35.
  • *Clark, B. A., Siden, H., & Straatman, L. (2014). An integrative approach to music therapy in pediatric palliative care. Journal of Palliative Care, 30(3), 181-189.
  • *Clark, B. A., Roth, E. A., Wilson, B. L., & Koebel, C. A. (2013). Music therapy practice with high-risk youth: A clinician survey. Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, 9(1), 66-86.
  • Canadian Association for Music Therapy. (2013). Member in profile: Beth Clark, Ensemble, 39(1), 10-11.
  • Clark, B. A., ed. (2008). Music therapy: A sound decision, child & youth edition. North Vancouver, BC: Music Therapy Association of British Columbia.
  • Bird, N. & Clark, B. A. (2006). Music therapy: Helping youth find their voice. Visions: BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal, 3(1), 21-22.
  • Clark, B. A. (2006). The drum in therapy: A look at the literature. The Drumbeat: A Quarterly Publication of the Music Therapy Association of British Columbia, 7(3), 9-11, 15.

 

[* peer-reviewed]
Conference Papers

Ethics

  • *Grieves, L, findlay, b., Clark, B. A., Tsobanis, C., & Culham, T. (2017, October). Navigating legal, ethical, and clinical challenges: Youth consent to gender affirming medical care. Panel presented at Transforming the Landscape of Transgender Health and Wellness, the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Association for Transgender Health, Vancouver, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A., Virani, A. H., & Saewyc, E. (2017, April). Fertility implications of hormone therapy for transgender youth: Youth, parent, and health care provider perspectives. Paper presented at Reproductive Ethics: New Ideas and Innovations Conference, Albany, NY.

 

Transgender Health

  • *Clark, B. A., Knudson, G., Zeidler, K., & Lam, L. (2017, October). Nonbinary hot topic session. Panel presented at Transforming the Landscape of Transgender Health and Wellness, the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Association for Transgender Health, Vancouver, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A., Saewyc, E., & Marshall, S. (2017, October). Transgender youth and parent voices: Hormone therapy information resource needs. Poster presented at Transforming the Landscape of Transgender Health and Wellness, the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Association for Transgender Health, Vancouver, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A., Greyson, D., & Saewyc, E. (2017, April). Connecting parents of gender creative children and trans youth with information resources. Paper presented at Child and Youth Care in Action V: Embracing Challenge, Victoria, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A., Veale, J. V., Townsend, M., & Saewyc, E. (2016, June). Trans youth outside the binary: Research measurement, mental health, health care access, and clinical care in Canada. Paper presented at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium, Amsterdam.
  • *Clark, B. A., Watson, R., Veale, J., Travers, R., & Saewyc, E. (2015, November). Are family relationships of Canadian transgender youth similar to those of cisgender youth in British Columbia? Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Grieves, L., Holmes, I., Ivits, S., Knudson, G., Townsend, M., & Oger, M. (2015, October). Community organizing for trans inclusive school policies in BC. Panel presented at the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference, Halifax, NS.
  • *Townsend, M., Bryson, M., Clark, B. A., Goldman, L., & DeVito, R. (2015, October). Notes from the field at Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre: An anti-oppressive model for community building and providing gender-affirming care. Panel presented at the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference, Halifax, NS.
  • *Clark, B. A., Veale, J., & Saewyc, E. (2015, October). Access to healthcare for trans youth. Paper presented at the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference, Halifax, NS.
  • *Clark, B. A., & Grieves, L. (2015, October). Building wellness opportunities for trans communities through creative collaboration. Panel presented at the Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference, Halifax, NS.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2014, May). Meeting the evolving needs of transgender and gender diverse children and youth. Paper presented at Child and Youth Care in Action IV: Responding to our Current Times, Victoria, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2005, April). Health and safety of sexual minority youth. Paper presented at the Kalamazoo Youth Development Network Conference, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

Creative Arts

  • *Clark, B. A. (2017, November). Transgender and gender creative clients: Developing an inclusive music therapy practice. Paper presented at A Mindful Approach to Music Therapy, American Music Therapy Association National Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2014, November). Comfort and distress: Music therapy in pediatric palliative care. Paper presented at the American Music Therapy Association Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2012, October). Music therapy in paediatric palliative care: Looking forward. Paper presented at the International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2012, October). Music therapy in pediatric hospice: The juxtaposition of child development and palliative conditions. Paper presented at the American Music Therapy Association Conference, St. Charles, IL.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2009, May). Learning to listen and speak through music: Music therapy in oral deaf education. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Music Therapy Conference, Ottawa, ON.
  • *Clark, B. A., & Lawrence, M. N. (2008, November). No diagnosis needed: Promoting pro-social and pre-academic skills with at-risk preschoolers. Paper presented at the American Music Therapy Association Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2008, November). Music therapy in oral deaf education: An early childhood intervention. Poster presented at the American Music Therapy Association Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2008, July). Music therapy in oral deaf education: An early intervention. Paper presented at the International Federation of Hard of Hearing People Congress, Vancouver, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2007, May). High-risk youth: Connecting through music. Paper presented at the Canadian Counseling Association Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2007, May). Music therapy with high-risk youth: Strength, resilience, and identity. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Music Therapy Conference, Victoria, BC.
  • *Clark, B. A., & Lawrence, M. N. (2006, May). Role of music therapy in changing a life following brain surgery and stroke. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Music Therapy Conference, Windsor, ON.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2006, May). Juvenile offenders: Promoting positive behavior change through rhythm-based music therapy. Poster presented at the Canadian Association for Music Therapy Conference, Windsor, ON.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2005, November). The effects of rhythm-based music therapy on promoting positive behavior change among juvenile offenders. Paper presented at the American Music Therapy Association Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • *Clark, B. A. (2004, November). Issues of sexual diversity in counseling. Paper presented at the American Music Therapy Association Conference, Austin, TX.

 

[* peer reviewed]
Invited Talks

Ethics

  • Clark, B. A. (2018, October). Communication in clinical ethics. Guest lecture presented to COMM 319: Health Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA.
  • Clark, B. A. (2016, November). Ethics in practice with gender creative children, trans youth, and their families. Guest lecture presented to SOWK 551: Health and Social Care Praxis, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  • Metzger, D., Fox, D., Tan, M., de Kerchkhove, P., & Clark B. A. (2015, December). Ethical issues in the management of transgender youth. Panel presented at the British Columbia Women's & Children's Hospital Ethics for Lunch Series, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Transgender Health

  • Clark, B. A. (2017, March). Family support: Gender creative children and trans youth. Guest lecture presented to WGST 111: Introduction to Gender Studies, Capilano University, North Vancouver, BC.
  • Clark, B. A. (2016, October). Trans youth care: Health care access, family support, and ethics in clinical practice. Paper presented at the Western Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Nurses Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

 

Creative Arts

  • Clark, B. A., & Neapole, C. (2014, May). Music therapy in mental health and addiction treatment. Paper presented at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies International Roundtable, Vancouver, BC.
  • Clark, B. A., & Siden, H. (2014, May). Music therapy and childhood developmental disorders. Paper presented at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies International Roundtable, Vancouver, BC.
  • Clark, B. A. (2009, October). Keynote panel. Presented at the Music Therapy Association of British Columbia Annual Conference, North Vancouver, BC.
  • Clark, B. A. (2008, June). Music therapy services for children with speech, language, and occupational therapy needs. Presented at SHARE Family and Community Services, Coquitlam, BC.
  • Clark, B. A. (2006, June). Neurologic Music Therapy and traumatic brain injury. Presented at Sunny Hill Health Centre Continuing Education Workshop, Vancouver, BC.
  • Clark, B. A. (2006, February). Adolescents, mental health and music therapy. Guest lecture presented to MT 370: Disabling Conditions of Childhood, Capilano College, North Vancouver, BC.