Faculty & Staff

Publications

Publications in our database are reports and resource materials produced within the Department of Child and Family Studies, as well as recent journal articles authored by CFS faculty. To view a more thorough listing of recent books, book chapters and articles written or edited by CFS faculty, view our Impact Reports or individual faculty vitas. You may also view the publications by topic on the right of this page.

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An Examination of School Climate, Victimization, and Mental Health Problems Among Middle School Students Self-Identifying With Emotional and Behaviora (2018)
The purpose of the current study was to examine perceptions of school climate among students who self-identify as having an emotional and behavioral disorder (EBD) and their counterparts without disabilities on the Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0.
Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy, 2nd Edition, 2018 (2018)
Co-Edited by CFS's Associate Professor Bruce Lubotsky Levin, DrPH, MPH. Written in accordance with the latest guidelines from the Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education, this textbook offers an accessible introduction for pharmacy students and a comprehensive refresher for pharmacists already in practice.
District Practices Associated With Successful SWPBIS Implementation (2018)
This exploratory study was conducted with the goal of identifying characteristics associated with school districts that have a high proportion of schools implementing SWPBIS with fidelity and sustained positive student discipline outcomes.
Targeting Caregivers to Improve Health Behaviors in Pediatric Cancer Survivors with Obesity (2018)
Obesity rates in pediatric cancer survivors (PCS) are alarmingly high. Although healthy lifestyle changes may prevent future health complications, promoting healthy behaviors in PCS is challenging, and few interventions have successfully addressed this issue.
Florida District Legislative Profiles: Senate (2018)
These district profiles let leaders know what we can do better for all of Florida’s kids to:ensure access to quality healthcare, early childhood education and housing;support prevention programs beginning with prenatal mothers and extending through teen years in preventing contacts with and promoting diversion from juvenile justice; and support families to get better job skills and education.
Florida District Legislative Profiles: House of Representatives (2018)
These district profiles let leaders know what we can do better for all of Florida’s kids to:ensure access to quality healthcare, early childhood education and housing;support prevention programs beginning with prenatal mothers and extending through teen years in preventing contacts with and promoting diversion from juvenile justice; and support families to get better job skills and education.
Adolescent and Young Adult Patients with Cancer: Perceptions of Care (2017)
Adolescent and young adults with cancer (AYACs) face unique medical, psychosocial, and supportive care needs. The purpose of this study was to identify AYACs perceptions and expectations of cancer care services on and off treatment.
Broadening measures of success: results of a behavioral health translational research training program (2017)
The purpose of this evaluation is to explore outcomes other than traditional academic productivity in a translational research graduate certificate program designed to pair graduate students and behavioral health professionals in collaborative service-learning projects.
Employment Stability in Veterans and Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury:A VA Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study (2017)
This article examines incidence and predictors of employment stability in Veterans and Military Service Members (V/SM) with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who return to work.
The risk typology of healthcare access and its association with unmet healthcare needs in Asian Americans (2017)
Using data from the 2015 Asian American Quality of Life Survey (N = 2,609), latent profile analysis was conducted on general (health insurance, usual place for care and income) and immigrant?specific (nativity, length of stay in the U.S., English proficiency and acculturation) risk factors of healthcare access. Latent profile analysis identified a three?cluster model (low?risk, moderate?risk and high?risk groups).

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Publication Highlights

CFS Faculty and Staff Publish Article on Neurodiversity in HR Florida Review Magazine

Neurodiversity is a term that describes people who think differently, see the world from varying perspectives, or who pick up the details of a task that others may have missed.

Dr. Heather Peshak George Serves as Contribution Editor of Special Issue on PBIS for the Journal of Behavioral Disorders

In addition, CFS faculty Karen Cox, MA, Lauren Evanovich, PhD, Heather Peshak George, PhD,  Devon Minch, PhD and Therese Sandomierski, PhD have published articles in the Special Issue.

Dr. Tina Dillahunt-Aspillaga Serves as Co-editor on a Special Supplement of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The issue, to be released in February 2018, consists of articles that represent current thinking about community reintegration (CR) and lays the groundwork for testing interventions to improve CR outcomes for veterans and service members.

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