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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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Applying a resiliency model to community reintegration and needs in families with traumatic brain injury (2014)
Advocacy for Child Welfare Reform (2014)
This uniquely practical reference builds an ethical foundation that defines advocacy as a professional competency and identifies skills that clinicians and researchers can use in advocating at the local, state and federal levels. Models of the advocacy process coupled with first-person narratives demonstrate how professionals across disciplines can lobby for change.
Development and Initial Findings of an Implementation Process Measure for Child Welfare System Change (2014)
This article describes a new measure designed to examine the process of implementation of child welfare systems change. The measure was developed to document the status of the interventions and strategies that are being implemented and the drivers that are being installed to achieve sustainable changes in systems.
Examining Placement Considerations for Students With Emotional Disturbance Across Three Alternative Schools (2014)
The continuum of educational environments exists to ensure the most appropriate and least restrictive educational setting for students with disabilities. One setting schools use to provide services to students with an emotional disturbance (ED) is an alternative school. How schools make decisions regarding student placement into and out of this setting lacks examination. This study identifies factors considered when making placements into and out of three alternative schools for students with ED.
Positive Behavior Support: Expectations (2014)
The highly acclaimed  Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field.
Positive Behavior Support: Coaching/Facilitating (2014)
The highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field.
Traumatic brain injury: unmet support needs of caregivers and families in Florida (2013)
This article explores needs identified by caregivers of individuals with TBI in order to better understand the barriers and challenges experienced.
Emotional and Tangible Reciprocity in Middle- and Older-Aged Carers of Adults With Intellectual Disabilities (2013)
This study investigated whether older carers of adult children with intellectual disabilities perceive emotional and tangible reciprocity in their relationships and the association between perceived reciprocity with quality of life.
Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children: The Early Childhood Model of Individualized Positive Behavior Support (2013)
This book describes a model for resolving serious challenging behaviors of toddlers and preschool-age children: Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC). Link to excerpt.
Practice Brief 1: Opportunities and challenges in healthcare integration (2013)
This practice brief is the first of a series aimed at documenting the advancement of Michigan communities toward the promise of integration.

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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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