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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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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.
Adolescent Girls’ Use of Avoidant and Approach Coping as Moderators Between Trauma Exposure and Trauma Symptoms (2013)
This study examined whether avoidant and/or approach coping skills moderated the relationship between childhood trauma exposure and trauma symptoms among adolescent females with a history of complex trauma.
Reducing Rapid Eating in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (2013)
This study sought to reduce the rate of eating behaviors in two adults diagnosed with moderate intellectual disability.
Experimental Analysis of Precursors to Severe Problem Behavior (2013)
This study assessed behaviors (precursors) that may predict occurrences of severe problem behavior.
Transition of Youth and Young Adults with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties: An Evidence-Supported Handbook (2009)
The Transition Handbook aims to help transition specialists, general and special educators, school psychologists, mental health practicieners, and administrators support youth and young adults in setting goals and achieving positive outcomes across employment, education, and community settings.
The Role of Mental Health Services in Promoting Safe and Secure Schools (2008)
This guidebook is part of a series developed by the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence and the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) to provide resources, tools, and guidance for creating safe school settings and involving the community in supporting students of all ages.
21st Annual Research Conference Proceedings (2008)
Features presentation summaries from symposia, paper presentations and poster presentations, organized around the central themes and full agenda of the annual research conference.
An Evaluation of in Situ Training to Teach Sexual Abuse Prevention Skills to Women with Mental Retardation (2007)
In this study we evaluated behavioral skills training procedures for teaching sexual abuse prevention skills to women with mental retardation. The procedures were effective, although training time varied substantially across participants.
A Synthesis of Knowledge Relevant to Pathways of Service Utilization for Young Children with or at Risk of Challenging Behavior (2007)
This article provides a summary and synthesis of published information pertaining to the identification with challenging behavior and the routes through which such children may receive services.
A Preliminary Evaluation of Two Behavioral Skills Training Procedures for Teaching Abduction Prevention Skills to School Children (2006)
This study evaluated behavioral skills training with and without in situ training for teaching abduction prevention skills to young children. Both procedures were effective, but the procedure with added in situ training was more effective.

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Publication Highlights

Fourth Year ABA Doctoral Students have Long List of Research Accomplishments!

How productive are our PhD students? Just take a look at our fourth year ABA doctoral student research accomplishments!  Great work Bryon Miller, Lindsey Slattery, Leslie Singer, Mallory Quinn, Sindy Sanchez and Diego Valbuena!

Funeral staff as first responders: Helping families and friends when a loved one has died by suicide

Stephen Roggenbaum co-authors article in January 2016 edition of The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Magazine.

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USF Suicide Prevention Guide Profiled by Reuters International News Agency

The article, School-wide prevention program lowers teen suicide risk, references the Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide. Authors of the guide include CFS faculty Katherine Lazear and Stephen Roggenbaum.

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