Publications


Common elements of adolescent prevention programming: Minimizing burden while maximizing the reach.

Common elements of adolescent prevention programming: Minimizing burden while maximizing the reach.

The current review identifies common elements across evidence-based prevention programs focused on the promotion of health-related outcomes in adolescents.

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Forty years of Engagement Research in Children’s Mental Health Services:  Multidimensional Measurement and Practice Elements.

Forty years of Engagement Research in Children’s Mental Health Services: Multidimensional Measurement and Practice Elements.

The purpose of this study was to synthesize the engagement literature using a multidimensional measurement framework to identify practice elements that are associated with improved engagement.

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“Teaching Moments” in Psychotherapy: Addressing Emergent Life Events Using Strategies From a Modular Evidence-Based Treatmen

“Teaching Moments” in Psychotherapy: Addressing Emergent Life Events Using Strategies From a Modular Evidence-Based Treatmen

This study examined the extent to which emergent life events could be appropriately addressed using existing evidence=based treatment strategies.

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A systematic review of prevention programs targeting depression, anxiety, and stress in university students

A systematic review of prevention programs targeting depression, anxiety, and stress in university students

This review examined effective (i.e., outcome-producing) prevention programs targeting depression, anxiety, and/or stress in university students. Programs could be delivered in a group-based, online/computer-delivered, or self-administered format and at the universal, selective, or indicated prevention level.

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A pilot study to examine the feasibility and acceptability of a coordinated intervention design to address treatment engagement challenges in school mental health services

A pilot study to examine the feasibility and acceptability of a coordinated intervention design to address treatment engagement challenges in school mental health services

This pilot study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and initial implementation outcomes of a coordinated knowledge system designed to support the efforts of school mental health professionals to address treatment engagement challenges.

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Development of a transdiagnostic, low-intensity, psychological intervention for common adolescent mental health problems in Indian secondary schools

Development of a transdiagnostic, low-intensity, psychological intervention for common adolescent mental health problems in Indian secondary schools

This paper describes the development of a low-intensity, first-line component of the PRIDE model, a programme that aims to establish a suite of transdiagnostic psychological interventions organised around a stepped care system in Indian secondary schools.

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Advances in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Design: Time for a Glossary.

Advances in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Design: Time for a Glossary.

The primary purpose of this article is to suggest clarifying terminology regarding emerging treatment design (modular, transdiagnostic, flexible).

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Sexual health prevention programming for youth in or at-risk for foster care: Improving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors.

Sexual health prevention programming for youth in or at-risk for foster care: Improving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors.

For the current study, we adapted and supplemented an evidence-based sexual health program called SiHLE, using a systematic adaptation framework to address the unique and targeted needs of youth living in a temporary shelter due to lack of housing.

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Perceived benefits and proposed solutions for teen pregnancy: Qualitative interviews with youth care workers.

Perceived benefits and proposed solutions for teen pregnancy: Qualitative interviews with youth care workers.

The purpose of this article is to examine youth care workers’ perceptions of the specific and unique sexual health needs of youth at risk for foster care.

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A Framework for Translating an Evidence-Based Intervention from English to Spanish

A Framework for Translating an Evidence-Based Intervention from English to Spanish

This article describes the development of a framework for the Spanish language adaptation of an evidence-based intervention.

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Building resilience after school for early adolescents in urban poverty: Open trial of Leaders @ Play.

Building resilience after school for early adolescents in urban poverty: Open trial of Leaders @ Play.

This study examines the promise of Leaders @ Play, a park after-school program for urban middle school youth designed to leverage recreational activities for social emotional learning

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Parent-child attachment and nondisclosure as mediators of the effects of exposure to community violence on psychological distress.

Parent-child attachment and nondisclosure as mediators of the effects of exposure to community violence on psychological distress.

This study tested the quality of parent–adolescent relationships and adolescent nondisclosure to adults as mediating mechanisms through which exposure to community violence may lead to psychological symptoms.

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