Current Faculty Associate Research

Schubert Center Faculty Associates are conducting research and lending their expertise across all disciplines to improve the lives and well-being of children and adolescents. Below are current publications. If you would like to request a PDF of any publication listed, please send your request to

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Date of Publication

Collaborative development of an innovative virtual research recruitment strategy through an academic/clinical partnership Virtual recruitment, Tele-heatlh, Academic/clinical partnership, Recruitment method, Study recruitment Nov 2022
Self-collection of hair samples during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hair cortisol
Hair sample self-collection
Hair sample self-collection video instructions
Parent caregivers
Oct 2022
Families with Black Caregivers Were More Likely to Reunify? Explaining Findings from RCT for Families who are Housing-unstable and Have Children in Foster Care Child welfare, Housing stability, Foster home care, Social workers, Public housing, Institutional racism July 2022
Child Maltreatment; Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy, 2nd Edition Child abuse, Child neglect, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Child well-being, Legal issues in child maltreatment, Abuse prevention, Child Abuse Policy, Community involvement in prevention, Child trafficking June 2022
Collaborative fidelity assessment planning for the evaluation of a community-based maltreatment prevention model:  The family success network (FSN) Child welfare intervention; Stakeholder engagement; Community-based maltreatment prevention; Implementation fidelity measurement. June 2022
Discipline Disparities Among Students With Disabilities (Chapter 4) School Discipline at the Intersection of Race and Ability: Examining the Role of Police in Schools Dis/Crit; Educational Justice; Discipline Disparities May 2022
Preschool blood lead levels, language competency, and substance use in adolescence.   Lead; Children; Adolescent substance use; Language; Path analysis April 2022
An urgent call for action:  Lebanon's children are falling through the cracks after economic collapse and a destructive blast Lebanon; international NGO; mental health; community intervention April 2022
A Schema of Toxic Stress Informed by Racism, Transfenerational Stress, and Disadvantage toxic stress; racism; adverse childhood experiences Mar 2022
Toward Measurement for a Whole Child Health Policy:  Validity and National and State Prevalence of the Integrated Child Risk Index child health; Medicaid; risk assessment; social determinants of health; relational health; National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH); adverse childhood experiences (ACEs); children with special health care needs (CSHCN); complex needs integrated care; Flourishing; School Readiness Dec 2021 - in press
Results from a Randomized Control Trial of Team Decision-Making Decision-making; Family team meetings; Family engagement; Worker support; Safety concerns; Randomized trial Dec 2021
The effects of COVID-19 related stress among parents and children in Ohio childcare centers:  A mixed-methods study  Child care, family stress, child behavior, COVID-19 caregivers Nov  2021
Recognizing and responding to Traumatized Youth:  preliminary results and implications for police trainings Youth, police, training, trauma development July 2021
Recognizing and responding to Traumatized Youth:  preliminary results and implications for police trainings Youth; police; training; trauma; development June 2021
Behavioral features in Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS):  Consensus paper from the International PWS Clinical Trial Consortium. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Prader-Willi syndrome, behavior, hyperphagia, temper outbursts, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, rigidity, social cognition, patient vignettes June 2021
Implementation Fidelity in the Replication of Tuning in to Teens (TINT) Adapted for Adoptive Parents and Guardians in the US Implementation science, fidelity, TINT child-welfare post-permanency, intervention research May 2021
Examining the Causal Impact of Prenatal Home Visiting on Birth Outcomes:  A Propensity Score Analysis Infant Mortality, Prenatal home visits, preterm birth, low-income pregnant women Feb 2021
Exploring the Association Between Housing Insecurity and Child Welfare Involvement:  A Systematic Review Housing insecurity, Child welfare, maltreatment, Nov 2020
Believing in make-believe:  Efficacy of a pretend play intervention for school-aged children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder Autism High-functioning, school-aged, Pretend play, Cognitive, Affective, Emotion, Intervention. June 2020
Housing Instability and child welfare:  Examining the delivery of innovative services in the context of a randomized controlled trial Public assistance, child welfare, Housing insecurity, cross-system collaboration Jan 2020
The Utility and Impact of the Addiction Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (ACHESS) on Substance Abuse Treatment Adherence among Youth in an Intensive Outpatient Program addiction, substance abuse, mobile app Nov 2019
Differential long-term outcomes for individuals with histories of preschool speech sound disorders speech sound disorders, outcomes, language, reading Nov 2019

Caring for Technology-dependent children at home: Problems and solutions identified by mothers

Technology-Dependent Child, Mothers, Problems, Solutions

October 2019

Poly-Victimization across Time in Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth Receiving Behavioral Health Treatment

Adolescent victimization, juvenile justice, treatment, diversion programs

October 2019

Examination of a new brief screening measure of trauma symptoms and violence exposure among young children

trauma, violence

October 2019

Medicaid's EPSDT Benefit: An Opportunity to Improve Pediatric Screening for Social Determinants of Health

Medicaid, disparities, EPSDT, health policy, social determinants of health, pediatrics

Sept  2019

Early Social Cognitive Ability in Preschoolers with Prader-Willi Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Prader-Willi syndrome, autism, social-cognitive, pretend play

August 2019

Cognitive and Behavioral Impact on Children Exposed to Opioids During Pregnancy

Development, opioids, neonatal

August 2019

Can Ohio's Approach to School Truancy Succeed While Avoiding Justice System Contact?

Truancy, juvenile justice, legislation

July 2019

Probing the Dynamics of Sibling Interactions vis-à-vis Children's Musical Development

communicative musicality, early childhood music, family systems theory, musical parenting, siblings

July 2019

Effects of individual risk and state housing factors on adverse outcomes in a national sample of youth transitioning out of foster care

Foster care, Transition-age youth, Homelessness, Incarceration, Pregnancy, Substance abuse

July 2019

Homeward Bound: The Discharge of a Technology-Dependent Infant from the NICU

Technology-Dependent Infant, NICU Discharge, Mothers, Depressive Symptoms, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms

July 2019

Maternal factors associated with the healthcare utilization of technology-dependent infants following NICU discharge

healthcare utilization, mothers, psychological well-being, resourcefulness, technology-dependent infants

July 2019

Using Telehealth to Address Disparities in Cognitive, Language, and Emotion Regulation Problems in Young Children: A Case Illustration Using the INvesT Model

Telehealth, Developmental Delay, low income, risk assessment, screening, urban

June 2019

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice at Fifty: From experiment to valued resource

journal history; professional psychology, editing

June 2019

Using Telehealth to Address Disparities in Cognitive, Language, and Emotion Regulation Problems in Young Children: A Case Illustration Using the INVEST Model

children, early intervention, telehealth, assessment

June 2019

We Can Change Our Culture of Gun Violence: Here's How

Gun violence, youth

July 2019

 How to identify and treat bullying 

Bullying, pediatricians

June 2019

School's Out. Now What? 

School, summer

June 2019

Keeping students safe and helping them thrive: A collaborative handbook on school safety, mental health, and wellness

gun violence, school safety

May 2019

Evaluating school-based violence prevention programs: Challenges and opportunities now and into the future. 

schools, violence prevention


Effects of intimate partner violence and quality of the home environment on child language development in the first three years of life

intimate partner violence, children, language, development

March 2019

When Kids Don't Want to Clean Up


February 2019

The PRETEND Program: Evaluating the feasibility of a remote parent-training intervention for children with Prader-Willi syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome; parent training; socioemotional development; telehealth

Dec 2018

"A Tale of Two NGO Discourses: Stories of Suffering Qur'anic School Children in Senegal."

NGOs; Children's rights; Humanitarianism; Childhoods; Senegal; Islamic education

Dec 2018

How Ohio's Restore Court Focuses on Helping Sex Trafficked Youth

Sex trafficking, youth, commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), trauma, physical health, mental health, Restore Court

Nov 2018

Bullying: When Does it Stop? Fifteen Eighty-Four: Academic Perspectives from Cambridge University Press

Bullying, school, peers, mental health, teenagers

Nov 2018

"The Limits of Shock and Shame: An Ethnographic Case Analysis of the Naming and Shaming Technique to Promote Human Rights for the Taalibe Qur'anic School Students of Senegal."

Human rights, Africa, naming and shaming

August 2018