2019 Publications

Dragomir, R.R. Home-based family therapy: Bringing systemic change into the household. In Family Therapy Magazine. July/August 2019. The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, pp 18-22.

Flynn, K. and Flannery, D. (2019, July). We Can Change Our Culture of Gun Violence: Here’s How. Youth Today.

Luminais, M., Lovell, R., and McGuire, M. (2019). A Safe Harbor Is Temporary Shelter, Not A Pathway Forward: How Court-Mandated Sex Trafficking Intervention Fails to Help Girls Quit the Sex Trade. Victims and Offenders (14:5), pp. 540-60.

Butcher, F. and Boyer, K. (2019, July). Can Ohio’s Approach to School Truancy Succeed While Avoiding Justice System Contact? Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2019, June). School’s Out. Now What? Psychology Today.

Bass, P., Scholer, S., Flannery, D.J., & Lichenstein, R. (2019, June).  How to identify and treat bullying. Contemporary Pediatrics, 36 (6).

Flannery, D.J., Bear, G., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A., Bradshaw, C.P., Sugai, G., Cornell, D., Gottfredson, D., Nation, M., Jimerson, S., Nickerson, A., Mayer, M., Skiba, R., Weist, M., Espelage, D., Furlong, M.J., Guerra, N., Jagers, R., Noguera, P., Webster, D., & Osher, D. (2019).  The scientific evidence supporting an eight point public health oriented action plan to prevent gun violence.  In Osher, D., Mayer, M., Jagers, R., Kendziora, K., & Wood, L. (Eds.).  Keeping students safe and helping them thrive:  A collaborative handbook on school safety, mental health and wellness. (Vol. 2, pp. 227-255).  New York, NY: Praeger.

Yoon, D. and Flannery, D.J. (2019). How to Prepare Cross-National Bullying Studies: Conceptualization and Operationalization Differences. In Boone (Ed.). Bullying in Schools: Prevention, Gender Differences and Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. and Cho, S. (2019). Gender Differences in Bullying and Suicide. In Boone (Ed.). Bullying in Schools: Prevention, Gender Differences and Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Flannery, D. J., & Farrell, A. D. (2019). Evaluating school-based violence prevention programs: Challenges and opportunities now and into the future. In M. J. Mayer & S. R. Jimerson (Eds.), School safety and violence prevention: Science, practice, policy (pp. 297-323). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2019, February). When Kids Don't Want to Clean Up. Psychology Today.

Singer, M. (2019, February). Migrant Children, Our Children. Stow and Strongsville Patch.           

Lovell, R., Yang, L., and Klingenstein, J. (2019, February). Testing Sexual Assault Kits Saves Money and Prevents Future Sexual Assaults. Center for Evidence Based Crime Policy, Translational Criminology.

2018 Publications

Fleisher, M. (2018, November). The History of Gangs and Gang Research. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology.

Kretschmar, J. and Tucci Teodosio, L. (2018, November). How Ohio’s Restore Court Focuses on Helping Sex Trafficked Youth. Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. and Flannery, D. (2018, November). Bullying: When does it Stop? Fifteen Eighty Four.

Baughman, M., Tossone, K., Singer, M.I., and Flannery, D.J. (2018, July). Evaluation of Treatment and Other Factors That Lead to Drug Court Success, Substance Use Reduction, and Mental Health Symptomatology Reduction Over Time. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Flannery, D. and Singer, M. (2018, July). Thought Leaders' Corner: What role can population health play in dealing with the Opioid Crisis? Population Health News.

Lovell, R., Collins, C., McGuire, M., Overman, L., Luminais, M., and Flannery, D. (2018, July). Understanding Intimate Partner Sexual Assaults: Findings from Sexual Assault Kits. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma. 

Lovell, R., Flannery, D., & Luminais, M. (2018, July).  Lessons learned:  Serial sex offenders identified from backlogged sexual assault kits (SAKs).  In Vazsonyi, A., Flannery, D., & DeLisi, M. (Eds.). The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (2nd ed.).  New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Fleisher, M.S., & McCarty, C. (2018, July). Social networks and violence. In Flannery, D.J., Vazsonyi, A., and Waldman, I. (Eds). Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior (pp. xxxx). New York: Cambridge University Press.    

Vazsonyi, A., Flannery, D., & DeLisi, M. (2018, July). New directions in research on violence: Bridging science, practice and policy. In Vazsonyi, A., Flannery, D., & DeLisi, M. (Eds.). The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.   

Kishna, M. (2018, June). State Success Guide: Ohio. MST Services Blog. 

Kretschmar, J., Tossone, K., Butcher, F., and Marsh, B. (2018) Examining the impact of a juvenile justice diversion program for youth with behavioral health concerns on early adulthood recidivism. Children and Youth Services Review.

 Lovell, R., Luminais, M., Flannery, D.J., Bell, R., Kyker, B. (2018, May). Describing the process and quantifying the outcomes of the Cuyahoga County sexual assault kit initiative. Journal of Criminal Justice (57), pp 106-115. 

Albright G., Timmons-Mitchell J., McMillan J. (2018, May). Gatekeeper Training to Prevent Suicide in the Emergency Department and in Primary Care. In: Falcone T., Timmons-Mitchell J. (eds) Suicide Prevention. Springer, Cham.

Falcone T., Staniskyte M., Timmons-Mitchell J. (2018, May) Psychosis and Suicide. In: Falcone T., Timmons-Mitchell J. (eds) Suicide Prevention. Springer, Cham.

Singer, M. (2018, April). Ways to Address the Opioid Crisis. New York Times.

Kishna, M. (2018, April). How One City in Ohio Reduced Youth Imprisonment. MST Services Blog.

Lovell, R., Singer, Me., Flannery, D., and Luminais, M. (2018, March 29). Testing Unsubmitted Rape Kits Saves Money. End the Backlog Blog.  

Clark, D. and Lovell, R. Collaborative Partnerships and the DNA Testing of Unsubmitted SAKs. The Police Chief (Official Publication of the International Association of Chiefs of Police).  

Flannery, D. (contributor). (2018, February 28). Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence in the United States of America. University of Virginia Curry School of Education.     

Flannery, D. (2018, February 16). Here’s how witnessing violence harms children’s mental health. The Conversation.

Lee, S., Lazebnik, N., Tossone, K., Bauer, M., & Lazebnik, R. (2018). Social support among pregnant adolescent and young adults during prenatal ultrasound study in a single tertiary level hospital. Journal of Women’s Health Care, 7.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (contributor) Suicide Prevention Resource Center (2017). Breaking down barriers: Using youth suicide-related surveillance data from state systems. Waltham, MA: Education Development Center, Inc.

Lovell, R., Luminais, M., and Flynn, K. (2018, January). Structural Misgendering Of Transgender Sex Workers in Chicago Via Mug Shots? A Case Study Of Practicing in the Social Sciences. Practicing Anthropology: Winter 2018, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 48-52.

2017 Publications

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2017, October). Suicide Prevention in Community-Based Care: Evidence for the Importance of Resilience. Journal of the Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Flynn, K. and Hoffer, L. (2017, July). Transitioning Illicit Drug Preferences and Identities in Ohio: The Proliferation of Methamphetamine Use among African-Americans. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.

Tossone, K., Wheeler, M., Butcher, F., & Kretschmar, J. M. (2017). The role of sexual abuse in trauma symptoms, delinquent and suicidal behaviors, and criminal justice outcomes among females in a juvenile justice diversion program. Violence Against Women.

Baughman, M. and Singer, M. (2017, September). Medication assisted treatment: Experiences from the field. Perspectives on Social Work.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2017, September). How do you say it will be all right? Psychology Today.

Singer, M. (2017, August). An epidemic about moral failure or a public health emergency? Akron-Beacon Journal.

Kretschmar, J.M., Capizzi, A., and Shafer, E. (2017). A Decade of Diversion: Ohio's Behavioral Health Juvenile Justice Initiative. Focal Point, 31, 22-24.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2017, August). You’ve got to be carefully taughtPsychology Today.

Lovell, R., Luminais, M., Flannery, D., Overman, L., Huang, D., and Walker, T. (2017, August). Offending patterns for serial sex offenders identified via the DNA testing of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kitsJournal of Criminal Justice.

Singer, M. (2017, July). Back to the future with community policing in Cleveland. Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2017, March). Preventing Youth Suicide: Research Collaborative Explores Evolving StrategiesCleveland Clinic.

Kobulsky, J.M., Kepple, N.J., Holmes, M.R., and Hussey, D.L. (2017, February). Concordance of parent- and child reported physical abuse following child protective services investigationChild Maltreatment.

Fleisher, M. (2017). Bullets, Bucks, and the Bottom Line: Corporate Engagement in Violence Intervention and Economic Growth in Impoverished NeighborhoodsJournal of Accounting and Finance.

2016 Publications

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2016, November). To Stop Bullying in Children, Show Them How to Get AlongPsychology Today.

Lovell, R. and Flannery, D. (2016, November). Testing of backlogged rape evidence leads to hundreds of convictionsThe Conversation.

Galanek, J., Duda, J., Flannery, D., Kretschmar, J., and Butcher, F. (2016, November). Fugitive Safe Surrender: A Qualitative Analysis of Participants’ Reasons for Surrender and Anticipated OutcomesJournal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Butcher, F. (2016, October). Why Asking ‘Where’ Matters When Working with Youth Exposed to ViolenceJuvenile Justice Information Exchange.

Flannery, D. (2016, October). Bullying Prevention: a Summary of the Report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicinePrevention Science. 

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2016, August). Back to School Is a Trusting TimePsychology Today.

Kretschmar, J. (2016, August). Children and Families Forum: Treatment Instead of Serving TimeSocial Work Today.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2016, July). Development and Validation of the Gatekeeper Behavior ScaleCrisis.

Kretschmar, J., Tossone, K., and Flannery, D. (2016, June). Patterns of Poly Victimization in a Sample of At-Risk YouthJournal of Child Abuse and Trauma. 

Kretschmar, J., Tossone, K., Butcher, F., and Harris, L. Validating the Ohio Scales in a Juvenile Sample of Youth With Behavioral IssuesJournal of Child and Family Studies.

Flannery, D. and Singer, M. (2016, March). Here’s how witnessing violence harms children’s mental healthThe Conversation.

Timmons-Mitchell, J., Levesque, D. A., Harris, L.A., Flannery, D. J., & Falcone, T. (2016). Pilot Test of StandUp, an Online School-Based Bullying Prevention Program. Children & Schools, 38,71-79.

2015 Publications

Fleisher, M.S. (2015). Gangs and Drugs: Connections, Divergence, and Culture In S. Dekcer & D. Pyrooz, D. (Eds.), The Handbook of Gangs. John Wiley & Sons.

Timmons-Mitchell, J. (2015). Does Inside Out accurately capture the mind of an 11 year old girl? A child psychologist weighs inThe Conversation.

Kretschmar, J.M., Butcher, F., Kanary, P., & Devens, R.. (2015). Responding to the mental health and substance abuse needs of youth in the juvenile justice system: Ohio's behavioral health/juvenile justice initiative. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 85(6), 515-521. 

Butcher, F., Galanek, J., Kretschmar, J., & Flannery, D.J. (2015). The impact of neighborhood disorganization on neighborhood exposure to violence, trauma symptoms, and social relationships among at-risk youth . Social Science and Medicine, 146, 300-306.

Butcher, F., Kretschmar, J., Singer, M., & Flannery, D.J. (2015). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children in an At-Risk Sample of Youth . Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 6, 251-268. doi:10.1086/681545

Fleisher, M.S. (2015). The culture of violence: Language, culture, and worldview of prison rape. In J. Miller & W. Palacios (Eds.), (pp.101-131). Qualitative Research in Criminology (Advances in Criminological Theory Volume 20). New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.