Sharkey Research Group January 2016

Recent Highlighted Research

Barnett, M. L., Brookman-Frazee, L., Regan, J., Saifan, D., Stadnick, N., & Lau, A. (in press). How intervention and implementation characteristics relate to community therapists attitudes toward evidence-based practices: A mixed methods study. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.

Barnett, M. L., Brookman-Frazee, L., Regan, J., Saifan, D., Stadnick, N., & Lau, A. (December, 2016). Intervention and implementation practice characteristics relate to community therapists attitudes towards evidence-based practices. Presented at the 9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Washington, D.C.

Barnett, M. L., Stadnick, N., Regan, J., Lau A. &, Brookman-Frazee, L. (December, 2016). Therapist and Leader Attitudes Towards Evidence-Based Practices: Influence of Practice, Staff Role, and Perceptions of Organizational Climate. Presented at the 9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Washington, D.C.

Barnett, M., Gonzalez, J.C., Lau, A., Regan, J., Brookman-Frazee, L. (2016, October). Characteristics of Barriers to Implementation as Predicted by Client-Therapist Ethnic Match. Poster session presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Annual Convention. New York, NY.

Conoley, C. W., Reese, R. J., Gismero-Gonzalez, E., Clements-Hickman, A. L., Clemons, J. M., & Farook, M. W. (2017). The psychotherapy researcher practice relationship: Through a clinical supervision lens. Counselling Psychology Quarterly. DOI: 10.1080/09515070.2017.1285270; Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515070.2017.1285270

Conoley, C. W., Scheel, M. J., Cassidy, K., Chen, Z., Dahl, A., & Byrom, R. (2016). Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy in a High School Dropout Prevention Program. Positive Psychology: Theory and Application, 11(1), 15-21.

Conoley, C.W. & Scheel, M.J. (In press). Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy. Oxford University Press.

Conoley, C.W. (October 2016). Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Positive Psychology Psychotherapy Model. Presentation at the University of Houston.  

Conoley, C.W. (November 2016). Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy: A Comprehensive Positive Psychology Psychotherapy Model. Presentation at the University of North Texas.

Conoley, C.W. (November 2016). Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy:  A Comprehensive Positive Psychology Psychotherapy Model. Presentation at Texas A&M University.

Conoley, C.W. (October 2016). Combining Positive Psychology & Psychotherapy: Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy. Presentation at the China Medical University, Taichung City, Taiwan.

Conoley, C.W.  (August, 2016) Promoting Positive Processes in Therapy. Discussant at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Colorado.

Conoley, C.W. & Scheel, M.J. (August, 2016) Goal-Focused Positive Psychotherapy Comprehensive Positive Psychology Therapy Model. Paper at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Colorado.

Conoley, C.W. & Bello, B. (Summer 2016). Fortalezas de la familia: A center promoting equal access for school involvement among Latino/a Parents. Poster presented at the Biannual National Latino/a Psychology Association Conference, Orlando, FL.

Dowdy, E., Kim, E., Furlong, M., & You, S. (in press). Mental health profiles and quality of life  / outcomes among Korean adolescents. School Psychology International. 

Dowdy, E., Quirk, M., Dever, B. Bolton, C., & Carnazzo, K. (in press). Universal screening of school readiness at kindergarten entry. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Dowdy, E., Moore, S., & Furlong, M. (in press). Using the Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scales with U.S. adolescents: An alternate models analysis. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Dowdy, E., Furlong, M., Fullchange, A., & Dowdy, E. (in press). Exploring the effects of mischievous response patterns on the results of complete mental health screening: I love rum raisin ice cream, really I do! School Psychology Quarterly.

Dowdy, E., Harrell-Williams, L. M., Dever, B. V., Furlong, M. J., Moore, S., Raines, T. C., &  Kamphaus, R. W. (in press). Predictive validity of a student self-report screener of behavioral and emotional risk in an urban high school. School Psychology Review.  Dowdy, E., Dever, B., Raines, T., & Hostutler, C. (in press). Addressing disproportionality in special  / education using a universal screening approach. Journal of Negro Education.

Dowdy, E., Moffa, K., & Furlong, M. (2016). Exploring the contributions of school belonging to  complete mental health screening. The Educational and Developmental Psychologist. doi:  10.1017/edp.2016.8

Dowdy, E., Dever, B., & Raines, T. (2016). Factor structure and differential item functioning of the BASC-2 BESS Spanish Language Parent Form. School Psychology Quarterly, 31, 213-255. doi:10.1037spq0000131

Dowdy, E., Furlong, M. J., You, S., & Shishim, M. (2016). Development and validation of the Social Emotional Health Survey Higher Education version. Applied Research in Quality of Life.  doi:10.1007s11482-016-9464-9

Dowdy, E., Dever, B. V., Raines, T., & Moffa, K. (2016). A preliminary investigation into the added value of multiple gates and informants in universal screening for behavioral and emotional risk. Journal of Applied School Psychology. doi:10.1080/15377903.2016.1165327

Dowdy, E., Dever, B., & Kamphaus, R. (2017, August). Individual and organizational predictors of behavioral and emotional risk in schools. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, Tampere, Finland.

Dowdy, E., Twyford, J., & Moffa, K. (2017, February). Screening Latino students with the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire. Paper presented as the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Dowdy, E., Moore, S., DiStefano, C., Pompey, K., & Greer, F. (2017, February). Screening in preschool using the BASC-3 Behavioral Emotional Screening System. Paper presented as the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Dowdy, E., Bertone, A., Furlong, M. & Moore, S. (2017, February). Implementing universal complete mental health screening in high schools. Paper presented as the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Dowdy, E., Moffa, K., & Furlong, M. (2017, February). Exploring the contribution of school belonging to complete mental health screening. Paper presented as the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Dowdy, E., Moffa, K., Dever, B., & Raines, T. (2017, February). Multiple gates and informants in universal behavioral and emotional screening. Paper presented as the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Dowdy, E., DiStefano, C., & Greer, F. (2017, February). Evaluation of the BESS Parent Rating Scale- Preschool using Rasch methodology. Paper presented as the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Dowdy, E. & Furlong, M. (2016, October). Proactively monitoring students complete social emotional health: watching, caring, and responding. Invited presentation for Santa Barbara County Inter-agency Mental Health Conference. Buellton, CA.

Dowdy, E., Furlong, M., Moore, S., Moffa, K., & Bertone, A. (2016, October). The use of complete mental health screening to promote student social emotional health. Paper to be presented at the 21st Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health. San Diego, CA.

Dowdy, E. & Furlong, M. (2016, October). A workable approach for school-based complete mental health screening. Invited presentation at School Mental Health Research Summit. San Diego, CA.

Felix, E.D., Sharkey, J.D., & Reed, L.A. (in press). Dating and sexual violence research in the schools: Balancing protection of confidentiality with supporting the welfare of survivors. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Felix, E.D., Benight, C.S., Smith, A., & Jones, R.T. (in press). Protective factors, coping appraisal, and social barriers predict mental health following community violence: A prospective test of social cognitive theory. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Felix, E.D., Dowdy, E., & Green, J.G.  (2016). University student voices on healing and recovery following tragedy. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy. doi: 10.1037/tra0000172

Felix, E., Sharkey, J., Dougherty, D., & Dowdy, D. (in press). Designing local programming: Tools and methods. In M. Mayer & S.R. Jimerson (Eds.) School Safety and Violence Prevention: Science, Practice, and Policy Driving Change. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Peer reviewed.

Felix, E.D., Greif Green, J., & Furlong, M.J. (in press). Defining and measuring bullying across the life course. In C. Bradshaw (Ed.). Handbook on Bullying Prevention: A Lifecourse Perspective. National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Press.

Felix, E.D., Meskunas, H., Moore, S., & Terzeiva, A. (Nov., 2016). Socio-contextual influences on posttraumatic stress symptoms following mass violence. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Dallas, TX.

Furlong. M. J., Dowdy, E., & Moffa, K. (2016). Exploring the contributions of school belonging to complete mental health screening. Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist. doi:10.1017/edp.2016.8

Furlong, M. J. & Telef, B. B. (2016). Adaptation and validation of the Social Emotional Health Survey-Secondary into Turkish culture. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 1-11. Published online: 13 Oct 2016. doi:10.1080/21683603.2016.1234988

Furlong, M.J., Allenden, N., Boman, P., & Mergler, A. (2016). Positive psychology constructs as predictors of depression in retirees. Ageing & Society. Published online: 29 December 2016. doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X16001410

Furlong, M.J., Wang, C., Yang, C., & Jiang, X. (2016, in press). Validation of Social Emotional Health Survey-Primary for Chinese students. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.

Furlong, M.J. & Telef, B. B. (2017, in press). Social and emotional psychological factors associated with subjective well-being: A comparison of Turkish and California adolescents. Cross-Cultural Research.

Furlong, M. J., Kim, E. K., & Ng, Z. J., Huebner, E. S. (in press). Child well-being and children’s rights: Balancing positive and negative indicators in assessments. In S. Hart & B. Nastasi (Eds.), International handbook on child rights in school psychology. New York, NY: Springer.

Furlong, M.J. & Huebner, E. S. (in press). Measuring students’ well-being. In S. Suldo, Promoting students’ happiness: Positive psychology intervention strategies in school-based practice (pp. 15–27). Practical interventions in the schools series. New York, NY: Guilford.

Furlong, M.J., O’Brennan, L., & Yang, C. (in press). Promoting Collaboration among Education Professionals to Enhance School Safety. In M. J. Mayer & S. R. Jimerson (Eds.), School safety and violence prevention: Science, practice, and policy driving change. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Furlong, M.J. (July 2016). Universal School Mental Health Screening: Best Practices for Evaluating the Authenticity of Student Responses. International School Psychology Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Furlong, M.J. (July 2016).  An Overview of the Social Emotional Health Survey-Secondary (SEHS-S): Cross-National Applications. International School Psychology Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Furlong, M.J. (September 2016). The Use of Complete Mental Health Screening to Promote Student Social Emotional Health. 21st Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health. San Diego, California.

Furlong, M.J. (October 2016). The Role of Schoolwide Complete Mental Health Screening to Foster Student Well-being. California Association of School Psychologist, Newport Beach, California.

Quirk, M., Edyburn, K., Felix, E., Swami, S., Goldstein, A., Terzevia, A., & Scheller (in press). Predictors of Grade 1 Reading Success for Latino/a Students. Literacy Research and Instruction.

Quirk, M., Edyburn, K., & Furlong, M. (in press). Measurement invariance of a school readiness screener for use in preschool and kindergarten. Early Education and Development.

Quirk, M., Mayworm, A., Edyburn, K., & Furlong, M. J. (2016). Dimensionality and measurement invariance of a school readiness screener by ethnicity and home language. Psychology in the Schools. First published online 30 June 2016. doi:10.1002/pits.21935

Sharkey, J. D., Reed, L. A., Felix, E. D. (in press). Dating and sexual violence research in the schools: Balancing protection of confidentiality with supporting the welfare of survivors.  American Journal of Community Psychology.

Sharkey, J.D. & Dougherty, D. (2017). Reconnecting Youth: Promoting emotional competence and social support to improve academic achievement. Children and Youth Services Review.  Advance online publication.  

Sharkey, J. D. (2017). [Review of the book Jacked up and unjust: Pacific Islander teens confront violent legacies, by K. Irwin and K. Umemoto]. Journal of Children and Poverty. Advance online publication. 

Sharkey, J. D., Dougherty, D., Felix, E. D., & Dowdy, E. (in press). Designing Local Programming: Tools and Models. In Mayer, M. J., Jimerson, S. R. (Eds.). School Safety and Violence Prevention: Science, Practice, and Policy Driving Change. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 

Sharkey, J.D., Mayworm, A. M., Hunnicutt, K. L., & Scheidel, K. C. (in press). Teacher consultation to enhance implementation of school-based restorative justice. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation. 

Sharkey, J. D., Sander, J. B., Raines, T. C, Rye, L. K., White, T. A., Biehl, A., Miller, L., Price, L., Jefferson, R. E., Dougherty, D., & Fenning, P. School Psychology and Juvenile Justice: Assessment Tools, Interventions, and Disparities. Symposium to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. San Antonio, TX.

Sharkey, J.D., Wroblewski, A., Janes, L., & Reed, L. (2017, February). School psychologists and trauma: Identifying and treating sexual exploitation. Paper to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. San Antonio, TX.

Sharkey, J.D., Wroblewski, A., Dowdy, E., & Kim, E., K. Social-emotional screening to predict truancy severity: Recommendations for educators. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. San Antonio, TX.

Sharkey, J. D., Dougherty, D., Hunnicutt, K., & Sruthi, S. (2016, August). Disproportionality for English Language Learners in Schools: Findings, Implications, and Remedies. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division of School Psychology (16), Denver, CO.

Sharkey, J.D., Hunnicutt, K., & Dougherty, D. (2016, August). An Ecodevelopmental Analysis of Adolescent Substance Use in Latino/a Students. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division of Educational Psychology (15), Denver, CO.

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