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Carlie Sloan

PAMT Predoctoral Fellow

cjs543@psu.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Introduction

Carlie Sloan is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Human Development and Family Studies. Her research focuses on adolescent perceptions of the family environment, and how these influence adolescents’ well-being and behavior. In particular, she is interested in understanding what leads parents and their children to have different perceptions of family functioning and how such patterns of divergence and agreement about the family relate to adolescent behaviors like substance use initiation. She also hopes to develop brief family-strengthening interventions to be delivered via mobile apps.  

Carlie earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame, and an MS in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State. She has also earned a graduate certificate in Translational Sciences from Penn State. Her Prevention and Methodology Training (PAMT) mentors are Greg Fosco and Stephanie Lanza. 

About PAMT

The Prevention and Methodology Training (PAMT) program, funded by a T32 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, trains predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the integration of prevention science and statistical methodology for the behavioral sciences.

Recent Publications

Long-term effects of adolescent substance use prevention on participants, partners, and their children: Resiliency and outcomes 15 years later during the COVID-19 pandemic

Feinberg, M. E., Fang, S., Fosco G. M., Sloan, C. J., Mogle, J., &  Spoth, R. L. (2022). Long-term effects of adolescent substance use prevention on participants, partners, and their children: Resiliency and outcomes 15 years later during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prevention Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-022-01384-2

Family vulnerability, disruption, and chaos predict parent and child COVID-19 health-protective behavior adherence

Fosco, G. M., LoBraico, E. J., Sloan, C. J., Fang, S., & Feinberg, M. E. (2021). Family vulnerability, disruption, and chaos predict parent and child COVID-19 health-protective behavior adherence. Families, systems & health: The Journal of Collaborative Family Healthcare. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/fsh0000649

Family vulnerability and disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic: Prospective pathways to child maladjustment

Fosco, G.M., Sloan, C. J., Fang, S., & Feinberg M.E. (2021). Family vulnerability and disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic: Prospective pathways to child maladjustment. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13458

Distal and proximal family contextual effects on adolescents’ interparental conflict appraisals: A daily diary study

Fosco, G.M, McCauley, D.M., Sloan, C.J. (2021). Distal and proximal family contextual effects on adolescents’ interparental conflict appraisals: A daily diary study. Journal of Family Psychology, 35, 927-938. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000703

Sensitization in situ: Identifying interindividual differences in adolescents’ intraindividual responsiveness to interparental conflict

Sloan, C. J., Fosco, G. M., & Ram, N. (2021). Sensitization in situ: Identifying interindividual differences in adolescents’ intraindividual responsiveness to interparental conflict. Family Relations, 22, 583-601. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12604

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