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Understanding sexual and gender minority substance use through latent profiles of ecological systems

Scroggs, B., & Love, H.A. (2021). Understanding sexual and gender minority substance use through latent profiles of ecological systems. Substance Abuse. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2021.1986769

Mindfulness training improves middle school teachers’ occupational health, well-being, and interactions with students in their most stressful classrooms

Roeser, R. W., Mashburn, A. J., Skinner, E. A., Choles, J. R., Taylor, C., Rickert, N. P., Pinela, C., Robbeloth, J., Saxton, E., Weiss, E., Cullen, M., & Sorenson, J. (2021). Mindfulness training improves middle school teachers’ occupational health, well-being, and interactions with students in their most stressful classrooms. Journal of Educational Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000675

Improving sensitivity to eye gaze cues in adolescents on the autism spectrum using serious game technology: A randomized controlled trial

Griffin, J.W., Geier, G.F., Smyth, J.M., Scherf, K.S. (2021). Improving sensitivity to eye gaze cues in adolescents on the autism spectrum using serious game technology: A randomized controlled trial. JCPP Advances. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcv2.12041

Legislating to prevent adverse childhood experiences: Growth and opportunities for evidence-based policymaking and prevention

Crowley, D.M., Connell, C.M., Noll, J., Green, L., Scott, T., Giray, C. (2021). Legislating to prevent adverse childhood experiences: Growth and opportunities for evidence-based policymaking and prevention. Prevention Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-021-01292-x

Associations of mode of administration on cannabis consumption and subjective intoxication in daily life

Cloutier, R. M., Calhoun, B. H., & Linden-Carmichael, A. N. (2021). Associations of mode of administration on cannabis consumption and subjective intoxication in daily life. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000726

An observational study of Internet behaviours for adolescent females following sexual abuse

Noll, J.G., Haag, AC., Shenk, C.E., Wright, M.F., Barnes, J.E., Kohram, M., Malgaroli, M., Foley, D.J., Kouril, M., & Bonnano, G.A. (2021). An observational study of Internet behaviours for adolescent females following sexual abuse. Nature Human Behavior. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-021-01187-5

Rapid-cycle experimentation with state and federal policymakers for optimizing the reach of racial equity research

Long, E.C., Pugel, J., Scott, J.T., Charlot, N., Giray, C., Fernandes, M.A., & Crowley, D.M. (2021). Rapid-cycle experimentation with state and federal policymakers for optimizing the reach of racial equity research. American Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2021.306404

Intraindividual differences in adolescent threat appraisals and anxiety associated with interparental conflict

MacNeill, L.A. & Fosco, G.M. (2021). Intraindividual differences in adolescent threat appraisals and anxiety associated with interparental conflict. Journal of Marriage and Family. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12795

Opportunities to strengthen SEL impact through Youth-Led Participatory Research (YPAR)

Ozer, E. J., Shapiro, V. B., & Duarte, C. d. P. (2020). Opportunities to strengthen SEL impact through Youth-led Participatory Action Research (YPAR). University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University.

Trauma-informed neighborhoods: Making the built environment trauma-informed

Schroeder, K., Noll. J.G., Henry, K.A., Suglia, S.F., & Sarwer, D.B. (2021). Trauma-informed neighborhoods: Making the built environment trauma-informed. Preventive Medicine Reports. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101501

Couple/family interventions for PTSD

Monson, C.M. & Fredman, S.J. (2021). Couple/family interventions for PTSD. PTSD Research Quarterly, 32(3), 1-9.

Secondhand smoke exposure is longitudinally associated with shorter parent-reported sleep duration during childhood

Reichenberger, D.A., Master, L., Hale, L., & Chang, A. (2021). Secondhand smoke is longitudinally associated with shorter parent-reported sleep during childhood. Sleep Health, 7(3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2021.04.004

Does variability across three universities in the implementation of a college course on human flourishing affect student outcomes?

Inkelas, K.K., Colaianne, B.A., Hirshberg, M.J., Greenberg, M.T., Davidson, R.J., Dunne, J.D., Germano, D., & Roeser, R.W. (2021). Does variability across three universities in the implementation of a college course on human flourishing affect student outcomes? Journal of American College Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2021.1920956

When home is not safe: Media coverage and issue salience of child maltreatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Madden, S., Guastaferro, K., Skurka, C., & Myrick, J.G. (2021). When home is not safe: Media coverage and issue salience of child maltreatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Howard Journal of Communications. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10646175.2021.1932641

Association between dynamic parasympathetic reactivity to frustration and children’s social success with peers in kindergarten

Fry, C.M., Gatzke-Kopp, L.M. (2021). Association between dynamic parasympathetic reactivity to frustration and children’s social success with peers in kindergarten. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-021-00844-7

Association between EEG asymmetry and the error-related negativity across middle childhood

Lees, T., Fry, C.M., Jetha, M.K., Segalowitz, S.J., & Gatzke-Kopp, L.M. (2021). Association between EEG asymmetry and the error-related negativity across middle childhood. Biological Psychology (163). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2021.108137                                                              

Missing data in research on youth and family programs

Ballard, J., Richmond, A., van den Hoogenhof, S., Borden, L., & Perkins, D. F. (2021). Missing data in research on youth and family programs. Psychological Reports. https://doi.org/10.1177/00332941211026851

Trauma-sensitive schools and social and emotional learning: An integration

Osher, D., Guarino, K., Jones, W., & Schanfield, M. (2021). Trauma-sensitive schools and social and emotional learning: An integration. University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University.

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

Time-varying effect modeling for the behavioral, social and health sciences

Lanza, S.T., & Linden-Carmichael, A.N. (2021). Time-varying effect modeling for the behavioral, social and health sciences. Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70944-0

Predictors of attendance patterns in a universal family-based preventive intervention program

LoBraico, E.J., Fosco, G.M., Feinberg, M.E., Spoth, R. Redmond, C. & Bray, B.C. (In Press). Predictors of Attendance Patterns in a Universal Family-Based Preventive Intervention Program. Journal of Primary Prevention.  

Developmental timing of parent-youth intimacy as a protective factor for adolescent adjustment problems

Hochgraf, A.K., Fosco, G.M., Lanza, S.T., & McHale, S. (2021). Developmental timing of parent-youth intimacy as a protective factor for adolescent adjustment problems. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000864

Pubertal timing and adolescent alcohol use: The mediating role of parental and peer influences

Bucci, R., Staff, J., Maggs, J.L., & Dorn, L.D. (2021). Pubertal timing and adolescent alcohol use: The mediating role of parental and peer influences. Child Development. Advance online publication.https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13569

New conceptualizations and directions in the study of family context

Teti, D.M. & Fosco, G.M. (2021). New conceptualizations and directions in the study of family context. Journal of Family Psychology, 35(2), 123–127. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000816

The role of child negative emotionality in parenting and child adjustment: Gene-environment interplay

Shewark, E.A., Ramos, A.M., Liu, C., Ganiban, J.M., Fosco, G.M., Shaw, D.S., Reiss, D., Natsuaki, M.N., Leve, L.D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. The role of child negative emotionality in parenting and child adjustment: Gene-environment interplay. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13420

Parents who first allowed adolescents to drink alcohol in a family context during spring 2020 COVID-19 emergency shutdowns

Maggs, J.L., Cassinat, J.R., Kelly, B.C., Mustillo, S.A., & Whiteman, S.D. (2021). Parents who first allowed adolescents to drink alcohol in a family context during spring 2020 COVID-19 emergency shutdowns. Journal of Adolescent Health, (68)4, 816-818. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.01.010

Experiences with COVID-19 stressors and parents’ use of neglectful, harsh, and positive parenting practices in the northeastern United States

Connell, C. M., & Strambler, M. J. (2021). Experiences with COVID-19 stressors and parents’ use of neglectful, harsh, and positive parenting practices in the northeastern United States. Child Maltreatment. https://doi.org/10.1177/10775595211006465

Respecting communication skills: The missing link for the wellbeing of educators and their schools

Schussler, D. L. & Frank, J. L. (forthcoming). Respecting communication skills: The missing link for the wellbeing of educators and their schools. In Carpenter, B. W., Mahfouz, J., & Robinson, K. Supporting Leaders for School Improvement through Self-Care and Wellbeing. Information Age Publishing.

A new measure to understand the role of science in U.S. Congress: Lessons learned from the Legislative Use of Research Survey (LURS)

Long, E.C., Smith, R.L., Scott, J.T., Gay, B., Giray, C., Storace, R., Guillot-Wright, S., & Crowley, D.M. (2021). A new measure to understand the role of science in U.S. Congress: Lessons learned from the Legislative Use of Research Survey (LURS). Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1332/174426421X16134931606126

Moderators of friend selection and influence in relation to adolescent alcohol use

Hoeben, E.M., Rulison, K.L., Ragan, D.T., & Feinberg, M.E. (2021). Moderators of friend selection and influence in relation to adolescent alcohol use. Prevention Science, 22 (5), 567-578. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-021-01208-9

Examining parental permissiveness toward drinking and perceived ethnic discrimination as risk factors for drinking outcomes among Latinx college students

Waldron, K.A., Turrisi, R.J., Mallett, K.A., Romano, E. (in press). Examining parental permissiveness toward drinking and perceived ethnic discrimination as risk factors for drinking outcomes among Latinx college students. Addictive Behaviors.

Provider attitudes and self-efficacy when delivering a child sexual abuse prevention module: An exploratory study

Guastaferro, K., Font, S. A., Miyamoto, S., Zadzora, K. M., Walters, K. E., O’Hara, K., Kemner, A., & Noll, J. G. (2021). Provider attitudes and self-efficacy when delivering a child sexual abuse prevention module: An exploratory study. Health Education & Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198121997731

Proximity to sources of airborne lead is associated with reductions in children's executive function in the first four years of life

Gatzke-Kopp, L.M., Warkentein, S., Willoughby, M. Fowler, C., Folch, D.C., Blair, C. (2021). Proximity to sources of airborne lead is associated with reductions in children's executive function in the first four years of life. Health & Place. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102517

Measuring subjective alcohol effects in daily life using contemporary young adult language

Linden-Carmichael, A. N., & Calhoun, B. H. (2021). Measuring subjective alcohol effects in daily life using contemporary young adult language. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pha0000447

Lawmakers' use of scientific evidence can be improved

Crowley, D. M., Scott, J. T., Long, E. C., Green, L., Israel, A., Supplee, L., Jordan, E., Oliver, K., Guillot-Wright, S., Gay, B., Storace, R., Torres-Mackie, N., Murphy, Y., Donnay, S., Reardanz, J., Smith, R., McGuire, K., Baker, E., Antonopoulos, A., McCauley, M. & Giray, C. (2021). Lawmakers’ use of scientific evidence can be improved. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(9), e2012955118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2012955118

The effectiveness of a teacher delivered mindfulness-based curriculum on adolescent social-emotional and executive functioning

Frank, J. L., Broderick, P. C., Oh, Y., Mitra, J., Kohler, K., Schussler, D. L., Geier, C., Roeser, R., Berrena, E., Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Greenberg, M. T. (2021). The effectiveness of a teacher delivered mindfulness-based curriculum on adolescent social-emotional and executive functioning. Mindfulness, 12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-021-01594-9

Constellations of family risk for long-term adolescent antisocial behavior: A latent profile analysis

LoBraico, E.J., Bray, B.C., Feinberg, M.E., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Constellations of Family Risk for Long-Term Adolescent Antisocial Behavior: A Latent Profile Analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 34, 587-597. 

Links between school and home: Associations between adolescent school day experiences and maternal perceptions of family relations

Mayfield, K. & Fosco, G.M. (2021). Links between School and Home: Associations between Adolescent School Day Experiences and Maternal Perceptions of Family Relations. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 30, 121-133.   

Early physical abuse and adult outcomes

Lansford, J.E., Godwin, J., McMahon, R.J., Crowley, D.M., Petit, G.S., Bates, J.E., Coie, J.D., & Dodge, K.A. (2021). Early physical abuse and adult outcomes. Pediatrics. 147(1). Article e20200873. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-0873.

Improving toddler's healthy eating habits and self-regulation: A randomized controlled trial

Nix, R.L., Francis, L.A., Feinberg, M.E., Gill, S., Jones, D.E., Hostetler, M.L., & Stifter, C.A. (2021). Improving toddler's healthy eating habits and self-regulation: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 147(1). Article e20193326. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-3326

Predictors of attendance patterns in a universal family-based preventive intervention program

LoBraico, E.J., Fosco, G.M., Feinberg, M.E., Spoth, R. Redmond, C. & Bray, B.C. (In Press). Predictors of Attendance Patterns in a Universal Family-Based Preventive Intervention Program. Journal of Primary Prevention.  

Developmental timing of parent-youth intimacy as a protective factor for adolescent adjustment problems

Hochgraf, A.K., Lanza, S.T., Fosco, G.M., & McHale, S.M. (In Press). Developmental Timing of Parent-Youth Intimacy as a Protective Factor for Adolescent Adjustment Problems. Journal of Family Psychology 

Same family, divergent realities: How triangulation preserves parents’ illusory harmony while adolescents navigate interparental conflicts

McCauley, D. M., Sloan, C. J., Xia, M., & Fosco, G. M. (2021). Same family, divergent realities: How triangulation preserves parents’ illusory harmony while adolescents navigate interparental conflicts. Journal of Family Psychology, 35(2), 128–137. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000785

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. (In Press). Family Vulnerability, Disruption, and Chaos Predict Parent and Child COVID-19 Health-Protective Behavior Adherence. Families, Systems, & Health.  

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

Sloan, C.J., Fosco, G.M., & Ram, N. (In Press). Sensitization in Situ: Identifying Interindividual Differences in Adolescents’ Intraindividual Responsiveness to Interparental Conflict. Family Relations. 

Mindfulness in schools: Evidence on the impacts of school-based mindfulness programs on student outcomes in P-12 educational settings

Roeser, R. W., Galla, B. M., & Baelen, R. N. (2020). Mindfulness in schools: Evidence on the impacts of school-based mindfulness programs on student outcomes in P–12 educational settings. University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University.

Designing evidence-based public health and prevention programs: Expert program developers explain the science and art

Feinberg, M. (2020). Designing evidence-based public health and prevention programs: Expert program developers explain the science and art. Routledge.

Stress and well-being: A systematic case-study of adolescents’ experiences in a mindfulness-based intervention

Schussler, D. L., Oh, Y., Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Frank, J. L., Broderick, P. A., Mitra, J. L., Berrena, E., Kohler, K., Greenberg, M. T. (2021). Stress and well-being: A systematic case-study of adolescents’ experiences in a mindfulness-based intervention. Journal of Child and Family Studies 30, 431-446. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-020-01864-5

Dynamic associations of parent-adolescent closeness and friend support with adolescent depressive symptoms across ages 12-19

Mak, H. W., Fosco, G.M., & Lanza, S. T. (In Press). Dynamic Associations of Parent-Adolescent Closeness and Friend Support with Adolescent Depressive Symptoms Across Ages 12-19. Journal of Research on Adolescence. 

Dynamic associations of parent-adolescent closeness and friend support with adolescent depressive symptoms across ages 12-19

Mak, H. W., Fosco, G.M., & Lanza, S. T. (2021). Dynamic Associations of Parent-Adolescent Closeness and Friend Support with Adolescent Depressive Symptoms Across Ages 12-19. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 31, 299-316. 

The pivotal role of prevention science in this syndemic

Fishbein, D. (2020). The pivotal role of prevention science in this syndemic. Prevention Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-020-01180-w

Going the distance: Technical assistance to community prevention coalitions and its impact on prevention coalitions over time

Chilenski, S. M., Welsh, J. A., Perkins, D. F., & Hoffman, L. (2020). Going the distance: Technical assistance to community prevention coalitions and its impact on prevention coalitions over time. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpb0000180

Intimate partner aggression during the early parenting years: The role of dissatisfaction with division of labor and childcare

Wong, J. D., Marshall, A. D., & Feinberg, M. E. (2021). Intimate partner aggression during the early parenting years: The role of dissatisfaction with division of labor and childcare. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 10(1), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1037/cfp0000156

Supporting school community wellness with Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) during and after a pandemic

Cipriano, C., Rappolt-Schlichtmann, G., & Brackett, M. A. (2020). Supporting school community wellness with social and emotional learning (SEL) during and after a pandemic. University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University.

The language of subjective alcohol effects: Do young adults vary in their feelings of intoxication?

Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Allen, H. K., & Lanza, S. T. (2020). The language of subjective alcohol effects: Do young adults vary in their feelings of intoxication? Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pha0000416. PMCID: In process

When do adolescents feel loved? A daily within-person study of parent-adolescent relations

Coffey, J., Xia, M. & Fosco, G.M. (In Press). When do Adolescents Feel Loved? A Daily Within-Person Study of Parent-Adolescent Relations. Emotion. 

Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy

Allen, B., Riden, E. & Shenk, C.E. (2020). Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. In R.D. Friedberg & B.J. Nakamura (Eds.), Tradition and Innovation in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Youth. New York, Springer.

Day-to-day changes in parent-adolescent connectedness: Relations with daily subjective well-being and eudaimonia differ for parents and adolescents

Fosco, G.M., Brinberg, M. & Ram, N. (In Press). Day-to-Day Changes in Parent-Adolescent Connectedness: Relations with Daily Subjective Well-Being and Eudaimonia Differ for Parents and Adolescents. The Journal of Positive Psychology.  

Youth internalizing problems and changes in parent-child relationships across adolescence: Lability and developmental trends

Lippold, M.A., Hussong, A., Fosco, G.M., & Ram, N. (2021). Youth Internalizing Problems and Changes in Parent-Child Relationships Across Adolescence: Lability and Developmental Trends. Journal of Early Adolescence, 41, 472-497. 

SEL assessment to support effective social emotional learning practices at scale

McKown, C., & Herman, B. (2020). SEL assessment data to support effective social emotional learning practices at scale. University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University.

Are co-users of alcohol and marijuana more willing to experience consequences from drinking? A longitudinal examination among first-year college students

Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Mallett, K. A., Sell, N., & Turrisi, R. (2019). Are co-users of alcohol and marijuana more willing to experience consequences from drinking? A longitudinal examination among first-year college students. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 43, 1567-1574. doi: 10.1111/acer.14075 PMCID: PMC6602848

Kind hearts and curious minds (feature in the Penn Stater magazine)

As Penn State's first-ever professor of caring and compassion, Rob Roeser is tasked with designing classes that meld the ancient practices of mindfulness and mediation with modern science. The goal is to help students become calmer and more focused--and ultimately, to be more engaged and caring citizens of the world. Written by Savita Iyer & illustrations by Gracia Lam

Simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use in daily life: Implications for level of use, subjective intoxication, and positive and negative consequences

Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Van Doren, N., Masters, L. D., & Lanza, S. T. (2020). Simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use in daily life: Implications for level of use, subjective intoxication, and positive and negative consequences. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 34, 447- 453. doi: 10.1037/adb0000556

Temporal dynamics of treatment receipt in a text message intervention for physical activity: Single-group, within-person trial

Conroy, D. E., Yang, C.-H., Lanza, S. T., Smyth, J. M., & Lagoa, C. M. (2020). Temporal dynamics of treatment receipt in a text message intervention for physical activity: Single-group, within-person trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 22, 8(4), e14270. PMCID: PMC7203619

Penn State CORE (COllege Relationships and Experiences) descriptive statistics

Sustained effects of a school readiness intervention: Fifth grade outcomes of the Head Start REDI program

Welsh, J.A., Bierman, K.L., Nix, R.L., Heinrichs, B., & Gest, S.D. (2020). Sustained effects of a school readiness intervention: Fifth grade outcomes of the Head Start REDI program. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 53, 151-160.

Predictors of developmental patterns of obesity in young children

O’Connor, T., Williams, J., Blair, C., Kopp, L., Francis, L., & Willoughby, M. (2020) Predictors of developmental patterns of obesity in young children. Frontiers Pediatrics, 8, 109. doi:10/3389/fped.2020.00109

Sensitivity and specificity of information criteria

Dziak, J. J., Coffman, D. L., Lanza, S. T., Li, R., & Jermiin, L. S. (2020). Sensitivity and specificity of information criteria. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 21, 553-565. doi: /10.1101/449751 PMCID: PMC7299313

Parental support of self-regulation among children at risk for externalizing symptoms: Developmental trajectories of physiological regulation and behavioral adjustment

Zhang, X., Gatzke-Kopp, L.M., Fosco, G.M, Bierman, K.L. (2020). Parental support of self-regulation among children at risk for externalizing symptoms: Developmental trajectories of physiological regulation and behavioral adjustment. Developmental Psychology. 56(3). DOI: https://10.1037/dev0000794

Parental support of self-regulation among children at risk for externalizing symptoms: Developmental trajectories of physiological regulation and behavioral adjustment

Zhang, X., Gatzke-Kopp, L.M., Fosco, G.M., & Bierman, K.L. (2020). Parental Support of Self-Regulation among Children at Risk for Externalizing Symptoms: Developmental Trajectories of Physiological Regulation and Behavioral Adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 56, 528-540. 

Age-varying associations of parental knowledge and antisocial peer behavior with adolescent substance use

Mak, H. W., Russell, M. A., Lanza, S. T., Feinberg, M. E., & Fosco, G. M. (2019). Age-varying associations of parental knowledge and antisocial peer behavior with adolescent substance use. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/dev0000866 PMCID: PMC7195894

Rural community action guide: Building stronger, health, drug-free rural communities

The PROSPER (PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience) program is featured on page 43 of this tool released by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), to assist rural community leaders in building an effective local response to the crisis of addiction.The Rural Community Action Guide includes background information, recommended action steps, and promising practices for a range of issues related to drug addiction in rural America.

“Buzzwords”: Crowdsourcing and quantifying U.S. young adult terminology for subjective effects of alcohol and marijuana use

Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Masters, L. D., & Lanza, S. T. (2020). “Buzzwords”: Crowdsourcing and quantifying U.S. young adult terminology for subjective effects of alcohol and marijuana use. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pha0000344. PMCID: PMC7375944

Invitation to Pennsylvania substance abuse coalitions to increase member engagement and positive impact on youth behavior

This is a special invitation for the chance to receive 3 years of customized support from coalition experts to increase member participation and streamline your work to focus on activities that will have the biggest impact on youth outcomes. Other benefits may include increasing connections to coalition networks and accessing additional relevant resources.

Constellations of family risk for long-term adolescent antisocial behavior

LoBraico, E., Bray, B., Feinberg, M., & Fosco, G. (2020, January). Constellations of family risk for adolescent antisocial behavior. Journal of Family Psychology (e-pub ahead of publication).

Supporting strategic investment in social programs: A cost analysis of the Family Check-Up

Kuklinski, M. R., Crowley, D. M., Dishion, T. J., Wilson, M. N., Pelham III, W. E., & Shaw, D. S. (2020). Supporting strategic investment in social programs: A cost analysis of the Family Check-Up. Prevention Science, 21, 256-267.

Affect relative to day-level drinking initiation: Analyzing ecological momentary assessment data with multilevel spline modeling

Russell, M. A., Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Lanza, S. T., Fair, E. V., Sher, K. & Piasecki, T. M. (2020). Affect relative to day-level drinking initiation: Analyzing ecological momentary assessment data with multilevel spline modeling. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 34, 434-446. doi: 10.1037/adb0000550 PMCID: PMC7148183

Multi-tiered social-emotional learning: PATHS and friendship group in the Fast Track Program

Bierman, K. L., Greenberg, M. T., & The Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group (2020). Multi-tiered social-emotional learning: PATHS and friendship group in the Fast Track Program. In T. W. Farmer, M. Conroy, E. M. Z., Farmer, & Sutherland (Co-editors). Handbook of research on emotional & behavioral disorders: Interdisciplinary developmental perspectives on children and youth (pp. 254-260). Routledge: London.

Constellations of family risk for long-term adolescent antisocial behavior: A latent profile analysis

LoBraico, E.J., Bray, B.C., Feinberg, M.E., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Constellations of Family Risk for Long-Term Adolescent Antisocial Behavior: A Latent Profile Analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 34, 587-597. 

Age-varying associations of parental knowledge and antisocial peer behavior with substance use over the course of adolescence

Mak, H.W., Russell, M.A., Lanza, S.T., Feinberg, M.E., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Age-Varying Associations of Parental Knowledge and Antisocial Peer Behavior with Substance Use over the Course of Adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 56, 298-311. 

Exploring the academic advising experiences of Black males at an urban university: An exploratory case study

Johnson, R.M., Strayhorn, T.L., & Travers, C.S. (2019). Exploring the academic advising experiences of Black males at an urban university: An exploratory case study. Urban Education. Advance online publication.

Examining the role of scientific identity in Black student retention in a STEM scholar program

Oseguera, L., Park, H, J., De Los Rios, M.J., Aparicio, E., & Johnson, R.M. (In Press). Examining the role of scientific identity in Black student retention in a STEM scholar program. Journal of Negro Education.

Environmental protective factors contributing to the academic resilience of emancipated Black male foster youth in college: Implications for school counselors

Johnson, R.M. (In Press). Environmental protective factors contributing to the academic resilience of emancipated Black male foster youth in college: Implications for school counselors. Professional School Counseling Journal.

Exploring influence of triadic family relationship profiles on adolescents’ early substance initiation

Xia, M., Weymouth, B., Bray, B.C., Lippold, M. A., Feinberg, M.E., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Exploring Influence of Triadic Family Relationship Profiles on Adolescents’ Early Substance Initiation. Prevention Science, 21, 519-529.   

Exploring influence of triadic family relationship profiles on adolescents’ early substance initiation

Xia, M., Weymouth, B., Bray, B.C., Lippold, M. A., Feinberg, M.E., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Exploring Influence of Triadic Family Relationship Profiles on Adolescents’ Early Substance Initiation. Prevention Science, 21, 519-529.   

Adolescent sexual guilt and the development of self-esteem during the transition to adulthood: The moderating effect of race

Scroggs, B., Madrigal, R., & Faflick, N. (2019). Adolescent sexual guilt and the development of self-esteem during the transition to adulthood: The moderating effect of race. Sexuality and Culture 23(2), 641-656.

Implications of family cohesion and conflict for adolescent mood and well-being: Examining within- and between-family processes on a daily timescale

Fosco, G.M. & Lydon-Staley, D.M. (2020). Implications of Family Cohesion and Conflict for Adolescent Mood and Well-Being: Examining Within- and Between-Family Processes on a Daily Timescale. Family Process, 59, 1672-1689 

Association between environmental tobacco smoke exposure across the first four years of life and manifestation of externalizing behavior problems in school‐aged children

Gatzke-Kopp, L., Willoughby, M. T., Warkentien, S., Petrie, D., Mills-Koonce, R., & Blair, C. (2019). Association between environmental tobacco smoke exposure across the first four years of life and manifestation of externalizing behavior problems in school-aged children. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (e-pub ahead of publication)

Parents' PTSD symptoms and child abuse potential during the perinatal period: Direct associations and mediation via relationship conflict

Fredman, S. J., Le, Y., Marshall, A. D., Garcia Hernandez, W., Feinberg, M. E., & Ammerman, R. T. (2019). Parents' PTSD symptoms and child abuse potential during the perinatal period: Direct associations and mediation via relationship conflict. Child Abuse and Neglect, 90, 66-75. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.01.024

Magnitude and chronicity of smoke exposure across infancy and early childhood in a sample of low income children

Gatzke-Kopp, L. M. §, Willoughby, M. T., Warkentien, S. M., O’Connor, T., Granger, D., & Blair, C. (2019). Magnitude and chronicity of smoke exposure across infancy and early childhood in a sample of low income children. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 21, 1665-1672. doi:10.1093/ntr/nty228

Age trends in alcohol use behavior patterns among U.S. adults ages 18-65

Bray, B. C., Dziak, J. J., & Lanza, S. T. (2019). Age trends in alcohol use behavior patterns among U.S. adults ages 18-65. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 205, 107689. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107689 PMCID: PMC6957076

Age-varying associations of parental knowledge and antisocial peer behavior with substance use over the course of adolescence

Mak, H.W., Russell, M.A., Lanza, S.T., Feinberg, M.E., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Age-Varying Associations of Parental Knowledge and Antisocial Peer Behavior with Substance Use over the Course of Adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 56, 298-311. 

Exploring processes in day-to-day parent-adolescent conflict and angry mood: Evidence for circular causality

LoBraico, E. J., Brinberg, M., Ram, N., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Exploring Processes in Day-to-Day Parent-Adolescent Conflict and Angry Mood: Evidence for Circular Causality. Family Process, 59, 1706-1721 

Exploring processes in day-to-day parent-adolescent conflict and angry mood: Evidence for circular causality

LoBraico, E. J., Brinberg, M., Ram, N., & Fosco, G.M. (2020). Exploring Processes in Day-to-Day Parent-Adolescent Conflict and Angry Mood: Evidence for Circular Causality. Family Process, 59, 1706-1721.  

College degree attainment by age of first marijuana use and parental education

Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Kloska, D. D., Evans-Polce, R., Lanza, S. T., & Patrick, M. E. (2019). College degree attainment by age of first marijuana use and parental education. Substance Abuse, 40, 66-70. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2018.1521354 PMCID: PMC6535370

The Effect of parental warmth during adolescence on later income and subjective well-being: Comparing sexual minority and heterosexual young adults

Lawson, D. R., Scroggs, B., Vennum, A. (In press). The Effect of Parental Warmth during Adolescence on Later Income and Subjective Well-being: Comparing Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Young Adults. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.

The Fast Track program for children at risk: Preventing antisocial behavior

Bierman, K.L., Coie, J.D., Dodge, K.A., Greenberg, M.T., Lochman, John E., McMahon, R.J., & Pinderhughes. E.E. (2019). The Fast Track program for children at risk: Preventing antisocial behavior. Guilford Press.

Principals' social and emotional competence: A key factor for creating caring schools

Mahfouz, J., Greenberg, M. T., & Rodriguez, A. (2019). Principals' social and emotional competence: A key factor for creating caring schools. University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center.

PRC 20th anniversary brochure: Transforming science and practice through partnerships

Learn more about how the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Center has led the field of prevention science since 1998, using research to create programs and inform policies that promote the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Preparing youth in foster care for college through an early outreach program

Johnson, R.M. & Strayhorn, T.L. (2019). Preparing youth in foster care for college through an early outreach program. Journal of College Student Development, 60(5), 612-616.