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  1. Six New Orleans public schools have been selected to participate in a Tulane University study to determine the best ways to meet the needs of trauma-exposed students. The study will be led by by Stacy Overstreet and Courtney Baker, both in the Psychology Department at Tulane.
  2. Sarah Gray, an assistant professor of psychology at Tulane University, has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant through the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.


  1. Mental Health/Psychological
    1. Arora, P.G., Baker, C.N., Marchette, L.K., and Stark, K.D. (2019). Components Analyses of a School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Youth Depression. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 48(1), S180-S193, DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2017.1280800
    2. Gleason, M. M. (2019). Young children and suicidal ideations: developmentally specific symptoms call for developmentally specific interventions. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 58(3) 315-316.
    3. Guyon-Harris, K. L., Humphreys, K. L., Degnan, K., Fox, N. A., Nelson, C. A., & Zeanah, C. H. (2019). A prospective longitudinal study of reactive attachment disorder following early institutional care: Considering variable-and person-centered approaches. Attachment & human development, 21(2), 95-110.
    4. Kopetz, C., Woerner, J. I., MacPherson, L., Lejuez, C. W., Nelson, C. A., Zeanah, C. H., & Fox, N. A. (2019). Early psychosocial deprivation and adolescent risk-taking: The role of motivation and executive control. Journal of experimental psychology: general, 148(2), 388.
    5. McIntyre, E. M., Baker, C. N., Overstreet, S., & The New Orleans Trauma-Informed Schools Learning Collaborative. (2019). Evaluating foundational professional development training for trauma-informed approaches in schools. Psychological Services, 16(1), 95-102.
    6. Miron, D., & Scheeringa, M. S. (2019). A statewide training of community clinicians to treat traumatized youths involved with child welfare. Psychological services, 16(1), 153.
    7. Saltzman, L. Y. (2019). It’s about time: Reconceptualizing the role of time in loss and trauma. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
    8. Wamser-Nanney, R., Nanney, J. T., & Constans, J. I. (2019). PTSD and Attitudes Toward Guns Following Interpersonal Trauma. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519829766.
    9. Wamser-Nanney, R., Nanney, J. T., Conrad, E., & Constans, J. I. (2019). Childhood trauma exposure and gun violence risk factors among victims of gun violence. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 11(1), 99–106. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000410
    1. Chafouleas, S. M., Koriakin, T. A., Roundfield, K. D., & Overstreet, S. (2019). Addressing childhood trauma in school settings: A framework for evidence-based practice. School mental health, 11(1), 40-53.
    2. Barcelona de Mendoza, V., Harville, E. W., Savage, J., & Giarratano, G. (2018). Experiences of intimate partner and neighborhood violence and their association with mental health in pregnant women. Journal of interpersonal violence, 33(6), 938-959.
    3. Gershy, N., & Gray, S. A. (2018). Parental Emotion Regulation and Mentalization in Families of Children With ADHD. Journal of attention disorders.
    4. Gomez, J. A., Carter, A. S., Forbes, D., & Gray, S. A. (2018). Parental insightfulness and parenting behavior: a two-dimensional analysis of parent contributions to child cognitive outcomes. Attachment & human development, 20(3), 255-271.
    5. Gray, S. A., Lipschutz, R. S., & Scheeringa, M. S. (2018). Young children’s physiological reactivity during memory recall: Associations with posttraumatic stress and parent physiological synchrony. Journal of abnormal child psychology, 46(4), 871-880.
    6. Larrieu, J. A. (2018). Introducing Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment in Preventive Services: Child-Parent Psychotherapy. In Trauma Responsive Child Welfare Systems(pp. 147-164). Springer, Cham.
    7. Lewis, M. L. (2018). A Tool to Support Childbirth Educators to Help Women Cope with Loss of a Pregnancy due to Domestic Violence. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 33(3).
    8. Lombe, M., Saltzman, L. Y., Chu, Y., Sinha, A., & Nebbitt, V. E. (2018). Cumulative risk and resilience: The roles of comorbid maternal mental health conditions and community cohesion in influencing food security in low-income households. Social Work in Mental Health, 16(1), 74-92.
    9. Miron, D., & Sturdy, W. (2018). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Young Children. Handbook of Infant Mental Health.
    10. Nanney, J. T., Conrad, E. J., Reuther, E. T., Wamser-Nanney, R. A., McCloskey, M., & Constans, J. I. (2018). Motivational interviewing for victims of armed community violence: A nonexperimental pilot feasibility study. Psychology of Violence, 8(2), 259-268.
    11. Nanney, J. T., Wamser‐Nanney, R. A., Linke, L. H., Constans, J. I., & Pyne, J. M. (2018). Pretrauma Power and Control Beliefs and Posttraumatic Stress: A Longitudinal Study of Combat Soldiers. Journal of traumatic stress, 31(3), 427-436.
    1. Constans, J., & Nanney, J. (2017). Mental Disorders and Homicide. In Amy E. Wenzel (Ed.). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (pp. 1691-1693). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    2. Esteves, K., Gray, S. A.O., Theall, K. P., & Drury, S. S. (2017). Impact of Physical Abuse on Internalizing Behavior Across Generations. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-9.
    3. Gray, S. A. O., Jones, C. W., Theall, K. P., Glackin, E., & Drury, S. (2017). Thinking across generations: Unique contributions of maternal early life and prenatal stress to infant physiology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 56(11), 922-929.
    4. Gray, S. A., Theall, K., Lipschutz, R., & Drury, S. (2017). Sex Differences in the Contribution of Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and Trauma to Children’s Psychopathology. Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment, 39(1), 67-78.
    5. Gray, S. A., Lipschutz, R. S., & Scheeringa, M. S. (2017). Young Children’s Physiological Reactivity during Memory Recall: Associations with Posttraumatic Stress and Parent Physiological Synchrony. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 1-10.
    6. Middleton, M., Kelley, A., & Gleason, M. M. (2017). Clinical Assessment of Very Young Children. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 26(3), 441-454.
    7. Nanney, J. T., Conrad, E. J., Reuther, E. T., Wamser-Nanney, R. A., McCloskey, M., & Constans, J. I. (2017). Motivational Interviewing for Victims of Armed Community Violence: A Non-Experimental Pilot Feasibility Study. Psychology of Violence. 
    8. Ramchand, R., Franklin, E., Thornton, E., Deland, S., & Rouse, J. (2017). Opportunities to intervene? “Warning signs” for suicide in the days before dying. Death Studies, 1-8.
    9. Saltzman, L. Y., Solomyak, L., & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2017). Addressing the Needs of Children and Youth in the Context of War and Terrorism: the Technological Frontier. Current Psychiatry Reports, 19(6), 30.
    10. Villarreal, Y. R., Torres, L. R., Stotts, A. L., Ren, Y., Sampson, M., Klawans, M. R., & Bordnick, P. S. (2017). Depression in the barrio: An analysis of the risk and protective nature of cultural values among Mexican American substance users. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 1-15.
    11. Washburn, M., Parrish, D. E., & Bordnick, P. S. (2017). Virtual Patient Simulations for Brief Assessment of Mental Health Disorders in Integrated Care Settings. Social Work in Mental Health.
    1. Gleason, M. M., Middleton, M., & Stevens, M. (2016). 3.53 Attitudes Towards Early Childhood Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 55(10), S159.
    2. Gleason, M. M., Goldson, E., Yogman, M. W., & Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. (2016). Addressing early childhood emotional and behavioral problems. Pediatrics, 138(6), e20163025.
    3. Roh, S., Burnette, C. E., Lee, K. H., Lee, Y. S., & Easton, S. D. (2016). Intimate partner violence, social support, and depressive symptoms among indigenous older adults. Gerontologist, 56, suppl. 3, 94-95.
    1. Gray, S. A., Forbes, D., Briggs-Gowan, M. J., & Carter, A. S. (2015). Caregiver insightfulness and young children’s violence exposure: testing a relational model of risk and resilience. Attachment & human development, 17(6), 615-634.
    2. Hall, B. J., Saltzman, L. Y., Canetti, D., & Hobfoll, S. E. (2015). Temporal relationship between posttraumatic stress symptoms and posttraumatic growth among Jews and Palestinians during ongoing violence. PLoS One, 10(4), e0124782.
    3. Jacobs, M. B., & Harville, E. W. (2015). Long-term mental health among low-income, minority women following exposure to multiple natural disasters in early and late adolescence compared to adulthood. In Child & Youth Care Forum (Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 511-525). Springer US.
    4. Saltzman, L. Y., Easton, S. D., & Salas-Wright, C. P. (2015). A validation study of the posttraumatic growth inventory among survivors of clergy-perpetrated child sexual abuse. Journal of the Society of Social Work and Research, 6(3), 305-315.
    5. Zeanah, C. H., & Gleason, M. M. (2015). Suicidality in very young children. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 54(11), 884-885.
    1. Gerhart, J. I., Baker, C. N., Hoerger, M., & Ronan, G. F. (2014). Experiential avoidance and interpersonal problems: a moderated mediation model. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3(4), 291-298.
    2. Gleason, M. M., Fox, N. A., Drury, S. S., Smyke, A. T., Nelson, C. A., & Zeanah, C. H. (2014). Indiscriminate behaviors in young children with a history of institutional care. Pediatrics, 133(3).
    3. Gray, S. A., Carter, A. S., Briggs-Gowan, M. J., Jones, S. M., & Wagmiller, R. L. (2014). Growth trajectories of early aggression, overactivity, and inattention: Relations to second-grade reading. Developmental psychology, 50(9), 2255.
    4. Manguno-Mire, G., Coffman, K., DeLand, S., & Thompson, J.W. Myers, L. (2014). What Factors Are Related to Success on Conditional Release/Discharge? Findings from the New Orleans Forensic Aftercare Clinic: 2002-2013. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 32, 641–658.
    5. Shipherd, J. C., Clum, G., Suvak, M., & Resick, P. A. (2014). Treatment-related reductions in PTSD and changes in physical health symptoms in women. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37(3), 423-433.
    1. Easton, S. D., Saltzman, L. Y., & Willis, D. G. (2013). “Would you tell under circumstances like that?”; Understanding the barriers to disclosure of child sexual abuse for men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity. Advance online publication.
    2. Gage, A. J. (2013). Association of child marriage with suicidal thoughts and attempts among adolescent girls in Ethiopia. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52(5), 654-656.
    3. Pena, J. M., & Manguno-Mire, G. M. (2013). Scylla and Charybdis: dual roles and undetected risks in campus mental health assessments. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online, 41(4), 532-539.
    1. Barzman, D., Mossman, D., Sonnier, L., & Sorter, M. (2012). Brief rating of aggression by children and adolescents (BRACHA): a reliability study. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online, 40(3), 374-382.
    2. Breidenstine, A. S., Couvillion, J., & Many, C. (2012). Forging a Healthier Path: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Reducing Risk and Improving Child Outcomes. Zero to Three (J), 32(6), 26-31.
    3. McGoron, L., Gleason, M. M., Smyke, A. T., Drury, S. S., Nelson, C. A., Gregas, M. C., ... & Zeanah, C. H. (2012). Recovering from early deprivation: attachment mediates effects of caregiving on psychopathology. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(7), 683-693.
    1. Bos, K., Zeanah, C. H., Fox, N. A., Drury, S. S., McLaughlin, K. A., & Nelson, C. A. (2011). Psychiatric outcomes in young children with a history of institutionalization. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 19(1), 15-24.
    2. Heller, S. S., Boothe, A., Keyes, A., Nagle, G., Sidell, M., & Rice, J. (2011). Implementation of a mental health consultation model and its impact on early childhood teachers' efficacy and competence. Infant Mental Health Journal, 32(2), 143-164.
    3. Morris, A. S., Silk, J. S., Morris, M. D., Steinberg, L., Aucoin, K. J., & Keyes, A. W. (2011). The influence of mother–child emotion regulation strategies on children's expression of anger and sadness. Developmental Psychology, 47(1), 213.
    4. Springgate, B. F., Wennerstrom, A., Meyers, D., Allen III, C. E., Vannoy, S. D., Bentham, W., & Wells, K. B. (2011). Building community resilience through mental health infrastructure and training in post-Katrina New Orleans. Ethnicity & disease, 21(3 0 1), S1.
    1. Mathews, T., & Overstreet, S. (2010). Community violence. In Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology (pp. 253-256). Springer US.
    1. Bos, K. J., Fox, N., Zeanah, C. H., & Nelson Iii, C. A. (2009). Effects of early psychosocial deprivation on the development of memory and executive function. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 3.
    2. Larrieu, J. A., & Dickson, A. B. (2009). Reflective practice in infant mental health training and consultation. Infant Mental Health Journal, 30(6), 579-590.
    3. Parker, J. (2009). Mending our nets: Psychosocial care in post-Katrina New Orleans. Social Justice. Seattle: University of Seattle Law Journal.
    4. Robinson, L. R., Morris, A. S., Heller, S. S., Scheeringa, M. S., Boris, N. W., & Smyke, A. T. (2009). Relations between emotion regulation, parenting, and psychopathology in young maltreated children in out of home care. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 18(4), 421-434.
    1. Koenen, M. A., & Thompson Jr, J. W. (2008). Filicide: Historical review and prevention of child death by parent. Infant Mental Health Journal, 29(1), 61-75.