Stephanie’s current research examines whether cumulative adverse experiences in preschoolers negatively impact behavior and kindergarten readiness, both broad indicators of long-term risk. Additionally, her research explores whether sensitive teaching practices buffer this negative relationship between cumulative adversity and behavioral and academic outcomes in preschoolers.
- Thesis Title: ABCs of ACEs: Adversity and Buffers of Adversity in Preschool Children
- Research skills: community-based participatory research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and psychological assessment
- Kroupina, M., Vermeulen, M., & Moberg, S. (2015). Building an Evidence-Based Mental Health Program for Children with History of Early Adversity. ZERO TO THREE, 36(2), 29-36.
- Moberg, S. A., Ng, R., Johnson, D. E., & Kroupina, M. G. (2017). Impact of Joint Attention on Social-Communication Skills in Internationally Adopted Children. Infant mental health journal, 38(5), 575-587.