Child and Adolescent Research
Families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience heightened risk due to elevated rates of clinically-significant parenting stress and child externalizing behavior problems.
The School-Based Opportunities for Adolescent Recovery (SOARing) study examines the preliminary effectiveness of an adolescent DBT-skills group treatment delivered in a school-based setting.
The study consists of focus groups with pre-adolescents to understand religiosity and spirituality as it relates to suicide ideation.
Behavioral problems and co-occurring parenting stress are common problems in children with DD and their families, yet parenting stress is almost never directly addressed in behavioral interventions for these families.
This project investigates human-computer interactions with a virtual health agent delivering Motivational Interviewing.
The Pediatric Sleep and Wellness Project is a prospective data collection project in partnership with the Loma Linda University Health Sleep Center.
This research seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of implementing a Community Resiliency Model (CRM) to children, their parents, and teachers who live in high-risk, low-resourced areas and have experienced significant manmade and environmental traumas.