Ickovics, Duffany, Shebl, Peters, Read, Gilstad-Hayden, & Schwartz. (2019)
Using a cluster randomized trial, this study looks at the effectiveness of implementing school-based nutrition and physical activity policies on student BMI trajectories.
Puhl, R. and Himmelstein, M. (2018)
The study assessed weight bias internalization in a weight loss treatment-seeking sample of adolescents.
Boehm, R., Read, M. and Schwartz, M. (2018)
Researchers used lunch register data to compare juice and non-juice days for average daily selections of meal components and water and juice sales.
Fleming-Milici, Harris, and Liu (2018)
Researchers used an online survey to examine parents’ support for policies to reduce unhealthy food and beverage marketing to children and adolescents.
Raissian, K. and Houston Su, J. (2018)
Authors used the Infant Feeding Practices Study (IFPS) II (n = 1008) to examine mothers who intended to breastfeed but did not actually breastfeed. Results suggest that mothers who intended to breastfeed had infants with fewer infections compared to infants whose mothers did not intend to breastfeed, irrespective of whether they actually breastfed.
Cooksey-Stowers et al (2018)
In this study, focus groups with food pantry staff and volunteers were conducted to assess their views on implementing a nutrition rating system
Himmelstein, M. and Puhl, R. (2018)
This study examined four sources of stigma and their respective coping responses among 148 adolescents enrolled in a national weight loss camp.
Foster, Schwartz, Grenier, Burke, Taylor, & Mobley. (2018)
Pairs of low‐income and food‐insecure mothers and fathers of children participated in one‐on‐one interviews to answer questions from the USDA 18‐item Household Food Security Survey Module measure using the think‐aloud method. Findings suggest that gender is related to interpretation of key concepts relevant to food insecurity.
Sarah Roseberry Lytle, Adrian Garcia-Sierra, and Patricia K. Kuhl (2018)
This study investigates the effect of the presence of peers on infant foreign-language phonetic learning from video.
Cooksey-Stowers, K., Martin, K. & Schwartz, M. (2018)
Researchers surveyed a sample of food pantries clients about: (a) their level of support for interventions designed to promote healthy food choices in pantries; (b) why they select specific items in pantries, and (c) how shopping at the food pantry fits into their monthly food acquisitions.
Andreyeva, T. and Henderson, K.(2018)
This study evaluates the food environment for preschool-age children in CT child care centers through a survey of center directors and describes center-reported adherence to the CACFP nutrition regulations.
Puhl, Rebecca M. and Himmelstein, Mary S. (2018)
Using a weight loss treatment-seeking sample of adolescents, the study assessed adolescents’ emotional reactions to words their parents use to describe their weight and preferred language for these interactions.
Peterson, E. L., Pidano, A. E., & Honigfeld, L. (2018)
Researchers evaluated patient, clinician, and situational factors associated with pediatric primary care providers’ (PPCPs) reported likelihood to refer hypothetical patients with mental health concerns to mental health specialists.
Auerbach, E. R., Chafouleas, S. M., & Briesch, A. M. (2018)
Researchers interviewed a small sample of state-level stakeholders to supplement the findings from an earlier study looking at the guidance provided by states on their websites regarding school-based social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) screening.
F. G. Miller, A.H. Johnson, H. Yu, S.M. Chafouleas et al (2018)
The study examined the reliability and validity of data derived from three commonly utilized school-based behavioral assessment methods on academically engaged, disruptive, and respectful behavior.
T. Andreyeva et al (2018)
Researchers assessed the dietary quality of lunches and feeding practices for preschool-age children at 97 licensed child care centers in Connecticut, and made comparisons by participation in a federal food assistance program.
R. L. Pearl and R. M. Puhl (2018)
Researchers reviewed 74 studies assessing the relationship between Weight bias internalization (WBI) and health and interventions de-signed to reduce WBI and improve health.
R.M. Puhl and M.S. Himmelstein (2018)
Adolescents enrolled in a national weight loss camp completed an online survey about their preferences for words that health providers use to refer to their body weight.
Splett, J. W., Chafouleas, S. M., & George, M. W. R. (2018)
This special issue focuses on the features necessary to improve the accessibility of children’s behavioral health services, and describes the practices and outcomes of innovative state and local community partnerships.
K. Eklund, E. Rossen,T. Koriakin, S.M. Chafouleas & C. Resnick. (2018)
The study examines the availability and use of trauma screening measures to detect early indicators of risk among youth in schools.
Lindsay J. DiStefano et al (2018)
Through a series of landing tests, this study compared children who participate in multiple sports to those who specialize in one sport. The study found that sport sampling at a young age is associated with improved neuromuscular control, which may reduce injury risk in youth athletes.
Sandra M. Chafouleas et al (2018)
This paper reviews evidence on trauma-specific interventions targeted to students exhibiting negative symptoms and highlights trauma-specific interventions. The authors discuss the potential impact of interventions that are part of a school-wide trauma-informed approach.
Kooken, J., McCoach, D. B., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2018)
Using measures of behavior from 575 middle school students, the researchers compared the results of several multilevel growth mixture models.
Jennifer L. Harris and Svetlana S. Kalnova (2017)
This paper describes two studies: the first uses Nielsen advertising exposure data to compare pre-schoolers’ and older children’s exposure to food advertising in 2015. The second study exposed young children in a child-care setting to child-directed food ads, measured their attitudes about the ads and advertised brands, and compared responses age.
Amy M. Briesch, Sandra M. Chafouleas and Ruth K. Chaffee (2017)
This paper describes the ﬁndings of a systematic review of state-level websites to identify the extent to which state departments of education have provided speciﬁc guidance with regard to the who, what, where, when, and why of universal social, emotional, and/or behavioral screening practices.
Minkos, Chafouleas, Bray, & LaSalle (2017)
The study used a multiple-baseline across subjects design to examine the effect of a daily, audio-delivered, mindful breathing intervention on adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties in an alternative educational setting.
Fallon, Sanetti, Chafouleas, Faggella-Luby, & Briesch (2017)
Discussion of a preliminary single-case multiple-baseline study designed to improve interrater agreement between observers’ and teachers’ self-report ratings of treatment integrity by providing teachers with comprehensive, direct training.
Jennifer L. Harris et al (2017)
This study examines the effects of health messages promoting nutrient-poor foods in child-directed advertising.
Maia Hyary and Jennifer L. Harris (2017)
This observational study compared time spent visiting food/beverage websites for Hispanic and non-Hispanic children and youth. It found that Hispanic children and youth were less likely to visit the Internet overall, but more likely to visit food/beverages websites, compared with their non-Hispanic peers.
Marlene B. Schwartz et al (2017)
This longitudinal, observational study measured plain milk selection and consumption the first year flavored milk was removed in a school district and two years later. the study found that school-wide per-student consumption of plain milk increased over time.
Daley, A.M., Polifroni, E. & Sadler, L. (2017)
A metasynthesis of 12 qualitative research studies examining adolescents’ expectations of their health care providers.
Rebecca M. Puhl et al (2017)
This longitudinal study examines weight-based teasing in adolescence and its potential health consequences in adulthood, including obesity, unhealthy weight-control and eating behaviors, and poor body image.
Rhema Fuller, Jennifer McGarry, et al (2017)
This case study chronicles research on campus-community partnerships over the thirteen-year existence of Husky Sport.
Marlene B. Schwartz, et al (2017)
This article describes an observational experiment that looked at whether a local campaign to reduce consumption of sugary drinks was associated with a decrease in grocery store drink sales.
Melissa A. Collier-Meek, Lisa M. H. Sanetti, Lindsay M. Fallon (2017)
This article describes the concept of evaluating treatment integrity through an applied behavior analysis (ABA) lens and outlines practical strategies for how school psychologists might apply this idea to support teachers.
Miller, F. G., Crovello, N. J., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2017)
Response to a Daily Report Card (DRC) intervention was monitored using two different approaches: Direct Behavior Rating–Single Item Scales and systematic direct observation probes.
Jennifer L. Harris, Maia Hyary, and Marlene B. Schwartz (2016)
This article describes the results of study in which students and parents viewed and rated different kinds of snacks in four experimental conditions.
Marlene B. Schwartz (2016)
This invited commentary discusses an ongoing debate about whether to use incentives or restrictions in improving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to support healthy eating and nutrition.
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Rebecca L. Smith and Ruth Lucas (2016)
This article describes research evaluating nurses’ knowledge regarding the early initiation of breastfeeding in preterm infants.
Daniel T. Volk, Lisa H. Sanetti, Sandra M. Chafouleas (2016)
The WSCC model is explained, focusing on 10 components that have been shown to have a significant impact on student outcomes while simultaneously promoting unified coordination across important groups.
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Rebecca Puhl, Young Suh, and Xun Li (2016)
This article describes the results of a study looking at parental support for enactment of laws and policies to protect youth from weight-based bullying.
S. Megan Berthold & Kathryn Libal (2016)
This article addresses the rights of migrant children to rehabilitation, health, and well-being, particularly when held in US detention.
Sandra M. Chafouleas & E. Carol Polifroni (2016)
This commentary reinforces a call to recognize the need for substantive collaboration, communication, and cooperation across education and health sectors.