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2016

Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Aarons, G., Fettes, D., Hurlburt, M., & Ledesma, K. (2016). EBT fidelity trajectories across training cohorts using the interagency collaborative team strategy. Administration and Policy In Mental Health And Mental Health Services Research, 34, 144-156.

Guastaferro, K.M., Lutzker, J.R., and Graham, M.L. (2016). Using a technological augmentation to enhance parent-infant interactions with parents at risk. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 38(1), 15-31.

Hanson Rochelle, F., Self-Brown, Shannon, Rostad, Whitney, L. & Jackson, Matthew, C. (2016). The what, when, and why of implementation frameworks for evidence-based practices in child welfare and child mental health service systems. Child Abuse and Neglect, 53, 53-63.

Self- Brown, S., Cowart-Osborne, M., Baker, E., Thomas, A., Boyd Jr., C., Chege, E., Jackson, M., Meister, E., & Lutzker, J. (in press). Dad2K: An adaptation of SafeCare to enhance positive parenting skills with at-risk fathers. Journal of Child and Family Behavior Therapy.

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2015

Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Aarons, G.A., Fettes, D., Hurlburt, M.S., & Ledesma, K. (2015). EBT fidelity trajectories across training cohorts using the Interagency Collaborative Team Strategy. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 1-13.

Morales, Y., Lutzker, J.R., Shanley, J.R., Guastaferro, K.M. (2015). Parent-infant interaction training with a Latino mother. International Journal of Health and Human Development, 8(2), 135-145.

Self-Brown, S., Cowart-Osborne, M., Baker, E., Thomas, A., Boyd Jr., C., Chege, E., Jackson, M., Meister, E., & Lutzker, J. (2015). Dad2K: An adaptation of SafeCare to enhance positive parenting skills with at-risk fathers. Journal of Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 37, 138-155.

Whitaker, D.J., Rogers-Brown, J.S., Cowart-Osborne, M., Self-Brown, S.,& Lutzker, J.R. (2015). Public child welfare staff knowledge, attitudes, and referral behaviors for an evidence based parenting program. Psychosocial Interventions, 24, 89-95.

Willging, C., Green A.E., Gunderson, L., Chaffin, M., & Aarons, G.A. (2015). From a “Perfect Storm” to “Smooth Sailing”: Policymaker Perspectives on Implementation and Sustainment of an Evidence-Based Practice in Two States. Child Maltreatment, 20, 24-36.

Willging, C.E., Trott, E.M., Gunderson, L., Fettes, D., Green, A.E., Hurlburt, M.S., & Aarons, G.A. (2015). Research-Supported Intervention Discretion among Frontline Workers Implementing Home Visitation Services. Research on Social Work Practice.

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2014

Aarons, G.A., Green, A.E., Willging, C.E., Ehrhart, M.E., Roesch, S.C., Hecht, D.B., & Chaffin, M.J. (2014). Mixed-method study of a conceptual model of evidence-based intervention sustainment across multiple public-sector service settings. Implementation Science, 9:183.

Aarons, G. A., Hurlburt, M., Willging, C., Fettes, D., Gunderson, L., Chaffin, M., & Palinkas, L. (2014). Collaboration, Negotiation, and Coalescence for Interagency-Collaborative Teams to Scale-up Evidence-Based Practice. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 43(6), 915-928.

Corso P, Taylor N, Bennett J, Ingels J, Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ. (2014). Marginal cost analysis of two train-the-trainer models for implementing SafeCare. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 15, 623-626.

Cowart-Osborne M, Jackson M, Chege E, Baker E, Whitaker DJ, & Self-Brown, S. (2014). Technology based innovations in child maltreatment prevention: Examples from SafeCare®. Social Sciences, 3(3), 427-440.

Finno, M., Hurlburt, M., Fettes, D., & Aarons, G. A. (2014). Cultural adaptation of an evidence-based home visitation program: Latino clients’ experiences of service delivery during implementation and sustainment. Journal of Children’s Services, 9(4), 280-294.

Hurlburt, M., Aarons, G. A., Fettes, D., Willging, C., Gunderson, L., Palinkas, L., & Chaffin, M. (2014). Interagency Collaborative Teams for Capacity Building to Scale-Up of Evidence-Based Practice: Structure and Process. Children and Youth Services Review, 39, 160-168.

Self-Brown, S., McFry, E., Montesanti, A., Edwards-Gaura, A., Lutzker, J., Shanley, J., & Whitaker,D. (2014) SafeCare: A Prevention and Intervention Program for Child Neglect and Physical Abuse. In R.M. Reece, R.F. Hanson & J. Sargent(Eds.) Treatment of child abuse: Common ground for mental health, medical and legal practitioners,2nd ed.(pp. 50-58). Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Strong, L., Lutzker, J.R., Jabaley, J.J., Shanley, J.R., Self-Brown, S., Guastaferro, K.M. (2014). Training mothers recovering from substance abuse to identify and treat their children’s illnesses. International Journal of Health and Human Development, 7(2), 156-166.

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2013

Carta, J.J., Lefever, J.B., Bigelow, K., Borkowski, J., Warren, S.F. (2013). Randomized trial of a cellular phone-enhanced home visitation parenting intervention. Pediatrics, 132, S167-S173.

Guastaferro KM, Lutzker JR, Jabaley JJ, Shanley JR, Crimmins DB (2013). Teaching young mothers to identify developmental milestones. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 6(2), 223-233.

Shanley, J.R., Graham, M.L., Lutzker, J.R., Edwards-Gaura, A., Whitaker, D.J., & Self-Brown, S. (2013). Lessons learned from national and international implementations of SafeCare®. International Public Health Journal, 5(1), 31-38.

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2012

Aarons, G.A., Fettes, D.L. & Sommerfeld, D.H., & Palinkas, L.A. (2012). Mixed Methods for Implementation Research: Application to Evidence-Based Practice Implementation and Turnover in Community Based Organizations Providing Child Welfare Services. Child Maltreatment, 17(1), 67-79.

Aarons, GA, Green AE, Palinkas LA, Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ, Lutzker JR, Silovsky JF, Hecht DB, Chaffin MJ (2012). Dynamic adaptation process to implement an evidence-based child maltreatment intervention.   Implementation Science, 7,32.

Aarons, G.A. & Sommerfeld, D.H. (2012). Leadership, Innovation Climate, and Attitudes toward Evidence-Based Practice during a Statewide Implementation.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 51, 423-431.

Chaffin, M., Bard, D., Bigfoot, D.S., Maher, E.J. (2012). Is a structured, manualized, evidence-based treatment protocol culturally competent and equivalently effective among american indian parents in child welfare? Child Maltreatment, 17(3), 242-252.

Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Bard, D., Silovsky, J.F., Beasley, W.H. (2012). A statewide trial of the safecare home-based services model with parents in child protective services. Pediatrics, 129(3), 509-515.

Galanter, R., Self-Brown, S., Valente, J.R., Dorsey, S., Whitaker, D.J., Betuglia-Haley, M., Prieto, M. (2012). Effectiveness of parent-child interaction therapy delivered to at-risk families in the home setting. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 34(3), 177-196.

Gaskin, E.H., Lutzker, J.R., Crimmins, D.B., & Robinson, L. (2012). Using a digital frame and pictorial information to enhance SafeCare® parent-infant interactions module with a mother with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 5, 187-202.

Guastaferro KM, Lutzker JR, Graham ML, Shanley JR, Whitaker DJ. (2012). SafeCare: Historical perspective and dynamic development of an evidence-based scaled-up model for the prevention of child maltreatment. Psychosocial Interventions, 21, 171-180.

Lutzker, J.R., & Chaffin, M. (2012). SafeCare®: An evidence-based constantly dynamic model to prevent child Maltreatment. In H. Dubowitz (Ed.) World perspectives on child abuse. (10th Ed.) (pp.93- 96). Canberra, Australia: The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ, Berliner L, Kolko D. (2012) Editors introduction to the special issue on implementation and dissemination research.  Child Maltreatment, 17, 5-10.

Whitaker D.J., Ryan K.A., Wild, R.C., Self-Brown S., Lutzker J.R., Shanley J.R., Gaura, A.E., McFry, E.A., Moseley, C.N., Hodges, A.E.  (2012). Initial implementation indicators from a statewide rollout of SafeCare within a child welfare system. Child Maltreatment, 17, 96-101.

 

2011

Boyle, C.L., & Lutzker, J.R., (2011). A quantitative analysis of generalization outcomes found in behavioral parent training programs for reduction of child problem behavior. Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 4, 7-15.

Damashek, A., Doughty, D., Ware, L., & Silovsky, J. (2011). Predictors of client engagement and attrition in home-based child maltreatment prevention services. Child Maltreatment, 16(1), 9-20.

Edwards, AE, Lutzker JR, Self-Brown S, Whitaker DJ. (2011). SafeCare: Addressing child maltreatment from a public health perspective.  International Public Health Journal, 161-172.

Edwards-Gaura , A., Whitaker, D.J., Lutzker, J.R., Self-Brown, S., & Lewis, E. (2011). SafeCare: Application of an evidence-based program to prevent child maltreatment. In A. Rubin (Ed.) A clinician’s guide to evidence-based practice (pp. 259-272). Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.

Jabaley J, Lutzker JR, Whitaker DJ, & Self-Brown S. (2011).  Using iPhones to enhance and reduce face-to-face home safety sessions with SafeCare®: An evidence-based child maltreatment prevention program.   Journal of Family Violence, 26, 377-385.

Self-Brown S, Frederick K, Binder S, Whitaker DJ, Lutzker JR, Edwards-Gaura, A., & Blankenship, J.  (2011). Examining the Need for Cultural Adaptations to an Evidence-Based Parent Training Program Targeting the Prevention of Child Maltreatment.  Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1166-1172.

Shanley, J. R. (2011). SafeCare: Helping parents enhance their children’s health, safety, and happiness. Section of Child Maltreatment Newsletter, Division 37, American Psychological Association, 15(3), 3-5.

Silovsky, J.F., Bard, D., Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Burrish, L., Owora, A., Beasley, L., Doughty, D., & Lutzker, J.R. (2011). Prevention of child maltreatment in high-risk rural families: A randomized clinical trial with child welfare outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1435-1444.

 

2010

Binder, S., Lutzker, J.R., Whitaker, D. J., Self-Brown, S., Ryan, K., & Joe, K. (2010). SafeCare: Partnerships to Implement and Disseminate an Evidence-based Model to Prevent Child Maltreatment, Protecting Children, 25 (4), 24 - 38.

Edwards, A., Lutzker, J. R., Self-Brown, S., & Whitaker, D. J. (2010). SafeCare: Addressing child maltreatment from a public health perspective. International Public Health Journal, 2, 161-172.

 

2009

Aarons, G.A., Fettes, D.L., Flores, L. & Sommerfeld, D. (2009). Evidence-based Practice Implementation and Staff Emotional Exhaustion in Children’s Services. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(11), 954-960.

Aarons, G.A., Sommerfeld D., Hecht, D. B., Silovsky, J. F., & Chaffin, M. J. (2009). The impact of evidence-based practice implementation and fidelity monitoring on staff turnover: Evidence for a protective effect. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(2), 270-280.

Boyle CL, Sanders MR, Lutzker JR, Prinz RJ, Shapiro C, & Whitaker DJ (2009). An analysis of training, generalization, and maintenance effects of primary care Triple P for parents of preschool-aged children with disruptive behavior. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, DOI 10.1007/s10578-009-0156-7.

Lutzker, J.R., & Edwards, A. (2009). SafeCare: Towards wide-scale implementation of child maltreatment prevention program. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 2 (1), 7-16. Reprinted in J. Merrick (Ed.) (2009). Child health and human development yearbook 2009. (pp. 3-13). New York: Nova.

Lutzker, J.R., & Merrick, J. (2009). Editorial. Extending evidence-based practice in child maltreatment: Training trainers, understanding implementation and cultural adaptations. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 2 (1), 1-4.

Palinkas, L. & Aarons, G.A.  (2009). A view from the top: Executive and management challenges in a statewide implementation of an evidence-based practice to reduce child neglect.  International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 2(1), 47-55.

Prinz RJ, Sanders MR, Shapiro CJ, Whitaker DJ, Lutzker JR.  (2009). Population-Based Prevention of Child Maltreatment: The U.S. Triple P System Population Trial.  Prevention Science, 10, 1-12.

 

2008

Edwards, A., & Lutzker, J.R. (2008). Iterations of the SafeCare model. An Evidence-based Child Maltreatment Prevention Program. Behavior Modification, 32, 736-756.

Hecht,D.B. , Silovsky, J.F., Chaffin, M., & Lutzker, J.R.(2008)Project SafeCare: An evidence-base approach to prevent child neglect. APSAC Advisor, 20(1), 14-17.

Self-Brown S., & Whitaker DJ.  (2008).  Editors Introduction to the special issue on Technology and Child Maltreatment.  Child Maltreatment, 13, 319.

Self-Brown S., & Whitaker DJ.  (2008).  Parent-focused child maltreatment prevention: Improving assessment, intervention, and dissemination with technology. Child Maltreatment, 13, 400-416.

Whitaker, D.J., Crimmins, D., Edwards, A. E., & Lutzker, J. R. (2008). Safety training and violence prevention using the SafeCare parent training model. In W. O’Donohue and J. E. Fisher (Eds.). Cognitive behavior therapy: Applying empirically supported techniques in your practice. (pp. 473-477). New York: John Wiley.

Whitaker, DJ, Lutzker, JR, Self-Brown S, Edwards AE (2008). Moving evidenced-based child maltreatment programs to practice settings: The SafeCare model.  Report on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 8, 55-62.

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2007

Aarons, G.A., & Palinkas, L.  (2007). Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare: Service Provider Perspectives.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 34, 411-419.

Klevens, J, & Whitaker DJ. (2007). A review of primary prevention strategies for preventing child maltreatment. Child Maltreatment, 12, 364-377.

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2005

Filene, J.M., Lutzker, J.R.,Hecht, D., & Silovsky, J (2005). Project SafeCare: Issues in replication of an ecobehavioral model of child maltreatment prevention. In K.A. Kendall-Tackett & S.M. Giacomoni (Eds.). Child Victimization: Maltreatment, bullying and dating violence, prevention and intervention, (pp.18/1-21). Kingston, N.J.: Circle Research Institute.

 

2003

Gershater-Molko, R.M., Lutzker, J.R., Wesch, D. (2003) Project SafeCare: Improving health, safety, and parenting skills in families reported for, and at risk for child maltreatment. Journal of Family Violence, 18, 377-386.

 

2002

Gershater-Molko. R.M., Lutzker, J.R., & Wesch, D. (2002) Using recidivism data to evaluate Project SafeCare: Teaching “bonding”, safety, and health care skills to parents. Child Maltreatment, 7, 277-285.

 

2000

Bigelow, K. M., & Lutzker, J. R. (2000). Training Parents Reported for or at Risk for Child abuse and neglect to identify and treat their children’s illnesses. Journal of Family Violence, 15(4), 311- 330.

 

Lutzker, J.R., McGill, T., Whitaker, D.J., & Self-Brown, S. (2014). SafeCare®: Preventing child neglect through scaling-up and examining implementation issues of an evidence-based practice. In R. Alexander, N. Guterman, S. Alexander (Eds) Prevention of Child Maltreatment, GW Medical Publishing.

Self-Brown, S., McFry, E., Montesanti, A., Edwards-Gaura, A., Lutzker, J., Shanley, J., & Whitaker, D. (2014). SafeCare: A Prevention and Intervention Program for Child Neglect and Physical Abuse. In Reece, R. M., Hanson, R. F., & Sargent, J. (Eds.) Treatment of Child Abuse: Common Ground for Mental Health, Medical, and Legal Practitioners, 2nd ed, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Lutzker, J.R., & Chaffin, M. (2012). Safecare®: An evidence-based constantly dynamic model to prevent child Maltreatment. In H. Dubowitz (Ed.) World perspectives on child abuse. (10th Ed.) (pp.93-96). Canberra, Australia: The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Shanley, J.R., Graham, M.L., Lutzker, J.R., Edwards-Gaura, A., Whitaker, D.J., & Self-Brown, S. (2012). Lessons learned from national and international implementations of SafeCare®. In R.M. Caron (Ed.), Building Community Capacity: Skills and Principles (145-156). New York: Nova Publishers.

Gaura-Edwards A, Whitaker DJ, Lutzker JR, Self-Brown S, Lewis EM (2011). SafeCare: Application of an Evidence-based Program to Prevent Child Maltreatment.  In A Rubin (Ed).  Empirically Supported Programs and Interventions in Child Welfare, John Wiley and Sons.

Whitaker DJ, Crimmins D, Edwards AE, & Lutzker, JR. (2009). Safety training and violence prevention using the SafeCare parent training model.  In W. O’Donohue & J. E. Fisher (Eds). General principles and empirically supported techniques of cognitive behavior therapy (pp. 571 – 575). New York: John Wiley.

Whitaker DJ, Crimmins D, Edwards AE, & Lutzker, JR. (2008). Safety training/violence prevention using the SafeCare parent training model.  In W. O’Donohue & J. E. Fisher (Eds).  Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Applying empirically supported techniques in your practice. (pp. 473 – 477). New York: John Wiley.

 

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