Welcome to the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas!

We're glad you're here. The Clinical Child Psychology Program (CCPP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA) as a training program leading to the Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in the area of Clinical Psychology with a Child Emphasis.*

Our mission is to develop leaders in the research, dissemination, and practice of psychological clinical science for children, youths, and their families.

We hope you find the information on these pages helpful. The navigation panel above will direct you to information about our mission, faculty and student research areas, admissions process, student opportunities, and events. Please also visit us on Facebook to keep up with our most current events.

Recent CCPP Faculty/Student Publications

  • Cushing, C.C., Mitchell, T.B., Bejarano, C.M., Walters, R.W., Crick, C.J., & Noser, A.E. (2017). Bidirectional associations between psychological states and physical activity in adolescents: A mHealth pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsw099
  • Fite, P., Poquiz, J., Cooley, J., Stoppelbein, L., Becker, S., Luebbe, A., & Greening, L. (2016). Risk factors associated with proactive and reactive aggression in a child psychiatric inpatient sample. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 38, 56-65. doi.org/10.1007/s10862-015-9503-0
  • Jackson, Y., Gabrielli, J, Fleming, K, Tunno, A. M., & Makanui, K. P. (2014). Untangling the relative contribution of maltreatment severity and frequency to type of behavioral outcome in foster youth. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(7), 1147–1159. Link to article on Science Direct.
  • Roberts, M.C., Blossom, J.B., Evans, S.C., Amaro, C.M., & Kanine, R.M. (2016). Advancing the scientific foundation for evidence-based practice in clinical child and adolescent psychology. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Advanced access ahead of print publication. doi:10.1080/15374416.2016.1152554
  • Steele, R.G., Gayes, L.A., Dalton, W.T., Maphis, L., Conway-Williams, E., & Smith, C. (2016). Change in health-related quality of life in the context of pediatric obesity interventions: A meta-analytic review. Health Psychology, 35(10), 1097-1109. doi:10.1037/hea0000362
  • Vernberg, E.M., Hambrick, E.P., Cho, B., & Hendrickson, M.L. (2016). Positive psychology and disaster mental health: Strategies for working with children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi:10.1002/jclp.22289
  • D'Cruz, A.-M., Mosconi, M.W., Ragozzino, M.E., Cook, E.H., & Sweeney, J.A. (2016). Alterations in the functional neural circuitry supporting flexible choice behavior in autism spectrum disorder. Translational Psychiatry, 6(10), e916. doi:10.1038/tp.2016.161

CCPP In the News

News release about Dr. Matt Mosconi's NIMH-funded study investigating the neuromotor functioning in people with autism spectrum disorder.  Click here for full news release.  


CLAS News Release about Dr. Yo Jackson's NIMH-Funded Study on children's stress and resilience.  Click here for the news release.


CLAS News Release about Dr. Matt Mosconi's appointment as Director of KCART.  Click here for the news release. 


CCPP Faculty Member Paula Fite discusses her anti-bullying work in the Kansas Public Schools on KCUR (Kansas City Public Radio). Click here for the full story: http://www.kcur.org/post/ku-researchers-developing-model-anti-bullying-policy


 


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