The Clinical Child Psychology Program includes a core faculty with specialty research interests in clinical child and pediatric psychology, and affiliated members including faculty from the KU Departments of Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science, as well as faculty affiliated with the University of Kansas Medical Center, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, and Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics.
The core faculty members of the Clinical Child Psychology Program are nationally recognized leaders in the research and practice of psychological clinical science for children, adolescents, and families, and have been honored locally and nationally for their excellence in classroom instruction and graduate mentorship.
The links below will direct you to the core CCPP faculty members' individual research pages and lab websites.
2007; University of Buffalo, State University of New York
Research: Child and adolescent aggression; Delinquency; Early substance use; Parenting; Peer relations; Temperament
1995; University of Alabama
Associate Director, KU Child and Family Services Clinic
Research: Trauma; Resilience; Cultural differences; Domestic violence; Impact of physical and sexual abuse on psychosocial development
1978; Purdue University
Research: Psychotherapeutic outcomes research; Program evaluation and mental health service delivery; Diagnostic issues for Children and Adolescents; Positive psychology and children's development; Professional issues and advocacy; Children's and parent's perceptions of pediatric phenomena
1998; University of Georgia
Professor and Director of Training
Research: Correlates of and interventions for pediatric obesity; Adherence to pediatric medical regimens; Translation of evidence-based treatments to practice settings
1988; University of Virginia
Director, KU Child and Family Services Clinic
Research: Violence; Trauma; Prevention interventions; School-based comprehensive mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances