Clinical Child Psychology
Ph.D., 1995, University of Alabama
Research Areas: Clinical Child Psychology
Research focuses on how children adapt to stress and trauma and development of the resilience process in youth. Especially interested in identifying the role of protective factors in children and how these might mediate the impact of stress. Research also focuses on how exposure to child maltreatment impacts development and adjustment over time. Another area of interest is investigating how cultural differences impact the psychological development of minority children.
Jackson, Y. (2006). Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology.(Ed.). Sage: New York.
Wendland, M., Jackson, Y., & Drerup, L. (2010). Functional disability in patients with recurrent abdominal pain. Child: Care, Health and Development, 36, 516-23.Jackson, Y., Alberts, Jr., F. L., & Roberts, M. C. (2010). Clinical child psychology: A practice specialty serving children, adolescents, and their families. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41, 75-81.Warren, J. S., Jackson, Y., & Sifers, S. K. (2009). Social support provisions as differential predictors of adaptive outcomes in young adolescents. Journal of Community Psychology, 37, 106-211.Kim, K., Jackson, Y., Hunter, H. L., & Conrad, S. M. (2009). Interparental conflict and adolescent dating relationships: The role of perceived threat and self-blame appraisals. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 24, 844-865.Kim, K.L., Jackson, Y., Conrad, S.M., & Hunter, H.L. (2008). Adolescent report of interparental conflict: The role of threat and self-blame appraisal on adaptive outcome. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 17, 735-751.
Jackson, Y., Kim, K., & Delap, C. (2007). Mediators of control beliefs, stressful life events, and behavioral outcome: The role of appraisal and social support. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20,147-160.Jackson, Y. (2005). Testing the compensatory and immunity models of children’s adaptive behavior: The role of appraisal. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75, 369-380.Puddy, R. W., & Jackson, Y. (2003). The development of parenting skills in foster parent training. Child and Youth Care Forum, 25, 987-1013.Jackson, Y., Sifers, S. K., Warren, J. S., & Velasquez, D. (2003). Family protective factors and behavioral outcome: The role of appraisal of family life events. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 11, 103-111.Jackson, Y. (2002). Mentoring for delinquent children: An outcome study with young adolescent children. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 31, 115-122.
Jackson, Y. (2002) Exploring empirically supported treatment options for children: Making the case for the next generation of cultural research.Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9, 220-222.
Jackson, Y. (2003). Research in ethnic minority communities: Cultural diversity issues in clinical psychology. In M. C. Roberts & S. Ilardi (Eds.), Methods of research in clinical psychology: A handbook. London: Blackwell.
Roberts, M., Vernberg, E., & Jackson, Y. (2000). Psychotherapy treatments with children and adolescents. In C.R. Snyder & R. Ingram (Eds.), Handbook of psychological change (pp. 500-533). New York: Wiley.