Selected publications (by topic)

Dr. SG's full vita here

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Dissemination & Implementation

Chu, B. C., Crocco, S. T., Arnold, C. C., Brown, R. C., Southam-Gerow, M. A., & Weisz, J. R. (2015). Sustained implementation of evidence-based treatments: Learning from therapists in the field. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 6, 70-79. doi: 10.1037/a0038000  PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A. & Dorsey, S. (2014). Qualitative and mixed methods research in dissemination and implementation science: Introduction to special series. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43,  845-850. PDF

Rodriguez, A., Southam-Gerow, M. A., O’Connor, M. K., & Allin, R. B. (2014). An analysis of stakeholder views on children’s mental health services. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43, 862-876. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Arnold, C. C., Rodriguez, A., & Cox, J. R. (2014). Acting locally and globally: Dissemination and implementation around the world and next door. Cognitive & Behavioral Practice, 21, 127-133. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Daleiden, E. L., Chorpita, B. F., Bae, C. Mitchell, C., Faye, M., & Alba, M. (2014). MAPping Los Angeles County: Taking an evidence-informed model of mental health care to scale. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43, 190-200. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A. & Prinstein, M. J. (2014). Evidence-based treatment updates: The evolution of the evaluation of psychological treatments for children & adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43, 1-6.  PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Rodriguez, A., Chorpita, B. F., & Daleiden, E. (2012). Dissemination and implementation of evidence based treatments for youth: Challenges and recommendations. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43, 527-534 PDF

Weisz, J.R., Chorpita, B. F., Palinkas, L. A., Schoenwald, S. K., Miranda, J., Bearman, S. K., Daleiden, E. L., Ugueto, A. M., Ho, A., Martin, J., Gray, J., Alleyne, A., Langer, D. A., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Gibbons, R. D., & the Research Network on Youth Mental Health. (2012). Testing standard and modular designs for psychotherapy with youth depression, anxiety, and conduct problems: A randomized effectiveness trial. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69, 274-282. PDF

Eonta, A. M., Christon, L. M., Hourigan, S. E., Ravindran, N., Vrana, S. R., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2011). Using everyday technology to enhance evidence-based treatments. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 42, 513-520. PDF

Ehrenreich-May, J. T., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Hourigan, S. E., Wright, L. R., Pincus, D. B., & Weisz, J. R. (2011). Examining similarities and differences in characteristics of anxious and depressed youth in two different clinical contexts. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 38, 398-411. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Weisz, J. R., Chu, B. C., McLeod, B. D., Gordis, E. B., & Connor-Smith, J. K. (2010). Does CBT for youth anxiety outperform usual care in community clinics?: An initial effectiveness test. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 49, 1043-1052. PDF

Weisz, J. R., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Gordis, E. B., Connor-Smith, J. K., Chu, B. C., Langer, D. A., McLeod, B. D., Jensen-Doss, A. Gelbwasser, A., & Weiss, B. (2009). Cognitive-behavioral therapy versus usual clinical care for youth depression: An initial implementation test in community clinics. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 77, 383-396. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Hourigan, S. E., & Allin, R. B.  (2009). Adapting evidence-based treatments for youth in partnership with mental health stakeholders. Behavior Modification, 33, 82-103.  PDF

Miller, L. M., Southam-Gerow, M. A., & Allin, R. B.  (2008). Who stays in treatment? Child and family predictors of youth client retention in a public mental health agency. Child & Youth Care Forum, 37, 153-170 PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Chorpita, B. F., Miller, L. M., & Gleacher, A. A. (2008).  Are children with anxiety disorders privately-referred to a university clinic like those referred from the public mental health system? Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 35, 168-180.  PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Austin, A. A., & Marder, A. M. (2008). Transportability and dissemination of psychological treatments: Research models and methods. In D. McKay (Ed.), Handbook of research methods in abnormal and clinical psychology (pp. 203-224). Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Silverman, W. K., & Kendall, P. C. (2006). Client similarities and differences in two childhood anxiety disorders research clinics. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 35, 528-538.  PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Ringeisen, H. L., & Sherrill, J. T.  (2006). Introduction to Special Issue: Integrating interventions and services research: Progress and prospects. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 13, 1-8.  PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A.  (2004).  Some reasons that mental health treatments are not technologies:  Toward treatment development and adaptation outside labs.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 11, 186-189. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Weisz, J. R., & Kendall, P. C.  (2003). Youth with anxiety disorders in research and service clinics:  Examining client differences and similarities.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 32, 375-385. PDF

Treatment Integrity

Hogue, A., Bobek, M., Dauber, S., Henderson, C. E. McLeod, B. D., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (in press). Distilling the core elements of family therapy for adolescent substance use: Conceptual and empirical solutions. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse. 

McLeod, B. D., Sutherland, K. S., Martinez, R. G., Conroy, M. A., Snyder, P. A., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (in press). Identifying common practice elements to improve social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes of young children in early childhood classrooms. Prevention Science.

Smith, M. M., McLeod, B. D., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Jensen-Doss, A., Kendall, P. C., & Weisz, J. R. (in press). Does the delivery of CBT for youth anxiety differ across research and practice settings? Behavior Therapy.

McLeod, B. D., Jensen Doss, A., Tully, C. B., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Weisz, J. R., & Kendall, P. C.  (in press). The role of setting versus treatment type in alliance within youth therapy. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology.

McLeod, B. D., Southam-Gerow, M. A., & Kendall, P. C. (in press). Observer, child, and therapist perspectives on the alliance in CBT for youth anxiety. Psychological Assessment.

McLeod, B. D., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Rodriguez, A., Quinoy, A., Arnold, C., Kendall, P. C., & Weisz, J. R. (in press). Development and initial psychometrics for a therapist competence instrument for CBT for youth anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Southam-Gerow, M. A., McLeod, B. D., Arnold, C. A., Rodriguez, A., Cox, J. R., Reise, S. P., Bonifay, W. E., Weisz, J. R., & Kendall, P. C. (2016). Initial development of a treatment adherence measure for cognitive-behavioral therapy for child anxiety. Psychological Assessment, 28, 70-80.  DOI: 10.1037/pas0000141

McLeod, B. D., Smith, M. M., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Weisz, J. R., & Kendall, P. C. (2015). Measuring differentiation for implementation research: The Therapy Process Observational Coding System for Child Psychotherapy Revised Strategies scale. Psychological Assessment, 27, 314-325. doi: 10.1037/pas0000037

Southam-Gerow, M. A. & McLeod, B. D. (2013). Advances in applying treatment integrity research for dissemination and implementation science: Introduction to Special Issue. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 20, 1-13. PDF

McLeod, B. D., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Bair, C. E., Rodríguez, A., & Smith, M. M. (2013). Making a case for treatment integrity as a quality indicator. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 20, 14-32. PDF

Schoenwald, S. K., Garland, A. F., Southam-Gerow, M. A., Chorpita, B. F., & Chapman, J. E. (2011). Adherence measurement in treatments for disruptive behavior disorders: Pursuing clear vision through varied lenses. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 18, 331-341. PDF

Schoenwald, S. K., Garland, A. F., Chapman, J. E., Frazier, S. L., Sheidow, A. J., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2011). Toward the effective and efficient measurement of implementation fidelity. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 38, 32-43. PDF

Emotion regulation

Morelen, D., Zeman, J., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (in press). Links between child emotion regulation and victimization: The moderating role of gender. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2013). Practitioner’s guide to emotion regulation in children and adolescents. New York: Guilford Press. Purchase here   (available in Dutch and Korean) 

Hourigan, S. E., Goodman, K. L., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2011). Discrepancies in parents' and children's reports of child emotion regulation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 110, 198-212. PDF

Goodman, K. L. & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2010). The regulating role of negative emotions in children’s coping with peer rejection. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 41, 515-534. PDF

Suveg, C., Southam-Gerow. M. A., Goodman, K. L., & Kendall, P. C. (2007). The role of emotion theory and research in child therapy development. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 14, 358-371. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A. & Kendall, P. C.  (2002).  Emotion regulation and understanding:  Implications for child psychopathology and therapy.  Clinical Psychology Review, 22, 189-222. PDF

Southam-Gerow, M. A. & Kendall, P. C.  (2000).  A preliminary study of the emotion understanding of youth referred for treatment of anxiety disorders.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 29, 319-327. PDF


Brown, R. C., Yaroslavsky, I., Quinoy, A. M., Friedman, A. D., Brookman, R. R., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2013). Psychometric evaluation of measures of anxiety and depression symptoms in an urban African American sample. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44, 525-536. PDF

Christon, L.M., Robinson, E.M., Arnold, C.C., Lund, H.G.,Vrana, S.R., & Southam-Gerow, M.A. (2012). Modular cognitive behavioral treatment of an adolescent female with selective mutism and social phobia: A case study. Clinical Case Studies, 11, 474-491. PDF

Chorpita, B. F. & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2006). Treatment of anxiety disorders in youth. In E. J. Mash & R. A. Barkley (Eds.), Treatment of childhood disorders (3rd Ed.), (pp. 271-335). New York: Guilford Press.

Southam-Gerow, M. A., Kendall, P. C., & Weersing, V. R.  (2001).  Examining outcome variability: Correlates of treatment response in a child and adolescent anxiety clinic.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 30, 422-436. PDF

Pediatric Psychology

Hourigan, S. E., Helms, S. W., Christon, L. M., & Southam-Gerow, M. A. (2013). Improving nutrition in toddlers with cystic fibrosis: Feasibility of a behavioral parent training intervention. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 1, 235-249. doi: 10.1037/cpp0000034 

Hourigan, S. E., Southam-Gerow, M. A., & Quinoy, A. M. (2015). Emotional and behavior problems in an urban pediatric primary care setting.  Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 46, 289-299. doi:10.1007/s10578-014-0469-z

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