Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles and External Publications

Journal Articles, Book Chapters, and External Publications

The work of CHDI and our partners on a range of children's health and mental health issues has been featured in numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and other external publications co-authored by CHDI staff.

  1. Kaufman, J., Schreier, A., Graham, S., Marshall, T., & Bracey, J. (2019). Nothing About Us Without Us: Authentic participation of service recipients in system development. Children and Youth Services Review,100: 422-427. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.03.029
  2. Schreier, A., Horwitz, M., Marshall, T., Bracey, J., Cummins, M., & Kaufman, J. (2019). Child and family team meeting characteristics and outcomes in a statewide system of care. American Journal of Community Psychology 0:1-12. doi 10.1002/ajcp.12323. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ajcp.12323 
  3. Campbell, K., Lang, J., & Zorba, B. (2018). Policy change to support trauma-informed care in child welfare. The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Advisor 30(3), 75–89. http://ow.ly/sXIi30nqbBa                       
  4. Oliver, J., & Lang, J. (2018). Barriers and consultation needs regarding implementation of evidence-based treatment in community agencies. Children and Youth Services Review, 94, 368–377. doi:10.1016/ j.childyouth.2018.10.004. http://ow.ly/y0kn30nqbG2

  5. Connell, C. M., Pittenger, S. L., & Lang, J. M. (2018). Patterns of trauma exposure in childhood and adolescence and their associations with behavioral well-being. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 31(4), 518–528. doi:10.1002/jts.22315. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30058739
  6. Honigfeld L., & Meyers J. (2018). Medical home and ASD. In Volkmar, F. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders. New York, NY: Springer.

  7. Hoover, S. A., Sapere, H., Lang, J. M., Nadeem, E., Dean, K. L., & Vona P. (2018). Statewide implementation of an evidence-based trauma intervention in schools. School Psychology Quarterly, 33(1), 44–53. doi:10.1037/spq0000248. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29629788

  8. Lang, J. M., & Connell, C. M. (2018). The child trauma screen: A follow-up validation. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 31(4), 540–548. doi:10.1002/jts.22310. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30058732
  9. Peterson, E. L., Pidano, A. E., & Honigfeld, L. (2018). Pediatric primary care providers’ reported likelihood to refer to mental health specialists. Families, Systems, and Health. 36(3), 410–414.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29999339

  10. Sowar, K., Thurber, D., Vanderploeg, J., & Haldane, E. (2018). Psychiatric community crisis services for youth. Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, 27(3), 479–490. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29933796                                                                                                           
  11. Honigfeld, L., & Macary, S. J., Grasso, D. J. (2017). A clinical care algorithmic toolkit for promoting screening and next-level assessment of pediatric depression and anxiety in primary care. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 31(3), e15–e23. doi:10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.01.008. https://www.jpedhc.org/article/S0891-5245(16)30295-4/abstract                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  12. Hanson, R. F., Lang, J. M., Goldman Fraser, J., Agosti, J. R., Ake, G. S., Donisch, K. M., & Gerwitz, A. H. (2018).Trauma-informed care: Definitions and statewide initiatives. In The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Handbook on Child Maltreatment, 4th Edition, 272–291. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.                                                                                                                           
  13. Lang, J. M., Ake, G., Barto, B., Caringi, J., Little, C., Baldwin, M. J., Sullivan, K., Tunno, A. M., Bodian, R., Stewart, C. J., Stevens, K., & Connell, C. M. (2017). Trauma screening in child welfare: Lessons learned from five states. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 10(4), 405–416. doi:10.1007/s40653-017-0155-y. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40653-017-0155-y                                                                        
  14. Lang, J. M., & Connell, C. M. (2017). Development and validation of a brief trauma screening measure for children: The Child Trauma Screen. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9(3), 390–398. doi:10.1037/tra0000235. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27869462                                      
  15. Lang, J. M., Randall, K., Delaney, M., & Vanderploeg, J. J. (2017). A model for sustaining evidence-based practices in a statewide system. Families in Society, The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 98(1), 18–26. doi:10.1606/1044-3894.2017.5. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1606/1044-3894.2017.5                                                                                                                                                      
  16. Macary, S. J., Honigfeld, L., Berry, M., & Wakefield, D. (2017). Hearing and vision screening in pediatric primary care and the sharing of results with early care and education programs. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, 2(1), 48–54. https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1046&context=jehdi                                                                                                                               
  17. Meyers, J. (2017). The world of foundations: An ideal setting for a community psychologist. In Viola, J. J.  & Glantsman, O. (Eds.), Diverse career opportunities in community psychology: What you can do and how to prepare (pp. 69–77). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.                                                                     
  18. Pidano, A. E, Padukkavidana, M. M., & Honigfeld, L. (2017). Doctor, are you listening? Communication about children’s mental health and psychosocial concerns. Family, Systems & Health, 35(1), 91–93. doi:10.1037/fsh0000243. http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2017-12912-006                                                        
  19. Pidano, A. E., Dale, L. P., Morgan, C. D., Wilbur, K. L., Sandhu, P., & Honigfeld, L. (2017). Different mental health-related symptoms, different decisions: A survey of pediatric primary care providers. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26 (12), 3525–3534. doi:10.1007/s10826-017-0846-x                                                      
  20. Roundfield, K. D., & Lang, J. M. (2017). Costs to community mental health agencies to sustain an evidence-based practice. Psychiatric Services, May 1, 2017. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201600193                       
  21. Stille, C., Honigfeld, L., Heitlinger, L., Kuo, D., & Werner, E. The pediatric primary care-specialist interface: A call for action. Journal of Pediatrics, 187, 303–308. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.04.054. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28595768
  22. Meyers, J. (2017). Reflections on 18 years of children’s mental health reform. Mental Health Weekly, 2(33), 5. doi:10.1002/mhw.31165. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/mhw.31165                       

  23. Lang, J. M., & Connell, C. M. (January 2017). Measuring costs to community-based agencies for implementation of an evidence-based practice. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 44(1), 122–134. doi: 10.1007/s11414-016-9541-8. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27804099                         
  24. Lang, J. M., Campbell, K., Shanley, P., Crusto, C. A., & Connell, C. M. (2016). Building capacity for trauma-informed care in the child welfare system: Initial results of a statewide implementation. Child Maltreatment, 21(2), 113–124. doi:10.1177%2F1077559516635273.  https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1077559516635273                                                                 
  25. Vanderploeg, J., Lu, J., Marshall, T., & Stevens, K. (2016). Mobile crisis services for children and families: Advancing a community-based model in Connecticut. Children and Youth Services Review, 71, 103–109. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.10.034.                                                                                                              
  26. Hanson, R. F., & Lang, J. M. (2016) A critical look at trauma-informed care among agencies and systems serving maltreated youth and their families. Child Maltreatment, 21(2), 95–100. doi:10.1177/1077559516635274.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26951344                                        
  27. Pidano, A. E., Slater, C. M., Dale, L. P., Wilbur, K. L., Sandhu, P., Honigfeld, L. (2016). Availability of telephone-based child psychiatry consultation: Implications from a survey of pediatric providers in two states. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(8), 2607–2615. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0423-8. http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2016-21807-001.                                                                                                
  28. Greene, C. A., Ford, J. D., Ward-Zimmerman, B., Honigfeld, L., Pidano, A. (2016). Strengthening the coordination of pediatric mental health and medical care: Piloting a collaborative model for freestanding practices. Child and Youth Care Forum, 45(5), 729–744. doi:10.1007/s10566-016-9354-1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5098813/                                                                                  
  29. Lang, J. M., Franks, R. P., Epstein, C., Stover, C. S., & Oliver, J. A. (2015). Statewide dissemination of an evidence-based practice using breakthrough series collaboratives. Children & Youth Services Review (55), 201–209. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.06.005. http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2015-29712-023                    
  30. Grasso, D., Connor, D. F., Scranton, V., Macary, S., & Honigfeld, L. (2015). Implementation of a computerized algorithmic support tool for identifying depression and anxiety at the pediatric well-child visit. Clinical Pediatrics, 54(8), 796–799. doi:10.1177/0009922814545493. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25106946.                                                                                              
  31. Cloud, M., Lang, J. M., Crusto, C. A., Connell, C. M., & Melnick, E. (2014). Connecticut’s cross-system approach to heal traumatized children and promote well-being. Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare CW360, Spring 2014, 20–21. https://cascw.umn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/CW360_Spring2014_WEB.pdf                                                                                 
  32. Huang, C. Y., Bory, C. T., Caron, C., Tebes, J. K., & Connell, C. M. (2014). Relationship of risk assessment to placement characteristics in a statewide child welfare population. Children and Youth Services Review, 46, 85–90. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.07.012. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=25838617                                                                                                                                                        
  33. Lang, J. M., Berliner, L., Fitzgerald, M. M., & Franks, R. P. (2014). Statewide efforts for implementation of evidence-based programs. In Reece, R. M., Hanson, R., & Sargent, J. (Eds.), Treatment of child abuse: Common ground for mental health, medical and legal practitioners, 2nd Edition, pp. 246–254. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.                                                                                                               
  34. Volkmar, F. R., Rowberry, J., deVinck-Baroody, O., Gupta, A. R., Leung, J., Meyers, J., Vaswani, N., & Weisner, L. (2014). Medical care in autism and related conditions. In Volkmar, F. R., Rogers, S. J., Paul, R., & Pelphrey, K. A. (Eds.), Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders: Vol. 1, Diagnosis, development, and brain mechanisms, 4th Edition, pp. 532–555. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/9781118911389.hautc22
  35.  Pidano, A. & Honigfeld, L., Bar-Halpern, M., & Vivian, J. E. (2014). Pediatric primary care providers’ relationships with mental health care providers: Survey results. Child and Youth Care Forum, 43(1), 135–150. doi:10.1007/s10566-013-229-7. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10566-013-9229-7.

  36. Roberts, Y. H., Bory, C. T., Franks, R. P., Lang, J., & Vanderploeg, J. (January 2013). The Newtown tragedy and Connecticut’s trauma-informed response. Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter, Division 37, American Psychological Association. https://www.apadivisions.org/division-37/publications /newsletters /maltreatment/2013/01/newtown-tragedy-response.

  37. Bracey, J. R., Foley Geib, C., O’Leary, J. R., Anderson, A., Herscovitch, L., O’Connell, M., & Vanderploeg, J. J. (August 2013). Connecticut’s comprehensive approach to reducing in-school arrests: Changes in statewide policy, systems coordination, and school practices. Family Court Review. (Republication of a book chapter published in 2012). doi:10.1111/fcre.12039.

  38. Franks, R. P., and Schroeder, J. (2013). Implementation science: what do we know and where do we go from here? In Halle, T. G., Metz, A. J., & Martinez-Beck, I. (Eds.), Applying implementation science in early childhood programs and systems, pp. 15–19. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
    https://www.researchconnections.org/childcare/resources/25604

  39. Bracey, J., Geib, C., Plant, R., O’Leary, J., Anderson, A., Herscovitch, L., O’Connell, M., & Vanderploeg, J. (July 2013). Connecticut’s comprehensive approach to reducing in-school arrests: Changes in statewide policy, systems coordination and school practices. Family Court Review 51(3). doi:10.1111/fcre.12039.
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/263366270

  40. Johnson, D., Chung, P., Schroeder, J., & Meyers, J. (2012). Bridging silos, improving systems. Foundation Review 4(2), 84–97. doi:10.4087/FOUNDATIONREVIEW-D-11-00020.1. https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1032&context=tfr                                                   
  41. Pidano, A., Honigfeld, L. (September 2012). Pediatric psychopharmacology: Context, model programs, and considerations for care. Psychiatric Services 63(9), 929–34. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201100318. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22810116                                                                                                
  42. Plant, R. W., Campbell, K., Lang, J. M., & Cloud, M. (July 2012). CONCEPT: Moving CT toward trauma informed practice. Common Ground: The Newspaper of the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors, XXVI(1), 7. https://jbcc.harvard.edu/sites/default/files/galleries/common_ground_july_2012.pdf
  43. Franks, R. (December 2010). Role of the intermediary organization in promoting and disseminating mental health best practices for children and youth: The Connecticut Center for Effective Practice. Published in Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth. http://www.implementationconference.org/_static/gic/uploads/files/8 16_7_Role_of_Intermediary_Organizations.pdf