Academic Publications

A selection of manuscripts highlighting research findings from our collaborators.

Maternal Mental Health and Child Adjustment Problems in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Families Experiencing Economic Disadvantage

Abstract Parents living in low-income contexts shouldered disproportionate hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic with consequences to maternal mental health and child adjustment. The current study uses a sample of first-time mothers (N=147) of young toddlers, all living in low-income contexts, to examine the roles of pre-pandemic and COVID-19-specific risk and individual resilience factors in the

Evaluation of the Implementation of a Well-being Promotion Program for College Students

Dr. Lengua, CCFW staff members Robyn Long and Katie Spink, and academic partners examined the benefits of Be REAL when it was offered in various campus settings. Long, R.B., Kennedy, M., Spink, K., & Lengua, L. J. (in press). Evaluation of the Implementation of a Well-being Promotion Program for College Students, Frontiers in Psychiatry. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.610931