Academic Publications

Below you will find a curated selection of reports, journal articles and academic papers written by CCFW staff or affiliates, academic partners, as well as other leaders in the field.

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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

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A pilot study of mindful body awareness training as an adjunct to office-based medication treatment of opioid use disorder

In this study, CCFW Academic Partner Dr. Cynthia Price examined the effects of the mind-body intervention Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy as an adjunct to women’s substance use disorder treatment. 

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Participant Engagement in and Perspectives on a web-based mindfulness intervention for 9-1-1 telecommunicators: Multimethod study

In this study, CCFW staff member Becca Calhoun and Academic Partner Dr. India Ornelas analyzed several aspects of participant engagement in a Web-based workplace MBI designed to reduce stress and increase mindfulness in 9-1-1 telecommunicators. 

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Adverse childhood experiences to adult adversity trends among parents: Socioeconomic, health, and developmental implications

In this study, CCFW Academic Partners examine patterns of adult adversity in parents who were exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACES).

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Preliminary evaluation of an innovative, brief parenting program designed to promote self-regulation in parents and children

In this study, Dr. Lengua and collaborators conducted preliminary evaluation of a brief parenting program that aims to promote young children’s self-regulation, social–emotional competence, and academic readiness.

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Are dimensions of parenting differentially linked to substance use across Caucasian and Asian American college students?

In this study, Dr. Kevin King and colleagues tested whether different dimensions of parenting are differentially associated with substance use outcomes across Caucasians and Asian Americans. 

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Interoceptive awareness skills for emotion regulation: Theory and approach of Mindful Awareness in Body-Oriented Therapy (MABT)

In this paper, CCFW Academic Partner Dr. Cynthia Price presents a framework, based on psychological and neurobiological research, for understanding how interoceptive awareness facilitates regulation and an integrated sense of self, and thus contributes to health and well-being.

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Individual and neighborhood stressors, air pollution and cardiovascular disease

In this study, Drs. Paula Nurius and Anjum Hajat, CCFW Academic Partners, evaluate the interaction between psychosocial stressors and air pollution on cardiovascular disease.

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A state-trait model of cortisol in early childhood: Contextual and parental predictors of stable and time-varying effects

In this study, CCFW researchers examined state-trait models of diurnal cortisol and whether income, cumulative risk and parenting behaviors predicted variance in trait and state levels of cortisol.

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Parenting as a moderator of the effects of cumulative risk on children’s social–emotional adjustment and academic readiness

This study examined whether parenting moderated the association between cumulative risk and preschool children’s adjustment problems and social competence.

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