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Articles on Prevention from the DePaul Research Group

Whipple, C.R.,  Robinson, W.L.,  & Jason, L.A. (in press). Expanding collective Efficacy Theory to reduce violence among African American adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Published online May 2, 2019.

Droege, J.R., Robinson, W.L., Jason, L.A. (i2017). Suicidality protective factors for African American Adolescents: A systematic review of the research literature. SOJ Nursing & Health Care, 3, 1-5.

Maton, K.I., Humphreys, K., Jason, L.A., & Shinn, B. (2017). Community psychology in the policy arena. In C. M. Bond, C. Keys,  & I. Serrano-Garcia (Eds.). Handbook of Community Psychology. Volume 2. (pp. 275-295). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Robinson, W. L., Brown, M., Beasley, C. R., & Jason, L. A. (2017). Advancing prevention intervention from theory to application: Challenges and contributions of community psychology. In M. A. Bond, I. Serrano-García, & C. B. Keys (Eds.), Handbook of community psychology, Volume 2 (pp. 193-213). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Robinson, W. L.A., Droege, J.R., Hipwell, A.E. Stephanie D., Keenan, K. (2016). Brief report: Suicidal ideation in adolescent girls: Impact of race. Journal of Adolescence, 53, 16-20.

Robinson, W. L., Case, M.H., Whipple, C.R., Gooden, A.S., Lopez-Tamayo, R., Lambert, S.F., & Jason, L.A.  (2016). Culturally-grounded stress reduction and suicide prevention for African American adolescents. Practice Innovation, 1(2), 117-128. PMCID: PMC4978429

Lopez-Tamayo, R., Robinson, W. L., Lambert, S. F., Jason, L. A., & Ialongo, N. (2016). Parental monitoring, association with externalized behavior, and academic outcomes in urban African American youth: A moderated mediation analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57, 366-379. PMCID: PMC5564180


Jason, L.A., Light, J., & Callahan, S. (2016). Dynamic social networks. In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds). Handbook of methodological approaches to community-based research: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jason, L.A. & Aase, D.M. (2016). Community-clinical psychology. In M.M.D. Rodriguez (Ed.). APA handbook of clinical psychology. Volume 1. Clinical psychology: Roots and Branches. (pp. 201-222). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Jason, L. A., Beasley, C. R., & Hunter, B.A. (2015). Advocacy and social justice. In V. Chien & S.M. Wolfe (Ed.). Foundations of Community Psychology Practice. (pp. 262-289). New York, NY: Sage.

Robinson, W. L., Droege, J. R., Case, M. H., & Jason, L. A. (2015). Reducing stress and preventing anxiety in African American adolescents: A culturally-grounded approach. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 6(2), 1-12. PMCID: PMC4813807

Whitehead, N., Jason, L. A., & Robinson, L. (2014). Procuring resources within the community to help fund research. The Community Psychologist, 47, 18-20.

Lambert, S. F., Robinson, L. W., & Ialongo, N. S. (2013). The role of perfectionism in the link between perceived racial discrimination and African American adolescents’ depressive symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 1-11. doi 10.1007/s10802-013-9814-0

Jason, L. A. (2013). Principles of social change. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jason, L.A., & Glenwick, D.S. (Eds.) (2012). Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Robinson, W.L., Paxton, K.C., & Jonen, L.P. (2011). Pathways to aggression and violence among African American adolescent males: The influence of normative beliefs, neighborhood, and depressive symptomatology. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in Community Psychology, 39(2), 132-148.

Robinson, W.L., Richards, M. & Boyce, C.A. (Eds.). (2011). Youth violence: Innovative pathways for understanding and prevention. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 39(2).

Jason, L.A., Pokorny, S.B., Adams, M., & Hunt, Y. (2008). A randomized trial evaluating tobacco possession-use-purchase laws.Social Science & Medicine, 67, 1700-1707. PMID: 18947913

Pokorny, S.B., Jason, L.A., & Shoeny, M. (2004). Current smoking among young adolescents: Assessing school-based contextual norms. Tobacco Control, 13, 301-307. doi: 10.1136/tc.2003.005363

Jason, L.A.,  Keys, C., Suarez-Balcazar, Y.,  Taylor, R.R.,  Davis, M.,  Durlak, J. & Isenberg, D.  (Eds.). (2004). Participatory community research: Theories and methods in action. (pp. 87-104).  American Psychological Association: Washington, D.C.

Robinson, W. L., Harper, G. W., & Schoeny, M. E. (2003). Reducing substance use among African American adolescents: Effectiveness of school-based health centers. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10(4), 491-504. doi:10.1093/clipsy/bpg049

Robinson, W. L., & Case, M. H. (2002). Preventing depression in youth. In L. A. Jason& D. S. Glenwick (Eds.), Innovative strategies for promoting health and mental health across the life span. (pp. 153-175). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.

Townsend, S.M., Pokorny, S.B., Jason, L.A., Curie, C.J., Schoeny, M.E. (2002). An assessment of the relationship between the quality of school-based tobacco prevention programs and youth tobacco use.  Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 24, 47-61. doi: 10.1300/J005v24n01_04

Jason, L.A., & Fricano, G. (1999). Testifying at a congressional hearing on the tobacco settlement. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 30, 372-377. Retrieved from www.psycnet.org/journals/pro/30/4/372.pdf

Robinson, W.L., Cauce, A.M., Mason, C., & Harper, G.W. (Eds). (1999). Adolescent risk behavior: Linking theory and action (Special Issue). American Journal of Community Psychology, 27(3).

Jason, L.A. (1998). Tobacco, drug, and HIV preventive media interventions. American Journal of Community Psychology, 26, 145-187. PMID: 9693689

Jason, L.A., & Barnes, H.E. (1997). Substance abuse prevention: Beyond the schoolyard. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 6, 211-220.  doi:10.1016/S0962-1849(97)80010-8

Jason, L.A., Billows, W., Schnopp-Wyatt, D., & King, C. (1996). Reducing the illegal sales of cigarettes to minors. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 333-344. PMCID: PMC1283996

Kaufman, J., Jason, L. A., Sawlski, L. M., & Halpert, J. A. (1994).  A comprehensive multi-media program to prevent smoking among black students. Journal of Drug Education, 24, 95-108.

Robinson, W.L., Watkins-Ferrell, P., Davis-Scott, P., & Ruch-Ross, H. (1993). Preventing teenage pregnancy. In D. Glenwick & L. Jason (Eds.). Promoting Health and Mental Health in Children, Youth and Families (pp. 99-124). New York: Springer.

Robinson, W. L., Ruch-Ross, H. S., Watkins-Ferrell, P., & Lightfoot, S. (1993). Risk behavior in adolescence: Methodological challenges in school-based research. School Psychology Quarterly, 8, 241-254.

Jason, L. A., Weine, A. W., Johnson, J. H., Warren-Sohlberg, L, Filippelli, L. A., Turner, E. Y., & Lardon, C. (1992).  Helping Transfer Students.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Elias, M.J., Weissberg, R.P., Dodge, K.A., Hawkins, J.D., Jason, L.A., Kendall, P.C., Perry, C.L., Rotheram-Borus, M.J., & Zins, J.E. (1992).  Drug and alcohol prevention curricula.  In J. David Hawkins, (Ed.) Communities that care:  Action for drug abuse prevention. (pp. 129-148).  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Jason, L.A., Ji, P.V., Anes, M.D., & Birkhead, S.H. (1991).  Active enforcement of cigarette control laws in the prevention of cigarette sales to minors.  Journal of the American Medical Association, 266(22), 3159-3161.

Jason, L. A. (1991).  Participating in social change:  A fundamental value for our discipline.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 19, 1-16.

Rhodes, J.E., & Jason, L.A. (1990).  A social stress model of substance abuse.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 395-401.

Rhodes, J., & Jason, L.A. (1988).  Preventing Substance Abuse Among Adolescents. NY: Pergamon.

Gesten, E. L., & Jason, L. A. (1987).  Social and community interventions.  In M. R. Rosenzweig & L. W. Porter (Eds.), Annual Review of Psychology. (pp. 427-460).  Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, Inc.

Jason, L. A., Thompson, D., & Rose, T. (1986).  Methodological issues in prevention.  In L. Michelson & B. Edelstein (Eds.),Handbook of Prevention. (pp. 1-19).  New York: Sage.

Jason, L. A., & Burrows, B. A. (1983).  Transition training for high school seniors.  Cognitive Therapy and Research, 7, 79-91. doi: 10.1007/BF01173426

Jason, L.A. (1979).  Preventive community interventions:  Reducing school children’s smoking and decreasing smoke exposure.Professional Psychology, 10, 744-752. doi: 10.1037/0735-7028.10.5.744