General Prevention

Halterman, J.S., Borrelli, B., Fisher, S., Szilagyi, P.G., & Yoos, H.L. (2008). Improving Care for Urban Children with Asthma: Design and Methods of the School-Based Asthma Therapy (SBAT) Trial. Journal of Asthma, 45, 279-286.

Halterman, J.S., Montes, G., Shone, L.P., & Szilagyi, P.G. (2008). The impact of health insurance gaps on access to care among children with asthma in the US. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 8, 43-49.

Halterman, J.H., Forbes-Jones, E.L., Conn, K., Fagnano, M., Hightower, A.D., & Szilagyi, P. (2006). Behavior problems among inner-city children with asthma: Findings from a community-based sample. Pediatrics, 117 (2), 192-199.

Kavanaugh, M., Halterman, J.S., Montes, G., Epstein, M., Hightower, A.D., & Weitzman, M. (2006). Maternal depressive symptoms are adversely associated with prevention practices and parenting behaviors for preschool children. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 6 (1), 32-7.

Melnyk, B.M., Crean, H.F., Feinstein, N., Fairbanks, E., & Alpert-Gillis, L.J. (2006). Testing the theoretical framework of the COPE program for mothers of critically ill children: An integrative model of young children’s post-hospital adjustment behaviors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 1-12.

Melnyk, B.M., Feinstein, N., Alpert-Gillis, L.J., Fairbanks, E., Crean, H.F., Sinkin, R.A., Stone, P.W., Small, L., Tu, X., & Gross, S.J. (2006). Reducing premature infants’ length of stay and improving parents’ mental health outcomes with the creating opportunities for parent empowerment (COPE) neonatal intensive care unit program: A randomized, controlled trial. Pediatrics, 2005-2580.

Epstein, M. (2004). Rochester Safe Start: Evaluation of Shadow of Violence Ad Campaign. Children’s Institute Technical Report T04-006.

Epstein, M. (2002). Analysis of 2002 Even Start Staff and Advisory Council Survey. Children’s Institute Technical Report T02-006.

 Epstein, M. & Hightower, A.D. (2002). Children’s Agenda Poll of Likely Voters: Analysis. Children’s Institute Technical Report T02-004.

Halterman, J. S., Montes, G., Aligne, A., Kaczorowski, J.M., Hightower, A. D., & Szilagyi, P. G. (2001). School readiness among urban children with Asthma. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 1(4), 201-205.

Johnson, D.B. (2001). The Strongest Link: Community Partnerships. ASCA School Counselor, 39, 29-33.

Lorion, R.P. & Hightower, A.D (2001). Community Intervention: Applying Psychological Skills in the Real World. In S. Walfish & A.K. Hess, (Eds), Succeeding in Graduate School: The Career Guide for Psychology Students. (pp 369-384). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Pedro-Carroll, J.L. (2001) The promotion of wellness in children and families: Challenges and opportunities. American Psychologist, 56, 1 - 15.

Spomer, M. L. & Cowen, E. L. (2001). A comparison of the school mental health referral profiles of ESL and non-English speaking children. Journal of Community Psychology, 29.

Lotyczewski, B.S., Hightower, A.D., & Searl, K. (2000). Community Report on Children Entering Kindergarten in 1999-2000 Rochester, New York. Children's Institute Technical Report T00-608.

Riordan, T. & Montes, G. (2000). Foreign Language Acquisition in Kindergarten: A Review of Approaches, Outcomes and Trends. Children's Institute Technical Report T00-607.

Mathur, S. (2000). Full-Day versus Half-Day Kindergarten: A Literature Review. Children's Institute Technical Report T00-605.

Riordan, T. & Montes, G. (2000). Music Education on Kindergarten: A Review of Outcomes, Approaches and Implementation Issues. Children's Institute Technical Report T00-606.

Montes, G. & Marshall, H. (2000). Social Links in Early Childhood Education: A Path Analysis. Children's Institute Technical Report T00-602.

Cowen, E. L. (2000). Community psychology and routes to psychological wellness. In J. Rappaport & E. Seidman (Eds.), Handbook of community psychology, 2nd ed. (pp. 79-99). New York: John Wiley.

Cowen, E. L. (2000). Now that we all know that primary prevention in mental health is great, what is it? Journal of Community Psychology, 28, 5-16.

Cowen, E. L. (2000). Prevention, wellness enhancement, Y2K and thereafter. Journal of Primary Prevention, 21, 15-19.

Cowen, E. L. (2000). Psychological wellness: Some hopes for the future. In D. Cicchetti, J. Rappaport, I. Sandler, & R. P. Weissberg (Eds.), The promotion of wellness in children and adolescents. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Montes, G., Hightower, A.D., & Johnson, D.B. (1999). Childcare Needs and Preferences: Similarities and Differences between Public Assistance and the General Population, Monroe County, New York. Children's Institute Technical Report T99-525.

Searl, K.A., Montes, G., Hightower, A.D., & Johnson, D.B. (1999). Community Report on Children entering Kindergarten in 1998, Rochester, New York. Children's Institute Technical Report T99-524.

Searl, K.A., Montes , G., Hightower, A.D., & Johnson, D.B. (1999). Community Report on Children entering Kindergarten in 1998, Rochester, New York executive summary. Children's Institute Technical Report T99-523.1

Cowen, E. L. (1999). In sickness and in health: Primary prevention's vows revisited. In D. Cicchetti & S. L. Toth (Eds.), Rochester Symposium on Developmental Psychopathology: Developmental approaches to prevention and intervention, Vol. 10(pp. 1-24). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.

Cowen, E. L. (1999). Review of Durlak's "Successful prevention programs for children and adolescents". Community Psychologist, 32, 14-15.

Montes, G., Hightower, A.D., & Johnson, D. (1998). How do Public Assistance Recipients Differ from the Middle Class in Child Care Arrangements and Preferences? Children's Institute Technical Report T98-516.1.

Cowen, E. L. (1998). Changing concepts of prevention in mental health. Journal of Mental Health, 7, 451-461.

Cowen, E. L. (1998). Psychological wellness in children. In H. Friedman (Ed.),Encyclopedia of mental health (pp. 689-698). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Montes, G. (1997). Poverty and Public School District Outcomes: Recommendations for State Government. Children's Institute Technical Report T97-100.1.

Cowen, E. L. (1997). On the semantics and operations of primary prevention and wellness enhancement: Or will the real primary prevention please stand up? American Journal of Community Psychology, 25, 245-255.

Cowen, E. L. (1997). Schools and the enhancement of psychological wellness: Some opportunities and some limiting factors. In T. P. Gullotta, R. P. Weissberg, R. L. Hampton, B. A. Ryan, & G. R. Adams (Eds.), Healthy children 2010: Establishing preventive services (pp. 97-123). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Cowen, E. L. (1997). The coming of age of primary prevention: Comments on Durlak and Wells' meta-analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 25, 153-167.

Johnson, D. B., Malone, P. J., & Hightower, A. D. (1997). Barriers to primary prevention efforts in the school. Are we the biggest obstacles to the transfer of knowledge?Applied and Preventive Psychology, 6, 81-90.

Montes, G. (1997). Poverty and public district outcomes: Recommendations for state government. Rochester, NY: PMHP Social and Public Policy Report.

Montes, G. (1997). Public funding and institutional reorganization: Evidence from the early kindergarten movement. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 7, 405-420.

Montes, G. & Fritton, J. (1996). Preparing for the Impact of Welfare Reform. Children's Institute Technical Report T96-431.2.

Cowen, E. L. (1996). Forty years of community psychology: Time goes by fast when you're having fun. The Community Psychologist, 28, 10-13.

Cowen, E. L. (1996). The ontogenesis of primary prevention: Lengthy strides and stubbed toes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 24, 235-249.

Hightower, A. D., Johnson, D. B., & Haffey, W. G. (1995). Best practices in adopting a prevention program. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology III (pp. 311-323). Washington, DC: National Association of School Psychologists.

Cowen, E. L. (1994). The enhancement of psychological wellness: Challenges and opportunities. American Journal of Community Psychology, 22, 149-179.

Cowen, E. L., Work, W. C., Wyman, P. A., & Jarrell, D. D. (1994). Relationships between retrospective parental reports of developmental milestones and school adjustment at ages 10-12. Journal of Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 33, 400-406.

Cowen, E. L., Wyman, P. A., & Work, W. C. (1992). The relationship between retrospective reports of early child temperament and adjustment at ages 10-12.Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 20, 39-50.

Work, W. C. (1992). Components of social competence for urban children: Conceptualization and measurement. The Community Psychologist, 26, 22-24.

Cowen, E. L. (1991). In pursuit of wellness. American Psychologist, 46, 404-408.

Cowen, E. L. (1991). Prevention, young children and the schools. Estudos de Psychologia, 8, 7-64.

Cowen, E. L. (1990). Beyond autobiography: Review of S. B. Sarason's The making of an American psychologist. Contemporary Psychology, 35, 432-434.

Hightower, A. D. & Braden, J. (1990). Prevention. In T. R. Kratchowill & R. Morris (Eds.),Practice of therapy with children: A textbook of methods, 2nd ed. (pp. 410-440). New York: Pergamon.

Hightower, A. D., Johnson, D. B., & Haffey, W. G. (1990). Best practices in adopting a prevention program. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology (pp. 63-80). Washington, DC: National Association of School Psychologists.

Cowen, E. L. (1989). Child therapy as health-building: Review of J. M. Strayhorn's The competent child: An approach to psychotherapy and preventive mental health.Contemporary Psychology, 34, 1001-1002.

Price, R. H., Cowen, E. L., Lorion, R. P., & Ramos-McKay, J. (1989). The search for effective prevention programs: What we learned along the way. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 59, 49-58.

Cowen, E. L. (1988). Prevention programs for children and youth. In R. H. Price, E. L. Cowen, R. P. Lorion, & J. Ramos-McKay (Eds.), Fourteen ounces of prevention: A casebook for practitioners (pp. 67-68). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Fantuzzo, J. W., Jurecic, L., Stovall, A., Hightower, A. D., Goins, C., & Schachtel, D. (1988). Effects of adult and peer social initiations on the social behavior of withdrawn, maltreated preschool children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56, 34-39.

Price, R. H., Cowen, E. L., Lorion, R. P., & Ramos-McKay, J. (1988). Fourteen ounces of prevention: A casebook for practitioners. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Cowen, E. L. (1987). Research on primary prevention interventions: Programs and applications. In S. E. Goldston (Ed.), Concepts of primary prevention: A framework for program development (pp. 33-50). Sacramento, CA: California Dept. of Mental Health.

Cowen, E. L., Spinell, A., Hightower, A. D., & Lotyczewski, B. S. (1987). Author reactions to the manuscript revision process in nine APA journals. American Psychologist, 42, 403-405.

Lorion, R. P. & Work, W. C. (1987). Affective and social skills development: Preventive strategies for a holistic approach to education. In S. G. Forman (Ed.), Special Services in the Schools, 3 (pp. 155-169).

McKim, B. J. & Cowen, E. L. (1987). Multiperspective assessment of young children's school adjustment. School Psychology Review, 16, 370-381.

Cowen, E. L. (1986). Expanding horizons in prevention research. In R. H. Price & S. S. Smith (Eds.), A guide to evaluating prevention programs in mental health, 31 (pp. 260-261). Contemporary Psychology.

Cowen, E. L. (1986). Primary prevention in mental health: Ten years of retrospect and ten years of prospect. In M. Kessler & S. E. Goldston (Eds.), A decade of progress in primary prevention (pp. 3-45). Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.

Lotyczewski, B. S., Cowen, E. L., & Weissberg, R. P. (1986). Adjustment correlates of physical and health problems in young children. Journal of Special Education, 20, 241-250.

Callahan, D. M. & Cowen, E. L. (1985). Adjustment correlates of retention in grade.Special Services in the Schools, 1, 29-41.

Cowen, E. L. (1985). Factors impeding young children's school adjustment: Identification and modification. In J. Bideaud & M. Richelle (Eds.), Psychologie developementale: Problemes et realites (pp. 231-251). Brussels, Belgium: P. Mardaga.

Cowen, E. L. (1985). Person centered approaches to primary prevention in mental health: Situation-focused and competence enhancement. American Journal of Community Psychology, 13, 31-48.

Cowen, E. L. (1985). Primary prevention in mental health. Social Policy, 15, 11-17.

Cowen, E. L. (1985). Two little magic words. Professional Psychology, 16, 181-190.

Ginsberg, M. R., Weissberg, R. P., & Cowen, E. L. (1985). The relationship between supervisor's satisfaction with supervision and client change. Journal of Community Psychology, 13, 387-392.

Toro, P. A., Cowen, E. L., Gesten, E. L., Weissberg, R. P., Rapkin, B. D., & Davidson, E. (1985). Social environmental predictors of children's adjustment to elementary school classrooms. American Journal of Community Psychology, 13, 353-364.

Wright, S. & Cowen, E. L. (1985). The effects of peer teaching on student perceptions of class environment, adjustment and academic performance. American Journal of Community Psychology, 13, 417-431.

Wyman, P. A., Cowen, E. L., Hightower, A. D., & Pedro-Carroll, J. L. (1985). Perceived competence, self-esteem and anxiety in latency-aged children of divorce. Journal of Child-Clinical Psychology, 14, 20-26.

Cowen, E. L. (1984). A general structural model for primary prevention program development in mental health. Personnel and Guidance Journal, 62, 485-490.

Cowen, E. L. (1984). Demystifying primary prevention. In J. M. Joffe, G. W. Albee, & L. D. Kelly (Eds.), Readings in primary prevention of psychopathology: Basic concepts (pp. 36-51). Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.

Cowen, E. L. (1984). From prevention research to prevention programs. APA Division of Community Psychology Newsletter, 18, 7-8.

Cowen, E. L. (1984). Training for primary prevention in mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 12, 253-259.

Cowen, E. L., Lotyczewski, B. S., & Weissberg, R. P. (1984). Risk and resource indicators and their relationship to young children's school adjustment. American Journal of Community Psychology, 12, 353-367.

Cowen, E. L., Weissberg, R. P., & Guare, J. (1984). Differentiating attributes of children referred to a school mental health program. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 12, 397-409.

Cowen, E. L. (1983). A primary prevention strategy for enhancing adaptive competencies. In J. B. Calhoun (Ed.), Environment and population: Problems of adaptation. New York: Praeger.

Cowen, E. L. (1983). Community mental health and primary prevention. In I. B. Weiner (Ed.), Clinical methods in psychology, 2nd ed. New York: Wiley.

Cowen, E. L. (1983). Primary prevention in mental health: Past, present and future. In R. D. Felner, L. Jason, J. Moritsugu, & S. S. Farber (Eds.), Preventive psychology: Theory, research and practice in community interventions. New York: Pergamon Press.

Cowen, E. L., Eksten, E., Lotyczewski, B. S., Pedro-Carroll, J., & Weissberg, R. P. (1983). Initial impressions, judged likeability, and intervention outcomes of young school-maladapting children. Journal of Special Education, 17, 461-471.

Cowen, E. L., Weissberg, R. P., & Lotyczewski, B. S. (1983). Physical contact in interactions between clinicians and young children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 51, 132-138.

Boike, M., Cowen, E. L., DeStefano, M. A., Felner, R. D., & Gesten, E. L. (1982). Comparison of rural, suburban and urban teachers' perceptions of class environment, problems and mental health services: Implications for secondary prevention. Journal of Preventive Psychiatry, 1, 337-348.

Cowen, E. L. (1982). Choices and alternatives for primary prevention in mental health. In M. P. Goldstein (Ed.), Preventive intervention in schizophrenia: Are we ready? (pp. 178-191). Washington, DC: NIMH Primary Prevention Series, Government Printing Office.

Cowen, E. L. (1982). Help is where you find it: Four informal help giving groups.American Psychologist, 37, 385-395.

Cowen, E. L. (1982). Primary prevention: Children and the schools. Children in Contemporary Society, 14, 57-68.

Cowen, E. L. (1982). Primary prevention research: Barriers, needs and opportunities.Journal of Prevention, 2, 131-137.

Cowen, E. L. (1982). Research in primary prevention in mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 10, 239-367.

Cowen, E. L. (1982). The special number: A complete roadmap. American Journal of Community Psychology, 10, 239-250.

Flores de Apodaca, R., & Cowen, E. L. (1982). A comparative study of the self-esteem, sociometric status and insight of referred and normal children. Psychology in the Schools, 19, 395-401.

McKim, B. J., Weissberg, R. P., Cowen, E. L., Gesten, E. L., & Rapkin, B. D. (1982). A comparison of the problem-solving ability and adjustment of urban and suburban third grade children. American Journal of Community Psychology, 10, 155-169.

Perez, V., Gesten, E. L., Cowen, E. L., Weissberg, R. P., Rapkin, B., & Boike, M. (1982). Relationships between family background problems and social problem-solving skills of young normal children. Journal of Prevention, 2, 80-90.

Wright, S. & Cowen, E. L. (1982). Student perception of school environment and its relationship to mood, achievement, popularity and adjustment. American Journal of Community Psychology, 10, 687-703.

Wright, S., Cowen, E. L., & Kaplan, E. M. (1982). Perceptions of classroom environments and their relationship to children's mood, achievement, popularity and adjustment.Journal of Primary Prevention, 3, 18-34.

Doane, J. A. & Cowen, E. L. (1981). Interpersonal help giving among family practice lawyers. 1981, 9, 547-558.

Felner, R. D., Ginter, M. A., Boike, M. F., & Cowen, E. L. (1981). Parental death or divorce and the school adjustment of young children. American Journal of Community Psychology, 9, 181-191.

Felner, R. D., Ginter, M. A., Boike, M. F., & Cowen, E. L. (1981). Parental death or divorce in childhood: Problems, interventions and outcomes in a school-based project.Journal of Prevention, 1, 240-246.

Humphrey, L. L. (1981). Children's self-control in relation to perceived social environment: A naturalistic investigation. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Rochester.

Kaplan, E. M. & Cowen, E. L. (1981). Interpersonal helping behavior of industrial foremen. Journal of Applied Psychology, 66, 633-638.

Cowen, E. L. (1980). The community as context. In P. Feldman & J. Orford (Eds.) (pp. 311-340). Chichester, England: John Wiley and Sons.

Cowen, E. L. (1980). The wooing of primary prevention. American Journal of Community Psychology, 8, 258-284.

Cowen, E. L. & Gesten, E. L. (1980). Evaluating community programs: Tough and tender perspectives. In M. Gibbs, J. R. Lachemneyer, & J. Sigal (Eds.), Community psychology: Theoretical and empirical approaches (pp. 363-393). New York: Gardner Press.

Cowen, E. L., Gesten, E. L., & Weissberg, R. P. (1980). An integrated network of preventively oriented school-based mental health approaches. In R. H. Price & P. Politzer (Eds.), Evaluation and action in the social environment (pp. 173-210). New York: Academic Press.

Felner, R. D., Farber, S. S., Ginter, M. A., Boike, M. F., & Cowen, E. L. (1980). Family stress and organization following parental divorce or death. Journal of Divorce, 4, 67-76.

Weissberg, R. P. (1980). The effects of interpersonal problem-solving training on the problem-solving skills and adjustment of third grade children. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Rochester.

 

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