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With over 140 articles and chapters and six books, Dr. Tolan is a frequent contributor to the scientific literature on children’s mental health and a leader in advancing the application of research to practices. His writings include
“Children’s mental health as a primary care and concern: A system for comprehensive support and service,” published in 2005 in American Psychologist.
Dr. Tolan is co-editor of a special issue of Child Development (2011)—the flagship journal for child development research. The publication focus is raising healthy children and features scientific research about prevention and risk that have implications for promoting healthy development. Dr. Tolan also co-authored Raising Healthy Children: Translating Child Development Research Into Practice, published within the special issue.
Most recent publications:
Brady, S. S., Gorman-Smith, D, Henry, D., & Tolan, P.H. (2008). Adaptive coping reduces the impact of community violence exposure on violent behavior among African American and Latino male adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, (pp. 105-115).
Multisite Violence Prevention Project (2008). The Multisite Violence Prevention Project: Impact of a universal school-based violence prevention program on social-cognitive outcomes. Prevention Science, 9, (pp. 231-244).
Sheidow, A. J., Strachan, M. K., Minden, J. A., Henry, D. B., Tolan, P. H. & Gorman-Smith, D. (2008). The relation of antisocial behavior patterns and changes in internalizing symptoms for a sample of inner-city youth: Co-morbidity within a developmental framework. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, (pp. 821-829).
De Los Reyes, A., Henry, D., Tolan, P. & Wakschlag, L. (2009) Linking informant discrepancies to observed variations in young children’s disruptive behavior. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37, (pp. 637-652).
Miller-Johnson, S., Gorman-Smith, D., Sullivan, T. N., Orpinas, P., & Simon, T. (2009). Parent and peer predictors of physical dating violence perpetration in early adolescence: Tests of moderation and gender differences. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, (pp. 538-550).
Multisite Violence Prevention Project (2009). The ecological effects of universal and selective violence prevention programs for middle school students: a randomized trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, (pp. 526-542).
Multisite Violence Prevention Project (2009). The multisite violence prevention project: impact of a universal school-based violence prevention program on social-cognitive outcomes. Prevention Science, 9, (pp. 231-244).
Tolan, P.H., Gorman-Smith, D., Henry, D. B., & Schoeny, M. (2009). The benefits of booster interventions: evidence from a family-focused prevention program. Prevention Science. 10, (pp. 287-297).
Abdul-Adil, J., Drozd, O, Irie, I., Riley, R., Silas, A., Famer, A.D., & Tolan, P.H. (2010). University-community mental health center collaboration: Encouraging the dissemination of empirically-based treatment and practice, Community Mental Health Journal, 46,(pp. 417–422).
Simon, T., Miller, S., Gorman-Smith, D., Orpinas, P., Sullivan, T. N., & the Multisite Violence Prevention Project (2010). Physical dating violence norms and behavior among 6th-grade students from four U.S. sites. Journal of Early Adolescence, 30, (pp. 395-409).
Wakschlag, L., Tolan, P., & Leventhal, B. (2010). Research Review: ‘Ain’t misbehavin’: Towards a developmentally-sensitive nosology for preschool disruptive behavior. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry,51, (pp. 3-22).
Farrell, A., Henry, D., Schoeny, M., Bettencourt, A., Tolan, P. (2010) Normative beliefs and self-efficacy for nonviolence as moderators of peer, school, and parental risk factors for aggression in early adolescence. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39, (pp. 800-813)
Guerra, N. G., Graham, S. and Tolan, P. H. (2011). Raising healthy children: Translating child development research into practice. Child Development, 82, (pp. 7–16).
Henry, D.B., Tolan, P.H., Gorman-Smith, D., & Schoeny, M.E. (in press). Risk and promotive factors for youth violence: Results from the CDC Multisite Violence Prevention Project. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Sangwon, K., Orpinas, P., Martin, R., Horne, A., Sullivan, T. N. & Tolan, P. (in press). The Multisite Violence Prevention Project: A typology of behavior adjustment among early adolescents. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
Multisite Violence Prevention Project. (in press). Universal versus selective approaches to school-based violence prevention: a randomized trial of ecological effects on middle school students. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.