Adverse Childhood Experiences in Relation to Personality and Resiliency Factors
Examining the impact grit and resilience have on adverse childhood experiences in relation to stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms.
Children's Emotions and Fears: The role of Parenting and Parent's Emotions
Examining how parental emotions can influence parenting and child emotions.
Examining Parenting Scale with Native Parents
Examining unique differences to how Native parents answer the questions or understand the questions of a particular parenting measure in comparison to non-Native families.
Understanding the Types of Support Available to and Valued by AI Parents
Examining different types of support available to AI parents and which types of support are most important to parents and perhaps ones they do not value.
Involvement of Extended Family, Specifically in Supporting Parents and Fostering Children's Native Identity
Interviewing Native families to understand the importance of extended family involvement and how they help to support parents and shape children's Native identity.
An Examination of the Psychosocial Effects of Growing Up in Tornado Alley
Examining young adults who have grown-up in Tornado Alley and those that did not. This project will provide information about how growing up in Tornado Alley may lead to more stressors during tornado season, and how to better serve these individuals.
Parent-Child Relationships Within Families Impacted with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Examining the mediating role of self-efficacy and limit setting in parenting behavior.
Emotion Regulation Strategies in School-Age Children
Examining the impact of parental socialization of emotions and temperment dispositions in children's use of emotion regulation strategies.
The Investigation of Coping Strategies and Attributions in Long- vs. Short-Term Exposure in Children Following a Tornado
A longitudinal examination of coping strategies and attributions in children following exposure to tornadoes.