Conference Presentations

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program
Graduate Student Conference Presentations

2018

Abate, A. & Venta, A. (2018, March). Perceptions of the legal system and recidivism: Investigating the mediating role of perceptions of chances for success in juvenile offenders. In A. Fine (Chair), Legal Socialization: The critical importance of perceptions of and participation in the legal system. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Bailey, C. A., McIntyre, E., Arreola, A., & Venta, A. (2018, August). Lost in translation: A glance at immigrant narratives in two languages. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA

Bailey, C. A. & Venta, A. (2018, March). Predicting who will have a lawyer in immigration court: A study of youth. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Memphis, TN.

Ball Cooper, E., Abate, A., Waymire, K., Galicia, B., Malchow, A., & Venta, A. (2018, March). The longitudinal impact of parental hostility and exposure to violence on borderline personality features among justice-involved youth. Paper accepted to the 2018 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN. 

Bernhard, P.A., & Miller, R.S. (2018). Guilty until proven innocent: Variables influencing the impact of exonerations on victims’ families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Boland, J., Damnjanovic, T., & Anderson, J. (2018, March). Evaluating the role of functional impairment in personality psychopathology. Poster presented at the Society for Personality Assessment Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Boland, J. & Rosenfeld, B. (2018, March). The role of controlled substance use in diversion outcomes among mentally ill offenders. Poster presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Memphis, TN.

Bryson, C. N., Boccaccini, M. T., Gowensmith, W. N., Laxton, K. L., Mattos, L., Reinhard, E., Holdren, S., & Lawrence, J. (2018, March). Time matters in competency to stand trial evaluations. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Camins, J.S., Varela, J.G., Henderson, C.E., Kimbrel, N.A., Meyer, E.C., Morissette, S.B., & DeBeer, B.B. (2018, August). Veteran criminal justice involvement: Examining individuals diagnosed with PTSD or Schizophrenia. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Chevalier, C., Boccaccini, M. T., Hanley, J. & Holdren, S. (2018, March). The value of judgment in SPJ risk assessment measures. A meta-analytic review. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Damnjanovic, T., Miller, R., Ryan, L., Lawrence, J., & Waymire, K. (2018). Can death qualification reduce bias in sentencing decisions? Exploring factors impacting capital sentencing. Paper accepted for presentation at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Hale, J. L., Varela, J. G., Kan, L. Y., Boccaccini, M. T., McKenzie, S., Wang, H.W., Jeon, H., Tan, L., Munoz, C., & Otto, R. (2018, March). Using the ILK with foreign-born adults in the United States. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Hart, J., Reinhard, E., Boccaccini, M. T., Domino, M., & Cooper, V. (2018, March). Correspondence between Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS) scores and clinicians opinions of malingering. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Haugh, S., Anderson, J. L., & Sellbom, M. (2018, April). Mapping the MMPI-2-RF and PID-5-Short Form (PID-5-SF) onto the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiToP) model. Paper accepted for presentation at the 53rd Annual Symposium of Recent Developments of the MMPI-2-RF, MMPI-2, and MMPI-A, Hollywood, FL.

Lawrence, J., & Varela, J. (2018, March). Defending yourself through someone else: Foreign language interpretation in the courtroom. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Laxton, K. L., Varela, J. G., Bryson, C. N., Mattos, L. A., Reinhard, E. E., Holdren, S. M., Lawrence, J., & Minor, B. R. (March, 2018). Content and Quality of Forensic Evaluation Reports of Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN. 

Long, T., Reinhard, E., Anderson, J. L., & Sellbom, M. (2018, March). An examination of the reliability and validity of the Computerized Adaptive Test of Personality Disorder- Static Form (CAT-PD-SF). Posted accepted for presentation at the 2018 Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Long, T., & Venta, A. (2018, October). The effect of perceived discrimination and documentation status on immigrant undergraduate use of campus counseling services. Poster submitted to the 2018 annual convention of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Marshall, K., Abate, A., Briones, M., & Venta, A. (2018, March). The mediating role of hypermentalizing in the link between peer attachment and cyber aggression. Poster accepted to the annual convention of the American Psychology Law Society, Memphis, TN.

McCallum, K., Boccaccini, M. T., Henderson, C. E., & Varela, J. G. (2018, March). A latent class analysis of psychopathy subtypes in a sample of sexual offenders. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Muñoz, C. G., Abate, A., Camins, J., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2018, March). Psychometric properties of the Youth Psychopathy Inventory in a psychiatric inpatient sample and in a probation sample of juvenile offenders. Poster accepted to the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Memphis, TN.

Pennington, C. R., Henderson, C. E., Ridge, B. E., Bryson, C. N., McCallum, K. E., Marshall, K. K., & Schmidt, A. T. (2018, February). Exploratory factor analysis of neuropsychological test data suggests a four factor model of executive functioning in an undergraduate sample. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Washington, DC.

Ricardo, M. M., Henderson, C. E. & Christensen, M. R. (2018).  The effect of the brain disease model of addiction (BDMA) on juror perceptions of culpability: Covariates of endorsement, BDMA education, and race. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.  

Schiafo, M., Kavish, N., Anderson, J. L., & Sellbom, M. (2018, March). Concurrent validity of the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) self-report form. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.

Trupp, G., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2018, March). Item response theory properties of PCL-R field scores. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Memphis, TN.


2017

Abate, A., Harmon, J., Marshall, K., Hart, J., Desforges, D., Henderson, C., & Venta, A. (2017, March). Perceptions of the legal system and recidivism: Investigating the mediating role of perceptions of chances for success in juvenile offenders. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Armstrong-Hoskowitz, N., Archer, R., Handel, R., Flaherty, J. (2017, June). Incremental validity of the MMPI-A-RF Specific Problem scales in a forensic sample. Paper presented at the MMPI-2-RF Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Armstrong-Hoskowitz, N., Schmidt, A.T., Henderson, C.E. (2017, March). Psychotropic medication over a seven-year time span with at-risk youth does not impact youth entry into the juvenile justice system. Paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Conference, Seattle, WA.

Bailey, C. A., Cavazos, M. J., Downs, A. R., Muñoz C. G., & Venta, A. (2017, August). The effect of acculturation on psychopathology and social domains in recently immigrated adolescents. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Bailey, C., Harmon, J., & Henderson, C. (2017, November). Working with religiously diverse clients. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, TX

Bailey, C. A., Muñoz C. G., Varela, J. G., Boccaccini, M., Camins, J., & Abate, A., Venta, A. (2017). The effect of unpreparedness for immigration court on psychopathology in recently immigrated adolescents. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Bailey, C. A. & Venta, A. (2017, August). The effect of unpreparedness for immigration court on psychopathology in recently immigrated adolescents. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association annual convention, Washington, DC.

Bate, B.P., Cramer, R.J., Miller, R., & Ray, R.E. (2017, March). Understanding the effects of need for cognition and the fundamental attribution error on juror perceptions of currently incarcerated offenders as witnesses. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Beene, L.E., Schmidt, A.T., & Formon, D.L. (2017, March). Behavioral genetic evidence in the criminal justice system: A case law review. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Boland, J., Damnjanovic, T., & Anderson, J. L. (2017, November). Evaluating the role of functional impairment in personality psychopathology. Paper presented at the Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX. 

Bryson, C. N., Cramer, R. J., Braitman, A. L., & La Guardia, A. C. (2017, August). The Brief COPE: Factor structure and associations with self- and other-directed aggression. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Camins, J.S., Henderson, C.E., Magyar, M.S., Schmidt, A.T., Crosby, J., Reinhard, E.E., & Boland, J.K., (2017). Adolescent behavior typing in at-risk youth: Validation using a latent variable approach. Paper presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Seattle, WA.

Camins, J.S., Henderson, C.E., Magyar, M.S., Schmidt, A.T., Crosby, J., Ridge, B.E., & Kurus, S.J.  (2017, March). Predicting adolescent delinquency from a behavior typing model: The role of exposure to community violence. Paper presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Seattle, WA.

Camins, J.S., Henderson, C.E., Varela, J.G., Kimbrel, N.A., Meyer, E.C., Morissette, S.B., & DeBeer, B.B. (2017, August). Associations between justice involvement and social functioning in veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Camins, J.S., LaDuke, C., DeMatteo, D., & Heilbrun, K. (2017, August). The role of trauma in predicting risk of future offending among incarcerated men. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.  

Christopher, S., Knight-Shier, E., & Armstrong-Hoskowitz, N. (2017, July). What’s hidden beneath: Treating complex trauma in justice-involved youth. Paper presented at the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling, Arlington, VA.

Cramer, R., Wright, S., Long, M., Nobles, M., Wechsler, H., Gemberling, & Holley, S. (2017, March). On hate crime victimization: Rates, types and links with suicide risk among sexual orientation minority special interest group members. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA. 

Damnjanovic, T., Miller, R., Lawrence, J., & Waymire, K. (2017). Sentencing goals, the death penalty, and jury decision making. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Downs, A. R., Bailey, C. A., Cavazos, M. J., & Venta, A. (2017). The effect of acculturation on psychopathology in displaced youth. Poster presented at the 10th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, Huntsville, TX.

Figueroa, M. M. & Henderson, C. E. (2017).  The effect of the brain disease model of addiction on juror perceptions of culpability.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, TX. 

Formon, D. L., Yenne, E., & Schmidt, A. T. (2017, August). Child and caregiver perceptions of prison stigma: A pilot study of children with incarcerated parents. Paper presented at the APA Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

Harmon, J., Bailey, C. A., & Venta, A. (2017). The role of emotion regulation in the relation between online-aggression and conduct problems. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Memphis, TN.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Schrantz, K. N. (2017, March). Test-retest reliability in sexually violent predator evaluations. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Schrantz, K. N. (2017, March). Personality Assessment Inventory profiles of civilly committed sexually violent predators. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Harris, P. B., Bryson, C. N., Schrantz, K. N., Kan, L., & Henderson, C. E. (2017, March). Board complaints and forensic services: A full review of 21 states. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Harmon, J., Abate, A., & Venta, A. (2017). Adolescent PTSD and re-offending: Examining the roles of self-identity and exposure to violence. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Hart, J. R., Kavish, N., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2017, March). Feigning in a correctional sample: Associations of SIMS scores with elevations on other measures. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology- Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Hill, R. L., Formon, D. L., Maloney, K. A., & Schmidt, A. T. (2017, March). The influence of trauma exposure on the development of externalizing and internalizing psychopathology in children of incarcerated parents. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychology Law Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Jeon, H., Lawrence, J. M., & Varela, J. G. (2017, March). The use of interpreters in clinical and forensic settings. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Long, T., Kasowski, A. & Anderson, J. L. (2017, November). The Association between Aggressive Sexual Attitudes and Pathological Personality Traits in Men. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Houston, TX. 

Marshall, K., Abate, A., Godinez, E., & Venta, A. (2017, November). The moderating role of future orientation in the association between trauma and aggressive recidivism. Poster presented to the annual convention of the TX Psychological Association, Houston.

Marshall, K., Abate, A., & Venta, A. (2017, August). Trauma and recidivism in serious juvenile offenders: The moderating role of future orientation. Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

Marshall, K., Long, T., Abate, A., Barker, M., Henderson, C., Venta, A. (2017, March). First data on linguistic analysis as a method for assessing symptoms after sexual trauma in adolescents. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Mattos, L. A., Bernhard, P. A., Varela, J. G., Yenne, E. M., Kavish, N., Long, T., Holdren, S. M., & Mannose, M. (2017, March). The effects of telepsychology on interview disclosure. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, Washington.

Muñoz, C. G., M., Bailey, C. A., Camins, J., Abate, A., Varela, G. J., Lyons, P., Boccaccini, M., & Venta, A. (2017, March). Acculturation stress and criminal attitudes as risk factors for externalizing behaviors in recently immigrated adolescents. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Seattle, WA.

Muñoz, C. G., Bailey, C. A., Camins, J., Abate, A., & Venta, A., (2017, March). When does Perception of the Justice System relate to rule breaking among immigrant adolescents? Examining the role of criminal attitudes. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Seattle, WA.

Ryan, L., Long, T., & Henderson, C. (2017, November). Associations of daily positive and negative affect with daily alcohol use and exercise in an undergraduate sample. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA). Houston, TX.

Schiafo, M., Ball, E., Waymire, K., Ryan, L. & Henderson, C. (2017, March). Explaining the relation between aggression and delinquency: Individual and peer factors. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Seattle, WA.

Schiafo, M., Henderson, C., Falgout, R., Goodson, A., Smith, T., Barrow, C., Waymire, K., & Missimo, C. (2017, August). #HealthyLiving: Social Media Comparisons among College Students. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Schiafo, M., Henderson, C., Yenne, E., Goodson, A., & Falgout, R. (2017, November). A behavioral economic analysis of the effect of planned next day exercise on alcohol use. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association Annual Conference. Houston, TX.

Tomei, J., Cramer, R.J., Boccaccini, M.T., Ryba-Panza, N., Henderson, C.E., & Schmidt, A.T. (2017, March). The gay panic defense: A legal strategy fueled by sociopolitical beliefs? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Venta, A., Bailey, C., & Mercado, C. (2017, November). The growing role of deportation fear in mental healthcare. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston.

Vera, L. V., Boccaccini, M. T., Laxton, K., Bryson, C., Pennington, C., & Ridge, B. (2017, March). Evaluator empathy in psychopathy interviews. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Vera, L. V., Boccaccini, M. T., Laxton, K., Bryson, C., Pennington, C., & Ridge, B. (2017, August). Evaluator empathy in psychopathy interviews: Less empathy, more psychopathy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Seattle, WA.

Yenne, E., Henderson, C., & Johnson, D. (2017, November). Training recommendations for responding to client suicide in psychology doctoral training programs. Paper presented at the Texas Psychological Association Annual Conference. Houston, TX.

Yenne, E., Miller, R., Gemberling, T., Lawrence, J., Henderson, C., & Nolan R. (2017, January). Use your imagination: Pornography use, attention to relationship alternatives, and relationship satisfaction. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.


2016

Abate, A. C., Magyar, M., Ball, E., Ricardo, M., Hart, J., & Edens, J. (2016, March). Use of the Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent to assess trauma-related symptoms in justice-involved youth. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Abate, A. C., Marshall, K. K., Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (2016, August). Trauma and aggression: Investigating a moderating role of hypermentalizing in inpatient adolescents. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver.

Abate, A., Marshall, K., Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (2016, November). Trauma and aggression: Investigating the mediating role of mentalizing in female and male inpatient adolescents. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin.

Bailey, C., Abate, A., Sharp, C., Venta, A. (2016). Psychometric evaluation of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems 32. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

Ball, E. M., Airrington, M. D., Abate, A. C., Taylor, L. K., & Venta, A. C. (2016, November). When and how do race and ethnicity explain patterns of dysfunctional discipline? Poster presented at the meeting of the Texas Psychological Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Ball, E. M., Abate, A. C., Airrington, M. D., Taylor, L. K., & Venta, A. C. (2016, November). When and how do race and ethnicity explain patterns of dysfunctional discipline? Paper presented at the meeting of the Texas Psychological Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Bate, B.P., Cramer, R.J., Miller, R., & Ray, R.E. (2016, May). Understanding the effects of need for cognition and the fundamental attribution error on juror perceptions of currently incarcerated offenders as witnesses. Poster presented at American Society of Trial Consultants Annual Conference, Redondo Beach, CA.

Bernhard, P. A., Miller, R. S., Boccaccini, M. T., & Cramer, R. J.  (2016, March). Juror perceptions of false confessions versus witness recantations in a community sample. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Boccaccini, M. T., Helmus, L. M., & Rice, A. K. (2016, October). Revisiting the field validity of Static-99/R scores in Texas. In L. M. Helmus (Chair). Predictive accuracy of Static-99/R in three prospective field studies. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Orlando, Florida

Bryson, C. N., Cramer, R. J., & Schmidt, A. T. (2016, February). Applying the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide to a Traumatic Brain Injury Sample. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Bryson, C. N., Cramer, R. J., & Schmidt, A. T. (2016, March). An Integrated Test of Need for Affect, the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide, and Suicide and Aggression Proneness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Camins, J., & Tomei, J. (2016, November). Lawyers and laypeople: Posttraumatic stress disorder and the insanity defense. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Dallas, TX.

Damnjanovic, T., Miller, R., Lawrence, J., Waymire, K., & Bailey, C. (2016, August). Does an eye for an eye leave the jury blind? Vengefulness and jurors’ decision-making. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Elbogen, E. B., Cueva, M., Gardner, B. O., & McNally, M. (2016, March). Cognitive and affective factors in aggressive behavior among military veterans with PTSD and TBI. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Falgout, R., Goodson, A., Mena, C., Manning, J. A., Yenne, E. M., Schiafo, M., Sledd, M., Figueroa, M. M., Missimo, C., Langemeire, D. A., Henderson, C. (2016).  Drinking and physical activity.  Poster presented at the annual Sam Houston State University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Huntsville, TX. 

Formon, D. L., Bernhard, P.A., Kempker, S., Bate, B.P., & Schmidt, A. T. (2016, March).  Freaking out!  The role of affective arousal in objective personality assessment: Implications for forensic assessment. Poster presented at American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Gardner, B. O., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2016, March). Forensic evaluators’ perceptions of interpersonal-affective psychopathic traits predict risk judgments. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., Hawes, S. W., & Murrie, D. C. (2016, March). A systematic review of PCL-R mean scores from recidivists and non-recidivists from sex offender samples. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Schrantz, K. N. (2016, March) Evaluator differences in behavioral abnormality conclusions and paraphilia diagnoses in sexually violent predator cases. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Harris, P. B., Wechsler, H. J., Kan, L., Henderson, C. E., Schrantz, K. N., & Bryson, C. N. (2016, March). Board complaints and forensic services: An examination of 22 states. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Hart, J. R., Magyar, M. S., Ball, E. M., Camins, J., Ridge, B., & Edens, J. (2016, March). Using the Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent to predict high-risk behaviors among juvenile male offenders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology- Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Hart, J. R., Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (2016, November). Attachment and thought problems in an adolescent inpatient population: The mediational role of theory of mind. Paper presented at the annual convention of the TX Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

Henderson, C. E., Yenne, E., Sledd, M., Schiafo, M., Mena, C., Figueroa, M., Missimo, C., Goodson, A., & Langemeier, D. (2016, November). Don’t drink and exercise: New research on exercise and alcohol use among college students. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the TX Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

Hoskowitz, N.A., Schmidt, A., Marshall, K., Harmon, J., & Henderson, C. (2016, March). Psychotropic medication does not decrease delinquent behaviors in at-risk youth over a five-year period. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Jeon, H., Boccaccini, M. T., Harris, P.B., & Murrie, D. C. (2016, March). Evaluators’ perceptions of PCL-R item scoring difficulty and the need for supervised practice. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Jeon, H., Boccaccini, M. T., & Varela, J. G. (2016, October). The field reliability of the PCL-R and implications for practice. Paper presented at the meeting of the East Asian Association of Psychology and Law. Jeju-do, Korea.  

Kempker, S., Formon, D. L., Bernhard, P. A., Bate, B. P., & Schmidt, A. T. (2016, April). The Michael Brown affect: Impacts of race-related arrest footage on personality. Poster presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX.

Magyar, M.S., Ball, E.M., & Hart, J. R. (June 2016). Borderline features: Critical mediator in the relation between childhood maltreatment and diverse aggressive and delinquent features among justice-involved youth. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2016 International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Annual Conference, New York, NY.

Maloney, K. A., Schmidt, A. T., Hanten, G. R., Levin, H. S., & Li, X. (2016, March). Conduct Problems Drive Executive Functioning Deficits in Adolescents At-Risk for Juvenile Justice System Involvement Following Traumatic Brain Injury.  Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Mattos, L. A., Schmidt, A. T., Henderson, C. E., & Hogue, A. (2016, March). Therapeutic Alliance and Treatment Outcome: The Role of Callous-Unemotional Traits. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA. 

McCallum, K., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2016, March). Do evaluators consider the combination of sexual deviance and psychopathy as a separate risk factor in sex offender risk assessments? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

McCallum, K., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2016, March). Clinical judgment may be more influential in sex offender risk assessments despite the use of actuarial measures. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

McCallum, K., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2016, August). Examining the relationship of the PCL-R to past treatment success and evaluator opinions of treatment amenability in sex offender risk evaluations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

McCord, C., Villarreal, E., Bernhard, P. A., & Garney, W. (2016, November). Telesupervision: To be feared or revered? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX. 

McLaughlin, J. L., McKenzie, S., Tan, L., Kan, L. Y., Varela, J. G., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2016, March). Criminal justice implications of differences in listening and reading comprehension abilities in foreign-born adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

McLaughlin, J. L., Munoz, C. G., Wang, H., Jeon, H., Varela, J. G., Kan, L. Y., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2016, March). Proxies for acculturation to American society with foreign-born adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Muñoz, C. G., Varela, J. G., Henderson, C., & Bate, B. P. (2016).  First sexual experience and sexual aggression: An expansion of the confluence model. Poster presented at American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Pennington, C. R., Marshall, K. K., Bryson, C. N., McCallum, K. E., Ridge, B. E., Cheiffetz, R. T., Stanford-Galloway, P., & Schmidt, A. T. (2016, February). The role of executive functions in externally valid decision-making processes. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Ricardo, M., Magyar, M., Abate, A., Camins, J., & Edens, J. (2016, March). Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent (PAI-A) substance use-related scales' predictive validity within a justice-involved youth sample. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.

Ridge, B. E., Pennington, C. R., Bryson, C. N., McCallum, K. E., Marshall, K. K., & Schmidt, A. T. (February, 2016). Connecting the Dots: Relating Executive Dysfunction to the Externalizing Spectrum of Psychopathology. Poster presented at the annual convention of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA.

Schrantz, K. N., Harris, P. B., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2016, August). Personality Assessment Inventory profiles of sexual offenders undergoing SVP evaluations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. 

Tomei, J., & Cramer, R. J. (2016, May). Legal policies in conflict: The gay panic defense and hate crime legislation. Poster presented at the American Society of Trial Consultants Conference, Redondo Beach, CA.

Tomei, J., Cramer, R.J., Boccaccini, M.T., Ryba-Panza, N., Henderson, C. E., & Schmidt, A.T. (2016, March). Gay Panic: Legal Defense Strategy Gone Too Far? Paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Wechsler, H., Cramer, R., Miller, S., & Yenne, E. (2016, March). Suicide risk assessment and management in correctional settings: Current practices and recommendation for practice, training, and research. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Atlanta, GA.


2015

Bate, B. P., & Tomei, J. (2015) Juror perceptions of women as expert witnesses: Suggestions for the effects of testimony complexity, gender-intrusive questioning, and perceived credibility. Poster presented at American Society of Trial Consultants Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Bernhard, P. A., Miller, R., Cramer, R. J., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2015, August). Juror perceptions of false confessions versus witness recantations. Poster presented at the annual American Psychological Association conference, Toronto, Canada.

Bernhard, P. A., & Cramer, R. J. (2015, August). A Case Illustration of Interdisciplinary Training in Law and Psychology: Prague Summer School. Poster presented at the annual American Psychological Association conference, Toronto, Canada.

Bitting, B. S., Henderson, C. E., Boccaccini, M. T., & Rice, A. K. (2015, March). Latent profile analysis and prediction of recidivism using the Personality Assessment Inventory in a group of high risk sexual offenders. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Burks, A. C., Cramer, R. J., Miller, R. S., Wechsler, H. J., Mena, C. M., & Chevalier, C. S. (2015, May).  Is orange the new black? A theoretical examination of ‘gay for the stay’ and the pseudo-family: Identity and coping among female offenders. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY. 

Colbourn, S., Magyar, M., Camins, J., & Edens, J. (2015, March). The exploration of the mediating effects of substance use on the relation between exposure to community violence and aggressive behaviors among justice-involved youth. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Chevalier, C. S., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2015, March). A comparison of structured professional judgment instrument scores and summary risk ratings. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Cramer, R. J., Colbourn, S. L., & Gemberling, T. M. (August 2015). Substance use, HIV-related experiences, and suicide proneness in LGB HIV-positive persons. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Cramer, R. J., Gardner, B. O., Bryson, C. N., Stroud, C. H., & Wevodau, A. L. (2015, March). A validation study of the Need for Affect Scale-Short Form in legal contexts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.   

Cramer, R. J., Tomei, J., Bate, B.P., & Stroud, C. (2015, March). On further validation of the Witness Self-Efficacy Scale (WSES) and the Observed Witness Efficacy Scale (OWES). Paper presented at American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

DeClue, G., Rice, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., & Montaldi, D. (2015, March). Florida’s released “sexually violent predators” are not “high risk.” Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Formon, D. L., Maloney, K., & Schmidt, A.  (2016, March).  Stigma, mental illness, and perception of gun violence.  Poster presented at American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Formon, D. L., Schmidt, A. T., Maloney, K., Schiafo, M., Schrantz, K. (2015, August). Job hunting efforts in offender and non-offender completers of a community-based employment program. Poster presented at the APA Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Formon, D. L., Schmidt, A. T., Marshall, K., & Camins, J. S. (2015, August). Dollars-and-cents differences in ex-offender employment outcomes. Poster presented at the APA Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Gardner, B. O., Miller, R. S., & Ridge, B. (2015, March). Cognitive capacity and its effect on lie detection ability. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Gardner, B. O., Vera, L., Ridge, B., Bitting, B. S., & Miller, R. S. (2015, February). Place and personality: Need for cognition scores vary across settings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., & Miller, R. S. (May 2015). BDSM as a sexual orientation. Plenary panel presented at the Alternatives Sexualities Conference, Chicago, IL.

Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., Yenne, E. M., Nobles, M. R., & Wright, S. (May 2015). The personality of BDSM practitioners. Paper presented at the Alternatives Sexualities Conference, Chicago, IL.

Gonzales Jr., E., Varela, J. G., Damnjanovic, T., McCallum, K., & Bate, B. P. (2015). Suicidality in a community corrections sample: Expanding the interpersonal theory of suicide with violent criminal perpetration and victimization. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Harris, P. B., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2015, March). Intraclass correlation coefficient use and misuse in Law and Human Behavior. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2015, March). A field study of the psychopathy sexual deviance interaction in predicting recidivism among sexual offenders. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Jeon, H., Boccaccini, M. T., Rufino, K., Jo, E., & Jang, H. (2015, march). Do Psychopathy Checklist scores from experienced clinicians outperform those from less experienced clinicians? Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Laxton, K., Schmidt, A., & Hoskowitz, N.A. (2015). A culturally sensitive revision of the Sensitivity to Punishment and Sensitivity to Reward Questionnaire, Child Version (SPSRQ-C). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Pennington, C. R., Schmidt, A. T., Ridge, B. E., McCallum, K. E., Bryson, C. N., Marshall, K. K., Cheiffetz, R. T. (2015). Personality traits influence processing speed performance in a neurologically intact sample. Poster presented at the meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO.

Maloney, K. M., Formon, D. L., Schmidt, A. T., Hanten, G. R., & Levin, H. S. (2015, August). Pre-Injury Disruptive Behavior Disorders Attenuate Executive Functioning Post-Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster presented at the APA Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario.

Mattos, L. A., Schmidt, A. T., Henderson, C. E., & Hogue, A. (2015, March). Callous-unemotional traits predict therapeutic alliance in outpatient treatment of adolescents with externalizing disorders. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA. 

McCallum, K., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2015, March). Integration of actuarial measures in sex offender risk assessment.  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

McLaughlin, J., Bate, B., Gardner, B. O., Jeon, H., Kan, L. Y., & Varela, J. (2015, March). Multicultural concerns in the assessment of response style in studies including women: A study space analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Rice, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2015, March). Predictive validity of Static-99 scores among offenders scored on multiple occasions. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Ridge, B. E., Magyar, M. S., & Bitting, B. S. (2015, March). An Investigation of a Psychopathology/ Personality-based Typology among Juvenile Male Offenders Utilizing the Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent (PAI-A). Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Tomei, J.T., Cramer, R. J., & Bate, B. P. (2015, May). Contemporary issues in jury research: Maximizing ecological validity as a trial consultant. Poster presented at the American Society of Trial Consultants Conference, Nashville, TN.

Vera, L. M., Boccaccini, M. T., Burks, A., Kline, S., Mena, H., Wechsler, H. J., & Murrie, D. C. (2015, March. Being in the room: Interviewer and coder differences in psychopathy and normative personality trait ratings. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Wechsler, H. J., Cramer, R. C., Conroy, M. A., & Burks, A. C. (2015, March).  Potential biases in competency for execution evaluations: From empathy-related biases to moral disengagement. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

Wechsler, H., Cramer, R., Kehn, A., Wosje, R., Boccaccini, M.T., & Varela, J. (March 2015). Evaluating scientific evidence in court: Judicial attitudes toward science. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Diego, CA.


2014

Bate, B. P., Cramer, R. J., & Ray, R. E. (2014). Currently incarcerated offenders as witnesses: Implications for trial consultants. Poster presented at American Society of Trial Consultants Annual Convention, Asheville, NC.

Bate, B. P., & Horvath, M. (2014). Job-seeking strategies of ex-offenders. Poster presented at American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Becker, K. K., Varela, J. G., Becker Gomez, T. (2014, March). Competency for immigration proceedings: A survey of immigration attorneys. In J. G. Varela (Chair), Multicultural issues in forensic psychology: Past research and future directions. Symposium conducted at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Bitting, B. S., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2014, March). What does PCL-R cut score research say about offenders with scores other than 30? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Bitting, B. S., Boccaccini, M. T., Formon, D. L., Gardner, B. O., & Vera, L. M. (2014, March). Validity of the Personality Assessment Inventory coefficients of fit among offenders. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Burks, A. C., Cramer, R. J., & Stroud, C. H. (2014, March).  A moderated mediation analysis of suicide proneness among lesbian, gay, and bisexual community members. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Chevalier, C., McCallum, K., Bryson, C., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2014, March). Risk instrument use and integration in sexually violent predator evaluations. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Colbourn, S., Woods, C., Tomei, J., Jeon, H., Manning, J., Utley, J., & Henderson, C. (2014, August). Synthetic marijuana usage among a juvenile offender sample. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Fraser, T., Henderson, C., Greenbaum, P., Wang, W., Lawrence, G., Wang, H., Gharagozloo, L., Burks, A., Mena, C., Warren, C., Munoz, C., & Liddle, H. (2014, March). Changes in family functioning may differentially affect outcomes for male and female adolescents in substance use and delinquency treatment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Gardner, B. O., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2014, March). Does the validity of PAI Antisocial Features scale scores depend on offender response style?  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Gardner, B. O., Vera, L., Bitting, B., Ridge, B., & Miller, R. (2014, August). The Influence of Context on Personality Reports. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Gonzalez, Jr., E., Varela, J. G., Boccaccini, M. T., Damnjanovic, T., & Lawrence, J. (2014, March). Risk assessment and cultural diversity: A study space analysis. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Rice, A. K. (2104, March). What happens when you score the Static-99 for female sex offenders? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Harris, P. B., Varela, J. G., Boccaccini, M. T., & Turner, D. T. (2014, March). Responses of real jurors in SVP trials regarding helpfulness of expert witness testimony. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA. 

Henderson, C., Mena, C., Tomei, J., & Manning, J. (2014, August). Relationships between daily physical activity, mood, and alcohol use among college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

Johnson, S., Cramer, R. J., Gardner, B. O., & Gonzalez, E. (2014, March). What patient and psychologist characteristics are important in competency for physician assisted suicide evaluations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Johnson, J., Cramer, R.J., Tomei, J., & Stroud, C. (2014, March). Juror gender and locus of control as moderators of perceptions of expert witness testimony. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Kan, L., Tomei, J., Munoz, C, Jeon, H., Henderson, C., Dakof, G., & Liddle, H. (2014, March). Parent-adolescent discrepancies of parental monitoring and adolescent delinquency. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Kline, S., Varela, J. G., Hawes, S., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2014, March). Item-level differences for the Static-99R and MnSOST-R among White, Black, and Latino sex offenders. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.  

Laxton, K. L. (2014, June). A call for training programs in trial consultation: Implications for practice and ethics. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Society of Trial Consultants, Asheville, NC.

Laxton, K. L., Cramer, R. J., Kehn, A., Bate, B. P., & Clark, J. W (2014). Should we punish hate? An examination of factors in support or opposition of hate crime penalty enhancements. Poster presented at American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Manning, J., Henderson, C., Munoz, C., Lawrence, J., Wang, H. W., Dakof, G., & Liddle, H. (2014, March). Hispanic Subgroup Differences as a Moderator of Treatment Effects in Multidimensional Family Therapy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

McCallum, K., Boccaccini, M. T., & Bryson, C. (2014, March). When and how often are evaluator recommendations inconsistent with results of actuarial measures in risk assessments? Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

McLaughlin, J., Kan, L., Gardner, B. O., Manning, J., Bate, B., & Varela, J. (2014, March). A study space reviewing research on multicultural concerns in malingering assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

McLaughlin, J., Kan, L., Gardner, B., Manning, J., Bate, B., & Varela, J. (2014, November). Assessing response style among diverse populations in a competency to stand trial context: A study space analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, R. S., Cramer, R. J., Stroud, C. H., & Graham, J. (2014, February). Attention to alternative romantic partners among gays, lesbians, and bisexuals. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX. 

Rice, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., & Harris, P. B. (2014, March). Findings from a 35,000 offender Static-99 and Static-99R field validity study. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Tomei, J. & Cramer, R.J. (2014, June). Credibility of character witnesses: Implications and future directions for trial consultants. Poster presented at the American Society of Trial Consultants Conference, Asheville, NC.

Vera, L. M., Boccaccini, M. T., Burks, A., Klein, S., Mena, C., Wechsler, H. J., & Murrie, D. C. (2014, March). Do defendants appear to have different personality traits when being interviewed by allied and opposing evaluators? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology- Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Wechsler, H. J., Cramer, R. J., Kehn, A., Wosje, R., Boccaccini, M. T., & Varela, J. G. (2014, March). Evaluating scientific evidence in court: Judicial perceptions of trial errors. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology- Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Wechsler, H., Pirelli, G., & Cramer, R. (2014, May). Conducting forensic mental health assessments for firearm ownership. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Wevodau, A. L., Gemberling, T., Cramer, R. J., & Clark, J. W. (2014, March). A psychometric evaluation of the Community Attitudes Toward Sex Offenders (CATSO) scale among potential jurors. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of American Psychology-Law Society. New Orleans, LA.


2013

Armstrong, N.E., & Allen, B. (2013, June). The effectiveness of TF-CBT in community settings: Evaluation of an intensive training model. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Boccaccini, M. T., Murrie, D. C., Rufino, K., & Guarnera, L., (2013, March). Does confirmation bias explain adversarial allegiance effects?  In Murrie, D. C., & Neal, T. (Chairs) When and how are experts biased: Adversarial allegiance in forensic assessment. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Burks, A.C., Stroud, C.H., Cramer, R.J., Henderson, C.E., Crosby, J.W., & Graham, J. (2013, August). An Examination of the role of sexual minority stress on LGB community members. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chevalier, C. S., Gemberling, T., Cramer, R.J., Stroud, C.H., & Graham, J. (August 2013). Victimization and double minority status: Moderating effects of sexual identity. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Colbourn, S. L., Henderson, C. E., Laxton, K. L. (2013, August). Evidence-based substance abuse treatment and the criminal adolescent: Positive long-term effects. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, HI.

Cramer, R.J., Clark, J.W., Kehn, A., Burks, A.C., & Wechsler, H.J. (2013, March). Blame attribution in the punishment of hate crime perpetrators. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Cramer, R.J., Stroud, C.H., Fraser, T., Johnson, S.M., Burks, A.C., Johnson, J.C., Wechsler, H.J., & Graham, J. (2013, March). A trait-interpersonal analysis of suicide-related behavior among lesbian, gay, and bisexual Individuals. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Cramer, R.J., Stroud, C.H., Miller, R.S., Graham, J., Burks, A.C., Johnson, J.C., & Wechsler, H.J. (August 2013). Project Legacy: Preliminary findings from an LGB community health investigation. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Gardner, B. O., Boccaccini, M. T., Bitting, B., & Edens, J. F. (2013, March). A meta-analytic review of the PAI’s ability to predict misconduct. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Gardner, B. O., Cramer, R. J., Titcomb, C., Stroud, C. H., & Bate, B. (2013, March). Examining the effects of perceived personality match on perceptions of expert testimony. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Gonzalez, Jr., E., Cramer, R.J., Clark, J.W., Varela, J.G., & Cuervo, V.A. (2013, March). A mediation model of immigration attitude formation among venirepersons. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Gonzalez, Jr., E., Varela, J. G. Canales, E. J., Tellez, A., & Percosky, A. B. (2013, March). Association between criminological risk factors and mental health problems among urban jail inmates. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, Portland OR.

Johnson, J.C., Stroud, C.H., Cramer, R.J., Crosby, J.W., Henderson, C.E., & Graham, J. (2013, August). The role of coping and personality traits among LGB Individuals. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Kan, L., Henderson, C., Fraser, T. A., Mena, C., Wevodau, A. L., Stroud, C. H., Greenbaum, P, Wang, W., & Liddle, H. (2013, March). Synthesis of recidivism indicators among adolescents in Multidimensional Family Therapy using an integrated data analytic approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Kan, L., Simpler, A., Lawrence, J. M., Wang, H. W., Hamilton, A. A., & Sauvagnat, C. (2013, March). Characteristics of non-English speaking defendants referred for evaluation of competency to stand trial. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Kline, S., Varela, J. G., Hawes, S., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2013, March). Offender characteristics, offender PAI scores, and victim characteristics for White, Black, and Latino sex offenders. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

McLaughlin, J., & Kan, L. (2013, March). Opinions of tests and actual test usage among forensic evaluators: Findings from self-report. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Mena, C., Henderson, C., Kan, L. (2013, August). Does ethnicity moderate the alliance-substance abuse outcome relation? Poster presented at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Miller, A. K., Duncan, J. M., Taslitz, A. E., Gardner, B. O., Pennington, C. R., Kline, S. A., Burks, A. C., Pennington, J. N., Duhon, D. A., Rodriguez, D., Stein, M. L., Gemberling, T. M., & Laxton, K. L. (2013, March). A personality-and-attitude-change model of jury NGRI verdicts: The pivotal role of perspective taking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Miller, A. K., Gardner, B. O., Duncan, J. M., Kline, S. A., & Vera, L. M. (2013, March). Gender discrimination in the courtroom: An explanatory model of foreperson selection. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Miller, A. K., Gemberling, T. M., Gardner, B. O., Burks, A. C., Rodriguez, D., & Laxton, K. L. (2013, March).        Clarifying the personality roots of jury-biasing social cognitions: On right-wing authoritarianism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Miller, A. K., Laxton, K. L., Duncan, J. M., Pennington, J. N., & Gemberling, T. M. (2013, March). Expertise   only for the enrapt: Need for cognition moderates utilization of culpability-diminishing insanity opinion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Pennington, C.R., Cramer, R.J., Miller, H.A., Anastasi, J.S. (2013, March). An examination of clinical moderators of psychopathy and suicidal ideation in a correctional sample. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Rice, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., Hawes, S., & Harris, P. B. (2013, March). Does rater-agreement for Static-99 scores decrease as scores increase? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Rice, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., & Varela, J. G. (2013, March). Do Static-99 scores differ among White, Black, and Latino offenders?  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Rodriguez, D., Miller, A. K., Pennington, C. R., & Pennington, J. N. (2013, March). Reasoning insanity: Examining the relative influences of preexisting attitudes, trial factors, and intuitive explanations. Poster     presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Rufino, K. A., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2013, March). Sensitivity of PPI-R validity scale scores to genuine psychopathology. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Stroud, C.H., Cramer. R.J., Graham, J., Henderson, C.E., & Crosby, J.W. (2013, August). Personality and religiosity as risk and protective factors for suicide in sexual minority adults. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Stroud, C.H., Cramer, R.J., & Miller, R.S. (2013, March). A juror trait-affect model of understanding perceptions of expert witness testimony. Poster presented at the meeting of the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Sugleris, L., Henderson, C., & North, L. (2013, March). The effect of co-morbidity on treatment satisfaction in justice-involved youth enrolled in substance abuse treatment. Poster presented at the meeting of American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

Tomei, J. & Ryba, N. (2013, March). The Juvenile Adjudicative Competence Interview (JACI): Current usage in juvenile competence to stand trial evaluations. Poster presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society conference, Portland, OR.

Wechsler, H.J., Wise, R., Kehn, A., & Cramer, R.J. (2013, March). From the lab to the courtroom: Assessing attorney beliefs concerning scientific evidence and expert credibility. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Wevodau, A.L., Cuervo, V., Cramer, R.J., Clark, J.W., & Kehn, A. (2013, March). Emotional Response as a Mediator of the Effects of Victim Impact Statements. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Young-Lundquist, B., Kan, L. Y., Caillouet, B., & McLaughlin, J. (2012, March). Review of sanity laws and procedures: ethical and practical considerations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Puerto Rico.


2012

Allen, B., Henderson, C., Johnson, J. C., Gharagozloo, L., & Oseni, A. (2012, November). A meta-analysis of trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral interventions for child and adolescent traumatic stress. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Los Angeles, CA.

Amacker, A. M., Miller, A. K., Duncan, J. M., & Johnson, S. M. (2012, March). What is it about (reduced) similarity perceptions that perpetuates sexual assault victim culpability attributions? A content analysis of similarity thought listings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Armstrong, N. Mena, C., & Allen, B. (2012, June). Clinician perceptions of the barriers and solutions to the implementation of empirically-supported treatments for maltreated children. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Chicago, IL.

Armstrong, N., Fraser, T., Allen, B., Tellez, A., Wevodau, A., Woods, C., & Percosky, A. (2012, March).  Perpetrator age in retrospective reports of child sexual abuse does not influence later development of psychological problems. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Bitting, B. S., Miller, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., Cramer, R. J., & Percosky, A. B. (2012, March). Evidence supporting a personality-and-attitudes model of insanity evaluations in a jury sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Boccaccini, M. T., Murrie, D. C., Rufino, K., & Guarnera, L. (2012, March). Were evaluators influenced by the side that retained them: Results from an experimental study of adversarial allegiance? In M. T. Boccaccini (Chair), Are forensic evaluators retained by the side that paid them?  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Clark, J. W., Cramer, R. J., Percosky, A., Rufino, K. A., Miller, R. W., & Johnson, S. (2012, March). Simple heuristics: Juror perceptions of victim names and the role of need for cognition. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Cramer, R. J., Clark, J., Pennington, C., Kehn, A., Harris, P.B., Sanders, J., & Stroud, C.H. (2012, March).  Hate crimes against sexual and gender minorities: Policy compliance and juror need for cognition. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Gardner, B., Boccaccini, M. T., Rufino, K. A., & Murrie, D. C. (2012, March). Using offenders’ PAI scores to understand evaluators’ PCL-R scoring tendencies.  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Gharagozloo, L., Henderson, C. E., & Fraser, T. (2012, March). Traumatic stress, victimization, and substance use treatment outcomes in a randomized controlled trial testing ACRA. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society. San Juan, PR.

Gonzalez, Jr., E., Varela, J. G., Canales, E. J., Percosky, A. B., & Tellez, A. (2012). Comparisons of criminogenic needs, risk, and strengths between veterans and non-veteran inmates as measured by the IORNS. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Gonzalez, Jr., E., Varela, J. G., Clark, J. W., Cramer, R. J., Rodriguez, M. C., Cuervo, V. A., & Sartain, W. (2012). Evaluating juror immigration attitudes: Development and validation of the Attitudes Toward Immigrants and Immigration Scale (ATIIS). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Hamilton, P. (2012, March).  Cross-validation the IORNS in a sample of sexual offenders being evaluated for SVP commitment. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2012, March). Rater differences in PCL:SV scoring in the MacArthur Study of Mental Disorder and Violence. In A. Forth (Chair), Psychopathy and risk decisions: Clinical and legal implications. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Hawes, S., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2012, March). Predictive validity of PCL-R scores among sex offenders: Meta-analytic findings. In A. Forth (Chair), Psychopathy and risk decisions: Clinical and legal implications. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.  

Kline, S., Varela, J. G., Boccaccini, M. T. (2012, March) Does the Personality Assessment Inventory predict violent recidivism similarly for White, Black, and Latino sex offenders? Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Miller, A. K., Amacker, A. M., Duncan, J. M., Stein, M. L., Gardner, B. O., Bitting, B. S., & Cramer, R. J. (2012, January). Insanity in the eye of the beholder: A personality-and-attitudes model of laypersons’ evaluations of legal insanity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Miller, A. K., Markman, K. D., Amacker, A. M., & Menaker, T. A. (2012, March). Expressed sexual assault legal context and victim culpability attributions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Miller, A. K., Nelson, D. V., Menaker, T. A., & Backstrom, T. L. (2012, March). Self-regulatory focus “promotes” positive transformation: A motivated goal-pursuit conceptualization of posttraumatic growth. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Miller, A. K., Wang, D., Backstrom, T. L., & Canales, E. J. (2012, March). Culpability attributions toward acquaintance sexual assault victims: The role of racial hypersexuality stereotypes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M. T., Guarnera, L., Rufino, K., & Binns, M. (2012, March). Participants as discussants: Forensic evaluators discuss study implications and limitations. In M. T. Boccaccini (Chair), Are forensic evaluators retained by the side that paid them?  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M. T., Guarnera, L., Rufino, K., & Binns, M. (2012, March). Using experimental methods to study forensic assessment. In M. T. Boccaccini (Chair), Are forensic evaluators retained by the side that paid them?  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Percosky, A., Boccaccini, M. T., & Bitting, B. (2012, March). Personality Assessment Inventory scores as predictors of misbehavior during community-based sex offender treatment. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Rice, A. R., Boccaccini, M. T., & Collier, T. L. (2012, March).  Evaluator differences in assigning Static-99 scores. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Rice, A., Boccaccini, M. T., Murrie, D. C., Mercado, C., Quesada, S., Hawes, S., & Jeglic, E. (2012, March). Implications of Static-99 field reliability findings for score use and reporting. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Rufino, K. A., Boccaccini, M. T., Jackson, R., & Murrie, D. C. (2012, March). PAI scores as predictors of misconduct among sex offenders civilly committed as sexually violent predators. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Rufino, K. A. & Cramer, R. J., Miller, S. L., & White, J. (2012, March). A validation study of the DSM-5 trait definition of borderline personality disorder in a criminal sample. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Rufino, K. A., Fox, K. A., Cramer, R., J., & Kercher, G. A. (2012, March). The gang-victimization link: Considering the effects of ethnicity and protective behaviors among prison inmates. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Sanders-Guerrero, J., Varela, J. G., Price, J., & Gonzalez, Jr., E. (2012). Police officers’ and supervisors’ expectations of supervisor interventions following mental health treatment. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Stroud, C.H., Cramer, R.J., Fletcher, L.M., Titcomb, C., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2012, March). Does witness personality matter? Exploring meta-factors of expert witness persuasion. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Tellez, A., Varela, J. G., Boccaccini, M. T., Gonzalez, Jr., E., Rice, A. K., Percosky, A. B., & Kline, S. A. (2012). Role of Language in Perceptions of Emotional Expression and Miranda Comprehension: An Exploratory Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Turner, D., Chevalier, C., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2012, March). Do SVP jurors believe that offenders with higher risk measure scores are more likely to reoffend? Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Varela, J. G., Gonzalez, Jr., E., Cramer, R. J., Clark, J. W., Cuervo, V. A., & Sartain, W. (2012). The moderating role of blameworthiness in jurors’ verdict of punishment decisions in anti-Latino hate crimes. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, PR.


2011

Amacker, A. M., Miller, A. K., Duncan, J. M., & Johnson, S. M. (2011, March). A temporal examination of perceived similarity and sexual-assault victim blame. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Boccaccini, M.T., Rufino, K., Turner, D., & Murrie, D. C. (2011, March). Do some evaluators assign consistently higher PCL-R facet scores than others? Yes and No. In D. C. Murrie (Chair), Field reliability and field validity of forensic assessment techniques.  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL. 

Clark, J.W., Rufino, K., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2011, March). Does the method of communicating Static-99R findings influence juror perceptions of risk? Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Colbourn, S.Lotts, V.A. (2011, November).  Evidence-Based Treatment Mitigates Recovery Environment Risks Among Adolescent Substance Users. Poster session presented at the meeting of the TX Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX.

Duncan, J. M., Anastasi, J. S., Amacker, A. M., & Becker, K. K. (2011, March). Computer Administration and Eyewitness Identification Accuracy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Gharagozloo, L., & Henderson, C. (2011, October). Traumatic stress, victimization, and substance use treatment outcomes in a randomized controlled trial testing the adolescent community reinforcement approach. Paper presented at the Annual Addictions Health Research Conference. Fairfax, VA.

Hamilton, A.A., Loveland, J.E., Calkins Mercado, C. & Jeglic, E.J. (2010, May). Denial and recidivism in sex Offenders:  Analysis of a NJ sample by offense type. Poster presented at New York State Psychological Association Annual Conference, Fairport, NY.

Hamilton, A.A., Mercado, C. C., Loveland, J.E. & Jeglic, E. L. (2011, March). Denial and recidivism in sex offenders:  An examination across offense type. Poster presented at the Fourth International Congress on Psychology and Law, Miami, FL.

Harris, P.B., Stroud, C.H., & Cramer, R.J. (2011, March). Psychotic processing as a moderator of suicide risk in criminal offenders: A conceptual extension of the Cry of Pain Model. Poster presented at American Psychology and Law Society Conferences, Miami, Florida.

Henderson, C., North, L., Lotts, V., Gharagozloo, L., Wevodau, A., Rufino, K., Oseni, A., & Colbourn, S. (2011, October). Effectiveness of the adolescent community reinforcement approach for justice-involved youth: Results from an independently conducted randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the Annual Addictions Health Research Conference. Fairfax, VA.

Henderson, C.E., Rufino, K., Wevodau, A., McDonald, D., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2011, March). Adolescent psychopathy moderates treatment outcomes in a randomized controlled substance abuse treatment trial. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Kan, L., Murrie, D. C., Guarnera, L., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2011, March). A study space analysis of field reliability for common forensic evaluations. In D. C. Murrie (Chair), Field Reliability and Field Validity of Forensic Assessment Techniques.  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL. 

Lotts, V. A. & Henderson, C. E. (2011, October). Preliminary Results: Predicting Treatment-related change in adolescent substance use from change in recovery environment. In C.E. Henderson (Chair), Effectiveness of the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach for Justice-Involved Youth: Results from an Independently Conducted Randomized Controlled Trial.  Symposium conducted at the meeting of Addiction Health Services Research, Fairfax, VA.

Miller, A. K., Amacker, A. M., & King, A. R. (2011, March). A path model of perceiver variables predicting culpability attributions toward sexual assault victims. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Miller, A. K., Canales, E. J., Amacker, A. M., Backstrom, T. L., & Gidycz, C. A. (2011, March). Narrative analysis methods in sexual victimization and revictimization research. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Miller, A. K., Duncan, J. M., Bitting, B. S., Amacker, A. M., Canales, E. J., Duran, I. Y., Backstrom, T. L., Menaker, T. A., Cramer, R. J., & Gardner, B. O. (2011, March). Personality and perceived “mental defect” relevance to the insanity defense. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Miller, A.K., Rufino, K., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2011, March). On individual differences in person perception: Raters’ personality traits relate to their Psychopathy Checklist-Revised scoring tendencies. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M.T., & Rufino, K. (2011, March).  Field validity of the PCL-R in sex offender risk assessment. In D. C. Murrie (Chair), Field Reliability and Field Validity of Forensic Assessment Techniques.  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL. 

Nobles, M. R., Cramer, R. J., Campbell, C., Rufino, K. A., & Kercher, G. A. (2011, March). A moderation analysis of crime victimization, Perpetration, and low self-control. Poster presented at the Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, Florida.

North, L. W., Henderson, C. E., & Lotts, V. (2011, October). Substance abuse and comorbid problems in adolescents. Paper presented at the Annual Addictions Health Research Conference. Fairfax, VA.

Rufino, K., Boccaccini, M.T., Canales, E., & Young, B. (2011, March). Correctional staff rate offenders lower on adaptive functioning than offenders rate themselves. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Rufino, K., Boccaccini, M.T., Hawes, S., & Murrie, D. C. (2011, March). An independent examination of PCL-R scores for sex offenders evaluated by opposing mental health experts. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Rufino, K. A., Fox, K. A., & Kercher, G. A. (2011, March). Crime victimization among gang and non-gang prison inmates: Examining perceptions of social disorganization.  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, Florida.

Sauvagnat, C. L., Varela, J. G., Lotts, V. A., & McGorty, A. L. (2011, March). Does Emotional Intelligence Influence the Relation between Life Stress and Mental Health Problems among Probationers?   Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Stein, M., & Miller, A. K. (2011, March). Battered women who kill: The role of perceiver characteristics in culpability attributions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Turner, D.B., Wevodau, A., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2011, March). SVP jurors’ beliefs about the recidivism rate that indicates an offender is “likely” to reoffend. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Varela, J.G., Boccaccini, M.T., Gonzalez, Jr., E., Gharagozloo, L., & Johnson, S. (2011, March). Do defense attorney referrals for competence to stand trial evaluations depend on whether the client speaks English or Spanish? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.

Varela, J., Boccaccini, M.T., Gonzalez, Jr., E., & Murrie, D. C. (2011, March). Do the Static-99 and Static-99R perform similarly for White, Black, and Hispanic offenders? In D. C. Murrie (Chair), Field Reliability and Field Validity of Forensic Assessment Techniques.  Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL. 

Wevodau, A., Boccaccini, M.T., Tellez, A., & Percosky, A. (2011, March). Is expert testimony in SVP proceedings consistent with sexual offender recidivism research? A content analysis.  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL.


2010

Hawes, S., Rufino, K., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2010, March). A meta-analytic review of sex offender psychopathy scores. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Henderson, C. E., North, L. W., Wevodau, A. L., Lotts, V., Gharagozloo, L., & Colbourn, S. (2010, December). Effectiveness of the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach for Justice-Involved Youth: Results from an Independently Conducted Randomized Controlled Trial. Poster presented at the Annual Joint Meeting for Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness, Baltimore, MD.

Meeks, M., Stein, M., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2010, March). Possible explanations for poor rater-agreement on risk measure scores in TX SVP proceedings.  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Miller, A. K., Nelson, D. V., Backstrom, T. L., Canales, E. J., Menaker, T. A., & Wang, D. (2010, August). Ethnicity, ethnic identification, and posttraumatic spiritual growth. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M.T., Rufino, K., & Jackson, B. (2010, March). Towards understanding poor PCL-R reliability “in the field”: Lessons from a disappointing PCL-R research training. In I. Packer (Chair), Issues in Psychopathy Assessment. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, Canada. 

North, L. W., Henderson, C. E., & Wevodau, A. L. (2010, August). The effectiveness of adolescent psychosocial substance abuse treatments on comorbid conduct problems. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. San Diego, CA.

Simpler, A. H., & Parmenter, B. A. (2010, June). Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised (BVMT-R) performances of civil and forensic patients who pass or fail the Medical Symptom Validity Test (MSVT). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.

Simpler, A. H., Young, B., John, S., Boccaccini, M. T., Buchanan, S., & Baird, S. (2010, March). Psychometric properties of the Psychopathic Personality Inventory-Revised (PPI-R) in a female offender sample. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Turner, D., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2010, March). Are PCL-R scores from state or defense experts more predictive of future offending?  In I. Packer (Chair), Issues in Psychopathy Assessment. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, Canada. 

Young, B., Boccaccini, M. T., Simpler, A., & Sauvagnat, C. L. (2010, March) Are self-report adaptive functioning scores biased for offenders with high levels of psychopathic traits?  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, Canada.


2009

Amacker, A. & Littleton, H. (2009, August). Perceived similarity and responsibility attributions to a sexual assault victim. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Boccaccini, M.T., Turner, D., & Murrie, D. C. (2009, March). Do some evaluators report consistently higher or lower PCL-R scores than others?  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Bye, K. S., Langelier, A., Littleton, H., & Taquechel, A. G. (2008, November). Cumulative effects of multiple traumas on quality of life: Benevolence beliefs as a potential mediator. In H. Littleton (Chair), Risk and resilience following mass trauma: The Virginia Tech campus shootings. Symposium [accepted for presentation] at the meeting of The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL. 

Bye, K. S. & Littleton, H. (2009, August). Examination of Rape Supportive Attitudes in a Multi-ethnic College Sample. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada. 

Caillouet, B., Boccaccini, M. T., Talamentez, J., Lotts, V., & Woods, C. (2009, March). Witness preparation training and mock juror comprehension. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Gurley, J.R., Henderson, C.E., Woods, C., Sanders, J., Bye, K, & Castillo, K. (2009, March). An examination of scoring accuracy of the WAIS-III and WISC-IV: Implications for forensic practice. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Hawes, S., Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D. C., & Caperton, J. (2009, March). Risk scores, mandatory supervision, and recidivism among SVP candidates. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Hawes, S., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2009, March). Detection of overreporting of psychopathology on the PAI: A meta-analytic review.  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Heinonen, L., Boccaccini, M.T., & Clark, J.W. (2009, March). Does the Juror Bias Scale predict verdicts in real cases? In R. Cramer (Chair), Trial consultation: Present and future. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX. 

Littleton, H., Bye, K., Amacker, A., & Rickelm, A. (2009, April). Stress during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes: A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Montreal, Canada.

McGorty, A.M., & Murrie, D. (2009, August). Pediatric bipolar disorder phenotypes: A prototype analysis. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Meeks, M., Boccaccini, M.T., & Turner, D. (2009, March). Evidence or experts? SVP jurors beliefs about influences in their trial decisions.  In D. Krauss (Chair), Expert witness testimony in sexually violent predator trials. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Meeks, M., Turner, D., Woods, C., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2009, March). Which diagnoses do experts identify as “behavioral abnormalities” for SVP offenders? Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Miller, A. K., Amacker, A., Backstrom, T., Velasco, L. F., & Canales, E. (2009, August). Posttraumatic growth (PTG) and sexual revictimization (SRV): A prospective study. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Miller, A. K., Canales, E., Amacker, A., Velasco, L. F., Menaker, T. & Markman, K.D. (2009, February). Mutability and propensity in judgments of sexual-assault victim blame. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (APA Division 8), Justice and Morality Preconference, Tampa, FL.

Miller, A. K., Rose, J. F., Wang, D., Backstrom, T., Canales, E., Kennedy, E., Menaker, T., Duncan, J., King, A, & Lee, B. (2009, February). Development and validation of the Acceptance of Modern Myths of Ethnic Sexuality (AMMES) scale: An initial validation report. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (APA Division 8), Justice and Morality Preconference, Tampa, FL.

Miller, R. S., Bye, K. S., Castillo, K. D., & Husband, K.  (2009, May).  Active attention to relationship alternatives is deleterious, but passive alertness is not.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco.

Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M.T., & Turner, D. (2009, March). How research on SVP juries should—and should not—inform expert testimony in SVP trials. In D. Krauss (Chair), Expert witness testimony in sexually violent predator trials. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

North, L.W., Henderson, C.E., Wevodau, A., Isgitt, J., Lee, B. (2009, August). Psychosocial outcomes of substance abuse treatment in adolescents: a meta-analysis. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Rufino, K., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2009, March). Clinical judgment and rater-agreement for risk measure items.  Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Rufino, K., Heinonen, L., Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D. C., & Edens, J. (2009, March). What do PCL rater- agreement coefficients tell us about forensic practice? Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

 Rufino, K., Kercher, G., & Johnson, M. (2009, August). College student victimization: Risk and protective factors. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Sanders, J.S., Nungaray, K. M., Spears, C., & Anastasi, J.S. (2009, August). Examining the own-race bias using racially ambiguous faces. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Stein, M., Schlesinger, L.B., & Pinizzotto, A. (2009, March). Necrophilia and sexual homicide. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Stonger, M., Henderson, C., & Murrie, D. (2009, March). Psychopathy features among juveniles incarcerated in adult prisons. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Turner, D., Boccaccini, M.T., Meeks, M., & Murrie, D. C. (2009, March). Real SVP jurors’ beliefs about what influences their decisions. In D. Krauss (Chair), Expert witness testimony in sexually violent predator trials. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX. 

Wevodau, A.L., & Blumenthal, J.B. (2009, March). The Impact of Victim Impact Statements: A Meta-Analytic Review. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Woods, C., Varela, J., Boccaccini, M.T., & Clark, J.W. (2009, March). Juror race, juror bias, and jury verdicts over an eight-year period. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.