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Abate, A. & Venta, A. (in press). Perceptions of the legal system and recidivism: Investigating the mediating role of perceptions of chances for success in juvenile offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Bailey, C. A., Abate, A., Sharp, C., Venta, A. (in press). Psychometric evaluation of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems 32. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic.

Ball, E. M., Abate, A. C., Airrington, M. D., Taylor, L. K., & Venta, A. C (in press). When and how do race and ethnicity explain patterns of dysfunctional discipline? Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Boland, J. & Rosenfeld, B. (in press). The role of controlled substance use in diversion outcomes among mentally ill offenders: A pilot study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Formon, D. L., Schmidt, A. T., & Henderson, C. (in press).  Examining employment outcomes of offender and non-offender vocational program graduates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Kavish, N., Bailey, C., Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (in press). On the relation between general intelligence and psychopathic traits: An examination of inpatient adolescents. Child Psychiatry & Human Development.

Tomei, J., Cramer, R. J., Boccaccini, M. T., & Ryba-Panza, N. (in press). The gay panic defense: Legal defense strategy or reinforcement of homophobia in court? Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi:10.1177/0886260517713713


Bailey, C. A., Galicia, B. E., & Venta, A. C. (2018). Working with unauthorized immigrant minors. Texas Psychologist, 77(1), 11-15.

Boccaccini, M. T., & Hart, J. R. (2018). Response style on the Personality Assessment Inventory and other multiscale inventories. In R. Rogers & S. D. Bender (Eds.), Clinical assessment of malingering and deception (4th ed., pp. 280-300). New York: Guilford.

Venta, A., Ball Cooper, E., Shmueli-Goetz, Y., & Sharp, C. (2018). Artificial neural network coding of the Child Attachment Interview using linguistic data. Attachment & Human Development, 20,  62-83. doi:10.1080/14616734.2017.1378239


Abate, A., Marshall, K., Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (2017). Trauma and Aggression: Investigating the Mediating Role of Mentalizing in Female and Male Inpatient Adolescents. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 48, 881–890.

Abate, A., & Venta, A. C. (2017). Racial disparity in the justice system: Moving forward for youth. Texas Psychologist, 76(2), 7-8.

Allen, B. & Hoskowitz, N.A. (2017). Structured Trauma-Focused CBT and unstructured play/experiential techniques in the treatment of sexually abused children: A field study with practicing clinicians. Child Maltreatment, 22, 112-120. doi:10.1177/1077559516681866

Boccaccini, M. T., Chevalier, C., Murrie, D. C., & Varela, J. G. (2017). Psychopathy Checklist-Revised use and reporting practices in sexually violent predator evaluations. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 29, 592-614.doi:10.1177/1079063215612443

Boccaccini, M. T., Harris, P. B., Schranz, K., & Varela, J. G. (2017). Personality Assessment Inventory scores as predictors of referrals, evaluator opinions, and commitment decisions in sexually violent predator cases. Journal of Personality Assessment, 99, 472-480. doi:10.1080/00223891.2016.1269775

Boccaccini, M.T., Rice, A. K., Helmus, L. M., Harris, P. B., & Murrie, D. C. (2017). Field validity of Static-99/R scores in a state-wide sample of 34,687 convicted sexual offenders. Psychological Assessment, 29, 611-623. doi:10.1037/pas0000377 

Boccaccini, M. T., Rufino, K., Jeon, H., & Murrie, D. C. (2017). Does the predictive validity of psychopathy ratings depend on the clinical experience of the raters? International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 16, 130-138. doi:10.1080/14999013.2016.1266421

Bryson, C. N., Cramer, R. J., & Schmidt, A. T. (2017). Traumatic brain injury and lifetime suicidality: Applying the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory perspective. Death Studies, 41, 399-405. doi:10.1080/07481187.2017.1320340 

Cramer, R. J., Bryson, C. N., Eichorst, M., Keyes, L. N., & Ridge, B. E. (2017). Conceptualization and pilot testing of a core competency-based training workshop in suicide risk assessment and management. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 233-238.  doi:10.1002/jclp.22329

Cramer, R. J., La Guardia, A. C., Bryson, C. N., & Morgan, K. (2017). The intersection of non-suicidal self-injury and suicide-related behavior: Patterns of elevated risk and implications for college mental health. Journal of American College Health, 31, 1-9. doi:10.1080/07448481.2017.1312416.

Cramer, R. J., Laxton, K. L., Chandler, J. F., Kehn, A., Bate, B. P., Clark, J. W.  (2017)Political identity, type of victim, and hate crime-related beliefs as predictors of views concerning hate crime penalty enhancement laws. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 17, 262-285.

Cramer, R.J., Wechsler, H.J., Miller, S.L., Yenne, E. (2017). Suicide prevention in correctional settings: Current standards, and recommendations for research, prevention and training. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 23, 313-328.

Cramer, R. J., Wevodau, A. L., Gardner, B. O., & Bryson, C. N. (2017). A validation study of the need for affect-short form in legal contexts. Journal of Personality Assessment, 99, 67-77. doi:10.1080/00223891.2016.1205076

Falkenbach, D. M., Reinhard, E. E., & Larson, F. R. R. (2017). Theory based gender differences in psychopathy subtypes. Personality and Individual Differences, 105, 1-6.

Gardner, B. O., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2017). Does the convergent validity of the PAI Antisocial Features scale depend on offender response style? Journal of Personality Assessment, 99, 481-493. doi:10.1080/00223891.2017.1296846

Gowensmith, W. N., Sessarego, S., McKee, M., Horkott, S., McCallum, K., Maclean, N. (2017). Diagnostic field reliability in forensic mental health evaluations. Psychological Assessment, 29, 692-700. doi:10.1037/pas0000425

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Rice, A. K. (2017). Field measures of psychopathy and sexual deviance as predictors of recidivism among sexual offenders. Psychological Assessment, 29, 639-651. doi:10.1037/pas0000394

Hart, J. R., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2017). Attachment and thought problems in an adolescent inpatient sample: The mediational role of theory of mind. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 78, 38-47. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.07.002

Jeon, H., Boccaccini, M. T., Varela, J. G., & Jo, E. (2017). Rater training and experience in Psychopathy Checklist research studies. The Korean Journal of Forensic Psychology, 8, 61-83.

Kavish, N., Fowler-Finn, K., & Boutwell, B. (2017) Criminology’s Modern Synthesis: Remaking the Science of Crime with Darwinian Insight. In T. Shackelford & V. Zeigler-Hill (Eds.), The evolution of psychopathology (pp. 171-183). New York: Springer.

Lawson G.M., Camins, J.S., Wisse, L., Wu, J., Duda, J.T., Cook, P.A., Gee, J.C., & Farah, M.J. (2017). Childhood socioeconomic status and childhood maltreatment: Distinct associations with brain structure. PLOS ONE, 12(4): e0175690.

Marshall, K., Venta, A., Henderson, C., Barker, M., & Sharp, C. (2017). Linguistic analysis as a method for assessing symptoms after sexual trauma among female adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 26, 910-926.

Mattos, L., Schmidt, A., Henderson, C. E., & Hogue, A. (2017). Therapeutic alliance and treatment outcome in the outpatient treatment of urban adolescents: The role of callous-unemotional traits. Psychotherapy, 54, 136-147. doi:10.1037/pst0000093

McCallum, K. E., Boccaccini, M. T., & Bryson, C. N. (2017). The influence of risk assessment instrument scores on evaluators’ risk opinions and containment recommendations. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 1213-1235. doi:10.1177/0093854817707232

McKenzie, S. M., & Crosby, J. W. (2017). Examining factors influencing sentencing decisions in school shootings. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 9, 38-49. doi:10.1108/JACPR-10-2015-0193

Venta, A., Muñoz, C., & Bailey, C. (2017). What language does your internal working model speak? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48, 813-834. doi:10.1177/0022022117704053

Yenne, E. (2017). Student voice: Learning the importance of professional advocacy. The National Psychologist, 26(4), 20.


Bailey, C. A., Smock, W. S., Melendez, A. M., & El-Mallakh, R. S. (2016). Conducted-energy device (Taser) usage in subjects with mental illness. The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 44, 213-217.

Bailey, J. M., Bernhard, P. A., & Hsu, K. J. (2016). An Internet study of men sexually attracted to children: Correlates of sexual offending against children. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 989-1000. doi:10.1037/abn0000213

Bailey, J. M., Hsu, K. J., & Bernhard, P. A. (2016). An Internet study of men sexually attracted to children: Sexual attraction patterns. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 976-988. doi:10.1037/abn0000212

Bate, B. P. (2016) Juror perceptions of women as expert witnesses: Suggestions for the effects of testimony complexity, gender-intrusive questioning, and perceived credibility. The Jury Expert, 28 (1), 1-5.

Boccaccini, M. T., Kan, L, Y., Rufino, K., Noland, R. M., Young-Lundquist, B. A., & Canales, E. (2016). Correspondence between correctional staff and offender ratings of adaptive behavior. Psychological Assessment,28, 1608-1615. 10.1037/pas0000333

Boccaccini, M.T., Kwartner, P., & Harris, P. B. (2016). Testifying in court: Evidence-based recommendations for expert-witness testimony (pp. 506-520). In R. Jackson & R. Roesch (Eds.), Learning forensic assessment (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.

Burks, A.C., & Cramer, R.J. (2016). Gender identity and sexual orientation in the assessment and management of suicide. In V. Brabender & J. Mihura (Eds.) Handbook of gender, sex, and psychological assessment (pp. 353-369). New York, NY: Routledge.

Cramer. R. J., Bryson, C. N., Stroud, C. H., & Ridge, B. E. (2016). A pilot test of a graduate course in suicide theory, risk assessment and management. Teaching of Psychology, 43, 238-242.doi:10.1177/0098628316649483.

Cramer, R. J., Bryson, C. N., Gardner, B. O., & Webber, W. B. (2016). Can preferences in information processing aid in understanding suicide risk among emerging adults? Death Studies, 40, 383-391. doi:10.1080/07481187.2016.1166161.

Cramer, R. J., Moore, C. E., Bryson, C. N. (2016). A test of the Trait-Interpersonal Model of suicide proneness in emerging adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 102, 252-259. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.07.011

Cramer, R.J., Johnson, J.C., Crosby, J.W., Henderson, C.E., La Guardia, A., & Stroud, C.H. (2016).  Personality, coping, and mental health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual community members. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 272-278. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.10.025

Harris, P. B. (2016). Forensic assessment III: Interpreting evaluation findings (pp. xx-yy). In G. Pirelli, R. A. Beatty, & P. A. Zapf (Eds.), The ethical practice of forensic psychology: A casebook. New York: Oxford University Press.

Henderson, C. E., Wevodau, A., Henderson, S., Colbourn, S., Gharagozloo, L., North, L., & Lotts, V. (2016). An independent replication of the Adolescent-Community Reinforcement Approach with justice-involved youth. American Journal on Addictions, 25, 233-240. doi:10.1111/ajad.12366

Stein, M. L., Kan, L. Y., & Henderson, C. E. (2016). Do Psycholegal Abilities Mediate the Relationship between Psychiatric Diagnoses and Competence to Stand Trial Opinions? Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice. doi:10.1080/15228932.2015.1090230

Tomei, J., & Cramer, R.J. (2016). Legal policies in conflict: The gay panic defense and hate crime legislation. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 16, 217-235. doi:10.1080/15228932.2016.1192331

Wechsler, H. (2016). Treatment (pp. 300-336). In G. Pirelli, R. A. Beatty, & P. A. Zapf (Eds.), The ethical practice of forensic psychology: A casebook. New York: Oxford University Press.


Allen, B., & Hoskowitz, N. A. (2015). Nontraditional trauma therapies for youth: A review and synthesis. Austin, TX: Upbring, [White paper].

Burks, A. C., Cramer, R. J., Henderson, C. E., Stroud, C. H., Crosby, J. W., & Graham, J. (2015). Frequency, nature and correlates of hate crime victimization experiences in an urban sample of lesbian, gay and bisexual community members. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi:10.1177/0886260515605298

Chevalier, C., Boccaccini, M. T., Murrie, D. C., & Varela, J. G. (2015). Static-99R reporting practices in sexually violent predator cases: Does norm selection reflect adversarial allegiance? Law and Human Behavior, 39, 209-218. doi:10.1037/lhb0000114

Cramer, R. J., Burks, A. C., Stroud, C. H., Bryson, C. N. (2015). A moderated mediation analysis of suicide proneness among lesbian, gay, and bisexual community members. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 34, 622-641. doi:10.1521/jscp.2015.34.7.622

Cramer, R. J., Chevalier, C. S, Gemberling, T. M., Stroud, C. H., & Graham, J. (2015). A confirmatory factor analytic evaluation of the Klein Sexual Orientation Grid. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2, 123-129. doi:10.1037/sgd0000102

Cramer, R. J., Colbourn, S. L., Gemberling, T. M., Graham, J., & Stroud, C. H. (2015). Substance-related coping, HIV-related factors, and mental health among an HIV-positive sexual minority community sample. AIDS Care, 27, 1063-1068. doi:10.1080/09540121.2015.1024097

Gardner, B. O., Boccaccini, M. T., Bitting, B., & Edens, J. F. (2015). Personality Assessment Inventory scores as predictors of misconduct, recidivism, and violence: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Assessment, 27, 534-544. doi:10.1037/pas0000065

Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., Miller, R. S., Stroud, C. H., Noland, R. M., & Graham, J. (2015). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual identity as a moderator of relationship functioning after sexual assault. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30, 3431-3452. doi:10.1177/0886260514563834

Harris, P. B., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2015). Rater differences in psychopathy measure scoring and predictive validity. Law and Human Behavior, 39, 321-331. doi:10.1037/lhb0000115

McCallum, K. E., MacLean, N., & Gowensmith, W.N. (2015). The impact of defendant ethnicity on the psycholegal opinions of forensic mental health evaluators. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry,39, 6-12. doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.01.015

Pennington, C. R., Cramer, R. J., Miller, H. A., & Anastasi, J. S. (2015). Psychopathy, depression, and anxiety as predictors of suicidal ideation in offenders. Death Studies39, 288-295. doi:10.1080/07481187.2014.99195

Pirelli, G., Wechsler, H., & Cramer, R. (2015). Psychological evaluations for firearm ownership: Legal foundations, practice, and a conceptual framework. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 46, 250-257. doi:10.1037/pro0000023

Stroud, C.H., Cramer, R.J., LaGuardia, A.C., Crosby, J.W., & Henderson, C.E. (2015). Personality, spirituality, suicide and self-injury proneness among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults. Personality and Mental Health, 18, 777-788. doi:10.1080/13674676.2015.1096240

Turner, D. B., Boccaccini, M. T., Murrie, D. C., & Harris, P. B. (2015). Jurors report that risk scores matter in SVP trials, but that other factors matter more. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 33, 56-73.  doi:10.1002/bsl.2154

Wechsler, H. Cramer, R., Kehn, A., Wosje, R., Boccaccini, M. T., & Varela, J. (2015). Judicial perception of evidentiary issues in granting a writ of habeas corpus. Court Review, 51, 152-161.

Wechsler, H., Kehn, A., Wise, R., Cramer, R. (2015). Attorney beliefs concerning scientific evidence and expert witness credibility. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 41, 58-66. doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.03.008

Wise, R., Wechsler, H., Kehn, A., Wise, R., Cramer, R. (2015, November). Attorneys’ knowledge and beliefs about expert credibility. The Champion Magazine, p. 38.


Allen, B., & Armstrong, N. E. (2014). Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: An overview. In Allen, B., & Kronenberg, M. (Eds.), Treating trauma-exposed children: A casebook of evidence- based treatments. New York: Guilford Press.

Allen, B. & Armstrong, N. E. (2014). Burden of proof: The evidence clinicians require before implementing an intervention. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 19, 52-56. doi:10.1111/camh.12005

Allen, B., Tellez, A., Wevodau, A., Woods, C. L., & Percosky, A. (2014). The impact of sexual abuse committed by a child on mental health in adulthood. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29, 2257-2272.

Allen, B., Wilson, K W., & Armstrong, N. E. (2014). Changing clinicians' beliefs about treatment for children experiencing trauma: The impact of intensive training in an evidence-based, trauma- focused treatment. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 6, 384-389. doi:10.1037/a003653

Bate, B.P., Cramer, R.J., & Ray, R.E. (2014). Defense responses to jailhouse informant testimony. The Jury Expert, 26 (1), 24-28.

Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D. C., Rufino, K. A., & Gardner, B. O. (2014). Evaluator differences in PCL-R factor and facet level scoring.  Law and Human Behavior, 38, 337-345. doi:10.1037/lhb0000069

Boccaccini, M. T., Murrie, D. C., & Turner, D. B. (2014). Jurors’ views on the value and objectivity of mental health expert witnesses. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 32, 483-495. doi:10.1002/bsl.2129

Cramer, R. J., Clark, J. W., Kehn A, Burks, A. C., & Wechsler, H. J. (2014). A mock juror investigation of blame attribution in the punishment of hate crime perpetrators. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 37, 551-557. doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2014.02.028 

Cramer, R. J., Parrott, C., Gardner, B. O., Stroud, C. H., Boccaccini, M. T., & Griffin, M. (2014). An exploratory study of meta-factors of expert witness persuasion. Journal of Individual Differences, 35, 1-11. doi:10.1027/1614-0001/a000123

Gemberling, T. M., & Cramer, R. J. (2014). Expert testimony on sensitive myth-ridden topics: Ethics and recommendations for psychological professionals. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45, 120-127. doi:10.1037/a0036184

Hawes, S. W., Byrd, A. L., Henderson, C. E., Gazda, R. L., Burke, J. D., Loeber, R., & Pardini, D. A. (2014). Refining the Parent-Reported Inventory of Callous-Unemotional Traits in Boys with Conduct Problems. Psychological Assessment, 26, 256-266. doi:10.1037/a0034718; 10.1037/a0034718

Johnson, S., Cramer, R. J., Conroy, M. A., & Gardner, B. O. (2014). The role of and challenges for psychologists in physician assisted suicide. Death Studies, 38, 582-588. doi:1080/07481187.2013.820228

Knighton, J. C., Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M. T., & Turner, D. B. (2014). How likely is “likely to reoffend” in sex offender civil commitment trials? Law and Human Behavior, 38, 294-304. doi:10.1037/lhb0000079

McLaughlin, J., &, Kan, L. (2014). Test usage in four common types of forensic mental health assessment.  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45, 128–135. doi:10.1037/a0036318

Rice, A. K., Boccaccini, M. T., Harris, P. B., & Hawes, S. W. (2014).  Does field reliability for Static-99 scores decrease as scores increase? Psychological Assessment, 26, 1085-1094. doi.10.1037/pas0000009

Stroud, C.H., Cramer, R.J., & Miller, R.S. (2014). A trait-affect model of understanding perceptions of expert witness testimony.  Psychology, Psychiatry, and Law, 21, 333-350.

Tomei, J. & Cramer, R.J. (2014) Perceived credibility of character witnesses: Implications for trial consultation. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 14, 263-275. doi:10.1080/15228932.2014.923710

Tomei, J. & Ryba-Panza, N. (2014). The Juvenile Adjudicative Competence Interview (JACI): Current usage in juvenile competence to stand trial evaluations. Journal of Knowledge and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice and Psychology, 8, 1-10.

Wevodau, A. L., Cramer, R. J., & Clark, J. W. & Kehn, A. (2014). The role of emotion and cognition in juror perceptions of victim impact statements. Social Justice Research, 27, 45-66.

Wevodau, A. L., Cramer, R. J., Kehn, A., & Clark, J. W. (2014). Why the impact?: Negative affective change as a mediator of the effects of victim impact statements. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29, 2284-2903.

Wevodau, A. L., Wevodau, E. L., & Cramer, R. J. (2014). A Social Science Perspective on Victims in the Courtroom: Recommendations for Trial Consultants. Criminal Law Bulletin, 1449-1470.


Allen, B., Cramer, R.J., Harris, P.B., & Rufino, K.A .(2013). Borderline personality pathology as a mediator of the link between childhood maltreatment and adult suicide potential. Archives of Suicide Research, 17, 41-51.

Boccaccini, M. T., Rufino, K. A., Jackson, R. L., & Murrie, D. C. (2013). Personality Assessment Inventory scores as predictors of misconduct among civilly committed sex offenders. Psychological Assessment, 25, 1390-1395. doi:10.1037/a0034048

Boccaccini, M.T., Turner, D. B., Murrie, D.C., Henderson, C.E., & Chevalier, C., (2013). Do scores from risk measures matter to jurors? Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 19, 259-269. doi:10.1037/a0031354

Clark, J.W., Cramer, R. J., Percosky, A., Rufino, K.A., Miller, R.S., &, Johnson, S.A. (2013). Juror perceptions of African-American and Arabic named victims. Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law 20, 781-794.

Cramer, R.J., Johnson, S.M., McLaughlin, J., Rausch, E.M., & Conroy, M.A. (2013). Suicide risk assessment for psychology doctoral programs: Core competencies and a framework for training. Training and Education in Professional Psychology 7, 1-11.

Cramer, R.J., Kehn, A., Pennington, C.R., Wechsler, H.J., Clark, J.W., & Nagle, J. (in Press). An examination of sexual orientation- and transgender-based hate crimes in the post-Matthew Shepard era. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 19, 355-368. doi:10.1037/a0031404

Cramer, R.J., Miller, A.K., Amacker, A.M.., & Burks, A.C. (2013). Openness, right-wing authoritarianism, and antigay prejudice in college students: A mediation model. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60, 64-71.  

Cramer, R.J., Gorter, E.L., Rodriguez, M.C, Clark, J.W., Rice. A.K, & Nobles, M. R. (2013). Blame attribution in court: Conceptualization and measurement of perpetrator blame. Victims & Offenders, 8, 42-55.

Gardner, B.O., Titcomb, C., Cramer, R.J., Stroud, C.H., & Bate, B. (2013). Perceived personality similarity and perceptions of expert testimony. Journal of Individual Differences, 34, 185-192. doi:10.1027/1614-0001/a000113

 Hawes, S. M., Boccaccini, M.T., & Murrie, D. C. (2013). Psychopathy and the combination of psychopathy and sexual deviance as predictors of sexual recidivism: Meta-analytic findings using the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised. Psychological Assessment, 25, 233-243. doi:10.1037/a0030391

Henderson, C. E., Kan, L. Y., North, L. W., & Liddle, H. A. (2013). Treating adolescents with conduct disorder. In L. Grossman & S. Walfish (Eds.), Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals, pp. 49-41. New York, NY: Springer.  

Murrie, D. C., Boccaccini, M. T., Guarnera, L., & Rufino, K. A. (2013). Are forensic experts biased by the side that retained them? Psychological Science, 24, 1889-1897. doi:10.1177/0956797613481812

Percosky, A., Boccaccini, M. T., Bitting, B., & Hamilton, P. (2013).  Personality Assessment Inventory Scores as predictors of treatment compliance and misconduct among sex offenders participating in community-based treatment. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 13, 192-203. doi:10.1080/15228932.2013.795425

Rufino, K., Fox, K., Cramer, R.J., & Kercher, G. (in press).  The gang-victimization link: Considering the effects of ethnicity and protective behaviors among prison inmates. Deviant Behavior, 34, 25-37.

Varela, J.G., Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D.C., Caperton, J., & Gonzalez, Jr., E. (2013). Do the Static-99 and Static-99R perform similarly for White, Black, and Latino offenders? International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 12, 231-243. doi:10.1080/14999013.2013.846950

Varela, J.G, Gonzalez, Jr., E., Clark, J.W., Cramer, R.J., & Crosby, J.W. (2013). Evaluating juror immigration attitudes: Development and preliminary validation of the Negative Attitude Toward Immigration Scale. Journal of Latino/a Psychology, 1, 155-170. doi:10.1037/a0033707.


Allen, B., Gharagozloo, L., & Johnson, J. C. (2012). Clinician knowledge and utilization of empirically- supported treatments for maltreated children. Child Maltreatment, 17, 11-21.

Allen, B., & Johnson, J. C. (2012). Utilization and implementation of Trauma-Focused Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of maltreated children. Child Maltreatment, 17, 80-85.

Allen, B., Oseni, A., & Allen, K. E. (2012). The evidence-based treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic grief in an adolescent: A case study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, 4, 631-639.

Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D.C., Mercado, C., Quesada, S., Hawes, S., Rice, A., & Jeglic, E. (2012). Implications of Static-99 field reliability findings for score use and interpretation.  Criminal Justice and Behavior, 39, 42-58. doi:10.1177/0093854811427131

Boccaccini, M.T., Turner, D., Murrie, D. C., & Rufino, K. A. (2012). Do PCL-R scores from state or defense experts best predict future misconduct among civilly committed sex offenders? Law and Human Behavior, 36, 159-169. doi:10.1037/h0093949

Castillo, K. D., Henderson, C. E., & North, L. W. (2012). The relation between caregiving style, coping, benefit finding, reports of grandchild psychological symptoms, and caregiver adjustment among custodial grandparents. In B. Hayslip & G. Smith (Eds.), Resilient Grandparent Caregivers: A Strengths-Based Perspective, 25-37. New York,NY: Routledge. 

Fox, K. A., Rufino, K. A., & Kercher, G. A. (2012). Crime victimization among gang and non-gang prison inmates: Examining perceptions of social disorganization. Victims and Offenders, 7, 208-225.

Littleton, H. L., Grills-Taquechel, A. E., Axsom, D., Bye, K., & Buck, K. S.  (2012).  Prior sexual trauma and adjustment following the Virginia Tech campus shootings: Examination of the mediating role of schemas and social support.  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 4, 579-586. doi:10.1037/a0025270

Lundquist, B. A., Boccaccini, M.T., & Simpler, A. H. (2012). Are self-report adaptive functioning scores appropriate for those high in psychopathic traits? Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 30, 693-709. doi:10.1002/bsl.2039

Miller, A. K., Markman, K. D., Amacker, A. M., & Menaker, T. A. (2012). Expressed sexual assault legal context and victim culpability attributions. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 1023-1039. doi:10.1177/0886260511424493

Murrie, D.C., Boccaccini, M.T., Rufino, K., & Caperton, J. (2012). Field validity of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised in sex offender risk assessment.  Psychological Assessment, 24, 524-229.  doi:10.1037/a0026015

Rufino, K. A., Boccaccini, M. T., Hawes, S., & Murrie, D. C. (2012). When experts disagreed, who was correct? A comparison of PCL-R scores from independent raters and opposing forensic experts. Law and Human Behavior, 36, 527-537. doi:10.1037/h0093988

Rufino, K. A., Fox, K. A., & Kercher, G. A. (2012). Gang membership and crime victimization among prison inmates. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 37, 321-337.

Stein, M. L., & Miller, A. K. (2012). Distress resulting from perceivers’ own intimate partner violence experiences predicts culpability attributions toward a battered woman on trial for killing her abuser: A path model. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0886260512436388


Cramer, R.J., DeCoster, J., Harris, P.B., Fletcher, L.M., & Brodsky, S.L. (2011). A confidence credibility model  of expert witness persuasion: Mediating effects and implications for trial consultation. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 63, 129-137.

Miller, A.K., Amacker, A.M., & King, A. R. (2011). Sexual victimization history and perceived similarity to a sexual assault victim: A patch model of perceiver variables predicting victim culpability attributions. Sex Roles, 64, 372-381.  

Miller, A. K., Canales, E. J., Amacker, A. M., Backstrom, T. L., & Gidycz, C. A. (2011). Stigma-threat motivated nondisclosure of sexual assault and sexual revictimization: A prospective analysis.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 35, 119-128.

Miller, A. K., Rufino, K. A., Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D.C., & Jackson, B.L. (2011). On individual differences in person perception: Clinicians’ personalities predict their Psychopathy Checklist-Revised scoring tendencies.  Assessment, 18, 253-260.

Rufino, K., Boccaccini, M.T., & Guy, L. (2011). Scoring subjectivity and item performance on measures used to assess violence risk: The PCL-R and HCR-20 as exemplars. Assessment, 18, 453-463. doi: 10.1177/1073191110378482

Simpler, A. H. & Parmenter, B.A. (2011). Can neuropsychological assessment inform forensic evaluators’ psycholegal opinions?  Evidence through a case report. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 11, 351-360.

Varela, J.G., Boccaccini, M.T., Gonzalez, Jr., E., Gharagozloo, L., & Johnson, S. (2011). Do defense attorney referrals for competence to stand trial evaluations depend on whether the client speaks English or Spanish? Law and Human Behavior, 35, 501-511.  doi:10.1007/s10979-010-9253-1


Bayliss, C. M., Miller, A. K., & Henderson, C. (2010). Psychopathy development and implications for early intervention. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 24, 71-80.

Boccaccini, M.T.,  Clark, J., Kan, L., Caillouet, B., & Noland, R.M. (2010). Jury pool members’ beliefs about the relation between potential impairments in functioning and mental retardation: Implications for Atkins-type cases.  Law and Psychology Review, 34, 1-24

Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D.C., Hawes, S., Johnson, J., & Simpler, A. (2010). Predicting recidivism with the Personality Assessment Inventory in a sample of sex offenders screened for commitment as sexually violent predators. Psychological Assessment, 22, 142-148. 

Caillouet, B. A., Boccaccini, M. T., Varela, J. G. Davis, R. D., & Rostow, C. D. (2010). Predictive validity of the MMPI-2 PSY-5 scales and facets for law enforcement officer performance.  Criminal Justice and Behavior, 37, 217-238. 

Clark, J., Boccaccini, M.T., & Turner, D. (2010). Attitudes toward coerced confessions: Psychometric properties of new and existing measures.  Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice, 6,  185-203. 

Dakof, G.A., Cohen, J.B., Henderson, C.E., Duarte, E., Boustani, M., Blackburn, A., Venzer, E., & Hawes, S. A (2010).  Randomized pilot study of the engaging moms program for family drug court. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 38, 263-274.

Littleton, H. L., Bye, K., Buck, K., & Amacker, A. M. (2010). Psychosocial stress during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 31, 219-228.

Murrie, D.C., Boccaccini, M.T., & Turner, D.T. (2010). Ethical challenges in sex-offender civil commitment evaluations: Applying imperfect science in adversarial settings. In A. Schlank (Ed.). The Sexual Predator (Vol 4, pp 8-1 – 8-35).  Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

Stein, M., Schlesinger, L.B. & Pinizzotto, A.J. (2010). Necrophilia and sexual homicide. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 55, 443-446.


Boccaccini, M.T., Murrie, D.C., Hawes, S., Caperton, J. (2009). Field validity of the STATIC-99, and MnSOST-R among sex offenders evaluated for commitment as sexually violent predators. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 15, 278-314.

Christy, A., Petrila, J., McCranie, M., & Lotts, V. (2009). Involuntary outpatient commitment in Florida: Case information and provider experience and opinions. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 8, 122-130.

Fernandez, K., Davis, K., Conroy, M.A., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2009). A model for training graduate students to become legally informed clinicians. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 9, 57-69.

Hawes, S., & Boccaccini, M.T. (2009). Detection of overreporting of psychopathology on the Personality Assessment Inventory: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Assessment, 21, 112-124.

Henderson, C. E., Hayslip, B., Sanders, L., & Louden, L. (2009). Grandmother-grandchild relationship quality predicts psychological adjustment among youth from divorced families. Journal of Family Issues, 30, 1245-1264.

Henderson, C. E., Rowe, C. L., Dakof, G. A., Hawes, S. W., & Liddle, H. A. (2009). Parenting practices as mediators of treatment effects in an early-intervention trial of Multidimensional Family Therapy. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 35, 220-226.

Kan, L., Boccaccini, M.T., Lawson, K.,  McGorty, A., & Noland, R.M. (2009). Presenting information about mental retardation  in the courtroom: A content analysis of trial transcripts from Texas. Law and Psychology Review, 33, 1-28..  

Littleton, H., Tabernik, H., Canales, E. J., & Backstrom, T. (2009). Risky situation or harmless fun? A qualitative examination of college women's bad hook-up and rape scripts.  Sex Roles, 60, 793-804.

Miller, H., Turner, K., & Henderson, C. E. (2009). Psychopathology of sexual offenders: A comparison of males and females using latent profile analysis. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 778-792.

Murrie, D.C., Boccaccini, M.T., Turner, D., Meeks, M., Woods, C. & Tussey, C. (2009). Rater (dis)agreement on risk assessment measures in sexually violent predator proceedings: Evidence of adversarial allegiance in forensic evaluation?  Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 15, 19-53.

Murrie, D.C., Henderson, C.E., Vincent, G., Rockett, J, & Mundt, C. (2009). Psychiatric symptoms among juveniles incarcerated in adult prison. Psychiatric Services, 60, 1092-1097.

Perry, K., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2009). Specialty training in APA accredited clinical psychology doctoral programs: Findings from a review of program websites. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 16, 348-359.