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LIST OF RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Kim, T., Guerra, N. G., & Williams, K. R. (2008). Preventing youth problem behaviors and enhancing physical health by promoting core competencies. Journal of Adolescent Health, 43, 401-407.

Guerra, N. G., & Leidy, M. (2008). Lessons learned: Recent advances in the prevention and treatment of childhood aggression. In R. Kail (Ed.) Advances in child development and behavior, Volume 36 ( pp. 287-330). Boston, MA: Elsevier

Guerra, N. G., & Knox. L. (2008). The role of culture in the dissemination and implementation of innovation. Invited article, special issue, American Journal of Community Psychology, 41, 304-313.

Guerra, N. G., Hoge, R., & Boxer, P. (2008). Introduction: The problem of youth crime. In R. Hoge, N. G. Guerra, & P. Boxer (Eds., 2008). Treating the juvenile offender (pp. 1-14). New York: Guilford Press.

Guerra, N. G., Williams, K. R., Tolan, P., & Modecki, K. (2008) Theoretical and research advances in understanding youth crime. In R. Hoge, N. G. Guerra, & P. Boxer (Eds., 2008). Treating the juvenile offender (pp. 33-53). New York: Guilford Press.

Guerra, N. G., Boxer, P., & Kim, T. (2008). Principles of best practice. In R. Hoge, N. G. Guerra, & P. Boxer (Eds., 2008). Treating the juvenile offender (pp. 79-102). New York: Guilford Press.

Guerra, N. G., & Leaf, C. (2008). Implementing treatment programs for juvenile offenders. In R. Hoge, N. G. Guerra, & P. Boxer (Eds., 2008). Treating the juvenile offender (pp. 103-126). New York: Guilford Press.

Hoge, R., Boxer, P., & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Epilogue: Treatment of juvenile offenders. In R. Hoge, N.G. Guerra, & P. Boxer (Eds., 2008). Treating the juvenile offender (pp. 279-282). New York: Guilford Press.

Williams, J. K. & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Epidemiology, victimization patterns by age, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status. Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Asencio, E., & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Epidemiology, perpetration patterns by age, gender, ethnicity, economic status. Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Asencio, E., & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Predictors of victimization. Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Guerra, N. G., & Williams, J. K. (2008). Social cognitive programs for violence. Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Leidy, M., & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Parenting practices and youth violence. Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Abdul-Adil, J., Tolan, P. H., & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Cognitive-ecological model: Paradigm and promise for the future. In M. Mayer, R. VanAcker, J. Lochman, & F. Gresham (in press). Cognitive behavioral interventions for students with emotional/behavior disorders. New York: Guilford.

Guerra, N. G., & Bradshaw, C. (2008). Linking prevention of problem behaviors and positive youth development: Core competencies for positive youth development. In N. G. Guerra & C. Bradshaw (Eds., 2008) Core competencies to prevent problem behaviors and promote positive youth development. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development (pp. 1-18), 122, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bradshaw, C., & Guerra, N. G. (2008). Future directions for research on core competencies. In N. G. Guerra & C. Bradshaw (Eds., 2008). Core competencies to prevent problem behaviors and promote positive youth development. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development (pp. 89-93), 122. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Cook, C. R., Tuthill, L., Williams, K. R, & Guerra, N. G. (2007, September). Cyberbulling: What is it and what can we do about it? Communique.

Williams, K. R., & Guerra, N. G. (2007). Prevalence and predictors of internet bullying. Journal of Adolescent Health, 41, 14-21.

Metropolitan Area Child Study (MACS) (2007). Changing the way children "think" about aggression: social-cognitive effects of a preventive intervention for early elementary school urban children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Guerra, N. G., Boxer, P. & Cook, C. (2006). What works (and what does not) in preventing youth violence. Special issue, New Directions in Evaluation Research, 110, 59-72

Morales, J., & Guerra, N. G. (2006). Effects of multiple context and cumulative stress on urban children’s adjustment in elementary school. Child Development, 77, 907-923.

Henry, D., Tolan, P. Huesmann, L. R., Guerra, N. G., & VanAcker, R. (2006). Association between peer nominations, teacher ratings, self-reports, and observations of aggressive and disruptive behavior. Assessment, 13, 241-252.

Guerra, N. G., Boxer, P., & Kim, T. E. (2005). A cognitive-ecological approach to serving students with emotional and behavioral disorders: Application to aggressive behavior. Behavior Disorders 30, 277-288.

Guerra, N. G., & Emilie Phillips-Smith (Eds.) (2005). Preventing youth violence in a multicultural society (American Psychological Association Press).

Boxer, P., Guerra, N. G., Huesmann, L. R., & Morales, J. (2005). Proximal effects of a small-group selected prevention program on aggression in elementary school children: An investigation of the peer contagion hypothesis. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 325-338.

Guerra, N. G., & Williams, K. R. (2005). Ethnicity, violence, and the ecology of development. In N. G. Guerra & E. Phillips-Smith (Eds.), Preventing youth violence in a multicultural society (pp. 17-46). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Guerra, N. G., & Phillips-Smith, E. (2005). Ethnicity, culture, and youth violence prevention: Future directions. In N. G. Guerra & E. Phillips-Smith (Eds.), Preventing youth violence in a multicultural society (pp. 271-282). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Boutakidis, I., Guerra, N. G., & Soriano, F. (2005). Youth violence, immigration, and acculturation. In N. G. Guerra & E. Phillips-Smith (Eds.), Preventing youth violence in a multicultural society (pp. 75-100). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Hanish, L. D., & Guerra, N. G., (2004). Aggressive victims, passive victims, and bullies: Developmental continuity or developmental change. Merrill Palmer Quarterly, 50, 17-38.

Guerra, N. G., & Huesmann, L. R. (2004) A cognitive-ecological model of aggression. Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale, 17, 177-203.

Metropolitan Area Child Study Research Group and Gorman-Smith, D. (2003). Effects of teacher training and consultation on teacher behavior towards students at high risk for aggression. Behavior Therapy, 34, 437-452

Guerra, N. G., & Williams, K. R. (2003). Implementing school-based Wellness Centers. Psychology in the Schools, 40, 473-487.

Guerra, N. G., Huesmann, L. R., & Spindler, A. (2003). Community violence exposure, social cognition, and aggression among urban elementary-school children. Child Development, 74, 1507-1522.

Guerra, N. G. (2003). Evaluating collaborations in youth violence prevention. In T. Backer (Ed.), Evaluation of community collaboratives (pp. 129-145). Thousand Oaks, CA: Springer-Verlag.

Guerra, N. G. (2003). Preventing violence by promoting wellness. Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, Vol 5, (2), 139-154.

Metropolitan Area Child Study (2002). A cognitive-ecological approach to preventing aggression in urban settings: Initial outcomes for high-risk children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70, 179-194.

Hanish, L. & Guerra, N. G. (2002). A longitudinal analysis of patterns of adjustment following peer victimization. Development and Psychopathology, 14, 69-89.

Guerra, N. G., & Knox, L. (2002). Violence. Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice (pp. 1649-1655). New York: MacMillan.

Hanish, L. D., & Guerra, N. G. (2001) Children who get victimized at school: What do we know? What can we do? Professional School Counseling, 4, 113-119.

Hanish, L. D., & Guerra, N. G. (2000). The roles of ethnicity and school context in predicting children’s victimization by peers. American Journal of Community Psychology, 55, 201-223.

Hanish, L., & Guerra, N. G. (2000). Predictors of peer victimization among urban minority youth. Social Development, 6, 521-543.

Henry, D., Guerra, N. G., & Huesmann, L. R. (2000). Classroom norms and children’s aggressive behavior. American Journal of Community Psychology, 28, 59-81

Guerra, N. G., & Jagers, R. (1999). The importance of culture in the assessment of children and youth. In V. McLoyd & L. Steinberg (Eds.), Methodological issues in the study of minority adolescents and their families (pp.167-181). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Part II.

Tolan, P. H. and Guerra, N. G. (1999). Societal level influences on violence. In P. K. Trickett (Ed.), Violence against children in the family and community (pp. 195-209). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Grant, S., Van Acker, R. Guerra, N. G., Duplechain, R., & Coen, M. (1998). A school and classroom enhancement program to prevent the development of antisocial behavior in children from high-risk neighborhoods. Preventing School Failure, 42, 121-135.

Guerra, N. G. (1998). Serious and violent juvenile offenders: Gaps in knowledge and research priorities. In R. Loeber and D. Farrington (Eds.), Serious and violent juvenile offenders (pp. 389-404). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


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