Publications of the Parents and Youth Study

Book Chapters

  1. Fabricius, W.V., Diaz, P. & Braver, S.L. (in press). Parenting time, parent conflict, parent-child relationships, and children’s physical health. In Kuehnle, K. & Drozd, L. (Eds).Parenting Plan Evaluations: Applied Research for the Family Court. NY: Oxford University Press.
  2. Luther, K., Coltrane, S., Parke, R. D., Cookston, J. T., Adams, M. (2011). Youth risk behavior among Mexican origin adolescents: Cross generational differences. In S. S. Chuang & R. P. Moreno (Eds.), Immigrant Children: Change, Adaptation, and Cultural Transformation (pp. 99-124). Boulder, CO: Lexington.
  3. Fabricius, W. V., Braver, S. L., Diaz, P., & Velez, C. E. (2010). Custody and parenting time: Links to family relationships and well-being after divorce. In M. E. Lamb (Ed.) , The role of the father in child development (5th ed.) (pp. 201-240). Hoboken, NJ US: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 
  4. Baham, M. E., Weimer, A. A., Braver, S. L. & Fabricius, W. V. (2008) Sibling relationships in blended families. In J. Pryor (Ed.), The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research and Clinical Spheres. NY: Wiley.
  5. Parke, R. D., Vega, E, Cookston, J. T., Perez, N., & Coltrane (2008). Imagining the future of immigrant fathers.  In S.S. Chuang & R.P. Moreno (Eds.), On New Shores: Understanding Immigrant Fathers in North America, pp. 289 - 318.  New York: Lexington Books 
  6. Coltrane, S., Parke, R. D., Schofield, T., Tsuha, S., Chavez, M., & Lio, S.  (2006). Economic hardship in Mexican American families: Processes and prospects.  In D. R. Crane and T. B. Heaton (Eds.), Handbook of families and poverty, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  7. Parke, R. D., Coltrane, S., Powers, J., Adams , M., Fabricius, W. V., Braver, S., Saenz, D. (2003). Measurement of father involvement in Mexican-American families. In R. Day, & M. Lamb (Eds.) Conceptualizing and Measuring Father Involvement. (pp. 17-38). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Manuscripts in press

  1. Neiri, T., Grindal, M., Adams, M. A., Cookston, J. T., Fabricius, W. V., Parke, R. D., & Saenz, D. S. (in press). Reconsidering the “acculturation gap” narrative through an analysis of parent-adolescent acculturation differences in Mexican American families. Accepted at Journal of Family Issues.
  2. Cookston, J. T., Olide, A., Parke, R. D., Fabricius, W. V., Saenz, D., & Braver, S. L. (in press). He said what? Guided cognitive reframing about the co-resident father/stepfather-adolescent relationship. Journal of Research on Adolescence.
  3. Finlay, A. K., Cookston, J. T., Saenz, D. S., Baham, M. E., Parke, R. D., Fabricius, W. V., & Braver, S. L. (2014). Attributions of fathering behaviors among adolescents:  The role of depressive symptoms, ethnicity, and family structure. Journal of Family Issues, 35(4), 501-525. doi:10.1177/0192513X13478404

  4. Stevenson, M. M., Fabricius, W. V., Cookston, J. T., Parke, R. D., Coltrane, S., Braver, S. L. & Saenz, D. S. (2013). Marital problems, maternal gatekeeping attitudes, and father-child relationships in adolescence. Developmental Psychology first published online Dec 23, 2013 as doi: 10.1037/a0035327

  5. Perez-Brena, N. J., Cookston, J. T., Fabricius, W. V., & Saenz, D. (2012). Patterns of father self-evaluations among Mexican and European American men and links to adolescent adjustment. Fathering, 10(2), 213-235. doi:10.3149/fth.1002.213
  6. Cookston, J. T., Olide, A., Adams, M., Fabricius, W. V., Braver, S. L., & Parke, R. D. (2012). Guided cognitive reframing of adolescent–father confl ict: Who Mexican American and European American adolescents seek and why. In L. Juang & A. Umaña-Taylor (Issue Eds.), Family conflict among Chinese and Mexican-origin adolescents and their parents. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development (L. Jensen & R. Larson, Eds.), pp. 83-103. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  7. Leidy, M. S., Schofield, T. J., Miller, M. A., Parke, R. D., Coltrane, S., Braver, S. L.,Cookston, J. T., Fabricius, W. I., Saenz, D., & Adams, M. (2011).  Fathering and adolescent adjustment: Variations by family Structure and ethnic background.  Fathering, 9(1), 44-68.
  8.  Pinto, K. M.., & Coltrane, S. (2008).  Divisions of labor in Mexican origin and Anglo families:  Structure and culture.  Sex Roles.
  9. Schenck, C.E., Braver, S.L., Wolchik, S.A., Saenz, D., Cookston, J. T., & Fabricius, W.V. (2009). Relations between mattering to step- and non-residential fathers and adolescent mental health. Fathering, 7(1), 70 - 90.

Unpublished Manuscripts

  1. Fabricius, W. V., Weimer, A. A, Cookston, J. T., Saenz, D., Parke, R. D., Coltrane, S. & Braver, S. L. (under review). Life with fathers and mother: Adolescents’ scripts for their relationships with parents and stepfathers.

Conference presentations

  1. Naranjo, D.M. (2005, March).  Psychological outcomes by gender and ethnicity.  Paper presentation at 2005 Social Science Graduate Research Symposium, Tempe, Arizona.
  2. Naranjo, D., Braver, S., Saenz, D. & Fabricus, B.  (2005, March). Incongruent gender values between Mexican-American parents and adolescents resulting in adolescent distress. Poster presented at the 5th annual meeting of the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse, Miami, Florida.
  1. Fabricius, W. (2012). AFCC presentation.
  2. Cookston, J. T. (2012, April). Making “meaning” in families through the social construction of fathering. Invited presentation at the Fifth Biannual Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  3. Nieri, T., & Grindal, M. (2011, March). Deconstructing the “acculturation gap” in Mexican American families. Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, WA. 
  4. Nieri, T., & Grindal, M. (2010, November). Parent-child acculturation gap effects on delinquency: Myth or reality? American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA. 
  5. Cookston, J. T. (2010, March). Fatherhood Research and Mexican American families: Theory, Methods, and a Call to Action. Discussant talk presented at the biannual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.
  6. Cookston, J. T., Olide, A., & Braver, S. L.  (2010, March). Guided Cognitive Reframing Among Mexican American Adolescents:  Making Sense of Conflict with Father. Paper presentation presented at the biannual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Philadelphia, PA.
  7. Baham, M. E., Braver, S. L., Adams, M., Coltrane, S., Vega, E., Saenz, D., Cookston, J. T., & Horowitz, K. R. (2007, March). Do you know where your children are? Parental monitoring in Mexican American families. Paper presented at Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development in Boston, MA.
  8. Society for Research on Child Development 2007
  1. Western Psychological Association - 2007
  1. Parke, R. D., Vega, E., Cookston, J. T., & Brena-Perez, N. (2005, October).  Imagining the Future of Research on Immigrant Fathers.  Paper presented at On New Shores: Understanding Immigrant Fathers in North America in Syracuse, NY.
  2. Baham, M. E., Saenz D. S., & Braver, S. L., (April 2006).  Do I Matter to my Dad? The role of adolescent attributions. Symposium presented at the 2006 Western Psychological Association convention, Palm Springs, CA.
  3. Braver, S.L., Shapiro, J. & Weimer, A. Dichotomizing Children's Behavior Problems: Carving Nature at Its Joints. Paper presented at SPRI and Quantitative Seminar at Arizona State University.
  4. Dial, S., & Braver, S. L. (April 2006).  Reframing Fathers: Others’ Messages About Fathers’ Behavior and their Effects on Adolescent Outcomes. Symposium presented at the 2006 Western Psychological Association convention, Palm Springs, CA.
  5. Gutierrez, E. & Coltrane, S. (Nov, 2005). Adolescent Step-Father Relationships in Mexican American Families. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA.
  6. Harrod, M. (November, 2006). Toward Understanding Parenting Identity in Mexican American and European American Families. Paper presented at the California
  7. Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.
  8. Luther, K. & Adams, M. (November, 2006). Marital Conflict, Parenting and Adolescent Development in Mexican American and European American Families. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.
  9. Luther, K. & Coltrane, S. (November, 2005). The Influence of Domestic Violence on Juvenile Delinquency in Mexican American and Anglo Families. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA.
  10. Naranjo, D. (2005). How do parent-child relationships differ across Ethnic groups? In D. Saenz (Chair), Do Fathers Matter to Adolescents? Assessing the Meaning of Fathers & Stepfathers in Mexican- and Anglo-American Adolescent Outcomes. Symposium held at the 85th Annual Convention for Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon.
  11. Schenck, C. (2005). Is mattering additive or interactive? In D. Saenz (Chair), Do Fathers Matter to Adolescents? Assessing the Meaning of Fathers & Stepfathers in Mexican- and Anglo-American Adolescent Outcomes. Symposium held at the 85th Annual Convention for Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon. 
  12. Shih, K. (November, 2006). The Effects of Economic Stress on Mexican American and European American Families: A Replication of the Conger Model. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.
  13. Sokol, K.R. (2005). Are children from stepfamilies less well adjusted?  It depends on who you ask. In D. Saenz (Chair), Do Fathers Matter to Adolescents? Assessing the Meaning of Fathers & Stepfathers in Mexican- and Anglo-American Adolescent Outcomes. Symposium held at the 85th Annual Convention for Western Psychological Association,Portland, Oregon.
  14. Sokol, K.R., Diaz, P., Fabricius W., & Moak, B., (April 2006). A Dad by Any Other Name is Not a Dad: Antecedents and Consequences of What Adolescents Call Their Stepfathers. Symposium presented at the 2006 Western Psychological Association convention, Palm Springs, CA.
  15. Vega, E. & Lio, S. (November, 2005). Family and Cultural Influences on the Educational Achievement of Latino Adolescents. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA.
  16. Vega, E., Lio, S. & Avila, E. (November, 2006). The Ripple Effects of Ethnic Discrimination in Mexican American Families. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA.
  17. Weimer, A. A. (2005). Narrative assessment of parent child relationship. In D. Saenz (Chair), Do Fathers Matter to Adolescents? Assessing the Meaning of Fathers & Stepfathers in Mexican- and Anglo-American Adolescent Outcomes. Symposium held at the 85th Annual Convention for Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon.
  18. Weimer, A.A., Baham, M.E., & Fabricius, W.V., (April 2006). A Good Dad Does It All.Symposium presented at the 2006 Western Psychological Association convention, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Conference posters

  1. Arvidsson, T. S., Ho, B., Cookston, J. T., & Saenz, D. (2012, March). You can do better: Longitudinal links among parents' competitiveness and adolescents' depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescent Conference, Vancouver, Canada. Poster available here.
  2. Arvidsson, T. S., Reinosa, N., & Cookston, J. T. (2011, April). From therapy to the dinner table: Counseling as a moderator of the link between family routines and parent-child communication. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  3. Stevenson, M, Fabricius, W. & Cookston, J. (April, 2011). Father and mother behavior, meanings of parenting, and adolescent behavior problems. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Montreal, CA.
  4. Brunskill, S. R., & Cookston, J. T. (2010, April). Daddy: Perceptions of the father-child relationship in intact and stepfamilies. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.
  5. Sokol, K.R., Diaz, P., Fabricius, W. V., & Baham, M. (2006). Adolescents in High Risk Families: Are There Different Dynamics at Home That Affect Behavior Problems? Poster presented at 2006 Society for Prevention Research, San Antonio, TX. 
  6. Weimer, A., Fabricius, W. V., Sokol, K., Cookston, J. T., & Saenz, D.  (April, 2005). First findings on a new narrative instrument for assessing the father-child relationship in young adolescents.  Poster session presented at the biannual meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Atlanta, GA.  
  7. Brunskill, S. R., Leer, C. R., & Cookston, J. T. (April, 2008) Parental Recognition of Good vs. Change: An Evalution of Paternal Co-Parenting using Maternal and Paternal Narratives. Poster session presented at annual conference of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

Student papers, theses, and dissertations

  1. Jeffres, L. (20??).  Children’s adjustment outcomes as predicted by relationship security: An examination of emotional security theory and attachment theory within stepfamily relationships.  ASU undergraduate honor's thesis. 
  2. Brunskill, S. (2010).  Evaluations of change:  Differences between partners of how father needs to change.  SFSU MA 
  3. Baham, M. E. (2006).  Mattering: The role of adolescent attributions. A thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.
  4. Dial, S. (2005).  Reframing fathers: Parental inputs about fathers’ behavior and their effects on adolescent outcomes.  A paper presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Arizona State University Honor's project. 
  5. Jeffress, L. (2009) Children’s adjustment outcomes as predicted by relationship security: An examination of emotional security theory and attachment theory within stepfamily relationships.
  6.  Weimer, A. (2006) Cultural differences in Mexican- and Anglo- American adolescents' school success: The mediating role of adolescents' theory of mind. A dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
  7. Naranjo, D. (2005).  Incongruent gender values between Mexican American parents and adolescents resulting in adolescent distress.  A thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts. 
  8. Schenck, C. E.(2006).  The role of mattering to nontraditional fathers in adolescent mental health problems.  A thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts.  

 

 

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