Select Presentations by Graduate Students

* indicates HDFS graduate students

2014

*Abenavoli, R.M., *Harris, A.R., *Katz, D.A., & Greenberg, M.T. (2014, March). Mindfulness promotes educators' efficacy in the classroom. Paper symposium presented at the Spring 2014 Biannual Conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

*Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., & Bierman, K.L. (2014, March). Patterns of school readiness among low-income kindergarteners. Poster presented at the Spring 2014 Biannual Conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

*Bamberger, K.T., Coatsworth, J.D., & Ram, N. (under review). Preliminary Results on Change and Variability in Outcomes from an Intensive Daily Data Collection with Intervention Participants. Poster submitted to the Society for Prevention Research 22st Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Davis, K. D., *Lawson, K. M., McHale, S. M., Buxton, O. M. & Casper, L. M. (2014, June). The effects of a workplace intervention on the sleep of employees’ children: Results from the Work, Family, and Health Study. In T. Crain & S. Lee, Investigating daily and weekly relationships between the work/non-work interface and sleep. Symposium accepted for presentation at the Work & Family Researchers Network meeting, New York, NY.

*DePasquale, N., Davis, K., Moen, P., Hammer, L., & Almeida, D. (May, 2014). Work and multigenerational care: The psychosocial implications of being a ‘sandwiched’ employee. Difficulties combining work and family: Examples & implications. Paper accepted for presentation at the Work and Family Researchers Network, New York City, New York.

*Harris, A.R., Jennings, P.A., *Abenavoli, R.M., *Katz, D.A., Schussler, D., & Greenberg, M.T. (2014, April). A daily intervention to support educator stress management, efficacy, and wellbeing: The Comprehensive Approach to Learning Mindfulness (CALM) Program. Paper symposium presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

*Harris, A., Syvertsen, A. & *Abenavoli, R. (2014, March). “I thought it was the right thing to do.”: Urban adolescents’ motivations and perceived barriers to improving their schools. Paper symposium presented at the 15th biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, Texas.

Kossek, E.E., Thompson, R., Davis, K.D., *DePasquale, N., Gettings, P.E., Sabbath, E., Kelly, E., & Burke, L.B. (August, 2014). Work-life intervention stickiness: The unfolding and sustainability of organizational change. In E.E. Kossek & P.Gettings, Organizational dynamics of workplace flexibility: contextual, change, & multi-level linkages. Paper submitted for presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kossek, E.E., Thompson, R., Davis, K.D., *DePasquale, N., Sabbath, E.L., Kelly, E., & Burke, L.B. (May, 2014). A multilevel examination of organizational change related to an employer-initiated workplace intervention. Paper, In A.H. Huffman and M.L. Perry (Chairs), Leadership’s role in managing work-life stress: An examination of family-supportive supervisor behavior. Accepted for presentation at the Work and Family Researchers Network, New York City, New York.

Kossek, E. E., Thompson, R., Davis, K. D., *DePasquale, N., Sabbath, E., Kelly, E., & Burke, L. (May, 2014). A longitudinal multilevel look at organizational change and sustainability of FSSB. Paper submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii.

*Lawson, K. M., Davis, K. D., & McHale, S. M. (2014, June). Daily positive work-to-family spillover and crossover among employed mothers and their children. Abstract accepted for presentation at the Work & Family Researchers Network meeting, New York, NY.

*Lee, B., *Lawson, K. M., Chang, P., & Almeida, D. M. (2014, June). A longitudinal examination of the associations between changes in time use and work-family spillover. Abstract accepted for presentation at the Work & Family Researchers Network meeting, New York, NY.

Lefkowitz, E. S., *Wesche, R. B., & *Vasilenko, S. A. (2014, March). Longitudinal development of sexual behaviors during late adolescence: Exploring the role of relationship context. In L. O’Sullivan (chair), Behind closed doors: A closer examination of the relationship contexts and dynamics of young people's sexual lives. Paper to be presented at The Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

*Maas, M. K., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2014, March). Sexual esteem in late adolescence: Associations with romantic relationships, sexual behavior and contraception use. Poster to be presented at The Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

*Waterman, E. A., *Wesche, R. B., & Lefkowitz. E. S. (2014, March). Peer relational predictors of peer communication about sex. Poster to be presented at The Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

2013

*Abenavoli, R.M., *Harris, A.R., *Katz, D.A., Gildea, S.M., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, May). The protective effects of mindfulness against emotional exhaustion among educators. Poster presented at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, California.

Almeida, D. M., Lee, S., *Lawson, K. M., & Davis, K. D. (2013, May). Does supervisor support buffer the effects of daily work-family conflict on negative affect and salivary cortisol. Paper presented at the Work, Stress, & Health Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

*Bamberger, K.T., & Coatsworth, J.D. (May 2013). An Expanded Conceptual Model of Participant Engagement for Prevention and Intervention Research. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research 21st Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

*Bamberger, K., Coatsworth, J.D. & Ram, N. (April 2013). Daily Variability in Family Functioning: Intervention-Related Disruptions to Relative Homeostasis. Paper presented at the Penn State Workshop on Intensive Longitudinal Methods: Analysis of Diary and Experience Sampling Data in State College, PA.

*Bangerter, L. R., *Kim, K., Zarit, S. H, Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K.L. (2013). Perceptions of Giving Support and Depressive Symptoms in Late Life. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Association of America, New Orleans, LA.

*Cox, J.A., Smith, E.A., & Caldwell, L.L. (2013 May). The context of sexual coercion among South African youth: Perpetrator tactics and characteristics. Paper to be presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

*Cox, J.A., Graefe, D., & De Jong, G. (2013 April). Health insurance coverage reduces childbearing among near-poor adolescents. Paper presented at the Population Association of America annual conference. New Orleans, LA.

Davis, K. D., *Lawson, K. M., *Kan, M. L., *Blocklin, M. K., King, R. B., & McHale, S. M. (2013, November). Mothers’ work-to-family conflict, chaos in the home, and adolescent health and well-being. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

*Doub, A. E. & Stifter, C. A. (November, 2013). Restrictive feeding style and toddler weight change: Protective effects for toddlers at risk for obesity? Poster presented at Obesity Week, Atlanta, GA.

*Doub, A. E., Moding, K. M., & Stifter, C. A. (April, 2013). Infant temperament and maternal feeding style influence age of introduction to solid foods. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

*Harris, A.R., *Abenavoli, R.M., *Katz, D.A., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, May). Implementation and preliminary evaluation of an intervention to reduce stress and promote well-being among middle school educators: The CALM (Comprehensive Approach to Learning Mindfulness) daily stress reduction program. Poster presented at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, California.

*Harris, A.R., Hudecek, K.M., *Abenavoli, R.M., *Katz, D.A., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, June). A quasi-experimental trial of a yoga-based intervention to reduce stress and promote health and well-being among middle school educators. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Symposium on Yoga Research, Boston, Massachusetts.

Holmes, E. K., & *McDaniel, B. T. (2013, November). Child sleep problems and maternal depression in context. Poster: National Council on Family Relations. San Antonio, TX.

*James, B. L., Savage, J. S., & Birch, L. L. (2013). Weight satus and temperament: Among toddlers enrolled in WIC, higher weight status is associated with lower effortful control and lower surgency. Paper presented at the Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Jennings, P.A., *Abenavoli, R.M., *Harris, A.R., *Katz, D.A., Gildea, S.M., Frank, J.L., Broderick, P., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, May). Mindfulness moderates the effect of stress on emotional exhaustion among teachers. Paper symposium presented at the 1st International Conference on Mindfulness, Rome, Italy.

*Katz, D.A., Gildea, S.M., *Harris, A.R., *Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., Jennings, P.A., & Klein, L.C. (2013, May). Associations between physiology and self-report indicators of educators’ health and wellbeing. Poster presented at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, California.

*Koffer, R. (2013, Nov.). Age-related differences in exposure and reactivity to daily stress across 60 days and 70 years. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

*Lawson, K. M., Stanik, C., McHale, S. M., & Crouter, A. C. (2013, November). Parental behavior, gender role attitudes, and adolescents’ expected occupations. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

*Lee, S., Almeida, D. M., & Mogle, J. A. (2013). Positive Affect and Changes in Daily Physical Activities across Adulthood. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

*Lippold, M., Davis, K. D., & *Lawson, K. M. (2013, April). Impact of parents’ daily experiences on children’s well-being, behaviors, and parent-child relationships. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.

*Liu, Y., *Kim, K., & Zarit, S.H. (2013). Until Poor Health Do Us Part: Tracking Physical Health of Family Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia in the Context of Caregiving Transitions. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

*Maas, M., *McDaniel, B., & Feinberg, M. (2013). Making it all work: Sexual satisfaction & division of household labor after the transition to parenthood. Oral presentation at the 1st Latin-American Meeting on Family and Interpersonal Relationship Research, Victória, Brazil.

*Maas, M. (2013). Pornography use in adolescence: Everything you wish you didn’t need to know. Oral presentation at the 27th annual Focus on Strong Families Conference, State College, PA.

*Maas, M, Katz, D., & *Vasilenko, S. (2013). Gender differences in idealized and actual romantic relationships events in adolescents: Implications for preventative safe-sex interventions. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*Maas, M, Katz, D., & *Vasilenko, S. (2013). A comparison of gender differences in idealized and actual romantic relationship events in adolescents. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

McDaniel, B. T. (2013, November). The influence of blogging and social *networking on mothers’ well-being. Poster: National Council on Family Relations. San Antonio, TX.

*McDaniel, B. T., & Almeida, D. (2013, April). Relationship quality moderates the effects of stress on daily negative mood. Presentation given at the Spring 2013 Intensive Longitudinal Methods Conference. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

*McDaniel, B. T., & Teti, D. M. (2013, April). The effects of infant sleep on parents’ depression, sleep quality, and coparenting quality across the first year of parenthood. Paper, In B. Riina (Chair), Developmental trajectories of coparenting from infancy through adolescence: The role of child characteristics. Symposium presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Conference. Seattle, WA.

*McDaniel, B. T., & Feinberg, M. (2013, April). Infant sleep quality, temperament, and parents’ perceptions of coparenting. Poster: Society for Research on Child Development Conference. Seattle, WA.

*Moding, K., & Stifter, C. (2013). The role of temperament and parenting behaviors in infants' acceptance of new foods. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development biannual meeting, Seattle, WA.

*Moding, K., & Stifter, C. (2013). Infants' acceptance of green vegetables and fruits show differential effects on weight change. Poster presented at the Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

*Munoz, E., Scott, S., Sliwinski, M. J. (2013). Perceived Stress and Cognitive Change in Older Adults. Poster presented at the Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Nagpal, N., *Reamy, A.M., *Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., & Whitlatch, C. J. (2013). The Influence of Religiosity on Quality of Life: Individuals with Dementia and their Family Caregivers. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

*Polenick, C. A., & Martire, L. M. (2013, November). Caregiver attributions for late-life depression and their associations with caregiver burden. Paper presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

*Reader, J. M., *McDaniel, B. T. & Teti, D. M. (2013, April). Highly reactive infants may make setting limits difficult at night for parents. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

*Shimizu, M. & Teti, M. D. (2013). Maternal Distress, Maternal Emotional Availability at Bedtime, and Infnat Sleep Arrangements across the First Year. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, April, 2013, Seattle, WA.

Stiadle, J. M., *Bangerter, L. R., & Zarit, S. H. (2013). Communication Problems Between Caregivers and Individuals with Dementia: Implications for Caregiver Well-Being. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Teti, D. M., *Reader, J. M., *Philbrook, L., Rhee, H.-Y., *McDaniel, B. T., *Kim, B.-R., & *Jian, N. (2013, April). Bedtime and nighttime parenting of infants during the first six months of life and infant sleep quality. Paper, In M. El-Sheikh (Chair), Emerging longitudinal research linking family processes and children’s sleep. Symposium presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Conference. Seattle, WA.

Teti, M.D., *Shimizu, & M., Crosby, B. (2013). Sleep arrangements and mother-infant sleep from 1-to-12 months: actigraph vs. mother-reported measures tell different stories. Paper presented in S. Parade (Chair), The Parenting Context of Infant Sleep: Influence of Parental Behaviors, Cognitions, and Emotions. Symposium conducted at Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, April, 2013, Seattle, WA.

Vélez, C.E., Gillham, J.E., Krause, E.D., Freres, D.R., & *Abenavoli, R.M. (2013, April). Developmental origins of cognitive vulnerability to depression: Parent predictors of adolescent explanatory style. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Vélez, C.E., Krause, E.D., McKinnon, A., Brunwasser, S.M., Freres, D.R., *Abenavoli, R.M., & Gillham, J.E. (2013, November). Seeking social support and adolescent depression and anxiety: The moderating role of rumination. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, Tennessee.

*Waterman, E., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Boswell, K. (2013, October). Emerging adults’ reactions to sexuality among older adults. Poster presented at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Chicago, IL.

Wegner, L., Jacobs, J.J., *Cox, J.A., Weybright, E.H., Smith, E.A., Caldwell, L.L., Caldwell, L.L., Graham, J., Collins, L.M., Vergnani, T., & Mathews, C. (2013 May). Methamphetamine use and sexual risk behavior among high school students in Cape Town, South Africa. Poster to be presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

*Wesche, R., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Darling, N. (2013, October). Relationship contexts of sexual behaviors, self-esteem, and romantic attachment. Poster presented at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Chicago, IL.

*Willner, C. J., Morris, P. A., McCoy, D. C., & Adam, E. K. (2013). Cumulative risk exposure and diurnal cortisol rhythms: Moderation by 5-HTTLPR genotype. Poster presented at the 2013 biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

2012 - - - - - - - - -

*Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., & Nix, R.L. (2012, June). Parents’ support for learning predicts school readiness among high-risk children. Poster presented at Head Start's 11th National Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

*Bamberger, K., Coatsworth, J.D., & Ram, N. (October 2012). Studying a New Conceptual Model of Participant Engagement in Group Interventions. Poster presented at the PSU Prevention Research Center/Methodology Center Prevention and Methodology Poster Session in State College, PA.

Coatsworth, J.D., *Duncan, L., Nix, R., Greenberg, M., & *Bamberger, K. (April 2012). Enhancing an evidence-based program with mindfulness: Adapting the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14. Paper presented at the International Symposia for Contemplative Studies in Denver, Colorado.

*Cox, J.A., Weybright, E.H., Caldwell, L.L., Smith, E.A., Vergnani, T., & Wegner, L. (2012, March). Was Bob Seger right? Relation between free time boredom and [Risky] sex. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Flora, S. R., & *Polenick, C. A. (2012, May). Increasing social activity attendance in assisted living residents using personalized prompts and positive social attention. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.

*Harris, A., *Abenavoli, R., & Syvertsen, A. (2012, March). “My actions do make a difference”: Middle school students’ experiences and perceptions of actions to affect change in the school context. Poster presented at the 14th biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.

*Harris, A.R., Beekman, C., *Cox, J.A., *Zadzora, K., Xu, S. (2012, May). Transitions to High School and Substance Use: A Story from the ASAP Study. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research annual conference. Washington, D.C.

Jacobs, J.J., *Cox, J., Smith, E.A., Weybright, E.H., & Caldwell, L.L. (2012 May). Differential effects of HealthWise: The role of boredom in risky sexual behavior. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

*James, B., Savage, J. S., & Birch, L. L. (2012). Barriers to Healthy Eating in Low-Income WIC Mothers are Associated with Unhealthy Weight Control Strategies. Paper presented at the The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

*James, B. L., Savage, J. S., & Birch, L. L. (2012). Barriers to Healthy Eating in Low-Income WIC Mothers is Associated with Unhealthy Weight Control Strategies. Paper presented at the Annual Graduate Exhibition, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

*James, B. L., Savage, J. S., & Birch, L. L. (2012). Utilizing Ecological Momentary Assessment to Quantify Feeding to Soothe Behavior among Low-Income WIC Mothers. Paper presented at the Childhood Obesity Prevention Transdisciplinary Research Forum, Nittany Lion Inn, State College, PA.

*Lawson, K. M., Davis, K. D., Crouter, A. C., & O’Neill, J. W. (2012, June). Work and family conditions as predictors of work-family spillover among hotel managers. Paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, New York City, NY.

Lefkowitz, E. S., *Morgan, N. M., & Maggs, J. L. (2012, March). Perceived links between drinking and sex: Associations with gender, sexual experience, and heavy drinking. In E. S. Lefkowitz (Chair), The contexts and consequences of co-occurring substance use and sexual behavior. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.

*Liu, S., Molenaar, P. C. M., Rovine, M., & Goodwin, M. (2012, Feb.), Time-frequency analysis for modeling physiological dynamics in dyadic interactions. Paper presented at the Society of Research in Child Development Developmental Methodology Themed Meeting, Tampa, FL.

*Maas, M., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2012, March). Female adolescents’ internet pornography use and sexual behavior. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada.

*McDaniel, B. T., & Teti, D. M. (2012, June). Infant sleep quality and mothers’ and fathers’ perceptions of coparenting across the transition to parenthood. Paper, In B. T. McDaniel (Chair), Paternal coparenting across the transition to parenthood: Prenatal and postnatal influences. Symposium presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies. Minneapolis, MN.

*McDaniel, B. T., & Feinberg, M. (2012, June). Negative infant temperament, parenting stress, and conflict in the first year predict the quality of parenting at three years. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies. Minneapolis, MN.

*Moding, K., & Stifter, C. (2012). The influence of infant temperament and maternal parenting behaviors on infant responses to novel food. Poster presented at the International Society on Infant Studies biannual meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

*Philbrook, L.E., *Cho, S., Davis, E.L., & Buss, K.A. (2012, June). Sleep quality and RSA predict internalizing and externalizing in toddlerhood. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, MN.

*Philbrook, L.E., Hozella, A.B, *Kim, B.K., & Teti, D.M. (2012, June). Maternal emotional availability, co-parenting quality, infant temperament, and infant diurnal cortisol at 3 months. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, MN.

*Reader, J., *McDaniel, B. T., & Teti, D. M. (2012, June). Early parental anxieties about infant sleep predict 6-month infant sleep arrangements. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies. Minneapolis, MN.

*Shimizu, M., & Teti, D. M. Infant sleeping arrangements, infant attachment, and maternal emotional availability during the first year of life. Poster presented at the biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, June, 2012, Minneapolis, MN.

Stifter, C., *Moding, K., & Lickenbrock, D. (2012). Parenting and infant temperament: Is the use of food to soothe infant distress a risk factor for infant rapid weight gain? Paper presented at the International Society for Infant Studies biannual meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Teti, D.M., *Kim, B.K., *Mayer, G.E., *McDaniel, B.T., *Philbrook, L.E., *Rhee, H.Y., *Shimizu, M.O., Whitesell, C.J., & Crosby, B.K. (2012, June). Bedtime parenting vs. infant sleep quality in the first year of life: Predicting infant-mother attachment and behavior problems at 12 months. Paper presented in A. J. Schwichtenberg & A. Bernier (Chairs), Sleep and Development: How Sleep and Parenting Contribute to Behavioral, Social Emotional, and Language Development. Symposium conducted at the biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, June, 2012, Minneapolis, MN.

*Vasilenko, S. A., *Cox, J., Smith, E. A., & Caldwell, L. L. (2012, May/June). Sexual initiation in South African Adolescents. Poster submitted to the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

*Willner, C. J., *Abenavoli, R. M., DuPuis, D., & Gatzke-Kopp, L. M. (2012). Relevance of the P3 event-related potential and executive function assessments to children’s social-emotional functioning in kindergarten. Poster presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.