Elizabeth J Letourneau

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Multisystemic therapy for poorly adherent youth with HIV: results from a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 25:507-14. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Sex offender registration and notification policy increases juvenile plea bargains
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 25:189-207. 2013
  3. pmc Case study: multisystemic therapy for adolescents who engage in HIV transmission risk behaviors
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:120-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Recidivism rates for registered and nonregistered juvenile sexual offenders
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 20:393-408. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Treatment outcome and criminal offending by youth with sexual behavior problems
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:133-44. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Juveniles who sexually offend: recommending a treatment program and level of care
    R Gregg Dwyer
    Forensic Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:413-29. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Effects of sex offender registration policies on juvenile justice decision making
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 21:149-65. 2009
  8. pmc Mediators of change for multisystemic therapy with juvenile sexual offenders
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:451-62. 2009
  9. pmc Multisystemic therapy for juvenile sexual offenders: 1-year results from a randomized effectiveness trial
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:89-102. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of youth, caregiver, therapist, trained, and treatment expert raters of therapist adherence to a substance abuse treatment protocol
    Jason E Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Family Services Research Center, 67 President Street, Ste MC406, PO Box 2508861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:674-80. 2013

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Multisystemic therapy for poorly adherent youth with HIV: results from a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 25:507-14. 2013
    ..MST was successfully adapted to improve the health outcomes of youth poorly adherent to antiretroviral medications. Replication trials and studies designed to identify the mechanisms of action are important next steps...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sex offender registration and notification policy increases juvenile plea bargains
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 25:189-207. 2013
    ..Results were either nonsignificant or of much lower magnitude for the comparison assault and robbery analyses. Suggestions for revising South Carolina and national registration and notification policies are discussed...
  3. pmc Case study: multisystemic therapy for adolescents who engage in HIV transmission risk behaviors
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:120-7. 2010
    ..Targeted behaviors included medication nonadherence, risky sexual behaviors, and substance use...
  4. doi request reprint Recidivism rates for registered and nonregistered juvenile sexual offenders
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 20:393-408. 2008
    ..Specifically, registered youth are more likely than nonregistered youth to have new nonperson offense convictions across follow-up. Public policy implications of these findings are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Treatment outcome and criminal offending by youth with sexual behavior problems
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:133-44. 2008
    ..Few youth in either group had sexual offenses. The importance of these findings for clinical and policy decision making is discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Juveniles who sexually offend: recommending a treatment program and level of care
    R Gregg Dwyer
    Forensic Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 20:413-29. 2011
    ..This article reviews the history of intervention approaches, summarizes specialized evaluation methods and addresses the assessment of juvenile recidivism risk...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of sex offender registration policies on juvenile justice decision making
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Sex Abuse 21:149-65. 2009
    ..If replicated, the results indicate a need to reform registration policies as applied to juveniles...
  8. pmc Mediators of change for multisystemic therapy with juvenile sexual offenders
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:451-62. 2009
    ..These findings have important implications for the community-based treatment of juvenile sexual offenders...
  9. pmc Multisystemic therapy for juvenile sexual offenders: 1-year results from a randomized effectiveness trial
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:89-102. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of youth, caregiver, therapist, trained, and treatment expert raters of therapist adherence to a substance abuse treatment protocol
    Jason E Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Family Services Research Center, 67 President Street, Ste MC406, PO Box 2508861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:674-80. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the accuracy of youth, caregiver, therapist, and trained raters relative to treatment experts on ratings of therapist adherence to a substance abuse treatment protocol for adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint Two-year follow-up of a randomized effectiveness trial evaluating MST for juveniles who sexually offend
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
    J Fam Psychol 27:978-85. 2013
    ..In contrast with many MST trials, however, decreases in rearrests were not observed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Juvenile sex offenders: a case against the legal and clinical status quo
    Elizabeth J Letourneau
    Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Sex Abuse 17:293-312. 2005
    ..Fortunately, a paradigm shift that acknowledges these developmental factors appears to be emerging in clinical areas of intervention, although this trend does not appear as prevalent in legal sanctions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Caregiver-therapist ethnic similarity predicts youth outcomes from an empirically based treatment
    Colleen A Halliday-Boykins
    Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:808-18. 2005
    ..This study shows the importance of examining the effects of both client and therapist ethnicity on outcomes from empirically based treatments...
  14. doi request reprint The prevalence of youth with autism spectrum disorders in the criminal justice system
    Catherine A Cheely
    Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, MSC 567, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1856-62. 2012
    ..When compared to the overall SC ADDM sample, charged youth were less likely to have comorbid intellectual disability...