Nancy G Guerra
Affiliation: University of California
- How culture impacts the dissemination and implementation of innovation: a case study of the Families and Schools Together program (FAST) for preventing violence with immigrant Latino youthNancy G Guerra
Department of Psychology, University of California, 1423 Olmstead Hal, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Am J Community Psychol 41:304-13. 2008..As we point out, the culture of the client and the culture of the agency can facilitate or impede connections within and across these interactive systems...
- Community violence exposure, social cognition, and aggression among urban elementary school childrenNancy G Guerra
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
Child Dev 74:1561-76. 2003..These findings suggest that witnessing community violence has an effect on children's aggressive behavior through both imitation of violence and the development of associated cognitions as children get older...
- Understanding bullying and victimization during childhood and adolescence: a mixed methods studyNancy G Guerra
University of California at Riverside, CA, USA
Child Dev 82:295-310. 2011..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for preventive antibullying interventions in schools...
- Effects of multiple context and cumulative stress on urban children's adjustment in elementary schoolJulie R Morales
University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Child Dev 77:907-23. 2006..The important influence of life events stress on children's adjustment in disadvantaged communities is discussed...
- Prevalence and predictors of internet bullyingKirk R Williams
Presley Center for Crime and Justice Studies, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California 92521, USA
J Adolesc Health 41:S14-21. 2007....
- Linking the prevention of problem behaviors and positive youth development: core competencies for positive youth development and risk preventionNancy G Guerra
Academic Center for Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention at the University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2008:1-17. 2008....
- Brief report: piloting the Positive Life Changes (PLC) program for at-risk adolescentsAriel A Williamson
University of Delaware, Department of Psychology, 108 Wolf Hall, Newark, DE 19716, USA
J Adolesc 36:623-8. 2013..Number of program sessions attended did not moderate pretest-posttest change. Findings are discussed in the context of program implementation and future research in school and community settings...
- Preventing youth problem behaviors and enhancing physical health by promoting core competenciesTIA E KIM
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
J Adolesc Health 43:401-7. 2008..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the longitudinal relations between specific core competencies, problem behaviors, and physical health among adolescents...
- Lessons learned: recent advances in understanding and preventing childhood aggressionNancy G Guerra
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Adv Child Dev Behav 36:287-330. 2008
- Positive parenting, family cohesion, and child social competence among immigrant Latino familiesMelinda S Leidy
Department of Psychology, University of California at Riverside, CA 92521, USA
J Fam Psychol 24:252-60. 2010..The implications for family support programs for immigrant Latino families and their children are discussed...
- A pilot randomized trial of community-based parent training for immigrant Latina mothersAriel A Williamson
Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, 108 Wolf Hall, Newark, DE, 19716, USA
Am J Community Psychol 53:47-59. 2014..Findings are discussed in the context of future directions for research on the Madres a Madres program and on the implementation and dissemination of empirically-supported parent training practices to culturally diverse families. ..
- Proximal peer-level effects of a small-group selected prevention on aggression in elementary school children: an investigation of the peer contagion hypothesisPaul Boxer
Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans, 2001 GP Building Lakefront, New Orleans, LA 70148, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:325-38. 2005..From these results we derive a principle of "discrepancy-proportional peer-influence" for small group intervention, and discuss the implications of this for aggregating aggressive children in small group programs...
- A longitudinal analysis of patterns of adjustment following peer victimizationLaura D Hanish
Department of Family and Human Development, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 2502, USA
Dev Psychopathol 14:69-89. 2002..Moreover, significant gender and age differences in the severity of effects were obtained. The discussion highlights the complexity of victimization effects...