David Kolko

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a booster intervention three years after acute treatment for early-onset disruptive behavior disorders
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:383-98. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of AF-CBT by community practitioners serving child welfare and mental health: a randomized trial
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Maltreat 17:32-46. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Doctor-office collaborative care for pediatric behavioral problems: a preliminary clinical trial
    David J Kolko
    Special Services Unit, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:224-31. 2012
  4. doi request reprint ODD dimensions, ADHD, and callous-unemotional traits as predictors of treatment response in children with disruptive behavior disorders
    David J Kolko
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:713-25. 2010
  5. pmc Moderators and predictors of clinical outcome in a randomized trial for behavior problems in pediatric primary care
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:753-65. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescents who sexually offend and their families: individual and family applications in a collaborative outpatient program
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Instiute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 13:157-92. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Community treatment of child sexual abuse: a survey of practitioners in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:37-49. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Child welfare recommendations to improve mental health services for children who have experienced abuse and neglect: a national perspective
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:50-62. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Community vs. clinic-based modular treatment of children with early-onset ODD or CD: a clinical trial with 3-year follow-up
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:591-609. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents referred for child welfare investigation. A national sample of in-home and out-of-home care
    David J Kolko
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:48-63. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a booster intervention three years after acute treatment for early-onset disruptive behavior disorders
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:383-98. 2014
    ..We discuss the nature and implications of these novel findings regarding the role and timing of booster treatment to address the continuity of DBD over time. ..
  2. doi request reprint Implementation of AF-CBT by community practitioners serving child welfare and mental health: a randomized trial
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Maltreat 17:32-46. 2012
    ..These significant, albeit modest, findings are discussed in the context of treatment training, research, and work force issues as they relate to the diverse backgrounds, settings, and populations served by community practitioners...
  3. doi request reprint Doctor-office collaborative care for pediatric behavioral problems: a preliminary clinical trial
    David J Kolko
    Special Services Unit, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:224-31. 2012
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and clinical benefits of an integrated mental health intervention (doctor-office collaborative care [DOCC]) vs enhanced usual care (EUC) for children with behavioral problems...
  4. doi request reprint ODD dimensions, ADHD, and callous-unemotional traits as predictors of treatment response in children with disruptive behavior disorders
    David J Kolko
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:713-25. 2010
    ..Contrary to predictions, CU traits were unrelated to any posttreatment outcomes after controlling for other covariates. These findings remained after controlling for measures of pretreatment global functional impairment...
  5. pmc Moderators and predictors of clinical outcome in a randomized trial for behavior problems in pediatric primary care
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:753-65. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescents who sexually offend and their families: individual and family applications in a collaborative outpatient program
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Instiute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 13:157-92. 2004
    ..The integration of mental health and probationary services provides a balanced approach to the community management and treatment of the low-risk, primarily first-time, adolescent sexual offender...
  7. doi request reprint Community treatment of child sexual abuse: a survey of practitioners in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:37-49. 2009
    ..The results were not accounted for by geographic region or agency. The findings support recommendations to optimize research and training related to the dissemination of evidence-based treatments in the child abuse field...
  8. doi request reprint Child welfare recommendations to improve mental health services for children who have experienced abuse and neglect: a national perspective
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:50-62. 2009
    ..We discuss the implications of these recommendations from CWS stakeholders for enhancing the service delivery system...
  9. doi request reprint Community vs. clinic-based modular treatment of children with early-onset ODD or CD: a clinical trial with 3-year follow-up
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:591-609. 2009
    ..We discuss the nature and implications of these novel findings regarding the role of treatment context or setting for the treatment and long-term outcome of behavior disorders...
  10. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents referred for child welfare investigation. A national sample of in-home and out-of-home care
    David J Kolko
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Maltreat 15:48-63. 2010
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  11. pmc Improving access to care and clinical outcome for pediatric behavioral problems: a randomized trial of a nurse-administered intervention in primary care
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:393-404. 2010
    ..The study includes boys and girls from six primary care offices in metropolitan Pittsburgh, PA...
  12. pmc Treatment research for children and youth exposed to traumatic events: moving beyond efficacy to amp up public health impact
    David J Kolko
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:465-76. 2010
    ..However, optimal strategies for supporting either implementation or dissemination of trauma-focused interventions within healthcare or mental healthcare systems are underdeveloped...
  13. pmc Familial pathways to early-onset suicidal behavior: familial and individual antecedents of suicidal behavior
    Nadine M Melhem
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1364-70. 2007
    ..The authors sought to identify clinical predictors of new-onset suicidal behavior in children of parents with a history of mood disorder and suicidal behavior...
  14. ncbi request reprint Familial transmission of mood disorders: convergence and divergence with transmission of suicidal behavior
    David A Brent
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1259-66. 2004
    ..In this study, the authors examine the factors associated with the familial transmission of these two related conditions to learn which are shared or unique risk factors for familial transmission...
  15. ncbi request reprint Peripubertal suicide attempts in offspring of suicide attempters with siblings concordant for suicidal behavior
    David A Brent
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1486-93. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Emergent suicidality in a clinical psychotherapy trial for adolescent depression
    Jeffrey A Bridge
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 3811 O Hara St, BFT 311, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2592, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2173-5. 2005
    ..The authors' goal was to examine the incidence and predictors of emergent suicidality that occurred during a clinical trial of psychotherapy for adolescent depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suicidality and its relationship to treatment outcome in depressed adolescents
    Rémy P Barbe
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2592, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:44-55. 2004
    ..Hopelessness should be specifically targeted early in treatment. Suicidal depressed adolescents should not receive NST but a specific treatment like CBT...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lifetime history of sexual abuse, clinical presentation, and outcome in a clinical trial for adolescent depression
    Rémy P Barbe
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:77-83. 2004
    ..To investigate the impact of sexual abuse on clinical presentation and treatment outcome in depressed adolescents...
  19. pmc Trajectories of symptom reduction and engagement during treatment for childhood behavior disorders: differences across settings
    Oliver Lindhiem
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:995-1005. 2010
    ..These setting differences in level of engagement did not account for the differences in trajectories of symptom reduction across the treatment settings...
  20. pmc The role of therapist training in the implementation of psychosocial treatments: a review and critique with recommendations
    Amy D Herschell
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:448-66. 2010
    ..Workshop follow-ups help to sustain outcomes. Little is known about the impact of train-the-trainer methods. Methodological flaws and factors that may influence training outcome and future directions are also reviewed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Familial pathways to early-onset suicide attempt: risk for suicidal behavior in offspring of mood-disordered suicide attempters
    David A Brent
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:801-7. 2002
    ..Although adoption, twin, and family studies have shown that suicidal behavior is familial, the risk factors for familial transmission from parent to child remain unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and impact of large sudden improvements during adolescent therapy for depression: a comparison across cognitive-behavioral, family, and supportive therapy
    Scott T Gaynor
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:386-93. 2003
    ..These findings suggest pretreatment and sudden within-treatment gains are important therapeutic events worthy of further investigation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Negative affect and parental aggression in child physical abuse
    Oommen K Mammen
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:407-24. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Child abuse victims' involvement in community agency treatment: service correlates, short-term outcomes, and relationship to reabuse
    David J Kolko
    Special Services Unit, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:273-87. 2003
    ..Initial child treatment was unrelated to reabuse or out-of-home placement by FUP-2. Additional studies are needed to more fully evaluate the process and outcome of referral of child abuse victims to community-based services...
  25. ncbi request reprint Understanding practitioners' characteristics and perspectives prior to the dissemination of an evidence-based intervention
    Barbara L Baumann
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:771-87. 2006
    ....
  26. pmc The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) and the CBCL-bipolar phenotype are not useful in diagnosing pediatric bipolar disorder
    Rasim Somer Diler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:23-30. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of the CBCL and CBCL-PBD to identify BP in children <12 years old...
  27. ncbi request reprint Children's perceptions of their abusive experience: measurement and preliminary findings
    David J Kolko
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Child Maltreat 7:42-55. 2002
    ..These findings identify some of the attributional sequelae of child abuse that deserve further clinical attention and research evaluation. Suggestions for developments in these two areas are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of abusive and nonabusive mothers of abused children
    Barbara L Baumann
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Child Maltreat 7:369-76. 2002
    ..The only significant difference in maternal functioning was found on a child-completed rating. Mothers involved in child protective services may be less likely to reveal negative information about their own functioning...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent depression: a benchmarking investigation
    V Robin Weersing
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Behav Ther 37:36-48. 2006
    ..Results support further efforts to test the effectiveness of CBT in clinically representative community practice settings and samples...
  30. doi request reprint Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events
    Wendy K Silverman
    Department of Psychology, Child and Family Psychosocial Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 37:156-83. 2008
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of practice guidelines and future research directions...

Research Grants25

  1. Treatment of Child Physical Abuse: An Effectiveness Trial
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide initial data on the transportability and adoption of EBTs in community settings serving the child welfare system. ..
  2. Enhancing Long-Term Outcome in Child Behavior Disorders
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results bear implications for the conceptualization and administration of a chronic care model of behavior problems and will provide the first large-scale evaluation of booster treatment in ODD or CD children. ..
  3. Collaborative Mental Health Services for Behavior Disorders in Primary Care
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ultimate goal for this research is to establish the viability of an integrated mental health service delivery system within the pediatric primary care setting. ..
  4. Treatment of Child Physical Abuse: An Effectiveness Trial
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will provide initial data on the transportability and adoption of EBTs in community settings serving the child welfare system. ..
  5. Collaborative Mental Health Services for Behavior Disorders in Primary Care
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ultimate goal for this research is to establish the viability of an integrated mental health service delivery system within the pediatric primary care setting. ..
  6. Treatment of Child Physical Abuse: An Effectiveness Trial
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will provide initial data on the transportability and adoption of EBTs in community settings serving the child welfare system. ..
  7. Collaborative Mental Health Services for Behavior Disorders in Primary Care
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ultimate goal for this research is to establish the viability of an integrated mental health service delivery system within the pediatric primary care setting. ..
  8. EFFECTIVE THERAPY OF BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN PRIMARY CARE
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These outcomes would empirically support decisions to integrate cost-effective, specialty treatment methods in pediatric health care settings. ..
  9. EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR CONDUCT PROBLEMS
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such research is especially timely given the controversy surrounding the willingness of third-party payers to cover these services. ..