RESEARCH PROJECTS

Adaptation and Implementation of the Modular Act & Adapt Program

An implementation study focusing on training and supporting mental health providers (social workers, counselors, psychologists) in delivering the Act & Adapt intervention in their schools, and assessing both provider and student outcomes. Act & Adapt is a group-based cognitive behavioral intervention targeting depression in youth 10-14 years old.

More information about Act & Adapt can be found on the following website: Act & Adapt

Evaluation of the Modular Act & Adapt Program vs. the Standard Act & Adapt Program

A randomized control trial of the effects of a school-based, cognitive-behavioral intervention aimed at treating depression in Latino youth at risk for depression or diagnosed with depressive disorders. 

Effects of in Depression Interventions on Ethnic Minority Youth

Meta-analyses of interventions for depression using randomized clinical trials to evaluate the effects on youth of African American and Latinx backgrounds.​​​ 

Meta-analyses of interventions for depression using randomized clinical trials to evaluate the effects on adults of African American and Latinx backgrounds.​​​ 

Student Theses, Dissertations, and Manuscripts

​Parent-Child Acculturative Stress Profiles and Academic Achievement among Latinx Youth: Expressed Emotion as a Mediator (Saldana)

Parent-child language proficiency profiles and their link to attachment and parental depression in a Latinx sample (Solano)

 

The impact of economic disadvantage and family obligation on the primary control beliefs and depressive symptoms of Latinx youth (Castro)

The relationship between perfectionism, body image, parental psychological control, and anxiety in Latinx youth (Nau & Sytniak)

Acculturative stress and perfectionism as factors associated with anxiety symptoms among Latinx youth (Colón-Quintana)

Emotional reactivity, maternal expressed emotion, and chronic depressive symptoms (Donovan)

CULTURE AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE LAB

Psychology Department

DePaul University

2219 N. Kenmore Avenue

Chicago, IL 60614

actandadapt1@gmail.com

 

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