Pre Post and Quasi-experimental Studies

  1. Deblinger, E., McLeer, S. V., & Henry, D. (1990). Cognitive behavioral treatment for sexually abused children suffering post-traumatic stress:  Preliminary findings.  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 29(5), 747-752.

  1. Stauffer, L. B., & Deblinger, E. (1996). Cognitive behavioral groups for nonoffending mothers and their young sexually abused children:  A preliminary treatment outcome study.  Child Maltreatment: Journal of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 1(1), 65-76.

  1. Cohen, J. A., Mannarino, A. P., & Knudsen, K. (2004). Treating childhood traumatic grief:  A pilot study.  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 43, 1225-1233.

  1. Cohen, J.A., Mannarino, A. P., & Staron, V.R. (2006). A pilot study of modified cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood traumatic grief (CBT-CTG).  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 45, 1465-1473.

  1. Lyons, J. S., Weiner, D. A., & Schneider, A. (2006).  A field trial of three evidence based practices for trauma with children in state custody.  Report to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Evanston, IL: Mental Health Resources Services and Policy Program, Northwestern University.


  1. Hoagwood, K. E., Vogel, J. M., Levitt, J. M., D’Amico, P. J., Paisner, W. I., & Kaplan S. J. (2007). Implementing an evidence-based trauma treatment in a state system after September 11th:  The CATS project.  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 773-779.

  1. Grasso, D. J., Joselow, B., Marquez, Y., & Webb, C. (2011). Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of a child with posttraumatic stress disorder.  Psychotherapy (Chic). 48(2), 188-197.

  1. Quinn, N., Shulman, A., Knifton, L., & Byrne, P. (2011). The Impact of a National Mental Health Arts and Film Festival on Stigma and Recovery, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 123, 71-81.

  1. Allen, B. & Johnson, J. C., (2012). Utilization and implementation of  Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of maltreated children.  Child Maltreatment, 17(1), 80-85.

  1. Sigel, B. A., Benton, A. H., Lynch, C. E., & Kramer, T. L. (2013). Characteristics of 17 statewide initiatives to disseminate Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).  American Psychological Association.

  1. Salloum, A., Robst, J., Scheeringa, M. S., Cohen, J. A., Wang, W., Murphy, T. K., Tolin, D. F., & Storch, E. A. (April 2013). Step one within stepped care Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for young children:  A pilot study.  Child Psychiatry & Human Development, Online First.

  1. Murray, L. K., Familiar, I., Skavenski, S., Jere, E., Cohen, Imasiku, M., Mayeya, J., Bass, J. K., & Bolton, P. (2013). An evaluation of trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy for children in Zambia. Child Abuse & Neglect 37, 1175-1185.

  1. Dorsey, S., Pullmann, M. D., Deblinger, E., Berliner, L., Kerns, S. E., Thompson, K., Unützer, J., Weisz, J. R., & Garland, A. F. (2013). Improving practice in community-based settings: a randomized trial of supervision – study protocol.  Implementation Science 8(89).

  1. Allen, B., Wilson, K. L., & Armstrong, N. E. (2014). Changing clinician’s beliefs about treatment  for maltreated children:  The impact of intensive training in an evidence-based, trauma-focused treatment.  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Practice, and Policy (6)4, 384-389.


  1. O’Donnell, K., Dorsey, S., Gong, W., Ostermann, J., Whetten, R., Cohen, J. A., Itemba, D., Manongi, R., & Whetten, K. (2014). Treating maladaptive grief and posttraumatic stress symptoms in orphaned children in Tanzania: Group-based Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Journal of Traumatic Stress 27, 664-671.

  1. Webb, C., Hayes, A. M., Grasso, D., Laurenceau, J-P., & Deblinger E. (2014). Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Youth: Effectiveness in a Community Setting.  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy 6(5), 555-562.
16a.  Greer, D., Grasso, Cohen, A. & Webb, C. (2013).  Trauma-focused treatment in a state system of care:  Is it worth the cost?  Administration and Policy in Mental Health, published online 1/19/2013.
16b.  Ready, C. B., Hayes, A. M., Yasinski, C. W., Webb, C., Gallop, R., Deblinger, E., & Laurenceau, J-P.  (2015).  Overgeneralized Beliefs, Accommodation, and Treatment Outcome in Youth Receiving Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Trauma.  Behavior Therapy 46, 671-688.
16c.  Hayes, A. M., Yasinski, C., Grasso, D., Ready, C. B., Alpert, E., McCauley, T., Webb, C., & Deblinger, E. (2016 online access).  Constructive and Unproductive Processing of Traumatic Experiences in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Youth. Behavior Therapy

  1. Kameoka, Satomi, et al. (2015). Feasibility of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for traumatized children in Japan: a Pilot Study.  International Journal of Mental Health Systems 9(26) (Open Access).

  1. Konanur, S., Muller, R. T., Cinamon, J. S., Thornback, K., & Zorzella, P.M. (2015). Effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in a community-based program.  Child Abuse & Neglect 50, 159-170.

  1. Zorzella, K. P. M., Muller, R. T., & Cribbie, R. A. (2015). The relationship between therapeutic alliance and internalizing and externalizing symptoms in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Child Abuse & Neglect 50, 171-181.

  1. Cisler, J. M., Sigel, B. A., Kramer, T. L., Smitherman, S., Vanderzee, K., Pemberton, J., & Kilts, C. D. (2015). Amygdala response predicts trajectory of symptom reduction during Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy among adolescent girls with PTSD.  Journal of Psychiatric Research 71, 33-40.

  1. Unterhitzenberger, J., & Rosner, R. (2016). Case report: manualized trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy with an unaccompanied refugee minor girl. European Journal of Psychotraumatology (Open Access)

  1. Sharma-Patel, K., & Brown, E. J. (2016). Emotion Regulation and Self-Blame as Mediators and Moderators of Trauma-Specific Treatment.  Psychology of Violence (APA).

  1. Cohen, Judith A., Deblinger, Esther, & Mannarino, Anthony P. (2016 online access). Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Families.  Psychotherapy Research.