Child Welfare and Child Well-Being
Sibling and Family Relationships
Ecological Contexts of Youth
Mental and Behavioral Health
Prevention and Intervention Programs
Kothari, B. H., McBeath, B., Sorenson, P., Bank, L., Waid, J., Webb, S. J., & Steele, J. (2017). An intervention to improve sibling relationship quality among youth in foster care: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Child Abuse and Neglect, 63, 19-29.
Blakeslee, J., Kothari, B. H., McBeath, B., Sorenson, P., & Bank, L. (2017). Network indicators of the social ecology of adolescents in relative and non-relative foster households. Children and Youth Services Review, 73, 173-181.
Kothari, B. H., McBeath, B., Sorenson, P., Waid, J., Webb, S. J., & Bank, L. (2016). Validation of a measure of foster home integration for foster youth. Journal of Research on Social Work Practice, 1-11.
Waid, J., Kothari, B.H., Bank, L., & McBeath, B. (2016). Foster care placement change: The role of family dynamics and household composition. Children and Youth Services Review, 68, 44-55.
Briggs, H., Kothari, B. H., Briggs, A., Bank, L., & De Gruy, J. (2015). Racial respect: Initial testing and validation of the Racial Respect Scale for African Americans. Journal for the Society of Social Work and Research, 6(2), 269-303.
Briggs, H., Bank, L., Fixsen, A., Briggs, A. C., Kothari, B. H., & Burkett, C. (2014). Perceptions of the African American experience (PAAX): A new measure of adaptive identities among African American men and women. Journal of Forensic Social Work, 4(3), 203-233.
Kothari, B. H., McBeath, B., Lamson-Siu, E., Webb, S., Sorenson, P., Bowen, H., Bank, L., & Waid, J. (2014). Development and feasibility of a sibling intervention for preadolescent and adolescent youth in foster care. Evaluation and Program Planning, 47, 91-99.
Kothari, B. H., Bank, L., Sorenson, P., & Snyder, J. (2014). Alcohol and substance use patterns and trajectories: The role of siblings in the context of family and peer processes. Journal of Family Social Work, 17(4), 324-343.
McBeath, B., Kothari, B. H., Blakeslee, J., Lamson-Siu, E., Bank, L., Linares,L. O., Waid, J., Sorenson, P., Jimenez, J., Pearson, E., & Shlonsky, A. (2014). Intervening to improve outcomes for siblings in foster care: Conceptual, substantive and methodological dimensions of a prevention framework. Children and Youth Services Review, 39, 1-10.
Schweitzer, D., Chianello, T., & Kothari, B.H. (2013). Compensation in Social Work: Critical for satisfaction and a sustainable profession. Administration in Social Work, 37 (2), 147-157.
Green, B. L., Malsch, A. M., Kothari, B. H., Busse, J. & Brennan, E. (2012). An intervention to increase early childhood staff capacity for promoting children's social-emotional development in preschool settings. Early Childhood Education Journal, 40, 1-10.
Malsch, A. M., Green, B. L., & Kothari, B.H. (2011). Understanding parents’ perspectives on the transition to kindergarten: What early childhood educators and schools can do for at-risk families. Special Issue on Family Voices. Perspectives for Best Practices in Mental Health, 7(1), 47-66.
Hood, B.K., Power, T.G., & Hill, L.G. (2009). Children’s appraisal of moderately stressful situations. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 33(2), 167-177.
Hill, L.G., Maucione, K.J., & Hood, B. K. (2007). A focused approach to assessing fidelity. Prevention Science, 8, 25-34.