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Relevant Research Articles

Copies of some articles are available upon request.

  1. Chadwick Center. (2004). Closing the quality chasm in child abuse treatment: Identifying and disseminating best practices. San Diego, CA: Author.
  2. Chalk, R., & King, P.A. (Eds.). (1998). Violence in families: Assessing prevention and treatment programs. Washington DC: National Academy Press.
  3. Kolko, D.J., Campo, J.V., Kelleher, K. Cheng, Y. (2010). Improving access to care and clinical outcome for pediatric behavioral problems: A randomized trial of a nurse-administered intervention in primary care. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 31, 393-404. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0b013e3181dff307
  4. Kolko, D.J., Dorn, L.D., Bukstein, O.G., Pardini, D.A., Holden, E.A., & Hart, J.D. (2009). Community vs. clinic-based modular treatment of children with early-onset ODD or CD: A clinical trial with three-year follow-up. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37, 591-609. doi: 10.1007/s10802-009-9303-7
  5. Kolko, D.J., Iselin, A.M., & Gully, K.J. (2011). Evaluation of the sustainability and clinical outcome of Alternatives for Families: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) in a child protection center. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35, 105-163 . doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2010.09.004
  6. Kolko, D.J. (2004). Individual child and parent physical abuse-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment. In B. E. Saunders, L. Berliner, & R. F. Hanson (Eds.), Child physical and sexual abuse: Guidelines for treatment (pp. 43-44). Charleston, SC: National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center.
  7. Kolko, D.J. (2002). Child physical abuse. In J.E.B. Myers, L. Berliner, J. Briere, C.T. Hendrix,  C. Jenny, & T. Reid (Eds.), APSAC handbook of child maltreatment (2nd ed., pp. 21-54). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  8. Kolko, D.J. (1996a). Clinical monitoring of treatment course in child physical abuse: Psychometric characteristics and treatment comparisons. Child Abuse & Neglect, 20(1), 23-43.
  9. Kolko, D.J. (1996b). Individual cognitive-behavioral treatment and family therapy for physically abused children and their offending parents: A comparison of clinical outcomes. Child Maltreatment, 1, 322-342.
  10. Kolko, D.J., & Swenson, C.C. (2002). Assessing and treating physically abused children and their families: A cognitive behavioral approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  11. Mammen, O.K., Kolko, D.J., & Pilkonis, P.A.  (2002). Negative affect and parental aggression in child physical abuse.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 26, 407-424.
  12. Mammen, O.K., Kolko, D.J., and Pilkonis, P.A.  (2003). Parental cognitions and satisfaction:  relationship to aggressive parental behavior in child physical abuse. Child Maltreatment, 8, 288-301
  13. National Child Traumatic Stress Network. (n.d.). Abuse-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for child physical abuse. Los Angeles, CA: Author. Retrieved October 2009 from
  14. Silverman, W.K., Ortiz, C.D., Viswesvaran, C., Burns, B. J., Kolko, D. J., Putnam, F. W., & Amaya-Jackson, L.  (2008). Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.  Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37(1), 156-183.


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