Publications on Violence Prevention

Whipple, C.R.,  Robinson, W.L.,  & Jason, L.A. (in press). Expanding collective Efficacy Theory to reduce violence among African American adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Published online May 2, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519844281


Robinson, W. L., Whipple, C. R., Jason, L. A., & Flack, C. E. (2021). African American adolescent suicidal ideation and behavior: The role of racism and prevention. Journal of Community Psychology, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22543

Droege, J.R., Robinson, W.L., Jason, L.A. (2017). Suicidality protective factors for African American Adolescents: A systematic review of the research literature. SOJ Nursing & Health Care, 3, 1-5. 

Maton, K.I., Humphreys, K., Jason, L.A., & Shinn, B. (2017). Community psychology in the policy arena. In C. M. Bond, C. Keys,  & I. Serrano-Garcia (Eds.). Handbook of Community Psychology. Volume 2. (pp. 275-295). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/14954-016

Robinson, W. L., Brown, M., Beasley, C. R., & Jason, L. A. (2017). Advancing prevention intervention from theory to application: Challenges and contributions of community psychology. In M. A. Bond, I. Serrano-García, & C. B. Keys (Eds.), Handbook of community psychology, Volume 2 (pp. 193-213). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/14954-012

Robinson, W. L.A., Droege, J.R., Hipwell, A.E. Stephanie D., Keenan, K. (2016). Brief report: Suicidal ideation in adolescent girls: Impact of race. Journal of Adolescence, 53, 16-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.08.013

Robinson, W. L., Case, M.H., Whipple, C.R., Gooden, A.S., Lopez-Tamayo, R., Lambert, S.F., & Jason, L.A.  (2016). Culturally-grounded stress reduction and suicide prevention for African American adolescents. Practice Innovation, 1(2), 117-128. PMCID: PMC4978429 https://doi.org/10.1037/pri0000020 

Lopez-Tamayo, R., Robinson, W. L., Lambert, S. F., Jason, L. A., & Ialongo, N. (2016). Parental monitoring, association with externalized behavior, and academic outcomes in urban African American youth: A moderated mediation analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57, 366-379. PMCID: PMC5564180 https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12056 

Jason, L.A., Light, J., & Callahan, S. (2016). Dynamic social networks. In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds). Handbook of methodological approaches to community-based research: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jason, L.A. & Aase, D.M. (2016). Community-clinical psychology. In M.M.D. Rodriguez (Ed.). APA handbook of clinical psychology. Volume 1. Clinical psychology: Roots and Branches. (pp. 201-222). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Jason, L. A., Beasley, C. R., & Hunter, B.A. (2015). Advocacy and social justice. In V. Chien & S.M. Wolfe (Ed.). Foundations of Community Psychology Practice. (pp. 262-289). New York, NY: Sage.

Robinson, W. L., Droege, J. R., Case, M. H., & Jason, L. A. (2015). Reducing stress and preventing anxiety in African American adolescents: A culturally-grounded approach. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 6(2), 1-12. PMCID: PMC4813807 https://doi.org/10.7728/0602201503

Whitehead, N., Jason, L. A., & Robinson, L. (2014). Procuring resources within the community to help fund research. The Community Psychologist, 47, 18-20.

Lambert, S. F., Robinson, L. W., & Ialongo, N. S. (2013). The role of perfectionism in the link between perceived racial discrimination and African American adolescents’ depressive symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-013-9814-0

Jason, L. A. (2013). Principles of social change. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jason, L.A., & Glenwick, D.S. (Eds.) (2012). Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Robinson, W.L., Paxton, K.C., & Jonen, L.P. (2011). Pathways to aggression and violence among African American adolescent males: The influence of normative beliefs, neighborhood, and depressive symptomatology. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in Community Psychology, 39(2), 132-148.

Boyce, C.A., Robinson, W.L., & Richards,M. (2011). Burgeoning directions for the prevention of youth violence. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 39(2), 93-97.

Jason, L.A., Pokorny, S.B., Adams, M., & Hunt, Y. (2008). A randomized trial evaluating tobacco possession-use-purchase laws. Social Science & Medicine, 67, 1700-1707. PMID: 18947913 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.09.028

Pokorny, S.B., Jason, L.A., & Shoeny, M. (2004). Current smoking among young adolescents: Assessing school-based contextual norms. Tobacco Control, 13, 301-307. https://doi.org/10.1136/tc.2003.005363

Jason, L.A.,  Keys, C., Suarez-Balcazar, Y.,  Taylor, R.R.,  Davis, M.,  Durlak, J. & Isenberg, D.  (Eds.). (2004). Participatory community research: Theories and methods in action. (pp. 87-104).  American Psychological Association: Washington, D.C. https://doi.org/10.1037/10726-000

Robinson, W. L., Harper, G. W., & Schoeny, M. E. (2003). Reducing substance use among African American adolescents: Effectiveness of school-based health centers. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10(4), 491-504. https://doi.org/10.1093/clipsy/bpg049

Robinson, W. L.,& Case, M. H. (2002). Preventing depression in youth. In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds.), Innovative strategies for promoting health and mental health across the life span. (pp. 153-175). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.

Townsend, S.M., Pokorny, S.B., Jason, L.A., Curie, C.J., Schoeny, M.E. (2002). An assessment of the relationship between the quality of school-based tobacco prevention programs and youth tobacco use.  Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 24, 47-61. https://doi.org/10.1300/J005v24n01_04

Jason, L.A., & Fricano, G. (1999). Testifying at a congressional hearing on the tobacco settlement. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 30, 372-377. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7028.30.4.372 

Robinson, W.L., Cauce, A.M., Mason, C., & Harper, G.W. (Eds). (1999). Adolescent risk behavior: Linking theory and action (Special Issue). American Journal of Community Psychology, 27(3).

Jason, L.A. (1998). Tobacco, drug, and HIV preventive media interventions. American Journal of Community Psychology, 26, 145-187. PMID: 9693689 https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022172301449

Jason, L.A., & Barnes, H.E. (1997). Substance abuse prevention: Beyond the schoolyard. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 6, 211-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0962-1849(97)80010-8

Jason, L.A., Billows, W., Schnopp-Wyatt, D., & King, C. (1996). Reducing the illegal sales of cigarettes to minors. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 333-344. PMCID: 1283996 https://doi.org/10.1901/jaba.1996.29-333 

Kaufman, J., Jason, L. A., Sawlski, L. M., & Halpert, J. A. (1994).  A comprehensive multi-media program to prevent smoking among black students. Journal of Drug Education, 24, 95-108. https://doi.org/10.2190/6NAN-696P-HD0J-9GG9 

Robinson, W.L., Watkins-Ferrell, P., Davis-Scott, P., & Ruch-Ross, H. (1993). Preventing teenage pregnancy. In D. Glenwick & L. Jason (Eds.). Promoting Health and Mental Health in Children, Youth and Families (pp. 99-124). New York: Springer.

Robinson, W. L., Ruch-Ross, H. S., Watkins-Ferrell, P., & Lightfoot, S. (1993). Risk behavior in adolescence: Methodological challenges in school-based research. School Psychology Quarterly, 8, 241-254.

Jason, L. A., Weine, A. W., Johnson, J. H., Warren-Sohlberg, L, Filippelli, L. A., Turner, E. Y., & Lardon, C. (1992).  Helping Transfer Students.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Elias, M.J., Weissberg, R.P., Dodge, K.A., Hawkins, J.D., Jason, L.A., Kendall, P.C., Perry, C.L., Rotheram-Borus, M.J., & Zins, J.E. (1992).  Drug and alcohol prevention curricula.  In J. David Hawkins, (Ed.) Communities that care:  Action for drug abuse prevention. (pp. 129-148).  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Jason, L.A., Ji, P.V., Anes, M.D., & Birkhead, S.H. (1991).  Active enforcement of cigarette control laws in the prevention of cigarette sales to minors.  Journal of the American Medical Association, 266(22), 3159-3161. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.1991.03470220075030

Jason, L. A. (1991).  Participating in social change:  A fundamental value for our discipline.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 19, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00942250

Rhodes, J.E., & Jason, L.A. (1990).  A social stress model of substance abuse.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 395-401. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-006X.58.4.395 

Rhodes, J., & Jason, L.A. (1988).  Preventing Substance Abuse Among Adolescents. NY: Pergamon.

Gesten, E. L., & Jason, L. A. (1987).  Social and community interventions.  In M. R. Rosenzweig & L. W. Porter (Eds.), Annual Review of Psychology. (pp. 427-460).  Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.ps.38.020187.002235

Jason, L.A., Thompson, D., & Rose, T. (1986). Methodological issues in prevention. In L. Michelson & B. Edelstein (Eds.) Handbook of Prevention (pp. 1-19). New York: Sage.

Jason, L. A., & Burrows, B. A. (1983).  Transition training for high school seniors.  Cognitive Therapy and Research, 7, 79-91. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01173426

Jason, L.A. (1979).  Preventive community interventions:  Reducing school children’s smoking and decreasing smoke exposure. Professional Psychology, 10, 744-752. https://doi.org/10.1037/0735-7028.10.5.744