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

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 PsychologyVolume 2. (pp. 275-295). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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.

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.

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 

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 

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 Practice6(2), 1-12. PMCID: PMC4813807

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.

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 & Medicine67, 1700-1707. PMID: 18947913

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

JasonL.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.

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 Practice10(4), 491-504.

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 Community24, 47-61.

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

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 Psychology26, 145-187PMID: 9693689

Jason, L.A., & Barnes, H.E. (1997). Substance abuse prevention: Beyond the schoolyard. Applied and Preventive Psychology6, 211-220.

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, 333-344PMCID: 1283996 

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 Education24, 95-108. 

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 Association266(22), 3159-3161.

Jason, L. A. (1991).  Participating in social change:  A fundamental value for our discipline.  American Journal of Community Psychology19, 1-16.

Rhodes, J.E., & Jason, L.A. (1990).  A social stress model of substance abuse.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology58, 395-401. 

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.

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.

Jason, L.A. (1979).  Preventive community interventions:  Reducing school children’s smoking and decreasing smoke exposure.Professional Psychology10, 744-752.