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Jocelyn Carter

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  • Psychology Associate Chair, Vincent de Paul Professor
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  • Psychology; Clinical Psychology (Child)
  • (773) 325-4840
  • ​​​Byrne Hall, Room 531​​​       

PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2008
MS, Vanderbilt University, 2004
BA, Yale University, 2002 

Major Areas of Interest
  • Child clinical and pediatric psychology
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Adolescent development
  • Parenting
  • Family and peer relationships
  • Stress and coping in chronic illness
  • Trauma
  • Prevention and intervention
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Group and family therapy
Representative Sample of Publications

Monjaras-Gaytan, L., S
ánchez, B., & Carter, J. S. (2020). Developing natural mentoring relationships among Latinx youth: The roles of trust in adults and stressors. Applied Developmental Science, 1-12.

Tran, S., Castro, A., Koven, M.,
Goya-Arce, A. B., & Carter, J. S. (2020). The impact of sociodemographic and environmental risk factors on pain and longitudinal health outcomes in a nationally representative sample. The Journal of Pain, 21, 170-181.

Cory, M., Chen, A. DuBois, D.,
Carter, J. S., & Grant, K. (2020). Overcoming exposure to complex stressors: An examination of protective coping mechanisms for low-income urban African American youth. Children and Youth Services Review112, 104867.

Colon, N. Q., Polo, A., &
Carter, J. S. (2020). The reciprocal effects of language proficiency and depression among low income Latinx youth. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 1-14.

ánchez, B., Anderson, A., Carter, J. S., Mroczkowski, A., Monjaras-Gaytan, L., & DuBois, D. (2020). Helping me helps us: The role of natural mentors in the ethnic identity & academic outcomes of Latinx adolescents. Developmental Psychology, 56, 208-220.

Mance, G. A., Grant, K. E., Roberts, D.,
Carter, J.S., Turek, C., Adam, E., & Thorpe Jr, R. J. (2019). Environmental stress and socioeconomic status: Does parent and adolescent stress influence executive functioning in urban youth?. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 1-16.

DeCator, D. D. &
Carter, J. S. (2018). JPP Student Journal Club Commentary: Adolescent condom use and connectivity in the social–planful brain, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43, 831–833

Carter, J. S. (2018). Stress and self-esteem in adolescence predict physical activity and sedentary behavior in adulthood.  Mental Health and Physical Activity, 14, 90-97.​