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Jocelyn Carter

  • Director of Clinical Training, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
  • ​​​PhD​​​
  • Psychology
  • (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
Carter, J.S., Smith, S., Bostick, S., & Grant, K. E. (in press). Mediating Effects of Parent-Child Relationships and Body Image in the Prediction of Internalizing Symptoms in Urban Youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
Carter, J.S., Martinez, W., Legato, L. (2012). Social Competence: Moving the Field Forward. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 37, 961-971.
Carter, J.S. & Grant, K.E. (2012). A prospective comparison of mediating and moderating relationships among stressors, hopelessness, and internalizing symptoms in low-income urban youth with asthma. Journal of Urban Health, 89, 598-613.
Katz, B.N., Esperaza, N.P., Carter, J.S., & Grant, K.E. (2012). Intervening processes in the relation between neighborhood characteristics and psychological symptoms in urban youth. Journal of Early Adolescence, 32, 650-680.
Martinez, W., Polo, A., & Carter, J.S. (2012). Family orientation, language, and anxiety among low-income Latino youth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 517-525.
Carter, J.S. & Garber, J. (2011). Main and interactive effects of stressors and negative cognitions in the prediction of depressive symptoms and disorder in adolescents. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 779-796.
Meyerson, D., Grant, K.E., Carter, J.S., & Kilmer, R.G. (2011). Posttraumatic growth among children and adolescents: A systemic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 949-964.
Martinez, W., Carter, J.S., & Legato, L. (2011). Social competence in children with chronic Illness: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 878-890.
Saul, A. L., Grant, K. E., & Carter, J.S. (2008). Post-traumatic reactions in adolescents: how well do the DSM-IV PTSD criteria fit the real life experience of trauma exposed youth?. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 915-925.

Holmbeck, G.N., Thill, A.W., Bachanas, P.B., Garber, J., Miller, K.B., Abad, M., Bruno, E.F., Carter, J.S., David-Ferdon, Jandasek, C. B., Mennuti-Washburn, J.E., O'Mahar, K., Zukerman, J. (2008). Evidence-based assessment of psychosocial adjustment and psychopathology in pediatric psychology. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 33, 958-980.

Garber, J., & Carter, J.S. (2006). Major depression. In R.T. Ammerman (ed.). Comprehensive handbook of personality and psychopathology, Volume III: Child Psychopathology (pp. 165-216). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.

Carter, J.S., Garber, J., Ciesla, J. A., & Cole, D. A. (2006). Modeling relations between hassles and internalizing and externalizing symptoms in adolescents: A four-year prospective study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 428-442.​