Center for Children, Family & the Law

Research Output 1985 2019

2019

Mandatory, fast, and fair: Case outcomes and procedural justice in a family drug court

Fessinger, M., Hazen, K., Bahm, J., Cole-Mossman, J., Heideman, R. & Brank, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Criminology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

justice
drug
parents
abuse of children
jurisprudence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Outcomes of the Iowa Parent Partner program evaluation: Stability of reunification and re-entry into foster care

Chambers, J. M., Lint, S., Thompson, M. G., Carlson, M. W. & Graef, M. I., Sep 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 104, 104353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupational reintegration
reunification
Program Evaluation
parents
evaluation
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Four decades of the journal Law and Human Behavior: a content analysis

Wylie, L. E., Hazen, K. P., Hoetger, L. A., Haby, J. A. & Brank, E. M., May 1 2018, In : Scientometrics. 115, 2, p. 655-693 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

content analysis
psychology
Law
organization research
health law

Measuring Older Adult Confidence in the Courts and Law Enforcement

Hamm, J. A., Wylie, L. E. & Brank, E. M., Apr 1 2018, In : Criminal Justice Policy Review. 29, 3, p. 301-316 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

law enforcement
confidence
criminal justice policy
psychometrics
factor analysis
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Public health framing and attribution: Analysis of the first lady’s remarks and news coverage on childhood obesity

Andersen, J. A., Wylie, L. E. & Brank, E. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Cogent Social Sciences. 3, 1, 1268748.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

attribution
news
public health
coverage
childhood
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Differing Perspectives on Older Adult Caregiving

Brank, E. M. & Wylie, L. E., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 35, 7, p. 698-720 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Aptitude
Decision Making
Emotions
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring Lawyer Misconduct: An Examination of the Self-Regulation Process

Piquero, N. L., Meitl, M. B., Brank, E. M., Woolard, J. L., Lanza-Kaduce, L. & Piquero, A. R., May 3 2016, In : Deviant Behavior. 37, 5, p. 573-584 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lawyers
self-regulation
lawyer
complaint
examination
3 Citations (Scopus)

Father Involvement in Dependency Review Hearings

Wingrove, T., Beal, S. J. & Weisz, V., Oct 19 2016, In : Journal of Public Child Welfare. 10, 5, p. 495-504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fathers
Hearing
father
Child Abuse
case management
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Age and lineup type differences in the own-race bias

Wylie, L. E., Bergt, S., Haby, J., Brank, E. M. & Bornstein, B. H., May 28 2015, In : Psychology, Crime and Law. 21, 5, p. 490-506 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
trend
young adult
contact
Cohort Effect
Communication
Structural Models
Research
Rejection (Psychology)

Using mail surveys to assess perceptions of law enforcement officers and prosecuting attorneys regarding parental involvement laws

Brank, E. M., Hoetger, L. A., Wylie, L. E. & Scott, L. B., Jan 1 2015, Handbook of Community Sentiment. Springer New York, p. 99-110 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lawyers
Postal Service
Police
Parents
Juvenile Delinquency
2014
15 Citations (Scopus)

All in the Family: A Retrospective Study Comparing Sibling Bullying and Peer Bullying

Hoetger, L. A., Hazen, K. P. & Brank, E. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Family Violence. 30, 1, p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bullying
Siblings
exclusion
Retrospective Studies
Family Planning Policy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development and Initial Findings of an Implementation Process Measure for Child Welfare System Change

Armstrong, M. I., McCrae, J. S., Graef, M. I., Richards, T., Lambert, D., Bright, C. L. & Sowell, C., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Public Child Welfare. 8, 1, p. 94-177 84 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Process Assessment (Health Care)
system change
Child Welfare
child welfare
development of methods
1 Citation (Scopus)

Disputed paraphilia diagnoses and legal decision making: A case law survey of paraphilia NOS, nonconsent

King, C. M., Wylie, L. E., Brank, E. M. & Heilbrun, K., Aug 2014, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 20, 3, p. 294-308 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paraphilic Disorders
case law
Decision Making
decision making
Surveys and Questionnaires

Judicial case management in predicting length of stay in foster care

Beal, S. J., Wingrove, T. & Weisz, V., Sep 2014, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 44, p. 16-19 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

case management
Case Management
Length of Stay
district
child welfare
11 Citations (Scopus)

Misinformation effect in older versus younger adults: A meta-analysis and review

Wylie, L. E., Patihis, L., McCuller, L. L., Davis, D., Brank, E. M., Loftus, E. F. & Bornstein, B. H., Jan 1 2014, The Elderly Eyewitness in Court. Taylor and Francis, p. 38-66 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Meta-Analysis
Young Adult
Communication
5 Citations (Scopus)
Social Sciences
social science
Social Justice
Research
Lawyers
2013

Dependency courts and science

Weisz, V., Mar 1 2013, Problem Solving Courts: Social Science and Legal Perspectives. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461474036. p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Behavioral Sciences
science
Parents
Behavioral Research
Civil Rights
2 Citations (Scopus)

The intended and unintended consequences of problem-solving courts

Brank, E. M. & Haby, J. A., Mar 1 2013, Problem Solving Courts: Social Science and Legal Perspectives. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461474036. p. 239-251 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Education
school law
Students
Continuing Education
Vacuum
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Legal System Experiences of Children, Families, and Professionals Who Work with Them

Weisz, V., Beal, S. J. & Wingrove, T., Jan 24 2013, Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Divorce
Parents
Jurisprudence
Child Welfare
Research
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

American Indian Women and Sexual Assault: Challenges and New Opportunities

Gebhardt, A. R. & Woody, J. D., Aug 1 2012, In : Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work. 27, 3, p. 237-248 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

law and order
American Indian
assault
social worker
public health

Best outcomes for Indian children

Porter, L. L., Zink, P. P., Gebhardt, A. R., Ells, M. & Graef, M. I., Dec 1 2012, In : Child welfare. 91, 3, p. 135-156 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child welfare
Child Welfare
act
communication requirements
ethnic group
18 Citations (Scopus)

Bullying

Brank, E. M., Hoetger, L. A. & Hazen, K. P., Dec 1 2012, In : Annual Review of Law and Social Science. 8, p. 213-230 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

exclusion
civil suit
statute
school
empirical research
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Historical, Jurisprudential, and Empirical Wisdom of Parental Responsibility Laws

Brank, E. M. & Scott, L., Mar 1 2012, In : Social Issues and Policy Review. 6, 1, p. 26-53 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parent-Child Relations
Empirical Research
Social Justice
wisdom
Parents
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Baby boomers at work: Growing older and working more

Brank, E. M., Dec 1 2011, Disability and Aging Discrimination: Perspectives in Law and Psychology. Springer New York, p. 93-105 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Euthanasia
Medicine in Art
Physicians
23 Citations (Scopus)

Children's participation in foster care hearings

Weisz, V., Wingrove, T., Beal, S. J. & Faith-Slaker, A., Apr 1 2011, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 35, 4, p. 267-272 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hearing
Empirical Research
Child Behavior
Emotions
6 Citations (Scopus)

Holding parents responsible: Is Vicarious Responsibility the Public's Answer to Juvenile Crime?

Brank, E. M., Greene, E. & Hochevar, K., Nov 1 2011, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 17, 4, p. 507-529 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime
parents
Parents
offense
responsibility
43 Citations (Scopus)

Why were millions of people not obeying the law? Motivational influences on non-compliance with the law in the case of music piracy

Wingrove, T., Korpas, A. L. & Weisz, V., Mar 1 2011, In : Psychology, Crime and Law. 17, 3, p. 261-276 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

piracy
Music
music
shoplifting
Law
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing school and student predictors of weapons reporting

Wylie, L. E., Gibson, C. L., Brank, E. M., Fondacaro, M. R., Smith, S. W., Brown, V. E. & Miller, S. A., Sep 7 2010, In : Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 8, 4, p. 351-372 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weapons
weapon
school climate
Students
school
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Juveniles' knowledge of the court process: Results from instruction from an electronic source

Driver, C. & Brank, E. M., Sep 29 2009, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 27, 4, p. 627-642 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electronics
instruction
DVD
juvenile court
Hearing
11 Citations (Scopus)

PROCEDURAL JUSTICE IN RESOLVING FAMILY DISPUTES: IMPLICATIONS FOR CHILDHOOD BULLYING

Brubacher, M. R., Fondacaro, M. R., Brank, E. M., Brown, V. E. & Miller, S. A., Aug 1 2009, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 15, 3, p. 149-167 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bullying
Family Conflict
Dissent and Disputes
Negotiating
Social Justice
2008
11 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental juvenile probation program: Effects on parent and peer relationships

Brank, E., Lane, J., Turner, S., Fain, T. & Sehgal, A., Apr 1 2008, In : Crime and Delinquency. 54, 2, p. 193-224 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

probation
parents
Parent-Child Relations
Legislation
parent-child relationship
13 Citations (Scopus)

Procedural justice in family conflict resolution and deviant peer group involvement among adolescents: The mediating influence of peer conflict

Stuart, J., Fondacaro, M., Miller, S. A., Brown, V. & Brank, E. M., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 37, 6, p. 674-684 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peer Group
Family Conflict
Negotiating
peer group
Social Justice
6 Citations (Scopus)

Punishing my parents: Juveniles' perspectives on parental responsibility

Brank, E. M. & Lane, J., Aug 12 2008, In : Criminal Justice Policy Review. 19, 3, p. 333-348 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parents
responsibility
offense
lack
interview
2007
49 Citations (Scopus)

A specialized domestic violence court in South Carolina: An example of procedural justice for victims and defendants

Gover, A. R., Brank, E. M. & MacDonald, J. M., Jun 1 2007, In : Violence Against Women. 13, 6, p. 603-626 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

domestic violence
justice
interview
decision-making process
respect
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development and confirmatory factor analysis of the community norms of child neglect scale

Goodvin, R., Johnson, D. R., Hardy, S. A., Graef, M. I. & Chambers, J. M., Feb 1 2007, In : Child Maltreatment. 12, 1, p. 68-85 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse
Statistical Factor Analysis
Reproducibility of Results
12 Citations (Scopus)

Elder research: Filling an important gap in psychology and law

Brank, E. M., Nov 15 2007, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 25, 5, p. 701-716 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

psychology
Psychology
Law
Research
Mentally Ill Persons
25 Citations (Scopus)

Will they tell? Weapons reporting by middle-school youth

Brank, E. M., Woolard, J. L., Brown, V. E., Fondacaro, M., Luescher, J. L., Chinn, R. G. & Miller, S. A., Apr 1 2007, In : Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 5, 2, p. 125-146 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weapons
weapon
Students
student
school
2006
10 Citations (Scopus)

All parents are to blame (except this one): Global versus specific attitudes related to parental responsibility laws

Brank, E. M., Hays, S. A. & Weisz, V., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 36, 11, p. 2670-2684 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Criminal Law
Legislation
38 Citations (Scopus)

Classroom-based cognitive-behavioral intervention to prevent aggression: Efficacy and social validity

Daunic, A. P., Smith, S. W., Brank, E. M. & Penfield, R. D., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of School Psychology. 44, 2, p. 123-139 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aggression
aggression
teacher rating
Students
classroom
8 Citations (Scopus)

Identity orientation, voice, and judgments of procedural justice during late adolescence

Fondacaro, M. R., Brank, E. M., Stuart, J., Villanueva-Abraham, S., Luescher, J. & McNatt, P. S., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 35, 6, p. 987-997 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Social Justice
fairness
adolescence
parents
justice
2005
12 Citations (Scopus)
Family Planning Policy
Guidelines
Child Care
Psychology
Child Advocacy
2004
10 Citations (Scopus)

Paying for the crimes of their children: Public support of parental responsibility

Brank, E. M. & Weisz, V., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of Criminal Justice. 32, 5, p. 465-475 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public support
Crime
offense
responsibility
parents
2003
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program: Bringing Information to Child Abuse & Neglect Cases

Weisz, V. & Thai, N., Aug 1 2003, In : Child Maltreatment. 8, 3, p. 204-210 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse
Hearing
Waiting Lists
History
2002
13 Citations (Scopus)

A teen court evaluation with a therapeutic jurisprudence perspective

Weisz, V., Lott, R. C. & Thai, N. D., Aug 19 2002, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 20, 4, p. 381-392 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Jurisprudence
jurisprudence
evaluation
Therapeutics
Volunteers
2000
13 Citations (Scopus)

An early stage evaluation model for assessing the effectiveness of comprehensive community initiatives: Three case studies in Nebraska

Murphy-Berman, V., Schnoes, C. & Chambers, J. M., May 1 2000, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 23, 2, p. 157-163 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

accountability
evaluation
community
decision making
Social Responsibility
54 Citations (Scopus)

Costing child protective services staff turnover

Graef, M. I. & Hill, E. L., Sep 1 2000, In : Child welfare. 79, 5, p. 517-533 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turnover
staff
Costs and Cost Analysis
costs
child welfare
20 Citations (Scopus)

Empowerment evaluation applied: Experiences, analysis, and recommendations from a case study

Schnoes, C. J., Murphy-Berman, V. & Chambers, J. M., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 21, 1, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

empowerment
evaluation
experience
stakeholder approach
Illegitimacy
327 Citations (Scopus)

Social disorganization outside the metropolis: An analysis of rural youth violence

Osgood, D. W. & Chambers, J. M., Feb 1 2000, In : Criminology. 38, 1, p. 81-114 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anomie
metropolis
Violence
violence
Poverty
1996

Risky business: The unstated presumptions of child sexual abuse assessment

Ells, M., May 1 1996, In : Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 4, 4, p. 145-147 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Sexual Child Abuse