Scholarly Journals--Published

  • Banta, J.E., James, S., Haviland, M.G., & Andersen, R. (2013). Race/ethnicity, parent-identified emotional difficulties, and mental health visits among California children. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, available at DOI: 10.1007/s11414-012-9298-7.   (2013)
  • James, S., Roesch, S.C. & Zhang, J. (2012). Behavioral Outcomes of Youth with Episodes in Group Care – A Propensity Score Matching Approach Using National Data. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 20, 144-156. (09/2012)
  • Tharayil, P., James, S., Morgan, R. & Freeman, K. (2012). Examining outcomes of acute psychiatric hospitalization among children. Mental Health in Social Work, 10 (3), 20-232. (2012)
  • James, S., Zhang, J. & Landsverk, J. (2012). Residential care for youth in the child welfare system: Stop-gap option or not? Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 29(1), 48-65. (2012)
  • James, S., McField, E.S. & Montgomery, S.B. (2012/online). Risk factor profiles among intravenous drug using young adults: A latent class analysis approach. Addictive Behaviors (2012) (link)
  • Ringle, J.L., Huefner, J.C, James, S., Pick, R. & Thompson, R.W. (2012). 12-month follow-up outcomes for youth departure an integrated residential continuum of care. Children & Youth Services Review, 34, 675-679. (2012)
  • Traube, D.E., James, S. & Zhang, J. (2012). A national study of risk and protective factors for substance use among youth in the child welfare system. Addictive Behaviors, 37(5), 641-650. (2012)
  • James, S. (2011). What Works in Group Care? – A Structured Review of Treatment Models for Group Home and Residential Care. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 308-321. (2011)
  • James, S. (2010). Promoting Placement Stability. CW 360o. Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, University of Minnesota (2010)
  • Huefner, J.C., James, S., Ringle, J., Thompson, R.W. & Daly, D.L. (2010).  Patterns of movement for youth within an integrated continuum of residential services. Children and Youth Services Review, 32 (6), 857-864. (2010)
  • Leslie, L., James, S., Monn, A., Doerfer, M., Zhang, J. & Aarons, G. (2010). Health-risk behaviors in young adolescents in child welfare. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47 (1), 26-34 (2010)
  • James, S., Montgomery, S.B., Leslie, L.K. & Zhang, J. (2009). Sexual risk behaviors among youth in the child welfare system. Children & Youth Services Review, 31, 990-1000. (2009)
  • Raghavan, R., Shi, P., James, S., Roesch, S.C., Aarons, G.A., & Leslie, L.K. (2009). Effects of placement changes on health insurance stability among a national sample of children in the child welfare system. Journal of Social Service Research, 35, 352-363. (2009)
  • Berger, L.M., Bruch, S.K., Johnson, E.I., James, S., Rubin, D. (2009). Estimating the impact of out-of-home placement on child well-being: Approaching the problem of selection bias. Child Development, 80 (6), 1856-1876. (2009)
  • James, S., Landsverk, J., Leslie, L., Slymen, D. & Zhang, J. (2008). Entry into restrictive care settings - placement of last resort? Families in Society, 89 (3), 348-359. (2008)
  • James, S., Monn, A., Palinkas, L. & Leslie, L. (2008). Maintaining sibling relationships for children in foster and adoptive placements. Children & Youth Services Review, 30(1), 90-106. (2008)
  • Barth, R.P., Lloyd, C., Green, R.L., James, S., Leslie, L.K. & Landsverk, J. (2007). Predictors of high maintenance, multiple-move children with mental health problems. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 15 (1), 46-55. (2007)
  • James, S., Leslie, L.K., Hurlburt, M., Slymen, D.J., Landsverk, J., Davis, I., Mathiesen, S. (2006). Children in foster care: Entry into intensive and restrictive mental health and residential care placements. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 14 (4),196-208. (2006) (link)
  • Barth, R., Landsverk, J., Chamberlain, P., Reid, J., Rolls, J., Hurlburt, M., Farmer, B., McCabe, James, S., Wood, P. & Kohl, P. (2005). Parent-mediated interventions in child welfare services: Planning for a more evidence-based approach to serving biological parents. Research on Social Work Practice, 15 (5), 353-371. (2005)
  • Leslie, L.K., Hurlburt, M., James, S., Landsverk, J., Slymen, D.J., & Zhang, J. (2005).  Relationship between entry into child welfare and mental health service use. Psychiatric Services, 56 (8), 981-987 (2005)
  • James, S., Landsverk, J., Slymen, D.J. & Leslie, L.K. (2004). Predictors of Outpatient Mental Health Service Use? Mental Health Services Research, 6 (3), 127-141. (2004)
  • James, S. (2004). Why do foster care placements disrupt? An investigation of reasons for placement change in foster care. Social Service Review, 78 (4), 601-627. (2004)

Scholarly Journals--Accepted

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