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Sheldon, K., Fornander, M., & Kearney, C. A. (2016, September). ADHD symptoms in youth who are truant. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Austin, TX.

Fornander, M., Skedgell, K., & Kearney, C.A. (2016, October). School refusal.  Oral presentation presented at the meeting of the Nevada Association of School Psychologists, Las Vegas, NV.

Sheldon, K., Fornander, M., & Kearney, C. A. (2016, October). Selective mutism group treatment.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Selective Mutism Group, Manhattan Beach, CA.

Diliberto, R., Sheldon, K., & Kearney, C.A. (2015, April).  Peer relationships in youth with school refusal or selective mutism.  Poster presented at the annual Western Psychological Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Sheldon, K., & Kearney, C.A. (2015, April). Differences in school absenteeism severity among community youth. Oral presentation presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Ross, E. H., & Kearney, C. (2015, May). Perfectionism and the role of self-esteem.  Poster presented at the annual Western Psychological Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Ross, E. H., & Kearney, C. (2015, May). Functions and correlates of deliberate self-harm among adjudicated male adolescents.  Poster presented at the annual Western Psychological Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Ross, E., Kearney, C.A., & Celis, A. (2014, July). Youths at risk for heightened PTSD symptoms following maltreatment: The role of trauma-related symptoms, intelligence, and age. Oral presentation at the Annual World Conference on Psychology Science, Las Vegas, NV.

Ross, E., Kearney, C.A., & Sheldon, K. (2014, May). Depression and dissociation as predictors of posttraumatic symptoms among community youth. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Sheldon, K., & Kearney, C.A. (2014, September). Internalizing and externalizing symptoms as predictors of truancy severity in community youth. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Diliberto, R.A., & Kearney, C.A. (2013, November).  Do children with selective mutism have friends? An examination of the quality of peer relationships among children with selective mutism.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Selective Mutism Group, Berkeley, CA.

Fayeghi, J., Wilks, C., Kaur, H., Day, T., Wechsler, A., & Kearney, C. (2012, April). The relationship between PTSD and family conflict in maltreated youth. Poster presented at the meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Arlington, VA.

Wilks, C., Fayeghi, J., Kaur, H., Day, T., Wechsler, A., & Kearney, C. (2012, April). Low self-esteem as a risk factor for PTSD in maltreated youth. Poster presented at the meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Arlington, VA.

Day, T., Wechsler, A., Kaur, H., & Kearney, C.A. (2011, April).  Examining optimism as a resilience factor in traumatized maltreated youth.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Wechsler, A., Kaur, H., Patterson, C., & Kearney, C. (2009, November). The additive effects of neglect on maltreated adolescents. Paper presented at the meeting of the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress, Las Vegas, NV.

Stowman, S., Kearney, C., & Donohue, B. (2005, August).  Consideration of age and special needs in child neglect assessments.  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Albano, A.M., Mallick, R., Tourian, K., & Kearney, C. (2004, November).  Venlafaxine ER in social anxiety disorder: Effects on school refusal.  Paper presented at the meeting of the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress, San Diego, CA.

Albano, A.M., Mallick, R., Tourian, K., Zhang, H.F., & Kearney, C. (2004, October).  Children and adolescents with social anxiety disorder: School refusal and improvement with venlafaxine ER relative to placebo.  Paper presented at the meeting of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Lemos, A., Kearney, C.A., Linning, L.M., Ahmad, S., Hernandez, C., Argueta, B., Chapel, G., DePippo, J., Sanchez, D., Thistle, T., Templeton, C., Hunt, R., Turfley, C., & Dahan, M. (2004, August).  The role of culture in the effects of child maltreatment. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Smith, P., Kearney, C., & Tillotson, C. (2004, August).  Assessment and prediction of mental retardation in Saudi children. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

Linning, L.M., & Kearney, C.A. (2002, August).  Predictors of school absenteeism in youth with school refusal behavior.  Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Tillotson, C.A., Pursell, C.R., & Kearney, C.A. (2000, April).  A longitudinal analysis of separation anxiety disorder in youngsters.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Pursell, C.R., Tillotson, C.A., & Kearney, C.A. (2000, April).  Longitudinal study of family environment and child separation anxiety disorder.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Tillotson, C.A., & Kearney, C.A. (1998, April).  Anxiety sensitivity and panic symptomatology in youngsters.  Paper presented at the joint meeting of the Western Psychological Association and Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

Tillotson, C.A., & Kearney, C.A. (1998, April).  Predicting subtypes of youngsters with school refusal behavior.  Paper presented at the joint meeting of the Western Psychological Association and Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

Tillotson, C.A., Kearney, C.A., & Smith, P.A. (1998, April).  Predicting levels of severity with developmental delay in Saudi Arabian children.  Paper presented at the joint meeting of the Western Psychological Association and Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

Roblek, T.L., Kearney, C.A., & Albano, A.M. (1998, November).  Positive reinforcement-based school refusal behavior: Child and family variables.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

Roblek, T.L., & Kearney, C.A. (1997, April).  Youngsters with school refusal behavior: What do they like and dislike about school?  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Seattle, WA.

Kearney, C.A., & Roblek, T.L. (1996, November).  The familial profiles of school refusal behavior in youngsters.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

McKnight, T.J., Tillotson, C.A., & Kearney, C.A. (1996, April).  Choice availability and persons with severe handicaps: A longitudinal study.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Roblek, T., Sims, K.E., Kearney, C.A., & Albano, A.M. (1996, April).  Learned helplessness and negative affectivity in youngsters with anxiety disorders.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Sims, K.E., & Kearney, C.A. (1996, April).  Separation anxiety disorder in toddlers: A regression analysis.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Tillotson, C.A., & Kearney, C.A. (1996, April).  Developmental differences in children’s anxiety sensitivity.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Tillotson, C.A., & Kearney, C.A. (1996, April).  Characteristics of youngsters with varying severity of school refusal behavior.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Tillotson, C.A., Roblek, T.L., & Kearney, C.A. (1996, April).  Diagnostic and symptomatological predictions of school refusal behavior functions for youngsters.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Socha, K.E., Carpenter, K., Roblek, T., Thurman, J., & Kearney, C.A. (1995, March).  Kids who miss school: The School Refusal Assessment Scale-Revised.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Spasaro, S., Eisen, A.R., Kearney, C.A., Albano, A.M., & Barlow, D.H. (1995, March).  Reliability and validity of the Parental Expectancies Scale in a child anxiety disorders sample.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Roblek, T., Thurman, J., & Kearney, C.A. (1995, April).  Underage gambling in adjudicated and religious school youngsters.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Boulder, CO.

Tillotson, C.A., Kearney, C.A., Wadiak, D.L., Duke, L., & Carter, M. (1995, April).  Construct validity of the Children’s Anxiety Sensitivity Index.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Kearney, C.A., Allan, W.D., & Wadiak, D. (1994, May).  The symptomatology of panic disorder in youngsters.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Nevada State Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Wadiak, D., & Kearney, C.A. (1994, May).  Functional profiles of school refusal behavior.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Nevada State Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Kearney, C.A., Bergan, K., & Williams de Coronado, M. (1992, May).  Degree of choice and maladaptive behavior across settings for persons with severe handicaps.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Kearney, C.A., Cheeseman, P., & Beasley, J.F. (1992, May).  Construct validity of the Motivation Assessment Scale.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Kearney, C.A., Williams de Coronado, M., & Bergan, K. (1992, May).  Reliability and validity of the Resident Choice Assessment Scale.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Kearney, C.A., Williams de Coronado, M., & Cheeseman, P. (1992, May).  Mitral valve prolapse and negative affectivity in adolescents.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Beasley, J.F., & Kearney, C.A. (1991, April).  “Getting Johnny back to school:” The clinical treatment of school refusal behavior.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kearney, C.A., Drabman, R.S., & Beasley, J.F. (1991, April).  Does “Baby need a new pair of shoes?:” Gambling-like behavior in preschool children.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kearney, C.A., Drabman, R.S., & Beasley, J.F. (1991, April).  Increasing spelling scores in children with learning disabilities: The “write-say” method.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kearney, C.A., Drabman, R.S., & Beasley, J.F. (1991, April).  “It’s not easy being a kid:” The perception of daily life stress in young children.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kearney, C.A., Silverman, W.K., & Eisen, A.R. (1989, October).  Characteristics of children and adolescents with school refusal behavior.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Kearney, C.A., Silverman, W.K., & Eisen, A.R. (1989, October).  The function of school refusal behavior: Loathing school or loving home?  Paper presented at the meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Kearney, C.A., & Silverman, W.K. (1988, November).  Measuring the function of school refusal behavior: The School Refusal Assessment Scale (SRAS).  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Kearney, C.A., & Silverman, W.K. (1988, November).  Treating children and adolescents with school refusal behavior: Toward a functional model of assessment and treatment.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Kearney, C.A., Silverman, W.K., & Street, L.L. (1988, November).  Treatment of an adolescent with obsessive-compulsive disorder using response prevention and cognitive therapy.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

Kearney, C.A., Durand, V.M., & Mindell, J.A. (1987, October).  The process of “relocation:” Is direct community placement the best alternative?  Paper presented at the meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Durand, V.M., Kearney, C.A., & Mindell, J.A. (1987, November).  Measuring choice in residential settings: The Resident Choice Assessment Scale.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Kearney, C.A., Durand, V.M., & Mindell, J.A. (1987, November).  It’s not where you live but how you live: Direct community placement versus transitional programming.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Kearney, C.A., Mindell, J.A., & Durand, V.M. (1986, October).  The process of deinstitutionalization: Is direct community placement the best alternative?  Paper presented at the meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Kearney, C.A., Mindell, J.A., & Durand, V.M. (1986, October).  The Resident Choice Assessment Scale: A measure designed to assess choices available to institutionalized residents.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.