Oklahoma State University

Lana Beasley

Lana Olivo Beasley, Ph.D., 2008,

University of Kansas, Clinical Child Psychology

Assistant Professor

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Teaching

Examples of Dr. Beasley’s teaching interests include child psychopathology, child development, parenting, and clinical supervision.

 

Research

Dr. Beasley is a licensed clinical child psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University. She is a mixed-methods researcher with a focus on child abuse prevention within home visitation models. She also has research interests in cultural adaptation of treatments, family environment of children exposed to maltreatment, and foster children. Clinical interests include child trauma, anxiety, parent training, pediatric disorders, and the use of Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy  (TF-CBT), and other empirically supported treatments for children and families.  

 

 

 

 

Publications

 

  • Beasley, L.O., Silovsky, J., Owora, A., Burris, L., Hecht, D., DeMoraes-Huffine, P., Cruz, I., & Tolma, E. (in press). Mixed-methods feasibility study on the cultural adaptation of a child abuse prevention model. Child Abuse and Neglect

 

  • Bigfoot, D. S., Beasley, L.O., & Willis, D.J. (2013). Child maltreatment in Indian country. American Indians at Risk.

 

  • Owora, A., Silovsky, J.F., Beasley, L.O., Demoraes-Huffine, P., & Cruz, I.  (2012). Lessons learned from adaptation and evaluation of home visitation services for Latino Communities.  Building community capacity: Minority and Immigrant Populations, New York: Nova Science Publishers (pp. 105-116).  (Reprint of Owora, Silovsky, Beasley, Demoras-Huffine, & Cruz, 2012, International Public Health Journal, 4, 251-262)

 

  • Silovsky, J.F., Bard, D., Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Burris, L., Owora, A., Beasley, L., Doughty, D.(2011). Prevention of child maltreatment in high-risk rural families: A randomized clinical trial with child welfare outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1435-1444.

 

  • Powell, J. L., Hunter, H. L., Beasley, L. O., & Vernberg, E. M. (2010). Using fine-grained indices oftherapists experience and training to predict treatment outcomes in a university-based training clinic for children and families. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 4, 138-144.

 

  • Owora, A., Silovsky, J.F., Beasley, L.O., Demoraes-Huffine, P., & Cruz, I. (2012). Lessons learned from adaptation and evaluation of home visitation services for Latino communities.  International Public Health Journal, 4, 3.

 

  • Owora, A., Silovsky, J.F., Beasley, L.O., Demoraes-Huffine, P., & Cruz, I.  (2012).Lessons learned from adaptation and evaluation of home visitation services for Latino Communities.  Building community capacity: Minority and Immigrant Populations, New York: Nova Science Publishers (pp. 105-116).

 

  • Silovsky, J.F., Bard, D., Chaffin, M., Hecht, D., Burris, L., Owora, A., Beasley, L., Doughty, D. (2011). Prevention of child maltreatment in high-risk rural families: A randomized clinical trial with child welfare outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1435-1444.

 

  • Powell, J. L., Hunter, H. L., Beasley, L. O., & Vernberg, E. M. (2010). Using fine-grained indices of therapists experience and training to predict treatment outcomes in a university based training clinic for children and families. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 4, 138-144.

 

  • Beasley, L.O. (2006) Ghost Sickness. In Y.K. Jackson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (p. 137). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

  • Beasley, L.O. (2006) Susto. In Y.K. Jackson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (pp. 144-145). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

  • Olivo, L.S., & Steele, R.G. (2006). Cystic Fibrosis. In N.J. Salkind (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Human Development (Vol. 1, pp. 331-332). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

 

  • Olivo, L.S., & Steele, R.G. (2006). Hemophilia. In N.J. Salkind (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Human Development (Vol. 2, pp. 612-613). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

 

Grants

  • Title: Process and Implementation Evaluation of Community-Based Services for Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth ($795,084)

Funding Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Dates: 2013-2015

Role: Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Community Based Management of Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems: Systems Change Supports and Barriers ($100,000)

Funding Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Dates: 2012-2013

Role: Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Strengthening Oklahoma Families: Online Family Support and Connecting Consumers with Home Visitation

Funding Source: Potts Family Foundation ($20,000)

Dates: 2013-2014

Role: Principal Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Prevention of Child Maltreatment in High Risk Latino Families with Young Children

Funding Source: Potts Family Foundation ($18,000)

Dates: 2012-2013

Role: Principal Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Competitive Grant Program

Funding Source: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) ($4,000,000)

Dates: 2011-2015

Role: Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Prevention of Child Maltreatment

Funding Source: NIH Pediatric Loan Repayment Grant.

Dates: 2011-2013

Role: Principal Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Prevention of Child Maltreatment in High Risk Latino Families with Young Children.

Funding Source: Potts Family Foundation ($12,500)

Dates: 2011-2012

Role: Principal Investigator

 

 

  • Title: Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Prevention for High Risk Families: Expanding to Latino Communities, Enhancing Family Violence Prevention, and Sustaining Prevention Programs.

Funding Source: Cooperative Agreement funded by the Children’s Bureau of the Administration of Children, Youth, and Families, USDHHS. 90CA1764.

Dates: 2008-2013

Role: Investigator