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’s research interests are focused on child trauma and child maltreatment. Specifically, Dr. Beasley is interested in research on child abuse prevention; she is currently working on a project examining a child maltreatment prevention program. Dr. Beasley is also interested in the family environment of children exposed to maltreatment and research focusing on foster children. Other research interests include understanding/examining sexual interest in children and cultural adaptation of treatments.

Dr. Beasley’s 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

  • Bigfoot, D. S., Beasley, L.O., & Willis, D.J. (in press). 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.  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: 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 LRP 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