Publications

Published Research

*Outcome Articles

*August, G.J., Bloomquist, M.L., Lee, S.S., Realmuto, G.M., & Hektner, J.M. (2006). Can evidence-based prevention programs be sustained in community practice settings? The early risers advanced-stage effectiveness trial.  Prevention Science, 7(2), 151-165. doi:10.1007/s11121-005-0024-z

August, G.J., Bloomquist, M.L., Realmuto, G.M., & Hektner, J.M. (2007). The early risers “skills for success” program: An early-age-targeted intervention for preventing conduct problems and substance abuse. In P.T. Tolan, J. Szapocznik, & S. Sambrano (Eds.). Preventing Substance Abuse: Science-Based Programs for Children and Adolescents. (p. 137-158). American Psychological Association. 

*August, G.J., Egan, E.A., Hektner, J.M., & Realmuto, G.M. (2003).  Four years of the early risers early-age-targeted preventive intervention: Effects on aggressive children’s peer relations. Behavioral Therapy, 34, 453-470. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(03)80030-8

August, G.J., Egan, E.A., Hektner, J.M., & Realmuto, G.M. (2003). Parceling component effects of a multifaceted prevention program for disruptive elementary school children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 31, 515- 527. doi:10.1023/A:1025401115430

August, G.J., Gewirtz, A., & Realmuto, G.M. (2010). Moving the field of prevention from science to service: Integrating evidence-based preventive interventions into community practice through adapted and adaptive models. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 14(1-4), 72-85. doi:10.1016/j.appsy.2008.11.001

*August, G.J., Hektner, J.M., Egan, E.A., Realmuto, G.M., & Bloomquist, M.L. (2002). The early risers longitudinal prevention trial: Examination of 3-year outcomes in aggressive children with intent-to-treat and as-intended analyses. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 16, 27-39. doi:10.1037/0893-164X.16.4S.S27

*August, G.J., Lee, S.S., Bloomquist, M.L., Realmuto, G.M., & Hektner, J.M. (2003). Dissemination of an evidence-based preventive innovation for aggressive children living in diverse, urban neighborhoods. Prevention Science, 4, 271- 286. doi:10.1023/A:1026072316380

*August, G.J., Lee, S.S., Bloomquist, M.L., Realmuto, G.M. & Hektner, J.M. (2004). Maintenance effects of an evidence-based preventive innovation for aggressive children living in culturally diverse, urban neighborhoods: The early risers effectiveness study. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 12, 194- 205. doi:10.1177/10634266040120040101

August, G.J., Realmuto, G.M., & Gewirtz, A. (2007). Early-age-targeted prevention  of  mental health problems and juvenile delinquency for maltreated children: The Early Risers “Skills for Success” community integration program. The Link, 5(4)

*August, G.J., Realmuto, G.M., Hektner, J.M., & Bloomquist, M.L. (2001). An integrated components preventive intervention for aggressive elementary school children: The early risers program. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69, 614-626. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.69.4.614

August, G.J., Realmuto, G.M., Mathy, R.M., & Lee, S.L. (2003). The early risers flex program: A family-centered preventive Intervention for children at-risk for violence and antisocial behavior. The Behavioral Analyst Today, 4, 26-33.

August, G.J., Realmuto, G.M., Winters, K.C., & Hektner, J.M. (2001). Prevention of adolescent drug abuse: Targeting high-risk children with a multifaceted intervention model-the early risers “Skills for Success” program. Applied & Preventive Psychology, 10, 135-154. doi:10.1017/S0962-1849(02)01005-3

August G.J., Winters K.C., Realmuto G.M., Tarter R, Perry C, Hektner J.M. (2004). Moving evidence-based drug abuse prevention programs from basic science to practice: “bridging the efficacy-effectiveness interface”. Substance Use & Misuse39(10-12):2017–2053. doi:10.1081/ja-200033240

Bernat, D., August, G.J., Hektner, J.M., & Bloomquist, M.L. (2007). The early risers preventive intervention: Testing for six-year outcomes and mediational processes,  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 35, 605-615. doi:10.1007/s10802-007-9116-5

Bloomquist, M.L., August, G.J., Lee, S.S., Berquist, B.B., & Mathy, R. (2005). Targeted prevention of antisocial behavior in children: The early risers “skills for success” program. In R.G. Steele, & M.C. Roberts (Eds.). Handbook of Mental Health Services for Children, Adolescents, and Families, pp. 201-214. New York  Kluwer-Academic/Plenum publishers. doi:10.1007/0-387-23864-6_13 

Bloomquist, M.L., August, G.J., Horowitz, J.L. Lee, S.S., Jensen, C. (2008). Moving from Science to Service: Transposing and Sustaining the Early Risers Prevention Program in a Community Service System. J Primary Prevent 29, 307–321. doi:10.1007/s10935-008-0142-z

Bloomquist, M.L., Horowitz, J.L., August, G.J., Lee, C-Y, S., Realmuto, G.M., Klimes-Dougan, B. (2009). Understanding parent participation in a going-to-scale implementation trial of the Early Risers conduct problems prevention program. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 18, 710-718. doi:10.1007/s10826-009-9277-7

Bloomquist, M.L., August, G.J., Lee, S.S., Piehler, T.F., & Jensen, M. (2011).Parent participation within community center or in-home outreach delivery models of the Early Risers conduct problems prevention program. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21(3), 368-383. doi:10.1007/s10826-011-9488-6

Bloomquist, M. L., August, G. J., Lee, S. S., Lee, C. Y., Realmuto, G. M., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (2013). Going-to-scale with the Early Risers conduct problems prevention program: use of a comprehensive implementation support (CIS) system to optimize fidelity, participation and child outcomes. Evaluation and program planning38, 19–27. doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2012.11.001

Gewitz, A., & August, G.J. (2008). Incorporating multifaceted mental health prevention services in community sectors of care. Clinical Child and Family Review, 11, 1-11. doi:10.1007/s10567-007-0029-1

Gewirtz, A.H., DeGarmo, D.S., Lee. S., Morrell, N., & August, G. (2015). Two-year outcomes of the Early Risers prevention trial with formerly homeless families residing in supportive housing. Journal of Family Psychology, 29(2), 242-252. doi:10.1037/fam0000066

Gewirtz, A.H., DeGarmo, D.S., Plowman, E.J., August, G. & Realmuto, G.M. (2009). Parenting, parental mental health, and child functioning in families residing in supportive housing. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 79, 336-347. doi:10.1037/a0016732

Hektner, J. M., August, G. J., Bloomquist, M. L., Lee, S., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (2014). A 10-year randomized controlled trial of the Early Risers conduct problems preventive intervention: Effects on externalizing and internalizing in late high school. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(2), 355–360. doi.org/10.1037/a0035678

Holtrop, K., Piehler, T. F., Gewirtz, A. H., & August, G. J. (2017). Observed parenting in families exposed to homelessness: Child and parent characteristics as predictors of response to the Early Risers intervention. In M. E. Haskett (Ed.) Child and Family WellBeing and Homelessness: Integrating Research into Practice and Policy (pp. 27 – 48). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Klimes-Dougan, B., August, G.J., Lee, C-Y, Realmuto, G.M., Bloomquist, M.L., Horowitz, J.L., & Eisenberg, T.  (2009). Practitioner and site characteristics that relate to fidelity of implementation: The early risers prevention program in a going-to-scale intervention trial. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40(5), 467-475. doi:10.1037/a0014623  

Klimes-Dougan B, Klingbeil DA, Houri A, Cullen KR, Gunlicks-Stoessel M, August G. (2018). A Pilot Study of Stress System Activation in Children Enrolled in a Targeted Prevention Program: Implications for Personalization. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19(2),361. doi:10.3390/ijms19020361

Lee, C-Y., S., August, G.J., Realmuto, G.M., Horowitz, J.L., Bloomquist, M.L., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (2008). Fidelity at a distance: Assessing implementation fidelity of the Early Risers prevention program in a going-to-scale intervention trial. Prevention Science, 9, 215-229. doi:10.1007/s11121-008-0097-6

Lee, S.S., August, G.J., Bloomquist, M.L., Mathy, R., & Realmuto, G.R. (2006). Implementing an evidence-based preventive intervention in neighborhood family centers: Examination of perceived barriers to program participation. Journal of Primary Prevention, 27(6), 573-597. doi:10.1007/s10935-006-0060-x

Lee, S.S., August, G.J., Gewirtz, A.H., Klimes-Dougan, B., Bloomquist, M.L., & Realmuto, G.M. (2010). Identifying unmet mental health needs in children of formerly homeless mothers living in a supportive housing community sector of care. Journal of Child Psychology, 38, 421-432. doi:10.1007/s10802-009-9378-1

Piehler, T. F., Lee, S. S., Bloomquist, M. L., & August, G. J. (2014). Moderating effects of parental well-being on parenting efficacy outcomes by intervention delivery model of the early risers conduct problems prevention program. The journal of primary prevention35(5), 321–337. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10935-014-0358-z

Piehler, T. F., Bloomquist, M. L., August, G. J., Gewirtz, A. H., Lee, S. S., & Lee, W. S. (2014). Executive functioning as a mediator of conduct problems prevention in children of homeless families residing in temporary supportive housing: a parallel process latent growth modeling approach. Journal of abnormal child psychology42(5), 681–692. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-013-9816-y

Utržan D.S., Piehler T.F., Gewirtz A.H., August G.J. (2017). Stressful life events and perceived parental control in formerly homeless families: Impact on child-internalizing symptoms. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 87(3):317–325. doi:10.1037/ort0000236