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.

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.

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.

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.

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