Psychology Department

 

Faculty

Angela Clarke

Angela T. Clarke, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Office Phone: (610)-436-3136
Office Room #: PB 39
Email: aclarke@wcupa.edu
Preferred means of contact: Phone, email, in person: Email is the best method for contacting me.

 

Spring 2014 Office Hours:

Monday 9:00-11

Tuesday 3-4

Wednesday 12-2


Courses typically taught:

  • Theories of Personality (PSY 257)
  • Abnormal Psychology (PSY 375)
  • Research in Psychology (PSY 410)
  • Child & Adolescent Psychopathology (PSY 519)

Brief description of research interests:

My research focuses on the use of community partnership approaches for developing sustainable, community-based interventions to prevent mental health disorders among youth living in poverty. A current project involves the use of action research to adapt an evidence-based depression prevention program for African American adolescents exposed to the chronic stress of urban poverty and to evaluate it's effectiveness when delivered in the novel setting of neighborhood after-school programs.

Representative publications:

1. Power, T. J., Mautone, J. A., Soffer, S. L., Clarke, A. T., Marshall, S. A., Sharman, J., Blum, N. J., Glanzman, M., Elia, J., & Jawad, A. F. (2012). Evaluation of a family-school intervention for children with ADHD: Results of a randomized clinical trial of 199 students in grades 2 to 6. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 611-623.

2. Clarke, A. T., Foster-Drain, R., Milligan, C. S., Shah, I, Mack, D., & Lowe, B. J. (2011). Engaging high-risk adolescents in pregnancy prevention programming: Service delivery in low-income housing developments. Journal of Children and Poverty, 17, 7-24.

3. Jones, H. A., Clarke, A. T., & Power, T. J. (2008, Spring). Expanding the Concept of Intervention Integrity: A Multidimensional Model of Participant Engagement. In Balance: The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Newsletter, 23, 4-5.

4. Kostanecka, A., Power, T., Clarke, A., Watkins, M., Hausman, C. L., & Blum, N. J. (2008). Behavioral health screening in urban primary care settings: Construct validity of the PSC-17. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 29, 124-128.

5. Clarke, A. T. (2006). Coping with interpersonal stress and psychosocial health among children and adolescents: A meta-analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 35, 11-24.

 

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