SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

(updated June 2021)

Sieving, R., McRee, AL., Mehus, C. J., Gewirtz O’Brien, J., Wang, S., Brar, P., Catallozzi, M., Gorzkowski, J., Grilo, S., Kaseeska, K., Santelli, J., Steiner, R., & Klein, J. (In Press) Sexual and reproductive health discussions during preventive visits. Pediatrics.

Mehus, C. J., Lyden, G., Bonar, E., Gunlicks-Stoessel, M., Morrell, N., Parks, M., Wagner, A., & Patrick, M. (In Press) Association between COVID-19-related loneliness or worry and symptoms of anxiety and depression among first-year college students. Journal of American College Health. DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1942009

Mehus, C. J., & Patrick, M. E. (2020). Trends in Spanking: Prevalence in U.S. National Samples of 35-Year-Old Parents from 1993 to 2017. JAMA Pediatrics. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2197

Mehus, C. J., & Patrick, M. E. (2020). Alcohol use among 10th-graders: Distinguishing between high-intensity drinking and other levels of use. Journal of Adolescence. DOI: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.07.004

Patrick, M. E., Evans-Polce, R. J., Wagner, A. C., & Mehus, C. J. (2020). High-intensity drinking by parental status: Differences by age and sex. Addictive Behaviors. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106180

Sieving, R. E., Mehus, C. J., ... Santelli, J. (2020). Understanding primary care providers’ perceptions and practices in implementing confidential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services. Journal of Adolescent Health. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.03.035

Forster, M., Grigsby, T. J., Gower, A. L., Mehus, C. J., & McMorris, B. J. (2020). The role of social support in the association between childhood adversity and adolescent self-injury and suicide: Findings from a statewide sample of high school students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-020-01235-9

Mehus, C. J., Wieling, E., Oloya, O.T., Achan, L., & Ertl, V. (2020). The impact of alcohol misuse on fathering in northern Uganda: An ethnographic study of fathers. Transcultural Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1177/1363461520943315

Mehus, C. J., Kazlauskaite, V., Colianni, S., & Borowsky, I. (2019). Parent interest in resources to address their child’s behavioral health through primary care. Families, Systems, and Health. DOI: 10.1037/fsh0000429

Mehus, C. J., Forster, M., Chan, G., Hemphill, S., Toumbourou, J., & McMorris, B. (2018). Longitudinal, reciprocal relationships between parental monitoring and antisocial peer associations. Journal of Adolescence. DOI: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2018.07.015

Mehus, C. J., Doty, J., Chan, G., Kelly, A., Hemphill, S., Toumbourou, J., & McMorris, B. (2018). Testing the Social Interaction Learning Model’s applicability to adolescent substance misuse in an Australian context. Substance Use and Misuse. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1441307

Mehus, C. J., Wieling, E., Achan, L., & Oloya, T. (2018). Identifying the roles of fathers in post-war northern Uganda: Groundwork for a parenting intervention. African Studies. DOI: 10.1080/00020184.2018.1496593

Doty, J., Weiler, L., Mehus, C. J. & McMorris, B. (2017). Youth mentors’ relationship capacity: Parent-child connectedness, attitudes toward mentees, empathy, and match quality. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. DOI: 10.1177/0265407517740002

Eisenberg, M., Mehus, C. J., Saewyc, E., Corliss, H., Gower, A., Sullivan, T. R., & Porta, C. (2017). Community resources and supports for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. and Canada. Journal of Homosexuality. DOI: 10.1080/00918369.2017.1364944

Mehus, C. J., Watson, R., Eisenberg, M., Corliss, H., & Porta, C. (2017). Living as an LGBTQ adolescent and a parent’s child: Overlapping or separate experiences. Journal of Family Nursing. DOI: 10.1177/1074840717696924

Wieling, E., Mehus, C. J., Möllerherm, J., Neuner, F., Achan, L., & Catani, C. (2017). Preparing the field for feasibility testing of a parenting intervention for war-affected mothers in northern Uganda. Family Process. DOI: 10.1111/famp.12189

Leslie, L., Mehus, C. J., Hawkins, J. D., Boat, T., McCabe, M. A., Barkin, S., Perrin, E., Metzler, C., Prado, G., Tait, V. F., & Beardslee, W. (2016). Primary health care: Potential home for family-focused preventive interventions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.05.014

Mehus, C. J., & Becher, E. (2016). Compassion fatigue, burn out, and compassion satisfaction in spoken-language interpreters. Traumatology. DOI: 10.1037/trm0000023

Wieling, E., Mehus, C. J., Moellerherm, J., Neuner, F., Catani, C., & Achan, L. (2015). Assessing the feasibility of a parenting intervention for war-affected families in Northern Uganda. Family and Community Health. DOI: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000064

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Mehus, C., McRee, AL., Gewirtz-O’Brien, J., Klein, J., Brar, P., Gorzkowski, J., Steiner, R., Kaseeska, K., Grilo, S., Catallozzi, M., Sieving, R. (November, 2019). Clinician perceptions of parent-provider interactions related to adolescent sexual and reproductive healthcare. Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Sieving, R., Mehus, C., Catallozzi, M., Grilo, S., McRee, A., Steiner, R., Gewirtz-O’Brien, J., Denight, E., Gorzkowski, J., Klein, J., & Santelli, J. (March, 2019). Understanding variations in primary care providers’ perceptions and practices in implementing confidential sexual health services for adolescents. Presentation at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Washington DC.

Mehus, C., & Wieling, E. (2018, May). Cross-cultural adaptation of GenerationPMTO for post-conflict and resettled refugee communities. In K. Holtrop (Chair), Optimizing the Relevance of Prevention Science to Systems. “20x20” presentation at the Society for Prevention Research 26th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Mehus, C., Forster, M., Chan, G., Hemphill, S., Toumbourou, J., & McMorris, B. (2018, May). Testing the cross-lagged relationships between parental monitoring and antisocial peer associations in a longitudinal adolescent sample. Poster presentation at the Society for Prevention Research 26th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Mehus, C., Kazlauskaite, V., Colianni, S., Borowsky, I. (2018, April). Parent interest in resources to address their child’s behavioral health through primary care. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Forster, M., Mehus, C., Gower, A., Borowksy, I. McMorris, B. (2018, April). Do extra-familial relationships moderate the relationship between ACE and adolescent opiate use in different educational settings? Platform presentation at the Society for Research on Adolescents Biennial Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Mehus, C., Smith, J., Metzler, C., Kjobli, J., Prado, G., & Hawkins, D. (2017, June). The Promise of Implementing Family-Focused Prevention in Primary Care Settings. Platform presentation (and chair) at the Society for Prevention Research 25th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Mehus, C., Doty, J., Chan, G., Kelly, A., Catalano, R., Hemphill, S., Toumbourou, J., & McMorris, B. (2017, June). Testing the Social Interaction Learning Model with adolescent substance use outcomes in a prospective Australian sample. Poster presentation at the Society for Prevention Research 25th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Wieling, E., Ballard, J., & Mehus, C. (2017, June). Feasibility of Implementing a Culturally Adapted Parenting Intervention for Karen Refugee Caretakers in the U.S. Poster presentation at the Society for Prevention Research 25th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Wieling, E. & Mehus, C. (2017, June). Adapting PMTO for the Context of War Trauma: From Families in Northern Uganda to Resettled Karen Refugees. Paper presentation at the 2nd Global PMTO Conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

Mehus, C., Watson, R., Eisenberg, M., Corliss, H., & Porta, C. (2016, November). Living as an LGBTQ youth and a parent’s child: Overlap of two experiences. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN.

Mehus, C. (2016, May). Toward the widespread implementation of parent-focused preventive interventions. Presentation at the All-LEAH National Conference, Washington, DC.

Mehus, C., Watson, R., Eisenberg, M., Corliss, H., & Porta, C. (2016, April). LGBTQ youth experiences navigating community and relationships with parents. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Wieling, E., & Mehus, C. (2015, May). Assessing the feasibility of providing a parenting intervention for war-affected mothers in northern Uganda. In E. Wieling (Chair), Early stage implementation efforts to transport an adapted evidence-based parenting intervention to war-affected families in northern Uganda. Paper presentation at the Society for Prevention Research annual conference, Washington DC.

Mehus, C., & Wieling, E. (2015, May). Fathering roles and alcohol abuse in northern Uganda. In E. Wieling (Chair), Early stage implementation efforts to transport an adapted evidence-based parenting intervention to war-affected families in northern Uganda. Paper presentation at the Society for Prevention Research annual conference, Washington DC.

Gliske, K., Mehus, C., & Gewirtz, A. (2014, November). Risk for substance use in military children: Implications for prevention. Paper presentation at the National Council on Family Relations annual conference, Baltimore, MD.

Becher, E., & Mehus, C. (2014, November). A survey of compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction in interpreters. Paper presentation at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies annual conference, Miami, FL.

Wieling, E., Mehus, C., Moellerherm, J., Neuner, F., & Catani, C. (2013, June). Pilot implementation of a parenting and family group intervention with Acholi mothers in Northern Uganda. In C. Catani (Chair), Effects of war trauma on family life: From etiology to intervention. Paper presentation at the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies conference, Bologna, Italy.