Presentations at International Peer Review Conferences:    
Bowman, M., Barnett, D., Johnson, A., & Reeve, K. (2005). Code switching and coping as protective factors in African American urban kindergarteners at risk for language and behavior problems. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association , San Diego, CA.
 
Bowman, M., Barnett, D., Johnson, A., & Reeve, K. (2005). The Contribution of Language and Behavior Problems to Academic Achievement Among African American Urban Kindergartners. Society for Research in Child Development. Atlanta, GA
 
                Barnett, D., & Vondra, J. (2003). Starting school from low-income homes. A symposium. Society for Research in Child Development. Tampa, FL
 
                Merlo, L., & Barnett, D. (2003). Parent nurturance predicts reading achievement among low-income children: A longitudinal analysis. Society for Research in Child Development. Tampa, FL
 
Heinze, H, Barnett, D., Heaton, M., Jacobson, L., Behen, M., Robins, E., Richardson, K K. (2003). Depression, Risk, and Resilience: a Longitudinal Study of Sexually Abused Children. Society for Research in Child Development. Tampa, FL
 
Barnett, D., Butler, C., Kaplan-Estrin, M., & Clements, M. (2002). Maternal over-involvement predicts attachment disorganization among toddlers with a congenital anomaly. International Conference for Infant Studies, Toronto.
 
Merlo, L.J. & Barnett, D. (2002). Mental health among mothers of children with congenital anomalies. Poster presented at the American Psychosomatic Society's Annual convention, Barcelona, Spain.
 
                Barnett, D., Bhandari, R., Clements, M., & Wendt, J. (2001). Parenting and attachment among African American and Caucasian preschoolers from low-income urban families. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
 
               Clements, M., Butler, C., Chruscial, H., Hunt, K. H., Kaplan-Estrin, M., McCaskill, J., & Barnett, D. (2001). Predictors of attachment among toddlers with congenital anomalies. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
 
Barnett, D., & Ondersma, S. (2001). Parenting determinants among low-income African American and Caucasian families. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
 
Barnett, D. (2000). Does testifying in court undermine adjustment among child victims of sexual abuse? Presented at the American Professional Society on Abuse of Children. Chicago, IL
 
Bhandari, R., Pittaway, J., Murphy, K., & Barnett, D. (2000). Comparing parenting and its relation to child outcomes among low-income African American and European American families. Paper presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, New Orleans, LA.
 
van Bolden, E., Dotterer, A., & Barnett, D. (2000). Assessing representations of social support among African American Youth using projective story telling. Paper presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, New Orleans, LA.
 
Barnett, D. (1999). Can disorganized/disoriented attachments be reliably and validly assessed in a sample of toddlers with neurological problems? Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Albuquerque, NM
 
Barnett, D., Wendt, J., Morris, W., Richardson, K.K., & Jones, D. (1999). Attachment among African American and Caucasian preschoolers from low-income urban families. Poster to be presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Albuquerque, NM
 
Butler, C., Barnett, D., & Anan, R. (1998). Clinical considerations in working with infants with birth defects and their parents. Paper presented at the Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
Barnett, D., Butler, C. McCaskill, J., Hill Hunt, K., & Kaplan-Estrin, M. (1998). Attachment & maternal reaction to child diagnosis among toddlers with birth defects. International Conference for Infant Studies, Atlanta, GA.
 
McCabe, K.M., & Barnett, D. (1998). Future orientation among low income, urban, African American adolescents. Society for Research on Adolescence.
 
O’Neill, J.M., Zimmerman-Oster, K.A., & Barnett, D. (1998). Predicting alcohol use among maltreated foster youth: Risk and resilience. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. 
 
McCabe, K.M., & Barnett, D. (1997). Familial factors related to the development of future orientation: A study of urban, African American adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
 
Hill-Hunt, K., Barnett, D., McCaskill, J. W., Butler, C., Behen, M., & Kaplan-Estrin, M. (1997). Attachment and parenting among toddlers with birth defects. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Washington, DC
 
Youngblade, L. M., Sirl, K., & Barnett, D. ( 1997). Attachment conceptions of relationships, and social interaction in a sample of 6-year-old African Americans. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Washington, DC
 
Leung, K .H., Sirl, K., Glancy, L., & Barnett, D. (1996). Mothers’ evaluation of preschoolers. Poster presented at the Conference on Human Development. Alabama.
 
McCabe, K., Barnett, D., & Robbins, E. (1996). Factors influencing future orientation in at-risk children. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Adolescence. Boston, MA.
 
McCaskill, J., Barnett, D., Butler, C., Hill, K., Estrin-Kaplan, M., Pardee, C., & Pzonka, M. (1996). Attachment among neurologically impaired toddlers. Poster presented at the International Conference for Infant Studies. Providence, RI.
 
Barnett, D., Glancy, L., Meade, J., Behen, M., Standish, J., Jones, D., & Richardson, K.K. (1995). Factors that mediate the effects of sexual abuse. Poster resented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Indianapolis, IN.
 
Barnett, D., Meade, J., Morris, W., Taylor-Lucas, D., Anan, R., & McCaskill, J. (1995). Determinants of attachment among African American preschoolers. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Indianapolis, IN.
 
Barnett, D., Leung, K.H., & Cicchetti, D. (1994). Negotiating separations in the strange situation: A look at the goal corrected partnership of maltreated and low-income preschoolers. Poster presented at the Conference on Human Development, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
Baltman, K., & Barnett, D. (1994). Regulation of activity in parent-toddler relationships: Alternative pathways in the etiology of attention. Deficit hyperactivity disorder. Paper presented at the Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
Barnett, D., & McGee, R. (1993). Symposium: Advances in the operationalization and quantification of child maltreatment: Implications for developmental theory & research. A symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Orleans, LA.
 
Manly, J., Barnett, D., & Cicchetti, D. (1993). The impact of severity, chronicity, subtype of maltreatment & home environment on children’s socioemotional development. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Orleans, LA.
 
Barnett, D., Ganiban, J., & Cicchetti, D., (1992). Emotional reactivity, regulation, and attachment organization in children with Type D Attachments: A longitudinal analysis, across 12-, 18-, and 24-months of age. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Miami, Florida.
 
Cicchetti, D., & Barnett, D. (April, 1991). Attachment relationships of maltreated and low-SES preschoolers. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.
 
Ganiban, J., Barnett, D., & Cicchetti, D. (1991). Emotion regulatory strategies of securely and insecurely attached infants with Down syndrome in the Strange situation. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.
 
Barnett, D., & Cicchetti, D. (1990). Defensiveness in the relationship processes of abusing, neglecting, and nonmaltreating mothers: An Attachment theory perspective. Poster presented at American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
 
Barnett, D., Ganiban, J., Martin, R., Cicchetti, D., & Carlson, V. (1990). Affect regulation among maltreated infants with disorganized attachments. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Montreal, Canada.
 
Rabideau, G.J., Henessey, K.D., Barnett, D., & Cicchetti, D. (1990). Correlates of family conflict and child behavior problems. Poster presented at American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.
 
Barnett, D., Vondra, J. & Cicchetti, D. (1989). Self-concept, motiva­tion, and competence among pres­choolers from maltreating and comparison families. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Kansas City, MO.
 
Vondra, J., Barnett, D., Shonk, S.M., Toth, S.,& Cicchetti, D. (1989). Child maltreatment and perceived competence in school children: A Replication. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Kansas City, MO.
 
Student Presentations based on Research from Laboratory at International Peer Review Conferences:
 
Butler, S., & Rey, R.B. (2003). Parent and Peer Correlates of Academic Achievement Among African American Youth. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Tampa, FL.
 
                Behen, M., Jacobson, L, Robins, E., & Richardson, K. K. (2001). The role of defense mechanisms as a mediator of outcome in a sample of sexually abused, latency-aged children. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
 
Chruscial, H., Kofender, J., Kaplan-Estrin, M., McCaskill, J., & Hunt, K. H. (2001). Determinants of parenting when a child has a congenital anomaly. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
 
Dotterer, A. & van Bolden, E. (1999) Do parenting styles predict adolescents’ representations and perceptions of social support? Poster presented at the NIMH Career Opportunities in Research Education and Training Colloquium, Albuquerque, NM.
 
Murphy, K. U., Clements, M., & Wendt, J., (1999). Attachment to primary caregiver and social competence: A comparison of African Mercian and Caucasian preschoolers. Poster presented at the NIMH Career Opportunities in Research Education and Training Colloquium, Albuquerque, NM.
 
Chruscial, H., Clements, M., Butler, C., Hunt, K.H., & Kofender, J. (1999). Maternal attachment style, maternal sensitivity, and child attachment among toddlers with birth defects. Poster resented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Albuquerque, NM
 
Kofender, J., Clements, M., Hunt, K.H., Butler, C., & Chruscial, H. (1999). Child risk factors for adjustment problems in toddlers with birth defects. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Albuquerque, NM
 
Richardson, K.K., & Ratner, H.H. (1999). Attachment and autobiographical memory among African American children and their mothers. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial meeting, Albuquerque, NM
 
Anan, R.M., Ward, P.D., & Novak, J.D. (1997). Children’s perceptions of social support: Construct validity and relation with attachment. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC..
 
Gagne, S.P., Hall, J.M., McCabe, K.M., Southerland, K., & O”Neill, J.M. (1997). The relations among community violence, hopelessness, and depression among inner city preteens. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC..
 
Jacobson, L.G., Richardson, K.K., Behen, M., Jones, D., & Robbins, E. (1997). How do cognitive deficits and psychopathology influence children’s ability to testify in sexual abuse hearings? Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC..
 
Kidwell, S., Kress, D., & Gramzow, J. (1997). Attachment as a predictor of children’s capacities to recall emotional memories. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC..
 
McCabe, K.M. (1997). Early adolescents at risk: Familial factors that mediate and moderate the effect of risk on child adjustment. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC..
 
Modders, D.L., Donnoff, O.L., & Bilotti, B.J. (1997). The development of prosocial and antisocial behavior among urban, African American children. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC..
 
Glancy, L.J., Richardson, K.K., Behen, M., Jones, D., Standish, J. (1995). Social support as a mediator of the effects of sexual abuse on children. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, IN.
 
Kidwell, S., Leung, K.H., Modders, D., & Gramzow, J. (1995). Maternal and child predictors of emotion and behavior regulation in preschoolers. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, IN.
 
Leung, K.H., Kidwell, S., Johnson, S., & Morris, W. (1995). Socialization correlates of children’s emotion language use. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, IN.
 
Modders, D., Gramzow, J., Van Neste, K. (1995). Relations among attachment, empathy, and prosocial behavior in an inner city, African American preschool population. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Indianapolis, IN.
 
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