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Articles

 

Eslinger, J. Sprang, G., & Otis, M. (2014).  Caregiver Dropout in Child Psychotherapy for Trauma, Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress & Coping, 19, 121-136.

 

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M., Gustman, B., Freer, B., Clark, J., Dye, H. & Sprang, K. (2013).  The Impact of Trauma Exposure on Parenting Stress in Rural America.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. 6, 287-300.

 

Staton-Tindall, M. Sprang, G. , Straussner, S. L. (2013). Caregiver Substance Misuse and Child Trauma. Routledge Taylor & Francis: New York

 

Sprang, G., Craig, C., Clark, J., Vergon, K., Cohen, J., Tindall, M., & Gurwitch, R. (2013). Factors Impacting the Completion of Trauma-focused Treatments: What Can Make a Difference? Traumatology, 19,1, 28-40. doi: 10.1177/1534765612445931.

 

Staton- Tindall, M. Sprang, G. , Straussner, S. L. (2013). Caregiver Substance Misuse and Child Trauma: Introduction to the Special Issue, Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 13, 1-5.  DOI: 10.1080/1533256X.2012.756790.

Staton-Tindall, M., Sprang, G., Clark, J.J., Walker, R., & Craig, C. (2013). Caregiver substance misuse and child outcomes: a systematic review.  Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions: Special Issue on Caregiver Substance Use and Child Trauma. , 13, 6-31. DOI:10.1080/1533256X.2013.752272.

Sprang, G., Craig, C. & Clark, J. (2013). Protecting the Protectors: Secondary Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare Professionals. In Alex Powell and Jenna Gray-Peterson (Eds.) Child Welfare: Current Issues, Practices. Hauppauge: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p.65-84.

Freer, B., Sprang, G., & Chen, S. (2013). Violence against Girls: Understanding and Addressing Physical Abuse in the Family, in Janet Sigal (Ed.) Violence against Girls and Women: International Perspectives., Praeger Publishing.

Eslinger, J. Sprang, G., & Otis, M. (2013).  Caregiver Dropout in Child Psychotherapy for Trauma, Journal of Loss and Trauma. DOI: 10.1080/15325024.2012.742720.

Sprang, G. & Silman, M. (2013). Post-traumatic stress in parents and youth following health related disasters. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 7,1,105-110. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2013.22.

Staton-Tindall, M., Sprang, G., & Clark,J. (2012). Caregiver drug use and arrest as correlates of child trauma exposure, Journal of Evidence Based Social Work, 9, 265-282.

Katz, D., Sprang, G., & Cooke, C. (2012).  Chronic Stress in Infancy and Early Childhood: Understanding and Applying the Concept of Allostatic Load in Clinical Practice. Journal of Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 40, 3, 469-490.

Sprang, G. (2012).  Whose Job Is It Anyway?  Addressing Child Abuse in America, Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders and Treatment.  1, p. 10-12.

Perkins, E. & Sprang, G. (2012).  Secondary Traumatic Stress and Substance Abuse Counselors, Submitted to International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI 10.1007/s11469-012-9412-3.

Sprang, G., Craig. C. & Clark, J. (2011). Secondary traumatic stress and burnout in child welfare workers: A comparative analysis of occupational distress across professional groups.  Child Welfare, 90,6,149-168.

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M., Gustman, B., Freer, B., Clark, J., Dye, H., Sprang, K.(In press). The impact of trauma exposure on parenting stress in rural America. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma.

Clark, J., Sprang, G., Freer, B., & Whitt- Woosley, A. (2011). “Better than nothing” is not good enough: Challenges to introducing evidence based approaches for traumatized populations. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Doi:10: 1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01567.

Katz, D., Sprang, G., Cooke, CC (2011). “Allostatic Load and Child Maltreatment in Infancy”. Clinical Case Studies, 10, 2, 159-172.

Sprang, G. (2011). “Sibling Physical Abuse”. In Martha Craft-Rosenberg & Shelley Rae Pehler (Eds). Encyclopedia of Family Health, Sage Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., M. Silman, M., Jackson, C. (2011). Best Practice Guidelines for Pandemic Disaster Response: Response from the Field (Part 2). National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5h, CSVAC Pub. 11-BHDRP001.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., Silman, M., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., M. Jackson, C. (2011). Evidence-Informed Guidelines for Child-Focused Pandemic Planning and Response. National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5i, CSVAC Pub. 12-BHDRP002 ..\NIHS grant\Deliverable 8\Final\NIHS Del 5i online copy revised  FINAL.pdf.

Craig CD, Sprang G  (2010). Factors associated with the use of evidence-based practices to treat psychological trauma by psychotherapists with trauma treatment expertise. Journal of Evidence Based Social Work, 7(5): 488-509.

Freer, B, Whitt-Woosley, A., & Sprang, G. (2010). “Narrative Coherence and the Trauma Experience: A Mixed-Method Analysis, Victims and Violence, 25, 6, 743- 755.

LaJoie, A.S. & Sprang, G., McKinney, W. P. (2010). “Long-term effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Psychological Well-Being of Evacuees”. Disasters, 34, 1031-1044.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., Mohipp, C., Otis, M. Silman, M., Jackson, C. (2010). New Directions in Pandemic Response: A Roadmap to Resilience, National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5e, CSVAC Pub. 10-BHDRP008.
    

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., Mohipp, C., Otis, M. Silman, M., Jackson, C. (2010). A Comprehensive Analysis of Pandemic and Quarantine Responses for Families and Children: Integrative Report of New Evidence (Preliminary Findings),  National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5d, CSVAC Pub. 10-BHDRP007.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., M. Silman, M., Jackson, C. (2010). Best Practice Guidelines for Pandemic Disaster Planning: Response from the Field (Part 1).  National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5g, CSVAC Pub. 10-BHDRP009.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., Mohipp, C., Silman, M., Jackson, C. (2010). Expert Database, National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5c, CSVAC Pub. 10-BHDRP006.

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, & Craig, C. (2010). M. National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative FY2010 Annual Evaluation Report for the University of Kentucky Child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment Institute, November 26, 2010.

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M. & Clark, J. (2010). “Caregiver Substance Misuse and Trauma Exposure in Vulnerable Children”. Families in Society, 91,4 DOI: 10.1606/1044-3894.4029.

Craig, C. & Sprang, G. (2009).  “Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Trauma Practices Questionnaire (TPQ):  A test of psychometric properties. Research in Social Work Practice. 19, 221-233.

Sprang, G. (2009). “The Efficacy of a Relational Intervention for Traumatized and Maltreated Children and their Foster Families”. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 14, 81-88.

Sprang, G. (2009). “Translating Frontier Knowledge Into Contemporary Practice by Harnessing the Synergy of the Cluster”, Journal of Loss and Trauma, 14, 235- 239.

Sprang, G., Craig, C., (2009). Staton-Tindall, M. National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative FY2009 Annual Evaluation Report for the University of Kentucky Child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment Institute, November 30, 2009.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., Mohipp, C., Silman, M. (2009). University of Kentucky Behavioral Health Pandemic Research Toolkit: An Analysis of the Child and Family Experience, National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5b, CSVAC Pub. 09-BHDRP005.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., LaJoie, A., Leigh, P., Mohipp, C., Silman, M., Smith, J. (2009). A Comprehensive Analysis of Pandemic and Quarantine Responses for Families and Children, National Institute for Hometown Security, NIHS KCI#15-07-Milestone 5a, CSVAC Pub. 09-BHDRP004.

Sprang, G. & LaJoie, A.S. (2009). “Exposure, Avoidance and PTSD among Hurricane Katrina Evacuees: A mediational analysis”.  Traumatology, 15, 10-19.

Sprang, G., Kaak, H.O., Staton-Tindall, M., Clark, J., Hubbard, K., Whitt-Woosley, A., Mau, A., Combs, A., Risk, H. (2009).  A Response from the Field: Perspectives on Translating Neuroscience to Clinical Practice, Journal of Loss and Trauma. 14, 315-346.

Sprang, G., Katz, D. & Cooke, C. (2009). “Allostatic Load: Examining the Cumulative Burden of Trauma in Foster Care”. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. 2, 242-252.

Clark, J. & Sprang, G. (2008).  Infant Mental Health, Child Maltreatment, & the Law: A Jurisprudent Therapy Analysis. Journal of Infant Mental Health. 29, 21-35.

Gillen, M., Segress, M., Clark, J., Sprang, G., Otis, M., Katz, D., & Hoffman, K. (2008).  A three-dimensional perspective on child abuse prevention. National Child and Family Report, 53 (4), F12, F13, F20.

Sprang, G., Craig, C., & Clark, J. (2008). “Factors Impacting Trauma Practice Patterns:  The Convergence/Divergence of Science and Practice”.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 22, 162-174.

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M., Clark,  J. (2008).  A Kentucky profile of trauma exposure and drug endangered children. In S. Turner and R. Walker (Eds.) Report on Methamphetamine and Other Drug Use in Kentucky.  Lexington, Kentucky. The University of Kentucky Special Commission on the Study of Methamphetamine and Other Drug Use in Kentucky.

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M. & Clark, J. (2008). “Trauma Exposure and the Drug Endangered Child”, Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 1-7.

Craig, C. & Sprang, G. (2007).  “Trauma Exposure and Child Abuse Potential: Investigating the Cycle of Violence. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77. 296-305.

Sprang, G., & Craig, C. (2007).  “Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Trauma Practices Questionnaire (TPQ).  Best Practices in Mental Health:  An International Journal. 3, 9 – 20.

Sprang, G., Whitt-Woosley, A., & Clark, J. (2007). “Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Compassion Satisfaction:  Factors impacting a professional’s quality of life. Journal of Loss and Trauma. 12, 259 – 280.

McKinney, W.P., Wesley, G., Sprang, M.V., & Troutman, A. (2005). Educating Health Professionals to Respond to Bioterrorism.  Public Health Reports. 120, 32- 47.

Sprang, G., Clark, J. & Bass, S. (2005).   Factors the Contribute to Maltreatment Severity: Multimethod and Multidimensional Approaches.  Child Abuse and Neglect: An International Journal, 29, 335-350.

Sprang, G. (2004).  Construct Validity and Method Variance in the Measurement of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:  The Traumatic Experiences Inventory.   Journal of Loss and Trauma. 9, 189-199.

Sprang, G., Clark, J.,  Kaak, O., & Brenzel, A. (2004). Developing and Tailoring Mental Health Technologies for Child Welfare: The Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Services (CATS) project.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.74,3, 325-336.

Sprang, G. (2003). “Psychological Impact of Isolated Acts of Terrorism”. In  A. Silke (Ed.). Terrorist, Victims and Society: Psychological Perspectives on Terrorism. Wiley and Sons. London.

Sprang, G. (2002).  Vicarious stress: Patterns of disturbance two years after the Oklahoma City bombing.  Psychological Reports , Vol. 89, 331-338.

Sprang, G. (2001). Coping Strategies and Psychiatric Co-morbidity following the Oklahoma City Bombing. Social Work and Social Sciences Review. 8, 2, 207-218.