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Sprang, G., Craig, C., Clark, J., Vergon, K., Cohen, J., Staton-Tindall, M., & Gurwitch, R.  “Keeping Children in Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment: Factors Impacting Attrition” to the XIII European Society on Traumatic Stress Studies Conference, Bologna, Italy, June 6-9, 2013.

Eslinger, J. & Sprang, G. “Caregiver Dropout and Treatment Completion in Child Psychotherapy for Trauma”, Poster. 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, April 18, 2012, Washington, DC.

Sprang, G., Silman, M., Clark, J.  Evidence-Informed Behavioral Health Preparedness and   Response: A Workshop for Public Health Professionals, 8th Annual NACCHO Public Health Preparedness Summit, Anaheim, California. February 21, 2012.

Sprang, G., Silman, M., Clark, Leigh. The Mental Health Response of Children to Health-Related Disasters: Engaging Multiple Systems of Care to Promote Resiliency paper accepted at the  25th annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference, March 5, 2012, Tampa, Florida.

Tullberg, E. Sprang, G. Ross, L. “Keeping Staff Strong, Keeping Strong Staff: Addressing Secondary Trauma Among Child Welfare Staff,  Child Welfare League of America National Conference, February 28, 2012.  Washington, DC.

Whitt-Woosley, A., Sprang, G. & Gustman, B. (2011, June). Lives at risk: Uncovering factors associated with fatal child maltreatment.  Research presentation at the annual meeting of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Chicago, IL.

Sprang, G., Saunders, B., Berliner, L., Putnam, F. & Thompson, E.  Plenary speaker  on a panel at the 11th annual NCTSN All-Network Conference Raising the Standard of Care and Improving Access to Services: Past Accomplishments and Future Goals”.  Presentation title “Implementation Science as a Vital Aspect of Improving Care and Sustaining New Practice”, March 7, 2012, Baltimore, MD.

Whitt-Woosley, A., Sprang, G. & Gustman, B.  Lives at risk: Uncovering factors associated with fatal child maltreatment.  Research poster at the 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, April 18, 2012, Washington, DC.

Briggs-King, E. Sprang, G., Murphy, R.  Understanding treatment completion from trauma therapy, Submitted to the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 28th Annual Meeting (Nov. 1-3, 2012), Los Angeles, CA.

Freer, B., Sprang, G., & Staton-Tindall, M. (2013). Understanding the Progression of Violence and Abuse in Rural Families: Parental Trauma Exposure, Child Abuse Potential, and Child Trauma Exposure, 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting,  April 20, 2013.  Seattle, Washington.

Sprang, G., Ross, L. Miller, B. Tullberg, E., Hirsh, A.  “Do We Need Psychological Hazmat Suits? How Program Leaders Can Help Sustain Careers in Trauma Work”, presentation to the 2013 National Child Traumatic Stress Network Conference, May 2, 2013. Philadelphia, PA.

Sprang, G., King, E., Murphy, R., Ross, L. Treatment Engagement and Treatment Completion in a National Sample of Trauma-Exposed Children, presentation to the 2013 National Child Traumatic Stress Network Conference, May 4, 2013. Philadelphia, PA.

Epstein, C., Hahn, H., Arnow, N. , Sprang, G. Implementation of an Acute/Early EBP in Community-Based Treatment: Adoption and Sustainability of the Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, National Child Traumatic Stress Network Annual Program Meeting, April 29, - May 2, 2013, Philadelphia, PA. 

Whitt-Woosley, A., & Sprang, G. The emotional experiences of social science researchers of at-risk populations and the potential for compassion fatigue. Poster session presented at the 21st annual colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Las Vegas, NV. June 25, 2013.

Cole, J. & Sprang, G. Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: Experiences of Professionals who Work With Youth, 29th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Traumatic Stress Studies, November 7-9, 2013. Philadelphia, PA. 

Eslinger, J.  & Sprang, G. Moderators of Treatment Outcomes for Children Receiving Trauma-Informed Evidence-Based Treatment, 29th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Traumatic Stress Studies, November 7-9, 2013. Philadelphia, PA. 

Sprang, G., Ross, L., Blackshear, K., Guarino, K., Miller, B. Looking for a Way, Not a Way Out: Partnering to Create STS Resilience, National Child Traumatic Stress Annual Meeting, Falls Church, Virginia, March 2-5, 2014.

Sprang, G. Predictors Of Attrition From Evidence-based Treatment For Childhood Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Findings From The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Core Data Set, 2014 Annual Anxiety and Depression Annual Conference, March 27-30, 2014 Chicago, Illinois.

Sprang, G. Preparedness and Response Strategies for Enhancing Resilience in Pediatric PopulationsNACCHO Public Health Preparedness Summit, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2014.

Cole, J. & Sprang, G. Advancing Research on Adolescent Health via Innovative Studies of Vulnerable Populations, The Trauma of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): A Comparison of CSEC Victims to Child Sexual Abuse Victims in a Clinical Sample, 2014 SRA Biennial Meeting March 20-22, Austin, TX

Squicciarini, L., Sprang, G., & Craig, C. Therapist Characteristics’ Effect on Attrition, Children’s Mental Health Research Conference, Tampa, Florida. March 2-5, 2014.

Lee, R., Grasso, D.,  Berkowitz, S.,  Sprang, G., and Habib, M. Preliminary Findings from the NCTSN Core Data Set: Trauma History Profiles and Risks for Polyvictimization, Juvenile Justice Involvement, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. National Child Traumatic Stress Annual Meeting, Falls Church, Virginia, March 2-5, 2014. 

LaJoie, S., Silman, M. Sprang, G. "A critical evaluation of H1N1 2009 risk communication efforts with children and families" for the 139th APHA Annual Meeting, October 29 - November 2, 2011.  Washington DC.

Silman, M., LaJoie, S., Sprang, G. "Examination of disaster planning and response efforts from the perspective of child and family well-being" for the 139th APHA Annual Meeting, October 29 - November 2, 2011.  Washington DC.

Sprang, G., Clark, J., Leigh, P. and Silman, M. "Mental health impact of disease containment on families: Lessons learned and strategies for promoting resiliency" for 139th APHA Annual Meeting, October 29 - November 2, 2011. Washington DC.

Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M., Clark, J .  "Trauma exposure among drug-endangered children" for 139th APHA Annual Meeting October 29 - November 2, 2011. Washington DC.

Sprang, G. Craig, C. & Staton-Tindall,  M. (2011). 12th European Conference on Traumatic Stress, (June 2-5, 2011). Vienna, Austria "Gender Differences in Trauma Treatment at 90 and 180 Days of Treatment: Do Boys and Girls Respond to Evidence-Based Interventions in the Same Way?

Craig, C., Sprang, G., & Staton-Tindall, M. (2010). Gender differences in trauma treatment at 90 and 180 days of treatment: Do boys and girls respond to evidence-based interventions in the same way? 24th Annual Children's Mental Health, Research and Policy Conference (March 22, 2011). Tampa, FL.

Ross, L. Sprang, G., Tullberg, E., Cohen, J. Caring for the Caretaker:  Building Staff Resilience in Different Service Settings, Proposal for Moderated Discussion at the 2011 NCTSN Annual Network Meeting: Wellness and Resiliency: Integrating Science and Practice to Transform Children's Lives, February 28-March 3, 2011. Baltimore, MD.

Sprang, G. & Silman, M. Evidence-based Best Practice Guidelines for Pandemic Response:  The Role of Child Life in Assisting Children and Families during Pandemic Disaster, 2011 Child-Life Council Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

LaJoie, A., Sprang, G., Leigh, P., Jackson, C., Silman, M. Mohipp, C., Clark, J. 138th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, Colorado., Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Community Mitigation Efforts during the H1N1 Pandemic, November 6-10, 2010.

LaJoie, A., Clark, J., Sprang, G., Leigh, P, Silman, M . 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Toronto, Canada , October 24 - 27, 2010. Ethical and Risk Communication Dilemmas Faced by Decision-makers During the H1N1 2009 Pandemic: A Mixed- Method Analysis.  Poster.

Sprang, G., Silman, M.   Rural Behavioral Health Symposium: Practical Strategies to Address the Behavioral Health Needs of Children and Families in Rural America, Glendale, Arizona.  September 21-23, 2010. The Behavioral Health Impact of Pandemic on Children and Families in Rural America:  Public Health Perspectives on Promoting Resiliency.

Sprang, G. Second International Conference  on Interdisciplinary Social Science. University of Granada, Granada, Spain.  July 10, 2007. Presentation title: Bridging the Gap between Science and Practice: Translational Research in Multidisciplinary Clinical Practice. 

Freer, B., Whitt-Woosley, A., Sprang, G. Narrative Coherence and Traumatic Stress: A Multi-method examination. 18th Annual National Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), New Orleans, LA June 2010.

Craig, C., Sprang, G., Staton-Tindall, M.   23rd Annual Children's Mental Health Research Conference, Tampa Florida "Gender Differences and the Effectiveness of Evidence-Based Trauma Treatment: An analysis at 90 days". Poster. March 7, 2010.

Chemtob, C., Sprang, G., Brohl, K. Helping the Helper: A Public Health Perspective on Secondary Traumatic Stress, 2010 National Child Traumatic Stress All- Network Meeting,  March 4, 2010. New Orleans.

Sprang, G. 11th European Conference on Traumatic Stress, June 15, 2009. Oslo, Norway.  "Trauma Exposure in Vulnerable Children with Substance Using Parents".   

Sprang, G. 11th European Conference on Traumatic Stress, June 15, 2009. Oslo, Norway.  "Compassion Fatigue and the Trauma Therapist: An Empirical Investigation". 

Sprang, G. and Craig, C.  IV World Congress on Trauma. June 21, 2006. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presentation Title:  Trauma Exposure and Child Abuse Potential: Investigating the Cycle of Violence.