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Dr. Amaya-Jackson is child and adolescent psychiatrist with >25 years working in the field of children's exposure to trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and bringing effective treatments to community providers and service systems. She is tenured Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. Currently she is Associate Director at the UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress - coordinating center for (SAMHSA funded) the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and is Director of Duke Psychiatry’s Evidence-based Practice Implementation Center. She is a co-founder of the Center for Child & Family Health, in Durham, N.C. - a tri-university collaboration that provides specialty services and training curriculum for community children exposed to trauma & Co-Directs its NC Child Treatment Program, a comprehensive, public mental health initiative training clinicians to deliver trauma EBTs across the state. Known for her research in assessment, cognitive-behavioral treatment, and effective implementation of child trauma-informed, evidence-based interventions into community practice, Dr. Amaya-Jackson’s research and training interests currently center on training and decision-making guidance on the use of EBTs to create a trauma-informed mental health workforce.
Synergistic adversities and behavioral problems in traumatized children and adolescents.
Disseminating parent-child interaction therapy through the learning collaborative model on the adoption and implementation of an evidence-based treatmentRead Full Text
Determinants of Implementing Evidence-Based Trauma-Focused Interventions for Children and Youth: A Systematic ReviewRead Full Text
Mental Health of Children of Deployed and Nondeployed US Military Service Members: The Millennium Cohort Family Study.
Pilot to policy: statewide dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatment for traumatized youth.
Evidence Base Update for Psychosocial Treatments for Children and Adolescents Exposed to Traumatic Events.
Clinical Considerations Related to the Behavioral Manifestations of Child Maltreatment.
Predictors of treatment completion in a sample of youth who have experienced physical or sexual trauma.
Using the core curriculum on childhood trauma to strengthen clinical knowledge in evidence-based practitioners.
From rifts to riffs: Evidence-based principles to guide critical thinking about next-generation child trauma treatments and trainingRead Full Text
Links between child and adolescent trauma exposure and service use histories in a national clinic-referred sampleRead Full Text
Use of the breakthrough series collaborative to support broad and sustained use of evidence-based trauma treatment for children in community practice settings.
Behavioral markers of coping and psychiatric symptoms among sexually abused children.
Back to school: review of school based interventions: comment on Rolfsness and Idsoe (2011).
The core curriculum on childhood trauma: A tool for training a trauma-informed workforceRead Full Text
Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in three-through six year-old children: a randomized clinical trial.
Understanding the behavioral and emotional consequences of child abuse.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Collaborating to Improve the Standard of CareRead Full Text
Dissociation predicts later attention problems in sexually abused children.
Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.
Childhood traumatic grief: a multi-site empirical examination of the construct and its correlates.
Feasibility and effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in preschool children: two case reports.
Treatment considerations for clinicians in applying evidence-based practice to complex presentations in child trauma.
Pathways to PTSD, part II: Sexually abused children.
The Durham Family Initiative: a preventive system of care.
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Protocol and Application in School and Community SettingsRead Full Text
Adverse behavioral and emotional outcomes from child abuse and witnessed violence.
Post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment options.
Directly questioning children and adolescents about maltreatment a review of survey measures usedRead Full Text
Functional impairment and utilization of services associated with posttraumatic stress in the community.
Center for Child and Family Health-North Carolina. What is it? And why?
Psychopharmacology of pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder.
Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder after a single-incident stressor.
Effects of electroconvulsive therapy in adolescents with severe endogenous depression resistant to pharmacotherapy.
Children who prosper in unfavorable environments: the relationship to social capital.
Posttraumatic symptomatology in children and adolescents after an industrial fire.
Research on discipline. The state of the art, deficits, and implications.
Consistency of children's sexualized or avoidant reactions to anatomical dolls: A pilot studyRead Full Text
Methodological and Ethical Issues Related to Studying Child MaltreatmentRead Full Text
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Intractable seizures, compulsions, and coprolalia: a pediatric case study.
Controversies in psychopharmacological management of attention deficit and related disordersRead Full Text