Faculty

Lisa Amaya-Jackson

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

1121 W Chapel Hill St., Box 104426, Durham, NC 27701

1121 W Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 613-9851 amaya001@dm.duke.edu

Dr. Amaya-Jackson is  child and adolescent psychiatrist with >25 years working inte 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.   


Education & Training

M.D. 1986

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Grants

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress

University of California - Los Angeles

Major League Baseball's Welcome Back Veterans

McCormick Foundation

National Center for Child Traumatic Stress

University of California - Los Angeles

Training in Psychological Intervention Research

National Institutes of Health

IPA - Lisa Amaya-Jackson

Veterans Administration Medical Center

IPA - Jan Markiewicz

Veterans Administration Medical Center

Adolescent Alcohol Abuse, PTSD & Hippocampal Development

National Institutes of Health

Multiomodality Trauma Treatment In Hamlet

National Institutes of Health

Multimodality Trauma Treatment In Hamlet

National Institutes of Health

Multimodality Trauma Treatment In Hamlet

National Institutes of Health

Fluoxetine Treatment Of Posttraumatic Disorder

National Institutes of Health
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Publications

Mental Health of Children of Deployed and Nondeployed US Military Service Members: The Millennium Cohort Family Study.

PMID 30067522
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Pilot to policy: statewide dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatment for traumatized youth.

PMID 30055619
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Evidence Base Update for Psychosocial Treatments for Children and Adolescents Exposed to Traumatic Events.

PMID 27759442
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Clinical Considerations Related to the Behavioral Manifestations of Child Maltreatment.

PMID 28320870
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Using the core curriculum on childhood trauma to strengthen clinical knowledge in evidence-based practitioners.

PMID 24484506
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Predictors of treatment completion in a sample of youth who have experienced physical or sexual trauma.

PMID 24084895
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Using the Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma to Strengthen Clinical Knowledge in Evidence-Based Practitioners

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Links Between Child and Adolescent Trauma Exposure and Service Use Histories in a National Clinic-Referred Sample

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From rifts to riffs: Evidence-based principles to guide critical thinking about next-generation child trauma treatments and training

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Use of the breakthrough series collaborative to support broad and sustained use of evidence-based trauma treatment for children in community practice settings.

PMID 21516487
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Behavioral markers of coping and psychiatric symptoms among sexually abused children.

PMID 22522729
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Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in three-through six year-old children: a randomized clinical trial.

PMID 21155776
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Back to school: Review of school based interventions: Comment on Rolfsness and Idsoe (2011)

PMID 22131060
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The core curriculum on childhood trauma: A tool for training a trauma-informed workforce

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Understanding the behavioral and emotional consequences of child abuse.

PMID 18762538
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Dissociation predicts later attention problems in sexually abused children.

PMID 18308391
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Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events.

PMID 18444057
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Childhood traumatic grief: A multi-site empirical examination of the construct and its correlates

PMID 18990796
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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Collaborating to Improve the Standard of Care

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Feasibility and effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in preschool children: Two case reports

PMID 17721975
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Treatment considerations for clinicians in applying evidence-based practice to complex presentations in child trauma

PMID 17823959
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Pathways to PTSD, part II: Sexually abused children.

PMID 15994713
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The Durham Family Initiative: a preventive system of care.

PMID 15068214
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Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Protocol and Application in School and Community Settings

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Adverse behavioral and emotional outcomes from child abuse and witnessed violence.

PMID 12139186
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Post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment options

PMID 11909008
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Directly Questioning Children and Adolescents About Maltreatment

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Functional impairment and utilization of services associated with posttraumatic stress in the community.

PMID 10646189
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Center for Child and Family Health-North Carolina. What is it? And why?

PMID 10344132
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Psychopharmacology of pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder

PMID 10521013
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Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder after a single-incident stressor.

PMID 9628078
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Effects of electroconvulsive therapy in adolescents with severe endogenous depression resistant to pharmacotherapy

PMID 9513748
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Children who prosper in unfavorable environments: The relationship to social capital

PMID 9417144
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Posttraumatic symptomatology in children and adolescents after an industrial fire.

PMID 9256587
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Research on discipline. The state of the art, deficits, and implications.

PMID 9265875
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Consistency of children's sexualized or avoidant reactions to anatomical dolls: A pilot study

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Methodological and Ethical Issues Related to Studying Child Maltreatment

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

PMID 1625658
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Intractable seizures, compulsions, and coprolalia: A pediatric case study

PMID 1498584
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Controversies in psychopharmacological management of attention deficit and related disorders

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