APA Journals Dialogue
Summary: APA Journals Dialogue is an audio podcast series featuring interviews with authors of exciting research recently published in an APA journal. In each episode, authors describe their findings, methodologies, and implications for future work. The podcast series is an ideal resource for researchers, practitioners, and students in the behavioral and social sciences.
Dr. Joan Griffin describes the unique challenges facing caregivers of veterans with traumatic brain injury and polytrauma and proposes a model for predicting mental health outcomes in this population.
Dr. Veronica Hefner discusses the association between motivations to watch wedding-related television and specific romantic beliefs.
Dr. Tina Maschi discusses the stigma facing aging people reuniting with their communities post-prison.
Dr. Martin Drapeau discusses the psychological needs of immigrant and refugee communities.
Drs. E. Sally Rogers and Margaret Swarbrick discuss the history and future of peer support specialist services.
Dr. Kimberly Westcott discusses the current and historical trauma related to incarceration in the United States and proposes alternative justice frameworks.
Drs. Frederic Sautter and Julia Becker Cretu discuss their research involving a new couples-based treatment for PTSD.
Dr. Raymond Bergner discusses his research regarding the definition of behavior and offers his approach for defining the topic.
Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett discusses research published in the May issue of Psychological Trauma.
Dr. Bethany Brand discusses her study on the coverage (or lack thereof) of child maltreatment in abnormal psychology textbooks.
Dr. Stephen Gillaspy discusses motivational interviewing training and how it aligns with core training competencies for pediatric psychologists.
Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett discusses research published in the March issue of Psychological Trauma.
Ms. Cristina Zepeda discusses her research on improving student metacognitive skills through an instructional intervention.
Dr. Dewey Cornell argues that school safety should focus on the everyday problems of bullying and fighting while applying established preventative public health interventions.
Dr. Oscar Barbarin examines the development of socioemotional competence in boys of color.