Annette Griffith

Annette

Griffith

Annette Griffith

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Department
Applied Behavior Analysis
Institution
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Education History
Degree Institution Year
Ph.D. University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 2008
M.A. University of Nevada - Reno, Toronto, ON Canada 2005
B.A. Okanagan University College, Kelowna, BC Canada 2001
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member Association for Behavior Analysis International
Member Association of Professional Behavior Analysts
Licenses
Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral
Presentations
Title Location Date
Griffith, A.K., Jansz Rieken, C., & Huscroft -D’Angelo, J. (January, 2016). Psychotropic medication for autism spectrum disorders: Use of behavioral data for psychotropic medication management. Presented at the International Conference on Autism, Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disability, Honolulu, HI.
Jansz Rieken, C., Griffith, A.K., & Huscroft -D’Angelo, J. (January, 2016). Psychotropic medication for autism spectrum disorders: Understanding prevalence, factors associated with use, and supporting evidence. Presented at the International Conference on Autism, Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disability, Honolulu, HI.
Jansz Rieken, C., Griffith, A.K., & Huscroft -D’Angelo, J. (January, 2016). Psychotropic medication for autism spectrum disorders: Understanding prescribing practices. Presented at the International Conference on Autism, Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disability, Honolulu, HI
Griffith, A. K. (October, 2015). Psychotropic medication for autism spectrum disorders: Use of behavioral data for psychotropic medication management. Presentation at the Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis. Kansas City, MO.
Griffith, A. K., & O’Neal, K. (August, 2014). Recognizing risk factors for disability. Presentation at the Early Childhood Association of Kansas City. Olathe, KS.
O’Neal, K. & Griffith, O’Neal, K. (August, 2014). Children with learning and behavioral difficulties: Promoting success in the classroom. Presentation at the Early Childhood Association of Kansas City. Olathe, KS.
Griffith, A. K., Jansz, C. E. R., & Inman, N. K. (May, 2013). Behavioral data for psychotropic medication management: Examining the effects of sleep medication for a child with autism. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International. Minneapolis, MN.
Griffith, A. K., Jansz, C. E. R., & Zarcone, J. R. (May, 2013). Applied Behavioral Pharmacology group. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International. Minneapolis, MN.
Zarcone, J. R., Northup, J. A., Thompson, T., Napolitano, D. A., & Griffith, A. K. (Chair). (May, 2012). Should we formalize the field of Applied Behavioral Pharmacology. Panel Discussion at the Association for Behavior Analysis International. Seattle, WA.
Griffith, A. K., Huscroft-D’Angelo, J., Jansz, C. E. R., & Huefner, J. C. (May, 2011). Management of psychotropic medications for youth in residential treatment: Use of behavioral data for objective decision-making. Presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International. Denver, CO.
Bellonci, C., Griffith, A. K., Huefner, J. C., & Preston, S. (April, 2011). A secret strength of residential treatment centers: Reducing psychotropic medication use through multi-disciplinary assessment at Boys Town and the Walker School. Presentation at the American Association for Children’s Residential Centers, Seattle, WA.
Jansz, C. E. R., & Griffith, A. K. (April, 2011). Psychotropic medication use for youth in residential care: A description of the literature review process. Poster presented at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Fair, Lincoln, NE.
Huefner, J.C., & Griffith, A.K. (October, 2010). Psychotropic medication management in residential care youth. Poster presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 57th Annual Meeting, New York, New York.
Griffith, A. K., Wheaton, N., Matson, J., Epstein, M. H., & Singh, N. N. (May, 2010). Development of the Questions About Behavioral Function – Adolescent Version. Presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International. San Antonio, TX.
Griffith, A. K., Wheaton, R., Spellman, D., Huefner, J. C., Leslie, L. K., Epstein, M. H., & Thompson, R. (May, 2010). Use of behavioral data in the management of psychotropic medication for youth in residential treatment. Presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International. San Antonio, TX.
Wheaton, R., Griffith, A. K., Huefner, J. C., & Spellman, D. (April 2010). Psychotropic medication management within residential treatment settings: Use of behavioral data for assessment and decision-making. Poster presented at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Fair, Lincoln, NE.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Casey, K., Ingram, S. D., Cannezzaro, C. (March, 2009). Family and child outcomes following participation in Boys Town’s Family Preservation program. Presentation session at the Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, FL.
Thompson, R., & Griffith, A. K. (March, 2009). Psychotropic medication utilization in two intensive residential programs. Presentation session at the Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, FL.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Casey, K., & Ingram, S. D. (February, 2009). Improving the emotional and behavioral functioning of youth with in-home family programs. Presentation session at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, MO.
Griffith, A. K., Ingram, S. D., & Barnes, B. (February, 2009). Common Sense Parenting: Behavioral parent training as an intervention for youth problem behavior. Presentation session at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, MO.
Duppong-Hurley, K., Trout, A., & Griffith, A. (November, 2008). Bridging research and practice: The UNL CACS/Boys Town Research Partnership. Poster session for the University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences Research Symposium.
Griffith, A. K., Barnes, B., Ingram, S. D., Thompson, R., & Epstein, M. H. (November, 2008). Conducting an evaluation of a parent training program as a dissertation study. Presentation session at the American Evaluation Association. Denver, CO.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Casey, K., Shaw, T., & Ingram, S. D. (November, 2008). Bridging research and practice: Key characteristics of an effective research collaboration between a non-profit agency and a university-based research center. Presentation at the American Evaluation Association. Denver, CO.
Ingram, S. D., Shaw, T., Griffith, A. K., Duppong Hurley, K., & Casey, K. (November, 2008). A long distance evaluation of in-home family services: Planning-processes, successes, and barriers. Poster session at the American Evaluation Association. Denver, CO.
Oats, R. Trout, A. L., Hagaman, J. L., Casey, K., Griffith, A. K. (April, 2008). Characteristics of youth entering residential care: A comparison of youth with and without disabilities. Poster session at the Council of Exceptional Children. Boston, MA.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Shaw, T., & Thompson, R. W. (February, 2008). Assessing the implementation of residential care: Development and psychometrics of a staff observation instrument. Poster session at the Florida Mental Health Institute. Tampa, FL.
Trout, A. L., Hagaman, J., Casey, K., & Griffith, A. K. (February, 2008). Assessing the academic functioning of youth at the time of entry into residential care. Presentation session at the Florida Mental Health Institute. Tampa, FL.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Shaw, T., & Thompson, R. W. (November, 2007). Assessing the implementation of residential care: Development and psychometrics of a staff observation instrument. Presentation session at the American Evaluation Association. Baltimore, MD.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., & Nelson, J. R. (November, 2006). Assessment of an early literacy preschool program. Presentation session at the American Evaluation Association. Portland, OR.
Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Synhorst, L., Epstein, M. H., & Nelson, J. R. (November, 2006). Effectiveness of a kindergarten behavior prevention program: Assessing the implementation and impact of First Step to Success. Presentation session at the American Evaluation Association. Portland, OR.
Griffith, A. K., Petersen, B. H., Schnoes, C. J., & Epstein, M. H. (February, 2006). Behavioral, academic, and family characteristics of children receiving wraparound services. Poster session at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders. Kansas City, MO.
Publications
Journals

Huefner, J. C., & Griffith, A. K. (2014). Psychotropic medication use with troubled children and youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23 , 613-616.

Griffith, A. K., Epstein, M. H., & Huefner, J. C. (2014). Psychotropic medication management within residential treatment centers: Physician opinions about difficulties and barriers.. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23 , 745-751.

Huefner, J. C., Griffith, A. K., Leslie, L. K., Smith, G. L., & Vollmer, D. G. (2014). Reducing psychotropic medication in an intensive residential center. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23 , 675-685.

Duppong Hurley, K., Huscroft-D’Angelo, J., Trout, A. L., Griffith, A. K., & Epstein, M. H. (2014). Assessing parenting skills and attitudes: A review of the psychometrics of parenting measures. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24 , 812–823.

Bellonci, C., Huefner, J. C., Griffith, A. K., Vogel-Rosen, G., Smith, G., Preston, S. (2013). The impact of psychotropic medication reduction on emergency behavioral interventions in two residential treatment programs for children.. Child and Youth Services Review, 35 , 1773-1779.

Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Ingram, S., Cannezzaro, C., & Trout, A. L. (2012). An approach to examining the proximal and intermediate outcomes of an intensive family preservation program. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21 , 1003-1017.

Griffith, A. K., Smith, G., Huefner, J. C., Epstein, M. H., Thompson, R. W., Singh, N. N., & Leslie, L. (2012). Youth at entry to residential treatment: Understanding psychotropic medication use.. Children and Youth Services Review, 34 , 2028-2035.

Duppong Hurley, K., Griffith, A. K., Casey, K., Ingram, S., & Simpson, A. (2011). Behavioral and emotional outcomes of an in-home parent training intervention for young children.. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 16 , 1-8.

Nelson, T.D., Smith, T.R., Thompson, R.W., Epstein, M.H, Griffith, A.K., Duppong Hurley, K., & Tonniges, T.F. (2011). Prevalence of physical health problems among youth entering residential treatment.. Pediatrics, 128 , 1226-1232.

Duppong Hurley, K., Trout, A. L., Griffith, A. K., Huefner, J. C., Mason, W. A., Epstein, M. H., Thompson, R. W., & Daly, D. (2010). Creating and sustaining effective partnerships to advance research on youth with serious emotional and behavioral disorders.. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 21 , 141-151.

Griffith, A. K. (2010). Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse Among Children, Youth, and Young Adults, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine: Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities.. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19 , 675-676.

Griffith, A. K. (2010). The use of a behavioral parent training program for parents of adolescents.. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 15 , 1-8.

Griffith, A. K., Duppong Hurley, K., Trout, A. L., Synhorst, L., Epstein, M. H., & Allen, E. A. (2010). Assessing the strengths of young children at-risk: A confirmatory factor analysis of the Preschool Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale with a Head Start population.. Journal of Early Intervention, 32 , 274-285.

Griffith, A. K., Huscroft-D’Angelo, J., Epstein, M. H., Singh, N. N., Huefner, J. C., & Pick, R. (2010). Psychotropic medication use for youth in residential care: A comparison of youth with monopharmacy versus polypharmacy.. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19 , 795-802.

Griffith, A. K., Trout, A. L., Epstein, M. H., Garbin, C. P., Pick, R. M., & Wright, T. (2010). Predicting the academic functioning of youth at entry to residential care.. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 27-33 ,

Spellman, D. F., Griffith, A. K., Huefner, J. C., Weise, N., McElderberry, E., & Leslie, L. (2010). Psychotropic medication management in a residential group care program.. Child Welfare, 89 , 151-169.

Griffith, A. K., Duppong Hurley, K., & Hagaman, J. L. (2009). Treatment integrity of literacy interventions for students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders: A review of the literature.. Remedial and Special Education, 30 , 245-255.

Griffith, A. K., Ingram, S. D., Barth, R. P., Trout, A. L., Duppong Hurley, K., Epstein, M. H., & Thompson, R. (2009). Family characteristics of youth at the time of entry into residential care.. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 26 , 135-150.

Griffith, A. K., Trout, A. L., Chmelka, B., Farmer, E. M. Z., Epstein, M. H., Reid, R., Huefner, J. C., & Orduna, D. (2009). Youth departing from residential care: A gender comparison.. Journal of Child and Youth Studies, 18 , 31-38.

Griffith, A. K., Hagaman, J. L., Trout, A. L., & Harper, J. (2008). Interventions to improve the literacy functioning of adolescents with emotional and/or behavior disorders: A review of the literature between 1965 and 2005.. Behavior Disorders, 33 , 124-140.

Griffith, A. K., Nelson, J. R., Epstein, M. H., & Pederson, B. (2008). Convergent validity of the Early Childhood Behavior Problem Screening Scale.. Journal of Early Intervention, 30 , 282-294.

Nelson, J. R., Epstein, M. H., Griffith, A. K., & Harper, J. (2007). Factor structure, internal consistency, and inter-rater reliability of the Early Childhood Behavior Problem Screening Scale.. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 27 , 148-154.

Duppong Hurley, K., Shaw, T., Thompson, R. W., Griffith, A. K., Farmer E. M. Z., & Tierney, J. (2006). Assessing staff competence at implementing a multi-faceted residential program for youth: Development and initial psychometrics of a staff observation form. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 23 , 83-104.