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Human Development Graduate Group

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    Anthony Urquiza

    Clinical Professor; Director of Mental Health Services and Clinical Research, the PCIT Training Center and the CAARE Center
    At UCD since: 1990
    Interests: Social-Emotional
    Life Phases: Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Emerging Adulthood

  • Research Interests

    Selected Publications

    Urquiza, A.J., Zebell, N., & Blacker, D. (2009). Innovation and Integration: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy as Play Therapy. In Athena Drewes (Ed.), Cognitive-behavioral therapy approaches to play therapy. Wiley & Sons: New York.

    Urquiza, A.J. (2010). The future of play therapy: Elevating credibility through play therapy research. International Journal of Play Therapy, 19 (1), 4-12.

    Runyon, M., & Urquiza, A.J. (2010). Treatment of physically abused children and their families. In: J.E.B. Myers, L. Berliner, J. Briere, C.T. Hendrix, C. Jenny, & T. Reid (Eds.), The APSAC handbook of child maltreatment (3rd ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Timmer, S.G., Ware, L., & Urquiza, A. (2010). The effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for victims of interparental violence. Violence and Victims, 25(4), 486-503.

    Timmer, S.G., Thompson, D., Culver, M.A., Urquiza, A.J., & Altenhofen, S. (2010). Mother’s Physical Abusiveness in a context of violence: Effects on the mother-child relationship. Child Development, (in press).

    Timmer, S. G., Zebell, N.M., Culver, M.A., Urquiza, A..J. (2010).  Efficacy of adjunct in-hme coaching to improve outcomes in parent-child interaction therapy.  Research on Social Work.  20(1), 36-45.

    Urquiza, A. (2011). PCIT with non-offending caregivers. In P. Goodyear-Brown (Ed.), Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention, Assessment, and Treatment. Wiley & Sons: New York.

    Timmer, S.G., Ho, L.K.L., Urquiza, A.J., Zebell, N., Fernandez y Garcia, E., Boys, D. (2011). The Effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Depressive Mothers: The changing relationship as the agent of individual change. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 42 (4), 406-423.

    Goodman, G.S., Ogle, C.M., Block, S.D., Harris, L.S., Larson, R.P., Agusti, E., Cho, Y., Beber, J., Timmer, S.G., Urquiza, A.J. (2011).  False memory for trauma-related Deese-Roediger-McDermott lists in adolescents and adults with histories of child sexual abuse. Development and Psychopathology 23(2), 423-428.

    Timmer, S.G., Ho, L.K.L., Urquiza, A.J., Zebell, N.M., Garcia, E.F., Boys, D. (2011). The effectiveness of parent-child interaction therapy with depressive mothers: The changing relationship as the agent of individual change. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 42(4), 406-423.

    Urquiza, A.J., & Timmer, S.G. (2012). Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Traumatized Children. In J. Ford and C. Courtois (Eds.), Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Guilford Press: NY.

    Timmer, S.G., Thompson, D., Culver, M., Urquiza, A.J., Alterhofen, S.  (2012). Mothers’ physical abusive in a context of violence:  Effects on the mother-child relationship.  Development and Psychopathology, 24 (1), 79-92.