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Lab News

June 2023

Dr. Evans presented research on latent profiles of psychopathology in clinically referred youth at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP) in London.

April 2023

Dr. Evans presented research on the role of externalizing symptoms on the associations between sleep and affect in youth at the Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA).

March 2023

Keep an eye out for this in 2024, a forthcoming book from Spencer Evans and Jen Blossom on Childhood irritability. Part of the book series, “Advances in Psychotherapy – Evidence-Based Practice” from Hogrefe Publishing with the Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12).

February 2023

Congratulations to Kate Simmons for winning best poster from the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53) at the Miami International Conference in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH). Way to go Kate!

January 2023

Happy 2023! New year, new editorial from our team. Roads less traveled: New directions for novel outcomes in youth irritability research. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

December 2022

New publication on children with impulsive aggression.

November 2022

Ashley Karlovich presented on caregiver and child intolerance as uncertainty predictors of child mental health during COVID-19 as a part of a symposium at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 2022 Annual Conference. Ashley was also listed as the first author on a new publication with Paula Fite and Dr. Evans regarding the role of sleep quality on the associations between peer victimization and emotional symptoms in youth. Congratulations Ashley!

October 2022

Dr. Evans traveled to Toronto, Canada, for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2022 Annual Conference where he presented in a symposium titled "Diagnosis and Classification of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology in the ICD-11: New Developments and New Data."

September 2022

Dr. Evans gave a presentation on the developmental trajectories of irritability and aggressive behavior in childhood to students, faculty, and staff at the University of Miami.

August 2022

Congratulations to Shannon Shaughnessy for receiving competitive research fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the University of Miami!

July 2022

Believe it or not, ODD is a real disorder. New pub with Jeff Burke and Gaye Carlson.

June 2022

We are so excited that our new first-year PhD student, Shannon Shaughnessy, will be joining us in Miami this fall. Welcome Shannon!

May 2022

Dr. Evans gave keynote presentations on the assessment and treatment of youth irritability and related problems as part of the Laybourne Symposium in Child Psychiatry at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

April 2022

We are thrilled to welcome Shannon Shaughnessy as an incoming doctoral student in the lab starting Fall 2022!

March 2022

We started recruiting families with kids ages 6-11 to participate in our APF-funded RUMBEL Study: Real-Time Understanding of Mood and Behavior in Everyday Life. See the Participate tab to learn more.

February 2022

We received a Provost’s Research Award from the University of Miami to fund the development and launch of our Child, Family, and Community Research Network.

January 2022

Our paper examining irritability as a top problem has been published in Child Psychiatry and Human Development! Results show about 58% of treatment-seeking families report having at least one referral concern related to irritability.

December 2021

Thanks to our RAs for a great semester, and a great first year at UM! Happy holidays and best wishes for the new year.

November 2021

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October 2021

Dr. Evans (virtually) presented his work on transdiagnostic, psychosocial treatment of youth irritability at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Meeting.

September 2021

The CAB Lab has a new logo! (See top left.) Designed by our talented research assistant and UM student, Adriana Grewe.

August 2021

Thank you to our RAs, Bianca, Will, Natalie, Lily, Sakshi, and Audrey for a great summer!

July 2021

Welcome Denise Lopez Sosa, our new lab manager!

June 2021

Dr. Evans has a new article on treatment in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, two-volume series on Emotion Dysregulation and Outbursts in Children and Adolescents (Part II)

May 2021

Ashley Karlovich will be joining lab as an incoming PhD student in the fall!

April 2021

Dr. Evans is serving as Co-Investigator on the 5-year NIMH-funded R01 (PIs: John Weisz, Sarah Kate Bearman) clinical trial of FIRST transdiagnostic youth therapy

March 2021

Dr. Evans was named a Rising Star by the Association of Psychological Science.

The WHO global field study of irritability and oppositionality published in JCPP

February 2021

Our six-year longitudinal study on trajectories of proactive-reactive aggression was published in RCAP.

January 2021

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