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University of New Orleans
Department of Psychology
Geology/Psychology Bldg Lakefront Campus
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Phone: (504) 280-6291
Fax: (504) 280-6049
Email: psych@uno.edu




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications

Rubens, S. L., Patrick, K. E., Williamson, A. A., Moore, M., & Mindell, J. A. (in press). Individual and socio-demographic factors related to presenting problem and diagnostic impressions at a pediatric sleep clinic. Sleep Medicine.

Rubens, S. L., Loucas, C. A., Marybeth Morris, M. Manley, P. Ullrich, N. J., Muriel, A. C., Guo, D. London, W. B., & Northman, L. (in press). Parent-reported outcomes associated with utilization of a pediatric cancer school consultation program. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.

Frazer, A., Rubens, S. L., Fite, P. J., Johnson-Motoyama, M., & Dipierro, M. (in press). Acculturation Dissonance, Cultural Orientation, Depressive Symptoms, and Delinquency in Latino Adolescents. Child and Youth Care Forum.

Williamson, A. A., Patrick, K. E., Rubens, S. L., Moore, M., & Mindell, J. A. (2016). Pediatric sleep disorders in an outpatient sleep clinic: Clinical presentation and needs of children with neurodevelopmental conditions. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 4(2), 188-199.

Fite, P. J., Becker, S. P., Rubens, S. L., Cheatham-Johnson, R. (2015). Anxiety symptoms account for the link between reactive aggression and sleep problems among Latino adolescents. Child and Youth Care Forum, 44, 343-354.

Rubens, S. L., Felix, E. D., Vernberg, E. M., & Canino, G. (2014). The role of peers in the relation between hurricane exposure and ataques de nervios among Puerto Rican adolescents. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 6, 716-723.

Fite, P. J., Rubens, S. L., & Cooley, J. L. (2014). Influence of Contextual Factors on Academic Performance in a Sample of Latino Adolescents: The Moderating Role of School Attachment. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 924-936.

Rubens, S. L., Fite, P. J., Cooley, J. C., & Canter, K. S. (2014). The role of sleep in the relation between community violence exposure and delinquency among Latino adolescents. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 723-734.

Hambrick, E. P., Rubens, S. L., Vernberg, E. M., Jacobs, A. K., & Kanine, R. (2014). Towards successful dissemination of Psychological First Aid: A study of training preferences. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 41, 203-215.

Fite, P. J., Hendrickson, M., Evans, S., Rubens, S. L., Johnson-Motoyama, M., & Savage, J. (2014). Associations between proactive and reactive subtypes of aggression and lifetime substance use in a sample of predominantly Hispanic adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 23, 398-406.

Rubens, S. L., Vernberg, E. M., Felix, E. D., & Canino, G. (2013). Peer deviance, social support, and symptoms of internalizing disorders among youth exposed to Hurricane Georges. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 76, 169-181.

Rubens, S. L., Fite, P. J., Gabrielli, J., Evans, S., Hendrickson, M. L., & Pederson, C. (2013). Examining the relation between negative life events, time spent in the US, language use, and mental health outcomes in Latino adolescents. Child and Youth Care Forum, 42, 389-402.

Rubens, S. L. & Fite, P. J. (2013). The influence of physical activity in the relation between neighborhood safety and depressive symptoms among school-age children. Child Indicators Research, 6, 23-32. 

 

Selected Lab Presentations (*denotes CARe lab student)

Rubens, S. L., Williamson, A. A., Patrick, K., Moore, M., & Mindell, J. A. (2016). Associations between socio-demographic factors and recommendations given in a pediatric sleep clinic. Poster presented at the annual SLEEP conference, Denver, CO.

Williamson, A. A., Rubens, S. L., Patrick, K., Moore, M., & Mindell1, J. A. (2016). Racial differences in presenting sleep patterns and problems among young children presenting to an outpatient sleep clinic. Poster presented at the annual SLEEP conference, Denver, CO.

*Michel, J., Rubens, S. L., Fite, P. J., Johnson-Motoyama, M. (2016). Protective factors in the relation between acculturation dissonance and externalizing and internalizing problems among Latino adolescents. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science.

*Grande, J. M., Rubens, S. L., *Tountas, A., Patrick, K., Moore, M., Mindell, J. A. (2016). Associations between contextual factors and sleep problems in a clinical sample of infants and toddlers. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.

Rubens, S. L., GudiƱo, O. G., Fite, P. J., *Grande, J. M. (2016). Stressors, sleep, and internalizing symptoms among Latino adolescents. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

*Michel, J., Rubens, S. L., Hagood, P., Fite, P. J. (2016). The role of peers in the association between community violence exposure and anxiety. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Zhou, E. S., Rubens, S. L., Patrick, K. E., Williamson, A. A., *Sloss, A. D., Moore, M. E., Mindell, J. A. (2016). Does travel distance play a role in the types of patients seen in a pediatric sleep clinic? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Rubens, S. L., Evans, S. C., Fite, P. J., Cooley, J. L., Becker, S. P. (2015). Quality versus quantity: Mental health outcomes associated with sleep in youth. Poster presented at the bi-annual Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, FL.

 

 

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