Dr. Kathryn Maguire-Jack's research focuses on child abuse and neglect prevention, with an emphasis on communities and geographic disparities. Her work is funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund. She has expertise in advanced statistical methods and program evaluation.
Child abuse and neglect; child maltreatment prevention; neighborhoods; poverty; program evaluation; social policy; parenting.
|(734) firstname.lastname@example.org||2788 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|2013||PhD||Social Welfare||University of Wisconsin, Madison|
|2009||MSW||Social Work||University of Wisconsin, Madison|
|2006||MPA||Public Affairs||University of Wisconsin, Madison|
|2005||BA||Political Science & Social Welfare||University of Wisconsin, Madison|
Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., Knox, J., & Ploss, A. (in press). Socio-ecological predictors of resilience development over time among maltreated youth. Child Maltreatment.
Font, S. A. & Maguire-Jack, K. (in press). The scope, nature, causes, and consequences of child abuse and neglect. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Katz, C., Priolo Filho, S. R., Korbin, J., Bérubé, A., Haffejee, S., Kaawa-Mafigiri, D., Maguire-Jack, K., Muñoz, P., Spilsbury, J., Tarabulsy, G., Tiwari, A., Thembekile, D. L., Truter, E., & Varela, N. (in press). Child maltreatment in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic: A proposed global framework on research, policy and practice. Child Abuse and Neglect.
Miller-Graff, L., Yoon, S., Paulson, J., & Maguire-Jack, K. (in press). Pathways of depression and posttraumatic stress symptoms across childhood and adolescence: Findings from two longitudinal studies. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.
Maguire-Jack, K., Korbin, J. E., Perzynski, A., Coulton, C., Font, S. A., & Spilsbury, J. C. (in press). How place matters in child maltreatment disparities: Geographical context as an explanatory factor for racial disproportionality and disparities. A. Detlaff (Ed.), Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in the Child Welfare System. New York, NY: Springer.
Yoon, S., Dillard, R., Pei, F., Shockley McCarthy, K., Beaujolais, B., Wang, X., Maguire-Jack, K., Wolf, K., & Cochey, S. (2020). Defining resilience in maltreated children from the practitioners’ perspectives: A qualitative study. Child Abuse and Neglect, 106, 104516.
Marco, M., Maguire-Jack, K., Gracia, E., & López-Quílez, A. (2020). Disadvantaged neighborhoods and the spatial overlap of substantiated and unsubstantiated child maltreatment referrals. Child Abuse and Neglect, 104, 104477.
Font, S. & Maguire-Jack, K. (2020). It’s not “just poverty”: Educational, social, and economic functioning among young adults exposed to childhood neglect, abuse, and poverty. Child Abuse and Neglect, 101, 104356.
Cao, Y., Hoffman, J., Bunger, A. C., Maguire-Jack, K., & Robertson, H. (2019). Identifying and addressing parental trauma and behavioral health needs: The role of the child welfare system. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 13(3), 265-284.
Morris, M., Marco, M., Maguire-Jack, K., Im, W., Bailey, B., Ruiz, E. & Kouros, C. (2019). Connecting child maltreatment risk with crime and neighborhood disadvantage across time and place: A Bayesian spatiotemporal analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 24(2), 181-192.
Dillard, R., Maguire-Jack, K., Showalter, K., Wolf, K., & Letson, M. (2019). Abuse disclosures of youth with problem sexualized behaviors and trauma symptomology. Child Abuse and Neglect, 88, 201-211.
Maguire-Jack, K., Purtell, K., Showalter, K., Barnhart, S., & Yang, M. Y. (2019). Preventive benefits of child care subsidy in child neglect. Children and Society, 33(2), 185-194.
Morris, M., Marco, M., Maguire-Jack, K., Kouros, C., Im, W., White, C., Bailey, B., Rao, U., & Garber, J. (2019). Connecting child maltreatment risk with crime and neighborhood disadvantage across time and place: A Bayesian spatio-temporal analysis. Child Maltreatment, 24(2), 181-192.
Showalter, K., Maguire-Jack, K., Yang, M. Y., & Purtell, K. (2019). Work outcomes for mothers experiencing intimate partner violence: The buffering effect of child care subsidy. Journal of Family Violence, 34(4), 299-308.
Showalter, K., Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., Wolf, K., & Letson, M. (2019). Are dual and single exposures differently associated with clinical levels of trauma symptoms? Examining physical abuse and witnessing intimate partner violence among young children. Child and Family Social Work, 25(2), 439-447.
Wang, X., Maguire-Jack, K., Barnhart, S., & Yoon, S. (2019). Racial differences in the relationship between neighborhood disorder, adverse childhood experiences, and child behavioral health. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48, 315-329.
Lanier, P., Maguire-Jack, K., Lombardi, B., Frey, J., & Rose, R. (2018). Adverse childhood experiences and child health outcomes: Comparing cumulative risk and latent class approaches. Maternal and Child Health, 22(3), 288-297.
Wang, X. & Maguire-Jack, K. (2018). Family and environmental influences on child behavioral health: The role of neighborhood disorder and adverse childhood experiences. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 39(1), 28-36.
Barnhart, S., Gearhart, M., & Maguire-Jack, K. (2018). Perceptions of collective efficacy among single mothers: Insights for conceptualization and measurement. Journal of Family Issues, 39(17), 4019-4040.
Slack, K. S., Font, S. A., Maguire-Jack, K., & Berger, L. M. (2017). Predicting Child Protective Services (CPS) involvement among U.S. families with young children receiving nutritional assistance. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(10), 1197-1208.
Showalter, K., Maguire-Jack, K., & Barnhart, S. (2017). Investigating the potentially protective effects of neighborhood processes in intimate partner violence. Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 26(10), 1090-1103.
Maguire-Jack, K & Lanier, P. (2017). Promoting the well-being of all children: An introduction to a special issue featuring the Doris Duke Fellowship. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 34(1), 1-5.
Merritt, D., Maguire-Jack, K., & Negash, T. (2017). Effective program models for the prevention of child maltreatment. In J. Conte & J.B. Klika (Eds.), APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment (4th ed.). Sage Publications: New York.
Barnhart, S. & Maguire-Jack, K. (2016). Single mothers in their communities: The mediating role of parenting stress from neighborhood social cohesion and physical abuse. Children and Youth Services Review, 70, 37-45.
Negash, T. & Maguire-Jack, K. (2016). Do social services matter for child maltreatment prevention?: Interactions between social support and parent's knowledge of available local social services. Journal of Family Violence, 31(5), 557-565.
Maguire-Jack, K. & Negash, T. (2016). Parenting stress and child maltreatment: the buffering effect of neighborhood social service availability and accessibility. Children and Youth Services Review, 60, 27-33.
Freisthler, B. & Maguire-Jack, K. (2015). Understanding the interplay between neighborhood structural factors, social processes, and alcohol outlets on child physical abuse. Child Maltreatment, 20(4), 268-277.
Maguire-Jack, K., Lanier, P., Johnson-Motoyama, M., Welch, H., & Dineen, M. (2015). Geographic variation in racial disparities in child maltreatment: The influence of county poverty and population density. Child Abuse and Neglect, 47, 1-13.
Lanier, P., Maguire-Jack, K., & Welch, H. (2015). A nationally representative study of early childhood home visiting service use in the United States. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(10), 2147-2158.
Lanier, P., Maguire-Jack, K., Mienko, J., & Panlilio, C. (2015). From causes to outcomes: Determining prevention can work. In D. Daro, A. Donnelly, L.A. Huang, & B. Powell (Eds.), Advances in Child Abuse Prevention Knowledge: The Perspective of New Leadership (121-138). Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.
Seay, K., Byers, K., Feely, M., Lanier, P., Maguire-Jack, K., & Mcgill, T. (2015). Scaling up: Replicating promising interventions with fidelity. In D. Daro, A. Donnelly, L.A. Huang, & B. Powell (Eds.), Advances in Child Abuse Prevention Knowledge: The Perspective of New Leadership (179-198). Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.
Lanier, P., Maguire-Jack, K., Walsh, T., & Hubel, G. (2014). Race and ethnic differences in early childhood maltreatment in the United States. Journal of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, 35(7), 419-426.
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