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Publications

2017

Bartlett, J. D., Kotake, C., Fauth, R., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2017). Intergenerational transmission of child abuse and neglect: Do maltreatment type, perpetrator, and substantiation status matter? Child Abuse and Neglect, 63, 84-94.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.11.021

Easterbrooks, M. A., Crossman, M. K., Caruso, A., Raskin, M., & Miranda-Julian, C. (2017). Maternal mind-mindedness and toddler behavior problems: The moderating role of maternal trauma and post-traumatic stress. Development and Psychopathology, 1-12.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579417000360

Easterbrooks, M. A., Fauth, R. C., & Lamoreau, R. (2017). Effects of a home visiting program on parenting: Mediating role of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517736879

Raskin, M., Easterbrooks, M. A., Fauth, R. C., Jacobs, F., Fosse, N. E., Goldberg, J. L., & Mistry, J. (2017). Patterns of goal attainment among young mothers in a home visiting program. Applied Developmental Science, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2017.1357475

Reddy, J. A., Mistry, J., & Jacobs, F. (2017). Rapid repeat birth: Intersections between meaning-making and situational support among multiparous adolescent mothers. Journal of Adolescent Research.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558416684956

Stargel, L. E., Fauth, R. C., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2017). Home visiting program impacts on reducing homelessness among young mothers. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 1-4.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10530789.2017.1396740

Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (2017). The Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation-2 Early Childhood (MHFE-2EC): Follow-up study of a randomized, controlled trial of a statewide home visiting program for young parents. Final report to Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Children’s Trust of Massachusetts. Medford, MA: Tufts University.
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2016

Easterbrooks, M. A., Kotake, C., Raskin, M., & Bumgarner, E. (2016). Patterns of depression among adolescent mothers: Resilience related to father support and home visiting program. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86, 61-68.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000093

Goldberg, J., Bumgarner, E., & Jacobs, F. (2016). Measuring program- and individual-level fidelity in a home visiting program for adolescent parents. Evaluation and Program Planning, 55, 163-173.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2015.12.007

Jacobs, F., Easterbrooks, M. A., Goldberg, J., Mistry, J., Bumgarner, E., Raskin, M., Fosse, N., & Fauth, R. (2016). Improving adolescent parenting: Results from a randomized controlled trial of a home visiting program for young families. American Journal of Public Health, 106(2), 342-349.
https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302919

Mistry, J., Easterbrooks, M. A., Fauth, R. C., Raskin, M., Jacobs, F., & Goldberg, J. (2016). Heterogeneity among adolescent parents and home visiting program outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 65, 86-93.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.04.002

Raskin, M., Easterbrooks, M. A., Lamoreau, R. S., Kotake, C., & Goldberg, J. (2016). Depression trajectories of antenatally depressed and non-depressed young mothers: Implications for child socio-emotional development. Women's Health Issues, 26(3), 344-350.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2016.02.002

Raskin, M., Fosse, N., Fauth, R. C., Bumgarner, E., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2016). Relationship types among adolescent parents participating in a home visiting program: A latent transition analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 30(3), 375-385.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/fam0000164

2015

Bartlett, J. D., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2015). The moderating effect of relationships on intergenerational risk for infant neglect by young mothers. Child Abuse and Neglect, 45, 21-34.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.02.018

Easterbrooks, M. A., Katz, R. C., Kotake, C., Stelmach, N. P., & Chaudhuri, J. H. (2015). Intimate partner violence in the first two years of life: Implications for toddlers' behavior regulation. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260515614562

Mingo, M. V., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2015). Patterns of emotional availability in mother–infant dyads: Associations with multiple levels of context. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36, 469-482.
https://doi.org/10.1002/imhj.21529

Raskin, M., Fosse, N. E., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2015). The influence of mother's depression on her reports of father involvement and child behavioral problems: A latent state trait approach. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36, 88-103.
https://doi.org/10.1002/imhj.21487

Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research. (2015). The Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation-2 (MHFE-2): A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Statewide Home Visiting Program for Young Parents. Final report to the Children's Trust of Massachusetts. Medford, MA: Tufts University.
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2014

Bartlett, J. D., Raskin, M., Kotake, C., Nearing, K. D., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2014). An ecological analysis of infant neglect by adolescent mothers. Child Abuse and Neglect, 38(4), 723-734.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.11.011

Easterbrooks, M. A., Raskin, M., & McBrian, S. F. (2014). Father involvement and toddlers' behavioral regulation: Evidence from a high social risk sample. Fathering, 12, 71-93.
https://doi.org/10.3149/fth.1201.71

2013

Easterbrooks, M. A., Bartlett, J. D., Raskin, M., Goldberg, J., Contreras, M. M., Kotake, C., Chaudhuri, J. H., & Jacobs, F. H. (2013). Limiting home visiting effects: Maternal depression as a moderator of child maltreatment. Pediatrics, 132, S126-S133.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-1021K

2012

Bartlett, J. D., & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2012). Links between physical abuse in childhood and child neglect among adolescent mothers. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2164-2169.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2012.07.011

2011

Easterbrooks, M. A., Chaudhuri, J. H., Bartlett, J. D., & Copeman, A. (2011). Resilience in parenting among young mothers: Family and ecological risks and opportunities. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 42-50.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.08.010

2010

Diez, V. & Mistry, J. (2010). Early childbearing and educational attainment among mainland Puerto Rican teens. Journal of Adolescent Research, 25(5), 690-715.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558410366592

2009

Chaudhuri, J. H., Easterbrooks, M. A. & Davis, C. R. (2009). The relation between emotional availability and parenting style: Cultural and economic factors in a diverse sample of young mothers. Parenting: Science and Practice, 9(3), 277-299.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15295190902844613

Mistry, J., Jacobs, F., & Jacobs, L. (2009). Cultural relevance as program-to-community alignment. Journal of Community Psychology, 37 (4), 487-504.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcop.20309

2008

Jacobs, F. & Goldberg, J. (2008). Evaluating contemporary social programs: Challenges and opportunities. In M. E. Kenney, L. E. Reese, A. M. Horne, & P. Orpinas (Eds.), Handbook of prevention: Promoting health and social justice, pp. 97-122. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Riley, S., Brady, A., Goldberg, J., Jacobs, F., & Easterbrooks, A. (2008). Once the door closes: Understanding the parent-provider relationship. Children and Youth Services Review, 30(5), 597-612.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2007.11.011

2007

Driscoll, J. R. & Easterbrooks, M. A. (2007). Young mothers' play with their toddlers: Individual variability as a function of psychosocial factors. Infant and Child Development, 16(6), 649-670.
https://doi.org/10.1002/icd.515

Easterbrooks, M. A., Barrett, L. R., Brady, A. E., & Davis, C. R. (2007). Complexities in research on fathering: Illustrations from the Tufts study of young fathers. Applied Developmental Science, 11(4), 214-220.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10888690701762118

2005

Easterbrooks, M. A., Chaudhuri, J. H., and Gestsdottir, S. (2005). Patterns of emotional availability among young mothers and their infants: A dyadic, contextual analysis. Infant Mental Health Journal, 26(4), 309-326.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/imhj.20057

Jacobs, F., Easterbrooks, M.A., Brady, A.E., & Mistry, J. (2005). Healthy Families Massachusetts Final Evaluation Report. Medford, MA: Tufts University.

2003

Jacobs, F. H. (2003). Child and family program evaluation: Learning to enjoy complexity. Applied Developmental Science, 7(2), 62-75.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/S1532480XADS0702_3