Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program
Coatsworth, J.D., George, M.W., & Walker, A.K. (in press). Creating Mindful and Compassionate Schools: Including Parents as Partners. To appear in T. Jennings, A DeMauro & P. Mischenko (Eds.) Mindfulness in Schools: Transforming School Cultures through Mindful Awareness and Compassion. New York: Guilford Press.
Benton, J., Coatsworth, J.D., & Biringen, Z. (in press). Examining the Association Between Emotional Availability and Mindful Parenting. Journal of Child and Family Studies
Lippold, M.A., Jensen, T.J., Duncan, L.G., Coatsworth, J.D., Nix, R.L. & Greenberg, M.T. (2019) Mindful Parenting, Parenting Cognitions, and Parent-Youth Communication: Bidirectional Linkages and Mediational Processes. Mindfulness, Advance Online Publication, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-019-01119-5
Coatsworth, J.D., & George, M.W. (2019). Family Processes and Evidence-based Prevention. In Z. Sloboda, H. Petras & E. Robertson (Eds.) Prevention of Substance Use (pp. 134-146). New York: Springer.
Coatsworth, J.D., Timpe, Z., Nix, R.T., Duncan, L.G., & Greenberg, M.T. (2018). Changes in Mindful Parenting: Associations with changes in Parenting, Parent-Youth Relationship Quality and Youth Behavior. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 9, 511-529.
Coatsworth, J. D., Hemady, K., & George, M.W. (2017), Predictors of Parents’ Initial and Dynamic Engagement in a Family Preventive Intervention. Prevention Science. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s11121-017-0781-
Molloy-Elreda, L. E., Coatsworth, J. D., Gest, S. D., & Ram, N., & Bamberger, K.T. (2016). Understanding Process in Group-Based Intervention Delivery: Social Network Analysis and Intra-Entity Variability Methods as Windows into the “Black Box”. Prevention Science, 17, 925-936.
Burt, K., Coatsworth, J. D., & Masten, A. S. (2016). Competence and Psychopathology. In D. Cicchetti & D. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental psychopathology (3rd ed.) (pp. 1-50). New York: Wiley.
Lippold, M.A., Duncan, L. G., Coatsworth, J.D., Nix, R. L., & Greenberg, M.T. (2015). Understanding how mindful parenting may be linked to mother-adolescent communication, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 1663 – 1674. doi: 0.1007/s10964-015-0325-x
Coatsworth, J.D., Duncan, L.G., Nix, R.L., Greenberg, M.G., Gayles. J.G., Bamberger, K.T., Berrena, E., & Demi, M.A. (2015). Integrating Mindfulness with Parent Training: Effects of the Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program. Developmental Psychology, 51, 26-35. doi: 10.1037/a0038212
Coatsworth, J.D., Duncan, L.G., Berrena, E., Bamberger, K.T., Loeschinger, D., Greenberg, M.G., & Nix, R.L. (2014). The Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program: Integrating brief mindfulness activities and parent training within an evidence-based prevention program. New Directions in Youth Development, 142, 45-58. doi: 10.1002/yd.20096.
Bamberger, K.T., Coatsworth, J.D., Fosco, G. M. & Ram, N. (2014). Patterns and Predictors of Change in Participants’ Engagement in a Family-Based Preventive Intervention. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 811-820. doi: 10.1037/fam0000036.
Coatsworth, J. D., * Duncan, L. G., Greenberg, M. T., & Nix, R. L. (2010) Changing parents’ mindfulness, child management skills, and relationship quality with their youth: Results from a randomized pilot intervention trial. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19, 203-217. doi: 10.1007/s10826-009-9304-8
Duncan, L. G., Coatsworth, J. D., & Greenberg, M. T. (2009a) A model of mindful parenting: Implications for parent-child relationships and prevention research. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 12, 255-270. doi 10.1007/s10567-009-0046-3
Duncan, L. G., Coatsworth, J. D., & Greenberg, M. T. (2009b). Pilot study to gauge acceptability of a mindfulness-based family-focused preventive intervention. Journal of Primary Prevention, 30, 605-618. doi 10.1007/s10935-009-0185-9
Mindful Parent Observational Study
Duncan, L. G., Coatsworth, J. D., Gayles, J, Geier, M, & Greenberg, M. T. (2015). Using Mother-Youth Behavioral Observations to Discriminate High Versus Low Self-Reported Mindful Parenting. Journal of Family Psychology, 29, 276-282. doi: 10.1037/a0038857
Selected Recent Presentations
Park, Y-R, Nix, R.L., Coatsworth, J.D., Duncan, L.G. , (2018, May). Unfolding relations among Mindful Parenting, recurrent conflict and adolescent externalizing and internalizing problems.Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC.
Coatsworth, J.D., Timpe Z., Nix, R.T., Duncan, L.G., Greenberg, M.T., (2018, May). Mindfulness Enhanced Strengthening Families Program 10-14: Differential effects and mediation for mothers and fathers. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington DC.
Coatsworth, J.D. (2016, August). The Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program. Workshop on Mind-Body Approaches to improve children’s health. Workshop at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Washington, D.C.
Coatsworth, J.D., Duncan, L.G., Nix, R.T., Greenberg, M.T., (2016, August). Mediators and Moderators of the Mindfulness Enhanced Strengthening Families Program 10-14 on parenting behaviors and parental wellness. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Denver, CO.
Coatsworth, J.D. (2016, May). The Mindfulness-based Strengthening Families Program 10-14. Presented as part of Round Table (Reider, E., Chair) “The Potential of Mindfulness Approaches to Improve Children’s Health” presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.
Coatsworth, J.D., Duncan, L.G., Nix, R.T., Greenberg, M.T., & Timpe, Z. (2016, May). Results of a Mindfulness-based Family intervention: Differential Effects for Mothers and Fathers. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.
Coatsworth, J.D. (2014, May). Mindful Parenting: From Concept, to Intervention to Evaluation. Invited presentation at the Commonwealth Institute for Child and Family Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
Coatsworth, J.D. (2014, April). Mindfulness Interventions: Creating Changes in Neurons to Neighborhoods. Keynote Address at Colorado State University annual public health symposium. Fort Collins, CO.
Coatsworth, J.D., (2013, October). Can mindfulness in parenting enhance an evidence-based preventive intervention? Invited keynote presentation for the annual meeting of the Center for Personalized Prevention Research at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN.