Jon Poquiz

BS (2012), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
MA (2015) University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Primary office:
Dole Human Development Center
Room 2006


I am interested in the development of evidence-based interventions for externalizing behaviors, such as aggression and oppositional defiance. Particularly, I am interested in investigating the family system and examining the influence of parenting that may maintain these maladaptive behaviors from childhood to adulthood. Additionally, I am also interested in the role of emotion regulation in the development of externalizing behaviors. Other research interests include investigating the effectiveness of family- and school-based interventions as well as the dissemination of culturally sensitive interventions.

Selected Presentations

Poquiz, J. (2013, November). Skill utilization in adolescents in DBT. Talk given to clinical psychologists at the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle as a continuing education seminar.

Poquiz, J., Welch, S.S., Sayrs, J., Moore, S., & Osborne, T. (2013, November). Changes in life problems over 6 months of DBT in self-harming and suicidal adolescents. Poster session presented at the International Society for the Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Conference, Nashville, TN.

Welch, S.S. and Poquiz, J. (2013, April). Treating Childhood Anxiety: A Developmental Perspective. Presentation to Seattle Children’s Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Didactics, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Seattle Children’s Hospital.


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