Katie Stone

BA (2012) Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN
MA (2016) University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Primary office:
Dole Human Development Center SPARK lab


Katie completed her undergraduate degree at Hamline University in 2012 and entered the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas in the fall of 2014. Her primary research interests involve implications of childhood maltreatment, specifically internalizing symptoms and resiliency factors. Additionally, Katie is interested in exploring family dynamics and the effects of violence exposure among youth.

Selected Publications

Brown, S., Fite, P. J., Stone, K., & Bortolato, M. (2016). Accounting for the associations between child maltreatment and internalizing problems: The role of alexithymia. Child Abuse & Neglect, 52, 20-28.

Selected Presentations

Stone, K., Jackson, Y., Kuckelman, S., Suther, K., & Huffhines, L. (2016, September). Moderating effects of gender and maltreatment severity on conduct problems for foster care youth. Poster presentation accepted for the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.
 
Huffhines, L., Messerly, A., Stone, K., Jackson, Y. (2016, September). Moderating effects of maltreatment severity and family conflict on health outcomes in foster youth. Poster presentation accepted for the National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.
 
Stone, K., Jackson, Y, Huffhines, L., & Cho, B. (2016, August). Self and parent report of family environment in foster care: Potential implications for placement stability. Poster presentation accepted for the 2016 American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
 
Stone, K., Fite, P., J., & Frazer, A. L. (2016, August). The role of parental depressive symptoms on siblings’ verbal and physical aggression. Poster presentation accepted for the 2016 American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
 
Stone, K., Jackson, Y., Brown, S., & Cho, B. (2016, July). Foster care family environment characteristics moderate the link between youth maltreatment and conduct problems. In Y. Jackson (Chair), Trauma-Informed Systems of Care for Youth with Complex Victimization in Foster Care or Juvenile Justice. Paper presentation accepted for the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
Jackson, Y., Gabrielli, J., Tunno, A., Cho, B., & Stone, K. (2016, July). Cumulative trauma and adaptive functioning for youth in foster care. In Y. Jackson (Chair), Mechanisms of adaptive outcomes for youth exposed to maltreatment and foster care. Paper presentation accepted for the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
Huffhines, L., Jackson, Y., Brown, S., Stone, K., & Cho, B. (2016, July). Coping strategies, chronic conditions, physical health, and health service use in maltreated foster youth. In Y. Jackson (Chair), Mechanisms of adaptive outcomes for youth exposed to maltreatment and foster care. Paper presentation accepted for the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
Gusler, S., Jackson, Y., Brown, S., Cho, B., & Stone, K. (2016, July). What helps some doesn’t help all: Understanding the interactions among spirituality, appraisals, mental health, and abuse type in foster youth. In Y. Jackson (Chair), Mechanisms of adaptive outcomes for youth exposed to maltreatment and foster care. Paper presentation accepted for the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
McGuire, A., Gabrielli, J., Jackson, Y., Brown, S., Stone, K., Cho, B. (2016, July). Positive academic functioning for youth in foster care. In Y. Jackson (Chair), Mechanisms of adaptive outcomes for youth exposed to maltreatment and foster care. Paper presentation accepted for the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
Brown, S., Fite, P. J., Stone, K., & Bortolato, M. (2016, July). Accounting for the associations between child maltreatment and internalizing problems: The role of alexithymia. Poster presentation accepted for the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH.
 
Hoemberg, K., Kanine, R., & Jackson, Y. (2015, November). Methodological design and procedures in program evaluation of a therapeutic day treatment program. Poster presentation accepted for the International Society for Traumatic Stress studies, New Orleans, LA.
 
Huffhines, L., Hoemberg, K., Gabrielli, J., Jackson, Y., & O’Connor, B. (2015, November). The role of Placement Type on Coping for Youth in Foster Care. Poster presentation accepted for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.
 
Kanine, R. M., Huffhines, L., Hoemberg, K., & Wiens, J. E. (2015, September). Teacher-Child Interaction Training at a therapeutic preschool for young maltreated children. In K. Budd (Chair), Building Positive School Environments via Universal TCIT: Strides in Science and Practice. Symposium presentation accepted for the PCIT International Convention, Pittsburg, PA.
 
Hetherington, C., Pitula C., Banny, A., Gower, A., Hoemberg, K., Crick, N., & Murray-Close, D. (2015, March). Coping in real time: Social problem solving, stress reactivity & peer victimization in middle childhood. Poster presentation accepted for the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Pitula, C. E., Hetherington, C., Banny, A. M., Gower, A., Hoemberg, K., Ewart, C., Crick, N. R., & Murray-Close, D. (2015, March). He said, she said: Children’s experiences of physical and relational victimization in the Social Competence Interview. Poster presentation accepted for the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Hoemberg, K., Tseng, W., Murray-Close, D., & Crick N. R. (2014, March). Physiological Stress Reactivity and Depression in Early Adolescence. Poster presentation accepted for presentation accepted for the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, Texas.
 
Hoemberg, K., Tseng, W., & Crick N. R. (2013, April).  Peer Victimization and Depressive Symptoms: Comparison of European-American children and Asian-American children. Poster presentation accepted for the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington. 
 

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