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Oklahoma State University

Lana Beasley

Lana Beasley

Associate Professor

328D Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-6882
Fax: 405-744-6344

lana.beasley@okstate.edu

Education

Degree Institution Area of Study
Ph.D. University of Kansas Clinical Child Psychology
M.A. University of Kansas Clinical Child Psychology
B.S. Oklahoma State University Psychology

Expertise

Dr. Beasley’s research has included working on randomized clinical trials and program evaluation all in the area of supporting high-risk children and families. She holds expertise in qualitative research and has been a co-investigator on several grants involving a program of research developing, implementing, evaluating, and expanding evidence-based home visiting programs serving high-risk populations. Dr. Beasley also conducts mixed-methods research in the area of adaptation of treatments for diverse populations and examining engagement and attrition of high-risk families.

Publications

Sample of recent publications:

Espeleta, H.C., Shields, J.L., Huber, N., Fleming, T., Taylor, E.K., & Beasley, L.O. (2017). Parenting perceptions among college students: A qualitative examination. Journal of Child Custody.

Beasley, L.O., Ridings, L.E., Smith, T., Shields, J., Silovsky, J.F., Beasley, W., & Bard, D. (2017). Aqualitative evaluation of engagement and attrition in a nurse home visitation program: From the participant and provider perspective. Prevention Science.

Beasley, L.O., Silovsky, J.F., Espeleta, H.C., Robinson, L.R., Hartwig, S.A., Morris, A., & Esparza, I. (2017). Legacy for Children™: A qualitative study of cultural congruency for Spanish-speaking mothers. Children and Youth Services Review.

Espeleta, H. C., Beasley, L. O., Ridings, L. E., Smith, T. J., & Shields, J. D. (2017). Immunizing Children: A Qualitative Analysis of Future Parental Decision Making. Clinical Pediatrics.

Ridings, L.E., Beasley, L.O., Bohora, S., Daer, J.L., Owora, A.H., & Silovsky, J.F. (2016). Longitudinalinvestigation of depression, intimate partner violence, and supports among vulnerable families. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, DOI: 10.1177/0886260516639262.

Ridings, L.E., Beasley, L.O., Silovsky, J. (2016). Consideration of risk and protective factors for families atrisk for child maltreatment: An intervention approach. Journal of Family Violence, p 1-10.

Bigfoot, D.S., Beasley, L.O., Beach, S., & Willmon-Haque (2016). The status of mental health with AmericanIndian and Alaska Native Children and Youth. Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Cultural Sensitivity and Diversity in Child/Adolescent Mental Health.

Courses Taught

Family Dynamics HDFS  3443
Parenting HDFS 3123
Family Life Education HDFS 4433
Developmental Assessment and Interventions HDFS 5343

 Awards & Recognition

  • 2017; 2016; 2015; 2011-NIH LRP Grant

  • 2015; 2013-Oklahoma State University - Psychology Department Outstanding Faculty Member               

  • 2012-APA Division 37 Section Program Chair

  • 2011-NIH Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services Fellow

  • 2011-NIDA American Indian/Alaska Native Mentorship Program

  • 2011-APA Division 37 Section Program Co-Chair

Grants

Sample of Recent Grants:

  • Beasley, L. (PI) Prevention of Child Maltreatment. NIH Pediatric LRP Grant. (2011-2013; 2015-2016; 2016-2017; 2017-2018), National Institutes of Health.

  • Bard, D. (PI), Silovsky, J, Beasley, L. (Investigators). Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Competitive Grant Program. (2016-2018), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). ($2,000,000)

  • Bard, D. (PI), Silovsky, J, Beasley, L. (Investigators). Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Competitive Grant Program. (2011-2017), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). ($4,000,000)

  • Hecht, D. (PI), Bard, D., Beasley, L. (Investigators). Intergovernmental Agreement for Evaluation of IV-E Client Data. (2015-2019), Oklahoma Department of Health and Human Services. ($677,237)

  • Bard, D. (PI), Hecht, D., Beasley, L. (Investigators). Oklahoma State Department of Health Home Visiting Pilot Project. (2014-2017), Oklahoma State Department of Health. ($1,045,897)

  • Process and Implementation Evaluation of Community-Based Services for Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth - Tribal and Non-tribal. (2014-2017). Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.($700,000)

  • Process and Implementation Evaluation of Community-Based Services for Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth. (2013-2015). Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.($795,084)