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Associate Professor328D Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
|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|
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.
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.
|Family Dynamics||HDFS 3443|
|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
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)