• Presentations from the Ammerman Lab

  • Dedona, K., Short, J. A., Teeters, A. R., Ammerman, R. T., Schaller, L., Putnam, F. W., & Van Ginkel, J. B. Depression and substance use in mothers in home visitation. Midwest Psychological Association, May, 2012; Chicago

    Ammerman, R. T. Depression: Clinical features, course, and impacts. Children’s Defense Fund National Meeting, July, 2012; Cincinnati

    Ammerman, R. T. Treatment of postpartum depression in the context of home visiting. Children’s Defense Fund National Meeting, July, 2012; Cincinnati

    Flynn, H., Stuart, S., Goodman, S., Ammerman, F. W.. Grote, N., Battle, C., & Spino, C. A national women and mood disorders network: A collaborative model for perinatal mood disorders research. The Marce Society Meeting, October, 2012; Paris

    Ammerman, R.T. (2012, October). Effectively treating maternal depression in home visiting: Results from a clinical trial of In-Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Presented at the Prevent Child Abuse America National Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

    Ammerman, R. T., Peugh, J. L., Putnam, F. W., & Van Ginkel, J. B. Predictors of treatment response in depressed mothers receiving In-Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and concurrent home visiting. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November, 2012; National Harbor, Maryland.

    Osterman, R. L., Ammerman, R. T., Gates, D., & Carle, A.  Decreasing prenatal alcohol use: A randomized clinical trial of motivational interviewing. Interdisciplinary Women’s Health Research Symposium, November, 2012; National Institutes of Mental Health, Maryland.

    Ammerman, R.T. (June, 2011). Home visiting and enabling effective parenting. Presentation at the Sharing Knowledge to Enable Effective Parenting: Messages and Mechanisms from Research and Practice, Achievement Gap Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA.

    Ammerman, R. T. Treating depressed mothers in home visitation with an adapted CBT approach. National Network of Depression Centers Conference, November, 2011; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

    Ammerman, R. T., Putnam, F. W., Stevens, J., & Van Ginkel, J. B. Reaching the underserved: An adapted CBT treatment for postpartum depressed in early prevention programs. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November, 2011; Toronto.

    Ammerman, R. T., Teeters, A. R., Putnam, F. W., Short, J. A., Schaller, L. E., & Van Ginkel, J. B. Screening to treatment: identifying maternal depression in the context of an early childhood prevention program. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November, 2011; Toronto.

    Ammerman RT, Lyon K, Whitmore C, Wang M, Stopp H, Filene J. Using continuous quality improvement to improve tribal home visitation programs. Tribal, Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Grantee Kickoff Meeting and Tribal Early Learning Communities Consortium, January, 2011; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT. Applying Paul’s question to home visiting: Driving the next generation of home visiting research. National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs, February, 2011; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Altaye MA, Van Ginkel VB. A clinical trial of an adapted treatment of CBT with depressed mothers in home visitation. The Marcé Society Meeting, October, 2010; Pittsburgh, PA.

    Kelly NC, Ammerman RT, Ris MD, Rausch J, Oppenheimer SG. Executive functioning and psychosocial adjustment in young adolescents with spina bifida. International Neuropsychological Society, February, 2010; Acapulco, Mexico.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Quality improvement in home visitation. Measuring Quality and Performance Standards: New Generation of Home Visiting Research, The Pew Center on the States, Pew Charitable Trusts, January, 2010; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Chard K, Bosse NR, Van Ginkel JB. PTSD in depressed mothers in home visitation. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, November, 2009; Atlanta, GA.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Altaye M, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. In-home CBT for postpartum depression in mothers in home visitation. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November, 2009; New York, NY.

    Ammerman RT. Treatment of postpartum depression in the context of home visitation: A programmatic research effort. Pacific University Colloquium, School of Professional Psychology, Pacific University, October, 2009; Forest Grove, Oregon.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Teeters AR, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. Treatment of maternal depression in home visitation: Impact on psychopathology and social functioning. Society for Prevention Research, May, 2009; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Bosse NR, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. Impact of maternal depression treatment on parenting and child functioning in home visitation. Society for Prevention Research, May, 2009; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Bosse NR, Teeters AR, Altaye M, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. Treatment of maternal depression in home visitation: Preliminary findings from a clinical trial. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2009; Baltimore, MD.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Teeters AR, Bosse NR, Noll J, Van Ginkel JB. Maternal depression and parenting in home visitation. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2009; Baltimore, MD.

    Ammerman RT. Every Child Succeeds: Recent initiatives to enhance early prevention. Child Abuse Special Interest Group, Pediatric Academic Societies, May, 2009; Baltimore, MD.

    Ammerman RT. Treating maternal depression in the context of home visitation. The Child Study Center, Pennsylvania State University, State College, October, 2008; State College, PA.

    Ammerman RT, Nance SY. Motivational interviewing in home visitation: Preliminary results from a clinical trial. Prevent Child Abuse America National Conference, May 19, 2008; Milwaukee, WI.

    Ammerman RT. Treatment of maternal depression in home visitation. Prevent Child Abuse America Conference, May, 2008; Milwaukee, WI.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. Adapting CBT for depression to an early childhood prevention program. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November, 2007; Philadelphia, PA.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. In-home CBT for depressed mothers in home visitation. American Psychological Association, August, 2007; San Francisco, CA.

    Ammerman RT, Melson B, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Matching to race in home visitation and working alliance. American Psychological Association, August, 2007; San Francisco, CA.

    Putnam FW, Ammerman RT, Patton N, Van Ginkel JB. Psychometrics of the Maternal Attitudes Questionnaire in depressed mothers. American Psychological Association, August, 2007; San Francisco, CA.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, DeWitt TG, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. In-home CBT for depressed mothers in home visitation. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2007; Toronto, Canada.

    Mahabee-Gittens EM, Khoury J, Huang B, Dorn L, Ammerman RT, Gordon J. Racial/ethnic differences in the association between family bonding and smoking initiation. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2007; Toronto, Canada.

    Ammerman RT, Donovan EF, Besl J, Atherton H, Khoury JC, Altaye M, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Intensive home visiting is associated with decreased risk of infant death. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2007; Toronto, Canada.

    Teeters AR, Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Depression, social support, and trauma in home visitation. Midwestern Psychological Association, May, 2007; Chicago, IL.

    Melson BN, Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Alliance predicts retention in home visitation. Midwestern Psychological Association, May, 2007; Chicago, IL.

    Kinsman AM, Mulcahey MA, Ammerman RT, Jones JS. Parents' behavioral description of children with autism: Patterns of responding on the CBCL. Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November, 2006; Chicago, IL.

    Beidel DC, Turner SM, Sallee FR, Ammerman RT, Crosby LA. Fluoxetine and behavior therapy for the treatment of social phobia. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October, 2006; San Diego, CA.

    Van Ginkel JB, Spector A, Ammerman RT. Maintaining quality on a large scale: Every Child Succeeds in Ohio and Kentucky. Promising Practices Network Board of Advisors Meeting, October, 2006; Denver, CO.

    Ammerman RT, Milinkovich SJ. Treatment of maternal depression in home visitation. Prevent Child Abuse America National Conference, May 22, 2006; San Diego, CA.

    McGraw KL, Ammerman RT, Heubi J, Schwetschenau H, Hansen M, Dunlap E, Kahn N. Child and parent report of psychosocial functioning among children with gastrointestinal disorders and complaints. Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, April, 2006; Gainesville, Florida.

    Ammerman RT, Van Ginkel JB, Spector AR, Putnam FW, DeWitt TG. Every Child Succeeds: A continuous quality improvement model for early prevention. National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality Conference, March 18, 2006; Orlando, FL.

    Walz NC, Beidatsch A, Ris DM, Ammerman RT. Discourse abilities in adolescents with myelomeningocele and /or nonverbal learning disabilities. Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, February, 2006; Boston, MA.

    Young BJ, Beidel DC, Turner SM, McGraw K, Ammerman RT, Coaston SC. Pretreatment attrition in a randomized clinical trial: The role of parental fears and attitudes towards medication. New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit, National Institutes of Health, June, 2005; Bethesda, MD.

    Coe ME,Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Short JA, Van Ginkel JB. Measurement of motivation in a community-based home visitation program. Society for Prevention Research, May, 2005; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Van Ginkel JB. In-Home CBT for depressed mothers in home visitation. In F.W. Putnam (Chairperson), Depression and domestic violence in home visitation. Society for Prevention Research, May, 2005; Washington, D.C.

    Jackson BS, Ammerman RT, Van Ginkel JB, DeWitt TG, Putnam FW, Larkin DD. Impact of medical home training in home visitation. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2005; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT. Going to scale: Policy implications for early intervention. Great Lakes Regional Conference on Child Health, April, 2005; Columbus, OH.

    Young BJ, Beidel DC, Turner SM, McGraw K, Ammerman RT. Study refusal due to medication in a randomized clinical trial for child and adolescent social phobia. Anxiety Disorders Association of America, March, 2005; Seattle, WA.

    Brown T M, Ris MD, Beebe D, Shear PK, Ammerman RT. Factors of biological risk and reserve associated with executive behaviors in children and adolescents with spina bifida myelomeningocele. International Neuropsychological Society, February 2005; St. Louis, MO.

    Ammerman RT, Morrow AL, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Holleb LJ, Hulsmann JE, Geraghty SR, Van Ginkel JB. Breastfeeding in first time mothers in early prevention. American Psychological Association, July, 2004; Honolulu, HI.

    Ammerman RT, Morrow AL, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Holleb LJ, Hulsmann JE, Geraghty SR, Van Ginkel JB. Breastfeeding in first time mothers in home visitation. Pediatric Academic Society, May, 2004; San Francisco, CA.

    McGraw KL, Crosby L, Ammerman RT, Schwetschenau HM, Beidel DC, Turner SM. Treatment of a child with social phobia and physical complaints: A case study. Society of Pediatric Psychology, April, 2004; Charleston, SC.

    Ammerman RT. Long-term effects of maternal depression on child development.  Children: Our Common Wealth VI: School readiness: What is it and how do we get there?, April, 2004; Covington, KY.

    Kopke JE, Carrozza M, Witherow BA, Van Ginkel JB, Putnam FW, Ammerman RT. Every user succeeds. American Medical Informatics Association, November, 2003; Washington, D.C.

    Ammerman RT. Effects of parental depression on children. Children’s Environmental Health Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, October, 2003; Cincinnati, OH.

    Ammerman RT, Ris MD, Beidatsch A A, Schwetschenau HM, Oppenheimer S. Psychopathology in children and adolescents with spina bifida. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, August, 2003; Toronto, Canada.

    Ammerman RT, Holleb LJ, Putnam FW, Coe M. Substance use in first-time mothers in home visitation. American Psychological Association, August, 2003; Toronto, CA.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FW, Stevens J, Holleb LJ. Course of depression in first-time mothers in home visitation. Society for Prevention Research, June, 2003; Washington, D.C.

    Stevens J, Ammerman RT, Putnam FG. Depressive symptoms and trauma history in first-time mothers receiving home visitation services. Biennial Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, October, 2002; Lawrence, KS.

    Ammerman RT, Walz N, Ris MD, Langford M, Oppenheimer S. Asperger Syndrome symptomatology in adolescents with spina bifida. American Psychological Association,. August, 2002; Chicago, IL.

    Ris MD, Ammerman R, Walz N. The taxonicity of nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD). International Neuropsychological Society, July, 2002; Stockholm, Sweden.

    Ammerman RT. Effects of maternal depression on child social and emotional development. Prevention Science Seminar, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, October, 2001; Cincinnati, OH.

    Ammerman RT. Maternal depression and children’s emotional development. Children: Our Common Wealth IV: Advanced Brain Research and Child Development, September, 2001; Covington, KY.

    Ris MD, Ammerman RT, McDonough-Ryan P, Gyato K, Stith L. Operational and conceptual challenges in defining NLD. In R.T. Ammerman & D. Ris (Chairpersons), Contributors to developmental outcomes in children with NLD. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, August, 2001; San Francisco, CA.

    Ammerman RT, Lehmkuhl H, Boerger E. Child functional limitations are associated with maternal abuse and neglect. American Psychological Association, August, 2001; San Francisco, CA.

    Ammerman RT, Putnam FG, Lehmkuhl H, Stevens J. Early disengagement in home visitation. American Psychological Association, August, 2001; San Francisco, CA.

    Ammerman RT, Ris D. NLD and developmental outcomes in spina bifida. In R.T. Ammerman & D. Ris (Chairpersons), Contributors to developmental outcomes in children with NLD. American Psychological Association, August, 2001; San Francisco, CA.