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Dr. Lisa  Jobe-Shields
Dr. Lisa Jobe-Shields
Assistant Professor of Clinical Studies
Grants and Fellowships

2015: Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop Fellowship

2014 - 2015: Identification of the Mental Health and Parenting Related Needs of the Caregivers of Abused and Neglected Children, funded by South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Center for Community Health (SCTR) Community Engaged Scholars Program (CESP).


2012: Director’s Award, Clinical Psychology, University of Memphis ($1,000)

2008: Departmental Service Award, University of Memphis

2007, 2008: Student Travel Award, University of Memphis (total amount: $950)

2006:  Student Research Award, Autism Special Interest Group, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy

2005: Psi Chi Service Award, Virginia Commonwealth University


Jobe-Shields, L., Ciesar, E., Reese, K., Moreland, A., Swiecicki, C., & Hanson, R.F. (2015, January). Stakeholder Perceptions of Addressing the Trauma-Related Mental Health Needs of Caregivers of Abused and Neglected Children: A Mixed Method Investigation. Talk accepted for the 29th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. San Diego, CA.  

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Costello, A., Jackson, C., Saulson, R., & Hanson, R. (2014, November). Parenting Posttrauma: Clinician-Reported Assessment, Treatment, and Referral Practices for Co-Occurring Traumatic Stress and Parenting Difficulties. Poster accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Costello, A., Saulson, R., Jackson, C., & Hanson, R.F. (2014, April). Parenting post-trauma: A comprehensive review of the association between maternal posttraumatic stress and parenting. Poster presented at 2nd Annual Women’s Health Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina.

Jobe-Shields, L. (2013, October). Impact of domestic violence on children’s mental health. Presented to Mt. Pleasant Police Department Criminal Domestic Violence Training. Charleston, SC.

Jobe-Shields, L. & Moreland, A. (2012, November). Engagement in parenting programs to prevent child abuse: Examining the role of negative parent-child communication. Poster presented at the Child Maltreatment Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Parra, G.P., Jobe-Shields, L., & Ronis, S. (2012, November). The assessment of family-related emotion socialization in the context of clinical practice with children and adolescents. In Expanding the toolbox: Using family assessments in clinical practice. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, Arizona.

Jobe-Shields, L. (2012, June). Maternal responsiveness to negative emotions: A pediatric case example. Presented to Psychology Rounds, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

Harman, J.L., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2012, April). Please take your meds! A clinical case presentation. Presented to Psychology Rounds, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., & Buckholdt, K. E. (2011, November). Maternal awareness of adolescent sadness and maternal responsiveness: A multimethod investigation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Jobe-Shields, L. (2010, February). Developing a co-parenting curriculum for young, unmarried parents: A focus group study. Colloquium presented to Clinical Psychology Forum, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.


Jobe-Shields, L., Swiecicki, C.C., Fritz, D., Stinette, J., & Hanson. R.F. (accepted with minor revision). Posttraumatic stress and depression in the non-offending caregivers of children who were sexually abused: Associations with parenting practices. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Hanson, R.F., Amstadter, A., Saunders, B., & Kilpatrick, D. (in press). Co-occurrence of witnessed parental violence and child physical abuse from a national sample of adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma.

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., Williams, N.A., & Andrews, A. (in press). Person-centered approaches to understanding early family risk. Journal of Family Theory and Research.

Jobe-Shields, L., Flanagan, J. C., Killeen, T., & Back, S. E. (2015). Family composition and symptom severity among veterans with comorbid PTSD and substance use disorders. Addictive Behaviors. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.019

Buckholdt, K.E., Parra, G.R., Anestis, M.D., Lavender, J.M., Jobe-Shields, L., Tull, M.T., & Gratz, K.L. (2014). Emotion regulation difficulties and maladaptive behaviors: Examination of deliberate self-harm, disordered eating, and substance misuse in two samples. Cognitive Therapy and Research. Doi: 10.1007/s10608-014-9655-3

Costello, A.H., Moreland, A.D., Jobe-Shields, L., Hanson, R.F., & Dumas, J.E. (2014). Change in child abuse potential as a predictor of post-assessment child disruptive behaviors after participation in PACE. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Advance online publication. DOI 10.1007/s10826-014-0102-6

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., Buckholdt, K. E., & Tillery, R.N. (2014). The interactive process of family socialization of emotion: A daily diary study of adolescent reactions to maternal responsiveness. Personal Relationships. Doi: 10.1111/pere.12034

Tillery, R.N., Parra, G.P., Buckholdt, K.E., DiSabatino, K., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2014). Examination of consistency of adolescent and parent reports across several psychosocial constructs. Personal Relationships. Doi: 10.1111/pere.12051

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Hanson, R.F., & Dumas, J. (2014).  Parent-child automaticity: Links to child coping and behavior and engagement in parent training. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-0007-4

De Arellano, M.A.R., Lyman, D.R., Jobe-Shields, L., George, P., Dougherty, R.H., Daniels, A.S., Ghose, S.S., Huang, L., & Delphin-Rittmon, M.E. (2014). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for children and adolescents: Assessing the evidence. Psychiatric Services. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1176/

Buckholdt, K. E. , Parra, G. P., & Jobe-Shields, L.  (2014). Intergenerational transmission of emotion dysregulation through parental invalidation of emotions: Implication for adolescent internalizing and externalizing behaviors. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, 324-332.

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., & Buckholdt, K.E. (2013). Perceptions of parental emotional awareness: Links to adjustment difficulties in emerging adulthood. The Family Journal, 21, 364-370.

Kitzmann, K., Parra, G. P., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2012). A review of programs designed to prepare parents for custody and visitation mediation. Family Court Review, 50, 128-136.

Parra, G. P., Buckholdt, K. E., Olsen, J. P., Jobe-Shields, L., Davis, G. L., & Gamble, H. L. (2011). Targeting family risk factors in the context of treating youth depression: A survey of psychologists. The Family Journal, 19, 381-388.

Parra, G. R., Jobe-Shields, L., Kitzmann, K. M., Luebbe, A. M., Olsen, J. P., & Davis, G. L. (2011). Investigation of change in adolescent perceptions of mothers’ and fathers’ contributions to interparental discord from 7th to 9th grade. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 408-419.

Jobe-Shields, L., Cohen, R., & Parra, G. R. (2011). Patterns of change in childhood loneliness: Trajectories from third to fifth grade. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 57, 25-47.

Parra, G. R., Olsen, J. P., Buckholdt, K. E., Jobe-Shields, L., Davis, G. L. (2010). A pilot study of the development, factor structure, and initial validation of a measure assessing adolescent reactions to parental emotional responsiveness. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19, 596-606.

Buckholdt, K. E., Parra, G. R., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2010). Emotion dysregulation mediates the relation between parent responsiveness and eating disordered behaviors. Eating Behaviors, 11, 122-126.


Hanson, R.F. & Jobe-Shields, L. (in press). Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for Children and Adolescents. In S. Gold & C. Dalenberg (Eds.) APA Handbook of Trauma Psychology.

Jobe-Shields, Lisa, Amanda Costello, Carrie Jackson, and Rochelle F. Hanson. "Evaluating Treatments and Interventions: What Constitutes 'Evidence-Based' Treatment?" In The Oxford Handbook of Treatment Processes and Outcomes in Psychology: A Multidisciplinary, Biopsychosocial Approach, edited by Sara Maltzman, 273-288. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Ph.D., University of Memphis 2013
Clinical Psychology
M.S., University of Memphis 2008
Clinical Psychology
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University 2006
Contact Information
G-06A Richmond Hall
(804) 287-6663
Areas of Expertise
Traumatic stress and child maltreatment
Emotion regulation
Emotion socialization
Community-based participatory research