Selected Publications

Selected publications listed chronologically.  For publications by project see here. 

+ post-doctoral fellow author; *graduate student author; ** undergraduate student author


Valentino, K., Cummings, E.M., Borkowski, J.G., Lefever, J., & Lawson, M. (in press).  Efficacy of a Reminiscing and Emotion Training Intervention on Maltreating Families with Preschool-Aged Children.  Developmental Psychology. 

Hibel, L.C., Mercado, E., & Valentino, K. (2019).  Child Maltreatment and Mother-Child Transmission of Stress Physiology.  Child Maltreatment.  doi: 10.1177/1077559519826295

Speidel, R.*, Valentino, K., McDonnell, C.G.,* Cummings, E.M., & Fondren, K.* (2019). Mother-Child Reminiscing Quality in the Context of Child Maltreatment: Implications for Child Regulatory Processes. Developmental Psychology, 55, 110-122. doi: 10.1037/dev0000623.

Lawson, M+, Valentino, K., Speidel, R.*, & McDonnell, C.G., (2018).  Reduced autobiographical memory specificity among maltreated preschoolers: The indirect effect of neglect through maternal reminiscing.  Child Development. Advanced Online Publication. 

Valentino, K. (2017). Relational interventions for maltreated children. Child Development, 88, 359-367.

McDonnell, C.G.*, & Valentino, K. (2016).  Intergenerational effects of childhood trauma:  Evaluating Pathways among Maternal ACES, Perinatal Depressive Symptoms, and Infant Outcomes.  Child Maltreatment, 21, 317-326.

Valentino, K., Hibel, L.C., Cummings, E.M., Comas, M.*, Nuttall, A.K.*, & McDonnell, C.* (2015). Maternal elaborative reminiscing mediates the effect of child maltreatment on behavioral and physiological functioning. Development & Psychopathology, 27, 1515-1527.

Valentino, K., Nuttall, A.K.*, Comas, M.*, McDonnell, C.G.*, Piper, B.**, Thomas, T.**, & Fanuele, S.** (2014). Mother-child reminiscing and autobiographical memory specificity among preschool-aged children. Developmental Psychology, 50(4), 1197-1207.

Nuttall, A.K.*, Valentino, K, McNeill, A.T.**, Comas, M.*, & Stey, P.* (2014). Autobiographical memory specificity among preschool-aged children. Developmental Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1037/a0036988.

Valentino, K., Comas, M.*, Nuttall, A.K.*, Thomas, T.** (2013).  Training maltreating parents in elaborative and emotion-rich reminiscing with their preschool-aged children.Child Abuse & Neglect. 37, 585-595. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.02.010.

Valentino, K., Nuttall, A.K.*, Comas, M.*, Borkowski, J.G., & Akai, C (2012). Intergenerational continuity of child abuse among adolescent mothers: Authoritarian parenting, community violence, and race. Child Maltreatment, 17,172-181.

Valentino, K. (2011). A developmental psychopathology model of overgeneral autobiographical memory.  Developmental Review, 31, 32-54. doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2011.05.001.

Valentino, K., Cicchetti, D., Toth, S.L., & Rogosch, F.R. (2011). Mother-child play and maltreatment: A longitudinal analysis of emerging social behaviors from infancy to toddlerhood. Developmental Psychology. Advanced online publication doi: 10.1037/a0024459.

Valentino, K., Berkowitz, S., & Stover, C.S. (2010).  Parenting behaviors andPosttraumatic stress in relation to children’s symptomatology following a traumatic event.  Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23(3), 403-407.

Valentino, K., Toth, S.L., & Cicchetti, D. (2009). Autobiographical memory functioning among abused, neglected, and nonmaltreated children: The overgeneral memory effect. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 50(8), 1029-1038.

Cicchetti, D., & Valentino, K. (2006). An Ecological Transactional Perspective on Child Maltreatment: Failure of the Average Expectable Environment and Its Influence Upon Child Development. In D. Cicchetti & D. J. Cohen (Eds.),Developmental Psychopathology (2nd ed.): Risk, Disorder, and Adaptation, Vol. 3 (pp. 129-201). New York, New York: Wiley.