Bunce Hall
Psychology

Dr. Michelle Evans-Chase

Assistant Professor

 

Biography:

BA in Psychology from Rutgers University, MA in Social Psychology from San Francisco State University, PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Pennsylvania.  Research interests include neural development during adolescence; the impact of trauma on the development of self-regulatory areas in the prefrontal cortex during late adolescence and early adulthood; mindfulness meditation; internet delivery of interventions

Contact Information
Email: evans-chase@rowan.edu
Phone:

 

Office: 116I
Office Hours: MW 12:15-1:15, 2:15-3:15

Publications

1. Evans-Chase, M. (2015). If they like it they can take it with them: A mixed methods look at the use of Internet-based instruction of mindfulness meditation with incarcerated youth. Advances in Social Work, 16, 90-106.

2.Evans-Chase, M. (2014). Addressing trauma and psychosocial development in juvenile justice involved youth: A synthesis of developmental neuroscience, juvenile justice, and trauma literature. Laws, 3(4), 744-758

3.Greeson, J., Thompson, A., Evans-Chase, M., & Ali, S. (2014). Child welfare professionals' attitudes and beliefs about child-welfare based natural mentoring for older youth in foster care. Journal of Social Service Research, 41, 93-112.

4. Cutuli, J., Montgomery, A., Evans-Chase, M. & Culhane, D. (2014). Childhood adversity, adult homelessness, and the intergenerational transmission of risk: A population-representative study of individuals in households with children. Child & Family Social Work, doi:10.1111/cfs.12207

5.Evans-Chase, M. & Zhou, H. (2014). A systematic review of the juvenile justice intervention literature: What it can (and cannot) tell us about what works with delinquent youth. Crime & Delinquency, 60, 453-472.

6.Evans-Chase, M. (2014). The Neuroscience of Risk-Taking in Adolescence. In H. Matto, J. Strolin-Goltzman, & M. Ballan (Eds.), Social work and neuroscience: Implications for policy, practice, and research (pp 313-333). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

7.Evans-Chase, M. (2013) Internet-based Mindfulness Meditation and self-regulation: A randomized trial with Juvenile Justice involved youth. OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, 3, 63-79.

8.Montgomery, A., Cutuli, J., Evans-Chase, M., Treglia, D., & Culhane, D. (2013). The Relationship Among Adverse Childhood Experiences, History of Active Military Service, and Adult Outcomes: Homelessness, Mental Health, and Physical Health. American Journal of Public Health, 103 (S2), S262-S268

9.Evans-Chase, M., Kim, M., & Zhou, H. (2013). Risk-taking and self-regulation: A systematic review of the analysis of delinquency outcomes in the juvenile justice intervention literature 1996-2009. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40 (6), 608 - 628.

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