Margaret Grace

Margaret Grace graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University with a B. A. in Psychology and Spanish in 2014. As an undergraduate, she worked with Dr. Alyson Gerdes adapting a parent training program for Latino parents of children with ADHD. She entered the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at Marquette in the fall of 2014, and her research interests include multicultural psychology, childhood psychopathology, and family functioning. She recently defended her master’s thesis, which explored the incremental clinical utility of ADHD assessment measures in Latino youth.

Publications:

Kapke, T. L., Grace, M. A., Gerdes, A. C., & Lawton, K. E. (2016). Latino early adolescent mental health: Examining the impact of family functioning, familism and global self-worth. Journal of Latina/o Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/lat0000057

Gerdes, A. C., Kapke, T. L., Lawton K. E., Grace, M., & Hurtado, G. D.(2015). Culturally adapting parent training for Latino youth with ADHD: Development and pilot. Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 3, 71-87.

Presentations:

Grace, M. A., Kapke, T.L., Gerdes, A. C., & Castro, A. (2016). Incremental clinical utility of ADHD assessment measures with Latinos. Poster presented to the 2017 National Multicultural Conference & Summit.

Kapke, T.L.,Grace, M. A., Gerdes, A. C., & Castro, A. (2016). Examining Latino family attendance and engagement in treatment for childhood ADHD: The role of parental cultural factors. Poster presented to the 2017 National Multicultural Conference & Summit.

Grace, M. A., Timmer-Murillo, S., Galindo, J., Kapke, T. L., & Gerdes, A. C. (2016). Acculturation and internalizing symptoms in Latino youth with ADHD. Poster presented to the annual conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association.

Kapke, T. L., Grace, M., Gerdes, A.C., & Lawton, K. E. (2016). Effects of Acculturation Risk Factors and Family Functioning on Latino Adolescent Social Functioning. Poster presented to the annual conference of the Midwestern Psychological Association.

Grace, M., Kapke, T. L., Lawton, K., & Gerdes, A. C. (2015). Relations Among Acculturative Stress, Ethnic Discrimination, and Internalizing Problems in Latino Adolescents. Poster presented to the annual conference of the International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

Grace, M. A., Kapke, T. L., Lawton, K. E., & Gerdes, A. C. (2015). The Effect of Global Self-Worth on the Relation between Acculturation Stress and Psychopathology. Poster presented to the annual conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association.

Grace, M., Lawton, K. E., & Gerdes, A. C. (2014). Creating a Culturally Effective Behavioral Intervention for ADHD. Poster presented to the annual conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association.

Lawton, K. E.,Lauer, T., Grace, M., & Gerdes, A. C. (2013).Parental locus of control and help-seeking attitudes for childhood ADHD in Latino parents.Poster presented to the annual conference of the Midwestern Psychological Association.

Lawton, K. E., Lauer, T., Grace, M., & Gerdes, A. C. (2013).Parental locus of control: Examination of parental gender differences and cultural influences. Poster presented to the biannual conference of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Lawton, K. E., Weinberger, K., Grace, M., Haack, L. M., Schneider, B.W. & Gerdes A.C. (2012). Acculturation and endorsement of cultural values in a community sample of Latinos. Poster presented to the annual conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association.

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