Katie Lawton, Ph.D. currently is serving as postdoctoral fellow at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in the Community-Linked Mental Health Services Program. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009 with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish and completed her doctoral degree from Marquette University in 2015. Her research interests include acculturation, mental health disparities, and culturally-sensitive clinical practice.
Lawton, K. E., Kapke, T. L., & Gerdes, A. C. (accepted). Understanding parental locus of control in Latino parents: Examination of cultural influences and help-seeking intentions for childhood ADHD. Manuscript accepted at Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.
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.
Lawton, K. E., & Gerdes, A. C. (2014). Acculturation and Latino adolescent mental health: Integration of individual, environmental, and family influences. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10567-014-0168-0
Haack, L. H., Gerdes, A. C., Lawton, K. E., & Schneider, B. W. (2014). Understanding and measuring functional impairment in diverse children with ADHD: Development of the ADHD-FX scale with an at-risk, community sample. Journal of Attention Disorders. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1177/1087054714527791
Lawton, K. E., Gerdes, A. C., Haack, L. M., & Schneider, B. (2014). Acculturation, cultural values, and Latino parental etiological beliefs about ADHD. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 41, 189-204.
Haack, L. H., Gerdes, A. C., & Lawton, K. E. (2014). Conducting psychological research with Latino children: Strategies to improve recruitment, retention, and satisfaction with an at-risk and underserved population. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, 410-421.
Gerdes, A. C., Lawton, K. E., Haack, L. M., & Schneider, B. W. (2014). Latino parental help seeking for childhood ADHD. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 41, 503-513.
Schneider, B. W., Gerdes, A. C., Haack, L. M., & Lawton, K. E. (2013). Predicting treatment dropout in parent training interventions for families of school-aged children with ADHD. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 35, 144-169.
Gerdes, A. C., Lawton, K. E., Haack, L. M., & Hurtado, G. (2013). Assessing ADHD in Latino families: Evidence for moving beyond symptomatology. Journal of Attention Disorders, 17, 128-140.