Kelsey Weinberger

Kelsey Weinberger graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 2009 with a B.A. in both psychology and sociology. Kelsey worked as a research assistant for Dr. Gerdes the following year and began her graduate career at Marquette University in the clinical psychology doctoral program in the fall of 2010. Kelsey entered the program with interests in child internalizing and externalizing behaviors. Specifically, she is interested in parental influences on the development and treatment of children with behavior problems, as well as on child outcomes of various parenting styles and family dynamics. Kelsey defended her Doctoral Qualifying Exam examining social impairment in youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, impact of ADHD on parental functioning, and parental and social outcomes of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for ADHD. Kelsey is currently working on her doctoral dissertation examining parental functioning outcomes of a parent-assisted, friendship-building program for adolescents with ADHD. Additionally, Kelsey is completing a pediatric psychology externship a the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in the Jane B. Pettit Pain Management and Headache Center and the Consultation and Liaison Services rotation. 

Conference Presentations

Weinberger, K., Schohl, K., Dolan, B., Gardner, D., Van Hecke, A., & Gerdes, A.C. (2014).Teen and parent outcomes of the PEERS intervention for adolescents. Paper presented at the conference of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL

Weinberger, K.A., Gardner, D.M., & Gerdes, A.C. (2014). Preliminary Outcomes of a Peer Intervention for Adolescents with ADHD. Poster presented at the conference of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, Texas.

Gardner, D.M., Weinberger, K.A., Gray, J., & Gerdes, A.C. (2013). Paternal attributions for noncompliant behavior in children with ADHD. Poster presented at the conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association, Madison, WI. 2nd place winner of Margaret Bernauer Psychology Research Award.

Weinberger, K.A., Gardner, D., Lehocky, S., & Gerdes, A.C. (2013). The relation between parentalefficacy and family chaos and the influence of child developmental factors. Poster presented at the conference of Society for Research in Child Development.

Weinberger, K.A., Gerdes, A.C. (2012).The role of maternal attributions in treatment outcomes for children with adhd.Poster presented at the conference of the Midwest Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

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 at the conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association, Madison, WI.

Weinberger, K. A., Lawton, K., Gerdes, A.C. (2012). The role of maternal positive behavior on child reported global self-worth. Poster presented at the conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association, Madison WI.

Weinberger, K. A., Heideman, E. A., Gerdes, A. C., & Koop, J. (2011). The role of childhood adhd and epilepsy on maternal parenting stress. Poster presented at the conference of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Behavioral Health Research, Milwaukee, WI.

Lawton, K., Weinberger, K., Houge, M., & Gerdes, A.C. (2011). The role of maternal attributions of positive child behaviors on parental and family functioning. Poster presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Haack, L. M., Weinberger, K., DeAngelis, D., Doucette, D., & Gerdes, A.C. (2011). Culturally-modified recruitment strategies: Examination of efforts to increase Latino participation in clinical child research. Poster presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

Heideman, E. A., Weinberger, K., Gerdes, A. C., & Koop, J. (2011). Maternal parenting behavior, parenting stress, and parenting efficacy as predictors of internalizing and externalizing outcomes in children referred for neuropsychological evaluations. Poster presented at the conference of International Neuropsychological Society, Boston M.A.

Heideman, E. A., Weinberger, K., Berger, K., Houge, M., & Gerdes, A. C. (2010). Influences on mother-teacher discrepant reports of child externalizing behaviors. Poster presented at the conference of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Weinberger, K., Heideman, E. A., Houge, M., Lauer, T., Gerdes, A. C. (2010). Consistency of mother-teacher reports of child internalizing behavior and the influence of parental warmth and control. Poster presented at the conference of the Wisconsin Psychological Association, Madison, WI.


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