Dr. Davies

W. Hobart Davies


Office: Garland Hall 202C
Phone: (414) 229-6594
e-mail: hobart@uwm.edu
Lab Page: people.uwm.edu/hobart


Ph.D., Michigan State University 1992

Research Interests:

Pediatric Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Pediatric Feeding Disorders, Pediatric Chronic Illness, Community Violence, Child Abuse.

Teaching Interests:

My clinical, teaching and research interests center on the adjustment of children and families under conditions of severe stress. Current projects focus on the interdisciplinary care of pediatric feeding disorders, interventions with youth victims of community violence, chronic illness, stalking behaviors, and forensic child abuse investigation.

Courses Taught:

Psych 260: Child Psychology
Psych 611: Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Psych 832: Psychological Assessment II: Assessment of Children and Adolescents Projective Assessment

Recent Publications:

Davies, W. H., Ackerman, L. K., Davies, C. M., Vannatta, K., & Noll, R. B. (in press). About Your Child’s Eating: Factor structure and psychometric properties of a feeding relationship measure. Eating Behaviors.

Hainsworth, K. R., Davies, W. H., Khan, K. A., & Weisman, S. J. (in press). Development and preliminary validity of the Child Activity Limitations Questionnaire: Flexible and efficient assessment of pain-related functional disability. Journal of Pain.

Jastrowski, K. E., Berlin, K. S., Sato, A. F., & Davies, W. H. (in press). Disclosure of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may minimize risk of social rejection. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes.

Sato, A. F., Hainsworth, K. R., Khan, K. A., Ladwig, R. J., Weisman, S. J., & Davies, W. H. (in press). School absenteeism in pediatric chronic pain: Identifying lessons learned from the general school absenteeism literature. Children’s Health Care.

Hains, A. A., Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Smothers, M. K., Sato, A. F., & Alemzadeh, R. (2007). Attributions of adolescents with type I diabetes related to performing self-care around friends and peers: The moderating role of friend support. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 561-570.

Marcks, B. A., Berlin, K. S., Woods, D. W., & Davies, W. H. (2007). A preliminary investigation of the impact of Tourette’s syndrome disclosure on peer perceptions and social functioning. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 70, 59-67.

Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Jastrowski, K. E., Hains, A. A., Parton, E. A., & Alemzadeh, R. (2006). Contextual assessment of problematic situations identified by adolescents using insulin pumps and their parents. Families, Systems, and Health, 24, 33-44.

Davies, W. H., Satter, E., Berlin, K. S., Sato, A. F., Silverman, A. H., Fischer, E. A., Arvedson, J. C., & Rudolph, C. D. (2006). Reconceptualizing feeding and feeding disorders in interpersonal context: The case for a relational disorder. Journal of Family Psychology, 20, 409-417.

Hains, A. A., Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Parton, E. A., & Alemzadeh, R. (2006). Attributions of adolescents with type I diabetes in social situations: Relationship with expected adherence, diabetes stress, and metabolic control. Diabetes Care, 29, 818-822.

McCart, M. R., Priester, P., Davies, W. H., & Azen, R. (2006). Differential effectiveness of behavioral parent-training and cognitive-behavioral therapy for antisocial youth: A meta-analysis. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 34, 527-543.

Fitzgerald, H.E., Davies, W.H., & Zucker, R.A. (in press). Growing up in an alcoholic family: Structuring pathways for risk aggregation and theory-driven intervention. In R.J. McMahon & R. DeV. Peters (Eds.), Children of disordered parents.

Phelps, L.F., McCart, M.R., & Davies, W.H. (2002). The impact of community violence on children and parents: Development of contextual assessments. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse: A Review Journal, 3, 194-209.

Hains, A.A., Davies, W.H., Behrends, D. Freeman, M.E., & Biller, J.A. (2001). Effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral intervention for young adults with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 8, 325-336.

Davies, W.H., Garwood, M.M., O'Conor, A.R., & Carron, A. (2001). The language of distress: The role of on-going assessment in understanding true and false allegations of sexual abuse. In W.N. Friedrich (Ed.), Psychological assessment of sexually abused children, and their parents, (pp. 270-279). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Davies, W. H. & Garwood, M. M. (2001). Who are the perpetrators and why do they do it? Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 5, 41-54 (special issue on Shaken Infant Syndrome). Also appeared in S. Lazoritz & V.J. Palusci (Eds.) (2001), The shaken infant syndrome: A multidisciplinary approach, 41-54. Binghamton, NY: Haworth.

Fredrich, W.N., Fisher, J., Acton, R., Berliner, L., Butler, J., Damon, L., Davies, W.H., Gray, A., & Wright, J. (2001). Child Sexual Behavior Inventory: Normative, psychiatric, and sexual abuse comparisons. Child Maltreatment, 6, 37-49.

Hains, A.A., Davies, W.H., Parton, E., & Silverman, A.H. (2001). A cognitive behavioral intervention for emotionally distressed adolescents with Type I diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 26, 61-66.

Hains, A.A., Davies, W.H., Parton, E., Totka, J., & Amoroso-Camarata, J. (2000). A stress management intervention for adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Diabetes Educator, 26, 417-424.

Noll, R.B., Gartstein, M.A., Vannatta, K., Correll, J., Bukowski, W. M., & Davies, W.H. (1999). Social, emotional and behavioral functioning of children with cancer. Pediatrics, 103, 71-78.