Selected Publications

 

Raver, C. C., Roy, A. & Pressler, E. (2014). Struggling to stay afloat: Dynamic models of poverty-related adversity and child outcomes.  In Amato, P. R., Booth, A., McHale, S. M., & Van Hook, J. (Eds.). Families in an Era of Increasing Inequality: Diverging Destinies (pp 201-212). New York: Springer.

Morris, P., Lloyd, C. M., Millenky, M., Leacock, N., Raver, C. C., & Bangser, M. (2013). Using classroom management to improve preschoolers’ social and emotional skills: Final impact and implementation findings from the Foundations of Learning Demonstration in Newark and Chicago. New York, NY: MDRC.

Sharkey, P., Tirado-Strayer, N., Papachristos, A. & Raver, C. C. (2012). The effect of local violence on children’s attention and impulse control. American Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300789.

Zhai, F., Raver, C. C., & Jones, S. (2012). Academic performance of subsequent schools and impacts of early interventions: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Head Start settings. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 946-954.

Raver, C. C., Jones, S. M., Li-Grining, C. P., Zhai, F., Bub, K, & Pressler, E. (2011). CSRP's impact on low-income preschoolers' pre-academic skills: Self-regulation as a mediating mechanism. Child Development, 82(1), 362–378.

Zhai, F., Raver, C. C., & Li-Grining, C. P. (2011). Classroom-based interventions and teachers’ perceived job stressors and confidence: Evidence from a randomized trial in Head Start settings. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 26(4), 442-452.

Li-Grining, C., Raver, C. C., Champion, K., Sardin, L., Metzger, M. W., & Jones, S. M. (2010). Understanding and improving classroom emotional climate in the “real world”: The role of teachers’ psychosocial stressors. Early Education and Development, 21(1),65–94.

Zhai, F., Raver, C. C., Jones, S. M., Li-Grining, C. P., Pressler, E., & Gao, Q. (2010). Dosage Effects on School Readiness: Evidence from a Randomized Classroom-Based Intervention. Social Service Review, 84(4), 615-655.

Morris, P., Raver, C.C., Lloyd, C., & Millenky, M. (2009). Can Teacher Training in Classroom Management Make a Difference for Children’s Experiences in Preschool? A Preview of Findings from the Foundations of Learning Demonstration. MDRC Working Paper.

Raver, C. C., Jones, S. M., Li-Grining, C. P., Zhai, F., Metzger, M., & Solomon, B. (2009). Targeting children’s behavior problems in preschool classrooms: A cluster-randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(2), 302–316.

Raver, C. C., Jones, S. M., Li-Grining, C., Metzger, M., Smallwood, K., & Sardin, L. (2008). Improving preschool classroom processes: Preliminary findings from a randomized trial implemented in Head Start settings. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 23(1), 10-26.

For full list of publications, please see Dr. Raver's faculty page here.