Sandee Graham McClowry, PhD, RN, FAAN

sandee.mcclowry@nyu.edu

http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/insights/

www.insightsintervention.com

Education

Yale University                                         Postdoctoral Fellow                                           New Haven, CT

1991 Becton Dickinson Nurse Scientist

University of California                            Doctor of Philosophy                                     San Francisco, CA

1988 Family Nursing Theory

Northern Illinois University                     Master of Science                                                       DeKalb, IL

1981 Parent Child Health Nursing

Northern Illinois University                     Bachelor of Science                                                     DeKalb, IL           

1980 Nursing

Rock Valley College                                  Associate of Arts and Science                                  Rockford, IL

1976 Nursing

Professional Experience

 

Professor                                       New York University                                                       New York, NY

Sept. 2005–present                       Counseling Psychology Program

                                                      Department of Teaching and Learning

                                                      Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

 

Director                                         Human Development and Social Intervention Master’s Program

June 2015-present

Professor                                       New York University                                                       New York, NY

Sept. 2002–Aug. 2005                  Division of Nursing

                                                      Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

Associate Professor                      New York University                                                       New York, NY

July 1993–Aug. 2002                   Division of Nursing

                                                      Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

Research Scientist                         Yale University                                                              New Haven, CT

July 1993–Aug. 1994                   School of Nursing

Associate Professor                      Yale University                                                              New Haven, CT

July 1991–June 1993                    School of Nursing

Assistant Professor                      Yale University                                                              New Haven, CT

July 1988–June 1991                     School of Nursing

Staff Research Associate              University of California                                              San Francisco, CA

Apr. 1986–June 1988                   Department of Family Health Care Nursing                                           

Project Director                            University of California                                              San Francisco, CA

Oct. 1984–Apr. 1986                   Department of Family Health Care Nursing

Per Diem-Staff Nurse                   University of California                                              San Francisco, CA

July 1984–Oct.1984                     Pediatric Intensive Care Unit,                                      Moffitt Hospital

Instructor                                      Northern Illinois University                                                   DeKalb, IL

Sept. 1982–June 1984                  School of Nursing, Parent Child Health Nursing, PCH Division Chair   

Lecturer                                         University of Wisconsin                                                     Madison, WI

Jan. 1982–July 1982                     School of Nursing

Lecturer                                         Northern Illinois University                                                   DeKalb, IL

Aug. 1981–Dec. 1981                   School of Nursing, Parent-Child Health Nursing                                     

Staff Nurse                                    Swedish American Hospital                                                 Rockford, IL

Aug. 1976–Aug. 1980                   Pediatrics

Charge Nurse                                Walter Lawson Home for Children                                   Loves Park, IL

May 1976–Aug. 1976

Teacher                                         Central Day Care Center & Preschool                                 Rockford, IL

Feb. 1972–Aug. 1973                                                                                                                                    

Teacher                                         School of Hope                                                                    Rockford, IL

Sept. 1971–Feb. 1972

 

Honors and Awards

2015                Carol Weinstein Best Paper Award (along with my colleagues, M. P. McCormick, E. E. O’Connor, & E. Cappella). American Education Research Award Classroom Management Special Interest Group. 

2014                Jan Kristal Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Application of Temperament Theory and Measures for the Welfare of Children. 

2014                Carol Weinstein Best Paper Award (along with my colleagues, E. E. O’Connor, E. Cappella, & M. P. McCormick). American Education Research Award Classroom Management Special Interest Group. 

2013-14           Fulbright Scholar, University of the West Indies, Mona Kingston, Jamaica

2007-present   Edgerunner, Raise the Voice Campaign, American Academy of Nursing

2004                Vernice Ferguson Faculty Scholar Award, Division of Nursing, New York University

2004                Emerging Star in Nursing Research in the Field of Health Disparities, Howard University

2000                1 of 13 investigators chosen to exhibit their research at the “Decade of Behavior Launch” for Congress and other dignitaries, Washington, DC

1999–2000      Carter-Fleck Visiting Nurse Professor, College of Nursing, University of New Mexico

1999                Distinguished Nurse Researcher, Foundation of the New York State Nurses Association

1999                Distinguished Nurse Researcher, Rush University

1995                American Academy of Nursing Fellow

1992–1994      NIMH Mentorship for Nurses in Implementation of the National Plan for Research in Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders

1989–1991      Becton Dickinson Nurse Scientist Fellow: $60,000

1985–1987      National Service Research Award: $31,000

Federally Funded Research

E. O’Connor, Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigators: S. McClowry, E. Cappella, M. McCormick.  E. E. “Does Early Intervention Benefit Social-Emotional & Academic Development in Middle School?: A Follow-up Study of INSIGHTS.” Grant under review at Institute of Education Sciences. Amount requested: $1,100,000.

Principal Investigator. Co-Principal Investigators E. E. O’Connor & E. Cappella. (2008–2012). Testing the efficacy of INSIGHTS in enhancing the academic learning context. Institute of Education Sciences (R305A080512): $2,919,913.

Principal Investigator. Co-Investigators D. Snow & C. Tamis-LeMonda. (2003–2008). Testing a parent/teacher collaborative prevention model. National Institute of Nursing Research (2R01NR04781): $2,740,000.

      Supplement to promote diversity in health-related research for Eileen Rodriguez: $90,350.

Principal Investigator. Co-Investigators D. Snow & C. Tamis-LeMonda. (1998–2004). A school-based intervention for inner city children. National Institute of Nursing Research (1R01NR04781): $2,250,000.

      Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship for Edilma Yearwood, PhD, RN (2001–2003): $190,000.

Principal Investigator. (1996–1999). A comprehensive school-based clinic at P.S. 307. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: $593,704.

Principal Investigator. (1992–1994). A nursing assessment strategy: Child temperament phase. National Center for Nursing Research, AREA grant (R15NR03059): $75,000.

 

Other Sources of Funding

Leary, K. (PI) and McClowry, S. G. (MPI). INSIGHTS into Children's Self-Regulation. A Direct to Phase II SBIR grant application submitted on September 5, 2015 to the National Institute of Child Development. $1,000,000.

Principal Investigator & Co-Investigator E. E. O'Connor.  Adapting INSIGHTS for Pre-Kindergarten, Invited submission sent to the Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood on August 31, 2015. $180,000.  

 

Co-Investigator. (2013-2016). (L. Cook, PI). Establishing an INSIGHTS in Jamaica Center, Funded by the Jamaican CHASE Foundation: $270,270.

Co-Investigator. (2015-2017). (L. Cook, PI). Testing the effectiveness of INSIGHTS in Jamaica, Funded by the University of the West Indies, Mona: $30,000.

Co-investigator. (2014-2015) (L. Cook, PI). Expanding INSIGHTS in Jamaica into Two Rural Communities. Funded by the Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund: $25,000. 

Principal Investigator. (2013-2014). INSIGHTS in Jamaica: A Cultural Adaptation of the Children’s Program. The Winnifred Hoon Memorial Fund: $26,000.

Principal Investigator. (2006–2008). The standardization of the Teacher School Age Inventory.

Principal Investigator. (1997–1998). A validity assessment of program vignettes for INSIGHTS for parents and teachers. New York University, Steinhardt Research Challenge Fund: $3,000.

Principal Investigator. (1997–1998). A validity assessment of program materials for INSIGHTS. New York University, Steinhardt Research Challenge Fund: $2,500.

Principal Investigator and Project Director. (1993–1998). An elementary school-based health care center at P.S. 307 in Brooklyn. Annual budget: $150,000.  The clinic combined practice, education, and research activities. Funding sources included:

         A Comprehensive School-Based Clinic at P.S. 307 was funded 1996–1999 by the U.S. Department   of Health & Human Services: $593,704.

The Child Health Care Center was funded July 1993–June 1996 by

             Helene Fuld Foundation: $175,000

             Jonas Family: $25,000

             New York State: $50,000

             Diamond Foundation: $50,000

             Sterling/Wintrop: $25,000

The Family Center was funded July 1994–Dec. 1995 by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation: $247,000

Principal Investigator. (1990–1992). The relationship between temperament and goodness of fit to the behavior of chronically ill hospitalized school-age children. Becton Dickinson Company.

Principal Investigator. (1990). A mental health service for medically hospitalized school-age children: A pilot study. Becton Dickinson Company.

Principal Investigator. (1990–1991). The relationship of temperament and life stressors to the mental health of school-age children and their families. Becton Dickinson Company.

Dissertation. (1988). The effect of temperament and the environment on the behavior of hospitalized school-age children. University of California, San Francisco

      1985–1987 National Service Research Award, National Institute of Nursing Research: $31,000

      Association for the Care of Children’s Health: $1,000

      Patent Funds, Graduate Division, University of California, San Francisco: $750

      Century Funds, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco: $500

Project Coordinator. (1984–1986). Longitudinal study of family bereavement following a death from childhood cancer. Principal Investigator: Ida Martinson. American Cancer Society (2 210-PR-14).

 

Related Experiences

Advisory Board Member of the INSIGHTS in Jamaica Programme (May 2014-present)

Member of the NYU Committee on Activities Involving Human Subjects. (Sept. 2005–Aug. 2008).

Graduate Practicum. (Spring, 1981). Rockford Memorial Hospital, High Risk Nursery.

Senior Leadership Field. (Spring, 1980). Designed a school health curriculum for developmentally disabled preschoolers and their parents.

Publications—Books

McClowry, S. G. (in progress). Evidence-based elementary classroom management. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

McClowry, S. G. (2014). Temperament-based elementary classroom management. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

McClowry, S. G. (2003). Your child’s unique temperament: Insights and strategies for responsive parenting. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Publications—Reporting on INSIGHTS’ efficacy  

Cappella, E., O’Connor, E. E., McCormick, M., Turbeville, A., Collins, A., & McClowry, S. G. (in press). Classwide efficacy of INSIGHTS: Observed student behaviors and teacher practices in kindergarten and first grade. Elementary School Journal.

McCormick, M. P., O’Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., & McClowry, S. G. (2015). Getting a good start in school: Effects of INSIGHTS on children with high maintenance temperaments. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 30(A), 128-139. doi:10.1016/j.ecresq.2014.10.006

O’Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., McCormick, M. P., & McClowry, S. G. (2014). An examination of the efficacy of INSIGHTS in enhancing the academic learning context. Journal of Educational Psychology, 106(4), 1156-1169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0036615

O’Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., McCormick, M. P., & McClowry, S. G. (2014). Enhancing the academic development of shy children: A test of the efficacy of INSIGHTS. School Psychology Review, 43(3), 239-259. 

O’Connor, E. E., Rodriguez, E. T., Cappella, E., Morris, J. G., Collins, A., & McClowry, S. G. (2012). Child disruptive behavior and parenting sense of competence: A comparison of the effects of two models of INSIGHTS. Journal of Community Psychology, 40, 555–572. doi:10.1002/jcop.21482

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D. L., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Rodriguez, E. T. (2010). Testing the efficacy of INSIGHTS on student disruptive behavior, classroom management, and student competence in inner city primary grades. School Mental Health, 2, 23–35. doi:10.1007/s12310-009-9023-8

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D. L., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2005). An evaluation of the effects of INSIGHTS on the behavior of inner city primary school children. Journal of Primary Prevention, 26, 567–584. doi:10.1007/s10935-005-0015-7.

Publications—Other Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Martin, N. K., Schafer, N., McClowry, S. G., Emmer, E. T., Brekelmans, M., Mainhard, T., & Wubbels, T. (in press). Expanding the definition of classroom management: Recurring themes and new conceptualizations. Journal of Classroom Interaction.

McCormick, M.P., Cappella, E., O’Connor, E.E., & McClowry, S.G. (2015). Context matters for social-emotional learning in early elementary school: Examining variation in program impact by dimensions of school climate. American Journal of Community Psychology, 56, 101-119. doi: 10.1007/s10464-015-9733-z

McCormick, M.P., Cappella, E., O’Connor, E.E., & McClowry, S.G. (2015). Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Achievement: Using Causal Methods to Explore Classroom-Level Mechanisms. AERA Open, 1(3), doi:10.1177/2332858415603959

McCormick, M.P., Cappella, E., O’Connor, E.E., Hill, J., & McClowry, S.G. (2015). Does intervention for parents add value to social-emotional learning programs? Evidence from the randomized trial of INSIGHTSJournal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. 

McCormick, M. P., Turbeville, A. R., Barnes, S. P., & McClowry, S. G. (2014). Challenging temperament, teacher–child relationships, and behavior problems in urban low-income children: a longitudinal examination, Early Education and Development, 25(8), 1198-1218. doi:10.1080/10409289.2014.915676

McCormick, M. P., Cappella, E., O’Connor, E. E., & McClowry, S. G. (2013). Parent involvement, classroom emotional support, and student behaviors: An ecological approach. The Elementary School Journal, 114(2), 277- 300. doi:10.1086/673200

McClowry, S. G., Rodriguez, E. T., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Spellmann, M. E., Carlson, A., & Snow, D. L. (2013). Teacher/student interactions and classroom behavior: The role of student temperament and gender. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 27, 283-301. doi:10.1080/02568543.2013.796330

McCormick, M. P., O'Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., & McClowry, S. G. (2013). Teacher-child relationships and academic achievement: A multilevel propensity score model approach. Journal of School Psychology, 51(5), 611 - 624. doi:10.1016/j.jsp.2013.05.001

Shiner, R. L., Buss, K. A., McClowry, S. G., Putman, S. P., Saudino, K. J., & Zentner, M. (2012). What is temperament now? Assessing progress in temperament research in the 25 years following Goldsmith et al. (1987). Child Development Perspectives, 6, 436-44. doi:10.1111/j.1750-8606.2012.00254.x

Lyons-Thomas, J., & McClowry, S. G. (2012). An examination of the construct validity and reliability of the Teacher School-Age Temperament Inventory. Journal of Classroom Interaction, 47(2), 25-32.

Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Briggs, R. D., McClowry, S. G., & Snow, D. L. (2009). Maternal control and sensitivity, child gender, and maternal education in relation to children’s behavioral outcomes in African American families. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 321–331.

Yearwood, E., & McClowry, S. G. (2008). Home is for caring, school is for learning: Qualitative data from child graduates of INSIGHTS. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 21, 238–245.

Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Briggs, R. D., McClowry, S. G., & Snow, D. (2008). Challenges to the study of African American parenting: Conceptualization, sampling, research approaches, measurement, and design. Parenting: Science & Practice, 8, 319–358.

Foley, M., McClowry, S. G., & Castellanos, F. X. (2008). The relationship between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and child temperament. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29, 157–169. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2007.12.005

Yearwood, E., & McClowry, S. G. (2006). Duality in context: The process of preparedness in communicating with at-risk children. Journal of Family Nursing, 12, 38–55.

Connolly, D., McClowry, S. G., Hayman, L., Mahony, L., & Artman, M. (2004). Post-traumatic stress disorder in children after cardiac surgery. Journal of Pediatrics, 144, 480–484.

McClowry, S. G., Halverson, C. F., & Sanson, A. (2003). A re-examination of the validity and reliability of the School-Age Temperament Inventory. Nursing Research, 52,176–182.

McClowry, S. G. (2002). The temperament profiles of school-age children. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 17, 3–10. doi:10.1053/jpdn.2002.30929

McClowry, S. G. (2002). Transforming temperament profile statistics into puppets and other visual media. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 17, 11–17. doi:10.1053/jpdn.2002.30933

McClowry, S. G., & Galehouse, P. (2002). A pilot study conducted to plan a temperament-based parenting program for inner city families. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 15,97–105.

McClowry, S. G., Tommasini, N. R., Giangrande, S. K., Alger, M., Durand, M., Ochs, R., & Seery, V. (2000). The daily hassles of married women with children: Implications for preventive intervention. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 6, 107–111.

Bruening, K. S., Gilbride, J. A., Passannante, M. R., McClowry, S. G. (1999). Dietary intake and health outcomes among young children attending two urban day care centers. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99, 1529–1535.

McClowry, S. G. (Producer/Author) & Moss. L. (Director). (1999). INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament [Videotapes]. Available from INSIGHTS, New York University, 246 Greene St. 8th Floor, New York, NY 10003.

McClowry, S. G. (1999). Manual for INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament. Self-published.

McClowry, S. G., Galehouse, P., Hartnagle, W., Kaufman, H., Just, B., Moed, R., & Patterson-Dehn, C. (1996). A comprehensive school-based clinic: University and community partnership. Journal of Society of Pediatric Nurses, 1, 19–26.

Villarruel, A. M., Ekegren, K., McClowry, S., Perkins, M. T., & Noonan, N. A. (1996). Current issues: Medicaid reform. Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, 1,43–45.

McClowry, S. G. (1995). The development of the School-Age Temperament Inventory. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 41, 271–285.

McClowry, S. G., Giangrande, S. K., Tommasini, N. R., Clinton, W., Foreman, N. S., Lynch, K., & Ferketich, S. L. (1994). The effects of child temperament, maternal characteristics, and family circumstances on the maladjustment of school-age children. Research in Nursing & Health, 17, 25–35.

Martinson, I. D., McClowry, S. G., Davies, B., & Kuhlenkamp, E. J. (1994). Changes over time: A study of family bereavement following childhood cancer. The Journal of Palliative Care, 10, 19–25.

McClowry, S. G. (1993). Pediatric nursing psychosocial care: A vision beyond hospitalization. Pediatric Nursing, 11, 146–148.

McClowry, S. G., Hegvik, R. L., & Teglasi, H. (1993). An examination of the construct validity of the Middle Childhood Temperament Questionnaire. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 39, 279–293.

McClowry, S. G. (1992). Temperament theory and research: State of the science. Image, 24, 331–337.

McClowry, S. G. (1991). Behavioral disturbances among medically hospitalized school-age children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 4, 62–67.

Martinson, I. M., Davies, B., & McClowry, S. G. (1991). Parental depression following the death of a child. Death Educator, 15, 259–267.

McClowry, S. G., & McLeod, S. M. (1990). The psychosocial responses of school-age children to hospitalization. Children’s Health Care, 19, 155–161.

McLeod, S. M., & McClowry, S. G. (1990). Using temperament theory to individualize the psychosocial care of hospitalized children. Children’s Health Care, 19, 79–85.

McClowry, S. G. (1990). The relationship of temperament to the pre- and post-hospitalization behavioral responses of school-age children. Nursing Research, 39, 30–35.

Sollid, D. T., Evans, B. T., McClowry, S. G., & Garrett, A. (1989). Breastfeeding multiples. Journal of Perinatal Neonatal Nursing, 3, 46–63.

McClowry, S. G. (1988). A review of the literature pertaining to the psychosocial responses of school-aged children to hospitalization. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 3, 296–311.

Martinson, I. M., Davies, B., & McClowry, S. G. (1987). The long-term effects of sibling death on self-concept. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 2, 227–235.

McClowry, S. G. (1987). Research and treatment: Ethical distinctions related to the care of children. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 2, 23–29.

McClowry, S. G. (1987). Book review. Psychosocial research related to hospitalized children. The Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 2, 215–216.

McClowry, S. G., Davies, E. B., May, K., Kulenkamp, E. J., & Martinson, I. M. (1987). The empty space phenomenon: The process of grief in the bereaved family. Death Studies, 11, 361–374.

Davies, B., Spinetta, J., Martinson, I. M., McClowry, S. G., & Kulenkamp, E. (1986). Manifestation of levels of functioning in grieving families. Journal of Family Process, 7, 297–313.

 

Invited Publications

McClowry, S. G., & Spellmann, M. E. (in press). Assessing the cultural relevance of INSIGHTS for Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Education.

McClowry, S. G., & Collins, A. (2012). Temperament-based intervention: Reconceptualized from a response to intervention framework. In R. Shiner & M. Zentner (Eds.), Handbook of childhood temperament (pp. 607–627). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Collins, A., Colwell, N., & McClowry, S. G. (2012). Maintaining fidelity of the intervention. In B. M. Melnyk & D. Morrison-Beedy (Eds.), Designing, conducting, analyzing and funding intervention research: A practical guide for success (pp. 215–229). New York, NY: Springer.

Sanson, A., Hemphill, S. A.,Yagmurlu, B., & McClowry, S. G. (2011). Temperament and social development. In P. K. Smith & C. H. Hart (Eds.), Blackwell handbook of childhood social development (2nd ed., pp. 227–245). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

McClowry, S. G., Rodriguez, E. T., & Koslowitz, R. (2008). Temperament-based intervention: Re-examining goodness of fit. European Journal of Developmental Science, 2, 120–135.

McClowry, S. G. (2005). The prevention of mental disorders. In J. J Fitzpatrick & M. Wallace (Eds.), The encyclopedia for nursing research. New York, NY: Springer.

McClowry, S. G. (2001). The prevention of mental disorders. In J. J Fitzpatrick (Ed.), The psychiatric mental health nursing research digest (pp. 56–59). New York, NY: Springer.

McClowry, S. G. (2000). Resiliency. In L. Balter (Ed.), Parenthood in America: An encyclopedia (pp. 517–520). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

McClowry, S. G. (2000). The School Age Temperament Inventory. In J. Maltby, C. A. Lewis, & A. Hill (Eds.), Commissioned reviews of 250 psychological tests (pp. 405–407). Lampeter, Wales: Edwin Mellen.

McClowry, S. G. (1998). The science and art of using temperament as the basis for intervention. School Psychology Review, 27, 551–563.

McClowry, S. G. (1995). The prevention of mental disorders in children. Capsules & Comments in Pediatric Nursing, 1, 13–19.

Melvin, N., & McClowry, S. G. (Guest co-editors for the entire issue on temperament). (1995). Children’s temperament: Clinical implications for nurses. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 10, 139–140.

McClowry, S. G. (1995). The influence of temperament on development during middle childhood. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 10, 160–165.

McClowry, S. G. (1992). Family functioning during a critical illness: A systems theory perspective. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 4, 559–564.

McClowry, S. G. (1991). Focus on: Nursing research. College Digest, 4, 16–17.

McClowry, S. G. (1991). Validity Concerns, A Commentary in Response to Confidentiality: A Survey of a Research Hospital. The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 2, 30–32.

McClowry, S. G., Gilliss, C. L., & Martinson, I. M. (1988). The process of grief in the bereaved family. In C. L. Gilliss, B. Highley, I. M. Martinson, & B. Roberts (Eds.), Family Nursing (pp. 216–247). Menlo Park, CA: Addison-Wesley.

Selected Invited Presentations

McClowry, S. G., McCormick, M. P., O’Connor, E. E., & Cappella, E. (November, 2014). Developing, testing, and culturally adapting structured temperament-based interventions. Invited symposium at the 20th Occasional Temperament Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

McClowry, S. G. (March, 2014). Assessing and treating attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder from a temperament perspective. University of the West Indies Medical School, Kingston, Jamaica.

McClowry, S. G. (November, 2014). Effective teaching strategies that accommodate diverse learners. Panelist at the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.

McClowry, S. G. (November, 2013). Classroom management. Invited paper presented at the Changing the Landscape of Education within Under-resourced Urban Schools Symposium at the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.

McClowry, S. G., O’Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., & McCormick, M. P. (2013, January). Problems and interventions in development. Invited paper presented at the 19th Occasional Temperament Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

McClowry, S. G., O’Connor, E., Cappella, E., & McCormick, M. (2011, March). A preliminary examination of the efficacy of INSIGHTS in enhancing the academic learning context. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Conference, Washington, DC.

O’Connor, E. E., Rodriguez, E. T., Cappella, E., Morris, J. G., Collins, A. J., & McClowry, S. G. (2010, October). A comparison of parallel and collaborative versions of INSIGHTS on child disruptive behavior and parents’ sense of competency. Paper presented at the 18th Occasional Temperament Conference, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME.                                                                                                   

McClowry, S. G., Poduska, J., Marquez, B., Jennings, P., & Shernoff, E. (2010, March). PBIS in the classroom: Five programs strengthening the social behavioral classroom environment. Group presentation at the 7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, St. Louis, MO.

McClowry, S. G., O’Connor, E. E., & Cappella, E. (2009, June). Testing the efficacy of INSIGHTS on enhancing the academic learning context. Paper presented at the Institute of Education Sciences Conferences, Washington, DC.

Spellmann, M., Rodriguez, E. T., & McClowry, S. G. (2008, October). Gender or temperament: Disruptive behavior and teacher responses in urban primary grade classrooms. Paper presented at the 17th Occasional Temperament Conference, Dominican University, San Rafael, CA.

McClowry, S. G. (2008, October). Testing the efficacy of INSIGHTS. Paper presented at the 17th Occasional Temperament Conference, Dominican University, San Rafael, CA.

McClowry, S. G., Foley, M., & Galehouse, P. (2006, October). The classroom efficacy of INSIGHTS. Paper presented at the 15th Occasional Temperament Conference, Brown University, Providence, RI.

McClowry, S. G. (2006, October). INSIGHTS: A temperament-based prevention intervention. Paper presented at the NYC Association for the Education of Young Children, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G., Spellmann, M., & Rodriguez, E. T. (2006, June). Cumulative risk as a moderator of temperament’s relationship with cognitive and language development in children from low-income families. Poster session presented at the 8th National Head Start Research Conference, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G. (2005, August). Temperament-based intervention. Paper presented at the Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute of Aging, Baltimore, MD.

McClowry, S. G. (2005, March). Child temperament: Providing insights and strategies to parents. Paper presented at the plenary session at the 26th Annual Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (2004, June). INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament. Presentations at the University of Geneva and the Fribourg University Institute of Family Research and Counseling, Geneva & Fribourg, Switzerland.

McClowry, S. G. (2002, December). INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament: Evidence-based school intervention. Children and Youth keynote address at the Evidence-Based Practice Conference, Rochester, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (2002, October). Preliminary results regarding the effectiveness of INSIGHTS. Paper presented at the 14thOccasional Temperament Conference, Fullerton, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (2001, October). Parenting and temperament: Reports from the INSIGHTS program. Panel presentation at the 13th Occasional Temperament Conference, Westbrook, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (2001, April). INSIGHTS: An ongoing practice, theory, and research circle. Keynote address for the induction ceremony, Sigma Theta Tau, Upsilon Chapter, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (2001, April). Incorporating temperament-based information into the schools. Paper presented at From Head to Toe 4: A Conference on School Health, Albuquerque, NM.

McClowry, S. G. (2000, March). Incorporating child temperament into clinical practice. Paper presented at the New York Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (2000, February).A school based intervention for inner city children. Paper presented at the Hampton University Research Forum 2000, Hampton, VA.

McClowry, S. G. (1999, December). Temperament implications when caring for the chronically ill child. Paper presented at the Nursing Grand Rounds at Children’s Hospital, Albuquerque, NM.

McClowry, S. G. (1999, November). The evolution of INSIGHTS: A theory, practice, research circle. Paper presented at the College of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM.

McClowry, S. G. (1998, October).  INSIGHTS: A temperament-based intervention for inner city children. Paper presented at the 12thOccasional Temperament Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

McClowry, S. G. (1997, July). Negotiating the research setting. Paper presented at the Pediatric Nursing Research & Education Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

McClowry, S. G. (1997, July). Research from a child’s perspective. Paper presented at the Pediatric Nursing Research & Education Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

McClowry, S. G. (1996, October). Temperament profiles of school-age children. Poster presented at the 11th Occasional Invitational Conference, Eugene, OR.

McClowry, S. G. (1996, July). Helping children from problem families. Workshop presented at the National Association of School Nurses, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (1995, October). Measuring clinical outcomes: Developing and evaluating instrumentation. Day-long workshop for the Center for Continuing Education, New York University, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (1995, September). A prevention program for families with school age children: Information from a pilot study. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Orlando, FL.

McClowry, S. G. (1995, May). Temperament theory as a framework for prevention research. Developmental Seminar/Social Policy Center Research Seminar, College of Arts and Sciences, New York University, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (1995, March). Reclaiming our families: Building school and community partnerships. Panel presentation at Forging Partnerships to Transform Education: LEAPing into the 21st Century, Voorhess, NJ.

McClowry, S. G. (1995, March). Innovative methodologies to study children and their families. Paper presented at the Nursing Care of Children and Their Families Research and Social Policy Preconference, Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G.(1995, March). School-based clinics: A model integrating health and mental health services. Paper presented at the Nursing Care of Children and Their Families Research and Social Policy Preconference, Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G. (1994, November). School-based health centers: Planning, implementing, and evaluating. Paper presented at the Care of the Non-Hospitalized Child Conference, Chicago, IL.

McClowry, S. G. (1994, October). HIV/AIDS mental health issues from a primary care perspective. HIV Disease: Yesterday’s Assumptions, Today’s Realities, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (1994, October). A test of the school-age temperament inventory with a culturally diverse sample.10thOccasional Temperament Conference, Berkley, CA.

McClowry, S. G. (1993, October). CRUNCH for data analysis. Workshops presented at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

McClowry, S. G. (1992, October). A causal model of maladaptation in school-age children. Poster presented at the 9thOccasional Temperament Invitational Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

McClowry, S. G. (1992, October). Utilizing research at the bedside. Paper presented at the 3rdAnnual Advocating for Children Conference, Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (1992, April). Hospitalization and beyond: Psychosocial care of chronically ill children and their families. Plenary session presented at the2nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Chicago, IL.

McClowry, S. G. (1992, April). Challenges and controversies in intervention research involving children and families. Panel presentation at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Chicago, IL.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, December). CRUNCH for data analysis. Workshops presented at Columbia School of Nursing, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, November). Family centered nursing care. Paper presented at the Society of Pediatric Nurses Chapter Meeting, New Haven, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, March). Using temperament to assess the child’s psychosocial needs. Paper presented at the 2ndAnnual Conference Advocating for Children Conference, Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, March). Clinical applications of temperament research. Lecture presented at Temple University, Department of Educational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, October). Behavioral disturbances among medically hospitalized school-age children. Paper presented at the 8thOccasional Invitational Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, October). The middle childhood temperament questionnaire: The next generation. Paper presented at the 8th Occasional Invitational Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, October). Temperament: The hospitalized child. Paper presented at the Temperament of Children Conference, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, October). Relationship of temperament to hospital behavior. Keynote address at the 1stAnnual Research Day, British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, January). Temperament and hospitalized children. Speaker at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, January). The relationship of temperament to the behavioral responses of hospitalized school-age children. Paper presented at the 7thOccasional Invitational Conference, Athens, GA.

McClowry, S. G. (1988, October). The behavioral responses of school-age children to hospitalization. Paper presented at Virginia Henderson Research Day, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN.

 

SELECTED Presentations

Cook, L. & McClowry, S. G. (2015, June). Insights into Children’s Temperament: Evaluating the Adaptation of a Behaviour Management Intervention in Selected Schools in Jamaica. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the University of the West Indies, School of Education, Bridgetown, Barbados.

McClowry, S.G., McCormick, M.P., O’Connor, E.E., & Cappella, E. (2015, April). Differential effects of INSIGHTS on the behaviors and engagement of children with challenging temperaments. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

 McCormick, M.P., Cappella, E., O’Connor, E.E., & McClowry, S.G. (2015, March). Testing classroom mechanisms linking social-emotional learning and academic development: Evidence from a randomized trial. Paper to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

McCormick, M.P., Cappella, E., O’Connor, E.E., & McClowry, S.G. (2015, March). Do intervention impacts on academic achievement vary by school climate? Evidence from a randomized trial. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, DC. 

McCormick, M. P., O’Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., & McClowry, S. G. (2014, March). Getting a good start in school: Differential effects of INSIGHTS on the behaviors and engagement of children with challenging temperaments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, DC.

McCormick, M. P., McClowry, S. G., O’Connor, E. E., & Cappella, E. (2014, April). An examination of the efficacy of INSIGHTS in enhancing the academic and behavioral development of children in early grades. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Spellmann, M. E. & McClowry, S. G. (2013, April). Assessing the cultural relevance of INSIGHTS for Jamaica. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the UWI School of Education, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

McCormick, M. P., O’Connor, E. E., Cappella, E., & McClowry, S. G. (2013, March). Estimating causal effects of teacher-child relationships on reading and math achievement in a high-risk sample: A multi-level propensity score matching approach. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington D.C.

McClowry, S. G., O’Connor, E., Cappella, E. & McCormick, M. P. (2013, April). Testing the efficacy of INSIGHTS in enhancing academic outcomes among shy children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

McCormick, M. P., Cappella, E., O'Connor, E. E. & McClowry, S. G. (2012, June). Examining changes in parent involvement and student behaviors in urban kindergarten classrooms: A multidimensional approach.  Poster presented at the Head Start National Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

McCormick, M. P., Turbeville, A., Cappella, E., O'Connor, E. E., & McClowry, S. G. (2012, May). Child Temperament and Student-Teacher Relationships: A Longitudinal Examination of Goodness of Fit. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

McCormick, M. P., Cappella, E., O'Connor, E. E., & McClowry, S. G. (2012, February). Unpacking the effects of family school interactions on child behaviors in urban kindergarten classrooms. In D. C. McCoy & C. C. Raver (Chairs), Exploring Multi-Level Protective Factors for Minority Children Exposed to Emotionally and Physically Unsafe School Environments. Symposium presented at the themed meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development on Positive Minority Development, Tampa, FL.

Brekelmans, M., Emmer, E. T., Martin, N. K., McClowry, S. G., Schafer, N. J. (2010, May). Defining classroom management: Recurring themes and conceptualizations. Panel presentation at the American Education Research Association, Denver, CO.

McClowry, S. G., & Lyons-Thomas, J. (2009, April). An examination of the construct validity and reliability of the Teacher School-Age Temperament Inventory. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association, San Diego, CA.

McClowry, S. G., Rodriguez, E. T., Snow, D. L., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2008, March). Student temperament, urban classroom disruptive behavior and teacher responses. Round table presentation at the American Education Research Association, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. (2006, October). Can temperament-based intervention reduce inner-city classroom behavior problems? Paper presented at the National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G., & Foley, M. (2005, July). An adaptation of INSIGHTS for children with attention deficit with hyperactivity. Paper presented at 16th Annual Research Nursing Conference of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, The Big Island, Hawaii.

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D. L., Carlson, A., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Gullersserian, J. A. (2005, April). Child temperament and teacher feedback: Relationships to student engagement and disruption in the classroom. Poster presented at the Temperament and Personality Development Preconference at the Society for Research and Child Development, Atlanta, GA.

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. (2004, October). The efficacy of INSIGHTS in reducing child behavior problems. Paper presented at the 16th Occasional Temperament Conference, Athens, GA.

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. (2004, October). The efficacy of INSIGHTS in reducing child behavior problems. Paper presented at the National Congress on the State of the Science in Nursing Research, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G., Snow, D., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. (2004, May). The efficacy of INSIGHTS in reducing child behavior problems. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Society for Prevention Research Meeting, Quebec City, Canada.

McClowry, S. G. (2000, April). The influence of sociodemographic factors on reports of temperament profiles. Paper presented at the NYU Nursing Research Conference, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G., & Jackson, W. (2000, February). The influence of sociodemographic factors on reports of temperament profiles. Poster presented at the Hampton University Research Forum, Hampton, VA.

McClowry, S. G., & Jackson, P. G. (2000, February). Temperament and its relationship to behavior problems in inner city school-age children. Poster presented at the Hampton University Research Forum, Hampton, VA.

McClowry, S. G. (1993, April). Daily care of chronically ill children: A comparison of mothers’ and nurses’ reports. Paper presented at the Nursing Care of Children and Their Families research pre-conference at the 3rdAnnual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, San Francisco, CA.

McClowry, S. G. (1992, April). The impact of temperament and family life situations on externalizing behavior of school-age children. Paper presented at The International State of the Nursing Science Congress, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, September). An evaluation of the construct validity of the MCTQ. Paper presented at the National Conference on Instrumentation in Nursing, Tucson, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, April). The MCTQ: The next generation. Paper presented at the 3rdAnnual Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference, Hartford, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (1991, March). A pilot study for a temperament based family intervention program following hospital discharge. Poster presented at the 1stAnnual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Washington, DC.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, April). Behavioral disturbances among school age children who require hospitalization. Paper presented at the 2ndAnnual Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference, New York, NY.

McClowry, S. G. (1990, June). The relationship of temperament to the behavior of hospitalized school-age children. Poster presented at the National Institute of Mental Health’s Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents in Primary Care Settings Conference, New Haven, CT.

McClowry, S. G. (1987, April). Personal computer assisted qualitative analysis. Paper presented at the Western Institute of Nursing National Convention, Tempe, AZ.

McClowry, S. G. (1986, June). The empty space phenomenon. Paper presented at the Association for the Care of Children’s Health National Convention, San Francisco, CA.

McClowry, S. G. (1983, June). Nursing implications of primitive and postural reflexes in the care of developmentally disabled individuals. Paper presented at the American Association of Mental Deficiencies National Convention, Dallas, TX.

McClowry, S. G. (1983, May). Attachment. Consultant luncheon at the Association for the Care of Children’s Health, Chicago, IL.

McClowry, S. G. (1982, November). The effect of the type of hospital delivery on maternal attachment at one month postpartum. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Eta Chapter, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI.

 

Workshops ON INSIGHTS

For Appalachia State University and community educators, December 2014

For Jamaican educators:

                                          University of the West Indies, Mona, Multiple times between 2012-15

For NYC school mental health personnel:

                                                                Thomas Jefferson High School, May 16 and June 6, 2006

                                                                  New York City, Region 4, March 15 and April 19, 2006

 

Grant Reviewer

2007, 2008      Reviewer                     National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review                                                                         for Minority Pre-doctoral Fellowships (F31)

2000–2001      Reviewer                     American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grants

2001–2002      Chair                           American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grants

1995–1997      Ad Hoc Member         NIH National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases
1994–1996      Reviewer                     Society of Pediatric Nurses Research Grants

1993–2005      Collateral Reviewer     Sigma Theta Tau International

1988–1992      Reviewer                     Delta Mu, Sigma Theta Tau Grants

 

 

Other Professional Responsibilities

2005–present              Reviewer                                 Nursing Research

1993–present              Reviewer                                 Research in Nursing and Health

1987–present              Reviewer                                 Journal of Pediatric Nursing

2000–2002                  Editorial Board/Reviewer        American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing

1995–1999                  Editorial Board                        Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses

1992–1998                  Reviewer                                 Merrill-Palmer Quarterly

1991–1994                  Reviewer                                 Journal of School Nursing

2001, 2004, 2005        Conference Reviewer              Society for Prevention Research

1991, 1992, 1993        Conference Reviewer              Association for the Care of Children’s Health

1991                            Conference Reviewer              Advocates for Child Psychiatric Nursing

 

 

Professional Organizations and Committees

American Education Research Association, 2007–present                

            2015                Vice-Chair, Special Interest Group on Classroom Management

            2011–2012      Past-President/Program Chair, Special Interest Group on Classroom Management 2009–2011      President, Special Interest Group on Classroom Management

            2008                President Elect, Special Interest Group on Classroom Management

 

American Academy of Nurses, 1995–present

            2001–2008      Member, Child Family Expert Panel

            2004–2005      Member, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science  

 

Association for the Care of Children’s Health, 1982–1995

            1992–1995      Member, Research Advisory Committee

            1982–1983      Education Chair, Rockford Affiliate

            1982–1983      Board Member, Rockford Affiliate

 

Illinois Nurses Association, 1981–present

            1994–present Member, New York Nurses Association
1991–1994      Member, Connecticut Nurses Association
1981–1982      Chair, 3rd District Pediatric Division

           

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

            2004–2006      President, Upsilon Chapter

            2003–2004      President Elect, Upsilon Chapter

            2003                Research Chairperson, Upsilon Chapter

            2001–2003      Faculty Advisor, Upsilon Chapter

            1993–2008      Collateral Reviewer, STTI Research Committee
1988–1991      Research Chairperson, Delta Mu Chapter

Society of Pediatric Nurses, Connecticut Chapter

            1991                Co-founder and President      

 

Society of Pediatric Nurses

            1995–1996      Member, Advanced Practice Committee
1994–1996      Member, Research Committee
1992–1994      Research Chair