Mary Ann Adams, Ph.D., LMFT
Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy, Florida State University, 1983
M.S., Counseling and Guidance, Troy State University, 1973
B.S., Psychology, Birmingham Southern College, 1972
|RESEARCH||Single parenting, Female adolescent identity issues, Grief and family resilience|
Hinton, W.J., Sims, P.L.,Adams, M.A. & West, C. (2007). Juvenile Justice: A System Divided. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 18 (4) 466-483
Adams, M.A., Hinton, W.J. & Grames, H. (2007). Retirement for Single Moms: The Not So Golden Years. Family Therapy Magazine, 6 (1) 16-20
Sims, P.L., Hinton, W.J., Adams, M.A. & West, C. (2007). Building A Bridge: An Experiential Group for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse. The Group Therapists Notebook: Homework, handouts and activities, New York: Haworth, pp. 95-102
Adams, M.A. & Hinton, W.J. (2006). Rescuing the Rescuer: MFT’s as American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Workers. Family Therapy Magazine, Volume 5 Number 2, pp. 12 – 15
Adams, M.A., Hinton, W.J. & Sims, P.L. (2005) Gender Specific interventions with female juvenile offenders. Proceedings: 32 nd Annual Juvenile Justice Symposium: Ensuring Positive Outcome for Youth, Families, and Communities. University, MS: The Mississippi Judicial College, pp. 28 - 38
Adams, M. A., Hinton, W. J. & Sims, P.L. (2005). Single Parents. In N.J. Salkind (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Human Development, Newberry Park, CA: SAGE, pp. 1175 - 1178
Thun, D., Sims, P., Adams, M. & Webb, T. (2003). Effects of Group Therapy on Female Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Abuse: A Pilot Study. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 11, (4).
Adams, M. A., Ainsworth, P., LeFlore, L., Webb, T., McCullum, P. and Adcock, J. (1996). Calling All Men: The Impact of Male Intervention. Proceedings: Making a Difference for Children, Families, and Communities: Partnerships Among Researchers, Practitioners and Policymakers . Head Start’s Third National Research Conference. Washington, D. C., 549.
Adams, M. A. & Simons, M. A., (1995). Parent Power: Dissemination of Sexual Content Information. A Study of the Most Effective Method for Family Involvement in Teaching Sex Education. Proceedings: Third Annual Conference on Parent Education . Denton, Texas, 4.
Adams, M.A. (1992) A The Role of Hemispheric Preference in Understanding Family Systemic Functioning”, in Hemisphericity as a Key to Understanding Individual Differences , Edited by Isadore Sonnier, Charles Thomas, Publishers, Springfield, Ill. Adams, M. A., Rojos-Camero, C., and Clayton, K. J., (1990). A Small Group Sex Education/Intervention Model for the Well Elderly: A Challenge for Educators. Educational Gerontology: An International Bimonthly . July/August 1990.
LeFlore, L. & Holston (Adams), M. A., (1989). Perceived importance of Parenting Behaviors of Incarcerated and Non-incarcerated Mothers: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Offender Counseling, Services, and Rehabilitation , 14, No. 1.
Rojos-Camero, C., Adams, M. A., and Clayton, K. J., (1989). Effectiveness of Leadership Style in a Small Group Sex Education Workshop for the Elderly. Proceedings: Developing Leadership in Geriatric Education. Lexington, Kentucky, 83-88.
Holston (Adams), M. A., (1988). Popular Press Family Life Education: Truth or Consequences? Family Life Educator , 6, No. 4, 34.
Sones, D. & Holston (Adams), M. A., (1988). Tolerance, Sociability, Sex and Race: Correlates of Attitudes Toward Interracial Marriage . Psychological Reports , 62, 518.
Holston (Adams), M. A., & Cantrell, Steve, (1986). The Implementation of Family Problem Solving Effectiveness Theory in the Measurement of Communication Process. Proceedings: International Conference on Thinking and Problem Solving in Home Economics , Columbus, Ohio, 461-469.
Smith, D. J., Holston (Adams), M. A., & Carr, A. D., (1986). New Perspectives for Traditional Celebrations. Lollipops: The Magazine for Preschool and Childhood Educators , 5, No. 2, (32), 38-40.