Sara Jordan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Child routines, parenting practices, correlates of externalizing behavior problems in young children, pediatric psychology, measure development and psychometric evaluation, measurement and evaluation of children's routines.

Coln (Tyson), K. L., Jordan, S. S., & Mercer, S. H. (2013). A unified model exploring parenting practices as mediators of marital conflict and children’s adjustment. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44, 419-429.

Stoppelbein, L., Greening, L., Moll, G., Jordan, S., & Suozzi, A. (2012). Factor analyses of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17 with African-American and Caucasian pediatric populations. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 37(3), 348-357.

Bridley, A., & Jordan, S. S. (2012). Child routines moderate daily hassles and children’s psychological adjustment. Children’s Health Care, 41 (2), 129-144.

Pierce, J., & Jordan, S. S. (2012). Development and evaluation of the Pediatric Diabetes Routines Questionnaire, Children’s Health Care, 41 (1) 56-77.

Henderson, J. A., Barry, T. D., Bader, S. H., & Jordan, S. S. (2011). The relation among sleep, routines, and externalizing behavior in children with an autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 758-767.

Gryczkowski, M., Jordan, S. S., & Mercer, S. H. (2010). Differential relations between mothers’ and fathers’ parenting practices and child externalizing behavior. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19, 539-546.

Henderson, J., & Jordan, S. S. (2010). Development and preliminary evaluation of the Bedtime Routines Questionnaire. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 271-280.

Sterling-Turner, H. E. & Jordan, S. S. (2007). Interventions addressing transition difficulties for individuals with autism. Psychology in the Schools, 44, 681-690.

Greening, L., Stoppelbein, L., Konishi, C., Jordan, S. S., & Moll, G. (2007). Child routines and youths’ adherence to treatment for type 1 diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 437-447.

Hilker, K., Jordan, S. S., Jensen, S., Elkin, T. D., & Iyer, R. (2006). Development of a screening instrument of adherence in pediatric sickle cell disease. Children’s Health Care, 35, 235-246.

Jordan, S. S., Hilker, K., Stoppelbein, L., Elkin, T. D., Applegate, H., & Iyer, R. (2005). Nocturnal enuresis and psychosocial problems in pediatric sickle cell disease. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 26, 404-411.

Stoppelbein, L., Greening, L., Jordan, S. S., Elkin, T. D., Moll, G., & Pullen, J. (2005). Factor analysis of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist with a chronically ill population. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 26, 349-355.

Jensen, S. A., Elkin, T. D., Hilker, K., Jordan, S., Iyer, R., & Smith, M. G. (2005). Caregiver knowledge and adherence in children with sickle cell disease: Knowing is not doing. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 12, 333-337.

Gouvier, W. D., Sytsma-Jordan, S., & Mayville, S. (2003). Patterns of discrimination in hiring job applicants with disabilities: The role of disability type, job complexity, and public contact. Rehabilitation Psychology, 48, 175-181.

Sytsma, S. E., Kelley, M. L., & Wymer, J. H. (2001). Development and initial validation of the Child Routines Inventory. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 23, 241-251.

O'Hea, E. L., Sytsma, S. E., Copeland, A., & Brantley, P. (2001). The Attitudes Toward Women with HIV/AIDS Scale (ATWAS): Development and validation. AIDS Education and Prevention, 13, 120-130.

Chapters in Edited Books, Encyclopedia Entries, Published Reviews

Jewell, J., Jordan, S. S., Hupp, S. D. A., & Everett, G. (2009). Etiology and relationships to developmental disabilities and psychopathology. Chapter invited to appear in J. Matson (Ed.), Social Behavior and Skills in Children. New York: Springer.

Stoppelbein, L., Jordan, S. S., & Greening, L. (2005). Correlates of psychomotor symptoms in Autism. In D. Dhossche, (Ed.), Gaba in Autism and Related Disorders (pp. 344-354). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Sytsma-Jordan, S. E. & Drabman, R. S. (2005). Beat-the-Buzzer. In A. M. Gross & R. S. Drabman (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Vol. 2: Child Clinical Applications (pp. 689-690). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sytsma-Jordan, S. E. (2005). Competing response training. In A. M. Gross & R. S. Drabman (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Vol. 2: Child Clinical Applications (pp. 777-779). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sytsma-Jordan, S. E. (2004). Seizure disorders. In T. S. Watson & C. H. Skinner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 281-284). New York: Plenum.

Sytsma-Jordan, S. E. & Brown, J. B. (2004). Fears and phobias. In T. S. Watson & C. H. Skinner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 116-118). New York: Plenum.

Sytsma, S. E., & Kelley, M. L. (2003). Review of ADD-H Comprehensive Teacher's Rating Scale (ACTeRS). In M. L. Kelley, D. Reitman, & G. H. Noell (Eds.) AABT Clinical Assessment Series, Vol. III: Practitioner's Guide to Empirically-Based Measures of School Behavior (pp. 108-110). New York: Plenum.

Sytsma, S. E., & Kelley, M. L. (2003). Review of Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory and Sutter- Eyberg Student Behavior Inventory-Revised. In M. L. Kelley, D. Reitman, & G. H. Noell (Eds.) AABT Clinical Assessment Series, Vol. III: Practitioner's Guide to Empirically-Based Measures of School Behavior (pp. 168-170). New York: Plenum.

Sytsma, S. E., & Kelley, M. L. (2003). Review of School Archival Records Search. In M. L. Kelley, D. Reitman, & G. H. Noell (Eds.) AABT Clinical Assessment Series, Vol. III: Practitioner's Guide to Empirically-Based Measures of School Behavior (pp. 195-197). New York: Plenum.

Sytsma, S. E., & Kelley, M. L. (2003). Review of Student Self-Concept Scale. In M. L. Kelley, D. Reitman, & G. H. Noell (Eds.) AABT Clinical Assessment Series, Vol. III: Practitioner's Guide to Empirically-Based Measures of School Behavior (pp. 213-215). New York: Plenum.