Shapiro, V.B., Accomazzo, S. & Robitaille, J.L. (2017). In the same ballpark or a whole new ball game? Staff as raters of youth behavior. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26(4), 1051-1055. View Abstract.
Shapiro, V.B., Kim, B.K.E., Accomazzo, S. & Roscoe, J.N. (2016). Predictors of rater bias in the assessment of social-emotional competence. The International Journal of Emotional Education, 8(2), 15-35. View Abstract.
Shapiro, V.B, Kim, B.K.E., Robitaille, J.L., & LeBuffe, P.A. (2016). Protective factor screening for prevention practice: Sensitivity and specificity of the DESSA-Mini. School Psychology Quarterly. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/spq0000181. View Abstract.
Shapiro, V.B., Accomazzo, S., Claassen, J., & Fleming, J.L. (2016). The choices, challenges, and lessons learned from a multi-method social-emotional / character assessment in an out of school time setting. Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice, 10(3), 32-45. View Abstract.
Shapiro, V.B. (2015, March). Resilience: Have we not gone far enough? A response to Larry E. Davis [Editorial]. Social Work Research, 39(1), 7-10. View Editorial.
Naglieri, J. A., LeBuffe, P. A., & Shapiro, V. B. (2014). The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment – Mini (DESSA-Mini): Assessment, technical manual, and user’s guide. Charlotte, NC: Aperture Education. (Original work published 2011)
LeBuffe, P. A., Shapiro, V. B., & Naglieri, J. A. (2014). The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA): Assessment, technical manual, and user’s guide. Charlotte, NC: Aperture Education. (Original work published 2009)
LeBuffe, P.A., Naglieri, J.A., & Shapiro, V.B. (2014). The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment – Second Step Edition (DESSA-SSE): Assessment, Technical Manual, and User’s Guide. Charlotte, NC: Aperture Education. (Original work published 2012)
Smith, G.T., Shapiro, V.B., Sperry, R.W., & LeBuffe, P.A. (2014). A strengths-based approach to supervised visitation in child welfare. Child Care in Practice, 20(1), 98-119. View Abstract.
LeBuffe, P.A., Ross, K.M., Fleming, J.L., & Naglieri, J.A. (2013). The Devereux Suite: Assessing and promoting resilience in children ages 1 month to 14 years. In S. Prince-Embury & D. Saklofske (Eds.). Resilience in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Translating Research into Practice (pp. 45-59). New York: Springer. View Abstract.
Naglieri, J., LeBuffe, P., & Ross, K., (2013). Measuring Resilience in Children: From Theory to Practice. In S. Goldstein & R. Brookes (Eds.), Handbook of resilience in children, (pp. 241-259), New York, NY: Spring-Verlag. View Abstract.
Naglieri, J.A., LeBuffe, P.A., & Shapiro, V.B. (2011). Universal screening for social-emotional competencies: A study of the reliability and validity of the DESSA-mini. Psychology in the Schools – Special Issue on Resilience in the Schools, 48(7), 660-671. View Abstract.
LeBuffe, P.A., Robison, S., & Chamberlin-Elliott, D.J. (2010). Residential treatment centers for children and adolescents with conduct disorders. In R. C. Muirrihy, A. D. Kidman, & T. H. Ollendick (Eds.) Clinical handbook of assessing and treating conduct problems in youth. (pp. 333-364). New York, NY: Springer. View Abstract.
Naglieri, J., Goldstein, S., & LeBuffe, P. (2010). Resilience and impairment: An exploratory study of resilience factors and situational impairment. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 28(4) 349-356. View Abstract.
LeBuffe, P.A. & Shapiro, V.B. (2008). Supporting parent-professional collaboration through strength-based assessment. In C. Newman, C. Liberton, K. Kutash, & R. Friedman (Eds.). A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base, 20, 263-266. View Abstract.
Shapiro, V.B. & LeBuffe, P.A. (2007). Strengths that matter: An empirical investigation of elementary school student success. In C. Newman, C. Liberton, K. Kutash, & R. Friedman (Eds.). A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base, 19, 107-110. View Abstract.
Shapiro, V.B. & LeBuffe, P.A. (2006). Using protective factors in practice: Lessons learned about resilience from a study of children aged five to thirteen. In B.M. Lester, A.S. Masten, & B. McEwen (Eds.). Resilience in Children. Annals of the New York Academy of the Sciences, 1094, 350-353. View Abstract.
Nickerson, A.B., Brosof, A.M., & Shapiro, V.B. (2004). Predicting positive outcomes for students with emotional disturbance. The California School Psychologist, 9, 39-49. View Abstract.