Alliance and Suicide Prevention Lab
 

Current Grants


State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grant Program, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Florida Linking Individuals Needing Care ( FL LINC) Project, M. Karver, Principal Investigator, K Gryglewicz Co-Principal Investigator. (2014 - 2019)


Campus Suicide Prevention Grant, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, University of South Florida Collaborative Suicide Prevention Project, M. Karver, Principal Investigator, K. Gryglewicz, J. Darkes, S. Roggenbaum Co-Investigators. (2013-2016).


State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grant Program, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Florida Youth Suicide Prevention (FLYSP) Project, M. Karver, Principal Investigator, K. Kutash, Co-Investigator. (2011-2014).



Previous Grants Received


Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, The Florida Adolescent Suicide Awareness and Prevention (A.S.A.P.) Partnership. M. Karver, Principal Investigator, K. Kutash & C. Totura, Co-Investigators. (2008-2011).


Suicide Prevention Grant, The Jason Foundation, Inc, How Parents Can Improve Teen Safety and Well-being: Parent Suicide Prevention Training. M. Karver, Principal Investigator. (2008).


Linking Adolescents at Risk for Suicide to Mental Health Services Supplement Grant Program, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Multiple Component Suicide Prevention Program (MCSPP): Assessment of School Context and Family Engagement. M. Karver, Principal Investigator, K. Kutash & C. Totura, Co-Investigators. (2007-2008).


Suicide Prevention Grant, Jason Foundation Teen Board in New Mexico, How Parents Can Improve Teen Safety and Well-being: Parent Suicide Prevention Training. M. Karver, Principal Investigator. (2006).


Linking Adolescents at Risk to Mental Health Services Grant Program, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Decreasing Adolescent Suicidality through a Multiple Component Suicide Prevention Program. M. Karver, Principal Investigator, K. Kutash, Co-Investigator. (2005-2007).


Exploratory/Development Grants for Mental Health Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Treatment engagement and alliance in Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent depression. S. Shirk, Principal Investigator, M. Karver, Co-Investigator. (2002-2005).



Recent Publications


Gryglewicz, K., Bozzay, M., Jordon-Arthur, B., Romero, G. D., Witmeier, M., Chapple, R., & Karver, M. S. (accepted). A Silenced Population: Uncovering Predictors of Suicidal-Related Behavior among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Youth. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.


Polk, S., Horwitz, R., Longway, S., Bonilla, A., Fothergill, K., Karver, M. S., Salmon, P., & Wissow, L. (accepted). Surveillance or engagement: Children's conflicts during health maintenance visits. Academic Pediatrics.


Totura, C. M. W., Labouliere, C. D., Kutash, K., & Karver, M. S. (in press) Evaluating Active Parental Consent Procedures for School Programming: Addressing the Sensitive Topic of Suicide Prevention. Journal of School Health.


Bozzay, M. L., O'Leary, K. N., De Nadai, A. S. , Gryglewicz, K., Romero, G., & Karver, M. S. (2017). Adolescent Depression: Differential Symptom Presentations in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Youth using the Patient Health Questionnaire-9. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 195-203.


De Nadai, A. S., Karver, M. S., Murphy, T. K., Cavitt, M. A., Alvaro, J. L., Bengtson, M., Stock, S., Rakhshani, A. C., & Storch, E. A. (2017). Common factors in pediatric psychiatry: A review of essential and adjunctive mechanisms of treatment outcome. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 27, 10-18.


Gryglewicz, K., Chen, J. I., Romero, G. D., Karver, M. S., & Witmeier, M. (2016, September 23). Online Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training: Pilot Evidence for Acceptability and Training Effects. Crisis. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000421


Bozzay, M. L., Karver, M. S., & Verona, E. (2016). Linking insomnia and suicide ideation in college females: The role of socio-cognitive variables and depressive symptoms in suicide risk. Journal of Affective Disorders, 199, 106-113.


Chen, J. I., Romero, G. D., & Karver, M. S. (2016). The Relationship of Perceived Campus Culture to Mental Health Help-Seeking Intentions. Journal of Counseling Psychology. 63(6), 677-684.


Labouliere, C. D., Reyes, J. P., Shirk, S., & Karver, M. (2015). Therapeutic alliance with depressed adolescents: Predictor or outcome? Disentangling temporal confounds to understand early improvement. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 0(0), 1-11.


Labouliere, C. D., Tarquini, S. J., Totura, C. M. Wienke, Kutash, K., & Karver, M. S. (2015). Revisiting the concept of "knowledge": How much is learned by students participating in suicide prevention gatekeeper training? Crisis, 36 (4), 274-280.


Gryglewicz, K., Elzy, M. B., Brown, R. R., Kutash, K., & Karver, M. S. (2014). It's time to talk about it: Utilizing a community-based research approach to develop a family guide for youth suicide prevention. International Journal of Child, Youth, and Family Studies, 5(1), 47-69.


Totura, C. M. Wienke, Karver, M. S., & Gesten, E. L. (2014). Psychological distress and student engagement as mediators of the relationship between peer victimization and achievement in middle school youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(1), 40-52.


Caporino, N. E., Chen, J. I., & Karver, M. S. (2014). Preliminary examination of ethnic group differences in adolescent girls' attitudes towards depression treatments. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20(1), 37-42.



Recent Presentations


Rosler, M., Peterson, A., Williams, L., Hangartner, R., Monahan, M., Courteaux, M., Orlowski, E., Shirk, S. & Karver, M. (accepted). A Father's Role: Unexpected Effects of Father-Child Conflict on Adolescent CBT Outcomes. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.


Courteaux, M., Monahan, M., DeNadai, A., Orlowski, E., Rosler, M., Hangartner, R., Williams, L., Peterson, A., Shirk, S. & Karver, M. (accepted). Therapeutic alliance in CBT for youth: An updated meta-analysis. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.


Monahan, M. F., Gryglewicz, K., Chen, J. I., Bozzay, M., Gleason, L., Witmeier, M., & Karver, M. S. (April, 2017). Practice makes perfect: Examining the effects of role-play practice within a suicide risk assessment and management training. Paper presented to the 50th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.


Orlowski, E., Rosler, M., Lerch, R., Courteaux, Monahan, M., Jordan-Arthur, B., Alitz, P., Bozzay, M., Hangartner, R., & Karver, M. (2017, April). Safe, Effective, and Evidenced-Based: A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating SPRC's Guidelines for Social Marketing. Paper presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the American Association of Suicidology, Phoenix, AZ.


Peterson, A., Hangartner, R., Jordan-Arthur, B., Monahan, M. F., & Karver, M. S. (April, 2017). The Association between Sexual Harassment and Suicidality Among College Women. Poster presented to the 50th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.


Williams, L. M., Rosler, M. A., Courteaux, M. M., Berkevich, B. C., Hangartner, R., Monahan, M. F., & Karver, M. S. (April, 2017). Gender-Based Sexual Harassment & Potential Moderators for Engaging in Suicide-Related Behaviors among College Women. Paper presented to the 50th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.


Elzy, M. & Karver, M. (March, 2017). Can we predict perceptions of invalidation? Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association 63rd Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.


Chen, J. I. & Karver M. S. (October, 2016). Mental health beliefs and emotional reactions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.


Chen, J. I. & Karver M. S. (October, 2016). Perceived loss of control, functioning, and help-seeking for suicidal ideation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.


Steding, L. & Karver, M. (October, 2016). The Relationship of Attributions and Parental Characteristics with Parental Problem Recognition. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.


Karver, M. S. (July, 2016). Evidence Based Care for Suicidal Youths. Invited paper presented at meeting of Florida Behavioral Health Organizations and Community Mental Health Centers at New Horizons, Fort Pierce, Florida.


Rosler, M. A, Williams, L. M., Monahan, M., Sulbaran, A., Ruiz Chavez, D., Villagas, E., Berkevich, B., Vroom, E., Hangartner, R., Jordan-Arthur, B., Gleason, L., Karver, M. (2016, April). Social Awareness Campaign: A part of the University of South Florida Collaborative Suicide Prevention Project. Poster presented at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Conference, Washington D.C.


Bozzay, M.L., Chen, J.I., Gryglewicz, K., Monahan, M.F., Gleason, L., Romero, G., Steding, L., & Karver, M. (2016, April). Surviving suicide: Help-seeking behaviors and suicide risk among lesbian, gay, and bisexual survivors of suicide. Paper presented at the 49th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Chicago, IL.


Bozzay, M. L., Karver, M.S., & Verona, E. (2016, April). Linking insomnia and suicide ideation: The role of socio-cognitive variables and depressive symptoms in suicide risk. Paper presented at the 49th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Chicago, IL.


Chen, J.I., Bozzay, M.L., Gryglewicz, K., Romero, G., Steding, L., Gleason, L., Monahan, M.F., & Karver, M. (2016, April). Life after loss: Characteristics of military and civilian survivors of suicide. Poster presented at the 49th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Chicago, IL.


Chen, J. I., Labouliere, C. D., & Karver, M. S. (2016, April). Frustration with Feeling: Latent Profiles of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Emotion Regulation. Paper presented at the 49th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Chicago, IL.


Roggenbaum, S., Petracco, H., Monahan, M. F., & Karver, M. S. (2016, April). Campus Connect: Evaluation of a Popular Gatekeeper Training Program. Paper presented at the 49th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Chicago, IL.


Sulbaran, A., Dang, V., Bozzay, M., Monahan, M., Gryglewicz, K., Gleason, L., Steding, L., Romero, G., Karver, M. S. (2016, April). Life after Community College: Transfer Students' Mental Health Vulnerability and Factors Contributing to Suicide Risk. Paper presented at the 49th annual American Association of Suicidology Conference, Chicago, IL.


Elzy, M. & Karver, M. (2016, March). Emotional Invalidation: Definitional and Measurement Challenges. Presentation to the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.


Roggenbaum, S., Petracco, H., Monahan, M. F., & Karver, M. S. (2016, March). Campus Connect Evaluation: A University Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Program. Presentation to the 49th annual meeting of the Florida Mental Health Institute's System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base, Tampa, FL.