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Vicky  Phares

Vicky Phares

Vicky Phares
Professor

Contact

Office: PCD 4125
Phone: 813/974-0493
Email:

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Teaching

Ph.D. Area: Clinical

Research

My research group has explored a variety of issues related to child, adolescent, and family functioning. In particular, we have been interested in exploring the connections between psychopathology in fathers, mothers, and children. A focus of our work remains on gender in relation to parenting, with particular interest in parenting in relation to anxious youth. Projects include the exploration of fathers’ and mothers’ involvement in therapy, mother-blaming, and racial/ethnic differences and similarities in families. We are in the beginning stages of exploring connections between parents’ and children’s prosocial behavior, with a specific focus on volunteerism.

Specialty Area

Clinical

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
20179PSY 4913033Directed Study
Permit Required, S/U Only
1-3

TBA 100
20180CLP 4941001Community Practicum Mental Hlt
For More Information
3F11:00am-11:50am

CIS 3064
23276CLP 4941002Community Practicum Mental Hlt
For More Information
3F9:30am-10:20am

CIS 3064
23642IDS 4942003Community Internship
Permit Required
1-4

TBA 100
10576PSY 4970001Honors Thesis
1-3

TBA 100
14843PSY 6917022Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U Only.
1-19

TBA 100
10579PSY 6946010Clinical Practicum
Majors Only. S/U Only.
1-15

TBA 100
14886PSY 6971022Thesis: Master's
Majors Only
2-19

TBA 100
14929PSY 7918022Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U only.
1-19

TBA 100
15054PSY 7980022Dissertation: Doctoral
Adm to Doc Candidacy Required. Majors Only.
2-19

TBA 100

Recent Publications

(* student authors)

Wu*, M. S., McGuire*, J. F., Martino, C., Phares, V., Selles*, R. R., & Storch, E. A. (2016). A meta-analysis of family accommodation and OCD symptom severity. Clinical Psychology Review, 45, 34-44.

Wu*, M. S., Pinto, A., Horng, B., Phares, V., McGuire*, J. F., Dedrick, R. F., Van Noppen, B., Calvocoressi, L., & Storch, E. A. (2016). Psychometric properties of the Family Accommodation Scale for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder – Patient Version. Psychological Assessment, 28, 251-262.

Thurston*, I. B., Phares, V., Coates*, E. E., & Bogart, L. M. (2015). Child problem recognition and help-seeking intentions among Black and White parents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 44, 604-615.

Phares, V. (2014). Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology (3rd ed.) . Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

Kramer, G. P., Bernstein, D. A., & Phares, V. (2014). Introduction to Clinical Psychology (8th ed.) . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Coates*, E., & Phares, V. (2014). Predictors of paternal involvement among nonresidential, Black fathers from low-income neighborhoods. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 15, 138-151.

Kugler*, B. B., Lewin, A. B., Phares, V., Geffken, G., Murphy, T. K., & Storch, E. A. (2013). Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: The role of mediating variables. Psychiatry Research, 206, 43-49.