Senior Research Scientist
Katie Rosanbalm is trained as a child clinical and quantitative psychologist. Her work focuses on program implementation and evaluation in the areas of early childhood systems, self-regulation development, child welfare, and trauma-sensitive schools. She has conducted longitudinal evaluations of child welfare reform, early childhood Systems of Care, and prevention/intervention programs for mental health and education.
Rosanbalm co-authored a series of white papers on self-regulation development from birth through early adulthood. She has also served on multiple state-level boards and task forces to strengthen the evidence-based implementation of programs for children and families.
Rosanbalm currently leads several ongoing evaluation projects, including:
- Incredible Years Dinosaur School, a randomized controlled trial of self-regulation interventions in 120 N.C. PreK classrooms
- Partnering for Excellence, a program to improve the integration of child mental health services into child welfare
- Resilience and Learning, a partnership with the Public School Forum to develop and implement a trauma-sensitive school model in North Carolina
- Infant-Toddler Trauma-Informed (ITTI) Care Project, a professional development framework to provide training and coaching on trauma-informed care to caregivers in infant/toddler classrooms.
- Webinar: Self-Care: How to Combat Stress with Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
- Policy Brief: Strategies to Support the Well-Being of Essential Child Care Staff and Young Children During COVID-19
- Resource for people living with domestic violence during stay-at-home orders
- Social Emotional Learning Resources for Kids at Home During COVID-19
- Accessing Mental Health Care Remotely During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Tip Sheets on Supporting the Development of Self-Regulation in Young ChildrenCo-authored by Katie Rosanbalm for the Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Explore these tips for helping caregivers use co-regulation to support development of self-regulation skills in preschoolers and young children in home settings.
- Tips for Promoting Self-Regulation when Working with Infants
- Tips for Promoting Self-Regulation when Working with Toddlers
- Tips for Promoting Self-Regulation when Working with Preschoolers
- Tips for Promoting Self-Regulation when Working with Young Children in Home Settings
Child Maltreatment, Children's Mental Health, Program Evaluation, Early Childhood
- Ph.D. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio - 2002
- Medical Psychology Intern, Child Specialization Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina - 2000
- M.S. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio - 1997
- B.A. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA - 1993
Teaching Fall 2021:
- CHILDPOL 490S.01, SPECIAL TOPICS CHILD POLICY
East Duke 204B, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
- CHILDPOL 495S.01, CAPSTONE COURSE: CHILDPOL CERT
Crowell 108, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
Recent Publications (More Publications)
- Rosanbalm, K; DeKonty, E; Fleming, S "North Carolina Resilience and Learning Project." Alleviating the Educational Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences: School-University-Community Collaboration. Ed. Reardon, RM; Leonard, J Information Age Publishing, May, 2020: 1-38.
- Murray, DW; Rosanbalm, K; Christopoulos, C; Meyer, AL (2019). An Applied Contextual Model for Promoting Self-Regulation Enactment Across Development: Implications for Prevention, Public Health and Future Research.. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 40(4), 367-403. [doi] [abs]
- Murray, D; Rosanbalm, KD; Christopoulos, C (2018). An Applied Translational Model of Self-Regulation Development in Context. Applied Developmental Science.
- Murray, D; Rosanbalm, KD; Christopoulos, C "A comprehensive review of self-regulation interventions from birth through young adulthood." Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 2016
- Rosanbalm, KD; Christopoulos, C "Partnering for Excellence: Initial Findings and Recommendations." Partnering for Excellence: Initial Findings and Recommendations. 2016
Phone: (919) 668-3294
Fax: (919) 668-6923
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