Katie Rosanbalm

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:

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Tip Sheets on Supporting the Development of Self-Regulation in Young Children

Co-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.

Research Interests:
Child Maltreatment, Children's Mental Health, Program Evaluation, Early Childhood


Teaching Fall 2021:

Teaching Spring 2022:

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. 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.

  2. 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]

  3. Murray, D; Rosanbalm, KD; Christopoulos, C (2018). An Applied Translational Model of Self-Regulation Development in Context. Applied Developmental Science.

  4. 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

  5. Rosanbalm, KD; Christopoulos, C "Partnering for Excellence: Initial Findings and Recommendations." Partnering for Excellence: Initial Findings and Recommendations. 2016

Katie Rosanbalm

Katie Rosanbalm
Office: Erwin
Phone: (919) 668-3294
Fax: (919) 668-6923
E-mail:  katie.rosanbalm@duke.edu  send me a message

Mailing Address:
Duke Box 90539, Durham, NC 27708-0539

Research Interests: (from Specialties)
Child Maltreatment, Children's Mental Health, Program Evaluation, Early Childhood Specialties:

Child Maltreatment
Children's Mental Health
Program Evaluation
Early Childhood