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Amanda P. Williford

Dr. Amanda Williford received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She received her M.A. and Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Williford completed her clinical internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also completed a 1-year Clinical- and Policy-oriented postdoctoral appointment through the Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships at UNCG. Currently, Dr. Williford is a postdoctoral fellow for an NIMH funded, longitudinal grant entitled Developmental Trajectories of Early Behavior Problems. Her clinical expertise is in the assessment and treatment of young children with externalizing behavior problems and their families. Her research interests include the examination of risk and protective factors that predict developmental pathways and stability of externalizing behavior.

There are 3 included publications by Amanda P. Williford :

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Biological, behavioral, and relational levels of resilience in the context of risk for early childhood behavior problems. 2007 736 Longitudinal growth patterns of internalizing and externalizing behavior problems were examined in a community sample of 441 children across the ages of 2 to 5 using hierarchical linear modeling. Contextual risk was measured using five indicators (so...
Externalizing problems in two-year-olds: Implications for patterns of social behavior and peers’ responses to aggression. 1999 878 A sample of 48 two-year-old children selected on the basis of parents' responses to two administrations of the Child Behavior Checklist for two to three-year-olds was observed in peer interactions. Twenty-four of these children displayed symptoms of ...
Predicting change in parenting stress across early childhood: Child and maternal factors. 2007 1592 This study examined maternal parenting stress in a sample of 430 boys and girls including those at risk for externalizing behavior problems. Children and their mothers were assessed when the children were ages 2, 4, and 5. Hierarchical linear modelin...