Dr. Lisa Jobe-Shields
Assistant Professor of Clinical Studies
Grants and Fellowships

2015: Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop Fellowship

2014 - 2015: Identification of the Mental Health and Parenting Related Needs of the Caregivers of Abused and Neglected Children, funded by South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Center for Community Health (SCTR) Community Engaged Scholars Program (CESP).


2012: Director’s Award, Clinical Psychology, University of Memphis ($1,000)

2008: Departmental Service Award, University of Memphis

2007, 2008: Student Travel Award, University of Memphis (total amount: $950)

2006:  Student Research Award, Autism Special Interest Group, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy

2005: Psi Chi Service Award, Virginia Commonwealth University


Jobe-Shields, L., Ciesar, E., Reese, K., Moreland, A., Swiecicki, C., & Hanson, R.F. (2015, January). Stakeholder Perceptions of Addressing the Trauma-Related Mental Health Needs of Caregivers of Abused and Neglected Children: A Mixed Method Investigation. Talk accepted for the 29th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. San Diego, CA.  

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Costello, A., Jackson, C., Saulson, R., & Hanson, R. (2014, November). Parenting Posttrauma: Clinician-Reported Assessment, Treatment, and Referral Practices for Co-Occurring Traumatic Stress and Parenting Difficulties. Poster accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Costello, A., Saulson, R., Jackson, C., & Hanson, R.F. (2014, April). Parenting post-trauma: A comprehensive review of the association between maternal posttraumatic stress and parenting. Poster presented at 2nd Annual Women’s Health Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina.

Jobe-Shields, L. (2013, October). Impact of domestic violence on children’s mental health. Presented to Mt. Pleasant Police Department Criminal Domestic Violence Training. Charleston, SC.

Jobe-Shields, L. & Moreland, A. (2012, November). Engagement in parenting programs to prevent child abuse: Examining the role of negative parent-child communication. Poster presented at the Child Maltreatment Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Parra, G.P., Jobe-Shields, L., & Ronis, S. (2012, November). The assessment of family-related emotion socialization in the context of clinical practice with children and adolescents. In Expanding the toolbox: Using family assessments in clinical practice. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, Arizona.

Jobe-Shields, L. (2012, June). Maternal responsiveness to negative emotions: A pediatric case example. Presented to Psychology Rounds, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

Harman, J.L., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2012, April). Please take your meds! A clinical case presentation. Presented to Psychology Rounds, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., & Buckholdt, K. E. (2011, November). Maternal awareness of adolescent sadness and maternal responsiveness: A multimethod investigation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Jobe-Shields, L. (2010, February). Developing a co-parenting curriculum for young, unmarried parents: A focus group study. Colloquium presented to Clinical Psychology Forum, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.


Jobe-Shields, L., Swiecicki, C.C., Fritz, D., Stinette, J., & Hanson. R.F. (accepted with minor revision). Posttraumatic stress and depression in the non-offending caregivers of children who were sexually abused: Associations with parenting practices. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Hanson, R.F., Amstadter, A., Saunders, B., & Kilpatrick, D. (in press). Co-occurrence of witnessed parental violence and child physical abuse from a national sample of adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma.

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., Williams, N.A., & Andrews, A. (in press). Person-centered approaches to understanding early family risk. Journal of Family Theory and Research.

Jobe-Shields, L., Flanagan, J. C., Killeen, T., & Back, S. E. (2015). Family composition and symptom severity among veterans with comorbid PTSD and substance use disorders. Addictive Behaviors. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.06.019

Buckholdt, K.E., Parra, G.R., Anestis, M.D., Lavender, J.M., Jobe-Shields, L., Tull, M.T., & Gratz, K.L. (2014). Emotion regulation difficulties and maladaptive behaviors: Examination of deliberate self-harm, disordered eating, and substance misuse in two samples. Cognitive Therapy and Research. Doi: 10.1007/s10608-014-9655-3

Costello, A.H., Moreland, A.D., Jobe-Shields, L., Hanson, R.F., & Dumas, J.E. (2014). Change in child abuse potential as a predictor of post-assessment child disruptive behaviors after participation in PACE. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Advance online publication. DOI 10.1007/s10826-014-0102-6

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., Buckholdt, K. E., & Tillery, R.N. (2014). The interactive process of family socialization of emotion: A daily diary study of adolescent reactions to maternal responsiveness. Personal Relationships. Doi: 10.1111/pere.12034

Tillery, R.N., Parra, G.P., Buckholdt, K.E., DiSabatino, K., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2014). Examination of consistency of adolescent and parent reports across several psychosocial constructs. Personal Relationships. Doi: 10.1111/pere.12051

Jobe-Shields, L., Moreland, A., Hanson, R.F., & Dumas, J. (2014).  Parent-child automaticity: Links to child coping and behavior and engagement in parent training. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-0007-4

De Arellano, M.A.R., Lyman, D.R., Jobe-Shields, L., George, P., Dougherty, R.H., Daniels, A.S., Ghose, S.S., Huang, L., & Delphin-Rittmon, M.E. (2014). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for children and adolescents: Assessing the evidence. Psychiatric Services. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201300255

Buckholdt, K. E. , Parra, G. P., & Jobe-Shields, L.  (2014). Intergenerational transmission of emotion dysregulation through parental invalidation of emotions: Implication for adolescent internalizing and externalizing behaviors. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, 324-332.

Jobe-Shields, L., Parra, G. P., & Buckholdt, K.E. (2013). Perceptions of parental emotional awareness: Links to adjustment difficulties in emerging adulthood. The Family Journal, 21, 364-370.

Kitzmann, K., Parra, G. P., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2012). A review of programs designed to prepare parents for custody and visitation mediation. Family Court Review, 50, 128-136.

Parra, G. P., Buckholdt, K. E., Olsen, J. P., Jobe-Shields, L., Davis, G. L., & Gamble, H. L. (2011). Targeting family risk factors in the context of treating youth depression: A survey of psychologists. The Family Journal, 19, 381-388.

Parra, G. R., Jobe-Shields, L., Kitzmann, K. M., Luebbe, A. M., Olsen, J. P., & Davis, G. L. (2011). Investigation of change in adolescent perceptions of mothers’ and fathers’ contributions to interparental discord from 7th to 9th grade. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 408-419.

Jobe-Shields, L., Cohen, R., & Parra, G. R. (2011). Patterns of change in childhood loneliness: Trajectories from third to fifth grade. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 57, 25-47.

Parra, G. R., Olsen, J. P., Buckholdt, K. E., Jobe-Shields, L., Davis, G. L. (2010). A pilot study of the development, factor structure, and initial validation of a measure assessing adolescent reactions to parental emotional responsiveness. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19, 596-606.

Buckholdt, K. E., Parra, G. R., & Jobe-Shields, L. (2010). Emotion dysregulation mediates the relation between parent responsiveness and eating disordered behaviors. Eating Behaviors, 11, 122-126.


Hanson, R.F. & Jobe-Shields, L. (in press). Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for Children and Adolescents. In S. Gold & C. Dalenberg (Eds.) APA Handbook of Trauma Psychology.

Hanson, R.F., Jobe-Shields, L., Costello, A., & Jackson, C. (in press). Evaluating treatments and intervention: What constitutes “evidence-based treatment?” In The Oxford Handbook of Treatment Processes and Outcomes in Counseling Psychology. Oxford University Press.

Ph.D., University of Memphis 2013
Clinical Psychology
M.S., University of Memphis 2008
Clinical Psychology
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University 2006
Contact Information
(804) 287-6663
Areas of Expertise
Traumatic stress and child maltreatment
Emotion regulation
Emotion socialization
Community-based participatory research