- Position: Clinical Faculty
- Department: Psychology
- Campus Address: Sloan Hall 204, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vitae: Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Larissa Niec received her doctoral degree in clinical child psychology from Case Western Reserve University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship with a specialty in child maltreatment at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. Dr Niec is director of the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Clinic at CMU. Currently, she is the principal investigator of an NIMH-funded project to evaluate the relative efficacy of group and individual PCIT. Dr. Niec has numerous conference presentations and publications on disruptive behavior disorders, child maltreatment, and PCIT.
Shanley, J. R., & Niec, L. N. (in press). The contribution of the Dyadic Parent-Child Interaction Coding System (DPICS) warm-Up segments in assessing parent-child interactions. Child and Family Behavior Therapy.
Shanley, J. R., & Niec, L. N. (2010). Coaching Parents to Change: The Impact of In Vivo Feedback on Parents' Acquisition of Skills. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology,39, 282 - 287.
Jent, J., & Niec, L. N. (2009). Cognitive behavioral principles within group mentoring: A randomized pilot study. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 31(3), 203-219.
Niec, L. N., Brestan, E. V., & Valle, L. A. (2008). Violence on the screen: Psychological perspectives on child abuse in American popular film 1992 - 2001. In R. Fisher & N. Billias (Series Eds.) and T. Levin (Vol. Ed.), Violence: ‘Mercurial gestalt' (pp. 91 - 110). Amsterdam: Rodopi B. V. Press.
Silovsky, J., Niec, L., Bard, D., & Hecht, D. (2007). Treatment for Preschool Children with Interpersonal Sexual Behavior Problems: A Pilot Study. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology,36, 378-391.
Ellis, D. A., Yopp, J., Templin, T., Naar-King, S., Frey, M.A., Cunningham, P. B., Idalski, A., & Niec, L. N. (2007). Family Mediators and Moderators of Treatment Outcomes Among Adolescents with Chronically Poorly Controlled Type 1 Diabetes: Results From A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32(2), 194-205.
Jent, J., & Niec, L. N. (2006). Mentoring youth with psychiatric disorders: The impact on child and parent functioning. Child and Family Behavior Therapy,28, 43-58.
Niec, L. N., Brestan, E. V., & Valle, L. A. (2008). Violence on the Screen: Psychological Perspectives on Child Abuse in American Popular Film. In T. Levin & P Turissi (Eds.), Cultures of Violence: Inter-Disciplinary Press: Oxfordshire, UK.
Brestan, E. V., Loper, M., & Niec, L. (2005). Contingency management for children. In M. Hersen (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Therapy: Vol. 2.Child Clinical Applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Butcher, J., & Niec, L. N. (2005). Disruptive behaviors and creativity: The importance of affect regulation. Creativity Research Journal, 17, 181-194.
Niec, L. N., Hemme, J., Yopp, J., & Brestan, E. (2005). Parent-child interaction therapy: The rewards and challenges of a group format. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice,12, 113-125.