Dr. Julian Montoro-Rodriguez

Dr. Julian Montoro-Rodriguez
Gerontology Program Director
CHHS 499C
704-687-6166

Bio/CV

Recent Publications:

Smith, G., Strieder, F., Greenberg, P., Hayslip, B., Montoro-Rodriguez, J. & Williamson, M. (In Press). A randomized clinical trial of psychoeducational interventions for custodial grandfamilies: Patterns of enrollment and engagement. Family Relations, 65. 

Smith, G., Strieder, F., Greenberg, P., Hayslip, B. & Julian Montoro-Rodriguez. (In Press). "Patterns of Enrollment and Engagement of Custodial Grandmothers in a Randomized Clinical Trial of Psychoeducational Interventions." Journal of Family Relations, 65.

Hayslip, B., Montoro-Rodríguez, J., Smith G. & F. Sttrider, F. (2015). “Group Leaders’ Perceptions of Interventions with Grandparent Caregivers: Content and Process." GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy, 2 (2). Available at http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/grandfamilies/vol2/iss2/3

Hayslip, B., Smith, G., Montoro-Rodríguez, J. Sttrider, F. & Will Merchant (2015). “The Utility of the Family Empowerment Scale With Custodial Grandmothers." Journal of Applied Gerontology DOI: 0733464815608492

Smith, G., Merchant, W., Hayslip, B., Hancock, G., Strieder, F. & Julian Montoro-Rodriguez. (2015). “Measuring the Parenting Practices of Custodial Grandmothers.” Journal of Child & Family Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-015-0176-9

Smith, G., Cichy, K. & J. Montoro-Rodríguez (2015). “How Coping Resources Impact the Psychological Well-Being of Custodial Grandmothers and Grandchildren in African American and White Families.” Journal of Family Relations 64(3): 378-292.

Lund, D., Utz, R., Caserta, M., Wright, S., Llanque, S., Lindfelt, C., Shon, H., Whitlatch, C. & Montoro Rodriguez, J. (2014). Time for living and caring: An intervention to make respite more effective for caregivers. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 79(2):157-78. 17.

Montoro-Rodríguez, J., Smith. G., & P. Palmieri. (2012). “Use of Community and School Mental Health Services by Custodial Grandchildren.” Family Relations, 61(3), 207-223. (PMID: 22582001)16.

 

Paper Presentations:

Smith, G. C., Hayslip, B., Streider, F., Greenberg, P., Montoro-Rodriguez, J., Hancock, G., & William Merchant. Comparing Interventions to Improve the Well-Being of Custodial Grandmothers and Grandchildren: Changes from Baseline at Post-Intervention and Three Months Later. 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL. November, 2015.

Mishelle Rodriguez, R., Hayslip, B. & J. Montoro-Rodriguez. Ethnic Group Differences in Caregiver Style Among Grandparent Caregivers. 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL. November, 2015.

Mishelle Rodriguez, R., Hayslip, B. & J. Montoro-Rodriguez. Predictors of grandparents caregiver style   among Caucasian, African-American, & Hispanic-American caregivers. 36th Annual Meeting Southern Gerontological Society, April 15 – 18, 2015

Merchant, W., Smith, G. C., Hayslip, B., Strieder, F., Montoro Rodriguez, J. & Hancock, G. R. Psychometric evidence for the use of parenting scales with custodial grandmothers. 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC. November, 2014. 

Smith, G. C., Hayslip, B., Montoro-Rodriguez, J., Streider, F., Williamson, M., & Greenberg, P. & Hancock, G. Comparative effectiveness of interventions for improving the well-being of custodial grandmothers and grandchildren.  67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC. November, 2014.

Hayslip, B., Montoro-Rodriguez, J., Smith, G., Streider, F., & Mechant, W. The utility of the Family Empowerment Scale with grandparent caregivers. 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC. November, 2014. 

Montoro-Rodriguez, J. Smith, G. C., Hayslip, B., & Streider, F. Convergence of self-report and clinical ratings of depression and anxiety measures by custodial grandmothers. 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC. November, 2014.

Invited Presentations:

"Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren". YMCA.  Concord, NC. September 2015.

"Impact of Coping Resources on the Well-Being of Custodial Grandmothers and Grandchildren." Health Psychology, UNC Charlotte. April 10, 2015

“Introduction to Causal Models in the Social Sciences.” Master of Social Services,” Department of Psychology, University of Valencia (Spain).  December 2014

 
Journal Reviewer:                 

            Aging & Mental Health

            Journal of Family Relations

            International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Member Editorial Board)

            Journal of Applied Gerontology

            Social Indicators Research

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