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Experience: Publications and Presentations

Cook, M., Mineka, S., Wolkenstein, B., & Laitsch, K. (1985). Observational conditioning of snake fear in unrelated rhesus monkeys. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 94, 591-610.

Gatz, M., Karel, M., & Wolkenstein, B. (1991). Survey of providers of psychological services to older adults. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 22, 413-415.

Graham, J.W., Hansen, W.B., & Wolkenstein, B.H. (1986). Peer leader selection in prevention research: A comparison of popular peer and friendship group methods. Technical Report, Health Behavior Research Institute.

Graham, J.W., Hansen, W.B., Collins, L., & Wolkenstein, B.H., & Rohrbach, L.A. (1989). The impact of normative education and resistance training on alcohol use among seventh graders: Effects and moderators. Technical Report, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research.

Hansen, W.B., Graham, J.W., Wolkenstein, B.H., Lundy, B.Z., Pearson, J, Flay, B.R., & Johnson, C.A. (1988). Differential impact of three alcohol prevention curricula on hypothesized mediating variables. Journal of Drug Education, 18, 143-1153.

Hansen, W.B., Graham, J.W., Wolkenstein, B., & Rohrbach, L. (1991). Program integrity as a moderator of prevention program effectiveness: Results for fifth grade students in the Adolescent Alcohol Prevention Trial. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 52, 568-579.

Hansen, W.B., Hahn, G.L., & Wolkenstein, B.H. (1990). Perceived personal immunity: Beliefs about susceptibility to AIDS. Journal of Sex Research, 27, 622-628.

Hansen, W.B., Raynor, A.E., & Wolkenstein, B.H. (1991). Perceived personal immunity to the consequences of drinking alcohol: The relationship between behavior and perception. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 14, 205-234.

Hansen, W.B., Wolkenstein, B.H., & Hahn, G.L. (1992). Adolescent and young adult sexual behavior: Issues in programming and evaluation. Health Education Research, in press.

Lopez, S.R., Smith, A., Wolkenstein, B.H., & Charlin, V. (1993). Gender bias in clinical judgment: An assessment of the analogue method's transparency and social desirability. Sex Roles, 28, 35-45.

Lopez, S., & Wolkenstein, B. (1990). Attribution, person perception, and clinical issues. In S. Graham & V. Folk (Eds.), Advances in applied social psychology: Applications of attribution theory (pp. 103-121). Hillsdale, N.J.: L.E.A. Erlbaum Assoc.

Palmer, C.G.S., Wolkenstein, B.H., LaRue, A., Swan, G.E., & Smalley, S.L. (1994). Commingling analysis of memory performance in elderly men. Genetic Epidemiology, 11, 443-449.

Smalley, S.L., Wolkenstein, B.H., LaRue, A., Woodward, J.A., Matsuyama, S., & Jarvik, L. (1992). Genetic analysis of cognitive performance in asymptomatic offspring of Alzheimer patients. Genetic Epidemiology, 9, 333-345.

Sterman, L.T., & Wolkenstein, B.H. (1996). Treatment issues in the sequelae of early abuse: On being willing to both listen and hear. Dimensions, 3, 2-3.

Wolkenstein, B.H., & Sterman, L. (1998). Unmet needs of older women in a clinic population: The discovery of possible long-term sequelae of domestic violence. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 29, 341-348.

Wolkenstein, B. H. (2003). Undue influence. Domains of cognition. Cognitive impairment in late life. In Atty. General Bill Lockyer, The Peace Officer and Prosecutor’s Guide to Combating Elder Abuse (Vol. 2). CA: California Department of Justice.


Experience: Presentations

Arechaederra M. O., Aziz, S.J., Bolick, D.C., Harned, D., Shadel, D.P., Kleinman, M.T., Pratkanis, A.R., Smith, P., Johnson-Parker, J., Wolkenstein, B.H., Reinhardt, C., & Mendez, J. (2000). Combating Financial Fraud and Abuse: A Non-Profit Agency's Multifaceted Approach Through Collaborative Public-Private Partnerships. Workshop presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the American Society on Aging, San Diego, CA, March 25-28, 2000.

Hansen, W.B., Graham, J.W., Wolkenstein, B., & Rohrbach, L. (1988). Effectiveness of fifth grade alcohol prevention programs on changing program-specific mediators of alcohol use. Presented at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Administration, Boston.

Karel, M., Gatz, M., Wolkenstein, B., Rhee, C. (1990). Survey of providers of psychological services to older adults. Presented at the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November.

Lopez, S., & Wolkenstein, B. (1989). Attributions, person perception, and clinical issues. Paper presented at the 97th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans.

Sterman, L.T. & Wolkenstein, B.H. (1999) The psychological impact and healing of older women who have survived domestic violence or child abuse. And He restoreth my soul: A book on sexual assault and child sexual abuse, (unpublished manuscript).

Smalley, S.L., Wolkenstein, B.H., La Rue, A., Woodward, J.A., Matsuyama, S., & Jarvik, L. (1991). Commingling analyses of cognitive performance in offspring of Alzheimer patients. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association, St. Louis, MO.

Wolkenstein, B.H., Hansen, W.B., & Graham, J.G. (1988). Program integrity mediation of outcomes of alcohol prevention curricula. Presented at the 68th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Wolkenstein, B.H., & Lopez, S. (1988). Underlying social cognitive processes of age bias in clinical judgment. Paper presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta.

Wolkenstein, B.H., & Lopez, S.R. (1991). Mental health in older adults: How much do clinicians know? Paper presented at the 99th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

Wolkenstein, B.H., Sterman, L., Benton, D. (1996). Identifying and treating older women who have been battered. Workshop presented at the 42nd Annual Convention of the American Society on Aging, Anaheim, CA.

Wolkenstein, B.H. (2000). Protecting the wishes of elders: The emerging role of competency evaluations to protect wills, trusts and other important decisions. Workshop presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the American Society on Aging, San Diego, CA, March 25-28, 2000.


Invited Addresses

“Working with elderly victims: Impact of crimes against elders.” Seattle Forensic Institute, 2/21/02.

"Assessment and management of elder abuse." Geriatric Psychiatry Residency Training Program, University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 3/15/01 and 4/18/02. And GRECC V-Tel Broadcast, Seattle Veteran's Administration Hospital, 10/22/01.

"Protecting our elders: Understanding facets of elder abuse." Continuing education workshop offered through the Washington State Psychological Association, 1/19/01.

"Working with elderly victims." Presentation as part of the Summer Training Program of the Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (WAPA), 6/15/00.

“How various cognitive impairments and mood states impact capacity and susceptibility to undue influence” Presentation to LA County Fiduciary Abuse Specialist Team, 12/1/99.

“Psychological aspects of elder abuse.” Presentation as part of new training for volunteers at Sojourn, Services for Battered Women and their Children, 5/6/99 and 10/14/99.

“Psychiatric evaluations with elders.” Presentation as part of new social worker training, Adult Protective Services, Community and Senior Services of Los Angeles County, 4/29/99.

“The psychology of elder abuse: Risk factors and prevention.” Geriatric Mental Health Seminar, Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center, 4/5/99.

“Long-term effects of domestic violence and child abuse in late life.” Geriatric Mental Health Seminar, Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center, 2/8/99.

“The psychological impact of elder abuse.” Westside Domestic Violence Network, Los Angeles, December 11, 1998.

“Mental capacity and undue influence in elders.” Presentation as part of Dishonoring Our Elders: Crimes of Exploitation and Abuse, for Los Angeles County District Attorneys, November 6, 1998.

“Assessing competency and mental status in older adults.” Center for Healthy Aging training series, Santa Monica, CA, November, 1997.

“Assessing mental capacity.” Presentation to the conference on Combating Elder Abuse: How to Build your Criminal or Civil Case. Sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging and County of Los Angeles Area Agency on Aging, co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section. Los Angeles, CA: June 20, 1997.

“Non-traditional psychology for the new millennium.” Santa Monica College, May, 1997.

“Career change at midlife.” Antioch University Los Angeles, April, 1997.

“Long term effects of child abuse and domestic violence on old women.” Senior Health and Peer Counseling, Santa Monica, CA, July, 1996.

"The complexities of mental health care for older adults." Harbor Area Senior Services Providers, September, 1995.

"Unmet needs in a clinic population: The discovery of long-term sequelae of domestic violence." Faculty and Student Colloquium, Antioch University Los Angeles, July, 1995.

"Domains of cognition." Presentation to the Fiduciary Abuse Specialist Team, May, 1995.

"Diversity issues in working with older adults." Panel presentation, Geriatric Mental Health Seminar Series, Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center, March, 1994 and April, 1995.

"Coping with disasters." Co-sponsored by Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center and the Culver City Senior Center, February, 1994.

"Anxiety disorders in late life." Invited address to Senior Health and Peer Counseling staff and trainees, December, 1994, March, 1995, January, 1999. Invited address to Beach Cities Health District Older Adult Peer Counseling Program, June, 1995.

 

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