|| Assistant Professor
||State University of New York at Buffalo
||D-304 Science Building
American Psychological Association
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Association for the Advancement of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy
Society for Research in Child Development
Society for Prevention Research
Center for Disease Control, Special Emphais Panel, 2009
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
The goal of research conducted in this lab is to understand how best to develop effective, engaging, and efficient prevention, intervention, and service delivery models for youth at high-risk for and those affected with Disruptive Behavior Disorders (i.e., Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, and/or Conduct Disorder) and related conditions. An important focus is on children that are considered at heightened risk for poor outcomes owing to the presence of multiple contextual, familial, and inter/intrapersonal risk factors. To learn more about our current work, please visit the website for the Child Intervention Prevention and Services (CHIPS) Laboratory.
Chacko, A., Wakschlag, L.., Hill, C. Danis, B., & Espy, K. (2009). Viewing preschool disruptive behavior and ADHD through a developmental lens: What we know and what we need to know. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 18, 627-643.
Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., Arnold, F.W., Pelham, W.E., Swanger-Gagne, M., Girio, E.L., Pirvics, L., Herbst, L., Guzzo, J.L., Phillips, C., & O’Connor, B. (2009). Enhancing traditional behavioral parent training for single-mothers of children with ADHD. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 206-218.
Fabiano, G.A., Chacko, A., Pelham, W.E., Robb, J., Walker, K.S., Arnold, F., Sastry, A., Flammer, L., Keenan, J.K., Visweswaraiah, H., Shulman, S., Herbst, L., Pirvics, L. (2009). A Comparison of Behavioral Parent Training Programs for Fathers of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Behavior Therapy, 40, 190-204.
Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., Flammer-Rivera, L., Pelham, W.E., Walker, K.S., Arnold, F., Visweswaraiah, H., Swanger-Gagne, M., Girio, E., Pirvics, l., & Herbst, L., (2008). A pilot study of the feasibility and efficacy of the Strategies to Enhance Positive Parenting program for single mothers of children with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 12, 270-280.
Chacko, A., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Greiner, A., Vallano, G., Bukstein, O., & Rancurello, M . (2005). Stimulant medication effects in a summer treatment program among young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 44, 249-257.