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Mikami, Amori

Core Area(s): Clinical, Developmental

Research Interests
My work focuses on ways in which a supportive classroom or home environment can help children to make friends. I have a special interest in designing and evaluating interventions that train teachers or parents in strategies to assist children with peer problems.

Courses Taught
PSYC 217 Thinking Straight about Psychology, PSYC 531 Assessment: Clinical Implications

Representative Publications
Mikami, A.Y., Griggs, M.S., Reuland, M.M., & Gregory, A. (in press). Teacher
practices as predictors of children's classroom social preference. Journal
of School Psychology.

Mikami, A.Y., & Lorenzi, J. (in press). Gender and conduct problems predict
peer relationships among youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

Mikami, A.Y., Gregory, A., Allen, J.P., Pianta, R.C., & Lun, J. (2011).
Effects of a teacher professional development intervention on peer
relationships in secondary classrooms. School Psychology Review, 40.

Mikami, A.Y. (2010). The importance of friendship for youth with
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Clinical Child and Family
Psychology Review, 13, 181-198.

Mikami, A.Y., Jack, A., Emeh, C.C., & Stephens, H.F. (2010). Parental
influences on children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: I.
Parental behaviors associated with children's peer relationships. Journal of
Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 721-736.

Mikami, A.Y., Lerner, M.D., Griggs, M.S., McGrath, A., & Calhoun, C.D.
(2010). Parental influences on children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Disorder: II. A pilot intervention training parents as friendship coaches
for their children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 737-749.

Mikami, A.Y., Lerner, M.D., & Lun, J. (2010) Social context influences on
children's rejection by their peers. Child Development Perspectives, 4,

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