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California School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Psychology

San Diego Campus

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131


Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Seminar in Pediatric Psychology

Theory and Practice of Psychotherapy: Child

Developmental Psychopathology

Advanced Developmental Psychology

Pediatric and child clinical psychology with special interest in social skills and children's injuries.

Alexander, K. & Lightman, N. (in press). Injury prevention during childhood. In M. Bloom and T. P. Gullotta (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion (2nd ed.). New York: Springer.

Alexander, K. & Roberts, M. C. (2002). The Prevention of Unintentional Injuries in Childhood. In T. Gullotta and M. Bloom (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion. New York: Plenum

Alexander, K. & Roberts, M. C. (2002). Nonintentional injuries in childhood and adolescence (pg.145-177). In Turner, J. R. and Hayman, L. L.(Eds). Health and Behavior in Childhood and Adolescence. New York: Erlbaum

Alexander, K. & Roberts, M. C. (1998). Informational resources in psychology. In M. Hersen and A. S. Bellack (Eds.). Comprehensive Clinical Psychology: Vol. 1. Foundations. Kidlington, Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science

Cone J. D., Alexander, K., Lichtszajn, J. L., & Mason, R. L. (1996). Reengineering clinical training curricula to meet the challenges beyond the Year 2000. The Behavior Therapist, 19, 65-70P&gt

Pescara-Kovach, L. & Alexander, K. (1994). The link between food ingested and problem behavior: Fact or fallacy? Behavioral Disorders, 19, 142-148

Academic History and Background

MA, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Clinical Psychology (APA-accredited), 1988

PhD, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Clinical Psychology (APA-accredited), 1992

California State Scholar

American Psychological Association

Society of Pediatric Psychology

Professional Practice and Community Service

Miggantz, E. (2013). Social information processing in socially anxious youth.

Lebovits, Matthew J (2012). The relationship between parental psychological control and early adolescent social competence

Giglio, S. (2012) An exploration of the relationship between parents' religious coping, parenting, and children's social competence.

Davis, B. C. (2012) Social information-processing deficits in adolescent sex offenders.

Bonwell, K. C. (2012). An exploration of the relationships among postpartum depression, anxiety, maternal sensitivity, parenting stress, and infant development

Cisneros, D. (2012). Understanding the empathy of child molesters through a social information processing framework