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LeCroy, Craig, W. (2013). Designing and facilitating groups with children. In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris, & P. Allen-Mears (Eds.), School social work and mental health worker’s training and resource manual (611-618). New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, Craig, W., & Williams, L. R. (2013). Intervention with adolescents. In M. J. Holosko, Catherine N. Dulmus, & K. M. Sowers (Eds.), Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families (pp. 97-124), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley.

Kryisk, J., & LeCroy, C. W. (2012). The Development and Initial Validation of an Outcome Measure for Home Visitation: The Healthy Families Parenting Inventory. Infant Mental Health, 33, 496-505.

Leber, C., & LeCroy, C. W. (2012). Public perception of the foster care system: A national study. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 1633-1638.

LeCroy, Craig W. (2012). Designing and facilitating groups with children. In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris, & P. Allen-Meares (Eds.), The School Services Sourcebook: A guide for school-based professionals. New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, C. W. & Krysik, J. (2011). Randomized trial of the healthy families Arizona home visiting program. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1761-1766.

LeCroy, Craig W. (2010). Knowledge building and Social Work Research: A critical perspective. Research on Social Work Practice, 20, 321-324.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Krysik, J. (2010). Measurement Issues in home visitation. Child and Youth Services Review, 32, 1483-1486.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Anthony, E. (2010). Youth at risk. Oxford Bibliography: Social Work. New York: Oxford University Press.

Adams, K.B., Matto, H.C. & LeCroy, C.W. (2009). Limitations of Evidence-Based Practice for social work education: Unpacking the complexity. Journal of Social Work Education, 45(2), 165-186.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Okamoto, S. (2009). Guidelines for using assessment instruments with Children (pp. 381-384). In A. R. Roberts (Ed.). Social Workers’ Desk Reference (2nd edition). New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, Craig W. (2009). Child therapy and social skills. In A. R. Roberts (Ed.). Social Workers’ Desk Reference (2nd edition, pp. 652-658). New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, C. W., & Krysik, J. (2007). Understanding and interpreting effect sizes. Social Work Research, 31, 243-248.

LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Social skills training: A treatment manual. In C. W. LeCroy (Ed.). Handbook of Evidence-based Child and Adolescent Treatment Manuals. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jackson, K. F., & LeCroy, C. W. (2009). The influence of race and ethnicity on substance use and negative activity involvement among monracial and multiracial adolescents in the southwest. Journal of Drug Education, 39, 195-210.

LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Evidence-based treatment manuals: Some practical considerations. In C. W. LeCroy (Ed.). Handbook of Evidence-based Child and Adolescent Treatment Manuals. New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Universal prevention: The Go Grrrls Program. In C. W. LeCroy & J. Mann (Eds.), Handbook of Preventive and Intervention Programs for Adolescent Girls, Hobokin, NJ: Wiley.

LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Gender-specific programs for adolescent girls. In C. W. LeCroy & J. Mann (Eds.), Handbook of Preventive and Intervention Programs for Adolescent Girls, Hobokin, NJ: Wiley.

Krysik, J., LeCroy, C. W., & Ashford, J. B. (2008). Participants’ Perceptions of Healthy Families: A Home Visitation Program to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect. Child and Youth Services Review. 30, 45-61.

LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Social skills training in school settings. In R. Constable, C. R. Masset, S. McDonald, & J. F. Flynn (Eds.). School social work: Practice, policy and research perspectives (7th ed). Chicago: Lyceum Press.

LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Intervention with adolescents. In K. M. Sowers & C. N. Dulmus (Eds.), The Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Salas, L., Roe-Sepowitz, D., & LeCroy, C. W. (2008). Small group theory. In B. Thyer (Ed.), Human behavior in the social environment: The comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare. New York: Wiley.

Krysik, J., & LeCroy (2007). The evaluation of Healthy Families Arizona: A multi-site home visitation program. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 34, 109-128.

Daro, D., McCurdy, K., Falconnier, L., Winje, C., Anisfeld, E., Katzev, A., Keim, A., LeCroy, C., McGuigan, W., and Nelson, C. (2007). The role of the community in facilitating service utilization. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 34, 181-204.

Lapp, A. & LeCroy, C. W. (2006). Body image: A developmental perspective. In M. Kindes (Ed.). Body Image: New Research. Nova publications.

Rayle, A. D., Kulis, S., Okamoto, S. K., Tann, S. S., LeCroy, C. W., Dustman, P., & Burke, A. (2006). Gender differences in drug offers among American Indian Adolescents of the Southwest, Journal of Early Adolescence, 26, 1-22.

Okamoto, S. K., LeCroy, C. W., Tann, S., Rayle, A. D., Kulis, S. Dustman, P. & Berceli, D. (2006). The Implications of Ecologically Based Assessment for Primary Prevention with Indigenous Youth Populations. Journal of Primary Prevention, 27, 155-170.

LeCroy, C. W. (2007). The help scale. In K. Corcoran & J. Fischer (Eds.). Measures for Clinical Practice. New York: The Free Press.

LeCroy, C. W., Krysik, J., & Milligan, K. (2007). The healthy families parenting inventory. In K. Corcoran & J. Fischer (Eds.). Measures for Clinical Practice. New York: The Free Press.

LeCroy, C. W. (2007). Social skills and problem solving training with children in groups. In T. Ronen & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive behavior therapy in clinical social work Practice (285-300). New York: Springer.

Ashford, J. B., Sales, B. D., & LeCroy, C. W. (2007). Aftercare and recidivism prevention. In D. W. Springer & A. R. Roberts (Eds.). Handbook of forensic mental health with victims and offenders: Assessment, treatment, and research (pp. 491-518). New York: Springer Publications.

LeCroy, C. W., & Okamoto, S. (2006). Evidence-based practice and manualized treatment. In A. R. Roberts & K. R. Yeager (Eds.). Foundations of evidence-based social work practice (pp. 204-213). New York: Oxford University Press.

McGuire, J. K., Walsh, M., & LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Content analyses of Title V Abstinence Only Education Programs: Links between program topics and participant responses. Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC, 2, 18-31.

Reyna, V. F., Adam, M. B., Walsh, M. E., LeCroy, C. W., Muller, K., & Brainerd, C. J. (2005). Risky decision-making in childhood and adolescence: A fuzzy-trace theory approach. In J. Jacobs & P. Klacynski, P. (Eds.), The development of children’s and adolescents judgment and decision making, pp. 77-106. Mahawh: NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

McCurdy, K., Daro, D., Anisfeld, E., Katzev, A., Keim, A., LeCroy, C., McAfee, C., Nelson, C., Falconnier, L., McGuigan, W., Park, J.K., Sandy, J., & Winje, C. (2006). Understanding maternal intentions to engage in home visitation programs. Child and Youth Services Review, 28, 1195-1212.

LeCroy, C. W., & Whitaker, K. (2005). Improving the quality of home visitations: An exploratory study of difficult situations. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 29, 1003-1013.

LeCroy, C. W. (2006). Social skills training in school settings: Practical considerations. In R. Constable, S. McDonald, & J. F. Flynn (Eds.). School social work: Practice, policy and research perspectives (5th ed). Chicago: Lyceum Press.

Adam, M. A., McGuire, J., Walsh, M., Basta, J., & LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Acculturation as a predictor of the onset of sexual intercourse among Hispanic and white teens. Archives of Pediatric Medicine, 159, 1-5.

LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Building an effective primary prevention program for adolescent girls: Empirically based design and evaluation. Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, 5, 1-10.

Titcomb, A., & LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Outcomes of Arizona’s Family Group Decision Making program. Protecting Children, 19, 47-53.

Rose, S. D., & LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Behavioral social work. In M. Hersen (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Therapy: Volume I. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Rose, S. D., & LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Behavioral group therapy with children. In M. Hersen (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Therapy: Volume I. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Rose, S. D., & LeCroy, C. W. (2005). Behavioral group therapy with adults. In M. Hersen (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Therapy: Volume II. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

LeCroy, C. W. (2004). Experimental evaluation of the ‘Go Grrrls’ preventive intervention for early adolescent girls. Journal of Primary Prevention, 25, 457-473.

LeCroy, C. W. (2004). Evaluation of a empowerment program for early adolescent girls. Adolescence, 39, 427-441.

Okamoto, S. K., & LeCroy, C. W. (2004). Evidence-based practice and manualized treatment with children. In A. R. Roberts & K. R. Yeager (Eds.), Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, C. W. (2006). Development and facilitation of groups with children. In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris, & P. Allen-Mears (Eds.), School social work and mental health worker’s training and resource manual (595-602). New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, C. W., & Stinson, E. (2004). How the public view social work: Is it what we think it is? Social Work, 49, 164-174.

LeCroy, C. W., & Mann, J. (2004). Preventing substance abuse among youth: Universal, selected and targeted interventions. In L. A. Rapp-Paglicci, C. N. Dulmus, & J. S. Wodarski (Eds.), Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents (pp. 198-226). Hobokin, NJ: John Wiley

Okamoto, S. K., LeCroy, C. W., Dustman, P., Hohmann-Marriott, B., & Kulis, S. (2004). An ecological assessment of drug-related problem situations for American Indian adolescents in the southwest. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 4, 47-64.

LeCroy, C. W. (2003). The call to social work: A neglected aspect of social work education. Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD) Update, 25, 15-18.

Titcomb, A., & LeCroy, C. W. (2003). Evaluation of Arizona’s Family Group Decision Making program. Protecting Children, 18, 58-64.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Okamoto, S. (2002). Guidelines for using assessment instruments with children. In A. R. Roberts & G. J. Greene (Eds.). Social Work Desk Reference (213-216). New York: Oxford University Press.

LeCroy, Craig W. (2002). Child therapy and social skills. In A. R. Roberts & G. J. Greene (Eds.). Social Work Desk Reference (pp.406-412). New York: Oxford University Press.

Krysik, J., & LeCroy, C. W. (2002). Empirical validation of an instrument to predict risk of recidivism among juvenile offenders. Research on Social Work Practice, 12, 71-81.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Wooton, L. (2002). Social skills groups in the schools. In R. Constable, S. McDonald, & J. F. Flynn (Eds.). School social work: Practice, policy and research perspectives (5th ed). Chicago: Lyceum Press.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Archer, J. (2001). Teaching social skills: A board game approach. In C. Schaefer & S. E. Reid (eds.), Game Play: Therapeutic use of Childhood Games (2nd Edition) (pp. 331-334). New York: John Wiley.

LeCroy, Craig W., Stevenson, P., & McNeil, G. (2000). Systems considerations in treating juvenile offenders with mental disorders. In B. Sales & J. Ashford (eds.), Treatment considerations in working with mentally disordered offenders. American Psychological Association.

LeCroy, Craig W. (2001). Promoting social competence in youth. In H. E. Briggs & K. Corcoran (Eds.), Social work practice: Treating common problems. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books.
Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, Craig W. (2001).

Aftercare and recidivism prevention. In J. Ashford, B. Sales & W. Reid (eds.), Treatment adult and juvenile offenders with special needs (pp. 373-400). American Psychological Association.
Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, Craig W. (2001). Reprinted in A. Roberts & D.W. Springer (eds.). (2007). Handbook of forensic mental health with victims and offenders. New York: Springer Publishing.

MacNeil, G., Kaufman, A. V., Dressler, W. W. & LeCroy, Craig W. (1999). Psychosocial moderators of substance use among middle school-aged adolescents. Journal of Drug Education, 29, 25-39.

LeCroy, C. W., Daley, J. M., & Milligan, K. B (1999). Social skills for the 21st Century. In R. Constable, S. McDonald, & J. P. Flynn (eds)., School Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research Perspectives. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Press.

MacNeil, G., & LeCroy, Craig W. (1997). Promoting social competence among severely emotionally disturbed youth: Development of a social competence inventory. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 15, 63-78.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, Craig W. (1998). Juvenile parole policy in the United States: Determinate versus indeterminate models. Article reprinted in: B. W. Hancock, & P. Sharp (Eds.), Juvenile Delinquency: Historical, Theoretical, and Societal Reactions to Youth, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Brooks, A. J., Stuewig, J., & LeCroy, Craig W. (1998). A family based model of Hispanic adolescent substance use. Journal of Drug Education, 28, 65-86.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Milligan, K. (1996). Promoting children’s social competence in the schools. In R. Constable, J. P. Flynn, & S. McDonald (Eds.), School Social Work: Practice and Research Perspectives (pp.376-390). Chicago, IL: Lyceum.

Hohman, M., & LeCroy, Craig W. (1996). Predictors of adolescent A.A. affiliation. Adolescence, 31, 339-352.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Ryan, L. (1993). Designing a model curriculum for children’s mental health. Journal of Social Work Education, 318-327.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1994). Should effect sizes be used in social work research? In P. Nurius & W. Hudson (Eds.), Controversial Issues in Social Work Research, (pp. 247-237). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacson.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, C.W. (1993). Juvenile parole policy in the United States: Determinate versus indeterminate models. Justice Quarterly, 10, 179-195.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, C.W. (1993). Reprinted in Hancock, B, & Sharp, P. (Eds). (1998) 2nd edition Juvenile delinquency: Historical, theoretical and societal reactions. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc

LeCroy, Craig W., & Ashford, J. B. (1992). Children’s mental health: Current findings and research directions. In Social Work Research and Abstracts,28, 13- 20.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Ashford, J. B. (1992). Same article as above, reprinted in S. Buttrick (ed.), Research on Children. Silver Springs, MD: National Association of Social Workers, pp. 14-24.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1992). Enhancing the delivery of effective mental health services to children. Social Work, 37, 225-233.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Ismail, B. (1991). Case Study: An intensive case analysis. In M. Macht & J. B. Ashford, Introduction to social work and social welfare. New York: Merrill.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1991). A model curriculum for training social workers for practice with severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. In Child and adolescent mental health: Challenges for social work education and practice. Berkeley, CA: National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Milligan, K. B. (1991). Promoting social competence in the schools. In R. Constable, J. Flynn, & S. MacDonald (Eds.), School social work: Practice and research perspectives, Chicago: IL: Lycem Press.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Solomon, G. (1993). Content analysis. In R. Grinnell (Ed.), Social work research and evaluation, Itasca, IL: F. E. Peacock Publishers (304-330).

LeCroy, Craig W. (1992). A social skills group for children. In C. LeCroy (ed.), Case Studies in Social Work Practice. Monterey, CA: Wadsworth.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1992). Promoting social competence in youth. In K. Corcoran (Ed.), Structuring Change, Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books (167-180).

LeCroy, Craig W. (1990). Opening the door to knowledge utilization. In Videka-Sherman & W. J. Reid (Eds.), Advances in Clinical Social Work Research, New York: National Association of Social Workers, 261-264.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, Craig W.*, (1991). Problem solving and social work practice: Implications for knowledge utilization. Research on Social Work Practice, 1, 306-318.

Rose, S. D., & LeCroy, Craig W. (1991). Group methods. In F. H. Kanfer & A. P. Goldstein (Eds.), Helping People Change: A Textbook of Methods, New York: Pergamon Press.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Tolman, R.* (1991). Single-system design use by behavior therapists: Implications for social work. Journal of Social Service Research, 14, 45-56.

Ashford, J.B. & LeCroy, Craig W.*, (1990). Juvenile recidivism: A comparison of three prediction instruments. Adolescence, XXV, 441-450.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Ashford, J. (1989). Behavioral approaches to treating the serious juvenile offender. In B. Thyer (Ed.), Behavioral Family Therapy , Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

LeCroy, C. W., Carrol, P., Nelson-Becker, H., & Sturlaugson, P. (1989). An experimental evaluation of the Caring Days technique. Family Relations, 38, 15-18.

LeCroy, C. W., Ashford, J., & Macht, M. (1989). A framework for analyzing knowledge utilization in social work practice. Journal of Sociology and SocialWelfare, XVI, 3-18.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, C. W.* (1988). Predicting recidivism: An evaluation of the Wisconsin juvenile probation and aftercare risk instrument. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 15, 141-151.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, Craig W.* (1988). Placing juvenile offenders in residential treatment: A decision making model. Residential Treatment for Children and Adolescents, 5, 33-42.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1988). Anger management or anger expression: Which is more effective? Residential Treatment for Children and Adolescents, 5, 29-39.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1988). Parent-adolescent intimacy: Impact on parent adolescent functioning. Adolescence, XXIII, 137-147.

LeCroy, Craig W., & Goodwin, C. C. (1988). New directions in teaching social work methods: A content analysis of course outlines. Journal of Social Work Education, 24, 43-49.

Ashford, J. B., & LeCroy, C. W.* (1988). Decision making for juvenile offenders in aftercare. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 39, 47-54.

Hudson, W. W., & LeCroy, C. W. (1987). Applied measurement theory in behavior therapy. Corrective and Social Psychiatry and Journal of Behavior Technology Methods and Therapy, 33, 237-242.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1987). A model for involving fathers in family treatment. Family Therapy, XIV, 237-245.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1986).An analysis of the effects of gender on outcome in group treatment with young adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 15, 497-508.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1987). Methodological issues in the evaluation of social work practices: Author’s reply. Social Service Review, 61, 168-170.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1987). Teaching children social skills: A game format. Social Work, 32, 440-442.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1986). Social Competence Training. In R. Feldman (Ed.), Advances in Adolescent Mental Health, Vol. 2, 101-114.

LeCroy, Craig W., Ashford, J. B., & Hudson, W. W. (1986). Clinical social work: Fictions, factions, and future directions. Urban and Social Change Review, 19, 8-13.

LeCroy, Craig W. and Rank, Mark R. (1986). Factors associated with burnout in the social services: An exploratory study. Journal of Social Service Research, 10, 23-40.

LeCroy, Craig W. and Rose, S. D. (1986).Helping children cope with stress. Social Work in Education, 9, 5-15.

LeCroy, Craig W. and Rose, S. D. (1986).Evaluation of preventive interventions for enhancing social competence in adolescents. Social Work Research and Abstracts, 1986, 22, 8-17.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1985). Methodological issues in the evaluation of Social Work practice. Social Service Review, 59, 345-357.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1985). Residential treatment for adolescents: Toward improved services. Practice Applications, 3, 1-12.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1987). Residential treatment for adolescents: Toward improved services. (Same as above article), was translated into Chinese for the Community Development Journal, 39, 41-46.

Rose, S. D. and LeCroy, Craig W. (1985). Improving children’s social competence: A multimodel behavioral group approach. In S. Ross and D. Upper (Eds.), Handbook of Group Therapy, New York: Plenum Press.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1984). Residential treatment services: A review of some current trends. Child Care Quarterly, 13, 83-97.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1983). Social skills training with adolescents: A review. In C. W. LeCroy (Ed.), Social Skills Training for Children and Youth. New York: Haworth Press.

Rose, S. D. and LeCroy, C. W. (1983). Group therapy: A behavioral and cognitive perspective. In E. Walker (Ed.), Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin.

Rank, M. and LeCroy, C. W. (1983). Toward a multiple perspective in family theory and practice: The case of social exchange theory, symbolic interactionism, and conflict theory. Family Relations, 32, 441-448.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1983). Social-cognitive group work with children. Behavior Group Therapy, 5, 9-12.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1982). Practitioner competence in social work: Training and evaluation. Journal of Social Service Research, 5, 71-83.

LeCroy, Craig, W., Koeplin-LeCroy, M., and Long, J. (1982). Preventive intervention through parent training programs. Social Work in Education, 4, 53-62.

LeCroy, Craig W. (1982). Teaching social skills to children in the schools. In J. P. Flynn and R. Constable (Eds.), School Social Work: Practice, Research and Theory, Homewood, IL: Dorsey Press.

LeCroy, C. W. and Flynn, J. P. (1982). Journal reports of school social work practice and research. In J. P. Flynn and R. Constable (Eds.), School Social Work: Practice, Research and Theory, Homewood, IL: Dorsey Press.

LeCroy, C. W. and Goodwin, D. L. (1981). Behavioral consultation and applied behavior analysis in the classroom. School Social Work Quarterly, 1, 219-228.

Pawlak, E. and LeCroy, C. W. (1981). Critical incident recording for supervision and treatment in group practice. Social Work With Groups, 4, 181-191.

* represents equal authorship

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