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Bunger, A. C., Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., Phillips, R., West, K. Y., Clark-Hammond, G., & Kranich, C. (2023). Implementation and Mental Health Outcomes of a Service Cascade Linking Child Welfare and Children’s Mental Health Systems: A Case Study of the Gateway CALL Demonstration. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 50(2), 327-341.


Knight, L., & Yoon, S. (2023). “You come up from the ashes, and you’re like a phoenix.” Survivors of sex trafficking define resilience. Qualitative Social Work.


Schoppe‐Sullivan, S. J., Wang, J., Yang, J., Kim, M., Zhang, Y., & Yoon, S. (2023). Patterns of coparenting and young children's social–emotional adjustment in low‐income families. Child Development.

Sattler, K., Yoon, S., & Lutolli, A. (2023). Trajectories of resilience among young children involved with child protective services. Development and psychopathology, 1-11.

Wang, J., Schoppe‐Sullivan, S. J., Yan, J., & Yoon, S. (2022). Examining parents' susceptibility: Coparenting relationships and parental involvement in low‐income families. Journal of Marriage and Family.


Yoon, D., Yoon, S., Yoon, M., & Knox, P.N. (2023). Gender differences in the role of peer relationship quality on psychological symptoms in youth at-risk for maltreatment. Children and Youth Services Review, 106945

Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., Ploss, A., Benavides, J.L., & Chang, Y. (2023). Contextual Factors of Child Behavioral Health Across Developmental Stages. Development & Psychopathology, 1-14


Chang, Y., Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., & Lee, J. (2022). Family-, School-, and Neighborhood-Level Predictors of Resilience for Adolescents with a History of Maltreatment. Children, 10(1), 1.

Kim, Y. J., Burlaka, V., & Yoon, S (2022). Gender differences in suicide ideation: Mediating effects of alcohol abuse/dependence on suicide ideation through psychological distress and hopelessness. Health & Social Work

Maguire-Jack, K., Yoon, S., Chang, Y., & Hong, S (2022). Understanding the relative influence of social factors at various ecological levels on child maltreatment at critical stages of child development. Children, 9 (2), 163


Yoon, S., Pei, F., Logan, J., Helsabeck, N., Hamby, S., & Slesnick, N. (2022). Early childhood maltreatment and profiles of resilience among child welfare-involved children. Development & Psychopathology, 1-13.


Pei, F., Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., & Lee, M. Y. (2022). Neighborhood influences on early childhood behavioral problems: Child maltreatment as a mediator. Child Abuse & Neglect, 123, 105391.

Lee, J. Y., Ogilvie, T., Yoon, S., Kirsch, J., Koh, E., & Spencer, M. S. (2022). Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander children in foster care: A descriptive study of an overlooked child welfare population. Children and Youth Services Review.


Kim, Y. J., Burlaka, V., & Yoon, S (2022). Gender differences in suicide ideation: Mediating effects of alcohol abuse/dependence on suicide ideation through psychological distress and hopelessness. Health & Social Work


Yoon, S., Pei, F., Benavides, J.L., Ploss, A., Logan, J., & Hamby, S. (2022). The long-term effects of early childhood resilience profiles on school outcomes among children in the child welfare system. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health


Yoon, D., Kobulsky, J., Yoon, M., Park, J., & Yoon, S. (2022). Racial differences in early adolescent substance use: Child abuse types and family/peer substance use as predictors. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.


Yoon, S., Helsabeck, N., Wang, X., Logan, J., Pei, F., Hamby, S., & Slesnick, N. (2021). Profiles of resilience among children exposed to non-maltreatment adverse childhood experiences. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(20), 10600.

Yoon, S., Kim, M., Yang, J., Lee, J., Latelle, A., Wang, J., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. (2021). Patterns of Father Involvement and Child Development among Low-Income Families [Special Issue]. Children. 8(12), 1164.

Bunger, A. C., Maguire-Jack, K., Yoon, S., Mooney, D., West, K. Y., Hammond, G. C., & Kranich, C. (2021). Does mental health screening and assessment in child welfare improve mental health service receipt, child safety, and permanence for children in out-of-home care? An evaluation of the Gateway CALL demonstration. Child Abuse & Neglect, 122, 105351.

Dellor, E., Yoon, S., Bunger, A., Himmeger, M., & Freisthler, B. (2021). Benchmarking Trauma in Child Welfare: A Brief Report. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, doi:10.1177/08862605211038324


Yoon, S., Sattler, K., Knox, J., & Xin*, Y. (2021). Longitudinal Examination of Resilience among Child Welfare-Involved Adolescents: The Roles of Caregiver-Child Relationships and Deviant Peer Affiliation. Development & Psychopathology


Showalter, K., Yoon, S., & Logan, T.K. (2021). The Employment Trajectories of Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. Work, Employment and Society


Yoon, S., Kobulsky, J. M., Shin, S., & Coxe*, K. (2021). The Roles of Child Maltreatment and Fathers in the Development of Substance Use in an At-Risk Sample of Youth: A Longitudinal Study. Child Abuse and Neglect, 118, 105130


Yoon, S., Yoon, D., Latelle*, A., & Kobulsky, J. M. (2021). The Interaction Effects between Father-Child Relationship Quality and Parent-perpetrated Maltreatment on Adolescent Behavior Problems. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 08862605211021977


Freisthler, B., Maguire-Jack, K., Yoon, S., Dellor, E., & Price-Wolf, J. (2021). Enhancing Permanency in Children and Families (EPIC): Study Protocol. BMC public health, 21(1), 1-9


Maguire-Jack, K., Yoon, S., & Hong, S. (2021). Social cohesion and informal social control as mediators between neighborhood poverty and child maltreatment: A longitudinal investigation. Child Maltreatment 10775595211007566


Yoon, S., Coxe*, K., Bunger, A., Freisthler, B., Dellor, E., Langaigne*, A., & Millisor, J (2021). Feasibility of engaging child welfare-involved parents with substance use disorders in research: Key challenges and lessons learned. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 1-19


Kobulsky, J. M., Yoon, S., Wildfeuer, R., Simonson, P., & Shin, S.H. (2021). Differential effects of father-perpetrated maltreatment on adolescent health risk. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 08862605211001484.


Yoon, D., Yoon, S., Pei*, F., & Ploss*, A. (2021). The Roles of Child Maltreatment Types and Peer Relationships on Behavior Problems in Early Adolescence. Child Abuse & Neglect, 112, 104921.


Dillard*, R., Beaujolais*, B., Yoon, S., Wang, X., Shockley McCarthy*, K., & Pei*, F. (2021). Factors that inhibit and promote resilient functioning following childhood maltreatment: A qualitative exploration of practitioner perspectives. Children & Youth Services Review, 122, 105895


Cage, J., Coles, C., McGinnis, H.A., Yoon, S., Pitts, B. (2020). Validating the factor structure of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Scale for child welfare involved youth. Journal of Public Child Welfare

Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., Knox, J., & Ploss, A. (2020). Socio-ecological predictors of resilience development over time among maltreated youth. Child Maltreatment, 1077559520981151

Yoon, D., Snyder, S., Yoon, S., & Coxe*, K. (2020).  Longitudinal Association Between Deviant Peer Affiliation and Externalizing Behavior Problems by Types of Child Maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect


Yoon, S., Dillard*, R., Beaujolais*, B., & Howell, K. (2020). A Phenomenological Qualitative Approach to Examining Developmental Differences in Resilience among Maltreated Children. Psychology of Violence


Miller-Graff, L., Yoon, S., Paulson, J., & Maguire-Jack, K. (2020). Pathways of depression and posttraumatic stress symptoms across childhood and adolescence: Findings from two longitudinal studies. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.


Kobulsky, J. M., Wildfeuer, R., Yoon, S., & Cage, J. (2020).  Distinguishing Characteristics and Disparities in Child Protective Services-Investigated Maltreatment by Fathers. Child Maltreatment


Shin, S. H., Jiskrova, G. K., Yoon, S. & Kobulsky, J. M. (2020). Childhood maltreatment, motives to drink and alcohol-related problems in young adulthood. Child Abuse & Neglect.


Shockley McCarthy*, K., Yoon, S, & Pei*, F. (2020). Developmental differential impact of child maltreatment: The practitioner's perspective. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal


Beaujolais*, B., Wang, X., Shockley McCarthy*, K., Dillard*, R., Pei*, F., & Yoon, S. (2020). Caregiver influences on resilience development among children with maltreatment experience: Practitioner perspectives. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.


Yoon, S., Dillard*, R., Pei*, F., Shockley McCarthy*, K., Beaujolais*, B., Wang, X., Maguire-Jack, K., Wolf, K., & Cochey, S. (2020) Defining resilience in maltreated children from the practitioners’ perspectives: A qualitative study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 106, 104516.


Yoon, S., Dillard*, R., Kobulsky, J. M., Nemeth, J., Shi*, Y., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. (2020). The type and timing of child maltreatment as predictors of adolescent cigarette smoking trajectories. Substance Use & Misuse. 1-10


Pei*, F., Shockley McCarthy*, K., Wang, X., Beaujolais*, B., & Yoon, S. (2020). Critical Components of Interventions to Promote Resilience among Children with Maltreatment Experiences: A Qualitative Study of Practitioners’ Perspectives. Children & Youth Service Review, 110


Shin, S. H., Ksinan Jiskrova, G., Yoon, S., & Kobulsky, J. M. (2020). Childhood maltreatment and problematic alcohol use in young adulthood: the roles of cognitive vulnerability to depression and depressive symptoms. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1-9.


Yoon, S., Shi*, Y., Yoon*, D., Pei*, F., Schoppe-Sullivan, S., & Snyder, S. M. (2020). Child Maltreatment, Fathers, and Adolescent Alcohol and Marijuana Use Trajectories. Substance Use and Misuse, 55(5):721-733. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1701033



Yoon, S., Howell, K., Dillard,* R., Shockley McCarthy*, K., Rae Napier, T., & Pei*, F (2019). Resilience following child maltreatment: Definitional considerations and developmental variations. Trauma, Violence & Abuse. doi:10.1177/15248019869094


Yoon, S., Tebben*, E., Bellamy, J. L., Lee*, G., Yoon*, D., & Kim*, W. (2019). Predictors of father-child relationship quality in families at risk of maltreatment. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 11(1). doi:10.1086/704959   


Yoon, D., Yoon, S., Yoon, M., & Snyder, S. (2019). Developmental trajectories of deviant peer affiliation in mid-adolescence: Associations with types of child abuse and substance use. Children and Youth Services Review. 105. doi:


Showalter*, K., Yoon, S., Maguire-Jack, K., Wolf, K., & Letson, M. (2020). How does dual exposure to intimate partner violence and physical abuse impact trauma symptoms? Exploration in a children’s advocacy center population. Journal of Child and Family Social Work, 25 (2), 439-447. doi: 10.111/cfs.12700


Yoon, D., Snyder, S., & Yoon, S. (2019). Child maltreatment types and adolescent substance use: The role of deviant peer affiliation. Journal of Child and Family Social Work, 25 (2), 355-363. doi:10.1111/cfs.12691


Yoon, S., Quinn, C.R., Shockley McCarthy*, K., & Robertson, A.A. (2019). The effects of child protective services and juvenile justice system involvement on academic outcomes: Gender and racial differences. Youth & Society, 0044118X19844392


Wang*, X., Maguire-Jack, K., Barnhart, S., & Yoon, S. (2019). Racial differences in the relationship between neighborhood disorder, adverse childhood experiences, and child behavioral health.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 48(3), 315-329. doi: 10.1007/s10802-019-00597-4


Shin, S., Wang*, X., Yoon, S., Cage, J., Kobulsky, J., Montemayor, B. (2019). Childhood maltreatment and alcohol-related problems in young adulthood: The protective role of parental warmth. Child Abuse & Neglect, 98. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104238


Voith, L. A., Yoon, S., Topitzes, J., & Brondino, M. J. (2019). A feasibility study of a school-based social emotional learning program: Informing program development and evaluation. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal


Cage, J., Yoon, S., Barnhart, S., Coles, C., McGinnis, H., & Starns, A. (2019). Measuring school engagement for child welfare involved youth: Assessing the dimensionality of the Drug Free School Scale. Child Abuse & Neglect, 92, 85-92.


Blair, K., Voith, L.A., Zhang, L., & Yoon, S (2019). Expanding the scope of resilience research with socioeconomically disadvantaged men: Considering the sociocultural context. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 28 (1), 45-63. doi:10.1177/1060826519842797


Pei*, F., Wang*, X., Yoon, S., Tebben*, E. (2019). The influences of neighborhood disorder on early childhood externalizing problems: The roles of parental stress and child physical maltreatment. Journal of Community Psychology, 47(5), 1105-1117.


Wang*, X., Wu, Q., & Yoon, S (2019). Pathways from father engagement during infancy to child aggression in late childhood. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 50(4), 605-617.



Yoon, S., Barnhart, S., & Cage, J. L. (2018). The effects of recurrent physical abuse on the co-development of posttraumatic stress symptoms and externalizing behavior problems among child welfare involved youth. Child Abuse & Neglect, 81, 29-38.


Yoon, S., Voith, L.A., & Kobulsky, J. M. (2018). Gender differences in pathways from child physical and sexual abuse to adolescent risky sexual behavior. Journal of Adolescence, 64, 89-97


Kobulsky, J. M., Yoon, S., Bright, C. L., Lee*, G. & Nam, B. (2018). Gender moderated pathways from childhood abuse and neglect to late adolescent substance use. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 31(5), 654-664. doi: 10.1002/jts.22326


Yoon, S., Cage, J. L., Pei*., F., & Barnhart, S. (2018). Risk and resilience factors for psycho-behavioral symptom trajectories among child welfare-involved youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 0886260518799485


Yoon, S., Pei*, F., Wang*, X., Yoon*, D., Lee*, G., Shockley McCarthy*, K., & Schoppe-Sullivan, S. (2018). Vulnerability or resilience to early substance use among adolescents at risk of maltreatment: The role of maltreatment and father involvement. Child Abuse & Neglect, 86, 206-216. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.09.020,


Yoon, S., Bellamy, J., Kim*, W., & Yoon*, D. (2018). Father involvement and behavior problems among preadolescents at risk of maltreatment. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(2), 494-504. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-017-0890-6


Yoon, S. (2018). Fostering resilient development: Protective factors underlying externalizing trajectories of maltreated children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(2), 443-452.


Yoon*, D., Yoon, S., & Park, J.  (2018). A pernicious cycle: Finding the pathways from child maltreatment to adolescent peer victimization. Child Abuse & Neglect, 81, 139-148.


Maguire-Jack, K., Cao*, Y., & Yoon, S. (2018). Racial disparities in child maltreatment: The role of social service availability. Children and Youth Services Review, 86, 49-55.


Holmes, M. R., Yoon, S., Berg, K., Cage, J., & Perzynski, A. T. (2018). Promoting the development of resilient academic functioning in maltreated children. Child Abuse and Neglect.75, 92-103 doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.07.018   



Yoon, S., Kobulsky, J. M., Yoon*, D., & Kim*, W. (2017). Developmental pathways from child maltreatment to adolescent substance use: The roles of posttraumatic stress symptoms and mother-child relationships. Children and Youth Services Review, 82 (2017), 271-279.


Yoon, S., Yoon*, D., Wang*, X., Tebben*, E., Lee*, G., & Pei*, F. (2017). Co-development of internalizing and externalizing behavior problems during early childhood among child welfare-involved children. Children and Youth Services Review, 82, 455-465.


Yoon, S. (2017). Child maltreatment characteristics as predictors of heterogeneity in internalizing symptom trajectories among children in the child welfare system. Child Abuse and Neglect, 72; 247-257.


Yoon, S., Tebben*, E., & Lee*, G. (2017). Early childhood aggression among child welfare involved children: The interplay between the type of child maltreatment and ecological protective factors. Children and Youth Services Review, 81,72-80. doi:


Holmes, M. R., Yoon, S. & Berg, K. (2017). Maternal depression and intimate partner violence exposure: Longitudinal analyses of the development of aggressive behavior in an at-risk sample, Aggressive Behavior, 9999, 1-11. 10.1002/ab.21696


Minnes, S., Min, M. O., Short, E., Wu, M., Lang, A., Yoon, S. & Singer, L. T. (2016). Executive function in children with prenatal cocaine exposure (12-15 Years). Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 57: 79-86 doi:10.1016/


Kobulsky, J. M., Holmes, M.R., Yoon, S., & Perzynski, A T. (2016). Physical abuse after child protective services investigation and adolescent substance use.  Children and Youth Services Review, 71, 35-44. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.10.033.


Crampton, D. & Yoon, S. (2016). Crisis nursery services and foster care prevention: An exploratory study. Children and Youth Services Review.61, 311-316. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.01.001


Yoon, S., Steigerwald, S., Holmes, M. R., & Perzynski, A. T. (2016). Children’s exposure to violence: The underlying effect of posttraumatic stress symptoms on behavior problems. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 29(1), 72-9. doi: 10.1002/jts.22063  



Yoon, S., Kobulsy, J., Voith, L. A., Steigerwald, S., & Holmes, M. R. (2015). Gender differences in caregiver-child relationship mediation of the association between violence exposure severity and adolescent behavior problems. Child Abuse & Neglect, 50, 104–15. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.10.012

Holmes, M. R., Yoon, S., Voith, L. A., Kobulsky, J., & Steigerwald, S. (2015). Resilience in physically abused children: Protective factors for aggression. Behavioral Sciences. 5, 176-189.


Min, M. O., Minnes, S., Lang, A., Yoon, S., & Singer, L. T. (2015). Effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on early sexual behavior: Gender difference in externalizing behavior as a mediator. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 153, 59-65.



​Min, M. O., Minnes, S., Yoon, S., Short, E., & Singer, L. T. (2014). Self-reported adolescent behavioral adjustment: Effects of prenatal cocaine exposure. Journal of Adolescent Health, 55 (2), 167-174.


Min, M. O., Minnes, S., Lang, A., Weishampel, P., Short, E. J., Yoon, S., & Singer, L. T. (2014).  Externalizing behavior and substance use related problems at 15 years in prenatally cocaine exposed adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 269-279.


Minnes, S., Singer, L. T., Min, M. O., Wu, M., Lang, A., & Yoon, S.  (2014). Effects of prenatal cocaine/polydrug exposure on substance use by age 15. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134 (1), 201-210.

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