MaryLouise E. Kerwin
Office Address Department of Psychology
856-256-4500 x3521 (office phone)
Major: Counseling Psychology (APA Approved) & Developmental Psychology
Major: Counseling Psychology (APA Approved) & Developmental Psychology
Internship The John F. Kennedy Institute for Handicapped Children &
Fellowship University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute on Drug Abuse National Research Service Award
2006-Present Professor, Department of Psychology,
Scientist/ Treatment Research Institute,
Professor, Department of Psychology,
1996 -2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology,
1993 -1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics,
Summer, 1995 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Post Doctoral Fellowship Program, Section of Pediatric Psychology; Division of
Child Development & Rehabilitation; Department of Pediatrics;
Consultant, Department of Psychology,
Faculty, Introduction to Psychology, Department of Psychology,
1984-1987 Trainee under Mental Retardation National Research Service Award Institutional Grant (NICHD)
Department Chairperson, Department of Psychology,
1990-1997 Co-Director, Pediatric Feeding
Program, The Children's Seashore House & The Children's
Service Grant, Department of New Jersey's Division of Youth and Family Services, Southern Regional Office (7 District Offices)
Fiscal Year 2002 $129,368
Fiscal Year 2003 $213,851
Effect of Active Responding on Performance in Online Learning
The behavioral economics of food refusal: When is the payoff sufficient?
Rowan Foundation Professional Development Grant
January, 1997 - May, 1997
Early Intervention for Oral Feeding Difficulties in Children,
CHOP Nutrition Pilot Project Program, July, 1994 - June, 1995
Behavior Therapy Development of Group CM in Methadone Tx, National Institute on Drug Abuse, September 2005-August 2009, Principal Investigator: Kimberly C. Kirby, Ph.D.
CRAFT Behavior Therapy Phase 2 Study: Treatment Entry Component, National Institute on Drug Abuse, September 2004-August 2009, $2,835,800 Principal Investigator: Kimberly C Kirby, Ph.D.
Community Reinforcement Through Religious Communities (3 R01 DA015991-03S1), National Institute on Drug Abuse, August, 2004-July, 2005, $101,683, Principal Investigator: Kimberly C. Kirby, Ph.D.
Stahler, G. J., Kirby, K. C., & Kerwin, M. L. E. (in press). A faith-based intervention for cocaine-dependent African-American women in residential substance abuse treatment. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.
Kirby, K. C., Benishek, L. A., Dugosh, K. L., & Kerwin, M. L. E. (in press). Substance Abuse Treatment Providers’ Beliefs and Objections Regarding Contingency Management: Implications for Dissemination. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Kerwin, M. L. E., Walker-Smith, K., & Kirby, K. C. (2006). Comparative analysis of state requirements for training of substance abuse & mental health counselors. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 30, 173-181.
Kerwin, M. L. E. (2006). Evaluation of a computer-based instructional package about eating disorders. Computers in Human Behavior, 22, 1059-1066.
Stahler, G. J., Shipley, T. E., Kirby, K. C., Godbolte, C., Kerwin, M. L. E., Shandler, I., & Simons, L. (2005). Development and initial demonstration of a community-based intervention for homeless cocaine using African-American women. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 28, 171-179.
Manno, C. J., Fox, C., Eicher, P. S., & Kerwin, M. L. E. (2005). Early oral-motor interventions for pediatric feeding problems: What, when and how. Journal of Early and Intensive Behavioral Intervention, 3, 145-159. Source: http://www.jeibi.com/
Kerwin, M. L. E. (2005). The intersection of substance abuse and child maltreatment: What works? Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Special Issue Commemorating the Work of Dr. Lizette Peterson, 30, 581-597.
Garro, A., Thurman, S.K., Kerwin, M.L. E., & Ducette, J.P. (2005). Parent/caregiver stress during pediatric hospitalization for chronic feeding problems. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 20, 268-275.
Kerwin, M. L. E., Eicher, P. E. & Gelsinger, J. (2005). Parental report of eating problems and gastrointestinal symptoms in children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Children’s Health Care, 34, 217-234
Kerwin, M.L.E. & Eicher, P. S. (2004). Behavioral intervention and prevention of feeding difficulties in infants and toddlers. Journal of Early and Intensive Behavioral Interventions, 1, 129-140.
Kerwin, M.L.E. (2003). Pediatric feeding disorders: A behavior analytic approach to assessment and treatment. The Behavior Analyst Today, 4, 160-174. http://www.behavior-analyst-online.org/NEWBAT/Frameless%20BAT/BATissues.html
Ahearn, W., Kerwin, M. L., Eicher, P. S., Taylor, C., & Nichols, K. (2001). An ABAC comparison of two intensive interventions for food refusal. Behavior Modification, 25, 385-405.
Friman, P. C., Allen, K. D., Kerwin, M. L. E., & Larzelere, R. (2000). Questionable validity, not vitality (Response). American Psychologist, 55, 274-275.
Kerwin, M. L. (1999). Empirically validated treatments for feeding problems and failure to thrive. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Special Issue: Treatments that Work, 24, 193-214.
Kerwin, M.L., Ahearn, W. H., Eicher, P.S., & Swearingin, W. (1998). The relationship between food refusal and self-injurious behavior: A case study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 29, 67-77.
Kerwin, M. L., & Hale-Sills, N.
(1998). Feeding Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood. In B. A. Thyer & J. S. Wodarski (Eds.), Handbook
of Empirical Social Work Practice (Volume 1).
Ahearn, W. H., Kerwin, M. L., Eicher, P. S., Shantz, J., & Swearingin, W. (1996). An alternating treatments comparison of two intensive interventions for food refusal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 321-332.
Kerwin, M.L. & Berkowitz, R. (1996). Feeding and Eating Disorders: Ingestive problems in infancy through adolescence. School Psychology Review: Implications of DSM-IV for the practice of school psychology, 25, 316-328.
Eicher, P.S., & Kerwin, M. L.
(1996). Feeding and Nutrition. In L.
Kurtz, P. Dowrick, S. Levy, & M. Batshaw (Eds.), Children's Seashore
House Handbook on Developmental Disabilities:
An interdisciplinary sourcebook for professionals.
Kerwin, M.L., Ahearn, W. H., Eicher, P.E., & Burd, D. (1995). The cost of eating: A behavioral economic analysis of food refusal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 28, 245-260.
Kerwin, M.L., Osborne, M.L., & Eicher, P.S. (1994). Effect of position and support on oral-motor skills of a child with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Clinical Pediatrics, 33, 8-13.
Friman, P.C., Allen, K.D., Kerwin, M.L.E., & Larzelere, R. (1993). Changes is modern psychology: A citation analysis of Kuhnian displacement thesis. American Psychologist, 48, 658-664.
McGowan, J., Kerwin, M.L., & Bleile,
K. (1993). Oral motor and feeding
problems. In K. Bleile (Ed.), The care of children with long-term
Handen, B.L., Parrish, J.M., McClung, T.J., Kerwin, M.L.E., & Evans, L.D. (1992). Using guided compliance versus time out to promote child compliance: A preliminary comparative analysis in an analogue context. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 13, 157-170.
Day, J.D., Cordon, L., & Kerwin, M.L.
(1989). Informal instruction and
development of cognitive skills: A review and critique of research. In C.
McCormick, G. Miller, M. Pressley (Eds.), Cognitive strategy research: From
basic research to educational applications.
McDaniel, M.A., Dunay, P.K., Lyman, B.J., & Kerwin, M.L.E. (1988). Effects of elaboration and relational distinctiveness on sentence memory. American Journal of Psychology, 101, 357-369.
Kerwin, M.L., Howard, G.S., Maxwell, S.E., & Borkowski, J.E. (1987). Implications of Covariance Structure Analysis (LISREL) versus regression models for counseling research, The Counseling Psychologist, 15, 287-310.
McDaniel, M.A., & Kerwin, M.L.E. (1987). Long-term prose retention: Is an organizational scheme sufficient? Discourse Processes, 10, 253-266.
Kerwin, M.L., & Day, J.D. (1987).
Peer influences on cognitive development. In J. P. Pryor & J.D. Day (Eds.),
The development of social cognition.