Rebecca Evans Ford-Paz

  • 229 Citations

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Research Interests

Dr. Ford-Paz is the Coordinating Psychologist of the Mood & Anxiety Program at Children's Memorial Hospital and provides evidence-based evaluation and individual, family, and group cognitive behavioral therapy in Spanish and English for a variety of anxiety and depressive disorders. Dr. Ford-Paz also has clinical and research interests in the reduction of mental health disparities for Latino youth and families. More specifically, she is interested in the cultural adaptation of evidence-based treatment to improve treatment retention and outcomes for Latino youth. Currently, she is involved in community-based participatory research with 3 agency partners: Healthcare Alternative Systems, Alternatives, Inc., and Alivio Medical Center to target the prevention of depression in Latino youth.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, DePaul University

… → 2006

Research interests

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Health Disparities

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Research Output

  • 229 Citations
  • 10 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • Working on Womanhood (WOW): A participatory formative evaluation of a community-developed intervention

    Ford-Paz, R. E., Crown, L., Lawton, K., Goldenthal, H., Day, G., Coyne, C. A., Gill, T., Harris, N., Blakemore, S. & Cicchetti, C., Feb 2019, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 72, p. 237-249 13 p.

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  • You're Not Alone: A Public Health Response to Immigrant/Refugee Distress in the Current Sociopolitical Context

    Ford-Paz, R. E., Santiago, C. D. C., Coyne, C. A., Rivera, C., Guo, S., Rusch, D., St Jean, N., Hilado, A. & Cicchetti, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychological Services.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Culturally Tailored Depression/Suicide Prevention in Latino Youth: Community Perspectives

    Ford-Paz, R. E., Reinhard, C., Kuebbeler, A., Contreras, R. & Sánchez, B., Oct 29 2015, In : Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. 42, 4, p. 519-533 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 11 Scopus citations

    Training community opinion leaders to raise awareness and promote early intervention for depressed latino adolescents

    Ford-Paz, R. E., Kuebbeler, A., Contreras, R., Garduño, M. & Sánchez, B., Dec 1 2015, In : Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 9, 2, p. 191-201 11 p.

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  • 4 Scopus citations