Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Matthew C. Hocking

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Childhood Cancer Research and Division of Oncology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
10211 Colket Translational Research Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Psychology)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001.
MA (Clinical Psychology)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2005.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
O'Grady Resident in Psychology, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2008-2009.
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, Division of Oncology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2012.
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Selected Publications

Shabason, E.K., Brodsky, C., Minturn, J.E., Blum, N., Schultz, R., Herrington, J., Hocking, M.C.: Association between facial processing abilities and social competence in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Oral presentation at the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2017 Annual Meeting October 2017.

Hocking, M.C., Li, Y., Quast, L.F., Baran, J., Brodsky, C., Kazak, A.E., Phillips, P.C., Barakat, L.P.: Prospective family influences on neurocognitive functioning in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Poster presentation at the 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Washington, D.C. Octber 2017.

Shabason, E.K., Brodsky, C., Baran, J., Hobbie, W., Minturn, J.E., Blum, N., Hocking, M.C.: Increased prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Poster presentation at the 2017 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology June 2017.

Baran, J.N., Quast, L.F., Phillips, P., Kazak, A.E., Li, Y., Barakat, L.P., Hocking, M.C.: Efficacy of a computerized cognitive-training program in long-term pediatric brain tumor survivors. Oral presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR. April 2017.

Baran, J.N., Quast, L.F., Phillips, P., Kazak, A.E., Li, Y., Barakat, L.P., Hocking, M.C. : Prospective influence of family functioning psychosocial health-related quality of life in pediatric brain tumor survivors at the conclusion of tumor-directed therapy. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR. April 2017.

Hocking, M.C., Paltin, I., Belasco, C., Barakat, L.P.: Parent perspectives on the educational barriers and unmet needs of children with cancer. Children's Health Care In Press, 2017 Notes: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02739615.2017.1337516.

Hocking, M.C., Quast, L.F., Brodsky, C., Deatrick, J.A.: Caregiver Perspectives on the Social Competence of Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors: A Mixed-Methods Study. Supportive Care in Cancer 25(12): 3749-3757, 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s00520-017-3805-6.

Hocking, M.C., Hobbie, W., & Fisher, M.J.: Development of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Rating of Treatment Intensity. Journal of Neuro-Oncology In Press, 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s11060-017-2618-2.

Hocking, M.C., McCurdy, M., Quast, L., Paltin, I., Barakat, L.P.: Feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a computerized cognitive training program in survivors of pediatric brain tumor survivors Oral presentation at the 48th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Dublin, Ireland October 2016.

Hocking, M.C., Paltin, I.: Cognitive and family intervention approaches for a pediatric brain tumor survivor with significant cognitive impairments. Oral presentation at the 48th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Dublin, Ireland October 2016.

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