Tracy E Waasdorp, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Senior Research Scientist , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Research for School-Based Bullying and Social Emotional Learning in the Center for Violence Prevention , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2674251312
BA (Psychology)
Muhlenberg College, 2002.
MS (Counseling and Psychological Services)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
PhD (Human Development and Family Studies)
University of Delaware, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Waasdorp, T.E., Pas, E., Paskewich, B.S., Scott, D., & Bradshaw, C. P.: Coaching Teachers in Bullying Detection and Intervention. In T.E. Waasdorp (Chair) SEL approaches to Bullying Prevention. World Anti-Bullying Forum October 2023.

Paskewich, B.S., Waasdorp, T.E., Waanders, C., Fu, R., & Leff, S.S.: Adapting a Universal Aggression Prevention Program through Community-based Participatory Research to Overcome Subgroup Differences in Program Outcomes. Paper to be presented at the World Anti-Bullying Forum. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. October 2023.

Paskewich, B.S., Fu, R., Waanders, C., Leff, S.S., & Waasdorp, T.E.: Translational Adaptations and Considerations for Enhancing the Meaningfulness and Impact of the PRAISE Program in Urban Schools. Society for Prevention Research. Washington, DC. June 2023.

Fu, R., Waasdorp, T.E., Paskewich, B., Randolph, J.A., & Bradshaw, C.: Parent Perceptions of Social Relationships in the School: Associations with Parent Race-Ethnicity and Youth’s Peer Victimization Status. Society for Prevention Research. Washington, DC. June 2023.

Waasdorp, T. E.: Leveraging Online Video Games for Children’s Development. Psychology Today 2023 Notes:

Fu, R., Perepezko, A.L., Bradshaw, C.P. & Waasdorp, T.E.: Race-based Bullying Victimization and Adjustment Difficulties: Racial-Ethnic Differences in the Protective Role of School Equity. International Journal of Bullying Prevention 2023 Notes:

Coleman, J. N., Nguyen, T., Waasdorp, T.E., Whittington, D. D. & Mehari, K. R.: Patterns of Distinct Forms of Peer and Dating Aggression Perpetration in Adolescence. School Mental Health 2023 Notes:

Paskewich, B. S.: Using a Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to Expand the Impact of a School-based Aggression Prevention Program. Tracy Waasdorp quoted in Research in Action Blog for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia October 2022.

Myers RK, Kapa HM, Lombardi L, Ostapenko S, Waasdorp T.: Examining the Intersection of Peer Bullying and Physical Assault Victimization among Children and Adolescents through Linkage of Clinical Data Sources. Oral presentation at the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research Annual Meeting. March 2022.

Waasdorp, T.E.: Unmasking Relational Aggression in Schools. Research in Action Blog, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Center for Injury Research & Prevention. March 2022 Notes:

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