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 and The Center for Childhood Cancer Research, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2012.
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Selected Publications

Baran, J.N., Brodsky, C., Quast, L., Phillips, P., Barakat, L.P., Hocking, M.C.: Indirect effects of neurocognitive function on friendship quality through coping responses to social dilemmas in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Poster presentation at 2018 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference April 2018.

Brodsky, C., Shabason, E.K., Minturn, J.E., Blum, N., Schultz, R., Herrington, J., Hocking, M.C.: Facial processing abilities and social functioning in pediatric brain tumor survivors, children with autism spectrum disorder, and typically developing children. Poster presentation at Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research February 2018.

Quast, L.F, Phillips, P.C., Li, Y., Kazak, A.E., Barakat, L.P., & Hocking, M.C.: A prospective study of family predictors of health-related quality of life in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 65(6): e26976, 2018.

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. October 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: DOI: 10.1080/02739615.2017.1337516.

Hocking, M.C., Hobbie, W., & Fisher, M.J.: Development of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Rating of Treatment Intensity. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 136(1): 73-78, 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s11060-017-2618-2.

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