Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Couple & Family Therapy

San Diego Campus

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Psy 7302 - Research Methods

Couples and Families and Technology, Social networking sites and relationships, Qualitative Methodology

Cravens, J. D., Leckie, K., & Whiting, J. (2013). Facebook Infidelity: When poking becomes problematic. Contemporary Family Therapy, 35(1), 74-90. doi:10.1007/s10591-012-9231-5

Cravens, J. D., Hertlein, K. M., & Blumer, M. (March/April, 2013). Are all technology issues created equal? Assessing, diagnosising and treting Internet Issues in relationships. Submitted to Family Therapy Magazine, March/April issue: Technology and Relationships.

Pratt, K., Lamson, A., Lazorick, S., Swanson, M., Cravens, J., & Collier, D. (2011). A Biopsychosocial Pilot Study of Overweight Youth and Care provider's perception of Quality of life. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26, 61-68.

Cravens, J. D. & Whiting, J. (2013). Clinical issues of Internet infidelity: A comparison of offline, online and social networking site behaviors. Research poster accepted for the AAMFT National Conference, Eugene, OR, 2013.

Pratt, K. J. & Cravens, J. D. (2013). Weight and Body Size Awareness: Implications for the supervisor, clinician and field. Research symposium accepted for the NCFR National Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2013.

Whiting, J. & Cravens, J. D. (2013). Conflict, Escalation and Distortion: A process study. Research poster accepted for the AAMFT National Conference, Eugene, OR, 2013.

Whiting, J. B. & Cravens, J. D. (2013). Escalating and Accusing: A model of Distortion and Blame in Couple Conflict. Research symposium accepted for the NCFR National Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2013.

Academic History and Background

East Carolina University, BS, Psychology

East Carolina University, MS, Marriage & Family Therapy

Texas Tech University, PhD, Marriage & Family Therapy

AAMFT

Delta Kappa - International Marriage & Family Therapy Honor Society

Psi Chi

Professional Practice and Community Service

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