David Hoskins

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David Hoskins |
Assistant Professor

California School of Professional Psychology
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
David.Hoskins@alliant.edu
Professional Interests
Examining unmet behavioral health needs (i.e., psychiatric symptoms, substance use, and sexual risk behaviors) in both the primary care setting and the juvenile justice system; Culturally attuned mental health services for youth who have faced multiple and various forms of interpersonal trauma and adversity as well as their caregiver; and, the Latinx community.
Bio

David Hoskins, PsyD., M.A.S. is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University. His research and professional interests include trauma and related behavioral health needs (i.e., psychiatric symptoms, substance use, and sexual risk behaviors); Latinx mental health; acculturation, acculturation gap-distress theory, and the Latinx paradox; and, culturally attuned and manualized treatment interventions.

Education
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2018
M.A.S., Clinical Research, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco
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2012
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Alliant University—San Francisco Campus
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2013
Honors
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2017
2017, National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Drug Abuse.

- Diversity Supplement to an existing RO1
- Title: Uncovering Health Disparities Among First-Time Offending, Court Involved, Non-Incarcerated Latinx Youth
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2016
2014 & 2016 NIH, Loan Repayment Program, Initial and Resubmission.

- Title: Positive Adaptation for Trauma and Healing
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2013, America Psychological Association, Minority Fellowship Program

- Treatment outcomes, Clinical Research Project
Publications
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2019

Hoskins, D., Del Cid, M,Perez, L., & Tolou-Shams, M. (2019). Ecological Systems in Relation to Latinx Youth in the Justice System: A Narrative Literature Review. Child and Youth Services Review
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2018

Hoskins, D., Marshall, B., Koinis-Mitchel, D., Galbriath, K., & Tolou-Shams, M. (2018). Latinx Youth at First Contact with the Juvenile Justice System: Trauma and Associated Behavioral Health Needs. Child Psychiatry and Human Development.
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2017

Hoskins, D., Duncan, L., Moskowitz, J., & Ordonez, A. (2017). Positive Adaptations for Trauma and Healing (PATH), a Pilot Study of Group Therapy with Latino Youth. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, and Practice.
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2017

Hoskins, D. and Padron, E. (2017). The Practices of Curanderismo: A Qualitative Study from the Perspectives of Curanderos. Journal of Latino Psychology
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2020

Hoskins, D. & Platt, J. (in press). A collaborative model of care based upon the lived experiences of psychotherapists and traditional healers. In J. Cervantes & B. McNeil. Latinx Healing Practices: Psychotherapeutic Perspectives and Counseling Interventions. Cognella
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2016

Hoskins, D. & Padron, E. (2016). Historical Review of the history and tradition of Curanderismo. In R. Carrillo, & C. Saucedo Traditional Medicine and Mental Health: Integrative Practices. Hayes House, Carlsbad, CA.
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