Barbara Baumann, PhD

Barbara Baumann, PhD

Research Instructor in Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute of Juvenile Research
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Psychological Association
Committee Member, National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence
Member, Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association
Member, American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

Research Interests

Dissemination of evidence-based practice; Implementation of evidence-based practice; Novel interventions for autistic children
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Herschell, AD, Kolko, DJ, Baumann, BL, Brown, EJ. Application of Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to School Settings. J Applied School Psych. 2012: 28: 270-293.
  2. Kolko DJ, Baumann BL, Herschell, AD, Hart, JA, Holden, EA, Wisniewski, SR. Implementation of AF-CBT by community practitioners serving child welfare and mental health: A randomized trial. Child Maltreat. 2012; 17: 32-46.
  3. Herschell, AD, Kolko, DJ, Baumann, BL, Davis, AC. The role of therapist training in the implementation of psychosocial treatments: A review and critique with recommendations. Clin Psych Rev. 2010; 30: 448-466.
  4. Kolko DJ, Cohen JA, Mannarino AP, Baumann BL, Knudsen K. Community treatment of child sexual abuse: A survey of practitioners in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2009; 36: 37-49.
  5. Baumann, BL, Kolko, DJ, Collins, K, Herschell, AD. Understanding practitioners characteristics and perspectives prior to the dissemination of an evidence-based intervention. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2006; 30: 771-787.

Clinical Interests

Child physical abuse; Cognitive behavior therapy
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. 2.Kolko, DJ, Brown, EJ, Shaver, ME, Baumann, BL, Herschell, AD. Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) Session Guide, third edition. November 1, 2011. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
  2. 4.Baumann, BL, Sturm, R, Hathaway, A, Fitzgerald, M, Degro-Carbonel, R, Potter, L, Pease, M, Marinucci, K, Eccles, L, and Kolko, DJ. Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) Foster Care Supplement. Summer, 2013. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
  3. Baumann, BL. Alternatives for Professionals: Focused Skill Building Training Guide, 2012.

Education Interests

Medical student and resident education; Psychology intern education; Dissemination of evidence-based practice