• 759 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1987 …2025
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Expertise: 
Behavior Analysis | Pediatric Feeding Disorders | Autism | Addiction | Parenting

My research interest is in evaluating the effect of behavioral interventions for a variety of issues/problems including pediatric feeding disorders, autism, and drug addiction, especially for mothers.

Honors and Awards:
Rowan University Research Achievement Award (2010)

Member of:
American Psychological Association
Association for Behavior Analysis International
International Society for Autism Research

Education/Academic qualification

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Projects 2011 2025

Research Output 1987 2018

  • 759 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Innovation
Dementia
Sorbus
Technology Transfer
Health Care Sector
Licensure
5 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing components of Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT): Is treatment entry training sufficient?

Kirby, K., Benishek, L. A., Kerwin, M. L., Dugosh, K. L., Carpenedo, C. M., Bresani, E., Haugh, J., Washio, Y. & Meyers, R. J., Nov 1 2017, In : Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 31, 7, p. 818-827 10 p.

Rowan University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Randomized Controlled Trials
3 Citations (Scopus)

Developing Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) for Parents of Treatment-Resistant Adolescents

Kirby, K., Versek, B., Kerwin, M. L., Meyers, K., Benishek, L. A., Bresani, E., Washio, Y., Arria, A. & Meyers, R. J., May 4 2015, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 24, 3, p. 155-165 11 p.

Rowan University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reinforcement
parents
Parents
adolescent
parents training
9 Citations (Scopus)

What Can Parents Do? A Review of State Laws Regarding Decision Making for Adolescent Drug Abuse and Mental Health Treatment

Kerwin, M. L., Kirby, K., Speziali, D., Duggan, M., Mellitz, C., Versek, B. & McNamara, A., May 4 2015, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 24, 3, p. 166-176 11 p.

Rowan University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

state law
drug abuse
Substance-Related Disorders
inpatient treatment
outpatient treatment
2 Citations (Scopus)

In Their Own Voice: Mothers in Drug Treatment and Their Views on Parenting, Behavioral Parent Training, and Barriers to Engagement

Kerwin, M. L., Giorgio, J., Steinman, R. & Rosenwasser, B., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 14, 4, p. 338-358 21 p.

Rowan University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parents training
Parenting
Mothers
drug
training offer

Press/Media

Bishop McManus announces pastoral changes

Mary Louise Kerwin

6/4/16

1 item of media coverage

Rowan University

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ROWAN GUN DEBATE ILLUSTRATES FEAR OVER MASS SHOOTINGS

Mary Louise Kerwin

12/18/15

2 items of media coverage

Rowan University

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Audience becomes fearful at N.J. college gun debate

Mary Louise Kerwin

12/17/15

4 items of media coverage

Rowan University

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Mount St. Mary bids Class of 2011 farewell

Mary Louise Kerwin

6/4/11

2 items of media coverage

Rowan University

Press/Media: Press / Media