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Glenn Mesman

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPSY Psychiatry, College of Medicine
DivisionPSY Psychologist
Address1301 Wolfe Street
Mail Slot # 654
Little Rock AR 72202
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    Glenn Mesman, PhD is a licensed Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist and Professor in the UAMS Department of Psychiatry, and he is the Assistant Training Director for the department’s psychology training program. Clinically, he specializes in early childhood mental and the assessment and treatment of childhood trauma. Dr. Mesman holds several leadership positions within Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma (ARBEST), a program sponsored by the state legislature to improve outcomes of traumatized children throughout the state. He co-leads the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) statewide dissemination project and is certified as a PCIT Regional Trainer, a DC:0-5 state trainer, and a CE-CERT state trainer. He additionally co-directs the UAMS Complex Trauma Assessment Program, which provides trauma-informed psychological evaluation services for high-risk children in the Arkansas child welfare system. Dr. Mesman is actively involved in committees and workgroups as part of several national- and international-level professional organizations and frequently conducts invited and peer-reviewed presentations at state, national, and international conferences in his specialty areas of early childhood mental health and child trauma.

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    15POVC-22-GG-00699-ASSI     (GHEYARA JOHN, SUFNA)Oct 1, 2023 - Sep 30, 2024
    US Dept of Justice - Office for Victims of Crime - Pass Through: Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration
    Expanding Mental Health Service for Children in Foster Care: Trauma Assessment & Mental Health Case Management.
    Role: Co-Investigator

    15POVC-21-GG-00610-ASSI     (GHEYARA JOHN, SUFNA)Oct 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2023
    US Dept of Justice - Office for Victims of Crime - Pass Through: Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration
    Expanding Mental Health Services for Children in Foster Care: Trauma Assessment, Mental Health Case Management
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Smith AB, Cooley DT, Mesman GR, John SG, Wilburn EH, Vanderzee KL, Pemberton JR. Behavior Management in Young Children Exposed to Trauma: A Case Study of Three Evidence-Based Treatments. J Child Adolesc Trauma. 2023 Dec; 16(4):839-852. PMID: 38045836.
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    2. John, SG, Cooley, DT, Smith, AB, Roberts, LT, Dougherty, EH, Mesman, GR, Pemberton, JR, Vanderzee, KL, Church, JK, & Sievers, CM . Feasibility and satisfaction with virtual trainings for evidence-based child trauma treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. 2023; 8(3):305-320.
    3. Pemberton, JR, Quetsch, LB, Mesman, GR, Vanderzee, KL, Dougherty, EH, Williams, CA, Davis, RF, III, & Morton, AR . Drills in the PCIT child-directed interaction phase: A compilation with recommendations for appropriate use. Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. 2023; 8(3):364-375.
    4. Dougherty, EH, Edge, NA, Vanderzee, KL, John, SG, Roberts, LT, Mesman, GR, & Pemberton, JR . Pairing policy change with investments in supports to improve outcomes for children impacted by family violence: The ARBEST experience. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 2022; 65(5):101363.
    5. Mesman GR, John SG, Dougherty EH, Edge NA, Pemberton JL, Vanderzee KL, McKelvey LM. Sleep as a Moderator of Young Children's Traumatic Stress and Behavior Problems: a Treatment-Referred Sample. J Child Adolesc Trauma. 2021 Sep; 14(3):311-319. PMID: 34471450.
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    6. Mesman GR, Harper SL, Edge NA, Brandt TW, Pemberton JL. Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children. J Pediatr Health Care. 2019 May - Jun; 33(3):323-331. PMID: 30661866.
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    7. John SG, Brandt TW, Secrist ME, Mesman GR, Sigel BA, Kramer TL. Empirically-guided assessment of complex trauma for children in foster care: A focus on appropriate diagnosis of attachment concerns. Psychol Serv. 2019 Feb; 16(1):120-133. PMID: 30475044.
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    8. McKelvey LM, Edge NC, Mesman GR, Whiteside-Mansell L, Bradley RH. Adverse experiences in infancy and toddlerhood: Relations to adaptive behavior and academic status in middle childhood. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 08; 82:168-177. PMID: 29908436.
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    9. Mesman, G. R., Edge, N. A., McKelvey, L. M., Pemberton, J. R., & Holmes, K. J. Effects of maternal depression symptoms and alcohol use problems on child internalizing and externalizing behavior problems. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2017; 26:2485-2494.
    10. Conners-Burrow NA, McKelvey L, Perry D, Whiteside-Mansell L, Kraleti S, Mesman G, Holmes K, Kyzer A. Low-Level Symptoms of Depression in Mothers of Young Children are Associated with Behavior Problems in Middle Childhood. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Mar; 20(3):516-24. PMID: 26515470.
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    11. Conners-Burrow NA, McKelvey LM, Pemberton JR, Mesman GR, Holmes KJ, Bradley RH. Buffering the negative effects of maternal alcohol problems on child behavior. J Fam Psychol. 2015 Aug; 29(4):576-84. PMID: 26374937.
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    12. Mesman GR, Magness JM, Ward WL. Educational handouts for Latino youth who are obese. J Pediatr Health Care. 2015 May-Jun; 29(3):222-32. PMID: 25532698.
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    13. McKelvey LM, Conners-Burrow NA, Mesman GR, Pemberton JR, Casey PH. Promoting adolescent behavioral adjustment in violent neighborhoods: supportive families can make a difference! J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2015; 44(1):157-68. PMID: 24787626.
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    14. Mesman GR. The Relation Between ADHD Symptoms and Alcohol Use in College Students. J Atten Disord. 2015 Aug; 19(8):694-702. PMID: 24071775.
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    15. Conners-Burrow, N. A., McKelvey, L., Pemberton, J. R. LaGory, J. C., Mesman, G. R., & Whiteside-Mansell, L. Moderators of the relationship between maternal substance abuse symptoms and preschool children’s behavioral outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2013; 22(8):1120-1129.
    16. Mesman GR, Kuo DZ, Carroll JL, Ward WL. The impact of technology dependence on children and their families. J Pediatr Health Care. 2013 Nov-Dec; 27(6):451-9. PMID: 22742822.
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    17. McKelvey, L., Conners-Burrow, N. A., Mesman, G. R., Pemberton, J. R., Fitzgerald, H. E., & Bradley, R. H. . Supportive fathers moderate the effects of mother’s alcohol use on children’s externalizing behavior problems. Family Science. 2012; 3(3-4):189-200.
    18. Wildermuth SA, Mesman GR, Ward WL. Maladaptive eating patterns in children. J Pediatr Health Care. 2013 Mar-Apr; 27(2):109-19. PMID: 23414976.
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    19. Mesman, G, Buchanan JA, Husfeldt JD, Berg TA. Identifying reinforcers for individuals with severe cognitive impairments: Systematic preference testing vs. caregiver and family member report. Clinical Gerontologist. 2011; 34, 1-6.
    20. Mesman GR, Kibby MY. An examination of multiple predictors of orthographic functioning. J Learn Disabil. 2011 Jan-Feb; 44(1):50-62. PMID: 20574061.
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