The influence of mentoring on the peer relationships of foster youth in relative and nonrelative care.

Rhodes, J. E., Haight, W. L., & Briggs, E. C. (1999). The influence of mentoring on the peer relationships of foster youth in relative and nonrelative care. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 9(2), 185-201.pdf

The role of social support in promoting health.

Rhodes, J. E. (1998). “Family, friends, and community: The role of social support in promoting health.” In Camic, P. M.  & Knight, S. J. (Eds.), Clinical handbook of health psychology (pp. 481-493). Toronto: Hogrefe & Huber.

When both parents may be a source of support and problems: An analysis of pregnant and parenting female African American adolescents’ relationships with their mothers and fathers

Davis, A. A; Rhodes, Jean E; Hamilton-Leaks, J. (1997). When both parents may be a source of support and problems: An analysis of pregnant and parenting female African American adolescents’ relationships with their mothers and fathers. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 7(3), 331-348.[PDF]

Pregnant, African American teenagers’ expectations of their infants’ temperament: Individual and social network influence

Contreras, J. M., Rhodes, J. E., & Mangelsdorf, S.C. (1995). Pregnant, African American teenagers’ expectations of their infants’ temperament: Individual and social network influences. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 16(2) 283-295.[PDF]

Oral contraceptive use among African American adolescents: Individual and community influences

Meyers, A. B., & Rhodes, J. E. (1995). Oral contraceptive use among African American adolescents: Individual and community influences. American Journal of Community Psychology, 23(1), 99-116.[PDF]

Sexual victimization in young, pregnant and parenting, African-American women: Psychological and social outcomes.

Rhodes, J. E., Ebert, L., & Meyers, A. B. (1993). Sexual victimization in young, pregnant and parenting, African-American women: Psychological and social outcomes. Violence and Victims 8(2), 153-163.[PDF]

Spanning the gender gap: Gender differences in delinquency among inner-city adolescents.

Rhodes, J. E. & Fischer, K. (1993). Spanning the gender gap:  Gender differences in delinquency among inner-city adolescents. Adolescence, 28(112), 879-889.

Patterns of service utilization among pregnant and parenting African American adolescents.

Rhodes, J. E., Fischer, K., Ebert, L., & Meyers, A. B. (1993). Patterns of service utilization among pregnant and parenting African American adolescents. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 17(3), 257-274.[PDF]

A social stress model of substance abuse. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Rhodes, J. E. & Jason, L. A. (1990). A social stress model of substance abuse. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58(4), 395-401.[PDF]

An ecological approach to community needs assessment

Rhodes, J. E., & Jason, L. A. (1990). “An ecological approach to community needs assessment.” In H. Schroeder (Ed.) New directions in health psychology assessment (pp. 19-37). Washington, DC: Hemisphere Publishing.

Preventing substance abuse among children and adolescents

Rhodes, J. E. & Jason, L. A. (1988). Preventing substance abuse among children and adolescents. New York, NY: Pergamon Press.

Prevention Research Findings:Implications for alcohol and drug abuse program planning.

Rhodes, J. E. & Jason, L. A. (1988). “The social stress model of substance abuse: A basis for community-based prevention”. In K.L. Rey & C. L. Faegre (Eds.) Prevention Research Findings: Implications for alcohol and drug abuse program planning. Rockville, MD: Office of Substance Abuse Prevention.

The retrospective pretest: An alternative approach to evaluating substance abuse prevention programs.

Rhodes, J. E. & Jason, L. A. (1987). The retrospective pretest: An alternative approach to evaluating substance abuse prevention programs. Journal of Drug Education, 17(4), 345-356.