Shelby Elaine McDonald

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Publications and Reports

    • Haden, S. C., McDonald, S. E.,Booth, L.J., Blakelock, H., & Ascione, F.R. (2018). An exploratory study of incarcerated domestic violence perpetrators’ reports of violence against animals.Anthrozoös. Advance Online Publication.

      Hageman, T., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Greene, T., Williams, J. H., St. Mary, J., McDonald, S. E.,& Ascione, F. R. (2018). Intimate partner violence survivors and pets: Exploring service providers’ experiences in addressing client needs. Families in Society, 1-12. Advance Online Publication.

      Shin, S. H., McDonald, S.E.,& Conley, D. (2018). Patterns of adverse childhood experiences and substance use among young adults: A latent class analysis. Addictive Behaviors, 78, 187-192. Advance online publication. https://10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.11.020

      McDonald, S. E., Ma, L., Green, K. E., Hitti, S. A., Cody, A., Donovan, C., Ascione, F. R., & Williams, J. H. (2018). Evaluation of the parent-report version of the Inventory of Callous-Unemotional Traits in a sample of children recruited from intimate partner violence services: A multidimensional Rasch analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74(3), 418-441.

      Collins, E., Cody, A., McDonald, S. E.,Nicotera, N., Ascione, F. R., & Williams, J. H. (2018). A template analysis of intimate partner violence survivors’ experiences of animal maltreatment: Implications for safety planning and intervention. Violence Against Women, 24(4) 452-476. Advance online publication.

      Shaffer, C. M., Corona, R., Sullivan, T.N., Fuentes, V. & McDonald, S. E. (2018). Barriers and supports to dating violence communication between Latina adolescents and their mothers: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Family Violence,  33(2), 133-145.

      McDonald, S. E., Dmitrieva, J., Shin, S., Hitti, S. A., Graham-Bermann, S., Ascione, F.R., & Williams, J.H. (2017). The role of callous/unemotional traits in mediating the association between animal abuse exposure and behavior problems among children exposed to intimate partner violence. Child Abuse & Neglect, 72, 421-432.

      McDonald, S. E., Cody, A., Collins, E., Stim, H., Nicotera, N., Ascione, F. R., & Williams, J.H. (2017). Concomitant exposure to animal abuse and socioemotional adjustment among children exposed to intimate partner violence: A mixed methods study. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma.  Advance online publication.

      McDonald, S. E., Collins, E., Maternick, A., Nicotera, N., Graham-Bermann, S., Ascione, F. R., & Williams, J. H. (2017). Intimate partner violence survivors’ reports of their children’s exposure to companion animal maltreatment: A qualitative study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication.

      Corona, R., Velazquez, E., McDonald, S.E., Avila, M., Neff, M.R., Iglesias, A., & Halfond, R.W. (2017). Ethnic labels, pride, and challenges: A qualitative study of Latinx youth living in a new Latinx destination community. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, 4, 1-13 

      Corona, R., Rodríguez, V. M., McDonald, S.E., Velazquez, E., Rodríguez, A., & Fuentes, V.E.   (2017). Associations between cultural stressors, cultural values, and Latina/o college students’ mental health.Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46(1), 63-77. 

      McDonald, S. E., Corona, R., Maternick, A., Ascione, F., Williams, J. H., & Graham-Bermann, S.  (2016).  Children's exposure to intimate partner violence and their social, school, and activities competence: Latent profiles and correlates. Journal of Family Violence, 31(7), 1-16.

      McDonald, S. E., Shin, S., Corona, R.,Maternick, A., Graham-Bermann, S., Ascione, F., & Williams, J. H. (2016).  Children exposed to intimate partner violence: Identifying differential effects of family environment on children’s trauma and psychopathology symptoms through regression mixture models. Child Abuse & Neglect, 58, 1-11.

      McDonald, S. E., Graham-Bermann, S., Maternick, A., Ascione, F., & Williams, J. H. (2016).  Patterns of adjustment among children exposed to intimate partner violence: A person-centered approach. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 9(2), 137-152. 

      McDonald, S. E., Collins, E.,Nicotera, N., Hageman, T., Ascione, F., Williams, J. H., & Graham-Bermann, S. (2015).  Children’s experiences of companion animal maltreatment in households characterized by intimate partner violence. Child Abuse & Neglect, 50, 116-127.

      McDonald, S. E., Vidacovich, C., Williams, J.H., Ascione, F.R., & Green, K.E. (2015). Validity of the Children’s Treatment of Animals Questionnaire: A Rasch analysis. Anthrozoös, 28(1), 131-144.

      Wiegand, D. M.,Hanowski, R. J., & McDonald, S. E. (2009). Commercial drivers’ health: A naturalistic study of body mass index, fatigue, and involvement in safety-critical events. Traffic Injury Prevention, 10(6), 573-579.

  • Book Chapters

    • McDonald, S. E. (2018). Animal abuse and human aggression in households experiencing family violence. In P. Birch, C. Ireland, & J. Ireland, The international handbook on aggression. London, UK:
      McDonald, S. E., (2016). Human-animal relationships in households experiencing family violence: Implications for addressing cycles of multidirectional violence (Ed.). Animal revolutions: A new look at the animal world. Paris, France: Les Liens qui Libèrent.

  • Research Reports

This portfolio last updated: 12-Apr-2018 7:18 PM