As of May 2015, all Sarah Lawrence College Master’s theses are available digitally. They are made accessible in one of three ways:

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Theses from 2021

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Supporting Low Income Parents in the Early Years: Group and Dyadic Intervention Programs for Mothers and Babies, Eve Atkins

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Sensory Processing Disorder and Solutions: An Overview of How to Help Children Living with SPD, Ivory C. Butler

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Young Children's Education - Exploring the Compatibility of Combining Progressive Education with Online Learning, Yini Li

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Reflections on Working via Telehealth with Bilingual Families Experiencing Trauma During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Kristen Yates

Theses from 2020

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Mental Health Work With Youth Leaving Foster Care: Strengthening Resilience, Lily Avnet

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Minecraft's Sandbox: Play in a Virtual World of Creative Exploration, Callum Bayle-Spence

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Cultivating Curiosity and Collaboration: Mentalizing as a Modality of Intervention in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Danielle M. Bryson

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Models And Metaphors Of Play Therapy: The Role Of The Child Therapist, Agathe David-Weill

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The Value Of Play in Infant and Child Psychotherapy in a Group Attachment-Based Intervention (GABI), Joana Hötte Fittipaldi

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"He Knows Who He's Messing With": Hostile/Helpless Representations on the Parent Development Interview, Anna Kilbride

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The Criminal Justice System's Problematic Response To The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Of Children, Alexandra Levitskaya

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Not "Bad Boys": Psychosocial Implications Of Aggression In Boys With PTSD, Anjette Rostock

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Pediatric Hospital Social Work, Sasha Silber

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Clinical Tool For Intervention with Families and for Exploring Intergenerational Impacts, Molly Silverman

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Anger Suppression in Late Childhood, Dana Williams

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Early Interventions and Special Education Services for Children with Autism, Misha Wooden

Theses from 2019

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Selective Mutism: What it is and Approaches to Intervention, Agatha Barnowski

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Empathy at Work in a Social Service Agency: Individual Experiences and Systems Theory, Marjorie H. Blann

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A Model for a Progressive Preschool Approach in Ghana, Ruth Djarbeng

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Lived Experiences of Young Adults who had a Sibling with Cancer in Childhood, Brittany Lawton

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Being Together: Reflections on the Development of Empathy and Prosocial Behavior in Toddler Twins in a Preschool Classroom, Zoe Lefkowitz

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Exploring Attachment in the Context of Domestic Violence: A look at two case studies from an attachment-based therapeutic program, Caitlin Plaut

Theses from 2018

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Mass Incarceration and Adolescent Development: Connecting Identity and Trauma in Black Adolescent Males, Michelle E. Chen

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Theory of Mind and False Belief in Two-Year-Olds: The Smiling Butterfly is Happy, Simone Forsberg

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Exploring Race, Culture, and Identity Among Chinese Adoptees: “China Dolls,” “Bananas,” and “Honorary Whites”, Soleil S. Groh

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More Than Adversity: Poverty as a Source of Potential Trauma in Children and Adolescents, Coreen Knowles

Theses from 2017

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Autism and Language: A Case Study of an Adolescent, Isabel Barata Adler

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A Reflection on How Children with Insecure Attachments in Foster Care Experience Trauma, Khadija Bleasdell

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How the Foster Care System Impacts Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Anna Bratushevskaya

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The Circle of Play: A Cross-Cultural-Study of Teachers’ Views of Play Before and After Observing a Community Adventure Play Experience, Andrea Davis

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Refugee Children and Resettlement in the United States, Rachel Kerber

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Bridging Play and Social Interaction in Young Children with Language Delays, Angela Miller

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Pathways to Empowerment: A Social Work Student’s Reflection on Anti-Oppressive Clinical Social Work Practice, Katelyn Necastro

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The Impact of Childhood Chronic Illness on Mental Health: A Review of Parent and Child Reports of Stress and Maladaptive Behaviors in a Longitudinal Study, Caroline Raak

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Lessons in Bioecological Research Design from Flint, MI: Get to know the participants!, Khushboo Shah

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Re-patterning Attachments at School and Beyond: An Exploration of the Healing Power of Relationships and School Community, Sophia Sherman

Theses from 2016

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Reflections on Practicing Mindfulness with Adolescents with Mental Health Disorders, Lucia Garcia-Giurgiu

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Assessing Latino Caregiver’s Knowledge and Understanding of Medication Management for Children and the Use of Health Technology to Gather Information, Kamal Jennifer Johal

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The Effects of Praise and Motivational Interviewing on Fostering Intrinsic Motivation in Youth, Elianna Platt

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Pediatric Palliative Care: Reflections upon the Current and Future Field, Rachel Rusch

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Growing With Your Toddler: A Relationship-Based Approach to Healthy Child Development, Anna Kriegel Weiss

Theses from 2015

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Wanda and Joseph: Language development in the context of family stress and trauma, Isabel Jay

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Treating the Whole Child: An Integrated, Flexible Treatment Approach to Children with ASD, Danielle Kuhn

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Parents’ Needs After Their Child Receives a Diagnosis of Developmental Disability, Talia Pearl

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Shhh…listen to your pebble Mindfulness Education: The Relationship Between Children, Imagination, and Nature, Jeanie Yeo