• department Clinical Practice
  • education BA (History & Women’s Studies), Princeton University
    MSW, University of Denver
    PhD (Social Work & Psychology), University of Michigan
    NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship (Family Violence Research Training), University of New Hampshire

Director, Doctoral Program in Social Work & Sociology
Founding Director, Trauma Certificate Program

Practice and scholarly focus

Effects of violence exposure on children, domestic violence, sexual abuse; research on interventions with children and families to address violence; September 11 th


CP 759 Introduction to Clinical Social Work Practice
CP 781 Clinical Social Work Assessment and Intervention
CP 803 Clinical Practice and Trauma
CP 804 Trauma-Focused Clinical Practice with Children and Adolescents


DeVoe, E.R., Paris, R., & Ross, A.M. (2012). Build it together and they will come: The case for Community-Based Participatory Research with military populations. Advances in Social Work Research, Special Issue on Research with Military Populations, 13(1), 149-165.

DeVoe, E.R., & Paris, R. (2012). Military Couples as Co-Parents. In D. Snyder & C. Monson (Eds.), Couple-Based Interventions for Military and Veteran Families: Promoting Individual and Relationship Well-Being. New York: Guilford Press.

DeVoe, E.R., & Ross, A. (2012). The Parenting Cycle of Deployment: Adapting parenting strategies in the context of deployment separation and reunion. Military Medicine, 177(2), 184-190.

Graham-Bermann, S.A., Howell, K., Lilly, M., & DeVoe, E.R., (2011). Mediators and Moderators of Change in Adjustment Following Intervention for Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(9). 1815-1833. DOI 10.1177/0886260510372931

Paris, R., DeVoe, E. R., Ross, A.M., & Acker, M. (2010). When A Parent Goes to War: Effects of parental deployment on very young children and implications for intervention. Am J Ortho, 80(4), 614-622.

DeVoe, E.R., Klein, T.P. Bannon, W., & Miranda-Julian, C. (2010). Young children exposed to the attacks on the World Trade Center. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Vol 3 (1), 1-7.

Klein, T. P., DeVoe, E. R., Miranda-Julian, C., & Linas, K. (2008). Young children’s responses to September 11th: The NYC experience. Infant Mental Health Journal.

DeVoe, E. R., Bannon, W., Klein, T. K., & Miranda, C. M. (2007). Post-September 11 mental health service help seeking among a group of highly exposed New York City Parents. Families in Society, 88(1), 1-6.

Graham-Bermann, S. A., Lynch, S., Banyard, V. L., DeVoe, E. R. & Halabu, H. (2007). Community-based intervention for children exposed to intimate partner violence: An efficacy trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(2), 199-209.

DeVoe, E. R., Bannon, W., & Klein, T. P. (2006). Post-9/11 helpseeking by New York City parents on behalf of highly exposed young children. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76(2), 167-175.


DeVoe, E.R., Paris, R., & Acker, M. (December 2011). Strong Families Strong Forces on the Ground: Home-Based Work with Military Families With Very Young Children. Zero to Three National Training Institute. Washington, DC.

Ross, A.M., Prouty, D.A., & DeVoe, E.R. (November 2011). Military Family Mental Health: Implications for Preventive Intervention. American Public Health Association National Conference. Washington, DC.

Kaufman Kantor, G., & DeVoe, E.R., (March 2011). A Mixed-Method, Multi-Site Evaluation of Military Pathways. Armed Forces Public Health Conference. Hampton Roads, VA.

DeVoe, E.R., Paris, R., Lester, P. & Cozza, S. (November 2010). Young Children in US Military Families: How Are They Doing and What Are We Doing About It? Panel Presentation at the 26th Annual International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies: Translation, Collaboration, and Mutual Learning. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

DeVoe, E (April 2010). “Strong Families Strong Forces: Developing a reintegration program for military families with very young children.” Military Family Research Institute, 2010 International Research Symposium on Military Families, Indianapolis, Indiana.

DeVoe, E.R., & Miranda-Julian, C. (November 2009). Does prevention decrease discordance in mother and child reports of youth violence exposure & PTSD? 25th Silver Anniversary Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Atlanta, GA.

Miranda, C., DeVoe, E. R., & Dean-Assael, K. (2008, July). Concordance between mother and child report of trauma symptoms in an urban sample of youth: Shouldn’t they all have PTSD? Symposium paper presented at International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference (Moderator: E. DeVoe), Portsmouth, NH.

DeVoe, E. R., Klein, T. P., Linas, K., & Miranda, C. (2007, December). Making sense of disaster: Young children’s stories and questions about the September 11th terrorist attacks. National Training Institute of Zero to Three, Orlando, FL.


Principal Investigator (2008-2012). United States Department of Defense. Strong Families Strong Forces. Family Based Intervention with Traumatized Service Members and Their Young Children.Supplement: September 2011-January 2013

Mentored Research Sponsor (2009-2011). National Institutes of Mental Health F31. Posttraumatic Stress and Parental Functioning in a Sample of Adolescent Mothers. (PI: Claudia Miranda-Julian, M.S.W.; Tufts University Elliott Pearson Program in Child Development)

Co-Investigator (2008-2009). United States Department of Defense.Evaluation of an Internet and Health Fair Mental Health Self-Assessment Program. (Subcontract via Screening for Mental Health Incorporated, PI: Glenda Kaufman Kantor, Ph.D.).

Principal Investigator (2003-2005). Columbia Center for Youth Violence Prevention (Center PI: Bruce Link, Ph.D.). Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention.The SURVIVE Community Project.

Principal Investigator (2002-2004). National Institutes of Mental Health RAPID for Time-Sensitive Research. R01-MH66462-01. The Impact of the WTC Disaster on Parents and their Young Children.

Principal Investigator (2002-2003). Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Supporting Parents in Reducing the Impact of Urban Youth Violence Exposure.

Co-Principal Investigator (2001-2002). Columbia Center for Youth Violence Prevention (Center PI: Bruce Link, Ph.D.). Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention.Supporting Parents in Reducing Urban Youth Violence Exposure.

Principal Investigator (1999-2001). National Institute of Mental Health Behavioral Science Track Award for Research Transition {B/START}, R03 MH61762-01.Domestic Violence and Urban Preschool Children {The Preschool Project}

Professional Activities and Certifications


Certified Social Worker (CSW), New York State #063204-1, 2001

Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), 1993

Awards and Honors

Teaching Excellence Award, Boston University School of Social Work, 2008

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