Audra Langley, Ph.D.

Titles

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Member, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Contact Information

Email
alangley@mednet.ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: 310 825-3131
Address

Mailing Address:

300 UCLA Medical Plaza
Suite 1315
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Audra Langley, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Dr. Langley is also the Director of Training for the LAUSD/UCLA/RAND Trauma Services Adaptation Center for Schools and serves as Chair of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network School Committee. Dr. Langley is a researcher and clinician who specializes in cognitive behavioral treatment for children and adolescents with PTSD, anxiety, and related disorders, and her work seeks to make evidence-based interventions available to all children in accessible settings, such as schools. Dr. Langley received her Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology from Virginia Tech and went on to specialize in CBT with children and adolescents during her internship at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She was the recipient of an NIMH-funded National Research Service Award to further her postdoctoral research training in the clinical evaluation of evidence-based treatments for childhood anxiety disorders through the UCLA Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program, where she continues as a faculty member. Dr. Langley has served as investigator, trainer, clinician, and clinical supervisor on several clinic and school-based studies and trials treating ethnically and socioeconomically diverse children and adolescents with PTSD, anxiety, and OCD and has presented and published research papers on her work

Publications

A selected list of publications:

Kataoka Sheryl, Langley Audra K, Wong Marleen, Baweja Shilpa, Stein Bradley D   Responding to students with posttraumatic stress disorder in schools Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America, 2012; 21(1): 119-33, x.
Langley Audra K, Nadeem Erum, Kataoka Sheryl H, Stein Bradley D, Jaycox Lisa H   Evidence-Based Mental Health Programs in Schools: Barriers and Facilitators of Successful Implementation School mental health, 2010; 2(3): 105-113.
Langley Audra K, Lewin Adam B, Bergman R Lindsey, Lee Joyce C, Piacentini John   Correlates of comorbid anxiety and externalizing disorders in childhood obsessive compulsive disorder European child & adolescent psychiatry, 2010; 19(8): 637-45.
Jaycox Lisa H, Cohen Judith A, Mannarino Anthony P, Walker Douglas W, Langley Audra K, Gegenheimer Kate L, Scott Molly, Schonlau Matthias   Children's mental health care following Hurricane Katrina: a field trial of trauma-focused psychotherapies Journal of traumatic stress, 2010; 23(2): 223-31.
Peris Tara S, Bergman R Lindsey, Asarnow Joan R, Langley Audra, McCracken James T, Piacentini John   Clinical and cognitive correlates of depressive symptoms among youth with obsessive compulsive disorder Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2010; 39(5): 616-26.
Kataoka Sheryl H, Nadeem Erum, Wong Marleen, Langley Audra K, Jaycox Lisa H, Stein Bradley D, Young Phillip   Improving disaster mental health care in schools: a community-partnered approach American journal of preventive medicine, 2009; 37(6 Suppl 1): S225-9.
Jaycox Lisa H, Langley Audra K, Stein Bradley D, Wong Marleen, Sharma Priya, Scott Molly, Schonlau Matthias   Support for Students Exposed to Trauma: A Pilot Study School mental health, 2009; 1(2): 49-60.
Cohen Judith A, Jaycox Lisa H, Walker Douglas W, Mannarino Anthony P, Langley Audra K, DuClos Jennifer L   Treating traumatized children after Hurricane Katrina: Project Fleur-de lis Clinical child and family psychology review, 2009; 12(1): 55-64.
Peris Tara S, Bergman R Lindsey, Langley Audra, Chang Susanna, McCracken James T, Piacentini John   Correlates of accommodation of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: parent, child, and family characteristics Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(10): 1173-81.
Ngo Victoria, Langley Audra, Kataoka Sheryl H, Nadeem Erum, Escudero Pia, Stein Bradley D   Providing evidence-based practice to ethnically diverse youths: examples from the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008; 47(8): 858-62.
Piacentini John, Langley Audra K   Cognitive-behavioral therapy for children who have obsessive-compulsive disorder Journal of clinical psychology, 2004; 60(11): 1181-94.
Langley Audra K, Bergman R Lindsey, McCracken James, Piacentini John C   Impairment in childhood anxiety disorders: preliminary examination of the child anxiety impact scale-parent version Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 2004; 14(1): 105-14.
Seligman Laura D, Ollendick Thomas H, Langley Audra K, Baldacci Heidi Bechtoldt   The utility of measures of child and adolescent anxiety: a meta-analytic review of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale, the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children, and the Child Behavior Checklist Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 2004; 33(3): 557-65.
Jones Russell T, Ribbe David P, Cunningham Phillippe B, Weddle J David, Langley Audra K   Psychological impact of fire disaster on children and their parents Behavior modification, 2002; 26(2): 163-86.