Audra Langley, Ph.D.

Titles

Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Contact Information

Email
alangley@mednet.ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: 310 764-2460
Address

Mailing Address:

760 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Audra Langley, Ph.D. is a Professor at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Langley is the Director of UCLA TIES for Families, an innovative interdisciplinary program for children in foster care, kinship care or adopted through foster care (ages birth to 25) and their families in Los Angeles County, working in close partnership with the Los Angeles County Departments of Children and Family Services and Mental Health. She is also Co-Director of the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families, Director of Training for the NCTSN-funded Trauma Services Adaptation Center for Resiliency, Hope and Wellness in Schools, and faculty lead for Child Welfare with the DMH UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence. Dr. Langley’s body of research seeks to increase equity in access to quality mental health and wellbeing interventions for under-resourced populations of children, including those in schools and involved with the child welfare system. She is the author of 5 evidence-based interventions, including Bounce Back: Elementary School Intervention for Childhood Trauma, Support for Students Exposed to Trauma (SSET), ADAPT: Adoption-Specific Therapy to Help Adopted Children and their Families Thrive, and the recently released 2nd version of Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS).

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.