Samantha Wilson, PhD
Master of Science: St. Louis University (Missouri), Psychology, 2000-2003.
Doctorate degree: St. Louis University (Missouri), Psychology, 2001-2006.
Internship: University of South Florida, Tampa, Clinical Psychology, 2005-2006.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center, Early Childhood, 2006-2008.
(2001). Attachment disorders: Review and current status. Journal of Psychology, 135 (1), 37-51.
Wilson, S.L. (2003). Post-institutionalization: The effects of early deprivation on physical, cognitive, and social development of Romanian adoptees. Child and Adolescent Social Work, 20, 473-483.
Wilson, S.L. (2004). A review of adoption research: Exploring individual differences in adjustment. Children and Youth Services Review, 26, 687-696.
Wilson, S.L. & Gibbons, J.L. (2005). Guatemalan perceptions of adoption. International Social Work 48, 742-752.
Wilson, S.L., Weaver, T.L., Cradock, M.M., & Kuebli, J.E. (2008). A preliminary study of the cognitive and motor skills acquisition of young international adoptees. Children and Youth Services Review, 30, 585-596.
Wilson, S.L. (2009). Attending to Relationships: Attachment Formation within Families of Internationally Adopted Children. Topics in Language Disorders, 39, 18-31.
Gibbons, J.L., Wilson, S.L., & Schnell, A.M. (2009) Foster Parents as a Critical Link and Resource in International Adoptions from Guatemala. Adoption Quarterly, 12, 55-79.
Wilson, S.L. (2009). Understanding and Promoting Attachment. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 43, 23-27.
Wilson, S.L., & Weaver, T.L. (2009). Follow-Up of Developmental Attainment and Behavioral Adjustment for Toddlers Adopted Internationally into the USA. International Social Work, 52, 679-684.
Wilson, S.L., & Summerhill-Coleman, L. (in press). Exploring Birth Countries: The Mental Health Implications of Heritage Travel for Children/Adolescents Adopted Internationally. Adoption Quarterly.
Baden, A.L., Gibbons, J.L., Wilson, S.L., & McGinnis, H. (in press). International Adoption: Counseling and the Adoption Triad. Adoption Quarterly.
(2012). Social-emotional and relationship development. In D. Hwa-Froelich (Ed.), Supporting Development in Internationally Adopted Children (pp. 59-84). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
Wilson, S.L. (2012). Cognitive development. In D. Hwa-Froelich (Ed.), Supporting Development in Internationally Adopted Children (pp. 85-106). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
Hwa-Froelich, D.A., Wilson, S.L., Ladage, J.S., & Harris, S. (2012). Intervention strategies. In D. Hwa-Froelich (Ed.), Supporting Development in Internationally Adopted Children (pp. 205-232). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
Wilson, S.L., & Simms, M.D. (in press). Children with Special Needs: Adoption. In R.M. Kliegman, B.F. Stanton, J.W. St. Geme, N.F. Schor, & R.E. Behrman (Eds.), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Health Sciences.