Research Area of Interest: Utilizing applied research and evaluation, more fully understand how contextual factors and settings, specifically afterschool and out-of-school time programs, influence and promote positive youth development among adolescents.
External Grants and Funding Obtained
Scholarly and Professional Publications (Selected)
Wiggs, C.B., Romero, A.J., & Orduña, M. (in press). Lack of parental rules for cell phone use among low income Mexican descendent adolescents. Journal of Youth Development.
Romero, A., Wiggs, C.B., Valencia, C., & Bauman, S. (in press). Latina teen suicide and bullying. Submitted to Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences.
Totenhagen, C. J., Casper, D. M., Faber, K. M., Bosch, L. A., Wiggs, C. B., & Borden, L. M. (in press). Youth financial literacy: A review of key components and effective delivery methods. Journal of Family and Economic Issues.
Hawkins, S.A., Schlomer, G., Bosch, L., Casper, D., Wiggs, C.B., Card, N., and Borden, L.M. (2012). A review of the impact of US military deployments during conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq on children’s functioning. Family Science, 3. 99-108.
Schlomer, G. L., Hawkins, S. A., Wiggs, C.B., Bosch, L., Casper, D., Card, N. A., & Borden, L. M. (2012). Deployment and family functioning: A literature review of United States operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Family Science. 3. 86-98.
Borden, L., Wiggs, C.B., Schaller, A., & Schlomer, G. (2012). Engaging youth in evaluation: Using clickers for data collection. Journal of Youth Development, 7(1), 143-147.
Card, N. A., Bosch, L. A., Casper, D. M., Wiggs, C. B., Hawkins, S. A., Schlomer, G., & Borden, L. M. (2011). A meta-analytic review of internalizing, externalizing, and academic adjustment among children of deployed military service members. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 508-520.
Serido, J., Borden, L., Wiggs, C.B. (2011). Breaking down potential barriers to continued program participation. Journal of Youth and Society, 1-19.
Borden, L.M., Schlomer, G., and Wiggs, C.B. (2011). The evolving role of the youth worker. Journal of Youth Development, 6, 126-138.
Stevens, S., Ruiz, B., Wiggs, C.B., and Shea, M. (2006). Intensive home based treatment for children and adolescents: A promising alternative to residential and hospital care. Child and Family Behavior Therapy. 4(28). 29-56.