Publications & Presentations

The work of the MTB program has been presented numerous times, via lectures and trainings around the world as well as in manuscripts and publications. The following presentations and articles provide a sampling of this dissemination to date.

Presentations

  • Close, N. & Webb, D. Supporting Resilience and Self-Regulation in Young Children. Presented at State Education Resource Center, Hartford, CT, December 2012.
  • Mayes, L., Sadler, L.S., & Slade, A. Minding the Baby: A Mentalization-based Reflective Parenting Program. Invited presentation for the Annual Mentalization Conference sponsored by the Anna Freud Centre, July 2, 2006, London, UK.
  • Mayes, L., Sadler, L.S., & Slade, A. Minding the Baby- Program Overview. Presented by L. Mayes, MD, for the Feinberg Memorial Lecture, Schneider Children's Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 5, 2008.
  • Mayes, L., Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., & Close, N. Translating the Neuroscience of Parenting into Interventions for Parents: Minding the Baby. New York Academy of Science, New York, NY, November 2014.
  • Ordway, M.R. Parental Reflective Functioning and Child Outcomes. Eastern Nursing Research Society 21st Annual Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, March 2009.
  • Ordway, M.R. The Effects of Parenting on Child Behavior: The Role of Maternal Reflective Functioning. Yale School of Nursing Scholars Day, New Haven, CT, April 2010.
  • Ordway, M. &a Sadler, L. S. (2011, March). Parental reflective functioning: A concept analysis. Eastern Nursing Research Society, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ordway, M.R., Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., Dixon, J., Close, N., & Mayes, L. The Effects of a Parenting Intervention on Parental Reflective Functioning and Early Child Behaviors. 24th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions, New Haven, CT, March 2012.
  • Ordway, M.R., Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., Dixon, J., Close, N., & Mayes, L. The Effects of Parenting on Child Behavior: The Role of Maternal Reflective Functioning. Yale-Austen Riggs Conference, Stockbridge, MA, July 2012.
  • Ordway, M.R., Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., Dixon, J., Close, N., & Mayes, L. The Effects of Parenting on Child Behavior: A Three Year Follow-up of a Randomized Clinical Trial. National State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, DC, September 2012.
  • Sadler, L. Plenary presentation, Community-based Research Approaches and Exemplar Study, American Academy of Health Behavior, Hilton Head, SC, March 2011.
  • Sadler, L.S. Reflections on a Reflective Parenting Home Visiting Program. 90th Anniversary Event Celebrating the Scholarly Contributions of Yale Nurses. West Haven, CT, May 2014.
  • Sadler, L. & Slade, A. Enhancing Reflective Functioning in a Nursing/Mental Health Home Visiting Program. Invited plenary session for Zero to Three National Training Institute, December 3, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Sadler, L. & Slade, A. Minding the Baby: The Promotion of Attachment Security and Reflective Functioning in a Nursing/Mental Health Home Visiting Program. Invited presentation for the Zigler Lecture Series on Child Development and Social Policy, New Haven, CT. April 20, 2007.
  • Sadler, L. & Slade, A. (2010, October). Mentalization-based programs with infants and young children: Minding the Baby (Invited). Mentalization Based Interventions for Children, Young People and their Families. International meeting sponsored by Anna Freud Centre and Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT.
  • Sadler, L.S., & Slade, A. Keeping the Baby in Mind. Invited presentation to members of Scottish Parliament and Policy/Program planners for Scotland’s National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Glasgow, Scotland, November 2012.
  • Sadler, L. S., Slade, A., & Mayes, L. C. Minding the Baby: Theory, Intervention, and Preliminary Outcomes. Abstract and panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA, April 1, 2007.
  • Sadler, L, Slade, A., Webb, D., & De Dios-Kenn, C. Minding the Baby: A Reflective Parenting Program. Invited presentation for American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – The legacy of trauma and how to make a difference, April 4-5, 2005, Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven , CT.
  • Sadler, L., Webb, D., & Close, D. Minding the Baby: Home Visiting Program- Clinical and Research Outcomes. Presentation for Building Blocks Spring Conference, Westbrook, CT., May 1, 2009.
  • Simpson, T., Webb, D., Close, N., Slade, A., & Sadler, L. Minding the Baby®: A Reflective Parenting Model Across Continents: Lessons Learned in the UK and US. Presentation to World Infant Mental Health Association annual conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2014.
  • Sadler, L.S., Webb, D., & Mountain, G. Minding the Baby®: Translating a Research-based Home Visitation Program in Three UK Communities. 11th International Family Nursing Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2013.
  • Sadler, L.S., Webb, D., & Slade, A. A Reflective Parenting Program for Young Families. Presentation for the 9th International Family Nursing Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland  June 4, 2009.
  • Simpson, T., Webb, D., Murdoch, A., Phillips, M., Slade, A., Sadler, L., Close, N., Mountain, G., & Rickman, C. Minding the Baby: A Reflective Parenting Program Across Continents. Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health Annual Fall Conference, Branford, CT, November 2014.
  • Slade, A. Minding the Baby: A Mentalization Based Parenting Program for Young Families.  Paper presented to the New South Wales Chapter of the Australian Infant Mental Health Association, Sydney, Australia, November 13, 2010.
  • Slade, A. Minding the Baby: Mothering, Mentalization and Attachment.  Paper presented at the Italian Mental Health Association Meetings, Naples, Italy, May 21, 2010.
  • Slade, A. Minding the Baby: Attachment, Trauma, and the Development of Reflective Capacities,  Paper presented at the Southeastern Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, February 27, 2010.
  • Slade, A. Attachment, Threat, and Minding the Baby. Paper presented at the Inter-American Attachment Conference. San Diego, CA, February 2014.
  • Slade, A. Minding the Baby Means Minding the Mother, Too: Lessons Learned from an Intensive, Interdisciplinary Home Visiting Intervention. Harris Forum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, March 2014.
  • Slade, A. Minding the Baby: Enhancing Health and Relationship Outcomes in Vulnerable Young Families. Institute for Child Development, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN, March, 2014.
  • Slade, A. Attachment, Threat, and Minding the Baby. Child Trauma Research Program, University of California at San Francisco. San Francisco, CA, May 2014.
  • Slade, A. & Sadler, L.S. Keeping the Baby in Mind: Attachment and Reflective Functioning. Invited presentation for Harvard Medical School Conference on Attachment. Cambridge, MA, May 4, 2007.
  • Slade, A. & Sadler, L.S. Minding the Baby: Attachment, Trauma, and Reflective Practice.  Keynote address, Annual Meeting of the Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health, Ann Arbor, MI, May 15, 2011
  • Slade, A. & Sadler, L.S. Minding the Baby: Enhancing Mentalization in Traumatized Mothers and their Children.  Invited lecture, Annual Meeting of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY, April 17, 2011

Publications

  • Flaherty, S., & Sadler, L.S. (2010). A review of attachment theory in the context of adolescent parenting, Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 25(2), 114-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2010.02.005. PMCID:PMC3051370.
  • Moriarty-Daley, A., Sadler, L.S., & Reynolds, H. (2013). Tailoring clinical services to address the unique needs of adolescents from the pregnancy test to parenthood. Current Problems in Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Care, 43, 69-95. PMCID:PMC3624884.
  • Ordway, M.R., Sadler, L.S., Dixon, J., & Slade, A. (in press). Parental reflective functioning: Analysis and promotion of the concept for paediatric nursing. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12600.
  • Ordway, M.R., Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., Dixon, J., Close, N., & Mayes, L. (2014). Lasting effects of an interdisciplinary home visiting program on child behavior: Preliminary follow-up results of a randomized trial. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29, 3-13. Doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2013.04.006; PMCID:PMC3825809.
  • Ordway, M.R., Sadler, L.S., Webb, D., & Slade, A. (under review). Parental Reflective Functioning: An approach to enhancing parent-child relationships in pediatric primary care.
  • Sadler, L.S., Newlin, K., Spruill, I.J., & Jenkins, C. (2011). Beyond the medical model: Interdisciplinary programs of community-engaged research. Clinical and Translational Science, 4, 285-297. PMCID:PMC3197706.
  • Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., Close, N., Webb, D.L., Simpson, T., Fennie, K., & Mayes, L.C. (2013). Minding the Baby®: Enhancing reflectiveness to improve early health and relationship outcomes in an interdisciplinary home visiting program. Infant Mental Health Journal, 34, 391-405. PMCID:PMC3774299.
  • Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., & Mayes, L. (2006). Minding the Baby: A Mentalization based parenting program. In J. Allen & P. Fonagy, eds., Handbook of Mentalization Based Treatment. Chichester, UK: Wiley
  • Slade, A. (2002, June/July). Keeping the baby in mind: A critical factor in perinatal mental health. In Special Issue on Perinatal Mental Health, A. Slade, L. Mayes, & N. Epperson (Eds.), Zero to Three, 10-16.
  • Slade, A. (2006). Reflective parenting programs: Theory and development. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 26, 640-657.
  • Slade, A., Cohen, L.J., Sadler, L.S., & Miller, M. (2009). The psychology and psychopathology of pregnancy: Reorganization and transformation. In C. Zeanah (Ed.) The handbook of infant mental health (3rd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.
  • Slade, A., & Sadler, L.S. (2014). Minding the Baby: Complex trauma and home visiting. International Journal of Birth and Parent Education, 1, 50-53.
  • Slade, A., Sadler, L.S., deDios-Kenn, C., Webb, D., Ezepchick, J., & Mayes, L. (2005). Minding the Baby: A reflective parenting program. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child.
  • Slade, A., Sadler, L., & Mayes, L. C. (2005). Maternal reflective functioning: Enhancing parental reflective functioning in a nursing/mental health home visiting program. In L. Berlin, Y. Ziv, L. Amaya-Jackson, & M. Greenberg (Eds.), Enhancing Early Attachments: Theory, Research, Intervention, and Policy (pp. 152-177). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.
  • Webb, D., Sadler, L.S., Ordway, M.R., & Price, R. (under review). Reflections from nurse home visitors: Notes and comment from the field.