Russell T. Jones, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist                    Trauma Expert

Selected Readings Regarding the Virginia Tech Shootings

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Publications:

Hughes, M., Brymer, M., Chiu, W. T., Fairbank, J. A., Jones, R. T., Pynoos, R. S., ... & Kessler, R. C. (2011). Posttraumatic stress among students after the shootings at Virginia Tech. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 3(4), 403.



Golden, L. L., Jones, R., Donlon, K. (2014). Delayed treatment seeking following the April 16th shootings at Virginia Tech: Impact on a first responder.  (5th ed., vol. 13, pp. 391-404). Clinical Case Studies

Scarpa-Friedman, A., Sheetz, S., Wilson, L., Waldron, J., Patriquin, M., Jones, R. (2014).  Posttraumatic stress symptoms after the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech: Form and function of communication about the events. (vol. 4, pp. 1 -20). Journal of Critical Incident Analysis.  

Wusik, M.F., Jones, R., (2014).  The trauma of uncertainty: The use of comprehensive assessment and prolonged exposure to treat indirect exposure to mass shooting.  Clinical Case Studies.  

Smith, A.J., Abeyta, A.A., Hughes, M., Jones, R. (2014).  Persistent Grief in the Aftermath of Mass Violence: The Predictive Roles of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, Self-Efficacy and Disrupted Worldview.  (2nd ed., vol. 7, pp. 179-186).  Washington DC: Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy.

Jones, R. (2014).  The aftermath of the shooting at Virginia Tech: A chronology of the first nine months.  Journal of Critical Incident Analysis 4 (1) 14.

Smith, A. J., Donlon, K., Anderson, S. R., Hughes, M., & Jones, R. T.  (2015). When seeking influences believing and promotes posttraumatic adaptation.  Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 28, 340-356.

 Blevins, C. E., Wusik, M. F., Sullivan, C. P., Jones, R. T., & Hughes, M. (2015). Do negative changes in worldview mediate links between mass trauma and reckless behavior? A longitudinal exploratory study. Community mental health journal, 1-8.

Book Chapter:


Jones, R. T., Donlon, K., Dugan Burns, K., Schwartz-Goel, K., Law, M.K., Tragedy at Virginia Tech: Recommendations for mental health response to crisis on campus. In C. L. Mears (Ed.), Reclaiming school in the aftermath: Advice based on experience (pp.153-173). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.



Presentations:

Jones, R.T.  (2007).  The Aftermath of Virginia Tech: School Violence, A Social and Public Health Concern.  Presented at the ISTSS Conference, Baltimore, MD.


Jones, R.T.  (2007).  Steps Toward Assessment and Intervention of Survivors' Mental Health Following The Virginia Tech Shootings.  Presented at the ISTSS Conference, Baltimore, MD.


Jones, R.T. (2008). Steps Toward Assessment and Intervention of Survivor’s Mental Health Following the Virginia Tech Shootings. Jackson State University, Jackson Mississippi  February 12, 2008.


Jones, R.T. (2008). Catastrophic Violence on Campus: The Virginia Tech Experience. Presented at the Reducing Risk in Educational Settings Conference, Findlay, OH. April 21, 2008.


Jones, R.T. (2008). Catastrophic Violence on Campus: The Virginia Tech Experience.  Presented at American Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA, August 8, 2008.


Jones. R.T. (2008). Memorials in the Aftermath of Community Violence: Virginia Tech. Presented at American Psychological Association 116th Annual Conference, Boston, MA.  August 8, 2008.


Jones, R.T. (2008). PTSD: What it is and How to Treat it. Invited presentation at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. September 10, 2008.


Jones, R.T. (2008). Catastrophic Violence on Campus: The Virginia Tech Experience.  Presented at American Association for the Advancement of Science Conference,Boston, MA. September 30, 2008.