Philip A. Fisher, Ph.D.
Dr. Fisher is interested in prevention in the early years of life and dissemination of prevention programs in community settings. His research has focused on children and families in the child welfare system and childrearing in American Indian communities.
- Research Scientist, Oregon Social Learning Center
- Ph.D., 1993, University of Oregon, Clinical Psychology
- Pears, K., & Fisher, P. A. (2005). Developmental, cognitive, and neuropsychological functioning in preschool-aged foster children: Associations with prior maltreatment and placement history. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 26, 112-121.
- Pears, K., & Fisher, P. A. (2005). Emotion understanding and theory of mind among maltreated children in foster care: Evidence of deficits. Development and Psychopathology, 17, 46-65.
- Fisher, P. A., & Ball, T. J. (2003). Tribal participatory research: Mechanisms of a collaborative model. American Journal of Community Psychology, 32, 207-216.
- Fisher, P. A., & Ball, T. J. (2002). The Indian Family Wellness Project: An application of the tribal participatory research model. Prevention Science, 3, 235-240.
- Dozier, M., Albus, K., Fisher, P. A., & Sepulveda, S. (2002). Interventions for foster parents: Implications for developmental theory. Development and Psychopathology, 14, 843-860.
- Augment the Existing Community Services
- Be Willing to Listen
- Building Programs from the Ground Up
- Bumps in the Road
- Developing Interventions from within the Community
- Getting Funding for Tribal Community Research
- Interventions Take on Local Flavor
- Involving Community Members on Project Teams
- Ongoing Process of Negotiation
- Replicable Process Rather Than Replicable Content
- Take What Exists in the Culture
- Track Your Progress Closely