Stephen
 
Scott
 
Leff
Ph.D.
Email: 
leff@email.chop.edu
Address: 
CHOP North Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 3535 Market Street Suite 1480
215-590-7067
Affiliations
Expertise
Appointments
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2008– present)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2001 – 2008)
Education
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1996)
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1992)
A.B., Psychology, cum laude, Duke University (1989)
Selected Publications
Blom-Hoffman J, Kelleher C, Power TJ, Leff SS. Promoting healthy food consumption among young children: Evaluation of a multi-component nutrition education program. Journal of School Psychology. Vol 32. 2004:45-60.
Leff SS, Power TJ, Costigan TE, Manz PH. Assessing the climate of the playground and lunchroom: Implications for bullying prevention programming. School Psychology Review. Vol 32. 2003:418-430.
Nabors LA, Leff SS, Power TJ. Quality improvement activities and expanded school mental health services. Behavior Modification. Vol 28. 2004:596-616.
Power TJ, Costigan TE, Eiraldi RB, Leff SS. Variations in anxiety and depression as a function of ADHD subtypes defined by DSM-IV: Do subtype differences exist or not?. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Vol 32. 2004:27-37.
Leff SS, Goldstein A. Aggression. Encyclopedia of School Psychology. McMillen; 2005:17-20.
Leff SS, Angelucci J, Goldstein AB, Cardaciotto L, Paskewich B, Grossman M. Using a particiatory action research model to create a school-based intervention program for relationally aggressive girls: The Friend to Friend Program. Bullying, Victimization, and Peer Harassment: Handbook of Prevention and Intervention in Peer Harassment, Victimization, and Bullying. Haworth Press, New York; 2007:199-218.
Leff SS, Power TJ, Goldstein A. Outcome measures to assess the effectiveness of bullying prevention programs in the schools. Bullying in American Schools: A Social-Ecological Perspective on Prevention and Intervention. Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, Mahwah, NJ; 2004:269-296.
Leff SS, Kupersmidt JB, Power TJ. An initial examination of girls' cognitions of their relationally aggressive peers as a function of their own social standing. Merrill Palmer Quarterly. Vol 49. 2003:28-53.
Power TJ, Manz PH, Leff SS. Training for effective practice in the schools. School Mental Health Handbook. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Norwell, MA; 2003:257-273.