Child Maltreatment, Psychology & Law, Memory for Trauma, Child Eyewitness Testimony, Prevention Science
Child Maltreatment; Psychology & Law; Memory for Trauma; Child Eyewitness Testimony; Prevention Science.
Stephanie Block's research has broadly focused on children in the legal system, the effect of trauma on children's wellbeing and memory for emotional events, and the prevention of child maltreatment. Guided by a social-ecological perspective and interdisciplinary training, she conducts research that generates knowledge and informs public policy relevant to children in the child welfare and legal systems. Specifically her research is organized into three major areas:
Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Justice and supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health.