Jason D. Jones, PhD

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Jason D. Jones, PhD, is a research scientist with the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry - University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
National Research Service Award (NRSA) Postdoctoral Fellowship - National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship - National Institute on Drug Abuse, North Bethesda, MD
Flagship Fellowship - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Dean’s Fellowship - University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD in Developmental Psychology - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
MS in Developmental Psychology - University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Research Scientist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Adolescence
Interpersonal relationships
Depression
Suicide
Prevention

Publications

Papers

2019

Jones, J. D., Gallop, R., Gillham, J. E., Mufson, L., McCarthy, A., Kanine, R., & Young, J. F. (in press). The Depression Prevention Initiative: Mediators of Interpersonal Psychotherapy – Adolescent Skills Training. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2019 Aug 20:1-13. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2019.1644648. [Epub ahead of print]

Barzilay, R., Calkins, M. E., Moore, T. M., Boyd, R. C., Jones, J. D., Benton, T. D., Oquendo, M. A., Gur, R. C., & Gur, R. E. (2019). Neurocognitive functioning in community youth with suicidal ideation: Gender and pubertal effects. British Journal of Psychiatry, 215, 552-558.

Jones, J. D., Boyd, R. C., Calkins, M. E., Barzilay, R., Ahmed, A., Moore, T. M., Benton, T. D., & Gur, R. E. (2019). Parent-adolescent agreement about adolescents’ suicidal thoughts. Pediatrics, 143(2):e20181771.

Young, J. F., Jones, J. D., Benas, J. S., Gallop, R., Sbrilli, M., Gillham, J. E., & Mufson, L. (2019). Long-term effects from a school-based trial comparing Interpersonal Psychotherapy – Adolescent Skills Training to Group Counseling. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 48(S1), S362–S370.

Barzilay, R., Calkins, M. E., Moore, T. M., Wolf, D. H., Satterthwaite, T. D., Scott, J. C., Jones, J. D., Benton, T. D., Gur, R. C., & Gur, R. E. (2019). Association between traumatic stress load, psychopathology, and cognition in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Psychological Medicine, 49, 325-334.

2018

Scott, J. C., Slomiak, S., Jones, J. D., Moore, T. M., & Gur, R. C. (2018). Association of cannabis with cognitive functioning in adolescents and young adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 75, 585-595.

Stern, J. A., Fraley, R. C., Jones, J. D., Gross, J. T., Shaver, P. R., & Cassidy, J. (2018). Developmental processes across the first two years of parenthood: Stability and change in adult attachment style. Developmental Psychology, 54, 975-988.

Jones, J. D., Fraley, R. C., Ehrlich, K. B., Stern, J. A., Lejuez, C. W., Shaver, P. R., & Cassidy, J. (2018). Stability of attachment style in adolescence: An empirical test of alternative developmental processes. Child Development, 89, 871-880.

2017

Jones, J. D., Ehrlich, K. B., Brett, B. E., Gross, J. T., Mohr, J. J., Hopper, E. A., Dinh, J. V., Malanchuk, O., Peck, S. C., Brodish, A. B., Adam, E. K., Eccles, J. S., Kemeny, M. E., & Cassidy, J. (2017). Perceptions of parental secure base support in African American adolescents and young adults: A preliminary study of predictive links to adult C-Reactive Protein. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34, 1168-1185.

Scott, J. C., Wolf, D. H., Calkins, M. E., Bach, E. C., Weidner, J., Ruparel, K., Moore, T. M., Jones, J. D., Jackson, C. T., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2017). Cognitive functioning of adolescent and young adult cannabis users in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 31, 423-434.

Jones, J. D., Calkins, M. E., Scott, J. C., Bach, E. C., & Gur, R. E. (2017). Cannabis use, polysubstance use, and psychosis spectrum symptoms in a community-based sample of US youth. Journal of Adolescent Health, 60, 653-659.

Jones, J. D., Scott, J. C., Calkins, M. E., Ruparel, K., Moore, T. M., Gur, R. C., & Gur, R. E. (2017). Correspondence between adolescent and informant reports of substance use: Findings from the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Addictive Behaviors, 65, 13-18.

2015

Jones, J. D., Ehrlich, K. B., Lejuez, C. W., & Cassidy, J. (2015). Parental knowledge of adolescent activities: Links with parental attachment style and adolescent substance use. Journal of Family Psychology, 29, 191-200.

Ruscio, A. M., Gentes, E. L., Jones, J. D., Hallion, L. S., Coleman, E. S., & Swendsen, J. (2015). Rumination predicts heightened reactivity to stressful life events in major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 17-26.

Jones, J. D., Cassidy, J., & Shaver, P. R. (2015). Parents’ self-reported attachment styles: A review of links with parenting behaviors, emotions, and cognitions. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 19, 44-76.

2014

Jones, J. D., Brett, B. E., Ehrlich, K. B., Lejuez, C. W., & Cassidy, J. (2014). Maternal attachment style and responses to adolescents’ negative emotions: The mediating role of maternal emotion regulation. Parenting: Science and Practice, 14, 235-257.

Dykas, M. J., Woodhouse, S. S., Jones, J. D., & Cassidy, J. (2014). Attachment-related biases in adolescents’ memory. Child Development, 85, 2185-2201.

Jones, J. D., & Cassidy, J. (2014). Parental attachment style: Examination of links with parent secure base provision and adolescent secure base use. Attachment & Human Development, 16, 437-461.

2013

Cassidy, J., Jones, J. D., & Shaver, P. R. (2013). Contributions of attachment theory and research: A framework for future research, translation, and policy. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 1415-1434.

2012

Cassidy, J., Sherman, L. J., & Jones, J. D. (2012). What’s in a word?  Linguistic characteristics of Adult Attachment Interviews. Attachment & Human Development, 14, 11-32.

2011

Ruscio, A. M., Seitchik, A., Gentes, E. L., Jones, J. D., & Hallion, L. S. (2011). Perseverative thought: A robust predictor of response to emotional challenge in generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 867-874.

Books

Chapters

2016

Ehrlich, K. B., Miller, G. E, Jones, J. D., & Cassidy, J. (2016). Attachment and psychoneuroimmunology. In J. Cassidy & P. R. Shaver (Eds.). Handbook of attachment: Theory, research, and clinical implications, 3rd edition (pp. 180-201). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

2015

Jones, J. D., Cassidy, J., & Shaver, P. R. (2015). Adult attachment style and parenting.  In J. A. Simpson & W. S. Rholes (Eds.), Attachment theory and research: New directions and emerging themes (pp. 234-260). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Young, J. F., Davis, M., Farley, A. M., Bush, M. L., Rio, V. T., Kanine, R. M., & Jones, J. D. (2019, September). The identification and prevention of adolescent depression in primary care. In L. Mufson, J. Young, G. Maslow, & S. Compton (co-Chairs), From identification to implementation: Prevention and treatment models of care for adolescent depression in primary care. Symposium presented at the Nemours Developing and Researching Advanced Models of Integrated Primary Care Conference, Wilmington, DE.

So, A., Jones, J. D., Butler, L., Benton, T. D., & Boyd, R. C. (2019, August). Associations among sleep disturbances, body mass index, and psychological functioning in youths with depression. Poster presented at the annual CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program poster day.

Rosen, A. F. G., Scott, J. C., Jones, J. D., Moore, T. M., Roalf, D. R., Calkins, M. E., Wolf, D. H., Satterthwaite, T. D., Ruparel, K., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2019, April). Cognition and brain structure in the psychosis spectrum: Moderation by cannabis use. Poster presented at the Lifespan Brain Institute Research Symposium: Early Contributors & Modulators of Brain Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Jones, J. D., Boyd, R. C., Moore, T. M., Ahmed, A., Calkins, M. E., Benton, T. D., Barzilay, R., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2019, March). Association between family history of suicidal behavior and neurocognitive functioning in community youth. In R. C. Boyd (Chair), Family history of suicidal behaviors and youth outcomes. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Beijers, R., Jones, J. D., Fraley, R. C., Gross, J. T., Cassidy, J., & de Weerth, C. (2019, March). Breastfeeding and room-sharing practices: Mothers’ attachment style as a predictor.  Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Boyd, R. C., Jones, J. D., Butler, L., Borreggine, K., & Benton, T. D. (2019, March). Exploring the psychological functioning of clinically referred youth with family history of suicidal behaviors. In R. C. Boyd (Chair), Family history of suicidal behaviors and youth outcomes. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Stern, J. A., Ehrlich, K. B., Jones, J. D., Kemeny, M., Eccles, J., & Cassidy, J. (2019, March). Close relationships in adolescence and adulthood as predictors of inflammatory markers in midlife. In J. A. Stern (Chair), Close relationships and physical health: A lifespan developmental perspective. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

2018

Bush, M. L. Jones, J. D., Young, J. F. (2018, November). Prevalence and predictors of mental health service utilization in a non-clinical sample of adolescents. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, D.C.

Sbrilli, M. D., Jones, J. D., Gallop, R., & Young, J. F. (2018, November). The Depression Prevention Initiative: Does trauma moderate prevention outcomes?  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, D.C.

Jones, J. D., Boyd, R. C., Calkins, M. E., Ahmed, A., Barzilay, R. Benton, T. D., & Gur, R. E. (2018, October). Agreement between adolescent and parent reports of adolescents’ suicidal thoughts in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Special Topic Meeting: Conference on the Use of Secondary and Open Source Data in Developmental Science, Phoenix, Arizona.

Xu, E., Jones, J. D., Butler, L., Benton, T. D., & Boyd, R. C. (2018, August). Protective factors fail to moderate the relation between the dysregulation profile and impairment. Poster presented at the annual CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program poster day.

Sbrilli, M. D., Jones, J. D., & Young, J. F. (2018, July). Difficulties in emotion regulation: A transdiagnostic predictor of adolescent depression and anxiety. Poster presented at the World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Barzilay, R., Calkins, M. E., Moore, T. M., Wolf, D. H., Satterthwaite, T. D., Scott, J. C., Jones, J. D., Benton, T. D., Gur, R. C., & Gur, R. E. (2018, May). Early life traumatic stressful events are associated with increased psychopathology and poorer cognitive function in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, New York, NY.

Stern, J. A., Jones, J. D., Fraley, R. C., Ehrlich, K. B., Lejuez, C. W., Shaver, P. R., & Cassidy, J. (2018, April). Stability of attachment style in adolescence: An empirical test of alternative developmental processes. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, MN.

Ehrlich, K. B., Jones, J. D., Corallo, K., Lejuez, C. W., & Cassidy, J. (2018, April). Observed mother and adolescent conflict behaviors are associated with adolescent disruptive behavior symptoms over time. In D. Meter (Chair), Observations of parent-adolescent interactions predicting adolescent adjustment. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, MN.

Barzilay, R., Calkins, M. E., Moore, T. M., Boyd, R. C., Jones, J. D., Benton, T. D., Oquendo, M. A., Gur, R. C., & Gur, R. E. (March, 2018). Clinical and cognitive phenotyping of youth with suicidal ideation in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Poster presented at the Lifespan Brain Institute Research Symposium: Pathological Antecedents to Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Philadelphia, PA.

Haderer, E., White, L. K., Jones, J. D., Young, J. F., Laney, N., Patrick, A., Calkins, M. E., Gur, R. C., & Gur, R. E. (2018, March). Assessing risk and resilience in children and adolescents. Poster presented at the Lifespan Brain Institute Research Symposium: Pathological Antecedents to Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Philadelphia, PA.

Bush, M. L., Sbrilli, M. D., Jones, J. D., & Young, J. F. (2018, March). Rates of trauma exposure and sociodemographic correlates in adolescents. Poster presented at the Lifespan Brain Institute Research Symposium: Pathological Antecedents to Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Philadelphia, PA.

Sbrilli, M. D., Busch, M. L., Jones, J. D., & Young, J. F. (2018, March). The impact of trauma on adolescent internalizing and externalizing symptoms. Poster presented at the Lifespan Brain Institute Research Symposium: Pathological Antecedents to Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Philadelphia, PA.

Scott, J. C., Slomiak, S. T., Jones, J. D., Moore, T. M., & Gur, R. C. (2018, February). A meta-analysis of cannabis and cognitive functioning in adolescents and young adults. Oral paper presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

2017

Stern, J. A., Gross, J. T., Jones, J. D., Brett, B. E., Lin, D., & Cassidy, J. (2017, June). Corporal punishment of preschoolers: Adult attachment style predicts mothers' spanking behavior. In J. A. Stern & J. Cassidy (co-Chairs), Adult attachment style: Implications for parenting behavior and child outcomes. Symposium presented at the International Attachment Conference, London, England.

Scott, J. C., Jones, J. D., Moore, T. M., Roalf, D. R., Calkins, M. E., Wolf, D. H., Satterthwaite, T. D., Ruparel, K., Jackson, C. T., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2017, May). Cannabis use and neurocognitive functioning in the psychosis spectrum. Poster presented at the conference of the Society of Biology Psychiatry, San Diego, CA.

Scott, J. C., Wolf, D. H., Calkins, M. E., Moore, T. M., Jones, J. D., Ruparel, K., Jackson, C. T., Gur, R. E., & Gur, R. C. (2017, February). Adolescent and young adult cannabis users do not show declines in neuropsychological performance: A two-year longitudinal study. Oral paper presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Invited Lectures

2019

Jones JD. “CHAMP: Addressing Youth Depression and Suicide in a Clinical Research Program,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PolicyLab Morning Speaker Series. 2019.

Jones JD. “CHAMP Research & Data,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Annual Retreat of the Child and Adolescent Mood Program. 2019.

Jones JD. “Preventing Adolescent Depression: IPT-AST and Social Processes,” University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Lifespan Brain Institute, Social Processes Initiative Working Group Meeting. 2019.

2017

Jones JD. “Suicidal Thoughts in The Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort: Prevalence and Collateral Informant Agreement,” University of Pennsylvania School of     Medicine, Lifespan Brain Institute, Mood/Suicide Working Group Meeting. 2017.

Jones JD. “Risk and Resilience in Developmental Psychopathology,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows Didactics Lecture. 2017.

Awards and Honors

2018, Featured Alumnus, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland
2011, Janet W. Johnson Fund Conference Travel Award, University of Maryland
2008, Faculty-selected Graduation Marshal, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
2008, Evan Pugh Scholar Award – senior (top 0.5% of class), The Pennsylvania State University
2007, Mona Shibley Bird Memorial Scholarship in Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
2007, Evan Pugh Scholar Award – junior (top 0.5% of class), The Pennsylvania State University
2007, Raymond and Roberta Lombra Enrichment Fund, The Pennsylvania State University
2007, Esther A. Shultz Undergraduate Enrichment Fund, The Pennsylvania State University
2007, Costello Family Scholarship in Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
2006, President Sparks Award (4.0 GPA), The Pennsylvania State University
2006-present, Psi Chi National Honor Society, Chair of the Penn State Psi Chi Research Committee in 2007
2006-present, Golden Key International Honour Society
2005, President’s Freshman Award, The Pennsylvania State University
2004-2008, Dean’s List Scholar, The Pennsylvania State University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Addictive Behaviors
Attachment & Human Development
Child Development
Child Psychiatry and Human Development
Clinical Psychology Review
Cognitive Therapy and Research
Development and Psychopathology
Developmental Psychology
Frontiers in Psychology
JAMA Psychiatry
Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Journal of Early Adolescence
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
Parenting: Science and Practice
Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment
Substance Use & Misuse

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Society for Research on Adolescence
Society for Research in Child Development