Selected DWC Publications

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  • Cerulli, C., Pollard, R. Q Jr., Thew, D., Mastrocinque, J., Smith, C., DeWindt, L., Haynes, S., Kelstone, K. & Chin, N. (in press). What can we learn? Examining intimate partner violence service provision in the Deaf community. Journal of Community Psychology.

  • Pollard, R. Q, Betts, W. R., Carroll, J. K., Waxmonsky, J. A., Barnett, S., deGruy, F. V., Pickler, L. L. & Kellar-Guenther, Y. (in press). Integrating primary care and behavioral health with four special populations: Children with special needs, people with serious mental illness, refugees, and deaf people. American Psychologist.

  • Pollard, R. Q, Sutter, E. & Cerulli, C. (2013). Intimate partner violence reported by two samples of deaf adults via a computerized American Sign Language Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(5), 948-965.

  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2013). “I don't think we're supposed to be talking about this:” Case conferencing and supervision for interpreters. AVLIC News, 29(2). (A reprint of an article firrst published in 2009.)
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2013). The demand control schema:Interpreting as a practice profession. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. NOTE: This is a textbook. To learn more and place orders, contact www.DemandControlSchema.com
  • Glickman, N. & Pollard, R. Q (2012). Deaf mental health research: Where we’ve been and where we hope to go. In N. Glickman (Ed). Deaf mental health care (pp. 358-383). New York: Rutledge.

  • Fellinger, J., Holzinger, D. & Pollard, R.  (2012).  Mental health of deaf people.  The Lancet, 379(9820), 1037-1044.

  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q  (2012).  Beyond “interesting”:  Using demand control schema to structure experiential learning.  In K. Malcolm and L. Swabey (Eds.).  In our hands: Educating healthcare interpreters (pp. 77 - 104).  Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
  • Dean, R. K., Pollard, R. Q & Samar, V. J.  (2011).  Occupational health risks in different interpreting work settings:  Special concerns for VRS and K-12 settings.  Across the Board (quarterly publication of the Australian Sign Language Interpreters Association), 6(3), 4-8.
  • Leigh, I. W. & Pollard, R. Q   (2011).  Mental health and deaf adults.  In M. Marschark & P. E. Spencer (Eds.).  Oxford handbook of deaf studies, language, and education, 2nd ed. (pp. 214-226).  New York:  Oxford University Press.
  • Barnett, S., Klein, J. D., Pollard, R. Q Jr., Samar, V., Schlehofer, D., Starr, M., Sutter, E., Yang, H. & Pearson, T. A.  (2011).  Community participatory research with deaf sign language users to identify health inequities.  American Journal of Public Health, 101(12), 2235-2238.
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q  (2011).  Context-based ethical reasoning in interpreting:  A demand control schema perspective.  Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 5(1), 155-182. 
  • Graybill, P., Aggas, J., Dean, R. K., Demers, S., Finigan, E. & Pollard, R. Q (2010). A community-participatory approach to adapting survey items for deaf individuals and American Sign Language. Field Methods, 22 (4), 1-20.
  • Dean, R. K., Pollard, R. Q & Samar V. J. (2010, Winter). RID research grant underscores occupational health risks: VRS and K-12 settings most concerning. VIEWS , 27(1), 41-43.
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2009). Effectiveness of observation-supervision training in community mental health interpreting settings. REDIT E-journal on the Didactics of Translation and Interpreting , 3, 1-17.
  • Dean, R. K. (2009).  Challenges in interpreting addressed by demand-control schema analysis.  In B. E. Cartwright Encounters with reality:  1,001 interpreter scenarios (pp. 307 – 316).  Alexandria, VA:  RID Press.
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2009, Fall). “I don't think we're supposed to be talking about this:” Case conferencing and supervision for interpreters. VIEWS , 26, 28-30.
  • Pollard, R. Q, Dean, R. K., O'Hearn, A. M. & Haynes, S. L. (2009). Adapting health education material for deaf audiences. Rehabilitation Psychology, 54 (2), 232-238 .
  • Pollard, R. Q & Barnett, S. (2009). Health-related vocabulary knowledge among deaf adults. Rehabilitation Psychology, 54 (2), 182-185 .
  • Pollard, R. Q & Dean, R. K. (Eds.) (2008). Applications of Demand Control Schema in Interpreter Education. (Proceedings of the August 3, 2007 pre-conference meeting at the national convention of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.) Rochester, NY : University of Rochester. [$25 charge per copy.]
  • O'Hearn, A. M. & Pollard, R. Q (2008). Modifying Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Deaf individuals. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 15, 400-414.
  • Dean , R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2008, October). “Just when I figured out the answers, someone changed the questions”: Thoughts about the interview portion of the NIC. VIEWS 25 (8) , 21-22.
  • Dean, R. K. (2007). Revisiting the interpreter's role: A study of conference, court, and medical interpreters in Canada, Mexico, and the United States [book review]. The Sign Language Translator and Interpreter, 1(2), 305-308.
  • Pollard, R. Q  (2007).  Bronze Award:  Deaf Wellness Center, Rochester, New York – Providing specialized mental health services to the Deaf community and promoting research and education related to mental health and deafness.   Psychiatric Services, 58 (10), 1373-1374.
  • Pollard, R. Q, DeMatteo, A, Lentz, E., & Rediess, S. (2007). A prose recall test using stories in American Sign Language. Rehabilitation Psychology, 52(1), 11-24.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Dimeff, L. (Executive producers.) (2007). Practicing radical acceptance: An adaptation from the Deaf perspective [Motion picture] . (Available from Behavioral Tech, LLC, 2133 Third Avenue, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98101)
  • Pollard, R. Q & Dimeff, L. (Executive producers.) (2006). Opposite action: An adaptation from the Deaf perspective [Motion picture] . (Available from Behavioral Tech, LLC, 2133 Third Avenue, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98101)
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q  (2006).  From best practice to best practice process:  Shifting ethical thinking and teaching.  In E. M. Maroney (Ed.), A new chapter in interpreter education:  Accreditation, research and technology.  (Proceedings of the 16 th national convention  of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT).)  Monmouth, OR:  CIT.
  • O'Hearn, A. (2006). Deaf women's experiences and satisfaction with prenatal care: A comparative study. Family Medicine, 38(10), 712 - 716.
  • Pollard, R. Q, Rediess, S., & DeMatteo, A. (2005).  Development and validation of the Signed Paired Associates Test.  Rehabilitation Psychology, 50(3), 258-265. [SPAT Administration Form]
  • Dean, R. K. (2005, July). "Be opened." Deaf Christians find liberation in Jesus' declaration. Sojourners Magazine. Article 050741b. Retrieved September 13, 2005 , from http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&mode=
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  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2005). Consumers and service effectiveness in interpreting work: A practice profession perspective. In M. Marschark, R. Peterson, & E. Winston (Eds.), Interpreting and interpreter education: Directions for research and practice (pp. 259-282). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Pollard, R. Q (2005). From dissertation to journal article: A useful method for planning and writing any manuscript. The Internet Journal of Mental Health. Volume 2 Number 2.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Barnett, S. (2005). Deaf Awareness Week health survey results. Deaf Rochester News, 9 (3), 10-11.
  • Pollard, R. Q (2005). Introduction to Vernon 's (1968) "Fifty years of research on the intelligence of deaf and hard-of-hearing children: A review of the literature and discussion of the implications." Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 10 (3), 225.
  • Gibson, S. (2005, April). A first-hand account of observation-supervision training. VIEWS, 22 (4), 1, 16.
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2004, October). A practice-profession model of ethical reasoning. VIEWS, 21 (9), 1, 28-29.
  • Dean, R. K., Pollard, R. Q, Davis, J., Griffin, M., LaCava, C., Morrison, B., Parmir, J., Smith, A., Storme, S. & Suback, L.  (2004).  The demand-control schema: Effective curricular implementation.  In E. M. Maroney (Ed.), CIT: Still shining after 25 years (pp. 145-161). (Proceedings of the 15th national Convention of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT).) Monmouth, OR:  CIT.
  • Dean, R. K., Pollard, R. Q, English, M. A. (2004).  Observation-supervision in mental health interpreter training. In E. M. Maroney (Ed.), CIT: Still shining after 25 years (pp. 55-75) . (Proceedings of the 15th national Convention of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT).) Monmouth, OR:  CIT.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Adams, J. W. (2004). Robert Pollard, Ph.D.: Mental health and deaf and hard of hearing individuals. In J. W. Adams & P.S. Rohring (Eds.). Handbook to service the deaf and hard of hearing: A bridge to accessibility (pp. 121-132). San Diego: Elsevier Academic Press.
  • Leigh, I. W. & Pollard, R. Q (2003). Mental health and deaf adults. In M. Marschark & P. E. Spencer (Eds.). Oxford handbook of deaf studies, language, and education (pp. 203-215). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Pollard, R. (2003, February). Strong Connections: A videoconference-based sign language interpreter service for healthcare settings. NETAC Networks (p. 4) . Rochester, NY: Northeast Technical Assistance Center, National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
  • Dean, R. K., Davis, J., Barnett, H. Graham, L. E., Hammond, L. Hinchey, K. (2003, January). Training medically qualified interpreters: new approaches, new applications, promising results. VIEWS, 20; 1, 10-12.
  • Pollard, R. (2003, October/November). In depth: The Deaf Wellness Center. Deaf Rochester News , pp. 8 - 9.
  • Pollard, R. Q (2002). Ethical conduct in research involving deaf people. In V. A. Gutman (Ed.), Ethics in mental health and deafness (pp. 162-178) . Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
  • Pollard, R. Q (2001, August). Mental health interpreting: A mentored curriculum. Connections, 2 (1), 7-9.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Rinker, N. C. (2001). The misfit: A deaf adolescent struggles for meaning. In S. H. McDaniel, D. D. Lusterman & C. Philpot (Eds.), Casebook for integrating family therapy (pp. 191-204) . Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Dean, R. K. & Pollard, R. Q (2001). The application of demand-control theory to sign language interpreting: Implications for stress and interpreter training. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 6 (1), 1-14 .
  • Pollard, R. Q, Miner, I. D. & Cioffi, J. (2000). Hearing and Vision Loss. In T. R. Elliott & R. J. Frank (Eds.), Handbook of rehabilitation psychology (pp. 205-234). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Richards, J., Harmer, L., Pollard, P. & Pollard, R. (1999). Deaf Strong Hospital: An exercise in cross-cultural communication for first year medical students. Journal of the University of Rochester Medical Center, 10, 5-7. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Medical Center.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Rendon, M. E. (1999). Mixed deaf-hearing families: Maximizing benefits and minimizing risks. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 4 (2), 156-161 .
  • Gutman, V. & Pollard, R. Q (1999, November). Working with deaf interns and internship applicants. Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Newsletter, 24 (2), 12, 22-24 . Washington, DC: APPIC.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1998). Mental health interpreting: A mentored curriculum. (139 page text with accompanying 32 minute videotape of interpreting vignettes.) Rochester, NY: University of Rochester. Check the box at left to receive a brochure and order form. (Curriculum cost -- $24 text, $24 videotape.)
  • Pollard, R. Q (1998). Psychopathology. In M. Marschark & D. Clark (Eds.). Psychological perspectives on deafness, Volume 2 (pp. 171-197). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, Inc.
  • Brauer, B. A., Braden, J. P., Pollard, R. Q & Hardy-Braz, S. T. (1998). Deaf and hard-of-hearing people. In J. H. Sandoval, C. L. Frisby, K. F. Geisinger, J. Ramos-Grenier & J. Dowd-Scheuneman (Eds.), Test interpretation and diversity: Achieving equity in assessment (pp. 297-315). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1998). A consumer interview seminar that enhances medical student attitudes toward persons with disabilities. Journal of Behavioral Science in Medical Education , 5(1), 27-31.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1996). Professional psychology and deaf people: The emergence of a discipline. American Psychologist , 51 (4), 389-396.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1996). Conceptualizing and conducting pre-operative psychological assessments of cochlear implant candidates. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 1 (1), 16-28.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1995). Mental health services and the deaf population: A regional consensus planning approach [Special issue]. Journal of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, 28 (3), 1-47.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1994). Public mental health service and diagnostic trends regarding individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Rehabilitation Psychology , 39 (3), 147-160.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1993). 100 years in psychology and deafness: A centennial retrospective. Journal of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association , 26 (3), 32-46.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1992). Cross-cultural ethics in the conduct of deafness research. Rehabilitation Psychology , 37 (2), 87-101.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Monene, B. (1990). Special interest computer bulletin boards for the deafness field. In D. Watson and M. Taff-Watson (Eds.) At the crossroads: A celebration of Diversity . Little Rock, AR: American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1989). The significance of research in deafness and mental health. In R. G. Brill (Ed.), Proceedings of the National Conference on Deaf and Hard-of-hearing People (pp. 28-30). Silver Spring, MD: T.J. Publishers.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1989). PSYCH.NET: Improving communication in deafness and mental health. ADARA Newsletter (Jan./Feb), p. 18.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1989). Forensic evaluation of a minimally language skilled deaf adult. In H.S. Luey, et. al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the conference on mental health assessment of deaf clients: Special conditions (pp. 207-211). San Francisco, CA: University of California San Francisco Center on Deafness.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1989). Children and adults with minimal language skills. In H.S. Luey, et. al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the conference on mental health assessment of deaf clients: Special conditions (pp. 101-102). San Francisco, CA: University of California San Francisco Center on Deafness.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1988). New law addresses needs of emotionally disabled students. CATHI Forum (Fall), pp. 10-18.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1986). Update on deafness and mental health. American Rehabilitation , 12 (4), 8-10, 22-23.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1986). Your role in suicide prevention. Perspectives , 5 (1), 19-22.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1984). Teaming up with psychologists: What the behavior specialist can offer the classroom teacher. Perspectives , 2 , 13-16.
  • Pollard, R. Q & Katkin, E. S. (1984). Placebo effects in biofeedback and self-perception of muscle tension. Psychophysiology , 21 , 47-53.
  • Pollard, R. Q (1983). Comment on the RID code of ethics for interpreters in psychotherapy. American Annals of the Deaf , 128 , 371-372.

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