Johanna Folk, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2540 23rd Street
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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    George Mason UniversityPhD08/2018Clinical Psychology
    College of William and MaryMA05/2012Psychology
    SUNY Potsdam CollegeBM05/2010Psychology and Flute Performance
    University of California, San Francisco, CA02/2021Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Reducing Parenting Stress to Facilitate Justice-Involved Youth?s Treatment Engagement
    NIH K23DA050798Apr 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cultural Adaptation of a Brief Family-Based Intervention
    American Psychological Assn, Inc. Apr 1, 2021 - Sep 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Inmates' Community Connectedness: Effect on Drug Use, Recidivism, and Adjustment
    NIH F31DA039620Apr 13, 2015 - Apr 12, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Youth recidivism: youth self-report matters. Front Psychol. 2023; 14:1208317. Holloway ED, Irgens M, McPhee J, Folk JB, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 38239481; PMCID: PMC10794774.
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    2. Implementation Considerations for Family-Based Telehealth Interventions for Youth in Foster Care: Focus Group Study With Child Welfare System Professionals. JMIR Form Res. 2023 Dec 29; 7:e45905. Leo HP, Folk JB, Rodriguez C, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 38157238; PMCID: PMC10787329.
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    3. Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities: A Scoping Review. J Correct Health Care. 2023 Oct; 29(5):355-369. Yang P, Folk JB, Lugosi SI, Bemat Z, Thomas A, Robles-Ramamurthy B. PMID: 37695814.
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    4. Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Self-Cutting Behavior Among Adolescents at First Contact with the Juvenile Court. J Youth Adolesc. 2023 Dec; 52(12):2494-2508. Meza JI, Folk J, Hoskins D, Kemp K, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 37592194; PMCID: PMC10522515.
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    5. Psychiatric and Substance-Related Problems Predict Recidivism for First-Time Justice-Involved Youth. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2023 03; 51(1):35-46. Tolou-Shams M, Folk JB, Holloway ED, Ordorica CM, Dauria EF, Kemp K, Marshall BDL. PMID: 36646452; PMCID: PMC10019581.
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    6. The Association Between Expanded ACEs and Behavioral Health Outcomes Among Youth at First Time Legal System Contact. Res Child Adolesc Psychopathol. 2023 12; 51(12):1857-1870. Folk JB, Ramaiya M, Holloway E, Ramos L, Marshall BDL, Kemp K, Li Y, Bath E, Mitchell DK, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 36565372; PMCID: PMC10290175.
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    7. Using Social Media to Engage Justice-Involved Young Adults in Digital Health Interventions for Substance Use: Pilot Feasibility Survey Study. JMIR Form Res. 2022 Dec 02; 6(12):e37609. Harrison A, Folk J, Rodriguez C, Wallace A, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 36459404.
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    8. Gender Differences in National Institutes of Health Grant Submissions Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2022 09; 31(9):1241-1245. Roubinov D, Haack LM, Folk JB, Rotenstein L, Accurso EC, Dahiya P, Ponce AN, Nava V, Maldonado Y, Linos E, Mangurian C. PMID: 36112424; PMCID: PMC9527056.
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    9. Leveraging Technology to Increase Behavioral Health Services Access for Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems: a Cross-systems Collaboration Model. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2022 10; 49(4):422-435. Tolou-Shams M, Holloway ED, Ordorica C, Yonek J, Folk JB, Dauria EF, Lehn K, Ezimora I, Wiley HMF. PMID: 35835953; PMCID: PMC9282614.
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    10. Peer Mentorship: An Underrecognized Tool to Faculty Success. Acad Psychiatry. 2023 02; 47(1):109-110. Roubinov DS, Accurso EC, Folk JB, Haack LM. PMID: 35729485; PMCID: PMC9870048.
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    11. Juvenile Justice, Technology and Family Separation: A Call to Prioritize Access to Family-Based Telehealth Treatment for Justice-Involved Adolescents' Mental Health and Well-Being. Front Digit Health. 2022; 4:867366. Tolou-Shams M, Bath E, McPhee J, Folk JB, Porche MV, Fortuna LR. PMID: 35677312; PMCID: PMC9167964.
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    12. An Ecodevelopmental Framework for Engaging Diverse Youth in Foster Care and Their Families Into Technology-Based Family Intervention Research Trials. Front Digit Health. 2022; 4:866139. Folk JB, Gill H, Ordorica C, Rodriguez CA, Holloway ED, Meza J, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 35633735; PMCID: PMC9135973.
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    13. Researchers' Perspectives on Digital Mental Health Intervention Co-Design With Marginalized Community Stakeholder Youth and Families. Front Psychiatry. 2022; 13:867460. Porche MV, Folk JB, Tolou-Shams M, Fortuna LR. PMID: 35530032; PMCID: PMC9072625.
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    14. Peer, substance use, and race-related factors associated with recidivism among first-time justice-involved youth. Law Hum Behav. 2022 04; 46(2):140-153. Holloway ED, Folk JB, Ordorica C, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 35073113; PMCID: PMC9255272.
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    15. Agreement between Youth Self-Report and Biospecimen-Confirmed Substance Use: A Systematic Review. Subst Use Misuse. 2022; 57(4):531-538. Folk JB, Hirschtritt ME, McCrary QD, Kalapatapu RK. PMID: 35006043; PMCID: PMC8890782.
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    16. Bringing juvenile justice and public health systems together to meet the sexual and reproductive health needs of justice-involved youth. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2022; 92(2):224-235. Tolou-Shams M, Dauria EF, Rosen RK, Clark MA, Spetz J, Levine A, Marshall BDL, Folk JB, Gopalakrishnan L, Nunn A, project emPOWER’D expert consultant panel. PMID: 35254846; PMCID: PMC9208729.
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    17. The Ethical Implications of Using Social Media to Engage and Retain Justice-Involved Youth in Behavioral Health Research. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2021 10; 16(4):356-363. Rodriguez CA, Gopalakrishnan L, Del Cid M, Folk JB, Yonek J, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 34533383; PMCID: PMC8800377.
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    18. Home-Based Telemental Health: A Proposed Privacy and Safety Protocol and Tool. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2021 09; 31(7):464-474. Sharma A, Feuer V, Stuart BK, Folk JB, Doan BT, Kulkarni CA, Ramtekkar U, Fortuna L, Myers K. PMID: 34543079.
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    19. VOICES: An efficacious trauma-informed, gender-responsive cannabis use intervention for justice and school-referred girls with lifetime substance use history. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 11 01; 228:108934. Tolou-Shams M, Dauria EF, Folk J, Shumway M, Marshall BDL, Rizzo CJ, Messina N, Covington S, Haack LM, Chaffee T, Brown LK. PMID: 34530316; PMCID: PMC8717799.
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    20. Rapid creation of child telemental health services during COVID-19 to promote continued care for underserved children and families. Psychol Serv. 2022; 19(Suppl 2):39-45. Tolou-Shams M, Folk J, Stuart B, Mangurian C, Fortuna L. PMID: 34110866; PMCID: PMC8660922.
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    21. The prospective impact of adverse childhood experiences on justice-involved youth's psychiatric symptoms and substance use. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2021 Jun; 89(6):483-498. Folk JB, Ramos LMC, Bath EP, Rosen B, Marshall BDL, Kemp K, Brown L, Conrad S, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 34264697; PMCID: PMC8754104.
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    22. Predictors of cannabis use among first-time justice-involved youth: A cohort study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 08 01; 225:108754. Tolou-Shams M, Folk JB, Marshall BDL, Dauria EF, Kemp K, Li Y, Koinis-Mitchell D, Brown LK. PMID: 34051549; PMCID: PMC8282753.
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    23. Cannabis Use Among Court-Involved Minority Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Adolescents. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2021 09; 49(3):350-360. Hirschtritt ME, Folk JB, Marshall BDL, Li Y, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 34001670; PMCID: PMC8429183.
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    24. Dating Aggression among Court-Involved Adolescents: Prevalence, Offense Type, and Gender. J Interpers Violence. 2022 07; 37(13-14):NP12695-NP12705. Collibee C, Fox K, Folk J, Rizzo C, Kemp K, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 33719683; PMCID: PMC8429510.
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    25. All in the family: parental substance misuse, harsh parenting, and youth substance misuse among juvenile justice-involved youth. Addict Behav. 2021 08; 119:106888. Bosk EA, Anthony WL, Folk JB, Williams-Butler A. PMID: 33798920; PMCID: PMC10032473.
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    26. Adverse childhood experiences among justice-involved youth: Data-driven recommendations for action using the sequential intercept model. Am Psychol. 2021 Feb-Mar; 76(2):268-283. Folk JB, Kemp K, Yurasek A, Barr-Walker J, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 33734794; PMCID: PMC8281579.
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    27. Feasibility of Social Media-Based Recruitment and Perceived Acceptability of Digital Health Interventions for Caregivers of Justice-Involved Youth: Mixed Methods Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 04 30; 22(4):e16370. Folk JB, Harrison A, Rodriguez C, Wallace A, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 32352388; PMCID: PMC7226029.
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    28. Alcohol misuse among adolescents with BPD symptoms: exploring the moderating role of reasons for drinking and perceived coping skills in a clinical adolescent sample. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2020 11; 25(4):228-237. Folk JB, Williams CA, Esposito-Smythers C. PMID: 32516465; PMCID: PMC9976943.
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    29. Uncharted Waters: Treating Trauma Symptoms in the Context of Early Psychosis. J Clin Med. 2019 Sep 12; 8(9). B Folk J, Tully LM, Blacker DM, Liles BD, Bolden KA, Tryon V, Botello R, Niendam TA. PMID: 31547447; PMCID: PMC6780072.
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    30. The Prospective Impact of Family Functioning and Parenting Practices on Court-Involved Youth's Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior. J Youth Adolesc. 2020 Jan; 49(1):238-251. Folk JB, Brown LK, Marshall BDL, Ramos LMC, Gopalakrishnan L, Koinis-Mitchell D, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 31399895; PMCID: PMC7321799.
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    31. The comparability of the visual and verbal versions of the Inclusion of Community in Self scale. J Community Psychol. 2019 07; 47(6):1449-1461. Folk JB, Enriquez K, Cebas L, Stuewig J, Tangney JP, Mashek D. PMID: 31066926; PMCID: PMC6690597.
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    32. Behind bars but connected to family: Evidence for the benefits of family contact during incarceration. J Fam Psychol. 2019 Jun; 33(4):453-464. Folk JB, Stuewig J, Mashek D, Tangney JP, Grossmann J. PMID: 30973255; PMCID: PMC6625803.
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    33. Differences between inmates who attempt suicide and who die by suicide: Staff-identified psychological and treatment-related risk factors. Psychol Serv. 2018 Aug; 15(3):349-356. Folk JB, Loya JM, Alexoudis EA, Tangney JP, Wilson JS, Barboza SE. PMID: 30080094; PMCID: PMC6082135.
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    34. Changes in Jail Inmates' Community Connectedness across the Period of Incarceration. Deviant Behav. 2019; 40(8):897-911. Folk JB, Mashek DJ, Stuewig JB, Tangney JP, Moore KE, Blasko BL. PMID: 31371842; PMCID: PMC6671631.
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    35. Changes in Community Integration From Pre- to Post-incarceration: The Influence of Psychological and Criminal Justice Factors. Crime Delinq. 2018 Jul 01; 64(8):975-1000. Moore KE, Gregorian MJ, Tangney JP, Folk JB, Stuewig JB, Salatino AC. PMID: 34334800; PMCID: PMC8320755.
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    36. Maternal Incarceration, Children's Psychological Adjustment, and the Mediating Role of Emotion Regulation. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2018 02; 46(2):223-236. Zeman JL, Dallaire DH, Folk JB, Thrash TM. PMID: 28188560; PMCID: PMC9948641.
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    37. The Suicidal Inmate: A Comparison of Inmates Who Attempt Versus Complete Suicide. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2018 10; 48(5):570-579. Boren EA, Folk JB, Loya JM, Tangney JP, Barboza SE, Wilson JS. PMID: 28816363; PMCID: PMC5816720.
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    38. Self-stigma among Criminal Offenders: Risk and Protective Factors. Stigma Health. 2018 Aug; 3(3):241-252. Moore KE, Milam KC, Folk JB, Tangney JP. PMID: 30271876; PMCID: PMC6157751.
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    39. Do Demographic Factors Moderate How Well Criminal Thinking Predicts Recidivism? Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2018 May; 62(7):2045-2062. Folk JB, Stuewig JB, Blasko BL, Caudy M, Martinez AG, Maass S, Taxman FS, Tangney JP. PMID: 29237316.
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    40. Pilot study of a brief dialectical behavior therapy skills group for jail inmates. Psychol Serv. 2018 Feb; 15(1):98-108. Moore KE, Folk JB, Boren EA, Tangney JP, Fischer S, Schrader SW. PMID: 27617479; PMCID: PMC5346480.
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    41. Changes in Inmates' Substance Use and Dependence From Pre-Incarceration to One Year Post-Release. J Crim Justice. 2016 Sep; 46:228-238. Tangney JP, Folk JB, Graham DM, Stuewig JB, Blalock DV, Salatino A, Blasko BB, Moore KE. PMID: 27458324; PMCID: PMC4957823.
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    42. Effectiveness of a self-administered intervention for criminal thinking: Taking a Chance on Change. Psychol Serv. 2016 08; 13(3):272-282. Folk JB, Disabato DJ, Daylor JM, Tangney JP, Barboza S, Wilson JS, Bonieskie L, Holwager J. PMID: 27243111; PMCID: PMC4980178.
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    43. Wise Additions Bridge the Gap between Social Psychology and Clinical Practice: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy as an Exemplar. J Psychother Integr. 2016; 2016. Folk JB, Disabato DJ, Goodman FR, Carter SP, DiMauro JC, Riskind JH. PMID: 28919701; PMCID: PMC5597058.
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    44. Psychometric validation of a simplified form of the PICTS for low-reading level populations. J Psychopathol Behav Assess. 2016 Sep; 38(3):456-464. Disabato DJ, Folk JB, Wilson J, Barboza S, Daylor J, Tangney J. PMID: 28190916; PMCID: PMC5295836.
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    45. Connectedness to the criminal community and the community at large predicts 1-year post-release outcomes among felony offenders. Eur J Soc Psychol. 2016 Apr; 46(3):341-355. Folk JB, Mashek D, Tangney J, Stuewig J, Moore KE. PMID: 27524842; PMCID: PMC4978434.
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    46. Children's proneness to shame and guilt predict risky and illegal behaviors in young adulthood. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2015 Apr; 46(2):217-27. Stuewig J, Tangney JP, Kendall S, Folk JB, Meyer CR, Dearing RL. PMID: 24842762; PMCID: PMC4239200.
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    47. Feasibility and Acceptability of an Impact of Crime Group Intervention with Jail Inmates. Vict Offender. 2016; 11(3):436-454. Folk JB, Blasko BL, Warden R, Schaefer K, Ferssizidis P, Stuewig J, Tangney JP. PMID: 27239168; PMCID: PMC4878833.
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    48. Does substance misuse moderate the relationship between criminal thinking and recidivism? J Crim Justice. 2015 January-February; 43(1):12-19. Caudy MS, Folk JB, Stuewig JB, Wooditch A, Martinez A, Maass S, Tangney JP, Taxman FS. PMID: 25598559; PMCID: PMC4295562.
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    49. A historical review of trauma-related diagnoses to reconsider the heterogeneity of PTSD. J Anxiety Disord. 2014 Dec; 28(8):774-86. DiMauro J, Carter S, Folk JB, Kashdan TB. PMID: 25261838.
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    50. A longitudinal examination of emotion regulation: pathways to anxiety and depressive symptoms in urban minority youth. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2014 Nov; 19(4):243-250. Folk JB, Zeman JL, Poon JA, Dallaire DH. PMID: 32878352.
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    51. Evaluating the content and reception of messages from incarcerated parents to their children. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2012 Oct; 82(4):529-41. Folk JB, Nichols EB, Dallaire DH, Loper AB. PMID: 23039351.
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