Dr. Jewell is currently a Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Program Director of the Clinical Child and School Psychology graduate program in the Department of Psychology. His research is recognized internationally, and he currently has several dozen publications that include peer reviewed publications, books and book chapters, and treatment manuals. His research has been published in a number of prestigious academic journals including the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Child and Family Studies, Criminal Justice and Behavior, and many others. Dr. Jewell also maintains a very active research lab at SIUE. Please click here to see more information about the research lab.

Dr. Jewell, with colleague Dr. Steve Hupp, have a new book Great Myths of Child Development to be published by Wiley & Sons as part of a series edited by Drs. Scott Lillienfeld and Steven Lynn. The purpose of the book is to expose common myths about child psychology, understand how they arose, and examine the evidence against them. click here to order the book from Amazon.

Dr. Jewell has also created a number of risk assessment tools, treatment programs, and other curricula. These include the Behaviors & Attitudes Drinking & Driving Scale (BADDS), the Relaxation Skills Violence Prevention Program, the Children First Parenting Education Curriculum, the Kid First treatment program, and the Teen First treatment program and self-guided workbook.

Here are examples of Dr. Jewell’s most recent research, to view his vita  click here – vita 1.13.17.

Jewell, J. D., Malone, M., Rose, P., Sturgeon, D., & Owens, S. (2015). A multi-year follow-up study examining the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral group therapy program on the recidivism of juveniles on probation. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 59, 259-272.

Jewell, J. D. & Elliff, S. J. (2013). An investigation of the effectiveness of the Relaxation Skills Violence Prevention (RSVP) Program with juvenile detainees. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40, 203-13 .

Brown, D. L., Jewell, J. D., Stevens, A. L., Crawford, J. L, & Thompson, R. (2012). Suicidal risk in adolescent residential treatment: Being female is more important that a depression diagnosis. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21, 359-367.

Jewell, J. D., Brown, D., Smith, G., & Thompson, R. (2010). Examining the influence of caregiver ethnicity on youth placed in out of home care: Ethnicity matters – for some. Children and Youth Services Review, 32, 1278-1284.

Jewell, J. D., Hupp, S. D. A., & Segrist, D. (2008). Assessing DUI risk: Examination of the Behaviors and Attitudes Drinking and Driving Scale (BADDS). Addictive Behaviors, 33, 853-865.