Selected Peer-reviewed Publications

      Katzenstein, D. & Fontes, L. A. (2017). Orthodox Jews and the under-reporting of child sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 26, 752-767.

     Tishelman, A.C. & Fontes, L. A. (2017). Religion in child sexual abuse forensic interviews. Child Abuse & Neglect, 63, (120-130).

     Fontes, L.A. & Tishelman, A.C. (2016). Language competence in forensic interviews for suspected child sexual abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 58, (51-62).

     Collins, C., O'Neill, M., Fontes, L. A., & Ossege, J. (2014). Catholicism and childhood sexual abuse: Women’s coping and psychotherapy. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 23, 519-537.

     Fontes, L. A. & Plummer, C. (2010). Cultural issues in disclosures of child sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 19, 491-518.

     Fontes, L.A. (2010). Interviewing immigrant children for suspected child maltreatment. Journal of Psychiatry and the Law, 38, 283-305.

    Fontes, L. A. (2007). Sin vergüenza: Addressing shame with Latino victims of child sexual abuse and their families. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 16, 61-82.

     Fontes, L. A. (2005). Interviewing immigrant children and families about child maltreatment: Setting the stage. Protecting Children, 20(1), 37-46.

    Fontes, L. A. (2004). Ethics in violence against women research: The sensitive, the dangerous and the overlooked. Ethics and Behavior, 14, 141-174.

     Fontes, L. A. (2002). Child discipline and physical abuse in immigrant Latino families. Journal of Counseling and Development, 80, 31-40.

     Fontes, L. A. (2001) The new view and Latina sexualities: “Pero no soy una máquina!” Women and Therapy, 24, 33-37.

     Fontes, L. A., Cruz, M. & Tabachnick, J. (2001). Views of child sexual abuse in two cultural communities: An exploratory study with Latinos and African Americans. Child Maltreatment, 6, 103-117.

     Fontes, L. A. (2001). Those who do not look ahead, stay behind. Introduction to the special issue on Cultural Issues in Child Maltreatment. Child Maltreatment, 6, 83-88.

     Fontes, L. A. & Piercy, F. (2001). Teaching ethical decision-making in qualitative research: A learning activity. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 20, 60-69.

     Fontes, L. A. (2000). Children exposed to marital violence: Suggestions for school counselors. Professional School Counseling, 2, 231-237. 

     Piercy, F. & Fontes, L. A. (2000). Experiential exercises for teaching qualitative research. Teaching of Psychology, 27, 174-179.

     Fontes, L. A. (1998). Ethics in family violence research: Cultural issues. Family Relations, 47, 53-61.

     Fontes, L. A., Piercy, F., Thomas, V. & Sprenkle, D. (1998). Self issues for family therapy educators. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 24, 371-386.

     Piercy, F., Fontes, L. A., Choice, P. & Boudreau, B. (1998). HIV Risk and the freedom to act without thinking: Sex and alcohol connections for adolescents on probation, Journal of Child and Adolescent Social Work, 15, 207-226.

      Fontes, L. A. (1995). Sharevision: Collaborative supervision and self-care strategies for working with trauma. The Family Journal, 3, 249-254.

     Fontes, L. A. (1993). Culture and oppression: Steps toward an ecology of sexual abuse. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 5, 25-54.

     Fontes, L. A. (1993). Disclosures of sexual abuse by Puerto Rican children: Oppression and cultural barriers. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2, 21-35.