Lauren Drerup Stokes, PH.D., M.P.

Specialty:
Psychology, Pediatric
Contact Information

EDUCATION

Alliant University

Master of Science May 2019

  • Clinical Psychopharmacology, APA Accredited

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Doctoral Degree, Ph.D., Summa Cum Laude, July 2012

  • Clinical Child Psychology, APA Accredited
  • Dissertation: Youth exposure to community violence and psychological adjustment: The role of cognitive appraisals

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Master of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, May 2007

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Master’s Thesis: The relationship of family environment, personality, and psychological symptoms in individuals sexually abused as children

Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, May 2005

  • Psychology major
  • Biology minor

WORK HISTORY PAST 5 YEARS

November 2019-Current: Medical Psychologist License Number 321344

2014-2019: Pediatric and Clinical Psychologist License Number 1288


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT PAST 5 YEARS

2013-2017: Board Member for the Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center (RCAC)

2015-Current: Medical Focus Contributor for Cenla Focus


COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS PAST 5 YEARS

March 2017

  • Holy Savior Menard Central High School
  • Parenting Teenagers in a Technology World

November 2016

  • St. Frances Cabrini School Faculty Training Seminar
  • Management of Behavioral Problems in the Classroom

September 2016

  • Cabrini Pediatric Therapy Center
  • A, B, C’s of Parenting a Child with Special Needs

May 2015

  • St. Frances Cabrini School Faculty Training Seminar
  • Management of Attention Deficit – Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS PAST 5 YEARS

2017-Current: Louisiana Academy of Medical Psychologists

2019-Current: The American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy, Div. 55 APA


ACEDIMIC PUBLICATIONS

Morris, E. M., Drerup Stokes, L., & Vernberg, E. M. (2011, October). The Relationship between exposure to violence, fire-related thoughts/behaviors, and psychological adjustment for adolescent females. Poster accepted to the annual meeting of the Kansas Psychological Association, Topeka, KS.

Drerup Stokes, L. & Jackson, Y. (2011, October). Youth Exposure to Community Violence and Psychological Adjustment: The Role of Cognitive Appraisals. Poster accepted to the annual meeting of Arkansas Psychological Association, Little Rock, AR.

Tempel, A., Drerup Stokes., L., & LaGory, J. (2011, October). Parent-Child Interaction Therapy as a Skill-Building Group Treatment for Children with Developmental Delays. Poster accepted to the annual meeting of Arkansas Psychological Association, Little Rock, AR.

Haskett, M.E., & Drerup Stokes, L. (2011, August). The intersection of child maltreatment and family homelessness. Co-Chair, presidential symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington , D.C.

Gabrielli, J., Jackson, Y., Drerup Stokes, L., & Little, T. (2011, August). Assessment of the measurement model of caregivers’ report on the Behavioral Assessment System for Children – 2 in foster children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Drerup Stokes, L., Jackson, Y., & Roberts, M. (2010, October). Community violence and psychological adjustment in youth: Role of cognitive appraisals. Poster presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.

Kish, A., Drerup Stokes, L., & Roberts, M. (2010, October). Community violence and emotion regulation: The role of family conflict. Poster presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.

Croysdale, A., Wilsie, C., Drerup Stokes, L., & Burkhard, B. (2010, August). Predicting suicidal ideation among male juvenile offenders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, California.

Drerup Stokes, L., Croysdale, A., & Jackson, Y. (2010, August). Youth exposure to community violence: Practice implications addressing emotion regulation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, California.

Boyce, C., Drerup, L., Grant, K., & Wadsworth, M. (2009, August). Examination of life events in two diverse samples. In Y. Jackson (Chair) and L. Drerup (Co-chair), Measurement of youth stress and trauma: Methodological and practical implications. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Drerup, L., Jackson, Y. (2009, August). Examination of emotional-social intelligence in ethnic minority youth. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Drerup, L., Jackson, Y., & Roberts, M. (2008, October). The role of emotional-social intelligence in the relation between community violence and psychological symptoms in youth. Poster presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.

Drerup, L., DeLay, D., & Jackson, Y. (2008, October). Factor structure of the life events checklist in youth. Poster presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.

Drerup, L., McCord, D., & Aydlett, L. (2008, August). Family environment, personality, and psychological symptoms in sexually abused individuals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Drerup, L., McCord, D. (2007, April). Use of the RC Scales in a complex neuropsychological patient sample. Presentation to the MMPI-2/A annual symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Drerup, L., & McCord, D. (2007, February). Examination of the utility of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical scales. Poster presented to the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Croysdale, A. & Drerup, L. (2007, February). Victimization and co-morbid behavioral health conditions within juvenile justice populations. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Drerup, L. (2006, March). Effects of an educational suicide prevention program. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Aydlett, L. & Drerup, L. (2006, March). The relationship between parenting stress and infant development. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Drerup, L. & Croysdale, A. (2006, March). Gender difference in an educational suicide prevention program. Poster presented at the 5th annual Gender Conference, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC.

Aydlett, L., & Drerup, L. (2005, September). Understanding the sexually abused presented at the Eleventh Annual Symposium on Child Abuse and Neglect, Lake Junaluska, NC.

Treuting, M., Drerup, L., Gormanous, G., & Waring, T. (2004, April). Multiethical principles and codes: A survey of congress attendees. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, Montreal, Canada.


HONORS and AWARDS

The Town Talk’s Top 20 Under 40 – 2017

Katkovsky Scholarship in Clinical Psychopharmacology Training – 2017

National Register for Health Service Psychologists, Early Career Award – 2014

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster, Arkansas Psychology Association – 2011

First Place Student Poster Award, Kansas Psychological Association – 2011

Student Presenter Award, 42nd Annual MMPI-2/MMPI-A Symposium – 2007

Sigma Xi Research Award Western Carolina University – 2006