Mary Louise Cashel
Associate Professor & Program Director, Clinical Psychology
Dr. Cashel specializes in assessment and interventions for youth and adolescents, with a focus on youth violence prevention, trauma and delinquency. She recently concluded a project funded by the National Institute of Justice designed to prevent bullying and enhance school climate in schools throughout much of the Southern Illinois region. She has conducted studies on risk assessment, trauma and PTSD among male and female delinquents.
Dr. Cashel directs the SIU Youth Violence Prevention Lab.
Dr. Cashel teaches graduate courses in child and adolescent therapy, advanced assessment, supervision of psychotherapy, and she serves as a practicum supervisor. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist.
Ph.D., University of North Texas
Representative Publications & Presentations:
Cashel, M. L., Kroner, D.G., & Gordon, A. (2019). Assessing School Climate and Bullying: Correspondence of Student and Teacher Reports. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
Chambers, D., Cashel, M. L., Gordon, A., & Kroner, D. G. (2018). The relationships among diversity inclusion, perceived support and diversity-related bullying in rural schools. Poster presented at the National Conference on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Kansas City, KS.
Gordon, A., Cashel, M.L., Chambers, D., & Kroner, D. G. (2018). School climate, perceived safety and bullying in relation to observations of playground and lunchroom monitoring behaviors. Poster presented at the National Conference on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Kansas City, KS.
Cashel, M. L., Gordon, A., Ramasami, J. & Kroner, D.G. (2018). The prevalence of bullying and cyberbullying in Rural Illinois schools. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
Cashel, M. L., Chambers, D., Kroner, D.G. (2018). Perceptions of bullying by race in Southern Illinois. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
Kroner, D. G., Lacey, B. & Cashel, M. L. (2018). Development of Attribution-Based Scales Associated With Proactive, Reactive, and Acquisitive Offending. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Epub adhead of print.
Cashel, M. L., Kroner, D.G., Chambers, D. (2017). School climate enhancement and bullying prevention in Southern Illinois: Preliminary findings. Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.
Jantzer, A. & Cashel, M. L. (2017). Bullying victimization, college adjustment and the role of coping. Journal of College Student Development, 58, 283-289.