Published Findings and Reports

Current Publications                                                                  

Reck, K., Higginbotham, B., Skogrand, L., & Davis, P. (in press).  Facilitating stepfamily education for Latinos. Marriage & Family Review.
 Allgood, S. & Higginbotham, B.  (in press). Professional and personal experiences and perceived facilitator effectiveness. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy: Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions
 Higginbotham, B., Tulane, S., & Skogrand, L. (in press). Stepfamily education and changes in financial practices. Journal of Family Issues.
 
Vaterlaus, M., Allgood, S. & Higginbotham, B.  (in press). Stepfamily education booster sessions. Social Work with Groups, 35(2).
 
Higginbotham, B., Davis, P., Smith, L., Dansie, L., Skogrand, L. & Reck, K. (in press). Stepfathers and stepfamily education. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 53.
 
Skogrand, L., Dansie, L., Higginbotham, B. J., Davis, P. & Barrios-Bell, A. (2011). Benefits of Stepfamily Education: One-Year Post-Program. Marriage & Family Review, 47(3), 149-163. 
 
Skogrand, L., Davis, P., & Higginbotham, B. J. (2011). Stepfamily education: A case study. Contemporary Family Therapy, 33, 61-70. 
 
Higginbotham, B. & Skogrand, L. (2010). Relationship education with married and unmarried stepcouples: An exploratory study.Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy: Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 9(2), 133-148.
 
Skogrand, L., Reck, K., Higginbotham, B., Adler-Baeder, F., & Dansie, L. (2010). Recruitment and retention for stepfamily education. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy: Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 9, 48-65.
Higginbotham, B., Skogrand, L., & Torres, E. (2010). Stepfamily education: Perceived benefits for children. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 51, 36-49.
Higginbotham, B. & Felix, D. (2009). Economic predictors of marital quality among newly remarried rural and urban couples. Family Science Review, 14(2), 18-30.  
Skogrand, L., Bell, A., & Higginbotham, B. (2009). Stepfamily education for Latino couples and families: Implications for practice. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy: Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 8, 113-128.
Higginbotham, B., Miller, J., & Niehuis, S. (2009). Remarriage preparation: Usage, perceived helpfulness, and dyadic adjustment. Family Relations, 58, 316-329.
 Higginbotham, B., Reck, K., & Brooks, N. (2009). Difficulties experienced among newly remarried elderly couples. Journal of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences [on-line], 4, 32-37.   
 Schramm, D. G. & Higginbotham, B. J. (2009). A revision of the Questionnaire for Couples in Stepfamilies. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 50(5), 341-355.
 Higginbotham, B., & Adler-Baeder, F. (2008). The Smart Steps, Embrace the Journey Program: Enhancing relational skills and relationship quality in remarriages and stepfamilies. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues [on-line], 13(3). 
 Higginbotham, B. & Adler-Baeder, F. (2008). Assessing beliefs about remarriages and stepfamilies: The remarriage belief inventory. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 48(3/4), 33-54.
Higginbotham, B., Anderson, A., & Lown, J. (2007). Advising recently remarried clients: Implications from social science research. Journal of Personal Finance, 6(1), 81-92. 
Higginbotham, B., Henderson, K., & Adler-Baeder, F. (2007, Spring). Using research in marriage and relationship education programming. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues [on-line], 12(1). 
Adler-Baeder, F., Ericson, M., & Higginbotham, B. (2007, Spring). Marriage education for stepcouples. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues [on-line], 12(1). 
Higginbotham, B. J. & Adler-Baeder, F. (2005, June). Development of the Remarriage Belief Inventory for researchers and educators. The Journal of Extension [on-line], 43(2), 3IAW2. 
Adler-Baeder, F. & Higginbotham, B. (2004). Implications of remarriage and stepfamily formation for marriage education. Family Relations, 53, 448-458. 
 
Professional Posters and Presentations