Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Annett, R. D., Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G., Turner , C. W., Dalen , J., & Raissy, H. (in review). A randomized study of a method for optimizing adolescent assent to biomedical research. American Journal of Bioethics Empirical Bioethics,
Oakley, M.K., Farr, R. H., & Scherer, D. G. (In Press). Same-sex parent socialization: Understanding gay and lesbian parenting practices as cultural socialization. Journal of GLBT Family Studies,
Scherer, D. G., Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D., Turner, C., Dalen, J., & Yoon, Y. (2013). Empirically derived knowledge on adolescent assent to pediatric biomedical research. American Journal of Bioethics Primary Research, 4, 15-26.
Brody, J. L., Turner, C., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., & Dalen, J. (2012). Predicting adolescent asthma research participation decisions from a structural equations model of protocol factors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51, 252-258.
Brody, J. L., Dalen, J., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G. & Turner, C. (2012). Conceptualizing the role of research literacy in advancing societal health. Journal of Health Psychology, 17, 724-730.
Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., Turner, C. & Dalen, J. (2009). Enrolling adolescents in asthma research: Adolescent, parent, and physician influence in the decision-making process. Journal of Asthma, 46, 492-497.
Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D. & Brody, J. L. (2007). Ethical issues in adolescent and parent informed consent for pediatric asthma research participation. Journal of Asthma, 44, 489-496.
Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D., Turner, C. & Dalen, J. (2006). Family and physician influence on asthma research participation decisions for adolescents: The effects of adolescent gender and research risk. Pediatrics, 11, e356-62.
Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., Perryman, M. & Cofrin, K. M. W. (2005). Comparisons of adolescent and parent willingness to participate in minimal and above-minimal risk pediatric asthma research protocols. Journal of Adolescent Health, 37, 229-235.
Scherer, D. G., Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D., Hetter, J., Roberts, L. W. & Cofrin, K. M. W. (2005). Financial compensation to adolescents for participation in biomedical research: Adolescent and parent perspectives in seven studies. Journal of Pediatrics, 146, 552-558.
Annett, R. D., Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G. & Perkett, E. A. (2004). Perceived risk associated with asthma research procedures among children, parents, and pediatricians. Journal of Asthma and Clinical Immunology, 114, 1138-1145.
Barbee, P., Scherer, D. G. & Combs, D. (2003). Service learning in the preparation of counselors: Examining the relationship with counselor self-efficacy. Counselor Education and Supervision, 43, 108-119.
Bolton-Oetzel, K. & Scherer, D. G. (2003). Therapeutic engagement with adolescents in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 40, 215-225.
Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D. & Pearson-Bish, M. (2003). Voluntary assent in biomedical research with adolescents: A comparison of parent and adolescent views. Ethics and Behavior, 13, 79-95.
Arman, J. E. & Scherer, D. G. (2002). Service learning in school counselor preparation: A qualitative analysis. The Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education, and Development, 41, 69-86.
Nagel, L., Scherer, D. G. & Lee, W. (2000) Adolescent health-compromising behaviors: Motivating school counselors. The American Journal of Health Behavior, 24, 174-180.
Scherer, D. G., Nagel, L. & Lee, W. (2000). Working with adolescent health risk behaviors: Differences among frontier, rural, and urban school counselors. The Rural Educator, 21, 22-27.
Hoyt, S. & Scherer, D. G. (1998). Female juvenile delinquency: Misunderstood by the juvenile justice system, neglected by social science. Law and Human Behavior, 22, 81-107.
Henggeler, S. W., Melton, G. B., Brondino, M. J., Scherer, D. G. & Hanley, J. H. (1997). Multisystemic therapy with violent and chronic juvenile offenders and their families: The role of treatment fidelity in successful dissemination. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 821-833.
Scherer, D. G., Melloh, T., Buyck, D., Anderson, C. & Foster, A. (1996). Relation between children's perceptions of maternal mental illness and children's psychological adjustment. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 25, 156-169.
Rotunda, R. J., Scherer, D. G. & Imm, P. S. (1995). Family systems and alcohol misuse: Research on the effects of alcoholism on family functioning and effective family interventions. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 26, 95-104.
Scherer, D. G., Brondino, M. J., Henggeler, S. W., Melton, G. B. & Hanley, J. H. (1994). Multisystemic family preservation with rural and minority families of serious adolescent offenders: Preliminary findings from a controlled clinical trial. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2, 198-206.
Bandoroff, S. & Scherer, D. G. (1994). Wilderness family therapy: An innovative treatment approach for problem youth. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 3, 175-191.
Scherer, D. G. (1991). The capacities of minors to exercise voluntariness in medical treatment decisions. Law and Human Behavior, 15, 431-449.
Gardner, W. P., Scherer, D. G. & Tester, M. (1989). Asserting scientific authority: Cognitive development and adolescent legal rights. American Psychologist, 44, 895-902.
Scherer, D. G. & Reppucci, N. D. (1988). Adolescents' capacities to provide voluntary informed consent: Effects of parental influence and medical dilemmas. Law and Human Behavior, 12, 123-141.
Scherer, D. G. (2007). Recognizing and understanding student mental health problems. In M. Pressley & C. B. McCormick, Child and adolescent development for educators (pp. 365-391). New York: Guilford Press.
Scherer, D. G. (1997). Wilderness counseling with families. In V. O. Long’s Experiential Counseling (pp. 116-128). Pacific Grove, CA: ITP/Brooks/Cole.
Scherer, D. G. (1997). An historical overview and rationale for experiential counseling. In V. O. Long’s Experiential Counseling (pp. 16-22). Pacific Grove, CA: ITP/Brooks/Cole.
Schoenwald, S. K., Scherer, D. G. & Brondino, M. J. (1997). Innovative treatments of serious juvenile offenders. In S. W. Henggeler & A. B. Santos (Eds.) Innovative models of mental health treatment for 'difficult to treat' clinical populations (pp. 65-82). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
Weithorn, L. A. & Scherer, D. G. (1994). Children's involvement in research participation decisions: Psychological considerations. In M. A. Grodin & L. Glanz (Eds.), Children as research subjects: Science, ethics and law (pp. 133-179). New York: Oxford University Press.