Scientist NameLew Bank, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Oregon Social Learning Center

• Dissemination Model for Community Based Infrastructures (PI, NIMH)
• Healthy Family Project (PI, NIDA)
• Sibling Interaction and Behavior Study (PI, NIMH)

Primary research and clinical interests

Dr. Lew Bank is an OSLC research scientist and a licensed psychologist. Dr. Bank has worked with children and families for more than 30 years, with a focus on parenting, sibling conflict, and child adjustment. In addition, he has developed parent management training curricula consistent with community values and goals combined with the best practices developed and tested at OSLC. Currently, Dr. Bank is collaborating with several Oregon counties to develop assessment and intervention capacity in those communities: The Healthy Family Project in Lincoln County and The Community Database Project in Tillamook County.

Selected publications

Bank, L., & Dawud-Noursi, S. (Eds.). (2001). The impact of violence on children at home, community, and national levels (Special issue). Journal of Community Psychology, 29 (3).

Bank, L., & Burraston, B. (2001). Abusive home environments as predictors of poor adjustment during adolescence and early adulthood. Journal of Community Psychology, 29, 195-217.

Bank, L., Burraston, B., & Snyder, J. (2004). Sibling conflict and ineffective parenting as predictors of adolescent boys’ antisocial behavior and peer difficulties: Additive and interactional effects. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 14, 99-125.

Bank, L., Reddick, C., Weeber, G., & Swinehart, A. (2004). Motivation and parenting with an offender population. Community Corrections Report, 11, 37-52.

Bank, L., & Kramer, L. (Eds.) (2005). Sibling relationship contributions to individual and family well-being. [Special issue]. Journal of Family Psychology, 19, 483-485.

Miller-Brotman, L., McClure, S., Gouley, K. K., McGuire, K., Bank, L., & Burraston, B. (2005). Older Siblings benefit from a family-based preventive intervention for preschoolers at risk for conduct problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 19, 581-591.

Snyder, J., Bank, L., & Burraston, B. (2005). The consequences of antisocial behavior in older male siblings for younger brothers and sisters. Journal of Family Psychology, 19, 643-653.