Kristin Monet Scott, PhD $$

Pediatric Psychologist - Foster Care

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Houston Independent School District (2017), Child & Adolescent Psychology
Children's Medical Center Dallas (2018), Child & Adolescent Psychology
Graduate School
Tulane University (2017)


  • Acute Psychopathology
  • Suicidality
  • Complex Trauma
  • Resilience

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Family Factors Promoting Resilience
    • Assessment of Complex Trauma and Suicidality
  • Publications

    • Muncer, R.M., Cunningham, M.C., Scott, K.M., & Yates, A. (2019). African American adolescents speak: Mixed-methods research on the meaning of racial identity in the relation between race-related stress and depressive symptoms. In H.E. Fitzgerald, D. J. Johnson, D. B. Qin, F. A. Villarruel, & J. Norder (Eds.), Handbook on children and prejudice (pp. 533-550). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.
    • From higher order thinking to higher order behavior: exploring the relationship between early cognitive skills and social competence in black boys. Scott KM, Barbarin OA, Brown JM Am J Orthopsychiatry 2013 Apr-Jul 83 2 Pt 3 185-93
    • Socioemotional trajectories in black boys between kindergarten and the fifth grade: the role of cognitive skills and family in promoting resiliency. Brown J, Barbarin O, Scott K, Am J Orthopsychiatry 2013 Apr-Jul 83 2 Pt 3 176-84
  • Professional Activities

    • American Psychological Association
    • American Academy of Suicide Prevention
  • Awards and Honors

    • Phi Beta Kappa (2009)
    • Psychology Summer Institute Fellow, APA Minority Fellowship Program (2016)

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