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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Peter M. Gutierrez, PhD
      Peter M. Gutierrez, PhD

 

VA VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
1055 Clermont Street
Denver, Colorado 80220
303-399-8020 ext. 2280

 

 

Peter M. Gutierrez, PhD

Associate Professor


 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

7/1/09-Present   Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of  Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2008-Present  Clinical/ Research Psychologist, Denver VA Medical Center, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center.

2008-2009 Visiting Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2007-2008  Research Psychologist, Denver VA Medical Center, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center.

2006-2008  Adjoint Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2006-2007   Research Consultant, Denver VA Medical Center, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center.

2002-2007   Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University, Department of Psychology.

2002-2006  Assistant Chair, Northern Illinois University, Department of Psychology.                          

1996-2002  Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, Department of Psychology.

1995-1996   University of Michigan, University Center for the Child and Family, Psychology Intern (APA Accredited through University’s Captive Consortium).

1993-1995 University of Michigan Medical Center, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Psychology Intern (APA Accredited through University’s Captive Consortium).

 

TEACHING:

Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry 2009 to Present

Areas of interest – Clinical interviewing; suicide assessment; research methodology

 

RESEARCH:

Blister Packaging Medication to Increase Treatment Adherence and Clinical Response: Impact on Suicide-related Morbidity and Mortality
Military Operational Medicine Research Program (Department of Defense)
Total Awarded Dollar Amount - $1,173,408
9/29/09 on going

Military Suicide Research Consortium
Department of Defense, through the Military Operational Medicine Research Program 
Total Awarded Dollar Amount - $17,000,000
9/30/10 on going

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Association of Suicidology
Past-president

PUBLICATIONS

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Bagge, C. L., Fang, Q., & Emmerich, A. (in press). Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale—Second Edition: A reliable and useful instrument. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Wong, J. L., Freedenthal, S., Bagge, C. L., Smith, K. D. (in press). Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Suicide Anger Expression Inventory—28. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

Jobes, D. A., Comtois, K. A., Brenner, L. A., & Gutierrez, P. M. (in press). Clinical trial feasibility studies of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS). In R. O’Connor & S. Platt (Eds.), International handbook of suicide prevention research, policy, and practice.

Wortzel, H. S., Gutierrez, P. M., Homaifar, B. Y., Breshears, R. E., & Harwood, J. E. (in press). Surrogate endpoints in suicide research. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

Breshears, R. E., Brenner, L. A., Harwood, J. E. F., & Gutierrez, P. M.(2010). Predicting suicidal behavior in veterans with traumatic brain injury: The utility of the Personality Assessment Inventory. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(4), 349-355.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., Cowles, M. L., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2010). Validity of the Self-Harm Behavior Questionnaire with diverse adolescents. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 236-245.

Brenner, L. A., Terrio, H., Homaifar, B. Y., Gutierrez, P. M., Staves, P. J., Harwood, J. E. F., Reeves, D., Adler, L. E., Ivins, B. J., Helmick, K., & Warden, D. (2010). Neuropsychological Test Performance in Soldiers with Blast-Related Mild TBI. Neuropsychology, 24(2), 160-167.

Selby, E. A., Anestis, M. D., Bender, T. W., Ribeiro, J. D, Nock, M. K., Rudd, M. D., Bryan, C. J., Lim, I. C., Baker, M. T., Gutierrez, P. M., & Joiner, T. E., Jr. (2010). Overcoming the fear of lethal injury: Evaluating suicide in the military through the lens of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 298-307.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Smith, K., Fang, Q., Lozano, G., & Devine, A. (2010). The Anxiety Sensitivity Index-3: Analyses of Dimensions, Reliability Estimates, and Correlates in Nonclinical Samples. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(1), 45-52.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Schweers, R., Fang, Q., Holguin-Mills, R. L., & Cashin, M. (2010). Psychometric Evaluation of the Body Investment Scale for Use with Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66(3), 259-276.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Barrios, F., Wong, J. L., Freedenthal, S., & Lozano, G. (2010). Development and Initial Psychometric Properties of the UTSA Future Disposition Inventory. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66(4), 1-20.

Gutierrez, P. M. (2009). Suicidal thoughts: Essays on self-determined death [Review of the book]. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166(9), 1069-1070.

Gutierrez, P. M., Brenner, L. A., Olson-Madden, J. H., Ryan Breshears, R., Homaifar, B. Y., Betthauser, L. M., Staves, P., & Adler, L. E. (2009). Consultation as a means of veteran suicide prevention. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40(6), 586-592.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., Williams, K. L., Gutierrez, P. M., & Claes, L. (2009). Rates of non-suicidal self-injury in high school students across five years. Archives of Suicide Research, 13(4), 317-329.

Osman, A., Williams, J. E., Espenschade, K., Gutierrez, P. M., Bailey, J. R., & Chowdhry, O. (2009). Further evidence of the reliability and validity of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC) in Psychiatric inpatient samples. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31, 202-214.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Osman, A. (2009). Getting the best return on your screening investment: An analysis of the Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire and Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale. School Psychology Review, 38, 200-217.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Brenner, L. A. (2009). Introduction to the special section: Helping military personnel and veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) manage stress reactions. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 31(2), 95-100.

Homaifar, B. Y., Brenner, L. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Harwood, J. F., Thompson, C., Filley, C. M., Kelly, J. P., & Adler, L. E. (2009). Sensitivity and specificity of the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) in individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90(4), 652-656.

Brausch, A. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2009). The role of body image and disordered eating as risk factors for depression and suicide ideation in adolescents. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 39(1), 58-71.

Gutierrez, P. M., Brenner, L. A., & Huggins, J. A. (2008). A preliminary investigation of suicidality in psychiatrically hospitalized veterans with traumatic brain injury. Archives of Suicide Research, 12(4), 336–343.

Brenner, L. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Cornette, M. M., Betthauser, L. M., Bahraini, N., & Staves, P. J. (2008). A qualitative study of potential suicide risk factors in returning combat veterans. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 30(3), 211-225.

Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., Williams, J. E., & Bailey, J. (2008). Psychometric properties of the Beck Depression Inventory-II in nonclinical adolescent samples. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64, 83-102.

Homaifar, B. Y., Brenner, L. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Harwood, J. E. F., Thompson, C., Filley, C. M., Kelly, J. P., & Adler, L. E. (2007, June). Aging with traumatic brain injury: An analysis of Beck Depression Inventory-II scores [Abstract]. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 21(3), 395-396.

Thompson, C., Gutierrez, Brenner, L. A., Homaifar, B. Y., & Harwood, J. E. F. (2007, June). Veterans with traumatic brain injury: Preliminary norms for the Personality Assessment Inventory [Abstract]. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 21(3), 406-407.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2007). Risk for suicide attempts among adolescents who engage in non-suicidal self-injury. Archives of Suicide Research, 11(1), 69-82.

Fliege, H., Kocalevent, R., Walter, O. B., Beck, S., Gratz, K. L., Gutierrez, P. M., & Klapp, B. F. (2006). Three assessment tools for deliberate self-harm and suicide behavior: Evaluation and psychopathological correlates. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 61(1), 113-121.

Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Williams, J. E., & Bailey, J. (2006). The Body Influence Assessment Inventory (BIAI): Development and initial validation. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(7), 923-942.

Gutierrez, P. M. (2006). Integratively assessing risk and protective factors for adolescent suicide. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 36(2), 129-135.

Gutierrez, P. M., Muehlenkamp, J. J., Konick, L. C., & Osman, A. (2005). What role does race play in adolescent suicidal ideation? Archives of Suicide Research, 9(2), 177-192.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Barrios, F. X., Bagge, C. L., Kopper, B. A., & Linden, S. (2005). The Inventory of Suicide Orientation - 30: Further validation with adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(4), 481-497.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., & Barrios, F. X. (2005). Validation of the Positive and Negative Suicide Ideation (PANSI) Inventory in a diverse sample of young adults. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(4), 431-445.

Konick, L. C., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2005). Testing a model of suicide ideation in college students. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 35(2), 181-192.

Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., & Bagge, C. L. (2004). Reliability and validity of the Beck Depression Inventory – II with adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Psychological Assessment, 16(2), 120-132.

Gutierrez, P. M., Watkins, R., & Collura, D. (2004). Suicide risk screening in an urban high school. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 34(4), 421-428.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Muehlenkamp, J. J., Dix-Richardson, F., Barrios, F. X., & Kopper, B. A. (2004). The Suicide Resilience Inventory – 25: Development and preliminary psychometric properties. Psychological Reports, 94, 1349-1360.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. (2004). Appropriateness of the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency Scale for non-white individuals. Assessment, 11(1), 73-84.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2004). An investigation of differences between self-injurious behavior and suicide attempts in a sample of adolescents. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 34(1), 12-23.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Jiandani, J., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., Linden, S. C., & Truelove, R. S. (2003). A preliminary validation of the Positive and Negative Suicide Ideation (PANSI) Inventory with normal adolescent samples. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 59(4), 493-512.

Watkins, R. L., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2003). The relationship between exposure to adolescent suicide and subsequent suicide risk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 33 (1), 21-32.

Osman, A., Breitenstein, J. L., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., & Kopper, B. A. (2002). The Fear of Pain Questionnaire-III: Further reliability and validity with nonclinical samples. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 25(2), 155-173.

Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., Wrangham, J. J., Kopper, B. A., Truelove, R. S., & Linden, S. C. (2002). The Positive and Negative Suicide Ideation (PANSI) Inventory: Psychometric evaluation with adolescent psychiatric inpatient samples. Journal of Personality Assessment, 79(3), 512-530.

Valentiner, D. P., Gutierrez, P. M., & Blacker, D. (2002). Anxiety measures and their relationship to adolescent suicidal ideation and behavior. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 16, 11-32.

Deacon, B. J., Valentiner, D. P., Gutierrez, P. M., & Blacker, D. (2002). The Anxiety Sensitivity Index for Children: Factor structure and relation to panic symptoms in an adolescent sample. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 40(7), 839-852.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., Baker, M. T., & Haraburda, C. M. (2002). Development of the Reasons for Living Inventory for Young Adults. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 58(4), 339-357.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., & Kopper, B. A. (2001). Development and initial validation of the Self-Harm Behavior Questionnaire. Journal of Personality Assessment, 77(3), 475-490.

Osman, A., Bagge, C. L., Gutierrez, P. M., Konick, L. C., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. (2001). The Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire - Revised (SBQ-R): Validation with clinical and non-clinical samples. Assessment, 8, 445-455.

Osman, A., Chiros, C. E., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. (2001). Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Brief Mizes Anorectic Cognitions Questionnaire. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(6), 785-799.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Downs, W. R., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., & Haraburda, C. M. (2001). Development and psychometric properties of the Student Worry Questionnaire-30. Psychological Reports, 88, 277-290.

Gutierrez, P. M., Rodriguez, P. J., & Garcia, P. (2001). Suicide risk factors for young adults: Testing a model across ethnicities. Death Studies, 25(4), 319-340.

Osman, A., Gilpin, A. R., Panak, W. F., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., & Chiros, C. E. (2000). The Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency Scale: Further validation with adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 30(4), 377-385.

Gutierrez, P. M., Thakkar, R. R., & Kuczen, C. L. (2000). Exploration of the relationship between physical and/or sexual abuse, attitudes about life and death, and suicidal ideation in young women. Death Studies, 24(8), 675-688.

Thakkar, R. R., Gutierrez, P. M., Kuczen, C. L., & McCanne, T. R. (2000). History of physical and/or sexual abuse and current suicidality in college women. Child Abuse & Neglect, 24(10), 1345-1354.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., & Bagge, C. L. (2000). Suicide risk assessment in a college student population. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 47(4), 403-413.

McGrath, P. B., Gutierrez, P. M., & Valadez, I. M. (2000). Introduction of the College Student Social Support Scale (CSSSS): Factor structure and reliability assessment. Journal of College Student Development, 41(4), 415-426.

Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B. A., Merrifield, T., & Grittmann, L. (2000). The Pain Catastrophizing Scale: Further psychometric evaluation with adult samples. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 351-365.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. (2000). Why young people do not kill themselves: The Reasons for Living Inventory for Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 29(2), 177-187.

Gutierrez, P. M. (1999). Suicidality in parentally bereaved adolescents. Death Studies, 23(4), 359-370.

Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., Linehan, M. M., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., & Bagge, C. L. (1999). Validation of the Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire and the Reasons for Living Inventory in an adult psychiatric inpatient sample. Psychological Assessment, 11(2), 115-123.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., & Chiros, C. E. (1998). The Social Phobia and Social Interaction Anxiety Scales: Evaluation of psychometric properties. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 20(3), 249-264.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., & Chiros, C. E. (1998). The Positive and Negative Suicide Ideation Scale: Development and validation. Psychological Reports, 28, 783-793.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Silk, K. R. (1998). Prescription privileges for psychologists: A review of the psychological literature. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 29(3), 213-222.

Hagstrom, A. H., & Gutierrez, P. M. (1998). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency Scale. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 20(2), 173-186.

Osman, A., Downs, W. R., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., Gutierrez, P. M., & Chiros, C. E. (1997). Factor structure and psychometric characteristics of the Beck Depression Inventory-II. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 19(4), 359-376.

Gutierrez, P., King, C. A., & Ghazziudin, N. (1996). Adolescent attitudes about death in relation to suicidality. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 26(1), 8-18.

BOOK:

Gutierrez, P. M., & Osman, A. (2008). Adolescent suicide: An integrated approach to assessment of risk and protective factors. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS:

Gutierrez, P. M. Blister packaging medication to increase treatment adherence and clinical response: Impact on suicide related morbidity and mortality. Presented at the 2010 DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference, Washington, DC, January 12, 2010.

Gutierrez, P. M. Theater of War. Plenary Panel member at the 2010 DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference, Washington, DC, January 12, 2010.

Bahraini, N., Gutierrez, P. M., Brenner, L. A., Hedegaard, H., Chase, M., & Shupe, A. The Colorado violent death reporting system: Exploring factors associated with suicide in VA and non-VA services utilizing veterans. Presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's NVDRS Reverse Site Visit, Denver, CO, May 14, 2009.

Leach, R. L., Breshears, R. E., Brenner, L. A., Homaifar, B. Y., Gutierrez, P. M., Gorgens, K. M., & Harwood, J. E. F. The utility of the Personality Assessment Inventory for predicting violence in veterans with traumatic brain injury. Presented at the Rehabilitation Psychology Conference, Jacksonville, FL, February 27, 2009.

Gutierrez, P. M. Collaborative assessment and management of suicide (CAMS): A feasibility study. DoD/VA Annual Suicide Prevention Conference, San Antonio, TX, January 13, 2009.

Gutierrez, P. M., Brenner, L. A., Homaifar, B. Y., & Olson-Madden, J. H. VA VISN 19 MIRECC research and clinical efforts at suicide prevention. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Boston, MA, August 15, 2008.

Brausch, A. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Body image and disordered eating in adolescent suicidality. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Boston, MA, April 17, 2008.

Gutierrez, P. M. Redefining diversity: The chronically suicidal veteran as one example. Presidential address at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Boston, MA, April 17, 2008.

Breshears, R. E., Brenner, L. A., & Gutierrez P. M. Predictive validity of the Personality Assessment Inventory in veterans with traumatic brain injury. Presented at the Rehabilitation Psychology Conference, Tucson, AZ, March 13, 2008.

King, C. A., Gutierrez, P. M., & Jobes, D. A. Looking back – looking ahead: American suicidology at mid-life. Plenary panel presentation at the American Association of Suicidology conference, New Orleans, LA, April 12, 2007.

Mazza, J. J., Reynolds, W. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Screening for youth suicidal behavior revisited. Panel presentation at the American Association of Suicidology conference, New Orleans, LA, April 12, 2007.

Schumacher, M., Quinnett, P., & Gutierrez, P. M. QPRT suicide risk assessment and management course utility. Panel presentation at the American Association of Suicidology conference, New Orleans, LA, April 12, 2007.

Gutierrez, P. M. Change is good: What the past 40 years tell us about the future. Presidential address at the American Association of Suicidology conference, New Orleans, LA, April 12, 2007.

Gutierrez, P. M. Suicide in the young adult population. Presented at the Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Education System’s Evidence-Based Interventions for Suicidal Persons conference, Denver, CO, February 8, 2007.

Rudd, M. D., Berman, L., Silverman, M. M., Gutierrez, P. M., & Schumacher, M. Warning signs for suicide: Theory, research, and clinical applications. Panel presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Seattle, WA, April 30, 2006.

Freedenthal, S. L., & Gutierrez, P. M. Adolescents’ disclosures of suicidality: Who knows? Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Seattle, WA, April 30, 2006.

Gutierrez, P. M. Shneidman Award Presentation – An integrated approach to assessing risk and protective factors for adolescent suicide. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Broomfield, CO, April 15, 2005.

Schumacher, M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Bipolar spectrum traits and suicide risk. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Broomfield, CO, April 15, 2005.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Osman, A. Prediction of adolescent suicide reattempts. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 22, 2004.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Konick, L. C. Evaluation of school-based suicide prevention programs. Presented at the Suicide Prevention: Advancing the Illinois Strategic Plan conference, Springfield, IL, September 23, 2004.

Williams, J. E., Osman, A., Barrios, F., Kopper, B. A., & Gutierrez, P. M. Reliability and validity of the Inventory for Suicide Ideation – 30. Presented at the American Psychological Society conference, Chicago, IL, May 28, 2004.

Hovey, J. D., Freedenthal, S., Gutierrez, P. M., & Fernquist, R. Career development strategies in suicide research #1: Working with a mentor. Panel presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Miami, FL, April 15, 2004.

Conwell, Y., Silverman, M., Gutierrez, P. M., Konick, L. C., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. Career development strategies in suicide research #3: Publishing your findings. Workshop presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Miami, FL, April 16, 2004.

Konick, L. C., & Gutierrez, P. M. Suicide risk in college students: A test of a model. Presented at the 2004 American Association of Suicidology conference, Miami, FL, April 16, 2004.

Brausch, A. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Does this magazine make me look fat? Media’s impact on body image, depression, and eating. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL, May 1, 2004.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., Swanson, J., & Gutierrez, P. M. Differences between self-injury and suicide on measures of depression and suicidal ideation. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, May 9, 2003.

Kaplan, M., Schultz, D., Gutierrez, P. M., Sanddal, N., & Fernquist, N. Suicide research: Working with a mentor. Panel presentation at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Santa Fe, NM, April 24, 2003.

Konick, L. C., & Gutierrez, P. M. Is spirituality a moderator of risk for suicide? Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Santa Fe, NM, April 25, 2003.

Watkins, R. L., & Gutierrez, P. M. Exposure to peer suicide in college students. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Santa Fe, NM, April 25, 2003.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Watkins, R. L., Konick, L. C., Muehlenkamp, J. J., & Brausch, A. M. Development and validation of the Suicide Resilience Inventory - 25 (SRI-25) in clinical and nonclinical samples. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 19, 2002.

Konick, L. C., Brausch, A. M., Gutierrez, P. M., & Pawlowski, C. CBT in depressed kids: What factors moderate treatment effectiveness? Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 19, 2002.

Hovey, J. D., Gutierrez, P. M., & Jha, A. Measuring cultural risk factors in suicide research. Panel presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Atlanta, GA, April 19, 2001.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., & Kopper, B. A. The Self-Harm Behavior Questionnaire. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2001.

Gutierrez, P. M., Collura, D., & Watkins, R. A case for regular suicide risk screening in high schools. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 14, 2000.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B. A., Barrios, F. X., Breitenstein, J. L., & Silich, N. Validity and utility of the Adolescent Psychopathology Scale (APS) with adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 13, 2000.

Kopper, B. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., & Barrios, F. X. Helping kids stay alive: The Reasons for Living Inventory - Adolescents. Presented at Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Portland, OR, April 14, 2000.

Gutierrez, P. M., Rodriguez, P. J., & Foat, N. K. A model of late adolescent suicidality. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Houston, TX, April 15, 1999.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. Quality of risk assessment with common measures. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Bethesda, MD, April 18, 1998.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

Betthauser, L. M., Allen, E., Brenner, L. A., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2009, November). Centrality of Intimate Relationships on Failed Belongingness and Perceived Burdensomeness in Returning Combat Veterans. Poster to be presented at the International Association for Relationship Research, Lawrence, KS.

Bahraini, N., Gutierrez, P. M., Brenner, L. A., Huggins, J., Hedegaard, H., Shupe, A., Chase, M. The Colorado violent death reporting system: Exploring factors associated with suicide in VA and non-VA services utilizing veterans. Presented at the American Psychological Association conference, Toronto, Ontario Canada, August 6, 2009.

Brausch, A. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Psychosocial factors related to non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, San Francisco, CA, April 17, 2009.

Ballard, E. D., Jobes, D., Brenner, L., Gutierrez, P. M., Nagamoto, H., Kemp, J., et al. Qualitative suicide status form responses of suicidal veterans. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Boston, MA, April 18, 2008.

Bahraini, N., Gutierrez, P. M., Brenner, L. A., Staves, P., Cornette, M., & Betthauser, L. Pain tolerance and links to increased suicide risk. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Boston, MA, April 18, 2008.

Cornette, M. M., DeBoard, R. L., Clark, D. C., Holloway, R. H., Brenner, L., Gutierrez, P. M., & Joiner, T. E. Examination of an interpersonal-behavioural model of suicide: Toward greater specificity in suicide risk prediction. Presented at the International Association for Suicide Prevention conference, Dublin, Ireland, August 31, 2007.

Brenner, L. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Cornette, M., Staves, P. J., & Betthauser, L. M. Veterans’ experiences of habituation to painful stimuli, perceived burdensomeness and failed belongingness. Presented at the American Psychological Association conference, San Francisco, CA, August 19, 2007.

Fang, Q., Choma, K., Salvatore, A., Mack, T., Bailey, J., & Gutierrez, P. M. Validation of the Pain Distress Inventory using an adolescent inpatient sample. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 19, 2006.

Brausch, A. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Adolescent gender differences in reasons for living. Poster presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Seattle, WA, April 30, 2006.

Swanson, J. D., & Gutierrez, P. M. Gender, social support, and student suicidality. Poster presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Seattle, WA, April 30, 2006.

Kopper, B. A., Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Williams, J. E., & Barrios, F. X. Suicide Resilience Inventory-25: Validation with normal and adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Poster presented at the 2005 APA conference, Washington, DC.

Kopper, B. A., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., & Williams, J. E. The Beck Depression Inventory-II with nonclinical and inpatient adolescents. Poster presented at the 2005 APA conference, Washington, DC.

Brausch, A. M., & Gutierrez, P. M. Ethnic differences in body image, affect, and eating behaviors and the impact of media exposure. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy conference, New Orleans, LA, November 11, 2004.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., & Gutierrez, P. M. Validation of the Self-Harm Behavior Questionnaire in adolescents. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy conference, New Orleans, LA, November 11, 2004.

Linden, S., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., Williams, J. E., & Gutierrez, P. M. Structure of the Adolescent Psychopathology Scale (APS) clinical subscales in psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy conference, New Orleans, LA, November 11, 2004.

Osman, A., Williams, J. E., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Linden, S. C., & Carlson, N. Development of cutoff scores for the Beck scales in adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 21, 2004.

Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B. A., Williams, J. E., Carlson, N., & Koser, K. Reliability and validity of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children and the Children’s Depression Inventory. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 21, 2004.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., Linden, S. C., Carlson, N., & Koser, K. The Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale 2: Reliability and validity. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 21, 2004.

Muehlenkamp, J. J., & Gutierrez, P. M. Are self-injurious behaviors and suicide attempts different points on the same continuum? Presented at the Suicide Prevention: Advancing the Illinois Strategic Plan conference, Springfield, IL, September 23, 2004.

Brausch, A. M., Swanson, J., & Gutierrez, P. M. Parent marital status, depression and suicide. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology conference, Miami, FL, April 16, 2004.

Konick, L. C., Gutierrez, P. M., Muehlenkamp, J. J., Watkins, R. L., Ward, K. E., & Haase, K. Development of the Spiritual Attitudes and Beliefs Inventory: Phase II. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, May 8, 2003.

Konick, L. C., Gutierrez, P. M., & Watkins, R. L. Adult Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire psychometrics. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Santa Fe, NM, April 25, 2003.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. Understanding differences between self-injurious behavior and suicide attempts in high school students. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 18, 2002.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Brausch, A. M., Muehlenkamp, J. J., Watkins, R. L., & Konick, L. C. Reliability and validity of the Beck scales in the assessment of suicide-related behaviors in adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 18, 2002.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Watkins, R. L., & Muehlenkamp, J. J. Potential racial differences in adolescent suicide risk. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 18, 2002.

Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B, A., Barrios, F. X., Boyle, T., & Duncan, A. The Inventory of Suicide Orientation - 30: Further validation with adolescent inpatients. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 18, 2002.

Osman, A., Linden, S., Gutierrez, P. M., Barrios, F. X., Kopper, B. A., & Forman, K. Validity of the Adolescent Psychopathology Content Scales (APS) in Pediatric Medical Institute for Children (PMIC) inpatients. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October, 18, 2002.

Konick, L. C., Wrangham, J. J., Gutierrez, P. M., Blacker, D., Watkins, R. L., Aalders, G., Giannerini, J., Miller, M. J., Rapp, J. M., Shayne, L. E., & Ward, K. E. Development of the Spiritual Attitudes and Beliefs Inventory (SABI). Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2, 2002.

Gutierrez, P. M., Wrangham, J., Konick, L., Osman, A., & Barrios, F. X. Does ethnicity influence adolescent suicide risk? Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Bethesda, MD, April 12, 2002.

Wrangham, J., Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., & Barrios, F. X. Validation of the PANSI with minority young adults. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Bethesda, MD, April 12, 2002.

Konick, L. C., Brandt, L. A., & Gutierrez, P. M. School-based suicide prevention programs: A meta-analysis. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Bethesda, MD, April 12, 2002.

Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. Use of the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency Scale with minority individuals. Presented at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 4, 2001.

Valentiner, D., Gutierrez, P. M., Deacon, B., & Blacker, D. Factor structure and incremental validity of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index for Children in an adolescent sample. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN, April 21, 2001.

Gutierrez, P.M., Rodriguez, P. J., & Garcia, P. Minority suicide risk. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 2000.

Kopper, B. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., Baker, M. T., & Haraburda, C. M. Reasons for Living Inventory for Young Adults: Psychometric properties. Presented for Division 17 - Counseling Psychology - at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 5, 2000.

Kopper, B. A., Gutierrez, P. M., Osman, A., Barrios, F. X., & Bagge, C. L. Assessment of suicidal ideation in college students. Presented for Division 17 - Counseling Psychology - at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 5, 2000.

Gutierrez, P. M., Rubin, E. C., & Blacker, D. A preliminary investigation of the role of suicide exposure and attitudes about death on adolescent suicidal ideation. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference, Chicago, IL, May 4, 2000.

Martin, H., & Gutierrez, P. M. The role of mediating factors on the long-term relationship between early parental death and later depression and anxiety. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, May 4, 2000.

Kopper, B. A., Osman, A., Gilpin, A. R., Panak, W. F., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., Chiros, C. E. The Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency Scale: Further validation with adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA August 22, 1999.

Kopper, B. A., Osman, A., Linehan, M. M., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., Bagge, C. L. Validation of the Adult Suicide Ideation Questionnaire and the Reasons for Living Inventory in an adult psychiatric inpatient sample. Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA August 22, 1999.

Osman, A., Bagge, C. L., Barrios, F. X., Gutierrez, P. M., & Kopper, B. A. Receiver operating characteristic curve analyses of the Beck Depression Inventory - II in adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 9, 1998.

Osman, A., Bagge, C. L., Gutierrez, P. M., Kopper, B. A., & Barrios, F. X. Validation of the Reasons for Living Inventory for Adolescents (RFL-A) in a clinical sample. Presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child Psychology, Lawrence, KS, October 9, 1998.

Kopper, B. A., Osman, A., Hoffman, J., Gutierrez, P. M., & Barrios, F. X. Reliability and validity of the BDI-II with inpatient psychiatric adolescents. Presented at Division 12 - Clinical Psychology - at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, August 16, 1998.

Gutierrez, P. M., & Hagstrom, A. H. Uses for the Multi-Attitude Suicide Tendency Scale. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology annual conference, Bethesda, MD, April 17, 1998.

Gutierrez, P., & Williams, J. Children’s understanding of death. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, May, 3, 1991.