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Barbara L. Bonner, PhD

Barbara L Bonner, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics

Director, Center on Child Abuse and Neglect
Associate Director, Child Study Center
940 NE 13th Street, Nicholson Tower, Suite 4900
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104

(405) 271-2931

Barbara L. Bonner, PhD, a Clinical Child Psychologist, is a Professor and the CMRI/Jean Gumerson Endowed Chair, Director of the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (CCAN), and Associate Director of the Child Study Center (CSC) in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Her clinical and research interests include the assessment and treatment of abused children, treatment outcome and program effectiveness, prevention of child fatalities, and treatment of children and adolescents with inappropriate or illegal sexual behavior. Dr. Bonner is Past-President of the Board of Councilors of the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Past President of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC).  She has presented her research throughout the US and internationally.

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Assessment and treatment of:
    • children who have been abused or neglected
    • children and adolescents with inappropriate or illegal sexual behavior
    • Research on children and adolescents with sexual behavior problems and child abuse related fatalities