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Barbara L. Bonner, Ph.D.

Barbara L Bonner, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics

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

(405) 271-8858

Barbara L. Bonner, Ph.D., a Clinical Child Psychologist, is an Emeritus Professor and the CMRI/Jean Gumerson Endowed Chair, Past Director of the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (CCAN), and the Past 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 the 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