Rachel Haine-Schlagel, Ph.D.

Rachel Haine-Schlagel, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research, College of Education & Associate Professor

Child and Family Development

San Diego

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Dr. Haine-Schlagel received her PhD in clinical psychology from Arizona State University and completed post-doctoral training in child mental health services research at the Child & Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) through the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. She is currently an investigator at CASRC, as well as a licensed psychologist and certified trainer for an evidence-based engagement intervention for child and family services. Prior to joining the CFD faculty, Dr. Haine-Schlagel was an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at San Diego State University. Her research focuses on understanding and promoting family participation in child and family mental health services. Go to Dr. Haine-Schlagel's lab website (PACS lab).


  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Arizona State University
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Arizona State University
  • B.A. Psychology with highest honors, Emory University
  • Licensed Psychologist in California (PSY20287)
  • Certified Trainer, Training Intervention for Engagement in Services (TIES)


Martinez, J. I., & Haine-Schlagel, R. (2018). Observational assessment of therapeutic strategies to promote parent homework planning in community-based child mental health treatment: A pilot study. Journal of Child & Family Studies. Advance online publication. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826 -018-1030-7. NIHMSID 947789.

Rieth, S. R., Haine-Schlagel, R., Burgeson, M., Searcy, K., Dickson, K., & Stahmer, A. C. (2018). Integrating a parent-implemented blend of developmental and behavioral intervention strategies into speech-language treatment for toddlers at risk for ASD. Seminars in Speech & Language, 39, 1-11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038 -1627483.

Haine-Schlagel, R., *Mechammil, M., & Brookman-Frazee, L. (2017). Stakeholder perspectives on a toolkit to enhance caregiver participation in community-based child mental health services. Psychological Services, 14(3), 373-386. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0 000095. NIHMSID 841179.

*Dickson, K. S., *Zeedyk, S. M., Martinez, J. I., & Haine-Schlagel, R.(2017). Examining ethnic disparities in provider and parent in-session participation engagement. Journal of Children’s Services, 12(1), 47-58. DOI: 10.1108/JCS-12-2016-0022. PMC5690539.

Wiltsey Stirman, S., Finley, E., Shields, N., Cook, J., Haine-Schlagel, R., Burgess, Jl, Dimeff, L., Koerner, K., Suvak, M., Gutner, C. A., Gagnon, D., Masina, T., Beristiano, M., Mallard, K., Ramirez, V., & Monson, C. (2017). Improving and sustaining delivery of CPT for PTSD in mental health systems: A cluster randomized trial. Implementation Science, 12, 1-11. DOI: 10.1186/s13012-017-0544-5.

Haine-Schlagel, R., *Martinez, J. I., Roesch, S. C., *Bustos, C., & *Janicki, C. (2016). Randomized trial of the Parent And Caregiver Active Participation Toolkit for child mental health treatment. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2016.1183497. PMC5253121.

Haine-Schlagel, R., Roesch, S. C., Trask, E. V., Fawley-King, K., Ganger, W. C., & Aarons, G. A. (2016). The Parent Participation Engagement Measure (PPEM): Reliability and validity in child and adolescent community mental health services. Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research, 43(5), 813-823. DOI: 10.1007/s10488-015-0698-x. PMC4852156.

*Stadnick, N., Haine-Schlagel, R., & *Martinez, J. I. (2016). Using observational assessment to help identify factors associated with parent participation engagement in community-based child mental health services. Child & Youth Care Forum, 45(5), 745-758. DOI: 10.1007/s10566-016-9356-z. PMC5003526.

Haine-Schlagel, R., & *Walsh, N.E. (2015). A review of parent participation engagement in child and family mental health treatment. Clinical Child & Family Psychology Review. 18(2), 133-150. DOI: 10.1007/s10567-015-0182-x. NIHMS668586.

*Accurso, E. A., Garland, A. F., Haine-Schlagel, R., Brookman-Frazee, L., & Baker-Ericzén, M. (2014). Factors contributing to reduced caregiver strain in a publicly-funded child mental health system. Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders. (ahead-of-print), 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/1063426614532948. NIHMS594290.

Garland, A. F., *Accurso, E. A., Haine-Schlagel, R., Brookman-Frazee, L., Roesch, S. C., & Zhang, J. (2014). Searching for elements of evidence-based practices in children’s usual care and examining their impact. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 43(2), 201-215. DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2013.869750.PMCID: PMC4041606.

Haine-Schlagel, R., Fettes, D. L., *Garcia, A. R., Brookman-Frazee, L., & Garland, A. F. (2013). Consistency with evidence-based treatments and perceived effectiveness of children’s community-based care. Community Mental Health Journal, 50(2), 158-163. DOI: 10.1007/s10597-012-9583-1. PMCID: PMC3648636.

Haine-Schlagel, R., Brookman-Frazee, L., *Janis, B., & Gordon, J. N. (2013). Evaluating a learning collaborative to implement evidence-based engagement practices in community-based services for young children. Child & Youth Care Forum, 42(5), 457-473. DOI: 10.1007/s10566-013-9210-5. PMCID: PMC3821769.

Baker-Ericzén, M. J., Jenkins, M. M., & Haine-Schlagel, R. (2013). Therapist, parent, and youth perspectives of treatment barriers to family-focused community outpatient mental health child services. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 22(6), 854-868. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-012-9644-7. PMCID: PMC3765037.

Garland, A. F., Haine-Schlagel, R., Brookman-Frazee, L., Baker-Ericzén, M. J., Trask, E. V., & Fawley-King, K. (2013). Improving community-based mental health care for children: Translating knowledge into action. Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research, 40(1), 6-22. DOI: 10.1007/s10488-012-0450-8. PMCID: PMC3670677.

Fawley-King, K., Haine-Schlagel, R., Trask, E. V., Zhang, J., & Garland, A. F. (2012). Caregiver participation in community-based mental health services for children receiving outpatient care. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 40(2), 180-190. DOI: 10.1007/s11414-012-9311-1. PMCID: PMC3625670.

Haine-Schlagel, R., Brookman-Frazee, L., Fettes, D. L., Baker-Ericzén, M. J., & Garland, A. F. (2012). Therapist focus on parent involvement in community-based youth psychotherapy. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 21(4), 646-656. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-011-9517-5. PMCID: PMC3405145.

Garland, A.F., Haine-Schlagel, R., *Accurso, E. C., Baker-Ericzén, M. J., & Brookman-Frazee, L. (2012). Exploring the effect of therapists’ treatment practices on client attendance in community-based care for children. Psychological Services, 9, 74-88. DOI: 10.1037/a0027098. PMCID: PMC3436117.

Garland, A. F., Brookman-Frazee, L., Hurlburt, M., *Arnold, E., *Zoffness, R., Haine-Schlagel, R., & Ganger, W. (2010). Mental health care for children with disruptive behavior problems: A view inside therapists’ offices. Psychiatric Services, 61, 788-795. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.61.8.788. PMCID: PMC3019612.

Brookman-Frazee, L., Haine, R. A., Baker-Ericzén, M., *Zoffness, R., & Garland, A. F. (2010). Factors associated with use of evidence-based practice strategies in usual care youth psychotherapy. Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research, 37, 254-269. DOI: 10.1007/s10488-009-0244-9. PMCID: PMC2877313.

*Denotes student/trainee authors.