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Jennifer Daer Shields
PhD Student, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University

Jennifer Daer Shields is a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology Training Program at Oklahoma State University. Ms. Shields conducts research at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect through the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) where she has been a part of numerous federally funded studies evaluating child abuse and neglect prevention programs. Most recently, she has worked as the project coordinator on a regional multisite evaluation examining treatment programs for youth with problematic sexual behavior. Ms. Shields’s research interests focus on factors that influence service engagement and attrition in evidenced based treatment programs for children and their families. Clinically, she provides group treatment services to school-aged children with problematic sexual behavior. Prior to graduate school, Ms. Shields graduated summa cum laude with bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and music from the University of Tulsa. She holds a master’s of science in clinical psychology from Oklahoma State University.