Mallett, C. & Fukushima-Tedor, M. (2019). Juvenile delinquency: Pathways and prevention. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Mallett, C. (2016). The school-to-prison pipeline: A comprehensive assessment.  New York: Springer Publishing Company.  

Mallett, C. (2013). Linking disorders to delinquency: Treating high-risk youth in the juvenile justice system. First Forum Press/Lynne Rienner Publishers.

BOOK CHAPTERS (peer reviewed)

The learning disabilities to juvenile detention pipeline. Grand challenges for society: Evidence-based social work practice (T.B. Bent-Goodley, J. Williams, M.L., Teasley, & S. Gorin, 2019). NASW Press, Washington DC.  

Adolescent and adult mass shooters: Trauma, mental health, and early prevention approaches. In Handbook of research on mass shootings and multiple victim violence (2019). IGI Global Publishers, Hershey, PA.  

School discipline, zero tolerance policies, and American K-12 Education. In Handbook of Research on School Violence in American K-12 Education (2018). IGI Global Publishers, Hershey, PA.  

The child maltreatment to juvenile delinquency pathway. In Mental Health Issues of Child Maltreatment, P. Clements & S. Seedat (eds) (2015). St. Louis, MO: STM Publications.  

Specialized detention facilities, coauthored with S. Marsh and M. Williams. In Correctional Psychiatry, Volume 2, O. Thienhaus & M. Piasecki (eds) (2012). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute Publishers.


Disabled delinquent youth in the juvenile courts (2012). Encyclopedia of Adolescence. New York: Springer Publishers.


Seven things juvenile courts should know about learning disabilities (2011). National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV.


Race/ethnicity, citizenship status, and crime examined through trauma experiences among young adults in the United States (2019). Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. Co-authored with Fukushima-Tedor, M. and Quinn, L.  

Disproportionate minority confinement in juvenile justice: Todays and yesterdays, problems (2018). Criminal Justice Studies. 31(3), 230-248.

How does paid sick leave relate to health care affordability and poverty among U.S. workers (2018). Social Work in Health Care, 57(5), 376-392. Co-authored with Stoddard-Dare, P., DeRigne, L., and Quinn, L.        

The school-to-prison pipeline: From school punishment to rehabilitative inclusion (2017). Preventing School Failure. 60(4), 296-304.

The school-to-prison pipeline: Disproportionate impact on vulnerable children and adolescents (2017). Education and Urban Society.

Paid sick leave in relation to government sponsored welfare utilization (2018). American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88(5), 608-615. Co-authored with Stoddard-Dare, P., DeRigne, L., and Quinn, L.  

The school-to-prison pipeline: A critical review of the punitive paradigm shift (2016). Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. 33(1), 15-24.

Truacy: Its not about skipping school (2016). Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 33(4), 336-347.

A lost generation of students: The school-to-prison pipeline (2016). Criminal Law Bulletin, 51(5), 1391-1420.

From juvenile offender institutions to residential treatment centers. Co-authored with Boitel, C. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work (2016), 13(2), 23-31.

Guardian ad Litem and CASA Programs: Juvenile Courts Paradox, (2015). Criminal Law Bulletin, 50(6), 67-79.

Material hardship in families with children with a limiting health condition (2015). Co-authored with Stoddard-Dare, P., DeRigne, L., and Quinn, L.  Children and Youth Services Review, 49, 11-19.

Comorbid adolescent difficulties: Social work prevention of delinquency and serious youthful offending (2015). Co-authored with Kirven, J. Journal of Evidence-based Social Work, 13(2), 23-31.

The incarceration of seriously traumatized adolescents in the United States: Limited progress and significant harm (2015). Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25, 1-9.  

Unintentional prescription drug non-compliance for financial reasons in families with a child with a limiting health condition (2015). Co-authored with DeRigne, L., Quinn, L., and Stoddard-Dare. Social Work and Health Care, 54(2), 101-117.

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A lifetime DSM review (2014). Coauthored with A. Natarajan and J. Hoy. International Journal of Mental Health, 43(3), 1-25.

Food insecurity in families with children with limiting health conditions (2014). Co-authored with DeRigne, L., Quinn, L., and Stoddard-Dare, P. Health, 6, 2461-2468.

The learning disabilities to juvenile detention pipeline: A case study, (2014). Children & Schools, 36(3), 147-156.

From death to near-death: The fate of serious youthful offenders after Roper v. Simmons (2014). Criminal Law Bulletin, 50(2), 425-439.

Youthful offending and delinquency: The comorbid impact of maltreatment, mental health problems, and learning disabilities (2014). Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 31, 369-392.  

An assessment for risk factors for early death among a population of previously incarcerated youth (2014). Coauthored with Stoddard-Dare, P., Fukushima-Tedor, M., and Quinn, L.. Criminal Justice Studies, 27(2), 191-209.

Child and adolescent behaviorally-based disorders: A critical review of reliability and validity (2014). Research on Social Work Practice, 24(1), 96-113.

Delinquency and incarceration prevention: A focus on childhood maltreatment and comorbid mental health and learning difficulties (2013). Corrections Compendium, 37(4), 1-14.    

Juvenile life without the possibility of parole: Constitutional but complicated (2013). Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 743-752.

Factors related to recidivism for youthful offenders (2013). Coauthored with Miyuki Fukushima, Patricia Stoddard-Dare, and Linda Quinn. Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society, 26(1), 84-98.    

The Medicaid School Program: An effective public school and private sector partnership (2013). Children & Schools, 35(1), 33-40.

Significant race differences in factors related to the detention of youthful offenders, coauthored with M. Fukushima, P. Stoddard-Dare, & L. Quinn (2012). Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 10, 24-40.  
  *Received the 2012 Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice "Best Paper Award"

The School Success Program: Improving maltreated childrens academic and school-related outcomes (2012). Children & Schools, 34(1), 13-26.

Discerning suicide attempts within a youthful offender population, coauthored with L. Derigne, L. Quinn, and P. Stoddard-Dare (2012). Suicide and Life Threatening Behaviors, 42(1), 67-77.

Significant gender differences in factors related to the detention of youthful offenders, coauthored with P. Stoddard-Dare & L. Quinn (2012).  Women and Criminal Justice, 22(4),

The association between mental health disorders and juveniles detention for a personal crime (2011), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare & Craig Boitel. Child & Adolescent Mental Health, 16(4), 208-213.    

Homicide: Life on the street and sentenced to life behind bars: Juveniles without the possibility of parole (2011). Criminal Law Bulletin, 47(6), 929-947.

Explicating correlates of juvenile offender detention length: The impact of race, mental health difficulties, maltreatment, offense type, and court dispositions (2011), co-authored with Mamadou Seck & Patricia Stoddard-Dare. Youth justice: An International Journal, 11(2), 134-149.

Special education disabilities and juvenile delinquency: A unique challenge for school social work (2011), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare & Lisa Workman-Crenshaw. Social Work in Schools, 36(1), 26-40.

Race, substance abuse, and mental health disorders as predictors of juvenile court outcomes: Do they vary by gender? (2010) coauthored with C. Welch & P. Stoddard-Dare. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 28(3), 229-240.

An at-risk profile of probation supervised juvenile offenders in a rural, Midwest county: Significant gender and race differences (2010). Juvenile and Family Court Journal,61(3), 1-12.      

Predicting secure detention placement for African American juvenile offenders: Addressing the disproportionate minority confinement problem (2010), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 8(2), 91-103.

Predicting juvenile delinquency: The nexus of child maltreatment, depression, and bipolar disorder (2009), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare & Mamadou Seck. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 19(4), 235-246.    

Parental divorce: A protection from later delinquency adjudication for maltreated children (2009), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare (lead).  Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 51(1/2), 388-399.

Parental substance use disorders: Disparate outcomes for adjudicated delinquent youth (2009), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare (lead) & Chiquita Welch.  Corrections Compendium, 34(2), 1-8.  

Maltreated children who are adjudicated delinquent: An at-risk profile (2009), co-authored with Patricia Stoddard-Dare. International Journal of Child and Family Welfare, 12(4), 134-144.

Disparate juvenile court outcomes for disabled delinquent youth: A social work call to action (2009). Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 26(3), 197-208.        

Alternatives for Youths Advocacy Program: Effectively reducing minority youths detention and incarceration placements in Cleveland, Ohio (2008), co-authored with Linda Julian.  Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 59(3), 1-17.

Juvenile competency standards perfect storm: Ineffective punitive policies, undetected incompetent youth, and Roper v. Simmons (2008).  Criminal Law Bulletin, 44(6), 3-25.

The disconnect between delinquent youths with mental health and special education disabilities and juvenile court outcomes (2008). Corrections Compendium. 33(5), 1-23.

Death is not different: The transfer of juvenile offenders to adult criminal courts (2007).  Criminal Law Bulletin, 43(4).

Behaviorally-based disorders: The historical social construction of youths most prevalent psychiatric diagnoses (2006).  History of Psychiatry, 17(4), 437-460.

Juvenile court probation supervised youth: At-risk in Cuyahoga County, Ohio (2006).  Corrections Compendium, 31(2), 1-33.

Block-grant Head Start?  Devolutions potential negative impact on children and families (2005), co-authored with Benjamin L. Allen.  NHSA Dialog: A Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Intervention Field, 8, 135-153.

Ineffective counsel in the death belt: A postscript to Roper v. Simmons (2005).  Criminal Law Bulletin, 41(6), 598-616.

Socio-historical analysis of juvenile offenders on death row (2003).  Criminal Law Bulletin, 39(4), 455-468. Revised and reprinted in Juvenile Correctional Mental Health Report (2003), 3(5), 65-79.

(Death penalty research cited as scientific authority in the American Medical Association, Child Welfare League of America, and National Association of Social Workers amicus curiae petitions to the United States Supreme Courts Roper v. Simmons (No. 03-633) decision finding the juvenile death penalty unconstitutional.)