Lenneke Alink

Professor of the Prevention and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect (Jan Brouwer chair)
Curriculum vitae
  • Professor of Prevention and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect - Jan Brouwer chair, VU University Amsterdam (2012-present) 
  • Assistant professor (UD), Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (2006-present) 
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota (2006-2008) 
  • PhD student, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (2003-2006)
Expertise

Child and family studies, parenting, child maltreatment - prevalence and (neurobiological) predictors and consequences, behavior problems in early childhood, (preventive) interventions


Main publications
  • Stoltenborgh, M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Alink, L. R. A., & Van IJzendoorn, M. J. (in press). The universality of childhood emotional abuse: A meta-analysis of worldwide prevalence. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 
  • Alink, L.R.A., Cicchetti, D., Kim, J., & Rogosch, F.A. (2012). Longitudinal associations among child maltreatment, social functioning, and cortisol regulation. Developmental Psychology, 48, 224-236. 
  • Alink, L.R.A., Cicchetti, D., Kim, J., & Rogosch, F.A. (2009) Mediating and moderating processes in the relation between maltreatment and psychopathology: Mother-child relationship quality and emotion regulation. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37, 831-843. 
  • Alink, L.R.A., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Pannebakker, F., Vogels, T., & Euser, S. (2011). Kindermishandeling in Nederland anno 2010: De Tweede Nationale Prevalentiestudie Mishandeling van Kinderen en Jeugdigen (NPM-2010). Leiden: Casimir Publishers. 
  • Van Zeijl, J., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J., Juffer, F., Stolk, M.N., Koot, H.M., & Alink, L.R.A. (2006). Attachment-based intervention for enhancing sensitive discipline in mothers of 1- to 3-year-old children at risk for externalizing behavior problems: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 994–1005.
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Postal adress
VU University Amsterdam
Faculty of Law
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam

Extraordinary chair

Prevention and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect (Jan Brouwer chair)