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Shannon D. Chaplo

Shannon D. Chaplo, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building

Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic
Salt Lake City

Primary Children's Hospital

Salt Lake City
  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Behavioral Medicine

    Education history

    Postdoctoral Training Psychiatry - Duke University School of Medicine, National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Postdoctoral Training
    Psychology, Child Trauma Track - Duke University School of Medicine Clinical Internship
    Graduate Training Clinical Psychology - University of Utah Ph.D.
    Psychology; Gender and Women’s Studies - University of Wisconsin–Madison B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Modrowski CA, Chaplo SD, Kerig PK, Mozley MM (2019). Trauma exposure, posttraumatic overmodulation and undermodulation, and nonsuicidal self-injury in traumatized justice-involved adolescents. Psychol Trauma, 11(7), 743-750. (Read full article)
    2. Chaplo SD, Kerig PK, Wainryb C (2019). Development and Validation of the Moral Injury Scales for Youth. J Trauma Stress, 32(3), 448-458. (Read full article)
    3. Murray KJ, Sullivan KM, Lent MC, Chaplo SD, Tunno AM (2019). Promoting trauma-informed parenting of children in out-of-home care: An effectiveness study of the resource parent curriculum. Psychol Serv, 16(1), 162-169. (Read full article)
    4. Modrowski CA, Bennett DC, Chaplo SD, Kerig PK (2016). Screening for PTSD among detained adolescents: Implications of the changes in the DSM-5. Psychol Trauma, 9(1), 10-17. (Read full article)
    5. Kerig PK, Charak R, Chaplo SD, Bennett DC, Armour C, Modrowski CA, McGee AB (2016). Validation of the factor structure of the adolescent dissociative experiences scale in a sample of trauma-exposed detained youth. Psychol Trauma, 8(5), 592-600. (Read full article)
    6. Kerig PK, Bennett DC, Chaplo SD, Modrowski CA, McGee AB (2015). Numbing of Positive, Negative, and General Emotions: Associations With Trauma Exposure, Posttraumatic Stress, and Depressive Symptoms Among Justice-Involved Youth. J Trauma Stress, 29(2), 111-9. (Read full article)
    7. Bennett DC, Modrowski CA, Kerig PK, Chaplo SD (2015). Investigating the dissociative subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder in a sample of traumatized detained youth. Psychol Trauma, 7(5), 465-72. (Read full article)
    8. Chaplo SD, Kerig PK, Bennett DC, Modrowski CA (2015). The roles of emotion dysregulation and dissociation in the association between sexual abuse and self-injury among juvenile justice-involved youth. J Trauma Dissociation, 16(3), 272-85. (Read full article)


    1. Modrowski CA, Chaplo SD, Kerig PK (2021). Advancing Our Understanding of the Risk Factors Associated with Crossover Youth in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems: A Trauma-Informed Research Agenda. [Review]. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev, 25(2), 283-299. (Read full article)
    2. Chaplo S, Fishbein D (2021). Capitalizing on Neuroplasticity Across Development to Redirect Pathways from Juvenile Justice Involvement. [Review]. Curr Top Behav Neurosci, 53, 235-254. (Read full article)