Yasemin Cava Tadik, Ph.D.

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Ph.D Student & Graduate Researh Assistant

Address:
373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

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Alternate Phone: 7065424939

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Educational Psychology University of Cincinnati 2014
B.S Psychology Dicle University 2010

Research

I am interested in family relationships among immigrants, and impacts of father involvement on marital quality among first-time parents. 

Current Research

Yasemin Cava-Tadik is a doctoral student and a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) at the University of Georgia, earning her degree in human development and family science (HDFS). She is passionate about family relationships among immigrants, cross-cultural issues, father involvement and marital quality. She received her M.S. from the University of Cincinnati in Educational Psychology and her B.A in psychology in Turkey. 

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Private Bagcilar Oykum Kindergarten School Responsible Manager

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Scholarship for M. S. from the National Educational Ministry of Turkey Turkish Government 2011-2014
Scholarship for Ph.D. from the National Educational Ministry of Turkey Turkish Government 2014-2016
Travel award Department of Human Development and Family Science, Spring 2017
Travel award The College of Family and Consumer Sciences, Spring 2017
SCCR John & Beatrice Whiting Memorial Award for Outstanding Student in Cross-Cultural Studies Society for Cross Cultural Research (SCCR) 2017
Travel award Department of Human Development and Family Science, Fall 2017
The Creswell Fund College of Family and Consumer Science, Fall 2017

Journal Articles

Demir-Dagdas, T., Isik-Ercan Z., Intepe-Tingir, S., Cava-Tadik, Y. (Accepted on Nov 08, 2017). Parental Divorce and Children from Diverse Backgrounds: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Mental Health, Parent-Child Relationships, and Educational Experiences. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage.

Morrissey Stahl, K., Bower, K. L., Seponski, D. M., Lewis, D. C., Farnham, A. & Cava-Tadik, Y. ( 2017). A practitioner’s guide to end-of-life intimacy for older adults: Suggestions for conceptualization and intervention in palliative care. OMEGA: Journal of Death and Dying.

Isik-Ercan, Z., Demir-Dagdas, T., Cakmakci, H., Cava-Tadik, Y., & Intepe-Tingir, S. (2016). Multidisciplinary perspectives towards the education of young low-income immigrant children. Early Child Development and Care, 1-20.

Working Papers

Cava-Tadik, Y., Brown G.L., (in progress). Satisfaction with Physical Affection Across the Transition to Parenthood

Cava-Tadik, Y., Smith, E.P., Yu, D., Leathers M., & Farris J. (in progress). Using Technology in a Continuous Quality Improvement Approach in Afterschool Settings: The Pax Good Behavior Game