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Curriculum Vitae (long version)

Frederick Rotgers, Psy.D.

Assistant Chief Psychologist
Smithers Addiction Treatment and Research Center

St. Luke's / Roosevelt Hospital
1000 10th Ave. - Ward 10G
New York, NY 10019
212-523-6874
frotgers@smithers-addiction.org 

 

EDUCATION:

1983 Rutgers University Clinical Psychology

                                                           

                                                            1969-1972                      Vanderbilt University

                                                                                                74 Graduate Credits in Clinical

                                                                                                Psychology (Master's Equivalent)

 

                                                            1969     B.A.                 Rutgers University

                                                                                                Psychology

 

INTERNSHIP:                                      1972-1973                      NJ Department of Human Services

 

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:             January, 1984-              Carrier Foundation

                                                            December, 1985              Belle Mead, NJ

                                                                                                Postdoctoral Resident in                                                                                                                         Neuropsychological                                                                                                                    Assessment

 

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

 

       August, 1999-Present                  Smithers Treatment Center

                                                            St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital

                                                            New York, NY

                                                            Assistant Chief Psychologist

 

January, 1996-June, 1999           Program for Addictions Consultation and Treatment (PACT) of the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                            St. Peter's Medical Center

                                                            New Brunswick, NJ

                                                            Director

 

            January 1995-September, 1997    Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                            Consultation and Treatment Service (CAS-CATS)

                                                            Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                            Rutgers University

                                                            Piscataway, NJ

                                                            Director

 

April, 1991-May 1995                 Princeton Evaluation and Treatment Service (PETS)

                                                Belle Mead, NJ

                                                Partner

 

November, 1990-June, 1999        Center of Alcohol Studies (Joint Appointment at

                                                the Graduate School of Applied and

                                                Professional Psychology)

                                                Rutgers University

                                                Assistant Research Professor

 

February, 1990-Present               Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                Rutgers University

                                                Summer School of Alcohol Studies

                                                Instructor

      

March, 1989-December, 1995       Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                Rutgers University

                                                Program for Addictions Consultation and                                                                                               Treatment (PACT)

                                                Director of Evaluation Services

 

October, 1987-August, 1998        Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                Rutgers University

                                                NJ Dental Association Chemical Dependency                                                                                Program

                                                Staff Clinician

 

September, 1990-April, 1991       St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center

                                                Lawrenceville, NJ

                                                Consulting Neuropsychologist

 

June, 1989-October, 1990                       Center of Alcohol Studies

                                                Rutgers University

                                                Visiting Professor

 

September, 1986-November, 1990            Rutgers University

                                                Graduate School of Applied and Professional                                                                              Psychology

                                                Contributing Faculty

 

January, 1985-April, 1991                      Carrier Foundation

                                                Belle Mead, NJ

                                                Consulting Psychologist

 

February, 1983-September, 1987 NJ State Parole Board

                                                Trenton, NJ

                                                Chief, Mental Health and Community Resources

 

January, 1979-September, 1986   Rutgers University

                                                Graduate School of Applied and Professional

                                                Psychology

Practicum Supervisor

 

May, 1977-January, 1984                       Rahway State Prison

                                                Rahway, NJ

                                                Director of Psychology

 

June, 1977-August, 1981                        Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center

                                                Avenel, NJ

                                                Psychology Consultant

 

September, 1973-May, 1977        Trenton State Prison

                                                Trenton, NJ

                                                Director of Psychology

 

September, 1973-August, 1984    Trenton State College

                                                Ewing, NJ

                                                Adjunct Instructor in Psychology

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Rotgers, F. (2000, In press). Review of F. J. Dyer. Psychological Consultation in Parental Rights Cases. Child and Family Behavior Therapy.

 

Rotgers, F. (2000, In press) Can Humanitarianism and Pragmatism Guide Our Approach to Substance Users? Review of G. A. Marlatt (Ed.) Harm reduction: Pragmatic strategies for managing high-risk behaviors. Contemporary Psychology.

 

Rotgers, F. a kol. (1999) Lecba Drogovych Zavislosti. Praha: Grada Publishing. (Czech translation of Rotgers, Keller and Morgenstern, Treating Substance Abuse: Theory and Technique.

 

Rotgers, F. & Kishline, A. (1999) Moderation Management ®: A support group for persons who want to reduce their drinking, but not necessarily abstain. International Journal of Self Help and Self Care, 1, 145-158.

 

Graves, G. &  Rotgers, F. (1999). Guide to the Computerized Screening Assessment (CSA). Augusta, ME: State of Maine Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Substance Abuse.

 

Rotgers, F. & Graves, G. (1999) . Differential Substance Abuse Treatment (DSAT) Model. Bethesda: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

 

Rotgers, F. (1999). Client-driven , research-guided treatment for substance users: Bringing harm reduction to clinical practice. In E. T. Dowd & L. Rugle (Eds.) Comparative Treatments of Substance Abuse. New York: Springer.

 

Rotgers, F. (1998) Harm Reduction Programs. In Summary Report: 1998 Conference on the Management of Infectious Diseases in a Correctional Environment. Ottawa: Canadian Public Health Association.

 

Rotgers, F. (1998) Review of P. Erickson, et al. (Eds.). Harm Reduction: A New Direction for Drug Policies and Programs, Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 59, 619-620.

 

Rotgers, F. (1998). The treatment of problem drinking using harm reduction techniques. In L. Vandecreek, S. Knapp, & T.L. Jackson (Eds.). Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook, Vol. 16. Sarasota: Professional Resource Press.

 

Rotgers, F. (1998) . Beyond the war on drugs: Harm reduction in corrections. Corrections Today, 60, 110-113.

 

Rotgers, F. (1997). Review of J.P. Allen & M. Columbus (Eds.). Assessing Alcohol Problems: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 58, 106.

 

Rotgers, F. (1996). It's Time to Truly Broaden the Base of Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Empowering Clients with Respect to Drinking Goals as a First Step. The Counselor. September/October, 33-36.

           

Rotgers, F. & Barrett, D. (1996) Daubert v. Merrell Dow  and Expert Testimony by  Clinical Psychologists: Implications and Recommendations for Practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 27, 467-474.

 

Rotgers, F. (1996). Forensic psychiatry meets Pulp Fiction. Review of R.I. Simon Bad Men do What Good Men Dream: A Forensic Psychiatrist Illuminates the Darker Side of Human Nature. Contemporary Psychology.

 

Rotgers, F. (1996) Review of M.B. Sobell & L.C. Sobell. Problem Drinkers: Guided Self-Change Treatment. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 18.

 

Rotgers, F. (1996). Who should determine the goals of alcohol treatment? What the research says. The Addictions Newsletter, 3, 8-9.

 

Rotgers, F. (1996). Review of D. Cameron. Liberating Solutions to Alcohol Problems:

Treating Problem Drinkers Without Saying No. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 57,  459.

           

Rotgers, F. (1996). Review of R.K. Hester & W.R.Miller (Eds.) Handbook of Alcoholism                 Treatment Approaches, 2nd Edition. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 57, 101-102.

 

Rotgers, F., Keller, D.S., & Morgenstern, J. (Eds.) (1996). Treating Substance Abuse:                                 Theory and Technique. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Rotgers, F. (1996). Behavioral Theory of Substance Abuse Treatment: Bringing

Science to Bear on Practice. In F. Rotgers, D. S. Keller & J. Morgenstern (Eds.)

Treating Substance Abuse: Theory and Technique. New York: Guilford Press. 

 

Rotgers, F. (1995). Review of M. Galanter & H.D. Kleber (Eds.) Textbook of Substance

Abuse Treatment. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 56, 122-123.

 

Rotgers, F. (1995). Alcoholism. Collier's Encyclopedia. New York: P.E. Collier, Inc.           

 

Rotgers, F. & Franks, C.M. (1995). Behavior Modification Therapies.                                                        Encyclopedia of Bioethics. New York: MacMillan.

 

Rotgers, F. (1994). Review of D. Barlow (Ed.) Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders,

2nd Edition, Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 16, 52-53.

 

Bennett, M. E. & Rotgers, F., (1994). Review of M. Galanter, Network Therapy for Alcohol and Drug Abuse: A New Approach in Practice., Journal of Studies on Alcohol., 55, 634-635.

 

Rotgers, F. (1994). Motivating Substance Dependent Patients for Change: New                                           Thinking and Techniques. Carrier Letter No. 186.

 

Rotgers, F. (1994). Review of  L. Lindstrom. Managing Alcoholism: Matching Clients to Treatments. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 55, 509-510.

 

Rotgers, F. (1993). Review of J.H. Lowinson, P. Ruiz, R.B. Millman & J.G. Langrod (Eds.). Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, 2nd Ed. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 54, 635-636.

 

Rotgers, F. (1993). Review of W.R. Miller & S. Rollnick. Motivational Interviewing: Preparing People to Change Addictive Behavior. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 54, 507.

 

Rotgers, F. (1993). Review of P. H. Wilson (Ed.) Principles and Practice of Relapse Prevention. Child and Family Behavior Therapy.

 

Rotgers, F. (1993). Review of K.J. Sher. Children of alcoholics: A critical appraisal of theory and research. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 15, 68-71.

 

Rotgers, F. (1993). Early intervention with problem drinkers. New Jersey Alcohol/Drug Clearinghouse Fact Sheet.

 

Rotgers, F. & Morgenstern, J. (1992). What makes treatment work?: Views of a sample of  NAADAC members. The Counselor, 10, 8-12.

 

Rotgers, F. (1992). Review of P.R. Martin (Ed.). Handbook of behavior therapy and psychological science: An integrative approach. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 14, 87-89.

 

Rotgers, F. (1992). Review of  S. A. Doherty &  C. R. Bennett (Eds.). Substance abuse in dentistry: A proviso for a drug-free profession. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 53, 648-649.

 

Rotgers, F. (1992). Coercion and substance abuse treatment: Does what we know guide        what we do? In P.E. Nathan, J.W. Langenbucher, B.S. McCrady, & W. Frankenstein (Eds.), Annual Review of Addictions Research and Treatment, Volume 2, 403-416.

 

Rotgers, F. (1991). Progress in patient treatment matching. Science Matters.

 

Rotgers, F. (1990). Matching patients to alcoholism treatments: Current perspectives.

Carrier Foundation Letter, No. 156.

 

Rotgers, F. (1990). Social learning theory, constructive empiricism and behavior therapy: Some implications for scientific psychology. International Newsletter of Uninomic Psychology, 11.

 

Rotgers, F. (1989). Distressed psychologists: Are we helping others while neglecting our own? New Jersey Psychologist, 39, 16-18.

 

Russell, C. & Rotgers, F. (1989). Review of D. Barlow & P. Czerny, Psychological treatment of panic. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 11, 137-139.

 

Rotgers, F. (1988). Scientific psychology: A failed enterprise or merely in need of revitalization?: Implications of social learning theory and constructive empiricism for the broader field. Proceedings of the XXIV International Congress of Psychology, Sydney, Australia.

 

Rotgers, F. (1988). Review of J. Stumpfhauzer,Helping delinquents change. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 9.

 

Rotgers, F. (1988). Social learning theory, philosophy of science and the identity of behavior therapy. In D.B. Fishman, F. Rotgers, & C.M. Franks (Eds.). Paradigms in behavior therapy: Present and promise. New York: Springer Publishing Co.

 

Fishman, D.B., Rotgers, F. & Franks, C.M. (Eds.), (1988). Paradigms in behavior therapy: Present and promise. New York: Springer Publishing Co.

           

Rotgers, F. (1988). Prison classification: A tool for rehabilitation or a response to public pressure? In  D.R. Peterson & D.B. Fishman (Eds.). Assessment for decision-making. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

 

Rotgers, F. (1986). Review of G.A. Marlatt & J. Gordon. Relapse prevention. Child and     Family Behavior Therapy, 7, 65-66.

 

Rotgers, F. (1985). Relapse prevention: Strategies for maintaining behavior change. Carrier Foundation Letter, No. 108.

 

Franks, C.M. & Rotgers, F. (1984). Behavior therapy: Advancing or merely expanding? Contemporary Psychology, 29, 957-958.

 

Rotgers, F. (1984). Psychologists and correctional administrators: An uneasy                                              relationship. New Jersey Psychologist, 34, 7-8.

 

Rotgers, F. (1983). Review of V.F. Guidano & G. Liotti. Cognitive processes and the                                  emotional disorders. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 5, 65-67.

 

Rotgers, F. & Franks, C.M. (1982). Review of G.R. Weekes & L. L'Abate. Paradoxical                               psychotherapy: Theory and practice with individuals couples and families.                                         Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 4, 85-87.

 

American Association of Correctional Psychologists (Co-Author) (1980). Standards for                                psychological services to prisons and jails. Criminal Justice and Behavior,  7, 88-127.

 

PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS:

 

Colloquium Presentation: Understanding Motivation to Change Addictions: Application of Self-     Determination Theory. Carlton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. March 27, 2000.

 

Invited Presentation: A Cognitive-Behavioral Harm Reduction Approach to Addictions       Treatment. New York State Psychological Association Addictions Division Conference:      Addiction: Psyche and Soma. New School University, New York, NY, March 11, 2000.

 

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Assessment and brief intervention with substance users: The PACT model.VA Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, March 13, 1998.

 

Invited Presentation: What if the patient says “no” to abstinence? Harm reduction in working with IDUs .Correctional Services of Canada and Canadian Public Health Association, 1998 National Conference on the Management of Infectious Diseases in a Correctional Environment. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March 2, 1998.

 

Presentation: Research Supporting a Clinical Harm Reduction Approach. Harm Reduction in Clinical        Practice: A New Paradigm for Working with People Who Use Substances. New York, NY, October 24, 1997

 

Invited Commentary: What Works in Substance Abuse Assessment. International Community Corrections Association 5th Annual Research Conference. Cleveland, OH, October 5-7, 1997.

 

Poster: Diagnostic Concordance of Six Tests of Executive Functions. M.E. Bates, E.                                   Labouvie & F. Rotgers. Presented at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American                                     Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August 10, 1996.

 

Keynote Address. Client Determined Drinking Goals: Putting the Client Back in Charge                 of Alcohol Treatment. Rowan College Summer Institute on Alcohol and Other                                             Drugs. Glassboro, NJ, August 5, 1996

 

Keynote Address: Drinking Goals in Treatment: Client Choice or Therapist                                               Prescription?. Wisconsin Association on Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse                                        30th Annual Meeting.  Milwaukee, WI, March 24, 1996.

 

Invited Presentation: Client-determined drinking goals: Broadening the Range of                           Alcohol Treatment. Annual Symposium of the American Academy of                                                       Psychologists Treating Addiction, Albuquerque, NM, October 28, 1995.

 

Poster: Non-Abstinence Drinking Goals in the United States: A Re-emergence from                          Under the Thrall of a 12 Step/Disease Model Dominated Treatment System. The                           Addictions Forum, Durham, England, September 21, 1995.

 

Invited Presentation: Assessment for Moderate Drinking Goals. Counseling Service                                     E.D.N.Y., Brooklyn, NY, July 26, 1995.

 

Poster : Probability of Clinical Impairment Classification Across Neuropsychological                                  Screening Tests. M.E. Bates, R.M. Hamer & F. Rotgers.Research Society on Alcoholism,              Steamboat Springs, CO, June 19, 1995.

 

Invited Presentation:  The Rutgers Alcohol Research Center: Combining Basic Science

and Clinical Practice. Faculty Seminar Series, Department of Psychology,                                      University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland. November 25, 1994.

 

Poster: The Rutgers Alcohol Research Center: Combining Basic Science and Clinical                                  Practice for the 1990s. B.S. McCrady, F. Rotgers, G.T. Wilson, H. Pettinati,

T. Morgan, J. Langenbucher, E. Leventhal, J. Morgenstern, M.E. Bates, E. E.                                          Epstein, L. Pople, E. LaBouvie, R. Hamer, & K. CyBulski. Association for                                               Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA, November, 1994.

 

Poster: Treatment Expectancies and Consequences of Use: New Measures for the                            Substance Abuse Field. L.E. Pople, K.A. CyBulski, D.Epstein, F. Rotgers, B.S.                                             McCrady, & J. Morgenstern. American Psychological Association, Los Angeles,                              CA, August, 1994.

 

Poster:  Acute and Chronic Effects of Alcohol on Cognitive Control. M.E. Bates, F.                                    Rotgers, L.E. Pople & J.L. Tracy. Research Society on Alcoholism, Maui, Hawaii, June, 1994

 

Poster: Measuring the Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Use: The Rutgers                                               Consequences of Use Questionaire. (Presenter and Second Author with David                                             Epstein, Helen Pettinati, Barbara McCrady, Jon Morgenstern & Elizabeth                                                 Epstein). Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, November 19, 1993.

 

Paper: Comorbid Psychopathology and the Neuropsychology of Alcoholism: Unresolved Issues and Suggestions. Presented as part of the workshop Unresolved Issues in the Neuropsychology of Alcoholism, Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX. June 24,1993.

 

Poster: Curative Factors in Alcohol and Drug Treatment: A Survey of the Views of                         Treatment Providers. (Jon Morgenstern & Barbara S. McCrady co-authors).Sixth                                 International Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors, Santa Fe, NM,       January 13,                   1993.

 

Paper: Doing what works: A proposal for a pragmatic philosophy for behavior therapy.

Presented as part of the symposium Relativism in clinical science:                                                  Philosophical Issues. Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA,                                     November 22, 1992.

 

Paper: Assessment of Cognitive Impairments in Substance Abusers. NIDA National                                    Conference on Drug Abuse Research and Practice, Washington, DC, January 12-15, 1991.

 

Paper: The NJ Dental Association's Chemical Dependency Program: A social learning                                 theory based approach to substance abuse programming for healthcare                                                       professionals. Tenth Annual Meeting  of the Berkshire Association for                                          Behavioral Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA, 1989.   

 

Paper: Constructive empiricism, social learning theory and behavior therapy:                                             Implications for psychology at large.  Presented as part of the symposium                                       Paradigms in behavior therapy: Implications for general psychology. American                                          Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, 1989.

 

Poster: Epistemological value systems of first year clinical Ph.D. and Psy.D. students.

American Psychological Society, Alexandria, VA, 1989.

 

Paper: A social skills and anger management program for juvenile parolees. New                            Jersey Psychological Association, Morristown, NJ, 1987.

 

Paper:   Coping with diversity in behavior therapy: Social learning theory and                                           constructive empiricism as bridging approaches. Presented as part of the                                      symposium Paradigms in behavior therapy: Trade-offs among diversity                                      Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA, 1987.

 

 

 

 

SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS:

 

One Day Workshop: Moderate Drinking Training: Why, For Whom, How?. North Carolina School of  Alcohol and Drug Studies, Wilmington, NC, August 4, 1998.

 

One Day Workshop: Taking drug users seriously: An introduction to harm reduction. University

of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey AIDS Education Center, March 31, 1998.

 

Half-day Workshop: Assessment and Brief Intervention with Substance Users. New Jersey Department of Human  Services Psychology Staff. Princeton, NJ, February 11, 1998

 

Four Day Workshop: Substance Abuse: Concepts, Assessment, Treatment and                                           Advocacy.Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, New                                             York, NY. (With J. Morgenstern). March 10-14, 1997.

 

One Day Workshop. Motivational Interviewing. Center for Alternative Sentencing and                               Employment Services (CASES),  New York, NY, January 16, 1997.

 

Two Hour Workshop. Controlled Drinking as Harm Reduction with Stanton Peele. Lindesmith

Center, New York, NY, December 4, 1996.

 

Half Day Workshop. Moderate Drinking Goals: Who, When and How? Rowan College                              Summer Institute on Alcohol and Other Drugs. Glassboro, NJ, August 5, 1996

           

One Day Workshop. Client Determined Treatment Goals: A Clinical Harm Reduction

Approach. SUNY-Buffalo Summer Institute for Alcohol and Other Drug Studies,

Buffalo, NY, July 21, 1996.

 

Two Hour Workshop. Client Driven Treatment: Working Within a Harm Reduction                                  Framework. Presented as part of Princeton House Education Seminar The                                                 Challenge of Brief Therapy within a Managed Behavioral Healthcare Model                                            Princeton, NJ. June 14, 1996.

           

One Day Workshop. Motivational Interventions and Client-Driven Treatment: A Harm                               Reduction Approach. Virginia Association of Drug and Alcohol Programs 21st

Annual Training Institute,  Williamsburg, VA, June 6, 1996.

 

One Day Workshop (with Stanton Peele) Moderate Drinking: Wishful Thinking? Union                             County Chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence,                                              Cranford, NJ, April 19, 1996.

 

Four Day Workshop: Substance Abuse: Concepts, Assessment, Treatment and                                           Advocacy.Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, New                                             York, NY. (With J. Morgenstern). February 5-9, 1996.

 

One Day Workshop: Assessment and Brief Intervention with Problem Drinkers. Center                               of Alcohol Studies Continuing Education Seminars. January 25, 1996.

 

Two Day Workshop: Assessment and Motivational Intervention with Substance                             Abusers .First Options/Mental Health Network Providers Seminar, CentraState                                         Hospital, Freehold, NJ, December 6-7, 1995.

 

Half-Day Seminar: Motivational Interviewing. Center for Alternative Sentencing and                                  Employment Services (CASES),  New York, NY, December 5, 1995.

 

One Day Workshop: Assessment and Brief Motivational Interviewing with Substance

Abusers. Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Lyons, NJ, September 15, 1995.

 

Two Day Workshop: Assessment and Brief Motivational Intervention for Problem                          Drinkers. New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health,                                 Psychology Staff Training Program, Lawrenceville, NJ, June 19-20, 1995.

           

Workshop: Psychological Aspects of Addiction. New Jersey Department of                                                 Human Services, Princeton, NJ. April 26, 1995.

 

Four Day Workshop: Substance Abuse: Concepts, Assessment, Treatment and                                           Advocacy Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, New                                             York, NY. (With J. Morgenstern). February 14-17, 1995.

 

Workshop: Motivational Interviewing. Center for Alternative Sentencing and                                             Employment Services, New York, NY. December 6, 1994.

 

One Day Workshop: Before Dependency: Early Identification and Brief Intervention                                 with Non-Dependent Problem Drinkers. Center of Alcohol Studies Continuing                                            Education Seminars. April 6, 1994.

 

One Day Workshop: Before Dependency: Early Identification and Brief Intervention                                 with Non-Dependent Problem Drinkers. Center of Alcohol Studies Continuing                                            Education Seminars. November 11, 1993.

 

Half Day Workshop on New Approaches to Treatment of Psychoactive Substance Use                                 Disorders: Motivational Techniques. Presented as part of the course                                                           Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: Current Controversies and Directions                                              sponsored by the New Jersey Academy of Psychology and Rutgers Center of                                               Alcohol Studies, October 22, 1993.

 

Half Day Workshop on Diagnosis and Etiology: Current Controversies. Presented as                                  part of the course Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: Current Controversies and Directions               sponsored by the New Jersey Academy of Psychology and Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies,                      October 1, 1993.

 

Two One-hour Lectures: Monitoring Recovery, American Dental Association's Fifth

National Conference on Chemical Dependency and Well Being Issues, Chicago,                             IL, July 14-15, 1993.

 

One Day Workshop: Before Dependency: Brief Interventions with Problem Drinkers                                 National Council on Alcoholism Union County Summer School, Cranford, NJ,   July 13, 1993.

 

Three Day Workshop: Substance Abuse: Concepts, Assessment,and Treatment. New                                   York City Department of Corrections Training Academy  and CASES, Queens,                                     NY, (with J. Morgenstern), June 14-16, 1993       

 

One Day Workshop: Assessment of Substance Abusing Patients: Planning Effective                                   Treatments. New Jersey Academy of Psychology, Edison, NJ, April 2, 1993.

 

Four Day Workshop: Substance Abuse: Concepts, Assessment, Treatment and                                           Advocacy Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, New                                             York, NY. (With J. Morgenstern). January 19-22, 1993.

 

One Day Seminar: Screening and Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Abusers for                              Treatment Planning. Center of Alcohol Studies Continuing Education                                                         Seminars, November 19, 1992

 

Half Day Workshop: Alcohol, Drugs and Crime. Presented as part of the New Jersey                                  Alcohol and Drug Resource Center and Clearinghouse Public Lecture Series,                                           Rutgers University, October 23, 1992.

           

Three One-Day Workshops: The Decision to Refer Adolscents for Substance Abuse                                    Treatment. Drug Free Schools and Community Counselor Training Project of                                         the Division of Education and Training, Rutgers University, Center of Alcohol                                          Studies, May, 1992.

 

Three Day Training Course: Substance Abuse Assessment and Matching Treatment                                   Needs to Program Services. Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment                              Services, New York, NY. (With J. Morgenstern). March-April, 1992.

 

One Day Seminar: Screening and Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Abusers for                              Treatment Planning. Center of Alcohol Studies Continuing Education Seminars, February 13.                      1992.

 

One Week Training Course: Substance Abuse: Concepts, Assessment, Treatment and                                 Advocacy. Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, New                                             York, NY. (With J. Morgenstern). August, 1991.

 

One Day Workshop: Matching Patients to Substance Abuse Treatments. Union County,                             NJ Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Summer Seminar, July 8, 1991.

 

CONSULTING:

 

State of Arkansas Employee Assistance Program, Little Rock, AR

Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), New

York, NY.

AT&T Employee Assistance Program: Clinician Member Quality Improvement                                          Committee

            Cosmair Cosmetics, Inc., North Brunswick, NJ

            Volunteers of America, Delaware Valley, Collingswood, NJ

            Correctional Service of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

            Addiction Research Foundation, Toronto, Canada, External Grant Reviewer

The CDM Group, Inc. and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment

Improvement Protocol Consensus Panel Member and Facilitator

State of Maine Office of Substance Abuse and CSAT: Project to design a

Differentiated Treatment System for Maine Department of Adult Corrections

Jamieson, Beals, Lalonde and Associates, Ottawa, Canada. Associate

 

 

 

 

 

MEDIA APPEARANCES:

 

                        Television:

                                    Court TV: "The Abuse Excuse"

                                    ABC News-Good Morning America: "Moderate Drinking"

                                    New Jersey Network- New Jersey Live: "Moderate Drinking"

                                    NewsTalk TV: "Binge Drinking by College Students"

                                    Oprah Winfrey: "Can Alcoholics Learn to Moderate Their Drinking?"

                                    Good Day New York: "Can Problem Drinkers Learn to Drink

Moderately?"

Pulse-CFCF Montreal: "Harm Reduction and Moderate Drinking"

WPIX TV Channel 11: “Can Problem Drinkers Learn to Moderate?”

                                    WNET Channel 13: “Within Reach” Follow-up to Moyers on

Addiction

 

Radio:

            Voices in the Family (National Public Radio): "Can People with

Alcohol             Problems Learn to Moderate?"

WCTC Radio: Liz Maita Show "Alcohol Awareness"

                                    Mental Health Matters, WHWH Princeton "Moderate Drinking for

Problem Drinkers"

Mental Health Matters, WHWH Princeton "Alternatives to 12-step

Support Groups for Substance Abusers"

Mental Health Matters, WHWH Princeton "How People Change"

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES:

 

                        Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Editorial Board Member and Book Review

Editor (1992-1999).

Journal of Drug Issues, Associate Editor.

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Editorial Reviewer.

Behavior Therapy. Editorial Reviewer.

                        Criminal Justice and Behavior. Editorial Reviewer.

                        American Psychologist. Editorial Reviewer.

                        Child and Family Behavior Therapy. Editorial Reviewer.

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

 

                        Graduate Level:             Practice of Behavior Therapy

                                                            Behavioral Assessment

                                                            Forensic Psychology

 

                        Undergraduate:             Abnormal Psychology

                                                            Introductory Psychology

 

                        NJ Summer School

                        of Alcohol  and Drug

                        Studies:                                    Psychological Aspects of Alcoholism and the

Addictions

 

 

 

Summer School of

Alcohol and Drug

Studies:                                    Designing Addictions Treatment in the Age of

Managed Care

 

Advanced Summer

School of Alcohol and

Drug Studies:                Brief Interventions with Problem Drinkers:

Rationale,Theory and Technique                                                Harm Reduction: A New Approach to Working with

Substance Users

 

American Healthcare

Institute, Inc.                Anger and Aggression: Cognitive Behavioral and

Short Term Interventions for Change     

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

 

            American Psychological Association (Divisions 12,

24, 40, 41, 50)

            Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy

American Association of Applied and

Preventive Psychology

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:

 

            Governor's Task Force on Developmentally Disabled

Juvenile Offenders

            National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Planning

Committee for the NIDA             National Conference on Drug Abuse Research and Practice.

Steering Committee of the Addictive Behaviors

Special Interest Group of the

                        Association for the Advancement of

Behavior Therapy.

            Research Review Committee of Carrier Foundation          

Ad Hoc Committee on Establishment of an AABT

            Registry, Chair

AABT Committee on Clinical Directory and Referral

Issues, Chair

Division 50, American Psychological Association,

ABPP Credentialing Committee

Division 50, American Psychological Associations,

Elections Supervisor, 1999-2000

Board of Directors, Moderation Management, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRANTS RECEIVED:

 

                        New Jersey Psychological Association Research Grant, 1987, Anger Management                                                     for Juvenile Offenders. $500.00

                        New Jersey Higher Education Consortium, 1995, Screening and Brief Intervention for

High-Risk Student Drinkers.$7960.00

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Licensed Psychologist in the State of New Jersey, License Number SI 01969

 

FORENSIC ACTIVITIES:

 

Qualified in Superior Court of New Jersey and Supreme Court of New York State as expert witness in neuropsychology; diagnosis, course and outcome of alcoholism; alcoholism and            substance abuse treatments; behavioral, cognitive and emotional effects of alcohol; and forensic psychology. Have testified for both prosecution/plaintiff and defense in a variety of criminal and civil matters.