My career has been devoted to improving the scientific base and effectiveness of social work practice and of policies, programs, and interventions in mental health and related fields of the human services.
1976 Ph.D, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1969 Master of Social Work, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1965 Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
Licenses and Certifications:
Fellow, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Areas of Specialization:
Research methods, evidence-based practice, treatment of PTSD, program evaluation.
- Research methods
- Assessment and treatment of traumatized populations
Bridging the gap between research and practice by assessing the conditions under which interventions found to be effective in research studies are and are not effective when adapted and implemented in real world practice settings.