Recent Consultations to the Community


Grant development

Develop grant proposals in collaboration with community service providers for HIV prevention-substance abuse treatment services. Three resent efforts have resulted in over $9 million in funds for services to some of the most HIV vulnerable populations in the country.

Editorial/review work

Consulting Editor.
(2003 – present) Social Work.
Reviewer Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Ethnic and Racial Studies, AIDS Education and Prevention, Evaluation and Program Planning, Publius, the Journal of Federalism.

Guest editor (1999)

Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning, HIV/AIDS Outreach and Substance Abuse Treatment to Hard-to-Reach Populations. Vol 22, 2.
Chair of publication/dissemination committee (1998 – 1999) for a cross-site multi-year program evaluation effort funded and organized by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Federal government.

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2002 – Present
Instructor, Chief Resident Immersion Training Program, a NIDA-funded four-day intensive substance abuse training program offered annually for a nationally recruited cohort of 25 Chief Residents in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Sponsored by the Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center.

Editorial/Review work

1999 – Present
Editorial Board, Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions

1988 – Present
Peer Reviewer, Psychiatric Services (formerly Hospital and Community Psychiatry)

1990 – Present
Consulting Editor, Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services

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2002 – 2006
NIDA-K: Training and Career Development Review Committee

NIDA Behavioral Science Track Awards for Rapid Transition (B/START, PAR-01-014) Committee

1999 – Present
Associate Editor, Journal of Primary Prevention

1982 – Present
Editorial Board, Social Work With Groups

1996 – Present
Editorial Board, Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work

1996 – Present
Editorial Board, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly

2007 – Present
Editorial Board, Open Social Science Journal

Guest Reviewer, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

2003 & 2004
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Community Practice

2001 – 2003
Guest Editor Special Issue, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly

1999 – 2002, & 1982 – 1985
Editorial Board, Social Work

1984 – 1986
Briefly Stated Editor, Social Work

1981 – 1982, & 1997 – 1999
Consulting Editor, Social Work

Guest Reviewer, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

Book Prospectus Reviewer

Jason Aronson
Allyn & Beacon
Columbia University Press
Council on Social Work Education
Family Service of America
Haworth Press
Oxford University Press
Sage Publications

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