Recent Center Policy Activities
Lundgren, L., Young, N., Schilling R., Amodeo M., & Fitzgerald T. (2006). Medication Assisted Drug Treatment and Child well-being. This National Report is supported by the National Association of Substance Abuse and Child Welfare and By the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Reviewed (2005) proposals from US states for transformation of state level mental-health systems for the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Reviewed (2004-2005) clinical-trials, intervention grant proposals for the Swedish Government National Research Board.
Reviewed (2001, 2002) grant proposals for the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) U.S Department on Health and Human services on research and program development “Initiatives for Substance Abuse Prevention and HIV Prevention in Minority Communities.”
Reviewed (1998) grant proposals for the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the research and evaluation of workplace efforts to promote family well-being and prevent substance abuse.
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AMERSA–Currently serve on the Board of Directors as Immediate Past-President, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), a national multidisciplinary association of health care educators and researchers (www.amersa.org) sponsoring annual national state-of-the-art conferences on substance abuse and providing policy consultation on issues of national concern.
NACOA–Provided consultation on social work practitioner and educator competencies related to alcoholic families and children from alcoholic families for the National Association of Children of Alcoholics.
Annapolis Coalition—Currently serve as an Advisory Committee Member, Annapolis Coalition, a national CSAT-funded organization developing workforce competencies for the treatment of mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders.
American Psychiatric Association—Served on a Review Committee to evaluate Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Substance Abuse, to be used in psychiatric, medical, and human service settings nationally.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Clinical Effectiveness Advisory Committee—Currently serve as an Advisory Committee member; Strategic Plan for Substance Abuse Services in Massachusetts (2005), served on Advisory Committee.