Maryann Amodeo

amodeo3Professor, Clinical Practice
Chair, Clinical Practice
Co-Director, Center for Addiction Research & Services
Phone: 617-353-7916
mamodeo@bu.edu

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Education

BA (sociology and psychology), Albertus Magnus College
MSW (clinical social work), Syracuse University
PhD (health policy and planning), Brandeis University, Heller School

Courses Taught

CP 781  Clinical Assessment and Intervention
CP 809  Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Identification and Early Intervention

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Alcohol and drug problems; substance abuse treatment; health services research in substance abuse; child welfare; training of social service and health professionals; culturally responsible social work practice

Selected Publications

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Chassler, D. & Krull, I. (in press). Organizational readiness for change in community-based addiction treatment programs and adherence in implementing evidence-based practices: A national study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

Amodeo, M. & Lopez, L. M. (2013). Making effective referrals to Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12-step programs. In R. Saitz (Editor), Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care (pp. 73-84), Springer Publishing Company.

Amodeo, M., Lundgren, L., Beltrame, C., Chassler, D., Cohen, A., & D’Ippolito, M. (2013). Facilitating factors in implementing four evidence-based practices: Reports from addiction treatment staff. Substance Use and Misuse

Larson, M.J., Amodeo, M., LoCastro, J., Muroff, J., Smith, L., & Gerstenberger, E. (2013). Randomized trial of web-based training to promote counselor use of CBT skills in sessions. Substance Abuse, 34(2), 179-187.

Lundgren, L., Chassler, D., Amodeo, M., D’Ippolito, M., Sullivan, L. (2012). Barriers to implementation of evidence-based addiction treatment: A national study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42(3), 231-238.

Amodeo, M., Lundgren, L., Cohen, A., Rose, D., Chassler, D., Beltrame, C. & D’Ippolito, M. (2011). Barriers to implementing evidence-based practices in addiction treatment: Comparing staff reports on Motivational Interviewing, Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach, Assertive Community Treatment, and Cognitive-behavioral Therapy. Evaluation and Program Planning, 34, 382-389.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Krull, I., Chassler, D., Weidenfeld, R., de Saxe Zerden, L., Gowler, R., Lederer, J., Cohen, A., Beltrame, C. (2011). Addiction treatment provider attitudes on staff capacity and evidence-based clinical training: Results from a national study. The American Journal on Addictions, 20(3), 271-284.

Amodeo, M., Griffin, M., & Paris, R. (2011). Women’s reports of negative, neutral and positive effects of growing up with alcoholic parents. Families in Society, 92(1), 69-76.

Muroff, J., Amodeo, M., Larson, M. J., Carey, M., & Loftin, R. D. (2011). A Data Management System integrating web-based training and randomized trials. Educational Technology and Society, 14(2), 136-148.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Cohen, A., Horowitz, A. & Chassler, D. (2011). Modifications of evidence-based practices in community-based addiction treatment organizations: A qualitative research study. Addictive Behaviors, 36(6), 630-635.

Amodeo, M. & Lopez, L. (2011). Social work interventions with alcohol and other drug problems. In J. R. Brandell (Ed.), Theory and practice in clinical social work (Second Edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Griffin, M. L., & Amodeo M. (2010). Predicting long-term outcomes for women physically abused in childhood: Contribution of abuse severity vs. family environment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 34, 724-733.

Clay, C., Amodeo, M., & Collins, M. (2010).Youth as partners in curriculum development and training delivery: Roles, challenges, benefits and recommendations. Families in Society, 91(2), 135-141.

Amodeo, M., Storti, S. A., & Larson, M.J. (2010). Moving empirically-supported treatment to the workplace: Recruiting addiction program supervisors to help in technology transfer. Substance Use and Misuse, 45(6), 968-982.

Collins, M. E., Kim, S.H., & Amodeo, M. (2010). Empirical studies of child welfare training
effectiveness:   Methods and outcomes. The Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 27(1), 41-62.

Shin, S. H., Edwards, E., Heeren, T., & Amodeo, M. (2009). Relationship between multiple forms of maltreatment by a parent or guardian and adolescent alcohol use.  American Journal on Addiction, 18(3), 226 – 234.

Amodeo, M., Collins, M. E., & Clay, C. M. (2009). Toward best practice and innovation in independent living training: Experiences from the Multi-site Evaluation of Federally-funded Projects. Children and Youth Services Review

Amodeo, M., Bratiotis, C., & Collins, M.E. (2009). Examining perceptions of the impact of Children and Family Services Reviews on training: Reports from state training administrators. Administration in Social Work, 33(4), 423-438.

Alford, D. P., Bridden, C., Jackson, A. H., Saitz, R., Amodeo, M., Barnes, H. N., & Samet, J. H. (2009). Promoting substance abuse education among generalist physicians: An evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) Program.  Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24, 40-47.

Amodeo, M., & Griffin, M. L.  (2009). Sibling agreement on retrospective reports of parental
alcoholism and other childhood events. Substance Use and Misuse, 44(7), 943-964.

Selected Presentations

Lundgren, L., Krull, I., & Amodeo, M. (2013). Organizational Readiness for Change in Community-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Organizations and Fidelity in Implementing Evidence-Based Practices: A National Study. Symposium presentation: “Building Organizational Capacity to Implement Culturally Responsive and Evidence-Based Practices Among Community-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Providers. 2013 Annual SSWR Conference. San Diego, CA.

Lundgren, L., Chassler, D., Amodeo, M., D’Ippolito, M., Sullivan, L. (January, 2012). Barriers to implementation of evidence-based addiction treatment: A national study. Oral presentation. Annual Conference, Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Cohen, A., Chassler, D., Horowitz, A. (January, 2012).
Modifications of evidence-based practices in community-based addiction treatment organizations: A qualitative research study. Oral presentation. Annual Conference, Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

Amodeo, M., Lundgren, L., Beltrame, C., Chassler, D., Cohen, A., D’Ippolito, M. & Krull, I. (October, 2011). Addiction treatment staff reports on facilitating factors in implementing evidence-based practices: Positive elements in the implementation process. Oral presentation. Addiction Health Services Research National Conference, Fairfax, VA.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Cohen, A., Horowitz, A., & Chassler, D. (November, 2010).
Modifications of evidence-based practices in community-based addiction treatment organizations: A qualitative research study. Oral presentation. American Public Health Association, 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Chassler, D., & Cohen, A. (November, 2010). Attitudes toward evidence-based and pharmacological interventions among community-based addiction treatment programs targeting vulnerable patient groups. Oral presentation. American Public Health Association, 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Cohen, A., Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., & Chassler, D. (November, 2010). Barriers to effective implementation of evidence-based practices in community-based addiction treatment organizations: Findings on use of rigorous treatment models from a nationwide sample. Roundtable Presentation. American Public Health Association, 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Amodeo, M., Lundgren, L., Cohen, A., Rose, D., Chassler, D., Beltrame, C., & D’Ippolito, M.(October, 2010). Do perceptions of barriers to evidence -based practices (EBPs) vary by EBP? Addiction Treatment Staff Attitudes about Implementing Motivational Interviewing and other EBPs. Oral Presentation. Addiction Health Services Research National Conference, Lexington, KY.

Griffin, M. L., & Amodeo, M. (March 2010). Predicting long-term outcomes for women physically abused in childhood:  Relative contribution of abuse severity, childhood stresses, and family context. Oral Presentation. Eastern Sociological Society, 80th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Horowitz, A., Chassler, D., De Saxe Zerden, L., Gowler, R., Cohen, A., & Keller, S.  (November, 2009). Implementation of evidence-based substance abuse treatment by community-based organizations: Preliminary results from a national study. Poster Presentation. The 137th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Lundgren, L., Amodeo, M., Horowitz, A., Chassler, D., De Saxe Zerden, L., Gowler, R., Lederer, J., Cohen, A., Keller, S., & Beltrame, C. (October, 2009).  Implementation of Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment by Community-Based Organizations: Results from a National Study. Association for Health Services Research Annual National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Larson, M.J., Amodeo, M., Storti, S., LoCastro, J., and Muroff, J. (October 2008). Rationale and design of a randomized trial to disseminate cognitive-behavioral therapy to practitioners. Oral presentation. Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) 2008 Conference, Boston, MA.

Amodeo, M., Muroff, J., and Larson, M.J. (October 2008). Does supervisor engagement promote practitioner transfer of knowledge into practice? Oral presentation. Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) 2008 Conference, Boston, MA.

Amodeo, M., Muroff, J., Larson, M. J. Gerstenberger, E. (June 2008). What do addiction clinicians untrained in CBT report about their interest in and use of CBT practices? Poster presentation. College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Seventieth Annual

Selected Grant Activity

Factors Associated with Adopting Evidence-based Substance Abuse Treatment Practices in Community Organizations. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded. (2008-2011). A national study of 500 community organizations. Co-Principal Investigator. (PI: L Lundgren, BSUSSW).

Chief Resident Immersion Training Program in Substance Abuse. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2006-2011). Through an intensive, annual 4-day training program, this project teaches a national group of Chief Residents substance abuse skills.(PI: Jeffrey H. Samet, BUMed).

Expand HIV Outreach through Mobile Van Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/CSAT. (2007-2011). Expanding stationary HIV outreach services to a mobile van providing HIV testing, education, and mental health counseling for Latinos. (PI: L Lundgren, BUSSW).

TEACH-CBT. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2003-2008). An RO1 to study the effectiveness of innovative technology for teaching cognitive behavioral skills to teams of substance abuse counselors and supervisors.    (PI: MJ Larson, New England Research Institutes).

Relapse Prevention through Trauma Counseling and Comprehensive Aftercare Services to Drug Users. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/CSAT. (2003-2008). Evaluation of Capacity Expansion by Casa Esperanza Residential Treatment Program.  (PI: L Lundgren, BUSSW).

Consulting and Professional Activities

Consulting Editor, Families in Society.

Editorial Board, Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions.

Editorial Board, Substance Abuse.

Manuscript Reviewer, Psychiatric Services.

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Peer Reviewer, Qualitative Health Research

Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

Peer Reviewer, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Awards and Honors

2012 Award: Outstanding Contributions to the Boston University School of Social Work; Presented by School of Social Work Alumni Association

President, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), 2003-2005.

Boston University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award—2003. Presented by the Chancellor of Boston University to a faculty member with excellence in teaching and research.

Social Worker of the Year—1999. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Section, National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

Greatest Contribution to Social Work Education: For Bringing Substance Abuse Skills Into Mainstream Social Work Practice – 1989. Massachusetts Chapter, NASW.

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Massachusetts