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VISN 1 New England MIRECC Publications: Psychosocial Interventions

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Psychosocial Interventions

Money Management

Black, A.C., McMahon, T.J., Rosenheck, R.A., Ball, S.A., Ries, R.K., Ames, D., & Rosen, M.I. (2014). Development of the Clinician Assessment of Financial Incapability (CAFI). Psychiatry Research, 215(3), 784-789.

Black, A.C., Serowik, K.L., Ablondi, K.A., & Rosen, M.I. (2013). Timeline Historical Review of Income and Financial Transactions (THRIFT): A reliable assessment of personal finances. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201, 56-59.

Claycomb, M., Black, A.C., Wilber, C., Brocke, S., Lazar, C.M., & Rosen, M.I. (2013). Financial victimization in adults with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 64(9), 918-920.

Lazar, C.M., Black, A.C., McMahon, T.J., Rosenheck, R.A., Ries, R., Ames, D., & Rosen, M.I. (2016). All-data approach to assessing financial capability in people with psychiatric disabilities. Psychological Assessment, 28(4), 362-371.

Rosen, M.I. (2012). Cross-disciplinary perspectives on money management by addicts. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 38(1), 2-7.

Rosen, M.I., Ablondi, K., Black, A.C., Serowik, K.L., & Rowe, M. (2014). Pathways to assignment of payees. Community Mental Health Journal, 50(3), 270-274.

Rowe, M., Serowik, K.L., Ablondi, K., Wilber, C., & Rosen, M.I. (2013). Recovery and money management. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36(2), 116-118.

Serowik, K.L., Black, A.C., & Rosen, M.I. (2014). Developing a benefits counseling website for Veterans using motivational interviewing techniques. Computers in Human Behavior, 37, 26-30.

Serowik, K.L., Bellamy, C.D., Rowe, M., & Rosen, M.I. (2013). Subjective experiences of clients in a voluntary money management program. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 16(2), 136-153. 

Peer Support

Bottonari, K., Schultz, M., Resnick, S., Mueller, L., Clark, J., Shadow, D.C. & Eisen, S.V. (2012). Peer-led vs. clinician-led recovery-oriented groups: What predicts attendance by Veterans? International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 16, 96-113.

Chang, B., Mueller, L.N., Resnick, S.G., Osatuke, K., & Eisen, S.V. (2016). Job satisfaction of Department of Veterans Affairs peer mental health providers. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 39(1), 47-54.

Chinman, M., Henze, K., Sweeney, P., & McCarthy, S. (Ed.) (2013). Peer specialist toolkit: Implementing peer support services in VHA. Pittsburgh, PA: United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Drebing, C.E. (2014). The peer specialist pocket resource for mental health and substance use services: Portable version. Holliston, MA: Alderson Press.

Drebing, C.E. (2015). The peer specialist pocket resource for mental health and substance use services (2nd ed.). Holliston, MA: Alderson Press.

Drebing, C.E. (2016). Advocating for others: A pocket resource for peer specialists and counselors. Holliston, MA: Alderson Press.

Eisen, S.V., Mueller, L.N., Chang, B.H., Resnick, S.G., Schultz, M.R., & Clark, J.A. (2015). Mental health and quality of life among Veterans employed as peer and vocational rehabilitation specialists. Psychiatric Services, 66(4), 381-388.

Eisen, S.V., Schultz, M.R., Mueller, L., Degenhart, C., Clark, J.A., Resnick, S.G., Christiansen, C.L., Armstrong, M., Bottonari, K.A., Rosenheck, R., & Sadow, D.J. (2012). Outcome of a randomized study of a mental health peer education and support group in the VA. Psychiatric Services, 63(12), 1243-1246.

Park, S.G., Chang, B.H., Mueller, L., Resnick, S.G., & Eisen, S.V. (2016). Predictors of employment burnout among VHA peer support specialists. Psychiatric Services, 67(10), 1109-1115.

Stefanovics, E., Drebing, C.E., Sweeney, P., Sofuoglu, M., & Rosenheck, R. (2017). Receptivity to a peer counselling program and recovery atmosphere as perceived by Veterans Health Administration peer suppport specialists and supervisors. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 20(1), 62-73. 


Decker, S.E., Carroll, K.M., Nich, C., Canning-Ball, M., & Martino, S. (2013). Correspondence of motivational interviewing adherence and competence ratings in real and role-played sessions. Psychological Assessment, 25, 306-312.

Decker, S.E., Carroll, K.M., Nich, C., Canning-Ball, M., & Martino, S. (2013). Development of the Therapist Empathy Scale. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 12, 1-16.

Decker, S.E., Kiluk, B.D., Frankforter, T., Babuscio, T., Nich, C., & Carroll, K.M. (2016). Just showing up is not enough: Homework adherence and outcome in cognitive-behavioral therapy for cocaine dependence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84(10), 907-912.

Decker, S.E., & Martino, S. (2013). Unintended effects of training on clinicians’ interest, confidence, and commitment in using motivational interviewing. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 132, 681-687.

Fiszdon, J.M., Kurtz, M.M., Choi, J., Bell, M., & Martino, S. (2016). Motivational interviewing to increase cognitive rehabilitation adherence in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42(2), 327-334.

Harpaz-Rotem, I., Libby, D., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2012). Psychotherapy use in a privately insured population of patients diagnosed with a mental disorder. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47(11), 1837-1844.

Hermes, E.D. & Rosenheck, R.A. (2016). Implementing computer-based psychotherapy among Veterans in outpatient treatment for substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services, 67(2), 176-183.

Hermes, E.D., Tsai, J., & Rosenheck, R. (2015). Technology use and interest in computerized psychotherapy: A survey of Veterans in treatment for substance use disorders. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, 21(9), 721-728.

Kelly, M.M., Sido, H., Forsyth, J.P., Ziedonis, D., Kalman, D., & Cooney, J.L. (2015). A pilot feasibility study of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy smoking cessation treatment for Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 11, 50-55.

Martino, S. (2013). Credibility and treatment fidelity may matter in twelve-step treatment. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 39, 273-274.

Martino, S. (2015). Book review of D.H. Barlow (Ed.), Clinical handbook of psychological disorders: A step-by-step treatment manual, 5th ed. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 76(8), e1043.

Martino, S., Paris, M., Añez, L., Nich, C., Canning-Ball, M., Hunkele, K., Olmstead, T.A., & Carroll, K.M. (2016). The effectiveness and cost of clinical supervision for motivational interviewing: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 68, 11-23.

Martino, S., & Santa Ana, E.J. (2012). Motivational interviewing groups with dually diagnosed patients. In C. Wagner, & K. Ingersoll (Eds.), Motivational Interviewing in Groups (297-313). New York: Guilford Press.

Moore, B.A., Rosen, M.I., Wange, Y., Shen, J., Ablondi, K., Sullivan, A., Guerrero, M., Siqueiros, L., Daar, E.S., Liu, H. (2015). A remotely-delivered CBT and contingency management therapy for substance using people with HIV. AIDS and Behavior, 19(Suppl 2), 156-162.

Olmstead, T.A., Abraham, A.J., Martino, S. & Roman, P.M. (2012). Counselor training in several evidence-based psychosocial addiction treatments in private US substance abuse treatment centers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 120(1-3), 149-154.

Pilkey, D., Pearson, C.W., & Martino, S. (2015). Motivational interviewing. In A. Tasman, J. Kay, J.A. Lieberman, M.B. First, & M. Riba (Eds.), Psychiatry, Volume 2 (4th ed.) (1882-1891). Somerset, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sanders, K.A., Whited, A., & Martino, S. (2013). Motivational interviewing for patients with chronic kidney disease. Seminars in Dialysis, 26, 175-179.

Santa Ana, E.J., Stallings, D.L., Rounsaville, B.J., & Martino, S. (2013). Development of an in-home telehealth program for outpatient Veterans with substance use disorders. Psychological Services, 10, 304-314.

Serafini, K., Decker, S., Kiluk, B.D., Añez, L., Paris, M., Frankforter, T., & Carroll, K.M. (2015). Outcome expectations and associated treatment outcomes in motivational enhancement therapy delivered in English and Spanish. The American Journal on Addictions, 24(8), 732-739.

Shorey, R.C., Martino, S., Lamb, K.E., LaRowe, S.D., & Santa Ana, E.J. (2015). Change talk and relatedness in group motivational interviewing: A pilot study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 51, 75-81. 

Vocational Rehabilitation & Supported Education

Davis, L.L., Leon, A.C., Toscano, R., Drebing, C.E., Ward, L.C., Parker, P.E., Kashner, T.M., & Drake, R.E. (2012). A randomized controlled trial of supported employment among Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychiatric Services, 63(5), 464-470.

Drebing, C.E., Bell, M., Campinell, A., Fraser, R., Malec, J. Penk, W., & Pruitt-Stevens, L. (2012). Vocational services research: Recommendations for the next stage of work. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 49(1), 101-120. 

Drebing, C.E., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Duffy, P., LePage, J., Rosenheck, R., Drake, R., Rose, G.S., King, K. & Penk, W. (2012). Pathways to vocational services: Factors affecting entry by Veterans enrolled in Veterans Health Administration mental health services. Psychological Services, 9(1), 49-63.

Ellison, M.L., Mueller, L., Henze, K., Corrigan, P., Larson, J., Kieval, N.E., Sawh. L., & Smelson, D. (2012). The Veteran Supported Education Treatment Manual (VetSEd). Bedford, MA: Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research.

Ellison, M.L., Mueller, L., Smelson, D., Corrigan, P.W., Torres-Stone, R.A., Bokhour, B., Najavits, L., Vessella, J.M. & Drebing, C.E. (2012). Supporting the education goals of OIF/OEF Veterans with PTSD: A needs assessment. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(3), 209-217.

Leddy, M., Stefanovics, E., & Rosenheck, R. (2014). Health and well-being of homeless Veterans participating in transitional and supported employment. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(1), 161-175.

Leddy-Stacey, M., & Rosenheck, R. (in press). Reasons for job loss among homeless Veterans in supported employment. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

O'Connor, M., Mueller, L.N., Kwon, E., Drebing, C.E., O'Connor, A., Semiatin, A., Wang, S., & Daley, R. (2016). Enhanced vocational rehabilitation for Veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and mental illness: A pilot study. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 53(3), 307-320. 

Rosen, M.I., Ablondi, K., Black, A.C., Mueller, L., Serowik, K.L., Martino, S., Mobo, B.H., & Rosenheck, R.A. (2014). Work outcomes after benefits counseling among Veterans applying for service connection for a psychiatric condition. Psychiatric Services, 65(12), 1426-1432. 

Twamley, E., Baker, D., Norman, S., Pittman, J., Lohr, J., & Resnick, S.G. (2013). VHA vocational services for OEF/OIF Veterans with mental health conditions. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 50, 663-670.

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Mehmet Sofuoglu, M.D., Ph.D.

Patricia Sweeney, Psy.D., CPRP
Director for Education

Richard Carson, LCSW
Administrative Officer
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Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, Ph.D.
Co-Director for MIRECC Fellowship Program
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Suzanne Decker, Ph.D.
Co-Director for MIRECC Fellowship Program
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