Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Part Time Faculty
|Jeff Randall, Ph.D.|
Family Services Research Center
Dr Randall was principal investigator on a grant that was recently received from the state of South Carolina to add additional treatment components to the NIDA/NIAAA funded project. Dr Randall is first author on four recently published MST substance abuse articles. The first article is entitled, “Psychiatric Comorbidity and the 16-Month Trajectory of Substance-Abusing and Substance-Dependent Juvenile Offenders”, is published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry . The article examines comorbidity in a substance abusing/dependent MST sample. The second article is entitled, “Adapting Multisystemic Therapy to Treat Adolescent Substance Abuse More Effective,” is published in Cognitive and Behavioral Practice . This article describes changes to the MST model to facilitate improved outcomes for substance abusing youth in the context of juvenile drug court. The third article, entitled, “Integrating Evidence-Based Substance Abuse-Treatment into Juvenile Drug Courts: Implications for Outcomes,” is published in National Drug Court Institute Review . This article provides rationale for juvenile drug courts to use empirically-based treatments, such as MST. The fourth article, entitled, “Multisystemic Therapy: A Treatment for Violent Substance-Abusing and Substance-Dependent Juvenile Offenders” is published in Addictive Behaviors . This article describes how MST is an effective for adolescents who are both violent and substance abusing. Dr. Randall has published over 20 articles. His research interests include Multisystemic Therapy (MST) conceptualization and treatment, adolescent substance abuse, juvenile drug court, and anxiety disorders. Some primary populations that MST targets include children and adolescents engaging in substance abuse, violent behaviors, and other criminal activities.
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