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FSRC Research Projects 

2012-2015
Phase II RCT of Comprehensive Triaged HIV Prevention: Tanzania
NIMH
Michael D. Sweat, Principal Investigator

2012-2014
Measuring and Improving Supervisor Adherence and Competence
NIMH
Sonja K. Schoenwald & Jason E. Chapman, Principal Investigators

2012-2015
Psychological First Aid for Victims of Crime
NIMH
Michael R. McCart, Principal Investigator

2012-2013
Midtreatment Implementation Problems in EBT for Youth
Fahs-Beck Fund for Research & Experimentation
Phillippe B. Cunningham, Principal Investigator

2012-2013
MST-Adaption: Concept Cooperation Project
Stichting Prisma
Phillippe B. Cunningham, Principal Investigator

2012-2013
Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior Interventions
JHU
Cindy M. Schaeffer, Principal Investigator

2012-2012
Online Training Support system for Community-Based Substance Abuse Agencies
Sheidow Consulting, Inc.
Ashli J. Sheidow, Principal Investigator

2011-2015
Evaluating a Combination of Prevention Interventions to Reduce HIV-1 Transmission in Tanzania's Iringa Region
Johns Hopkins University
Michael D. Sweat, Principal Investigator

2011-2012
Teen Health & Safety Project
Reducing High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents Presenting to the Peds Emergency Dept
Oldham Research Development Fund Award, Medical University of South Carolina
Michael R. McCart, Principal Investigator

2010-2015
Youth Outcomes of BlueSky in NY
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Sonja K.Schoenwald, Principal Investigator

2010-2015
Synthesizing HIV Behavioral Intervention Effectiveness in Developing Countries
NIMH
Michael D. Sweat, Principal Investigator

2010-2014
Learning and Working During the Transition to Adulthood
Vocational Supports for Emerging Adults
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
Ashli J. Sheidow, MUSC Principal Investigator; Michael McCart, & Kristyn Zajac, Co-Investigators

2010-2012
Teen Parenting Pilot Project
Violence Exposure, Mental Health Functioning, and Parenting Efficacy Among Teenage Mothers

Medical University of South Carolina's University Research Committee
Kristyn Zajac, Principal Investigator

2010-2015
Connecticut Family Project
Family-Based Treatment for Parental Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment

NIDA
Cynthia C. Swenson & Cindy M. Schaeffer, Principal Investigators


2010-2014
Interventionist Procedures for Adherence to Weight Loss Recommendations in Black Adolescents
Wayne State University, Michigan; National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Phillippe B. Cunningham, MUSC Principal Investigator

2010-2012
Building a Framework to Address Teen Sexting Behaviors
University of Massachusetts-Lowell; Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Phillippe B. Cunningham, MUSC Principal Investigator

2009-2014
Midlands Adolescent Project (MAP)
Stage II Research on Outpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Comorbidity
NIDA
Ashli J. Sheidow, Principal Investigator

2009-2011
Treatment Retention Strategies in Transition-Age Youth
Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Retention of Emerging Adults
NIMH
Ashli J. Sheidow, MUSC Principal Investigator

2009-2011
Cost-Effectiveness of HIV-Related Mental Health Interventions
NIMH
Michael D. Sweat, Principal Investigator

2009-Ongoing
MST-CAN
MST Model with Child Maltreatment

MST Services, Inc.
Cynthia Cupit Swenson, Principal Investigator



2008-2009
HIV Intervention Effectiveness in Developing Countries
NIMH
Michael D. Sweat, Principal Investigator

2008-2011
Community-Based VCT: Tanzania
NIMH
Michael D. Sweat, Principal Investigator

2008-2013
Implementation Methods Research Group (IMRG)
Advanced Center to Improve Pediatric Mental Health Care
NIMH, flow-down from Rady Children's Hospital San Diego (J. Landsverk, PI)
Sonja K. Schoenwald, MUSC Principal Investigator

2008-2013
Leading Innovations for Neighborhoods, Kids, and Schools (LINKS)
The Center for the Study of Schools as a Context for Urban Children's Mental Health
NIMH, flow-down from University of Illinois-Chicago (M. Atkins, PI)
Sonja K. Schoenwald, MUSC Principal Investigator, Jason E. Chapman and Ashli J. Sheidow, co-investigators

2008-2013
Multisystemic Therapy to Reduce Health Disparities in Adolescents with Asthma
Wayne State University, Michigan; National Heart Lung and Blood Institute,
Phillippe B. Cunningham, MUSC Principal Investigator


2007-2013
Enhancing Juvenile Drug Court Outcomes with EBPs
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Michael R. McCart, Project Director

2007-2013
Therapist Training Interventions to Implement an EBT for Adolescents
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Melisa D. Rowland, Project Director

2007- Ongoing
Project OKURASE
Private Donations
Cynthia Cupit Swenson and Samuel Nkrumah Yeboah, Principal Investigators

2007-2011
MST for Emerging Adults (MST-EA)
Adaptation of Multisystemic Therapy for Transition-Age Youth
NIMHAshli J. Sheidow, MUSC Principal Investigator;  Michael McCart, Co-Investigator

2007-2011
Southern Living Study
Adapting MST to Address Transmission Risk Behaviors in HIV+ Young People

National Institute of Mental Health
Elizabeth J. Letourneau, Principal Investigator

2007-2010
Augmentation of Exposure Therapy with D-Cycloserine for Pediatric PTSD
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
Michael R. McCart, Principal Investigator
 


2006-2012
Vocational Outcomes for Youth with Substance Abuse Problems and High HIV Risk
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Cindy M. Schaeffer, Project Director

2006-2012
Adherence to IDDM Regimen in Urban Youth
Wayne State University, Michigan; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Phillippe B. Cunningham, MUSC Principal Investigator



2005-2010
Mental Health Services and Predictors of Learning in Urban Schools
NIDA; University of Illinois/Chicago
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator

2005-2010
Differential Response to Evidenced-Based Treatment
NIMH
Phillippe B. Cunningham, Principal Investigator

2005-2008
Adapting MST to Improve Food Choices and Health Outcomes in
Obese African Americans
Wayne State University; American Diabetes Association
Phillippe B. Cunningham, Principal Investigator

2005-2008
Preventing Sexual Violence: Does Sex Offender Registration
and Notification
Work?
CDC
Elizabeth J. Letourneau, Principal Investigator

2005-2007
Building Stronger Families through the Integration of MST and RBT:
Evaluation of Service Outcomes with Substance Abusing Maltreating Families
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Scott W. Henggeler & Lisa Saldana, Principal Investigators

2005-2007
Testing Context Effects on Treatment of Drug Using Youth
NIDA
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator


2004-2008
Effectiveness Trial with Juvenile Offenders-Minority Supplement
NIMH
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Lisa Saldana, Minority Fellow

2004-2006
Community Reinforcement Approach for Substance Abusing Caregivers of Delinquent Youths
NIDA
Melisa D. Rowland, Principal Investigator

2004-2005
Understanding and Eliminating Health Disparities in Blacks in South Carolina:
Cost Analyses for Two Child Maltreatment Interventions

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Lisa Saldana, Pilot Leader


2003-2008
Testing Evidence-Based Practice and Organizational Effects in Rural Appalachia
University of Tennessee, Knoxville; NIMH
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator

2003-2008
Effectiveness Trial: Multisystemic Therapy with Juvenile Offenders
NIMH
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Elizabeth Letourneau, Project Director

2003-2009
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
NIDA
Ashli J. Sheidow, Principal Investigator

2003-2011
BlueSky Project
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator

2003-2007
Development of Outpatient MST for Dually Diagnosed Youth
NIDA
Ashli J. Sheidow, Principal Investigator

2003-2006
MST as a Residential Aftercare Model
University of Colorado, Denver; Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Jeff Randall, Principal Investigator

2003-2006
Adoption and Implementation of Adolescent Evidenced-Based Training State-Wide
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Colleen Halliday-Boykins, Project Director

2003-2005
Implementing Evidenced-Based for Youths Supplement
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Ashli Sheidow, Project Director

2003-2005
Substance Outcomes for Youth in Psychiatric Crisis
NIDA
Colleen Halliday-Boykins, Principal Investigator

2003-2004
Linking Science and Practice to Improve Youth Mental Health Care:
Evidenced-Based Practice in Clinics and Systems
University of California, Los Angeles; MacArthur Foundation
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator


2002-2005
Schools as Context for Mental Health: Interdisciplinary Network
University of Illinois, Chicago; National Institute of Mental Health
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator

2002-2005
Implementing Evidence-Based Treatment for Youths
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Ashli Sheidow, Project Director

2002-2005
Evidence-Based Treatment in Juvenile Drug Court
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Jeff Randall, Project Director

2002-2005
Community-Based Treatment for Child Physical Abuse: Cost and Outcomes
National Institutes of Health; NIMH
Cynthia C. Swenson, Principal Investigator; Lisa Saldana, Project Director

2002-2004
Randomized Clinical Trial of Juvenile Drug Court-Supplement
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator

2002-2003
An Enhancement to a Randomized Clinical Trial of Juvenile Drug Court and MST
South Carolina Department of Public Safety
Jeff Randall, Principal Investigator

2002-2003
Nebraska Center for K-3 Behavior and Reading Intervention Model
University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Center for Mental Health Services
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator


2001-2006
Testing Multisystemic Therapy: Adherence to Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Regimen
Wayne State University, Michigan; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Phillippe B. Cunningham, Principal Investigator


1999-2004
Manualized Multisystemic Therapy/Community Reinforcement Approach for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Youth
NIDA
Melisa D. Rowland, Principal Investigator

1999-2004
Transportability of New Treatments: Multisystemic Therapy as a Test Case
NIMH
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator

1999-2004
Randomized Clinical Trial of Juvenile Drug Court and Multisystemic Therapy
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Colleen Halliday-Boykins, Project Director

1999-2004
Multisystemic Therapy with Alcohol Abusing/Dependent Delinquents: Outcome and Cost
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Colleen Halliday-Boykins, Project Director

1999-2002
Multisystemic Therapy vs. Hospitalization: 2-Year Follow-up for Outcomes
NIMH
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Colleen Halliday-Boykins, Project Director


1998-2001
Culturally Competent Psychotherapy Process
NIMH
Phillippe B. Cunningham, Principal Investigator

1998-2001
Neighborhood Solutions for Neighborhood Problems
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Cynthia C. Swenson, Principal Investigator


1997-2001
Healthy Children Through Healthy Schools
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Phillippe Cunningham, Project Director


1996-2004
Outcome Evaluation of a Multisystemic Therapy-Based System of Care-Hawaii
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Melisa Rowland, Project Director

1996-2004
Outcome Evaluation of a Multisystemic Therapy-Based System of Care-Philadelphia
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Principal Investigator

1996-2001
Long-Term Impact of MST on Cost, Service Use, and Outcome
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Glenn Clingempeel, Project Director


1995-1998
The Charleston Village Early Intervention Project Evaluation
Center for Mental Health Services
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Susan Pickrel, Project Director


1994-1999
Family Preservation vs. Hospitalization of SED Youth
NIMH
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Melisa Rowland, Project Director

1994-1998
Augmenting MST Effects with Violent/Chronic Delinquents
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator

1994-1997
Violence Among Rural Youth
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator


1992-1997
Treatment Outcome with Substance Abusing Delinquents
NIDA
Scott W. Henggeler, Principal Investigator; Susan Pickrel, Project Director

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