Behavioral Health and Prevention/Intervention

Jennifer Skeem

Jennifer SkeemMack Distinguished Professor Jennifer Skeem's research focuses on the intersection between behavioral science and the justice system—with the goal of informing effective decision-making about people at risk for emotional and behavioral problems.

Valerie Shapiro

Valerie ShapiroAssociate Professor Valerie Shapiro examines the prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral problems in children and youth through the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of effective prevention practices.

Steven P. Segal

Steven segalProfessor of the Graduate School Steven P. Segal's research interests include mental health and social policy, research methods, adult residential care, self-help mental health services, violence and mental illness.

Adrian Aguilera

Adrian AguileraAssociate Professor Adrian Aguilera’s research uses digital & mobile technologies to improve health & mental healthcare of low-income & ethnic minority populations, with a focus on Latino & Spanish-speaking populations.

The Effects of Social Networks on Women’s Substance Use Disorder Recovery Outcome

Principal Investigators and Research Partners:
Principal Investigator: Hortensia Amaro, Associate Vice Provost for Community Research Initiatives and Dean's Professor of Social Work and Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Co-Principal Investigator: Erin M. Kerrison, Assistant Professor, Berkeley Social Welfare

Stephen Hinshaw

Stephen HinshawUC Berkeley Professor of Psychology Stephen Hinshaw is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.

Erin Kerrison

Erin KerrisonAssistant Professor Erin M. Kerrison's work extends from a legal epidemiological framework, wherein law and legal institutions operate as social determinants of health.

Paul Sterzing

Paul SterzingAssociate Professor Paul Sterzing’s research focuses on polyvictimization, bullying victimization, and the links between familial and extrafamilial forms of victimization among sexual and gender minority youth and other vulnerable adolescent populations.

Kurt Organista

Kurt OrganistaProfessor Kurt Organista studies psychosocial problems within Chicanx and Latinx communities, cognitive behavioral therapy, depression in Latinx, and HIV prevention with Mexican migrant laborers/Latinx.

Eileen Gambrill

Eileen GambrillProfessor of the Graduate School Eileen Gambrill's research focuses on professional ethics and education; evidence-based practice; professional decision making; social learning theory; evaluation; and social skills training.