John Wodarski, a professor in the College of Social Work, recently received five-year funding in the amount of $2,214,087 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for a project designed to reduce high-risk HIV-related behaviors among substance-using young adults in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Capitalizing on an existing relationship among the University of Tennessee, Norfolk State University (an historically black university in Norfolk, VA), and the Virgin Islands, the project will provide culturally relevant outreach services to over 5,000 young adults, pretreatment services to 1,000 young adults, and early intervention enhanced substance abuse treatment services to 356 young adults over the five-year span of the program.
Wodarski, J.S. (2008). Behavioral Medicine for Social Work Practice. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Frances.
Hopkins, L.M. & Wodarski, J.S. (2008). Rapid assessment instruments and the influence of managed care. In A.R. Roberts (Ed.), Social Workers Desk Reference. NY: Oxford University Press.
Thyer, B.A. & Wodarski, J.S. (Eds.) (2007). Social Work in Mental Health: An Evidence Based Approach. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Long, K., Homesley, L., & Wodarski, J.S. (2007). The role for social workers in the managed health care system: A model for empirically based psycho-social intervention. Handbook of Evidence-Based Social Work Practice in Mental Health (2nd Edition). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Parris, H. & Wodarski, J.S. (2004). Using informational technology to reduce college drinking. In A. Roberts & K.R. Yeager (Eds.), Evidence-Based Practice Manual (pp. 456-460). NY: Oxford University Press.
Wodarski, J.S., Wodarski, L.A., & Parris, H. (2004). Teams-Games-Tournaments: Four decades of research. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work: Advances in Practice, Programming, Research and Policy, 1(1): 101-124.
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