Colloquium to Meet the Candidate
Join us for a colloquium to meet Dr. Elizabeth D'Amico, a candidate for Director of the UNM Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA). The title of Dr. D'Amico's presentation will be "20 Years of Community Based Research: Sowing the Seeds of Change."
Monday, November 25th. 9:30-10:30 am, Student Union Building (SUB), Fiesta A &B.
Dr. D'Amico is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. D'Amico is recognized nationally for her work developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions for adolescents. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has evaluated several Motivational Interviewing interventions with adolescents and young adults in a variety of settings. She recently developed and tested a group intervention for urban Native American adolescents that integrated MI and traditional healing practices. She also has conducted epidemiological work to examine predictors and consequences of adolescent substance use and is the principal investigator of a large longitudinal study that examines substance use patterns over 14 years among youth from sixth grade through age 24.