Sarah Dauber, Ph.D.

Research Scientist & Associate Vice President, Science and Technology of Early Prevention (STEP)

Sarah Dauber directs a federally funded program of research aimed at developing and testing technology-driven interventions to address substance use during the perinatal period. Her current work, funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse and conducted in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, is focused on testing computerized screening and brief intervention for substance use in home visiting programs. Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Brandeis University and her Ph.D. in applied developmental psychology from Fordham University.

Research topics: early childhood prevention, substance use in pregnancy and postpartum, home visiting, digital interventions for substance use in pregnancy and postpartum

Selected Publications

April 2017

Substance Use and Depression in Home Visiting Clients: Home Visitor Perspectives on Addressing Clients’ Needs

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October 2017

Development and Implementation of a Screen-and-Refer Approach to Addressing Maternal Depression, Substance Use, and Intimate Partner Violence in Home Visiting Clients

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March 2015

Validity of Therapist Self-Report Ratings of Fidelity to Evidence-Based Practices for Adolescent Behavior Problems: Correspondence Between Therapists and Observers

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August 2019

Systematic Review of Community- and Home-Based Interventions to Support Parenting and Reduce Risk of Child Maltreatment Among Families With Substance-Exposed Newborns.

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November 2015

Randomized Trial of Family Therapy versus Non-Family Treatment for Adolescent Behavior Problems in Usual Care

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September 2018

Perceived Need for Treatment and Engagement in Mental Health Services Among Community-Referred Racial/Ethnic Minority Adolescents

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March 2019

Measurement Training and Feedback System for Implementation of Family-Based Services for Adolescent Substance Use: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Trial of Two Implementation Strategies

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March 2019

Family Therapy Techniques and One-Year Clinical Outcomes Among Adolescents in Usual Care for Behavior Problems

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May 2017

Distilling the Core Elements of Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use: Conceptual and Empirical Solutions

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January 2019

Core Elements of Family Therapy for Adolescent Behavior Problems: Empirical Distillation of Three Manualized Treatments

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September 2017

Benchmarking Family Therapy for Adolescent Behavior Problems in Usual Care: Fidelity, Outcomes, and Therapist Performance Differences

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November 2019

Addressing Maternal Depression, Substance Use, and Intimate Partner Violence in Home Visiting: A Quasi-Experimental Pilot Test of a Screen-and-Refer Approach

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June 2020

Randomized Trial of Academic Training and Medication Decision-making for Adolescents With ADHD in Usual Care

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