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
Substance Use and Depression in Home Visiting Clients: Home Visitor Perspectives on Addressing Clients’ Needs
Development and Implementation of a Screen-and-Refer Approach to Addressing Maternal Depression, Substance Use, and Intimate Partner Violence in Home Visiting Clients
Validity of Therapist Self-Report Ratings of Fidelity to Evidence-Based Practices for Adolescent Behavior Problems: Correspondence Between Therapists and Observers
Systematic Review of Community- and Home-Based Interventions to Support Parenting and Reduce Risk of Child Maltreatment Among Families With Substance-Exposed Newborns.
Randomized Trial of Family Therapy versus Non-Family Treatment for Adolescent Behavior Problems in Usual Care
Perceived Need for Treatment and Engagement in Mental Health Services Among Community-Referred Racial/Ethnic Minority Adolescents
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
Family Therapy Techniques and One-Year Clinical Outcomes Among Adolescents in Usual Care for Behavior Problems
Distilling the Core Elements of Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use: Conceptual and Empirical Solutions
Core Elements of Family Therapy for Adolescent Behavior Problems: Empirical Distillation of Three Manualized Treatments
Benchmarking Family Therapy for Adolescent Behavior Problems in Usual Care: Fidelity, Outcomes, and Therapist Performance Differences
Addressing Maternal Depression, Substance Use, and Intimate Partner Violence in Home Visiting: A Quasi-Experimental Pilot Test of a Screen-and-Refer Approach
Randomized Trial of Academic Training and Medication Decision-making for Adolescents With ADHD in Usual Care