Natasha Slesnick

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Parenting under the influence: The effects of opioids, alcohol and cocaine on mother-child interaction
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:897-900. 2014
  2. pmc Intervention with substance-abusing runaway adolescents and their families: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Natasha Slesnick
    Departmentof Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:600-14. 2013
  3. pmc Efficacy of ecologically-based treatment with substance-abusing homeless mothers: substance use and housing outcomes
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:416-25. 2013
  4. pmc Two-year predictors of runaway and homeless episodes following shelter services among substance abusing adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 135 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Adolesc 36:787-95. 2013
  5. pmc Change in parent- and child-reported internalizing and externalizing behaviors among substance abusing runaways: the effects of family and individual treatments
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:980-93. 2013
  6. pmc Treatment desires and symptomatology among substance-abusing homeless mothers: what I want versus what I need
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 40:156-68. 2013
  7. pmc Predictors of parental monitoring among families with a runaway adolescent
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 82:10-8. 2012
  8. pmc Comparison of family therapy outcome with alcohol-abusing, runaway adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:255-77. 2009
  9. pmc Troubled parents, motivated adolescents: predicting motivation to change substance use among runaways
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, USA
    Addict Behav 34:675-84. 2009
  10. pmc Treatment attendance among homeless youth: the impact of childhood abuse and prior suicide attempts
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Subst Abus 29:43-52. 2008

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Parenting under the influence: The effects of opioids, alcohol and cocaine on mother-child interaction
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:897-900. 2014
    ..Findings offer useful information to clinicians seeking to effectively tailor their interventions to women and children who present with different drugs of abuse, race/culture and developmental stage of child. ..
  2. pmc Intervention with substance-abusing runaway adolescents and their families: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Natasha Slesnick
    Departmentof Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:600-14. 2013
    ..To examine the efficacy of 3 theoretically distinct interventions among substance-abusing runaway adolescents and to explore individual differences in trajectories of change...
  3. pmc Efficacy of ecologically-based treatment with substance-abusing homeless mothers: substance use and housing outcomes
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:416-25. 2013
    ..Furthermore, with supportive services, two-thirds of women were successful in maintaining their apartments 6 months after rental assistance ended...
  4. pmc Two-year predictors of runaway and homeless episodes following shelter services among substance abusing adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 135 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Adolesc 36:787-95. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that increasing family support, care and connection and reducing substance use are important targets of intervention efforts in preventing future runaway and homeless episodes amongst a high risk sample of adolescents. ..
  5. pmc Change in parent- and child-reported internalizing and externalizing behaviors among substance abusing runaways: the effects of family and individual treatments
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:980-93. 2013
    ..The findings provide support for continued evaluation of these treatments for use with this vulnerable population of adolescents...
  6. pmc Treatment desires and symptomatology among substance-abusing homeless mothers: what I want versus what I need
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 40:156-68. 2013
    ..The findings imply that psychosocial treatment should be available to all homeless mothers entering the shelter system, especially given that problem severity appears to be a fair indicator of interest in treatment...
  7. pmc Predictors of parental monitoring among families with a runaway adolescent
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 82:10-8. 2012
    ..Maternal depressive symptoms were unrelated to monitoring. These findings suggest the utility of considering monitoring as an interpersonal phenomenon rather than primarily a parent- or child-driven phenomenon...
  8. pmc Comparison of family therapy outcome with alcohol-abusing, runaway adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:255-77. 2009
    ..Measures of family and adolescent functioning improved over time in all groups. However, significant differences among the home- and office-based interventions were found for treatment engagement and moderators of outcome...
  9. pmc Troubled parents, motivated adolescents: predicting motivation to change substance use among runaways
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, USA
    Addict Behav 34:675-84. 2009
    ..Consideration of the family environment and parent problems when addressing motivation for changing substance use among these adolescents might be important foci for motivational interventions and future research...
  10. pmc Treatment attendance among homeless youth: the impact of childhood abuse and prior suicide attempts
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Subst Abus 29:43-52. 2008
    ..Identifying predictors of treatment attendance among this subgroup of adolescents is vital given that much research suggests that treatment attendance alone is associated with better short and long term outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of intimate partner violence reported by homeless youth in Columbus, Ohio
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43081, USA
    J Interpers Violence 25:1579-93. 2010
    ..Given the high lifetime occurrence of IPV among homeless youth, intervention efforts should target IPV to prevent future occurrence. Findings also suggest that intervention efforts should consider gender and history of childhood abuse...
  12. pmc Ecologically based family therapy outcome with substance abusing runaway adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University, USA
    J Adolesc 28:277-98. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that EBFT is an efficacious intervention for this relatively severe population of youth...
  13. pmc Primary alcohol versus primary drug use among adolescents: an examination of differences
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 135 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Addict Behav 31:2080-93. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that alcohol and drug use outcomes might be improved at treatment planning through consideration of client's gender and primary alcohol versus drug use...
  14. pmc Predictors of substance use and family therapy outcome among physically and sexually abused runaway adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:261-81. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that a potent target of intervention involves focus on increasing positive communication interactions...
  15. pmc Dual and multiple diagnosis among substance using runaway youth
    Natasha Slesnick
    Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:179-201. 2005
    ..The range and intensity of diagnoses seen indicates a need for greater focus on treatment development and strategies to address their multiple areas of risk...
  16. pmc Treatment outcome for street-living, homeless youth
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1237-51. 2007
    ..This study indicates that homeless youth can be engaged into treatment and respond favorably to intervention efforts. However, more treatment development research is needed to address the barriers associated with serving these youth...
  17. pmc Homeless adolescent parents: HIV risk, family structure and individual problem behaviors
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:774-7. 2006
    ..Findings highlight the need for targeted prevention and intervention efforts for this subgroup of homeless youth...
  18. pmc The impact of an integrated treatment on HIV risk behavior among homeless youth: a randomized controlled trial
    Natasha Slesnick
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Behav Med 31:45-59. 2008
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  19. pmc Predictors of follow-up completion among runaway substance-abusing adolescents and their primary caretakers
    Rikki Patton
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43081, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:220-6. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Experiences associated with intervening with homeless, substance-abusing mothers: the importance of success
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1295, USA
    Soc Work 57:343-52. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to document these therapy experiences to facilitate the work of future teams seeking to intervene in the lives of homeless families through homeless shelters or other settings...
  21. pmc Six- and twelve-month outcomes among homeless youth accessing therapy and case management services through an urban drop-in center
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, 135 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Avenue, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:211-29. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of case management and individual therapy offered through a drop-in center for homeless youth on substance use, mental health, housing, education, employment, and medical care utilization...
  22. ncbi request reprint The utility of mentoring homeless adolescents: a pilot study
    Suzanne Bartle-Haring
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:350-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we were not able to identify a study that examined the potential utility of mentoring for homeless adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intervention for homeless, substance abusing mothers: findings from a non-randomized pilot
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Behav Med 38:36-48. 2012
    ..These positive outcomes support the need for future research to replicate the findings with a larger sample using a randomized design...
  24. pmc Intimate partner violence in Latina and non-Latina women
    Amy E Bonomi
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:43-48. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of IPV over multiple time periods and the association between lifetime IPV exposure and current health in Latina and non-Latina women...
  25. pmc That which does not kill you makes you stronger: runaway youth's resilience to depression in the family context
    Gizem Erdem
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1295, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 80:195-203. 2010
    ..In addition, risk and protective factors differed by adolescent gender. Implications for preventive interventions and future research are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint Better to bend than to break: coping strategies utilized by substance-abusing homeless youth
    Pushpanjali Dashora
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:158-68. 2011
    ..Findings emphasize the need to examine coping strategies in the context that individuals are situated...
  27. doi request reprint Use of brief tools to measure depressive symptoms in women with a history of intimate partner violence
    Amy E Bonomi
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Nurs Res 57:150-6. 2008
    ..However, brief depression assessment tools--necessary for busy clinical settings--have not been evaluated to identify depression in women with histories of intimate partner violence...
  28. pmc A randomized pilot clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of Community Reinforcement and Family Training for Treatment Retention (CRAFT-T) for improving outcomes for patients completing opioid detoxification
    Gregory S Brigham
    Addiction Sciences Division, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45220, USA Maryhaven, Columbus, OH 43207, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 138:240-3. 2014
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Reductions in depressive symptoms among substance-abusing runaway adolescents and their primary caretakers: a randomized clinical trial
    Xiamei Guo
    Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University
    J Fam Psychol 28:98-105. 2014
    ..These findings can be interpreted to favor EBFT, although future research is needed to test training and implementation strategies for family systems therapies in community-based runaway shelters...
  30. pmc Drinking at college parties: examining the influence of student host-status and party-location
    Cynthia K Buettner
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, USA
    Addict Behav 36:1365-8. 2011
    ..College-based preventive interventions should target students likely to host off-campus parties due to their high risk for involvement in heavy drinking...
  31. pmc Ethical considerations for research and treatment with runaway and homeless adolescents
    Melissa A Meade
    Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87106, USA
    J Psychol 136:449-63. 2002
    ..They argue that in many circumstances, requiring parental consent may not be in the youth's best interest and may preclude his or her participation in treatment and research programs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based cognitive-behavioral and family therapies for adolescent alcohol and other substance use disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Alcohol Research Center and Department of Psychiatry, Farmington, CT 06030 2103, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 17:383-405. 2005

Research Grants28

  1. FAMILY THERAPY OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Maintenance of treatment effects over time, as well as factors associated with treatment engagement and continuation, will be examined. ..
  2. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  3. Treatment Outcome with Runaway Adolescents II
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project will also evaluate the cost-savings potential associated with each treatment intervention. ..
  4. Treatment Outcome with Runaway Adolescents II
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project will also evaluate the cost-savings potential associated with each treatment intervention. ..
  5. Outcome of CRA with Homeless Street Youth
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Differential treatment response as a function of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender will be investigated to better understand the intervention. ..
  6. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  7. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  8. Adolescent Involvement in Parental Substance Abuse Treatment: Evaluation of EBFT
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These findings would support the assertion that focus on family dynamics in substance abuse treatment programs is an effective use of resources and an important target of intervention efforts. ..
  9. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  10. Stage 1 Treatment Development with Homeless Mothers and their 2-6 Year Old Childr
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such research attention is needed in order to reduce the significant individual and social costs of continued substance use, mental health and homelessness among these vulnerable women and children. ..
  11. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  12. Stage 1 Treatment Development with Homeless Mothers and their 2-6 Year Old Childr
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research attention is needed in order to reduce the significant individual and social costs of continued substance use, mental health and homelessness among these vulnerable women and children. ..
  13. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  14. FAMILY THERAPY OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Maintenance of treatment effects over time, as well as factors associated with treatment engagement and continuation, will be examined. ..
  15. FAMILY THERAPY OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Maintenance of treatment effects over time, as well as factors associated with treatment engagement and continuation, will be examined. ..
  16. TREATMENT OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The effectiveness of booster sessions in maintaining treatment gains will be examined, and an intensive engagement strategy will be employed. ..
  17. FAMILY THERAPY OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Maintenance of treatment effects over time, as well as factors associated with treatment engagement and continuation, will be examined. ..
  18. Outcome of CRA with Homeless Street Youth
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Differential treatment response as a function of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender will be investigated to better understand the intervention. ..
  19. Treatment Outcome with Runaway Adolescents II
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project will also evaluate the cost-savings potential associated with each treatment intervention. ..
  20. Adolescent Involvement in Parental Substance Abuse Treatment: Evaluation of EBFT
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These findings would support the assertion that focus on family dynamics in substance abuse treatment programs is an effective use of resources and an important target of intervention efforts. ..
  21. Outcome of CRA with Homeless Street Youth
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Differential treatment response as a function of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender will be investigated to better understand the intervention. ..
  22. Treatment Outcome with Runaway Adolescents II
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project will also evaluate the cost-savings potential associated with each treatment intervention. ..
  23. Outcome of CRA with Homeless Street Youth
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Differential treatment response as a function of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender will be investigated to better understand the intervention. ..
  24. Outcome of CRA with Homeless Street Youth
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Differential treatment response as a function of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender will be investigated to better understand the intervention. ..