JOHN BAER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The video assessment of simulated encounters-revised (VASE-R): reliability and validity of a revised measure of motivational interviewing skills
    David B Rosengren
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4805, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:130-8. 2008
  2. pmc Brief intervention for heavy-drinking college students: 4-year follow-up and natural history
    J S Baer
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1310-6. 2001
  3. pmc Agency context and tailored training in technology transfer: a pilot evaluation of motivational interviewing training for community counselors
    John S Baer
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:191-202. 2009
  4. pmc Adolescent change language within a brief motivational intervention and substance use outcomes
    John S Baer
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:570-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief motivational intervention with homeless adolescents: evaluating effects on substance use and service utilization
    John S Baer
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:582-6. 2007
  6. pmc Training and fidelity monitoring of behavioral interventions in multi-site addictions research
    John S Baer
    University of Washington, Department of Psychology, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Seattle, Washington 98105 4631, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:107-18. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of workshop training in motivational interviewing for addiction and mental health clinicians
    John S Baer
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, VA Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:99-106. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV alcohol and substance abuse and dependence in homeless youth
    John S Baer
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:5-14. 2003
  9. pmc Early adolescent growth in depression and conduct problem symptoms as predictors of later substance use impairment
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, M S CW8 6, P O Box 5371, Seattle, WA, 98145, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:1041-51. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurement of negative consequences of substance use in street youth: an expanded use of the Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index
    Joshua A Ginzler
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, 1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 120, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1519-25. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc The video assessment of simulated encounters-revised (VASE-R): reliability and validity of a revised measure of motivational interviewing skills
    David B Rosengren
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4805, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 97:130-8. 2008
    ..The findings provide an empirical basis for suggesting VASE-R benchmarks for beginning proficiency and expert MI practice...
  2. pmc Brief intervention for heavy-drinking college students: 4-year follow-up and natural history
    J S Baer
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1310-6. 2001
    ..This study examined long-term response to an individual preventive intervention for high-risk college drinkers relative to the natural history of college drinking...
  3. pmc Agency context and tailored training in technology transfer: a pilot evaluation of motivational interviewing training for community counselors
    John S Baer
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:191-202. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Adolescent change language within a brief motivational intervention and substance use outcomes
    John S Baer
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 22:570-5. 2008
    ..Results suggest that specific aspects of adolescent speech in brief interventions may be important in the prediction of change in substance use. These relationships should be examined within larger samples and other clinical contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief motivational intervention with homeless adolescents: evaluating effects on substance use and service utilization
    John S Baer
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:582-6. 2007
    ..Future research needs to elucidate mechanisms of change and service engagement for highly vulnerable youth...
  6. pmc Training and fidelity monitoring of behavioral interventions in multi-site addictions research
    John S Baer
    University of Washington, Department of Psychology, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Seattle, Washington 98105 4631, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:107-18. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of workshop training in motivational interviewing for addiction and mental health clinicians
    John S Baer
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, VA Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:99-106. 2004
    ..Findings highlight the need for additional research on the use of standardized patients, alternative assessment techniques, and effective methods of technology transfer for MI skill acquisition and retention...
  8. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV alcohol and substance abuse and dependence in homeless youth
    John S Baer
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:5-14. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Early adolescent growth in depression and conduct problem symptoms as predictors of later substance use impairment
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, M S CW8 6, P O Box 5371, Seattle, WA, 98145, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:1041-51. 2013
    ..The current study demonstrates that patterns of depression and conduct problems (e.g., growth vs. decreasing) are likely more important than the static levels at any particular point-in-time in relation to substance use risk. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurement of negative consequences of substance use in street youth: an expanded use of the Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index
    Joshua A Ginzler
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, 1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 120, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1519-25. 2007
    ..Discussion focuses on the RAPI as a reliable instrument for the measurement of negative consequences for alcohol and drug use...
  11. doi request reprint The association of persistent pain with out-patient addiction treatment outcomes and service utilization
    Ryan M Caldeiro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Addiction 103:1996-2005. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of persistent pain among veterans in out-patient addiction treatment and examine associated addiction treatment outcomes and medical and psychiatric service use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of a brief motivational intervention to reduce alcohol and drug risk among homeless adolescents
    Peggy L Peterson
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, 1107 Northeast 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:254-64. 2006
    ..Limitations of the study are discussed as are implications for development of future substance use interventions for this high-risk group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of onsite versus referral primary medical care for veterans in addictions treatment
    Andrew J Saxon
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 44:334-42. 2006
    ..Providing primary care within addictions clinics (onsite care) may improve medical and SUD treatment outcomes in this population...
  14. pmc Deconstructing proficiency in motivational interviewing: mechanics of skilful practitioner delivery during brief simulated encounters
    Bryan Hartzler
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Box 354805, 1107NE 45th Street, Suite 120, Seattle, WA 98105 4631, USA
    Behav Cogn Psychother 38:611-28. 2010
    ..Yet limited empirical evidence exists to clarify how relational and technical elements are associated, or if rates of skill indices and their constituent technical elements vary within a clinical encounter...
  15. ncbi request reprint The video assessment of simulated encounters (VASE): Development and validation of a group-administered method for evaluating clinician skills in motivational interviewing
    David B Rosengren
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 120, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:321-30. 2005
    ..The VASE-R requires further analysis to evaluate these revisions, but shows promise as a cost-effective alternative for use in MI skill assessment in a variety of training and research contexts...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Addiction Severity Index medical and psychiatric composite scores measure similar domains as the SF-36 in substance-dependent veterans: concurrent and discriminant validity
    Donald A Calsyn
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:165-71. 2004
    ..This study examines the concurrent validity of these ASI composite scores in relation to the short form 36-item health survey (SF-36), a well-established measure of health-related quality of life/functional health status...
  17. doi request reprint Associations of housing status with substance abuse treatment and service use outcomes among veterans
    Jonathan R Buchholz
    U S Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:698-706. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Brief motivational feedback improves post-incarceration treatment contact among veterans with substance use disorders
    Tania M Davis
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:197-203. 2003
    ..To test the efficacy of providing brief motivational feedback to increase post-incarceration substance use disorders (SUD) treatment contact...
  19. pmc Homeless youths' perceptions of services and transitions to stable housing
    Sharon B Garrett
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, 1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 120, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Eval Program Plann 31:436-44. 2008
    ..Implications for service providers and future research are discussed...
  20. pmc Developmental consistency in associations between depressive symptoms and alcohol use in early adolescence
    Carolyn A McCarty
    University of Washington and Seattle Children s Hospital, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:444-53. 2012
    ..The current study examined whether the associations between depressive symptoms and alcohol use were similar in valence and magnitude over a 4-year period in early adolescence...
  21. pmc The utility of collateral informant assessment in college alcohol research: results from a longitudinal prevention trial
    Robert G Laforge
    Department of Psychology, CPRC Building, Room 48W, University of Rhode Island, 2 Chafee Road, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:479-87. 2005
    ..We present two studies that examine aspects of these issues using data from 1,264 college student participants in a brief intervention prevention trial conducted at a public university...
  22. ncbi request reprint Concurrent monitoring of psychological distress and satisfaction measures as predictors of addiction treatment retention
    Eric J Hawkins
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:207-16. 2008
    ..Decrease in satisfaction was significantly but modestly associated with low engagement. Implications for applications of weekly monitoring to improve retention are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of alcohol measures: is there a difference between internet-based assessment and traditional methods?
    Elizabeth T Miller
    Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 16:56-63. 2002
    ..This cost-efficient alternative has the advantage of minimizing data collection and entry errors while increasing survey accessibility...
  24. ncbi request reprint A 21-year longitudinal analysis of the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on young adult drinking
    John S Baer
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:377-85. 2003
    ..Prenatal alcohol exposure may be a risk factor for the development of alcohol problems in humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation treatment among dually diagnosed individuals: preliminary evaluation of different pharmacotherapies
    Andrew J Saxon
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:589-96. 2003
    ..Additional research is needed to assess medication effects in randomized trials, to explore effects of more intensive treatments, and to assess possible harm reduction from smoking interventions within this population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of workshop training for psychosocial addiction treatments: a systematic review
    Scott T Walters
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX 75390 9128, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:283-93. 2005
    ..Given the popularity of this training format, the role of workshop training needs to be a focus of future evaluative research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychometrics of the Drinker Inventory of Consequences (DrInC)
    Alyssa A Forcehimes
    University of New Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions CASAA, 2650 Yale Blvd SE Albuquerque, NM 87106, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1699-704. 2007
    ..In an examination of the shorter version of the DrInC, findings suggest that the SIP is suitable when assessing the overall level of drinking-related consequences...

Research Grants10

  1. Computer-Adapted Standardized Patients Instrument
    JOHN BAER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The research and development team has extensive experience with Ml and with technology applications for training in academic and small business contexts. ..
  2. Development and Evaluation of Context Tailored Training
    JOHN BAER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, subsequent proposals for research on a much larger scale can test training effectiveness across a broad range of agencies, personnel, and topics. ..
  3. Brief Substance Abuse Treatment for Homeless Adolescents
    JOHN BAER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..TAU includes drop-in programs (hygiene, food, material assistance, and case management). Follow-up interviews at one- and three-months post-treatment, will assess substance use, stage of change, and service utilization. ..