Presentations

Adult Substance Abuse

Roffman, R.A., & Droppa, D. (1972). Drug treatment resources in a large university community: Berkeley, California - 1970-1971. Unpublished report funded in part by NIMH grant (MH 20598).

Roffman, R.A., & Queisser, H. (Eds.) (1976). Study/viewer's guide: Chemical dependencies and society. University of Washington Department of Continuing Education.

Hawkins, J.D., & Roffman, R.A. (1978). Assessment of program objectives for center for addiction services and its affiliate agencies: Final report. (Unpublished), School of Social Work, University of Washington.

Roffman, R.A., Stephens, R.S., Simpson, E.E., & Whitaker, D.L. (1987, November). The adult chronic marijuana smoker seeking treatment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Whitaker, D.L. & Simpson, E.E. (1987, November). An application of relapse prevention to chronic marijuana use. In G. A. Marlatt (Chair), Clinical applications of relapse prevention: Commonalities among addictive behaviors. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston.

Roffman, R.A., & Stephens, R.S. (1987, June). Treatment of chronic marijuana users: Description of the sample and treatment process. Paper presented at the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Institute Research Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle.

Simpson, E.E., Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A. & Whitaker, D. (1988).  Social factors in the outcome of treatment for marijuana dependence. Chicago, Illinois: Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Criminology.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Simpson, E.E. & Whitaker, D. (1988). The relationship of self-efficacy to post-treatment marijuana use. Atlanta, Georgia: Poster presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Simpson, E.E., & Whitaker, D.L. (1988, August). Treatment of marijuana abuse: Six-month outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta.

Simpson, E.E., Gainey, R.R., Murphy, T.J., Wells, E.A., Catalano, R.F., Hawkins, J.D. & Roffman ,R.A. (1989). Adherence to cigarette, marijuana, and cocaine treatment programs: A survival analysis. Reno, Nevada: Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Criminology.

Roffman, R. A., Stephens, R.S. & Simpson, E.S. (1990). Relapse Prevention and the treatment of marijuana dependence: Long-term outcomes. San Francicso, CA: Poster presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Stephens, R. S., Wertz, J.S., Cleaveland, B.L., & Roffman, R.A. (1991, November). Expected marijuana effects and their relation to use. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

Wertz, J.S., Stephens, R.S., Cleaveland, B.L., & Roffman, R.A. (1991, November). Predicting relapse to marijuana dependence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

Roffman, R. A. & Stephens, R.S.. (1991). Strategies for breaking marijuana dependence.  Presented at NIDA National Conference on Drug Abuse Research & Practice: An Alliance for the 21st Century.

Stephens, R. S. & Roffman, R.A. (1993). Extended versus minimal intervention with marijuana dependent adults: preliminary results. Santa Fe, N.M.: Paper presented at Sixth International Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors.

Curtin, L., Stephens, R.S., Cleaveland, B.L., & Roffman, R.A. (1993). Pretreatment substance abuse attrition: implications for methodology, generalizability, and outreach. Atlanta, GA: Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Roffman, R. S., Stephens, R.S., Curtin, L., & Cleaveland, B.L. (1993). Differential attrition from brief and extended interventions for marijuana dependent adults. Atlanta, GA:  A poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Curtin, L., Stephens, R.S., Cleaveland, B.L., & Roffman, R.A. (1993, November). Pretreatment substance abuse attrition: Implications for methodology, generalizability, and outreach. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Atlanta.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Cleaveland, B., Curtin, L. & Jennifer Wertz. (1994). Extended versus minimal intervention with marijuana dependent adults. San Diego, CA: Paper presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Stephens, R. S., & Roffman, R.A. (1996). Treating Adult Marijuana Dependence, 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Puerto Rico.

Meyers, R.J., Hill, D.E., Miller, E.J., Lopez, V.C., Walker, D.D., & Miller, W.R.  (1996, November).  Engaging and retaining resistant drug users in treatment: Community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT).  Poster presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapists, New York, NY.

Budney, A. J., Kandel, D.B., Cherek, D.R., Martin, B.R., Stephens, R.S., &Roffman, R.A. (1997). Marijuana use and dependence. Paper presented at the College on problems of drug dependence meeting. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, Puerto Rico (June, 1996).

Stephens, R. S. & Roffman, R.A. (1997). The Marijuana Check-Up: Motivating change in ambivalent marijuana users. Paper presented at the Poster presented at the  31st Annual Meeting of  the Association for Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Miami Beach, FL.

Miller, E.J., Walker, D.D., Meyers, R.J., Hill, D.E., Lopez Viets, V.C., Hanlon, F.M., & Miller, W.R.  (1997, June).  A comparison of treatment approaches on the functioning of individuals seeking help for a loved one with an alcohol problem.  Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Meyers, R.J., Miller, W.R., Hill, D.E., Miller, E.J., Lopez, V.C., Walker, D.D., & Hanlon, F.M.  (1997, June).  Engaging resistant individuals with alcohol problems:  A comparison of three intervention strategies.  Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Lopez Viets, V.C., Miller, W.R., Meyers, R.J., Hill, D.E., Miller, E.J., & Walker, D.D.  (1997, June).  The coping behaviors of hispanic and non-hispanic white female relatives of alcohol abusers.  Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Walker, D.D., Meyers, R. J., Miller, E.J., Lopez, V.C., Hill, D.E., Wolfe, B.L., & Miller, W.R.  (1997, November).  Changing the substance use of the treatment-resistant client:  The community reinforcement and family training project.  Poster presented at Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami Beach, FL.

Walker, D.D., Meyers, R.J., Lopez Viets, V.C., Hanlon, F.M., Chambers, L.R., Miller, E.J., & Miller, W.R.  (1998, November).  A comparison for motivation for change in two populations seeking drug treatment.  Poster presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C..

Walker, D.D., Venner, K.V., Hill, D.E., Meyers, R.J., & Miller, W.R.  (1998, November).  A comparison of alcohol and drug disorders:  Is there evidence for a natural progression of drug abuse?  Poster presented at the Special Interest Group for Addictive Behaviors of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

Lopez Viets, V.C., Meyers, R.J., Walker, D.D., Hanlon, F.M., Anderson, R.E., & Miller, W.R.  (1998, November).  Outcome measures of resistant drug users who were engaged into treatment by the use of the community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT) project.  Poster presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, D.C.

Walker, D.D., Miller, W.R., Bennett, M.E., & Durio, A.  (1999, November).  The influence of religiosity and parenting on the alcohol use of college students.  Poster presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A., Williams, C.D., Adams, S., Burke, R. & Aimee Campbell. (2000). The marijuana check-up outcomes.  Paper presented at the 34th Annual Conference of the AABT (Nov, 2000).

Walker, D.D., Miller, W.R., & Tonigan, J.S.  (2000, June).  The al-anon general alcoholics anonymous tools of recovery (ALA-GAATOR) questionnaire:  Measurement of 12-step beliefs and practices of concerned significant others.  Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

Williams, C. D., Adams, S.E., Stephens, R.S., Roffman, R.A. (November, 2000). Varied methods of assessing marijuana use and related problems: validity analyses. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Walker, D.D., Miller, W.R., et.al, (2000, November).  The influence of including loved ones in the treatment of cocaine dependence:  Preliminary 3-month outcomes.  Poster Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.

Walker, D.D., Miller, W.R., & Ogle, R. (2002, June).  The influence of significant others in the treatment of cocaine and methamphetamine dependence:  A prospective study.  Poster Presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Kilmer, J.R. & Walker, D.D. (2002, November).  Marijuana, Ecstasy, and Other Drugs: Prevention and Intervention Issues.  In J. Stein (chair), Beyond alcohol: Marijuana, ecstasy, and other drugs.  Presentation made in preconference institute at the U.S. Department of Education’s 16th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education conference, Seattle, WA.

Walker, D.D., Amrhein, P., Roffman, R., & Stephens, R.S.  (2006, January).  The role of therapist verbal behavior in the evocation of client change talk during motivational enhancement therapy:  A study of the mechanisms of behavioral change for marijuana treatment.  Symposia talk presented at the Eleventh International Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors, Santa Fe, NM.

Teen Marijuana Abuse

Swift, W., Copeland, J., Howard, J., Roffman, R.A., Stephens, R.S. (2001). Adolescent Cannabis Check-up and Intervention Trial. Paper presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Committee for Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Stephens, R., Roffman, R., Berghuis, J., Walker, D., & Tsuru, W.  (2003, November).  A brief motivational enhancement intervention for adolescent marijuana smokers:  Evaluation of the teen marijuana check-up.  Poster presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Walker, D.D., & Roffman, R.  (2004, July).  The Teen Marijuana Check-Up:  Enhancing Voluntary Self-Assessment with a Brief In-School Intervention.  Talk presented at the University of Washington summer institute “Addiction and Mental Illness in Adolescence – Making the Connections”, Seattle, WA.

Walker, D.D., Stephens, R.S., & Roffman, R.  (2005, June).  Marijuana on Campus: Prevention and Intervention Options.  Symposia talk presented at the American College Health Association, San Diego, CA.

Walker, D.D., Roffman, R., Stephens, R.S. & DeMarce, J.  (2006, January)  The teen marijuana check-up:  Reaching teen marijuana users in high schools.  Symposia talk presented at the Eleventh International Conference on the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors, Santa Fe, NM.

Walker, D.D., Roffman, R., & Stephens, R.S.  (2006, March)  Working within the schools to engage the adolescent marijuana user:  The teen marijuana check-up.  Symposia talk presented at the Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness, Baltimore, MD.

Walker, D.D., Roffman, R., & Stephens, R.S. (2006, October).  The Teen Marijuana Check-Up: Using Motivational Enhancement Therapy to Reach Adolescents in High Schools.  Poster presented at Blending Addiction Science and Practice: Bridges to the Future, Seattle, WA.

Walker, D.D., Roffman, R., Stephens, R. (2007, August). Motivational enhancement therapy for adolescent marijuana use: An efficacy study. In D. D. Walker (Chair), Innovations in the Prevention and Treatment of Marijuana Abuse Among Adolescents. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Towe, S. L., Fox, C. L., Rowland, J.A., Stephens, R. S., Walker, D. D., & Roffman, R. A. (2008, November). The impact of environmental and psychological factors on intervention outcomes for adolescent marijuana users.Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Domestic Violence

Neighbors, C., Walker, D. D., Mbilinyi, L., O'Rourke, A., Edleson, J. L., Roffman, R. A., & Zegree, J. (2007). Documentation of normative misperceptions of domestic violence and implications for treatment.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Walker, D.D., Neighbors, C., Mbilinyi, L., O’Rourke, A., Edleson, J., & Roffman, R. (2007, July).  The perceived consequences of domestic violence questionnaire (PCDVQ): Evaluating the impact of intimate partner violence on the perpetrator. Talk  accepted at the International Family Violence Research Conference, New Hamphsire.

Walker, D.D., Zegree, J., Mbilinyi, L., & Roffman, R. (2007, September).  Motivating Men who Perpetrate Domestic Violence to Seek Services: An Application of Motivational Enhancement Therapy.  Workshop presented at the 12th International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

Mbilinyi, L.F.; Zegree, J., Roffman, R.A., Edleson, J.L., Neighbors, C., & Walker, D. Effectively Marketing a Taboo Topic: Reaching Non-Adjudicated Untreated Men who Abuse Their Intimate Partners.Oral paper presented at The Society for Social Work and Research's 12 annual conference, "Research That Matters." Washington DC, Jan 17-20, 2008.

HIV/AIDS

Roffman, R.A., Gilchrist, L.D., Stephens, R.S., & Kirkman, M.A. (1988, November). Relapse prevention with gay or bisexual males at risk of AIDS due to ongoing unsafe sexual behavior. In J.A. Kelly (Chair), Behavioral interventions to prevent AIDS: Current status and future directions. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York.

Roffman, R.A., Gordon, J.R., Beadnell, B.A., Stern, M., Craver, J.N., Fisher, D., Simpson, D. & Stephens, R.S. (1989). Reaching gay and bisexual men who continue to engage in unsafe sexual activity: A comparison of subjects recruited for in-person or telephone counseling formats. Washington, D.C.: Poster presented at the 23rs Annual Convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Stephens, R.S., Stern, M., & Roffman, R.A. (1990, April). Utility of the self-efficacy construct in the reduction of unsafe sexual behavior in gay men. In B.S. McCann (Chair), Self-efficacy and health behavior change. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Chicago.

Roffman, R. A., Beadnell, B.A., Gordon, J.R., Stern, M. & Siever, M.D. (1991). Relapse prevention counseling by telephone as a means of reducing AIDS risk in men who have sex with other men. San Francisco, CA: Poster presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Roffman, R. A. (1991). New direction in AIDS prevention. Boston, MA: Poster presented at VA Medical Center (Department of Psychology).

Roffman, R.A. (1992). Phone counseling in reducing barriers to AIDS prevention (Project ARIES/West).  Washington, D.C.: Working meeting on HIV related behavior change and prevention.

Roffman, R.A., Beadnell, B., Downey, L. & Ryan, R. (1992). Preventing relapse in unsafe sex in gay and bisexual males. Washington, D.C.: Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.

Roffman, R.A., Beadnell, B.A., Stern, M., Gordon, J.R., Downey, L. &. Siever, M.D. (1992). Phone counseling in reducing barriers to AIDS prevention. San Francisco, CA: Poster presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Ryan, R. A., Beadnell, B., & Roffman, R.A. (1992a). Slips from safer sex goals. Washington, D.C.: Poster presented at AIDS 92: The Social Work Response.

Ryan, R. A., Beadnell, B., & Roffman, R.A. (1992b). Slips from Safer Sex Goals: Distinguishing lapse from relapse. Boston, MA: Poster presented at 26th Annual Meeting of the AABT.

Roffman, R. A., Ryan, R., Downey, L., & Beadnell, B. (1993). A telephone group intervention can overcome barriers to enrolling isolated gay and bisexual males in AIDS risk-reduction counseling. Berlin: Ninth International Conference on AIDS.

Roffman, R.A. (1994). The sex check-up.  Washington, D.C.: Presented at “HIV/AIDS Counseling and Brief Interventions: A Decision-making model” NIMH.

Kalichman, S. C., Roffman, R.A., Picciano, J.F., & Bolan, M. (1996). HIV Risk Factors Among Bisexual Men Seeking Prevention Counseling. Paper presented at the Conference of the American Public Health Association.

Solomon, L. J., Heckman, T.G., Roffman, R.A., Sikkema, K.J., Kelly, J.A., Winett, R.A., Cargill, V.A., Anderson, E.A., Crumble, D.A., Mercer, M.B. , Norman, A.D., Perry, M.J., & Wagstaff, D.A. (1998). Shifts in stages of change for condom use among women living in low-income, inner-city housing developments. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans.

Picciano, J.F., Roffman, R.A., Walker, D.D., & McKee, M.B. (July, 2005).  Unsafe sex practices among MSM enrolled in a brief telephone-based HIV prevention program:  The Sex Check Study.  Symposia talk presented at the CDC National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Other

Gottlieb, N. et al.  (1973). The power of lower level researchers. Social Work in the New Age of Accountability, (University of WashingtonSchool of Social Work Monograph).

Roffman, R.A. (1978). A feasibility study of practicum training in public social service planning and administration. (Unpublished), School of Social Work, University of Washington.

Waldorf, V.A., Hill, D.E., Meyers, R.J., Lopez, V.C., Miller, E.J., Walker, D.D., Wolfe, B.L., & Miller, W.R.  (1997, November).  It’s never too late for change:  community reinforcement and family training with elderly concerned significant others.  Poster presented at the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Miami Beach, FL.

Walker, D.D. (2000, June).  Working within the system.  In W. R. Miller (Chair), Implementing Successful Outcome Research in Naturalistic Settings.  Symposium conducted at the meeting of Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

 

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