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Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

Brian E. Perron

Funded Research:

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse (AODA) IV-E Waiver Project Evaluation (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services)

Pay for Success (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services)

Child Welfare Analytics (Management and Budget, Department of)

Child and Adolescent Data (CADL) Lab Equity and Education (Kellogg)

Illinois Pay for Success (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services)

Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (HRSA,HHS)

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services)

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) (Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS))

Michigan Juvenile Justice Mental Health Study (Management and Budget, Department of)

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) (Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS))

Medical marijuana: Longitudinal trajectories in use, pain and functioning (NIDA)

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Associate Professor, School of Social Work.

Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis

Dr. Perron's research focuses on mental disorders and addiction, emphasizing services, clinical epidemiology, and measurement. In recent work he explores the effective use of administrative data to improve service delivery and other business processes in service organizations.

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Books

Gillespie, David F., and Brian E. Perron. 2015. Key Concepts in Measurement. New York: Oxford University Press. Abstract.

Ruffolo, Mary C., Brian E. Perron, and Elizabeth Harbeck Voshel. 2015. Direct Social Work Practice: Theories and Skills for Becoming an Evidence-Based Practitioner. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Ryan, Joseph P., Brian E. Perron, and Hui Huang. 2016. "Child Welfare and the Transition to Adulthood: Investigating Placement Status and Subsequent Arrests." Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(1): 172-182. DOI. Abstract.

Salas-Wright, Christopher P., Michael G. Vaughn, Jelena Todic, David Cordova, and Brian E. Perron. 2015. "Trends in the disapproval and use of marijuana among adolescents and young adults in the United States." American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 41(5): 392-404. DOI. Abstract.

Perron, Brian E., Kipling Bohnert, Angela K. Perone, Marcel O. Bonn-Miller, and Mark Ilgen. 2015. "Use of Prescription Pain Medications Among Medical Cannabis Patients: Comparisons of Pain Levels, Functioning, and Patterns of Alcohol and Other Drug Use." Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76(3): 406-413. PMCID: PMC4440298. DOI. Abstract.

Glass, Joseph E., Ashley M. Hamilton, Byron J. Powell, Brian E. Perron, Randall T. Brown, and Mark A. Ilgen. 2015. "Specialty substance use disorder services following brief alcohol intervention: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials." Addiction, 110(9): 1404-1415. DOI. Abstract.

Vaughn, Michael G., Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Matt DeLisi, Brian E. Perron, and David Cordova. 2015. "Crime and Violence among MDMA Users in the United States." AIMS Public Health, 2(1): 64-73. DOI. Abstract.

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