Adjunct Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Dr. Stein was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University's Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) from 2000-2006. She is currently an adjunct Professor at Brown and is also Professor of Psychology at the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Stein received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Kent State University with an emphasis in forensic psychology, completed her internship at the Medical College of Virginia, and completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at CAAS. Her primary research areas include substance abuse and other risky behaviors in persons involved in the justice and mental health systems, treatment outcome studies, and assessment. She has been PI or Co-I on several federally-funded grants focused on assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults involved in social service settings. These include randomized clinical trials on treatment engagement, treatment mechanisms, reduction of risky sexual behaviors and crime, group processes, and implementation science. She has served as Director of Juvenile Forensic Psychology Training at Brown University and is Director of Research at the Rhode Island Training School. 

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