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Social Work

Eric Albers

Eric Albers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Albers

Contact Information

Degrees

  • Ph.D., August 1981 Marriage & Family Therapy, Texas Woman's University: Denton, Texas
  • M.S.W., May 1976 Social Work, Worden School of Social Services, Our Lady of the Lake University: San Antonio, Texas

Biography

Professional Experience

Psychiatric Social Worker, U.S. Army (San Antonio, Texas), Marriage and FamilyTherapist (Dallas, Texas), Private Practice (Dallas, Texas), Psychiatric Social Worker (in-patient) (Reno, Nevada), Clinic Mental Health Outpatient Hospital Director (Reno, Nevada), Regional Prevention Evaluator (SAMHSA) (Reno, Nevada). Governor Appointment to Commission on Mental Health and Developmental Service ( State of Nevada), Governor Appointment to Nevada State Welfare Board (State of Nevada), President of the Board to the Crisis Call Center (Reno, Nevada).

Courses Taught

Undergraduate classes (Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Work Practice with Individuals, Social Work Practice with Families, Social Work Practice with Groups)----Graduate classes (Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Work Practice with Individuals, Social Work Practice with Families, Social Work Practice with Groups).

Research Interests

Mental Health, Issues onFamilies with Children with Disabilities, Program Evaluation, and Issues/Concerns with Indigenous Populations

Favorite Quote

Never Give Up

Publications

Provided over 100 evaluation reports for the Western Region of the United States for SAMHSA and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

  • James, T., Cummins, M., Albers, E. C., Atwood, K., Griffin, T., Harding, W. (2008). Aggregate CAPT Data Report: Centers for the Application of Prevention: FY 2007. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • James, T., Cummins, M., Albers, E. C., atwood, k., Griffin, T., Harding, W. (2009). Aggregate CAPT Data Report: Centers for the Application of Prevention: FY 2008. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • Albers, E. C., Atwood, K., Cummins, M., Griffin, T., Harding, W., James, T. (2009). Lessons Learned by the Centers for the Application of Prevention. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • Griffin, T., James, T., Cummins, M., Albers, E. C., Atwood, K., Harding, W. (2009). Lessons Learned through the Evaluation of the Centers for the Applications of Prevention Technologies. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • Griffin, T., Albers, E. C., Atwood, K., Cummins, M., Harding, W., James, T. (2009). Service to Science Initiative: 2008 Case Studies. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • Harding, W., Cummins, M., Albers, E. C., Dash, K., Atwood, K., Griffin, T., James, T. (i2010). Service to Science Initiative: Accomplishments through 2009. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • Griffin, T., Albers, E. C., atwood, k., Cummins, M., Wayne, H., James, T. (2010). Service to Science Initiative: An Update of 2009 Case Studies. Washington DC: Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.