Mary Rotheram-Borus, Ph.D.
Director, Global Center for Children and Families
Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)
Work Phone Number: (800) 825-9989
Office Address:UCLA Psychr and Behavor Sciences
10920 Wilshire Blvd.
BOX 957051, Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, PhD is a professor of clinical psychology and Director of the Global Center for Children and Families at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Her research interests include HIV/AIDS prevention with adolescents, children and family wellness, assessment and modification of children's social skills, suicide among adolescents and homeless youths. Dr. Rotheram-Borus has spent the past 30 years developing, evaluating, and disseminating evidence-based interventions for children and families. She has directed and implemented several landmark intervention studies that have demonstrated the benefits of providing behavior change programs and support to families in risky situations. Several of these programs have received national and international recognition. She mounted and evaluated multiple interventions which have been selected and reviewed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Psychological Association (APA) as efficacious programs.
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