Assistant Research Scientist Adrienne Lapidos is on a team that received funding from the National Institute of Mental Health for her project “Effectiveness and Implementation of a Peer Mentorship Intervention (PREVAIL) to Reduce Suicide Attempts Among High-Risk Adults” to determine the effectiveness of a peer mentorship intervention for reducing suicide attempts and suicidal ideation among recently hospitalized adult psychiatric patients at high risk for suicide.
Assistant Research Scientist and LEO Lecturer Adrienne Lapidos' project, "Can Peer Support Specialists Deliver Technology-Based Job Interview Training for People with Psychiatric Disabilities? An Assessment of Community Needs and Priorities" was awarded a Poverty Solutions grant. SSW, in partnership with Michigan Peer Specialists United, will conduct an evaluation of community needs, priorities and views to explore the potential for Certified Peer Support Specialists to deliver a virtual reality job interview training program designed for people with psychiatric disabilities, especially in nontraditional "consumer-centered" spaces such as clubhouses and consumer-run drop-in centers.
Assistant Research Scientist and LEO Adjunct Lecturer Adrienne Lapidos received a grant from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services for her project, ''Create Sustainable Model for Community Health Workers in Detroit." The project is designed to address the behavioral, medical, and social determinants of health among health plan enrollees living in the Cody Rouge neighborhood of Detroit.
LEO Adjunct Lecturer Adrienne Lapidos received a grant from the Peace Research Institute Oslo to conduct a review of the literature on the mental health after-effects of conflict; to prepare a written report and bibliography on this literature; and to help develop proposals aimed at appropriate funders such as the National Institutes of Health.
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