Josephine M. Hawke, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Academic Office Location:
Psychiatry
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-1105

Josephine Hawke, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Medical School. Her research interests include factors that influence treatment process and outcomes among adolescents with comorbid substance use and trauma-related disorders. Her work has included examining studies of HIV seroprevalence and drug dealing among women, long-term treatment outcomes among adolescent clients in residential treatment, risk and protective factors related to drug use among Hispanic youths, and evaluations of drug treatment initiatives for probationers and inmates that were funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). A recurring theme in her work has been the effects of trauma, violence and childhood abuse on drug use and mental health outcomes. Her current focus is on clinical research on evidence-based services for adolescents. She supports the work of community-based providers and family advocacy groups through her research collaborations.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
Ph.D.Ohio State UniversitySociology
M.A.Ohio State UniversitySociology
B.A.University of MichiganAnthropology

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
PostdoctoralNational Development & Research Institutes, Inc.Behavioral Science Training
PostdoctoralUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterPsychiatry

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Outstanding Graduate StudentOhio State University
Presidential Dissertation Research GrantOhio State University
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and DrugsProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2009
Addictive Behaviors Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2006
AddictionsProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2005
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance AbuseProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2005
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Editorial BoardReviewerExternalNational20052009
Journal of Substance Abuse TreatmentProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2005
Prison JournalProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2004
Child MaltreatmentProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational20032004
American Sociological ReviewProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational19851985
Her research interests include factors that influence treatment process and outcomes among adolescents with comorbid substance use and trauma-related disorders. Her work has included examining studies of HIV seroprevalence and drug dealing among women, long-term treatment outcomes among adolescent clients in residential treatment, risk and protective factors related to drug use among Hispanic youths, and evaluations of drug treatment initiatives for probationers and inmates that were funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Comorbid Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Adolescent Substance Abuse
    Hawke, J.M., Albert, D., Ford, J.D. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Adolescent Substance Users
    Hawke, J.M, Kaminer, Y. Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment
  • The Motivation-Readiness Factor in Drug Treatment: Implications for Research and Policy
    De Leon, G., Melnick, G., Hawke, J. Advances in Medical Sociology: Emergent Issues in Drug Treatment 103-129
  • Translating Risk, Protective, and Resiliency Factors into Empirically-Based Systemic Interventions for Traumatized Children
    Ford, J.D, Albert, D., Hawke, J.M Treating Traumatized Children: Risk, Resilience and Recovery
  • Traumatic Stress: Exposure, Identification, and Intervention in Correctional Systems
    Chapman, J.F., Ford, J.D., Hawke, J.M., Albert, D. Management and Administration of Correctional Health Care
  • Treating Complex Trauma among Substance Using Adolescents
    Hawke, J.M., Ford, J.D. Understanding and Treating Adolescent Substance Use Disorders

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Joining Forces to Keep Justice-Involved Adolescents in School and At HomeTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2008Washington, DC
Eating Disorder Symptoms and Drinking Behaviors among Substance-using Adolescents in TreatmentTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2008Washington, D.C.
Implementing a Trauma-informed System of Care for Justice Involved ChildrenTalkNational GAINS Conference2008Washington, DC
Addressing Trauma Among Juvenile Detainees in ConnecticutTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2007Washington, DC
Building a Trauma-Informed Continuum of Care for Juvenile DetaineesTalkLeading Change Conference: Rethinking Juvenile Justice2007Storrs, Connecticut
Will the Real Emily J Please Stand Up?TalkLeading Change Conference: Rethinking Juvenile Justice2007Storrs, Connecticut
Traumatic Stress among Substance-Using Juvenile Detainees in ConnecticutTalkLeading Change Conference: Rethinking Juvenile Justice2006Storrs, Connecticut
Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and TherapyTalkLeading Change Conference: Rethinking Juvenile Justice2006Storrs, Connecticut
Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and TherapyTalkTrauma, Loss, and Transition Conference2006Cromwell, Connecticut
Overview of Treatment Approaches for Adolescent Substance Users with Comorbid Trauma-Related DisordersTalkGAINS Conference2006Boston, Massachusetts
How to Do Cluster Analysis to Better Understand the Outcome Trajectories of Adolescents Presenting to Substance Abuse TreatmentTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2006Baltimore, Maryland
Conceptualizing the Trajectories of Change in Internalizing & Externalizing Disorders on Alcohol and Drug Treatment OutcomesTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2006Baltimore, Maryland
Trauma and Treatment Among Court-Involved and Detained AdolescentsTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2006Baltimore, Maryland
Targeting Trauma Reactions. Creating a Culture of Connection: Implementing Trauma-InformedTalkRelationship-Based Approaches in Group Care Conference2006Hartford, Connecticut
Trauma and Treatment Among Court-Involved and Detained AdolescentsTalkJoint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness2006Baltimore, Maryland
Stability of Comorbid Diagnosis Among Youths in AOSUD Treatment and AftercareTalkCollege on Problems of Drug Dependence2005Orlando, Florida
Toward a Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice SystemTalk. National Commission on Correctional Health Care Annual Convention 2005Denver, Colorado
Preliminary Findings from the CSSD Trauma Screening InitiativeTalkRiverview Grand Rounds2005Middletown, Connecticut
A Brief Synopsis of Research on Adolescent Substance AbuseTalk. Forum on Adolescent Substance Abuse, Kean University2004Union, New Jersey
Trauma History and PTSD Among Youths in Treatment for Alcohol and Other Substance use Disorders (AOSUD)TalkCollege on Problems of Drug Dependence2004San Juan, Puerto Rico
Substance Abuse Child MaltreatmentTalkVincent Fontana Center for Child Protection2004New York, New York
Adolescents in Therapeutic Communities: Overview of Findings Related on the Correlates and Consequences of Child MaltreatmentTalkUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical School2002Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Key Maine. Report to the National Institutes of JusticeTalk: National Development and Research Institutes2001New York
Drug Use and Treatment Careers among Adolescents in Therapeutic Community Drug TreatmentTalkWorld Federation of Therapeutic Communities Conference2000San Francisco, California
Preliminary Findings for the Key Maine Process EvaluationTalkAmerican Society of Criminology1999Toronto, Canada
Childhood Abuse and Drug Dealing as Predictors of Serious Criminal Involvement Among High-Risk Adolescents in Residential Drug TreatmentTalkAmerican Society of Criminology1999Toronto, Canada
The Prevalence of Sexual Abuse and its Impact on Onset of Drug Use Among Adolescents in Therapeutic Community TreatmentTalkAmerican Society of Criminology1998Washington, D.C.
Recovering Missing Data: Implications for the Study of Motivation and Retention in TreatmentTalkCollege on Prevention of Drug Dependence1997
The Impact of Multiple Referrals to Outpatient Drug Treatment Among Legally Mandated Clients in New York CityTalk1995 Annual Abstracts of the National Institute on Drug Abuse1996
Black Women's Pathways to Illicit Drug Distribution and UseTalk1995 Annual Abstracts of the National Institute on Drug Abuse1996
The Conceptualization and Measurement of Client Participation in Treatment: The Case of Probationers Mandated to Drug Treatment in New York CityTalkNational Development and Research Institutes, Inc1995
Drug Treatment for Women Offenders: A Systems PerspectiveTalkNational Institute of Justice1994