Recovery Resource Center
301 South Allen Street
Albany, NY 12208
518-446-9191

James Garrett, LCSW-R

JAMES GARRETT, LCSW-R

301 South Allen Street

Albany, NY 12208

 

518-446-9191 (W)

518-446-9191 (fax)

zeke1@capital.net

 

 

EDUCATION:

            Master of Social Work, Syracuse University, 1972

            Bachelor of Arts (Sociology Major), Siena College, 1970

 

ADVANCED TRAINING:

·         University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Family Therapy:  Advanced Training in Social Network Treatment of Chronic Relapsers, with Dr. Judith Landau, M.B., Ch.B, D.P.M.;  M. Duncan Stanton, Ph.D.; and Susan Horwitz, M.S., 1986-1992.

·         Menninger Foundation, Training in EEG Biofeedback for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, 1991.

·         Training in Family Therapy with Michael Nichols, Ph.D., 1985-1986.

·         Training in Acupuncture Detoxification, Lincoln Hospital, 1989, 80 hours.

·         Advanced Clinical Training in Transactional Analysis and Gestalt Therapy, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt Institute, Schenectady, New York, 1975 -1983.

·         Transactional Analysis Seminar, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  40 hour, week-long training in Transactional Analysis theory and application.

·         Johnson Institute Intervention Training, 1975.

 

CERTIFICATION:

 

            Licensed Clinical Social Worker, New York State Education Department, 1974 - current.

            Certified Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist and Trainer, 1989 - current.

 

AWARDS:

·      Who’s Who in America, 2000

·      Bronze medal, 1998 Empire State Games Cycling Criterium

·      Outstanding College Athletes of America, 1969 and 1970

·      1st Team All-American, Siena College football team, 1969

 

 

 PUBLICATIONS

 

Original (Scientific) Articles

 

Garrett, J. (1980) "An Adjustment Demand: Resistance to Alcoholism Treatment with DWI Population."  In: Proceedings from 9th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, Stockholm, Sweden.

Panepinto, W. & Garrett, J. (1982). "A Short Term Treatment Model for Problem Drinking Drivers. Social Group Work, June, 1982. 

Loneck, B., Garrett, J., Banks, S. (1996).  "The Johnson Intervention and relapse during outpatient treatment". The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 22(3), 363-375.

Loneck, B., Garrett, J., Banks, S. (1996).  "A comparison of the Johnson Intervention with four other methods of referral to outpatient treatment". The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 22(2), 233-246.

Loneck, B., Garrett, J., & Banks, S.M. (1997). "Engaging and retaining women in outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment: The effect of referral intensity".  Health and Social Work, 22, 38-46.

Garrett, J., Landau-Stanton, J., Stanton, M.D., Stellato-Kabat, J., Stellato-Kabat, D. (1997). ARISE: A method for engaging reluctant alcohol- and drug-dependent individuals in treatment.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment,13(5), 235-248.

Garrett, J., Landau, J., Shea, R., Stanton, M.D., Baciewicz, G., Brinkman-Sull, D.(1998).  The ARISE Intervention: Using family and network links to engage addicted persons in treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 15(2), 333-343.

Garrett, J., Landau-Stanton, J., Stanton, M.D., Stellato-Kabat, J., Stellato-Kabat, D.(1998). ARISE: A method for engaging reluctant alcohol- and drug-dependent individuals in treatment.  Translated and republished in Sistemas Familiares (Argentina), 1998, 14(3), 43-63.

Garrett, J., Stanton, M.D., Landau, J., Baciewicz, G., Shea, R., Brinkman-Sull, D. (1999).  The "Concerned Other" Call: Using Family Links and Networks to Overcome Resistance to Addictions Treatment. Substance Use and Misuse, 34 (3) 363-382.

Landau, J., Garrett, J., Shea, R., Stanton, M.D., Baciewicz, G., and Brinkman-Sull, D. (2000).  Strength in Numbers: Using family links to overcome resistance to addiction treatment. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 26(3), 379-398.

Landau, J., Stanton, M.D., Brinkman-Sull, D., Ikle, D., McCormick, D., Garrett, J., Baciewicz, G., Shea, R., Wamboldt, F. (2004) Outcomes with the ARISE approach to engaging reluctant drug- and alcohol-dependent individuals in treatment. American Journal of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, 30 (4).

Landau, J. & Garrett, J. (2006). Invitational Intervention: The ARISE Model For Engaging Reluctant Substance Abusers In Treatment. By invitation for special issue of Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 24(1/2), pp 147-168.

 


Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (2007). Family Motivation to Change: A major factor in engaging alcoholics in treatment. By invitation for special issue of Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 25(1-2), pp 65-83.

Landau, J. & Garrett, J. (2008). American Family Therapy Association Monograph Series: Neurobiology and Treatment. Neurobiology and Addiction: Assisting the Family and Support System to Get Resistant Loved Ones Into Treatment, Pp 27-39.

Landau, J., Garrett, J. & Webb, R. (2008). Assisting A Concerned Person to Motivate Someone Experiencing Cybersex Into Treatment. Application of Invitational Intervention™: The ARISE Model to Cybersex. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 34(4), pp. 498-511.

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 Books, Manuals and Reports

Garrett, J., Horwitz, S., Kabat-Stellato, D., Landau-Stanton, J., Smith, M., Stanton, M.D., and Stellato-Kabat, J. (1992).  Base Manual of the International Center for Addiction and AIDS Training's (ICAAT)  Approach to Chemical Dependency Training. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester.

Landau-Stanton, J., Garrett, J., Horwitz, S., Kabat-Stellato, D., Smith, M., Stanton, M.D., and Stellato-Kabat, J. (1994).  The International Center for Addiction and AIDS Training's (ICAAT)  Approach to Chemical Dependency Training: Final Report 1992-1994. Report prepared for the SOROS Foundation.

Garrett, J., Landau-Stanton, J., Shea, R., Stanton, M.D., Baciewicz, G., and Brinkman-Sull, D. (1996). Base Manual for A Relational Interventional Sequence for Engagement (ARISE). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (1998). ARISE: A Relational Intervention Sequence for engagement—Training Manual for Supervisors and Trainers.  Boulder, CO: Linking Human Systems TM.

Landau, J. & Garrett, J. (1998).  Transitional Family Therapy Treatment Manual for Use With Adolescent Alcohol Abuse and Dependence.  Boulder, CO: Linking Human Systems TM.

Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (1999). ARISE: A Relational Intervention Sequence for Engagement—Training Manual for Certified ARISE Interventionists.  Boulder, CO: Linking Human Systems TM.

Landau, J., Stanton, M.D., Garrett, J., Brinkman-Sull, Baciewicz, G., Shea, D., Ikle, D., McCormick, D.,R., Wamboldt, F. (1999 in preparation) Levels of Intervention for Engaging Cocaine Abusers: Final Report 1995-1999. Report prepared for National Institute on Drug Abuse (DA 09402).

Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (in preparation) Getting Substance Abusers Into Treatment: Families and Friends Can be Effective.

Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (2001) Addiction Relapse Prevention During Traumatic Times.  Holistic.com

 

Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (2005). Invite Change Through an Invitational Intervention: A Step-By-Step Guide for Getting Your Loved One into Addiction Treatment. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. (In press)

Landau, J & Garrett, J. (2005). Invitational Intervention: A Step-by-Step Guide for Clinicians Helping Families Engage Resistant substance Abusers in Treatment. BookSurge.com., 2006

 

Book Chapters

Stellato-Kabat, J., Stellato-Kabat, D., Garrett, J. (1996). Family systems approaches with substance abuse treatment.  In A. Washton (Ed.). Psychotherapy and Substance Abuse: A Practitioner’s Handbook. New York: Guilford Press.

Garrett, J. & Landau, J. (2008). Family Motivation to Change: A major factor in engaging alcoholics in treatment. In Family Intervention in Substance Abuse: Current Best Practices. Haworth Press, New York, NY

 

Internet Distance Learning Courses:

                        Co-authored with Dr. Landau three courses for Hazelden’s Distance Learning Center for

                        Addiction Studies:

                                    Intervention Update

                                    Systems Overview for Treating Substance Abusers and Their Families

                                    Treating Substance Abuse Problems Using a Family Systems Model

 

Articles in the Times Union, Albany, NY

·         "Turning Stumbling Blocks to Building Blocks", Your Health Today, Jan. 1991.

·         "Finding Honesty with 12 Steps", Your Health Today, April 1990.

·         "Co-Dependency:  Finding Oneself", Your Health Today, May 1990.

·         "Interventions:  Family and Friends Can Help", Your Health Today, Jan. 1990.

·         "Hitting Bottom", Your Health Today, November 1990.

 

Videotapes Produced

·         Garrett, J., Shea, R. & Landau, J. (1996). “ARISE: The First Call -- Mobilizing Concerned Others to Motivate Resistant Substance Abusers to Enter Treatment.”

·         Garrett, J., Shea, R. & Landau, J. (1996). “ARISE: Strength in Numbers – Working with Intervention Networks to Engage Resistant Substance Abusers in Treatment.”

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:

2004 – 2007

Consultation and training in Kosova (Yugoslavia). This consultation and training is funded by both the United Nations and the European Union war reparation fund. The year long contract is designed to establish the first addictions treatment program in Kosova and train a group of mental health professionals to deliver addiction treatment in an outpatient setting in the capital, Prishtina.

2002 - Current

Certified to offer The Life Management Program, a copy righted program developed by Earnie Larsen to address Stage II recovery issues.  This 7 week program is being offered 3 times per year at the present time.

1999 - 2009

Consulting to the Anonymous Foundation, Inc. in the planning, startup and implementation of an ongoing training program. The professional training is aimed at professionally in various treatment settings or private practice. The 12 Step oriented personal recovery workshops are aimed at individuals in recovery from addiction and their family members. 

Director of the Recovery Resource Center, Albany, NY, a family resource center that offers the ARISE Intervention and Earnie Larsen’s Life Management Program.

 

            1997 - 2010

            Co-Founder and COO of Linking Human Systems, LLC.  This business offers training, conducts research and provides consultation services related to the ARISE model of intervention, systemic chemical dependency treatment, gambling intervention and disease management for managed care organizations.

 

1979 - Current

            Director, Recovery Resource Center, Albany, NY.  Provide diagnostic, mental health treatment, addiction treatment and intervention services.  The clinical services include family therapy, individual counseling, interventions and group therapy.

 

1994 - 1998

Co-investigator at University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry research project, “Levels of Intervention for Engaging Cocaine Abusers”.  National Institute of Drug Abuse Grant.

 

PAST PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Director, Al-Care, Albany, New York. Managerial position working in all phases of operating a private, multi-service, multi-site, state certified, out-patient chemical dependency clinic, servicing approximately 1200 alcohol and drug dependent persons, co-dependents and adult children of addicted families per year.  Responsibilities include administration of program development, personnel, office procedures, budgeting, training and clinical supervision, 1982 - 1997.

 

Field Instructor, State University of New York at Albany, Graduate School of Social Welfare, 1990 - 1995.

 

                  Instructor, Hungarian Addictions Treatment System Development Project, Budapest, Hungary, International Center for Addiction and AIDS Training, 1993 - 1995.

 

 

Acting Deputy Director for Program Operations, New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse.  Responsible to the Director for administrative, policy and programmatic directions in the Bureaus of Alcohol and Highway Safety; Prevention, Education and Training; Occupational/Industrial Services; and Treatment and Rehabilitation, 1980 - 1981.

 

Coordinator of Regional Services, New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse.  Managed and integrated regional offices into the overall program development, planning, and budgeting functions, 1979 - 1980.

 

Consultant to New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse to develop and implement twenty-five two-day training workshops throughout the State in the areas of alcohol and highway safety, problem drinker identification and problem drinker referral to treatment, 1979.

 Consultant - SUNY Albany to assist in the planning and development of a Drinking Driver Program, 1977 - 1978.

 

Coordinator, Outpatient Clinic, Alcoholism Center of Rensselaer County.  Responsibilities included middle level management, clinical supervision of staff, individual and group counseling, program development, and budgeting, 1976 - 1978.

 

Project Coordinator for Rensselaer County Alcohol and Highway Safety Program.  Responsible for the development and administration of five concurrent drinking driver programs which provided education and alcoholism screening for over five hundred county residents each year.  Also responsible for public education training for law enforcement personnel, court education and training, diagnostic and treatment planning, interviews in county jail, and program with probation, 1974-76.

 

Instructor at Hudson Valley Community College in Human Services Department, teaching courses Community Organization/Program Development and Introduction to Drugs and Alcohol, 1976 and 1982.

 

Consultant to the Executive Director, Albany Diocesan Health and Social Services.  Responsible for the planning and implementation of decentralized human services to rural counties in the Albany Diocese, 1974 - 1976.

 

Social Worker with Albany Catholic Family Services.  Developed "Outreach" Program in the City of Rensselaer to organize community, initiate pediatric health program, develop summer educational services for developmentally delayed children, and coordinate clinical services, 1972 - 1974.

 

 PRESENTATIONS and TRAINING:

Cape Cod Symposium on Addictions. Workshop presenter: Invitational Intervention: The ARISE Method. Hyannis, MA September, 2010.

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model,   May, 2009, New York City, NY and April, 2009, Boulder CO.

 

The Moment of Change, Intervention Conference. Workshop presenter: Invitational Intervention: The ARISE Method. Santa Monica, CA September, 28-30, 2008.

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model June 11-13, 2008 Santa Monica, CA and July 16-18, 2008 Memphis TN

 

Invitational Intervention: How It Works. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) annual grantees meeting. Nov. 28, 2007. Phoenix, AZ.

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model,   July 12-14, 2007 New York City, NY at SAMSHA sponsored Asian-American Substance Abuse Outreach Program (Hamilton Madison House)

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model,  July 18-20, 2007 Santa Monica, CA and August 1-3, 2007 Memphis TN

 

Invitational Intervention One-Day Clinical Supervision: The ARISE Model, February 9, 2007.  SSTAR Treatment Facility, Fall River, MA.

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model,  December 5 – 7, 2006.  SSTAR Treatment Facility, Fall River, MA.

 

The Moment of Change, Intervention Conference. Keynote Panelist and Workshop presenter: Invitational Intervention: Using ARISE as a Guide. Palm Beech, FL     October, 2-5, 2006.

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model,    June 12-14, 2006 Santa Monica, CA and July 17-19, 2006 Memphis TN

 

Invitational Intervention Certification 3-Day Skill Based Training: The ARISE Model,     May 17 – 19, 2006 White Deer Run Treatment Facility, PA

 

The Moment of Change, Intervention Conference. Keynote Speaker: Invite Change Through an Invitational Intervention. Los Angeles, CA,  February 20-23, 2006.

 

The Moment of Change, Intervention Conference. Workshop presenter: Invitational Intervention: Using ARISE as a Guide. Los Angeles, CA,  February 20-23, 2006.

 

ARISE Interventionist Training: Harnessing Family Motivation to Change. For Invitational Intervention Workshop, Boulder, CO. July 14-15, 2005.

 

The Kosova Substance Abuse Treatment & Training Center: Continuing International Collaboration. Workshop. AFTA-IFTA (The American Family Therapy Academy and International Family Therapy Association), Washington, DC, June 22-25, 2005.

 

Bethlehem High School Professional Development Series: Substance Abuse and Adolescent Development—Practical Applications; February, 2005.

 

ARISE Certification Training and Case Practicum. 

     July, 2003 in Albany, NY at Summer Institute on Addiction Studies

 

ARISE Certification Training and Case Practicum. 

     May, 2003, Proctor Hospital, Peoria, IL.

 

ARISE Certification Training and Case Practicum. 

     March-April, 2002 in Albany, NY

 

A Relational Intervention Sequence for Engagement (ARISE) training. July 16-17, 2001 –sponsored by the Nevada Summer Institute on Addictions, Reno, Nevada.

 

New Intervention Models-What Research Teaches and Tells Us Works.

     January 19, 2001 – One day training in Albany, NY sponsored by the Anonymous Foundation Professional Training Series.

 

Scientific Application International Corporation: Pacific Rim Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Therapists semi-annual training, Kaua’i,  March 7-8, 2000.  Training was on

     the following topics:

     Substances of Abuse: Pharmacology Update

                 Neuro-biology of Addiction

            Working with Family Systems in the Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abuse

 

Advanced and Basic Training in A Relational Intervention Sequence for Engagement (ARISE).  February 24-25, 2000 – ARISE Two-Day Training sponsored by the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic.

 

A Relational Intervention Sequence for Engagement (ARISE) training. September 9, 2010 Workshop presentation at the National Conference on Addictive Disorders, Washington, DC.

 

A Relational Intervention Sequence for Engagement (ARISE) training. September 11, 2010 Workshop presentation at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictions, Hyannis, MA.

 

Grand Rounds

1997 - Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital, "Intervention as a Tool to Engage Resistant Substance Abusers in Treatment".

1996 - Albany Medical Center, "Substance Abuse Identification and Referral with Acute Care Patients".

 1990 - Albany Medical Center, “Chemical Dependency Treatment-State of the Art Techniques”.  York State Federation of Alcoholism Counselors Annual Meetings:

1997 - "The ARISE Method for Engaging Resistant Substance Abusers in Treatment"

1990 - "Family Life Cycle and Multi-Generational Alcoholism Treatment"

1986 - "Multi-Family Group Therapy in Treating Substance Abusing Adolescents"

            1984 - "Recovery After the First Two Years of Sobriety"

 

Community Presentations:

1998 – Jefferson Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center Training Institute, Louisville, Kentucky.  Full day presentation:  “The Concerned Other: Using Family Links and Networks to Overcome Resistance to Treatment”.

1998 – Greater Louisville Association of Substance Abuse Counselors:  “Engagement techniques using the ARISE model”.

1998 – Spalding University, School of Professional Psychology and Social Work, Louisville, KY.  Faculty presentation: “Research findings and techniques for engaging resistant substance abusers in treatment”.

1990 - "Identification and Referral of Alcohol Dependency for Patients Case Managed

by Physicians in a Family Practice Setting" - Presentation to Physicians Residents at Albany Family Practice Unit.

1988 - "Diagnosis and Treatment for Children of Alcoholics" - Presentation to Doctoral Students at SUNYA School of Psychology.

 

               Parsons-Sage Conference:

1994 - "Retox-Maximizing Therapeutic Intervention on a Hospital Detox Unit"

1991 - "Sexual Abuse and the Alcohol Connection"

1990 - "Multi-Agency Coordination in the Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abusers"

            1988 - "Use of Family Life Cycle and Time Line in the Treatment of Addictions"

 

Capital Region Association for Eating Disorders:

            1991 - "From Ties that Bind to Boundaries that Balance" - Capital Region Association for Eating Disorders (CRAED) Conference

     

    New York State Association for Problem Gambling

            1996 - Using the Family of the Compulsive Gambler for Treatment Engagement


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