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Charles Drebing CV

Curriculum Vitae
 

            Charles Edward Drebing

            Edith Nourse Rogers VA Medical Center

            200 Springs Road

            Bedford, Massachusetts 01730

Charles.Drebing@Med.VA.Gov 781-687-2462

 

 

Date:                             January 1, 2010

Date of Birth:                 May 1, 1959

 

 

EDUCATION

1990‑1992           Post‑doctoral Research Fellow in Neuropsychology 

                           Neuropsychiatric Institute

                           UCLA School of Medicine

 
1989‑1990           Intern in Clinical Psychology

                           West Los Angeles VA Medical Center

 
1984‑1990               Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

                           Fuller Theological Seminary

                           Pasadena, California; an APA approved program


1977‑1981               B.A. in Psychology

                           Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


2003- pres.               Chief of Psychology/Associate Director of Mental Health

                           Edith Nourse Rogers Mem. VA Medical Center

                           Bedford, MA

 
2003-pres.                Associate Director, Bedford Division

                            New England Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center

                            Bedford, MA
 

1998-pres.                Investigator

                            New England Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center

                            Bedford, MA


   1992-98               Staff Neuropsychologist

                           Assistant Director for Post-doctoral Training

                           Director of Clinical Research for CWT

                           Edith Nourse Rogers Mem. VA Medical Center

                           Bedford, MA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 

1993-pres.                  Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

                           Boston University Medical School

 
2003-pres.               Adjunct Assistant Professor

                           UMASS Boston


1994-97               Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology

                           Gordon College
          

1990‑1992               Adjunct Assistant Professor

                           California School of Professional Psychology
                          

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Massachusetts (Lic. # 6635)

 

PUBLICATIONS

1.     Drebing, C. E., & Willis, S. C. (1987). Anxiety and the Outward Bound process. Journal of         Experiential Education,  10(2), 17‑21.

2.     Court, J. & Drebing, C. (1990). The Raven's Progressive Matrices in neuropsychological              assessment.  In John Ravens & John Court (Eds.) Manual for Raven's Progressive Matrices          and Vocabulary Scales. London: Oxford Press, pp. 77‑85.

3.     Drebing, C. E., Takushi, R. Y., Tanzy, K. S., Murdock, G. A., Stewart, J. C., & Majovski, L. V.    (1990). Re‑examination of RCPM performance and neglect in lateralized  brain injury. Cortex,    26, 661‑664.

4.     Drebing, C. E. & Gooden, W. E. (1991). The status of the Dream in the midlife transition and   its impact on depression, anxiety, and purpose‑in‑life. The International Journal of Aging and    Human Development, 32, 277‑287.

5.     Van Gorp, W., Hinkin, C., Satz, P., Miller, E., Weisman, J., Drebing, C., Holsten, S., & Dixon,    W. (1992). Subtypes of HIV‑related neuropsychological performance: A cluster analysis              approach. Neuropsychology, 7, 62-72.

6.     Drebing, C., Van Gorp, W., Hinkin, C., Miller, E., Satz, P., Kim, D., Holsten, S., & D'Elia, L.     (1994). Confounding factors in the measurement of depression in HIV. The Journal of               Personality Assessment, 62, 68-83.

7.     Drebing, C., Van Gorp, W., Stuck, A., Beck, J. & Mitrushina, M. (1994).  Early detection of         cognitive decline in high functioning older adults: Sensitivity and specificity of a                         neuropsychological screening battery. Neuropsychology, 8, 31-37.

8.     Mitrushina, M., Drebing, C., Uchiyama, C., Satz, P., Van  Gorp, W., Harker,J. & Chervinsky, A.  (1994). The pattern of deficit in different memory components in normal aging and Dementia    of the Alzheimer's Type. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 50, 246-252.

9.     12. Drebing, C.E., Moore, L.H., Cummings, J.L., Van Gorp, W.G., Hinkin, C., Perlman, S.L.,     Mahler, M.E., Cedarbaum, S.D. (1994). Patterns of neuropsychological performance among        forms of subcortical dementia: A case study approach. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology,         and Behavioral Neurology, 7, 57-66.

10.  Mitrushina, M., Drebing, C., Satz, P., Van Gorp, W., Chervinsky, A., Costello, P & Graham, J. (1994) The differential pattern of memory deficit in normal aging and dementias of different   etiologies. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 50, 246-252.

11.  Mitrushina, M., Drebing, C., Satz, P., Van Gorp, W., Chervinsky, A., Uchiyama, C. (1994).     WAIS-R intersubtest scatter in patients with Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type. Journal of         Clinical Psychology, 50, 753-758.

12.  .  Drebing, C.E., Gooden, W.E., Vande Kamp, H., Maloney, H.N., Drebing, S.M. (1995). The       Dream in midlife women: Its impact on mental health.  International Journal of Aging and          Human Development, 40, 73-87.

13.  Drebing, C. E., & Willis, S. C., Genet, B. (1995). Anxiety and the Outward Bound process. In K. Warren, M. Sakofs, & J.S. Hunt (Eds.), The theory of experiential education (pp. 354-360).          Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.

14.  Satz, P., Nelson, L., Mitrushina, M., van Gorp, W., Cicchetti, D., van Lancker, D., D'Elia, L.F., & Drebing, C. (1995). Neuropsychology Behavior and Affect Profile. Palo Alto, CA: Mind  Garden.

15.  Satz, P., Holston, S.G., Uchiyama, C.L., Shimahara, G., Mitrushina, M., Forney, D., Zaucha, I.,   Light, R., Asarnow, R., Drebing, C., van Gorp, W., Nelson, L.D., Foster, J., Cannon, B.J., &       Fahy, J. (1996). Development and evaluation of validity scales for the Neuropsychology              Behavior and Affect Profile: A dissembling study. Psychological Assessment, 8, 115-124.

16.  Drebing, C., Federman, E., Edington, P. & Terzian, M. (1996). Affect identification bias             demonstrated with individual chimeric faces. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 85, 1009-1104.

17.  English, G.D., Worth, J.L., Christensen, J.D., Drebing, C.E., Navia, B.A., & Renshaw, P.F. (1997). Elevated frontal lobe choline and inositol levels in minimal or mild AIDS Dementia Complex patients using 1H MRS. Biological Psychiatry, 41, 500-502.

18.  Lawson, R., Drebing, C., Short, G., Vincellette, A., & Penk, W. (1998).  The long-term effect     of child abuse on religious behavior and spirituality in men. Child Abuse and Neglect, 22, 369-   380.

19.  Nelson, L.D., Drebing, C., Satz, P., & Uchiyama, C.(1998). Personality change in head                trauma: A validity study of the Neuropsychology Behavior and Affect Profile. Archives of          Clinical Neuropsychology, 13, 549-560.

20.  Federman, E.J. Drebing, C.E., Zaref, J.I., & Oepen, G. (1998). Processing and recognition of facial affect in schizophrenia. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 87, 484-486.

21.   Drebing , C.E. (1999) Trends in the content and methodology of Alzheimer's caregiving research.  Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, 13, S93-S100.

22.  Federman, E.J., Drebing, C.E., & Krebs, C. (2000). Don't leave it to chance: A guide for families of problem gambler. New York: Harbinger Publications Inc.

23.  Federman, E.J., Drebing, C.E., Boisvert, C., Penk, W., Binus, G. & Rosenheck, R. (2000). Impact of Climate on VHA Psychiatric Inpatient Length of Stay . The American Journal of Psychiatry, 157(10), 1669-1673.

24.  Federman, E.J., Drebing, C.E., & Krebs, C. (2000). Gambling. In P. Fanning and M. McKay (Eds.) Family Guide to Emotional Wellness. Oakland, CA: Harbinger Publications Inc

25.  Drebing, C.E., Mello, A., Penk, W. Krebs, C., Van Ormer, E.A., Peterson, R.L., & Federman, E.J. (2001). Clinical care of gambling disorders: Training, experience and competence among VHA psychologists. The Journal of Gambling Studies, 17(2), 117-136.

26.  Drew, D., Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, A., Losardo, M. Krebs, C., Penk, W. & Rosenheck, R. (2001). Effects of disability compensation on vocational rehabilitation participation and outcome. Psychiatric Services, 52(11), 1479-1484.

27.  Penk, W., Drebing, C., Boyd, C., & Schutt, R. (2001). Vocational rehabilitation in VA Medical Centers. Public Service Psychology (Division 18) Newsletter, 26(1), 12-13.

28.  McCarty, E.F. & Drebing, C.E. (2001). Delirium in Older Adults: Assessment and Clinical Management.  Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 34(2), 183-195.

29.  Emerson-Lombardo, N.B., Dresser, M.V., Malivert, M., Hohnstein, J., Sheridan, P., Imada, T., McManus, C.A., Vehvilainen, L, Ooi, W.L., Volicer, L., Drebing, C., Rosowsky, E., Xu, G., Lewis, S., Perry, K. (2001). Acupuncture as treatment for anxiety and depression in persons with dementia: Results of a feasibility and effectiveness study. Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, 2(4), 28-41.

30.  Drebing C.E., Losardo M., Van Ormer E.A., Krebs C., Penk W., Nasser E., Ray H. Seibyl C.& Rosenheck R. (2002). Vocational rehabilitation and older adults: Patterns in participation and outcome, The Journal of Rehabilitation, 68(3), 24-32.

31.  Drebing, C.E., McCarty, E.F., Emerson Lombardo, N.B. (2002). Professional caregivers for patients with dementia: Predictors of job and career commitment. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 17(6), 357-366.

32.  Drebing, C.E., Fleitas, R., Moore, A., Krebs, C., Van Ormer, A., Penk, W., Seibyl, C., & Rosenheck, R. (2002). Patterns in Work Functioning and Vocational Rehabilitation Associated with Co-morbid  Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 46(1), 5-13.

33.  Kennedy, P. & Drebing, C.E. (2002).  Abuse and religious experience: A study of religiously committed evangelical adults. Mental Health Religion and Culture, 5, 225-237.

34.  McCarty, E. & Drebing, C.E. (2002). Burden and Professional Caregivers: Tracking the Impact. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 18(5), 250-257.

35.  Penk, W., Drebing, C. & Schutt, R. (2002). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Workplace. In Thomas, J.C. & Hersen, M. (Editors) The Handbook of Mental Health in the Workplace. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc., pp. 215-249.

36.  McCarty, E.F. and Drebing, C.E.(2003). Exploring professional caregivers perceptions:  Balancing self - care with care for patients with Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 29 (9), 42-48.

37.  Drebing, C.E., Rosenheck R., Schutt R.,  Kasprow W.J., & Penk W. (2003). Patterns in referral and admission to vocational rehabilitation associated with co-existing  psychiatric and substance use disorders. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 47, 1, 15-23.

38.  Schutt, R.K., Cournoyer, B., Penk, W.E., Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, E.A., Krebs, C., Losardo, M.O. (2003). Building the future: Psychosocial rehabilitation with a veterans construction team. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 27 (2), 186-189.

39.  Drebing, C.E., Movitz, R., Lyon, P., McCarty, E., Harden, L. & Herz, L. (2004). Documenting Pathways to Care: Relative Validity of Questionnaire, Interview, and Medical Record Data. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 19 (3), 187-197.

40.  Drebing C.E., Van Ormer E.A., Schutt R.K., Krebs C., Losardo M., Boyd C., Penk W., & Rosenheck, R. (2004). Client goals for vocational rehabilitation: Distribution, sources, and consequences. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 47(3), 162-172.

41.  Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, E.A., Krebs, C., Rosenheck, R., Rounsaville, B., Herz, L. & Penk, W. (2005). The Impact of Enhanced Incentives on Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes for Dually Diagnosed Veterans. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 359-372.

42.  Schutt, R.K., Rosenheck, R.E., Penk, W.E., Drebing, C.E., Seibyl, C.L. (2005). The social environment of transitional work and residence programs:  Influences on health and functioning. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, 28, 291-300.

43.  Drebing, C.E. & Harden, T. (2006). The acute care experience from the perspective of the person with dementia who is living alone. In N. Silverstein & K. Maslow (Eds.) Improving Hospital Care for Persons with Dementia.  New York: Springer Publishing Company.

44.  Drebing, C. E. Hebert, M., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., & Herz, L. (2006). Vocational rehabilitation from a behavioral economics perspective. Psychological Services, 3(3), 181-194.

45.  Resnick, S.G., Drebing, C.E., & Rosenheck, R. (2006). What makes vocational rehabilitation effective?: Program characteristics and employment outcomes nationally in VA. Psychological Services, 3(4), 239-248.

46.  Drebing, C.E. (2007). Review Title: War, Government, and the Development of Professional Psychology: A History Worth Telling [Review of the book Psychology and the Department of Veterans Affairs: A historical analysis of training, research, practice, and advocacy]. PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.

47.  Drebing, C.E., Rounsaville, B., Rosen, M. & Rosenheck, R. (2008). Contingency management in an entitlement rehabilitation setting: An example from the veteran health administration. In Higgins, S. , Silverman, K., and Heil, S.  (editors), Contingency Management In Substance Abuse Treatment.  Guilford Press, pp 298-313.

48.  Hebert, M., Drebing, C., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, A. (2006). Job search decision making among vocational rehabilitation participants: A behavioral economics perspective. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 9, 191-218.

49.  Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, E.A., Mueller, L., Hebert M., Penk, W., Petry, N.M, Rosenheck, R., Rounsaville, B. (2008). Adding a contingency management intervention to vocational rehabilitation: Outcomes for dually diagnosed veterans.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development., 44(6), 851-866.

50.  Glynn, S., Drebing, C.E. , and Penk, W.E. (2009). Psychosocial rehabilitation. In Keane, T. and Foa, E (editors). Effective Treatments for PTSD (2nd Edition). Guilford Press.

51.  Drebing, C.E., Tabol, C. & Rosenheck, R. (2007).  A review of the evidence base for residential rehabilitation and treatment interventions. Bedford, Massachusetts, New England Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (New England MIRECC).

52.  Hebert, M. Rosenheck, R., Drebing, C., Young, A.S., Armstrong, M. (2008). Integrating peer support initiatives in a large healthcare organization. Psychological Services, 5(3), 216-222.

53.  Drebing, C.E. (2008). Review Title: The Progress of a Construct in the Global Marketplace of Ideas: A Current Update on Health Related Quality of Life [Review of the book Quality of life impairment in schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders: New perspectives on research and treatment]. PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.

54.  Drebing, C.E. (2009). Review Title: A New Tool for an Underserved Population

      [Review of the book Clinical Manual for Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychotic Depression]. PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.

56. Penk, W.E., Drebing, C.E., Rosenheck, R., Krebs, C., Van Ormer, E.A. and Mueller, L.

     (2010).  VHA transitional work experience vs. job placement in veterans with

      co-morbid substance use and non-psychotic psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric

      Rehabilitation Journal, 33(4), 392-307.

57. Tabol, C., Drebing, C., & Rosenheck, R. (2010). Studies of "Supported" and "Supportive"

       Housing: A Comprehensive Review of Model Descriptions and Measurement. Evaluation

       and Program Planning, 33, 446-456.

58.  O'Connor, M. & Drebing, C.E. (in press). TBI services for veterans and military personnel. In R. Fraser's (Ed.) The TBI Workbook. Wake Forest, North Carolina: Lash and Associates Publishing Inc.

59.  Drebing, C.E., Bell, M., Campinell, A., Fraser, R., Malec, J. Penk, W., and Pruitt-Stevens, L. (in submission) Vocational services research: Recommendations for the next stage of work. Journal of  Rehabilitation Research & Development.

60.  Drebing, C.E., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Duffy, P., LePage, J., Rosenheck, R., Drake, R., Rose, G.S., King, K. & Penk, W. (in submission). Pathways to vocational services: Factors affecting entry by veterans enrolled in VHA mental health services. Psychological Services.

61.  Drebing, C.E., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Rose, G.S., Crowder, S., Rosenheck, R., Drake, R., Rose, G.S., King, K. & Penk, W. (in submission).  Outcome of single-session motivational interviewing to enhance entry and employment in VHA vocational services. Journal of  Rehabilitation Research & Development.

62.   O'Connor, M., Drebing, C.E., Semiatin, A., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Penk, W.E., Rosenheck, R., & Drake, R. (in submission).  Executive Impairment as a Barrier to Engagement in Vocational Services Among Veterans with Severe Mental Illness. Journal of  Rehabilitation Research & Development.

 

  PRESENTATIONS  

Drebing, C. E., & Willis, S. C. (1987). Personality change as a result of a wilderness experience.  Presentation at the 67th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, California.

 

Willis, S. C., & Drebing, C. E. (1987). Wilderness stress camping as an adjunctive therapeutic modality. Presentation at the 67th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, California.

 

Drebing, C. E. (1988) The status of the Dream in the midlife transition and its impact on depression, anxiety, and purpose‑in-life.  In W. Gooden (Chair), Psychological development in middle adulthood. Symposium conducted at the California State Psychological Convention, San Diego, California

 

Drebing, C. E. (1988) The Dream in male adult development. In W. Gooden (Chair), Male and female differences in adult development.  Symposium conducted at the 68th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

 

Gooden, W. & Drebing, C. (1988) Work factors and purpose‑in‑life for midlife professional men.  Presentation at the 68th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

 

Tanzy, K. S., Drebing, C. E., Stewart, J. C., Takushi, R. Y., Murdock, G. A., & Majovski, L. V. (1989). RSPM short form validity study with a neurologically impaired population. Presentation at the 69th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, Nevada.

Drebing, C. E. (1988) Wilderness stress camping: A therapeutic adjunct in the treatment of adolescents. Presentation at the California State Psychological Convention, San Diego, California.

 

Drebing, C. E., Takushi, R. Y., Tanzy, K. S., Murdock, G. A., Stewart, J. C., & Majovski, L. V. (1989) Re‑examination of RCPM performance and neglect in lateralized brain injury.  Presentation at the 69th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, Nevada.

 

Stewart, J. C., Murdock, G. A., Tanzy, K. S., Drebing, C. E., Takushi, R. Y., & Majovski, L. V. (1989).  Multiple factors in the clinical assessment of verbal memory. Presentation at the 69th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, Nevada.

 

Drebing, C. E. & Gooden, W. E. (1990). The Dream in midlife women: Its impact on mental health.  Presentation at the 70th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, California.

 

Drebing, C. E., Murdock, G. A., Tanzy, K. S., Stewart, C. S., & Majovski, L. V. (1990). RCPM response patterns in neurologic patients with right hemi‑neglect.  Presentation at the 70th Annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, California.

 

Drebing, C. (1992). Central Nervous System Complications of HIV. Presentation at the 2nd Annual Symposium of the AIDS Services Foundation/ Orange County.

 

Drebing, C., Van Gorp, W., Hinkin, C., Miller, E., Satz, P., Kim, D. (1992). MMPI item analysis and depression in HIV.  Presentation at the 20th Annual Meeting of International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, California.

 

Drebing, C., Van Gorp, W., Stuck, A., Beck, J., Mitrushina, M. (1992). A neuropsychological screening battery for elderly pilots. Presentation at the 20th Annual Meeting of International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, California.

 

Hinkin, C., Van Gorp, W., Satz, P., Miller, E., Drebing, C., Weisman, J., & Holsten, S. (1992). Subject ascertainment bias and neuropsychological performance in HIV disease. Presentation at the 20th Annual Meeting of International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, California.

 

Mitrushina, M., Drebing, C., Satz, P., Van Gorp, W., Chervinsky, A., Costello, P., & Graham, J. (1992). The rate of changes in different memory components of DAT. Presentation at the 100th Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Mitrushina, M., Satz, P., Drebing, C., Van Gorp, W., Harker, J., & Chervinsky, A. (1992). Differential Pattern of memory deficit in normal aging. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Van Gorp, W., Hinkin, C., Satz, P., Miller, E., Weisman, J., Drebing, C., Holsten, S., & Dixon, W. (1992). Subtypes of HIV‑related neuropsychological performance: A cluster analysis approach. Presentation the 20th Annual Meeting of International Neuropsychological Society, San Diego, California

 

Drebing, C.E., Moore, L.H., Cummings, J.L., Van Gorp, W.G., Hinkin, C., Perlman, S.L., Mahler, M.E., Cedarbaum, S.D. (1993). Patterns of neuropsychological performance among forms of subcortical dementia: A case study approach. Presentation at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August, 1993.

 

Drebing, C., Satz, P., Mitrushina, M., Van Gorp, W.G., Moore, L.H., Holsten, S., Van Treeck, R., Foster, J.. (1993). Factors impacting personality change associated with head trauma. Presentation at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

 

Mitrushina, M., Drebing, C., Satz, P., Van Gorp, W., Chervinsky, A., and Uchiyama, C. (1994). WAIS-R intersubtest scatter in patients with Dementia of Alzheimer's Type. Presentation at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, California.

 

Oepen, G., Federman, E.J., Herz, L., & Drebing, C.E. (1995). Dissociative amnesia: Evidence for interhemispheric disconnection. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta.

 

English, G.D., Worth, J.L., Christensen, J.D., Drebing, C.E., Navia, B.A., & Renshaw, P.F. (1995). Elevated frontal lobe choline and inositol levels in minimal or mild AIDS Dementia Complex patients using 1H MRS. Presentation at the 3rd Scientific Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance, New York.

 

Drebing, C., Federman, E., Edington, P. & Terzian, M. (1995). Affect identification bias demonstrated with individual chimeric faces.  Presentation at the 103nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York.

 

Federman, E.& Drebing, C. (1995). Lateralization and individual differences in facial affect perception.  Presentation at the 103nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York.

 

Lawson, R., Drebing, C., Berg, G., Vincellette, A., & Penk, W. (1996).  The long-term effect of child abuse on religious behavior and spirituality in men. Presentation at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto.

 

Drebing, C.E., Federman, E.J., Cipolloni, P.B. Sullivan, T.S., & Lyon, P. (1996). Factors Effecting Alzheimer Caregivers' Report of Behavioral Symptoms. Presentation at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto.

 

Oepen, G., Federman, E., Zareff, J., Drebing, C. (1996). Differential frontal deficits in schizophrenia. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.

 

Mitrushina, M. Uchiyama, C.L., Satz, P. Drebing, C., Van Gorp, Q., & Chervinsky, A.  (1996). Cognitive Subtypes in Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Chicago.

 

Drebing, C.E., Federman, E.J., Cipolloni, P.B. Sullivan, T.S., & Lyon, P. (1997). The Validity of Collateral Reports of Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer's Disease. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Association, Orlando.

 

Drebing, C.E., Penk, W., Van Ormer, A., Krebs, C., Boyd, C., Johnson, F.C., & Sharon, E., (1998). The Development of the Bedford Outcome Assessment System (BOAS).  In E. Federman (Chair), Program Development: A Counter-Intuitive Solution to Cutbacks. Symposium conducted at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

 

Salomon, M, Tepley, R., Sullivan, T.S., Drebing, C.E., Worth, J.W., & Van Gorp, W. (1998). Modifying the CDR: Validation of a Dementia Staging Instrument for Cortical and Subcortical Dementias. Presentation at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

 

Lawson, R., Drebing, C., Berg, G., Vincellette, A., & Penk, W. (1998). The Spiritual Injury Scale: Validity and Reliability. Presentation at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

 

Drebing, C. (1998). Personality Change and Brain Damage: Issues in Clinical Neuropsychology.  Chair of symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2000). Common Strategies for Misusing Outcome Data.. In W.Penk (Chair), How Outcome Data Can Be Used to Promote Optimal Outcomes. Symposium conducted at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA..

 

Drebing, C.E., Penk, W. & Rosenheck, R. (2000). Readiness for Competitive Employment: Predicting ‘Success' of CWT Graduates. In W.Penk (Chair), An Empirical Discussion of Readiness and Outcome in Vocational Rehabilitation. Symposium conducted at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Fleitas, R., Moore, A., Sanford, C. Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, E.A., Krebs, C., Penk, W. & Rosenheck, R. (2000). CWT Participation Patterns Associated with PTSD and Co-Morbid Substance Abuse. Poster presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Sanford, C., Moore, A., Fleitas, R., Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, E.A., Krebs, C., Penk, W. & Rosenheck, R. (2000). Violence History Among Veterans in CWT: Descriptors and Clinical Correlates. Poster presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Drebing, C.E., Rosenheck, R., Penk, W., Van Ormer, A., Krebs, C., Losardo, M., Boyd, C., Seibyl, C. (2001). Vocational Rehabilitation and Older Veterans: Patterns in Participation and Outcome. Poster presentation at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA..

 

Schutt, R.K., Rosenheck, R., Penk, W.E., Drebing, C.E., Seibyl, C.L. (2001). The Social Climate of Transitional Work and Residence Programs: Effects on Outcomes. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2001). The VIP Project (Vulnerable and Isolated Persons with Dementia): Studying Isolated Adults Who Live Alone.  Invited Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. 

 

Harden, T., Pertchik, K. Patout, J.C., Emerson Lombardo, N B, McCarty, E., Drebing, C. (2001) Case Studies Of A Community Sample Of Alzheimer's Patients Living Alone: Policy Implications.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of  the Gerontological Society of America, Chicago.

 

Patout, J.C., Harden, T., Pertchik, K. Emerson Lombardo, N B, McCarty, E., Drebing, C. (2001). Case Studies Of A Community Sample Of Alzheimer's Patients Living Alone: Ethical Implications For Healthcare Delivery.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of  the Gerontological Society of America, Chicago.

 

Pertchik, K., Harden, T.,  Patout, J.C., Drebing, C., Emerson Lombardo, N B (2001). Understanding The Path To Isolation In Urban Adults With Alzheimer's Disease Who Live Alone. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of  the Gerontological Society of America, Chicago.

 

Gaines, J.J., Rada, C., Drebing, C.E., Patout, J., Pertchik, K., McCarty, E. (2001). Delays in Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. Poster presentation at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. 

 

Weinstein, B., Drebing, C.E., Krebs, C.W., Van Ormer, A., Boyd, C. (2001). Role Induction Enhances Competitive Employment Outcomes in Vocational Rehabilitation. Poster presentation at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

Drebing, C. (2002) Vocational Rehabilitation and Older Adults: Participation and Outcome.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston.

 

Drebing, C., Harden, T., Pertchik, K. Patout, J.C., Emerson Lombardo, N B, McCarty, E.,  (2002) Informant Consensus Among Isolated Adults with Alzheimer's Disease.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston.

 

Drebing, C., Pertchik, K. Patout, J.C., Harden, T., Emerson Lombardo, N B, McCarty, E.,  (2002) Progress in Diagnosis and Treatment among Urban Adults with Alzheimer's Disease Without Family Caregivers.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston.

 

Laschever, R., Drebing, C., Lyon, P. (2002) The Impact of Caregiver Personality Styles on Help-Seeking Behavior in Alzheimer's Disease.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston.

 

Drebing, C,, Patout, J., Pertchik, K., Emerson - Lombardo, N.,  & McCarty, E. ( 2003) Strategies for Working with Adults with Dementia Living Alone without Caregivers.   Presentation at the 11th National Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference, Chicago.

 

Drebing, C,, Pertchik, K., Patout, J., Harden, T., McCarty, E., & Emerson - Lombardo, N. (2003). Understanding the Pathway to Isolation in Urban- Dwelling Adults with Alzheimer's Disease. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological  Society of  America, San Diego, CA.

 

Mc Carty, E. & Drebing, C.  (2003). Journey with Professional Caregivers:  Balancing Self - Care with Care for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological  Society of America, San Diego, CA.

Drebing, C.E. (2003). Vocational Rehabilitation Entry, Participation, and Outcome. Invited Presentation: Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire.

 

Drebing, C. & Rounsaville, B. (2004). Adding Contingency Management to Vocational Rehabilitation. Invited presentation at the NIDA-sponsored conference  "Developing Efficacious Behavioral Therapies for Criminal Justice Involved Populations", Gaithersburg, MD.

 

Drebing, C. & Rounsaville, B. (2004). Using CM in the VA's Vocational Training Program to Increase Drug Abstinence and Compliance with Training Goals in Veterans. Invited presentation at the NIDA-sponsored conference  "Future Directions in Contingency Management Research", Burlington, VT.

 

McCarty, E. & Drebing, C.E. (2004). Documenting Pathways to Dementia Care:  Relative Validity

of Questionnaire, Interview ,and Medical Record Formats. Presentation at the at the

5th Annual Research Conference of the School of Nursing Studies.,   Dublin, Ireland.

 

Drebing, C.E., Rosenheck, R., Penk, W., Van Ormer, A., Krebs, C., Losardo M. (2004). Enhancing vocational rehabilitation outcomes using contingency management: The BONUS study. Poster presentation at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HA. 

 

Drebing, C.E. & Amodio, R. (co-chairs) (2004). Training grant for public sector psychologists. Symposium at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HA. 

 

Harden, T., Drebing, C., Kincade, M. (2004). Working successfully with people living alone with Alzheimer's disease. Presentation at the 11th National Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference, Chicago.

 

Drebing, C., Hebert, M., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Krebs, C., Rosenheck, R., Rounsaville, R., Penk, W.  (2004). Using Contingency Management to Enhance Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes.  Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago.

 

Drebing, C.E. (Chair) (2005).  Paying people to get better: Incentive enhancement and vocational rehabilitation.  Presentation in a Symposium (Chair : Charles Drebing): Enhancing vocational rehabilitation - Improving Participant and Program Outcomes, at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Drebing, C.E. (Chair) (2005).  Building a veteran owned and managed micro-enterprise development consortium.  Symposium at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Drebing, C.E.,  Harden, T. (2005). Living Alone with Dementia: A Closer Look at Needs and Strategies for Effective Service Deliver in Community and Acute Care Settings.  Part of Symposium (Phyllis B. Harris, Chair) at the Annual Meeting of  the Alzheimer's Association, Chicago.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2005). Predictors or job and career commitment among Alzheimer's Special Care Unit Staff (2005).  Presentation at the 12th Annual Conference on Caring for the Person with Alzheimer's Disease, Lexington, MA.

 

Drebing, C.E., Gagliard, T., Krebs, C., McDonough, T., Pinsky, J. and Reilly, T. (2005). The Veterans New Ventures Initiative: A multi-faceted small business development consortium owned and managed by person in recovery.  Presentation at the 30th Annual Psychiatric Rehabilitation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

McCarty, E. & Drebing, C.E. (2005). Pathways to Dementia Care:  Relative Validity of Questionnaire, Interview, and Medical Record Formats.  Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS)  Roosevelt Hotel, New York, New York.

Drebing, C.E. (2006). Enhancing Entry, Participation, and Outcome of Vocational Rehabilitation from a Behavioral Economics Perspective. Invited Presentation: Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2007). Contingency Management to Improve Sobriety and Employment Outcomes. Presentation in Symposium (Chair: Walter Penk): Building a Better Carrot: Enhancing Incentives for Successful Treatment Outcomes, at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

Drebing, C.E. (Chair)(2007). Evolution of Peer Services = Vision, Collaboration, Determination, & Innovation....Endless Possibilities. Symposiumat the 32nd Annual Psychiatric Rehabilitation Conference, Tampa, FL.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2007). Improving Mental Health Outcomes by Adding a Contingency Management Intervention to Vocational Rehabilitation: Outcomes for Dually Diagnosed Veterans.  Presentation at VA Conference: Transforming Mental Health  Care: Promoting Recovery and Integrated Care.  Alexandria, VA.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2007). Setting the Stage: A Review of Current VA and Broader Vocational Rehabilitation Initiatives & the New Opportunites for Services that Support Recovery. Presentation at the First Annual Conference on Innovative Employment Strategies & Successful Community Integration. Wellsley, MA.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2008). Developing a Competent Workforce:  The Veterans Administration and the Interdisciplinary PSR Fellowship  (Chair: Rich Forbess): How to Develop a Competent Workforce: Making Psychiatric Rehabilitation Count in the Recovery Journey, at the Conference ‘From Innovations to Practice: The Promise and Challenge of Achieving Recovery for All'. Cambridge, MA.

 

Drebing, C. E. (2008). Program Oversight and Evaluation. Presentation at the VA Conference: MH Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Program (MHRRTP):  Transforming VHA MH Residential Services. Nashville, TN

 

Drebing, C.E. & King, K. (2008) Getting in the Door - Understanding Entry into Rehabilitation. Presentation in symposium ( Chair: Walter Penk): Services Getting to ‘Yes' in Recovery-Oriented Services: Enhancing Entry and Participation at 117th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Drebing, C.E., Sweeney, P., and Mahadeo, R. (2008). Enhanced Contingencies to Improve Homeless Adults' Transition to Community Housing.  Presentation at VA Conference: Transforming Mental Health  Care: Promoting Recovery and Integrated Care.  Arlington, VA.

 

Drebing, C.E., Van Ormer, E.A., Mueller, L., Rosenheck, R., Drake, R., and King, K. (2008). Understanding and Enhancing Entry and Completion of Rehabilitation and Recovery Services: A Pathways-to-Care Approach.  Presentation at VA Conference: Transforming Mental Health  Care: Promoting Recovery and Integrated Care.  Arlington, VA.

 

Pinsky, J.., Krebs, C., Tabol, C., and Drebing, C.E. (2008). Improving Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes Through Supported Self Employment: An Empirical Evaluation of a New Model of Vocational Rehabilitation.  Presentation at VA Conference: Transforming Mental Health  Care: Promoting Recovery and Integrated Care.  Arlington, VA.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2008) Developing a Competent Workforce: The Veterans Administration and the Interdisciplinary PSR Fellowship ( Chair: Rick Forbess): How to Develop a Competent Workforce: Making Psychiatric Rehabilitation Count in the Recovery Journey at  From Innovations to Practice: The Promise and Challenge of Achieving Recovery for All Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

Davis, L., Drebing, C., Toscano, R., Riley, A., Drake, R., & Newell, J. (2008). Supported Employment Versus Standard Vocational Rehabilitation for Veterans with PTSD. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.  Chicago, IL.

 

Drebing, C.E. (2009). Enhancing Employment and Functional Outcomes for Veterans With Mental Disabilities.  Part of Symposium for (Chair: N. Ainspan).  ‘Aiding Veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury' at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organization Psychology.  New Orleans, LA.

 

Drebing, C.E. & Roege-Pederson, S. (2009). Strategies for Developing Peer Support Programs. Presentation at the VA VISN 1 Conference: Partnering with Peers: Exploring the Next Frontier in VA Mental Health Services.

  Drebing, C.E. (2009). Moderator of Panel Discussion ‘Innovations and Next Frontiers in VHA Peer Support Services'  at the VA VISN 1 Conference: Partnering with Peers: Exploring the Next Frontier in VA Mental Health Services.

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIP AWARDS  

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). VA Vocational Service for OEF/OIF Veterans With Mental Health Conditions.  VHA HSR&D Quality Enhancement Research initiative (QUERI) (RP 10-052). Support years 6/2010 to 5/2011.  Total: $100,000.

 

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). Supported Employment: Motivational Enhancement for Entry and Outcome. VA Merit Review Grant.  (D7306R). Support years 1/2010 - 12/2012.  Total: $691,710.

 

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). Supported Education for OI/EF Veterans with Disabilities.  VHA HSR&D Quality Enhancement Research initiative (QUERI) (RP 09-113). Support years 6/2009 to 2/2010.  Total: $90,000.

 

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). Supporting Education Goals of OIF/OEF Veterans with PTSD: Pilot Process & Outcome, VHA HSR&D.  (PPO 09-254-1). Support years 1/2010 to 12/2011.  Total: $100,000.

 

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). The Impact of Supported Employment versus Standard Vocational Rehabilitation in Veterans with PTSD. DOD Investigator Initiated Research Grant. Support years 5-1--008 to 4-30-11. Total: $1,683,360.

 

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). Moderator Effects of Psychosocial Domains on Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment (SE) Vs. Standard Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VRP) for PTSD. VA Supplemental Merit Review Grant.. Support years 5-1--008 to 4-30-11. Total: $70,000.

 

Drebing, C. (Principal Investigator). Pathways to Vocational Rehabilitation: Enhancing Entry and Retention. VA Merit Review Grant. Support years 6-1--04 to 5-31-07. Total: $750,000.

 

Drebing, C. (Principal Investigator). Incentive Enhancement and Vocational Rehabilitation in Dual Diagnosis. VA Merit Review Grant. Support years 10-1-02 to 9-30-05. Total: $467,448.

 

Drebing, C. (Principal Investigator). Evaluating an Advocacy Intervention for Isolated Urban Elderly with Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's Association.. Support years 11-1-00 to 10-31-03. Total: $233,746.

 

Drebing, C. (Principal Investigator). An Intervention for Isolated Urban Minority Elderly with Alzheimer's Disease. Boston University Alzheimer's Core Center Support years 7-1-00 to 6-31-01. Total: $20,000.

 

Drebing, C. (Senior Investigator). Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Core Center Grant. National Institute of Aging. Support years 6-1-96 to 6-1-06. Total: $3,099,875.

 

Drebing, C. (Co-Investigator). Facial Affect Recognition in Schizophrenia: A Controlled Study of the Components. Michaels Grant, Edith Nourse Rogers VA Medical Center Research Service. Support year: 1-1-93 to 1-1-95. Total: $7,800.

 

Drebing, C. (Principal Investigator). Discriminating Depression and Dementia in AIDS. American Foundation for AIDS Research Grant. Support year: 10‑01‑91 to 10‑01‑92. Total: $60,000.

 

NIMH Training Fellowship in Neuropsychology of AIDS. Support years: 4-1-91 to 4-1-92. Amount of award: $18,900/year.

 

Stauffer Fellowship Award for demonstrated potential for becoming a leader in clinical psychology. Amount of award: $5,000.  1989.