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CDAP > Faculty > Dr. Joshua P. Smith
Dr. Joshua P. Smith

 Josh Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences











  
EDUCATION

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TXB.S.2001Psychology, Minor-Philosophy
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OHM.A.2004Psychology
Charleston Consortium Clinical Psychology Internship Program, Charleston, SCClinical Intern2008Clinical Psychology
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OHPh.D. 2008Psychology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2000-2001Research Assistant, Studies of Forensic Psychology, Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
2001-2007Research Assistant, Anxiety and Alcohol Research Program, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2002-2003Practicum Assessor and Therapist, College Student Wellness, Psychological Services Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2003-2004Research Assistant, Tri-State Tobacco and Alcohol Research Center, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati; Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
2003-2004Practicum Assessor and Therapist, Substance Abuse, Tri-State Tobacco and Alcohol Research Center, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati; Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
2004-2005

Practicum Assessor and Therapist, Forensic Psychology, Summit Behavioral Healthcare, Cincinnati, OH

2004-2006NIH-Grant Funded Practicum Assessor and Therapist, Brief Intervention for Socially Anxious Drinkers, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2005-2006Practicum Assessor and Therapist, Child Focus, Arnett Elementary School, Erlanger, KY
2006-2007NIH-Grant Funded Practicum Student Supervisor, Brief Intervention for Socially Anxious Drinkers, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2006-2007

Practicum Assessor and Therapist, Community Mental Health Care, Inc., Lawrenceburg, IN

2007-2008

Psychology Intern, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

2007-2008

Clinical Psychology Intern, Charleston Consortium Clinical Psychology Internship Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina; Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC

2008-present

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

2008-present

Coordinator of CDAP Clinical Specialty Projects, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

 AWARDS AND HONORS

2006

Graduate Student of the Year Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Social and 
Behavioral Sciences, Graduate Student Governance Association, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2008Scientist-Practitioner Award, Charleston Consortium Clinical Psychology Internship Program
2008Research Society on Alcoholism Student Merit Award
2008Anxiety Disorders Association of America Career Development Travel Award


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Black JJ, Tran GQ, Goldsmith AA, Thompson RD, Smith JP & Welge JA. Alcohol expectancies and social self-efficacy as mediators of differential intervention outcomes for college hazardous drinkers with social anxiety. Addictive Behaviors 37(3):248-255, 2012.

Book SW, Thomas SE, Smith JP & Miller PM. Severity of anxiety in mental health versus addiction treatment settings when social anxiety and substance abuse are comorbid. Addictive Behaviors 37(10):1158-1161, 2012. PMCID: 3389124

Goldsmith AA, Thompson RD, Black JJ, Tran GQ & Smith JP. Drinking refusal self-efficacy and tension-reduction alcohol expectancies moderating the relationship between generalized anxiety and drinking behaviors in young adult drinkers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 26(1):59-67, 2012.

Smith JP & Randall CL. Anxiety and alcohol use disorders: comorbidity and treatment considerations. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews 34(4):414-431, 2012.

Book SW, Thomas SE, Smith JP, Randall PK, Kushner MG, Bernstein GA, Specker SM, Miller PM & Randall CL. Treating individuals with social anxiety disorder and at-risk drinking: Phasing in a brief alcohol intervention following paroxetine. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 27(2):252-258, 2013.

Lozano BE, LaRowe SD, Smith JP, Tuerk P & Roitzsch J. Brief motivational feedback may enhance treatment entry in veterans with comorbid substance use and psychiatric disorders. American Journal on Addictions 22(2):132-135, 2013.

  

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