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Lisa Shannon
 Ph.D. Social Work - University of Kentucky (2007); MSW - University of Kentucky (2003); Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Kentucky (2000). 

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Lisa Shannon, Associate Professor of Social Work
Program/Dept: Social Work
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D., MSW
Contact Info:
318 Rader Hall
Phone: (606) 783-2638


Dr. Shannon’s areas of interest are: substance use/abuse, criminal justice system involvement, and treatment-seeking behaviors. She has published in peer-reviewed journals on topics including: substance use/abuse, intimate partner violence, and pregnancy. She is currently the Principal Investigator for multiple evaluation projects examining outcomes associated with participation in community-based substance abuse treatment services (e.g., Drug Court) funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. In addition, she is the Principal Investigator for a Bureau of  Justice Assistance (BJA) funded evaluation examining Drug Court implementation and effectiveness statewide.

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