Rachel Crawley

Associate Research Scientist

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology
Texas Christian University

Email adress:
r.d.crawley@tcu.edu

Rachel Crawley is a graduate of the IBR and rejoined as an Associate Research Scientist in March 2020. Before earning her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, Rachel was a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor working with adults involved in the criminal justice system. She is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor. Before returning to the IBR, she was a behavioral health data analyst (lead suicide analyst) with Headquarters Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia, and then served as an Associate Research Scientist with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU. At the KPICD, she served as the quantitative specialist and research team lead and was the PI on several program evaluation and research projects. Her research interests include substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention, organizational functioning and general implementation issues, technology-facilitated intervention and data collection, and trauma-informed intervention effectiveness and implementation.

Selected Publications

Becan, J. E., Knight, D. K., Crawley, R. D., Joe, G. W., & Flynn, P. M. (2015). Effectiveness of the Treatment Readiness and Induction Program for increasing adolescent motivation for change. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 50, 38-49. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2014.10.002.

Becan, J. E., Crawley, R. D., & Knight, D. K. (2019). Using a train-the-trainer model to promote practice change among agencies serving justice involved youth. Federal Probation. In press.

Crawley, R. D., Becan, J. E., Knight, D. K., Joe, G. W., & Flynn, P. M. (2015). Predictors of physical altercation involvement among adolescents in residential substance abuse treatment. Deviant Behavior, 36(12), 996-1018. doi: 10.1080/01639625.2014.982780

Crawley, R. D., Razuri, E. B., Lee, C., & Mercado, S. (2019). Lessons from the field: Implementing a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) pilot program in a child welfare system. Journal of Public Child Welfare. doi.org/10.1080/15548732.2020.1717714

Knight, D. K., Joe, G. W., Becan, J. E., Crawley, R. D., Theisen, S. E., & Flynn, P. M. (2018). Effectiveness of an intervention for improving intrinsic motivation among adolescent males in a secure substance use treatment setting. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 46(1), 101-114. doi: 10.1177/0093854818804857

Knight, D. K., Joe, G. W., Crawley, R. D., Becan, J. E., Dansereau, D. F., & Flynn, P. M. (2016). The effectiveness of the Treatment Readiness and Induction Program (TRIP) for improving during-treatment outcomes. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 62, 20-27. PMCID: PMC4304896