- Author Bio Info: Dr. Frank Bartolomeo has over 20 years of experience in the child and adolescent behavioral health field in diverse settings such as residential treatment centers, schools, outpatient clinics and hospitals in the Boston area. In 2005, he became Director of Counseling at Academy at Swift River and spearheaded its transformation from an emotional growth paradigm to contemporary model that incorporated the best available research on residential care. In 2007, Frank accepted the position of executive director of the Academy. He served as co-chair of the Children’s Group Therapy Association in Boston, and in 2003 was awarded “Group Worker of the Year” by the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. He also served as an assistant clinical professor at Boston University School of Social Work from 1998-2003. Frank has written scholarly articles on stages of group development and group work in residential settings for adolescents.
Posted The Evidence / Practice Gap to Frank Bartolomeo, PhD
Recently I gave a presentation to a countywide group of school social workers in Long Island, New York on the topic of clinical practice with adolescents with substance use disorders. Many of these social work positions were funded by a...
Posted Our Roles as Parents and Social Scientists to Frank Bartolomeo, PhD
As a social scientist, I have a lot of knowledge about the short and long-term consequences of substance use, whether alcohol, drugs, or nicotine, during adolescence. As the father of a 14 year old daughter, I frequently don't know...