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Rachelle E. Kammer

Rachelle Kammer, Faculty Profile

Clinical Associate Professor
Phone: 212-636-6660
Email: kammer@fordham.edu
Office: Lincoln Center 903D

Education

BA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MSW, PhD, Columbia University

Research Interests

Substance Abuse

My primary research interests focus on the specialized treatment needs of adolescent girls and women with substance abuse problems. I am also involved in studying the unique needs of older adults with substance abuse issues.

Early Childhood Social Emotional Development

Principal Investigator/Evaluator. Westchester New York Early Step Forward (ESF) Project. Working with Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health to conduct a qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness of an evidence based early childhood social-emotional curriculum. ESF is being implemented in ten child care centers serving approximately 800 young children located Westchester County. Project coordination and oversight through Children FIRST, Fordham University.

Courses Taught

Generalist Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups I and II

Practice with Abusers of Alcohol and Other Substances

BASW Integrative Seminar

Recent Professional Activities

Steering Committee, Institute for Women and Girls, Fordham University, 2006 - Present.

Faculty Leader, Institute for Women and Girls Student Group, Fordham University, 2008- Present.

Member NASW, 1993 - Present.