Portfolio of Work

UWAC Publications


Task Sharing to Expand Access to Care: Development of a Behavioral Health Support Specialist

Use of human-centered design to improve implementation of evidence-based psychotherapies in low-resource communities: Protocol for studies applying a framework to assess usability

Making Psychotherapy Available in the United States: Implementation Challenges and Solutions

Leveraging human-centered design to implement modern psychological science: Return on an early investment

Usability Issues in Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions and Implementation Strategies: Cross-project Analysis

UWAC PUBLICATIONS (most recent first)

Symptom management needs of patients with irritable bowel syndrome and concurrent anxiety and/or depression: A qualitative study

Evaluating changes in negative posttrauma cognition as a mechanism of PTSD severity changes in two separate intensive treatment programs for veterans

Task Sharing to Expand Access to Care: Development of a Behavioral Health Support Specialist

It’s a sign of weakness: Masculinity and help-seeking behaviors among male veterans accessing posttraumatic stress disorder care

A low-intensity behavioral intervention for depression in older adults delivered by lay coaches: proof-of-concept trial

Patient Digital Health Technologies to Support Primary Care Across Clinical Contexts: Survey of Primary Care Providers, Behavioral Health Consultants, and Nurses

A Brief Online Implicit Bias Intervention for School Mental Health Clinicians

Iterative redesign of a caregiver-mediated intervention for use in educational settings

Artificial Intelligence: An Interprofessional Perspective on Implications for Geriatric Mental Health Research and Care. Front Psychiatr

Co-Designing M-Healer: Supporting Lay Practitioner Mental Health Workers in Ghana

Protocol for a sequential, multiple assignment, randomised trial to test the effectiveness of message-based psychotherapy for depression compared with telepsychotherapy

Modifiable predictors of suicidal ideation during psychotherapy for late-life major depression

Telemental Health After COVID-19: Understanding Effectiveness and Implementation Across Patient Populations While Building Provider Acceptance Are the Next Steps

Assessing the usability of complex psychosocial interventions: The Intervention Usability Scale. Implementation Research and Practice

A Longitudinal Goal Setting Model for Addressing Complex Personal Problems in Mental Health

Lessons learned from designing an asynchronous remote community approach for behavioral activation intervention for teens

Mental Health and Perceived Usability of Digital Mental Health Tools among Essential Workers and Unemployed during COVID-19: A Remote Survey Study

The Cognitive Walkthrough for Implementation Strategies (CWIS): a pragmatic method for assessing implementation strategy usability

Behavioral Activation and Depression Symptomatology: Longitudinal Assessment of Linguistic Indicators in Text-Based Therapy Sessions

Designing Asynchronous Remote Support for Behavioral Activation in Teenagers With Depression: Formative Study

A Digital Toolkit (M-Healer) to Improve Care and Reduce Human Rights Abuses Against People With Mental Illness in West Africa: User-Centered Design, Development, and Usability Study

How Mental Health Apps Do (or Don’t) Support Some of COVID-19’s Most Vulnerable Populations User Experience Magazine

Integrating User-Centered Design and Behavioral Science to Design a Mobile Intervention for Obesity and Binge Eating: Mixed Methods Analysis

Perceived Utility and Characterization of Personal Google Search Histories to Detect Data Patterns Proximal to a Suicide Attempt in Individuals Who Previously Attempted Suicide: Pilot Cohort Study

Data-Driven Implications for Translating Evidence-Based Psychotherapies into Technology-Delivered Interventions

Pivoting to “no contact”: Implementing a virtual reality relaxation home study for teens amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Understanding Psychological Distress and Protective Factors Amongst Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals With Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Comorbid Anxiety and/or Depression

Using Real-World Data for Decision Support: Recommendations from a Primary Care Provider Survey.

Provider Perspectives on Implementing Shared Decision Making for PTSD Treatment in VA Primary Care

Leveraging Human-Centered Design to Implement Modern Psychological Science: Return on an Early Investment

Making Psychotherapy Available in the United States: Implementation Challenges and Solutions.

Expanding Virtual Postpartum Mental Health Care for Latina Women: A Participatory Research and Policy Agenda

Modernizing Training in Psychotherapy Competencies With Adaptive Learning Systems: Proof of Concept

Usability Evaluation for Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions (USE-EBPI): A methodology for assessing complex intervention implementability

Comparing the streamlined psychotherapy “Engage” with problem-solving therapy in late-life major depression. A randomized clinical trial

Parallel Journeys of Patients with Cancer and Depression: Challenges and Opportunities for Technology-Enabled Collaborative Care

Understanding Participant Needs for Engagement and Attitudes towards Passive Sensing in Remote Digital Health Studies

Designing the Future of Children’s Mental Health Services

Aligning implementation and user-centered design strategies to enhance the impact of health services: Results from a concept mapping study

Contemporary views of research participant willingness to participate and share digital data in biomedical research

Use of Human-Centered Design to Improve Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies in Low-Resource Communities: Protocol for Studies Applying a Framework to Assess Usabilit

Engaging Teenagers in Asynchronous Online Groups to Design for Stress Management

By the numbers: ratings and utilization of behavioral health mobile applications

UWAC Videos

ARC Interview
An introduction to asynchronous remote communities (ARC).

Visual Tools – Online Collaboration
Learn how online platforms and tools can facilitate team collaboration.

Introduction to the Discover, Design, Build, and Test (DDBT) Framework
A walkthrough of ALACRITY’s design process.

User Research: Contextual Inquiries
Learn about using contextual inquiries in your research.

Designing An Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS)
A tool to support the training of mental health providers in core psychotherapy competencies.

Card Sorting Part 1: Method and Remote Applications
Interview of Kendra Kamp’s experience using the card sorting method in her research, along with a demonstration of its implementation.

Card Sorting Part 2: Method and In-person Applications
Interview of Amritha Bhat’s experience using the card sorting method in her research.


Tools and Tips for Facilitating User Research
Emily Friedman, MID, CPE presented on April 7, 2020

How To Do Longitudinal Remote (Mobile) Clinical Research
Dr. Pat Arean and Dr. Abhi Pratap presented on April 30, 2020.


Bayesian Basics
An introduction to the Bayesian approach presented by Morgan Johnson and Mike Pullman. Video 1 0f 4.

Patient-Centered Bayesian Analysis
Ravi Karkar guides us through how Bayesian can provide alternative approaches for analyzing and collecting data for health-related tracking. Video 2 0f 4.

Bayesian Network Learning
Alex Okeson covers how Bayesian Network Learning can support goal evolution, learning more with less data, and alternatives to strict self-experimentation. Video 3 0f 4.

Bayesian Presentation Q&A
Group Q&A facilitated by UWAC. Video 4 0f 4.