Daniel Squires, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor (Research)
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Work: +1 401-863-6486
Dr. Squires' work focuses on the dissemination of evidence-guided practices for the treatment of addictive behaviors. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and conducts research designed to evaluate comprehensive organizational change and training models for alcohol and other drug treatment organizations and providers.
BiographyDr. Squires received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of New Mexico in 2004, where he also received a master's degree in public health. He completed his clinical psychology internship through the Brown University Clinical Psychology Internship Consortium in 2004, and went on to complete a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Alcohol Treatment and Early Intervention Research at the Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies at Brown. In 2006, Dr. Squires became Director of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England at the Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies, and joined the research faculty in the Department of Community Health at Brown in the same year.
Grants and AwardsNational Institute of Mental Health Life after COR (Career Opportunities in Research) Panelist/COR Star Recipient, 2005
Benjamin Franklin Haught Memorial Research Lecture Award, University of New Mexico Department of Psychology, 2004
Research Society on Alcoholism Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award Finalist, 2002
AffiliationsAmerican Psychological Association
American Psychological Association Division 50 (Addictions)
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
Research Society on Alcoholism
1. 1 F31 AA14056-01 Squires (PI) 9/20/02-9/19/03
Diffusing a PC-Based Intervention for Problem Drinkers
The goal of this proposal was to evaluate the adoption of an interactive computer (PC)-based program for problem drinking by a sample of treatment providers across 10 treatment sites.
2. 6 UD1 TI013418-05-5 Squires (PI) 9/30/06-9/29/07
Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England
The goal of this project was to promote system change and workforce development/enhancement through the infusion of current research findings into clinical practice and educational programming across the six-state New England region.
3. 2 U10 DA015831-06 Weiss (PI) 9/1/07-8/31/08
Clinical Trials Network: Harvard University Northern New England Node
The goal of this proposal was to bring together research expertise and community treatment programs to design and implement addiction treatment studies in the community, and to insure the broad distribution of research-based treatment practices into clinical practice.
4. 1 R21 DA021150-01 Squires (PI) 5/10/07-12/31/10
Training Drug Treatment Providers to Adopt Evidence-Based Practices
The goal of this proposal was to evaluate novel technology transfer methods intended to enhance adoption of evidence-based practice for drug treatment among treatment providers.
5. 30771 00030382 (UMKC) Squires (PI) 10/1/10-9/30/11
Workforce Development for MAT (Subcontract through University of Missouri-Kansas City)
The goal of this project is to increase awareness, provide education, and promote access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for specific racial and ethnic minority populations.
1. 2 UD1 TI013418-06 Squires (PI) 9/30/07-9/29/12
Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England
The goal of this project is to promote system change and workforce development/enhancement through the infusion of current research findings into clinical practice and educational programming across the six-state New England region.
2. 1 P01 AA019072 Monti (PI) 9/30/10-8/31/15
Alcohol and HIV: Biobehavioral Interactions and Intervention
The goals of this alcohol research center are to study the effects of alcohol use on HIV disease progression and the effects of interventions to reduce alcohol use in HIV-infected populations. The center also fosters multidisciplinary collaborations and training in research on alcohol and HIV and dissemination of research findings to clinicians treating addictions and HIV.
2. 1 K23 DA031881 Choo (PI) 07/1/11 - 6/30/16
A Computer-based Intervention for Substance Use and Partner Abuse in the Emergency Department
The goal of this study is to development and test a novel, computer-based intervention for ED patients with coexisting substance use and partner violence victimization.
1. 1 K23 Becker (PI) 07/01/11 - 06/30/16
Services Marketing to Disseminate Evidence-Based Therapy for Youth Substance Use
The goal of this study is to evaluate whether strategies from services marketing, a field of marketing focused on increasing the appeal and quality of professional services, can be used to advance the dissemination of evidence-based psychotherapy for adolescent substance
- ATTC Network Technology Transfer Workgroup. (2011). Research to Practice in Addiction Treatment: Key Terms and a Field Driven Model of Technology Transfer. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 41, 169-178. (2011)
- Squires, D.D., & Gumbley, S.J. (2009). Assisting addiction treatment agencies and providers with the process of adopting evidence-based practices: The science to service laboratory. Counselor Magazine, 10, (6), 26-32. (2009)
- Squires, D.D., Bryant, M.D. (2009). Substance Use Disorders. In M.A. Cucciare & K.R. Weingardt (Eds.), Using Technology to Support Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Practices: A Clinician's Guide. New York, NY: Routledge. (2009)
- Squires, D.D. & Hester, R.K. (2009). Treatment provider perceptions and utilization of a PC-based brief motivational intervention for problem drinkers: Implications for dissemination. Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment, 8, 119-127. (2009)
- Squires, D.D. (2008, Summer). A new breed of Blending ProductMIA:STEP. The Northern New Englander Clinical Trials Network Newsletter, 7, (3), 1. (2008)
- Squires D.D. (2008, Spring). Collaborative dissemination and support network. The Northern New Englander Clinical Trials Network Newsletter, 7, (2), 1. (2008)
- Squires, D.D., Gumbley, S.J., & Storti, S.A. (2008). Training substance abuse treatment organizations to adopt evidence-based practices: The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England Science to Service Laboratory. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 34, 293-301. (2008)
- Hester, R.K. & Squires, D.D. (2008). Web-based norms for the Drinker Inventory of Consequences from the Drinker's Check-up. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 35, 322-327. (2008)
- Squires, D.D. (2008). Three-tiered clinical training for evidence-based practices. The Brown University Digest of Addiction Theory and Application, 27, 8. (2008)
- Gumbley, S.J., Squires, D.D., & Storti, S.A. (2007). Adopting new practices: An agency model that works. Addiction Professional, 5, 29-33. (2007)
- Hester, R.K., Squires, D.D., & Delaney, H.D. (2005). The Drinker's Check-up: 12-month outcomes of a controlled clinical trial of a stand-alone software program for problem drinkers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 28, 159-169. (2005)
- Squires, D.D. (2005). A brief history of substance abuse technology transfer. In S.J. Gumbley, L. Duby, M. Torch, & S. Storti (Eds.), ATTC New England science to service laboratory: A comprehensive technology transfer model. (Available from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England, Brown University, Box G-BH, Providence, RI 02912). (2005)
- Squires, D.D., & Hester, R.K. (2004). Utilizing technical innovations in clinical practice: The Drinker's Check-up software program. Journal of Clinical Psychology/ In Session, 60, 159-169. (2004)
- Squires, D.D. (2004). The research to treatment gap: Disseminating effective methods into practice. The Brown University Digest of Addiction Theory and Application, 23, 8. (2004)
- Hester, R.K., & Squires D.D. (2003). Outcome research: Alcoholism. In M. Galanter & H.D. Kleber (Eds.), Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment. (3rd ed.). American Psychiatric Press. (2003)
- Squires, D.D., & Hester, R.K. (2002). Development of a computer-based brief intervention for drinkers: The increasing role for computers in the assessment and treatment of addictive behaviors. The Behavior Therapist, 25, (3), 59-65. (2002)
- Squires, D.D., Moeller, S., & Cashman, S. (2002). 2002 Injury Prevention Program Assessment Report. (Available from the New Mexico Department of Health; Public Health Division; Injury Prevention and Emergency Medical Services Bureau (IPEMSB), PO Box 26110, Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110). (2002)
- Apodaca, T.R., Schermer, C.R., & Squires, D.D. (2002). Considerations for screening instruments in a hospital trauma setting. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26 (Supplement), 130A. (Abstract) (2002)
- Squires, D.D., & Hester, R.K. (2002). Using a computer-based brief motivational intervention and follow-up program to assess, treat, and evaluate outcomes for problem drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26 (Supplement), 164A. (Abstract) (2002)
- Squires, D.D., Tonigan, J.S., & Apodaca, T.R. (2002). Prognostic and matching effects of client anger and treatment variation on drinking outcomes. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26 (Supplement), 81A. (Abstract) (2002)
- Squires, D.D., & Moyers, T.B. (2001b). Motivational Interviewing. (Available from the Behavioral Health Recovery Management Project c/o Fayette Companies, PO Box 1346, Peoria, IL 61654-1346; or at http://www.bhrm.org). (2001)
- Meyers, R.J. & Squires, D.D. (2001). The Community Reinforcement Approach. (Available from the Behavioral Health Recovery Management Project c/o Fayette Companies, PO Box 1346, Peoria, IL 61654-1346; or at http://www.bhrm.org). (2001)
- Squires, D.D., & Moyers, T.B. (2001a). Motivational Enhancement for Dually Diagnosed Consumers. (Available from the Behavioral Health Recovery Management Project c/o Fayette Companies, PO Box 1346, Peoria, IL 61654-1346; or at http://www.bhrm.org). [Edit] [X] (2001)
- Squires, D.D., & Walters, S.T. (2001). Moderating effects of coping style on negative affect and substance use consequences. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25 (Suppl. 2), 135A. (Abstract) (2001)
- Blanchard, J.J., Squires, D.D., Henry, T., Horan, W., Bogenschutz, M., Laureillo, J., & Bustillo, J. (1999). Examining an affect regulation model of substance abuse in schizophrenia: The role of traits and coping. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 187, 72-79. (1999)