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Paul Gold (CHSE)
Paul Gold
Contact Information:
Room: 3218 Benjamin Building
Phone: (301) 405-8414
E-mail: pgold@umd.edu

Paul Gold (Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia)
Associate Professor, School Counseling; CoPE
Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education (CHSE)

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Research Interests | Bio | Honors & Awards | Grants & Projects | Publications | Curriculum Vitae |

Research Interests

U.S. health, mental health, and addiction: Treatment, rehabilitation, and Recovery U.S.; disability policy; research ethics; organizational innovation, leadership, and management; US Veterans health and education; role of academic institutions in the U.S. clinical research enterprise; research methods; young adults' use of social media to politically organize in the Arab Awakening.

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Professional Biography

Paul B. Gold received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Counseling Psychology in 1994. From 1994 to 2006, he conducted research for Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, and provided clinical services for the affiliated Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Charleston, SC. Since 2008, he has continued research and teaching at the University of Maryland at College Park. He has been Principal or Co-Principal investigator of nine federally funded research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. He has over published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles focusing on team- and community-based rehabilitation approaches for helping persons with severe mental disorders, addictions, and work disabilities to regain capacities to reenter the competitive labor market. He is a licensed psychologist.

Dr. Paul Gold is a licensed psychologist and a counselor educator whose primary areas of interest and funded research are team- and community-based rehabilitation approaches for helping persons with severe mental disorders, addictions, and work disabilities to regain capacities to enter the competitive labor market. Other interests include methodological innovations; research ethics; strategies that large organizations use to create and sustain cultures of innovation; and use of social and other media by young activists to foster social and political change in the Arab Awakening of 2011 to present.

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Honors & Awards

2007 Project Performance Award, US Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC
2006 Distinguished Service Award, Faculty Senate, Medical University of South Carolina

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Grants & Projects

2011-2016 Co-PI, Research Subcontract (PI, Ellen S. Fabian, Ph.D., PI), US Department of Education/ National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, CDFA Number 84.133A-6 (PI, Richard G. Luecking, Ph.D., TransCen, Inc.), "Disability Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) National Network Regional Centers" (Total Costs = $269,000; 10% effort)

2000-2006 PI, NIH/NIMH-K23-MH01903, "Community Integration of Persons with Severe Mental Illnesses" (Total Costs = $675,000; 75% effort)

2001-2005 PI, NIH/NIAAA-R03-AA12063, "Service Outcomes for Persons with Severe Substance Use Disorders" (no-cost extension 2003-2005) (Total Costs = $143,000; 20% effort)

1997-2004 PI (2001-2004), Co-PI (1997-2001), SAMHSA/CMHS-UD7-SM51823 (N. Meisler, M.S.W., PI). "Rural-Based Supported Employment Approaches." (no cost extension 2001-2004) (Total Costs = $3,500,000; 30% effort)

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Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Gold, P.B., Oire, S.N., Fabian, E.S., Wewiorski, N. (in press). Negotiating reasonable workplace accommodations: perspectives of employers, employees with disabilities, and rehabilitation service providers.

Khamis, S.M., Gold, P.B., & Vaughn, K. (in press). Beyond Egypt's 'Facebook Revolution' and Syria's 'YouTube Uprising': comparing political contexts, actors, and communication strategies. Arab Media & Society.

Barreira, P., Tepper, M., Gold, P.B., Holley, D., & Macias, C. (2011) Social value of supported employment for psychosocial program participants. Psychiatric Quarterly, 82, 69-84.

Barreira, P.J., Tepper, M., Gold, P.B., Holly, D., & Macias, C. (2010). Adapting evidence-based interventions to fit usual practice: staff roles and consumer choice in psychiatric rehabilitation. Psychiatric Quarterly, 81, 139-155.

Gold, P.B., Macias, C., Barreira, P.J., Tepper, M., & Frey, J. (2010). Viability of using employment rates from randomized trials as benchmarks for supported employment program performance. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 37, 427-432.

Macias, C., Gold, P.B., Hargreaves, W.A., Aronson, E., Bickman, L., Barreira, P.R., Jones, D.R., Rodican, C.F., & Fisher, W.H. (2009). Preference in random assignment: implications for the interpretation of randomized trials. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 36, 331-342.

Jones, D., Macias, L., Gold, P.B., Barreira, P., & Fisher, W.L. (2008). When parents with severe mental illness lose contact with their children: are psychiatric symptoms or substance use to blame? Journal of Loss and Trauma, 13, 261-287.

Barreira, P., Macias, C., Rodican, C., & Gold, P.B. (2008). Choice of rehabilitation provider: how consumer self-determination can shape service delivery. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 31, 202-210.

Gold, P. B., Glynn, S. M., & Mueser, K. T. (2006). Challenges to Implementing and Sustaining Comprehensive Mental Health Service Programs. Evaluation & the Health Professions, 29, 195-218.

Gold, P. B., Meisler, N., Santos, A. B., Carnemolla, M. A., Williams, O. H., & Keleher, J. (2006). Randomized trial of supported employment integrated with assertive community treatment for rural adults with severe mental illness. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 32, 378-395.

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

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