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Christiane Brems

Professor
Office: SSB 303D
Phone: (907) 786-1730
Email: afcb@uaa.alaska.edu

Education

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1987 M.S., Oklahoma State University, 1984 B.S., Oklahoma State University, 1982

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Psychotherapy Skills
  • Mind-Body Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Program Evaluation

Professional and Departmental Service

  • Director of Clinical Training, Doctoral Program
  • Co-Director of Behavioral Health Research and Services Program
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Certified Imagery Guide

Research Interests

  • Rural and clinical ethics
  • Disease prevention
  • Coexistence of substance abuse and mental illness

Publications

Books & Book Chapters

Brems, C., & Johnson, M.E. (in press). Self care in the context of threats of violence or self-harm from clients. In E. R. Welfel & J. Worth (Eds.), The duty to protect: Ethical, legal, and professional considerations in risk assessment and intervention. (pp. TBA). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Brems, C. (2008). Comprehensive guide to child psychotherapy and counseling (3rd edition). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

Brems, C., Johnson, M.E., Warner, T.D., & Roberts, L.W. (2008). Survey return rates as a function of priority versus first-class mailing. In R.J. Peteva (Ed.), A cross section of nursing research: Journal articles for discussion and evaluation (60-63). Glendale, CA: Pyrczak (reprinted from the original article that appeared in 1995 in Psychological Reports, 99, 496-501).

Brems, C. (2002/2004). Comprehensive guide to child psychotherapy (2nd edition; reissued in 2004). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

Brems, C. (2002). Comprehensive guide to child psychotherapy (2nd edition). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Brems, C. (2001). Counseling clients with underlying medical problems. In E. R. Welfel & R. E. Ingersoll (Eds.), Mental health desk reference (pp. 10-17). New York: Wiley.

Brems, C. (2001). Basic skills in psychotherapy and counseling. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Brems, C. (2001). Instructor’s Manual for “Basic skills in psychotherapy and counseling”. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Roberts, L.W., Johnson, M.E., Brems, C., & Warner, T.D. (in press). When providers and patients come from different backgrounds: Perceived value of additional training on ethical care practices. Transcultural Psychiatry.

Brems, C., & Johnson, M.E. (2007). Challenges and uniqueness of rural and frontier services in the United States. Journal of Psychological Practice, 14, 93-122.

Brems, C., & Dewane, S. (2007). Hearing consumer voices: Planning HIV/STI prevention in alcohol detoxification. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 18, 12-24.

Brems, C., Johnson, M.E., Warner, T.D., & Roberts, L.W. (2007). Exploring differences in caseloads of rural and urban healthcare providers in Alaska and New Mexico. Public Health, 121, 3-17.

Johnson, M. E., Pratt, D. K., Brems, C., & Neal, D. B. (2007). Self-reported childhood abuse and adult physical health among psychiatric patients. Journal of Psychological Practice, 14, 35-55.

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., & Mills, M. E., Fisher, D. G. (2007). Psychiatric symptomatology at an alcohol detoxification treatment center. Addictive Behaviors, 32, 1745-1752.

Roberts, L. W., Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., & Warner, T. D. (2007). Ethical disparities: Challenges encountered by multidisciplinary providers in fulfilling ethical standards in the care of rural and minority people. Journal of Rural Health, 23, 89-97.

Brems, C., Johnson, M. E., Warner, T. D., & Roberts, L. W. (2006). Barriers to healthcare as reported by rural and urban providers. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 20, 105-118.

Brems, C., Dewane, S. L., Johnson, M. E., Neal, D. B., & Burns, R. (2006). Comparing depressed psychiatric inpatients with and without coexisting substance use disorders. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 2, 71-92.

Brems, C., Johnson, M.E., Burns, R., & Kletti, N. (2006). Dual diagnosis: Variations across differing comorbid diagnoses. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 2, 109-129.

Brems, C., Johnson, M. E., Warner, T. D., & Roberts, L. W. (2006). Patient requests and provider suggestions for alternative treatments as reported by rural and urban care providers. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 14, 10-19.

Brems, C., Johnson, M.E., Warner, T.D., & Roberts, L.W. (2006). Survey return rates as a function of priority versus first-class mailing. Psychological Reports, 99, 496-501.

Johnson, M.E., Brems, C., Roberts, L.W., & Warner, T.D. (2006). The need for continuing education in ethics as reported by rural and urban mental health care providers. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 37, 183-189.

Johnson, M.E., Neal, D.B., Brems, C., & Fisher, D.G. (2006). Depression among out-of-treatment injecting drug users as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory-2. Assessment, 13, 168-177.

Roberts, L.W., Johnson, M.E., Brems, C., & Warner, T.D. (2006). Preferences of Alaska and New Mexico psychiatrists regarding professionalism and ethics training. Academic Psychiatry, 30, 200-204.

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Warner, T. D., & Roberts, L. W. (2006). Rural-urban health care provider disparities in Alaska and New Mexico. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Research, 33, 504-507.

Johnson, M. E., Brems, C., Mills, M. E., Neal, D., & Houlihan, J. (2006). Moderating effects of control and employee satisfaction on the relationship between stress and change. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Research, 33, 499-503.