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Noelle K. Jensen

Senior Project Coordinator, Addiction Education

Office: SMH 207A

Email: nkj@smithers.rutgers.edu

Phone: 848-445-4317

  • Bio
  • Selected Publications
  • Education


Noelle Jensen is the Senior Project Coordinator for the Addiction Education program. She is responsible for coordination of the Professional Development Seminar Series,Summer School of Addiction Studies, and CAS’ new professional development initiatives. In addition, she provides supervision and oversight to SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) providers as part of a contract with NJ State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Noelle is a field instructor and supervises the social work interns at CAS. She is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in working with individuals with substance use disorders. She has worked in both the Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies Faculty Practice and in the Clinical Division on several NIAAA-funded randomized clinical trials.

Selected Publications

McCrady, B. S., Epstein, E. E., Cook, S., Jensen, N. K., & Ladd, B. O. (2011).  What do women want?  Alcohol treatment choices, treatment entry and retention.  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 521-529.  PMCID3178005

Cohn, A., Epstein, E.E., Hunter-Reel, D.,  McCrady, B.S., Green, K., Drapkin, M. & Jensen, N.  (2011). Clinical Presentation of substance abusers with primary and secondary major depression. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Studies, 72(1): 151–157 PMC3001677

Hildebrandt, T., McCrady, B. S., Epstein, E. E., Cook, S., & Jensen, N.  (2010). When should clinicians switch treatments?: An application of signal detection theory to two treatments for women with alcohol use disorders.  Behavior Research and Therapy, 48, 524-530. PMCID2871965

McCrady, B.S., Epstein, E.E., Hildrebrandt, T., Cook, S.C., & Jensen, N.  (2009).  A randomized trial of individual and couple behavioral alcohol treatment for women. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology77(2), 243-256. PMCID19309184

Graff, F.S., Morgan, T.J., Epstein, E.E., McCrady, B.S., Cook, S.M., Jensen, N.K., & Kelly, S. (2009). Engagement and retention in outpatient alcoholism treatment for women.   The American Journal on Addictions. PMID19444731  NIHMSID #  NIHMS30298

Epstein E.E., Rhines K.C., Cook S.M., Zdep-Mattocks B., Jensen N.K., & McCrady B.S. (2006).Changes in alcohol craving and consumption by phase of menstrual cycle in alcohol dependent women. Journal of Substance Use, 11(5),323-332.

Epstein, E.E.,  Drapkin, M.L., Yusko, D.A., Cook, S. M.,  McCrady, B.S., and Jensen, N.K.  (2005). Is Alcohol assessment “therapeutic?” Pretreatment change in drinking among alcohol dependent women. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 66 (3), 369-378..

Epstein, E.E., Labouvie, E.W., McCrady B.S., Jensen, N. & Hayaki, J. (2002). A multisite study of alcohol subtypes: Classification and Overlap of Unidimensional  and Multidimensional Typologies.   Addiction, 97, 1041-1063.


1992 BA, Rutgers College, Psychology
2001 MSW, Rutgers School of Social Work