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Ken Yeager, PhD


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1670 Upham Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-9648

Email: yeager.5@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor-Clinical, Psychiatry

Adjunct Associate Professor, Social Work

 

Academic Advising

2007 David Kasick The Ohio State University. Graduated 2007.
2007 Dan Duhigg The Ohio State University. Graduated 2009.
2008 Daryl Shorter The Ohio State University. Graduated 2008.
2009 Jack Yen The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010.
2009 - 2010 Nikole Bowen The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010.
2012 - 2013 Sandeep Gupta The Ohio State University.
 

Books

Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R.. Pocket guide to crisis intervention. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, February 2009.

Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R.. Gli interventi sulla crisi: Una guida practica. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, January 2012.

Roberts, A. R. & Yeager, K.R.. Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention, Complex Chinese Edition. New York: Psychological Publishing Co.,Ltd., August 2013.

 

Certifications

1988 - present Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor: Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
1995 - present Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S): State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
 

Chapters in Books

Cutler, D.L., Sills, G.M., Svendsen, D., & Yeager, K.R.. "Public mental health in America: "Enlightenment" to accountable care." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L, Svendsen, D. & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L, Svendsen, D. & Sills, G.M.. "Introduction." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L, Svendsen, D. & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Yeager, K.R., Sills, G.M. & Kastan, H.. "Bridging the interdisciplinary training gap." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D., & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Daron, C., & Yeager, K.R.. "Case management contributions to care." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D. & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Yeager, K.R. & Minkoff, K.. "Establishing a comprehensive, continuous, integrated system of care for persons with co-occurring conditions." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D., & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Cutler, D.L., Yeager, K.R. & Nunley, W.. "Crisis intervention and support." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D., & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Winters, L.A., Teague, G.B. & Yeager, K.R.. "Psychiatric risk management: Efforts to reduce unforeseen outcomes." In Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach. Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D., & Sills, G.M.. -. January 0.

Yeager, K.R.. "Concepts of continuous quality improvement." In Social workers' desk reference. Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Greene, G.J.. 764-771. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2002.

Yeager, K.R.. "Program evaluation: This is rocket science." In Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. Edited by Roberts, A.R., & Yeager, K.R.. 647-653. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Yeager, K.R. & Roberts, A.R.. "Mental illness, substance dependence and suicidality; Secondary data analysis." In Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R., eds. 70-75. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Bloom, B.L., Yeager, K.R., & Roberts, A.R.. "The implications of controlled outcome studies on planned short-term psychotherapy with depressive disorders." In Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. Edited by Roberts, A.R., & Yeager, K.R.. 281-292. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Yeager, K.R.. "Establishment and utilization of balanced scorecards." In Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R.. 891-896. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Bloom, B.L., Yeager, K.R., & Roberts, A.R.. "Evidence-based practice with anxiety disorders: Guidelines based on 59 outcomes studies." In Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R.. 293-302. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Yeager, K.R.. "Systemic reviews of evidence-based research: How to search for, develop and use them.." In Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services. Edited by Alberts, A.R., & Yeager, K.R.. 3-14. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R.. "Lessons learned from the storm of violence and inner-city crime of the 1990s: The relationship between juvenile crime trends and drug addiction." In Juvenile justice sourcebook: Past, present and future. -. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2004.

Roberts A.R., & Yeager, K.R.. "Crisis intervention with victims of violence." In Social work in juvenile and criminal justice settings. 3rd ed. Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Springer, D.W.. 95-105. Springfield, IL, US|USA: Thomas, November 2006.

Yeager, K.R., Roberts, A.R., & Grainger, W.L.. "Crisis intervention." In Comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare. Vol. 3. 179-198. Trenton: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., March 2008.

Roberts, A.R., Monferrari, I., & Yeager, K.R.. "Avoiding malpractice lawsuits by following standards of care guidelines and preventing suicide: A guide for mental health professionasl." In Social workers' desk reference. 2nd ed. Edited by Roberts, A.R.. 128-135. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, November 2008.

Yeager, K.R. & Shorter, D.. "The addiction treatment specialist." In Social workers' desk reference. 2nd ed. Edited by Roberts, A.R.. 20-32. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, November 2008.

Yeager, K.R. & Latimer, T.. "Quality standards and quality assurance in health settings." In Social workers' desk reference. 2nd ed. Edited by Roberts, A.R.. 194-206. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, November 2008.

Yeager, K.R., Roberts, A.R., & Saveanu, R.. "Optimizing the use of patient safety standards, procedures, and measures." In Social workers' desk reference. 2nd ed. Edited by Roberts, A.R.. 174-185. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, November 2008.

Yeager, K.R.. "Overview of alcohol and drug dependence: Assessment and treatment." In Social workers' desk reference. Edited by Roberts, A.R.. 832-842. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, November 2008.

Yeager, K.R., Roberts, A.R., and Grainger, Wendy. "Crisis Intervetion." In Developing Evidence Based Generalist Practice. Edited by Thyer, B.A., Dulmus, C and Sowers, K.M.. 149-175. Hoboken, NJ, US|USA: Wiley & Sons, January 2013.

 

Degrees

1992 B.S., The Ohio State University

1993 M.S.W., The Ohio State University

1999 Ph.D., The Ohio State University

 

Edited Books

Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R. (eds). "Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services." Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R. (eds). New York: Oxford University Press, December 2003.

Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R., eds. "Foundations of evidence-based social work practice." Edited by Roberts, A.R. & Yeager, K.R.. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, January 2006.

Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D., & Sills, G.M. (eds.). "Modern community mental health: An interdisciplinary approach." Edited by Yeager, K.R., Cutler, D.L., Svendsen, D., & Sills, G.M. (eds.). NY:

 

Honors

1999 Outstanding Field Instructor. College of Social Work Office of Field Instruction.
2006 Distinguished Recent Alumni. College of Social Work.
2006 Department of Psychiatry Outstanding Faculty Award. Department of Psychiatry.
2010 Outstanding Community Instructor. College of Social Work.
 

Journal Articles

Yeager,K.R.. "The role of intermittent crisis intervention in early recovery from cocaine addiction." Journal of Crisis Intervention and Time Limited Treatment. Vol. 5, no. 3. (January 2000.): 179-197.

Yeager, K.R.. "Crisis intervention with mentally ill chemical abusers: Application of brief solution-focused therapy and strengths perspective." Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention. Vol. 2, no. 3. (January 2002.): 197-216.

Yeager, K.R. & Roberts, A.R.. "Differentiating between stress, acute stress disorder, acute crisis episodes and PTSD: Theoretical paradigm and treatment goals." Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention. Vol. 3, no. 4. (January 2003.): 3-26.

Roberts, A.R., Yeager, K.R. & Streiner, D.L.. "Evidence-based practice with comorbid substance abuse, mental illness and suicidality: Can the evidence be found?." Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention. Vol. 4, no. 2. (January 2004.): 123-136.

Yeager, K.R., Saveanu, R., Roberts, A.R., Reissland, G., Mertz, D., Cirpili, A., & Makovich, R.. "Measured response to identified suicide risk and violence: What you need to know about psychiatric patient safety." Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention. Vol. 5, (January 2005.): 121-141.

Kelley, B.J., Yeager, K.R., Pepper,T.H., & Beversdorf, D.Q.. "Cognitive impairment in acute cocaine withdrawal." Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. Vol. 18, no. 2. (June 2005.): 108-112.

Roberts, A.R., & Yeager, K.R.. "Adolescent substance abuse and crisis intervention." Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention. Vol. 5, no. 1. (January 2005.): 19-33.

Kelley, B.J., Yeager, K.R., Pepper, T.H., Bornstein, R.A., and Beversdorf, D.Q.. "The effect of propranolol on cognitive flexibility and memory in acute cocaine withdrawal.." Neurocase. Vol. 13, (January 2007.): 320-327.

Roberts, A.R., Monferrari, I. and Yeager, K.R.,. "Avoiding malpractice lawsuits by following risk assessment and suicide prevention guidelines.." Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention. Vol. 8, (January 2008.): 121-141.

Yeager,K.R, Binkley, P.F., Saveanu, R.V., Golden-Kreutz, D.M., Dembe, A.E, Mehta, L.S., Virk, S.. "Screening and identification of depression among patients with coronary heart disease and congestive heart failure.." Heart Failure Clinics. Vol. 7, no. 1. (January 2011.): 69-74.

Yeager, K.R., Binkley, P.F.; Saveanu, R.V.; Golden-Kruetz D.M.; Dembe, A.E; Metha, L.S.; Virk, S.. "Screening and identification of depression among patients with corornary heart disease and congestive heart failure.." Heart Failure Clinics. no. (316) Elsevier Inc. (January 2011.): -.

 

Presentations

"Can evidence-based treatment save lives? Reducing complications and possible death in alcohol dependent hospital patients." Presented at Society for Social Work Research, Washington, D.C.. (January 2003)

"Implementation of alcohol withdrawal as a secondary diagnosis: Guidelines in academic healthcenters." Presented at Fourth International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Quebec City, QC, CA|CAN. (May 2004)

"Increasing safety for inpatient psychiatry: Considerations for risk trends, construction, staffing and regulation." Presented at Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, OH. (September 2004)

"An evidence-based approach to addictions treatment." Presented at Talbot Hall 25th Anniversary, . (September 2004)

"Buidling safety: Securing a safe environment for psychiatric patients." Presented at University Health Systems Consortium, San Antonio, TX. (April 2004)

"Interdisciplinary behavioral healthcare education project." Presented at The Sante Fe Summit on Behavioral Health: Tracking the Transformation. American College of Mental Health Administration, . (March 2005)

"Beyond evidence: Trauma, treatment, resiliency and recovery." Presented at Seventh All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry, . (March 2005)

"Rights, safety and trauma informed care." Presented at The Ohio Department of Mental Health, Private Psychiatric Service Provider Biannual Conference, . (October 2005)

"Addiction and recovery: Key aspects of recovery." Presented at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, . (June 2005)

"Identification of substance abuse and dependence within social work settings." Presented at The Ohio State University College of Social Work Field Instructors Orientation, Columbus, OH. (August 2005)

"Evidence Based Model for Addictions Treatment." Presented at The 7th Annual, Part I Behavioral Health Care Symposium: Current Issues in Clinical Practice, . (August 2005)

"Trauma informed care for the independent practitioner." Presented at The 7th Annual, Part II Behavioral Health Care Symposium: Current Issues in Clinical Practice, . (November 2005)

"Normal recovery symptoms roles within addictions treatment." Presented at The 7th Annual, Part II Behavioral Health Care Symposium: Current Issues in Clinical Practice, . (November 2005)

"Evidence based approaches to addiction treatment." Presented at The Summer Institute of Addiction Studies, Columbus, OH. (July 2006)

"Trauma informed care." Presented at The Ohio Department of Youth Services Division of Treatment and Rehabilitation Services Treatment Conference, . (August 2006)

"State of Nebraska crisis intervention in mental health training." Presented at Mary Lanning Hospital Annual Mental Health Symposium, Hastings, NE. (August 2006)

"The collaborative for behavioral healthcare education: Does it make sense?." Presented at Eighth All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry: “Dollars & Sense: The Business Case for Community-Based Mental Health Services., Cleveland, OH, US|USA. (March 2007)

"Prevalence of co-morbid heart disease and depressive disorder across the continuum of hospitalized heart disease patients." Presented at Eighth All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry: “Dollars & Sense: The Business Case for Community-Based Mental Health Services, Cleveland, OH, US|USA. (March 2007)

"Impact of brief nicotine maintenance on patterns of tobacco consumption." Presented at Eighth Annual Institute on Community Psychiatry: Dollars & Sense: The Business Case for Community Based Mental Health Services, Columbus, OH. (March 2007)

"Legal and ethical considerations in providing crisis intervention." Presented at International Critical Incident Stress Management Conference, Baltimore. (January 2007)

"Patient safety: Examination of patient safety when considering the "Built-Environment"." Presented at The Summer Institute of Addiction Studies, Columbus, OH. (July 2007)

"Patient safety: Examination of patient safety when considering the "Built-Environment"." Presented at Ohio Department of Mental Health: Spring Seminar, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (May 2008)

"Motivational interviewing." Presented at Summer Institute of Addiction Studies, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2008)

"The collaborative for interdisciplinary behavioral health education: A case study of interdisciplinary primary and behavioral medicine." Presented at Third International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Tuscany, IT|ITA. (July 2008)

"Evidence based practice: Past, present and future.." Presented at Council on Social Work Education 54th Annual Meeting., Philadelphia, PA, US|USA. (November 2008)

"Evidence based practice in social work." Presented at Council on Social Work Education, Philadephia. (November 2008)

"Using supervision to process ethical issues: Unique considerations in addictions practice." Presented at Addiction Studies Institute, Columbus. (August 2009)

"Crisis intervention." Presented at Addiction Studies Institute, Columbus, OH. (August 2009)

"Trauma informed care: Understanding the role that violence plays in the lives of people seeking mental health services." Presented at All Ohio Counselors Conference, Columbus. (November 2009)

"Evidence based practice in social work." Presented at Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA. (November 2009)

"Update: Prevalence of co-morbid heart disease and depressive disorder across the continuum of hospitalized heart disease patients." Presented at Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry: Working Together for New Paradigms for Integrated Mental Health Services, Columbus, OH. (March 2009)

"Using supervision to process ethical issues: Unique considerations in addictions practice." Presented at Addiction Studies Institute, Columbus, OH. (August 2010)

"Anxiety disorders and heart disease: An overview." Presented at Anxiety Disorders Association of America 2010 32nd Annual Conference, Baltimore. (March 2010)

"Using supervision to process ethical issues: Unique considerations in addictions practice." Presented at Addiction Studies Institute, Columbus, OH. (August 2011)

"Trends in utilization of behavioral emergency services and episodes of violence and safety concerns at an academic medical center." Presented at American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (November 2011)

 

Professional Activities

2006 - present Social Work Book Review/Editor. Oxford University Press.
2006 - present Editorial Review Editor. Oxford University Press.
2010 - present Ad-hoc Reviewer. Oxford Bibliographies Online.
2006 Creating a Trauma Informed Care Environment. Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.
2007 Physician Recruitment and Retention. The Ohio Department of Mental Health.
2004 - 2008 Editorial Board Member for Brief treatment and crisis intervention: A journal of evidence based practice. Oxford University Press.
2009 - 2010 Board of Directors. Partners in Active Living.
 

Technical Reports

Yeager, K.R.. Oxford bibliographies online: Overview, mental health.. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press. (January 2010).

Yeager, K.R.. Oxford bibliographies online: Alcohol and drug abuse problems. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press. (January 2010).

Yeager, K.R.. Oxford bibliographies online: Suicide. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press. (January 2011).