Title/Position: Research Assistant ProfessorProfile:
PhD, Counseling Psychology
School of Nursing & Health Studies
M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing Education
Telephone: (305) 284-1530
PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Miami 2011
Doctoral Internship, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System/University of Michigan, 2007
EdS, Mental Health Counseling, Indiana University, 2002
MS, Community Counseling, Indiana University, 2002
BA, Psychology, Purdue University, 1995
Research and Academic Interests
Mental health and substance use disorders
Culture and psychological measurement
Mitrani, V.B., McCabe, B.E., Burns, M.J., & Feaster, D.J. (in press). Family mechanisms of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV-seropositive women in drug recovery. Health Psychology.
Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., McCabe, B.E., Vermeesch, A.L, Florom-Smith, A.L., & Peragallo, N. (in press). Birthplace, culture, self-esteem, and intimate partner violence among community dwelling Hispanic women. Violence Against Women.
Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., McCabe, B.E., & Cianelli, R. (in press). The efficacy of an HIV risk reduction intervention for Hispanic women. AIDS and Behavior.
Santisteban, D.A., Mena, M.P., & McCabe, B.E. (2011) Adaptive treatment for Hispanic adolescent substance abuse: preliminary evidence. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 610 – 614.
McCabe, B.E., Vermeesch, A.L., Hall, R.F., Peragallo, N.P., & Mitrani, V.B. (2011). Acculturation and the Center for Epidemiological Studies – Depression Scale for adult Spanish-speaking Hispanic women. Nursing Research, 60, 270 – 275.
Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., McCabe, B.E., Florom-Smith, A., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2011). Substance abuse, violence, HIV risk and depression: an underlying syndemic factor among Latinas? Nursing Research, 60, 182 – 189.
Mitrani, V.B., McCabe, B.E., Robinson, C., Weiss-Laxer, N.S., & Feaster, D.J. (2010). Structural Ecosystems Therapy for Recovering HIV+ Women: Child, Mother and Parenting Outcomes. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 746 – 755.
Mitrani, V. B., Feaster, D. J., Weiss-Laxer, N.S., & McCabe, B.E. (2011). Malaise, motivation, and motherhood: predictors of engagement in behavioral interventions from a randomized controlled trial for HIV+ women in drug abuse recovery. AIDS and Behavior, 15, 396 - 406.
Feaster, D.J., Mitrani, V.B., Burns, M.J., McCabe, B.E., Brincks, A.M., Rodriguez, A.E., Deshratn, A., & Robbins, M.S. (2010). A randomized controlled trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy for HIV medication adherence and substance use relapse. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 111, 227 – 234.
Suarez-Morales, L., Martino, S., Bedregal, L., McCabe, B. E., Cuzmar, I.Y., Paris, M., Feaster, D. J., Carroll, K. M., & Szapocznik, J. (2010). Do therapist cultural characteristics influence the outcome of substance abuse treatment for Spanish-speaking adults? Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16, 199 – 205.