Author: Jeremy Jewell, PhD, LCP, LSP

Dr. Jeremy Jewell, is dually credentialed as both a licensed clinical psychologist and licensed school psychologist. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and completed his internship at Boys Town in Omaha Nebraska. With over 15 years of experience in the field, he consults with dozens of agencies, clinics, school districts, probation departments, and courts to provide evaluation services as well as training on related to the treatment of children and adolescents. Additionally, Dr. Jewell has authored the only two programs in existence focused on treating youth in short term detention (Relaxation Skills Violence Prevention program (RSVP) and the Compassion Approach to Learning Meditation program (CALM)). Dr. Jewell has also won several awards for his service to the community including being named the 2016 Hoppe Research Professor, a 2015 Mental Health Hero, 2009 Champion for Children, and 2008 Urban Research Scholar.

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The Behaviors & Attitudes Drinking & Driving Scale (BADDS): A First Hand Historical Perspective from Co-Developer Dr. Jeremy Jewell

In 2002 I was in my second year as a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, when I was approached by Dr. Greg Luttrell, a faculty member in Civil Engineering, who wanted to study the effectiveness of the Fatal Vision goggles. Joined by my colleague Dr. Steve Hupp, I thought this would be a straightforward study. First, we needed to find a questionnaire that measured individual’s attitudes toward drinking and driving.

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