Rachel Chernick, LCSW, Named Director of Clinical Research for Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

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Rachel Chernick, LCSW, Named Director of Clinical Research for Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, 5.29.18

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting families struggling with their son's or daughter's substance use, has named Rachel Chernick, LCSW, as director of clinical research. Chernick is a licensed clinical social worker and brings decades of experience in addiction treatment and research to the partnership. Most recently, Chernick has worked as an adjunct professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, teaching courses in social work practice, theory and drug and alcohol addiction. She has also worked in the qualitative research unit at the New York City Department of Health in the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Prevention, Care and Treatment. Chernick is currently completing her Ph.D. in Social Welfare at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation research focuses on social factors influencing young women's initiation to non-medical prescription opioid use.

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Submitted on: MAY 29, 2018

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