Dr. Angie Rollins’ research interests are primarily in studying methods for improving implementation of evidence-based mental health practices for people with severe mental illness. Recent topics include the measurement of program fidelity, improving clinical knowledge and skills, and reducing staff burnout.
Clinical populations of interest include those experiencing homelessness, mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorders, as well as populations that might best be served by mental health and substance abuse services integrated within primary care settings. Dr. Rollins has particular expertise in the implementation of assertive community treatment, illness management and recovery, supported employment, and integrated dual disorders treatment (for comorbid mental illness and substance use disorders). One of her newest roles is evaluating the implementation of assertive community treatment to support individuals with a serious mental illness who are homeless transition into permanent housing.
Areas of Focus
- Health Communications
- Implementation Science
- Quality Measurement