Dr.  Maya Boustani, PhD - University of California, Los Angeles - Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Maya Boustani


University of California, Los Angeles

Postdoctoral Researcher

Los Angeles, CA | United States

Main Specialties: Other

Additional Specialties: Adolescent risky behaviors

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Dr.  Maya Boustani, PhD - University of California, Los Angeles - Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Maya Boustani



Maya Boustani is pursuing a program of implementation research focused on reducing mental health disparities for vulnerable youth and families. Her research rests on three principles (a) prioritize research-practice partnerships in the design and delivery of services; (b) identify low-cost ways to disseminate evidence-based practices in communities of need, using indigenous resources; and (c) attend closely to workforce and organizational factors that support feasibility, effective implementation, and sustainability of evidence based practice.

Primary Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA , United States


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Aug 2016
Florida International University




22PubMed Central Citations

Building Resilience After School for Early Adolescents in Urban Poverty: Open Trial of Leaders @ Play.

Adm Policy Ment Health 2015 Nov;42(6):723-36

Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA.

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November 2015
18 Reads
3 PubMed Central Citations(source)

A randomized clinical trial of family therapy in juvenile drug court.

J Fam Psychol 2015 Apr 26;29(2):232-41. Epub 2015 Jan 26.

Department of Public Health Sciences.

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April 2015
20 Reads
6 PubMed Central Citations(source)

Common elements of adolescent prevention programs: minimizing burden while maximizing reach.

Adm Policy Ment Health 2015 Mar;42(2):209-19

Department of Psychology, Center for Children and Families, Florida International University, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL, 33199, USA,

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March 2015
21 Reads
1 PubMed Central Citation(source)

Perceived benefits and proposed solutions for teen pregnancy: qualitative interviews with youth care workers.

Am J Orthopsychiatry 2015 Jan;85(1):80-92

Department of Psychology, Florida International University.

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January 2015
30 Reads
1.50 Impact Factor

A randomized pilot study of the Engaging Moms Program for family drug court.

J Subst Abuse Treat 2010 Apr 8;38(3):263-74. Epub 2010 Feb 8.

Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA.

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April 2010
37 Reads
12 PubMed Central Citations(source)