BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Dr. Caroline Easton, alumni of RIT (1990), is a Professor of Forensic Psychology at the College of Health Science and Technology at RIT. She served as a senior faculty member at Yale’s School of Medicine for 17 years, directed both the pre-doctoral training program and the Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic. Dr. Easton was recently hired to build new education and training programs pertaining to Behavioral Health within CHST. She will also serve as the Clinical Director of the new Behavioral Health Sciences Clinic.
Dr. Easton’s scholarly interests pertain to her expertise within Forensic and Addiction Psychiatry. More specifically, she has numerous publications related to ‘best practice procedures’ for the treatment of clients with co-occurring addiction and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). She presents at international/national conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals and has received funding from grants from the National Institute of Health, the Donaghue Foundation, CT’s Department of Addiction and Mental Health Services, Monroe County’s Office of Mental Health, the Socio-Legal Center and the U.K.
On the international level, Dr. Easton currently collaborates with Investigators from London, England, Hong Kong, Australia, Spain, Scotland, Brazil, and Canada regarding the treatment of family violence among substance abusers. On a national level, Dr. Easton continues to consult with the state of CT on Policy and Procedures for Family Violence Treatment Reform. She continues as Clinical Faculty within Yale’s School of Medicine. On the community level, Dr. Easton provides consultation, evaluation and/or treatment services for the Monroe County’s Office of Mental Health, the Socio-Legal Center, Rochester’s Regional Healthcare System, Catholic Family Services and the Criminal Justice System.
August 29, 2019
Dr. Caroline Easton Awarded $1.4 Million Grant
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) awarded Dr. Caroline Easton close to $1.4 Million Dollars. HRSA designated her as an awardee for the Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) Program designed to Advance the Field of Addiction Treatments within the Profession of Clinical Psychology.
August 1, 2018
Health app helps victims of domestic abuseResearchers and domestic violence advocates at RIT and Resolve of Greater Rochester created an avatar named RITa to provide “on demand” domestic violence expertise in primary care settings.
May 21, 2018
RIT offers behavioral health internshipThe Priority Behavioral Health Care Psychology Internship Program aims to increase the number of highly trained clinicians and researchers working as clinical leaders in the region.