Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University welcomes Dr. Angela Broadus

December 12, 2016

Dr. Angela Broadus joined the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University in April of 2016. She completed an M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program, plus an M.A. in Clinical Psychology and a B.S. in Psychology from Sam Houston State University. Dr. Broadus brings seven years of experience teaching online and face-to-face classes in substance use disorders and child development at the University of Nevada, Reno; plus, extensive experience as a professional community trainer in the field of substance abuse prevention, and addiction among older adults. In addition, Dr. Broadus has authored or co-authored nine technical reports, three encyclopedia entries, one book chapter, and five articles in peer-review journals. Professionally, Dr. Broadus has held multiple positions within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional and Health Divisions, Oregon’s Washington County Community Corrections Center, and California’s Department of Corrections Research Division. Since her arrival, Dr. Broadus has developed seven, 2-hour substance prevention workshops, and has traveled extensively throughout the state to offer these workshops to those who work with or have adolescents in their families. Her current projects include further development of her Public Attitudes about Addiction Scale (PAAS), an upcoming statewide assessment of juvenile prevention needs, an assessment of the new substance abuse prevention curriculum, and development of five new substance prevention workshops.