Dr. David T. Lardier

Dr. Lardier is an Assistant Research Professor in UNM’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Division of Community Behavioral Health. Dr. Lardier is a frequent collaborator of The SASH Lab and has co-authored over 20 publications with SASH lab members. Dr. Lardier’s research interests include the implementation and evaluation of substance misuse, mental health, and sexual health prevention-intervention programming; evaluation and scale development; statistical methodology for multi-level prevention-intervention research; the implementation of evidence-based practices in ethnically-diverse and rural communities; and both youth and community empowerment and resiliency. Dr. Lardier has co-authored over 50 publications specific to prevention-intervention science and community empowerment, and has provided evaluation and methodological support for both SAMHSA and NIH grants. As a licensed professional clinical mental health counselor (LPCC) in the state of New Mexico, Dr. Lardier’s clinical expertise focuses on individual and group therapy, and both crisis and suicide assessment-intervention services and training. Dr. Lardier takes on a strengths-based, empowerment approach to therapeutic practice, as well as grounds his work in practice-based evidence approaches to ensure a culturally responsive clinical experience.