Lisa Saldana, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisa Saldana has a doctorate in clinical psychology with a research and clinical emphasis in child welfare populations and evidence-based practice. She is an implementation scientist and intervention developer. She currently is PI or co-I on multiple federally funded grants. Lisa is the primary developer of the Stages of Implementation Completion (SIC) and Cost of Implementing New Strategies (COINS) implementation tools, as well as the R3 supervisor implementation strategy, a workforce approach focused on infusing evidence-based strategies into every day interactions between families and frontline staff. She and her team currently are evaluating the SIC Coaching strategy to integrate the use of SIC data into clinical consultation processes. Lisa also is the developer of the FAIR model, an integrative treatment for parental opioid and methamphetamine abuse and child neglect that has undergone rigorous testing and for which scale-up protocols are being developed. She is the Clinic Director of the ODI Clinic, where FAIR currently is being implemented countywide. Lisa and colleagues have been a part of multiple additional scale-up efforts of evidence-based programs both domestically and internationally.