Jon Agley

Assistant Research Scientist
Applied Health Science

Evaluation Specialist
Indiana Prevention Resource Center

jagley@indiana.edu
(812) 855-3123
501 N. Morton St., Suite 110

Education
  • Indiana University Bloomington, Ph.D. in Health Behavior, 2011
  • Indiana University Bloomington, M.P.H. in Public Health, 2005
  • Indiana University Bloomington, BA in English Literature, 2004
Courses
  • SPH Q602 - Multivariate Statistical Analysis
  • SPH H318 - Drug Use in American Society
  • SPH H518 - Alcohol and Drug Education
Background
  • Evaluator and Subcontract PI, Indiana State University's Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training grant (2015-2018). Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
  • Evaluator, Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Medical Professionals grant (2013-2016). Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
  • Evaluation Director, State of Indiana's Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment grant (INSBIRT) (2011-2016). Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
  • Evaluator, Indiana University School of Medicine's Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Medical Residency grant (2009-2014). Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Research Interests

  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use prevention
  • Implementation strategies and community-facing interventions
Selected Publications

Agley, J., McNelis, A.M., Schwindt, R., Clark, C., Kent, K., Carlson, J., & Gassman, R.A. (2016). If you teach it, they will screen: Advanced practice nursing students' use of screening and brief intervention in the clinical setting. Journal of Nursing Education, 55(4), 1-5.

Reho, K., Agley, J., DeSalle, M., & Gassman, R.A. (2016). Are we there yet? A brief report on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) implementation fidelity tools. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 37(4), 377-388.

Gassman, R.A., Agley, J., Fly, A.D., He, K., Beckmeyer, J.J., Sayegh, M.A., & Tidd, D.M. (2016). Using biological samples for youth ATOD survey validation: A focus group study. Addiction Research & Theory, 24(3), 177-185.

Jun, M.K., Agley, J., Huang, C., & Gassman, R.A. (2016). College binge drinking and social norms: Using statistics to inform interventions. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 25(2), 113-123.

Weybright, E.H., Cooper, B.R., Beckmeyer, J., Bumpus, M., Hill, L.G., & Agley, J. (2016). Moving beyond drinking to have a good time: A person-centered approach to identifying reason typologies in legal-aged college student drinkers. Prevention Science, 17(6), 679-688.

Agley, J., Gassman, R., Jun, M, Nowicke, C., & Samuel, S. (2015). Improving local alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) data collection for usability: Statewide administration of the CRAFFT screening tool. Substance Abuse & Misuse, 50(13), 1668-1677.

McNelis, A., Agley, J., Carlson, J., & Gassman, R. (2015). One size doesn't fit all: Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) education for medical professionals [Abstract]. European Psychiatry, 30 (Suppl. 1), 512.

Agley, J., Gassman, R., YoussefAgha, A., Jun, M.K., Torabi, M., & Jayawardene, W. (2015). Examining sequences of adolescent substance use initiation involving over-the-counter (OTC) drug abuse. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, Online First, 1-8.

Luo, J., Agley, J., Hendryx, M., Gassman, R., & Lohrmann, D. (2015). Risk patterns among college youth: Identification and implications for prevention and treatment. Health Promotion Practice, 16(1), 132-141.[1]

Agley, J., Gassman, R.A., DeSalle, M., Vannerson, J., Carlson, J., & Crabb, D. (2014). Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) and motivational interviewing for PGY1 medical residents. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 6(4), 765-769.

Agley, J., Gassman, R., Vannerson, J., & Crabb, D.W. (2014). Assessing the relationship between medical residents' perceived barriers to SBIRT implementation and their documentation of SBIRT in clinical practice. Public Health, 128(8), 755-758.

Agley, J., McIntire, R., DeSalle, M., Tidd, D., Wolf, J., & Gassman, R.A. (2014). Connecting patients to services: Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment in primary health care. Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, 21(5), 370-379.

Townsend, J.A., Hsieh, P-C., Van Puymbroeck, M., Johnston, J.D., Gassman, R., Agley, J., et al. (2013). Sense of coherence, perceived stress and health related quality of life in college students. The Illuminare, 11(1), 69-74.

Agley, J., Walker, B.B., & Gassman, R. (2013). Adaptation of alcohol and drug screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to a department of intercollegiate athletics: The COMPASS Project. Health Education Journal, 72(6), 647-659.

Agley, J., Gassman, R.A., Crabb, D., Babcock, D., Bartholomew, J., et al. (2012). Exploring medical residents' likelihood to perform screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) behaviors 30 days after a face-to-face SPIRT training. Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education. 2(10).

Agley, J., Gassman, R., Kolbe, L., Seo, D-C., & Torabi, M. (2012). Do sociodemographic factors, smoking status, and beliefs about the health of others predict attitudes toward smoke-free air policies in various settings? Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, 29(3), 91-101.

Marker-Hoffman, R.L., Johnston, J.D., Agley, J., Gassman, R., Middlestadt, S.E., & Puymbroeck, M.V. (2011). Walking and body mass index patterns in a college student population. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 43(5), 793. [Research Abstract]

Gassman, R.A., Agley, J., Johnson, J.D., Middlestadt, S.E., Van Puymbroeck, M., and YoussefAgha, A. (2012). Catalyzing trans-disciplinary studies in public health: A college health survey and data platform. Health Promotion Practice, 13(1), 90-97.[1]

Agley, J., Agley, D.L., Gassman, R.A., and Jun, M.K. (2010). Sleep, stress, and cigarette smoking among college students. The Health Education Monograph Series, 27(1), 1-8.

Agley, J., Samuel, S., & Nowicke, C. (2009). Methamphetamine and club drug use among Indiana students in grades 6-12. The Journal of Korean Society for School Health Education, 10(2), 55-68.

Agley, J., & Gassman, R. (2008). A state-based model of prevention: Indiana's example. Health Promotion Practice, 9(2), 199-204.[2]

Seo, D-C., Nehl, E., Agley, J., & Ma, S-M. (2007). Relationships between physical activity and behavioral and perceptual correlates among Midwestern college students. Journal of American College Health, 56(2), 187-197.

Publications in Progress or Submitted

Weybright, E.H., Cooper, B.R., Beckmeyer, J., Bumpus, M., Hill, L.G., & Agley, J. (Submitted). Moving beyond drinking to have a good time: A person-centered approach to identifying reason typologies in legal-aged college student drinkers. Prevention Science.

Gassman, R.A., Agley, J., Fly, A.D., He, K., Beckmeyer, J.J., Sayegh, M.A., & Tidd, D.M. (Submitted). Using biological samples for youth ATOD survey validation: A focus group study. Addiction Research & Theory.

Agley, J., Crabb, D., Harris, L.E., Gassman, R., & Gerke, S.P. (Submitted). Differences in substance use reported through SBIRT among adult patients by healthcare setting and prescreening method. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.

Reho, K., Agley, J., DeSalle, M., & Gassman, R.A. (Submitted). Are we there yet? A brief report on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) implementation fidelity tools. The Journal of Primary Prevention.

Recent Presentations

McNelis, A., Agley, J., Carlson, J., & Gassman, R. (2015, March). One size doesn't fit all: Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) education for medical professionals. Poster presentation at the 23rd European Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria.

DeSalle, M.L. & Agley, J. (2015, March). No more missed opportunities: Using MI for brief interventions. Oral presentation at the 2015 Annual Indiana Counseling Association Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Agley, J. & Tidd, D. (2014, December). Follow-Up Support System: Never miss an event again. Webinar presentation on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

Agley, J., Goldsworthy, R., Lenox, M., Bartholomew, J., Carlson, J., Gassman, R.A., et al. (2014, November). Screening scores and clinical markers: A step toward integration of behavioral health and primary care. Poster presentation at the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

DeSalle, M.L. & Agley, J. (2014, November). Beyond diagnosis: Using motivational interviewing to improve patient outcomes. Visiting faculty lecture: Continuing Medical Education Program at Columbus Regional Hospital.

DeSalle, M. & Agley, J. (2014, September). Making every minute count! Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment. Oral presentation at the European Branch of the American Counseling Association's Annual Conference, Milan, Italy.

Desalle, M. & Agley, J.  (2014, March).  Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT):  How 5-15 minutes can change a person's life.  Clinical mental health training session at the 2014 American Counseling Assocation's Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Agley, J., Goldsworthy, R., Babcock, D., Bartholomew, J., Crabb, D., DeSalle, M., et al. (2013, November). Toward integrated care: How brief screening tools can help identify and address alcohol use and depression comorbidity. Oral presentation at the 141st APHA Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

Smith, R. Wolf, J., DeSalle, M., Agley, J., Babcock, D., & Trimbur, R.  (2013, September).  SBIRT (Alcohol and Drug Screenng, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment). Oral presentation and panel discussion at the 2013 Indiana Annual Recovery Month Symposium (IN ARMS), Indianapolis, Indiana.

McIntire, R., Agley, J., DeSalle, M., Englehardt, N., Tidd, D., Wolf, J., et al.  (2013, August).  Timing SBIRT:  An integral step in identifying the costs of SBIRT services for substance use in Indiana community health centers.  Poster presentation at the 2013 National Association of Community Health Centers Community Health Institute and Expo, Chicago, Illinois.

McIntire, R., Agley, J., DeSalle, M., Tidd, D., Wolf, J., & Gassman, R.  (2013, August).  Indiana SBIRT:  Fostering adoption of SBIRT services for substance use among Indiana community health centers.  Poster presentation at the 2013 National Association of Community Health Centers Community Health Institue and Expo, Chicago, Illinois.

Agley, J., Goldsworthy, R., Gassman, R., Bartholomew, J., Crabb, D., & Vannerson, J. (2012, October). When less is more: Optimizing SBIRT/MI training for primary care medical residents. Poster presentation at the 140th APHA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.

Agley, J., & Brown, C. (2012, October). SBIRT Process Evaluation. Oral presentation at SAMHSA's 2012 Annual SBIRT Grantee Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland.[3]

Agley, J., & Gassman, R. (2012, September). What is Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment? Oral presentation at the 2012 Indiana Annual Recovery Month Symposium (IN ARMS), Indianapolis, Indiana.

Agley, J., & Gassman, R. (2012, August). Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment: A paradigm shift. Oral presentation at the 2012 National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) National Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

McIntire, R., Agley, J., Gassman, R., Wolf, J., & Tidd, D. (2012, June). Integrating screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services for substance use in Indiana health centers. Poster presentation at the Indiana Rural Health Association's 15th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Vannerson, J., Gassman, R., Goldsworthy, R., Bartholomew, J., Leary, A., Agley, J., et al. (2011, October). We Ask Everyone: Design and Implementation of an SBIRT Initiative in a Community-Based Primary Care Teaching Clinic. Oral presentation at the 139th APHA Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Gassman, R., & Agley, J. (2011, October). What is Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment? (Revised). Oral presentation at Indiana Problem Gambling Awareness Program's "Women, Trauma, Problem Gambling, and Substance Abuse Treatment" training, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Gassman, R., & Agley, J.(2011, September). What is Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment? Oral presentation at the 2011 Indiana Annual Recovery Month Symposium (IN ARMS), Indianapolis, Indiana.

Middlestadt, S.E., Johnston, J.D., Van Puymbroeck, M., YoussefAgha, A., Gassman, R.A., & Agley, J. (2010, October). The role of self-efficacy and the environment in encouraging undergraduates to eat breakfast every day. Poster presented at the 138th APHA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Johnston, J., Thosar, S., Agley, J., Gassman, R., Middlestadt, S.E., Van Puymbroeck, M., & YoussefAgha, A. (2010, October). Physical Activity and Sedentary Patterns during College Transition Years. Poster presented at the 138th APHA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.