Robert Walker was invited to present an afternoon-long seminar on Neuroscience and Social Work to the faulty and graduate students at Florida State University. He provided independent study guidance to two doctoral students in the College of Social Work and supervised additional paper development for these two students and a recent MSW graduate. All three had prepared or were close to having papers ready for submission using UK CDAR research data. The two doctoral students had also been provided with supervision and guidance on how to conduct forensic behavioral health assessments and mitigation assessments in death penalty cases and in diversion programs. He served on two dissertation committees (one on allostatic load during pregnancy, the other on suicide survivor groups) with other doctoral students in Social Work in 2016. As part of hi contract for providing evaluation research for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, he provided three major training events, mostly on motivational interviewing for social workers doing diversion planning in lieu of incarceration. He also did two programs for DPA staff on the major psychotropic medications, the indications, side effects and general use patterns with mental disorders. He have provided consultation to the Secretary of Justice and Public Safety Cabinet regarding diversion service outcomes and needed criminal justice reforms. He provided training to peer mentors working with the UK Department of Psychiatry in clinical work with adolescents with substance use disorders. He reviewed over 15 IRB protocols for studies of prisoners or studies involving participants with impaired decisional capabilities. He continued to provide consultation and technical assistance regarding outcomes and legislation need to Recovery Kentucky program staff and advocates. He participated in two meeting with a congressman on needs for recovery supports in the form of employment assistance and he continues to work with his staff on behalf of the Recovery Kentucky programs.