Fall 2012 Seminars

All seminars are in S209 Henderson Building, from 4-5 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Prevention Research Center seminars will eventually be offered via Adobe Connect. Notice of their availability via this service will be distributed soon. Instructions

Fall 2012 Seminar Flyer (PDF)

September 12

Charles F. Geier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State, "Imaging the Normative Development of Motivated Inhibitory Control and the Effects of Daily Smoking" [abstract] [presentation]

September 17*

CO-SPONSORS, EPISCenter and School of the Visual Arts

*(Note different day [Monday], time [3:30 p.m.] and location [Living Center])

Richard Ross, Professor of Art, photographer, and researcher, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Roadmap for a More Effective Argument for Social Justice" [resource page]

September 26

Jerome "Boe" Itinger, Director of Grants & Contracts, and Donna Harkless, Associate Coordinator for Grants & Contracts, College of Health and Human Development; and David Gindhart, Director, Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS), Penn State, "The New Electronic Proposal Internal Approval Form (ePIAF)" [abstract] [handout]

October 3

No Seminar

October 10

Jill Farrell, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, and Jennifer Mettrick, Evaluation Director, Institute for Innovation and Implementation, School of Social Work, University of Maryland, "Evaluating the Adoption and Reach of Evidence-Based Practices in Maryland’s Department of Juvenile Services[abstract] [presentation]

October 17

Nilam Ram, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Penn State, "Time-Oriented Data, Art and sYence (TODAY): Six Contemporary Mediums for Intervention" [abstract] [StudioLab website for presentation videos]

October 24*

(Note different time [4–5:30 p.m. ]; and location [Methodology Center])

Joint Session with the Methodology Center: Poster Session and Open House Featuring Research of the PAMT Fellows, Methodology Center, 400 Calder Square II [abstract] [list of poster authors and titles]

October 31

Janet Welsh, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development, Prevention Research Center, Penn State, "PROSPER: Lessons Learned About Evidence-Based Practice in the Real World" [abstract] [presentation]

November 7

Edward Mulvey, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, "Selected Policy-relevant Findings from the Pathways to Desistance Study" [abstract] [presentation]

November 15*


(Note different day [Thursday] and location [Living Center])

Please also attend the Child Study Center presentation by Dr. Brooks-Gunn on November 14 (4:15 p.m., NLI) [abstract]

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons; Co-Director, National Center for Children and Families; and Co-Director, Institute for Child and Family Policy, Columbia University, "Disadvantage and Development: Strategies to Reduce Income Gaps in School Readiness"  [lecture resource page] [Bennett abstract] [CSC presentation] [Bennett presentation]

November 21

No Seminar—Thanksgiving

November 28

No Seminar—Unpacking after our move into new space!

December 5

No Seminar