Spring 2013 Seminars

The planned location for all spring 2013 seminars is 022 Biobehavioral Health Building / the Ruth Pike Auditorium, 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

Spring 2013 Seminar Flyer (PDF)

January 16

No Seminar

January 23

Scott Gest, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State, "Teacher Management of Classroom Social Dynamics in Elementary School: Opportunities for Professional Development & Intervention" [abstract] [presentation]

January 30

Brian Bumbarger, Director, and Stephanie Bradley, Evaluation Specialist, EPISCenter, Prevention Research Center, Penn State, "From Bench Science to Systems Change: Reconciling Evidence-based Practice with Practice-based Evidence" [abstract] [presentation]

February 6

Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Research Professor of Health and Human Development, Prevention Research Center, Penn State, "Horizontal Fault Lines: Family-focused Prevention Targeting Coparenting Alliances and Sibling Relations" [abstract] [presentation]

February 13

No Seminar

February 20

Kimberly Mallett, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Health and Human Development, Prevention Research Center, Penn State, "Pale and Sober: Reducing Problems Associated with High-Risk Drinking and UV Exposure" [abstract] [presentation]

February 27

Joint Session with the Methodology Center: David Mackinnon, Ph.D., Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, "Approaches to Improving Causal Inference for Mediation Models" [abstract] [presentation] [video]

March 6

No Seminar—Spring Break

March 13

No Seminar

March 20

No Seminar

March 27

Kelly Davis, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and David Almeida, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development and Familiy Studies, and, Penn State, "Work, Family, Health Study: Testing a Workplace Intervention on Daily Stress and Family Processes" [abstract] [presentation]

April 3

Sarah Chilenski, Ph.D., Research Associate, Prevention Research Center, Penn State, "Evidence2Success: Community Prevention Systems Version 3.0" [abstract] [presentation]

April 10

Bo Cleveland, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State, "gPROSPER: Early Progress and Findings from a Genetically Informative Investigation of the PROSPER Prevention Project" [abstract] [presentation]

April 17

PAMT Fellows/(Prevention And Methodology Training Program), Presentations on Recent Work [abstract] [presentation]

April 24

POSTPONED to 2014: 4th Annual Translational Research Poster Session, EPISCenter (Location: Prevention Research Center, Biobehavioral Health Building, 3rd Floor)

May 1

Presentations by Penn State/PRC SPR (Society for Prevention Research) Cup Team—Brea Burger, Jiangxiu Zhou, Hye Jeong Choi, and Lauren Connell