Penn State participation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research

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Each year, Penn State faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and research staff play an active role in the premier prevention research conference, hosted by the Society for Prevention Research. This year, the conference shifted to a virtual delivery mode, from July 21-23, and registrants can view the following presentations involving Penn Staters that are marked (Live) or (On Demand); here is a list of the full conference catalog.    

SPR Sloboda and Bukoski Cup Competition

(Live) Penn State team (finalist): Alyssa Abrams, Renee Cloutier, Griselda Martinez, Niyantri Ravindran, Emily Simpson. Mentor: Jacquie Mogle.

Organized Paper Symposia

Dissemination and Implementation Science

Patterns of Engagement in the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14

Emily LoBraico, MS, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Gregory M. Fosco, PhD, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology; Associate Director, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Bethany Bray, PhD, Associate Director for Scientific Outreach, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL and Mark E. Feinberg, PhD, Research Professor and Senior Scientist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Dissemination and Implementation Science

(On Demand) Utilizing Profiles of Preschool Dysregulation to Assess Variation of Head Start Redi's Effectiveness

Benjamin Bayly, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Karen L. Bierman, PhD, Evan Pugh University Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

Dissecting Risk/Protective Factors for Intergenerational (Dis)Continuity in Problem Substance Use

Megan Bears Augustyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, Thomas A. Loughran, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Kimberly Henry, PhD, Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

Dissecting Risk/Protective Factors for Intergenerational (Dis)Continuity in Problem Substance Use

Megan Bears Augustyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, Thomas A. Loughran, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Kimberly Henry, PhD, Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

The Joint Development of Internalizing and Externalizing Problem Behaviors and Their Link to Problem Substance Use in Late Adolescence

Kimberly Henry, PhD, Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Celia J. Fulco, M.S., Graduate Student, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Megan Bears Augustyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX and Thomas A. Loughran, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

Prognostic Prediction of Adolescent Substance Use Incorporating Both Static and Dynamic Risk Factors

Thomas A. Loughran, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Megan Bears Augustyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX and Kimberly Henry, PhD, Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

Increasing Health Equity and Strengthening Resilience

Mapping Inequitable Distribution of HIV Prevention Resources By Race/Ethnicity, Neighborhood, and Age Among Men

Eric K. Layland, MS, PhD Candidate, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Lik Sam Chan, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, Elija Cassidy, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane City, QLD, Australia and Joshua G. Rosenberger, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Place-based Prevention

Evidence-Based School Readiness Interventions in New Contexts: The Head Start Redi Collaboration

Ann Michelle Daniels, Ph.D.1, Sherry Johnson, PhD2, Sarah Meyer Chilenski, PhD3, Amber Letcher, PhD4 and Janet Welsh, Ph.D.3, (1)Associate Professor, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, (2)Education Director, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Agency Village, SD, (3)Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (4)Associate Professor & SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Specialist, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

 

Bridging the Research-to-Practice Gap with Community Coalition Technical Assistance: A Dialogue Among Diverse Approaches

Janet Welsh, Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, was scheduled to be a discussant.

 

TED-Like Talks

Abstract of Distinction: The Importance of Considering Multiple Minority Identities Among Youth and Young Adults to Reaching Prevention Goals

Cara Exten, Assistant Professor of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University; and Eric K. Layland, MS, PhD Candidate, The Pennsylvania State University, were scheduled to be speakers.

 

Individual Paper Presentations  

Development and Testing of Interventions

(On Demand) Prosper Intervention Effects on Adolescents' School Bonding in Middle and High School: Implications for Young Adult Educational Attainment and Financial Well-Being

Devin Malloy McCauley, MS1, Shichen Fang, PhD2, Emily LoBraico, MS1, Mark E. Feinberg, PhD3, Cleve Redmond, PhD4, Richard Spoth, PhD5 and Gregory M. Fosco, PhD6, (1)Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (2)Postdoctoral Scholar, Penn State University, University Park, PA, (3)Research Professor and Senior Scientist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (4)Research Scientist, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, (5)F. Wendell Miller Senior Prevention Scientist Director, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, (6)Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology; Associate Director, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

Isolating the Impacts of Marijuana Use on Neurocognitive Functioning in Adolescents Who Are Substance Use Naïve at Baseline

Wen Ren, BA&BS, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Diana H. Fishbein, PhD, Co-Director, National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives, University Park, PA

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

(On Demand) Risk and Protective Factors of Frequent Screen Time Use of Online Technologies By Early Adolescence

Paul Morgan, PhD, Professor of Education and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Yangyang Wang, MA, Doctoral Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Adrienne D. Woods, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Increasing Health Equity and Strengthening Resilience

Integrating Multiple Sources of Data to Explore Community Service Needs and Use in Poor Rural Families: Implications for Improving Policy and Practice

Yolanda E Murphy, PhD, Postdoc, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Jochebed G. Gayles, PhD, Research Associate, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Individual Poster Presentations 

Development and Testing of Interventions

The Long-Term Impact of the Prosper Community-University Partnership Delivery System on Young-Adult Substance Use Problems

Emily LoBraico, MS, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Shichen Fang, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Penn State University, University Park, PA, Mark E. Feinberg, PhD, Research Professor and Senior Scientist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Richard Spoth, PhD, F. Wendell Miller Senior Prevention Scientist Director, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Cleve Redmond, PhD, Research Scientist, Iowa State University, Ames, IA and Gregory M. Fosco, PhD, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology; Associate Director, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Development and Testing of Interventions

Examining the Long-Term Benefits of PROSPER-Delivered Interventions: Timing and Escalation of Substance Use As Explanatory Mechanisms

Gregory M. Fosco, PhD, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology; Associate Director, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Shichen Fang, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Penn State University, University Park, PA, Emily LoBraico, MS, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Mark E. Feinberg, PhD, Research Professor and Senior Scientist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Richard Spoth, PhD, F. Wendell Miller Senior Prevention Scientist Director, Iowa State University, Ames, IA and Cleve Redmond, PhD, Research Scientist, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

 

Development and Testing of Interventions

The Effectiveness of Project Respect: An Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Prevention Program for Teachers

Jennifer Frank, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Deborah Schussler, D.Ed., Associate Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Dissemination and Implementation Science

Facilitating the Dosage and Fidelity of the Paths Curriculum with Leadership in Action

Celene Domitrovich, PhD, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, Yibing Li, PhD, Researcher, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC, Kimberly Kendziora, PhD, Managing Researcher, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC, Duncan C. Meyers, PhD, Senior Research Associate, CASEL, Chicago, IL and Mark T. Greenberg, PhD, Edna Peterson Bennett Chair; Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

(On Demand) New Mothers Who Blame Infants for Lost Sleep Are More Likely to Show Symptoms of a Postpartum Depressive Period

Catherine Hamby, MS, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Douglas Teti, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Epidemiology and Etiology

Parental Problematic Substance Use as an Important Risk Factor for Major Depressive and Substance Use Disorder Co-Occurrence: Results from a Nationally Representative Sample

Samuel W Stull, BA, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Renee M. Cloutier, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Ashley Linden-Carmichael, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Stephanie T. Lanza, PhD, Director, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Increasing Health Equity and Strengthening Resilience

(On Demand) Examining the Role of Latino Parents' Daily Stressors and Family Functioning on Adolescents' Daily Mood and Risky Behaviors

Griselda Martinez, MA1, Mayra Y. Bámaca-Colbert, PhD2, Sunhye Bai, PhD3, Zita Oravecz, PhD3 and Dawn P. Witherspoon, PhD2, (1)Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (2)Associate Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (3)Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Innovative Methods and Statistics

(On Demand) High-Intensity Drinking Versus Heavy Episodic Drinking: Differences in Risky Behaviors across Adolescence

Alyssa L. Abrams, MEd, Predoctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Ashley Linden-Carmichael, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Jennifer Frank, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, PA

 

Innovative Methods and Statistics

Feasibility and Acceptability of Using the Scram Wearable Device to Measure Alcohol Consumption Among High-Risk Emerging Adults

Ashley B. West, MS, Pre-doctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Rachel N. Bomysoad, BS, Research Technologist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Michael A. Russell, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and David E. Conroy, PhD, Professor of Kinesiology and Human Development & Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Innovative Methods and Statistics

Extracting Features of Alcohol Episodes Monitored Via Wearable Transdermal Alcohol Sensors

John Michael Felt, PhD, PAMT Postdoctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Joshua M. Smyth, Ph.D., Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Michael A. Russell, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Innovative Methods and Statistics

Examining the Cultural Consensus on Beliefs about Mindfulness in Emerging Adults

Natalia Van Doren, MS, NIDA T32 Pre-doctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Robert W. Roeser, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA and Zita Oravecz, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, Univeristy Park, PA

 

Place-based Prevention

Abstract of Distinction: A Daily-Level Examination of Cannabis Use and Consequences in Varying Social Contexts

Renee M. Cloutier, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Brian H. Calhoun, MS, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Stephanie T. Lanza, PhD, Director, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Ashley Linden-Carmichael, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Place-based Prevention

(On Demand) Neighborhood Shapes Parental Ethnic-Racial Socialization: A Gendered Process Among African American Youth

Tiyobista Mesfin Maereg, BA, Graduate Student, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA and Dawn P. Witherspoon, PhD, Associate Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Place-based Prevention

Enriching Childcare Centers with Evidence-Based Programming: Variations in Implementation Quality and Impact on Child Outcomes

Karen L. Bierman, PhD, Evan Pugh University Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Linda Jacobsen, MS, Statistician, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Damon Evan Jones, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Penn State University, University Park, PA, Janet Welsh, Ph.D., Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Benjamin Bayly, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Place-based Prevention

Adapting Program Implementation Supports for Childcare Centers and Impact on Teaching Quality

Janet Welsh, Ph.D., Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Claudia Mincemoyer, PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Karen L. Bierman, PhD, Evan Pugh University Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Julia Gest, MEd, Early Learning/Child Development Specialist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Leah Hunter Matt, PhD, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

Place-based Prevention

Childcare Center Characteristics and Evidence-Based Program Implementation: Director and Teacher Perspectives

Leah Hunter Matt, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Benjamin Bayly, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Karen L. Bierman, PhD, Evan Pugh University Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Julia Gest, MEd, Early Learning/Child Development Specialist, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

 

Research, Policy, and Practice

(On Demand) Lessons Learned from Surveying Congressional Staff on Using Science

Elizabeth Long, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Rebecca Smith, MSW, Doctoral Student, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Brittany Gay, MA, Doctoral Student, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, Taylor Scott, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Belmont, NC and Daniel Max Crowley, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA