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Each year the CSC Training Institute presents an annual workshop in which a research practitioner is brought in to offer hands-on training open not just to the Penn State community, but also to the local community. For information on our previous workshops, see below:

Headshot of Linda PfiffnerMay 2018

Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, will present the Fifth Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services Friday, May 18, 2018, on the University Park campus. The subject of the training will be "The Collaborative Life Skills Program: An Evidenced-Based School- Home Intervention for Attention and Behavior Challenges."

John WeiszMay 2017

Dr. John R. Weisz, Director for Laboratory for Youth Mental Health, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University and Harvard Medical School, presented the Fourth Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services on Friday, May 5, 2017, on the University Park campus. The subject of the training was "Modular Treatment of Youth Anxiety, Depression, and Conduct Problems: Transdiagnostic Intervention using MATCH and the Child STEPs Model."

Dr. John LochmanMay 2016

Dr. John E. Lochman, Director of the Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems and Professor and Doddridge Saxon Chair in Clinical Psychology at the University of Alabama, presented the Third Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services on Friday, May 13, 2016, on the University Park campus. The subject of the training was "The Coping Power Program for Aggressive Children: Intervention Framework, Outcomes, Adaptations and Dissemination."

Dr. Esther DeblingerMay 2015

Dr. Esther Deblinger, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, presented the Second Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services on Friday, May 15, 2015, on the University Park campus. The subject of the training was "Developing An Evidence Based Approach to Treating Childhood Trauma: A Personal and Professional Narrative."

Dr. Keith HermanDr. Wendy ReinkeMay 2014

Dr. Keith C. Herman and Dr. Wendy Reinke, University of Missouri, presented the First Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services on Saturday, May 31, 2014, here at the University Park campus. Faculty and staff across numerous Colleges and fields, graduate students, State College Area School District employees, and mental health workers were among the attendees for the workshop focused on "Motivational Interviewing in Schools: Strategies for Engaging Parents, Teachers, and Students."