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 upcoming and previous workshops, see below:
, PhD, Associate Professor, Rutgers University, presented the Seventh Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services Wednesday, May 12, 2021. The subject of the training was “Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS).” Click here to view the schedule.
, PhD, Senior Scientist, Oregon Research Institute and Director of the Center for Family and Adolescent Research (CFAR), presented the Sixth Friday, May 10, 2019, on the University Park campus. The subject of the training was “Functional Family Therapy: A Flexible, Adaptive Approach for Behavioral Health Clinicians Serving Adolescents and Their Families.”
, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, presented the Friday, May 18, 2018, on the University Park campus. The subject of the training was “The Collaborative Life Skills Program: An Evidenced-Based School- Home Intervention for Attention and Behavior Challenges.”
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 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 theon 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. 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.”