CCF Workshop: Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers

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Venue:Center for Children and Families, MMC, AHC I, Rm 140

Workshop: "Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT): A Brief School-Based Preventive Intervention Targeting Youth Problem Behaviors" presented by J. Mark Eddy, Ph.D.Director of Research, Partners for Our Children School of Social Work, University of Washington. Click here for more information.

Learning Objectives. Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the rationale and research findings behind the LIFT program
  • Demonstrate key techniques used in this evidence-based preventative intervention
  • Describe important considerations for the implementation of the LIFT program

J. Mark Eddy, Ph.D., Director of Research for Partners for Our Children (POC), is a licensed psychologist and research scientist. As part of the University of Washington's School of Social Work, POC works with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services in a public-private partnership to discover and deploy innovative solutions to improve outcomes for children and families at risk for or involved with the child welfare system. He specializes in conducting randomized controlled trials of family-based prevention and intervention programs. Prior to joining POC, he served for over two decades as a senior scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC) in Eugene. He is an associate editor of the professional journal Prevention Science, and he co-edited the recently published book, Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners (Urban Institute Press).

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