Here is a list of our upcoming and past events and conferences that the CIRS team has taken part in.
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Sunday, November 24, 2013
ABCT Conference - Nashville, TN.
CIRS Members and their partners presented at the annual ABCT Conference.
Members of CIRS traveled to Nashville, TN. in November to attend the annual ABCT Conference. Pictured here is grad student, Allie Zoromski discussing her research on predictors of peer acceptance and rejection in youth with ADHD.
The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)is a multidisciplinary organization committed to the advancement of scientific approaches to the understanding and improvement of human functioning through the investigation and application of behavioral, cognitive, and other evidence-based principles to the assessment, prevention, treatment of human problems, and the enhancement of health and well-being.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
CIRS members and their community partners presented at the Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
School-Based Mental Health Screening: Rationale, Validity, and Procedures (EBP)
In the presentation, the presenters discussed the public health importance of universal school-based
screening for social, emotional, and behavioral problems in children entering Kindergarten, presented concurrent and predictive validity data for two free, publicly-available parent and teacher rating scales that districts can use for universal screening, and led an interactive discussion about the steps that school personnel can take to make school-based social, emotional, and behavioral screening a reality in their own district.
Clifton S. Mixon, MA, Julie S. Owens, PhD, Jennifer L. Stewart, MS, Alex S. Holdaway,MS, and Verenea J. Serrano, BS, Ohio University, Athens, OH, Nina C. Andrews, MS, Logan-Hooking District, Logan, OH
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Members of the CIRS traveled to Honoulu, Hawaii for ther American Psychological Association Covention from July 31st - August 4th, 2013. Pictured is Dr. Brian Wymbs presenting a poster examining the affects of parental ADHD on treatment gains for children with ADHD following the Family School-Success intervention. Co-authors on the poster were: CIRS graduate students Anne E. Dawson and Stephen A. Marshall, as well as Drs. Jennifer A. Mautone and Dr. Thomas J. Power of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Dr. Eric Youngstrom visits CIRS
Dr. Eric Youngstrom will visit the CIRS to present a colloquium and meet with students and faculty. Eric is a professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research has focused on pediatric bipolar disorder and assessment. For more information about Eric, please see his web page.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Come see presentations and posters by CIRS members at the annual conference for the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD, Nov 15 - 17.
Friday, October 26, 2012
CIRS members will be presenting new research at the annual conference on advancing school mental health in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 25-27.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Dr. Thomas Power visits CIRS
Dr. Thomas J. Power, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Management of ADHD at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, visited with Ohio University and the CIRS as a part of the Department of Psychology's colloquium speaker series. Dr. Power is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on ADHD, a leader in the movement to better connect home, school, and health settings, author of a number of popular books on the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD, as well developer of the Family School Success program (FSS) for children with ADHD.
Dr. Power shared a number of research outcomes from his FSS program (for further information on Dr. Pelham's interests see his faculty page). Additionally, Dr. Power took some time to meet with the CIRS faculty, staff, and graduate students to contribute suggestions and feedback on current projects. We would like to thank Dr. Power for visiting Ohio University and the CIRS and for taking the time to share his work and expertise with us.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Dr. William Pelham visits the CIRS
Dr. William Pelham is one of the leading scientists studying psychosocial and pharmacological treatments for children with ADHD. He will present a talk in the department's colloquium series at noon on Friday September 28 titled, "Are we Overmedicating America's Children: Recent Studies of Sequencing and Dosing in Psychosocial and Pharmacological Treatments for Children with ADHD". In addition, Dr. Pelham will meet with faculty and students in the center during his visit to consult on research activities.
Dr. William Pelham visits CIRS
Dr. William Pelham, Jr., Ph.D., Director of the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University, visited with Ohio University and the CIRS as a part of the Department of Psychology's colloquium speaker series. Dr. Pelham is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on ADHD, having been a part of the groundbreaking Multimodal Treatment of ADHD (MTA) study, written a number of widely cited comprehensive reviews on the state of treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD, developed the summer treatment program for children with ADHD, and has been a formal, or informal, mentor for all four CIRS faculty during various points in their careers.
Dr. Pelham shared a number of research findings on his examinations of the relationship between medication use, psychosocial treatment, and outcomes for children and families with ADHD (for further information on Dr. Pelham's interests see his faculty page). Additionally, Dr. Pelham took some time to meet with the CIRS faculty, staff, and graduate students to contribute suggestions and feedback on current projects. We would like to thank Dr. Pelham for visiting Ohio University and the CIRS and for taking the time to share his work and expertise with us.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
CIRS Community Partner, Nina Andrews, Receives the Bartlett Award
Nina Andrews, School Psychologist and Community Partner of CIRS, received the 2012 Clyde V. Bartlett Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio School Psychologists Association.
"The purpose of this award is to recognize an Ohio school psychologist for outstanding services or achievement in the profession. The criteria for selection include significant contributions to the growth and development of the profession, outstanding service to the community in the area of mental health, and the personal qualities thought to be desirable in the profession." - Ohio School Psychologists Association
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