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Transform’s Research to Policy and Practice (R2PP) Summer Series

Thursday , May 23, 2019 12:00 PM

FREE WEBINAR - MAY 23 - 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET

What is TRANSFORM?: Learn about this newly funded national center

Transform (Translational Research that Adapts New Science FOR Maltreatment) is a national resource center that conducts research, disseminates discoveries, and builds on state-of-the-art research and practices to foster the next generation of interdisciplinary professionals committed to preventing and addressing child abuse and neglect.


Dante Cicchetti, Ph.D., McKnight Presidential Chair, William Harris Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota

Through his leadership in research, Dr. Cicchetti has encouraged the field of developmental psychopathology to bridge separations across disciplines and to integrate knowledge bases drawn from normative and atypical development. His work in the area of the causes and consequences of child maltreatment and violence has transformed social policy and provided information on resilience and maladaptation for high-risk children.

Sheree L. Toth, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mt. Hope Family Center, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Rochester

Dr. Toth's interests are broadly focused in the area of developmental psychopathology. Throughout her career, Dr. Toth has been committed to bridging research and clinical practice and she is committed to promoting greater use of effective services in the community. Dr. Toth's research utilizes a multiple-levels- of-analysis strategy that integrates social, emotional, and psychophysiological processes.