Presentations

CPRD staff present their research findings at conferences, workshops, and seminars around the country. Below is a partial list of the most relevant presentations from the past few years. Each presentation can be dowloaded in PDF format. You may also want to browse our publication database.
  
2010          2009           2008          2007          2006
  

2010 

 
Standards, Assessments and Accountability: Using Formative and Summative Data for Self-Study and School Improvement. January 15, 2010. Peter Mulhall. Kids Count Symposium: Education for the 21st Century, University of Illinois, Springfield, IL. [PDF:749KB]
 
SEL Case Study Project. March 1, 2010. Peter Mulhall, Angela Farnham, David Green, Scott Hays, Janine Toth. IGPA Family Impact Seminar, Chicago, IL. [PDF:93KB]
 

2009 

 
Illinois Suicide Prevention Community Initiative: Evaluation Report. 2009. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:1.8MB]
 
MLER National Middle Grades Research Program: What Research Says about...The National Project on Common Planning Time. November 6, 2009. Steven B. Mertens, Vincent A. Anfara, Jr., Nancy Flowers, Micki M. Caskey. NMSA Annual Conference, Indianapolis. [PDF:93KB]
 
Principles of Prevention Implementation. 2009. Beth Welbes. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:4.9MB]
 
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Case Study Project. October 21, 2009. Peter Mulhall, Angela Farnham. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:70KB]
  

2008 

 
Application of Fidelity Measurement Across a Statewide Substance Abuse Prevention System. 2008. Beth Welbes. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:533KB]
 
Blending Prevention Practice & Science:  An Innovative Statewide System of Accountability and Performance Measurement . 2008. Beth Welbes, Peter Mulhall. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:176KB]
 
Building Statewide Leadership for Integrated Prevention. 2008. Peter Mulhall, Janine Toth, Albert Holmes. Best Practices Institute. Leadership Program for Prevention Policy Makers.  [PDF:4.6MB]
 
Cultivating Capacity: Education, Employment, and Personal Development for Families Impacted by Adolescent Pregnancy. December 10, 2008. Denise Simon, Isis Ferguson, Peter Mulhall. Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Annual Meeting, Tysons Corner, Virginia. [PDF:929KB]
 
Engaging Youth for Positive Change. August 23, 2008. Scott P. Hays, Lisabeth Searing. 10th National UDETC Leadership Conference, Nashville. [PDF:816KB]
 
Health and Social Benefits of Volunteering. 2008. Beth Welbes. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:47KB]
 
  

2007 

 
Best Practices for Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention. 2007. Beth Welbes. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:7.6MB]
 
Development of a Multivariate/Multi-Level Model Examining the Impact of Middle-Grades Structures, Organizations, and Practices on Student Outcomes. April 13, 2007. Steve Mertens, Nancy Flowers, Matthew Hesson-McInnis, Carianne Bishop. AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago. [PDF:62KB]
 
Results from a Cross-Sectional Structural Equation Model Assessing the Impact of Middle-Grades' Structures, Organizations, and Practices on Student Outcomes. April 13, 2007. Matthew Hesson-McInnis, Carianne Bishop, Steve Mertens, Nancy Flowers. AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago. [PDF:123KB]
 
School Contextual Factors and Student Outcomes: A Validation Study. April 13, 2007. Nancy Flowers, Matthew Hesson-McInnis, Carianne Bishop, Steve Mertens. AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago. [PDF:62KB]
 

2006 

Getting Started with Social Norms Marketing. 2006. Trina Ragain, Kate Hodgson, Shari Johnson, Irene Thraen-Borowski, Nick Gainer. [PDF:343KB]
 
Middle-Grades Teaching Practices: A Validation Study. April 8, 2006. Steve Mertens, Nancy Flowers, Matthew Hesson-McInnis, Carianne Bishop. AERA Annual Meeting, San Francisco.  [PDF:86KB]
 
Practical Strategies for Culturally Competent Program Evaluation. 2006. Doris Houston, Beth Welbes, Tiffany Johnson. Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois. [PDF:4.1MB]