6/7/18 - The Howard A. Mermelstein, MD Memorial Lecture “The Prevention of Conduct Problems in Early Children: Validation of the Family Check-Up and use in Novel Community Settings”

Daniel Shaw, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Director, Parents and Children Center
Director, Pitt Parents and Children Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh

Brief Summary of Lecture: Dr. Shaw will discuss early childhood risk factors for children's conduct problems and a preventative intervention developed to address child, family, and community risk factors for young children living in poverty - the Family Check-Up. Findings from two randomized controlled trials examining the Family Check-Up will be reviewed, followed by a summary of implementation efforts being conducted in the Pittsburgh community. 

Date & Time: Thursday, June 7, 8-9 a.m. 

The Howard A. Mermelstein, MD Memorial Lecture (PDF)


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224