The Department of Human Development and Family Science will host Dr. Thomas Dishion of Arizona State University for the 2016 Mancini Lecture during FACSweek. Dr. Dishion will speak at the Tate Student Center, Room 137, Thursday, Oct. 20, 3:30-4:30 pm..
Dr. Dishion's translational research focuses on relationship dynamics associated with child, adolescent and young adult mental health. His intervention research includes the design and testing of "The Family Check-Up," a tiered, needs-based approach for families. The 2016 Mancini Lecture is co-sponsored with The Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, The Department of Psychology and the School of Social Work.