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College of Human Sciences

Optimizing Human Performance


The Science of Flourishing Families

A seminar series hosted by the Department of Family & Child Sciences

12PM – 1PM
SAN 345

FSU College of Human Sciences
Sandels Building (map)
120 Convocation Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Seminar Schedule

The Biobehavioral Family Model: An Intentionally Translational Framework

Speaker:

Beatrice Wood, Ph.D., ABPP

Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Psychology
Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
University of Buffalo

Beatrice L. Wood

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the evolution of a translational model.
  • Present family observational research support for the model.
  • Discuss how the model can, and has, been applied to clinical work and clinical training, as well as to organize and constrain research.

Thoughts on Full vs. Partial Mediation

Speaker:

Thomas Ledermann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Family and Child Sciences
Florida State University

Thomas Lenderman

Objectives:

  • Show that many theoretical models distinguish between full and partial mediation.
  • Discuss conditions under which one can expect to find full, partial, and no mediation.
  • Illustrate how full versus partial mediation can be assessed using frequentist methods and Bayesian analysis.

Practice to Research and Back: Building Family Interventions in a Service Setting

Speaker:

W. Alex Mason, Ph.D.

Senior Research Director
Boystown
Courtesy Faculty, Family and Child Sciences
Florida State University

AlexMason

Objectives:

  • Understand the structure and function of translational research in a service setting.
  • Learn the features of effective research-practice partnerships.
  • Identify two strategies for translational research with family interventions.
  • Recognize emerging challenges and solutions in translational family science.

Allostatic Load and its Application to Family Science

Speaker:

Teresa Seeman, Ph.D.

Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology
Geffen School of Medicine
University of California Los Angeles

teresaSeeman

Questions?

Family and Child Sciences Department, Main Office
  850.644.3217
  Sandels 225

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