Lecture Series

The Inaugural Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education

Invited Speaker: Mark D. Weist, Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Mark WeistMark D. Weist received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Virginia Tech in 1991 after completing his internship at Duke University. He is currently a Professor in Clinical-Community and School Psychology at the University of South Carolina. Previously, he was on the faculty of the University of Maryland for 19 years, where he helped to found and direct the Center for School Mental Health, providing leadership on school mental health (SMH) policies and programs in the U.S. He has edited ten books and has published and presented widely in SMH and in the areas of trauma, violence and youth, evidence-based practice, cognitive behavioral therapy, and Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS), and on an Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF) for SMH and PBIS. He is currently co-leading a regional conference on school behavioral health (reflecting integrated SMH and PBIS, see www.schoolbehavioralhealth.org) and leading a randomized controlled trial on the ISF.

Luncheon Keynote: "The Promise of Effective School Behavioral Health Programs"
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Georgian Lounge, Commons

Fireside Chat and Reception: "Strategies for Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of K-12 Students"
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
4:00-5:00 p.m., Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Budke Auditorium (220 SEC)

Workshop: "Implementation Strategies in School Behavioral Health"
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
9:00-11:00 a.m.
216 SEC


The MellichampsThe Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education, sponsored by Suzanne and Duncan Mellichamp, allows the UNI College of Education to annually host a nationally-recognized scholar in the field of education, educational psychology, or health and human services. The series stimulates the dissemination, public scrutiny, and implementation of ideas with the potential to bring about significant improvement in professional practice and educator preparation.