School Mental Health Research Lunch Series #6

April 13, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
N116 Lindquist Center (LC)

The Public Policy Center is proud to support this event hosted by the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health.

This lunch event will present current research being done by affiliated faculty for the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. Co-sponsored by the Grants and Research Services Center, the program is designed for faculty, staff, and graduate students interested in school mental health research.

Presentation #1

  • "Training Staff to Use Function-Based Behavior Interventions Using Smart Virtual Reality"
    Seth King, PhD, BCBA-D
    Associate Professor of Special Education, Department of Teaching and Learning
    Coordinator, University of Iowa ABA Program

Presentation #2

  • "A Pre-Implementation Enhancement Strategy (PIES) to Promote Educators' Intentions to Implement Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Student Behaviors"
    Yanchen Zhang, PhD
    Assistant Professor of School Psychology, Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations

Please RSVP using the link by Thursday, April 6 to reserve a spot. Lunch is provided!

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Dragana Petic at