Center Research Faculty
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2009
Evaluation Research Specialist, EPISCenter, and Research Associate, Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development
Program Area: Translation, Dissemination & Implementation
Phone: (814) 863-2280
Fax: (814) 865-3936
Type 2 translational issues, including implementation, dissemination, and sustainability of evidence-based programs in real-world contexts
Examples of Current Prevention Projects
Start Date: 2008
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Prevention Research Center and Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Penn State
The aim of this project is to determine the feasibility and specific value of an Integrated Data System that will provide relevant actionable information (academic, social/emotional skills, and attendance) to school personnel so they can manage limited resources optimally.
Advances in Finite Mixture Modeling for Substance Use and HIV Research
National Institutes of Health (S. Lanza, PI)
Coffman, D. L., Patrick, M. E., Palen, L., Rhoades, B. L., & Ventura, A. (2007). Why do high school seniors drink? Implications for a targeted approach to intervention. Prevention Science, 8, 241–248.
Patrick, M. E., Rhoades, B. L., Small, M., & Coatsworth, J. D. (2008). Faith-placed parenting intervention. Journal of Community Psychology, 36, 74–80.
Rhoades, B. L., Greenberg, M. T., & Domitrovich, C. E. (2009). The contribution of inhibitory control to preschoolers' social-emotional competence. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 310–320.
Lanza, S. T., Rhoades, B. L., Nix, R., & Greenberg, M. T. (2010). Modeling the interplay of multilivel risk factors for future academic and behavior problems: A person-centered approach. Development and Psychopathology, 22, 313–335.
Mendelson, T., Greenberg, M. T., Dariotis, J. K., Feagans-Gould, L., Rhoades, B. L., & Leaf, P. J. (in press). Feasibility and preliminary outcomes of a school-based mindfulness intervention for urban youth. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.
Rhoades, B. L., Warren, H. K., Domitrovich, C. E., & Greenberg, M. T. (in press). Unpacking the relationship between preschool social-emotional skills and first grade academic competence. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.
Rhoades, B. L., Greenberg, M. T., Lanza, S. T., & Blair, C. (in press). Demographic and familial predictors of early executive function development: Contribution of a person-centered perspective. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.