For the Fall 2011 Colloquium Series, the Center for Personalized Prevention Research in Children’s Mental Health (CPPR) presents The Science of Tailoring Treatment: Adaptive Interventions Based on Culture and Preference. Join us as Anna Lau, Ph. D. talks about cultural adaptation relating to prevalent and popular issues in efficacy, efficiency and implementation research.What: Raising the Spectre of Cultural Adaptation: Hot button issues in efficacy, effectiveness and implementation in research Where: 717 Delaware St SE, Room 330 When: Monday, December 5th 4:00pm View the flyer at this link.
Anna S. Lau is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research is in the general area of ethnic minority and immigrant family adjustment, parenting, and the delivery of evidence-based family interventions to immigrant families. Dr. Lau’s earlier research documented mental health disparities and service use disparities among ethnic minority and immigrant youth and families. Her intervention research has focused on empirically driven adaptations of parent training interventions with Chinese immigrant families. She is a fellow of the NIMH funded Implementation Research Institute and she is currently working to develop and evaluate strategies to bring underserved immigrant families into care and increasing provider use of evidence based practices in school based mental health services.