Beth Stormshak, PhD

beth stormshak

Beth Stormshak, PhD

Director, PSI
Department Head, Counseling Psychology and Human Services
Phillip H. Knight Chair
Professor, Counseling Psychology Program

Beth Stormshak, PhD, director of the Prevention Science Institute, has expertise in the area of prevention, including prevention of substance use, problem behavior, and later mental health problems in children and youths. Her research focuses on the development of family-centered, model-driven interventions designed to reduce problem behavior and promote successful developmental transitions. She has served as the principal investigator on multiple grants, including randomized trials that tested the efficacy and effectiveness of family-centered models of prevention to reduce risk behavior in early childhood, in school-age children, and in adolescents, with a primary focus on enhancing parenting skills and behavioral management. Vita