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Evidenced Based Behavioral Health Interventions in Communities

Shaun Eack, PhD is the director of the Center for Interventions to Enhance Community Health (CiTECH) and the James and Noel Browne endowed chair and professor in social work, psychiatry, psychology and clinical and translational science at the University of Pittsburgh. This podcast describes his work on cognitive enhancement therapy for persons with schizophrenia and autism. This work is a neurocognitive and social-cognitive rehabilitation program. Dr. Eack is presently preparing his positive research findings for application in community settings.

Released: 5/13/20


Bender, E: UPITT Program Aims to Speed Delivery of Evidence- Based Care. Interventions to Enhance Community Health (CiTECH), Psychiatric News, January 4, 2019, pg. 10.

Brief Description of CiTECH obtain page from Loren H Roth MD. UPMC, Western Psychiatric Hospital. Pittsburgh Pa.

Bishop-Fitzpatrick, L.,Mazevsky, C.A. and Eack S. M. (in press). The combined impact of social support and perceived stress on quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder and without intellectual difficulty, Autism ( journal)