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Communities That Care: Using the Research Base for Prevention Science
Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 7:15pm

The School of Social Work of PortlandStateUniversity Presents the 2009 Charles Shireman Memorial Lecture by Dr. Richard Catalano.

Communities That Care:

Using the Research Base for Prevention Science

When: Thursday, March 19th, 2009
Where: SmithMemorialStudentUnionMulticulturalCenter, room 228 (1825 SW Broadway)
Time: 7:15 pm
Cost: Free and open to the public

Free parking is available in PSU lots after 7:00 pm.

To RSVP for this event, send an email to or call 503-725-3997.


Dr. Richard Catalano is the Bartley Dobb Professor for the Study and Prevention of Violence in the School of Social Work and the Director of the Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. For 30 years, he has led research and program development to promote positive youth development and prevent problem behavior, publishing over 200 articles and book chapters. His work has been recognized by practitioners (1996 National Prevention Network’s Award of Excellence); criminologists (2007 August Vollmer Award from the American Society of Criminology, Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology); and prevention scientists (2001 Prevention Science Award from the Society for Prevention Research). You can read more about Dr. Catalano and his work at: This event is co-sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, Oregon Chapter.