Community & Behavioral Health Promotion
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Northwestern University
MA, Social Sciences, University of Chicago
BA, History, Wesleyan University
Dr. Paul Florsheim’s research interests focus on: (1) public health issues relevant to high-risk adolescents, including the prevention of relationship problems and mental illness (intimate partner violence. substance abuse, psychosis, and behavioral disorders); (2) interpersonal developmental processes related to health and mental health across the lifespan.
His current projects include: (1) the development of a co-parenting support program for pregnant adolescents and their partners; (2) development of an innovative health curriculum for at risk high school students; and (3) school based mental health services for at risk youth.