Rinad Beidas, PhD

Rinad Beidas, PhD
CPHI Senior Fellow

Title: Assistant Professor, SOM/Psychiatry
Email: rbeidas@upenn.edu

Public Health Interests:

Dissemination and implementation science; evidence-based practice; mental health

Current Public-Health Related Activities:

Dr. Beidas’s research group focuses on the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) for youth psychiatric disorders in community settings. Dr. Beidas has published over 50 articles and is the co-editor of the only book published on EBPs in youth, Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices in child and adolescent mental health . Dr. Beidas’s work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Dr. Beidas is deeply committed to partnering with community stakeholders to understand the best way to implement evidence-based practices and improve children’s mental health services across a variety of settings including community mental health, pediatric primary care, and schools.

Select Publications:

Beidas, R.S., Marcus, S. , Aarons, G. A. , Hoagwood, K., Schoenwald, S., Evans, A., . . . Mandell, D. S. (2015). Individual and organizational factors related to community clinicians’ use of therapy techniques in a large public mental health system. JAMA Pediatrics, 169, 374-382.

Beidas, R. S., & Kendall, P. C. (Eds.) (2014). Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices in child and adolescent mental health. Oxford University Press.  

Beidas, R. S., Edmunds, J. M., Marcus, S., & Kendall, P. C. (2012). Training and consultation to promote implementation of an empirically supported treatment: A randomized trial. Psychiatric Services, 63(7), 660-665. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201100401

Beidas, R.S. & Kendall, P.C. (2010). Training therapists in evidence-based practice: A critical review of studies from a systems-contextual perspective. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 17, 1-30. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2850.2009.01187.x