The Evidence-based Prevention and Intervention Support Center (EPISCenter) represents a collaborative partnership between the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), and the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University, with funding and support from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW).
The EPISCenter supports the dissemination, quality implementation, sustainability, and impact assessment of a menu of proven-effective prevention and intervention programs, and conducts original translational research to advance the science and practice of evidence-based prevention.
Visit the EPISCenter Mapping Project to see where community coalitions, evidence-based prevention grantees, and evidence-based intervention programs are active in Pennsylvania.
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EPISCenter is funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to support high-quality implementation of evidence-based prevention & intervention programs. PCCD is a state-level planning & coordinating agency designed to prevent delinquency, substance use, and violence.
The EPISCenter is a project of the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University. The PRC is actively engaged in conducting high-quality research in the prevention field and supporting the wide-spread dissemination of prevention programs.