About EPIS

Mission: EPIS is a university-based intermediary organization connecting research, policy and real-world practice to improve outcomes for children and families across Pennsylvania.

Vision: A world leader in translating prevention science to practice.

Graphic image of the EPIS Technical Assistance Logic Model to show how staff support programs
EPIS Technical Assistance Logic Model:  graphic image that displays the process by which technical assistance is provided by EPIS Staff.

Directs outreach and advocacy efforts to foster recognition, at federal, state, and community levels, of the value and impact of proven prevention and intervention programs

Provides technical assistance to communities to improve implementation quality, promote the collection and use of program impact data, and foster proactive planning for long-term program sustainability

Develops and provides educational opportunities and resources to disseminate current prevention science research and facilitate peer networking

Conducts original evaluations to inform more effective prevention practice and the successful dissemination of evidence-based programs.

History of EPIS Timeline