Frank A. Ghinassi
Joshua M. Langberg
Joshua M. Langberg, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, professor of psychology in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, and inaugural director of the Center for Youth Social Emotional Wellness at Rutgers. He previously worked at Virginia Commonwealth University where he served as associate dean for research and operations for the College of Humanities and Sciences and as associate director of the Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development. He received his doctorate in clinical-community psychology from the University of South Carolina and completed his pre-doctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Langberg is editor-in-chief of the journal Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (formerly Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology), author or co-author of over 130 peer-reviewed publications and three books, and principal investigator on several grant awards from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. His clinical and research interests focus on reducing barriers to evidence-based mental health care by embedding brief and resource efficient prevention and intervention services in school and community-based pediatric settings.
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care and Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology jointly lead and administer all programs, research, and resources associated with the Rutgers Youth Behavioral Health Initiative. Together, they are dedicated to training the next generation of mental health providers in this integrated academic, research, and clinical setting.