Dr. Erlanger Turner’s Research Lab is a Finalist for the Lionel Hersov Memorial Award
Pepperdine GSEP’s Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. Erlanger “Earl” Turner’s
research lab is a finalist for the Lionel Hersov Memorial Award from the Association for Child and Adolescent
Dr. Turner’s lab, The Race and Cultural Experiences (RACE) Research Lab, studies predictors of mental health use among diverse communities. More recently, projects have explored the role of social, cultural, and contextual factors on mental health. The RACE Lab’s current research goals are to:
- Elucidate correlates and predictors of child mental health services utilization among diverse populations
- Identify mechanisms of help-seeking
- Develop interventions to improve mental health literacy and adherence to treatment
The ACAMH Award is a prestigious recognition of those whose focus is on the advancement of child and adolescent mental health research and practice.
The Awards will be presented at a virtual ceremony on Friday, November 4th, 2022.
Lionel Hersov Memorial Award
For a practice team that has:
- Demonstrated the use of evidence base (research, audit, or service evaluation to clinical practice
- A team that has evaluated the outcome or measures of either the clinical impact or demonstrated quality improvement (can be efficiencies of time, money, or reduced ‘waste’).
Congratulations to Pepperdine’s Dr. Turner and his RACE Lab! Below is the full list of nominees for this award.
- Aala El Khani, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
- Fiona Malpass, and the Voice Collective
- Sinéad McGilloway, and The PRIMERA Research Team
- Gill Sutherland, and the Children’s Health and Wellbeing Team
- Erlanger Turner, and the Race and Cultural Experiences (RACE) Research Lab