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Courtney L. Benjamin Wolk

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Psychologist, Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center of Pennsylvania Hospital
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives
Co-Director, with Emily Becker-Haimes, PhD, COVID-19 Coping First Aid Program, Penn Medicine , University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Penn Implementation Science Center at the Leonard Davis Institute
Department: Psychiatry

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3535 Market Street
Room 3006
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-6099
Fax: 215-349-8715
Education:
B.A. (Psychology)
The Ohio State University, 2004.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Temple University , 2008.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Temple University , 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
APA-Accredited Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Children's National Medical Center, 2011-2012.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2014.
NRSA Postdoctoral Researcher , Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2018.
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Selected Publications

*Jager-Hyman, S. Pieri, M., Candon, M., & Wolk, C.B.: Characteristics associated with the initiation of mental health treatment in primary care settings for patients at risk for suicide W. Chu (Chair), Novel strategies to increase treatment engagement in mental health services. Accepted for presentation to the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY. November 2022.

Hoskins, K., Johnson, C., Davis, M., Pettit, A.R., Barkin, S., Jager-Hyman, S., Rivara, F., Walton, M., Wolk, C.B., & Beidas, R.S.: A mixed methods evaluation of parents’ perspectives on the acceptability of the S.A.F.E. Firearm Program. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk 12(2): Article 2, June 2022 Notes: https://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/vol12/iss2/2.

*Testa, S., Armstrong, J.P., Jr, Washington, A., Worley, J., & Wolk, C.B.: Bridging education and mental health through an evidence-based teacher consultation model. Poster presented at the annual Temple University School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and ABA Conference, virtual meeting March 2022.

Eiraldi, R., McCurdy, B.L., Khanna, M.S., Wolk, C.B., Glick, H.A., Rabeneau-McDonnell, Q., Comly, R., Rutherford, L.E., Banks, J., Rufe, S.A., Popkin, K.M., Wilson, T., Henson, K., Wandersman, A., & Jawad, A.: Study protocol: cluster randomized trial of consultation strategies for the sustainment of mental health interventions in under‑resourced urban schools: rationale, design, and methods. BMC Psychology 10(24), February 2022.

Wolk, C.B., Arnold, K.A., & Proctor, E.K.: Implementing evidence-based practices in non-specialty mental health settings. Families, Systems, & Health January 2022.

*Last, B.S., Buttenheim, A.M., Futterer, A.C., Livesey, C., Jaeger, J., Stewart, R.E., Reilly, M., Press, M.J., Peifer, M., Wolk, C.B., Beidas, R.S.: A pilot study of participatory and rapid implementation approaches to increase depression screening in primary care. Oral presentation at the Academy Health 14th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Virtual meeting December 2021.

*Schachter, A., Kinkler, G., Oslin D., Livesey, C., Press, M., & Wolk, C.B.: Association between stages of implementation completion scores and patient outcomes in a health system’s implementation of the collaborative care model. Poster presented at the Academy Health 14th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Virtual meeting December 2021.

Becker-Haimes, E.M., Mandell, D.S., Fishman, J., Williams, N.J., Wolk, C.B., Wislocki, K., Reich, D., Schaechter, T., Brady, M., Maples, N.J., & Creed, T.A.: Assessing causal pathways and targets of implementation variability for EBP use (Project ACTIVE): A study protocol. Implementation Science Communications December 2021.

Last, B.S., Buttenheim, A.M., Futterer, A.C., Livesey, C., Jaeger, J., Stewart, R.E., Reilly, M., Press, M.J., Peifer, M., Wolk, C.B.,* Beidas, R.S.* (*indicates co-senior author).: A pilot study of participatory and rapid implementation approaches to increase depression screening in primary care. BMC Family Practice November 2021.

*Last, B.S., Buttenheim, A.M., Futterer, A.C., Livesey, C., Jaeger, J., Stewart, R.E., Reilly, M., Press, M.J., Peifer, M., Wolk, C.B., Beidas, R.S.: A pilot study of participatory and rapid implementation approaches to increase depression screening in primary care Poster presented at the Dissemination and Implementation Science Special Interest Group poster expo of the 55th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Virtual meeting November 2021.

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