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Jenelle Shanley, Ph.D.


Research Associate faculty, Social Science Research Institute





202 Henderson Building

Brief Bio

Jenelle Shanley, Ph.D., is a Research Associate faculty in the Social Science Research Institute at Penn State University. Dr. Shanley completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Central Michigan University and her postdoctoral training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Shanley’s research focuses on improving implementation of evidence-based parenting training programs for families with young children to reduce barriers to access and engagement. She has extensive experience of national and international dissemination efforts to implement two parent training programs, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and SafeCare. Dr. Shanley also has significant experience in developing, revising and adapting parent training curricula both for domestic and international implementations.