William A. Aldridge II

William A. Aldridge II
William A. Aldridge II
Senior Implementation Specialist
919.966.4713
919.966.7532
Bypass, Room 321
Campus Box 8180
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8180

William A. Aldridge II, PhD, is Director of The Impact Center at FPG and Senior Implementation Specialist. He is also Adjunct Assistant Professor at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health; Board member of the National Prevention Science Coalition; Steering Committee member of the Coalition for the Promotion of Behavioral Health; and Affiliate Faculty and Implementation Science Strategist at Penn State's Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center. Will's work includes active implementation support and evaluation research on the implementation and scale-up of evidence-based prevention/well-being strategies in communities and state, regional, and national service systems. He is currently Principal Investigator on the Implementation Capacity for Triple P projects.

Background

Will previously provided active implementation support for the California child welfare system's Core Practice Model and CAPP practice model. Between 2012 and 2015, Will was a member of the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) at FPG. His work at NIRN included involvement with the State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices Center, the Global Implementation Initiative, and the Permanency Innovations Initiative - Training & Technical Assistance Project. Before joining FPG, Will was a Center Scientist at the University of South Carolina’s Parenting and Family Research Center, where he continues to associate as a Collaborating Scientist. From 2009-2012, Will was a member of the Promise Neighborhoods Research Consortium, an NIH-funded national consortium of prevention scientists that collectively assisted high-poverty neighborhoods translate existing knowledge into widespread, multiple improvements in community well-being.

Will received his PhD in clinical psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009. He is a Licensed Psychologist (#4504) in the State of North Carolina and is an active member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Prevention Research, and the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration.

Academic Affiliation: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Areas of Expertise:
Evidence-Based Practices
Implementation Science
Social-Emotional and Behavioral Interventions
Systems Change
Technical Assistance
Community-Wide Intervention
Education:
• PhD, Psychology (Clinical), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• MA, Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• BA, Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill