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Steffi Weis (geb. Waskewitz)

Psychologist / visiting scientist

Research interests: The importance of psychosocial risk factors for the development of depressive symptoms in childhood and adolescence. I'm especially interested in the maternal and paternal parenting behavior and children's social competences.

Research projects: LIFE


Curriculum Vitae:

​1982​Birth in Wernigerode, Harz
​2001 - 2007​Degree in Psychology (MA equivalent)
​Voluntary Assistant Psychologist
Anna Freud Centre, London, UK (PI: Prof. Peter Fonagy)
Main focus: Attachment-based intervention programs for young children
​2008 - 2010​Research Worker
Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK (PI: Prof. Stephen Scott)
Main focus: Prevention of externalizing disorders in pre-school children
​2009 - 2010​Honorary Assistant Psychologist
Michael Rutter Centre, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
​2010 - 2011​Research Assistant
University of Bremen, Centre for Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation (PI: Prof. Franz Petermann)
Main focus: Evaluation of a parenting training program implemented in child welfare services
​since 2011​Research Associate
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Leipzig (PI: Prof. Kai von Klitzing)
Main focus: Risk and protective factors for the development of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents
​since 2011​Trainee in behaviour therapy
Institut für Psychotherapie e.V. (IPT), Leipzig
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