Caitlyn R. Owens is a doctoral student of School Psychology at North Carolina State University. Her research has predominately focused on using parenting interventions to prevent child maltreatment, bridging the gaps between research, practice, and policy, and understanding approaches to support parents and children experiencing homelessness. Caitlyn is currently working on a large-scale implementation study of the Triple P-Positive Parenting Program in North Carolina. In addition, she is conducting a study that utilizes brief speech samples as a method to measure parent child relationships for families residing in emergency shelters. Caitlyn also serves a Project Coordinator for WakeMed’s LAUNCH Project, a grant funded initiative aimed at integrating behavioral health into a busy primary care practice. After finishing her doctoral degree, Caitlyn hopes to pursue a career in academia to combine her passions for teaching, conducting research, and mentoring students.