Helen Cahalane

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Current Funding Sources

Administration on Children, Youth, & Families, Casey Family Programs, State of Pennsylvania,

Past Funding

Administration on Children, Youth, & Families, National Institute of Mental Health, State of Pennsylvania,

Research Methodology

Ethnographic Research, Mixed-Methods, Program Evaluation, Qualitative, Quantitative,

Data Collection

Focus Groups, In-depth interviews, Observation, Quantitative Surveys,

Qualitative Analysis

Descriptive Statistics,

Quantitative Analysis

Independent-sample t test, Logistic Regression, One-way ANOVA, Rasch Analysis, Time Series Analysis,

Analytic Programs

Atlas, Ethnograph, SPSS,

Familiarity with data sizes

0-1,000, 1,000-10,000,

Research Content

Child Maltreatment, Early Childhood, Curriculum Evaluation, Family Engagement, Early developmental screening for young children involved in child welfare services, Organizational Effectiveness Interventions, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Psychoeducational Interventions, Workforce Development,


Child and Family Social Work, Child Welfare, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Family Social Work, Journal of Public Child Welfare,