Rachel Fusco

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Current Funding Sources

University of Pittsburgh,

Past Funding

Administration on Children, Youth, & Families, State of Pennsylvania, Venango County,

Review Grants

Administration on Children, Youth, & Families, National Institute of Justice , Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ,

Research Methodology

Grounded Theory Research, Program Evaluation, Qualitative, Quantitative, Quasi-Experimental Research, Secondary Data Analysis,

Data Collection

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

Qualitative Analysis

Descriptive Statistics, Narrative Analysis, Social Network Analysis,

Quantitative Analysis

Cluster Analysis, Correlation & Association, Generalized Linear Mixed Models, Hypothesis Testing, Independent-sample t test, Latent Class Analysis, Logistic Regression, Multinomial Logistic Regression, Multivariate Multiple Regression, One-way ANOVA, One-way MANOVA, Paired- sample t test, Probit Regression, Single-sample t test, Spatial Analysis, Structural equation modelling, Time Series Analysis, Two independent proportions,

Analytic Programs

Atlas, G*Power, Mplus, Nvivio, SAS, SPSS,

Familiarity with data sizes

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

Research Content

Adolescence, Race & Ethnicity, Anxiety Disorders, Child Maltreatment, Early Childhood, Depressive Disorders, Family Engagement, Middle Childhood, Foster Care and Adoption, Substance-Related/Addictive Disorders, Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma-and Stressor-Related Disorders, Parenting, Structural Family Therapy, The role of sleep in mediating mental health outcomes., Trauma,


Affilia, Child Abuse & Neglect, Child Development, Child Maltreatment, Journal of Interpersonal Violence,