Berenice Rushovich works in the Child Welfare research area. She has experience in program evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research methods. Berenice’s research has focused on initiatives to enhance placement stability, permanency and well-being for youth in foster care. She has looked at both the process of implementation and the impact of initiatives at the individual and systems level.
Her work has also focused on developing an evidence base for initiatives and helping agencies build their implementation and evaluation capacity. Previously she worked at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Ruth Young Center where she was part of the evaluation team for a Family Connections combination grant, a National Resource Center grant and several community based evaluation projects.