Elizabeth Snyder-Fickler

Research Scientist

Liz Snyder is trained as a research psychologist, with a focus on cognitive development. Her work includes program evaluation and community-based research in the areas of prevention and intervention. Her major research interests include design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions in the child welfare, early childhood, education and mental health service delivery systems. Her projects include:

Prior to coming to the Center, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During that time her research and training experiences involved both the Carolina Interdisciplinary Large-Scale Policy Research Training and the National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study.

Research Interests:
Program Evaluation, Education, Child Maltreatment, Children's Mental Health


Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Snyder, E., Lawrence, C.N., Weatherholt, T., Rosanbalm, M.K., & Rabiner, D. "The East Durham Children's Initiative: Year two evaluation."  December, 2013

  2. Snyder, E.,Lawrence, C.N., Rosanbalm, M.K., & Nagy, P. (Submitted, December, 2013). Comprehensive Family Assessment: The impact of motivational interviewing and coaching on child welfare outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review.

  3. Snyder, E., Rosanbalm, M.K., & Weatherholt, T. "Comprehensive Family Assessment final report: A process, practice and outcome evaluation."  September, 2013

  4. Lawrence, C.N. & Snyder, E. "BECOMING Evaluation Report: Year One Implementation."  July, 2013

  5. Lawrence, C.N. & Snyder, E. "BECOMING Blueprinting and Learning Process Summary Report."  January, 2013

Recent Presentations
  1. The maturation of a SAMHSA System of Care project: How the BECOMING project adjusted its service model in response to environmental changes and self-reflection, 27th Annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference, Tampa, FL, March, 2014 Lawrence, C.N., Snyder, E., Oshel, A., & Currey, D.

Elizabeth Snyder-Fickler

Elizabeth Snyder-Fickler
Office: Erwin Square Mill Building, Bay C, Room 222
Phone: (919) 668-3288
Fax: (919) 668-6923
E-mail:  liz.snyder@duke.edu  send me a message

Mailing Address:
Duke Box 90539, Durham, NC 27708-0539

Research Interests: (from Specialties)
Program Evaluation, Education, Child Maltreatment, Children's Mental Health Specialties:

Program Evaluation
Child Maltreatment
Children's Mental Health