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Katie D. Rosanbalm, Research Scholar, Center for Child and Family Policy  

Office Location: Erwin Square Mill Building Bay C 209
Office Phone: (919) 416-7507
Duke Box: 90539
Email Address: katie.rosanbalm@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

    Ph.D., Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2002
    Medical Psychology Intern, Child Specialization, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 2000
    M.S., Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1997
    B.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1993

    Research Description:

    Katie Rosanbalm is trained as a child clinical and quantitative psychologist. Her work focuses on program evaluation in the areas of child maltreatment prevention, social-emotional development, and early childhood systems. Rosanbalm currently serves as a research scholar on several ongoing evaluation projects, including:

    • Partnering for Excellence, a program to improve the integration of child mental health services into child welfare
    • Infrastructure Enhancement and Evaluation Consultation for grantees of the Oak Foundation Learning Differences Program
    • Impact of Toxic Stress on Self-Regulation, a review for the Administration for Children and Families
    • Project LAUNCH, promoting social-emotional wellbeing in children 0-8
    • Alamance Alliance, a System of Care for children aged birth through five with social-emotional concerns
    • East Durham Children’s Initiative, a continuum of services from birth through high school graduation for children of East Durham

    Rosanbalm is interested in furthering the use of evaluation research to cost-effectively improve outcomes for children and families.

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Murray, D. W., Rosanbalm, K. D., Christopoulos, C., & Hamoudi, A.. "Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress: Foundations for Understanding Self-Regulation from an Applied Developmental Perspective."  Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, January, 2015 OPRE Report #2015-21 [pdf]
    2. Christopoulos, C., & Rosanbalm, K.. "Alamance County Annual LAUNCH Report."  December, 2014
    3. Snyder, L., Lawrence, N., & Rosanbalm, K.. "EDCI Year Three Evaluation Report."  November, 2014
    4. Christopoulos, C., Rosanbalm, K., & Fisher, S.. "Alamance Alliance Annual Report."  October, 2014
    5. Rosanbalm, K.. "Child Welfare Practice Models: Review and Recommendations."  July, 2014  [author's comments]

    Katie D. Rosanbalm