Joy S. Kaufman PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Program and Service System Evaluation at The Consultation Center; Director of Evaluation Research, Division of Prevention and Community Research; Director of Psychology Training at The Consultation Center; Deputy Director for Operations, The Consultation Center

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchPsychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center: The Consultation Center; Psychology Section

Research Interests

Integrated systems of care; Use of data in program and policy decision-making; Contextual factors that impact outcomes for individuals with emotional and behavioral difficulties more...


  • B.A., Assumption College, 1985
  • M.A., Depaul University, 1990
  • Ph.D. Clin, Depaul University, 1993

Selected Publications

  • Case, AD; Byrd, R; Claggett, E; DeVeaux, S; Perkins, R; Huang, C; Sernyak, MJ…..Kaufman, JS. Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Community-Based Participatory Research to Enhance Mental Health Services. American Journal of Community Psychology, 2014; DOI 10.1007/s10464-014-9677-8
  • Whitson, ML, Bernard, S, Kaufman, JS. The mediating role of parenting stress for children exposed to trauma: Results from a school-based system of care. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s10826-014-9922-7.
  • Roberts, YH, Huang, CY, Crusto, CA, Kaufman, JS. Health, ED use, and early identification of young children exposed to trauma. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2014, DOI: 10.1016.



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