Joy S. Kaufman

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 Research

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center: The Consultation Center | Psychology Section

Biography

Joy S. Kaufman, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology Section) at Yale University School of Medicine, Director of Program and Service System Evaluation at The Consultation Center and Director of Evaluation Research in Yale's Division of Prevention and Community Research. Trained as a clinical and community psychologist, Dr. Kaufman has 25 years experience conducting program evaluations, needs assessments, and evaluations of service delivery systems. She has provided consultation and technical assistance to state departments on issues such as the development of performance indicators, training and technical assistance plans to enable community-based organizations to implement funder-mandated reporting requirements, and utilizing data to inform program and policy development. In addition to her research on evaluation methodology Dr. Kaufman's research interests include the identification of contextual factors that impact outcomes for individuals with emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Education & Training

BA Assumption College (1985)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University, Clinical and Community Psychology
Predoctoral Fellow Yale University School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • Honoring Excellence In Evaluation Operations, Gold MedalSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2011)

  • Honoring Excellence in Evaluation Dissemination, Gold MedalSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2011)

Professional Service

  • Expert Panel on System of Care Readiness Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Thier Families Program (2008)

  • Continuous Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (2008 - 2009)

  • Services Evaluation Committee Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (2008)

  • Human Investigations Committee Yale University School of Medicine (2008 - 2012)

  • Predoctoral Fellow Selection Committee Department of Psychiatry, Psychology Section (1995 - 2010)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow Selection Committee Division of Prevention and Community Research (2000 - 2010)

  • Credentials Committee Department of Psychiatry, Connecticut Mental Health Center (2001 - 2012)

  • Editorial Board American Journal of Community Psychology (2010 - 2016)

  • Editorial Board Journal of Trauma and Treatment (2011 - 2017)

  • High Risk Youth Mentoring Research Review Committee Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (2012 - 2014)

  • Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals Review Committee HRSA (2013 - 2014)

  • The Community Psychologist Society of Community Research and Action, Division 27 of the American Psychological Association (2003 - 2006)

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Contact Info

Joy S. Kaufman
Mailing Address
Division of Prevention and Community ResearchThe Consultation Center
389 Whitney Avenue

New Haven, CT 06511-