David L. Hussey is Associate Professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Dr. Hussey also serves as the Director of the Mandel Leadership Fellows Program, and the Associate Director for Research at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education. Dr. Hussey is a licensed independent social worker -supervisor (LISW-S), and the former Director of Research and Evaluation at Beech Brook, a children’s mental health agency in Cleveland.
Dr. Hussey’s primary areas of research are in mental health, violence and victimization, trauma and behavioral health interventions. Dr. Hussey is an accomplished clinician, researcher and teacher, with over thirty-five years of clinical experience in health, mental health, and child welfare settings. He has designed and directed a variety of therapy and treatment programs in residential, hospital, foster care, outpatient, and school and community settings.
- Violence and Victimization
- Mental health, substance abuse, dual disorders
- Behavioral health intervention research
- Child welfare, special needs adoption
- Music therapy for complex trauma
Cuyahoga County DJA in collaboration with Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Court Felony
Drug Court Project
Offender Reentry Program for Juveniles
Catholic Charities Services
Second Chance Act: A Demonstration Project for Adult Offender Reentry
Cuyahoga County Tapestry System of Care & Youth and Family Community Partnership
Flannery, D., Baughman, M., Hussey, D., & Jefferis, E. (in press). Adolescent delinquency and violent behavior. In T. Gullotta & G. Adams (Eds.), Handbook of Adolescent Behavioral Problems: Evidence-based approaches to prevention and treatment. New York: Springer.
Layman, D., Hussey, D.L., Reed, A. (2013). The Beech Brook group therapy assessment instrument: A pilot study. Journal of Music Therapy, 50(3), 155-175.
Hussey, D., Falletta, L., & Eng, A. (2012). Risk factors for mental health diagnoses among children adopted from the public child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(10), 2072-2080.
Hussey, D. (2012). An in-depth analysis of domestically adopted children with special needs and their biological mothers. Journal of Social Work, 12 (5), 528-544.
Hussey, D. (2010). "Nonprobability sampling." In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Research Design (Vol. 2, pp. 921–923). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Munson, M. R., Hussey, D., Stormann, C., & King, T. (2009). Voices of parent advocates within the systems of care model of service delivery. Child and Youth Services Review, 31(8), 879–884.
Uludag, S., Colvin, M., Hussey, D., & Eng, A. (2009). Democracy, inequality, modernization, routine activities, and international variations in crime victimization. International Criminal Justice Review, 19(3), 265–286.
Uludag, S., Colvin, M., Hussey, D., & Eng, A. (2009). Modernization, inequality, routine activities, and international variations in household property crimes. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 4, 23–43.
- Mental Health
- Alcohol and other drugs of abuse
- Children, Youth and Families
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