Thomas LaPorte

Research Scientist

E-mail: tlaporte@albany.edu
Telephone: (518) 437-3696

 

Specialization:
Youth and Family Development and Service Cooridination

Projects:
Center of Excellence for Maternal and Infant Health
Healthy Families New Jersey Evaluation
Healthy Families New York Evaluation
SAMHSA System of Care Expansion Grants

Tom joined CHSR in 2017, bringing with him experience in research and evaluation in several areas, including service coordination for youth and young adults with mental health challenges, parental involvement in services for youth in transition to adulthood, and recovery-oriented approaches to mental health. He has also worked with several youth and family support and advocacy organizations in North Carolina to enhance representation of service participants’ voice in design and delivery of mental healthcare. He is currently working on the Small Scale Time and Motion Study with OPWDD and evaluation of NYS Youth and Families ACHIEVE.

Tom received a Ph.D. in Health Psychology with a concentration in Community Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2016.

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