Faculty MemberSarah Rain

Senior Research Support Specialist

E-mail: srain@albany.edu
Telephone: (518) 437-3695

Specialization: Sociology

Capital Area Poverty Reduction Initiative (CAPRI)
Community Nutrition Assessment
Evaluation of CPS/DV Co-location
Evaluation of New York State Family Resource Centers
The National Youth in Transition Database
New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP)
Qualitative Research on Housing Needs of Grandfamilies
Safe and Together Training Evaluation

Sarah joined CHSR in 2007 to work on evaluating Family Resource Centers located throughout New York State. Sarah has worked in university and private research centers exploring a range of topics including child maltreatment prevention, adolescent substance use, child care, coercion in mental health settings, violence risk assessment, and corporate downsizing. She has experience with a number of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods, as well as research design and implementation. Her work has been presented in peer-reviewed journals, at national conferences, and in government reports.

Sarah received her Bachelor’s degree from Alfred University and attended Indiana University for graduate work in Sociology.