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Susan Kinnevy


    • Roles: Project Evaluator, MSPGP Leadership Initiative



Susan Kinnevy, Ph.D., is Co- Director at the Center for Research on Youth and Social Policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work. She received her MSW from George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and a Child Development Certificate from the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Association in 1997. Her current projects at the Center focus on child maltreatment, youth with disabilities, prisoner re-entry programs and the quality assurance of public data collection, analysis and reporting. Dr. Kinnevy teaches seminars on Program Evaluation, Research and Practice, and Technology and Social Services, conducts skills workshops on Power Point, Excel and SPSS, and consults with Qlinx, a software development company.  


Program and Service Evaluation 


Kinnevy, S.C. & MacMaster, S.A. (Eds) (in review). Special Issue: Findings from Selected TCE-HIV Programs. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work.

Kinnevy, S. C. & Sununu, T.J. (in review). Community-based program for Latino substance abusers at risk for HIB. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work: Special Issue.

Kinnevy, S.C. & Sununu, T.J. (in review). Findings from a survey of program directors and evaluators on the TCE/HIV grants. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work: Special Issue.

Cohen, B.J., Kinnevy, S.C., and Dichter, M. E. (2007). The quality of work life of child protective investigators: Comparison of two work environments. Children and Youth Services Review, 29, pp 474-489.

Buher-Kane, J., Peter, N., Olitsky, S. and Kinnevy, S. (2006). Findings from five out-of-school time focus groups: Professional development preferences, experiences and recommendations for future planning. Journal of Youth Development, Vol1. No.1.