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Jennifer
Jennifer Magnabosco
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Email:  jLmagnabosco@yahoo.com
 
   
   

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Jennifer L. Magnabosco, PhD, is Doctoral Professor for Research at Yo San University. She has been teaching the DAOM research courses since the summer of 2010 and preparing all doctoral students to conduct their Capstone research theses.

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Jennifer L. Magnabosco, PhD, is Doctoral Professor for Research at Yo San University. She has been teaching the DAOM research courses since the summer of 2010 and preparing all doctoral students to conduct their Capstone research theses. She also is a member of Yo San’s Library Committee. In addition to working with Yo San University’s community, Dr. Magnabosco conducts research and management consulting with a variety of human services organizations. Currently, she is Co-Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator/ Projects Director for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support (CIPRS), Management Consultant and Principal Investigator with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and Evaluator with the California Institute of Mental Health. She is co-editor of the first (1997) and second (2011) editions of the NASW Press book, Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods. Because of her interest in complementary and alternative medicine, the second edition of Outcomes Measurement includes a chapter on this topic. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy Administration from Columbia University, and a M.A. in Social Science-Human Development and B.A. in Behavioral Science from the University of Chicago.

Dr. Magnabosco also shares her commitment to teaching and training emerging healthcare professionals as an Adjunct Faculty member in the Departments of Social Work, California State University at Los Angeles, and University of Southern California’s Virtual Academic Center. Her research and publications have focused on the implementation, improvement and evaluation of government and community-based human services and systems, especially health and mental health. Her research interests include implementation science; organizational change/translating research into clinical and management practice; evidence-based health care; outcomes/ performance measurement; quality improvement; workforce competency models; and vulnerable populations.

Dr. Magnabosco’s professional activities include reviewer for academic journals; Technical Reviewer for the Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration; Action Board Member, and past Governing Council Member of the American Public Health Association, Mental Health Section; and Chair of the Emerging Leaders and Research Interest Groups for the American College of Behavioral Health Leadership. She also has held several alumni association volunteer positions, including Vice-President of the University of Chicago National Alumni Board of Governors and board member of the Columbia University School of Social Work National Alumni Board of Directors.

Previous positions that Dr. Magnabosco has held include Health Science Research Specialist with the VA HSR&D Center of Excellence Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior; Associate Director and Co-Principal Investigator, Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University; Adjunct Professor, UCLA School of Social Welfare; Assistant Director and Co-Investigator, Center for the Study of Social Work Practice at Columbia University; Associate Policy Researcher and Co-Investigator, the RAND Corporation; Project Associate, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Mental Health Policy Research Network; and Staff Psycho-therapist at Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, and Genesis Day School.

·         Research Interests:    Healthcare administration/policy; integrative medicine;  healthcare systems and organizational change issues; evidence based practice; healthcare provider attitudes, behaviors, and delivery care practices; consumer/patient attitudes and behaviors; mental health and substance use issues; translating research to practice, policy and advocacy; outcomes/performance measurement and quality improvement; and implementation science.

·         Preferred research methodologies:   All quantitative and qualitative methods, especially survey and intervention studies, and research synthesis, case study, focus group, key informant interview,and chart review study methodologies.

 

 



Vitae / Publications :  

Magnabosco, Jennifer L.and Manderscheid, Ronald, W. Editors(2011).Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods in the Era of Health Reform.Second Edition.Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L.and Manderscheid, Ronald, W. Editors(2011).Introduction.In Magnabosco, Jennifer L. &Manderscheid, Ronald W. (Eds).Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods in the Era of Health Reform.Second Edition.Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L.and Manderscheid, Ronald, W. Editors (2011).Concluding Comments.In, Magnabosco, Jennifer L. &Manderscheid, Ronald W. (Eds).Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods in the Era of Health Reform. Second Edition.Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Guerra, Fernando J.; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Barclay, Brianne; Nuno, Stephen A.; Marks, Mara A.; Barreto, Matt. (2009). Los Angeles Votes for President: 2008 Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles Presidential Election Exit Poll in the City of Los AngelesFinal Topline Report.Los Angeles, CA: The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles, LoyolaMarymountUniversity.

Guerra, Fernando J.; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Nuno, Stephen A.; Barclay, Brianne; Barreto, Matt; Marksm Mara. (2008). Los Angeles Votes for President: 2008 Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles Presidential Primary Exit Poll in the City of Los AngelesFinal Topline Report.  Los Angeles, CA: The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (2008). Book Review: Measuring the Performance of Human Service Programs, Lawrence L. Martin and Peter M. Kettner, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Isett, Kimberly Roussin; Burnam, Audrey M.; Coleman-Beattie, Brenda; Hyde, Pamela S.; Morrissey, Joseph; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Rapp, Charlie; Ganju, Vijay; Goldman, Howard H. (2007). “The Role of State Mental Health Authorities in Managing Change for the Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices”.Community Mental Health Journal, October, PMID: 17924189.

Isett, Kimberly Roussin; Burnam, Audrey M.; Coleman-Beattie, Brenda; Hyde, Pamela S.; Morrissey, Joseph; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Rapp, Charlie; Ganju, Vijay; Goldman, Howard H. (2007). “Implementation Issues for Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health: The State Policy Context”. Psychiatric Services. July, Vol. 58, No. 7, 914-921.

Chinman, Matthew; Hassell, Joseph; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Nowlin-Finch, Nancy; Marusak, Susan; Young, Alexander S. (2007). “Feasibility of Computerized Patient Self-Assessment in Mental Health Clinics”.Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research.DOI 10.1007/s10488-007-0120-4.

Guerra, Fernando; Marks, Mara; Barreto, Matt; Nuno, Stephen; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Woods, Nathan. (2007). 2007 Los Angeles Riots 15th Year Anniversary Resident Follow Up Survey: Topline Results. The Leavey  Center for the Study of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.: The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Nuno, Stephen A.; Guerra, Fernando J. (2007). Neighborhood Council Result Highlights From 1997, 2002, 2007Los Angeles Riots Residents Surveys. Los Angeles, CA.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L.&; Nuno, Stephen A. (2007).Catholic, Non-Catholic Christian and Non-Christian Resident Perceptions of the State of Los Angeles and Immigration.Los Angeles, CA.

Nuno, Stephen A.&Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (2006). The New Americans Exit Poll: Los Angeles Data Analysis. Prepared for National Korean American Service and Education Consortium.Los Angeles, CA.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (2006). Innovations in Mental Health Services Implementation: A Report on State-Level Data from the U.S. Evidence-Based Practices Project. Implementation Science, May 30; 1(1):13.

Pincus, Harold A.; Burnam, M. Audrey; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.; Dembosky, Jacob W.; Greenberg, Michael D. (2006). State Efforts to Improve Practice and Policy for Individuals with Co-Occurring Mental and Addictive Disorders.Prepared for the Robert Woods Johnson and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundations.Santa Monica, CA: The RAND Corporation, WR-344-RWJ.

Pincus, Harold A.; Burnam, M. Audrey; Magnabosco, Jennifer L.;Dembosky, Jacob W.; Greenberg, Michael D. (2005). State Activities to Service Delivery Systems for Individuals with Co-Occurring Mental and Addictive Disorders.Prepared for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.Santa Monica, CA: The RAND Corporation, WR-119CSAT.

DatarAshlesha, Sturm Roland &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (2004) Childhood Obesity and Academic Performance: Results from a Population-Based Sample of Kindergartners and First-Graders. Obesity Research, 2004(12), 58-68.

Young, Alexander &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (2004).Adult Mental Health Services, In Lebotsky Levin, Burce, Petrila, John & Hennessey, Kevin (Eds.). Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective, Second Edition, Editors, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (2003). Book Review: Strategic Alliances Among Health and Human Services Organizations: From Affiliations to Consolidations, Darlyne Bailey and Kelly McNally Koney, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. In Administration in Social Work, 27(4), 77-80.

Magnabosco Bower, Jennifer L. (2002). Book Review: Marketing Nonprofit Programs and Services: Proven and Practical Strategies to Get More Customers, Members, and Donors, Douglas B. Herron, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.InAdministration in Social Work, 26 (2).

Mullen, Edward J. &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. Editors (1997).Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods.Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Mullen, Edward J. &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (1997).Introduction. In Mullen, Edward J. &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (Eds.).Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods.Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Mullen, Edward J. &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (1997).Concluding Comments. In Mullen, Edward J. &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (Eds.).Outcomes Measurement in the Human Services: Cross-Cutting Issues and Methods. Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Mattaini, Mark A. &Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (1997).Reworking Welfare: Untangling the Web. In P.A. Lamal (Ed.).Cultural Contingencies:Behavior Analytic Perspectives.Westport, CT: Praeger.

Magnabosco, Jennifer L. (1997). Book Review: Evaluation and Quality Improvement in the Human Services, Peter A. Gabor & Richard M. Grinnell, Jr., Needham Heights, MA:Allyn& Bacon. In Research On Social Work Practice, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 278-280, Newbury Park: Sage Periodicals Press.

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