Erin Ingoldsby has nearly 30 years of experience in applied social science research, program evaluation, and evaluation technical assistance in diverse content areas, including child welfare, early childhood, juvenile justice, mental health, and social systems reforms. She brings to JBA technical expertise in research design and methods, measurement development, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and implementation science.
Ingoldsby serves as project director for multiple projects, including the Identification and Care of Children With Prenatal Alcohol and Other Drugs Exposures: Prevention Strategies, and its previous phase, Prenatal Alcohol and Other Drug Exposures in Child Welfare. She also served as project director for a completed project on Trauma-Informed Approaches: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice to Build Resilience in Children and Families. She serves as an advisor and team lead for the Building Indigenous Resilience in Communities and Homes project, and is on the evaluation design team for the Cross-Center Evaluation of the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative.
Prior to joining JBA, Ingoldsby served as lead evaluator of state, county, and community-based projects in Colorado, including a statewide initiative to improve family-centered service models and outcomes for children and families involved in foster care and other social service systems. She is a licensed child clinical psychologist and has a Ph.D. in clinical/developmental psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.