Christine Gordon  |  Research Assistant

gordonChristine Gordon is a Research Assistant with the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)’s Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.

Christine holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Guelph, Ontario. The Adult Development program examines the many influences that psychological, social, biological and economic factors have on development, capabilities, health and relationships from young adulthood to the elder years, as well as how to apply that knowledge to promote individual development, capabilities, health and relationships across the lifespan. Since joining the Begun team, she has gained certificates in Seeking Safety and Chemical Dependence Counseling Assistance, and is pursuing graduate studies at Case Western Reserve University.

She currently assists in evaluating the impact of municipal drug court, mental health court, human trafficking court and veteran’s treatment court. In this role, she engages with internal and external stakeholders to develop tools, reports and training as it relates to evaluation and monitoring of programs and services offered to justice involved individuals to ensure the courts and treatment providers are following the national treatment court model.

Her past experience working in a research/evaluation capacity allowed her to gain thorough understanding of grant funded programs and services working from both a grantee and grantor capacity.