Krystel Tossone  |  Research Associate & Statistician

krystel-tossoneKrystel Tossone, PhD, is a Research Associate & Statistician 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.

Dr. Tossone completed her Ph.D. in Public Health Specializing in Prevention Science at Kent State University in May 2015. She completed her dissertation work on Emergency Department providers’ perceptions, experiences and behaviors regarding treating sexual assault survivors. She has published in journals such as Child Abuse and Neglect and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, as well as presented at numerous scientific conferences.

Krystel conducts advanced analytic studies evaluating state- and federal-funded programs within the Begun Center. Her areas of research interest include mental health outcomes among youth involved in the juvenile justice system, victimization and traumatization among youths, and mental health correlates to adulthood sexual victimization and traumatic experiences. Furthermore, Krystel focuses on employing latent variable modeling techniques and advanced multivariate analysis to advance person-oriented analysis in the field of violence research.

“The Rest of the (Trauma) Story”
Ipoynter Media Ethics Workshop on Trauma

“The Impact of the BHJJ Initiative on Adult Criminal Behavior and Recidivism”
Podium Presentation and Panel Chair for Session

“Evaluating Community Corrections for Juveniles”
Podium Presentation