Madison Wheeler  |  Research Assistant

wheelerMadison Wheeler is a Research Associate 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.

Madison earned her bachelor of science degree in Psychology from Baldwin Wallace University in 2013, writing her thesis papers on, “The Moderating Effect of Fitness and Nutrition on Burnout and Stress in the Workplace” and “Trends and Factors: The High School Dropout Rate in a Five State Radius.” Madison is working towards a master of arts degree in Grant Writing, Management, and Evaluation from Concordia University Chicago.

Madison’s work with the Begun Center includes serving as a co-investigator/project director on the Adult Drug Courts project, Suburban & the CSAT opiate outreach program, and the CSAT mental health court as well as on juvenile drug court. She is also working on the Competitive Reclaim county grants, which spans 12 counties and 14 grants.

“We can do better: Improving our understanding and treatment of juvenile survivors of human trafficking”
2017; Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health Conference; Tampa, FL

“Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic: The introduction of medication assisted treatment (MAT) in Certified Courts”
2016; National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Training Conference; Anaheim, CA

“The Role of Sexual Abuse in Trauma Symptoms, Delinquent and Suicidal Behaviors, and Criminal Justice Outcomes Among Females in a Juvenile Justice Diversion Program”
2017; Tossone, K., Wheeler, M., Butcher, F., & Kretschmar, J.

“Medication Assisted Treatment: Experiences from the Field”
2016; Gearhart, M., Caporale, L., Baughman, M., Singer, M., Wheeler, M., & Tuschman, P.