Andrea L. Hazen, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Contact Information

Rady Children's Hospital
3020 Children's Way, MC 5033
San Diego, CA 92123-4282
T: (858) 966-7703 x3608
F: (858) 966-7704
ahazen@rchsd.org


Biography

Dr. Andrea Hazen’s current work focuses on mental health screening, assessment and treatment for children and families involved with child welfare services. She has published on mental health service use by children involved with public service systems, intimate partner violence experienced by families involved with the child welfare system, intimate partner violence among Latina women, and screening for depression, intimate partner violence and substance use in the perinatal period.

Research Interests

  • Mental health needs and service use among children involved with child welfare services
  • Intimate partner violence among families involved with child welfare services

Research Focus

Dr. Hazen’s current research interests are focused on mental health screening, assessment and treatment for children and families involved with child welfare services. She has expertise in child maltreatment and intimate partner violence research and program evaluation. Dr. Hazen oversees the treatment outcome program for the Trauma Counseling Program and for the KidSTART Mental Health Clinic at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital. She is the lead evaluator for two federally funded grants awarded to the Chadwick Center which are focused on the delivery of trauma informed services in child welfare systems and on the implementation of screening, assessment, and evidence-based treatment to address the mental health needs of children involved with child welfare services.

Publications

  • Hazen, A.L., & Soriano, F.I. (2007). Experiences with intimate partner violence among Latina women. Violence Against Women, 13, 562-582. 
  • Hazen, A.L., Connelly, C.D., Edleson, J.L., Kelleher, K.J., Landsverk, J.A., Coben, J.H., Barth, R.P., McGeehan, J., Rolls, J., & Wegener, M.A. (2007). Assessment of intimate partner violence by child welfare services. Children and Youth Services Review, 29, 490-500. 
  • Banks, D., Hazen, A.L., Coben, J.H., Wang, K., & Griffith, J.D. (2009). Collaboration between child welfare agencies and domestic violence service providers: Relationship with child welfare policies and practices. Children and Youth Services Review, 31, 497-505. 
  • Hazen, A.L., Connelly, C.D., Roesch, S.C., Hough, R.L., & Landsverk, J.A. (2009). Child maltreatment profiles and adjustment problems in high risk adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 361-378. 
  • Connelly, C.D., Hazen, A.L., Baker-Ericzén, M.J., Landsverk, J., & Horwitz, S.M. (2013). Is screening for depression in the perinatal period enough? The co-occurrence of depression, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence in culturally diverse pregnant women. Journal of Women’s Health, 22, 844-852.

Current Projects

Principal Investigator for evaluation subcontract, California Screening, Assessment and Treatment Initiative, Administration for Children and Families (Primary grant awarded to Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital)

Principal Investigator for evaluation subcontract, Trauma Informed Systems Dissemination and Implementation Project, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Primary grant awarded to Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital)