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Jeffrey Asprocolas
Jeffrey Asprocolas

Role: Research Associate, Child Welfare Partnership, Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services


  • Currently PhD student in PSU's SSW
  • MSW, Rutgers University
  • BA, Rutgers University

Experience:  Jeffrey has worked as a research assistant at the Regional Research Institute evaluating youth mentoring programs. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Portland State University’s Social Work Program teaching research, evaluation, and data analysis. He has an extensive child welfare background working for Los Angeles County in California and the State of Washington, and gained experience in providing family reunification services, permanency planning, adoption home studies, and investigations of child abuse and neglect. Currently, Jeffrey is a research associate assigned to both the Child Welfare Partnership and Child Welfare Education Training Program at Portland State University. 

Academic/Research Interests:  Jeffrey's research interests include issues related to youth aging out of foster care, evaluation of child welfare systems, evaluation of child welfare training, and child welfare staff retention.  

Personal Interests: During his free time, Jeffrey enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding.

Contact Information:; 503-315-4277