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Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin

Associate Specialist, California Child Welfare Indicators Project (CCWIP)

STEPHANIE CUCCARO-ALAMIN is an associate specialist at Berkeley Social Welfare's Center for Social Services Research (CSSR), where she works on the California Child Welfare Indicators Project (CCWIP).

Her research interests include child welfare services, poverty and the use of linked administrative data for program evaluation and policy research. 

Research/Expertise

  • Child Welfare Services
  • Poverty
  • Linked Administrative Data

Expanded Publications

Crampton, D. S., Usher, C., Wildfire, J., Webster, D., & Cuccaro-Alamin, S. (2011). Does community and family engagement enhance permanency for children in foster care? Findings from an evaluation of the family to family initiative. Child Welfare, 90(4), pp. 61-77.

Barth, R. P., Locklin-Brown, E., Cuccaro-Alamin, S., & Needell, B.  (2002). Administrative data on the well-being of children on and off welfare. Studies of Welfare Populations:  Data Collection and Research Issues. Washington, DC:  National Academy Press, National Research Council. (pp. 316-352)

Needell, B. Cuccaro-Alamin, S. Brookhart, A. & Lee, S. (1999).  Transitions from AFDC to Child Welfare in California. Children and Youth Services Review, 21(9/10), pp. 815-841.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. First-Generation Students: Undergraduates Whose Parents Never Enrolled in Postsecondary Education, NCES98-082, by Anne-Marie Nunéz and Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. Postsecondary Financing Strategies: How Undergraduates Combine Work, Borrowing, and Attendance, NCES98-088, by Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin and Susan P. Choy. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. Findings from The Condition of Education 1997,  No. 13 Postsecondary Persistence and Attainment, NCES96-984, by Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997. 

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. The Condition of Education 1997, NCES96-304, by Thomas M. Smith, Beth Aronstamn Young, Yupin Bae, Susan P. Choy and Nabeel Absalam. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997. Issue in Focus:  Postsecondary Persistence and Attainment, by Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. The Condition of Education 1997,  NCES96-304, by Thomas M. Smith, Beth Aronstamn Young, Yupin Bae, Susan P. Choy, and Nabeel Absalam. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997.  Employment and Postsecondary Persistence and Attainment, by Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. The Condition of Education 1997, NCES97-388, by Thomas M. Smith, Beth Aronstamn Young, Yupin Bae, Susan P. Choy, and Nabeel Absalam. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1997.  Subbaccalaureate Persistence and Attainment, by Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. The Condition of Education 1996,  NCES96-304, by Thomas M. Smith. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1996. Persistence Towards a Bachelor’s Degree, by Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin and Lutz K. Berkner.

U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics. Descriptive Summary of 1989-90 Beginning Postsecondary Students 5 Years Later: With an Essay on Postsecondary Persistence and Attainment, NCES96-155, by Lutz K. Berkner, Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin, and Alexander C. McCormick, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1996.