Edward Cohen received his M.S.W. and Ph.D. in Social Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley. He has taught research methods (UC Berkeley) courses in managed care (UC Davis) and has provided training to mental health agencies in improving agency performance through the use of data and evaluation. Practice experience includes over 17 years in senior positions as a clinician, administrator, policy planner and consultant in both private and public mental health and social service agencies. Dr. Cohen was Director of the Center for Social Services Research at the University of California at Berkeley prior to joining the faculty at SJSU. He recently served on the editorial board of the journal Research on Social Work Practice.
Challenges to quality management in the public sector. (with S J. Penner, S Baler, and M Walkover), Handbook of quality management in behavioral health (2000)
Partnering with Parents: Promising Approaches to Improve Reunification Outcomes for Children in Foster Care (with J D. Berrick and Elizabeth Anthony), Journal of Family Strengths (2012)
Family reunification is one of the central tenents of the child welfare system, yet research...