Andrea Hazen, PhD

Andrea L. Hazen, PhD

Andrea is a Research Scientist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. She has expertise in child maltreatment and intimate partner violence research and program evaluation. Andrea is a consultant and program rater for the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare. She also oversees the treatment outcome program for the Trauma Counseling Program and the KidSTART Mental Health Clinic at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. She is currently the lead evaluator for Chadwick's Center for Child Welfare Trauma-Informed Policies, Programs, and Practices funded through the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and for Chadwick's Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice. Andrea's work is primarily focused on screening, assessment, and treatment for children and families who have experienced maltreatment and other forms of trauma. She has published on mental health service use by children involved with public service systems; intimate partner violence experienced by families involved with child welfare systems and among Latina women; screening for depression; intimate partner violence and substance use in the perinatal period; and screening for mental health-related needs in child welfare systems.

In her spare time, Andrea enjoys reading, cooking, and relaxing with her husband and dog.