Cam Hughes joined LaSalle School’s staff in 2012 and is currently the Assistant Director for Performance and Quality Improvement. Her research interests include evidence based practice, trauma informed care, and the linkages between client characteristics, treatment interventions, and outcomes for youth in treatment. Cam actively presents on these topics at regional and national conferences for organizations including the Association of Children’s Residential Centers and the American Society of Criminology.
In addition to her work at LaSalle, Cam is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Saint Rose in the School of Criminal Justice. She is also a Data and Research Analyst for Ocean Tides in Rhode Island.
Cam earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice and Spanish at the University of Nevada, Reno, and continued her work in Criminal Justice at the UAlbany’s School of Criminal Justice. She was introduced to LaSalle through her graduate work with the University’s Service Outcomes Action Research (SOAR), a project designed to aid LaSalle in the development and testing of a theory of change to help determine what methods work best with which clients.