Kelly Pitocco

Kelly A. Pitocco

Sr Research Associate

Teachers College


CECH Criminal Justice - 0383

Professional Summary

Kelly Pitocco received her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 1989.  She earned her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Kentucky in 1992.  She is independently licensed as a social worker and chemical dependency professional in the state of Ohio.  Ms. Pitocco has over 30 years experience working in community corrections.  She has provided direct service with youth and adult offenders in residential treatment and halfway house settings.  She has provided clinical supervision and program management in adult outpatient substance abuse services, Drug Court and jail-based substance abuse and batterers’ intervention program.  Ms. Pitocco has provided staff training at a large social service agency (primarily community corrections) and has provided training, technical assistance and coaching at several probation, parole and pretrial departments.   Ms. Pitocco is a Sr. Research Associate for the Corrections Institute at the University of Cincinnati, Center for Criminal Justice Research.  Ms. Pitocco trains on a variety of topics including cognitive-behavioral interventions, risk assessment and motivational interviewing (MINT member) for the Corrections Institute. She has experience in program implementation and adherence to evidence-based practices.

Research Support

Grant: #Muskegon / H79SM063405 Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 09-30-2016 -09-29-2017 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Technical Assistance to Design and Implement Evidence Based Programming. Role:PI $293,675.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #H79TI026492 / CMHC Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 12-01-2016 -12-31-2016 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration CMHC CBI-SA Training Role:PI $13,750.01 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Klamath CBI-SA / 147812 Oregon State / SAMHSA Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 11-15-2016 -12-31-2016 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Klamath Falls Child & Family Treatment Center, INC CBI-SA Train the Trainer Role:PI $9,500.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #COCA2015-SA-01-26637 / 2015-RT-BX-0010 Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 02-01-2017 -06-30-2017 Bureau of Justice Assistance Council on Chemical Abuse Berks County CBI-SA Training Role:PI $8,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CFInc EPICS-1 / 2016-CZ-BX-0006 Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 05-01-2017 -11-30-2017 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Milford CT EPICS-I Training Role:PI $32,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #125135 / 2014-CZ-BX-0023 Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 06-01-2017 -12-31-2017 Bureau of Justice Assistance MN CCP and CPC-GA trainings Role:PI $53,500.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CCP Presentation Investigators:Pitocco, Kelly 10-01-2017 -10-31-2017 Bureau of Justice Assistance MN DOC 1-day CCP Presentation Role:PI $3,500.68 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #DOJ-BJA Co. of Weber 2019-RW-BX-0004 Investigators:Newsome, Jamie; Pitocco, Kelly 10-01-2019 -09-30-2022 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Second Second Chance - Reentry for Adults with SA and MH Role:Collaborator $421,337.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #2018-JG-E01-V6400 Investigators:Engel, Robin; McManus, Hannah; Pitocco, Kelly; Smith, Paula 09-01-2021 -08-31-2022 Department of Justice The 54th Mile Project - Part 1 Role:Collaborator 50000.12 Hold Level:Federal