Eric Willoughby

Eric J Willoughby

Research Associate

University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute

Professional Summary

Eric Willoughby received his M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2008.  He currently serves as a Junior Research Associate for the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute.  Eric has over eight years of clinical experience while working at River City Correctional Center (RCCC) in Hamilton County, Ohio.  During his tenure at RCCC, Eric provided several treatment services while working individually with inmates applying the Principles of Effective Intervention through individual sessions and group facilitation.  Eric has years of experience facilitating various treatment groups which includes Thinking for a Change and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions in Substance Abuse.  In his last two years at RCCC, Eric served as the Quality Assurance Coordinator and completed multiple audits through group and individual session observations and file reviews ensuring the staff upheld various ACA and ODRC standards.  Eric also served as RCCC’s liaison to the Sex Offender program, a PREA SART team member and as the lead training coordinator for the entire facility.

Research Support

Grant: #D25-21-17131 / 2020-SM-BX-0004-00 Investigators:Latessa, Edward; Willoughby, Eric 10-01-2020 -09-30-2023 Department of Justice Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to CreateSafer Communities BJA-2020-17131 Indiana Role:PI 982918.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #MOU 2017-CZ-BX-0038 Investigators:Newsome, Jamie; Sleyo, Jodi; Willoughby, Eric 04-01-2020 -09-30-2022 Department of Justice Washington DC DOC Trainings Role:PI 150000.00 Active Level:Federal