Research Associate Professor
Dr. Elizabeth Greeno has direct experience and expertise with evaluation design and methodology and is currently involved in several research efforts that involve state and federally-funded evaluation research. She is currently the principal investigator for Thrive@25, a Children's Bureau funded grant assessing and implementing an intervention to help youth in foster care successfully transition to young adulthood and to prevent homelessness among all youth and young adults with foster care histories. Dr. Greeno is part of the UMB SSW research team evaluating federally funded projects assessing the efficacy of evidence-based parenting programs. She is also a member of the evaluation team for Youth Reach, a state initiative for homeless, unaccompanied youth. Dr. Greeno leads the University of Maryland Title IV-E Program evaluation and is involved in other research projects assessing child welfare initiatives. Dr. Greeno recently collaborated with Delaware’s Center for Families First, Inc. to evaluate programs providing perinatal addiction services. In addition, Dr. Greeno has clinical practice experience in the areas of therapeutic and case management services to children and families in the child welfare system and children diagnosed with comorbid mental health disabilities and substance usage. In addition, Dr. Greeno is a private outpatient mental health practitioner in Harford County, Maryland where she specializes in adolescents, older youth, LGBTQ populations, family therapy, and family therapy reunification services for former foster youth.