Associate in Research
Angela Vatalaro is an Associate in Research in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida. She has a background in Early Childhood Development and Education, with interests in programs and services for at-risk children and families. She has experience working with early intervention programs designed to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse children and families in local communities. She also has experience working on obtaining grant funding for a health literacy program designed for Title I middle school students. Currently, she is working with a team to analyze System of Care Practice Review (SOCPR) ratings for states using the tool to monitor adherence to SOC values and principles. She is also also working on a team to evaluate programs focused on improving the mental health and wellbeing of men and boys in diverse communities.