Senior Associate, Connecticut Center for Effective Practice of the Child Health and Development Institute
Plenary Presenter: Statewide Action: Reforming School-Justice Policies
Co-author: Connecticut’s Comprehensive Approach to Reducing In-School Arrests: Changes in Statewide Policy, Systems Coordination, and School Practices
Dr. Bracey is Senior Associate at the Connecticut Center for Effective Practice of the Child Health and Development Institute. She coordinates the Connecticut School-Based Diversion Initiative and is the lead evaluator for the SAMHSA-funded Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Children’s Health) Initiative, a five-year program to promote young child wellness from birth to age 8 in New Britain, CT. Dr. Bracey’s work is in program development, implementation and evaluation in the areas of juvenile justice and school-based mental health.