Camela M. Hughes, PhD

Assistant Director of Performance and Quality Improvement

LaSalle School

Dr. Camela Hughes has been on LaSalle’s staff since 2012. Her research interests include evidence-based practice, trauma informed care, and the linkages between client characteristics, treatment interventions, and outcomes for youth. Dr. Hughes is the Co-Principal Investigator of Service Outcomes Action Research (SOAR), a University/agency partnership designed to aid LaSalle School in the development and testing of a theory of change to help determine what methods work best with which clients. She is also the Co-Chair of the Association of Children’s Residential Centers Research Committee and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice for the College of St. Rose.