Kelly Pitocco received her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Kentucky. She is independently licensed as a social worker and chemical dependency professional in the state of Ohio. Ms. Pitocco has over 25 years experience working in community corrections. Ms. Pitocco is a Senior Research Associate for the Corrections Institute at the University of Cincinnati, Center for Criminal Justice Research. Ms. Pitocco trains on a variety of topics including cognitive-behavioral interventions, risk assessment and motivational interviewing (MINT member) for the Corrections Institute. She has experience in program implementation and adherence to evidence-based practices.