Anna Gerasimenko

Research Associate, Outcomes Team (Quality in Social Services Group)

Quality in Social Services

Research associate, Outcomes Thinking Team, Quality in Social Services Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Anna Gerasimenko has worked at MJB since 2017. Her main research areas are: services and programs for children and youth at risk; and policy and services regarding out-of-home placements for children. In addition to her main research work in these areas, she specializes in quantitative research methods in social sciences.

Anna holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and economics and a master’s in organizational behavior, both from Tel Aviv University.

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Journal Articles

Resnikovski-Kuras, A., & Gerasimenko, A. (2020). Identifying best-practice strategies for managing residential caregivers working with children at risk. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 11(4.2), 96-114.

Gerasimenko, A., &  Resnikovski-Kuras, A. (2019). Attitudes of residential care facility directors towards the need for professional accreditation and licensing of caregivers. Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond, 6(2), 174-184.