Sarah Topal

Chief Quality and Research Officer; Acting Head of Behavioral Health & Wellness

Sarah brings critical experience providing forensic treatment of mentally ill offenders to the Academy’s comprehensive care team, as well as a strong research background focused on evidence-based re-entry programming for adult offenders. In her role at the Academy, she supports the comprehensive care team by ensuring model fidelity, as well as participating in evaluator selection. Sarah received an MSW from Washington University in St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.


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