Annabelle Hussaini


Annabelle Hussaini is currently a Program Associate with the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare at Children and Family Futures (CFF). In her role as Program Associate, she assists in providing In-Depth Technical Assistance to designated sites around the country.

Ms. Hussaini served as a Research Associate with Portland State University, mainly working with tribes on evaluation projects under SAMHSA’s System of Care. Her previous experiences include working at the Orange County Department of Education, Orange County Social Services Agency, and at several childcare centers where she eventually became a Child Care Director of a YMCA school site.

Ms. Hussaini received her Masters of Social Work Degree from the University of Southern California, with a concentration in Community, Organizing, Planning and Administration (COPA). She is also a graduate of University of Oregon, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and in Educational Studies, with a focus on Family and Human Services.