Victim Researcher Profile

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Amanda Stylianou

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STATE

New York

INSTITUTION

Safe Horizon

TITLE

Associate Vice President

EDUCATION

PhD

DISCIPLINE

Social Work

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

6-10 years

BIO

Amanda M. Stylianou, PhD, LCSW, is a social worker who focuses her career on improving services at the intersection of trauma, mental health, and poverty. In her role as Associate Vice President of Quality and Program Development at Safe Horizon, the nation's leading victim services agency, she works with her team to ensure the organization is providing the most effective and efficient services to clients throughout NYC. Her current research focuses on understanding the needs of victims/survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking and on understanding and evaluating practices in the field. She currently serves on the National Institute of Justice's Violence Against Women Research Consortium and is a Faculty Affiliate at the Center on Violence Against Women and Children at Rutgers University's School of Social Work. Dr. Stylianou provides capacity building, training, and evaluation consultation services to a range of nonprofit organizations and teaches in the MSW program at Rutgers University. Dr. Stylianou has published in a variety of journals including Social Work, the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Violence against Women, Affilia, and Children and Youth Services Review.

VICTIMIZATION FOCUS

Child Abuse and Sexual Abuse, Domestic and Family Violence, Trafficking in Persons, Community Violence

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Child victims, Limited English proficiency victims, Men and boys of color, Male victims generally, Immigrants and refugees, Urban high crime neighborhood victims

RESEARCH EXPERTISE

Action research, Community-based participatory research, Data collection, Descriptive studies, Ethnography, Needs assessment, Program evaluation, Qualitative studies, Quantitative studies, Quasi-experimental studies, Randomized controlled trial, Training and/or technical assistance, Capacity Building

VICTIM RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Action research, Community-based participatory research, Data collection, Descriptive studies, Ethnography, Needs assessment, Program evaluation, Qualitative studies, Quantitative studies, Quasi-experimental studies, Randomized controlled trial, Training and/or technical assistance