Amanda M. Stylianou, PhD, LCSW

 LCSW Lic. # 44SC05444000 (NJ)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Safe Horizon, New York, NY                                                                          

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF QUALITY AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT               2017-Present

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT                                   2015-2017

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND EVALUATION                                                                             2013-2015

Institute of Justice

Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Impact of Community-Based Domestic Violence Services – Building Partnerships Colloquium, New York City Council

School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA                   2018-Present

FACULTY ADVISOR

School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ                                           2013-2018

LECTURER OF SOCIAL WORK

The Center on Violence Against Women & Children, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE                                                                                                       2010-2013

Private Practice, Pennington, NJ                                                                                                   2010-2013

Women's Trauma Program, Princeton House Behavioral Health, Hamilton, NJ           2008-2010

SENIOR PRIMARY THERAPIST

Safe in Hunterdon, Flemington, NJ                                                                   2005-2010

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCATE

EDUCATION

Rutgers University, School of Social Work, PHD

Dissertation: Understanding the Effect of Economic Abuse on Depressive Symptoms among Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Rutgers University, School of Social Work, MSW Concentration: Practice with Families and Children

Westmont College, BA Major: Sociology & Religious Studies

PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 

MANUSCRIPTS  UNDER REVIEW

BOOK CHAPTERS

Violence and Abuse. ABC-CLIO.

Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery. ABC-CLIO.

BOOK CONTRACT

RESEARCH, EVALUATION, & PROGRAM FUNDING

2018 Violence Against Women Research Consortium: Coordinated Community Responses for Victims of

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. National Institute of Justice.

2017-2022 Evaluation of Streetwork CARES for Youth with Substance Use Disorders/Co-Occurring

Disorders. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

2017-2018: Violence Against Women Research Consortium at Rutgers University. National Institute of Justice.

2017: Building Safe Horizon’s Capacity to Address Technology Safety. IBM Impact Grant.

2016-2021: Evaluation of Safe Horizon’s Expansion of Trauma-Informed Mental Health Services within

        the Shelter Program. Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City’s Connections to Care Program.

2016-2019: Evaluation of the Brooklyn Human Trafficking Task Force. Office for Victims of Crime: FY 2015

Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking.

2016 – 2018: Domestic Violence and Empowerment Initiative (DOVE): Enhancing and Evaluating the

Impact of Community-Based Domestic Violence Services – Building Partnerships Colloquium. New York City Council.

2015-2020: Supporting Young Men of Color as Survivors of Violence. Office for Victims of Crime: FY 2015

Supporting Male Survivors of Violence.

2015-2019: Evaluating the Child Trauma Response Team. Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.

2015-2017: A Longitudinal Needs Assessment of Safe Horizon Emergency Shelter Residents. Private Funder.

2015-2017: Evaluation of the Brooklyn Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Initiative. Office on Violence

        against Women.

2015-2017: The Global Anti-Trafficking Learning Collaborative Research Project. Phillip Morris International.

INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

NATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND POSTER SESSIONS

Your How-To Guide.  Workshop provided at the National Center for Victims of Crime Conference, Miami, FL.

the Annual Meeting of The National Association of Social Work – New Jersey Chapter, Atlantic City, NJ.

SAMPLE OF INVITED WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

2017        Selected to provide a week long management training to nonprofit executives in China through Beijing Normal University and the Network for Social Work Management.

2015        Selected to participate in the Partnerships to Advance Quality Services (PAQS) training at the University of Chicago, School of Social Services Administration.

2013        PhD Qualifying Exam (Methods) – Passed with Honors Distinction

2013        Rutgers University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Special Study Award ($1,000)

2012        Rutgers University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Special Study Award ($1,000)

2008        The Verizon Wireless Violence against Women Scholarship Award ($1,500)

2002-2005        Westmont College, Provost Academic Scholarship ($20,000)

SELECTED MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

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