June 2016 Congressional Briefing on Family Homelessness and Child Well-Being on Capitol Hill
Scholars and advocates joined with the American Psychological Association to present the most up to date evidence on ways to address improve outcomes and child well-being for families experiencing homelessness. Based on the 2017 special edition publication of Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice, five panelists presented. Listen to Dr. DeCandia present on Assessing Families Experiencing Homelessness: Towards a New Framework. The entire congressional briefing can be viewed here.
May 2016 Doris Duke Fellowship webinar
Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D. & Jenna Montgomery Amrstrong, MA, presented a webinar on the need for integrated housing and services to address family homeless. They reviewed the state of the evidence and concluded with implications for research, practice, and policy This webinar was delivered to fellows of the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, sponsored by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. Dr. DeCandia serves as a policy mentor on child & family homelessness for Ms. Armstrong, a doctoral student studying the impact of an evidenced based parenting program for homeless families at North Carolina State University. The full webinar can be accessed here: https://vimeo.com/168043171
Dec. 2015 Trauma in the Lives of Vulnerable Children and Youth.
Podcast Center for Social Innovation, Changing the Conversation series. http://us.thinkt3.com/podcast.
October 2015 Dawn Jahn Moses Memorial Lecture – Sponsored by the Center for Social Innovation
November 2014 Huffington Post- Panel on Child Homelessness
A report by the National Center on Family Homelessness reveals that one in every 30 children in the U.S. is homeless, with families making up 37% of the homeless population. How and why are we failing to address the needs of homeless families? http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/child-homelessness-report-reveals-new-all-time-high/54652d7f2b8c2a1cd6000408
April, 2014 Panel discussion about the future wellbeing of New York City’s homeless children. Hosted by Women in Need (WIN) at WNYC.
The Real Face of Homelessness: Breaking the Cycle for NYC’s Children in Shelter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnFk-nPKrtc