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Senior Research Associate
Director of Programs for Prevent Child Abuse Nevada
Expertise: Children's health, Child development, Child welfare, Mental health, Juvenile justice, Cultural competency, Advocacy, Policy
Amanda Haboush earned her Ph.D. in experimental psychology and her master of arts in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Amanda's research background is on mental health in adolescent, adult, and older adult populations. She also has a particular interest in improving research methods to be more culturally competent.
As a researcher at the Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, she has designed and implemented many research projects regarding children's physical health, mental health, and education, as well as children's advocacy initiatives such as Every Child Matters in Nevada and Prevent Child Abuse Nevada.
A Las Vegas native, Haboush aims to remain in this city and work with NICRP to create a healthy community where families and children are a priority.
Amanda Haboush In The News
Last Saturday, September 4, the event "Be a superhero for the children in our community ?? By Prevent Child Abuse Nevada (PCA NV) with the topic of child abuse prevention that took place at Downtown Container Park at 10:00 am.
The series of free workshops in Spanish offered by Prevent Child Abuse Nevada (PCA), include topics such as prevention of child sexual abuse, development of the brain of children from the fetal stage and child stress, this occasion Valeria Gurr, coordinator of PCA Nevada, offered the course, choose your partner or child caregiver carefully.
Prevent Child Abuse Nevada (PCAN), in coordination with the Clark County Department of Family Services, held an event at the Town Square Mall to raise awareness about child abuse and to try to avoid this scourge.
For the most part, the days of “stranger danger” — the fear that an unknown assailant will sexually assault a victim — are behind us.
Articles Featuring Amanda Haboush
Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.
Do you know where your favorite candidates stand on the issues that most affect Nevada children?