Amanda Haboush-Deloye

Interim Executive Director, Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy
Director of Programs for Prevent Child Abuse Nevada
Expertise: Children's health, Child development, Child welfare, Mental health, Juvenile justice, Cultural competency, Advocacy, Policy

Biography

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 Her 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, Haboush 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-Deloye In The News

Las Vegas Sun
April 16, 2021
Last week in Las Vegas, a 3-year-old child was found sleeping in the hallway of a hotel. A 2-year-old was found wandering around an apartment complex unsupervised.
KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 1, 2021
Local charities and organizations understand this is a tough time for parents, and there are resources available for those struggling to raise and take care of their children.
KOLO: ABC 8 News Now
March 31, 2021
”Growing a Better Tomorrow for All Children, Together,” is this year’s motto for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Nevada Current
March 29, 2021
The number of licensed child care providers is down 8% from pre-pandemic levels, according to new numbers from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.

Articles Featuring Amanda Haboush-Deloye

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
children standing on a playground with their backs to the camera and their backpacks visible
Business and Community | September 9, 2020
UNLV child advocacy expert Amanda Haboush-Deloye examines the pandemic’s impact on abused youth, and how medical professionals and others can help reverse the trend in unreported cases.
Children on a playground
Business and Community | August 10, 2017
Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.
girl coloring on yellow paper
Arts and Culture | August 30, 2016
Do you know where your favorite candidates stand on the issues that most affect Nevada children?