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About Amy C. D’Andrade

Dr. D'Andrade received her M.S.W. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research interests focus on practices and policies affecting the public child welfare system. She currently teaches courses on research methods and design, and social welfare policy in the MSW program at San Jose State University. She also serves as Director of the CASA Center for Applied Research on Human Services and the Faculty Associate Dean for Research, CASA.

Positions

2011 Present Professor, School of Social Work, San Jose State University School of Social Work
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2009 Present Director, CASA Center for Applied Research on Human Services, San Jose State University
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Present Faculty Associate Dean for Research, CASA, San Jose State University
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines


Grants

2014 - 2015 Linkages County Self-Evaluation Support
Child and Family Policy Institute of California
Role: Principal Investigator
$32,944
2011 - 2015 The Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training (CW-PART)
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): L. Drabble, K.Lemon-Osterling, E. Cohen, M. Han
$250,000
2013 - 2014 Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award
Graduate Studies and Research, San Jose State University
$1,650
2011 - 2012 Title IVE Stipend Program Field Instruction Initiative
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): L. Drabble
$25,000
2011 - 2012 Understanding Models of Child Welfare Reunification Services Delivery in California Counties
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC).
Role: Principal Investigator
$63,052
2010 - 2011 Understanding Models of Child Welfare Reunification Services Delivery in California Counties
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Role: Principal Investigator
$66,418
2009 - 2011 Evaluation of Phase II of the Santa Cruz County Roots and Wings Initiative
Santa Cruz County Department of Human Services
Role: Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): K.L. Osterling
$120,000
2008 - 2009 Evaluation of Phase I of the Santa Cruz County Roots and Wings Initiative
Santa Cruz County Department of Human Services
Colleague(s): K.L. Osterling
$61,767
2008 Child Welfare Outcomes in California: Understanding the State’s Performance on Foster Care Re-Entry and Placement Stability Outcomes
CDSS and CALSWEC
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): A. Hines, K. L. Osterling
$75,000
2008 Exploring Characteristics and Outcomes for Families with an Informal Supervision Agreement within the Child Welfare System.
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) Special Project
Colleague(s): K.L. Osterling, E. Bruce, L. Drabble, P. Green, A. Hines
$15,000
2007 - 2008 The effects of different types and patterns of services on successful reunification
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Role: Principal Investigator
$75,000
2005 - 2007 Foster Youth Transitions Project: Self-evaluation
Center for Social Services Research, University of California at Berkeley
Role: Principal Investigator
$58,533
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Referee reviewer, Journal of Public Child Welfare
2013 - Present Board of Directors, San Jose State University Research Foundation
2012 - Present Referee reviewer, Children and Youth Services Review
2011 - Present Member, California Research and Training Network
2008 - Present Review Board, Child Welfare
2007 - Present Abstract reviewer, Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research
2007 - Present Referee reviewer, Families in Society
2002 - Present Referee reviewer, Journal of Social Work Education
2014 Reviewer, Early Career Investigator Award, San Jose State University Research Foundation
2012 Proposal reviewer, Santa Clara County Social Services Agency
2011 Team Leader, NASW-CA Lobby Days
2011 Participant, NIH Early Career Reviewer Program
2011 Proposal reviewer,, San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and Families
2010 Proposal reviewer, Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
2009 Abstract reviewer / Planning Committee, 2nd National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policies
2006 - 2009 Team Leader, NASW-CA Lobby Days
2000 - 2001 Doctoral Student Representative, University of California School of Social Welfare
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Honors and Awards

  • Sabbatical Award, Fall 2014
  • University Scholar Series Lecture, San Jose State University, 2012
  • Early Career Investigator Award, San Jose State University Research Foundation, 2010-2011
  • Social Worker of the Year, National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter, Region B. 2008-2009
  • Graduate Student Fellowship, Cornell University, National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect Summer Research Institute, May 2003
  • Fellowship Award, University of California at Berkeley 1997-1998, 1998-1999

Education

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2004 Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley ‐ Social Welfare
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1999 M.S.W, University of California at Berkeley ‐ Social Welfare
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1987 B.A., University of California at Berkeley ‐ Social Welfare
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Contact Information

amy.dandrade@sjsu.edu

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Refereed Publications (18)

Book Chapters (4)

Refereed Conference Presentations (12)