Lecturer of Human Services
Stephanie DeCandia’s areas of specialization include: Sexual Assault Related Legal Issues, Rape Crisis Intervention Counseling, Policy Development, and Legislative Advocacy.
Work History includes: Aid to Incarcerated Mothers, Boston MA as a Staff Attorney; Victim Rights Law Center, Boston, MA as a Supervising Staff Attorney; and Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) as a Manager of System Advocacy and Policy Development.
Offers an in-depth examination of sexual violence, its effects, and the resources available to assist survivors. Presents an overview of the criminal justice, medical, legal, and counseling systems and the impact these interweaving systems have on survivors. Offers students an opportunity to develop crisis counseling competency through group exercises and experiential activities. HUSV 3580 and WMNS 3580 are cross-listed.