• Peer-Reviewed Presentations

  • Kennedy, H. & DeChants, J. (2019, January). A systematic review of the environmental outcomes associated with YPAR in the US. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

    DeChants, J., Kennedy, H., & Anyon, Y. (2018, November). Using Positive Youth Development to empower transgender and gender expansive youth. Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL.

    Barman-Adhikari, A., Bender, K., Haffejee, B., DeChants, J., & Ambler, C. (2018, January). If You Woke up Tomorrow: Answers to the ‘Miracle Question' Among Young People Experiencing Homelessness. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C 

    DeChants, J., Alvarez., A. R. G., & Altschul, I. (2018, January). On the Margins: Modeling Risks of Homelessness Among Transgender Youth. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C

    DeChants, J., Kennedy, H., Anyon, Y., & Bender, K., (2018, January). A Systematic Review of Youth Participatory Action Research Studies. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C

    Bender, K., DeChants, J., Haffejee, B., & Begun, S. (2018, January). “I Am the Empty Chair: Youths' Perspectives on Structural and Personal Barriers to Equity Discovered through a Shelter Photovoice Project. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

    DeChants, J., Bender, K., Begun, S., Haffejee, B., Mackay, E. (2017, January). “Why Am I out Here?”: Understanding Homelessness Identity Among Young Adults. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

    DeChants, J., Kattari, S.K., & Walls, N.E. (2017, January). Transmasculine parenting: Beyond a gendered fatherhood. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

    Bender, K., Barman-Adhikari, A., Begun, S., DeChants, J., Anyon, Y., Haffejee, B., Portillo, A., Mackay, E., Dunn, K., McCune, S. (2017, January). Feasibility, Acceptability and Outcomes Associated with a Community-Based Photovoice Project with Homeless Youth. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

    Begun, S., Bender, K., Dunn, K., Mackay, E., DeChants, J. (2017, January). Homeless Youths’ Interest in Social Action Via Photovoice. Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

     Barman-Adhikari, A., Kattari, S.K., DeChants, J., & Rice, E. (2017, January). Differences in social support and normative network characteristics between heterosexual and LGBQ cisgender homeless youth: Does it explain differential engagement in sexual risk behaviors?  Oral paper at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

    DeChants, J., Bender, K., Begun, S., & Haffejee, B. (2016, October) “Technically Homeless”: Homelessness as a Contested Identity Among Young Adults. Oral paper at the Annual Project Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. 

  • Presenting at the SSWR, January, 2017

  • Community and Professional Presentations

  • DeChants, J. (2018, January). What is gained. Story presented as part of the Graduate School of Social Work and Speech/Act “Truth to Power: Stories for Social Justice” event. Denver, CO.

    DeChants, J. & Kinnevy, S. (2015, June) Using a Cross-System Database to Identify Youth At Risk of Homelessness. Workshop at the One Child Many Hands Conference of The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, and Research, Philadelphia, PA.

    DeChants, J. (2015, February). Youth homelessness and the PUSH project. Panel presentation at the University of Delaware Homelessness Symposium, Newark, DE.

    DeChants, J. (2014, November). Overview of the Philadelphia PUSH Project. Project presentation at the Youth At Risk of Homelessness Grantee Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

    DeChants, J. (2013, June). LGBT Community at Penn: Past, Present & Future. Panel presentation at the Penn Spectrum Alumni Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

    DeChants, J. & Sykes, S. (2011, February). From Inspiration to Action: How to Facilitate Transformative Youth-led Action. Workshop at the Creating Change Conference of the National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce, Minneapolis, MN.

    DeChants, J. (2009, June). How the EU gypped the Roma: A story of minority rights and non-discrimination law in Central and Eastern Europe. Paper presentation at the Kalamazoo College Political Science Department Celebration, Kalamazoo MI.

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