Jenneth Carpenter, Ph.D, M.S.W.

Senior Scientist
Jenneth Carpenter, Ph.D., M.S.W., is a senior scientist at Advocates for Human Potential’s (AHP’s) Center for Research and Evaluation, where she leads evaluation of federal and state grant implementation and conducts analysis and research literature synthesis and reviews for AHP’s government and nonprofit clients. Dr. Carpenter has 20 years’ experience in human services evaluation and research. Before joining AHP, she co-authored and edited a compendium of mental health recovery measures; worked on a range of evaluations and studies of supportive housing, peer-run programs, and mental health recipients’ needs and experiences; and served as a provider and manager in supportive housing and other community service settings.
 
Dr. Carpenter’s areas of methodological expertise include quantitative data management, analysis, and reporting for a range of purposes and audiences; quantitative and qualitative instrument and protocol development; and the use of Stata and SPSS for data management and analysis and Zotero for library management and resource synthesis. She also has a strong interest in using existing knowledge, is skilled in literature and resource review and synthesis, and enjoys drawing elements of systematic literature review into rapid review projects. Her areas of content expertise include behavioral healthcare services for adults with psychiatric disabilities; practices and strategies for serving people experiencing homelessness; supportive housing and Housing First approaches; and measurement of consumer experience of coercion, individual recovery, and program orientation to recovery. Dr. Carpenter received her Ph.D. in social welfare from The State University of New York at Albany.


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