Amy Vincent, MSW
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BIOGRAPHY – Amy Vincent, MSW

 

Amy Vincent, MSW is the Assistant Director for the VCU Health Injury and Violence Prevention Program (IVPP) – working to reduce and prevent traumatic injury across the lifespan. She has worked in the prevention field for over a decade. Amy believes that all individuals deserve the right to be safe, healthy and happy and that the key to success in our communities is the ability to work together.  After spending a decade working with youth and families, it became abundantly clear that no agency can do it alone; it takes the collective efforts of all to make a positive change. Before joining the IVPP team, Amy was the Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator at the Richmond City Health District where she provided programmatic and technical assistance on violence assessment, prevention programming and program evaluation, including strategies to impact policies, systems and environmental changes within Richmond, Virginia. Amy also acted as the Chair of the Inspire Workgroup, a community collaborative aimed at empowering Richmond youth to be healthy, safe and resilient. Amy resides in Richmond, VA and holds her Masters in Social Work from the University at Buffalo.