JENNA MONTGOMERY ARMSTRONG
School Psychology, North Carolina State University
Cohort Five Fellow
jenna.armstrong@unc.edu

Academic Mentor
Mary Haskett
Professor, Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University

Policy Mentor
Carmela DeCandia
Advisory Committee Chair, Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children and Youth

Current Institutional Affiliation
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Areas of Expertise

Evidence-Based/Evidence-Informed Programs, Families and Family Systems, Program Evaluation, Mixed Methods, Homeless Families and Young People, School-aged Children

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Montgomery Armstrong received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from North Carolina State University where her research focused on the prevention of maltreatment through evaluation of evidence-based parenting programs with vulnerable families such as those experiencing homelessness. She is an Implementation Specialist with the Impact Center at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.  She partners with communities, coalitions, and state agencies to optimize the outcomes and sustainability of population level evidence-based interventions using implementation science. Also, she participates in ongoing implementation evaluation to promote the production of generalizable knowledge in implementation science to decrease gaps among research, practice, and policy. Dr. Montgomery Armstrong is a license eligible psychologist in the state of North Carolina and has experience providing direct psychological services in various community settings with an expertise in providing trauma informed parent-child assessment and intervention.