Kendra Kuehn has worked on projects involving research and policy analysis at both the local and federal levels. She serves as a policy analyst for national advocacy efforts of the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA). NAPSA represents Adult Protective service professionals and their clients at the national level. She oversaw a comprehensive analysis of Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) utilization by programs across the country. Kendra also provides support for the Catholic University of America’s Center on Global Aging (COGA). She recently provided technical support and assistance to California Advocates of Nursing Home Reform (CANHR) as part of a project focused on providing legal services training to adult protective service workers.
She has experience working with families who are homeless as an intern and parent services coordinator at the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project. At Playtime Project she led the organization’s local advocacy efforts. She also interned at the Administration for Community Living’s Office of Elder Rights with experience in policy development and research. She has a Masters of Social Work from the National Catholic School of Social Service specializing in social change.