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Tali Raviv, Ph.D.


Tali Raviv has been with the Center for Childhood Resilience since 2009. She has more than 15 years of experience in community and school mental health. Dr. Raviv’s work focuses on increasing knowledge and awareness about the impact of childhood trauma on children’s development and wellbeing, and translating evidence-based interventions for traumatized youth to school and community settings.  She has particular expertise in program development and evaluation for at-risk youth and families, including those exposed to poverty.

Dr. Raviv also provides clinical mental health services through Lurie Children’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, with a specific focus on youth exposed to stress and trauma, and serves as an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a past recipient of a NRSA grant from the national Institute of Mental Health, which allowed her to develop and test a psycho-educational intervention for children and families in poverty.

Dr. Raviv is a member of the Steering Committee of the PATHH Collaborative, a group of community agencies convened by the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center working to increase access to quality mental health services for children who have experienced sexual abuse. Prior to joining CCR, she worked at the Foster Healthy Futures program at the University of Colorado, and with the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University, a Master of Science in Child Clinical Psychology from University of Denver, and a PhD in clinical psychology from University of Denver.

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