Claudio Rivera, Ph.D.
Claudio Rivera joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2016 as a two-year post-doctoral fellow. He has received several awards in recognition of his work with underserved communities, including the Albert Schweitzer Fellow Award, Health and Medicine Policy Research Group, and the Richard J. Meister Scholarship Community Service Award. Dr. Rivera has worked extensively in the Chicago community to bring empirically supported treatments to community and school settings and to disseminate Spanish language trauma-informed interventions to the city’s Hispanic community. His research has focused on the needs of Latinx immigrants and other underserved communities in Chicago with an emphasis on understanding protective factors and interventions that lead to more positive outcomes for these underserved youth.
Dr. Rivera holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from DePaul University, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from DePaul University, and his doctoral degree in Clinical-Community Psychology from DePaul University.