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Jason Washburn, Ph.D.


Jason J. Washburn joined the Center for Childhood Resilience in 2018. Dr. Washburn is a board-certified clinical child and adolescent psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with children, families, and caregivers in schools, communities, outpatient clinics, and hospitals. He is focused on translating research into practice through implementation of effective psychological interventions with children and adolescents. He is also focused on using the knowledge gained from implementing psychological interventions to further psychological science. Dr. Washburn has particular expertise in non-suicidal self-injury, suicide, violence, and other risky behaviors in youth.

Dr. Washburn received his M.A. and Ph.D.in clinical psychology from DePaul University, specializing in child and adolescent psychology. He completed his clinical internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine in community/correctional child psychology and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child and adolescent psychology at the University of Michigan Medical School. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Research Scholar in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he is now an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the MA and PhD programs in Clinical Psychology.

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