Building Resilience of Refugee_Immigrant Children and Families 2.mp4
Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Ford-Paz. Dr. Ford-Paz received her B.A. from Northwestern University, and M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from DePaul University. She completed her clinical internship at Boston Consortium, which includes Boston Medical Center and Boston VA, and her postdoc fellowship at Brown University Medical School.
Dr. Ford-Paz studied in Spain, and has worked and travelled in Latin America.
Joining Lurie's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department in 2007, she's an Attending Clinical Child Psychologist. In 2014 she joined the Center for Childhood Resilience to assist in trainings on building trauma-informed schools and communities. She works with community-based agencies to develop culturally relevant and evidence-based interventions for underserved youth and families.
Dr. Ford-Paz is the Coordinating Psychologist of the Mood and Anxiety Program. She is the founding co-chair of the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition's Ad-Hoc Committee for Refugee and Immigrant Children and Trauma