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Julie M. Ribaudo

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Julie Ribaudo is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. She has practiced for over 30 years with a focus on the impact of poverty on parent-infant relationships and infant development. She is interested in two and three generation approaches to ameliorating the negative consequences of poverty on the developing child. In addition to teaching full time, she continues her clinical work, providing Reflective Supervision/Consultation for individuals and groups, and is involved in research and service delivery with the Women’s Mental Health and Infants Programs through the Department of Psychiatry at U-M. Professor Ribaudo has a Post-Graduate Certificate and Endorsement as an Infant Mental Health Therapist and Distinguished Mentor. She was the 2013 recipient of the Selma Fraiberg Award for outstanding contributions to Michigan infants and their families. Professor Ribaudo provides national and international training and consultation on infants and toddlers and their families. She has authored and co-authored several publications, including a chapter in Case Studies in Infant Mental Health, published by Zero to Three, and a 2016 article, Restoring Safety: An Attachment-Based Approach to Clinical Work with a Traumatized Toddler, published in the Infant Mental Health Journal.

M.S.W. University of Georgia; B.S. Eastern Michigan University