Christian (Scannell) Williams

Assumption College United States of America

Christian Scannell, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and a Professor of Practice in the Department of Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies at Assumption University where she is also the Coordinator of the Concentration, Working with Children and Adolescents in Community Settings. She is a licensed and practicing psychotherapist who has 18 years of experience working with individuals, families, and children in the areas of trauma, resilience, grief, and substance abuse. She has focused her research on the experience of adversity including peer and social supports, disenfranchised grief, self-efficacy, and posttraumatic growth. Most recently she has published and continues to research on pedagogy, trauma sensitive instruction, building resilience and developing communities of support in education.

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