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Yvonne Livingston

Yvonne Livingston
Designation
  • Caregiver Engagement Coordinator
Contact Information
  • ylivin2 [at] uic.edu
  • (312) 996-8620
  • Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR)
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd.
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:CU5

Ms. Livingston is an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago who is double majoring in psychology and black studies. She is a recipient of several distinctive honors, Psi Chi honors society, Tau Sigma, Honors College Scholarship and member, Grace Holt Memorial Award  and the Marie Nesbit Promise Prize from the Black Studies department. She is a community member, caregiver with lived experience in trauma and adversity, and is a strong advocate for the needs of underserved populations. Ms. Livingston shares her community member perspectives within her role at the Urban Youth Trauma Center and Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders clinic.  She is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach and engagement strategies in conjunction with clinicians to support dissemination and implementation of caregiver-focused resources and programming in clinic and community outreach partner sites.  She also provides community member perspectives on program materials, as well as aspects of training, implementation, and evaluation efforts.