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Julie M. Ribaudo

Clinical Professor of Social Work

Julie M. Ribaudo

Julie Ribaudo is a Clinical Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan. Before joining U-M in 2006, her career focused on parent-infant relational health; she practiced in a wide range of community-based programs, including community mental health, education and child welfare.

In addition to her teaching, Ribaudo is a reflective supervisor/consultant for individuals and groups who provide services to parents and their young children. She is involved in research as a faculty member of Zero to Thrive, through the Department of Psychiatry at U-M She is also a doctoral student at Wayne State University.

Professor Ribaudo was the 2013 recipient of the Selma Fraiberg Award for outstanding contributions to Michigan infants and their families, awarded by the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health, and the 2011 and 2015 Professor of the Year, awarded by the U-M School of Social Work Student Union.

Research Interests/Focus

Psychotherapy, community mental health, child welfare, public health, early intervention, challenging infants, mental health, infant mental health, clinical supervision


Year Degree   School
1984 MSW Children & Youth University of Georgia
2000 Post Graduate Certificate Infant Mental Health Wayne State University, Detroit,, MI
1982 BS Criminology/Criminal Justice Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti
Year Description
2013 Selma Fraiberg Award for significant contributions in support of services for infants, toddlers and their families in the state of Michigan, Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health.
2004 Women of Distinction Honor for significant contribution to the lives of women and children, Shorewood Kiwanis Club
2002 Esther Dean Callard Award for Excellence in service to young children and families, Metro Detroit Chapter - Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health

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