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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.

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
2024 PhD Social Work Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
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

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