Shannon Self-Brown received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Louisiana State University in 2004, and completed an NIMH-sponsored postdoctoral fellowship at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006. From 2006-2008, she completed a Research Fellowship within the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she served as a behavioral scientist for projects testing technology-based parenting programs targeting child maltreatment prevention. Dr. Self-Brown is currently a Professor in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. She serves as the Associate Director of Research for the National SafeCare Training and Research Center, and the Director of the PhD Program for the School of Public Health. Dr. Self-Brown is a federally-funded Investigator with NIH and NCTSN. She has over 40 peer-reviewed publications focusing on the impact of youth violence and disaster exposure on youth mental health, as well as the implementation of evidence-based behavioral parenting programs and mental health practices for traumatized youth.