Dr. Laine Young-Walker

Meet our October WISER Woman, Dr. Laine Young-Walker, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Associate Dean for Student Programs, at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Young -Walker was recently awarded $6.6 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to start a statewide training program on coaching methods designed to support the social and emotional development of children. She has created several programs for children including the Children’s Trauma Initiative, and the Missouri Child Psychiatry Access Project. Learn more about her work here.

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