Shatoya Young

Research Associate

Liberty University

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Shatoya joined the IBR in March 2020 as a Public Health Research Associate. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio and began her career as a Case Manager at a foster and adoption agency serving children and youth involved in the foster system. After obtaining her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, Shatoya gained extensive knowledge in working with justice-involved youth and their families. Shatoya is a Licensed Professional Counselor interested in working with children, justice-involved youth and families, and those who have experienced trauma and face a variety of mental challenges such as depression and anxiety. Shatoya joins the IBR as the Training and Implementation Specialist for the LeSA study, and as the Project Coordinator for the FAMLI study