Rebecca Silver, PhD

Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor, Alpert Medical School of Brown University / Bradley Hospital

Rebecca Silver, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at the Early Childhood Collaborative of Bradley Hospital and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and in Pediatrics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is a graduate of Brown University and earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Oregon. She did a clinical internship in child clinical psychology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and a postdoctoral fellowship in early childhood mental health at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Silver’s professional interests focus on providing intervention, consultation, and professional development services for young children and their caregivers, supervising early childhood-serving professionals, and working with multiple state agencies to develop early childhood systems of care. She co-created the Reflective Practice and Supervision (RP/S) curricula highlighted in this proposal. She is also the Director of Rhode Island’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) program in early care and education settings and has collaborated on the development of a statewide framework for implementing IECMHC and RP/S for family visitors. She is also involved in various efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of these services/systems via local program evaluation efforts and federal research funding. Dr. Silver is endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Mentor-Clinical (IMH-E®) by the Rhode Island Infant Mental Health Endorsement System.