Meet the Presenter
Lesley A. Slavin, Ph.D., Chief Psychologist
Hawai`i Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division
Lesley A. Slavin, Ph.D. is the Chief Psychologist of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD), Hawai’i State Department of Health. Lesley provides training and clinical consultation throughout the state, and provides clinical supervision to the psychologists who work in the CAMHD regional Family Guidance Centers and the Family Court Liaison Branch. Lesley specializes in working with children and adolescents who have severe emotional disturbances and their families. During her years at CAMHD, Lesley has been the Project Manager for a grant-funded initiative to eliminate seclusion and restraint in residential care, and the Co-Principle Investigator of Project Kealahou, a system-of-care grant project focused on developing specialized services for girls exposed to significant trauma. A licensed clinical psychologist, Lesley received her Ph.D. psychology from the University of Vermont and her B.A. in psychology from Tufts University.