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Kimberly Shipman

Senior Research Associate

Dr. Kimberly Shipman is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder.  Dr. Shipman is a licensed psychologist (clinical and developmental) with expertise in emotion socialization, children’s social and emotional development, child mental health and child trauma. 

Kim is a co-developer of prevention programs for families (Let’s Connect) and schools (RISE: Resilience in Schools & Educators). She is Principal Investigator and Research Director of the Center for Resilience and Wellbeing in Schools and Co-PI on the Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools Grant to evaluate RISE implementation in Boulder Valley School District (BVSD); and CO-PI on a grant with CDHS to evaluate Let’s Connect for families caring for youth in the child welfare system. 

Dr. Shipman co-directs a NCTSN Community Treatment and Services Center collaboration with Mental Health Partners and was Co-PI on a NIJ Comprehensive School Safety grant evaluating the feasibility and impact of the Safe Communities Safe Schools Model. She is an expert national trainer in the evidence-based, trauma-focused interventions including TF-CBT.