Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Brooke Paskewich, PsyD

Brooke Paskewich CIRP@CHOP
Violence Prevention Program Manager

Brooke Paskewich, PsyD is a Violence Prevention Program Manager who oversees numerous bullying and violence prevention research studies and programs at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her portfolio includes initiatives that are school-, community-, and hospital-based, and range in scope from measurement development, program development, program implementation and evaluation, and the development and dissemination of aggression, bullying, and violence prevention resources. 

As the Program Manager for the Violence Prevention Initiative at CHOP, Dr. Paskewich manages the infrastructure and operational efforts of the initiative, as well as the signature programs housed within it: Preventing Aggression in Schools Everyday (PRAISE), Friend to Friend (F2F), Free2B, STOP Intimate Partner Violence (STOP IPV), and the Violence Intervention Program (VIP). On a national level, Dr. Paskewich also serves as the Program Manager for The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (The HAVI), a partnership of programs around the country that provide intervention services to individuals being treated for violent injuries.

For the Violence Prevention Initiative and all studies and programs within her portfolio, Dr. Paskewich manages project implementation, including supervision of personnel and oversight of clinical services and research activities. She participates in evaluation efforts such as data collection, database management, and qualitative and quantitative data analyses. Administratively, Dr. Paskewich is responsible for fiscal management of her portfolio, regulatory activities, grant writing, and the dissemination of study findings.  Her research interests include developmental and clinical psychology, program implementation science, aggression and bullying, and violence prevention. 

Dr. Paskewich’s research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Education, and Pew Charitable Trusts. She earned her Master's of Science in Counseling Psychology & Human Services and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. Dr. Paskewich can be contacted at